Chief Operations Officer (Software Solutions)
IRECRUITERS AFRICA
Abuja, ng
14h ago

Job Description

Job Title : Chief Operations Officer (Software Solutions)

Location : Abuja

About Company : Our Client is a leading Technology Consulting firm that specialize in the development of custom IT solutions for the needs of all sizes of business.

The Company is seeking a highly experienced individual who will be responsible for maintaining and driving operational results within the company.

The ideal candidate must be a skilled communicator, effective leader and a driven businessperson who can spur company growth, maintain key operational procedures, create new processes, and ensure day to day operational excellence.

The COO will provide leadership and strategic vision to the organization.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Provide management and leadership to the organization that aligns with the company’s business plan and overall strategic vision.
  • Assist executive team members in creating, growing, and building a world class, industry leading organization.
  • Drive company results from both an operational and financial perspective working closely with the CFO, CEO, and other key executive members.
  • Partner with the CFO to achieve favorable financial results with respect to sales, profitability, cash flow, mergers and acquisitions, systems, reporting and controls.
  • Set challenging and realistic goals for growth, performance, and profitability.
  • Create effective measurement tools to gauge the efficiency and effectiveness of internal and external processes.
  • Provide accurate and timely reports outlining the operational condition of the company.
  • Spearhead the development, communication and implementation of effective growth strategies and processes.
  • Work with other Management executives on budgeting, forecasting and resource allocation programs.
  • Manage the Group’s budget to increase revenue and reduce operational costs.
  • Keep all relevant stakeholders informed of developments in line with company’s objective
  • Ensure that all employees move in the same strategic direction to achieve the organizational purpose, vision and objectives.
  • Motivate and encourage employees at all levels as one of the key leaders in the company including but not limited to professional staff, management level employees and executive leadership members.
  • Forge strategic partnerships and relationships with clients, vendors, banks, investors and all other professional business relationships.
  • Foster a growth oriented, positive and encouraging environment while keeping employees and management accountable to company policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Key Requirements :

  • MBA or Master’s degree in Strategy and Business Development or other relevant field.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Operations, Strategy or Business Development with at least 5 years in a Senior Management role or in the capacity of a COO.
  • Proven record of successfully growing and managing a technology-based company.
  • Strong experience in the public sector.
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development.
  • Experience in Nigerian Public Sector and handling of government contract is a must.
  • Knowledge of data analysis and performance / operation metrics.
  • Knowledge of IT / Business infrastructure and MS Office.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and possess leadership abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills.
  • Apt in decision-making and problem-solving.
  • Ability to work with tight dateline and high pressure.
  • Exceptional executive presence, business acumen and presentation skills.
  • Exceptional experience of procurement and tender process in the Nigerian Public Sector / Government contract
  • Budgeting and / or financial focused mindset helpful.
  • Requirements

    Key Requirements : MBA or Master’s degree in Strategy and Business Development or other relevant field. Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Operations, Strategy or Business Development with at least 5 years in a Senior Management role or in the capacity of a COO.

    Proven record of successfully growing and managing a technology-based company. Strong experience in the public sector. Understanding of business functions such as HR, Finance, marketing etc.

    Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development. Experience in Nigerian Public Sector and handling of government contracts is a must.

    Knowledge of data analysis and performance / operation metrics. Knowledge of IT / Business infrastructure and MS Office.

    Outstanding organizational skills and possess leadership abilities. Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills. Apt in decision-making and problem-solving.

    Ability to work with tight dateline and high pressure.

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