Job for Chief Operating Officer in a Fast-Growing Mid-Sized Branding/PR Firm

Rinaebo Integrated Services Limited is a fast-growing mid-sized Branding/PR firm based in Lagos. It’s a Nigerian owned company established to ensure you gain full market access, with subsidiaries focused on digital communications and event branding.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Operating Officer

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The company seeks a COO to superintend the activities of the group and provide leadership to a highly talented workforce.

Job Summary

  • Designing and implementing business operations
  • Establishing policies that promote company culture and vision
  • Overseeing operations of the company and the work of executives

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide day-to-day leadership and management to a Lagos-based service organization that mirrors the adopted mission and core values of the company. Bottom line: Build a beautiful company.
  • Responsible for driving the company to achieve and surpass sales, profitability, cash flow and business development goals and objectives.
  • Responsible for the measurement and effectiveness of all processes internal and external. Provides timely, accurate and complete reports on the operating condition of the company.
  • Spearhead the development, communication and implementation of effective growth strategies and processes.
  • Collaborate with the Board to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel designed to accommodate the rapid growth objectives of our organization.
  • Motivate and lead a high performance team; attract, recruit and retain required members of the team not currently in place; provide mentoring as a cornerstone to career development program.
  • Act as lead “client-care officer” through direct contact with every client and partner, whilst representing the firm with clients, investors, and business partners
  • Foster a success-oriented, accountable environment within the company

Supervisory Responsibility

  • This position has overall supervisory responsibility for all corporate operations.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • This position regularly requires long hours and frequent weekend work.
  • Travel
  • Extensive local and international travel should be expected

Other Duties:

  • Please note that this Job Description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job
  • Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Person Specification

  • The ideal candidate would have 10-12 years’ experience cutting across branding, marketing, public relations or advertising.
  • With strong leadership skills, the candidate must be able to galvanise a workforce of creative people to deliver consistent exceptional results whilst managing a portfolio of highly discerning and sophisticated clientele
  • Beyond the ability to strategically plan for the future, a strong aptitude for work class execution and exceptional writing skills are critical success factors.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field.
  • At least ten years of strong operational experience.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Business or related field.
  • At least five years in a senior management role.

Competencies:

  • Leadership.
  • Strategic Thinking.
  • Results Driven.
  • Business Acumen.
  • Decision Making.
  • Financial Management.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

  • Plan, develop and implement strategy for operational management and development so as to meet organisational performance within agreed budget and timeline.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial planning and analysis with previous experience.
  • Skilled in organizational development, personnel management, budget and resource development, and strategic planning.
  • Excellent people skills, with an ability to partner with a dynamic leadership team.
  • Possess personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to corporate mission.
  • Flexible and able to multitask; can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions; demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding investment in people and systems.

Salary Range

  • N4.8m – N7.2m.

Deadline: 10th March, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should please forward their CV’s to: career@rinaebo.com

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