Business Development Manager at Berger Paints Nigeria Plc

Berger Paints Nigeria Plc has a reputation for being the first in setting standards in the paint industry in Nigeria, evidenced by its scorecard as presented. It has pioneered a wide range of speciality products that are much sought after in this dynamic and ever-changing market. Berger Paints Nigeria PLC is also the first company to unveil an ultramodern fully automated factory with a daily capacity of 10,000,000 litres of paint production.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Development Manager

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time


  • Develops a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and customer satisfaction.
  • Conducts research to identify new markets and customer needs.
  • Maintains records of sales, revenue, invoices, etc.
  • Liaises with the sales admin unit to provide after-sales support and ensure satisfactory feedback.
  • Builds and maintains long-term relationships with new and existing customers.
  • Attends events and exhibitions to generate sales leads.
  • Develops and manages strategic partnerships to grow the business.
  • Trains entry-level sales employees in the business development process.
  • Drives the sales process end-to-end.
  • Schedules business meetings with prospective clients, prepares the necessary documentation, and makes presentations to promote the company’s products to facilitate business agreements.
  • Negotiates contract terms with clients and prepares sales contracts ensuring adherence to company policies and regulatory guidelines.
  • Monitors the project and supply chain unit to ensure contracts are executed as agreed.
  • Upsells customers by promoting company products and services that address customers’ needs.
  • Gathers useful information from customer and competitor data and performs analysis to provide insight and inform business decisions.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Sales, or a related field from a reputable and accredited university.
  • 7 – 10 years experience as a business development manager, sales executive, or in a similar role.
  • Wide knowledge of Berger Paint products and the paint manufacturing industry.
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Analysing
  • Planning and organizing
  • Detail oriented
  • Negotiation
  • Collaboration
  • Time management skills
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability in business-to-business (B2B) sales
  • Strong understanding of formal project management methodologies.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office tools and CRM software.
  • Having a Vehicle is an added advantage
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Oral and written communication
  • Adaptable

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.