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Chief Implementation Officer (CIO) at the People Practice

B2B Manager (Gifting) at the People Practice
  • Full Time
  • Abuja

the People Practice

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Chief Implementation Officer (CIO) at the People Practice

Chief Implementation Officer (CIO) at the People Practice

The People Practice – Our client, a premium retail gifting business, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Implementation Officer (CIO)

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Location:?Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description?

  • Our client?is looking to hire a Chief Implementation Officer (CIO) who will be instrumental in spearheading the execution of strategic initiatives while upholding the company’s brand image in Nigeria’s gift industry.
  • The CIO will oversee the implementation of projects, ensuring seamless execution and alignment with our brand values and market expectations.

Responsibilities
Strategic Planning and Implementation:

  • Collaborate closely with the executive team to translate business strategies into actionable plans and initiatives that resonate with our premium brand positioning.
  • Develop and manage comprehensive project plans, emphasizing quality, uniqueness, and customer appeal in our gift offerings.

Execution Oversight:

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  • Lead cross-functional teams, emphasizing excellence and attention to detail, to ensure the successful implementation of projects within specified timelines and quality standards.
  • Monitor project progress, anticipate potential challenges unique to the Nigerian market, and adapt strategies accordingly to maintain our premium status.

Leadership and Collaboration:

  • Provide visionary leadership, fostering a culture of innovation and accountability among team members to execute projects effectively.
  • Collaborate closely with department heads, leveraging their expertise to align efforts and ensure cohesive execution across various functions.

Process Improvement and Localization:

  • Identify opportunities for process enhancements tailored to the Nigerian market’s preferences and cultural nuances, ensuring our offerings remain relevant and desirable.
  • Implement best practices that resonate with local customers, maintaining sensitivity to cultural preferences in our product offerings and customer interactions.

What does the role mean in simple terms?

  • You will be the key piece in knitting together strategy and execution
  • You are coming into a team to bring structure and adherence to processes
  • You will need to be assertive and an effective coach to change norms long established
  • You will work with a large number of people but not operational except in certain projects

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or a related field. Advanced certifications (e.g., PMP) would be advantageous.
  • 5 years of proven leadership experience in a premium retail environment, preferably within the gifting industry or closely related sectors in Nigeria.
  • Expertise in project management, demonstrating a successful track record of executing strategic initiatives while maintaining high standards of quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, including an understanding of Nigerian consumer behavior and cultural nuances.
  • Strong analytical abilities and strategic thinking to navigate challenges unique to the Nigerian market and drive innovative solutions.

Must have skills:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build strong relationships and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.

Application Closing Date
16th March, 2024.

 

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