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Director of Finance and Administration in Nigeria , Nigeria

Company Overview
eHealth Africa (eHA) is a data-driven, solutions-oriented innovator dedicated to improving people’s access to high-quality health systems in Africa. Our highly collaborative approach convenes public health professionals across sectors to tackle Africa’s greatest health challenges. Using data and informatics to inform solutions, eHA addresses difficult health needs with knowledge, passion and integrity.

We leverage our staff and department expertise across five major domain areas:
- Emergency Preparedness & Response
- Disease Surveillance & Lab Systems
- Health Delivery Systems
- Nutrition & Food Security
- Supply Chain Strengthening

We use data to build strong health systems and create a future where Africa’s health systems are equipped to meet the needs of the communities they serve and respond effectively to unexpected public health situations.

eHA has grown quickly in the past four years, and we seek a senior-level manager to own and advise key functional areas including s finance, grants and contracts, human resources, and operations. Qualified candidates will have a passion for start-up environments, deep curiosity about process and product, and a desire to roll up their sleeves and help get the work done. Familiarity with global health delivery is essential, and experience in West Africa is a plus. Some of the keys to success in this role are: flexibility, inventiveness, and the ability to thrive in a rapidly changing environment.

Job Summary

The Director of Finance & Administration is a key member of the eHA global management team, with responsibility for eHA’s Finance, Grants and Contracts, Human Resources, and Operations Departments. He/She will work closely with the Co-Executive Directors, management team, and country staff to ensure eHA maintains practical and efficient systems that enable the organization to fulfill its mission to improve health systems. The position will report to the Co-Executive Directors, and will directly supervise the department leads for: Finance, Grants & Contracts, Human Resources, and Operations.

Responsibilities and Duties

Leadership and Overall Management
- Provide leadership, guidance, and oversight to the Finance, Grants & Contracts, Human Resources, and Operations Departments.
Maintain departmental structures, personnel, and operating standards and practices that are responsive and adaptable to evolving
business needs.
- Provide leadership presence for all staff, including bridging cross-country office issues as well as supporting an open-door policy
amongst all staff.
- Lead development and implementation of:
- Annual plans and budgets
- Policies and procedures
- Risk management strategies
- Liaise with partners and donors upon request, including providing timely and accurate responses to inquiries.
- Oversee the adequacy and implementation/migration of all ERP systems as they relate to the functional areas of responsibility

Finance
- Directly supervising and working closely with the Associate Director for Finance, provide oversight, leadership, guidance, and
ultimate accountability for key finance functions, including:
- Budgeting, accounting, reporting, cash management, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and investments.
- Preparation of financial statements and reports for use by eHA leadership and Board of Directors
- Participating in strategic and management decisions.
- Prudent and strategic management of eHA resources, including identifying potential cost savings and revenue opportunities.
- Development and implementation of operating and capital budgets.
- Continuous improvement and implementation of finance policies and procedures, as well as establishing appropriate internal controls.
- Departmental and monthly approval and processing of revenue and expenditures, cash flow and capital purchases.
- Compliance with all relevant laws and regulations, including accounting standards (IFRS and/or GAAP) and government funding requirements.
- Ensure completion of independent annual audit and other periodic audits.
- Ensure timely and accurate tax compliance of all entities.

Grants and Contracts
- Directly supervising and working closely with the Deputy Director for Grants and Contracts and country office leadership, provide oversight, leadership, guidance, and ultimate accountability for key grants and contracts functions, including:
- All administrative processes, systems, and policies to effectively and efficiently manage eHA grants and contracts.
- Compliance with applicable laws and regulations, as well as funding agreement terms and conditions.
- Grants and Contracts performance:
- Resolution of related administrative problems
- Proactive identification of tools and strategies to improve performance.
- Development and training for programmatic staff on grants and contract management.

Human Resources
- Directly supervising and working closely with the Deputy Director for Human Resources, provide oversight, leadership, guidance, and ultimate accountability for key human resources functions, including:
- Recruitment and onboarding to ensure attraction and retention of highly skilled, committed and motivated workforce.
- Design and administration of compensation and benefits plans including salary scales, medical, disability, and term life insurance, and retirement.
- Implementation of a performance management process, ensuring it is linked to career development and succession planning.
- Design and implementation of employee wellness programs to enhance morale and retention.
- Design and implementation of Human Resources policies and procedures, ensuring labor law and record keeping compliance.
- Payroll process, time tracking and benefits administration.

Qualifications and Skills
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and an MBA or related advanced degree, from an accredited institution.
- Minimum of 7 years experience in a senior-level management position of a multi-site nonprofit organization with offices on multiple continents, with global health experience preferred.
- Financial background required, with demonstrated knowledge across finance, grants and contracts, human resources, and operations.
- Minimum of 5 years with demonstrated experience in USG grants and contracts administration. Experience with large foundations and government sources of funding preferred.
- Fluent in written and spoken English, with knowledge of French, Krio, Hausa preferred.
- Outstanding proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, including demonstrated proficiency with advanced formulas and formatting in Excel.
- Experience using online administrative and collaboration software (ERP, ATS, HRIS, etc…).
- Ability to set clear priorities, delegate, and guide investment in people and systems required.
- Keen analytic, organization, problem solving and decision-making skills.
- Outstanding presentation and communication skills.
- Exceptional people skills associated with being a pragmatic and creative leader, including political and diplomatic awareness within an organization.
- Team-oriented, data-driven and intellectually curious.
- Willingness to be flexible in a changing work environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency.
- Establishing and maintaining relationships internally and with various organizations and utilizing those relationships to help achieve eHA’s Mission via negotiation or consensus.
- Motivating employees via leadership and optimism.

Are you interested in becoming a Director of Finance and Administration in Nigeria? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Nov 17, 2017
Finance Manager in Nigeria , Nigeria

The Role:
She Leads Africa (SLA) is looking for a self-motivated, Finance Manager to help execute all of our financial goals. SLA is a premium media company for female entrepreneurs and professionals. We’ve built a community of 350,000 digitally engaged women across Africa and we are one of Africa’s fastest growing startups with features in Forbes, BBC Africa, Financial Times and CNBC Africa.

Our ideal candidate is someone who can oversee all our financial functions, perfect our financial strategies, and shake the money tree real good!

This role is located in Lagos, Nigeria and reports to the co-founders.

Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for developing and leading all aspects of the company’s financial management and financial reporting.
- Defines standards, policies, procedures, and measures to meet the company’s financial goals;
- Creates and maintains a variety of performance metrics and dashboards to ensure the optimal finance operation of the business;
- Conducts financial analysis and makes reports to co-founders, senior team members and investors;
- Manages cash flows, forecasting and all financial accounting activities;
- Maintains banking & accounting Relationships;
- Manages the company’s financial reporting process;
- Leads financial administration, planning and budgeting activities;
- Drives financial strategies to mitigate risk and loss;
- Ensures the company is compliant with tax authorities, understands the tax requirements, and optimizes tax obligations within compliance.

Requirements:
The ideal candidate will be exceptionally organized with experience using data management tools like excel. An accounting/ finance/ consulting background is a must. A desire and interest in building a happy and healthy team environment is key.
- Experience in finance, business operations, or management consulting;
- ACCA, CFA, or ICAN certified;
- Financial modelling;
- Excel
- Knowledge of local tax remittances;
- Excellent communication skills;
- Tech-savvy;
- Detail oriented and organized;
- Self-motivated (Asks few questions and gets the job done);
- Prior experience working at startup is a plus.

Are you interested in becoming a Finance Manager in Nigeria? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Nov 16, 2017
Country Manager in Nigeria , Nigeria

Branch Overview
Branch.co delivers world-class financial services to the mobile generation. The spread of smartphones presents an incredible opportunity for the world’s emerging middle class to access banking options and achieve financial flexibility. Branch.co is revolutionizing banking in Kenya, and will soon expand to other countries in East Africa and in other regions across the globe.

What We Offer
You will be part of a talented, passionate team that is determined to make a positive impact on the lives of the mobile generation throughout the developing world. You will join a team with unmatched experience in financial technology and emerging markets. Since our launch in April 2015, we’ve disbursed hundreds of thousands of loans. Our success has led to investments from Silicon Valley’s leading VCs.

The Role
We are looking for an exceptional leader with an entrepreneurial mindset to build Branch West Africa from the ground up starting in Lagos. Specific responsibilities below.

Responsibilities
--Set and track progress against goals for Branch’s Nigerian portfolio
--Lead initiatives across various business functions including marketing, loan processing, servicing, finance, customer service, legal etc.
--Support recruiting, hiring, training and development of local Branch team
--Collaborate with product and engineering teams on 1/ new feature design and roll outs and 2/ resolution of difficult technical issues
--Coordinate and optimize online/offline marketing
--Explore local business development partnerships and fundraising opportunities

Requirements
--2-3 years of operations experience and/or MBA a plus
--Entrepreneurial, proactive, and 100% willing to get hands dirty
--Good communicator and highly collaborative
--Analytical - should have good excel skills, SQL skills a plus
--Excited about Branch’s mission
--Experience working for an international tech startup a big plus
--Nigerian Nationals preferred

Branch International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not and will not discriminate in employment on any basis prohibited by applicable law.

Are you interested in becoming a Country Manager in Nigeria? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Sep 07, 2017
Head of Feed Milling Department in Nigeria , Nigeria

The Head of Feed Milling Department has the responsibility for production of poultry and fish feed, (possibly in the future also cattle feed), feed formulation, oversight of feed milling operations and machine maintenance, and supply chain of the feed mill / warehousing of input products and finished goods.

Subject to successful management of the feed milling operations over a relevant time period the Head of Feed Milling Operations would be eligible to expand responsibilities also over other areas of the farming operations of the Company.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR THE JOB POSITION
• Degree in animal nutrition or feed technology
• Certifications in relevant management topics are a bonus (veterinary science; health, safety and environment; human resources; production and process improvement etc.)
• At least 10 years of experience in poultry feed formulation and production for GPS, PS and commercial broilers, and fish feed
• Emerging market experience preferably in Africa, alternatively in other markets with tropical climatic and business conditions
• Energetic and hands-on personality willing to work on a large farming estate
• Ability to do properly use Word, Excel and other basic computer programs for reporting etc.

KEY TASKS /RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOB POSITION
1. Feed production: The Head of Feed Milling Department is responsible for the production/processing of ca. 150 MT of poultry feed, fish feed, full fat soya and concentrate per day. This includes interaction with production departments to define specific product demand, production planning, and assurance of product availability in a timely manner whilst always maintaining highest quality standards.

2. Feed Formulation: The Head of Feed Milling Department is responsible for the definition of new feed formulations, constant review of existing formulations, and interaction with the Company’s international knowledge partners to pilot new product innovations.

3. Feed mill operations and maintenance: The Head of Feed Milling Department is responsible for all operations of the feed mill, including human resources (staff selection, staff development, precise job descriptions), processes (process mapping, standard operating procedures), and administration (record keeping, reporting etc.), as well as technical maintenance.

4. Supply Chain: The Head of Feed Milling Department is responsible for definition of procurement needs and quality control of procured raw materials, warehousing and treatment of raw materials (particularly soy, maize, additives and packaging materials), and storage of finished products.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS PACKAGE
• Housing will be provided, includes all services, electricity, water
• Provision of personal steward for cleaning and cooking
• Provision of company car (Toyota Corolla) with personal driver
• International Health Insurance package
• 30 days of paid vacation
• One economy class flight home for annual leave, includes family
• Local allowance of ca. NGN 250,000 per month (USD 500)
• USD salary for monthly savings of USD 4,000 to 5,000 per month, depending on experience and qualification of candidate

Expiring: Aug 11, 2017
Head of Commercial Broiler Division in Nigeria , Nigeria

Our client is one of the leading livestock companies in Nigeria with its head office in Lagos, Nigeria. The Company has over 1,500 employees, a central warehousing and distribution centre, one meat processing site and twelve poultry hatching and rearing sites.
Reports to Managing Director.

1. OVERALL JOB PURPOSE
The Head of Commercial Broiler Division has the responsibility for rearing of commercial broilers, slaughtering and processing of internally reared chicken and externally procured beef, and sales and marketing of processed meat products.

Commercial broiler production: The Company operates six chicken farming estates with over 40 pen houses. The Head of Commercial Broiler Division has the overall responsibility for seamless and efficient operation of these six estate to achieve the production targets regarding quantity and volume output, efficiency (e.g. feed conversion, mortality), and overall commercial success (P&L of commercial broiler activities).

Meat processing: The Company operates a chicken slaughtering house with a capacity of 3,600 birds per hour, as well as equipment for meat smoking and production of over 100 MT of sausages/ burgers and other products per month. The Head of Commercial Broiler Division if responsible for management and oversight of all meat processing activities, particularly the coordination with the commercial broiler production, development of product innovations, and efficient and effective production processes.

Marketing and Sales: The Company sells about 350 MT of meat products per month, based on modern cold-room infrastructure, like one of West-Africa’s largest and most modern frozen warehouses in central Lagos. The Head of Commercial Broiler Division oversees and drives forward the marketing (brand strategy, brand building etc.) and sales activities of the Company.

2. ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR THE JOB POSITION
• Master in Business Administration, Agriculture, Food Processing related subject
• Certifications in relevant management topics are a bonus (veterinary science; health, safety and environment; human resources; production and process improvement etc.)
• At least 10 years of experience in poultry production and processing, with exposures to all three areas of the job (broiler production, meat processing, sales and marketing)
• Emerging market experience preferably in Africa, alternatively in other markets with tropical climatic and business conditions

3. KEY TASKS /RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOB POSITION
Broiler Production – direct reports: 6 x ‘Production Site Heads’ (possibly in the future also dedicated ‘Head of Broiler Production’)
• Pen-house stocking: Definition and oversight of SOPs for pen house preparation and stocking; adaptation of stocking densities if necessary; preparation of stocking calendar in consultation with Company’s DOC hatcheries and meat processing / sales forecast
• Pen-house management: Operational oversight of all pen houses regarding preparation and maintenance, feeding, health assurance, growth and harvesting; overall responsibility for operations of six farming estates with pen houses.
• Project management: Oversight of business expansion of the broiler production through identification of acquisition targets (e.g. farming estates, smaller competitors), organic growth (expansion of own pen houses and estates), and consolidation of operations (consolidation of estates if financially and operationally beneficial)

Meat Processing – direct report: Head of Meat Processing
• Production planning: Preparation of production plans on basis of planned broiler production and sales forecast; assurance of availability of SKUs in line with product demand.
• Production oversight: Operational oversight of meat processing facility regarding preparation and maintenance, organization of processes, manpower, quality assurance etc.
• Product development: Assurance of continous product improvement and product development drive by establishing best practice product development processes; coordination with product innovation consultants to create new products.

Marketing & Sales – direct report: Head of Marketing & Sales ‘Frozen Food’
• Product portfolio: Continous revision of product portfolio (frozen chicken, smoked chicken, chicken cuts, marinated chicken, beef burgers, sausages etc.) to assure maximum value from processing and sales activities
• Brand building: Definition of customer segments with clear branding strategy; development of product mix and branding for each segment; definition of ATL/BTL marketing activities in cooperation with marketing agencies and through own marketing and sales team
• Pricing: Continous review of market prices for all products, and review of own product costing; review and pricing in line with segment strategy to maximize long term value
• Sales organization: Oversight of sales activities through forecasting and performance management; establishing of stronger linkages between market trends/ sales forecasts and production planning (broiler production and processing); improvement of sales administration processes and overall sales capabilities

4. COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS PACKAGE
• Estimated breakdown of work: 25% Sales & Marketing, 25% Processing Site, 50% Farm Sites
• Housing with regular 2-3 day trips (incl. overnight stays) in area of operation
• Housing in residential area will be provided, includes all services, electricity, water
• Provision of personal steward for cleaning and cooking
• Provision of company car (Toyota Corolla) with personal driver
• International Health Insurance package
• 30 days of paid vacation
• One economy class flight home for annual leave, includes family
• Local allowance of ca. USD 1,000 per month (in local currency)
• USD salary for monthly savings of USD 4,000 to 5,000 per month, depending on experience and qualification of candidate

Expiring: Aug 11, 2017
Regional Manager West Africa , Nigeria

Essential Responsibilities:
• Execute West Africa Business Strategy and Growth Plan
• Build strong and loyal relationship with customer base for acquisition and retention
• Develop the annual and monthly sales plan, volume and value wise in consonance with the Africa business plan
• Identify and exploit market opportunities for spikes in sales volumes
• Improve company product basket in the local and regional markets of West Africa
• Lead local sales and operational planning, including product and process innovation
• Ensure deeper market penetration and improved market share
• Continuous development and improvement of stock and sales model to achieve target sales revenues
• Develop and manage the toll packing of soaps in the local focus market
• Ensure employees are engaged and productive in the country offices of Ghana & Nigeria
• Coach local teams and provide leadership on both operational and commercial sides of the business
• Ensure legal compliance in all aspects of the business functionality

Qualifications:
• A University Degree or Masters qualification
• Expatriate assignment experience in the Nigeria Market
• Minimum 7 years of relevant experience in sales & distribution role within FMCG

Closing Date April 6, 2017

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. The employer will do the recruitment process himself. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but we don’t have any influence on this concerning this job.

Expiring: Apr 30, 2017
Programme Manager in Nigeria , Nigeria

ZOA is an international NGO which offers RELIEF to people who are affected by conflict or natural disasters. ZOA wants to contribute to a new perspective of HOPE in which people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the affected communities we work on the RECOVERY until they can provide to take care of their livelihoods. The work of ZOA is coordinated from Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. From Apeldoorn ZOA operates in fifteen countries in Africa, Middle East Region and Asia. ZOA works approximately with 1000 employees worldwide.

ZOA is looking for a Programme Manager Nigeria for ZOA’s Programme in North East Nigeria.

Your challenge is to develop and lead the emergency programme portfolio providing humanitarian assistance to the victims of the Boko Haram Insurgency

Your main tasks and responsibilities:
- Be part of the ZOA Nigeria leadership team
- Lead the project implementation team
- Ensure good relations with Local community and local leadership
- Ensure compliance with donor requirements in project implementation
- Oversee project design and implementation, to achieve project objectives within the agreed time and budget.

Profile

Identity:
- The candidate is expected to fully support the vision and mission of ZOA

Knowledge:
- Graduate level education, preferably masters level
- Minimum 5 years experience in institutional project management
- Minimum 3 years experience in people management
- Institutional donor relations
- Food security project management
- Cash transfers modalities
- Emergency project management

Skills:
- Project design
- Proposal writing
- Data analysis
- Security management
- Networking and Relationship building
- Leadership and management of people of different cultural background

Attitude:
- Passion to serve the poor
- Developing others to realise their potential
- Integrity, honesty, transparency

Special conditions
Maiduguri is subject to restrictions due to the level of security
This is a non-family duty station
Rest and recuperation conditions apply for this post

We offer
ZOA offers you a challenging job, an inspiring and motivated team in the programme country and good benefits and remuneration which suits the charities sector.

Do you need more information?
For more information about ZOA, please visit at our website www.zoa-international.com.

If you have questions about this vacancy, you can contact Mrs. Charity van Bemmel, HR Officer, email zoa.vacancies@zoa.nl.

Interested and you want to apply?
ZOA operates with an equal opportunities policy and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified women and men, people of all nationalities, and cultural backgrounds, and candidates with disabilities are welcome to apply.

CV’s of no more than 5 pages in length are appreciated.

Please provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in the application. References of previous positions held should not be older than five years.

Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment. A written test will be part of the recruitment procedure. Documents that do not match the profile above will not be considered. Internal candidates will have priority, in case of similar results.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. The employer will do the recruitment process himself. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but we don’t have any influence on this concerning this job.

Expiring: Apr 30, 2017

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