The ideal candidate is so meone quite experienced to take the reigns of the company’s administrative and operational functions, optimize performance, and drive growth.
Scope of the role
Scaling company operations to meet market demands. (Currently serving only 6% of our inbound demand.)
Designing the most effective organizational structure to support our growth
Driving automation and deployment of systems to increase operational efficiency
Increasing quality of our core service (architecture and construction)
Improving cross functional collaboration / alignment across teams
Supporting in building a culture of collaboration, accountability, and innovation amongst employees
Support in evolving our company strategy
Managing operations across all departments - marketing, finance / accounting, project management, construction, design, purchasing, and people.
Expanding our service offerings into new regions (west and east Africa) (Longterm)
About 10 to 15years of experience.
A big plus if the candidate has a background in architecture, construction, or construction project management. If the candidate does not, it is not a deal breaker, but they should be able to relate with the process of conceptualization to prototyping a finished product to getting it into the hands of customers.
Experience in managing business units.
Experience working in a startup, scaling it, across multiple African countries.
Strong in strategy development and execution
Should have international exposure, either through work or education.
Should currently be at a point in their career where they are looking to drive impact and own something.
Worldly individual, who is exposed to global trends and cultures beyond Nigeria.
The candidate should have experience building a team FAR bigger than ours, and expanding that team to markets across SSA.
They understand what it's like to work in a startup, and are very clear that they would be stepping into a company that doesn’t have all its systems and processes built out.
In fact, this is one of the key things they would be expected to implement.
The right individual should have the following attributes :
Humility - We have a roll up your sleeves culture. No one is too big to get their hands dirty.
Empowering employees - A culture where every employee has a voice, and are encouraged to contribute, regardless of seniority.
Passion for our vision and mission - our vision to design and build a better world for all humans to live and work in.
Very high level of emotional intelligence
Passion for design