Managerial Position in a Multi-professional Services Company

Posted on :

16 Jun, 2016

Category :

Management Jobs in Nigeria

Our Client, a multi-professional services company with active interest in construction, project finance and real estate is seeking to hire a vastly experienced individual to fill the role of General Manager.

Job Title: General Manager, Projects (Expatriate)
Job Location: Ikoyi, Lagos.
Job purpose:
The General Manager position is accountable for the general operations of the group, which includes the development of an operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve firm’s assets and maximize profit.

The Job holder will report to the MD/CEO
Job Description

  • Handle both the operational and business sides of the companies.
  • Oversea functions such as recruiting and developing quality staff at all levels. Provides input to location succession planning.
  • Provides leadership, effective management and training for staff.
  • Completes on a timely basis all administrative work as assigned by executive management, (i.e. scheduling, back office administration).
  • Performs daily/ weekly operational audits.
  • Ensures adherence to all promotional programs and reports deficiencies in compliance to executive management.
  • Performs daily inspections in stores to ensure company standards in visual presentation, stock replenishment and housekeeping are maintained.
  • Direct and coordinate organization’s financial and budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, and increase efficiency.
  • Ensures communications from executive management is delivered to all staff levels.
  • Ensures full adherence to all company policies and procedures.
  • Implements and enforces controls that protect the company’s assets from internal and external shrink.
  • Ensures over-all coaching and supervision is delivered consistently to ensure excellent customer service.
  • Be responsible to secure effective management of the projects.
  • Act as a navigator and a visionary to build and lead a team of dynamic and innovative professionals.
  • Perform other related duties as required by the office of the Managing director


  • The candidate must have requisite understanding of construction, finance, business management and operations.
  •  Should have experience in partnering with an executive team, and have a high level of written and oral communication skills.
  • The GM shall also possess the relevant certifications in project management.
  • Must be experienced in handling a similar role for a reputable firm
  • Must possess at least a master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • The candidate shall also have equivalent business experience and 15+ years of progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a large corporation.
  • A Master’s will be an advantage.

Additional Information

Preferably an expatriate with a lot of experience in Nigeria.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply below