General Manager
Nigeria > Lagos
14d ago

18 May '18 General Manager Apply

Our client owns and runs a leading fashion brand targeted at children and teens. The company produces and retails several fashion products.

The brand has developed into the best within its specialty; headquartered in Lagos, it has retail outlets in other parts of Nigeria.

The General Manager is responsible for the entire performance (Planning, Production and Retailing functions) of the company, as directed by the top management’s overall strategy.


  • Formulating and successfully implementing company policy
  • Directing strategy towards the profitable growth and operation of the company
  • Developing strategic operating plans that reflect the longer-term objectives and priorities established by the top management
  • Maintaining an on-going dialogue with the top management and putting in place adequate operational planning and financial control systems
  • Ensuring that the operating objectives and standards of performance are not only understood but owned by the management and other employees
  • Monitoring the operating and financial results against plans and budgets
  • Taking remedial action where necessary and informing the top management of significant changes
  • Monitoring the actions of the functional departmental heads
  • Assuming full accountability to the top management for all company operations
  • Representing the company to major customers, professional associations and government agencies
  • Building and maintaining an effective executive team
  • Performing other duties as assigned by owner or Board
  • Educational and Professional Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Fashion and Textiles, Business Administration or any relevant field
  • MBA or other relevant master’s degree is a plus
  • Minimum of 10 years working experience in fashion production and retailing at high management level
  • Relevant professional certification or affiliation
  • Skills and Competencies

  • Policy formulation and implementation
  • Proactive and strategic
  • Problem solving skills
  • Numerate, Analytical and Commercial acumen
  • Financial Knowledge at Management level
  • Excellent IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, ERP etc.)
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills English preferred
  • People management skills
  • Nationality preference

    This is an expatriate position

    Ad Visible Until : 18 July 2018 Ref : GH000116 / TT

    Vacancy Type : Permanent

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