Conscript Africa – Lagos, Nigeria (Nigeria)


Over the next 20 years the most important corporate resource will be talent. It’s also the resource in shortest supply. In the new economy, with increasing competition and people willing to change jobs more often, business have to find new ways to retain key people.

Today’s world of work is bringing more choice for employees—and more change for employers. Full-time, part-time or flexible hours. Office-based, home-based or virtual teams. As leaders in Contemporary Working, we know the territory. Our honesty, professionalism and service have built an unrivalled network of quality clients and premier candidates.

Well informed staff. International coverage. Satisfied customers. They all combine to make us the preferred agency of choice globally. Whatever your company’s size or situation, the Conscript Africa’s range of services and expertise can help. We know the opportunities and we know the people. One call to us can enable you to move and react quickly in today’s changing business world.

Specialties

Telecommunications Recruitment, Information Technology Recruitment, Executive Recruitment, Specialized skills – Finance & Professional Recruitment, Engineering Recruitment

Pharmaceutical MD willing to relocate to Lagos, Nigeria (Expat position, no Nigerian citizens)

Job Description

Join an exciting professional management team in providing your management services to a selected private company with the objective to assist the company in becoming sustainable, profitable and globally competitive.

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Type of employment: 3 year contract with possible extension to 5 years
Remuneration: Up to USD 14 000 per month, tax free, plus expat benefits

Key performance areas / deliverables

-Corporate strategy, business plans, performance goals and targets, KPIs
-Operational plans and budgets, policies and procedures (including quality standards and targets)
-Growth and expansion programmes (markets, customers, products and services)
-New projects, markets and scope of business expansion and growth in consultation with the Board
-Manufacturing strategy (including allocation of R&D capabilities and approach to meeting product requirements developed by sales strategy)
-Production plans, targets and projections
-Consumer and Market analysis (including market segmentation, target audience and channel of reach)
-Brand and innovation policies and procedures
-Customer relationship management
-Business risks management and mitigation plans

Special technical skills required/preferred
-General management skills (including leadership, personnel / team development, financial analysis)
-Business process knowledge / expertise (including understanding of cost drivers, technology opportunities)
-Product development process knowledge / expertise (including understanding of target costing, make vs. buy decisions, and processes for making “Go / No Go” decisions with insufficient information)
-Experience managing a production/manufacturing operations, sales and distribution business
-Experience of pharmaceutical business will and advantage
-International expertise

Minimum requirements

-Degree in Production management, Business management, Economics, Marketing or related field. A Masters degree will be an advantage
-12 years Pharmaceutical industry experience
-8 years Management experience
-Proficiency in English language, French desirable
-Candidates preferred geographically from Europe, Far East Asia, South America and Africa

CV APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please apply online by clicking http://ng.linkedin.com/jobs/jobs-Expat-Pharmaceutical-MD-3751375 or e-mail updated CV in MS Word format to tani@conscript.co.za

CV must include the following:
-Current salary and salary expectation.
-Notice period / Availability.
-Nationality
-Area of residence / geographical area
-Date of birth
-Please quote reference in e-mail subject line: MD Nigeria*

FEEDBACK: PLEASE TAKE NOTE THAT CORRESPONDENCE WILL BE WITH SHORT-LISTED CANDIDATES ONLY. SHOULD YOU NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE FROM US WITHIN 2 WEEKS FROM APPLICATION DATE THEN PLEASE CONSIDER YOUR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL. WE WILL RETAIN YOUR RESUME IN OUR DATABASE FOR OTHER SUITABLE OPPORTUNITIES.

Desired Skills & Experience

-Degree in Production management, Business management, Economics, Marketing or related field. A Masters degree will be an advantage
-12 years Pharmaceutical industry experience
-8 years Management experience
-Proficiency in English language, French desirable
-Candidates preferred geographically from Europe, Far East Asia, South America and Africa

Company Description

The company’s primary objective is to assist emerging companies in developing countries to become sustainable, profitable and globally competitive. The company provides qualified, professional, experienced and hands-on management services to developing SMME’s. Use this opportunity to volunteer your time, knowledge and energy to assist upcoming small businesses in Africa. This management consulting company offers a great support structure with great benefits.

Additional Information
Posted: September 14, 2012
Type: Contract
Experience: Director
Functions: Management
Industries: Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals
Compensation: Up to USD 14 000 per month, tax free
Job ID: 3751375

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