Full-Time

Corporate

Movemeback African oppportunity location
  • Accra Ghana
  • Lagos Nigeria

Mitsui & Co. - Business Development & Venture Lead Movemeback African opportunity cover image

Description

Mitsui & Co. is a global trading and investment company with a diversified business portfolio that spans approximately 65 countries and regions in Asia, Europe, North, Central & South America, The Middle East, Africa, and Oceania. Mitsui deploys talent around the globe to identify, develop, and grow businesses in collaboration with a global network of trusted partners. Their mission is to build brighter futures everywhere, in order to realize a better tomorrow for the earth and for people around the world. Their vision, is to be 360° business innovators and challengers - creating and growing business while addressing material issues for sustainable development.

 

The main purpose of this role is to identify and support the development of trading business and investment project opportunities in West Africa (Nigeria, Ghana).  

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • To carry out research, analyse data, prepare proposals and advise on business opportunities, including trading businesses and investment projects primarily infrastructure (power including renewable energy, energy solution business, digital infrastructure etc.) mainly in West Africa (Nigeria, Ghana). (feasibility studies)
  • With the guidance of the General Manager, to carry out negotiations and discussions with relevant stakeholders including companies and government and regulatory bodies to realize trading businesses and investment projects
  • Any other task that may be requested by the General Manager in order to meet the business objectives and operational needs of Mitsui in West Africa
     

Criteria

  • Educated up to degree level and professional or post-graduate qualifications
  • Broad business development experience but including specifically experience the energy sector, especially Power including renewable energy, energy solution business, and digital infrastructure etc
  • Potential to manage and lead local staff and to act as right-hand to General Manager
  • Experience in working for multinationals or international companies essential, and working experience in outside countries
  • Financial acumen
  • Work experiences in or with a Japanese company is desirable
  • An analytical approach to solving problems
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing in English
     

Benefits

  • Globally competitive salary

About Mitsui & Co.

Mitsui & Co., Ltd (8031: JP) is a global trading and investment company with a diversified business portfolio that spans approximately 65 countries and regions in Asia, Europe, North, Central & South America, The Middle East, Africa and Oceania. Mitsui has over 5,600 employees and deploys talent around the globe to identify, develop, and grow businesses in collaboration with a global network of trusted partners.
 

Mitsui has built a strong and diverse core business portfolio covering the Mineral and Metal Resources, Energy, Machinery and Infrastructure, and Chemicals industries. Leveraging its strengths, Mitsui has further diversified beyond its core profit pillars to create multifaceted value in new areas, including innovative Energy Solutions, Healthcare & Nutrition and through a strategic focus on high-growth Asian markets.
 

This strategy aims to derive growth opportunities by harnessing some of the world’s main mega-trends: sustainability, health & wellness, digitalization and the growing power of the consumer. Mitsui has a long heritage in Asia, where it has established a diverse and strategic portfolio of businesses and partners that gives it a strong differentiating edge, provides exceptional access for all global partners to the world’s fastest growing region and strengthens its international portfolio.