Business Development Associate

Babban Gona seeks to hire a Business Development Associate, a professional with experience in raising capital through different channels including but not limited to the capital markets, commercial debt, and impact investment funds. The selected individual will be exposed to the entire organization including operations , while working closely with Babban Gona’s leadership team, recognized leaders within the agricultural industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Managing Director to fundraise for portfolio company

  • Develop and implement the company’s investor relations plan

  • Pitch Nigeria’s first social impact bond to new investors both nationally and internationally

  • Build, maintain and manage investor portfolio

  • Prepare quarterly investor statements highlighting the financial and social impact

  • Serve as the key point of contact for the investment community

  • Oversee the production of annual reports

  • Organize conferences, roadshows, earnings conference calls, and investor meetings

  • Provide feedback to management regarding the investment community’s perception of how the company is being managed, and their view of its financial and impact results

  • Build and maintain a relationship with bankers to manage the organization’s accounts

  • Gathers and interprets financial data in order to assist in corporate financial decisions.

  • Preparing confidential memoranda, management presentations, marketing pitches, and other presentations

    Qualifications & Required skills:

  • Bachelor degree specializing in Finance, Business Administration, Economics

  • At least 5 years of fundraising experience via the capital markets

  • Strong leadership and management skills

  • Proven financial, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to interpret financial reports

  • Strong communication and business application skills

  • Excellent written and verbal skills, relationship-building skills in the investment community

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in a team

  • Proficiency in excel and Microsoft word tools

  • Strong and demonstrated passion for social development and impact investment

  • Independent thinker and resourceful problem solver who is driven to succeed

  • Strong work ethic, organizational skills and ability to multitask

  • Client facing

  • Fluency in English

Compensation & Benefits

Salary and benefits are competitive, commensurate with experience.

All interested candidates send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Subject: Business Development Associate