Business Development Associate

BitPesa Nigeria

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BitPesa is a cutting-edge online payment platform that leverages Blockchain settlement to significantly lower the cost and increase the speed of business payments to, from and within sub-Saharan Africa. 

Job Summary

  • The Business Development Associate is responsible for creation and implementation of strategies to drive sales in Nigeria.
  • This is an exciting opportunity to help take Africa’s leading digital F/X company to the next level.
  • We’re looking for someone who is comfortable in a dynamic and continually evolving startup.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that new clients are won and trade large volumes at target margins. Diversification of client portfolio while ensuring growth, stability and profitability.


  • Market Research, Lead Generation, and Qualification.
  • Customer Acquisition.
  • Develop and Implement sales plans and strategies to ensure revenue in the region.
  • Represent Company at Regional Conferences and Events.


  • University Degree, preferably in Marketing, Business Administration or other relevant fields.
  • At least 2-4 years experience in financial services, sales, and marketing, ideally in e-payments/remittances.
  • Good knowledge of sales processes and industry trends.
  • Strong analytical and strategic skills.
  • Ability to create and implement sales strategies to drive revenue.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communications, public speaking, and presentation skills.
  • Based in Lagos or Abuja with a willingness to travel on short notice.
  • Ability to speak Hausa Language is an added advantage.


  • Compensation will be based on the level of experience with the opportunity to earn sales bonuses.

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BitPesa Nigeria

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Sales/Business Development

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years