Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

January 2, 2023

Job Description

  • Lagos

Adexen Recruitment Agency

Adexen is a global Human Ressources Company providing business and support services in Africa. We support companies in all industries in the fields of HR, Legal, Finance, Sales & Marketing, Engineering and Supply chain.
We are recruiting on behalf of our client, a large Construction company, to fill the position below:
Job Title: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Employment Type: Full time
Job Category: General Business
Job Seniority: Director
Industry: Construction & Real Estate

Responsible and accountable for the overall operation and management. You will be looked upon to enforce the company’s overall strategic direction and priorities, and monitor the performance of the company as well as the performance of each project.
Recruit, develop, manage and motivate executives and employees reporting to him
Conduct annual performance appraisals for all executives and recommend salary adjustments, rewards, and promotions.
Set departments' high-level goals, objectives and plans and work with them on attaining such goals by closely monitoring their operations.
Periodically review and check the performance of the Executive Management Team and recommend remedial action and improvements.
Ensure development of an effective organizational structure and the promotion of a positive internal climate in which management development for succession is nurtured.
Provide advice, guidance, direction, and authorization to the Executive Management Team to carry out major plans and procedures, consistent with established policies.
Assist the Board of Directors in enforcing strategic goals, objectives, budgets, policies, and procedures to enhance its market share, profitability and return on investment.
Review the operating results of the company & compare them to established objectives and goals, and follow-up to ensure appropriate measures are taken to correct unsatisfactory results.
Promote the company's direction and momentum, its business performance, the positive external impact (image), internal business climate, people, and services.
Act as the principal public relations officer of the company and represent them with major customers, government entities, the financial community, and the public.
Conduct a strategic review of performance on a regular basis to determine whether the company is meeting its short-and long-term objectives (increase in profits, increase in market share, return on investment, etc).
Develop, in coordination with the Executive Management Team, an integrated business plan that optimizes market share and profitability of existing or new activities

Desired Skills and Experience

Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or an equivalent from a recognized university
MBA or its equivalent from a recognized institution
Minimum of 20 years cognate experience in the construction with 3 – 5 years as Managing Director
Knowledge of Project Management. Certification in Project Management will be an added advantage
Effective communication skills
Strong leadership skills and the ability to approach business from a creative point of view.
Business development and business management skills
Business Intelligence and understanding of the competitive environment
Project Management Skills
Negotiation and persuasion skills
Strong drive to achieve and personal integrity
Strong business planning and Knowledge of regulatory issues
A solid grasp of financial analysis and performance metrics
Ability to diagnose problems quickly and provide appropriate solutions
Multi-cultural team management experience

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
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