A leading financial services group is seeking to recruit for the position of:
GROUP HEAD (BUSINESS PLANNING & IMPROVEMENT)
The Job • Establish and implement short and long-term organizational goals, objectives and operating procedures. • Evaluate market size, competitors, accomplishments and industry structures. • Plan, develop, and implement business strategies for generating revenue as well as revenue productivity. • Monitor and evaluate operational effectiveness and effect changes required for improvement. • Oversee product development and monitor trends that indicate the need for new products and services. • Evaluate new business opportunities for the group. • Provide consultative, technical and staff support, as appropriate, to strategic decision-making committees. • Prepare, monitor & evaluate the implementation of business plans. • Provide input to the management committee in the development of targets for the various business units. • Co-ordinate budget preparation for the Business Planning & Improvement department.
The Person • A degree in Business Administration, Economics, Accounting, Statistics, Insurance or Actuarial Science. • Master’s degree in Economics or any other Business related discipline. • Possession of ACA, ACIIN and PhD will be an added advantage. • Minimum of ten (10) years work experience in corporate planning and strategy development role, four (4) of which must have been in a management role. • Candidate must have good knowledge of financial accounting, information management, the business and the industry. • Must be highly numerical and possess superior analytical and problem solving skills. • Candidates must be skilled communicator and should be able to write and present position paper.