Value Bridge Consulting - Our client is a duly registered staff cooperative society (COOP) based in Abuja. Established in 1982, the cooperative society provides thrift, loan, and other value-adding services to its over 9000 members all over Nigeria. Its members are employees of a notable organisation with branches in all the 36 states of the Federation including Abuja.
The Cooperative is seeking to add its team through a very competitive process, high performing individuals who are passionate about promoting the wealth and welfare of the cooperative's members to fill the position below:
Job Title: Deputy General Manager
Job Ref: 001 Location: Abuja
Lead the COOP to develop and execute investment strategies and plans;
Assess the COOP’s value-delivery to its members across the Federation; and
Inspire the COOP’s officials to operate at the highest level of professional and ethical standards that engenders the trust and respect of its members.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Develop business plans, budgets and strategies for consideration, review and approval by the Management Committee (MC).
Align the operations of the COOP with the strategic direction as approved and/or laid out by the Management Committee.
Create, drive and embed a strong customer-centric culture giving the esteemed members the best positive customer experience at all times.
Provide the MC with sufficient and accurate information and performance reports on a timely basis including monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting, to reasonably position the MC to fulfil its governance responsibilities.
Identify and manage operational and business risks for the COOP and its projects.
Manage the COOP in line with ethical policies and necessary regulations.
Conduct self at all times and in a manner consistent with the code of conduct/values of the COOP.
Act as role model to staff, drive team cohesion and manage succession.
Supervise the work of employees and provide feedback to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
Maintain good and ethical business relationships with COOP members, partners, vendors, and other stakeholders for the benefit of the Society.
Ensure compliance with relevant regulatory requirements for COOPs.
Maintain customer confidence and protect the COOP by keeping financial information confidential and strengthening internal controls.
Qualifications and Skills
First degree in finance, business or related field. A master’s degree will be an advantage
15 years’ post qualification cognate working experience in the Finance industry or reputable Cooperative Society, 5 of which must have been at managerial level
Knowledge of the Cooperative Societies Act
Proficiency in dealing with figures, complex modelling and analysis, as well as in-depth knowledge of financial systems and procedures
Good understanding of supply chain and procurement laws and regulations.
Excellent customer service, stakeholder relations, interpersonal, communication and managerial skills.
Membership of a relevant reputable professional association in Finance, HR, Accounting or Business.
Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.
If you meet the requirements, and are ready to grow in a vibrant and engaging work environment, please apply.
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