South Africa

Head, Business Development

Company HealthPlus Limited
Reference # HP/BD/HBD
Published 25/01/2019
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
HealthPlus Limited, Nigeria’s first integrative pharmacy, is the fastest-growing pharmacy chain in West Africa. We are committed to our mission of helping people achieve optimum health and vitality, while delivering superior value to stakeholders. Our vision is to be Africa’s #1 for pharmacy, wellness and beauty. Recently, we secured significant foreign investment from our partners to scale up our network of retail outlets and our online business. This strategy will give us unparalleled reach across the country and beyond.
Our sister company, CasaBella Beauty, is a one-stop store for beauty and grooming solutions for men and women. CasaBella International was incorporated in 2008 and became the exclusive distributor for Revlon in Nigeria. The first CasaBella store opened in Lagos in 2010 and today, CasaBella Beauty is the fastest-growing retailer of beauty supplies in West Africa.
Our success is based on our great people, great values and a winning corporate culture. Our people are passionate, driven and committed to continuous learning in order to maintain our edge. Our testimonial is that we are proud to be members of the HealthPlus family as we are offered a strong platform to explore our potentials. We believe in best practices always and therefore employ and retain the best talents.
As we expand our frontiers to redefine the world of health & beauty in Nigeria, we are looking for result driven individuals who will roll up their sleeves and share our passion & success. People who will join our team of highly motivated professionals who get the job done!
No matter what your job title is, the work you do at HealthPlus supports the health and well-being of the millions of men, women and children who turn to us for care. That is because all of us - from our talented business professionals at the head office and our experts in our retail locations who serve our communities - are committed to providing the best possible service experience.
With locations across Nigeria, we offer the opportunity to build a rewarding career in an environment that supports your success.

Job Functions Business Development,Media,Product Management,Research and Development
Industries Health / Fitness / Beauty,Healthcare,Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene,Retail
•Report to the Chief Commercial Officer
Key Elements Of The Role
 Define the strategic direction for the Business Development function which aligns with the overall
strategic goals of the HealthPlus Group
New Business Development
 Identify new trends, new products, services, new channels of distribution for HealthPlus division
working in collaboration with all stakeholders
 Apply in-depth knowledge of analytics, information management and business intelligence to
evaluate new business development opportunities in order to determine commercial viability
Business Development Planning
 Ensure an accurate and complete inventory database
 Attend industry functions, events, exhibitions and conferences, and provide feedback and
information on market and creative trends
 Support the implementation of exciting marketing strategies and promotions for the HealthPlus
 Work with the marketing and communication department to develop and implement digital
marketing initiatives: website, mobile and social media marketing
 Develop strategies for knowing customers’ needs and expectations
 Develop and implement planograms and merchandising across the retail outlet to optimize
customer experience and shelve uptake
Relationship Management
 Identify, initiate and develop networks and partnership opportunities for business growth
Internal Business Processes
 Complete compliance to SOPs
 Ensure that data is accurately entered and managed within the company’s ERP or other sales
management system
 Prepare, administer and monitor the budget for the department and ensure appropriate cost
 A good degree, an MBA is an added advantage.
 At least 10 years relevant experience in the Retail, Banking, FMCG or Pharmaceutical Industry
 Membership of a recognized professional body is an added advantage
 Excellent financial acumen
 Strong forecasting and planning skills; able to correctly assess the needs of the business
 Must have demonstrated ability to take initiative and manage multiple competing priorities
while consistently meeting deadlines
 Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
 Good negotiation and analytical skills
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 Good problem solving and decision making skills
 Strong time management skills
 Ability to work well under pressure
 Ability to build and manage relationships with organizational stakeholders; seeking expert advice
on a variety of situations or circumstances
 General knowledge of the uses and applications of MS Office suite; Word, PowerPoint, Excel,
Outlook etc
Job Closing Date 01/04/2019
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