The People Practice - Our client is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below :
Job Title : Strategy and Operations Lead
Location : Lagos
Employment Type : Full-time
Department : Operations
Our client is looking to hire a Strategy and Operations Lead with a strong knack for execution to support its team to realize its goals.
A professional with strong consulting or project management experience and an idea of working in the non-profit sector with underserved artisans to increase their access to skills and jobs.
A background in Consulting, Project Management, Business Administration or related field
At least 4 years relevant work experience
Strong passion for human capital development, particularly supporting underserved youth.
Organized, operations-savvy and detail-oriented : Great at leading projects, prioritizing, and keeping everyone on track (and in the loop) to deliver on plans.
Compelling communicator : Communication style is authentic yet persuasive, excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Logical problem-solver : Able to break down thorny challenges, and solve complex problems.
Hands-on experience coordinating multiple teams and projects.
Proficient in MS Office tools, Trello and / or other project management tools.
Should be excited to use tech to automate our processes, and should be comfortable and confident learning new tools.
Strategy Execution :
Supporting the CEO to develop and execute effective growth strategies and processes for the organization.
Working with the CEO on budgeting, forecasting and resource allocation programs.
Providing accurate and timely reports outlining the operational condition of the company.
Team Management :
Assisting the team to set challenging but realistic goals for growth and performance.
Tracking the team’s performance for maximum productivity.
Motivating and encouraging members of the team at all levels as one of the key leaders in the company.
Fostering a growth oriented, positive and encouraging environment while keeping employees and management accountable to company policies, procedures and guidelines.
Partnerships Support :
Forging strategic partnerships and relationships with clients, partners, funders and all other professional business relationships.
Working with the CEO in the fundraising process, participating in the company’s road shows.
Meeting, interacting and presenting information effectively to potential funders.