Ashford & McGuire Consulting Jobs in Lagos

Ashford & McGuire Consulting is a firm focused on delivering distinct value to our clients while consistently redefining the consulting market space. We are committed to people development, empowerment and growth through which we deliver value with quantifiable impact on business results.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Business Development Manager
Location:
Lagos
Job Summary

  • The basic function of the Business Development Manager will be to grow the company’s business in line with their current strategy to increase their presence in the commercial construction industry in Nigeria.

Responsibilities
Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Prospect new potential clients within the commercial construction industry
  • Present, negotiate and conclude type of contracts with clients
  • Assess targeted quality of business coming in and re-focus efforts
  • Develop winning proposals and presentation materials
  • Lead a team on board room style presentations
  • Close deals
  • Build relationships with customers
  • Manage CRM and reporting pipelines
  • Follow up with the client along the execution of a project
  • Negotiate potential contract adaptations or extensions when needed
  • Liaise internally with other departments such as finance, HR
  • Act as resource person for management with respect to Sales and Marketing issues
  • Identify profitable businesses and aggressively sell the company’s services

Requirements

  • Minimum First Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or other relevant qualification with relevant training
  • 7-10 years post-qualification experience in procurement under externally assisted projects.
  • Good communication and writing skills, and good working knowledge of Microsoft office suite.

Job Title: Procurement Manager
Location:
Lagos
Job Description

  • The basic function of the Procurement Manager is to procure, expedite and schedule deliveries of materials and services to jobsite.

Duties
Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain and implement construction proforma / budget for each project
  • Negotiate pricing contracts with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Create scopes of work
  • Issue purchase orders for procurement and expedition of materials and equipment for jobs
  • Meet subcontractors and suppliers on-site as necessary
  • Ensure compliance to project budgets and provide analysis of deviations
  • Ensure accurate take-offs to ensure budgets are accurate
  • Research new materials for design and cost savings
  • Maintain subcontractor and supplier insurance policies
  • Develop and implement new purchasing strategies to deliver ongoing cost reductions and process simplification
  • Maintain relationships with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Establish new relationships with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure adequate resources for all projects and to continually improve pricing and quality of work
  • Assist in ensuring awareness and company compliance to all building codes and local construction guidelines
  • Assist in maintaining company quality control program
  • Leverage technology, safety measures, and information sharing to increase productivity and profitability
  • Assist in settling invoice or contract disputes
  • Handle change order requests
  • Forecast upcoming demand
  • Maintain sub/supplier information on company online management systems
  • Manage materials/equipment inventory.

Requirements

  • Minimum First Degree in Engineering, Law, Purchasing and Supply, Business Administration, Marketing or other relevant qualification, with relevant training in procurement guidelines and procedures.
  • 7-10 years post-qualification experience in procurement under externally assisted projects.
  • Demonstrated competence in procurement under externally assisted projects.
  • Good communication and writing skills, and good working knowledge of Microsoft office suite.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV’s to: [email protected]

Application Deadline  13th November 2015.

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