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  • Posted: Oct 14, 2015
    Deadline: Oct 20, 2015
  • Sigma Qualitas is a network of seasoned and experienced consultants, with several years work experience in large multinational organizations and the public sector, who have come together for the purpose of providing consultancy expertise and training to clients across various industries. We have developed over time, services and solutions built around a s...
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    Chief Operations Officer

    Job Description

    • The role provides leadership and direction for all business operations in order to facilitate the achievement of established financial and business targets.
    • Develops and communicates an appropriate vision and long-term strategy for the Strategic Business Units (SBUs).
    • Develops and implements strategic operating plans and budgets for each of the Group’s subsidiaries and central functions based on the long-term strategies and priorities of the Group.
    • Puts adequate systems and controls in place to ensure proper and satisfactory monitoring of the Group’s performance against plans and budgets.
    • Drives the Group’s operations and performance to meet financial, business and risk management objectives as well as compliance with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements.
    • Monitors and directs SBU leadership to enable them deliver on their individual programmes, achieve set targets and improve overall performance.
    • Manages the implementation of partnership/service level agreements and ensure that the Group does not incur losses from such relationships.
    • Takes responsibility for ensuring effective adherence to the organisation’s Health & Safety policies across all Units.
    • Provides a strategic link between the Vice-Chairman and senior management team on all operational issues of the company.
    • Facilitates resolution of high-priority issues between departments.
    • Acts as the organisation’s ambassador and spokesman in matters involving external stakeholders.
    • Reports regularly to the MD on the achievement of strategic objectives, market performance of products, organisational development plans and overall business performance.

    Job Requirements and Skills

    • Graduate Qualifications: A First Degree from a recognised University required
    • Post Graduate Qualifications: Master’s Degree or Post Graduate Qualification would be of advantage
    • Previous Work Experience: Relevant work experience in civil works, project management, and development of buildings, management information system and administrative function required
    • Experience: 10 to 15 years work experience with at least 5 years at senior managerial position experience is preferred (NYSC is essential
    • Certifications and Training Requirements: Professional Qualification and Certification in Project Management would be of advantage


    • Excellent analytical, business development and strategic planning skills.
    • Good grasp of all business operations
    • Excellent policy and process design skills, especially around implementing effective controls.
    • Good skills in contract management and administration.
    • Excellent customer service and negotiation skills.
    • Relationship and change management skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communications skills
    • Computer proficiency
    • Ability to generate respect and trust from staff, customers and other external constituencies.
    • Ability to multi task and strong project management skills
    • Excellent leadership and team management skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV's to:

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