Business Unit Director at Human Edge Limited

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Our client, Nigeria’s leading media agency, has been at the forefront of efforts to build world-class brands both in Nigeria and across the West African sub-region. To help drive continuing growth and expansion, the agency is now seeking to strengthen its management team through the immediate appointment for the role of Business Unit Director.

BUSINESS UNIT DIRECTOR
REF: DRM/117/BUD

THE ROLE


Reporting to the Managing Director, you will be expected to contribute at a senior level to the strategic planning partnership between internal client service and assigned clients.

Your key responsibilities will include:
Identifying opportunities, helping solidify objectives, applying analysis and developing insights for assigned key businesses
Building a strategic voice within the agency/client team
Positively growing the profitability and reputation of the agency with a focused strategic vision on business growth
Supervising and ensuring professional development of the strategic planning team
Monitoring company and market performance to determine if strategies need to be adjusted or new strategies should be introduced

THE PERSON

Minimum of 10 years’ cognate experience in a strategy-focused role, four of which should have been at executive or senior management level
MBA holder or other Master’s degree (in a Science based or Management based discipline) with relevant professional membership/certification
Industry wide experience and proven track record of performance across clientele in various sectors of the economy with key focus on experience in building Agency-Client portfolios. A regional responsibility in a similar role will be an added advantage
An experienced team leader with strong ability to identify strategic needs and lead all aspects of communications planning with cut-through insights and analytics to deliver winning media proposals
Deep knowledge and robust understanding of a wide range of industries, markets and brands; willingness to adopt a flexible schedule to meet client commitments and to undertake short-notice travel as maybe required to research and drive regional business development initiatives
Self-motivated and willing to expand knowledge through deliberate immersion and ownership of the Agency’s propriety communications planning methodology

This position offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic fast-paced environment with some of the most highly regarded experts in the global marketing communications industry. A competitive remuneration package will be made available to the successful candidate.

TO APPLY

Please send resume to recruitment@heworld.com quoting the job reference as the subject of your email.

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