General Recruitment / Consulting

Director, Communications Planning And Strategy At Human Edge Consulting

Our client, the local subsidiary of a global communications planning and media buying network delivers smart strategic thinking and creative innovation to many of the world’s leading brands.

Job Title: Director, Communications Planning and Strategy


The Role
    Reporting to the Managing Director, you will be expected to contribute at a senior level to the strategic planning partnership between internal client service and assigned clients.

 Your key responsibilities will include:

Identifying opportunities, helping solidify objectives, applying analysis and developing insights for assigned key businesses
Building a strategic voice within the agency/client team
Positively growing the profitability and reputation of the agency with a focused strategic vision on business growth
Supervising and ensuring professional development of the strategic planning team
Monitoring company and market performance to determine if strategies need to be adjusted or new strategies should be introduced


 Minimum of 10 years’ cognate experience in a strategy-focused role, four of which should have been at executive or senior management level
 MBA holder or other Master’s degree (in a Science based or Management based discipline) with relevant professional membership/certification
Industry wide experience and proven track record of performance across clientele in various sectors of the economy with key focus on experience in building Agency-Client portfolios. A                 regional responsibility in a similar role will be an added advantage
An experienced team leader with strong ability to identify strategic needs and lead all aspects of communications planning with cut-through insights and analytics to deliver winning media              proposals
Deep knowledge and robust understanding of a wide range of industries, markets and brands; willingness to adopt a flexible schedule to meet client commitments and to undertake short-              notice travel as maybe required to research and drive regional business development initiatives
Self-motivated and willing to expand knowledge through deliberate immersion and ownership of the Agency’s propriety communications planning methodology
 This position offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic fast-paced environment with some of the most highly regarded experts in the global marketing communications industry. A competitive remuneration package will be made available to the successful candidate.

How to Apply

To apply online, please send a comprehensive résumé to quoting the job reference as subject of your e-mail or send an application and resume direct to the Head, Staffing Services Division, Human Edge Limited, 9B Onipinla Lane, off James Oluleye Street (Harmony Enclave Estate) Adeniyi Jones Ikeja, Lagos.

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