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  • Posted: Apr 18, 2024
    Deadline: May 2, 2024
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    Illaj Holdings is a diversified Nigerian holding company with a focus on manufacturing, construction, educational services, and the agriculture value chain. As a leader in Nigerian industry, we are committed to excellence, accountability, and sustainable practices. Our mission is to champion African brands on the global stage and create sustainable value by ...
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    Strategy & Business Consultant

    Role Description

    • This is a full-time on-site role for a Strategy and Business Consulting position located in Kaduna. The role involves various day-to-day tasks associated with strategic planning, business analysis, and consulting services.
    • The candidate will be responsible for analyzing business data, providing strategic recommendations, assisting in decision-making processes, and communicating with stakeholders.

    Job Description

    • Develop and implement the overall corporate strategy that aligns with the overall vision and objectives of the holding company and its subsidiaries.
    • Identify and evaluate new business opportunities, partnerships, and investment prospects in the agricultural value chains and beyond.
    • Conduct thorough market research and analysis to identify emerging trends, customer needs, and competitive landscape.
    • Lead the development of strategic business plans for the holding company and its subsidiaries.
    • Drive the execution of strategic initiatives, ensuring their successful implementation and achievement of targeted outcomes.
    • Collaborate with key stakeholders to foster strong relationships and partnerships with government agencies, industry associations, and other relevant organizations.
    • Monitor and evaluate the performance of existing business units and propose strategies for improvement and growth.
    • Oversee the development and management of marketing and branding strategies to enhance the company's market position and customer engagement.
    • Provide leadership and guidance to cross-functional teams involved in strategy development and business expansion.
    • Prepare and present comprehensive reports and recommendations to the Board of Directors and senior management.


    • A Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Agriculture, Economics, or a related field.
    • An MBA or Master's degree in any relevant field of study.
    • Proven experience (at least 10 years) in strategic planning, Business development, and project management preferably in a holding company or similar environment.
    • Strong understanding of the agricultural value chains, including primary production, processing and marketing.
    • Excellent knowledge of the Nigerian agricultural industry, including government policies, regulations, and funding mechanisms.
    • Proven track record of successfully identifying and developing new business opportunities, resulting in revenue growth and market expansion.
    • Solid financial acumen and ability to analyze complex financial data.
    • Strong negotiation and deal-making skills.
    • Exceptional leadership and team management abilities.
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
    • ·Ability to think strategically and creatively to solve complex business problems.

    Relevant skills and qualifications that would be beneficial include:

    • Experience in the manufacturing, FMCG, construction, or agriculture industry
    • Knowledge of Nigerian business environment and regulations
    • Master's degree in Business Administration or related field.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Applications (Cover Letter and Resume) to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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