8 Apr 2016

Full-Time Chief Operating Officer

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

A top Clinic located in Victoria Island Lagos, is in need of a Chief Operating Officer.

Reports to: Medical Director



The chief operating officer position provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that the Hospital has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively grow the organization and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency. The position accomplishes this through a respectful, constructive and energetic style, guided by the objectives of the Hospital.

Provide day-to-day leadership and management service by mirroring the adopted mission and core values of the Hospital.

Participate in the strategic and long range planning of the organization. Provide leadership in determining clinical and organizational goals and develops processes to achieve these goals.

Responsible for driving the Hospital to achieve and surpass profitability, cash flow and business goals and objectives.

Responsible for the measurement and effectiveness of all processes in the Provides timely, accurate and complete reports on the operating condition of the Hospital.

Spearhead the development, communication and implementation of effective growth strategies and processes.

Collaborate with the management team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel designed to accommodate the rapid growth objectives of our organization.

Motivate and lead a high performance management team; attract, recruit and retain required members of the executive team not currently in place; provide mentoring as a cornerstone to the management career development program.

Act as lead “client-care officer” through direct contact with every client and partner.

Foster a success-oriented, accountable environment within the company.

Represent the firm with clients, investors, and business partners.

Drives the growth of the company with approval from the CEO.

Strategic Thinking

Results Driven

Business Acumen

Decision Making

Financial Management

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has overall supervisory responsibility for all corporate operations.


This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.


Mondays – Fridays 08:00am – 05:00pm (Might be required to work weekends)


Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

Bachelor’s degree in business management or related field

At least four years of strong operational experience will be an advantage
Master’s degree in business management or related field.

At least three years in a senior management role.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Demonstrated experience in financial planning, healthcare operations and analysis with previous experience overseeing human resources, information technology, and legal.

Skilled in organizational development, personnel management, budget and resource development, and strategic planning.

Excellent people skills, with an ability to partner with a dynamic leadership team.

Possess personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to corporate mission.

Flexible and able to multitask; can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions; demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding investment in people and systems.

Job Categories: Job Vacancies in Nigeria. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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