BuyPower is simplifying consumer payments in Nigeria starting with utilities and enabling energy access across Africa. BuyPower and #x27;
s mobile app and digital payment platform enable you to pay for your electricity bills online, from the comfort of your homes and offices.
The platform has simplified the process that comes with paying for utilities and has integrated tools and features to help you manage as well as conserve these utilities.
They are a team of smart and energetic people, building the next generation of energy services in Nigeria. They are cash flow positive with hundreds of thousands of paying customers.
Working with BuyPower is an opportunity to make an impact in a young team and do work that really matters. They are backed by YCombinator and other Investors.
About The Role
They are looking to hire a Partnership Lead you will oversee a team of business acquisition and amp; development professionals across the country.
Your team will focus on growing BuyPower and #x27;s customer and client base by leveraging existing partnerships, finding new clients and partners through business development efforts.
What do you need to be considered successful?
Your success on this role will be measured by your ability to initiate and sustain profitable partnership with various organizations.
You will also be responsible for the following :
Create a systematic, process-driven approach to client’s outreach and relationship management
Conduct in-depth analysis and execution of various strategic opportunities, including the development of comprehensive business cases involving : Market research, competitive landscape and ecosystem analyses
Identify and source partnership opportunities and business growth opportunities through inbound lead follow-up and outbound cold calls, emails and client visits
Research partners, identify key players and generate interest
Collaborate with senior management and other partnership teammates to align our internal goals with new and existing client relationships
Negotiate and finalize deals in accordance with company’s contract guidelines and policies
Deliver a great experience to our clients when working with our organization - you will represent our brand and be our clients’ liaison internally
Forecast, measure, and report the results of various projects with clients
Keep great relationships with current clients and offer new ways to grow the partnership
How important are you to the bottom-line?
As the partnership lead, you will champion and guide new projects that will create stronger partnerships. You will interact, negotiate and maintain partnership agreements with clients.
The Biggest Problem Solving Duties On the Job
You will represent the brand and ensure that new and existing partners of BuyPower experience a great relationship. Also, you will continually invent new ways to grow the partnership.
What do you need to have done In your career?
Degree in Marketing, Business Administration or related field
At least 4+ years of experience in partnership related role (Business Development, Partner Management, Marketing)
Experience in project management
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Attention to details
What Do you stand to Gain?
Highly competitive salary
Work with the smartest and coolest people while building innovative products and solving problems
Flexi-work and paid annual leave days
Premium health insurance
Free lunch, data allowance, performance bonus and many other benefits