Business Manager at Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN)

Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN) is a fast-growing B2B/B2G Fintech Platform Holdco Company with six subsidiaries, two platform entities and a suite of shared services offered to all subsidiaries. At VGN we wage war against the average, go beyond the ordinary to explore limitless opportunities; breaking the norms and aggressively pursuing success through- Relentless Hard-work, Pursuit of excellence, calculated risk-taking and a hunger for knowledge and we have a lot of fun at it!

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Manager

Location: Ikeja, Lagos

Type: Full-time; Employees can work remotely

Job Description

  • Venture Garden Group is searching for a competent Business Manager with requisite knowledge and drive to grow the Strategic Business Unit (SBU).
  • The Business Manager would be responsible for managing stakeholder relationships at the executive director level and building strong financial base to sustain and surpass the SBU’s yearly budget.

Responsibilities

  • Engineering Project Management/Development: Taking a project from the concept stage to implementation and operations.
  • Business Development and Sales Pipeline Management
  • Vendor Management
  • Partner Management
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationship
  • Ensure the successful and timely delivery of our solutions according to customers need and objectives
  • Develop new business with new clients and/ identify areas of improvement to exceed revenue targets
  • Communicate clearly and in a timely manner the progress of weekly/monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal and external stakeholder
  • Ensure that signed contracts have gone through all required internal reviews such as Legal, PCR, Pre-Sales and have received Executive Management approval where required
  • Ensure that signed contracts costing and pricing is accurate and will achieve the target gross profit and EBIDTA margin
  • Ensure the profitability of customer account(s) with a healthy P&L
  • Identify and qualify growth opportunities with the internal team to ensure growth attainment
  • Assist with high severity requests or issue escalations as needed Drive cross-team collaboration to consistently deliver on key results.

Qualifications

  • Technical problem solving, communication, critical thinking, and leadership skills.
  • Background in Corporate sales
  • Strong understanding of project financial management and reporting
  • Understanding and appreciation of the Software and Hardware landscape of the Garden Social Venture.
  • Proven work experience as a Business Manager, Account manager or other relevant experience
  • Strong understanding of business financials
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization, including executive and C-level
  • Experience in delivering client-focused solutions based on customer needs
  • Proven ability to oversee multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail
  • Excellent listening, negotiation, and presentation skills Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

Working conditions

  • Flexibility is important.
  • Equal opportunity
  • The role is open to anyone who meets the above criteria regardless of race or nationality.

Remuneration

Competitive based on experience.

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

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