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  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Ref #: CE/CS066
  • Date Posted: 26-Jan-2017


This Courier and Delivery Services business is currently the 4th largest player in the Courier and express delivery market in Nigeria. With a bouquet of well-tailored solutions and a team of dedicated and experienced professionals, the Company is committed to partnering with clients to achieving their objectives through their vast experience and capabilities. It has 47 offices across Nigeria and over 600 employees.

Although a member of a diversified group, the Company’s operations are entirely independent. Recent expansion strategies into the African regional Market has thrown open some strategic positions that need to be filled.


Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer will be responsible for the management of the company’s operations and will be expected to demonstrate excellent administrative, strategic, and operational and business management skills. The CEO will work collaboratively with the Board in leading the transformation of the company, to ensure it is capable of delivering on its long term vision. Specifically, s/he will ensure that our Client's fiscal, operations, sales, marketing, human resource, technology, and corporate strategies are effectively implemented across all segments of the company.

The jobholder shall propose, implement/ administer the fiscal policies and procedures; provide direction in the preparation and execution of the company’s annual budget. S/He shall provide support to the Board and shall perform such other functions as the Board may direct towards the development and achievement of the Group’s strategic goals and objectives.


  • First degree or its equivalent in any discipline.

  • An MBA or MSc in any discipline is an added advantage.

  • Relevant professional qualifications / affiliations.

  • Minimum of 15 years post-qualification experience, with at least 5 years in a senior management role.

  • Demonstrated capabilities in market facing Sales strategies and execution.

  • Industry experience is not a must-have.

  • Experience leading operations within a Corporate/ Investment bank or other financial institution is preferable.

  • Good understanding of the impact of micro and macro-economic indices on the business and the strategic options to be pursued.

  • Excellent qualitative and quantitative analytical skills.

  • Good understanding of financial statements and strong financial analysis skills

  • Ability to plan strategically and successfully lead growth within an organization.

  • Track record of business, financial and organization performance.

  • Strong business acumen, with ability to identify and convert opportunities.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent business presentation and communication skills (verbal and written).

  • High energy, drive and passion.

  • High level of integrity and maintenance of sound ethics.

  • High level of initiative and good attention to detail.

  • Strong leadership, supervisory and people management skills.


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