Business Development Officer is needed at Carbon Nigeria

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Job title : Business Development Officer jobs in Lagos

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : 21-Feb-22

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About the role

We are looking for an experienced Business Development Officer – SME who is responsible for acquiring & managing a loan portfolio of SME clients.  You will execute duties with the goal of optimizing the mix of Company sales and bad debt losses.


  • Acquisition and management of own SME loan portfolio, preferably short-tenor loans.
  • Partner with Line Manager in developing weekly/monthly plans with regards to client mobilization and individual performance goals.
  • Successfully initiate and partner with reputable organizations to facilitate lending to their customers.
  • Maintain a good knowledge of assigned market geographical areas and understand clients’ needs with competing products.
  • Explain to clients the different types of loans and credit options that are available as well as the terms of those services for further cross-selling.
  • Research and develop business opportunities within assigned geographical zones and engage in market research and impact studies upon request.
  • Ensure each loan disbursed is in compliance with Carbon SME lending policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and present reports as assigned by the Line Manager.
  • Conduct preliminary credit investigations to analyze applicants� willingness and repayment capacity to determine feasibility of granting loans.
  • Ensure completeness of credit application and follow-up until loan disbursement.
  • Undertake any other responsibilities as required in line with Carbon policies and procedures.


  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in the financial services industry with a strong track record in granting SME loans, preferably from a Fintech.
  • BSc/BA in Finance and Banking, Accounting  or similar field
  •  Communicator and persuasive with the ability to close SME loan deals in a timely manner
  • A strategic thinker who looks beyond the obvious to solve problems and get results.
  • Team leader, persuasive,  innovative, and analytical.
  • Strong dedication to accuracy and efficiency

Recruitment process

  • Call with People team
  • Case Study ( Assessment)
  • Interview


  • A great and upbeat work environment populated by a multinational team.
  • Potential to work in different geographies.
  • Health Insurance.
  • Life Insurance
  • Career development & Growth.
  • We are advocates of work-life balance and offer a remote working option.

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How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and Qualified Candidates should Click here to Apply online

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