POSITION: Commercial Head, Nigeria Complete

NATURE OF BUSINESS: Fast Moving Consumer Goods (Food and Beverages)

JOB LOCATION: Lagos, Nigeria

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY: Responsible and accountable for the operational, financial and risk management of the company’s interests in Nigeria in line with the Group’s interests in the region. This includes the management of different strategic interests in the country from majority ownership to minority interests in joint ventures. The development of the company’s overall business interests in Nigeria including the identification of business opportunities and the participation in growth and expansion plans. Participation (at a Board level) in the operational management of these businesses.


  • Must have a suitable professional qualification

  • At least ten years of progressively responsible general management experience for a major company or division of a large corporation especially in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods / Retail  sector 

  • Essential to have had exposure of doing business in Africa, structuring of African operations and business strategies

  • Important to have an understanding of pricing models as well as mergers and acquisitions

  • Experience should include leading the business in a general management capacity for complex operations (production/supply chain/raw material supply) requiring cross functional and cross business relationships

  • Must be willing to relocate to Lagos, Nigeria