Business Development Associate (Nigeria)

Confidential

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Job Description:

The Business Development Associate is responsible for recruiting, training and supporting a network of women entrepreneurs in a defined region. The Business Development Associate is responsible to oversee assist and guide the  Entrepreneurs in growing and developing their small business ventures to bring clean energy access to their communities. The individual will report to the Nigeria Country Manager.

Our ideal candidate will bring a commitment to the mission of creating energy access for everyone, everywhere. The candidate will have the ability to work independently and will have a strong background in training, coaching and mentoring and strong past experience in understanding business and marketing as well as a solid understanding of coaching principles as it relates to The candidate will have the ability to work independently and will have a strong background in training, coaching and mentoring and strong past experience in understanding business and marketing as well as a solid understanding of coaching principles as it relates to entrepreneurial venture. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required.

This position is full time and requires frequent travel to develop and support the network of entrepreneurs. 

 

 

Requirements:

  • Superior organizational skills and time management
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently
  • Team-oriented and flexible
  • Post-secondary degree in a business management or a related field
  • Demonstrated experience working with small business
  • Demonstrated facilitation and coaching experience
  • Community leadership/sale experience a plus
  • Willingness to travel to remote areas for community engagement
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluency in English and at least one local language
  • Strong IT and social media skills
  • Strong record keeping skills, attention to detail
  • Self-starter and highly motivated
  • Ability to accept and provide constructive feedback
  • Effective deadline management skills
  • Strong customer service orientation

 

Summary

Company

Confidential

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Anambra

Specialization

Sales/Business Development

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years

Application Deadline

1 month from now