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Current Recruitment at Sifax Group, 30th December, 2019

Sifax Group is one of Africa’s fastest growing multinational corporations with diverse interests in Maritime, Aviation, Haulage & Logistics, Oil & Gas and Hospitality.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Budget Coordinator

Location: Apapa, Lagos

Job Description

  • The Budget Coordinator will be responsible for providing high-level administrative and analytical support to all subsidiaries in SIFAX Group.
  • Assists Business Development Manager and other management team with budget projects and coordinates the preparation of the annual budgets for the company.
  • He / she will assist all departments in the preparation of operating budgets and reviews budget requests.
  • May conduct training sessions for all departments on budget preparation. Maintains and monitors subsidiaries budgets and budget systems throughout the year. Prepares complex budget for use by management.

Responsibilities

  • Design effective budget models for departments and all subsidiaries
  • Preparation of SIFAX Group annual budget review
  • Analyse and presenting financial information (e.g revenues, expenditures) to ensure all operations are within budget
  • Identify variances between actual and budgeted financial results at the end of each reporting period
  • Ensure department managers meet budget submission deadlines
  • Monitoring budgets in line with already approved budget SOP
  • Compile and analyze accounting records and other data to determine the financial resources required to implement a program
  • Provide advice and technical assistance with cost analysis, fiscal allocation, and budget preparation
  • Summarize budgets and submit recommendations for the approval or disapproval of funds requests
  • Review operating budgets to analyze trends affecting budget needs
  • Perform cost-benefit analyses to compare operating programs, review financial requests, or explore alternative financing methods
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by your line Head.

Skills and other Requirements

  • Post Graduate degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance or related fields
  • Sound experience of at least 7 years as a Budget Coordinator, preferably in the Consulting, Maritime, logistics, oil & gas and financial services industry
  • Membership of a recognised professional body i.e. ICAN/ACCA is an added advantage
  • Experience in presenting and selling ideas to Senior Management with strong presentation skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of Budget planning practices
  • Ability to interact with senior Management Team of various subsidiaries and business managers
  • Strong knowledge and usage of Excel, Power point and various computer packages.

 

Job Title: Business Development Officer

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Analyse the current and past budgets, expenses, sales revenues and product / service deficiencies in order to provide recommendations for business growth and problem resolution
  • Research the market for identifying new business opportunities
  • Respond to the client queries regarding the products / services in a timely fashion
  • Develop business proposals for new and existing customers
  • Prepare the annual marketing budget and track the expenses against the budget
  • Develop in-depth knowledge about the business development practices, marketing activities, prospective clients and industry trends
  • Maintain a knowledge repository of clients, referrals, RFPs, prospects and presentations
  • Manage customer calls and appointments effectively for new opportunities
  • Supervise the client relationship management database and utilize it to manage customer contacts and mailing lists
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by your line Head.

Skills and Other Requirements

  • Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics or related fields
  • 3+ years’ experience working in a development role
  • Maritime, logistics, consulting and financial service industry knowledge
  • Capability of prioritizing and delegating responsibilities
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent eye for detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • A good grasp of numbers and the ability to write documents in a professional style
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to remain flexible and seek alternative options to problems
  • Ability to think out of the box
  • Leadership & managerial skills
  • Project management skills
  • Negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and people skills
  • Highly organised self-starter with demonstrated excellence in developing strategic plans
  • Ability to work both autonomously and as a team player
  • Familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite.

 

Job Title: Strategy Officer

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The role holder will be responsible for providing professional input to SIFAX Group strategic planning process, working with various cross-functional teams to identify, evaluate and analyze evolving strategic Business priorities, setting strategic objectives and goals, identifying instruments for their attainment as well as monitoring and evaluation of chosen strategy.

Responsibilities

  • Supporting the development of SIFAX Group long term-business strategy
  • Conducting research and analysis of operational effectiveness, processes for each subsidiary
  • Assessing market trends and competitors
  • Supporting and guiding management decision-making processes
  • Monitoring and proactively analysing, on an ongoing basis, internal and external events that affect the company, so as to provide ideas and intellectual leadership for both short-term tactics and long-term positioning and vision
  • Participate in the preparation of SIFAX Group’s Annual, Half Year and End of Year reports
  • Work together with the Internal Audit/Compliance/Risk Management department to define the annual risk appetite
  • Develop metrics/dashboards and other reporting tools to drive decision making
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by your line Head.

Skills and Requirements

  • Post Graduate degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance or related fields
  • Sound experience with at least 8 years as a Strategy and Business Planning professional, preferably in the consulting, maritime, logistics, oil & gas and financial services industry
  • Membership of a recognised professional body i.e. ICAN/ACCA is an added advantage
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing and presenting strategic business plans for use by the financial services industry and an expert understanding of financial analysis, modelling, statistical analysis and related software
  • Experience in offering strategic insight into industry, consumer and competitor trends
  • Clear understanding of trade development issues as they pertain to Africa and demonstrated skills in economic forecasting.
  • Experience in presenting and selling ideas to Senior Management with strong presentation skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of business planning practices
  • Ability to interact with senior management team of various subsidiaries and business managers
  • Strong knowledge and usage of Excel, Power point and various computer packages
  • Ability to think out of the box
  • Ability to work independently, flexible, endurance and has a great willingness to travel

Deadline: 20th January, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send a well-written Cover letter stating why you are the best fit for the position and attach a copy of your updated Resume / CV to: jobs@sifaxgroup.com  and copy osinachion@sifaxgroup.com using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

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