Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
HealthPlus Limited
IntroductionThe Strategy & Planning Manager will be responsible for driving strategic transformation across the Organisation. In partnership with the Corporate Transformation department, Finance, and leaders across the Organisation, this role is responsible for the strategic direction of HealthPlus Limited.The strategy department is highly visible and interacts frequently with CFO, other members of the executive leadership team, and the Board of Directors. SpecificationKey elements of the roleCreate and oversee the strategic management systemManage key cross functional strategic initiatives.Lead quarterly reviews of results – metrics and initiative updates.Ensure company-wide understanding of strategy through team member surveys and interviews.Responsible for fulfilling roles in Corporate Strategy (facilitating the development and execution of both the Corporate and Division Strategies), Project & Program Management (working cross-functionally to develop and manage Corporate initiatives), and Business Analytics (developing business cases, performing ROI analysis, and developing metrics/dashboards and other reporting tools to drive decision making). The role will also support business strategy projects through problem definition and structuring, fact gathering and analysis, synthesis of finding into compelling recommendations, stakeholder alignment, presentation to leadership, execution and tracking of progressCorporate Strategy Activities Work cross-functionally to develop and manage integrated corporate strategic plan, highlighting key milestones and risks for management.Develop metrics/dashboards and other reporting tools to drive decision makingTrack progress of corporate strategic plan and provide regular updates to managementSupport the overall process of corporate strategic decision-making to ensure the organization maximizes its short and long-term goals by developing appropriate analytics, metrics, and tools.Project & Program ManagementDefine project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with project team and stakeholdersProactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential risks, and devise contingency plans and gap analysisIdentify and manage project dependencies and critical pathCommunicate and liaise with project stakeholders and other IT teams as defined by the project teamHelp define the financial justification of the project and track project spend and well as project savings / cost avoidance Business AnalysisGather and document business requirementsLead in business process sessions and documentation of workflowsFacilitate problem solving sessions with business users and present findings to his/her managerFacilitate creating and implementing change management strategiesCreate/edit training documentation, as neededSupport end user training sessions and workshopsCreate business test scripts and facilitate User Acceptance testingEstablish partnerships in cross functional areas to support company initiativesPartner closely with the Information Technology group to work through systems issues and to identify process improvementsConduct testing on behalf of the business for system modifications and fixesMaintain communication with the business on project statuses and issue resolutionDischarge all duties according to laid down Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) to ensure smooth running of the BusinessRequirementsDesired Skills & Experience Bachelor’s degree in a business related field Minimum Of 8 years strategic planning experience in a similar environment or in a planning/consultant role, 5 years of which must be in a managerial capacity Membership of a recognised professional body i.e. ICAN/ACCA is an added advantageAbility to communicate with all levels of the organisation to guide in strategic planning fundamentals and plan executionAnalytical and problem solving skills to plan strategy, tactics and perform root cause analysis•Presentation skills to create and deliver information to a wide audience•Familiarity with project management tools, lifecycles etc.•Proficiency using MS Office tools•Leadership & managerial skills •Project management skills•Negotiation and persuasion skills •Excellent interpersonal and people skills •Highly organised self-starter with demonstrated excellence in developing strategic plans•Ability to work both autonomously and as a team player•Ability to manage time and prioritise tasks •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 More Information

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