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Ongoing Recruitment at HealthPlus Limited, 11th February, 2019

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HealthPlus Limited, Nigeria’s first integrative pharmacy, is the fastest-growing pharmacy chain in West Africa. We are committed to our mission of helping people achieve optimum health and vitality, while delivering superior value to stakeholders. Our vision is to be Africa’s #1 for pharmacy, wellness and beauty. Recently, we secured significant foreign investment from our partners to scale up our network of retail outlets and our online business. This strategy will give us unparalleled reach across the country and beyond.

Our success is based on our great people, great values and a winning corporate culture. Our people are passionate, driven and committed to continuous learning in order to maintain our edge. Our testimonial is that we are proud to be members of the HealthPlus family as we are offered a strong platform to explore our potentials. We believe in best practices always and therefore employ and retain the best talents.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Healthcare Assistant

Reference: HP/RO/HCA
Location: Allen-Ikeja, Lagos
Contract Type: Permanent

Introduction    

  • The Healthcare Assistant will work under the direct supervision of the Pharmacist to serve customers appropriately and sensitively and to assist in the efficient and effective running of the Pharmacy.

Job Functions:

  • Administration,Banking,Hospitality,Retail,Sales
  • Industries:Admin, Office & Support, Bookkeeping, Health / Fitness / Beauty, Healthcare, Hospitality, Retail, Sales.

Specification:

  • Reporting to the Pharmacy Manager
  • Handling the point-of- Sales (POS) system during your shift as Cashier
  • Reconciliation of sales during your shift
  • Reconciliation of Petty Cash
  • Housekeeping: Keeping your allotted section clean and tidy, well stocked, with regular expiry date checks.
  • Assisting the Manager to ensure adequate change in the Naira denominations and adequate shopping bags in all sizes
  • Attending periodic meetings called by Management
  • Submitting periodic reports as assigned
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned to the position
  • Faithfully discharging all duties according to laid down standard operating procedures (SOP’s) to ensure smooth running of the business.

Requirements    

  • Minimum of an OND is an added advantage
  • Experience in a Pharmacy is an added advantage
  • Enthusiastic individual with Willingness to learn
  • Friendly and matured disposition
  • Good customer service skills
  • An ability to respond to medical queries in a sensitive and professional manner.
  • Controlling stock of pharmaceutical materials and equipment
  • Assisting in the sale of OTC medicines and providing information to customers on symptoms and products
  • Participating in health promotion
  • Interacting and working with people
  • Able to empathise and show genuine concern for the welfare of customers.
  • Ability to treat others with respect.
  • Conscientious, motivated and willing to learn.
  • Committed and professional in attitude.
  • Being personally effective
  • Upholding Quality and Continuous Improvement
  • Making decisions and solving problems
  • Ensuring health and safety

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Financial Controller

Reference No: HP/FIN/FC
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Contract Type: Permanent

Description

  • We are seeking a Financial Controller to join our growing team.
  • The Financial Controller will be responsible for the efforts and results of the finance department.
  • He/she will report to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in regards to all financial and accounting activities.
  • Overseeing the finance department’s staff in day-to-day operations.

Job Functions:

  • Accounting, Administration, Auditing, Banking, Data Analysis, Finance, Management, Retail

Industries:

  • Accounting,Accounting & Auditing,Bookkeeping,Distribution, Warehousing & Freight,Ecommerce,Financial Services,Fmcg (Fast Moving Consumer Goods Sector),Food & Beverages,Freight / Shipping / Transport / Import / Export,Health / Fitness / Beauty,Healthcare,Hotel / Catering / Hospitality / Leisure,Management Consulting,Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene,Procurement & Purchasing,Retail

Specification
Key elements of the role:

Management:

  • Oversee all company accounts and investments
  • Manage the Finance team, ensuring a timely and accurate monthly close process in accordance with approved accounting reporting standards
  • Review and manage Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Oversee the operations of the department, including the design of a structure that is adequate for achieving the department’s goals and objectives
  • Oversee the accounting operations of three sales channels – retail, wholesale and ecommerce; specifically analyze and review the control systems, transaction-processing operations, monthly cost center closings, and accounting policies and procedures
  • Monitor the cash flow position throughout the company, understand the sources and uses of cash, and provide insight to management on cash flow projections
  • Understand and monitor all of the company’s liabilities
  • Report to the CFO with timely and accurate financial information

Budgeting:

  • Setup a Cost Center budgeting system
  • Prepare the annual corporate budget(s).
  • Implementation of budgeting & budgetary controls at all levels and across all operations of the Organization
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
  • Prepare monthly forecast update, primarily by working closely with department heads in forecasting their department’s overheads.

Transactions:

  • Assure accuracy and timely recording of all transactions
  • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner
  • Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly
  • Ensure that daily, weekly and monthly bank reconciliations are completed
  • Maintain the chart of accounts
  • Prepare and review general ledger activities, journal entries and accruals
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

Reporting:

  • Prepare monthly reports, including comparative reports of operations results, financial position and variance explanations
  • Prepare the annual budget and financial forecasts to Executive Management
  • Auditing and reconciliation of Inventory and Fixed Assets
  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to Management on a monthly basis
  • Establish and implement financial reporting systems to comply with government regulations and legislation
  • Assist the CFO in presenting reports to senior executives, stakeholders, and board members.
  • Additional controller duties as necessary

Requirements
Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 10 years relevant experience
  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related fields
  • Relevant Master’s Degree
  • Must be ICAN/ACCA certified
  • Ability to effectively train and develop Finance and Accounting Personnel
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills and High attention to detail
  • Strong time management, leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills to operate in a demanding, multi-tasking environment
  • Interest in providing financial analyses and enjoy working on a diversity of accounting and finance issues
  • Excellent knowledge in Excel
  • Ability to identify and communicate issues with Senior Management.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Healthcare Assistant

Reference: HP/RO/HCA
Location: Allen-Ikeja, Lagos
Contract Type: Permanent

Introduction    

  • The Healthcare Assistant will work under the direct supervision of the Pharmacist to serve customers appropriately and sensitively and to assist in the efficient and effective running of the Pharmacy.

Job Functions

  • Administration,Banking,Hospitality,Retail,Sales
  • Industries:Admin, Office & Support,Bookkeeping,Health / Fitness / Beauty,Healthcare,Hospitality,Retail,Sales

Specification

  • Reporting to the Pharmacy Manager
  • Handling the point-of- Sales (POS) system during your shift as Cashier
  • Reconciliation of sales during your shift
  • Reconciliation of Petty Cash
  • Housekeeping: Keeping your allotted section clean and tidy, well stocked, with regular expiry date checks.
  • Assisting the Manager to ensure adequate change in the Naira denominations and adequate shopping bags in all sizes
  • Attending periodic meetings called by Management
  • Submitting periodic reports as assigned
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned to the position
  • Faithfully discharging all duties according to laid down standard operating procedures (SOP’s) to ensure smooth running of the business

Requirements    

  • Minimum of an OND is an added advantage
  • Experience in a Pharmacy is an added advantage
  • Enthusiastic individual with Willingness to learn
  • Friendly and matured disposition
  • Good customer service skills
  • An ability to respond to medical queries in a sensitive and professional manner.
  • Controlling stock of pharmaceutical materials and equipment
  • Assisting in the sale of OTC medicines and providing information to customers on symptoms and products
  • Participating in health promotion
  • Interacting and working with people
  • Able to empathise and show genuine concern for the welfare of customers.
  • Ability to treat others with respect.
  • Conscientious, motivated and willing to learn.
  • Committed and professional in attitude.
  • Being personally effective
  • Upholding Quality and Continuous Improvement
  • Making decisions and solving problems
  • Ensuring health and safety

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Manager – Digital, Internal Communication and PR

Reference: HP/M&C/18
Location: Lagos
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Functions

  • Creative,Data Capturing,Design,Information Technology
  • Industries: Digital, ICT – Information & Communications Technology, IT – Information Technology, Marketing, Retail

Specification

  • Manage and coordinate with consistency all the internal communications activities for the Group- HealthPlus and CasaBella, to ensure clarity and transparency.
  • Build profile of business and management team internally within the Group, with a focus on ensuring employees at all levels have a clear understanding of strategy, business capabilities and achievements, thought leadership, management expertise, and community initiatives.
  • Manage and co-ordinate the development of all internet content and Website, intranet sites and structure/design/issuing of internal e-newsletters are properly crafted and sent. Basically take ownership of the development and operations of all Digital Assets.
  • Develop overall participation of employees on intranet engagement – a social driven crowd sourced community.
  • Manage and co-ordinate all social media communication; content Strategy, Content Calendar Management across social media channels, Campaign Planning and Management
  • Be wholly responsible for Public Relations Engagements, building healthy relationships with Media Stakeholders for reputation management

Responsibilities

  • Drive digital marketing initiatives that will drive online acquisition, digital channel utilization as well as brand awareness.
  • Develop and manage end to end Digital Marketing campaigns, working closely with Retail Operations, to drive and manage the deployment of media strategy on Paid, Owned and Earned media across Online/Mobile channels
  • Manage digital marketing budget and internal communications budgets within limits, with a culture for cost management and a ROI mindset.
  • Understand and drive the deployment of Performance of CPA/CPL/CPC/CPM model in Paid Media for Online Customer Acquisition
  • To maximize SEO implementation and improvements to the site content and overall user experience.
  • Drive implementation and tracking of Social Media campaigns, grow fanbase and followership across platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram and generate quality/convertible leads for HealthPlus and CasaBella respectively
  • Implement the use of Social Media Listening tools to proactively pick up alerts, mentions, news and likely libels that may arise across all platforms
  • Maintain a tight control on social media channels of all issues that have the potential to cause reputational damage to the Group and to respond to social media queries periodically whilst escalating complex issues timely as deemed fit.
  • Take ownership of the Internal Communication policy across the Group (HealthPlus and CasaBella)
  • Lead and coordinate the internal communication strategies consistent with business strategy and directly supporting business operations and the achievement of business goals.
  • Work closely with the Head of Marketing to closely craft and manage the CEO message & communication effectively across the group periodically.
  • Follow best practices to allow for solutions that are in line with the Digital marketing and Internal communications strategies globally
  • Work closely with the Marketing team to guide the strategic direction and leadership of internal and external corporate brand plans to ensure that the role of the corporate brand and values are fully understood by employees who turn out to become brand ambassadors of HealthPlus and CasaBella.
  • Work with the Corporate transformation team to constantly update the Group with the new direction of the business goals and objectives
  • Set Score Card for Digital Marketing Engagements, KPIS and measurable performance matrix that will ensure ROI.
  • Identify areas for process improvement and recommend areas to improve functional effectiveness with respect to Digital marketing and internal communication
  • Develop public relations strategies, campaigns and initiatives to maintain and improve company image
  • Work on a proactive PR strategy for the organisation, in conjunction with the Head, marketing and communication
  • Regularly analysing and reporting on media coverage for CasaBella and HealthPlus
  • Cultivate relationships with influential print digital and broadcast journalists or thought leaders within the Retail Pharmacy, health and Beauty Sector for HealthPlus and CasaBella.
  • Craft Press Releases periodically for the Group
  • Constantly keep the HealthPlus and CasaBella Brand in the face of Consumers
  • Manage ‘Crisis’ and positive image for the Group
  • Organise Media Parleys and Press conferences across the group as signed off by the CEO

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or relevant field.
  • A minimum of 6 years’ experience in a digital marketing
  • In-depth knowledge of various social media platforms, best practices, and website analytics.
  • Understanding of HTML, and/or WordPress is an added advantage.
  • Highly creative with excellent analytical abilities.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Up-to-date on the latest trends and technologies in digital marketing.
  • Digital Marketing Certification(s) is Mandatory
  • Proficiency in SEO, SEM, key word planning and harnessing digital assets
  • Online Leads Generation Strategy skills
  • Online Reputation Management experience
  • Experienced in managing a Digital Marketing Score Card.
  • Must have a large network of Media Personalities, Bloggers and Influencers.
  • Proven Experience in Internal Communication engagements.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Pharmacist

Reference No: HP/RO/18
Location: Lagos (Allen Branch)
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Functions

  • Administration, Advisory, Communications, Counselling, Health & Safety, Marketing, Retail,Sales

Industries:

  • Healthcare, Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene, Retail

Specification

  • Dispense medicines and nutritional supplements
  • Counsel on medicine use, disease conditions, management and preventive methods
  • Supervise Health Care Assistants
  • Create awareness of the Pharmacy’s products and services in the community
  • Faithfully discharge all duties according to laid down standard operating procedures (SOP’s) to ensure smooth running of the business

Requirements

  • A registered Pharmacist
  • Minimum of 2 years post NYSC experience in retail pharmacy
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Friendly and matured disposition
  • Good customer satisfaction skills
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft packages

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Head, Marketing & Communications

Reference No: HP/MC/HMC
Location: Lekki, Lagos
Contract Type: Permanent
Reports to: The Chief Commercial Officer

Description

  • We are seeking a Head, Marketing & Communication who will be responsible for defining the strategic direction for the Marketing & Communication function which aligns with the overall strategic goals of the HealthPlus Group
  • The Head, Marketing & Communication reports directly to the CCO.

Job Functions

  • Administration, Advertising, Communications, Editing, Management, Marketing, Media, Senior Management, Strategic Communication, Supervisor

Industries:

  • Advertising, FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods Sector), Food & Beverages, Manufacturing,Marketing, Media, Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene, Procurement & Purchasing, Public Relations / Communications / Journalism / Media & Promotions, Retail, Wholesale

Specification 

  • Responsible for creating, implementing and measuring the success of a comprehensive marketing, communications and public relations program that will enhance the Group’s image and position within the marketplace and the general public, and facilitate internal and external communications.
  • Provide strong, effective and highly visible leadership to the Marketing and Communications team in order to capitalize on the full potential of this most critical resource. Ensure that all employees are stimulated, motivated and guided to contribute fully to the realization of the Group’s mission, vision, goals and objectives. Empower employees to identify innovative approaches to enhance organizational performance.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of an annual, strategic, special events calendar that ensures that efforts and resources are utilized in a manner that provides the greatest return to the organization.
  • Ensure all events are planned to capture the attention of the intended audience and the media. Manages the production of each event ensuring all appropriate sponsorships are achieved and all details are managed in a creative, timely and cost efficient manner.
  • Provide ongoing media training to the marketing and communications team. Ensures marketing and communications team have the skills and confidence to deliver appropriate messages during meetings with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Oversee all marketing and communications activities of the organization: branding & advertising, internal & external communications, product marketing, market research, corporate social responsibility, public relations etc.
  • Work closely with the Chief Commercial Officer to develop and revise effective marketing & communication strategies for the business.
  • Understand market trends and customer values in order to extract insights from best practices
  • Assist in developing the department’s strategic plan, which addresses critical issues in the marketing and communications area. The plan will set out objectives for each strategic area of the department and outlines plans for achieving those objectives
  • Work closely with other heads of departments on various company projects.
  • Contribute to marketing effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range issues that must be addressed.
  • Grow market share by developing marketing and communication plans and programs for the business.
  • Provide short- and long-term market forecasts and reports through occasional market research.
  • Engage media agencies for different marketing activities where necessary.
  • Responsible for preparing, implementing and managing organization’s annual marketing budget.
  • Manage all aspects of the Group’s marketing (traditional and digital) and communications plan.
  • Develop and maintain a strong and productive relationship with both print and electronic media. Ensure the organization is understood by the media and the media are interested in presenting information to the public in a manner that informs and educate them on the organization.
  • Articulate and lead a transformational vision for the use of digital technologies to drive engagement and interaction with our online and physical customers.
  • Introduce an internal communications strategy to effectively disseminate information within the marketing and communications teams and the organisation as a whole.
  • Represent the organisation at events and build relationships with key external stakeholders
  • Lead crisis communications preparedness and issues management; developing organization wide structures and messaging

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or a related field with 10 years minimum experience in a structured organisation,
  • 4 years of which must be in a managerial capacity
  • Membership of a recognised professional body is an added advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal and people skills
  • Planning, Analytical & organisational Skill
  • Ability to manage time and prioritise tasks
  • Good problem solving and decision making skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High standard of attention to detail
  • Experience in Retail, Pharma or the FMCGs industry will be an added advantage
  • Creative, innovative and able to think outside the box
  • Social media savvy
  • Graphic design skills is an advantage
  • Leadership & managerial skills
  • Negotiation and persuasion skills
  • A good working Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite like Word, Outlook, and Excel

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Deadline: 30th May, 2019.

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