Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) - Our client, an investment holding company with a controlling interest in a Nigerian Electricity Distribution company, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates for immediate employment into the position below: Job Title: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)Reference Number: 130-PEO00715Location: LagosDepartment: People & Change NigeriaJob type: PermanentJob SummaryThe CEO will be responsible for overseeing the development and efficient implementation of the Corporate Strategy through effective leadershipKey AccountabilitiesStrategic Implementation:Oversee the development and efficient implementation of strategies that:Drive significant revenue growth and improved profitability of the company’s flagship distribution company via increases in power supply, reduction in commercial losses, optimisation of power distribution, customer acquisition, improved utilisation of staff and assets, territorial expansion, tariff strategy, noncore revenue growth and/or other meansGrow the company’s capabilities, revenues and profit as a service provider to the power industryIdentify and vet new investment opportunities for the company to potentially expand its portfolioLeadership & Communication:Interact closely with management of the company’s flagship distribution company, Board Members of both the company and its distribution company, as well as company staffRepresent the company at meetings with lenders, government officials, investors, service providers, development financial institutions, original equipment manufacturers, customers, potential target companies, tax officials, the company’s offshore company secretary, etc.Prepare and present critical corporate performance updates (financial, strategic, development, legal, etc.) to relevant company stakeholders at each Board meeting and/or via the circulation of reports via electronic mail on at least a monthly basisIn conjunction with the CFO, ensure the generation of quality timely reports on the financial performance of the company and its subsidiaries on at least a monthly basis, including achievement of or failure to achieve targets for revenue growth, loss reduction, etc.In conjunction with the Company Secretary, ensure the generation of timely reports on the corporate governance situation of the company and its subsidiaries, including compliance gaps on tax, regulatory, legal, or other filingsAct as the centre of information for group communication, corresponding with staff and Directors of the company and its subsidiaries, and the company’s offshore company secretaryWorking with other company staff, take responsibility to ensure timely and accurate filing of audited financial statements, tax documents, regulatory reports, etc. in Nigeria and other countries of company’s operationsAttend board meetings of the company’s flagship distribution company (and future subsidiaries) as an observer for the purpose of:Ensuring the implementation of all Board decisions and major activities of the flagship distribution company, many of which may be material and require communication back to the company stakeholdersMonitoring the performance of the flagship distribution company (and future subsidiaries), with an eye to meeting or exceeding revenue and profitability targets and the successful implementation of key corporate initiativesEnsuring that relevant company Board decisions that impact the flagship distribution company are communicated clearly to the distribution company’s Board of Directors and Management team 

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