Job Opportunity – Business Development Manager at VIJU Industries Nigeria Limited in Benin City, Edo State

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VIJU Industries Nigeria Limited

Position: Business Development Manager

Industry: Company Manufacturing (Food and Beverage)

Employment Type: Full-Time

Placement: Benin City, Edo State

Job Description

VIJU Industries Nigeria Limited is seeking candidates for a position in Business Development Manager based in Benin City, Edo State. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the details below.

Viju Industries Nigeria Limited, a pioneer in the manufacturing sector during the era of industrialization, capitalized on innovation to produce the renowned “Viju Milk Drink” in 500ml and the popular “Viju BB Star” in 210ml and 150ml. As the company expanded, it introduced new products such as Viju Baked Yoghurt and Viju Malt Milk, further diversifying into the confectionery and water markets with products like “Mr.V Premium Water.”

Our continued commitment to innovation and excellence has led to the development of V-Smartic Wheat Milk Drink, V-Joy Chocolate Milk Drink (available in 100ml, 200ml, and 1-liter sizes), and V-Cool Carbonated Drinks in flavors such as Coffee Cola, Orange Cola, Cola, and Viju Coffee Milk Drink.

We are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Business Development Manager to join our team in Benin City, Edo. This role is crucial for driving market demand and penetration of Viju products, developing new markets, and maintaining strong business relationships with key decision-makers. The ideal candidate will be responsible for all customer interfaces, managing commercial agreements, and promoting new product lines.

Job Detail


  • Increase market demand and penetration of VIJU products through existing relationships and customer base.
  • Develop new customers and markets for both new and existing products.
  • Establish and grow business relationships with key decision-makers.
  • Conduct customer and end-user presentations promoting VIJU solutions and technology.
  • Maintain and share knowledge of market trends, competitive actions, product needs, and customer base.
  • Manage all customer interfaces, facilitate and manage commercial agreements, sales calls, pipeline development, and promotion of new product lines.
  • Effectively manage proposal bid preparation and processing for customers, including quotations and tenders.
  • Answer technical questions and support customers.
  • Educate prospects on product benefits and company policies.
  • Become a trusted advisor for customers, providing knowledge and expertise from personal experience.
  • Provide consistent positive customer experiences to increase short-term demand and long-term loyalty.
  • Provide consistent market intelligence on competitors' activities, promos, prices, and other moves.

Job Requirements

Before applying, please take the time to thoroughly review and comprehend the job requirements outlined below. Ensuring that you meet all the specified criteria will significantly enhance your candidacy for the Business Development Manager position at VIJU Industries Nigeria Limited:


  • Proven experience as a Business Development Manager or similar role.
  • Strong understanding of market trends and customer needs.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with key decision-makers.
  • Familiarity with the food and beverage industry is a plus.
  • Strong presentation skills.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or a related field.

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in business development or sales management, preferably in the food and beverage industry.


  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.

Salary, Benefits and incentive

Provided below are the offerings in terms of salary, benefits, and incentives awaiting you in the role of Business Development Manager at VIJU Industries Nigeria Limited:


NGN 2,500,000 - 4,500,000 per-Year.

Job Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Performance bonuses
  • Travel allowances

Incentive Compensation

  • Performance-based bonuses
  • Sales incentives

Date posted: June 25, 2024

Posted on: Benin


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This role is ideal for a proactive and results-driven professional with a passion for market development and customer relationship management. The Business Development Manager will play a critical role in the expansion and success of Viju Industries Nigeria Limited’s product lines.