Lead, 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:

  • Develop plans and execution framework for partners and stakeholders engagement within the Lagos & West 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.
  • Lead 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 employer partners, aligning product and channel plan.
  • Develop new and existing revenue streams with employers in order to maximize 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 optimize 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.
  • 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 organize work to meet stretching targets.
  • A global perspective – experience of working in or with an international organization.

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.
  • We are committed to equal opportunities across our recruitment activities and have a real commitment to ensuring the inclusion and well-being of all employees. We have a blended approach to working to support our employees to balance the needs of their job with other aspects of their life.
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