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Business Development Manager, Investment at the People Practice

  • Company: The People Practice
  • Location: Nigeria
  • State: Lagos Jobs
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Nigeria

Job Description

Practice – Our client, an Investment and Advisory Firm, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Development Manager, Investment

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: Business Development

Job Description

  • Our Client is looking for a Business Development Manager (BDM), Investmentwho will be responsible for building and managing rapport with corporate clients to ensure optimum client acquisition, retention, and income generation from sales of all appropriate investment products of the company.
  • The role will require building ‘Best in class’s relationship management while strengthening the company’s brand in the corporate space, ensuring delivery of industry-leading client experience, and advisory service to new and existing corporate clients.
  • In this role, the Business Development Manager will report directly to the Head of Investments and will be responsible for managing Business development analysts within the team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Expand and retain corporate client relationships to grow Assets Under Management (AUM)
  • Develop leads and referrals from current clients and other networks.
  • Identify and aggressively grow the target pipeline within the identified sectors.
  • Manage key client relationships through regular contacts and visits by ensuring the effective call program is maintained on all assigned and prospect clients.
  • Cultivate good rapport with corporate clients and ensure Sankore becomes the choice of investment.
  • Coordinate with Fund Managers on investment policy statement (IPS) with each client based on their goals, objectives, and risk tolerance.
  • Ensure compliance to Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti Money laundering (AML) requirements in all dealings with existing and potential clients.
  • Continuously identify and exploit cross selling opportunities that embed the company and its products with clients’ needs.
  • Attend periodic meetings with corporate and personal clients, to discuss financial requirements and provide appropriate financial advice

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, or a similar course of study from a reputable university.
  • 10 – 12 years of work experience in Corporate or Investment Banking.
  • A Masters’ degree, MBA, CFA, or other relevant post graduate qualifications is an added advantage.
  • Strong experience managing the needs of Corporate Companies.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes

  • Proven sales success and strong business acumen.
  • Focuses on the client experience and works tirelessly on the clients’ behalf.
  • Strong understanding of the investment landscape globally or locally.
  • Detailed understanding of Trusts, Taxes, Financial Planning & Legacy Planning.
  • Deep knowledge of investment products & services.
  • Strong business development and relationship management skills.
  • Strong existing network of client relationships.
  • Dynamic and credible professional who communicates with clarity and has exceptional presentation skills.
  • Demonstrates strong organizational skills and applies a disciplined and organized approach throughout their business.
  • Strong presence in the financial services industry with an established network.
  • Experience or demonstrated understanding of investments, wealth planning, credit and banking concepts.
  • Experience with and in-depth knowledge of the equity and fixed income markets and alternative investments, including Hedge Funds, Private Equity and Real Estate.
  • A “self-starter” – willing to own all aspects of the product and the team.
  • Proactive and driven with a keen eye for opportunities.
  • Skilled in deal origination.
  • Adept at client relationship management.
  • Demonstrates a good understanding of the competitive landscape.
  • Exacting attention to detail, picking up on the details that others miss.
  • Outstanding written and communication skills including a strong track record of cross-team and cross-client team participation.
  • An energetic, positive, and innovative demeanor, with leadership and facilitation skills to bring projects to a successful delivery.
  • Strong business/commercial acumen.
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Sound operational and risk management knowledge.
  • Extremely confident and charismatic communicator.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • A naturally persuasive and passionate individual.
  • Intellectually curious.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • A strong focus on excellence.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize effectively.
  • Strong project / process management skills.
  • Proven ability to balance the demands of the various stakeholders.
  • High level of emotional intelligence and self-awareness.

Application Closing Date
30th June, 2022.

Method of Application

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