2 Mar 2016

Full-Time Business Relationship Manager at ACCA

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

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Work type: Fixed Term Contract
Location: Lagos
Categories: Business Development/ Sales
We are currently recruiting for a Business Relationship Manager to join our team in Lagos, Nigeria on a 2 year fixed term contract.
This is an exciting opportunity where you will directly impact ACCA’s employer strategy by identifying, developing, managing and raising ACCA’s profile with employers and members within the key identified sectors in Nigeria. Reporting to the Business Development Manager, Lagos, you will be responsible for building relationships with key influencers for the benefit of ACCA’s global position.
Key Responsibilities:

Contribute to growth in ACCA’s reputation, influence and size through delivery of ACCA’s global employer strategy at the national office level
Target employers across the various sectors in Nigeria in the corporate, practice and public sectors, encouraging them to recognise and adopt ACCA as the professional accountancy partner of choice
Support effective key account management with employers that clearly differentiates ACCA from its competitors
Develop effective knowledge of employers to identify key employer trends and respond to those needs appropriately
Develop strategic partnerships with selected blue chip companies embedding ACCA in their training policies and global mobility strategies
Initiate and maintain relationships with key employers through face-to-face visits and other relevant communication channels
Co-ordinate and deliver effective employer-focused events in line with ACCA’s Employer Engagement model and design and deliver a regular programme of events for ACCA Affiliates
Ensure that ACCA members are kept fully aware of ACCA practices and procedures including CPD requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Educated to degree level or equivalent, preferably within social sciences or marketing
Considerable and demonstrable experience in business development and marketing with a proven track record of key account management in an outward facing sales role
Experience working in the education sector would be advantageous though is not essential
Strong networking and relationship building skills with the ability to represent ACCA and influence people at all levels
In-depth knowledge of the professional business environment and / or professional membership body landscape within Nigeria
Excellent presentation skills with demonstrable experience in public speaking
Possess a clear disposition to strategic thinking and planning
Able to work independently and also as a team player
A proactive team player
An excellent communicator
Experience in the finance/accounting related sector is desirable
Excellent spoken and written English

Additional Information:

This position will require regular travel throughout Nigeria, including overnight stays for a period of time
Please Apply Now to submit your application.
Close Date: 9am 16/03/2016
Advertised: 02 Mar 2016 W. Central Africa Standard Time
Applications close: 16 Mar 2016 W. Central Africa Standard Time

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

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