Whitfield Ventures Limited General Manager - Lubricant Jobs in Nigeria

Whitfield Ventures Limited General Manager - Lubricant Jobs in Nigeria

Whitfield Ventures Limited is a global trading company with an active presence in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia.We have pioneered and specialized in supplying Nigeria and West African clients with globally sourced products and services that are critical to laying the foundations for a modern economy.

Inversely, we also distribute locally sourced raw and processed agricultural products from West Africa to the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: General Manager - Lubricant

Location: Lagos

Reporting Line: The Job holder will report to the MD/CEO

Job Description

We are currently sourcing for a General Manager Lubricant for one of our business unit.
A high-performing GM (sales & Marketing) for Lubricant products to help us meet our customer acquisition and revenue growth targets by keeping our company competitive and innovative.

You will be responsible for maximizing our sales team potential, crafting sales plans and justifying those plans to the upper management.


  • Achieve growth and hit sales targets by successfully managing the sales branches
  • Design and implement a strategic business plan that expands company’s customer base and ensure its strong presence.
  • Build and promote strong, long-lasting customer relationships by partnering with them and understanding their needs.
  • Present sales, revenue and expenses reports and realistic forecasts to the BOD
  • Identify emerging markets and market
    shifts while being fully aware of new products and competition status.
  • Exercising Budgetary controls.
  • Develop group wide lubricant strategy that utilizes the enormous resources and the infrastructure of the group – People, brand name and network of assets
  • Authorization of Sales and marketing activities.
  • Strengthening relationship with customers and bringing in new clients.
  • Develop a network of distributors
  • Liaison with Blender and Packaging supplier for timely deliveries.
  • Visit overseas customers / distributors and develop sales promotional schemes to promote the company.


    The ideal Candidates should possess:

  • First Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or any related discipline.
  • More preferable with MBA
  • At least 10 years experiences in Sales and Marketing & Managerial position in a Lubricant field.
  • Leadership and negotiation skills
  • Proactive and positive working attitude
  • Fluent in English and computer literacy (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc)
  • Strong Business Development in Lubricants products
  • Excellent in Sales Planning and Managing Operations and Marketing, well known in BD.
  • Excellent handle of B2B, B2C and B2G sales team
  • Have good communication managing, organizing, negotiation, Creative thinking and problem solving skill.
  • Strong business sense and industry expertise
  • Basic knowledge and exposure to Lubricants blending will be an added advantage.

    Additional Information

    Remuneration is negotiable.

    Application Closing Date

    1st March, 2020.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@wvlgroup.com with the "Job title" as the subject of the email.

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