Strategy & Planning Manager at HealthPlus Limited

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.Our success is based on our great people, great values and a winning corporate culture. Our people are passionate, driven and committed to continuous learning in order to maintain our edge. Our testimonial is that we are proud to be members of the HealthPlus family as we are offered a strong platform to explore our potentials. We believe in best practices always and therefore employ and retain the best talents.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Strategy & Planning Manager    Reference #: HP/HR/SPMLocation: LagosContract Type: Permanent    IntroductionThe Strategy & Planning Manager will be responsible for driving strategic transformation across the Organisation. In partnership with the Corporate Transformation department, Finance, and leaders across the Organisation, this role is responsible for the strategic direction of HealthPlus Limited.The strategy department is highly visible and interacts frequently with CFO, other members of the executive leadership team, and the Board of Directors.Job Functions:Administration, Advisory, Analysis, Analytics, Client Services, Communications, Coordinator, Data Analysis, Data Capturing, Data Management, HR Manager, Human Resources, Management, Management Consulting, Operations, Payroll, Project Management, Public Relations,Recruitment,Retail,Strategic Communication,Strategy,Supervisor,TrainingIndustries:Banking / Finance & Investment, Consulting Services, Distribution, Warehousing & Freight, Ecommerce, Financial Services, FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods Sector), Food & Beverages, Healthcare, Hospitality, Hotel / Catering / Hospitality / Leisure, Human Resources, Infrastructure, Logistics, Management Consulting, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene, Procurement & Purchasing, Recruitment, Retail, Training, UtilitiesSpecification     Key elements of the role:Create and oversee the strategic management systemManage key cross functional strategic initiatives.Lead quarterly reviews of results – metrics and initiative updates.Ensure company-wide understanding of strategy through team member surveys and interviews.Responsible for fulfilling roles in Corporate Strategy (facilitating the development and execution of both the Corporate and Division Strategies), Project & Program Management (working cross-functionally to develop and manage Corporate initiatives), and Business Analytics (developing business cases, performing ROI analysis, and developing metrics/dashboards and other reporting tools to drive decision making).The role will also support business strategy projects through problem definition and structuring, fact gathering and analysis, synthesis of finding into compelling recommendations, stakeholder alignment, presentation to leadership, execution and tracking of progressCorporate Strategy Activities:Work cross-functionally to develop and manage integrated corporate strategic plan, highlighting key milestones and risks for management.Develop metrics/dashboards and other reporting tools to drive decision makingTrack progress of corporate strategic plan and provide regular updates to managementSupport the overall process of corporate strategic decision-making to ensure the organization maximizes its short and long-term goals by developing appropriate analytics, metrics, and tools.Project & Program Management:Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with project team and stakeholdersProactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential risks, and devise contingency plans and gap analysisIdentify and manage project dependencies and critical pathCommunicate and liaise with project stakeholders and other IT teams as defined by the project teamHelp define the financial justification of the project and track project spend and well as project savings / cost avoidanceBusiness Analysis:Gather and document business requirementsLead in business process sessions and documentation of workflowsFacilitate problem solving sessions with business users and present findings to his/her managerFacilitate creating and implementing change management strategiesCreate/edit training documentation, as neededSupport end user training sessions and workshopsCreate business test scripts and facilitate User Acceptance testingEstablish partnerships in cross functional areas to support company initiativesPartner closely with the Information Technology group to work through systems issues and to identify process improvementsConduct testing on behalf of the business for system modifications and fixesMaintain communication with the business on project statuses and issue resolutionDischarge all duties according to laid down Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) to ensure smooth running of the Business 

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