Executive Intern, Business Development Officer

Discovery Cycle Professionals (DCP)
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Job Description

Discovery Cycle Professionals (A Division of Discovery Cycle Limited) is a global network of experienced academics and consultants assembled to provide world-class knowledge-based services globally. DCP has diverse experience across different professional fields and offers a wide-range of multi-disciplinary professional services. DCP has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria. Over the years, DCP has developed a wide range of multi-disciplinary professional services covering both the private and public sectors of the economy through the "DCP Ecosystem".

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Executive Intern, Business Development Officer

Head Office-Abuja
Reports to: Engagement Manager, Management Consulting Division (MCD).

Main Function

  • Developing new project leads for the company through marketing channels and maintaining sustainability of current and future products.

Business Development:

  • Generate/maintain clients for the various divisions of the organization
  • Secure sufficient financial resources for the company for future development or expansion
  • Investigate the economic conditions surrounding the business activity such as industry trends and competition.
  • Conduct extensive market research, and continuous gathering of information to keep the company abreast of current industry trends
  • Prepare detailed proposals, concept notes and business plans which is in line with the business, in order not to lose sight of the company’s goals and objectives
  • Prepare and distribute various reports and updates on the status of the program to various target audiences.
  • Negotiate with stakeholders to achieve the best overall results.
  • Identify profitable firms, prepares business proposals and deliver.
  • Engage in delivery of clients projects.
  • Re-engineering and implementation of existing processes to reflect ideal consultancy industry standards.
  • Review clients’ projects and offer professional and technical consultation
  • Identify profitable firms, prepares business proposals and delivers
  • Engages in delivery of clients projects
  • Assist in Developing policies to guide the execution of new revenue streams and ensure strict adherence to existing revenue

Idea Generation:

  • Developing independent ideas to ensure DCP’s vision is actualized

Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

Other Requirements


  • Candidates must possess a Degree Business Administration, Economics or any other relevant field. A Master's Degree is an asset.

Other Specifications:

  • Applicants MUST meet all the specified conditions before applying.
  • Candidate must be resident in Abuja and should be able to resume within short notice.

Skills/Physical Competencies:

  • Negotiation skills
  • Project management skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Other transferable skills

Behavioral Qualities

  • Proactive identification and elimination of inefficiencies
  • Continual self-development
  • Goal and quality orientation
  • Ethically driven.
  • Assertive.
  • Excellence and quality oriented.
  • Remarkable attention to detail.
  • Must be discreet and able to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Must be self-motivated, proactive and efficient, with good judgment.
  • Resourceful and efficient in completing tasks with strong follow through skills.
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt quickly to changing priorities.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's/Resume and Cover letter to:

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Job Summary
November 2, 2016
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N0.00 - N0.00K
November 4, 2016
Executive / Management
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