Business Development Manager at Seven-Up Bottling Company Limited

Seven-Up Bottling Company Limited is one of the largest manufacturing companies in Nigeria, producing and distributing some of the favourite most- loved soft drink brands in the country like; 7up, Pepsi, Mirinda, Mountain Dew, H2oH!, Teem, Lipton Ice Tea and Aquafina premium drinking water. SBC boasts of nine bottling plants with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities strategically located across various regions in the country.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Development Manager

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Position Overview

  • We are seeking a dynamic and results-driven Business Development Manager with a proven track record in the bottling industry.
  • As a leader in our field, we take pride in our commitment to delivering high-quality products and exceptional customer experiences.
  • As a Business Development Manager specializing in the bottling segment, you will play a pivotal role in driving growth and expanding the market presence of Seven-Up Bottling Company.
  • Drawing from your 5-6 years of relevant experience, you will leverage your expertise to identify new business opportunities, foster strategic partnerships, and enhance our brand’s market share.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute comprehensive business development strategies tailored to the bottling industry.
  • Represent Seven-Up Bottling Company at industry events, conferences, and networking opportunities.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry developments and incorporate relevant insights into business strategies.
  • Identify and cultivate potential business partnerships, distributors, and clients to expand the company’s market reach.
  • Conduct thorough market research to identify emerging trends, competitor activities, and consumer preferences.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless product delivery and exceptional customer satisfaction.
  • Lead negotiations and contract discussions to establish mutually beneficial agreements.
  • Monitor and analyze sales performance, proposing effective strategies for continuous improvement.


  • Bachelor’s Degree / HND in Business Administration, Marketing, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred).
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and CRM software.
  • Willingness to travel as required.
  • 5-6 years of progressive experience in business development within the bottling industry of the FMCG sector.
  • Proven track record of successfully identifying and capitalizing on market opportunities.
  • Exceptional negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical abilities and the ability to translate data into actionable insights.


  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Comprehensive benefits including health, and retirement plans.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth within a dynamic industry.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Exposure to exciting challenges and projects in a leading FMCG company.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: If you are an accomplished Business Development Manager with a solid background in the bottling industry and a passion for driving growth, we encourage you to apply. Join us at Seven-Up Bottling Company and contribute to our ongoing success story.

Application Deadline 28th August, 2023.