Business Development Manager (Banking / Financial Sector) Job in Nigeria

Willers Solutions Limited - Our client, a reputable company in the Financial sector, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Development Manager (Banking / Financial Sector)

Location: Ikoyi, Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time


  • Provide strategic leadership for the Deal Origination and Client Coverage team, ensuring the achievement of set KPIs.
  • Manage a team of professionals responsible for originating and securing high-quality transactions across various sectors.
  • Conduct comprehensive market research and analysis to identify trends, emerging markets, and potential clients for investment banking services.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with corporate clients and institutional investors, understanding their needs and challenges to deliver tailored financial solutions.
  • Collaborate with internal business units (Investment Banking, Trustees, Securities Trading, Registrars, Financing, and Asset Management) to develop compelling pitch materials, presentations, and proposals showcasing the firm's expertise.
  • Lead efforts to secure transactions for businesses, meeting pre-agreed targets.
  • Work closely with business leads to identify and assess potential transaction opportunities within target sectors.
  • Maintain an organized pipeline of potential deals, providing regular updates on status, client interactions, and ongoing engagements.
  • Prepare and present reports on business development activities, pipeline status, and key performance indicators for management review.
  • Represent the firm at industry events, conferences, and client meetings, enhancing the firm's visibility in the financial markets.


  • First Degree (Second Class Upper (2.1)) in Finance, Accounting, or Economics.
  • Postgraduate Degree or MBA is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in corporate banking, investment banking origination, or related fields with a focus on business development.
  • Relevant professional qualifications (ACA, ACCA, CFA) or ongoing certification program will be an added advantage.

Application Closing Date
28th February, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.