Business Development Associate (West Africa) at Greenlight Planet


  • Greenlight Planet is a for profit social business that develops and manufactures honest, reliable solar products designed to help people living off the electric grid.
    Greenlight Planet was founded by T. Patrick Walsh, a University of Illinois student who spent part of 2005 working with the charity Engineers Without Borders in rural India. He saw that the …

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    Business Development Associate (West Africa)

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 3 – 4 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Sales / Marketing / Retail / Business Development&nbsp

    Reporting to: Business Development Manager, West West.

    The Role

    • The Business Development Associate will be responsible for identifying, building, defining, negotiating, and closing business relationships across West Africa.
    • The BD associate will generate new sales leads and contacts to help grow our business across West Africa.

    Key responsibilities for the role include:

    • Lead Generation: Data mine and qualify suitable partners, provide summaries of their businesses, and any required business information. With a focus on B2B sales.
    • Pipeline Management: Maintain an active database of qualified leads and provide administrative support to the Business Development team.
    • Prospect Meeting: Regularly have physical & virtual meetings with prospects for training, product demo, and onboarding across the West Africa region.
    • Partner Onboarding: Effectively work with cross-functional teams to handle customer requests for effective coordination and onboarding of partners.
    • Networking: Regularly network with industry colleagues and associations to help establish the brand in the region.
    • Industry Updates: Stay abreast of industry trends, opportunities, and ongoing tenders in the West African region
    • Proposals: Create effective client proposals and manage tender applications as required

    The ideal candidate:

    • Working experience in Business Development role of at least 3 – 4 years (post-NYSC)
    • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree
    • Must be Fluent (expert level) in French, both written and verbal communication – this is a compulsory requirement.
    • Excellent in written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Possess Data Mining skills
    • Strong Interpersonal Skills
    • Ability to solve problems and possess decision-making abilities.
    • Planning and Organization skills.
    • Open to Travelling  (in and out of Nigeria).


    • Greenlight Planet offers a competitive salary, a fun, supportive work environment, and opportunities for continued professional growth within a fast-growing global enterprise.

    Method of Application


    • Greenlight Planet believes in equal opportunity for all people, everywhere. It is the reason we exist!
    • So, regardless of your race, color, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, HIV/Aids status, disability, or any other protected characteristic as established by law, we will accept your application and make a decision based on your suitability for the position.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Greenlight Planet on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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