Chief Operating Officer needed at Amy Consulting

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Job title : Chief Operating Officer

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : July 19, 2024

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Job Description

  • Our client is seeking a dynamic and experienced Chief Operating Officer (COO) to oversee and enhance their business development and operational functions, with a focus on expanding client trades and corporate finance activities.

Job Overview

  • The Chief Operating Officer (COO) will be responsible for the overall operational management of the firm’s client-facing business, including business development, client relationship management, and the efficient functioning of key business units. The COO will play a pivotal role in driving growth, ensuring operational excellence, and enhancing the firm’s market presence.

Key Responsibilities
Strategic Leadership:

  • Develop and implement operational strategies that align with the firm’s overall business objectives.
  • Lead business development initiatives to expand client base, particularly in corporate finance.
  • Collaborate with the CEO and other executives to set and achieve strategic goals.

Operational Management:

  • Oversee daily operations of the firm, ensuring efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery.
  • Manage key business units, including trading, compliance, finance, and client services.
  • Ensure robust risk management and compliance with regulatory requirements.

Business Development:

  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities in stockbroking and corporate finance.
  • Foster and maintain strong relationships with existing and potential clients.
  • Develop and execute strategies to increase client trades and market share.

Performance Management:

  • Set performance targets and KPIs for operational teams.
  • Monitor and evaluate performance against targets, providing feedback and guidance as necessary.
  • Implement process improvements to enhance productivity and service quality.

Financial Oversight:

  • Manage the firm’s budget and financial performance, ensuring profitability and cost-effectiveness.
  • Oversee financial planning and analysis to support strategic decision-making.
  • Work closely with the CFO to ensure financial integrity and transparency

Corporate Governance:

  • Ensure adherence to corporate governance standards and best practices.
  • Maintain high standards of corporate ethics and integrity.

Key Requirements
Educational Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any field.
  • ACIS or any other related qualification.
  • MBA or relevant postgraduate qualification is highly desirable.
  • SEC-sponsored candidature is a major requirement.


  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a senior management role, preferably within the financial services or stockbroking industry.
  • Proven track record in business development and operational management.
  • Strong understanding of corporate finance, trading, and regulatory environment in Nigeria.


  • Exceptional leadership and strategic planning skills.
  • Strong business acumen and financial expertise.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage complex projects and lead cross-functional teams.
  • Proficiency in financial software and Microsoft Office Suite.

Personal Attributes:

  • High level of integrity and professionalism.
  • Results-oriented with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Innovative and proactive problem-solver.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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