Business Development Manager

Luanda Seadrill


Business development for the West Africa region.


  • Reporting to the Head of Business Development the candidate shall help to develop marketing strategies and ensure implementation of the same;
  • Assist with the preparation of Tender Submissions and Bid Approval Economics;
  • Develop and maintain strong relationship with Local Clients/Governments through visitation to their offices;
  • Ensure the company is aware of all upcoming Client/Government requirements;
  • Develop and maintain strong relationship with Local Agents and JV partners;
  • Keep track of market intelligence with respect to market development, projects, competitive activity, customers etc;
  • Provide marketing/presentation material to present to Client/Government organisations;
  • Implement country wise strategy required for Seadrill to success in the country with tenders.

Management of the Overall Business Development

  • Impact the profitability of the company through ensuring strategic and tactical management decisions and new business development results;
  • Marketing;
  • Competitor and market analysis;
  • Ensure efficient and effective marketing, advertising and promotional planning through the Marketing department;
  • Present a weekly report to department regarding upcoming opportunities, Client activities, as well as Client assessment of our organizational culture, values and reputation;
  • Adhere to Companies strong compliance directives;
  • Attend external industry events and conferences promoting Company values and services


  • Operate within Seadrill’s Key principles for business conduct;
  • Authorized to delegate tasks when approved by Director of Marketing.



  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration is preferred;
  • Minimum 1 years experience in a similar role;
  • Technical and Commercial knowledge of drilling business;
  • At least 3 years with an International Drilling Contractor;
  • Offshore experience preferred.


  •  Leadership and strong interpersonal skills;
  • Organizational, project and time management skills;
  • Team player, work collaboratively and independently;
  • Client Relations and networking skills;
  • Customer Focus;
  • Presentation skills.
  • Applications have closed

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