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Group Chief Technical Officer

  • Location: Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Ref #: WXB 247
  • Date Posted: 6-Jul-2018

Overview:

Our client is a multinational conglomerate based in Nigeria with interests across various sectors in Africa. The company manages its investment in its various operating entities through the Group Office. Our client is desirous of filling executive roles within the Group Office with best-in class talent in terms of skills and experience for the following position:

Detailed Job Description:

The Group CTO will oversee manufacturing processes, ensure the optimization of product engineering and drive definition of HSE policies & guidelines across the subsidiary companies.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Oversee the development of best in-class manufacturing processes to achieve lead time reduction, operations cost savings and quality etc.

• Work with Plant Directors and Directors of Operations across all subsidiaries to ensure the optimization of engineering processes

• Establish best practice policies, procedures, and processes for HSE management across the subsidiaries, and provide overall guidance to ensure compliance

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 
The candidate is expected to have the following qualifications/ competences amongst others:

• B.Sc. in Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline 

• Master’s in Business Administration is an added advantage

• Minimum of twenty (20) years of relevant experience of which at least ten (10) must have been at an executive management level / C-level in a conglomerate

• Very good understanding of technical/ operations management  in industrial manufacturing sector relating to the following domains:

      o Operation and Maintenance Management Systems
      o Process Management
      o Product Quality
      o Product Innovation
      o Production Excellence
      o HSSE
      o Quality/ Environmental Management

• Excellent project management and organizational skills

• Strong leadership and people management skills, including the ability to effectively manage large teams in a cross-cultural setting

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