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  • TalentSquare - Our client is a Technology Company founded 3-years ago with The Mission “To transform mobility in Africa” while building a global brand.

    Head Strategy and Corporate Performance


    Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
    Job Type: Full-time

    Job Description

    • The ideal candidate will be tasked with working closely with all departments across the business to plan, execute and iterate their departmental strategies – optimizing overall corporate performance. The manager will be working directly with the C-suite level executives to define, measure and achieve quarterly targets. The Head of Strategy will also lead the corporate expansion.
    • Experience in setting strategic visions, leading change programs and an innate ability to engage with and influence senior executives.
    • A key part of the role will be dealing with ambiguity, gaining buy-in in and driving the future goals of the company at all levels.
    • The ideal candidate should be comfortable working in a large, complex, result-driven corporate environment. 

    Responsibilities will include the following:

    • Strategic Management and Corporate Performance – Support corporate, regional, sub-regional, state-level and functional leaders with strategy development, executive decision making, and implementation.
    • Work with Executive Management and Senior Leadership Team to set and clearly define the company’s goals and long-term strategy.
    • Functioning as an internal consultant, to foster a collaborative environment with direct interaction with and providing strategic support to the company’s senior executives and decision-makers.
    • Facilitate clear understanding and embedding priorities within the broader team by developing strategies and supporting senior leaders to communicate and engage with their teams
    • Work with the Senior Leadership Team to develop aligned functional priorities. This includes the facilitation of team strategy and planning meeting.
    • Design the company and functional level scorecards which include defining measures of success and setting targets.
    • Own ongoing processes to track and communicate overall, and functional, performance against the company’s strategic priorities with the broader team.
    • Design and lead the delivery of a Leadership Strategy that lifts the capability and behaviors of leaders, and creates the leadership culture required to deliver on Strategy and Enterprise Values
    • Project Management – provide critical project management and analytical support to corporate, divisional and functional leaders.
    • .  Independently balance and manage multiple project accountabilities, ensuring clear project definitions upfront (e.g., project scope, objectives, work streams, resources, timelines, communication, and challenges).
    • Specifically, providing support and managing projects in such areas as new business acquisition and market entry, supplier and customer relations, as well as developing analyses decision making on the above mentioned
    • May also be tasked with designing and generating financial and operational models and reports, developing analyses and insights into the drivers of trends, (including defining logic, business rules, and assumptions). Deliver analyses and insights employing a variety of and business intelligence tools to identify, extract and analyze data.
    • May also focus on other areas as new projects and initiatives are launched, including delivering on one or more of the company’s strategies related to sales, operations, marketing, talent management, and innovation.
    • Research and problem-solving support: Conduct ad-hoc and ongoing research using structured problem-solving/insights—for projects related to strategic initiatives.
    • Communication and presentation support: Design and develop PowerPoint decks for management.


    • Bachelor's Degree is required preferably in: Business, finance, economics, engineering, accounting or applied math.
    • MBA and consulting background is preferred but not required.
    •  Minimum eight (8) years of relevant strategic, analytical and management experience from a consulting or multinational organization.
    • An individual with local and international experience will be an added advantage
    • Experience in strategic planning and execution
    • Must demonstrate strong critical thinking capabilities and problem-solving skills. Must be comfortable interpreting and working with large amounts of data.
    • Accuracy and attention to detail are imperative.
    • Must possess the ability to take initiative, pro-actively look for solutions, work and manage projects within tight deadlines, and communicate to leadership any challenges/issues in a clear and timely fashion.
    • Must have sufficient self-confidence, poise, and interpersonal skills to be able to work effectively as part of a team, to take part in professional discussions and to liaise with senior executives on a regular basis.
    • Must be able to sustain performance under conditions such as tight deadlines and detailed questioning.
    • Must demonstrate the ability to be a team player and quick learner in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
    • Been part of  a Change Management project
    • Computer skills: Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication

    The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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    Retail Supervisor


    Job Description

    • The ideal candidate will be responsible for supervising the retail staff within the business.
    • They will coordinate the shipping of goods, set up displays, and assist customers and staff during business hours, oversees the workflow at the facility.
    • They will not just supervise the work of others, but will also coach, resolve issues and serve as a link between subordinates and upper management.
    • The ideal candidate will be a competent individual who will be able to guide and train employees.
    • They will be well-versed in processes under the role’s responsibility and will be results-driven and focused. oversee the daily operations of the store.
    • They will be the one to ensure smooth running of operations to maximize sales and minimize costs.
    • The ideal candidate will have previous experience and knowledge of diverse business subjects such as sales, marketing etc. 
    • The goal is to ensure that operations are carried out productively so as to ensure profitability and sustainable growth.


    • Manage retail staff, including cashiers and people working on the floor.
    • Meet financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
    • Formulate pricing policies.
    • Determine daily coupons.
    • Ensure pricing is correct.
    • Work on store displays.
    • Attend trade shows to identify new products and services.
    • Coach, counsel, train, and discipline employees.
    • Evaluate on-the-job performance.
    • Identify current and future trends that appeal to consumers.
    • Ensure merchandise is clean and ready to be displayed.
    • Approve contracts with vendors.
    • Maintain inventory and ensure items are in stock.
    • Keep up with fluctuating supply and demand.
    • Analyze operating and financial statements for profitability ratios.
    • Ensure promotions are accurate and merchandised to the company’s standards.
    • Utilize information technology to record sales figures, for data analysis and forward planning.
    • Ensure standards for quality, customer service, store cleanliness and health and safety are met.
    • Monitor local competitors.
    • Organize and distribute staff schedules.
    • Preside over staff meetings.
    • Help retail sales staff achieve sales targets.
    • Manage different departments within the store.
    • Handle customer questions, complaints, and issues.


    • Proven experience as supervisor or relevant role
    • Familiarity with company policies and legal guidelines of the field
    • Ability to learn a variety of job descriptions
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Outstanding organizational and leadership skills
    • Good knowledge of MS Office
    • Diploma/Certificate in first line management or relevant field
    • B.Sc/BA in Management or relevant discipline will be considered an advantage.

    Salary Range
    N70,000 - N120,000 monthly.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

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