Director of business development

Abax Corporate Services Limited (ABAX)

Job Summary

ABAX is an international provider of integrated advisory, corporate and business services for private equity funds, multinational corporations, ent...

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

ABAX is an international provider of integrated advisory, corporate and business services for private equity funds, multinational corporations, entrepreneurs and high-net-worth individuals doing business in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. 

General Description

  • You will manage relationships with high quality, long-term and profitable clients in a manner that is consistent with the objectives, values and policies of the business, whilst remaining compliant with external regulatory requirements.
  • This role will involve providing both strategic and day-to-day practical business development initiatives.
  • The successful candidate will work with relevant directors and will be expected to fully understand the services offered by each of the jurisdictions in which we operate; particularly corporate services and funds services.
  • He/ She will play a central role in the origination of valuable new business opportunities in line with the relevant business strategies.

Requirements

Technical skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of other jurisdictions, competitors and marketplace.
  • Awareness of different African cultures and social conventions.
  • Understanding of the global business.
  • Excellent research, analysis and report writing skills.
  • Highly computer literate (with knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Excellent written and spoken English and French.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with a network of relevant industry stakeholders in the AMEA region would be an advantage.

Education:

  • The holder of a 1st degree or any relevant professional qualification, preferably in marketing, business or law.

Years of experience:

  • At least five years business development experience in business to business services, preferably with a minimum of two years in a fiduciary environment.
  • Proven experience of working with Directors/senior management in the development of client relationships.
  • Strong digital marketing/social media experience.
  • Experience of working with CRM (Client Relationship Management) systems.

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