Country Manager (Strategy, Business & Execution)
Lagos, LA, ng
4d ago

Our client is the world’s leading source of business information and insights. They help companies improve their business performance through data and insights.

They currently have an opening for the Country Manager who will be based in Lagos. The Country Manager will lead all operations to ensure the profitability of the company.

You will be responsible for our success overseeing all aspects of the business.

The ideal candidate must have :

  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years’ experience of which 5 years must be in a senior management position within Software, technology or strategy / consulting environment or Financial Institution / Fintech.
  • Strong leadership skills that include the ability to build effective project teams, ability to motivate others, delegation, and timely / quality decision making
  • Understand planning, development and overseeing the implementation
  • Knowledge of project management and the Understanding of project management processes and software
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and thrive in high-pressure situations
  • Willing to roll up your sleeves and get to work
  • Knowledge of data analysis / mining and insights is an added advantage
  • Possess a strong network and the ability to build relationships and networks.
  • B2B and B2G sales experience is a plus
  • Analytical thinker with superior problem-solving skills and negotiation skills,
  • Decisive and committed with Solid history of data-driven strategic development
  • Requirements

  • Manage every aspect of our operation in-country and ensure that all aspects of a business operate smoothly.
  • Oversee the hiring and training of staff. You will be involved in staff selection, training development, scheduling and ongoing professional development of employees.
  • Ensures service quality and organizational stability through the development and implementation of standards and controls, systems and procedures, and regular evaluation of performance.
  • Responsible for ensuring the efficiency of business operations as well as setting strategic goals for the future.
  • Monitoring performance at all levels and scheduling training as required.
  • Increase operational efficiency and improve internal systems, policies, and procedures
  • Synthesize monthly, quarterly, and annual reports on progress and development
  • Network effectively with local clients and develop strong professional relationships
  • Work to ensure deadlines are met and budgets are maintained
  • Adapt the business model to be culturally relevant without losing its identity
  • Works with all stakeholders in securing the growth, profitability, and sustainability of the Company.
  • Assesses project issues, proposes resolutions to the project team and then tracks implementation of resolution through to completion
  • Mentor direct reports, especially in regard to our values and vision
  • Contribute to the overall global success of our company
  • Maintaining a good image of the organization at all times.
  • Researching the country or region thoroughly and adapting strategies accordingly.
  • Build the regional strategy to drive growth and expansion across our Nigerian and West African markets
  • Synthesize feedback, results, and performance to leadership
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • May frequently travel
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