VIE Operation & Business Development Manager at Thales International

Thales is a global technology leader in the Aerospace, Transportation, Defence and Security markets. With 61,000 employees in 56 countries, Thales has an exceptional international footprint, with operations around the world working with customers and local partners.
Thales International is the organization managing the development of commercial relations and international operations within the Thales Group. In keeping with our development, we are searching for suitably qualified candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: VIE Operation & Business Development Manager

Job Code: 1606967
Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Job type: Full-time

Job Descriptions

  • This position is focused on growth in an area of positive market development, both in the civil and defence domains.
  • Commercial Opportunities on Nigerian marketplace covers Thales full scope of activities: Aerospace, Space, Defense, Security, Transportation.

Job Responsibilities

As an Operation & Business Development Manager, your main role will be to:

  • Undertake an industrial mapping exercise to understand and analyze the political, economic, strategic and technological (PEST) environments in country and identify potential channels to market
  • Management of the Nigeria section in a dedicated Business Intelligence Database
  • Management of the Business Opportunities  database and deliver reports
  • Develop Thales’ presence within the region as a key partner for both Defence & Civil markets, covering Federal Government, State Governments and private sector domains.
  • Increase the Order Intake pipeline significantly
  • Work with the Country Director and KAM Defence to define the growth strategy for the country
  • Contribute to define the appropriate go-to-market to boost growth
  • Identify new opportunities to enhance the Thales footprint within the region
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As a potential candidate, you should have:

  • Strong interest into Marketing & Sales
  • Knowledge of Africa, i.e economic, political and industrial environment, decisions makers, competitors, etc.

As a potential candidate, you should be someone who is:

  • Customer-focused
  • Good listener and communicator
  • Persuasive, able to present compelling arguments
  • Persistent, self-motivated
  • Someone who embraces cultural differences
  • You should also have a strong command of English, both spoken and written.

As part of our team, we offer you:

  • Challenges,
  • Career opportunities, and
  • Innovative technologies to make the world safer.

Application Closing Date

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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