General Recruitment / Consulting

SENCE Latest Recruitment April, 2016

Skill Enhancement Centre (SENCE) Limited – We are a Business Consultancy firm focused on small/medium businesses. Our goal is to provide our clients with the support they need to grow their businesses by providing them with value-added and convenient services in a friendly atmosphere.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Agricultural Crop Manager

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Descriptions

  • Directs and coordinates workers activities, such as planting, irrigation, chemical application, harvesting, grading, payroll, and recordkeeping.
  • Liaise with farmers on management of crop production.
  • Provides guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Monitors and controls resources
  • Oversees the spending of money.
  • Performs day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processes paperwork.
  • Provides guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems, or process-related topics.
  • Responsible for recruiting, interviewing, selecting, hiring of new employees
  • Handles performance management related issues
  • Coordinates growing activities with those of engineering, equipment maintenance, packing houses, and other related departments.
  • Analyzes market conditions to determine acreage allocations.
  • Confers with purchasers and arranges for sale of crops.
  • Records information, such as production, farm management practices, and parent stock, and prepares financial and operational reports.
  • Determines procedural changes in drying, grading, storage, and shipment for greater efficiency and accuracy.
  • Analyzes soil to determine type and quantity of fertilizer required for maximum production.
  • Inspects equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Inspects orchards and fields to determine maturity dates of crops or to estimate potential crop damage from weather.
  • Plans and directs development and production of hybrid plant varieties with high yield or disease and insect resistant characteristics.
  • Purchases machinery, equipment, and supplies, such as tractors, seed, fertilizer, and chemicals.
  • Hires, discharges, transfers, and promotes workers, enforces safety regulations, and interprets policies.
  • Evaluates financial statements and makes budget proposals.
  • Perform any other function as required by farm owner

Skills, Experience and Qualification:

  • Must possess excellent communication skills
  • Good team building
  • Ability to handle conflicts and resolution
  • Good leadership skills
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Must be result oriented
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of business and financial sector
  • Exceptional quality control analysis
  • Must possess at least first Degree in Agricultural Sciences courses or any related field
  • 5-7 years experience in similar role

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Job Title: Financial Analyst

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Descriptions 
The responsibilities of this position include:

  • Conducting business, industry and capital market research
  • Preparing detailed written reports utilizing financial statement analysis, spreadsheet models and valuation techniques
  • Preparing presentation materials
  • Monitoring developments with publicly traded corporations by participating on investor calls, tracking stock performance and reviewing SEC filings
  • Formulating trading strategies for mandates consistence with investment guidelines
  • Preparing customized reporting and client presentations for institutional accounts
  • Contributing to business development efforts by performing market research on prospective clients, preparing marketing materials, participating in marketing pitches and networking at industry functions
  • Preparing pitch books to support the group’s ongoing business development efforts
  • Work effectively with colleagues to deliver high quality client service

Skills, Experience and Qualification:

  • MBA or Master’s degree from a reputable institution with a concentration in Finance or related field (3-4 years of experience in the financial service industry)
  • Ability to perform detailed financial statement analysis and construct financial models
  • CFA designation will be considered in lieu of MBA degree
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Professional interest in investment management, equity research, corporate governance and legal /regulatory issues
  • Strong teamwork and client service orientation
  • Highly motivated individual, eager to learn and contribute to the team’s success
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • High level of integrity
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, including Excel, Power-point and Word

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Job Title: Investment Banker (Senior/Executive Management Level)

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Expanding existing and developing new client networks
  • Originating new client engagements that fit the strategy of the organization
  • Actively leading in outreach and business development opportunities and market full range of services to prospective clients
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with current and potential corporate partners in order to generate business opportunities
  • Communicating regulatory, financial information and complex strategic issues relating to financial services industry
  • Serving as internal and external thought leader by participating in key industry conferences, being interviewed by journalists and other avenues to generate exposure and build brand
  • Ensuring staff development and retention, staff productivity and efficient management of the team which will result in superior customer service, customer retention and increased profitability of the organization.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 10-12years relevant financial experience, including a minimum of 4 years experience at senior management level
  • Independent , self- motivated and entrepreneurial
  • Excellent problem solver and strong analytic ability
  • Superior work ethic and drive for perfection

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Job Title: Head, Financial Advisory

Location: Lagos

Job Description
The responsibilities of this position include:

  • Overseeing and executing of all advisory services mandates
  • Operating as a leader in the team, motivating and developing the team to maximize their success and that of the business
  • Managing relationships with existing clients and undertaking strategic role in building relationships with all potential clients and intermediaries
  • Developing strong level of awareness of service offering within the organization and building strong internal relationships
  • Implementing strategy, policies and business plan for your unit which focuses on identifying , targeting and attracting clients and transaction opportunities that would result in the acquisition of mandates
  • Networking with key market participants including intermediaries, government and other institutions, stockbrokers etc
  • Performing any other task as may be assigned by the management

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA)or related field and a minimum of 6-8years of experience in the financial services industry
  • The position holder will also have experience in a senior leadership role

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Job Title: Integrated Farm Manager

Location: Ibadan


  • This position includes planning strategies for maximum yield, organizing farm administration, working machinery, organizing associated businesses and managing staff.

The responsibilities of this position includes but not limited to the following:

  • Planning finances and production to maintain farm progress against budget parameters
  • Performing administrative duties such as:
    • Arranging the maintenance and repair of farm buildings, machinery and equipment
    • Buying supplies, such as fertilizers and seeds
    • Engaging in practical activities such as driving tractors, operating machinery, feeding livestock, spraying fields/ managing staff who perform these tasks
  • Marketing the farm’s products
  • Planning activities for trainee staff, mentoring and monitoring them
  • Maintaining and monitoring the quality of yield, whether livestock or crops
  • Understanding the implications of the weather and making contingency plans
  • Making sure products are ready for deadlines, such as auctions and markets
  • Ensuring current government regulations concerning farm activities are complied with
  • Ensuring that farm activities comply with government regulations
  • Monitoring animal health and welfare, including liaising with vets
  • Maintaining a knowledge of pests and diseases and an understanding of how they spread and how to treat them
  • Applying health and safety standards across the farm estate
  • Protecting the environment and maintaining biodiversity
  • Keeping financial records up to date.
  • Performing any other task as may be assigned by the farm owner

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good understanding of Agricultural practices
  • Knowledge of modern farming methods
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Supervisory skills and management ability;
  • Willingness to be outside in all weathers and patience to undertake all sorts of practical, sometimes repetitive jobs
  • Self-motivation and the ability to motivate others
  • Larger-scale business awareness
  • Marketing skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Genuine commitment to farming
  • IT skills
  • Good technical knowledge.

Experience and Qualification

  • Previous hands-on farming experience and technical knowledge.
  • Minimum of 4 years experience as a farm manager
  • At least a degree or HND in agriculture or a related subject such as agricultural engineering, crop management, farm business management, horticulture etc

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