Job Opportunity at SeedStars: Business Development Associate in Nigeria

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Job Opportunity at SeedStars: Business Development Associate in Nigeria

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Seedstars is looking for a passionate person who has experience in sales and marketing to work at Lendigo in Lagos, Nigeria as a Business Development Associate. The key mission of this job is to contribute to the companies top-line success by expanding existing lending products through Lagos and other areas in Nigeria. Lendigo is a high-growth company of Seedstars specializing in SME lending in all areas.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. The focus of retail-based customer acquisition.
  2. Establish an excellent working relationship with major POS Vendors.
  3. Initiate the Credit Assessment process and ensure disbursement is done within agreed timelines.
  4. Collaborating with internal team members such as Underwriting and Customer service to continuously improve the process.
  5. Take the initiative and improve or develop new lending products.
  6. Take ownership of the administrative, sales and marketing functions of the role.
  7. Drive revenue and profit to achieve the Company’s ambitious growth.
  8. Plan and coordinate the implementation of business plans and the penetration of new markets.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Completed university degree in Business Administration/ -Economics, Engineering, Marketing, or equivalent experience.
  2. 2+ years in a business development role within a financial company, e-commerce company or similar online business.
  3. Proven track record of personal, academic and professional achievements.
  4. A high degree of comfort with analytics, numbers and the capability to draw decisions based on both data and intuition.
  5. Ability to work in an independent, structured and goal-oriented manner.
  6. Ability to adapt to new challenges in a dynamic and fast-paced environment while managing multiple projects.
  7. Ability to prioritize deliverables and meet demanding deadlines.
  8. Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint a must.
  9. Previous experience with SME lending or other financial products is a plus.


  • Coaching opportunities and learning Financial Technology from the best.
  • Join a young, passionate team of entrepreneurs.
  • Regular get-togethers like team events, summer barbeques, etc.
  • Flexible working hours and offsite work arrangements.
  • Health benefits.


Seedstars is a global organization with headquarters in Switzerland and a presence in 70+ emerging markets. It is on a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. The initiatives are focused on connecting stakeholders within these ecosystems, building tech companies from scratch and investing in the top entrepreneurs.

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