Business Development Manager at a Leading Microfinance Bank – Edgewood Consulting Limited

Job Title: Business Development Manager

Location: Ondo State
Employment Type: Full-time

Sales & Business Development Manager – Microfinance:

  • The Sales and Business Development Manager is responsible for supervision of all Business Development initiatives.
  • Provide effective leadership guidance in business development strategy.
  • Provide guidance, leadership support and direction to the Marketing team.
  • Achieve set department objectives and overall profitability target of the bank
  • Implement and execute regular sales activities to generate sustainable business
  • Develop and manage strategic relationships with key customers in relevant market segments.
  • Lead the Bank’s deposit mobilization efforts and creation of quality risks
  • Manage the end-to-end lifecycle of loans and deposits portfolios; from initiation, processing, monitoring and repayment.
  • Conduct a thorough credit analysis to ascertain customer’s payment capacity and willingness; evaluate the credit risk before recommending any credit.
  • Reduce liquidity risk by aggressively increasing the deposit portfolio
  • Ensure each loan disbursed are in compliance with the approved credit policies and lending methodology.
  • Provide regular reports on marketing activities and other reports as required.
  • Monitor approved loans and continuously support and advise clients on good management practices
  • Recovery of any delinquent loans


  • A minimum of first degree or its equivalent in a Business-related discipline additional qualification or degree in any finance or business-related discipline may be an advantage.
  • A minimum of four 4 years post-qualification experience out of which, at least three 3 must have been in the financial services industry.
  • CIBN MCP accreditation will be an advantage.
  • Evidence that the candidate possesses proven skills and competencies in practical.
  • Financial services or technology company experience will be beneficial.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint.


  • Knowledge of the Financial services sector and the current trends
  • Knowledge of online and offline marketing strategies and tools.
  • Knowledge of relationship building and customer management
  • Strong business acumen and knowledge of low-income market
  • Comprehensive knowledge of consumer lending, payroll lending and public sector credit products.
  • Sound knowledge of Micro, small and medium enterprise market and lending methodology especially around POS products.


  • Developing and managing a highly efficient marketing team
  • Strong marketing and business development skills
  • Sound interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Good oral, written and presentation skills
  • Leadership, Supervision and Coaching skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills
  • Goal-oriented, needs to be focused and achieve targets
  • Excellent communication and organization skills

Key Behaviours:

  • Ethical, high level of integrity
  • Good communication and listening skills and team player
  • Professional, responsible and accountable
  • Quality and customer-focused, open to ideas and change
  • Commitment to the Company’s vision andc values

Application Closing Date
31st January, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the “Business Development Manager, Microfinance Bank” as subject of the email.

Note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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