Alexander Nelson Job Openings [3 Positions]

Posted on :

1 Mar, 2018

Category :

Marketing Jobs in Nigeria, Purchasing Jobs in Nigeria

Alexander Nelson – We believe that our high-quality service is driven by a commitment to being trustworthy, transparent, and always having a serious and genuine regard for “doing the right thing”. Keeping our promises and acting with integrity are obligations we hold steadfast for our staff.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Assistant Manager, Marketing
: Lagos
Employment type: Permanent contract
Job Description
The Assistant Manager, Marketing job description below shows major duties and responsibilities that makes the role so crucial in the marketing department:

  • Drafting integrated marketing plans
  • Designing and implementing marketing campaigns to sell company products and projects
  • Writing vendor briefs and engaging with vendors to ensure that performance targets are clearly set and met
  • Make presentations to clients, management and the project development team regarding projects, initiatives or products
  • Articulating new product initiatives and developing product specific go-to-market strategies
  • Act as advocate and champion for client briefs and product initiatives
  • Carry out market research and surveys, and facilitate focus groups
  • Provide or oversee the provision of quality databases, and consistent management of same, for the use of SDRs, Account Executives and/or agents.
  • Plan, organize, and implement market surveys to obtain data that provides insight to market trends and consumer requirements
  • Interpret data obtained from market research/survey to produce results useful in taking effective business decisions
  • Employ knowledge of company goals in carrying out marketing operations
  • Establish good working relationships and rapport with clients to ensure continued patronage and minimal consumer attrition
  • Support clients in the development of pricing strategies to set suitable prices for products
  • Conduct surveys to determine possible reception of a new product by a target market
  • Provide necessary material and support in the preparation of annual marketing plans and quarterly activity schedule
  • Prepare and present regular reports to management on the results and activities based on approved marketing plans
  • Oversee the design and publication of promotional materials and marketing materials

Educational and Essential Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field of study; however, Marketing, Business Studies, Economics, and other Business-related disciplines are mostly preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 years in a Marketing role
  • Must have agency experience or currently working with an advertising or IMC company
  • APCON Membership is a desirable requirement

Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:

  • Ability to handle fast-paced environment and to multi-task
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills
  • Articulate, strong interpersonal skills, team-oriented and personable
  • Strong ownership, execution, and follow up skills, with a bias to action
  • Ability to self-manage projects, high level of organization, overcome obstacles
  • Creative thinking – ability to create new marketing programs and events
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.


Job Title: Purchasing Manager
Employment type
: Permanent contract
Job Description

  • Developing insightful proposals and delivering strategic sales presentations
  • Managing contracts and up-sell/cross-sell opportunities
  • Driving sales through proper qualification, solution presentation and closing techniques
  • Consistently meeting or exceeding weekly, monthly and annual sales activity goals
  • Closing prospective customers using working knowledge of the business line.
  • Identifying opportunities to up-sell and cross-sell customers
  • Handling inquiries about product, pricing, order expediting and customer relations
  • Customer focused selling, communication and objection handling
  • Providing professional, courteous, and efficient customer service to all customers
  • Increasing sales through account planning and expansion of existing accounts
  • Creating Business Development Plans including prospective target customers, market assessments, and sales plans for transition
  • Preparing and presenting sales presentations, business proposals and client reports to clients and company stakeholders.
  • Maintain records of goods ordered and received.
  • Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them to determine product availability and terms of sales.
  • Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
  • Control purchasing department budgets.
  • Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
  • Analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future product availability.
  • Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Represent the organization in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers.
  • Review, evaluate, and approve specifications for issuing and awarding bids.
  • Prepare bid awards requiring board approval.
  • Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs.
  • Propose improvements to the current purchasing system that will improve vendor relationships and lower the cost of doing business
  • Collaborate with inventory control and sales to develop metrics for gauging inventory level needs and then maintaining those levels throughout the year
  • Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs.
  • Assist in developing more effective invoicing and collecting processes
  • Providing any other such duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by any of the senior executives which shall not be considered inconsistent with a position of this nature.


  • Must have excellent negotiation and cross-selling skills
  • Candidate must be eloquent and charismatic as he/she will be required to make business transactions with high profile clients.
  • Minimum of 3 years working in a large food mall with hands-on experience in purchasing large quantity of food items.
  • Knowledge of Lagos markets and deciphering best prices for staple foods.
  • A street-smart yet composed individual who can proactively handle changing environments and situations.
  • Knowledge of MS Office and use of Excel in calculating and reporting etc.


Job Title: Assistant Manager, Projects
Location: Lagos
Employment type: Permanent contract

Job Description

  • Define the scope of the project in collaboration with Team Leader
  • Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project
  • Determine the resources and logistics (time, money, equipment, etc.) required to complete the project
  • Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities
  • Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required
  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion
  • Develop forms and records to document project activities
  • Set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured
  • Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
  • Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project
  • Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards
  • Write reports on the project for management and for funders
  • Monitor all budgeted project expenditures
  • Monitor cash flow projections and report actual cash flow and variance to senior management on a regular basis (monthly/bimonthly)
  • Ensure that all financial records for the project are up to date
  • Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality
  • Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase
  • Proactively identify and monitor any and all possible risks to the project
  • Develop and execute a risk management and mitigation plan
  • Write project case studies highlighting successes and learning points at every project milestone

Educational Requirements

  • University degree in Engineering/Architecture/Mathematics or other related fields with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a lead role in managing complex residential and commercial building projects.
  • Project management training is essential requirement
  • A project management certification or Masters in project management is desirable

Experience Required:

  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in a lead role in managing complex residential and commercial building projects.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline  30th March, 2018.

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