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Experienced Jobs At KPMG Nigeria

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12 Jan, 2017

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Experienced Jobs in Nigeria

KPMG is one of the largest professional services companies in the world and one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and PwC. Its global headquarters is located in Amstelveen, the Netherlands.

KPMG employs 162,000 people[2] and has three lines of services: audit, tax, and advisory. Its tax and advisory services are further divided into various service groups. The name “KPMG” was chosen when KMG (Klynveld Main Goerdeler) merged with Peat Marwick.

We are looking for young, vibrant and forward thinking candidates to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Innovation Manager – Consumer Business
Ref #: SRMN/001
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Industry / Sector: FMCG

Overview

  • The role will be involved in developing and delivering new product plans; from ideation to commercialization, consistent with the mid-long term business plans from a clear understanding of target consumers tastes, habits, trends and evolution.

Detailed Job Descriptions

  • Undertake analysis of the consumer market space to assess feasibility of proposed growth options – entry into new product segments, brand and product extensions, etc.
  • Develop action plans for implementation of agreed product innovation initiatives and report regularly on progress against the action plans.
  • Coordinate research and development efforts to formulate cost effective products in line with agreed business objectives.
  • Oversee User Acceptance Testing and Technical Trials for new products.
  • Develop and manage the budget for product innovation to ensure that business objectives are achieved.
  • Coordinate plans to launch and commercialise new products in line with agreed timelines and budget.
  • Provide assistance to the Sales Team to monitor and evaluate consumer satisfaction with new products.
  • Strong product innovation background, with proven record of developing and launching products to market based on insights into consumer tastes and preferences.
  • Understanding of the macroeconomic and industry trends and their influence on consumer preferences.
  • Ability to address and analyse problems and to develop strategic responses.
  • Strong business acumen and ability to identify and convert opportunities.
  • Excellent communication, business presentations, persuasion, and analytical skills.
  • Effective project management skills.
  • Maintains integrity and professional ethics.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • First degree in Marketing, Business Administration or other related Social Sciences
  • MBA is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 10 years post qualification experience with at least 5 years spent in a marketing/ brand management role
  • Proven experience in developing and commercialising new products in the FMCG sector

Application Closing Date: Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Managing Director – Consumer Business
Ref #: SRMD/001
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Industry / Sector: FMCG

Overview

  • The role will be responsible for the development and achievement of the strategic objectives of growing the business revenue and profits.

Detailed Job Descriptions

  • Collaborate with the Board to define and articulate the company’s vision and champion the articulation of strategies and plans for achieving it.
  • Ensure the development and implementation of relevant structures (process, people, and systems) to support the achievement of the Company’s vision, goals and objectives.
  • Oversee the formulation and implementation of effective marketing and customer engagement strategies to achieve sustainable growth in customer base, market share, sales and profit.
  • Champion the development of policies and strategies for effective financial management ensuring transparency, accountability and judicious use of resources.
  • Coordinate day to day activities of the business and provide leadership to direct reports and the entire staff.
  • Continually review and assess the effectiveness and efficiency of the company’s policies, procedures and processes, and identify improvement opportunities.
  • Drive corporate culture through shared vision and team building activities, thus motivating staff to accomplish the business goals and objectives of the company.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Group Managing Director.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • First degree from a reputable tertiary institution
  • Relevant professional qualifications (ACA, etc.)
  • A postgraduate degree in Business or other relevant disciplines will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 20 years post-qualification experience with at least 10 years in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sector, and at least 5 years in a senior management role
  • A proven track record in managing an FMCG business at executive management level
  • Deep understanding of the impact of macroeconomic and industry trends on the business and the strategic options to be pursued.
  • Ability to address and analyze problems and to develop strategic responses.
  • Strong business acumen and ability to identify and convert opportunities.
  • Ability to plan strategically and successfully lead growth within an organization.
  • Excellent communication, business presentation, persuasion, and analytical skills.
  • Maintains integrity and professional ethics.

Application Closing Date: Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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