Manager, Business Development – Chenosis at MTN Nigeria

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MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Manager, Business Development – Chenosis
Location: Lagos, Nigeria (Hybrid)
Job type: Contract
Career level: Mid-Senior level


  • Chenosis is a nascent Platform business within MTN. Our mission is to generate new Revenue Opportunities for Commercial companies across Africa;
  • Create enhanced Digital Citizen experiences for governments across Africa and to expedite the journey for innovative StarUps across Africa, using the power of APIs.
  • We are an early Start Up looking to build our core launch team.

Mission / Core Purpose of the Job

  • The Manger, Business Development – Nigeria will be responsible for Revenue for all Products across Nigeria.

Key Deliverables (Non exhaustive)

  • Performance against Revenue Quota for all Chenosis Products in Nigeria
  • Feedback into Chenosis Leadership on the initiatives/activities required to ensure that Revenue Quotas are met in Nigeria
  • Deliver and perform against defined Revenue Quota across Nigeria for all Products
  • Collaborate with the MTN Nigeria OpCo to build pipeline and convert this pipeline to revenue in a focused manner
  • Engage with key Enterprise, Startup, Government entities at an executive level
  • Collaborate with Chenosis and OpCo Marketing to drive Demand Generation activities
  • Represent Chenosis at key Events/Forums in Nigeria
  • Align with and regularly brief the MTN Nigeria EXCO on Chenosis activity in Nigeria.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 4-year Degree in Business, Management or equivalent
  • Postgraduate (Advantageous)


  • Must have 3-5 years professional experience
  • Successful Sales Track Record building a High Growth, Disruptive business in Nigeria
  • Experience of operating in a dynamic, start-up environment
  • Sales Experience within the Digital Domain – e.g., Selling SaaS, Cloud Services, Telco Digital Products


  • Strong Communication Skills – communicates with Empathy, Passion and Authenticity
  • Natural Networker – able to navigate through multiple stakeholders to achieve an outcome
  • Principled and Ethical
  • Self-Starter, Self-Motivated, High Energy, Likes to step out of ‘Comfort Zone

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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