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PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) – Our client, a leading law-firm in Nigeria with the drive to be the foremost legal firm in Africa is recruiting to fill the position below:

Chief Operating Officer

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience: 15 years
  • Location: Lagos

Reference Number: 130-PEO01101
Location:  Lagos

Roles & Responsibilities

  • The COO is responsible for handling the overall internal operations of the firm.
  • This role collaborates with the Principal Partner, Managing Partner and Heads of Business Units to develop the firm’s operational plans and is charged with facilitating and implementing these plans across the firm.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategy Formulation and Implementation
  • Operations Management
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Administration and Procurement
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leadership and People Management


  • Minimum of a university degree in Social Science, Management, Business, Finance, or any related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial planning and analysis with previous experience overseeing human resources, information technology, operations and facilities.
  • An MBA or Master’s degree in any business-related discipline is an added advantage
  • Relevant professional certifications from a reputable institution e.g. ICAN, ACCA, CIPM or its equivalent is required


  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years’ post-graduation experience with at least five (5) years’ experience in a Management role
  • Experience managing a Law Firm or working within a Law Firm is an added advantage


Manager – Assurance Financial Services

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 6 – 8 years
  • Location: Lagos

Reference Number: 125-NIG00220
Location:  Lagos

Job Profile Summary

  • A career within External Audit services, will provide you with the opportunity to provide a range of Assurance services and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large entities.
  • Our clients are often well-known brands, and many have broad international reach.
  • We focus on using the latest technology to reduce the level of manual testing ensuring you’ll focus on the most valuable areas of client service and on enhancing corporate governance and the reliability of our clients’ information.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • As a Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
  • Supervise and manage financial audits of medium and large scale Organisations e.g Banks, insurance companies and Pension funds using International Standards on Auditing (ISA)
  • Supervise and manage financial audits of multinational Organisations e.g banks, insurance companies and pension funds using International Standards on Auditing (ISA)
  • Manage accounting advisory and other assurance engagements
  • Manage teams on the field during Assurance engagements, typically coordinating more than one engagement team at a time.
  • Support PwC’s training and risk management functions
  • Involve in Practice management and business development activities
  • Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working even during times of change and uncertainty


  • Must be working in a consulting/Audit firm – 6-8 years’ professional experience in external audit of organisations in the financial services sector (e.g Banks, insurance companies and Pension funds) ; with a minimum of 2 years in a managerial role.
  • ACA/ACCA qualification (or equivalent)
  • Have deep technical knowledge and understanding of the application of relevant International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Demonstrate an understanding of regulatory pronouncements that are applicable to banks, Investment companies and other Financial services companies
  • Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of your comfort zone
  • A passion for delivering an exceptional client service and building trusted relationships.
  • Ability to analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm’s/client’s expectations.
  • Focus on developing a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients.
  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties
  • Focus on upholding the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.
  • A proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong relationships with clients
  • Effective communication skills when working at all levels
  • Possess the ability and maturity to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty.
  • Ability to coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their development.
  • Ability to perform and deliver on multiple commitments concurrently with ease and professionalism


Chief Information Officer

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 10 years
  • Location:Lagos

Reference Number: 130-PEO01105
Location: Lagos
Department: People & Change Nigeria
Job type: Permanent

Roles & Responsibilities

  • The role holder would be responsible for championing the company’s technology vision and alignment of technology initiatives with strategic business objectives, oversee the development and deployment of efficient technology operating models and processes, security of the company’s information assets.

Other responsibilities include the following:

  • Develop, implement and direct the company’s IT strategic plan to accomplish business goals and objectives.
  • Advise Executives and Management on information technology and provide status reports on technology initiatives.
  • Provide vision and leadership in all aspects of IT management and operations towards attaining the company’s current and future technology objectives.
  • Responsible for IT budgeting and financial planning to ensure cost improvement.
  • Set the company’s overall technology standards and practices.
  • Make recommendations as well as explaining technology solutions to Management.
  • Providing leadership and managing career development of direct reports.
  • Oversee the development, implementation and management/maintenance of the company’s information technology and security policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Manage the day-to-day, overall information technology operations.
  • Overall responsibility for liaising between business functions and IT, coordinating technical information and plans.
  • Provide input on hiring decisions for technology staff.
  • Design, plan and implement a companywide disaster recovery plan.
  • Establish and oversee the implement short- and long-term departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.
  • Overall responsibility for the management and success of technology projects.
  • Oversee service management of vendors, outsourced operations and other third-party relationships.
  • Develop metrics for tracking performance implemented technology initiatives.

Qualifications & Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related discipline
  • Relevant master’s degree will be an added advantage.

Professional Membership:

  • Professional certification in the areas of IT service management, IT governance, enterprise architecture, information systems security and Project Management, etc. is an added advantage


  • Minimum of 10 years post qualification experience in information systems management.
  • Relevant work experience in the financial services industry will be an advantage.

Skills & Competencies

  • Broad knowledge of all aspects of IT
  • Strategic planning
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Tactical implementation abilities
  • Project management methodologies
  • Leadership skill in technology management
  • In-depth knowledge of company’s data requirement
  • State-of-the-art knowledge of information systems security

Generic Skills:

  • Initiative
  • Excellent judgment and planning abilities
  • Documentation skills
  • Taking ownership
  • Strong analytical and problem solving
  • Good negotiation skill
  • Interpersonal Skill.

Supervisory Skills:

  • General managerial/ administration
  • Coaching/mentoring and team building
  • Conflict management
  • Leadership / Influencing
  • Organization and coordination skills
  • Additional Information.

Method of Application

Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

Deadline: 30th September, 2019


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