Junior Business Developer | Africa Jobs and Vacancies

Permanent Enko education posted 10 months ago
Job Description

We are looking for a rockstar Junior Business Developer to serve as a force-multiplier to the Director of Enko Services. This is an intense, high-growth and rewarding role exposing you to a wide range of aspects of a fast-scaling organisation aiming at transforming the African educational landscape. You will be the right-hand (wo)man of the Director of Enko Services, driving the growth of the group.

Mission of the role

The Junior Business Developer ensures that main growth decisions are data-driven.

Roles to play:

  • Business intelligence
    • Rolling-out a project to identify all the main private schools across the continent;
    • Benchmarking business practices from real estate developers and other school operators, inside or outside Africa;
    • Perform ad-hoc business and financial analysis across organisation;
  • Business planning
    • Designing business plans for schools we are looking to acquire, for greenfield launches and for our existing schools’ growth projects;
    • Modeling a new business plan for infrastructure construction projects;
    • Developing presentations for management and stakeholders on business plans;
  • Business development
    • Growing the pipeline of operator and acquisition opportunities;
    • Preparing and following-up on business development calls;
    • Leading the due diligence process of existing schools we are looking to acquire;

Reporting directly to the Director of Enko Services, you work closely with the Finance team and Heads of Sc


ol to make numbers meaningful. You develop a unique understanding of the different school models to support growth decisions.

The ideal candidate

As an ideal candidate you:

  • Demonstrate a passion for Sub-Saharan Africa and share our excitement to offer top-notch education to the African middle-classes;
  • Have analytical skills, you love to solve problems based on data driven strategies and curiosity;
  • Have a strong ownership mentality and are able to figure out things independently;
  • Are extremely rigorous/organised and details-oriented, you never miss a deadline and leave no stone unturned;
  • Have good interpersonal skills;
  • Have advanced Excel skills;
  • Have full working proficiency in English and French;

Location and start date

The aim is to start this new role as soon as possible.

Flexibility in the location can be discussed, with a preference for our countries of operation.

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