West Africa Oil Business Development

Location Dubai
Discipline: Commodities
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Freddie Ricks

Contact email: freddie.ricks@venturesearch.com
Job ref: 2128
Published: 24 days ago

The BD Manager will play a pivotal part in expanding our client's business activities in West Africa. As a Business Development Manager, you will have a cross-product focus, managing spot and short-term contracts, negotiating storages, and driving various initiatives to enhance the company's presence in the region.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Market Analysis: Conduct in-depth market research to identify new business opportunities and trends in the West African oil trading landscape.

  2. Stakeholder Engagement: Build and nurture relationships with key stakeholders, including clients, suppliers, and industry partners.

  3. Contract Negotiation: Manage spot and short-term contracts, ensuring favorable terms and conditions for the organization.

  4. Storage Negotiation: Lead negotiations for storage facilities, optimizing storage capacities to support trading activities.

  5. Strategic Planning: Develop and implement strategic plans to drive business growth and achieve revenue targets.

  6. Risk Management: Assess and manage risks associated with business development activities, ensuring compliance with industry regulations.

  7. Collaboration: Work closely with internal teams, including trading, operations, and finance, to align strategies and achieve business objectives.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proven experience in Business Development within the oil trading industry.
  • Strong understanding of West African markets and trading dynamics.
  • Negotiation skills with a successful track record in contract and storage negotiations.
  • Cross-product knowledge and familiarity with spot and short-term contracts.
  • Ability to work independently and deliver results in a dynamic and challenging environment.
  • Willingness to travel frequently within West Africa.