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Chief Operating Officer At Kimberly Ryan

Date Posted: 03/Apr/2014
Deadline: 15/Apr/2014

Kimberly Ryan derives satisfaction in building our clients' businesses by equipping them with highly talented individuals.

We are recruiting to fill the following position:


Chief Operating Officer

Roles and Responsibilities

1. Legal compliance

  • Assures the filing of all legal and regulatory documents and monitors compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

2. Mission, policy and planning

  • Helps the EVC determine the organization values, mission, vision, and short- and long-term goals.
  • Helps the EVC monitor and evaluate the Organization relevancy to the community, its effectiveness, and its results.
  • Keeps the EVC fully informed on the condition of the organization and on all the important factors influencing it.
    • Identifies problems and opportunities and addresses them; brings those which are appropriate to the EVC and facilitates discussion and deliberation.
    • Informs the EVC about trends, issues, problems and activities in order to facilitate policy-making. Recommends policy positions.

3. Management and administration

  • Provides general oversight of all Propetrol activities, manages the day-to-day operations, and assures a smoothly functioning, efficient organization.
  • Assures program quality and organizational stability through development and implementation of standards and controls, systems and procedures, and regular evaluation.
  • Assures a work environment that recruits, retains and supports quality staff. Assures process for selecting, development, motivating, and evaluating staff.
  • Recommends staffing and financing to the EVC. In accordance with action, recruits personnel, negotiates professional contracts, and sees that appropriate salary structures are developed and maintained.
  • Specifies accountabilities for management personnel and evaluates performance regularly.

4. Governance

  • Helps the EVC articulate its own role and accountabilities and helps evaluate performance regularly.
  • Works with the EVC to enable fulfillment of its governance functions and facilitates the optimum performance by the Board and individual members.
  • With the EVC, focuses attention on long-range strategic issues.
  • Manages the EVC’s due diligence process to assure timely attention to core issues.
  • Works with the EVC to get the best thinking and involvement of each Board member and to stimulate each Board member to give his or her best.

5. Financing

  • Promotes programs and services that are produced in a cost-effective manner, employing economy while maintaining an acceptable level of quality.
  • Oversees the fiscal activities of the organization including budgeting, reporting and audit.
  • Works with EVC to ensure financing to support short- and long-term goals.
  • Assures an effective fund development program by serving as the chief development officer or hiring and supervising an individual responsible for this activity.
    • Helps the EVC design, implement and monitor a viable fundraising plan, policies and procedures.
    • Assures the development and operation of gift management systems and reports for quality decision-making

6. Community relations

  • Facilitates the integration of the organization into the structure of the communities by using effective marketing and communications activities.
  • Assures community awareness of the organization response to community needs.
  • Serves as chief spokesperson for the organization, assuring proper representation of the organization to the community.
  • Initiates, develops, and maintains cooperative relationships with key public.

7. Marketing

  • Increase the market share through the design and implementation of an aggressive marketing plan based on thorough analysis and evaluation of local market
  • To research analyze and evaluate the competitive market environment
  • Monitor threats and opportunities and amend actions where necessary, to ensure brand/Sales development
  • To research – analyze all marketing activities of our business (sales – product mix – customer profile –demographic etc.) – campaign and propose effective ideas on :
    • Product positioning
    • Sales & Service training
  • Develops, manages and implements creative, effective and successful annual marketing plans for the Company
  • Marketing plans should include – Advertising, Sales Promotion, Public Relations, Pricing & Distribution
  • Keep effective control of budgets
  • Prepare complete presentation of any advertising/promotional campaign to the Executive Vice Chairman
  • supervises the monitoring of all advertising campaigns, news related to competitor to keep abreast of any developments to act accordingly

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:
This is a high-stress position based on full responsibility for Propetrol operations. Handles detailed, complex concepts and problems, balances multiple tasks simultaneously, and makes rapid decisions regarding administrative issues.

Plans and implements programs. Establishes strong and appropriate relationshipS with EVC, staff and clients. Develops smooth and constructive relationships with executive colleagues, outside agencies and individuals.

Plans and meets deadlines. Maintains a flexible work schedule to meet the demands of the executive management hours, which may be long and irregular.

Demonstrates commitment to continued professional growth and development.

Experience, Requirements and Preferences

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required with a minimum of 5 -8 years’ experience in a management role in a reputable and structured business environment, preferably in a Nigerian or International Oil & Gas Company
  • Ability to network and form high profile relationships with key people in various parts of the economy (government, regulatory bodies, NNPC, DPR, key customer groups etc.)
  • Knowledge of trading (paper & physical)
  • Knowledge of taxation & Risk Management
  • Oral & Written Communication
  • As chief executive officer, this individual demonstrates critical competencies in four broad categories: commitment to results, business savvy, leading change, and motivating.

Commitment To Results: The CEO is a systems thinker who is customer focused and goal driven. This individual identifies relevant information and helps transform this information into individual and organizational knowledge and learning. This individual must be action oriented and innovative. S/he translates broad goals into achievable steps. S/he anticipates and solves problems and takes advantage of opportunities, is a self-starter and team player.

Business Savvy: As Propetrol CEO, this position requires an individual with knowledge of and experience in management and administration. The position requires demonstrated experience in integrating and coordinating diverse areas of management.

  • Knowledge in the following areas is required: human services, finance and personnel; oral and written communications; planning and evaluation; and governance.
  • Some experience in the field of philanthropy and community relations. Some general knowledge of fund development.
  • A high level of personal skills is required to make formal, persuasive presentations to deal effectively with people from all segments of the community.

Leading Change: The CEO possesses the skills and implements the functions of a leader. S/he shares Propetrol values, mission and vision. S/he consistently displays integrity, models behavior, develops people, and builds teams. This individual deals effectively with demanding situations and designs and implements interventions.

Motivating: The CEO manages continuity, change and transition. This individual knows how to influence and enable others.

What You Can Expect by Joining Our Team:
A competitive salary and the opportunity to work with an exceptional team of people who are bright, creative, and courageous and have a passion for what they do

Additional Benefits: Car, Housing, Healthcare, plus additional company incentives and bonuses as agreed in line with KPI's

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