Chief Executive Officer at Niger State Development Company (NSDC) – PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria – Our client, Niger State Development Company (NSDC) is the investment company of the Niger State Government. It was established by the Niger State Government to act as a key agent to diversify and stimulate the economy of Niger State. NSDC aims to deliver both financial returns and socio-economic returns to the state and to its people. Target industries include, but are not limited to, agriculture and real estate.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer (Niger State Development Company)

Reference Number: 130-PEO01142
Location: Minna, Niger
Department: People & Change Nigeria
Job type: Permanent

Roles & Responsibilities
Strategy Formulations and Implementation:

  • Liaises with the Board and the State Government to identify and define the direction of the company
  • Oversees the development of the corporate strategy of the NSDC in alignment with the State Government’s key strategic pillars
  • Provides Strategic direction to the leadership team of the company to drive the NSDC towards sustainable growth
  • Oversees the translation of high-level strategies into operational plans
  • Leads the implementation of defined corporate culture and change management initiatives
  • Oversees the company’s periodic planning and budgeting process

Operational Effectiveness:

  • Initiates action on setting broad policy guidelines for company’s operations on basis of policies laid down by the Board. Ensures that Senior Managers execute properly those related to their divisions
  • Takes necessary execution action to keep the on course based on monthly situation reports from Divisional heads
  • Reviews constantly the company’s operational problems in conjunction with Functional heads in order to enhance efficiency for sustained growth and development.
  • Maintains awareness and knowledge of contemporary operational development theory and methods and provide suitable interpretation to Directors, Managers and staff within the organization
  • Contributes to the evaluation and development of operational strategy and performance in co-optation with the Executive team

Stakeholder Management:

  • Maintains good contacts with major shareholders of the; ensures that annual general meetings are held as required and properly conducted; oversees prompt payment of dividends
  • Liaises effectively with the company’s external publics and regulatory bodies; promotes good business ethics with a view to enhance the corporate image of the company

Networking and Business Development:

  • Builds, enhances and maintains a comprehensive pipeline of strategic alliances, investors, financiers to ensure healthy business prospects for the company
  • Identifies new markets and business opportunities
  • Develop ideas and concepts for promotions of business and breaking into new markets

Leadership and People Management:

  • Ensures that competent people are in critical roles and establishes a process for continuous people development
  • Portrays’ professional values and etiquette and teaches team to do the same; Invests in growing self and team. Supports and encourages learning; pursues innovation and new idea generation.
  • Responsible for the performance and management of teams
  • Ensures adherence of team to operational deliverables and ensure the effective allocation and utilization of company’s resources

Financial Management:

  • Identifies new markets and business opportunities
  • Initiates and monitors capital and revenue expenditures periodically; ensures that budgetary control measures are put in place and constantly
  • Initiate annually the preparation of final budget and update of corporate strategies plan; ensures that functional heads make necessary inputs as well; coordinates and controls the implementation of agreed corporate strategy processes

Job Requirements
Required Education

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Management, Finance, Economics or any other Business-related discipline
  • An MBA or Master’s degree in any business-related discipline will be an added advantage

Required Experience:

  • A minimum of 18 years cognate experience in a similar field of work, with at least 12 years working at Senior Management or Executive level

Skill & Knowledge Requirements:

  • Skills: Industry expertise, Public sector knowledge, Strategy Formulation and Implementation, Business Planning and Management, Financial Analysis, Risk Management, Business Performance Management, relationship Management, Change Management, Quality Control, Stakeholder Management, Analytical skills, Leadership and People Management, Business Development, Decision Making, Communication; Innovation and Creativity, Ethics and Integrity, Negotiation
  • Knowledge: English Language; Political Environment, Nigerian Economy; Knowledge of venture business drivers, Nigerian Public and Private sector; Use of social media

Additional Information About the Role
Reports to:

  • Board of Directors
  • Niger State Governor

Direct Reports:

  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Head, Internal Audit
  • Executive Secretary
  • Company Secretary

Internal Relationships:

  • All Employees

External Relationships:

  • Government Stakeholders
  • Regulatory Agencies
  • Consultants and Contractors
  • Financiers / Investors / Bankers
  • Host Communities
  • Technical Partners

Application Closing Date
30th September, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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