Commercial/Business Manager - UPDC Plc Job at UAC of Nigeria Plc

UAC of Nigeria Plc. is a leading private sector enterprise with active participation in the development of the country since 1879. A diversified, food-focused company, UAC’s operations span the animal feeds, packaged foods, real estate, paints and logistics sectors of the economy. We are committed to building and developing our people towards realizing their full potentials.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Commercial/Business Manager - UPDC Plc
Job Location
: Lagos

Job Description/Requirement
The Commercial/Business Manager will have at least 5 years’ experience in real estate development, including fund raising and development management of commercial and residential projects in Nigeria.

Their core responsibility will be to assist the CCO in:

Business Development:

  • Identifying and developing new business opportunities
  • Preparing pitch decks, RFP responses and IMs
  • Overseeing and restructuring Joint Venture partnerships where necessary

Development Management:

  • Profitable management of development projects, from inception to completion
  • Understanding and managing the financial and risk implications of project variations.
  • Ensure all projects are executed in line with business goals and policies

Financial Analysis:

  • Preparation of financial models to determine project returns, valuations, and for use in raising debt or equity funding
  • Liaising with Corporate Finance team on discussions with banks and other financial institutions
  • Financial and performance analysis of REIT portfolio, including occupancy, rental income and operational costs


  • Keeping abreast of real estate activities in the region
  • Assisting with research where required


  • Providing weekly reports on portfolio sales and performance against target
  • Providing Quarterly performance reports to the REIT Investment Committee