AVAILABLE OPENING FOR GENERAL MANAGER, OPERATIONS IN A CONSTRUCTION COMPANY IN LAGOS, NIGERIA.
Provide clear development of the Company’s corporate strategy and strategic guidance/oversight of operations.
Prepare and execute business plans that would drive business growth and position the Company towards achieving its growth aspirations.
Gather and analyse competitive data and information on potential customers, competitors and market segments in line with business requirements to gain insights into current and future opportunities.
Manage the day-to-day administration of the Company.
Initiate and implement an organisational structure, as well as operational systems and processes that drive efficient and smooth running of the business.
Manage business operations to ensure service delivery, quality control, resource management and cost optimisation.
Drive the development of annual operating plans including business plans, operational requirements, staffing and budgets that support the Company’s strategic plan.
Ensure efficient materials, resources and personnel management.
Review and approve key expenditures/transactions in line with operational budgets and the Company’s priorities.
Prepare SLAs in collaboration with other units and in line with business requirements; with the aim of achieving operational efficiency and timeliness in service delivery.
Monitor business profitability and suitable margins to ensure market competitiveness, value differentiation and sustainability.
Ensure an appropriate commercial approach to the market in order to achieve the market share objectives and drive growth.
Manage the Company’s resources to generate strong revenue growth and profitability in line with the mission and vision of the business.
Ensure budget approval and internal control mechanisms are in place to ensure budget compliance and cost optimisation.
Review the Company’s performance against set targets, and define and monitor action plans for improvement.
Ensure project viability and feasibility.
Supervise the Company’s Procurement and Vendor Selection processes to ensure the best value for money.
Deepen customer relationships with existing and prospective customers in order to increase profitability, growth, increase in market share, as well as customer loyalty and satisfaction.
Manage human resources in order to optimize performance and enhance output.
A minimum of fifteen (15) years’ cognate experience in Finance, Administration and Human Resources, five (5) years of which must have been at the Senior Management level.
Professional certification such as ICAN/ACCA is an added advantage.
Strong financial capabilities, including working capital management, analysis of financial data and development of KPI reports.
Outstanding leadership, negotiating and influencing skills.
Excellent customer orientation, entrepreneurial flair, analytical skills, commercial knowledge and business acumen.
Strong project management and contracting skills.
Demonstrable networking skills, particularly relationship building, interpersonal and communication skills.
Excellent presentation, facilitation and communication skills.
Good exposure and international outlook.
Strong business ethics and a high level of integrity.