Administrative Officer at Bellforte Consulting

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Bellforte Consulting – Our client, a Leasing Company located in central business district of Lagos State, Nigeria is recruiting to fill the position below: 

Job Position: Administrative Officer

Job Location: Lagos Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description
Office Administrator:

  • Manage reception desk: incoming/outgoing phone calls, mails, visitors to office.
  • Technical support for all staff.
  • Manage and maintain all facilities in the office daily.
  • Manage internal mails.
  • Support to register the parking and access building card with building admin.
  • Prepare the welcome screen for new associates.
  • Fleet Management.
  • Vendor Management.
  • Procurement and Inventory
  • Supervise maintenance jobs performed by Vendor.

Qualifications

  • Education and Experience Requirements.
  • OND minimum required.
  • 4+ years of experience supporting a large, fast paced office with similar job accountabilities.
  • Demonstrated Microsoft Office Suite skills (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • Demonstrated ability to support multiple managers and helping them to be more efficient and organized.
  • High degree of integrity and ethics and the ability to protect confidential employee and organizational information.
  • High degree of composure and ability to deal with high-velocity change, fluctuating priorities and shifting deliverables.

Competencies:

  • Interpersonal Effectiveness – Builds constructive and effective relationships; Presents information and respond to questions with confidence; Uses diplomacy and tact.
  • Customer Focus – Establishes and maintains effective relationships with internal and external partners, gaining their trust and respect.
  • Action Orientation: Highly driven and self-motivated; Capable of working in a deadline-oriented environment; Ability to work independently and proactively to develop solutions with minimal guidance; Ability to think creatively.
  • Organizational skills – Ability to multi-task and prioritize daily workload. Ability to meet deadlines and to work independently with minimal supervision; Ability to orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal; Arranges information in a useful manner.
  • Team player – Able to work as part of a team.
  • Attention to detail – Methodical and meticulous; Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Communication: Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
  • Informing: Ability to recognize key issues and effectively communicate to management
  • Perseverance – Pursues everything with energy; Demonstrates drive and a need to finish; Gives up seldom even in the face of resistance or setbacks; Demonstrates a proactive attitude and ability to act on own initiative.
  • Functional / Technical Skills: Demonstrated office management skills; demonstrated meeting and travel scheduling capabilities; Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills (Excel, PowerPoint, etc)

Skills and Knowledge:

  • The ability to sell products and services
  • Knowledge of English language
  • Good presentation skills
  • The ability to use your initiative
  • Leadership skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Business management skills
  • Ambition and a desire to succeed
  • To be able to use a computer and the main software packages confidently
  • Tenacity and drive to seek new business and meet or exceed targets
  • Excellent telephone manners for making initial contact and for ongoing communication with customers and business associate
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – needed for communicating with a wide range of people, both internally and externally
  • Good IT skills, including the use of spreadsheets
  • A professional manner and presentable appearance for meeting customers/clients
  • Initiative and good decision-making skills
  • Project management skills
  • The ability to motivate yourself and set your own goals
  • Great organisational skills
  • Good networking skills
  • The ability to think strategically
  • The ability to analyse sales figures and write reports
  • Initiative and the confidence to start things from scratch
  • The ability to speak a foreign language may be an asset if you’re dealing with overseas clients.
  • A valid driving license is a requirement.

Your day – to – day duties will include:

  • Researching organisations to find new customers and identify who makes the decisions
  • Cold calling to arrange meetings at customers’ premises
  • Finding out what an organisation needs and working with a team to plan proposals and pricing
  • Selling products and services to new and existing customers
  • Negotiating with customers and building positive relationships
  • Attending events and conferences
  • Writing reports and making presentations to customers and senior management
  • Identifying new methods and opportunities for sales campaigns
  • Forecasting sales targets and making sure they’re met
  • Delivering training to business developers and junior sales teams
  • Identify new business opportunities – including new markets, growth areas, trends, customers, products and services
  • Seek out the appropriate contact in an organisation
  • Generate leads and cold call prospective customers
  • Meet with customers/clients face to face or over the phone
  • Understand the needs of your customers and be able to respond effectively with a plan of how to meet these
  • Think strategically – seeing the bigger picture and setting aims and objectives in order to develop and improve the business
  • Work strategically – carrying out necessary planning in order to implement operational changes
  • Draw up client contracts – depending on the size of company, this task may be completed by someone else or agreements may not be as formal
  • Have a good understanding of the businesses’ products or services and be able to advise others about them
  • Ensure staff are on board throughout the organisation, and understand the need for change and what is required of them
  • Train members of your team, arranging external training where appropriate
  • Discuss promotional strategy and activities with the marketing department
  • Liaise with the finance team, warehousing and logistics departments as appropriate
  • Seek ways of improving the way the business operates
  • Attend seminars, conferences and events where appropriate
  • Keep abreast of trends and changes in the business world.
  • Help to plan sales campaigns
  • Create a sales pipeline
  • Negotiate pricing with customers, and suppliers in some cases
  • Carry out sales forecasts and analysis and present your findings to Senior Management.

Method of Application

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Closing Date: 9th May, 2021