In 2005, ACCA secured a fully serviced office in Victoria Island in Lagos, centrally located in the business district and providing a secure environment for ACCA personnel.
2006 represented the first year of operation for ACCA Nigeria: focus has been on providing CPD opportunities for members, student and member networking events and working closely with...
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As Business Relationship Manager you will be responsible for developing business and relationships with Universities and Approved Learning Providers (ALP’s) and Employers.
The role will also require significant collaboration with universities’ leadership (Deans or Heads of Faculties), ALPs, as well as ACCA’s Education Team, based in the UK and other internal stakeholders.
Developing relationships with key accounts
Identifying new opportunities for ACCA
Increasing the number of universities accredited with ACCA
Increasing the numbers of university students joining the ACCA qualification (in particular through the Accelerate programme)
Improving member conversion rates
Building awareness and recognition of ACCA amongst university students
Working in partnership with university faculties to raise the standards of teaching within ACCA accredited programmes
Requirements The person:
Experience of successfully operating in a B2B professional environment
Proven experience and success in developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders
An excellent communicator with first class presentation skills, both written and oral
Possess an understanding of accountancy related issues, with a finance background being advantageous
An understanding of the issues and challenges facing education systems in Nigeria, ideally, within the University landscape
Possess a Bachelor's degree
Be able to work under pressure, on own initiative and within agreed budgets
Willing to travel within Nigeria
Fluency in English essential, Hausa would be beneficial
This position will include travel throughout Nigeria and may require overnight stays away from home.
This is an exciting and challenging role and a great opportunity to join a truly global organisation.