Business Development Officer – SME needed at Carbon Nigeria

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Job title : Business Development Officer – SME

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : July 07, 2024

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About the role

We are seeking an experienced Business Development professional with a background in SME banking/lending and a proven track record of deal flow particularly in the retail and healthcare sectors for a contract position. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for identifying new business opportunities and loans, building relationships, and driving growth for Carbon Business.


  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities in the SME sector, particularly in retail and healthcare
  • Develop and maintain relationships with potential clients, including SME owners, entrepreneurs, and business professionals.
  • Develop and maintain a strong pipeline of deals, meeting monthly and quarterly targets
  • Conduct preliminary credit investigations to analyze applicants’ willingness and repayment capacity to determine the feasibility of granting loans.
  • Initiate and partner with reputable organizations to facilitate lending to their customers.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including credit analysts and loan officers, to assess the creditworthiness of potential borrowers and structure loan proposals.
  • Monitor and manage existing loan portfolios to ensure timely repayment and mitigate credit risk.
  • Meet or exceed sales targets and contribute to the overall growth and profitability of Carbon Business.
  • Prepare and submit regular reports on business development activities, pipeline status, and performance metrics.


  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in SME banking/lending, underwriting, sales, or business development within the financial services industry.
  • Minimum of a Higher National Diploma (HND) in a related field (e.g., finance, business, economics)
  • Proven track record of successfully sourcing and closing business loans, particularly in the retail and healthcare sectors.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment as well as meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

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