Business Development Manager – Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Job Description

The Job
Reporting to the Country Head Nigeria, on a day to day basis, you’ll be involved in the following:

  • Developing plans and execution framework for partners and stakeholders engagement within the Abuja & North region and contribute to business development plan for the market.
  • Lead, inspire and motivate team by role modelling the ACCA behaviours, building employee engagement, promoting diversity and inclusion and effective performance and development support, deliver consistent sustainable business results.
  • Contribute to the identification and implementation of opportunities to grow ACCA’s business through employer partnerships ensuring a clear and mutually beneficial proposition.
  • Own, monitors and drives the achievement of key performance indicators and outcomes for the North region, aligning product and channel plans.
  • Build strong engagement and partnership plans for public sector, government and key regulatory organizations.
  • Develop new and existing revenue streams with employers in order to maximise opportunities and grow ACCA’s business.
  • Work with partners to ensure global solutions, content and expertise are leveraged and consistently implemented within the market.
  • Work with colleagues from other specialist teams to make high value connections between partners and optimise the ACCA ecosystem.
  • Reports regularly on progress through the appropriate reporting mechanisms on agreed KPIs and outcomes linked to the balanced scorecard.

The Person
We’re looking for someone who has:

  • A Degree with relevant post graduate qualification would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrable experience in business development and relationship management ideally in an education environment
  • Demonstrable commercial acumen with experience across sales, brand management and marketing
  • Good understanding of public sector and government relationship management
  • In depth understanding of the financial education and skills landscape  
  • Ability to lead and inspire a community of business relationships employees
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build long term, high quality, trusted relationships up to and including board level
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral
  • Excellent networking, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Highly motivated, proactive and enthusiastic with the ability to plan and organise work to meet stretching targets
  • A global perspective – experience of working in or with an international organisation.

Our Benefits

  • We strive to create an environment where you can prioritise your wellbeing and so have designed our benefits to give you the power to do so.
  • Our core benefits include medical cover, life assurance and long term disability cover. We provide an employee assistance programme and are proud to offer a financial wellbeing tool called Nudge, to our employees.
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