General Recruitment / Consulting

Nextzon Business Services Limited Vacancy for a Practice Manager in Lagos

Nextzon Business Services Limited is an emerging market management consulting and enterprise development company, inspired by a collective mission of building and transforming business enterprises for phenomenal success. Our vision is to be a leading venturing company and a renowned 
consulting practice firm.
Our clients include start-ups, small and medium enterprises as well as multinationals and industry leaders in key sectors of the Nigerian and African regional economies.
We are recruiting to fill the position of: 

Job Title: Practice Manager
Reference code: NXT-PRMGR-002
Location: Lagos
Job Purpose/ Objective 

  • Responsible for managing and maintaining best practice / industry standards in People management, policies and processes, Asset / Resource Optimization, culture and brand management and Business strategic reporting across the organization.

Core Responsibilities 

  • Ensure implementation of general policies established by the Board of Directors and Management
  • Monitors implementation of approved Strategic business plans, goals and objectives of the organization
  • Responsible for maintaining HR recruitment policies and practices within the organization
  • Responsible for monitoring that the performance management system is effective
  • Coordinates the development of L & D policy manual ; initiates and monitors policies relating to human resources actions and training as well as professional development programs
  • Ensures effective service delivery system and customer satisfaction from project delivery
  • Drives and ensures accurate and timely Management reporting on actual outcomes against budgeted plans
  • Maintains membership of key professional associations, attends conferences and workshops, meetings etc., to keep abreast with current information and developments in the company‚Äôs core business areas
  • Consistently assures that the company is operated in accordance with all applicable local, state and federal laws
  • Coordinate the design of IT-related activities of the organization, as well as provide administrative direction and supports daily operational activities of the IT department of Nextzon and other client organization
  • Works with SBU and other unit heads in the analysis of staff utilization with a view to advising management on adequacy or otherwise of staffing levels
  • Provides support service by working with all departments and the management team to help make effective business decisions
  • Offering professional judgment on financial matters and advising suggesting ways of improvements for overall business performance
  • Assures that the company and its mission, programs, products and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image amongst relevant stakeholders both locally and globally
  • Presentation of the monthly financial performance to management at the monthly management meetings
  • Develop and maintain branding strategies concepts for the company
  • Responsible for all aspects of developing and implementing technology initiatives within Nextzon and ensure implementation of IT policies, procedures, and best practices
  • Monitoring and evaluating financial information systems and Responsibility for project accounting functions and in-depth project analysis to determine profitability of projects vs. budgets
  • Evaluation of asset and other resource utilization to support business decisions towards achieving efficiency
  • Other responsibilities and roles as prescribed by the board or delegated by the CEO

Qualifications & Experience 

  • A University Degree in Humanities, Sciences or the Social Sciences.
  • A Master’s Degree in any discipline (preferably MBA).
  • Minimum 7 years relevant work experience including 2-3 years in a managerial position.
  • Must possess corporate governance and managerial experience as expected of a Practice Manager or Head of operations.

General Skills/Abilities: 

  • Highly organized, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent written, verbal, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Appreciation of the need for confidentiality and integrity
  • Well-developed IT skills
  • Good listener and communicator, with sensitivity to cultural communication skills
  • Effectively work as a team member and independently, with a high-level of self-motivation
  • Comfortable working in a busy, dynamic, multi-cultural environment.
  • Leadership & interpersonal skills.

Remuneration is competitive.

Note: Only those who meet the above criteria need apply.  

How to Apply 
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resumes quoting the reference number of the position of interest, to:

Deadline: 11th April, 2017.  

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