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Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Adexen

Lagos, Nigeria

161 applicants

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by a large construction company to recruit an experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for their operations in Nigeria. The position is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Responsibilities

    • Responsible and accountable for the overall operation and management. You will be looked upon to enforce the company’s overall strategic direction and priorities, and monitor the performance of the company as well as the performance of each project.
    • Recruit, develop, manage and motivate executives and employees reporting to him
    • Conduct annual performance appraisals for all executives and recommend salary adjustments, rewards, and promotions.
    • Set departments' high-level goals, objectives and plans and work with them on attaining such goals by closely monitoring their operations.
    • Periodically review and check the performance of the Executive Management Team and recommend remedial action and improvements.
    • Ensure development of an effective organizational structure and the promotion of a positive internal climate in which management development for succession is nurtured.
    • Provide advice, guidance, direction, and authorization to the Executive Management Team to carry out major plans and procedures, consistent with established policies.
    • Assist the Board of Directors in enforcing strategic goals, objectives, budgets, policies, and procedures to enhance its market share, profitability and return on investment.
    • Review the operating results of the company & compare them to established objectives and goals, and follow-up to ensure appropriate measures are taken to correct unsatisfactory results.
    • Promote the company's direction and momentum, its business performance, the positive external impact (image), internal business climate, people, and services.
    • Act as the principal public relations officer of the company and represent them with major customers, government entities, the financial community, and the public.
    • Conduct a strategic review of performance on a regular basis to determine whether the company is meeting its short-and long-term objectives (increase in profits, increase in market share, return on investment, etc).
    • Develop, in coordination with the Executive Management Team, an integrated business plan that optimizes market share and profitability of existing or new activities

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or an equivalent from a recognized university
    • MBA or its equivalent from a recognized institution
    • Minimum of 20 years cognate experience in the construction with 5 years as Managing Director
    • Knowledge of Project Management. Certification in Project Management will be an added advantage
    • Effective communication skills
    • Strong leadership skills and the ability to approach business from a creative point of view.
    • Business development and business management skills
    • Business Intelligence and understanding of the competitive environment
    • Project Management Skills
    • Negotiation and persuasion skills
    • Strong drive to achieve and personal integrity
    • Strong business planning and Knowledge of regulatory issues
    • A solid grasp of financial analysis and performance metrics
    • Ability to diagnose problems quickly and provide appropriate solutions
    • Multi-cultural team management experience
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

Construction & Real Estate

Job Seniority

Director

Job Category

General Business

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

15 - 20 years

Skills

Civil Engineering, Workforce Planning, Construction, Leadership, Communication, Negotiation, Team Management, Project Management

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