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Parlance AC is a company of young, dynamic and experienced consultants.
The company commenced operations in 2008 as a separate entity under
the name Parlance AC with 3 principal partners; this has grown to a
practice of 7 partners in 2012.

The practice in the short run focuses
on companies in all sectors of the Sub-Saharan African region. As it
grows it will broaden its client coverage to other African countries,
Europe, Middle East and the Americas.

Parlance AC Limited is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Sales Representative
Job Reference: REF/SLREP
Location: Lagos
Duties & Responsibilities

  • We are looking for a competitive sales representative to develop sales strategies and attract new clients.
  • The successful salesperson will source new sales opportunities and close sales to achieve quotas.
  • The successful candidate will play a key role in increasing
    income and revenue by managing and negotiating with clients, generating
    leads, qualifying prospects and managing sales of products and services
  • Services existing accounts, obtains orders, and establishes new
    accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on
    existing or potential sales outlets and other trade factors.
  • Adjusts content of sales presentations by studying the type of sales outlet or trade factor.
  • Focuses sales efforts by studying existing and potential volume of dealers.
  • Submits orders by referring to price lists and product literature.
  • Keeps management informed by submitting activity and results
    reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans, and monthly and
    annual territory analyses.
  • Monitors competition by gathering current marketplace
    information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules,
    merchandising techniques, etc.
  • Recommends changes in products, service, and policy by evaluating results and competitive developments.
  • Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems;
    developing solutions; preparing reports; making recommendations to
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending
    educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing
    personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Provides historical records by maintaining records on area and customer sales.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Agreeing sales, prices and delivery
  • Keeping in contact with customers before and after a sale


  • Proven work experience as a Sales representative or similar role
  • Basic understanding of sales principles and customer service practices
  • Proficiency in English
  • Basic Math skills
  • Working knowledge of customer and market dynamics and requirements
  • Hands-on experience with POS transactions
  • Familiarity with inventory procedures
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills
  • A friendly and energetic personality with customer service focus
  • Ability to perform under pressure and address complaints in a timely manner
  • Availability to work flexible shifts
  • Certificate in sales and marketing is an added advantage

Skills and Personal Qualities:

  • A Sales Representative should have:
    • Customer Service skills,
    • Closing Skills,
    • Prospecting Skills,
    • Negotiation,
    • Self-Confidence,
    • Product Knowledge,
    • Presentation Skills,
    • Client Relationships skills

Job Title: IT Manager
Job Reference:
Location: Lagos
Job Description

  • IT manager, he supervises the team of employees who handle company’s computer, internet, software, network and security needs.
  • He also plans and executes a company’s projects developed by the technology department.
  • Such projects include software implementation, website development e.t.c.


  • Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and of computer hardware/software systems.
  • Expertise in data centre management and data governance.
  • Hands-on experience with computer networks, network administration and network installation.
  • Ability to manage personnel.
  • BS in Computer Science, MIS or similar field.
  • Five or more years of IT experience.

Job Title: Project Manager
Job Reference: REF/PMP
Location: Lagos

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties / vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation


  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • PMP / PRINCE II certification is a plus
  • Relevant experience in same field

Job Title: Web Designer
Job Reference: REF/WEBD
Location: Lagos
About this Opportunity (Expectations)
As a Web Designer/ Developer, your expectations include:

  • You could work on any kind of website.
  • Meeting clients to discuss what they want their site to do
  • Preparing a design plan
  • Deciding which branding, text, colours and backgrounds to use
  • Laying out pages and positioning buttons, links and pictures using design software
  • Aadding multimedia features like sound, animation and video
  • Testing and improving the design and site
  • Uploading the site to a server

About You (Minimum Qualification)
As an experienced Web Designer/ Developer, you will be required to possess the following skills and experience:

  • Have experience in other types of design, or have done some training in web design.
  • You’ll need to show evidence of your creative and technical skills.
  • A good working knowledge of HTML
  • Experience of writing web pages in a combination of codes
  • A working knowledge of design and programming tools like CSS, Flash, Javascript, .Net frameworks, Dreamweaver and Photoshop

Job Title: Chief Operating Officer (TTL Agency)
Job Reference: REF/COO
Location: Lagos

  • Proven experience as COO or relevant role.
  • Understanding of business functions such as HR, Finance, marketing etc.
  • Demonstrable competencies in strategic planning and business development.
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics.
  • Working knowledge of IT/Business infrastructure and MS Office.
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills.
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving.
  • BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus.

Job Title: E-Commerce Manager
Job Reference: REF/ECOMM
Location: Lagos
As an experienced E-Commerce Manager, you will be required to possess the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Marketing/ Information Technology/ Computer Science.
  • Minimum of 5 years e-commerce management field.
  • Initiative and ability to work without supervision
  • You must have strong oral and written communication skills, in particular, business report writing
  • Strong commitment to professional and client service excellence
  • You must be highly dedicated and possess expert skill
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Managerial capabilities
  • Creative with a strategic mind set
  • Expert knowledge of various business principles such as marketing strategy, financial analysis, and supply chain oversight
  • Expert understanding of different technological components of online commerce
  • Knowledge of database creation and management
  • Knowledge of search engine optimization tactics, data mining, and security issues
  • About this Opportunity (Expectations)
  • As an e-commerce manager, you will be expected to be in charge
    of supervising and managing the entire e-commerce department, Along with
    this, you will also carry out various other job duties as follows:
  • Identifying and evaluating new marketing opportunities to increase the website traffic and online production
  • Determining the website format and interacting with the web developers to design or make changes accordingly
  • Undertaking a research to understand the demographic targets, search engine traffic, media buying, etc.
  • Financial planning and preparing of budgets
  • Supervising the e-commerce department and allocating task to the staff
  • Undertake interviewing processes and recruit the e-commerce analysts, marketing executives, etc.
  • Providing necessary training to the newly joined recruits and allocate work to them
  • Demonstrating project strategies and plans to the higher officials

Job Title: Graphic Designer
Job Reference: REF/GRPD
Location: Lagos
Job Description

About you (Minimum Qualification):

  • As a Conceptual Graphic Designer you’ll need to listen to
    clients and understand their needs before making design decisions. A
    graphic designer works on a variety of products and activities, such as
    websites, advertising, books, magazines, posters, computer games,
    product packaging, exhibitions and displays, corporate communications
    and corporate identity, i.e. giving organizations a visual ‘brand’.
    You’ll work to a brief agreed with the client, creative director or
    account manager and will develop creative ideas and concepts. The
    appropriate media and style has to be chosen to meet the client’s
  • The work demands creative flair, up-to-date knowledge of
    industry software and a professional approach to time, costs and
  • A bachelor’s degree in graphic design or a related field
  • Analytical skills
  • Computer skills
  • Communication skills.
  • Creativity
  • Strong commitment to professional and client service excellence
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Good coaching skills
  • Managerial capabilities

As a graphics designer, your expectations include:

  • Excellent IT skills, especially with design and photo-editing software
  • Exceptional creativity and innovation
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • An understanding of the latest trends and their role within a commercial environment
  • Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines
  • Proven graphic designing experience
  • Possession of creative flair, versatility, conceptual/visual ability and originality
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas
  • Up to date with industry leading software and technologies (In Design, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop etc)
  • Highly proficient in all design aspects
  • Professionalism regarding time, costs and deadlines

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CVs with application letter using the job reference as email subject to: career@parlanceac.com

Application Deadline  24th February, 2017


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