Animal Health Business Development Manager

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IQVIA, formerly Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc., is an American multinational company serving the combined industries of health information technologies and clinical research. It is a provider of biopharmaceutical development and commercial outsourcing services, focused primarily on Phase I-IV clinical trials and associated laboratory and analytical services, including consulting services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Animal Health Business Development Manager


Job Description

  • IQVIA is looking for a Business Development Manager for a leading Animal Health client based in Lagos, Nigeria. Successful candidate will be expected to travel.
  • Business development manager is responsible for P&L of each importer in the area.
  • The business development manager reports to the Importers Business Unit (IBU) Director.
  • The business development manager works with the network of independent distributors and has full responsibility for deploying IQVIA’s strategy in his/her area. He/she represents the brand and the company, guaranteeing not only delivery of financial results but also governance over company strategy and principles.
  • Long term perspective is to ensure progressive growth of sales, increase of distribution and improvement of brand advocacy in the assigned Markets by developing, directing, co-ordinating and controlling all sales strategy activities in the Markets.
  • This position will be located in Lagos, Nigeria.


    Minimum years of experience

    Other Requirements

    Job Specifications/Qualifications

    • State the minimum education, knowledge, skills and experience this position requires. State the physical and/or mental requirements for the role (e.g. stand for x hours, lift x weight, concentration on repetitive tasks). Please distinguish any “preferred” qualifications.

    Note: May differ from the current job holder’s own skills and experience.

    Education & Professional Qualification:

    • Master’s degree qualified or equivalent in a business related discipline
    • Degree qualified or equivalent in a business-related discipline


    • Experience in sales or marketing (3-5 years of experience), preferably in FMCG, specialized retail (pharmaceuticals for instance), pet care.
    • Fluency in English is necessary.
    • Culturally aware and flexible. Ideally having international experience
    • Ability to work independently with a strong sense of initiative
    • Strong customer orientation with ability to build relations with partners
    • A proven track record in previous positions
    • Well organized, excellent time management, presentation and negotiation skills.
    • Business acumen and commercial awareness, analytical thinking.
    • Mobility required with up to 35% travel (inside the country).

    Application Closing Date
    31st May, 2019.

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should:
    Click here to apply online


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    Job Summary
    May 24, 2019
    May 31, 2019
    Agriculture / Agro Allied
    Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
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