Project Associate Vacancy at Vesta Healthcare Partners Nigeria Limited

Vesta Healthcare Partners is an Africa-focused healthcare advisory firm which provides strategic, financial, business process, IT and clinical expertise to address the problems of our clients. Our aim is to resolve problems facing the healthcare sector in the developing world with a focus on Africa and the Middle East. 

Vesta Healthcare Partners Nigeria Limited was established in 2007 and therefore, as a pioneer, Vesta defines industry standards, ensures business integrity, operates exceptionally high ethics code and deploys the sharpest minds in the service of its clients. Our associated company, Vesta Healthcare Partners UK Limited was established in London, in 2008. 

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Associate

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Job Type: Permanent

Job Description
Project Execution, Organisation and Management:

  • Research, draft and produce high-quality Project output deliverables
  • Contribute to strategic and analytic aspects of Project work
  • Develop and deliver business prospects and potential projects from private sector and public-sector clients
  • Plan and organise Project functions
  • Manage clients and External Consultants
  • Prepare, Organise and Attend Project Team meetings and teleconferences

New Business Development and Client Services:

  • New Business Development
  • New Prospect Development
  • New Project Engagement and Administration

Job Purpose

  • Contribute to the originating, planning and co-ordination of the company’s projects from inception to completion.
  • Ensure projects and programmes are driven and achieved within defined budgets and to specified standards of quality and performance
  • Responsible for forward planning of the projects, project costs and engagement control systems.
  • Support and enhance the sustenance of exceptionally high-performance standards

Knowledge/Skills/Experience

  • First Degree (minimum of Second Class Upper Division) with a record of academic achievement
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook), Microsoft Access & Visio, DTP Software (Adobe Indesign, etc)
  • Confident and assertive individual willing to work independently, occasional travel and work long hours in an international environment
  • Previous relevant multinational experience in healthcare or life sciences sector
  • Modern language skills with fluency in English and other European Language
  • Postgraduate qualification(s) or an MBA from a first-tier business school
  • 2 years’ experience in a Management Consultancy or multinational Professional Services Firm with strong analytical skills
  • Good understanding of English with confident language fluency that confers strong (public) presentation and communication skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal and influencing skills; a good team player
  • Must have pleasant telephone and good e-mail etiquette

Conditions of Employment/Hours of Duty

  • Normal hours of work are 8:30am and 5:30pm Mondays to Fridays
  • Sometimes required to work outside these hours, at weekends, public holidays, as may be necessary for the proper performance of his/her duties without extra remuneration

Compensation

  • Negotiable compensation package has been established to attract the best talent for this position including a competitive Salary, Contributory Pension Scheme, Paid Holidays, Health Insurance and a Quarterly Performance Bonus



Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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