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Date: Aug 27, 2021

Location: IKOYI LAGOS or PORT HARCOURT, Other/Not Applicable, NG

Company: Bureau Veritas


Your career is about more than building a resume — it’s a chance to Leave Your Mark.


As we continue to develop Marketing & Sales activities, we are delighted to offer a unique opportunity to join our organisation as Business Developer for its developing operations. Position is located  within Lagos or Port Harcourt in Nigeria:




Marketing & sales development and revenue growth for Offshore activities in Nigeria


Functional Competencies:


  • Prepare and implement Marine strategy for the country with the support of Regional commercial and B.D. Manager;
  • Visit pro actively the clients and prospects in the Geography to promote BV Marine Services.
  • Promote BV Marine services during commercial events (conferences, seminars, ...);
  • Transforms client needs into a sales strategy and a plan, governs relationships, meet key stakeholders and clients;
  • Interacts with Marine & Offshore regional Business Developers to get support for the country;
  • Ensure Regional Growth Initiatives are pushed and realized in country with expected profitability levels;
  • Ensure the registration of BV as vendor with all clients and targeted prospects;
  • Coordinates all sourcing/ Procurement activities related to Tenders in order to allow to competitive bidding and on-time deliveries for projects.
  • Prepare proposals and manage the negotiations and conclusions of contracts;
  • Prepare response to tender
  • Collects feedback of client satisfaction;
  • Participate in contract negotiation with the relevant support from legal, finance and management
  • Complies with / implements Bureau Veritas Corporate standards and BV 3 Absolutes (Safety, Ethics, Financial Control);
  • Complies with latest «Approval Matrix» for delegation of authority (contract sign limits, suppliers etc.).




  • Graduate degree preferably in engineering;
  • Experience of the Offshore sector (5/10 years);
  • Experience in sales and marketing or Business development (5/10 years)
  • English fluent


Professional Behaviors


  • Leadership
  • Influencing (internal/external);
  • Strategic thinking;
  • Presentation skills


Shaping A World of Trust


To be successful in this role, the right candidate will be able to demonstrate their ability to comply with our Absolutes (Safety, Ethics and Financial Control), and also Our Values (Trusted, Responsible, Ambitious & Humble, Open & Inclusive).





We serve as guardians of integrity, upholding the highest standards responsibly. We create trust between businesses and those they serve, demonstrating the ambition to work hard and the humility to learn and grow. We cultivate an open and inclusive environment wherever we operate. And ethics, safety and financial control serve as the foundation for our shared culture.

Being part of the BV family, is more than just working, it’s being convinced that you will leave your mark…. in shaping a world of trust.