Full Time

Business Development Analyst (French Speaker)

Business development analyst responsible for deal origination and client engagement in Francophone Africa

Job Responsibilities

We are looking for an innovative, detailed-oriented business development analyst to help drive our Francophone Africa expansion plans. They will be responsible for day-to-day deal origination and client engagement so French proficiency is required. This individual will be working closely with Product, Customer Success, Credit and Operations teams in order to deliver a scalable, integrated customer experience.

Key responsibilities will include

  • Establish partnership with international trade organizations and local groups that facilitate cross-border trade between Francophone Africa and Europe
  • Source, cultivate and close new credit deals across Francophone Africa (including Senegal, Côte d'Ivoire, Benin, Cameroon, Rwanda, Togo)
  • Research and analyze new business segments (exporters/importers, startups, processors etc.) to identify and engage new opportunities
  • Assist with securing funding from investors
  • Writing and presenting proposals to prospective clients and reports to investors
  • Management of CRM and updating customer data
  • Support due diligence by reviewing submitted materials, identifying information gaps and following up with customers

Job Requirements

  • Fluency in English and French is required
  • Background in Consulting, Investment/Commercial Banking, and Business Development
  • Strong academic/professional track record
  • 1+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience working in a high-growth, startup environment is a plus
  • Excellent communication, business writing and presentation skills
  • Strong MS Office skills, Excel spreadsheet / Powerpoint / Word skills
  • Competency in researching sales leads and presenting pitch documents

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