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Manufacturing / FMCG / Industrial

Ongoing recruitment at MyRetailar

Retailar is a B2B-C platform connecting manufacturers to retail merchants, changing the narrative of how fast-moving consumable goods are sourced & delivered. Consumer-facing industries have quietly grown into a significant economic force in Africa’s most populous nation. In the coming years, retail sales will become an even bigger part of Nigeria’s GDP.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Sales Operations

Location: Gbagada, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Growth Plan: Transition into Chief Rainmaker

Job Description
Your daily adventures will include:

  • We are looking for an experienced Head of Sales Operations to oversee our organization’s ongoing operations and procedures.
  • The head Ops role is a key member of the senior management team, reporting only to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
  • You’ll have to maintain control of diverse business operations, so we expect you to be an experienced and efficient leader. If you also have excellent people skills, business acumen and exemplary work ethic, we’d like to meet you.
  • The goal of the position is to secure the functionality of business to drive extensive and sustainable growth.
  • Our Head of Sales & Operations who should ideally have a Tech and FMCG will be responsible for supervising the implementation of the Vision, Policies, Programs and Best practice guidelines of the Organization in addition to overseeing all Projects, Programs, Services, Products and Events while providing Direction for the entire Organization and all its team Members.
  • This Person Will Plan, direct, and oversee our Organization’s operational policies, rules, initiatives, and goals and will take charge of executing the long-term and short-term plans and directives by implementing judgement, vision, management, and leadership.
  • The Sales Operations head will handle all Internal affairs.

Responsibilities

  • The head of Operations who is expected to be the change agent, who spearheads new initiatives will mainly focus on developing and executing the company’s business plan, according to the established business model, initiate the rollout of new product lines, will oversee research and development and marketing and must have the technical know-how to manage the different stages of the Organization’s Growth and Development.
  • He or she will design our operations strategies, communicate policies to employees, and help human resources (HR) build our core teams.
  • Design and implement business strategies, plans and procedures
  • Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth
  • Establish policies that promote company culture and vision
  • Oversee daily operations of the company and the work of executives (IT, Marketing, Sales, Finance etc.)
  • Lead employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication
  • Evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics
  • Write and submit reports to the CEO in all matters of importance
  • Assist in fundraising ventures
  • Participate in expansion activities (investments, acquisitions, corporate alliances etc.).

Requirements

  • B.Sc / BA in Business Administration or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus
  • 5 years work experience.
  • Our Ideal Head Sales Operation should typically have extensive experience within the field in which Rise Networks operates and should have worked in positions in which they’ve been responsible for directing multiple departments.
  • Proven experience as Head of Sales Operations or relevant role
  • Understanding of business functions such as HR, Finance, marketing etc.
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development
  • Experience in fundraising will be a plus
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
  • Working knowledge of IT/Business infrastructure and MS Office
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving
  • Resourcefulness, Problem Solving, Critical Thinking and Leadership skills
  • Advanced technology skills set and a demonstrated history and knowledge of the Tech Industry is Crucial.

Unnegotiable Qualities:

  • Grit
  • Passion
  • Loyalty
  • Doer
  • Team player
  • Self-reliance.

Why You’ll Love it Here

  • Your daily duties will have a meaningful impact on millions of people all over the world.
  • You’ll be surrounded by the most friendly, supportive colleagues you can imagine.
  • As we grow, so will you! Retailar’s fast-paced, challenging environment offers you great opportunities for professional development.
  • You’ll always be kept informed. Our bi-weekly All Hands meetings bring our teams together, ensuring we’re all up to speed and moving forward as one.

Job Title: Sales Territory Champion – FMCG

Locations: (Mushin, Alimosho, Eti-osa, Oshodi-isolo, Amuwo-odofin) Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description
Your daily adventures will include:

  • The candidate for this position will excel at creating and closing new opportunities. By using a consultative approach to selling, this person will use their expertise to identify and qualify leads, leading to sales opportunities with both new and existing customers.

Responsibilities

  • Meet and exceed sales targets
  • Successfully create business from new and existing customer accounts
  • Manage complex negotiations with senior-level executives
  • Build rapport and establish long term relationships with customers.

Qualifications

  • 1-5 years’ quota carrying sales experience
  • Candidates should possess an OND qualification.
  • Experience in real estate sector
  • Demonstrable track record of over-achieving quota
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Please note that these roles are location specific

Unnegotiable qualities:

  • Grit
  • Passion
  • Loyalty
  • Doer
  • Team player
  • Self-reliance.

Why You’ll Love it Here

  • Your daily duties will have a meaningful impact on millions of people all over the world.
  • You’ll be surrounded by the most friendly, supportive colleagues you can imagine.
  • As we grow, so will you! Retailar’s fast-paced, challenging environment offers you great opportunities for professional development.
  • You’ll always be kept informed. Our bi-weekly All Hands meetings bring our teams together, ensuring we’re all up to speed and moving forward as one.

Job Title: Head of Finance

Location: Gbagada, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description
Your daily adventures will include:

  • As our, you will be responsible for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of our company.
  • You will be responsible for providing strategic financial, operational, programmatic, and functional supports to the organization and supervises the accounting and finance departments of all the Strategic Business Units. Assists Executive Management on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost-benefit analysis, forecasting needs, and securing new funding needs to ensure smooth operations of the business.
  • In addition, you will also contribute to the development of our financial and operational strategy, KPIs, and the ongoing development and monitoring of the financial system.

Responsibilities

  • Strategically partner with the CEO to drive profitable growth through analysis, influencing, and action on risk assessment, contracting excellence, pricing, profitability, and cost control.
  • Provide strategic counsel to the CEO with respect to administering, on a day-to-day basis, the financial and administrative operations of the organization.
  • Monitor and updating financial infrastructure to keep pace with changing needs, such as compliance issues, reporting requirements, tax, and accounting issues, insurance requirements, etc.
  • Ensure the development, implementation and maintenance of relevant processes and standard operating procedures, which assist in enhancing short-range and long-range financial and organizational stability.
  • Ensures compliance with professional accounting standards, rules, regulations, and laws by directing, supervising, and facilitating the preparation and maintenance of required and appropriate financial records, monthly and annual financial reports, and all other financial reporting as may be required by federal, state, local agencies, or established accounting standards.
  • Oversee the investment and cash management strategy, has responsibility for banking and investment relationships. Develop cash management strategy to optimize cash balances in operating and short-term investment accounts for four separate entities.
  • Perform market, customer, and project analysis to proactively identify both new opportunities and potential risks to future business performance.
  • Work with programmatic units to draft prospective programmatic budgets, determine the cost-effectiveness of potential service among others.
  • Establish inter-company fee agreements, overseeing accounting, cash and investment transfers within and between companies.
  • Manage the preparation of all financial reports.
  • Lead reporting, forecasting, and planning processes, including providing financial targets for profitable growth and proactive analysis of financial statements for opportunities to increase income. Ensure the accuracy of all financial statements and ensure strong program and project financial controls.
  • Prepare financial analysis for contract negotiations and product investment decisions.
  • Assist in establishing short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.
  • Design, establish, and maintain an organizational structure to effectively accomplish the department’s goals and objectives.
  • Coordinate and oversee financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvements.
  • Monitors all balance sheet accounts associated with contracts managed by Retailer including accounts receivable, funds withheld by customers, claims recoverable, etc.
  • Participate as a member of the Executive Management Team to ensure company objectives are met.
  • Establish quality standards for service level requirements for finance and procurement.
  • Recognize and be responsive to the needs of all stakeholders of the organization, including raising funds for the company, the Board of Directors, Investors, service provider and employers.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business; ACA/ACCA
  • 5-7 years financial management experience
  • Experience as a Finance Manager (FM) or a similar role in Start-up Company in Tech or FMCG, with mastery of Cost Accounting Standards, pricing and managing cost-based proposals/contracts, Principles, and other procurement regulations.
  • Experience in Fund-raising rounds pre-seed or Series.
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections.
  • Working knowledge of short- and long-term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis.
  • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight time frames and simultaneously manage several projects.
  • Applicants must below 35 years of age.

Unnegotiable qualities:

  • Grit
  • Passion
  • Loyalty
  • Doer
  • Team player
  • Self-reliance.

Why You’ll Love it Here

  • Your daily duties will have a meaningful impact on millions of people all over the world.
  • You’ll be surrounded by the most friendly, supportive colleagues you can imagine.
  • As we grow, so will you! Retailar’s fast-paced, challenging environment offers you great opportunities for professional development.
  • You’ll always be kept informed. Our bi-weekly All Hands meetings bring our teams together, ensuring we’re all up to speed and moving forward as one.

Job Title: Content Media & PR Lead

Location: Gbagada, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • This is a truly unique role that will cover three communities B2B, B2C, Partnerships
  • In summary, you’ll manage all content (Digital amplification) media (Media platforms) and Partnership conversation. This involves taking a driving seat and developing our audience strategy whilst also executing. encouraging respondents to take surveys and engage with content on our platform.
  • The role also provides a great opportunity for exposure as you’ll work directly with the CEO

Responsibilities
Your daily adventures will include:

  • Growing and engaging social media communities by writing content calendars (at a brand level), creating and posting content, responding when needed and monitoring communities
  • Bringing new ideas for engagement forward, defining the benefit for both our social communities and client business needs.
  • Designing and tracking all posts on social media, using canva or photoshop.
  • Identifying influencers and determining new ways to connect and activate them to become brand ambassadors for the benefit of the community and the brand
  • Managing a consistently branded presence on all social channels
  • Managing community on all social media platforms, engaging and answering questions
  • Creating posts tailored to each channel and reporting on performance
  • Creating a quarterly content calendar
  • Nurture a strong industry and media network, increase awareness and drive top of mind brand image by developing and executing effective communication, media relations, and events programs.
  • Drive brand awareness, positioning, thought leadership and messaging through PR activities.
  • Develop Global and Country specific PR strategies and working with agencies or directly with the media to maximize coverage opportunities.
  • Ghostwriting for executives that bring greater awareness with potential investors and other high-level stakeholders. Draft speeches for company executives, and arrange interviews and other forms of contact .
  • Research African Retail and economic markets trends. Formulate questionnaires and surveys, gather information from key industry figures in an attempt to determine the validity of proposed topics and themes.
  • Write interesting and effective press releases, prepare information for the media and develop and maintain company websites.
  • Developing and sustaining strong working relationships with all stakeholders, including external PR agencies, media, and influencers.
  • Organise webinars and offline events (conference, industry events, hosted events).
  • Make sure that messaging is directly aligned with awareness, thought leadership, and lead generation purposes.
  • Proactively source and build relationships with event organizers to guarantee placement of executives in key events, both paid and unpaid opportunities.
  • Support Internal teams with communication initiatives.
  • Manage PR & Event budget and Quarterly reporting on PR and event initiatives.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge of managing social media accounts and community building
  • Degree in Media / Journalism / Marketing / English Language.
  • 3+ years of proven working experience in public relations required in financial services.
  • Master’s degree in PR, communications, journalism or similar relevant field.
  • Proficient in Adobe photoshop/ design tools
  • Experience in writing engaging content – Examples/portfolio will be requested
  • An interest in all things to do with Africa and development
  • Experience in a start-up is a must. This is mandatory to do ghostwriting, preparing interview questions.
  • Proven track record designing, organizing and executing PR strategy, successful events, webinars at both a local and international level.
  • Experience using Google Analytics & Microsoft office.
  • Big network and familiarity with major PR players, such as media, influencers, speakers, and agencies across Africa.
  • Networking skills, including ability to connect and juggle many complex relationships at once.
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills.
  • Online and offline event planning experience, as well as experience working with digital events planning platforms.
  • Experience with social media communication.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and leadership skills.
  • Outstanding organizational, time management skills and attention to detail.
  • Aptitude in presentation and public speaking.

Un-negotiable qualities:

  • Grit
  • Passion
  • Loyalty
  • Doer
  • Team player
  • Self-reliance.

Why You’ll Love it Here

  • Your daily duties will have a meaningful impact on millions of people all over the world.
  • You’ll be surrounded by the most friendly, supportive colleagues you can imagine.
  • As we grow, so will you! Retailar’s fast-paced, challenging environment offers you great opportunities for professional development.
  • You’ll always be kept informed. Our bi-weekly All Hands meetings bring our teams together, ensuring we’re all up to speed and moving forward as one.

Deadline: 30th March, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment@hazonholdings.com using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

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