Latest Job Openings at HealthPlus Limited

HealthPlus Limited, Nigeria’s first integrative pharmacy, is the fastest-growing pharmacy chain in West Africa. We are committed to our mission of helping people achieve optimum health and vitality, while delivering superior value to stakeholders. Our vision is to be Africa’s #1 for pharmacy, wellness and beauty. Recently, we secured significant foreign investment from our partners to scale up our network of retail outlets and our online business. This strategy will give us unparalleled reach across the country and beyond.

Our success is based on our great people, great values and a winning corporate culture. Our people are passionate, driven and committed to continuous learning in order to maintain our edge. Our testimonial is that we are proud to be members of the HealthPlus family as we are offered a strong platform to explore our potentials. We believe in best practices always and therefore employ and retain the best talents.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Head, Projects
Reference #: 1
Location: Lagos
Contract Type: Permanent

Key Elements of the Role

  • Report to the CEO
  • Develop and direct strategies with the Management team for the Projects department and ensure strategies are aligned with the vision of HealthPlus Group
  • Develop process, procedures and systems for the department in order to deliver the department’s strategy. The department comprises of Property Acquisition, Leasing & Value Assurance and Design & Projects
  • Identify, evaluate, negotiate and manage business opportunities for branch expansion that will contribute to the organisation’s short and long term business goals
  • Identify new opportunities for retail locations and business development
  • Liaise and negotiate with in conjunction with management retail property developers,landlords and land owners to identify viable retail spaces and opportunities
  • Handle property related issues and manage relationship with all Landlords/Estate Managers
  • End-to-end management (plan, implement, manage, evaluate and review) of branch development projects such as expansion, relocation and renovation within stipulated deadlines and cost
  • Liaise with and coordinate all relevant departments towards branch opening activities through the hand holding period till hand over to store management
  • Liaise and partner with Facilities and Admin Services department to ensure that all physical facilities including electrical, carpentry, civil works and plumbing systems are functioning optimally
  • Work with Facilities and Admin Services department to ensure that facilities meet environmental, health, and security standards, and comply with government regulations
  • Plan, administer and control budgets for contracts, equipment and supplies
  • Liaise with relevant government bodies to facilitate prompt processing of property related issues such as permits, certificates, fees, etc.
  • Ensure only registered and accredited vendors in their areas of expertise are sourced and contracted for all supplies and services
  • Source for vendors/service providers for all supplies and services
  • Maintain a comprehensive database of vendors to enable swift sourcing of service providers data
  • Make sure of the smooth progress of all operations until the branch opening
  • Coordinate between all functional teams involved in the branch opening
  • Track the quality of deliverables
  • Identify and mitigate issues and risks in each phase of the project
  • Timely follow-up with the management team on all issues related to new branch development
  • Coordinate with internal parties on timelines and issues requiring cross departmental involvement in order to ensure proper communication and timely delivery of works completed
  • Ensure high quality of project documentation
  • Provide periodic and detailed status reports to the Management team

Requirements
Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Building Engineering, Civil Engineering or a related field with 10 years
  • Minimum experience in a structured organisation, 5 years of which must be in a managerial capacity
  • Experience in the Roll out of retail chain of stores, is highly required
  • Membership of a recognised professional body i.e. Project Management Institute is required
  • Leadership & managerial skills
  • Project management skills
  • Negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and people skills
  • Planning & organisational Skill
  • Ability to manage time and prioritise tasks
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good problem solving and decision making skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High standard of attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, flexible, endurance and has a great willingness to travel
  • A good working Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite like Word, Outlook, and Excel

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 


Job Title: 
Chief Operating Officer
Reference #: HP/OP/COO
Location: Lekki, Lagos
Contract Type: Permanent

Introduction

  • Our company is currently seeking a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to join our growing team.
  • The COO is a key member of Executive Management and is accountable for executing the growth strategy of the Company supervising the entire organisation’s day-to-day operations reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • The ideal candidate will be an experienced and efficient leader, able to maintain control of diverse business operations. The candidate will be responsible for working with the organisation to meet company goals and objectives through planning, leading, organizing, and controlling Organisational resources.
  • The goal is to maintain and improve where needed, the functionality of business to drive extensive and sustainable growth.

Objectives of this Role

  • Collaborate with the CEO in setting and driving organizational vision, operational strategy, and hiring needs
  • Translate strategy into actionable goals for performance and growth helping to implement organization-wide goal setting, performance management, and annual operating planning
  • Oversee company operations and employee productivity, building a highly inclusive culture ensuring team members thrive and organizational outcomes are met
  • Ensure effective recruiting, onboarding, professional development, performance management, and retention
  • Adhere to company, federal, state, and local business requirements, enforcing compliance and taking action when necessary

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement business strategies, plans and procedures in managing fast growing, international standard pharmacy chain.
  • Assist the CEO in developing and building the platform for enhanced, highly scalable, multi-site operations.
  • Preparing and maintaining internal Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Establish policies that promote company culture and vision
  • Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth
  • Oversee daily operations of the company and the work of executives (HR, IT, Facility and Admin Services, Corporate Transformation, Information Technology etc)
  • Lead employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication
  • Evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics
  • Direct and open communication with the CEO in all matters of importance
  • Participate in expansion activities (investments, corporate alliances etc.)
  • Manage relationships with partners/vendors, all other stakeholders
  • Analyze internal operations and identify areas of process enhancement
  • Develop actionable business strategies and plans that ensure alignment with short-term and long-term objectives developed in tandem with the CEO
  • Aggressively manage capital investment and expenses to ensure the company achieves investor targets relative to growth and profitability
  • Monitor performance with tracking and establish corrective measures as needed, and prepare detailed reports, both current and forecasting

Requirements 
Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Proven experience as COO or relevant role in Retail Chain Operations (minimum of 14 years)
  • International Retail Company Operations experience will be an added advantage
  • Understanding of and or experience in business functions cutting across the different support departments of an Organisation
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
  • Working knowledge of IT/Business infrastructure and MS Office
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving
  • MBA/MSc in Business Administration or related field
  • Relevant Certifications will be added advantage

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 31st July, 2019.