• Ongoing Recruitment at Adexen HR and Recruitment Services - 14 Positions

  • Posted on: 19 December, 2014 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Adexen HR and Recruitment Services is looking to recruit a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for one of its clients.

    Our client is an infrastructural development company with institutional and private investors. The company offers a broad spectrum of solutions and expertise to infrastructural development in Nigeria.

    We are recruiting to fill the position of:

    Chief Financial Officer

     

    Job Description

    • The CFO is responsible for planning, directing and controlling the day to day financial functions of the company in order to enable strategic and operational decision making, and to ensure compliance with the company's requirements.
    • Whilst broad in its mandate, this position has responsibility to create and maintain an environment of robust and effective financial reporting processes, procedures and controls.

    Reporting to the MD, the responsibilities of this role includes but not limited to the following:

    1.) Finance Administration:

    • Ensure all taxation and legislative requirements are complied as at when due.
    • Conduct timely balance sheet reconciliation for review by MD and board of directors.
    • Oversee the preparation and management of the capital and operating planning requirements of the group to ensure effective performance, treasury and financial management.
    • Analyse business performance/results, provide feedback to Executive Management for decision making purposes.
    • In conjunction with the MD, source and identify suitable financial providers for FIPHs Infrastructure.
    • Maintain integrity of the company's accounting system (software), ensuring it remains effective and operational at all times.
    • Manage expenditure in-line with budget approvals
    • Participates in preparation of regulations aimed at improving the financial and accounting management of the institution
    • Project funding sourcing and bank charges negotiations
    • Project Funds disbursement across all projects.

    2.) Budget/Forecasting and Financial Reporting:

    • Oversee the preparation of all financial and statutory reports for the Group
    • Drive and administer the planning, budgeting and forecasting activities to enable timely decision making.
    • Co-ordinate and prepare annual budgets, including operating and capital expenditure budgets
    • In conjunction with the MD, ensure that business cash flow adequately supports company work activities and produces optimal results.
    • Collate all relevant information to produce end of year statutory accounts for the group
    • Ensure that end of year statutory accounts report is finalised by specified date and presented for review.
    • Review and compile project profit and loss reports

    3.) Regulatory and Statutory Compliance:

    • Develop, champion and implement procedures, policies and internal controls to ensure efficient business processes to support the delivery of the company's business objectives
    • On an annual basis reconcile unit gross wages, group tax, payroll tax, and superannuation & workers compensation against general ledger for review by management
    • Collect and collate all necessary documentation in readiness and preparation of company tax return; perform specified elements of company tax return for review by external accountants.

    Requirements
    Education/Professional Qualification:

    • Higher Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Management of any other related fields, preferable a Doctorate Degree
    • Must be a member of an internationally recognised accounting professional body: ACCA, CIMA or equivalent

    Experience

    • Minimum of 15 years' experience in finance management with 7years of it in senior management
    • Industry experience would be an advantage as is previous experience working in a project structured environment.
    • Must be IT literate with good experience in implementing and using of Enterprise Financial Systems such as S.A.P etc. with a minimum annual balance of $640 million
    • Strong interpersonal skills and effective communication both verbal and written
    • The ability to lead a diverse team to achieve department and business finance demands is fundamental as is understanding protocol when interacting with management together with maintaining a high degree of sensitivity and confidentiality.

    Functional/Technical:

    • Project Management
    • Strategic orientation
    • Strong mentoring ability
    • Advanced planning skills
    • Strong coordination skills
    • Strong negotiating skills

    Behavioural:

    • Results orientation
    • Team work
    • Personal mastery
    • Analytical thinking
    • Cultural awareness

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    Commercial Manager

     

    Job Description

    • The role of the Commercial Manager is to manage the end to end process of bidding for projects within the organisation and to work closely with the technical staff in creating competitive bids.

    Reporting to the Head Business Development, the responsibilities of this role includes but not limited to the following:

    1.) Business Planning and Development:

    • Develop winning bids through understanding of tender and other requirements, demonstrating and communicating strategic capabilities and value.
    • Lead research and analysis for the identification of commercial opportunities.
    • Monitor market conditions and competitor activities; follow market trends to develop strategies for maximising margin contributions.
    • Interpret financial, operational, commercial or customer insights to support business planning and development.
    • Identify and develop commercial opportunities for the unit including new product/service offerings.
    • Develop and implement business plans to achieve revenue targets and other business goals.
    • Prepare and review contractual or commercial documents and agreements in collaboration with the operations team.
    • Identify, analyse and respond to bids in conjuction with the design managers and Project managers.
    • Review and eliminate where appropriate, either non-profitable or limited development areas

    2.) Receivables and Financial Management:

    • Maintain contractual records and documentation
    • Control all contract correspondence, customer contact information sheets, contractual changes, status reports and other documents for all projects.
    • Develop and implement procedures for contract management and administration in compliance with company policy
    • Support CRM / Marketing to ensure company products and services are offered with appropriate, competitive terms and conditions
    • Ensure that signed contracts are communicated to all relevant parties to provide contract visibility and awareness

    3.) Receivables and Financial Management:

    • Analyse credit terms for customers before contracts are agreed.
    • Ensure customer receivables do not exceed the contractual agreed terms.
    • Follow up with the CRM on outstanding receivables, and create collection strategies
    • Reconcile customer accounts with the CRM
    • Ensure invoicing team raise invoices within stipulated/set timelines.
    • Ensure accuracy of billing dates on the system, as agreed with the customers.
    • Work with the department head and CRM to set targets and develop budget.
    • Manage the expenditure of the commercial budget.
    • Co-ordinate with the CRM team to ensure products are sourced profitably.

    Requirements
    Education / Professional Qualification:

    • B.Sc.or equivalent in the Social Sciences or related field
    • Master's degree or professional qualifications in Marketing or Business
    • Management/Administration would be an added advantage.

    Experience

    • Minimum of 7 years' work experience in sales and marketing management including receivable management, with 3 years in managerial capacity.
    • Construction or related industry experience is an added advantage.

    Functional/Technical:

    • Business Acumen
    • Strategic Planning & Management
    • Sales & Marketing
    • Negotiation
    • Receivables Management
    • Networking and Relationship Management
    • Leadership
    • Communication and Interpersonal skills

    Behavioural:

    • Motivated
    • Proactive
    • Results-oriented

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    Head - Operations

     

    Job Description

    • The Head, Operations is responsible for Managing and coordinating large and/or complex projects through all phases of design, permitting and construction.
    • Provides leadership for regional site project management function by managing, coordinating, and developing staff and third party project managers.
    • Operates with significant independence and minimal supervision as the principal project representative.

    Reporting to the MD, the responsibilities of this role includes but not limited to the following:

    1.) Strategic Management:

    • Provide leadership, coaching and direction to the operations department
    • Conduct periodic Site visits to provide mentoring to direct-reports and to ensure construction work is in compliance with company standards for time, cost and quality.
    • Assist design and business development departments with preparation of estimates and documents required to obtain approvals for bids to construct facilities, road remodels and road expansion projects etc.
    • Assist design department with preparation and updates to prototype plan development, including feasibility analysis, material selections and construction means and methods.
    • Develop and manage department processes and practices to ensure programs are aligned with overall business goals.
    • Responsible for all Policies and Procedures for the Operations Department including those required by specific grants.
    • Monitor industry trends and options in construction means and methods.
    • Monitors budget allocations, expenditures, fund balances and related financial activities for the purpose of ensuring that allocations are accurate, revenues are recorded, expenses are within budget limits and/or fiscal practices are followed
    • Promoting close and harmonious relations with the client, engineers, subcontractors and internal staff on projects.
    • Understands and promotes organisation' HSE Standards.

    2.) Project Execution Management:

    • Develop Project execution Process and ensure quality standards are being met.
    • Develop project monitoring to monitor all costs and implement cost controls.
    • Develop alongside the HSE supervisor safety polices for sites.
    • Allocation of projects to Project Managers.
    • Selecting project team structure for each project.
    • Coordinates development layout activity with Project managers.
    • Develop and maintain a network of pre-qualified construction contractors in all operating areas to ensure best-practices and competitive bidding for all projects in conjunction with the business development team.
    • Carry out site assessment, feasibility studies and conceptual design alone with the design team.
    • Carry out technical due diligence for special projects while review the due diligence report for smaller projects.
    • Oversees Special Projects Operations to ensure that construction services are performed efficiently and on schedule, and that internal and external communications are managed appropriately.
    • Verify all work is completed per approved plans and all projects are properly closed out.
    • Plans for and inspects new construction, repair work and related projects for the purpose of ensuring that jobs are completed efficiently; specifications are within regulatory requirements; and approving inspection reports.
    • Ensures preparation of Project Execution Plan (PEP), Project Scope of Work, Project Setup, Project Closeout and Change Orders.
    • Reviews and approves project expenditures, budgets, estimates, cost reports, project financial forecasts and schedules.
    • Manages cost, schedule, safety, quality and contractual requirements of the CAPEX project through effective plan in accordance with company procedures.
    • Applies advanced understanding of company's business to improve project cost effectiveness, apply change, risk and opportunity management principles, and improve project margin.
    • Monitors performance of suppliers and subcontractors to determine compliance with contractual obligations (as defined by organisations subcontract agreements).
    • Coordinates and interacts with subcontractors and clients to ensure efficiency and productivity for projects.
    • Establishes and maintains good relations with clients, partners and local authorities aimed at safeguarding and promoting client interests.

    Requirements
    Education/Professional Qualification:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Engineering or related field
    • Must be a member of an internationally recognized Engineering Body

    Experience

    • Minimum of 12 years' experience in heavy civil construction. with 7 years of it in senior management.
    • Team player with excellent personnel management skills and capacity to build a strong departmental team
    • Strong communications skills to work across departments and with various levels of management
    • Ability to manage and direct multiple complex projects simultaneously to drive solutions that meet or surpass business expectations and deliver project milestones on-time and within budget.
    • Proven ability to manage a high-production construction schedule with multiple deadlines, in-house and outside resources and interdepartmental coordination
    • Experience in negotiating and managing subcontracts
    • Experience in working with planning documents, CAD drawing of road plans
    • Meet deadlines, and function smoothly under strict deadlines and shifting priorities

    Functional/Technical:

    • Project Management
    • Strategic orientation
    • Strong mentoring ability
    • Advanced planning skills
    • Strong coordination skills

    Behavioural:

    • Results orientation
    • Team work
    • Personal mastery
    • Analytical thinking
    • Cultural awareness

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    Cost Engineering Manager

     

    Job Description

    • The Cost Engineering Manager will be responsible for managing all costs relating to building and civil engineering projects, from the initial calculations to the final figures.
    • He / She will seek to minimise the costs of a project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality.
    • Many of these are specified by statutory construction regulations, which the surveyor needs to understand and adhere to.

    Reporting to the Head of Operations, the responsibilities of this role includes but not limited to the following:

    1.) QS Management:

    • Preparing plans, contracts, budgets, bills of quantities and other documentation.
    • Undertaking costs analysis for repairs and construction and maintenance project work.
    • Assisting in establishing a client's requirements and undertaking feasibility studies.
    • Performing risk and value management and cost control.
    • Advising on procurement strategy on the project.
    • Analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports.
    • Valuing completed work and arranging payments.
    • Carry out take offs for material procurement on project site.
    • Overseeing financial management of projects with project teams, with particular emphasis on cost reporting and cash management.
    • Establishing opportunity targets with site / project teams.
    • Managing and developing team of surveyors.
    • Overseeing project validation procedures from project award to completion.

    2.) Commercial Support:

    • Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks as part of the bid preparation process.
    • Preparing and analysing costings for tenders and bids.
    • Providing advice on contractual claims.
    • Preparing Bills of Quantities, Schedules of Works, Specifications and all contract documentation, ensuring that these comply with the project brief and timescale, budget estimates, all relevant legislation, regulations and policies.
    • Managing associated contractual issues, Developing objectives and financial reporting on projects.

    Requirements
    Education / Professional/ Qualification:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Quantity Surveying.
    • Associate member of the RICS or equivalent qualification.

    Experience

    • Minimum of 7 years' experience in-depth experience of Quantity Surveying work, associated procedures and practices

    Demonstrable experience in the following areas:

    • Project management
    • Budget management
    • Construction procurement
    • Collaborative/partnership working

    Functional/Technical:

    • Able to consult, negotiate, influence and persuade a wide range of people.
    • Able to organise and prioritise workloads to meet required targets/deadlines.
    • Able to create and maintain working partnerships and relationships, both internally and externally.
    • Able to write clear, concise reports dealing with complex technical issues.
    • Able to understand and adhere to complex regulations and procedures and to effectively assimilate procedural and technical detail.

    Behavioural:

    • Results orientation
    • Team work
    • Personal mastery
    • Conflict management
    • Cultural awareness

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    Head - Business Development

     

    Job Description

    • The Head Business Development is responsible for acquiring profitable engineering and construction business for the company.
    • Will lead sales team in expanding design/build business to meet growth objectives.
    • Individual will be tasked with managing and driving the company's business development plan to reach and establish relationships with high level decision makers in the industrial manufacturing market to develop and obtain engineering and construction projects.

    Reporting to the MD, the responsibilities of this role includes but not limited to the following:

    1.) Strategic Management:

    • Lead, direct, train and measure business development team.
    • Recruit new potential proven sales and Marketing representatives.
    • Identify, qualify and prospect target clients with design/build opportunities.
    • Develop and maintain broad industry network of high level contacts in industrial market place.
    • Filter and prioritise opportunities that include complex technical and performance based scopes of work.
    • Work closely with project management team to assess client needs and issues in preparation of proposals.
    • Organise and give presentations to key decision makers.

    2.) Business & Sales Management:

    • Drive the sales process from inquiry/RFP coordination through “Closing the Deal”
    • Involvement in negotiations of contracts.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with Major Equipment Vendors and Process Technology Providers
    • Collaborate with company management to prepare and implement the company's Marketing and Business Development
    • Plan and develop strategy for meeting business goals
    • Track and report current status of potential projects, markets, Customer news and developments
    • Lead the development and preparation of RFP's, Pre-qualification, formal presentations
    • Continually identifies builds and develops new client business within a vertical market by pursing business opportunities with strategic targets in key industries and cultivating relationships with existing clients.
    • Negotiates and communicates complex concepts/business issues to a variety of audiences.
    • Defines, tests, refines and implements strategic plans to successfully achieve opportunities within the vertical market segment. These activities include primary research, industry, market and competitive analysis, and customer needs assessment.
    • Ensures strategic objectives of the vertical market segment are well understood and executed by the pursuit (BD/CRM) team.
    • Identifies and evaluates new markets and partnership opportunities through direct prospecting, networking, attendance and participation with various industry professionals and networking associations.

    3.) Corporate & Brand Development:

    • Delivers compelling calls and presentations to introduce company's capabilities and value proposition
    • Demonstrates positively company's mission, vision, value statements, reputation, code of ethics, standards, policies and procedures internally and throughout the marketplace
    • Lead the marketing team to create effective marketing strategies to win in the marketplace, including market segmentation, value proposition development, technology positioning, pricing strategy, branding strategy, channel strategy and communications strategy development.

    Requirements
    Education/Professional Qualification:

    • A first Degree, Masters Degree will be an advantage.
    • Professional qualification/membership of a recognized body.

    Experience

    • Minimum of 12 years' experience with proven sales track record with at least 7 years at executive management level managing a large organization
    • Experience in successfully expanding new business and growing existing business within a vertical market
    • The candidate must have handled a portfolio of clients exceeding 30 in number and generating over $640m in combined top-line revenue
    • Intimate knowledge of the Nigerian business terrain with management experience in both the regulated and deregulated sectors of the economy
    • Strong interpersonal skills and effective communication both verbal and written

    Functional/Technical:

    • Strong business and commercial acumen
    • Project Management
    • Strategic orientation
    • Strong mentoring ability
    • Advanced planning skills
    • Strong coordination skills
    • Business Acumen
    • Effective time management skill

    Behavioural:

    • Results orientation
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Team work
    • Personal mastery
    • Analytical thinking
    • Creativity & Innovation
    • Conflict management
    • Cultural awareness

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    Senior Civil Engineering - Roads

     

    Job Description

    • Responsible for managing the design/drafting activities including preparing/updating drawings for civil engineering road projects, establishing guidelines and procedures for CAD data management, and managing workload distribution within the Design department.
    • Reporting to the Head of Operations, the responsibilities of this role includes but not limited to the following:

    1.) Design Management:

    • Analyses survey reports maps and other data to plan projects.
    • Examining drawings in collaboration with the civil Engineers, producing practical, safe and buildable civil drawings in AutoCAD.
    • Revise and update existing drawings reflecting design changes, in collaboration with the HSE
    • Review blueprints, plans, specifications and other customer documentation if service is requested by the project manager.
    • Maintain notes, design calculations and other documentation (like drawings, bill of materials, list of design parameters, and /performance guarantees) for future reference.
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of third party items and services data base. Review and modify information with supervision by head of operations. Make data available to project managers.
    • Establish filing guidelines for drawings to maintain up-to-date drawings.
    • Leading a team of designers

    2.) Commercial Support:

    • Works with head of operations on guidelines for civil drawings which meet and exceed the customer's requirements (bid and submittal phase). Implement these requirements on drawings sent to the customer.
    • Serve as an information source on planning and design of structures
    • Prepare dimensional drawings, civil drawings and other complex drawings (Civil Engineering).

    3.) Engineering Design:

    • Coordinate and direct projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities.
    • Supervise all phases of design and drawing development while applying resources as necessary to meet schedule release dates
    • Research new Development and Innovations
    • Direct, review, and approve product design and changes
    • Adhere to design and standards during construction project delivery

    Requirements
    Education/Professional Qualification:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or any relevant field.
    • Associate's Degree or completion of a technical trade school in CAD, drafting or related field.

    Experience

    • Minimum of 7 years' experience of road and drainage design using AutoCAD and general civil engineering design standards.
    • Part modeling and detailing experience using ProE Creo Parametric software (desired).
    • Experience using Autocad 2D design software (required).
    • Must have design and project supervision experience in Structures such as buildings, bridges , dams etc)

    Functional/Technical:

    • Proficient in AutoCAD /ProE Creo Parametric software.
    • Excellent communications skills: interpersonal, listening, oral, and written.
    • Skilled in PC usage and associated software including Microsoft Office.
    • Able to generate layout drawings from sketches and specifications.
    • Familiar with design parameters related to wastewater treatment equipment.
    • Knowledgeable of standard drafting practices and procedures.
    • Able to work with minimal supervision, efficiently schedule and manage time.

    Behavioural:

    • Results orientation
    • Team work
    • Personal mastery
    • Conflict management
    • Cultural awareness

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    Private, Public Partnership/Project Finance Manager

     

    Job Description

    • The Manager, Private-Public Partnership/Project Finance role will be responsible for origination, structuring, execution, management, monitoring and reporting on company's portfolio of liabilities.
    • They will act as the liaison with investors (public and private) and stakeholders through the portfolio development and management process and at all times managing all risks associated with the portfolio including but not limited to: financial, operational, technical, legal, environmental, political and socio-economic.
    • Reporting to the CEO, the responsibilities of this role includes but not limited to the following:

    1.) Project Development:

    • Creates and manages pipeline of PPP project and opportunities
    • Manages and builds solid relationship with the government, infrastructure developers, third party equity holders, and lenders - understand their investment needs and goals and match that to company.
    • Undertakes PPP project development activities with the support of a very professional team environment consisting analysts under supervision; technical, construction, legal and operation inputs from other divisions in company; and services outsourced to project development advisors.
    • Reaches agreement (sign MOU) with selected investment partners; screens and analyses potential financing deals by analysing market strategies, deal requirements, growth potential, and financial returns; and recommending them to suitable partners.
    • Ensures the project remains focused on key objectives and goals and complies with established methodologies.
    • Develops and manages project expectations ensuring all applicable functional areas are engaged on the project;
    • Builds relationship with government to solicit projects and promote financing solutions.

    2.) Investor Management (PPP):

    • Ensures the effective and efficient management of PPP Projects by supporting origination, structuring, closing and management of projects.
    • Works in close collaboration with other project teams for effective achievement of results and resolving complex project-related issues.
    • Assumes full responsibility for and manage effectively and efficiently all
    • Public-Private Partnership project activities and resources in order to meet expected results.

    3.) Project Budget Preparation:

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