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Country Manager - Nigeria at Lipa Later


Lipa Later is a buy now, pay later platform that allows consumers to shop and pay for items in monthly instalments. Lipa Later is a Pan-African organization with a presence across Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Nigeria - with plans of opening new markets in the near future.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 



Job Title: Country Manager - Nigeria

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports to: Group Chief Executive Officer

Job Description

  • The company is growing quickly, and as such, we are looking to recruit and onboard a team of industry leaders with a hustler mentality, ambition and desire to rapidly build a Pan African business. This position is based in Nigeria.

About the Role

  • Reporting to the Group Chief Executive Officer, the Country Manager will be responsible for overseeing all staff, budgets, formulating overall strategy, managing people and establishing policies and operations of the local business unit.

Responsibilities
Overall:

  • Plan, develop and oversee the overall business development, sales and marketing strategies and team.
  • Overseeing daily business operations in the region.
  • Develop and implement growth strategies.
  • Prepare regular reports for upper management.
  • Set policies, processes and structures within Nigeria.
  • Generating reports for presentation to the team.
  • Aligning with HQ on Nigeria Business arm.
  • Formulating and implementing new standards, procedures etc., relevant to the market.
  • Creating and managing budgets.
  • Ensure the development of tactical programs to pursue targeted goals and objectives.
  • Ensure the overall delivery and quality of the unit's offerings to customers.

Business Development & Partnership Acquisition:

  • Research and identify new business opportunities - including new regions, growth areas, trends, customers, partnerships, products and services.
  • Identifying new business opportunities with key industry stakeholders and negotiating advantageous partnerships.
  • Support in maintenance of merchants’ relationships to ensure continual growth and sales targets.
  • Researching and identifying growth opportunities.
  • Promote and present to merchants, retailers and other entities in Nigeria Lipa Later products to acquire new business partners.

Sales & Marketing:

  • Collaborate with sales and marketing team to ensure requirements are met, such as sales numbers and profit goals.
  • Promoting PR/communication initiatives to maximize brand exposure.
  • Formulating sales strategies and grow existing customers by obtaining new orders & scheduling promotions to increase sales through stores.
  • Engage in key or targeted customer activities.

Team Management:

  • Training and leading managers and staff.
  • Assist in talent recruitment and onboarding.
  • Provide direct management of key functional managers and executives in the business unit.
  • Direct the employee assessment process.
  • Evaluating performance and productivity.
  • Coordinate the development of KPIs and functions and direct reports.

Qualification / Experience.
Country Manager nice to have:

  • Degree or Master's in Business Management or Business Administration.
  • Experience/An understanding of working in different markets.

Requirements / Skills:

  • Good knowledge of different business functions.
  • Management leadership is required.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and hustler mentality
  • Proactive nature.
  • Problem-solving aptitude.
  • Experience in planning and budgeting.
  • Proven track record in marketing and B2B/B2C sales.
  • Strong leadership qualities.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Highly organized.

Salary
N800,000 monthly

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@lipalater.com using "Country Manager - Nigeria" as the subject of the mail

 

Application Deadline  20th September, 2021.


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