Latest Jobs In A Renowned Automobile Firm

Rovedana Limited – Our client is one of the largest car buying service in Nigeria with the goal of helping hundreds of customers to sell their cars with lots of inspection centres at strategic locations to make it easy for our dear customers to sell their cars.

They are currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Executive Assistant to the CEO
Location:
 Lagos

Job Description

  • Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Executive Assistant is primarily responsible for providing executive, administrative, and strategy development support to the CEO on all areas under his purview.
  • He/she will serve as the primary point of contact for internal and external matters pertaining to the CEO.
  • The successful candidate will serve as a liaison to the Board, senior management teams and all employees.
  • He/she would organize and coordinate executive and strategic activities and external relations efforts; and oversee special projects around strategy and core business activities.

Job Functions
Administrative Support:

  • Assist the CEO with daily administrative duties and complete a broad variety of administrative tasks that include managing an active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries and agendas and compiling documents for meetings.
  • Conserves the CEO’s time and promote the corporate image by representing the CEO internally and externally; acting as liaison between the CEO, key executives, and the employees.
  • Communicate with the general staff on the CEO’s behalf and coordinate logistics for high-level meetings both internally and externally. Coordinate meetings and strategic activities with the senior leadership team and other members of the business.
  • Support the CEO in his external commitments related to the business and process his activities and/or memberships with other organizations.
  • Arrange corporate travel and meetings by developing itineraries and agendas; scheduling flights; booking other transportation where needed; arranging lodging and meeting accommodations.
  • Ensure the responsibilities of the CEO are well executed in line with the expectations of the company’s directors according to lawful and ethical standards.
  • Administer the budget for the CEO’s office and ensuring spend is consistent with company’s policy.
  • May occasionally be required to run business and personal errands on behalf of the CEO

Strategy & Business Operations Support:

  • Contribute to strategic planning and development as a member of the executive team, specifically advising the CEO as to effects of policies and strategies on the organization
  • Provide professional support in strategic tasks and in the day-to-day activities of the business. Prepare and follow-up with meetings, and take responsibility for the preparation of presentations at management level
  • Manage projects in a large context especially in the areas critical to the company’s development (Sales, Supply Chain, Finance, Commercial Operations, People Operations, Compliance, etc.)
  • Carry out analysis, evaluation and preparation of decision-making recommendations as well as strategic and operational tasks within the company’s outlined strategy
  • Manage Internal communication with various stakeholders at strategic level to support the company’s strategy
  • Conduct market, customer and competition analyses and evaluate results and KPIs in respect to the CEO’s requirements and needs
  • Complete projects and special assignments by establishing objectives; determining priorities; managing time; gaining cooperation of others; monitoring progress; problem-solving; making adjustments to plans.
  • Enhance the CEO and the company’s reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Technical Requirements & Knowledge

  • World-class organizational skills, encompassing an extremely high attention to detail, strong ownership-ethic and intense focus on leadership and accountability.
  • Energy and passion for delivering results.
  • Corporate finance skills
  • Project management skills
  • Demonstrated track record and deep knowledge in leveraging systems and tools.
  • Experience managing senior executives at C-suite level
  • Expert understanding of budget, planning and strategy execution with a strong technology orientation.
  • Superior interpersonal skills to interact with extremely diverse internal and external relations.
  • Strong data analytical skills to evaluate and manage plans and forecasts.
  • Excellent presentation skills with ability to present to highest level management.
  • Thorough understanding of all key drivers within the business.
  • Strong skills in MS Excel (modeling ability), MS PowerPoint, MS Word and Outlook.
  • Confident and clear communication skills (in verbal and written forms) with senior management.
  • Present and discuss complex information in a way that gains understanding and persuades others.
  • Analytical Skills: Able to perform/understand complex financial analysis involving multiple data sources and complex scenarios.
  • Problem Solving: Able to devise strategies to improve performance in a very dynamic environment to satisfy circumstances complicated by multiple factors and projections.
  • Proactive, strategic thinker.

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science or Commercial related field is required. MBA and/or a strong professional affiliation is preferred.
  • 5+ years or more experience in a similar role.
  • Strong analytical background and experience.

 

 

Job Title: Centre Operations Officer
Location:
 Lagos

Job Description

  • The successful candidates will perform all necessary safety and emission inspection on a variety of vehicles, such as passenger cars, jeeps and certain types of mobile vehicles.
  • He/she will inspect overall interior and exterior conditions of cars and inspect operations of windshield wiper and washer, speedometer, turn signals and on a need basis, work computer terminal to process and review vehicle information.
  • He/she will conduct vehicle identification inspections on vehicles for customers seeking to sell their cars.

Essential Job Functions

  • Scan vehicles with vehicle scanning equipment to determine status of vehicle.
  • Comprehensive check of vehicle interior and exterior parts.
  • Greet and direct customers seeking a vehicle identification inspection.
  • Review customers ownership records for completeness and to assure all pertinent documentation is included. When necessary, inform customers of additional information needed, and serve as a source of referral.
  • Conduct identification inspections on various types of vehicles. Inspection includes comparison of the vehicle’s identification numbers (VIN) with the numbers listed on the customer’s ownership records, and a notation of current odometer reading.
  • Review customer’s titles for accuracy and completeness. Review includes titles from other states and foreign countries.
  • Following established procedures, conduct on-site identification inspections for local car dealerships, as assigned.
  • Complete a Statement of Inspection on all vehicles inspected. Forward completed Statement of Inspection to designated staff for additional processing.
  • Inform supervisor of any vehicles that have questionable odometer readings or identification numbers or have missing or numbers.
  • Maintain work area, tools, equipment, and official forms in an efficient, clean, and organized manner.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, customers, co-workers and supervisors.
  • Operate a vehicle, safely and in compliance with traffic laws and regulations, in the performance of job duties.
  • Prepare and maintain various records, reports, correspondence and other departmental

Education

  • HND or B.Sc in Mechanical, Automotive, Electrical Engineering (OND Holder or Graduates of other disciplines can be considered if candidate possesses above JD requirement).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools
  • Knowledge of locations of identification numbers and odometer readings on vehicles.
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn to read odometers and detect questionable readings.
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn the formats of and details contained in vehicle titles from other states and other countries.
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize the English language, proper grammar, vocabulary, spelling and punctuation.

Experience:

  • 1 to 2 years’ experience on vehicle diagnosis, inspection or Repair.
  • Sound Knowledge of latest automobile repairs & best industry Practices.
  • Excellent knowledge about cars and its various models.
  • Hands-on experience in diagnosing vehicle issues (experience can range from basic to advanced).
  • Ability to use a vehicle scanning machine.
  • Must be capable of operating vehicles with standard and automatic transmissions, four wheel drives and constant four-wheel drive vehicles.
  • Excellent communication of vehicle report to customers.

Skills:

  • Working with people
  • Deciding and initiating action
  • Self- starter
  • Presenting and communicating information
  • Superior customer experience
  • Persuading and influencing
  • Applying expertise and technology
  • Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking
  • Creating and innovating
  • Relating and networking
  • Task ownership
  • Delivering results and meeting customer expectation

 

 

Job Title: Financial Planning and Analysis Manager
Location:
 Lagos

Job Description

  • This role’s overarching responsibilities include Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) efforts in delivering relevant and insightful business analysis and reporting that enable effective decision-making from senior leaders and improve the Company’s overall performance.
  • This position will include our budgeting, forecasting, and multi-year financial modeling/reporting consolidation efforts across all businesses and functional disciplines to provide the highest caliber of quality financial information that is accurate, comprehensive, and insightful.
  • This is a critical position, where extensive experience in financial analysis and business modeling are required.
  • It requires the ability to form strong working partnerships with business leaders to effectively execute and support objectives.

Job Functions

  • Own the FP&A strategy and process with identification and execution of continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Lead the FP&A efforts in building value-added insight into all financial measures of the business, partnering closely with Commercial Operations, Technology, Trading & Auction and other key units for consolidation of forecasted P&L, cash flow and balance sheet.
  • Lead financial modeling capabilities for real-time analysis of financial scenarios and operational efficiencies to improve the Company’s financial performance and provide key input into preparation of external guidance.
  • Lead FP&A teams in delivery of monthly and quarterly management reporting packages and various executive communications, including analysis and reporting of financial forecasts, key performance indicators (KPIs), year-to-date and actual versus budget variances.
  • Strong partnership with External Reporting and Investor Relations for financial reporting to Board of Directors/Audit Committee and external investors/analysts.
  • Lead the Company’s execution of multi-year strategic planning models and financial projections, with support of FP&A and business leaders.
  • Maintain highest integrity with regard to the Company’s financial accounting and reporting policies.
  • Lead preparation of the annual business plan and analysis
  • Interpret and present to the CEO, CFO and senior leadership the financial outlook at quarterly business reviews outlining variances to estimates and highlighting key risks and opportunities for the entire business.
  • Work closely with the all units within the finance department and other functions to develop forecast of the balance sheet, operating and free cash flow for as a whole.
  • Enable management by providing timely, accurate information
  • Understand business drivers and recommend measures to further improve results
  • Establish efficient processes for quarterly and monthly performance reporting

Technical Requirements & Knowledge

  • World-class organizational skills, encompassing an extremely high attention to detail, strong ownership-ethic and intense focus on leadership and accountability.
  • Energy and passion for delivering results.
  • Demonstrated track record and deep knowledge in leveraging systems and tools.
  • Experience forecasting Cash and Balance Sheet items (financial knowledge beyond the P&L).
  • Demonstrated track record in leading FP&A teams for consolidated financial business insight with the highest reliability/quality data.
  • Expert understanding of budget, planning and expenditure controls with a strong technology orientation.
  • Superior interpersonal skills to interact with extremely diverse customer base. Strong modeling skills to evaluate and manage plans and forecasts.
  • Excellent presentation skills with ability to present to highest level management.
  • Familiarity with IFRS reporting requirements. Strong skills in MS Excel (modeling ability), MS PowerPoint, MS Word and Outlook.
  • Confident and clear communication skills (in verbal and written forms) with senior management.
  • Present and discuss financial information in a way that gains understanding and persuades others.
  • Analytical Skills: Able to perform/understand complex financial analysis involving multiple data sources and complex scenarios.
  • Problem Solving: Able to devise strategies to improve financial performance in a very dynamic environment to satisfy circumstances complicated by multiple factors and projections.
  • Experience integrating new businesses into the portfolio and leveraging technology to enable flexible reporting of various business portfolios.
  • Manage large amounts of financial data.
  • Proactive, strategic thinker.

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting required. MBA and/or a strong professional finance affiliation is preferred.
  • 5+ years or more experience in financial roles.
  • Strong analytical and financial modeling background and experience.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: resume@rovedana.com The Subject of the mail should be “Job Title”.

 

Application Deadline 31st May, 2019.

Note: Only qualified candidates with the requirements will be contacted.