Business Development Officer

The company is looking for a proactive and motivated Business Development Officer keen to pursue a career in a multinational organisation. The person will report to the Business Development Manager of the company and will be a part of a team responsible for the business and network development.


  • Participate in developing and updating the Business Development Plan;
  • Analyse specific target areas and identify potential plots or existing retail units (petrol stations) targets for development of our retail network;
  • Co-operate closely with Technical, Commercial and Legal teams to gather, analyse, evaluate and combine all relevant and required information to provide decision support for the evaluation of potential targets and target areas;
  • Participate in the preparation of investment proposals, analysis and/or other supporting information;
  • Ensure the legality of the acquisition/rental process by evaluating licenses, deed titles and other documentation;
  • Participate in negotiations for purchasing/renting plots (greenfield) and existing retail units (brownfield);
  • Participate in the process of obtaining permits for designing and construction, reconstruction and investment, adaptation and rehabilitation of all facilities in Bulgaria (obtaining location and building permits, including all the preparatory activities);

Profile requirements:

  • Excellent level of written and spoken English and Bulgarian;
  • University degree in Economics, Finance, Engineering or Law;
  • Minimum 3 years of working experience in Business Development, Real Estate, Retail Network Development (experience in retail fuel industry would be considered an advantage);
  • Knowledge of property law and zoning legislation;
  • Computer knowledge: Microsoft Office; Microsoft Excel; AutoCAD; Microsoft Project; Microsoft Power Point; Excellent level of Microsoft Excel and Power Point is a must;
  • Ability to push through multiple projects, deliver on time, hands on and focused, lead projects;
  • Knowledge of key economic indicators and/or preparation of investment proposals (experience in controlling or retail reporting would be considered an advantage);
  • Knowledge and experience with the real estate and fuel market in Bulgaria would be considered an advantage;
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills;
  • Honest, respectful and trustworthy;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Driving license - as job will require travelling throughout the country.

We offer:

  • A competitive remuneration package;
  • An opportunity for a professional development in a large international company with well-established corporate standards;
  • A dynamic working environment and exposure to international working style.

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to apply, please send your CV in English to the following email address: 

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.


Keeping your CV:

Please be informed that if, as a result of the recruitment process under this job announcement, you are a shortlisted, but not hired candidate, EKO Bulgaria EAD, UIC 130948987, address Litex Tower, Floor 9, 3, Lachezar Stanchev Street, Izgrev Region, Sofia 1756, (“EKO”) will keep your CV and personal data, provided therein for the term of 6 (six) months after the closure of the specific recruitment procedure under this job announcement. 

During this period EKO will keep your personal data based on its legitimate interest for employees’ recruitment and for the purpose of consideration for satisfaction of its current and future recruitment business needs.

Recipients of your data might be online platforms for job application, our software and hardware service providers, e.g. for electronical correspondence, accountants and payroll experts, recruitment service providers. 
At the end of the above period, or once EKO receives an objection against keeping the above personal data filed by you, your CV will be destroyed permanently without a possibility for recovery.

If you are not a shortlisted candidate, your personal data contained in the documentation provided by you for this specific recruitment process will be deleted immediately after closure of the process.

Any data and documents containing your personal data which we did not request during the recruitment process, but you have provided to us upon your discretion, will also be deleted immediately after receipt to ensure that we process only data needed for the purposes and legal basis above. 

You can at any time contact us and submit your objection against keeping your CV for further recruitment processes using one of the following ways: via letter sent to/delivered in person at: EKO Bulgaria EAD, UIC 130948987, Address: Litex Tower, Floor 9, 3, Lachezar Stanchev Street, Izgrev Region, Sofia 1756, or to our DPO with contact details: e-mail:; phone number: +30 210 6302252; Address: Chimarras 8A, 15125-Marousi, Greece;

You may also use these ways of communication in order to exercise any of the following rights:
- to access and obtain a copy of your personal data, processed by EKO Bulgaria EAD; 
- to require EKO Bulgaria EAD to change incorrect or incomplete personal data;
- to require erasure of your personal data, when the terms for its processing are expired or you filed an objection for further processing.

Please be informed that you also have the right to file a claim with the Commission for Personal Data Protection for unlawful personal data processing.