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Recruitment At A Non-bank Financial Institution

Date Posted: 08/Aug/2014
Deadline: Not Specified

Planning and Innovations Manager

Company Description

Our Client, a non-bank financial institution in Nigeria seek to hire the services of an experienced planning and strategy professional to provide leadership and direction in the development and implementation of best practice strategic initiatives across multiple business functions to support the delivery of the commercial and regulatory obligations of the organization to its employees, customers and stakeholders.

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Planning and Innovations manager will devise, develop and deliver a comprehensive strategic and tactical plan for business development, income generation and awareness rising for the organization. You will also help to raise the firms profile by defining and managing a new sales strategy.

 

He/she will be capable of radical thinking, developing new and innovative strategies for the organization, all the time working in a diplomatic and practical manner to ensure that change is delivered in a sustainable way.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

  • Developing actionable strategies that create measurable long-term value for the organization.
  • Play an active role in the planning, budgeting, monitoring and reporting of the organizations work.
  •  Ensure all activity is recorded accurately on the organization databases and evaluated accordingly.
  •  Ensure all budgeting and follow up of project costs and negotiation of contracts is completed.
  • Working with Senior Management to establish a framework for sustained innovation and growth.
  • Set timetable and process for review of the strategic plan, and advise on redevelopment in the run up to the next strategic period.
  • Ensuring strategic plans are working effectively and that the company will remain competitive in the industry.
  • Effectively communicating the businesses strategic objectives with senior management to drive the business forward.
  • Providing high level strategic, planning and policy advice to the Group Managing Director, Executive management team and Board on all matters affecting the future business operations, capacity and sustainability of the services provided by the organization.
  • Develop, direct and control the strategic and operational planning frameworks and planning outcomes for the organization in the short, medium and long term.
  • Assisting the Group Managing Director and the Executive Management Team to execute approved corporate strategies.
  • Construction and implementation of comprehensive digital strategies for a range of clients.
  • Lead the business development and marketing team and own the production of all written sales collateral, writing proposals and pitch documents.
  • Improve the business by identifying business strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, risks and threats.
  • Would utilize the use of project and program management skills to lead teams in assessing strategic planning projects.
  • Initiate and manage existing and potential strategic corporate and media relationships, together with the Executive Director.
  • Such other duties as may reasonably be required from time to time.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc in business or marketing-related degree
  • Post Graduate Degree and /or Professional Qualification
  • Consulting experience

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in planning and implementing strategies
  • High level understanding of strategic communications
  • Demonstrated ability to tackle complex strategic problems
  • High attention to detail.
  • High level of investigative,analytical and interpretative skill to aid in research conducting.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders and consultants.

Additional Information

Applicants who do not qualify with the above criteria need not apply as only successful candidates will be contacted. 

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Senior Manager Business Development and Client Retention

Company Description

Our client, a non-banking financial service institution is hiring savvy, experienced and dynamic professionals with integrity for the position of a Senior Manager, Business Development and Client Retention. The Senior Manager will report to the group managing director on the organisations update.  

Job Description

Job Objectives:  To identify and commercially develop innovative business ideas across different market segments including Retail (especially the mass market), SME and Corporate.

Primary Interface:

Internal: Sales Business Units, Brand Unit, and All Employees

External: Customers

Responsibilities

  • Identify clients, understand their needs and preferences, design new products and/or enhance existing ones according to customer needs, develop costing and pricing, conduct pilot tests, develop a product launch strategy, and provide marketing support.

 

  • Designing innovative delivery channels for current and new products and services through identifying, developing, and monitoring the product channel mix.
  • Carrying out other assignments delegated by the Group Managing Director from time to time.
  • Working collaboratively with our technology, underwriting, claims and actuarial   functions to develop new strategies and products by providing valuable new insights into customer needs, new technologies or business partners
  • Managing a research programme to keep abreast of new and emerging trends and technologies
  • Defining, building and delivering concepts for new value creation through innovation in channels, products and services
  • Collaborating with internal and external partners to drive innovation initiatives through full process from idea to commercialisation
  • Managing the Innovation team and budgets to demonstrate return on investment within a reasonable timeframe

 

 

Qualifications

 

Skills and qualifications

Education

  • B.SC, M.Sc or any related business management degree
  • Professional Qualification

             

Experience

  • Ten years’ experience in similar role
  • Experience in the financial services sector
  • Flair for Marketing and Product
  • Strategic Planning
  • Managerial skills

 

 

Additional Information

Applicants who do not qualify with the above criteria need not apply as only successful candidates will be contacted. 

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