Phillips Consulting

  • Abuja, FCT


  • Permanent

  • Full-time

Our client, a leader in the Information Technology and Services Industry is seeking to fill the position of Managing Director.

The Managing Director will be responsible for managing all hands-on operational aspects of the company, assists the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in the aggressive and successful growth of the company. The successful candidate will provide leadership, management, and vision necessary to ensure that the company has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, people systems in place to effectively grow the organisation and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency.

This function will enable the company to be recognized as a global IT provider in the IT industry; known for creating platforms to making work smarter and life better.

Responsibilities

  • Give strategic advice and report results and findings to CGEO.
  • Keep all relevant stakeholders informed of developments online with company’s objectives.
  • Manage resources, including the attracting, hiring and retention of personnel.
  • Ensure employees move in the same strategic direction to achieve its mission.
  • Create and report on business plans, monitoring its efficacy and progress.
  • Remain close to all stakeholders including the GCEO, chairman and board members, staff, clients, key-decision makers, and external service suppliers.
  • Research and implement new initiatives to drive revenue, lower operating costs while maintain quality products that are competitive.
  • Continuous monitoring of the annual budget and ensure that revenue/sales targets are met.
  • Manage and report on the effective implementation of a marketing strategy to maintain market relevance and promote products and services to increase sales.
  • Manage key personnel, clients, and service providers.
  • Maintain the quality of services, customer support and level of service in line with service level agreements and other retention strategies.
  • Promote the wellness of staff and implementing policies in line with labour legislation and health and safety guidelines to create a diverse and positive working environment.
  • Directs the development and installation of procedures and controls, to promote communication and adequate information flow, and thereby solidify management control and direction of the enterprise.
  • Develops and establishes operating policies consistent with the CEO’s broad policies and objectives and insures their adequate execution.
  • Appraises and evaluates the results of overall operations regularly and systematically and reports these results to the CEO.
  • Ensures that all activities and operations are performed in compliance with local, state, federal regulations and laws governing business operations.
  • Must report on a regular basis to the GCEO with whom he/she will collaborate in finding the best solutions and strategies for the company’s future.
  • Provide day-to-day leadership and management to a service organisation that mirrors the adopted mission and core values of the company.
  • Responsible for driving the company to achieve and surpass sales, profitability, cash flow, business goals and objectives.
  • Responsible for the measurement and effectiveness of all processes internal and external.
  • Provides timely, accurate and complete reports on the operating condition of the company.
  • Spearhead the development, communication and implementation of effective growth strategies and processes.
  • Evaluate the performance of the company’s departments to fulfil organisational requirements.
  • Motivate and lead a high-performance management team; attract and retain required members of the executive team not currently in place; provide mentoring as a cornerstone to the management career development program.
  • Act as lead “client-care officer” through direct contact with every client and partner.
  • Represent the firm with clients, investors, and business partners.

Requirements

Skills/ Knowledge

  • Creativity and problem-solving skills.
  • Communication skills.
  • Strong decision-making skills.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Planning & Organising skills.
  • Must be a Change agent.
  • Aligning resources and finding synergies within operations.
  • Leveraging innovation and technological improvement.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong knowledge of management strategies, financial accounting, human resource planning, customer relations, and implementation of new technologies.
  • Good knowledge of research, data analysis and Managing Director coordination.
  • Knowledge of budgeting, costing, and accounting principles relevant to the jurisdictions, industry, and market in which the organization operates.
  • Risk management knowledge.
  • Knowledge of sustainability and ethical standards.
  • Fundamental understanding of promise to stakeholders.

Education/ Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of a first degree in Information Technology, Engineering, Information Management, or any related field from any top 40 global Ivy Legue Universities.
  • MBA or a Masters in a Management / Business related discipline is desirable from any of the top 40 global Ivy Legue Universities.
  • Relevant and recognised professional certifications and memberships are required (e.g., Project Management Professional (PMP) Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), CCNP, ITIL, PMP, Prince2.
  • A minimum of 12 years’ experience in Strategic Planning, Business Management, Corporate Leadership, and Financial Decision-making.

Phillips Consulting