Ashford and McGuire Consulting

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Ashford and McGuire Consulting, a reputable firm in Business Strategy, Management & HR Consulting, is recruiting for the position of MD/CEO on behalf of its Client - a leading Construction company.


Job Purpose

To provide overall leadership, strategic direction and manage overall performance. To run the affairs of the organisation while ensuring growth, profitability, delivery of value to clients and a conducive work environment for staff.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Craft annual operating plans that support strategic direction set by the board and correlate with annual operating budgets and submit annual plans to the board for approval
  • Collaborates with the board to pursue the organization’s vision and to develop strategies for achieving that vision
  • Develops and monitors strategies for ensuring the long-term financial viability of the organization
  • Develops future leadership within the organization



  • Promote a culture that reflects the organization’s values, encourage good performance, and reward productivity
  • Oversee the operations of organization and manage its compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Create and maintain procedures for implementing plans approved by the board of directors
  • Ensure that staff and board have sufficient and up-to-date information
  • Evaluate staff and corporate performance on a regular basis


Financial Management

  • Oversee staff in developing annual budgets that support operating plans and submits budgets for board approval 
  • Prudently manages the organization's resources within budget guidelines according to current laws and regulations
  • Ensures that staff practices all appropriate accounting procedures
  • Provides prompt, thorough, and accurate information to keep the board appropriately informed of the organization’s financial position
  • Advice board on strategic financial opportunities for corporate growth



  • Setting Corporate sales targets and Championing the actualization of targets
  • Participate in the development of sales strategies and setting targets
  • Institute a sales monitoring framework for the organisation
  • Oversee key client prospecting and relationship management
  • Oversee all marketing initiative for the organisation


Human Resources

  • Decide on all hiring and exit decision within the provision of organisational procedures’ and legal provisions
  • Provide leadership for the organisation
  • Contribute to all human resource initiatives arising within the organisation.
  • Competency and Skill Requirement
  • Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Relationship and People Management Skills
  • Strategy Design and Implementation Skills
  • Time and Self-Management Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Selling and Market Intelligence Competencies
  • Engineering and Technical Skills
  • Project Management Skills. 



  • At least 12 years work experience in which six of it should have been at a senior management role in a construction company.
  • A graduate of Engineering with specialty in either of building or civil.
  • A postgraduate degree, MBA or MSC in any related fields
  • Project Management Certification from either of PRINCE2 and PMP
  • Affiliation with any relevant professional bodies.



Ashford and McGuire Consulting

Job Level

Executive (Director/CEO/CFO/COO)





Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

10 - 15 years


₦600,000.00 ‐ ₦600,000.00 per month