Sales Supervisor in Lagos, Nigeria

Human Resources
Sales/Business Development
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Job Summary:

The Sales Supervisor is to assist the Sales Manager in leading, directing and motivating the sales team in order to achieve the overall corporate sales objectives.


  • Assist the Sales Manager in formulating and implementing the sales strategies.
  • Assist in generating sales opportunities by identifying appropriate business targets. (both Local Purchase Order (LPO) and Retail Bulk Sales)
  • Assist the Sales Manager in providing a Professional and excellent level of Customer service with existing and new customers.
  • Supervises and coordinates the daily activities of the Sales Representatives.
  • Assists the Sales Manager by completing all assigned duties.
  • Handles customer issues and communicates escalated issues to the Sales Manager.
  • Recommends changes to current sales techniques or procedures based on team performance and new selling techniques.  
  • Generating sales reports for management decision.
  • Makes sure all sales employees adhere to company policies and procedures.
  • Delivers positive feedback, employee rewards and customer recognitions programs to employees.
  • Monitors calls, provides feedback to Sales Representatives and assists them on sales % and quality assurance goals.
  • Conducts appraisals for Sales Representatives.

Serves as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting policies, and helping resolve work-related problems.

Core Competences:

The candidate must have proficient knowledge, skills and abilities in the following areas:


  • Proven success in sales ability and demonstrable full knowledge of the sales process.
  • Proven knowledge of and experience in sales of oil and gas products.
  • Confident.
  • Good negotiating skills and ability to ‘close the deal’.
  • Capable of hands on problem-solving, with ability to generate ideas and solutions.
  • Ability to work in intimate and transparent collaboration with the project and technical teams.
  • Strong communication skills in all forms including written, oral, email, telephone, and presentation.
  • Strong client management skills and ability to keep promises.
  • A positive and determined approach to researching and analysing new business opportunities.
  • Ability to use own initiative and pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to cope with competing demands and to prioritise tasks.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • A positive attitude to dealing with people.
  • Capable of working independently, and having responsibility as an individual.
  • Good leadership skills.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience 

  • Minimum of HND/B.Sc degree in any relevant course
  • Minimum Five (5) years Sales/Commercial experience.



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