Government Relations & Business Development Officer at Sahara Group

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 Government Relations & Business Development Officer

Job Identification: 19
Location: Abuja / Ijora – Lagos
Job Schedule: Full time

What You’ll Do

  • Build and manage professional relationships with all existing customers, prospective customers, governmental agencies/bodies and other stakeholders.
  • Oversee the process of statutory documentation and regulatory oil & gas license renewals with government agencies.
  • Research and monitor government activities that could affect the organisation’s business and clients.
  • Develop and maintain an excellent understanding of the key customers/target audience to ensure that their needs are being met and that their business is retained.
  • Promote Asharami’s products/services to address and predict clients’ objectives
  • Collaborate with sales & marketing team to ensure requirements are met, such as sales numbers and profit goals.
  • Maintain a strong ethical relationship between Asharami and relevant institutions/ bodies with a view to ensure the long-term viability of the business.
  • Maintain effective corporate relationship with key stakeholders at the Federal, State and Local Government level.
  • Stay abreast of recent industry trends and seek opportunities that exist with government agencies.
  • Provide support and advise leadership team in identifying and resolving issues with the relevant stakeholders.
  • Perform Adhoc duties as advised by the company.


  • A University Degree in a Social Science course (Business Administration, Marketing etc.).
  • Minimum of 3 years of cognate working experience in a similar role.
  • Excellent knowledge of the South-west’s (excluding Lagos) lubricants market.

Your Personal Attributes:

  • Intrinsically motivated;
  • Results – oriented and pragmatic with exceptional problem solving and decision making skills;
  • Top-notch networking and negotiation skills
  • Emotionally intelligent and team player with an international outlook
  • Excellent and precise communication & presentation skills;
  • Comfortable and effective in managing and communicating with team members and stakeholders
  • Ability to deliver results with low levels of supervision;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, time management and planning skills
  • Fluency in Hausa Language
  • Customer-centric and good leadership skills
  • Confidence and discretion
  • A team player with an international outlook.

Application Deadline
3rd October, 2022 (10:50 AM).

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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