Chief Operating Officer

Full Time
Anambra
Posted 4 weeks ago

Our client ,an EPC company running a foundation in Okija is looking to recruit a Chief Operating Officer. You will be responsible for managing all operational activities of the Strategic Business Unit (SBU).

Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership for the day to day operations of the SBU in order to achieve quality service as well as efficiency and effectiveness of Operations.
  • Liaise with the Leadership and the Departmental / Unit heads to develop strategic plans that support productivity, operational performance, staff retention and satisfaction and also drive the implementation processes.
  • Prepare and manage annual operational budgets and financial reports for the Strategic Business Unit(s).
  • Ensure the continued financial viability of the SBU’s operational units through financial (cost and revenue) management.
  • Create management practices that support high performance in employees.
  • Liaise with all departmental/unit heads to ensure that adequate operational support is rendered to the Programs of the Foundation.
  • Develop and implement outreach programs to facilitate strategic partnership and business development initiatives.
  • Develop and implement a system for tracking and reporting on the progress of the strategic plan Implementation.
  • Maintain effective liaison with all relevant stakeholders (e.g. Trustees, Organizational Leadership, Community Leadership, Employees, Patients etc) to ensure the smooth running of the SBU.
  • Develop and manage the design of program plans for sustainability
  • Development of program budgets and execution
  • Interface with program stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Work with CEO in sourcing for donor partnerships and collaborations
  • Conduct of focused research and surveys in relevant program segments
  • Oversee program data management
  • Use and maintenance of program management templates
  • Develop business cases for every new initiative in line with organisational standard processes and policies
  • Identification and management of program related risks
  • Make periodic presentations of progress reports to management
  • Conduct regular training/capacity building sessions for subordinates for effective knowledge transfers
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the CEO and the group leadership.

Requirements

  • Minimum of B.Sc. or its equivalent in relevant discipline
  • Computer Literacy and knowledge.
  • Good communication and Interpersonal Skills.
  • Good Knowledge of the use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Power point).
  • Exquisite knowledge of Operations in a Foundation
  • Ability to think strategically, plan, assign, supervise and coordinate the work of subordinates
  • Sound knowledge of project management with ability to mentor subordinates.
  • Experienced in managing expectations of donor organisations.
  • Micro financing and process proficiency will be an added advantage
  • Strong program research capabilities
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Strong presentation and data management skills
  • A team player with effective communication skills

Job Features

Job CategoryHealthcare / Nutrition
Years of ExperienceMinimum of 5 years working experience

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