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  • Posted: May 7, 2024
    Deadline: May 18, 2024
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    Andersen in Nigeria is an independent tax, transfer pricing and accounting advisory services firm with a worldwide presence through the member firms and collaborating firms of Andersen Global.
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    Chief Executive Officer

    Job Summary

    Our client in the construction industry seeks to hire a visionary and results-oriented Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead our established mid-sized civil construction firm into its next phase of growth and success. The ideal candidate will possess a unique blend of strong business acumen and a deep understanding of the construction industry gained from hands-on civil engineering experience. The CEO will be responsible for the overall strategic direction, financial performance, and day-to-day operations of the company, as well as driving the Company’s growth. The CEO will work closely with the executive team, stakeholders, and partners to ensure the successful execution of business objectives and the achievement of financial targets.

    Job Details

    Strategic Leadership:

    • Ability to translate, develop and establish goals set by the Board of Directors
    • Develop and communicate the company's vision, mission, and strategic objectives.
    • Lead the development and implementation of strategic plans to drive and ensure business growth, profitability and market expansion.
    • Identify emerging opportunities, market trends, and competitive threats to guide strategic decision-making.
    • Identify emerging opportunities, market trends, and competitive threats to guide strategic decision-making.
    • Ensure the delivery of high-quality engineering services, meeting project deadlines and specifications.

    Operations Management:

    • Oversee all aspects of the business, including pre-construction, construction, and post-construction phases.

    Financial Management:

    • Review developed annual budgets, financial forecasts and performance metrics to drive financial success
    • Monitor financial performance, analyze variances and implement corrective actions as needed
    • Optimize capital allocation and investment decisions to maximize shareholder value
    • Manage financial risks and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements 

    Stakeholder Engagement:

    • Build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders including investors, partners, communities, regulators and communities within the construction industry (local and global)
    • Represent the company in negotiations, partnerships and industry forums to advance business objectives 
    • Communicate effectively with the board of directors, providing regular updates on company performance, risks and opportunities 

    People Leadership:

    • Recruit, develop and retain top talent to build a high-performing team 
    • Provide leadership, guidance and mentorship to business heads and all employees, fostering a culture of accountability, collaboration and innovation
    • Promote initiatives to create and ensure a supportive and inclusive work environment.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or other related courses
    • Master of Business Administration (MBA) or other advanced degree from a reputable university. 
    • Minimum 10 years experience in the construction industry, with a proven track record of success in a senior leadership role in the construction and civil engineering industry 
    • Membership of a professional body in line with qualification/experience
    • Proficiency in a relevant ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system and civil construction industry software such as Primavera P6, Procore, Bluebeam and AutoCAD
    • Extensive civil engineering background with a strong understanding of construction methodologies, project management, and safety protocols.
    • Strong financial acumen with experience in budgeting, economic analysis and risk management
    • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve company goals
    • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders, including investors, partners, regulators and communities. 

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    Managing Director

    Job Summary

    Our client in Asset Management is looking to hire a Managing Director. The ideal candidate is required to successfully oversee and coordinate all operational tasks while also providing strategic guidance to ensure that the organization achieves its goals.

    Job Details

    • The ideal candidate will be saddled with the coordination of the overall business activities and operational structure of the company.
    • Monitor and report achievements, ensure steady and continuous growth of Assets Under Management (AUM).
    • Supervise and oversee the conceptualization and implementation of product development strategy to meet clients’ requests, drive profitability and manage competition.
    • Ensure the management of a well-bonded team to achieve optimum performance.
    • Generally, see to the smooth and profitable running of the firm's operations to meet the company’s targeted financial liquidity goals/objectives.
    • Have primary responsibility for the company’s business development, clients’ acquisition and AUM growth.
    • See that the day-to-day activities and affairs of the company are appropriately managed.
    • Formulate policies and propose actions that lead to the creation of value for all stakeholders of the company.
    • Develop and recommend to the board, annual business plans, capital and operating plans, and budgets that support the company’s long-term plan and strategies.
    • Oversee the company’s achievement and maintenance of a satisfactory competitive position within the asset management sub-industry.
    • Take steps to build an effective management team below the level of the CEO, and oversee the company’s active plan for management’s development and succession.
    • Ensure regulatory compliance with extant rules, regulations, laws, pronouncements, etc.
    • Perform other functions/roles that may be assigned by the Board.

    Key Competencies:

    • Business Development: Strong selling and broad business development skills
    • Leadership: Inspires and leads others towards high levels of performance
    • Problem Solving and Analysis: Ability to analyze complex policy issues, draw correct conclusions and articulate clear and focused policy to wide and diverse audiences
    • Relationship Management: Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with key stakeholders and commercial enterprises to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals
    • Strategy Formulation: Ability to:
      • to take a broad-based view of issues and events, and understand their longer-term impact or wider implications and
      • translate strategies into strategic and operational activities
    • Effective communication skill
    • Understanding of Business, Government and Industry Processes: Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of, and experience in, local and national government, business and industry processes and decision-making, and constitutional and accountability principles related to the machinery of government
    • Interpersonal Style: Has a personal commitment to organizational excellence; displays honesty, integrity, and a strong sense of ethics in all decisions and actions
    • Governance/Management: Experience working with Governance Boards of Directors providing professional, accurate, and strategic advice and delivering on boards of directors’ decisions and policies.


    • A minimum of 15 years of work experience in the Finance industry of which at least 7 years must be in Asset management at a Senior management level
    • Demonstrably strong Asset Management background.
    • MBA or post-graduate qualification in Banking related discipline, Finance and Management;
    • Membership in relevant professional bodies

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