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  • Posted: Jun 2, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations. The British Council creates international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and builds trust between them worldwide. We call this cultural relations. We build trust and understanding for the UK to create a safer and more prosper...
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    Account Relationship Manager

    Role Purpose

    • To build relationships, identify needs and enhance opportunities with key accounts to meet business related targets.
    • The role is also required proactively resolve issues, add value and ensure delivery on expectations.

    Main Accountabilities

    • The role holder will Carry out routine monitoring and standard reporting on commercial data involving sales, profitability and/or co-funding and sponsorship opportunities using an agreed set of corporate processes, techniques and report templates. 
    • Ensures product/sector knowledge is up to date and forward thinking
    • Provides account /country specific input into market intelligence activities, innovation and business development/marketing plan/targets.
    • Value adds account extension, cross sell and retention
    • Raises performance issues, why and how being resolved
    • Monitors capacity and drives up/pull forward B2B2C sales to fill capacity
    • Manages and delivers in year Account Plan
    • Develops out of year Account Plan
    • Links with B2B support from Operations team to set and review quality of delivery to support account relationship.
    • Using standard procedures and templates, regularly records, analyses and reports on operational activity levels and performance data, to support senior managers in making timely and effective business decisions that respond to operational needs.

    Role Specific Knowledg and Experience
    The successful candidate will need to possess the following requirements:

    • Relevant work experience in a Business Development Manager role
    • Demonstrable experience to sustain and/or grow a product/service in line with strategic priorities for income and impact
    • Experience collecting and analyzing client/stakeholder feedback
    • Takes a pro-active approach to identifying ways in which service can be improved, and takes these forward 
    • Essential Requirements: Role holder must have existing rights to live and work in the country the role is based.


    • Degree in any subject or relevant qualification
    • Business development experience in the E&E sector.

    Method of Application

    Important Information and Notice

    • Additional Information: All applicants should have a pre-existing legal status to live and work in Nigeria.
    • Appointment to positions where there is direct involvement with vulnerable groups will be dependent on thorough checks being completed; these will include qualification checks, reference checks, identity & criminal record checks in line with legal requirements and with the British Council’s Safeguarding policies for Adults and Children.
    • If you have any problems with your application please email
    • Please note: Applications to this role can only be considered when made through the Apply section of our careers website. Our ‘ASK HR’ email is only to be used in case of a technical issue encountered when applying through the careers website. Emails with supporting statements and CV/Resumes sent to this email address will not be reviewed and will be deleted.
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