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  • Posted on: 24 April, 2014 Deadline: 5 May, 2014
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    Fosad Consuliting - Our Client, a non-bank financial institution in Nigeria seek to hire the services of an experienced professional to provide leadership and direction in the development and implementation of best practice strategic initiatives across multiple business functions to support the delivery of the commercial and regulatory obligations of the organization to its employees, customers and stakeholders.

    Head - Research & Strategy


    Job Description

    • Developing actionable strategies that create measurable long-term value for the organization.
    • Uncovering hidden opportunities and providing evidence-based analysis executive management needs to make informed decisions.
    • Working with Senior Management to establish a framework for sustained innovation and growth.
    • Set timetable and process for review of the strategic plan, and advise on redevelopment in the run up to the next strategic period
    • Ensuring strategic plans are working effectively and that the company will remain competitive in the industry.
    • Effectively communicating the businesses strategic objectives with senior management to drive the business forward.
    • Providing high level strategic, planning and policy advice to the Group Managing Director, Executive
    • Management Team and Board on all matters affecting the future business operations, capacity and sustainability of the services provided by the organization.
    • Develop, direct and control the strategic and operational planning frameworks and planning outcomes for the organization in the short, medium and long term
    • Assisting the Group Managing Director and the Executive Management Team to execute approved corporate strategies.
    • Any other duty assigned by the Line manager.


    • A Good Bachelor’s Degree
    • Post Graduate Degree and/or Professional Qualification


    • Experience in the Financial Services sector
    • Minimum of 8 years’ experience
    • High level understanding of strategic communications
    • Demonstrated ability to tackle complex strategic problems
    • High attention to detail.
    • High level of investigative, analytical and interpretative skill to aid in research conducting.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills.
    • Highly developed interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with a variety of   stakeholders and consultants.

    Additional Information
    Applicants who do not qualify with the above criteria need not apply as only successful candidates will be contacted.

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    Head - Internal Audit


    Job Description
    Internal Control

    • Developing Company policies and procedures, ensuring their implementation and monitoring compliance.
    • Reviewing and appraising the soundness, effectiveness, and proper application of accounting and financial controls, compliance procedures and controls and timeliness of documentation generation.
    • Assessing the adequacy and extent of programs designed to safeguard organization assets.
    • Compiling and issuing reports detailing conclusions and providing recommendations for improvements.
    • Directing and appraising the activities of audit and compliance personnel.

    Internal Audit

    • Meeting with Directors, the CEO and Managers to discuss needs and propose audits plans.
    • Ensuring plan is developed to meet the Audit Committee’s expectations.
    • Scheduling and assigning audits to members of staff, ensuring effective and efficient use of resources.
    • Overseeing and providing quality control for the department’s audits, to ensure departmental mandate and business goals are met and that professional standards are maintained at all times.
    • Ensuring completion of audit assignments to provide independent, objective assurance to the Audit Committee.
    • Developing new methodologies to improve the audit process, making it “easier” for the Organisation to request audits and implement recommendations.


    • Significantly contributing to the establishment, delivery and maintenance of an efficient and effective compliance framework and related policies, practices and processes consistent with regulations and relevant professional standards.
    • Contributing to the achievement of the organization’s objectives, goals and priorities, through the application of specialist compliance related knowledge, expertise and experience.
    • Liaising and consult with internal and external parties to contribute to the ongoing development and improvement of corporate compliance and risk management services.
    • Keeping abreast of changes in Accounting and Audit procedures to ensure the organisation is in compliance. 


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Economics, or any related field of study
    • Professional Qualification in ACA, ACCA
    • Post Graduate Degree an advantage


    • Experience in an Internal Control, Audit position in any area of the Financial Services sector
    • Approximately 8 -10 years’ experience in Internal Control, Internal Audit role
    • Demonstrated experience in developing and executing internal audit programs including fieldwork, reporting, review through to sign-off and completion.
    • High attention to detail.
    • Demonstrated customer focus with an emphasis on building relationships with all levels of staff and management, managing conflict effectively, understanding and meeting needs, negotiating positive outcomes and providing a value added service.
    • Proven effective written and verbal communication and presentation skills, including the ability to develop critical and complex reports and documentation and the provision of specialist advice on issues of a complex nature.
    • Ability to manage and motivate self, work collaboratively in a team environment and across an organisation, contribute to a culture of teamwork and take a shared responsibility for achieving results.

    Additional Information
    Applicants who do not qualify with the above criteria need not apply as only successful candidates will be contacted.

    Method of Application

    Applicants who do not qualify with the above criteria need not apply as only successful candidates will be contacted. Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click on preferred Job Title to apply online.

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