Position Title:               Assistant Manager


Department:                  Business Development & Strategy


Reports to:                    General Manager, Management Services




1. Business 

       Manage the relationships with the company’s clients ensuring that the company is performing the duties defined by the Service level agreement and the client is meeting up to its obligations, especially regarding timely payments

       Help establish relationships with new clients with the aim of expanding our business footprint and increasing profits

       Help develop some of the company’s latent potentials into thriving businesses

       Pilot the company’s horizontal expansion plans into new markets; especially in its current foray into manufacturing

       Broker relationships with suppliers, vendors and technical partners for the smooth running of all aspects of the company’s business

2. PR

       Explore all avenues for bolstering the company’s image as a responsible, international brand

       Coordinate the rebranding of the organization

       Manage the Websites and brochures of the organization

       Prepare the company for international partnerships

       Manage Relationships with the company’s lawyers

       Represent the company in mediation and reconciliation 

       Anchor the damage management endeavors of the company 

       Recruit and engage the team you need for your endeavours


3. Structuring

       Reviewing and revisal of existing policies, procedures, practices and documentation patterns with the approval of the Group Managing Director

       Document existing processes to achieve group wide uniformity of outcomes

       Pursuit of all government required documentation for the company and its affiliates

       Pursuit of ISO 9002 certification for the organization and its affiliates

       Prepare the company financially for partnerships and financial collaborations

       Upgrade and implementation of best practice HSE management systems for each arm of the organization

       Forge and manage strategic alliances with technical partners, vendors and suppliers

       Define the terms of existing and newly forged relationships with technical partners, vendors and suppliers  

4. Sales


       Understand the company’s market and channel all sales efforts to a streamlined audience

       Understand the company’s core strengths and help introduce the company to new markets

       Generating sales for the broad stream of the company’s business offerings

       Exceed minimum sales targets as shall continually be specified by management


Experience Requirements

A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in organizational growth and business strategy

Excellent knowledge of administration and structuring

Ample experience at negotiations


Educational Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in finance, business or any of the sciences

Other Qualifications and/or Certifications

A post graduate certification in finance or business. Attended courses/ trainings from accredited institutions, will be satisfatory


Advanced computer literacy: Above average knowledge and experience in the following Microsoft Office applications-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access


Must have a demonstrated record of success in playing a key role in a fast growing, entrepreneurial driven organization composed of very bright, energetic and results oriented individuals.

Verified experience in working within a subsidiary company arrangement (or multi-company) and/or inter-company shared services format.


Special Skills 

·         Ability to work and communicate effectively with employees and management team to proactively meet and exceed the needs of the administrative office staff and professionals

·         Business English, spelling, grammar and punctuation required to produce analytical and technical reports in appropriate format

·         Knowledge of business law regarding contracts and sales agreements to prepare agreements between the Department and other agencies for loan or sale of equipment

·         Public information laws regarding the dissemination of information to the public

·         Crisis management techniques required to effectively manage emergency situations

·         Contribute innovation to the creation of policies and procedures that facilitate best practice management applications.

·         Able to coordinate several activities at once, quickly analyse and resolve specific problems, and cope with deadlines effectively.

·         Monitor and facilitate office environment morale; be a senior member of the management team.

·         Observes safety procedures and reports potentially unsafe conditions

·         Adapt to changes in the work environment and manages competing demands 

·         Obtain and analyse facts and precedents in making administrative decisions

·         Solve problems and make decisions

·         Instruct, direct, and evaluate employees

·         Team concepts (e.g., team building, leadership, participation and group problem solving techniques).

·         Plan, direct, and coordinate program and administrative activities of a complex, interrelated and

·         Interdependent nature, where unknowns and numerous contingency factors are involved Maintain favourable public relations

·         Formulate policies and procedures based on information of a conceptual nature from varied and complex sources 

·         Direct and manage a professional, multi-disciplined staff

·         Accurately interpret Department policies and procedures to provide and clarify information

·         Ability to establish and maintain effect relationships with government officials, private industry officials, professional personnel, and others

·         Knowledge of official planning and management

·         Independently perform detailed administrative assignments of a difficult nature with a high degree of accuracy

·         Experience in the technical aspects of writing contracts, bids and proposals required to prepare documents accurately. 

·         Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of assignment

·         Good judgment in safeguarding confidential or sensitive information

·         Read, comprehend, and interpret complex written materials

·         Speak before groups to provide information or explain policies, procedures and programs.  Work within stringent deadlines to complete assignments within a restricted time period

·         Knowledge of labour relations and equal employment opportunity policies and procedures

·         Knowledge of the principles and techniques of administrative management including organization,

·         Planning, staffing, training, budgeting, and reporting

·         Knowledge of the principles and techniques of financial management

·         Monitor trends, forecast change, identify future agency needs and initiate change to ensure effective long-range planning

·         Negotiate contract terms and conditions to achieve desired Department goals and objectives

·         Knowledge of training and supervisory techniques

·         Knowledge of employee policies and procedures

·         Knowledge of the principles of office management including organization, work flow, forms, supplies, equipment, and procedures relating to filing, record keeping, correspondence, mail, procurement, stock keeping, and duplicating.

·         Knowledge of methods of research and analysis, work standards, and work simplification.




Physical Demands 

Frequent sitting, using hands/fingers, handling, reaching with hands and arms, talking, hearing, and seeing (up close, at a distance, along the periphery, with depth perception, and the ability to adjust and focus); occasional walking or standing; occasional lifting of up to 10kg


Must not be allergic to dust and noise pollutions.


 Interested candidate should send CV to recruit@gidijobs.com