Protege Management Job Vacancy [9 Positions]

Posted on :

25 Apr, 2018

Category :

Vacancies in Nigeria

Protege Management is a premier boutique Human Resource Consulting and Executive Search organisation. We offer both local and international companies bespoke human resource consulting products and services across diverse sectors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Channel Manager (Asset Creation)
Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Field:  Sales (Asset Creation)

Position Overview

  • The Channel Manager will be responsible to win, maintain, expands and many other tasks in quest to building successful and lucrative relationships with assigned channel geographical partners.
  • The Channel Manager will also be responsible for achieving sales, profitability, and partner recruitment objectives.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The Channel Manager will perform all of the followings:

  • Sets short- and long-term channel sales strategies.
  • Directs leads development within the channel to the appropriate sales person.
  • Recommends product or service enhancements to improve customer satisfaction and sales.
  • Conduct and research competitor analysis.
  • Provides proper supervision of sales personnel within the channel and provide training as required.
  • Evaluates effectiveness of partner programs and improves upon them.
  • Achieves and/or exceeds monthly and quarterly targets and strategic objectives in assigned partner
  • Proactively assesses, clarifies, and validates partner needs on an ongoing basis.
  • Ensures partner compliance with partner agreements.
  • Manages potential channel conflict with other firm sales channels by fostering excellent communication internally and externally, and through strict adherence to channel rules of engagement.
  • Leads solution development efforts that best address end-user needs, while coordinating the involvement of all necessary company and partner personnel.
  • Proactively leads a joint partner planning process that develops mutual performance objectives, financial targets, and critical milestones associated with a productive partner relationship.
  • Reports effectively and accurately all pipeline, appointments, sales plans and forecast to the National Sales Manager.

Skills, Competencies, Qualifications, Education & Experience

  • University degree in a related field.
  • 7 years+ of progressive experience in sales and marketing domain.
  • Experience and success in recruiting and retaining a high performance sales team and a demonstrated ability to lead and manage a diverse sales team.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve sales plans.
  • Proven business analysis and judgment with the ability to proactively manage business and P&L to meet objectives.
  • Demonstrated ability to professionally develop and coach team members.
  • Strategy development, project management, problem solving, and change management skills.
  • Solid understanding of the financial market and products.
  • Exceptional negotiation skills.
  • Ability to build positive working relationships, both internally and externally.
  • Ability to effectively present information and negotiate with all levels of management
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Business related computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite.

An attractive package comprising a fixed and performance productivity pay.


Job Title: Data Analyst

Job Overview

  • Turns data into meaningful information by different research methods.
  • Mines data for and translates understandable and actionable insights to business plans.


  • Presents data in the form of charts, graphs and tables and use the same to build relational databases for the company
  • Ensures that collected data is relevant and exhaustive while also interpreting the analytics results
  • Works with Data Engineer to ensure data is properly structured and completed for analysis
  • Supports business decision makers by providing easy to use data tools and guidance on how to use them
  • Coordinates with the Data Scientist for deeper studies that should be performed and any preliminary findings
  • Develops and provides analytics platform for business users to find and interact with data
  • Designs and delivers report and insight that analyse business functions and key operations and performance metrics
  • Use data to drive optimization and improvement of product development, marketing techniques and business strategies
  • Examine, interpret and report results of analytical initiatives to stakeholders in management, sales, marketing and product teams
  • Anticipate future demands of initiatives related to people, technology, budget and business within the team and design/ implement solutions to meet these needs
  • Communicates results and business impacts of insights initiatives to stakeholders within and outside the Concept Group.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree or HND only (Minimum of Second Class Lower or Lower Credit)
  • 8 years working experience in a similar domain
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and accurately.
  • Ability to manage large and complex -data- sets.
  • Ability to create meaningful management reports from various sources.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deliver timely results.
  • Creative thinking and proficiency in idea generation.
  • Good presentation and effective communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Excel and other products in the Microsoft Office Suite is mandatory.
  • Knowledge of Data Analytical tool(s).
  • Sound Financial industry knowledge.
  • Experience in the banking industry will be an added advantage.

An attractive package comprising a fixed and performance productivity pay.


Job Title: Technical Manager

Professional Summary

  • The Technical Manager is saddled with the challenging task managing the tracking unit/department of our company with dynamic cliental base.
  • He must be adapted to implementing operation procedures and identifying safety risks. Focused must be on applying operation knowledge of vehicle tracking installation, maintenance problem solving and adhering to industry regulations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Identify technical resource and equipment requirements, efficient capacity planning and manage availability of working tools. Responsible for the acquisition, maintenance and Fleet management procedures and policies
  • Able to make quick decisions and solve technical problems to provide an efficient environment for project implementation.
  • Work with Project Manager to match resources to available jobs based on skill sets, previous experience & geographical location.
  • Manage team communication. Conduct regular team meetings and track project progress.
  • Must ensure teams follow the correct procedures, policies and documentation requirements across project phases.
  • Able to guide the team through the development, testing and implementation stages and review the completed work effectively.
  • Responsible for ensuring all technical knowledge, processes, and procedures are developed, and updated.
  • Provide direction and technical expertise in design, development and systems integration.
  • Provide line management for field delivery and technical solution resources. Conducts periodic performance reviews of team members and identify areas of improvement.
  • Provide direction and technical expertise development. Ensure standard operating procedures and project guidelines are in place. Must ensure teams follow the correct procedures, policies and documentation requirements across project phases.
  • Provide technical assessment and support during recruitment of technical hires.
  • Provide high level technical support. Able to make quick decisions and solve technical problems.
  • Supporting project managers with task allocation and resource coordination.

Job Requirements

  • B.Sc /HND in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Information Systems.
  • 8 years cognate experience from reputable tracking/fleet management company
  • COREN or any relevant professional certification.
  • Strong Adaptation at common vehicle maintenance procedures
  • Ability to use reporting and data tracking software
  • Skilled at identifying and resolving maintenance problems
  • Especially adept at cost-effective preventative maintenance measures
  • Extensive written and oral communications skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Good motivational and leadership qualities
  • The ability to meet targets
  • Management of all operational tools.
  • Strong understanding of vehicle tracking specification(s), installation, configuration

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Proficient in handling the most complex of technical development concepts, excellent knowledge of metering technology, energy management, ICT systems and alternative power solutions.
  • An appreciation of customer expectations with a customer-oriented approach to results and Project Management Skills.
  • Experience in troubleshooting, solutions design and development and the ability to understand and adapt client requirements into product solutions development and delivery.
  • Must be able to provide high level technical support. Able to make quick decisions and solve technical problems.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Project.

An attractive package comprising a fixed and performance productivity pay.


Job Title: Data Scientist

Job Overview

  • Develops data-driven solutions and insights from collated and analysed data to difficult business challenges.
  • Runs analytical experiments in a methodological manner and regularly evaluate models via theoretical approaches.

Develops predictive models, statistical learning models and algorithms to power data products

  • Implements new statistical or other mathematical methodologies as needed for specific models or analysis
  • Optimizes joint development efforts through appropriate database use and project design
  • Solves business tasks using machine learning and data mining techniques
  • Works with Data Engineer and Data Analyst to ensure sufficient data is being collected and is organized in a proper way for use
  • Works with business users to support strategic decision making that will have a great impact to The Concept Group and its customers
  • Works with stakeholders throughout The Concept Group to identify opportunities for leveraging company data to drive business solutions
  • Works with Data Analytics to uncover deeper questions to explore using statistical and machine learning methods
  • Builds intelligence systems that can enhance the business’ processes and products
  • Provides guidance and mentorship to business and product teams on proper interpretation of data and how to test hypothesis.

Educational Qualifications, Certifications and Experience

  • First Degree in a Statistics, Mathematics, Economics and other related quantitative field.
  • Minimum of 6 years working experience within the data science capacity in a fast paced and complex business settings
  • Experience in data mining and predictive modelling inclusive of linear and non-Linear regression, logistic regression, and time series analysis models.
  • Exceptional skills in the use of MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, all necessary for the creation of both visually and verbally engaging reports and presentations, for management and key stakeholders.


  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc.
  • Experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, Weka, NumPy, MatLab, etc. Excellence in at least one of these is highly desirable
  • Great communication skills.
  • Experience with data visualization tools, such as D3.js, GGplot, etc.
  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, Hive, Pig
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase
  • Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
  • Good scripting and programming skills [Python, R]
  • Data-oriented persona.

An attractive package comprising a fixed and performance productivity pay.

Job Title: Data Quality Analyst

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for ensuring stored data across the organization contains accurate and high quality information, relevant to the business needs.
  • The job holder will monitor data accuracy from the point of sourcing, entry and analysis of data


  • Identify, compare and report anomalies in data and ensure that any errors are highlighted and corrected.
  • Responsible for adapting and improving information systems and procedures around data collection, input, audit and analysis so they continue to meet the needs of the trust.
  • Evaluate large dataset for quality and accuracy.
  • Investigate, trouble-shoot, and document source-to-target and other data issues from internal and external customers
  •  Identify data quality issues, communicate any changes or any software enhancement that will affect the quality of data
  • Recommend maintenance enhancements to data acquisition processes to improve accuracy of stored data
  • Resolve any queries relating to data quality at source.
  • To participate and support all operational managers, users and developers in improving data quality encouraging decision making and action planning to resolve complex data and system issues, and evaluating the effectiveness of such actions.
  • Work with Programmers to correct data quality errors.
  • Determine business impact level for data quality issues.
  • Provide quality assurance oversight of data flows and stores.
  • Identify areas where the quality of data and or working practices require audit, and help promote awareness of the importance of accurate data.
  • Make recommendations to operational support for enhancements to systems of record to improve accuracy of operational data.


  • Bachelor degree from an accredited university or equivalent.
  • Minimum 7 years of working experience as an Analyst in a manufacturing/operations environment.
  • Certification as Internal Auditor.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop performance metric reports and data trending analysis. Should be proficient with analytical techniques (pareto charting, pie graphs, etc) and tools.
  • Ability to interface with other departments to facilitate collaboration on continual improvement and recommendations for quality systems development and enhancement.
  • Ability to assess corporate compliance to industry Standards.
  • Good presentation and communication skills and the ability to develop and deploy training.
  • Ability to author and edit technical documents (good writing skills).
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to make decisions.
  • Proficiency with various software applications (i.e., Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Access, Visio, etc.)

An attractive package comprising a fixed and performance productivity pay.

Job Title: Business Intelligence Analyst

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for identifying business intelligence, reporting and data analysis needs and extracting critical information from analyzed data that can help enhance optimal decision making and for operational use.
  • The BI analyst will be responsible for conducting critical business analysis on the status of the company, study business trends and provide information through reporting.


  • Performs business analysis to gather BI system Requirements
  • Coordinate with Business Managers to translate business requirements into coherent Business Intelligence (BI) reports.
  • Develop optimal and scalable Business Intelligence (BI) application to meet the organization needs.
  • Support the design, develop, test and implement data warehouse systems for BI reporting and analysis
  • Prepare and maintain BI reporting and analysis documentations.
  • Generate BI reports, dashboards and data models with the help of BI tools and MS-Office products.
  • Monitor analytics and metrics result
  • Perform BI research and provide results and findings to senior management
  • Translate business requirements into specifications that will be used to drive data storage, data mart design and configuration
  • Ensures availability  and performance of enterprise data and BI environment for both external & internal users
  • Remain current on industry trends with respect to BI capabilities.
  • Analyze existing BI reporting processes and suggest improvements.
  • Validate data warehouse system for data integrity, quality and accuracy
  • Ensure proper configuration management & change controls are implemented
  • Work with various stakeholders and business units to improve BI reporting and analytics.
  • Prepare weekly BI presentations reports for management

The candidate is expected to have substantial skill, knowledge and experience in the following technical areas:

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited university or equivalent.
  • Design, development and implementation of enterprise BI reporting solutions and Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) processes and environments
  • Data migration including data mapping, and data cleansing
  • Programming / scripting experience and knowledge of SDLC
  • BI System requirements analysis
  • SQL and RDBMS systems administration
  • Data warehouse implementation
  • Logical and physical data modeling concepts

Certifications (At least 1 of the following). Having more than 1 is an added advantage:

  • Oracle Database Administrator
  • Oracle Business Intelligence Certification
  • Certified Business Intelligence Professional
  • Certified Analytics Professional
  • MCSE: SQL Business Intelligence
  • IT Service Management certification (BMC, ServiceNow, HP etc.)
  • Business Continuity Planning certification
  • SAS Certified Data Scientist
  • SAS Certified Big Data Professional
  • SAP BI Certification

The candidate is also expected to have the following soft skills:

  • Attention to detail and ability to convert complex Data and BI topics into explainable, understandable language
  • Structured/logical thinking and communication
  • Financial Services and Public Sector knowledge
  • Interpersonal skills/ ability to work as a team

An attractive package comprising a fixed and performance productivity pay.


Job Title: Manager, Information Systems

Job Purpose

  • The Manager, Information Systems is responsible for delivering business efficiency & intelligence by matching business processes to software applications to maximize business efficiency and help the business make informed decisions through excellent data analytics & reporting.
  • He/she will ensure that the Information Systems aligns with business strategic direction.


  • Providing expertise in information management, including what information is most relevant, how information can be best used and the roles of different types of information, in order to deliver against the business Information Strategy.
  • Plans, organizes and directs activities of team members within the unit; this includes supervising, directing, planning and organizing staff activities and information systems operations to meet the various business needs of the organization, developing plans for the enhancement of current systems or development of new systems.
  • Working across the business, building relationships with stakeholders, to identify and create opportunities for software and information projects that will deliver against the Information Strategy
  • Managing various projects in order to create and embed software systems into the business, covering operational management, business planning, performance management, business & customer intelligence
  • Driving a systems agnostic process to identify and embed the right suit of Business Information tools into business and management processes
  • Working with the Head of IT and the key stakeholders to deliver projects to introduce approved Business Information tools into the business. This should include a project to manage the process of identifying, developing, launching and maintaining a business wide Information Solution.
  • Perform data validation and reporting across all collated management information using Excel, SQL Reporting Services, Crystal Reports or other reporting tools
  • Supports the Head of IT with system upgrades, new releases, roll-outs including system testing, troubleshooting and liaising with the vendors of the information systems.
  • Manage and maintain the software systems as required to include: system documentation, form design, user security, process implementation, fields names and labels, KPI dashboards and reporting
  • Champion the use of the software systems throughout the business, ensuring completeness of data and maximizing utilization of the software systems by all users
  • Identify systems users’ knowledge requirements and provide accurate and consistent information, statistics and KPI’s to enable them to perform their role more effectively and increase quality of the service as a whole
  • Oversee the production of comprehensive project plans and documentation to enable the project to be managed against a clear set of defined deliverables and milestones
  • Provide leadership to team members by defining work and ensuring deadlines are understood and adhered to and that project objectives are clearly articulated and understood
  • Motivate and develop team members through leadership, identifying and agreeing learning and development needs as required.


  • Relevant IT Degree/Professional qualification
  • MBA/MSC is advantageous
  • CISA/CISM/CGEIT Certified
  • TOGAF Certified
  • ISO/PCI-DSS /COBIT Certified
  • ITIL Certified

10 years’ experience which includes:

  • Senior management track record of 8 years or more; with at least 5 years in relevant sector/ industry as per relevant role
  • Experience working in a global/multinational enterprise (understanding emerging markets advantageous)
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies
  • Senior management experience in strategy formulation, technology forecasting, enterprise architecture, network economics, project management, operations management, strategic planning and quality control management.
  • Proven experience in Compliance frameworks such as SOX will be advantageous.
  • Ability to design, evaluate and document processes and lead teams in accomplishing process review and improvement.
  • Experience in Audit, and possess an understanding of key Technology general controls and risk mitigation procedures is preferred
  • Experience in the following areas: technology, project management; process management, IT audit and quality control
  • Understanding of regulatory landscape for Technology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and proven Project management skills
  • Demonstrated skills in presentations/communications to varied audiences (i.e. business vs. technical and working group vs. executive management)
  • Good understanding of IT4IT process areas. Working knowledge of Microsoft Networking and network protocols including TCP/IP, Routers, Firewalls, Switches, Microsoft SQL and other relational databases, Broadband and Internet technologies, thin and fat client technologies.
  • Project management Experience
  • Experience dealing with change management issues.
  • Experience working with a range of Service providers


  • Strategy Development
  • Leadership Development Programs
  • Business Continuity
  • Cost management
  • Process Engineering
  • Continuous Service Improvement
  • Risk & Quality Management

An attractive package comprising a fixed and performance productivity pay.


Job Title: Software Solution Architect
Job Field: Software Development Team

Job Purpose

  • Accountable for the design, development, quality assurance and delivery of innovative, robust and scalable software solutions and customer facing applications.


  • Coordinates between business and IT stakeholders to develop a solution architecture approach.
  • Create delivery estimates based on solution architecture approach.
  • Assess market technology choices to determine fit, including software, hardware, SaaS/PaaS, etc.
  • Translate complex functional, technical, and business requirements into architectural designs.
  • Coordinate with Delivery Project Manager and Business Analyst to draft project scope and compile delivery estimates.
  • Collaborate with other Architecture teams. Conduct proofs of concept for emerging technologies.
  • Adapt to a quickly changing environment and interact with a broad customer base with diverse needs and functional responsibilities.
  • Participate in process flow analysis and process redesign along with the Engagement Manager.
  • Share best practices and be consultative to clients throughout duration of the project.
  • Produce a detailed functional design document to match customer requirements.
  • Complete and co/implement a configuration workbook.
  • Co-team with the Technical Architect to produce a technical specification for custom development and systems integration requirements.
  • Participate in training design, documentation and delivery efforts in concert with the Engagement Manager.
  • Participate and lead, when needed, project meetings with the customer.
  • Participate in internal projects as required.
  • Should have participated in, and be familiar with, SDLC and Agile (Scrum) project methodologies

Knowledge and Skills Requirements

  • Strong presentation and communication skills.
  •  Ability to understand business requirements and convert them into solution designs.
  • Knowledge of web-based systems architecture, service-based architecture, enterprise application architecture as well as experience managing expectations when balancing alternatives against business and financial constraints.
  • Must demonstrate good judgment and pragmatic approach to delivering a solution that optimizes architecture activities across company needs, business constraints and technological realities
  • Strong Mobile – Android & iOS architecture
  • Java programming experience
  • Understanding of Java web services (SOAP, REST)
  • Experienced in HTML5, CSS, javaScript. jquery
  • Experienced in server side programming technology PHP, Python, Ruby.
  • Experience with mobile platforms and mobile development.
  • Familiarity with core design patterns.
  • Proven knowledge of estimation processes.
  • Proven experience in software integration patterns – services, eventing, ESB, SOA.
  • Proven experience in modern web development, mobile, and heterogeneous integrations.
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly through self-study.
  • Experience with cloud SaaS and PaaS products, and integration with on-premise systems.
  • Experience with innovation and proofs of concept.
  • Coordinate between business and IT stakeholders to develop a solution architecture approach.
  • Create delivery estimates based on solution architecture approach.
  • Assess market technology choices to determine fit, including software, hardware, SaaS/PaaS, etc.
  • Translate complex functional, technical, and business requirements into architectural designs.
  • Coordinate with Delivery Project Manager and Business Analyst to draft project scope and compile delivery estimates.
  • Collaborate with other Architecture teams. Conduct proofs of concept for emerging technologies.
  • Adapt to a quickly changing environment and interact with a broad customer base with diverse needs and functional responsibilities.
  • Experience with enterprise integration tools and extract, transformation and load (ETL) tool.
  • Minimum of 5 years in software development or solution architecture role.
  • B.Sc. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS or equivalent preferred

An attractive package comprising a fixed and performance productivity pay.


Job Title: Fleet Manager
Reports To: Managing DirectorOversees

  • Human Resources; Vendor Management; Client Relations; Strategy Management; Admin; Operations/Logistics

Job Purpose

  • The Fleet Manager is responsible for managing the overall fleet process and operations of RFS by supervising Fleet Management department members, and liaising with managers of different units of the organization as well as RFS lease clients to ensure that the unit achieves its set goals.


  • Coordinate, manage and monitor the workings of various units within the organization.
  • Create and implement policies and standard operating procedures in key operational areas to maximize output
  • Optimize overall fleet processes, policies and automated platform (FMS) and in the areas of transparency in information flow and processes.
  • Effectively manage Leads within the department to ensure delivery of overall targets.
  • Perform a significant role in long-term planning and establishment of initiatives aimed at enhancing management reporting  and overall organizational growth
  • Review departmental budgets and managing costs
  • Plan, control and manage organizational change

Requirements & Skills

  • Minimum of 10 years relevant and practical experience in managing Technicians/Mechanics
  • A minimum of First degree in Mechanical Engineering from a reputable university or HND in Mechanical Engineering.
  • A post graduate diploma in management or Masters, while not compulsory, is nevertheless an advantage.
  • Good multi-tasking skills
  • Pro-active and organized
  • Scheduling and Problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to plan his work and submit report on work done
  • A natural process person
  • Attention to detail regarding the DPO Fleet pillar handbook

An attractive package comprising a fixed and performance productivity pay.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: [email protected]

Application Deadline 5th May, 2018.

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