Business Development Executive Recruitment at Meristem Nigeria

Published on Mar 13,2020 | 394 views

Job Title : Business Development Executive

Employer : Meristem Nigeria
Category : Sales / Business Development
Industry : Banking / Financial Services
Location : Lagos
Experience Level : 4 - 7 Years
Job Type : Full time

About the Employer

Meristem Nigeria is capital market conglomerate, that provides a plethora of distinct financial services through a range of products in wealth management, stockbroking, financial advisory, trusteeship, registrars and probate management services. With these offerings we have continued to fulfill our promise of wealth creation, preservation and transfer for all clients. We have the best crop of finance professionals in Nigeria. Choose us today and let’s take you farther with the right financial service.

Meristem Careers - Are you daring, intuitive, extraordinary and ready to crate the future you want? Then a job at Meristem Nigeria is definitely for you.

About the Job Position

The main function the Business Development Executive is expected to perform is to identify, generate and follow up on sales lead, while understanding relevant financial and capital markets while relating well with clients, counterparts and establishing good working relationships with new and already had clients.


  • Understanding the current and future perspectives of the company and developing strategies for competitive growth accordingly
  • Engaging in active customers prospecting, profiling, acquisition and on-boarding
  • Researching and analysing the economy and market situations to find out new and better business opportunities
  • Collaborating with clients and generating business deals that are beneficial for the businesses across group in the short to long run
  • Finding out faults and loop-holes in the current business strategies and change them and help in preventing stagnancy in the business by implementing new ideas continuously
  • Regularly interacting with the executive management and heads of business units across the group to discuss pertinent business issues and strategies with them
  • Engaging in discussions with the clients which help them in planning interesting business proposals which can be beneficial for the company and the clients
  • Preparing compelling business cases and presentations to engage prospective clients, employees and management
  • Outstanding client relationships qualities and practices
  • Organizing & coordinating Knowledge Sharing Sessions (KSS) on Products & Services amongst staff across the group
  • Maintain comprehensive business development activities records & performance data of all staff across all business units for strategic purposes
  • Actively networking for business development, innovation and deals origination
  • Coordinate events & occasions for business developers across the Group

Qualification & Experience:

  • A bachelor's degree is the minimum requirement, while a master's degree in any field but with keen interest/specialization in selling of financial services and products is preferred over others for this role
  • An MBA degree or any other relevant professional qualifications is an added advantage
  • 5-7 years of prior/cognate experience in the relevant field. Experience in sales, marketing, management, etc. is desired for the position of a business development executive
  • A strategic thinker with quality experience in sales/business development
  • Sound knowledge of financial services industry (preferably experience in an asset management firm)
  • Analytical/Quantitative/Problem Solving Skills
  • Creativity, Initiative and Commitment
  • Excellent Oral & Written Communications skills
  • Excellent Relationship Management skills
  • Proficiency in deal originations, execution and Project Management
  • Team Player Skills

Application Deadline: Not Specified

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