Portfolio Support - Growth and partnerships Lead
Co-creation Hub
Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
5d ago

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a results-driven Growth and Partnerships Lead to work with our investment team in supporting exciting scale-up companies in our investment portfolio.

You will play a key role in supporting high growth technology companies, from across the continent, on their growth and expansion challenges / goals , unlock partnerships that will be of benefit to the growth of these companies and provide support on their fundraising efforts.

This role will be perfect for someone with a growth mindset and the natural capacity for building relationships.

  • Work day-to-day with entrepreneurs across the continent to build global sustainable businesses with laser focus on customer acquisition, expansion and distribution strategies.
  • Provide advisory to scale-up investee companies on their growth, partnerships and customer acquisition strategy.
  • Provide advisory to scale-up investee companies on their expansion plans and strategy.
  • Make introductions and connect portfolio companies to individuals and organizations that can unlock exciting distribution channels for these companies.
  • Manage existing partnerships with corporate executives within our networks well as develop new relationships, with a focus on unlocking key growth opportunities for portfolio companies.
  • Evaluate and pursue opportunities for partnerships, sponsorships and collaboration on an ongoing basis within the ecosystem.
  • Provide regular progress reports on startups.
  • Facilitate relevant workshops / projects
  • Qualifications

  • Educational background in technology and / or business-related field, with an understanding of business principles, practices, and methodologies.
  • Preferably with 5+years of working experience in Business development / strategic partnerships Management or any other related line of work.
  • Entrepreneurial experience or experience supporting startups or working in a startup environment.
  • Understanding of the technology and startup ecosystem.
  • Strong networking skills to actively be involved with startups, venture capitals, and corporates & Concern for Impact.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and research skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft suite.
  • Excellent communication in English (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
  • Additional Information

    What we offer

  • Paid time off
  • Healthcare coverage
  • A highly collaborative team environment that will support your professional and personal growth
  • Work alongside great talent.
  • A culture of learning and innovation.
  • Opportunities for career growth and training.
  • Interaction with industry leaders and forward-thinking people.
  • A chance to make a social difference.
  • Overall fun company.
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