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Chief Strategy Officer

Adexen

Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen has been mandated by one of its clients in the Transportation and Logistics Industry to recruit a Chief Strategy Officer for their operations in Nigeria. The position is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Responsibilities

    To identify, develop and execute business growth opportunities for the Company across its business lines. Responsible for evaluating market forecasts and long-term trends, collect competitive intelligence, drive cross–functional business processes and maintain business model innovation.

    STRATEGIC PLANNING & ALIGNMENT

    • Develop inclusive strategic plan and strategy by collaborating with leadership team, board and executive.
    • Adapt the Balanced Scorecard (BSC) methodology steps and timelines to the Company’s operating environment, management style, corporate culture and resources.
    • Ensure the corporate mission, vision and values and strategic objectives continually reflect the needs, values and service level requirements of the Company’s shareholders, clients and other stakeholders; and initiates and leads strategy adjustments/reviews as necessary.
    • Reach out to key stakeholders for their meaningful input and involvement in the annual strategic planning process.
    • Ensure organisational risks prioritized through the Risk Register are addressed in strategic and business planning and are communicated to internal and external stakeholders.
    • Work with the Head, Corporate Services to cascade the organisational strategy to departmental business plans and individual Employee Performance Scorecards, as well as monitoring and reporting on the progress of strategic initiatives.
    • Prepare documentation, materials and presentations reporting to executive management and internally to all staff on progress of strategy execution.

    BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

    • Identifying key capital projects, joint ventures, and other strategic opportunities
    • Assess business growth opportunities with new and existing clients
    • Develop industry leads and network.
    • Ensuring suitable metrics are in place to measure performance and progress.
    • Communicating strategy effectively throughout The Company
    • Supervise the business opportunity assessment process.
    • Drive the business development process along all business lines.
    • Drive relationship management with key stakeholders.
    • Monitor market trends, geopolitical events, supply and demand scenarios, changes in government policies, new projects etc. so that potential implications for the Company can be identified and necessary changes made.
    • Create/enhance new business/existing business that will strengthen the Company’s position in the market.
    • Monitor execution of business initiatives
    • Oversee the innovation process: managing and reviewing the pipeline of new services and business ideas from concept formulation to product development
    • Oversee the improvement of existing service lines and the development of new ones.
    • Perform related duties as required.

Desired Skills and Experience

    • A Bachelor’s degree preferably in any business-related discipline.
    • Possession of a relevant postgraduate qualification where an MBA would be an added advantage.
    • At least 12-15 years’ work experience in business, financial advisory or investment banking
    • Added Advantage: Minimum of 3-5 years’ strategic experience in similar environment, management consulting or investment banking
    • Knowledge of the Nigerian oil and gas industry and exposure with its logistics value chain
    • Strong Financial Acumen
    • Fluent in Technology advances
    • Highly sociable and interpersonal skills
    • Possession of good appreciation and understanding of strategic and business planning frameworks, principles and techniques.
    • High level of analytical and performance management skills and ability to pay attention to detail.
    • Very good project and change management skills.
    • Ability to demonstrate support for innovation and for organizational changes needed to improve the organization's effectiveness.
    • Ability to architect strategy along with leadership skills.
    • Excellent active listening, negotiation and presentation skills.
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

Logistics & Transport

Job Seniority

Senior level

Job Category

Accounting and Finance

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

10 - 15 years

Skills

Business Management, Business Analysis, Business Planning, Finance Business Partnering, Relationship Management, Market Analysis, Financial Planning, Financial Analysis, Strategic Planning, Business Development, Business Strategy

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