Our Client is A STATE INVESTMENT PROMOTION AGENCY (IPA), with the mandate to promote, attract and facilitate opportunities for private sector investments that will accelerate the economic development of the State.
The State has recently embarked on an aggressive agenda which leverages on its comparative advantage to drive key projects and long term institutional reforms. One of the pillars of the reform is ensuring that State is the preferred destination for investment in the region; of which the IPA is expected to play a pivot role in delivering on the Government’s aspirations.
In line with this, our client requires an exceptional individual with a proven track record for the position of Director General of the Agency.
POSITION: DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE AGENCY
Reporting to the Chairman of the Board, the Director General will be responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership. The individual will ensure the Agency provides effective support to the Government in attracting and facilitating private sector investment for the State.
As the ideal candidate you will need to be a visionary leader with high level of commercial acumen, ability to originate and execute deals, negotiations and marketing skills. You must have an exceptional entrepreneurial drive with excellent networking skills and be networked into key investor groups within and across borders, creating innovative win-win partnerships.
To be successful in this role, you will need to possess excellent communication and collaboration skills, as well as the ability to engage stakeholders at Federal, State and Private sector at the highest levels. You must be conversant with macro- economic and technological trends and have exceptional management skills.
You need to have a strong ability to lead teams and drive the Agency towards achieving its vision, you should be a confident leader with the ability to leverage strengths and further the capabilities of self and others. You will need to be a resilient and focused go-getter with the exposure to best practices. You must have the ability to deliver on set targets and achieve demonstrative results in line with the organisations strategic aspirations
KEY QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS
METHOD OF APPLICATION
All applications must be submitted on or before 24 December 2019, Please visit https://kpmgng.avature.net/careers to complete the online application for the job and upload your updated resume.
All applications will be treated in confidence. Only eligible will be contacted.