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Business Development Executive at Alterpath Nigeria



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Alterpath is a free course management, training, quiz, and worksheet solution. At Alterpath, we help Training Service Providers to turn their expertise into online courses, resources, and toolkits.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Development Executive

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full-time
Line Manager: Chief Business Officer
Supervises: N/A
Department: Administration
Key Relationships: Management Team, Tutors and Learners
Reporting Times: Monday to Friday (8:00 am to 5:00 pm)

Role Overview

  • As a Business Development Executive (BDE), you will be responsible for pursuing strategic opportunities for technical and commercial development of our online e-learning platform.
  • Alterpath is a free course management, training, quiz, and worksheet solution. At Alterpath, we help Training Service Providers to turn their expertise into online courses, resources, and toolkits.
  • As a BDE, your responsibilities will cut across cultivating partnerships with Tutors, Training Service Providers, Facilitators, Teachers, Schools, Institutes, Organizations (individuals, independent groups, and associations), exploring commercial opportunities, identifying new markets for the Alterpath product, and selling training services (both online and physically) to learners, students, organizations, and generally those within the educational industry.
  • You will also sell the Alterpath platform as a software to other institutions.
  • You will be tasked with overseeing the development of courses, videos, podcasts, etc, to support the strategic direction of the brand, as well as growing its user base, creating and managing long-term goals. You will also be in charge of developing budgets and operating plans for the brand.

Duties / Functions

  • Platform management including but not limited to course creation, user management, provisioning, and payouts.
  • Facilitate training platform users.
  • Develop documentation to support platform use.
  • Organize events and activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the brand.
  • Develop new courses to support the strategic direction of the brand.
  • Produce content for Social Media Platforms and the Website such as videos, texts, images, and audio.
  • Prepare, review, and approve syllabus for training.
  • Manage and maintain good relationships with tutors and learners.
  • Supervise tutors on methods of tutoring.
  • Train learners on desired courses.
  • Developing an evaluation method to assess program strengths and identify areas for improvement.
  • Manage a team with a diverse array of talents and responsibilities.
  • Assess learners’ performance by conducting tests and quizzes.
  • Monitor and report on learners’ progress as well as tutors.
  • Attend meetings and networking events, physically and/or virtual.
  • Identify new Digital Marketing trends and ensure that the brand is in front of the industry developments.
  • Create brand awareness by cold calling.
  • Organize webinars and training for tutors, learners, customers, and leads.
  • Write and submit tenders and proposals.
  • Evaluate customers’ needs.
  • Maintain the database of tutors, learners, clients, and leads as well as the brand’s information.
  • Ensure the availability and maintenance of training materials, equipment, and tools.
  • Exhibit cooperation and teamwork.
  • Any other duty that may be required.


  • Revenue Target of N2,000,000 per quarter.
  • Onboard Tutors/Instructors (5 per week).
  • Sell courses (5 per week).
  • Increase number of courses by 5% monthly.
  • Sell platform (1 per quarter).

Competency Requirements

  • B.Sc in Business Management, Project Management, Computer Science, Education, Economics, or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in Program/Project Management, Sales/Marketing, or Education.
  • Excellent managerial skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (writing, reading, speaking, and listening).
  • Exceptional presentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Exemplary leadership skills.
  • Strong negotiation and persuasion skills.
  • Highly Analytical.
  • Tech-driven & Entrepreneurial at heart.
  • IT Skills (Advanced).

Experience Requirements:

  • Proven experience in People Management.
  • Experience in using computers for a variety of tasks such as creating videos, typing, uploading images, and recording audio).
  • Proficient in the use of computer and IT tools as well as CRM software and any other software.
  • Ability to teach and train.
  • Be willing to work on a number of projects at once.
  • Complete company reporting requirements; timesheets, job logs, etc.
  • Work well under pressure, and with little to no supervision whilst achieving targets.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong presentation, organizational, prioritization, time, and task management skills.


  • Integrity
  • Highly organized and composed
  • Presentable appearance
  • Pleasant personality
  • Self-disciplined
  • Team player
  • Detail-oriented
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Innovative and Creative
  • Leadership Skills.


  • Minimum of 18 months contract.
  • Subject to 3 months probationary evaluation on the job at minimum salary band.
  • 3 months’ notice before resignation or termination.
  • Refund of 3 months salary in breach of 1,2,3 above.
  • Compulsory attendance of induction, quarterly scheduled training, and organization’s yearly retreat.
  • Self-paced learning of how to use work and productivity tools within the probation period.
  • Access to a smartphone and internet connection.
  • Availability and reachability via phone and/or email.
  • Provision of Police report or background check.
  • Provision of signed guarantor or reference from the previous place of work.
  • Medical report for frequent sick leave beyond approved limits.
  • Abide by all organization policies including but not limited to Employee Policy, Information Protection Policy, and ATIT.

Salary Band

  • N50,000 – N100,000 monthly.


  • Health & Wellness
    • Employee assistance program focused on mental health.
  • Financial Wellbeing
    • Compensation for work successfully carried out
    • Bonuses subject to management’s approval:
      • 0.01% – 10% performance bonus on client’s projects successfully executed.
      • 5% – 20% commission on new clients acquired from the post holder’s social capital.
    • 1-on-1 Financial Coaching
  • Flexibility & Time-Off
    • Hybrid work environment up to 2 days/week subject to management’s approval and needs of the business.
    • Paid time off work post probation including vacation, bereavement, jury days, sick leave, parental leave, disability, and approved holidays.
    • Remote work opportunities.
  • Community & Personal Development
    • Educational reimbursement for approved learning programs.
    • Access to internal training.
    • Unrestricted access to sell personal courses on the organization’s e-learning platform.
  • Novateur Extras subject to Management’s approval
    • Inspiring spaces to work & collaborate:
      • Air-Conditioned Work Spaces
      • Conference Room
      • Small Meeting Areas
      • Kitchen Area
      • Entertainment Section fitted with a Pool Table, TV, Media Player, & Game Console,
      • Internet-enabled computers & devices
      • Email & Telephone Systems
      • Restroom
      • Printing & Photocopying Machines
      • Stationery, Postage, & Packaging
      • Daily Newspapers & Reference Books
    • Access to top-notch work and productivity tools.
    • Recognition & Rewards.
    • Celebration of Special days & events subject to Management’s approval.
    • Company-sponsored trips and travel.
    • Expense reimbursement on substantiated company-related expenses with receipts.
    • Career advise.

Application Closing Date
18th August, 2022.

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

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