9 Mar 2016

Full-Time Business Development Manager

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), founded in 1919, is the world’s leading and largest professional body of Management Accountants, with more than 227,000 members and students operating in 179 countries, working at the heart of business. CIMA members and students work in industry, commerce and the public sector and not-for-profit organisations.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Business Development Manager

Job Description

Reporting to the Country Manager, you will be responsible for implementing CIMA’s Business Development strategy to build profitable and mutually beneficial relationships with employers and tertiary institutions
Key Responsibilities

Drive transformational student growth
Creating a visible presence through face-to-face presentations at tertiary institutions in Nigeria
Build and maintain relationships with the key tertiary institutions by aligning their syllabus with CIMA syllabus
Ensure compliance with statutory education requirements in Nigeria
Building reputation and relationships throughout Nigeria
Entrenching CIMA in the employment market by building awareness and fostering relationships
Prospect creation and creation of entry routes into CIMA by building and maintaining relationships with key educational institutions in Nigeria
To provide an enhanced level of customer service thereby building relationships with major tertiary institutions and maximising opportunities to increase business and revenue.
Develop promotional strategy for schools via database
To deliver presentations and other relevant sessions to groups at in tertiary institutions as well as at employer events
Build and maintain relationship with the National Universities Commission
Grow number of new students by building relationships with employers and enhancing employability of CIMA students in the Nigerian market
Key Skills & Competencies:

Communication – diplomacy, active listening skills, one to one, to wider audiences and on the telephone.
Customer focused
Results driven; high work ethic, persuasive, determined, energetic, self-starter
Relationship building
Marketing acumen
Team player
Ability to manage own workload.
Professional demonstrates a high level of integrity.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with people at all levels
Qualifications and Experience

Consultative sales skills and experience to soft sell intangible benefits, thereby deriving income
IT literate
Business sector awareness (essential)
Education sector awareness (desirable)
Fluency in English preferred
The successful candidate can expect a competitive salary package in line with their skills, qualifications and experience.

Job Categories: Manager Jobs in Nigeria and Sales and Marketing Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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