General Manager

AMSCO (African Management Services Company)

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African Management Services Company (AMSCO)- Our client owns and runs a leading fashion brand targeted at children and teens. The company produces and retails several fashion products. The brand has developed into the best within its speciality; headquartered in Lagos, it has retail outlets in other parts of Nigeria.

Job Brief:

  • The General Manager is responsible for the entire performance (Planning, Production and Retailing functions) of the company, as directed by the top management’s overall strategy.

Responsibilities

  • Formulating and successfully implementing company policy
  • Directing strategy towards the profitable growth and operation of the company
  • Developing strategic operating plans that reflect the longer-term objectives and priorities established by the top management
  • Maintaining an on-going dialogue with the top management and putting in place adequate operational planning and financial control systems
  • Ensuring that the operating objectives and standards of performance are not only understood but owned by the management and other employees
  • Monitoring the operating and financial results against plans and budgets
  • Taking remedial action where necessary and informing the top management of significant changes
  • Monitoring the actions of the functional departmental heads
  • Assuming full accountability to the top management for all company operations
  • Representing the company to major customers, professional associations and government agencies
  • Building and maintaining an effective executive team
  • Performing other duties as assigned by owner or Board

Educational And Professional Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Fashion and Textiles, Business Administration or any relevant field
  • MBA or other relevant master’s degree is a plus
  • Minimum of 10 years working experience in fashion production and retailing at high management level
  • Relevant professional certification or affiliation

Skills And Competencies

  • Policy formulation and implementation
  • Proactive and strategic
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Numerate, Analytical and Commercial acumen
  • Financial Knowledge at Management level
  • Excellent IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, ERP etc.)
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills – English preferred
  • People management skills.

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Summary

Company

AMSCO (African Management Services Company)

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Administration & Office Support and Consulting/Business Strategy & Planning

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

MBA / MSc

Preferred Years of Experience

10 - 15 years

Application Deadline

Thursday