Job Recruitment at LifeBank Nigeria


  2020-05-29
  Unspecified

LifeBank is a healthcare technology and logistics company that’s in the business of saving lives. We believe that no African should die from a shortage of essential medical products at the hospital level, and we are on a mission to solve this. LifeBank is currently working on the blood shortage problem in Nigeria by connecting hospitals to blood banks, and blood banks to donors. We do this by hosting blood drives and by delivering blood in less than 55 minutes, in a WHO and EU recommended cold-chain, to hospitals.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Finance Officer

Location: Nigeria

Function of the Role

  • The CFO will be responsible for overseeing all the financial operations of LifeBank, including accounting, financial reporting, tax, business control and treasury.
  • S / he will direct the company’s financial objectives, control the company’s finances, establish financial policies, manage financial risk, manage the company’s financial relationships with banks, manage financial recordkeeping, as well as oversee the finance department.
  • The candidate will play a key role in closing all financing rounds of the company.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure key financing rounds are closed quickly and smoothly.
  • Develop financial models for the company as it grows and expands across Africa taking into account its unique business drivers
  • Identify, develop and execute analysis of business initiatives, product launches and/or new service offerings.
  • Draft relevant financial operating practices and ensure these policies are implemented.
  • Responsible for internal and external audit
  • Ensure tax, legislative and statutory requirements are met
  • Ensures financial and operational compliance within all business units and look for effective methods to optimise company revenues
  • Set operational policies for actuarial valuation of the business.
  • Look for opportunities to minimise tax liabilities of the organisation.
  • Management of all banking operations, inclusive of practices and policies.
  • Manages corporate financing, liquidity risk and cash flow for policyholders and shareholders through the finance team.
  • Analyses business, financial and general operating information to identify trends and opportunities for development and produce management information to ensure that business developments remain financially viable.
  • Analyses and monitors the effect of budget or policy changes on business unit productivity.
  • Assists in deciding on the financial and business viability of new and existing projects and programmes
  • Responsible for creating annual and quarterly budget targets of the company, and ensuring compliance with budget allocations and policies
  • Drafting and ensure all reporting obligations of the company are met within given timelines
  • Coordinate all regulatory obligations of the company to ensure prompt compliance
  • Perform other duties assigned to it by the CEO

Requirements

  • M.Sc. in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration

Professional Finance Certification:

  • Chartered Financial Analyst
  • ACA or ACCA Qualification

Experience:

  • 4-7 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced and busy environment with competing demands on time and resources

Skills and Abilities:

  • Financial planning and strategy
  • Managing profitability
  • Strategic planning and vision
  • Quality management
  • Promotion of process improvement
  • Forecasting
  • Budget development
  • Good negotiation skills
  • High level of professionalism
  • Result-oriented team player with exceptional motivation and interpersonal skills.
  • Relationship management skills and openness to feedback
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good initiative, time and stress management skills
  • Strategic thinker

Personal Attributes:

  • Have a deep desire to work in the startup industry and be flexible to adapt to a dynamic environment
  • Confident and pleasant
  • A tech-savvy and knowledgeable of current trends
  • Loves a challenge

Work Environment:

  • Work in the office
  • Required to work overtime, on weekends and travel if necessary

Job Title: Chief Growth Officer

Location: Nigeria

Function of the Role

  • The CGO will be responsible for finding, cultivating and executing partnership opportunities that drive the company’s core business and will work to launch new product offerings.
  • S / he will also be responsible for setting up and growing LifeBank across Africa through partnerships with public and private institutions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create and drive the company’s growth strategy
  • Develop market-level strategies to support new market entry, expansion and business model design
  • Design and implement necessary analytics to measure and optimize growth opportunities
  • Execute partnerships with public sector partners across emerging markets
  • Pursue/create partnerships with public institutions
  • Identify innovative ways to grow our business, our impact, and our platforms
  • EDevelop and execute partnerships strategy for key company’s products
  • Work directly with the CEO to define, prioritize and pursue new partnership opportunities
  • Ensures all new product development activities are prioritized to deliver the value and impact
  • Connect with internal and external stakeholders to expand the company’s vision
  • Attend conferences and events on behalf of the company
  • Develop business proposals, and organize execution for strategic patient capital
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the CEO

Requirements

  • M.Sc. in Marketing and Sales, Health-related courses, Business Administration

Experience:

  • 2-5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in the medical, impact or logistics industry particularly in the public sector
  • Experience working in a fast-paced and busy environment with competing demands on time and resources
  • Experience with non-governmental agencies in the development sector

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good networking, prospecting and closing skills
  • High level of professionalism
  • Result-oriented team player with exceptional motivation and interpersonal skills.
  • Relationship management skills and openness to feedback
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to prepare management reports and correspondence
  • Good initiative, time and stress management skills
  • Strategic thinker

Personal Attributes:

  • Have a deep desire to work in the startup industry
  • Sociable and friendly
  • Confident and pleasant
  • A tech-savvy and knowledgeable of current trends
  • Loves a challenge

Work Environment:

  • Work in the office
  • Required to work overtime, on weekends and travel if necessary

Job Title: Country Manager

Location: Nigeria

Function of the Role

  • The Country Director will be responsible for overseeing the operations of LifeBank Nigeria.
  • S / he will be expected to implement brand strategies, create budget, generate progress reports, drive growth in the public sector and ensure profitability as well as continuously develop and implement the company’s strategies, policies and practices.
  • S/he is expected to ensure compliance with the company’s values.

Key Responsibilities

  • Seed and Grow new units across Nigeria with emphasis on B2G units
  • Ensure B2B units reach profitability across the country
  • Build and maintain critical relationships that powers LifeBank Nigeria’s growth
  • Maintain team morale and ensure compliance with LifeBank’s values
  • Negotiate with clients and service providers needed to grow the business
  • Attend events and conferences on behalf of the company
  • Synthesize monthly, quarterly, and annual reports on progress and development
  • Network effectively with clients and develop strong professional relationships
  • Adapt the business model to be culturally relevant without losing its identity
  • Provides strategic direction to the sales and marketing team to ensure delivery of broad business objectives
  • Oversee the financial function of the business and ensures that controls are in place to enhance accountability and alignment with business strategies
  • Develop annual budgets, profit targets, sales plans, growth plans for the company in alignment with the strategic objectives of the company and implement strategies to achieve those plans
  • Improve operational systems, processes and policies in alignment with the company’s mission — specifically, support better management reporting, information flow, business process and organizational planning
  • Perform other managerial duties as assigned

Requirements

  • B.Sc in Business Management, Project Management, Science-related course advanced degree in Sales, Marketing or Finance

Experience:

  • 5 years in a similar role

Skills and Abilities:

  • Countrywide territorial knowledge.
  • Ability to multitask
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage stakeholders
  • Organizational, presentation and negotiation skills
  • Good people-management skills.
  • Exceptionally well organized and driven by success
  • Ability to thrive in high-pressure situations
  • Great vision, self-motivated, excellent drive and enthusiastic spirit
  • Excellent business sense with experience in a joint venture
  • Analytical thinker with superior problem-solving skills
  • High proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Ability to prepare management reports and correspondence
  • Good leadership, stress and time management skills
  • Must be a team player and can in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

Personal Attributes:

  • Have a deep desire to work in the startup industry
  • Technology industry awareness
  • Highly organized and detailed
  • Very tech-savvy and knowledgeable of current trends
  • Loves to fix things

Work Environment:

  • Work in the office
  • Required to work overtime, on weekends
  • Required to travel

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