Manager – Investment and Property (SME Industrial Cluster)

Job Summary

Our client is one of the foremost infrastructure development and Management Company in Nigeria.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description

REPORTS TO:      Managing Director

DIVISION:            Business Development

LOCATION:         Nationwide




·         Will serve as a single point of contact for our SME industrial cluster business initiative

·         Responsible for Planning, Executing and Owning SME Industrial Cluster Initiative

·         Engage with Financial institutions/Multilateral and Donor Agencies for initiative funding and financial modelling

·         Responsible for creating product awareness, marketing and selling  Free Trade Zone (FTZ) real estate to potential international and local SME off-takers.

·         Responsible for close liaison at senior levels with government policy makers and agencies with interest in SME and the governments non- oil revenue diversification drive.

·         Liaise and manage relationship with JV partners, vendors and other stake holders required to develop and ensure success of the business Initiative.

·         Attend weekly cross-functional project meetings manage issues and risks and report to the board and key stakeholders weekly

·         Develop a wide network of SME's both locally and internationally

·         Liaise, guide and work closely with Advisory service providers and consultants on the project

·         Effectively manage a small team of Sales &Marketing personnel

·         Will be responsible for engaging with other FTZ, Commercial/Industrial Cluster developers around the world and reviewing fit for purpose business models and off taker selection criteria’s



·         Senior level Business Development experience

·         Experience of Incubating businesses preferably in the SME Space

·         Strong understanding of the SME business space and policies will be an advantage

·         Experience of promoting industrial and commercial real estate to potential off-takers

·         Must be able to engage at senior level with Government reps and agencies that drive SME

·         policies in Nigeria

·         Any experience of successfully operating or setting up an FTZ will be a distinct advantage.

·         Must be a strong business influencer with strong interpersonal skills and effective communicator.

·         Will be a driven self-starter that will be able to hit the ground running with minimal support.

·         Must be able and willing to do regular business travel across Nigeria, West Africa and internationally for seminars, meetings and strategic events.

·         Must be comfortable speaking at public events.

·         Strong Business acumen, negotiating skills and board level presenting skills

·         Must be abreast with latest Industrial & Trade policies and roadmaps



·         Project Management skill

·         Result Orientation/ Drive for results

·         Negotiation skills

·         Client focus

·         Collaborating and Partnering

·         Effective Decision making

·         Good communication skills (Verbal & Written)

·         Numerical/Arithmetical Ability

·         Strategic thinking



·         Minimum of 10 years progressive experience in Business Development/Marketing with 6 years at managerial level.



·         1st Degree in Social Sciences, Business Management or Engineering Discipline

·         MBA or Masters’ degree in Marketing, Finance or any related discipline is an added advantage




·         1, 000,000 gross per month


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