Head of Strategy

Job Location: Lagos Island

Industry: Fintech

Our Client, a Finance & Technology (FinTech) company is seeking to hire a Head of Strategy who will be responsible for ensuring the organization’s short-, medium- and long-term strategic goals as defined by the group, are distilled into Divisional objectives for respective teams. Drive the delivery of the Company’s Transformation program through strategic research, planning and advisory; using internal consulting-style engagements to define and pursue strategic goals.


  • Assist in developing actionable strategies that create measurable longterm value for the organization
  • Drive the implementation of overall strategic goals and oversee the delivery of the organization’s transformation program
  • Establish performance measures to determine the effectiveness of implemented strategies and identify areas for strategic improvement
  • Define potential business models in order to realize profitability
  • Drive awareness and insightful analyses of market trends to ascertain risks and opportunities for the organization.
  • Draft regular analysis reports on market opportunities for senior management, business leadership and executives, and relevant stakeholders to support decision making
  • Oversee the regular development, design and roll-out of innovative and tailored products into the market.
  • Monitor the effectiveness and efficiency of the strategies and products with a view to identifying improvement opportunities.
  • Collaborate across the organization with top leadership, aiding in individualized strategy formulation for different projects and initiatives.
  • Manage portfolio of projects in the organization and ensure seamless execution.
  • Coordinate collaboration with functional unit heads, for effective implementation of the corporate strategy – sharing knowledge and best practice effectively
  • Proven experience in strategy formulation, communication and execution.
  • Possess project/program management, business analysis, technical delivery and problem-solving skills.
  • Track record of working on high-quality strategy implementation with a focus on delivering measurable business improvements.
  • Strong commercial awareness with a sharp focus on results.
  • Strong knowledge of the financial industry and an appreciation of the dynamics in Nigeria.
  • Outstanding qualitative and quantitative analytical skills combined with an ability to apply judgement and think strategically.
  • Proven data gathering and analytical skills; conversant with secondary data sources relevant to the insurance industry


• First Degree in any discipline from a reputable institution
• M.Sc./MBA is an added advantage
• Relevant professional qualifications
• Minimum experience – 10 years in similar role within the financial,
consulting and/or technology services industry
• In-depth Credit, operations, computer systems (Data Center), GIS,
• In-depth Human Resource knowledge (preferably hands-on
• Sensitivity to operational environment

Job Category: Finance and Technology
Job Type: Full Time

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