Business Development Specialist – Africa

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Job Description

Job Description

Looking for a chance to shine in Dubai? We need someone who knows and understands business in Africa. As a Business Development Specialist at Deriv, you will help us expand our regional footprint by connecting with partners and sharing our products. You will travel, meet people, and make big things happen. If you’re ready to help us and yourself grow, apply now.

Your job responsibilities

  • Form strong, trusting relationships with Deriv affiliates/partners.
  • Use your knowledge of Africa’s market combined with the knowledge of our products and services to help Deriv expand.
  • Help create local regional plans based on our local partners’ needs.
  • Analyse market trends and competitor strategies in the African market to identify growth and innovation opportunities.
  • Initiate local projects that raise awareness of our brand and increase people’s interest in the area.
  • Work with Deriv’s team around the world and local teams. Share ideas and focus on local details.


  • Understanding of various African countries, their cultures, and business challenges
  • Good networking abilities
  • Strong communication skills in English and relevant local languages
  • Flexibility and a talent for solving problems


  • 2-5 years of prior work experience
  • Exposure in managing affiliates’ activities and financial services
  • Exposure to using technology and digital tools


  • Market-based salary
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Medical insurance
  • Housing and transportation allowance
  • Casual dress code
  • Work permit
  • A chance to work with top talent from across the globe (70+ nationalities)
  • Ample team-building and bonding activities
  • Great overseas travel opportunities
Dubai, United Arab Emirates