Adam Smith International Job Vacancy for a Senior Manager, West Africa Team

Adam Smith International is recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Senior Manager, West Africa Team – Nigeria (Abuja) 

Job Location: Abuja

Educational Qualification: Post-graduate degree in a related field;

Years of Experience:

  • Experience leading business development initiatives, or tendering new opportunities working for a development agency;
  • Experience working in developing/conflict-affected environments;
  • Demonstrated experience of using initiative, client-orientation, risk taking, and working in complex and time-pressured contexts;
  • Experience directing or managing project teams, consultants and other stakeholders;
  • Willing to travel.

Other Requirements: Required Skills

  • Outstanding written English and good communication skills;
  • Good budget, finance and forecasting skills;
  • High level of emotional intelligence in the following areas: self-awareness, social awareness and self-management;
  • Proactive, self-starter, resourceful;
  • Open-minded, flexible approach to problem-solving;
  • Resilient to changing circumstances and challenges;
  • Achievement oriented;

Job Specification(s):

  • The position is based Abuja within the Adam Smith International West Africa Team.
  • Senior Managers play a fundamental role in our operating model, managing the technical and financial performance of projects, as well as leading business development. This involves developing a clear strategy to consolidate and develop our growing team. Key responsibilities include:
  • Contribute to strategy development.
  • Build relationships with clients and counterparts in pursuit of project delivery and business development opportunities.
  • Secure new work in West Africa and help to grow Adam Smith International’s business.
  • Take a leading role in managing bids.
  • Deliver optimal value for money for our clients.
  • Deliver quality projects that achieve targets and achieve a high level of client satisfaction.
  • Project Director for selected projects. Senior contact person for clients and accountability for technical and operational delivery.
  • Line manager to members of the West Africa team.
  • Develop an engaged and motivated team that is set-up to deliver against Adam Smith International Nigeria’s corporate objectives.
  • Play a leading role in establishing internal and external corporate initiatives for Adam Smith International (e.g. training initiatives and marketing initiatives).
  • Ensure Adam Smith International Nigeria is a compliant organisation and that risks are identified and managed.

What We Offer You

  • We offer you a dynamic and friendly team environment and the opportunity to work on a highly successful portfolio of programmes. We have a strong commitment to our people and strive to live by our principles:
  • Take responsibility (Accountability). We are individually and collectively accountable for what we do.
  • Always find a way (Resourcefulness). We think innovatively to reach a solution.
  • Promote Quality (Excellence). We maintain and promote professional standards in everything we do.
  • Commit to the Outcome (Achievement). We take pride in delivering our best to achieve results
  • We’ve built a culture to reflect our principles, full of likeminded professionals who are smart, passionate and great at what they do. We offer a highly competitive salary, plus a bonus and excellent benefits and expat package.

Apply Before: Not Specified

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply,

We would love to hear from you. Please submit a CV (no more than 3 pages) and cover letter. You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this position. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Thank you for your consideration.

 

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