Management Alternatives Limited - Our client is a professionally managed ISO 9001 certified technology company that is involved in data management, process automation, software development, IT support and collection of taxes for governments at all level. As part of consolidation and expansion of its operation in Nigeria, it requires the services of competent and qualified personnel for the position below: Job Title: Chief Operating OfficerReference Code: MAL/OCOO/009Location: AbujaDepartment: Reports to: Chief Executive OfficerJob SummaryUnder the supervision of the CEO, the Chief Operating Officer is responsible for managing and overseeing the organization’s ongoing operations and procedures, all hands-on operational aspects of the company and assists the CEO in the aggressive, successful and sustainable growth of the Organization, must be able to develop effective relationships with management and personnel.S/He plans, directs, and oversees the company's operational policies, rules, initiatives, and goals. Execute long-term and short-term plans and directives by implementing judgement, vision, management, and leadership.The ideal candidate is an active and fit individual who has proven competencies in the Job role.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesDesign and implement business strategies, plans and proceduresOversee daily operations of the company and work with Heads of Units (Marketing, IT, Finance, HR/Admin, etc)Participates in developing and implementing a strategic plan that supports the organization’s vision and goals; translates the strategic plan to staff to ensure support; and modifies the plan in response to changing internal and external factors.Work with the CEO and other leadership team members in setting policies and determining strategies to meet or exceed revenue, profit, and cash flow commitments to the company.Analyzes current and future trends and needs and accurately assesses functional responsibilities competitive strengths and vulnerabilitiesBuilds and maintains a departmental structure, operating standards and practices that are responsive and adaptable to evolving business needs.Develops and implements a talent plan to ensure the right people are in the right place at the right time to meet the strategic needs of the organization.Manages employee performance by establishing clear goals and expectations, tracking progress against the goals, ensuring timely feedback, and addressing performance problems and issues promptly.Establishes, coordinates and administers as an integral part of management, an adequate structure for the delivery of effective and efficient administrative operations (e.g. finance, HR, Engineering)Direct the functions of budgeting, accounting, and reporting, financial counseling of leadership team to appraise operating results in terms of costs, budget, operating policies, trends and increased profit opportunities. Analyze revenue, profit and cash flow opportunities for the business and recommend actions.Write and submit reports to the CEO in all matters of importanceMeasures effectiveness and efficiency of operational processes both internally and externally and finds ways to improve processesCoordinates with human resources department to recruit skilled talent and keep the best employeesProvides a system for employee salaries and benefits, and makes sure employees feel valuedPromotes communication between colleagues for the benefit of information flow and to curb any problems that ariseAny other duty of related responsibilities.