• Career Opportunities at Phillips Consulting Limited

  • Posted on: 16 February, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Phillips Consulting Limited is a wholly owned Nigerian firm with offices in Lagos, Abuja and Johannesburg. Established in 1992, we offer an array of business and management consulting services to government and corporate organisations.

    Our focus is on creating and managing change in organisations by formulating and implementing customer focused strategies. This assists in aligning their management systems to support service delivery and developing the competence and capabilities of their people to deliver on their promises.

    We draw our competitive strength from collaborations with global partnership firms in Europe, North America and Africa. Our delivery skills reflect our highly competitive recruitment of bright, vibrant and experienced consultants whose competence we continuously enhance through intensive training in the use of our proprietary management tools and techniques.

    Brand and Marketing Communications Manager

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Brand plan development.
    • Manage the day-to-day logistics of the brand program.
    • New product development.
    • Provide regular market analysis.
    • Sales – provide sales materials for presentation.
    • Responsible for developing promotional activities and strategies as well as executing them.
    • Implement and execute campaign initiatives such as print, social media, web and broadcast) – Marketing Communications.

    Qualification Required:

    • B.Sc. in any discipline and minimum of 4 years working experience in marketing, advertising and PR management.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong research and analytical skills.
    • Excellent with the use of CRM software and social media marketing tools.

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    Head, Audit and Complaince

     

    Audit Management:

    • Develop and implement the internal audit strategy, policies, procedures and annual audit plan; identify priorities and resource requirements for the year in line with strategic goals of the company.
    • Plan and lead financial, regulatory, compliance and operational audits, covering branch operations across Nigeria.
    • Develop action plans to address gaps and emerging issues; provide recommendation and proffer solutions.
    • Monitor implementation of recommendations proposed by Internal Audit and the External Auditor to ensure issues are adequately addressed.
    • Conduct risk assessment; recommend and deploy mitigating strategies
    • Coordinate internal audit activities with those of the External Auditor to ensure proper audit coverage, eliminate duplication of efforts and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of audit activities.
    • Maintain audit files and records including audit procedures and reports; document the result of audit work in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards.
    • Support year-end financial audit by the External Auditor.

    Reporting:

    • Present annual audit plan to the Audit Committee including periodic status updates.
    • Prepare timely audit reports for the Board of Directors, Audit Committee and executive management.
    • Report on audit/internal control findings to the Audit Committee periodically.
    • Review and ensure reports of all audits, investigations and  special assignment are in line with best practice.
    • Communicate management responses on audit findings and corrective actions to various departments.

     Compliance and Control:

    • Monitor and ensure compliance with corporate policies, standard operating procedures, statutory and regulatory requirements across the Group.
    • Review new and existing products, services and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance.
    • Develop and implement effective control systems.
    • Assess internal controls within the system and make appropriate recommendations to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
    • Take appropriate actions to close or mitigate control deficiencies identified.
    • Promote compliance with internal policies.
    • Coordinate with Risk Management, Legal and Compliance on other control related activities.

    Advisory:

    • Keep abreast of developments in good corporate governance practices and advise management accordingly
    • Oversee the execution of other tasks or special projects as required by management including  reviews of systems, due diligence reviews, fraud investigation, etc
    • Collaborate with executive management and business managers to identify and manage risks  

    Team Leadership and Management:

    • Provide leadership for the Internal Audit function; manage the Audit team and its activities.
    • Facilitate development; manage performance; coach and mentor
    • Foster a culture of constant improvement and progress.

    Qualification Required:

    • First degree; minimum of second class lower division.
    • Professional Accounting qualification.
    • Professional Audit qualification would be added advantage.

    Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

    • Comprehensive knowledge of Accounting and Audit principles, practices, procedures, legislation and regulations; sound knowledge of IIA standards with compliance capability.
    • Sound knowledge of financial services operations and risk-based auditing.
    • Internal Control.
    • Risk Management.
    • Corporate Governance.
    • Stakeholder Relationship Management.
    • Analytical and critical thinking.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Conflict Management.
    • Managerial and leadership skills.
    • Proficient use of MS Office suite.

    Experience:

    • Minimum of ten years experience in forensic accounting and internal/external audit.
    • Experience managing internal audits, supervising a team of internal and external auditors, supporting executive management, and reporting to Audit and other Board Committees.
    • Big 4 experience is desired.

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    Business Development Manager

     

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Prospects for target clients for increase business growth.
    • Analyse and plans innovative strategies of selling.
    • Build excellent relationships with both old and new customers.
    • Determine sales targets for the sales team and ensure they are successfully achieved.
    • Identify new opportunities for sales campaign that can lead to increased sales.
    Qualification Required:
    • B.Sc. in any discipline with a minimum of Second Class Lower.
    • Must have at least 5 years sales and marketing experience.

    Interested applicants must have:

    • Good business sense.
    • Deep understanding of marketing.
    • Excellent communication skill and interpersonal relationship.
    • Positive attitude.
    • Negotiating skills.

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    Head E-Business Development

     

    Roles and Responsibilities

    • Maintains and plans an organization's overall policies and goals regarding e-business development.
    • Develops and manages organizational changes needed to meet goals involving e-business strategies.
    • Identifies potential business partners and negotiates agreements.
    • May coordinate and negotiate with various departments including business development, operations, benefits administration and/or compliance.
    • Ensure the strategic and tactical alignment across all functions
    • Develop strategies for operation of service delivery to customers through internal and external logistics
    • Serve as a key sales contact on e-platforms
    • Assist business development teams in the development of marketing strategies
    • Work with existing resources to optimize website performance, strategy development, and drive traffic and sales
    • Regularly update strategies and tactics based upon customer-driven needs
    • Provides quarterly updates to management relative to performance, progress against goals, and the progression of continued development in e-commerce
    • Ensure brand integrity across all online channels

    Key skills and Competencies

    • Planning
    • Future oriented
    • Strategic agility
    • Working cross-functionally within company
    • Tracking site performance
    • Brand reporting
    • Excellent problem-solving skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Marketing / advertising / web optimization
    • Data/business analyst
    • Highly analytical
    • Strong organizational and analytical skills with the ability to balance multiple projects, while ensuring all deadlines are met.
    • Strong communication with the ability to effectively communicate and influence across all levels of the Company.

    Educational qualifications and experience

    • A first degree(B.Sc) in Business or any related disciplines from a reputable university
    • A masters degree will be an added advantage
    • Minimum of 10years post qualification experience of which 8 years must have been in the financial sector and 4 years in top/senior management position

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    Human Resources Executive

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Work with the Head of HR on set organizational processes: recruitment, selection, evaluation, interviews, training and development, talent management and performance management appraisal and employee motivation (amongst others).
    • Must possess knowledge and skills to maintain the Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS): Time and attendance, Absence management and electronic personnel records etc.
    • Must possess knowledge of Microsoft Excel sheet and skills in Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS).
    • Maintaining personnel record and updating same with all necessary and relevant authorities.
    • Assist to perform staffing duties, reference/background checks and other related administrative functions in the HR Department.
    •  Attend meetings–Admin meetings, Driver’s and Security meetings.
    • Prepare monthly HR reports for transmission to the Finance department.
    • Partake in recruiting exercises-this includes checking application forms, shortlisting, interviewing and selecting candidates.
    • Perform staffing duties, including dealing with understaffing, refereeing disputes, and updating records of all disciplinary actions and procedures on file for example filing all memo with regards to queries, suspensions, warnings, terminations, rationalisations, redeployment and relocations.

    Key Competencies and Requirements

    Must demonstrate:

    • Competencies in using Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.
    • Knowledge and experience in IT and ICT.
    • Communication skills.
    • Analytical skills.
    • People Management skills
    • Highly organized and pay extraordinary attention to detail
    • Keeping regular office hours.
    • Knowledge and experience of corporate culture.
    • Ability to work longer hours to meet the operations of the Company’s business.

    Educational qualification and Experience

    • A minimum of BSc. in a Social Science field of study or in a Human Resources and Organization Development related course equivalent.
    • Post graduate degree or affiliation to professional body(s) will be an added advantage
    • Minimum of 4 years of working experience in as HR positon.
    • Must have completed the compulsory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) or has a certificate of Exemption.
    • Strong analytical skills and experience.
    • Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
    • Must have the ability to act quickly and pragmatically under pressure to priorities and resolve issues.
    • Must keep up to date with the industry.
    • Up to date knowledge of employment law and statutory enactment.

    Personal Qualities

    • Age range between 25 and 35 years
    • Male
    • Possess strong team work and skills to achieve results.
    • Versatile.
    • Hard working.
    • Intelligent.
    • Honest and with integrity
    • Dedication
    • Willingness to work extra hours to achieve excellent result.
    • Enthusiasm and high level of motivation
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
    • Outstanding interpersonal relationship
    • Able to add value.
    • Able to challenge the status quo and drive through changes.
    • Diligent with strong attention to detail.

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    Branch/Marketing Manager

     

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Assist in implementing sales strategies.
    • Directing and motivating sales team in order to achieve overall company’s sales objectives.
    • Provide professional and excellent customer service to both existing and new customers.
    • Drive sales with team members and ensure sales target is met always.
    Qualification Required:
    • B.Sc. in any discipline and a minimum of 4 years working experience in Sales and Marketing.

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    Head of Business

     

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Develop company marketing and sales strategies based on the understanding of the sector and the Lagos market.
    • Act as the Chief marketing and sales officer for the company.
    • Set up Sales and marketing team to focus on the market with clear mandates and deliverables.
    • Ensure all team achieve revenue targets, maintain margins and control expense as detailed in the budget.
    • Closely monitor all reports, daily, weekly, key performance indicators in order to assess staff performance.
    • Responsible for growing company revenue by constantly seeking for new ways to increase market share to exceed company’s objectives.
    • Reports directly to the MD/CEO on daily report of sales and all other reports that are deemed necessary.
    • Work with and oversees Departmental Heads to ensure smooth running of business.
    • Maintain the highest level of customer satisfaction without sacrificing profitability.
    • Exercise stringent control of expenses without adversely affecting business performance.
    • Provide employee training and development requirement and prepare a program within a prudent budget.
    • Ensure strict compliance to company’s policy on specific warehouse functions and management of sales proceeds.
    • Supervises Head of Account by ensuring proper invoicing and transfer of daily sales to company-designated bank on a daily basis.
    • Monitor and ensure proper usage of all company assets against, theft, accident, and waste.
    Qualification Required:
    • B.Sc in any discipline and a minimum of 6 - 7 years working experience in Sales and Marketing either in relevant industries. E.g. Construction, Manufacturing or Real Estate.

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    Head of Sales & Distribution

     

    Primary Function  

    To monitor and oversee all the activities of the sales team and ensure that all set sales targets and deliverables are met in line with specified time

    Key Responsibilities   

        Manage and motivate the team: performance contracting, coaching, training. To ensure that zonal managers are managing their branches
        To analyze competitor information and government policies to ensure that strategies are aligned to the market business need
        Engage with the brokers and referral channels to ensure that sales are met against targets set
        Develop a sales strategy that will deliver the desired targets
        Build internal capacity to deliver the target through the recruitment, up skilling and mentoring of staff
        To ensure that technical marketing material, advertising and branding is relevant, executed and aligned to the business strategyTo prepare and recommend the sales budget and manage spending to ensure budget compliance
        Establish new and maintain existing networks of brokers and clients who write Blue business
        To adhere and live the organizational values

    Behavioural Competencies   

        Relating and Networking
        Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations.
        Planning & Organising.
        Working with People.
        Coping with Pressure and Setbacks.
        Persuading and Influencing
        Presenting and Communicating Information

    Qualifications   

        A Good First Degree (Essential)
        Professional Qualification / 2nd Degree   (Advantageous)

    Experience

        Sales experience in the HMO industry for about 7-10 years (Essential)
        Client Relationship Management in Health/Insurance 3-5 years (Essential)

    Knowledge   

        Product Knowledge (Advanced)
        Processes and Procedures (Advanced)
        NHIS Regulations (Intermediate)
        Medical conditions and trends (Basic)

    Skills (personal and interpersonal)   

        Communication (verbal & written) (Advanced).
        Microsoft Office (Intermediate).
        Presentation Skills (Intermediate)
        Interpersonal Skills (Intermediate)
        Listening Skills (Intermediate).
        Conflict Management (Intermediate).
        Problem Solving (Advanced)

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    Internal Control Manager

     

        To identify and audit all the business operations and  financial disbursements across the organisation and  ensure their compliance with all regulatory standards
        Build a strong compliance environment to ensure zero level of policy, process, procedure and regulatory infractions. Ensure prompt and effective review of departments, projects, site activities and appropriate documentation.
        Build strong firm wide awareness on all policy and procedural issues, financial and otherwise to ensure the completeness, accuracy and validity of all activities and processes.

    Internal Control Function   

    To plan, organise and supervise the Internal control functions including preparing audit manual, audit plan, scheduling and assigning work and estimating resource needs. This includes building an Internal control team for this purpose

    Risk Assessment   

    Conduct risk assessment of departments, projects and functional areas in accordance with timelines

    Reports Review   

    Review audit reports and accounts to ensure professional standards are not compromised and that conclusions and recommendations are adequately supported

    Compliance Monitoring   

    Monitor and ensure  compliance with the policies and processes as well as regulatory / statutory stipulations and guidelines

    Review & Documentation   

    Regular review and monitoring of approval procedures and documentations and collate and present Internal Control and other Reports to the Board/Management

    Cost & Resource Control   

    Implement a firm wide strategy to reduce wastages and costs associated with processes and activities

    Policy Development & Review   

    Use best Industry practices to constantly develop and standardise the company’s control system and regularly review

    Qualifications   

        Undergraduate/post graduate degree in Accounting or related field from a reputable institution
        Must be ACA or ACCA certified
        8 – 10 years of verifiable work experience in an Audit Firm

    Knowledge, skills and competencies   

        Good understanding of the construction industry will be an added advantage
        Ability to think strategically and holistically and to appreciate the systemic impact of policies and solutions on business operations
        Excellent problem analysis and solving skills
        Excellent oral and written communication skills
        Analytical and problem solving skills
        Attention to detail

    Experience   

        Experience in developing internal policies and procedures including process evaluation and documentation

    Personal Attributes   

        Hardworking, Honest, Disciplined and Time-conscious

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    Head Compliance

     

    Roles and Responsibilities

    • Evaluate the reliability and integrity of information and the efficient and effective use of resources in the company.
    • Review compliance with company policies and procedures.
    • Conduct compliance exercises across the various departments.
    • Follow up on the progress of implementation of recommendations and commitments to National Pension Commission.
    • Liaise with PenCom with regard to any matter which in the opinion of the Commission will enhance the compliance of Legacy as PFA with the provisions of the Pension Reform Act and guidelines issued hereunder.
    • Follow up prompt and accurate rendition of returns on accounts as specified by the guidelines issued by PenCom.

    Key skills and Competencies

    • High degree of analytical behaviour
    • Abreast with the Pension Reform Act 2004 and all other periodic guidelines circulated by National Pension Commission (PenCom)
    • Results oriented
    • Firm Leader
    • Gains respect by actions
    • High communications skills
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Able to communicate at Board Level comfortably
    • Disciplined

    Educational qualifications and experience.

    • A first degree in accounting, finance, business or any other related discipline.
      A masters degree may be an added advantage
    • Minimum of 10years post qualification experience of which 8 years must have been in the financial sector and 4 years in top/senior management position.

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    Head, Investments

     

    Roles and Responsibilities

    • Establish strategies towards the constructions of fund portfolio in line with standard portfolio management techniques.
    • Daily management of the portfolio in line with stated objectives and in compliance with the portfolio policy statement.
    • Manage relationships with third party service providers.
    • Preparation of relevant monthly, quarterly and annual reports for clients, regulators and internal use.
    • Manage relationships with clients, pension fund custodians and regulators.

    Key Skills and Competencies

    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Able to communicate at Board Level comfortably
    • Disciplined
    • Organised
    • Administration and management of pension fund portfolio
    • Highly analytical
    • Data Analyst
    • High degree of empathy

    Educational qualifications and experience

    • A first degree in finance, Business or any related discipline
    • A masters degree may be an added advantage
    • Minimum of 10years post qualification experience of which 8 years must have been in the financial sector and 4 years in top/senior management position.

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    Quality Control Officer

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Develop in-house quality procedures, standards and/or specifications.
    • Set customer service standards.
    • Specifying quality requirements of raw materials with suppliers.
    • Set standards for quality/health and safety.
    • Ensure that manufacturing processes comply with standards at both national and international level.
    • Working with Production staff to establish procedures, standards, systems etc.
    • Provide management/technical reports and customers’ charters.
    • determining training needs.
    • Acting as a catalyst for change and improvement in performance/quality.
    • Directing objectives to maximise profitability.
    • Recording, analysing and distributing statistical information.
    • Monitoring performance.
    • Supervising technical or laboratory staff.

    Qualification Required:

    • B.Sc. in Engineering or science related field.
    • Previous experience in manufacturing and production for a minimum of 3 years in food and beverages industry.

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    Head, Risk Management

     

    Roles and Responsibilities
    • Develops and implements policies and procedures for the identification, collection and analysis of risk related information
    • Develops and implements policies and procedures for the identification, collection and analysis of risk related information
    • Developing and maintaining a Risk Management Framework
    • Identification of business risk
    • Determining the appropriate risk profile of all investment portfolios of Legacy
    • Assist Management in identifying and assessing strategic risk
    • Assist individuals who perform operational and financial activities with risk assessments and action plans in their responsibility areas to heighten awareness of major exposures, loss potential, and/or transactional anomalies and facilitate discussions of practical ways to manage or avoid them
    • Develops and implements Legacy’s risk management program in a manner that fulfils the mission and strategic goals of Legacy while complying with state and federal laws and accreditation standards related to safety and risk management.

    Key Skills and Competencies

    • Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations and accreditation standards
    • Gains respect by actions
    • High communications skills
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Able to communicate at Board Level comfortably
    • Disciplined
    • Organised
    • Respectful
    • Professional
    • Knowledge of statistics, data collection, analysis and data presentation
    • Excellent interpersonal communication and problem solving skills
    Educational qualification and experience
    • A first degree in Finance, Business or related disciplines from a reputable university
    • A masters degree will be an added advantage
    • Minimum of 10years post qualification experience of which 8 years must have been in the financial sector and 4 years in top/senior management position.

    Method of Application

    To apply, click here

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