Team Lead Strategy

Team Lead Strategy 

Location:  Lagos

Reports to: Chief Financial Officer

Job Summary

·         Establish an organization-wide system that monitors and measures the implementation of the strategic business growth plans.

·         Develop the entity’s strategic direction and objectives into plans, programs, and initiatives, and ensure the achievement of set targets.

·         Promote organization-wide strategic planning and strategic implementation

·         Develop strategies, validating and justifying business needs, conducting feasibility studies, producing high-level and detailed business models, preparing business cases.

·         Establish an organization-wide system that monitors and measures the implementation of the strategic business growth plans.

·         Ensure the gathering of crucial pieces of information such as strategic priorities, competitor performance, operational performance, innovations, markets, etc. from various internal and external sources to develop strategic options.

·         Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key organizations and investors and champion the formulation of strategic business alliances.

·         Develop leading-edge thought from the financial services, academic, and general business world to provide situational guidance

·         Promote the optimal use of financial resources such as working capital, credit, and risk management.

·         Develop data gathering and analysis tools/techniques.

·         Coach the team on adoption and understanding of Agile methodologies, principles, and practices in the broader organization. 

Education and Work Experience


                      Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, finance or accounting or any related discipline


                      Minimum of eight (8) years’ experience preferably in a similar role

              Professional qualification – ACA/ACCA/MSC/MBA


Skills and Competencies

 ·         Proven track record on interacting with Senior Management in a highly sensitive and collaborative to agree the Group’s strategic direction.

·         Ability to demonstrate a broad business perspective and develop strategies that integrate these perspectives.

·         Ability to demonstrate expertise, knowledge and understanding of techniques employed in managing the change process

·         Proven ability to clearly convey information and instructions, which will determine the effectiveness with which strategies are executed across the Group

·         Experience of building appropriate and effective networks, locally and Group-wide for the benefit of our communities

·         Excellent communication skills for the delivery of regular reports for the business’s leadership, which must be easily digestible, unambiguous, engaging, informative and convincing.

·         Demonstrate ability to perform standard analyses such as performance analyses, competitive analyses, market analyses, etc.

      ·         Extensive experience in the development and implementation of policy


           ·         Strong presentational and influencing skills