Business Manager at Hamilton Lloyd and Associates

Hamilton Lloyd and Associates - Our client is a Quick Service Outlet chain with over 25 years of experience in providing rich pastries, Nigerian and continental dishes for the family. Due to internal expansion; they are looking to hire the services of:

Job Title: Business Manager - Canteen


  • The Business Manager shall work to improve an organization’s market position and achieve financial growth.
  • The incumbent shall create strategic plan to develop the Canteen business of the organization by identifying business opportunities, negotiating and closing business deals.


  • Design and implement business plans and strategies to promote the attainment of goals
  • Ensure that the company has the adequate and suitable resources to complete its activities (e.g. people, material, equipment etc.)
  • Organize and coordinate operations in ways that ensure maximum productivity
  • Supervise the work of employees and provide feedback and counsel to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • To identify opportunities to increase sales of Canteen services, to new and existing clients and to develop credible relationships with key prospective clients in line with the Company’s sales strategy.
  • To support the Company’s growth objectives by achieving individual sales targets and KPI’s working in conjunction with operations to ensure new business is handed over professionally.
  • To manage the tender process, ensuring that relevant parties are included and professional tender documents are submitted in a timely way and in line with sales and brand guidelines
  • To ensure the pipeline for future projects is realistic and have a healthy mix of small, medium and high value opportunities.
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of market trends including client and competitor activity and industry innovations.
  • Help prepare and deliver all aspects of the strategic sales process including awareness campaigns, presentations, exhibitions and sales collateral.
  • Work closely with the Operations team to identify new service stream opportunities with existing customers


  • Bachelor's Degrees in Marketing or other related courses.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ related work experience
  • The ideal candidate must have an excellent knowledge of food service and generating revenue through new sales prospecting and client development.
  • Significant experience of new business development within the food industry.
  • Experience of developing cost proposals and writing tender documents.
  • Experience of presenting at tender presentations.
  • Proven track record of selling and achieving a sales target.
  • Thorough understanding of the bid, tender and decision making process.
  • Strong financial and commercial acumen.
  • An understanding of contract legislation would also be an advantage.
  • Demonstrate a total passion for food and service, including an understanding of a range of food trends and insights.

Location: Lagos

Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV's to: kindly make the subject of the mail the job title.

Note: Only successful candidates will be contacted.


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