[Vacancy]: Business Relationship Manager Needed at Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

April 17, 2024

Job Description

About Job

  • We’re currently looking for a Business Relationship Manager on a full-time permanent basis. This position sits within the business development team based in our Lagos, Nigeria office.
  • The Business Relationships Manager is accountable for building and developing high-impact relationships with universities and learning providers leading to strong recruitment, progression, retention, and education outcomes in line with ACCA’s growth and brand objectives.


Reporting to the Lead BDM, on a day-to-day basis, you’ll be involved in the following:

  • Drive sales of ACCA product portfolio and qualification to education institutions /partners
  • Contributes to the development of engagement plans for education partnerships in order to deliver agreed KPIs and outcomes.
  • Identifies and progresses opportunities to grow ACCA’s business through education partnerships ensuring a clear and mutually beneficial proposition.
  • Using agreed criteria, identify and propose target universities and/or learning providers based on an understanding of potential contribution.
  • Works with relevant internal stakeholders to develop and deliver a plan of business development activity for designated education partners.
  • Understands economic and market trends, education sector developments, competitor activities, and ACCA’s product and service offerings.
  • Reports regularly on progress through the appropriate reporting mechanisms
  • Actively supports the wider work of the local market and contributes to the improvement of local procedures and systems.


We’re looking for someone who has:

  • Demonstrable experience in business development, sales, and relationship management ideally in an education environment
  • Demonstrable commercial acumen with experience across sales, brand management, and marketing
  • In-depth understanding of the financial education and skills landscape
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build long-term, high-quality, trusted relationships up to and including board level.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral
  • Excellent networking, influencing, and negotiation skills.
  • Highly motivated, proactive, and enthusiastic with the ability to plan and organize work to meet stretching targets.
  • A global perspective – experience of working in or with an international organization.
  • A degree with relevant postgraduate qualifications would be an advantage.

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