HealthPlus Limited, Nigeria’s first integrative pharmacy, is the fastest-growing pharmacy chain in West Africa. We are committed to our mission of helping people achieve optimum health and vitality, while delivering superior value to stakeholders. Our vision is to be Africa’s #1 for pharmacy, wellness and beauty. Recently, we secured significant foreign investment from our partners to scale up our network of retail outlets and our online business. This strategy will give us unparalleled reach across the country and beyond.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Chief Operating OfficerReference #: HP/OP/COOLocation: Lekki, LagosContract Type: PermanentJob Functions: Accounting, Administration, Board of Directors, Finance, Management, RetailIndustries: Accounting, Accounting & Auditing, Consulting Services, Distribution, Warehousing & Freight, Ecommerce, Financial Services, Fmcg (Fast Moving Consumer Goods Sector), Food & Beverages, Freight / Shipping / Transport / Import / Export,Hospitality, Hotel / Catering / Hospitality / Leisure, Management Consulting, Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene, Procurement & PurchasingIntroductionWe are currently seeking a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to join our growing team.The COO is a key member of Executive Management and is accountable for executing the growth strategy of the Company supervising the entire organisation's day-to-day operations reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)The ideal candidate will be an experienced and efficient leader, able to maintain control of diverse business operations. The candidate will be responsible for working with the organisation to meet company goals and objectives through planning, leading, organizing, and controlling Organisational resources.The goal is to maintain and improve where needed, the functionality of business to drive extensive and sustainable growth.Objectives of this RoleCollaborate with the CEO in setting and driving organizational vision, operational strategy, and hiring needsTranslate strategy into actionable goals for performance and growth helping to implement organization-wide goal setting, performance management, and annual operating planningOversee company operations and employee productivity, building a highly inclusive culture ensuring team members thrive and organizational outcomes are metEnsure effective recruiting, onboarding, professional development, performance management, and retentionAdhere to company, federal, state, and local business requirements, enforcing compliance and taking action when necessary.ResponsibilitiesDesign and implement business strategies, plans and procedures in managing fast growing, international standard pharmacy chain.Assist the CEO in developing and building the platform for enhanced, highly scalable, multi-site operations.Preparing and maintaining internal Standard Operating Procedures.Establish policies that promote company culture and visionSet comprehensive goals for performance and growthOversee daily operations of the company and the work of executives (HR, IT, Facility and Admin Services, Corporate Transformation, Information Technology etc)Lead employees to encourage maximum performance and dedicationEvaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metricsDirect and open communication with the CEO in all matters of importanceParticipate in expansion activities (investments, corporate alliances etc.)Manage relationships with partners/vendors, all other stakeholdersAnalyze internal operations and identify areas of process enhancementDevelop actionable business strategies and plans that ensure alignment with short-term and long-term objectives developed in tandem with the CEOAggressively manage capital investment and expenses to ensure the company achieves investor targets relative to growth and profitabilityMonitor performance with tracking and establish corrective measures as needed, and prepare detailed reports, both current and forecasting.