Business Development Manager

We are seeking a Franchise Business Development Manager to join our Yimei team in Ikeja, Nigeria. This is a full-time, hybrid role that will require some onsite work at our Ikeja location, but also allows for remote work. The Franchise Business Development Manager will be responsible for identifying new franchise opportunities, building relationships with potential partners, and overseeing the franchise process to completion. Additionally, the Franchise Business Development Manager will be responsible for managing existing franchise relationships and providing ongoing support to franchisees to maximize profitability.


-Bsc or MBA, degree holder

-Track record of successfully closing franchise deals in the hospitality industry

-3+ years of experience in developing and managing franchise businesses, preferably in the hotel or hospitality industry.

-Proven work experience in a business development role in either the hospitality industry or in an existing franchise brand 

-Strong negotiation skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships

-Experience in managing franchise relationships, providing support and resolving issues to ensure mutual benefits

-Knowledge of franchise laws, regulations, and procedures in Nigeria and across Africa

-Strong business acumen, analytical skills, and financial literacy

-Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

-Proactive, creative, and resourceful problem solver

-Fluent in English and knowledge of other African languages is a plus

Remuneration Package: Salary is Competitive, HMO, pension, Group life insurance and other benefits.