Career Openings at KPMG Nigeria, 16th June 2017

KPMG Nigeria – Our client, a Company duly registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company desires to retain and grow its market share particularly in the aviation sector. The company requires an entrepreneurial and highly resourceful candidates with a track record
to drive the achievement of its business growth and transformation strategy.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant positions below:


Job Title: Chief Executive Officer – Aviation and Logistics
Location: Lagos
Detailed Job Description

  • The role will be responsible for the development and achievement of strategic objectives aimed at growing business revenue and profits and also provide sustainable improvement through business transformation.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Board to define and articulate the company’s vision and champion the articulation of strategies and plans for achieving it
  • Recommend to the Board an annual operation plan and budget that addresses how to implement the approved corporate strategy and long term goals
  • Drive the expansion of the company’s footprint in the aviation sector by expanding the number of customers served
  • Ensure the development and implementation of relevant structures (process, people, and systems) to support the achievement of the company’s vision, goals and objectives
  • Coordinate day to day activities of the business that is consistent with the approved annual operating plan
  • Provide leadership to direct reports and the entire staff, and ensure a strong relationship between senior management and the Board
  • Identify and understand emerging local and international issues that may affect the company and how they can be leveraged or mitigated
  • Oversee the formulation and implementation of effective marketing and customer engagement strategies to achieve sustainable growth in customer base, market share, sales and profit
  • Drive corporate culture through a shared vision, team building activities, and setting a cultural tone of honesty, integrity and transparency
  • Maintain a strong network of relationships that can positively position and promote the company
  • Maintain a good working relationship with key clients and stakeholders

Competency and Skill Requirements
Technical Competencies:

  • Ability to define realistic operational and financial targets, and deliver within an agreed timeline
  • Ability to identify patterns across situations and identify key or underlying issues in complex situations
  • An understanding of human, financial and operational issues to make decisions aimed at improving overall organizational performance
  • Ability to continually review and assess the effectiveness of the company’s policies and processes, and identify improvement opportunities
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Business Competencies:

  • Possess a deep understanding of the impact of macroeconomic and industry trends on the business and the strategic options to be pursued
  • Experience identifying new revenue streams and overseeing the product/service development process for such opportunities
  • Ability to ensure time and resources are allocated to drive and sustain meaningful change
  • Nurture both formal and informal contacts to facilitate the progress of work

Leadership Competencies:

  • Ability to lead teams and drive the company towards a common vision and goal
  • Must possess strong diplomatic skills and a natural affinity for cultivating relationships and building consensus
  • Must maintain integrity and professional ethics
  • Possess excellent communication, business presentation, persuasion and analytical skills

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • First degree from a reputable tertiary institution
  • An MBA or Business related postgraduate degree would be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 20 years post-qualification experience with at least 10 years in the hospitality, aviation, manufacturing or logistics sector, and at least 5 years in a senior management role
  • A proven track record in business transformation, process improvement and business development
Job Title: General Manager, Operations
Ref #: BG01
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Industry / Sector: Security Services
Detailed Job Description

  • The General Manager, Operations will lead and direct all activities relating to the provision of security services to the Company’s clients including physical security and electronic security.
  • The role which will report directly to the Managing Director, will oversee and engage with regional operations managers to ensure that security operations across all regions in the country meet the Company’s service delivery standards and client operational requirements.
  • The role holder is expected to maintain strong relationships with relevant security/ law enforcement agencies, be responsible for client relationship management and also serve as liaison with client’s management team periodically.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • First degree or equivalent in any discipline
  • Postgraduate/ professional qualification in a related field will be an added advantage
  • Eight (8) to twelve (12) years’ work experience within security services industry (including military, paramilitary or private security services), with at least five (5) years in a senior managerial role
  • Excellent knowledge of the Nigerian private security services industry and Nigerian security legislation at state and federal levels
  • High level of commercial awareness
Job Title: Head, Business Development
Ref #: BG02
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Detailed Job Description

  • The Head of Business Development has responsibility for leading business growth and increasing market share by seeking new business.
  • The role will be responsible for facilitating the achievement of the Company’s business goals and objectives by developing and executing an effective marketing and penetration strategy as well as championing the efforts to expand its client base and service/ product offerings.
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Required Qualifications and Experience

  • First Degree or equivalent in any discipline.
  • Postgraduate/ professional qualification in a related field will be an added advantage
  • Five (5) to eight (8) years’ work experience preferably within security services industry will be an added advantage.
  • Proven working experience as a business development manager, sales executive or a relevant role
  • Proven sales performance track record and high level of commercial awareness
  • Good knowledge of the Nigerian private security services industry
  • Strong negotiation skills.
Job Title: Technical Advisor
Ref #: BG24
Location: Lagos
Industry / Sector: Security Services
Detailed Job Description

  • The Technical Advisor will be responsible for providing expert technical advisory on security services/ operations to the Managing Director in line with the Company’s strategic objectives.
  • The role expected to have experience in the security services industry (including intelligence, military, paramilitary, police force or private security services), will provide technical assistance to the General Manager, Operations in ensuring delivery of top quality security services.
  • The role will also support the Managing Director in providing overall oversight of the Company’s business growth, operational effectiveness, administration and financial performance.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • First Degree or equivalent in any discipline
  • Postgraduate/ professional qualification in a related field will be an added advantage
  • Eight (8) to twelve (12) years’ work experience within security services industry (including military, paramilitary or private security services), with at least five (5) years in a senior managerial role
  • Excellent knowledge of the Nigerian private security services industry and Nigerian security legislation at state and federal levels
  • Excellent understanding of private security risk management practices
  • High level of commercial awareness
  • Strong leadership and people management skills

How to Apply
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