6 New Job Vacancies in Nigeria at Andela

Andela – Called “the startup that’s harder to get into than Harvard” by CNN, Andela is a mission with a business and we are looking for someone to help us achieve our mission by growing our business.

Omidyar Network has been mandated by Andela to fill the position of:

Job Title: Africa Sales Director

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The Sales Director will build partnerships with large companies and startups across multiple geographies and sectors – from technology and media to retail and the pharmaceutical industry.
  • This is an opportunity to play a leadership role at a fast-growing startup backed by some of the most respected VC’s in the U.S., Europe, and Africa.
  • In this role, you’ll not only have a chance to help local and global industry find top-tier talent, you’ll have a chance to make a powerful social impact across Africa by empowering the continent’s best and brightest to reach for their dreams.

Sales Director Responsibilities

  • The Director of Sales will be responsible for developing, leading, and implementing the African Sales strategy for Andela.
  • This will require the ability to work across teams in Africa and the US as well as develop a robust pipeline of corporate prospects in Africa.
  • The Director will be measured on performance and sales targets, which will be decided upon with the Senior Management team

Key Attributes of this Role Include

  • You have a track record selling into large companies. You know how to navigate the bureaucracy and overcome whatever obstacles are thrown your way.
  • You have experience selling a new product or offering, something that has never been sold before.
  • You think strategically about what companies to pursue and how to pursue them.
  • You are tenacious and persistent and don’t give up until the answer is yes.
  • You like people, can talk to anyone, and make friends easily. You’re equally comfortable talking with the HR or engineering teams.
  • You love data and using it to inform your strategy and drive better decision-making.
  • You care about what we do. You know this isn’t just about helping companies find technology talent, it’s about leveling the playing field for the world’s brightest young people.

Qualifications

  • Track record as a top performer.
  • 5-10 years of sales experience.
  • Established relationships at leading African companies a MUST
  • Experience selling professional services to African companies a MUST
  • Being a good person; we have a “no jerk” policy at Andela.

Click here to apply for this Position

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