Recruitment for Chief Operating Officer at Large Construction Company – Adexen Recruitment Agency

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Adexen Recruitment Agency was mandated by a large Construction company to recruit an experienced individual for its operations in the position below:
Job Title: Chief Operating Officer
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Description

  • We require the services of an experienced Chief Operating Officer for their operations in Nigeria. The position is based in Lagos, Nigeria.


  • Will be primarily responsible for managing all aspects of profitable delivery and quality execution of projects, cost-effective management of business operations, market engagement, identifying business opportunities and effective client relationship management.
  • Develops and implements approved business and operational plans to grow, manage a robust portfolio of clients, profitable revenue base and market share of the construction business in Nigeria
  • Provides effective leadership of the operations team to ensure cost-efficient delivery of quality projects and effective implementation of the strategic business plan.
  • Ensures that all new projects are well researched, adequately resourced, and key stakeholders properly engaged to enable quality execution safely and profitably
  • Take an active part in critical business decisions as a member of the executive management team.
  • Work closely with the business development to progress opportunities and win business / projects for the company.
  • Manage a robust portfolio of clients, good revenue base and market share of the construction business in Nigeria.
  • Develop and maintain new revenue streams for the organization.
  • Network with external stakeholders with the aim of business development
  • Ensures that joint ventures projects are well developed and executed profitably and in safe working conditions
  • Ensures that all technical employees, are managed professionally, mentored and developed to enhance the performance capacity of the business
  • Works closely with the executive management team to ensure cost-effective access to project financing
  • Takes an active part in critical business decisions as a member of the executive management team
  • Provides timely, accurate and up-to-date reports on the company’s operational performance and financial health in liaison with the ED, Finance.
  • Promotes knowledge retention and thought leadership insights on the business and management imperatives in the construction industry.
  • Works closely with the CEO to progress opportunities and win business/projects for the company.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, or any related field from a recognised university
  • Master’s Degree in Business Management, Finance or any related field, will be an advantage
  • Minimum of 15 years work experience in the construction in a similar senior reole
  • Knowledge of Project Management. Certification in Project Management will be an added advantage
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to approach business from a creative point of view.
  • Business development and business management skills
  • Business Intelligence and understanding of the competitive environment
  • Project Management Skills
  • Negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Strong drive to achieve and personal integrity
  • Strong business planning and Knowledge of regulatory issues
  • A solid grasp of financial analysis and performance metrics
  • Ability to diagnose problems quickly and provide appropriate solutions.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note: We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

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