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  • Posted: Aug 21, 2019
    Deadline: Sep 2, 2019
  • Alfred & Victoria Associates is one of Nigeria’s leading ICT solution based company. Our company offers a wide range of services which are in high demand of today’s emerging market.
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    Chief Operating Officer

    Physical Exertion on the Job: N/A

    Job Purpose

    • This role is responsible for managing all operational activities of the Strategic Business Unit (SBU).

    Organisation Relationship:

    • Report To Whom: Chief Executive Officer
    • Direct reports from: Heads of Operational Units/depts.
    • Internal Relationship: All Staff
    • External Relationship:
      • Vendors
      • Suppliers
      • Schools
      • Churches
      • Hospitals


    • Provide leadership for the day to day operations of the SBU in order to achieve quality service as well as efficiency and effectiveness of Operations.
    • Liaise with the Leadership and the Departmental / Unit heads to develop strategic plans that support productivity, operational performance, staff retention and satisfaction and also drive the implementation processes.
    • Prepare and manage annual operational budgets and financial reports for the Strategic Business Unit(s).
    • Ensure the continued financial viability of the SBU’s operational units through financial (cost and revenue) management.
    • Create management practices that support high performance in employees.
    • Liaise with all departmental/unit heads to ensure that adequate operational support is rendered to the Programs of the Foundation.
    • Develop and implement outreach programs to facilitate strategic partnership and business development initiatives.
    • Develop and implement a system for tracking and reporting on the progress of the strategic plan Implementation.
    • Maintain effective liaison with all relevant stakeholders (e.g. Trustees, Organizational Leadership, Community Leadership, Employees, Patients etc) to ensure the smooth running of the SBU
    • Develop and manage the design of program plans for sustainability
    • Development of program budgets and execution
    • Interface with program stakeholders both internally and externally
    • Work with CEO in sourcing for donor partnerships and collaborations
    • Conduct of focused research and surveys in relevant program segments
    • Oversee program data management
    • Use and maintenance of program management templates
    • Develop business cases for every new initiative in line with
    • Organisational standard processes and policies
    • Identification and management of program related risks
    • Make periodic presentations of progress reports to management
    • Conduct regular training/capacity building sessions for subordinates for effective knowledge transfers
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the CEO and the group leadership.

    Person Specifications

    • Academic Qualification: Minimum of B.Sc. or its equivalent in relevant discipline
    • Professional Qualification: Membership of relevant professional body will be an added advantage
    • Experience: Minimum of 5 years working experience.

    Key Skills and competencies:

    • Computer Literacy and knowledge.
    • Good communication and Interpersonal Skills.
    • Good Knowledge of the use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Power point).
    • Exquisite knowledge of Operations in a Foundation.
    • Ability to think strategically, plan, assign, supervise and coordinate the work of subordinates.
    • Sound knowledge of project management with ability to mentor subordinates.
    • Experienced in managing expectations of donor organisations.
    • Micro financing and process proficiency will be an added advantage
    • Strong program research capabilities.
    • Stakeholder management skills.
    • Strong presentation and data management skills.
    • A team player with effective communication.

    Key Performance Metrics
    Performance Area:

    • Budget Management.
    • Availability of a viable Budget.
    • Aggressive Revenue generation.
    • Accounts Management and Reporting.
    • Operation Management

    Performance Indicators:

    • Optimal Cost/ Expense Reduction.
    • Perfectly reconciled accounts.
    • Rendition of Management reports.
    • Profitability.
    • Efficient Operations.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: using the "Job Title" as subject of the email.

    Note: Any application received after the above time will be automatically rejected.

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