2 Mar 2016

Full-Time Country Manager at Requit

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Country Manager, Nigeria
Lagos, Nigeria

Industry ICT / Telecommunications

Minimum Qualification Degree
Required Experience 5 – 7 years
Our client is a leading Telecoms service provider in West Africa. They partner with leading OEMS in
the telecom industry to provide service consulting, telecoms installation services, testing and
survey services to leading wireless operators across the West African market.
Reports to: Operations Director/Board of Directors
Reporting to this position: Service Delivery Manager, Finance, HR, Business Development &
Job Summary
The Country Manager serves as local chief operating officer and, in partnership with group
functions and the Board, is responsible for the success of the company. The CM will secure the
relevance of the company and the accomplishment of its mission and vision. The Board
delegates responsibility for management and day-to-day operations to the CM, and s/he has the
authority to carry out these responsibilities, in accordance with the direction and policies
established by the Board. The Country Manager provides direction and enabling to the Board as
it carries out its governance functions.
 Ensures the filing of all legal and regulatory documents and monitors compliance with
relevant laws and regulations.
 Helps the Operations Director/Board determine Company’s values, mission, vision,
strategy and short- and long-term goals.
 Keeps the Board fully informed of Company’s performance and on all the important
factors influencing it.
 Identifies problems and opportunities and addresses them; brings those which are
appropriate to the Board and, facilitates discussion and deliberation.
 Informs the Board about trends, issues, problems and activities in order to facilitate
policy- making. Recommends policy positions.
 Provides general oversight of all Company activities, manages the day-to-day
operations, and ensures a smoothly functioning, effective and efficient organization.
 Ensures service quality and organizational stability through development and
implementation of standards and controls, systems and procedures, and regular
evaluation of performance.
 With the support of Group Business Support ensures a work environment that recruits,
retains and supports quality staff.
 Promotes value adding/profitable products and services that are delivered in a costeffective manner, employing economy while maintaining an acceptable level of quality.
 Oversees the financial activities of the organization including budgeting, performance
reporting (cash, profit and assets) and audit.
 Works with Board to secure financing to support short- and long-term goals.
 Leads in identifying, cultivating and soliciting new businesses and relationships.
 Works with all stakeholders in securing the growth, profitability and sustainability of the

 Experience in the Telecoms/engineering field is a must.

 In addition to a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a senior management position you
must have a Bachelor’s Degree and an MBA is an advantage.
 As CM, this individual demonstrates critical competencies in four broad categories:
commitment to results, business savvy, leading change, and motivating.
 Commitment to results: The General Manager is customer focused and goal driven. This
individual identifies relevant information and helps transform this information into
individual and organizational knowledge and learning. The CM is action oriented and
 She/he translates broad goals into achievable steps. S/he anticipates and solves
problems and takes advantage of opportunities, is a self-starter and team player.
 As the local company’s leader, this position requires an individual with knowledge of and
experience in business development, sales, management and administration.
 The position requires demonstrated experience in integrating and coordinating diverse
areas of management.
 Knowledge in the following areas is required: business development, sales, finance and
 Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills;
 A high level of personal skills is required to make formal, persuasive presentations to
groups and to deal effectively with various stakeholders. Strong Networks and
Networking skills
 The CM manages continuity, change and transition. This individual must be able to know
how to influence and enable others. S/he addresses the impact of attitude and action on
the company and its work

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