Business Development Manager Job at Propcom Mai-karfi

Propcom Mai-karfi, a six-year project working to improve the livelihoods of Nigeria’s rural poor through targeted market initiatives, is seeking to employ the services of a professional driver.

Propcom Mai-karfi aims to increase incomes for 500,000 poor Nigerians, including 50% women, by enhancing employment opportunities and improving productivity in selected agricultural and other rural markets in northern Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Intervention Manager/Business Development Manager

Location: Abuja


You will be:

  • Able to lead and manage programme interventions, including design, strategy, planning, execution, monitoring and reporting of intervention activities
  • Experienced at developing and maintaining productive relationships with project partners (mostly businesses) and internal colleagues
  • Familiar with how businesses really work and what they need to succeed
  • Entrepreneurial and flexible, able to adapt to fast-changing working context
  • A team player with a proven ability to work effectively with others in a multicultural setting
  • Competent user of Excel, Word, Powerpoint and possibly statistical packages
  • A fluent Hausa speaker with good command of the English language
  • Able to collaborate with partners to help them assess and develop new business opportunities and practices relevant to rural communities
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of agricultural and other rural markets in Nigeria as well as the cultural and socio-economic context in which the programme operates

In return we offer

  • A friendly and team-based working environment in Abuja
  • Opportunity to collaborate with national and international colleagues
  • Opportunity to make a vital contribution to an innovative Nigerian development programme
  • The opportunity to truly “make a difference”
  • A competitive salary with benefits

The role is based in Abuja, although travel within northern Nigeria will be required.

  • Applications are encouraged from all those who can clearly demonstrate sound evidence of success in a business advisory or agricultural management role and a passion for development in Nigeria.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV (maximum of three pages), full details of your referees, salary history and a 1 page covering letter outlining how your skills and competencies match the requirements of this post to: [email protected]

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Application Deadline 16th October, 2015.

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