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osobase, norman
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Group head business development/ oversight general manager
Job Type: Full-Time


From 0 to 2008
The University of Benin, Benin City
From 0 to 2004
The University of Benin, Benin City
From 0 to 1999
The O.A .U Ile-Ife
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Group Head, Business Development ( Nigeria)/ Oversight General Manager ( Ghana)
Resource Intermediaries Limited
July 2008 - May 2012 (3 years 11 months)
  • Managing, directing and coordination the Business Development processes of Resource Intermediaries
  • Nigeria
  • Overseeing transactional growth in RIL Ghana
  • Develop business strategies and assist with implementation for RIL Ghana
  • Oversee the entire organization’s operations and giving periodic report of
  • Same to the organizations Director
Lead all Marketing projects (planning and activities) of the organization
  • Manage all media relations
  • Oversee strategic drives of marketing activities
  • Develop budget expectations for Management
  • Study market trends for extraction strategic business and sales forecast
  • Responsible for the evolution of brand quality
  • Spearhead the expansion of the product quality and diversity so as to

increase sales volume

  • Channel partner management(both public and private sectors)
  • Led business relationship build up and preservation for the organization
  • Responsible for redefining the product scope and quality for the organization
  • Oversee market research and product situational studies
  • Improve know how of the subordinates by deliberate coaching on

innovative marketing

  • Organize and coordinated periodic strategy session with regional Managers

to step up sales volume

  • Report on Group activities for management’s consumption
  • Conduct performance appraisal for all Branch Heads on a monthly basis
  • Organise monthly assessment via MPR presentation for all Regional Heads.
  • Report all strategic branches activities at EXCO meetings
  • Facilitate Training Sessions for clients organizations and customers

1ncome grew from about 400m to 1.7b per annum during that period.

Retail Business Manager(Head, Retail Business Group)
New Horizons Nigeria
December 2007 - June 2008 (7 months)
  • Leading strategic business project planning for the Group
  • Overseeing the implementation of all strategic marketing plans and projects
  • Conceptualizing brand quality to optimize customers subscription
  • Evolution of product quality to heighten customer satisfaction.
  • Liaising with Government officials on issues of corporate services and responsibilities to the public
  • Organizing activities for environmental protection as part of corporate


  • Leading exploration of new borderlines of marketing operations in other to expand sales volume
  • Overseeing market research
  • Liaising with media as part of brand evolution
  • Managing customer relationship in a continuum
  • Direct marketing lead
  • Representing the Group at management meetings
  • Managing the affairs of the retail business Group in its entirety

Income grew by 1,400% during that period.

Promotions/Marketing Manager
Karrox Technology
February 2005 - November 2007 (2 years 9 months)
  • Brand management
  • Primary and secondary market research
  • Scanning the environment for opportunities
  • Managing media relations
  • Direct marketing activities and building volumes
  • Development of end user market
  • Cultivating corporate, government, private and commercial markets
  • Channel partner management
  • Helping to formulate and implement marketing plans.
  • Preparing daily and monthly sales reports
  • Procure and retain new business clients
  • Develop and implement marketing plans and proposals
  • Creating and managing continued customer relationship

Income level grew by over 200% in that period

Marketing/ Public Relations Officer
C .I Igbinedion & Associate
January 2002 - December 2004 (3 years )
  • Generating marketing development plans which includes brand definition and promotion
  • Liaising with Government and other sectors on business and corporate relations
  • Acting as media Liaison
  • Identifying and evaluating technical and business assistances and rendering training to clients which includes SMES, corporate organization and financial institution
  • Responsible for brand Design and evolution
  • Generating new client organizations and maintaining existing clients.
  • Design and implement programs to meet clients particular needs
  • Creating and designing market strategy for each client organization
  • Conducting detailed financial analysis of projects
  • Supervising client business development project life cycle to ensure compliance, timely implementation and completion
  • Developing and maintaining excellent relationship with management of clients and targeted business