Business Development Specialist recruitment at The Nigeria Yellow Pages (NYP)

The Nigeria Yellow Pages (NYP) is the leading provider of digitised business listings in the country, counting global entities like Google as our clients. NYP is embarking on a major growth program and Lagos is at the heart of this initiative.

As business becomes increasingly digital, the need for high quality, verified data is growing at a rapid pace. NYP is at the centre of this revolution, providing not only data but complete end-to-end analytics and marketing solutions to companies of all sizes.

The Nigeria Yellow Pages (NYP) is recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Business Development Specialist

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The Lagos Business Development Specialist role is a demanding, cutting-edge role that demands keen intelligence, technological sophistication, interpersonal skills, and an understanding of corporate dynamics.

What you will do:

  • Define key market segments and high value prospects
  • Introduce NYP data offerings to corporate clients
  • Build client relationships and help to define client’s requirements, and work closely with our team of programmers to define and deliver world-class products
  • Build relationships with the Nigerian software development community, including setting up developer conferences and hackathons.

What you need to know/have:

  • An encyclopaedic knowledge of Lagos; you’ve been around
  • Networking skills
  • Entrepreneurial DNA and fearlessness
  • A Degree in Business or Project Management shall be an added advantage.
  • At least 2+ years of dealing with corporate entities in a business development capacity
  • Experience working with programmers, specifically involvement in building a software solution
  • Power-user level understanding of Android and/or lOS


  • Highly competitive remuneration
  • A chance to build an extensive network of high level corporate contacts
  • Learn a huge amount about technology, business, and life from our executives
  • A very generous performance-based bonus scheme
  • A place at the cutting-edge of the Nigerian software industry

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letters with CV’s to: [email protected]

Application Deadline  22nd January, 2016.

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