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Alkanes Petroleum & Gas Limited is an indigenous Petroleum Marketing Company with head office based in Lagos, Nigeria and operates in the downstream segment of the Oil & Gas Industry. We intermediate between Petroleum Refineries / Trading Companies and Petroleum Product Users in Sub – Saharan Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Development Executive

Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-time

Key Performance Deliverables

  • Responsible for creating business opportunities for Alkanes Petroleum & Gas Ltd by engaging proactively with all the industry stakeholders and clients.
  • Contacting potential clients to establish rapport and arrange meetings.
  • Planning and overseeing new marketing initiatives.
  • Increasing the value of current customers while attracting new ones.
  • Responsible for researching organizations and individuals for new opportunities for the company in Lubricants, Gas, AGO, PMS etc.
  • Responsible for researching client business referrals, network, and leads; providing prospective customers/clients with all products/services offered.
  • Developing and maintaining client relationships.
  • Coordinating sales at the company’s depots and third party/ throughput depots.
  • Preparing and submitting daily sales report for all the products on sale.
  • Reconciling our daily product position with the accounts, marketers and depots.
  • Negotiating contract terms with clients and communicating with stakeholders.
  • Monitoring and following-up on established sales leads.
  • Continuously scanning for business opportunities in the industry.
  • Promptly translating opportunities to tangible business.
  • Proactively sourcing information, facilitating access to information and promptly as well as pragmatically coordinating information flow to the Line Manager.
  • Performing any other functions as may be assigned by the Line Manager.
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Key Performance Indicators

  • 24/7 hours responses to calls from clients on business development (Quotes/Requests)
  • 90% successful budget management
  • 48 hours resolution of all relevant complaints from customers and or third party
  • 80% success of new business opportunities identified
  • Increase market share by at least 20%
  • Increase profitability by at least 12%


  • Education Qualification: B.Sc / B.A
  • Professional Qualification: Relevant Certifications
  • Experience (Years): 3-5 years in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Age: Not more than 35 years

Organizational Skills/ Competencies:

  • Experience in sales of Petroleum product at the depot (or any other FCMG)
  • Experience in trading dynamics of LPG, ATK or LUBRICANTS
  • Basic knowledge of the workings of regulatory agencies in the industry
  • Ability to present reports using Microsoft Office Tools

Technical/ Managerial Skills:

  • Ability to manage difficult customers
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Ability to communicate an energetic and clear strategic vision
  • Written and spoken communication skills that allows you inform and advise others clearly
  • Problem-solving and negotiation skills
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  • Planning, Organization and Drive
  • Strategic and Creative Thinking
  • Teamwork and Relationship Management.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: augochukwu@alkanespetroleum.com.ng using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Application Deadline 29th December, 2021.


we are an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce. While all applications will be acknowledged.
• We reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement
• We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements
• Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
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