Greenlight Planet is a multinational, for-profit business that designs, distributes, and finances solar-powered home energy products, with an underserved population in mind: the 1.3 billion global consumers for whom the old-fashioned electrical grid is either unavailable or too expensive.

  • Job Position: Business Development Associate (West Africa)
  • Job Location: Lagos
  • Reporting to: Business Development Manager, West West.

Job Description

  • The Business Development Associate will be responsible for identifying, building, defining, negotiating, and closing business relationships across West Africa.
  • The BD associate will generate new sales leads and contacts to help grow our business across West Africa.

Job Responsibilities
Key responsibilities for the role include:

  • Lead Generation: Data mine and qualify suitable partners, provide summaries of their businesses, and any required business information. With a focus on B2B sales.
  • Pipeline Management: Maintain an active database of qualified leads and provide administrative support to the Business Development team.
  • Prospect Meeting: Regularly have physical & virtual meetings with prospects for training, product demo, and onboarding across the West Africa region.
  • Partner Onboarding: Effectively work with cross-functional teams to handle customer requests for effective coordination and onboarding of partners.
  • Networking: Regularly network with industry colleagues and associations to help establish the brand in the region.
  • Industry Updates: Stay abreast of industry trends, opportunities, and ongoing tenders in the West African region
  • Proposals: Create effective client proposals and manage tender applications as required

Job Requirements
The ideal candidate:

  • Working experience in Business Development role of at least 3 – 4 years (post-NYSC)
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree
  • Must be Fluent (expert level) in French, both written and verbal communication – this is a compulsory requirement.
  • Excellent in written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Possess Data Mining skills
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Ability to solve problems and possess decision-making abilities.
  • Planning and Organization skills.
  • Open to Travelling  (in and out of Nigeria).


  • Greenlight Planet offers a competitive salary, a fun, supportive work environment, and opportunities for continued professional growth within a fast-growing global enterprise.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Greenlight Planet believes in equal opportunity for all people, everywhere. It is the reason we exist!
  • So, regardless of your race, color, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, HIV/Aids status, disability, or any other protected characteristic as established by law, we will accept your application and make a decision based on your suitability for the position.

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