Job brief: Retail Business Consultant
(Abuja, kaduna and Ibadan)
We are looking for qualified Retail Business Consultants to help our clients reform their operations and support their business by providing intuitive guidance.
You will also undertake projects on behalf of the client’s business when it lacks resources or motive to perform them in-house.
The ideal candidate will also possess great problem-solving skills to provide solutions and recommendations that will increase profitability and efficiency.
The goal is to contribute to the clients’ long lasting success .
Organize and execute assigned business projects on behalf of clients (recruiting, payroll, promotional campaigns etc.) according to client’s requirements
Meet with assigned clients when needed and perform an initial assessment of a problematic situation
Collect information about the client’s business through a variety of methods (shadowing, interviews, surveys, reading reports etc.)
Analyze and interpret data to unearth weaknesses and problems, and comprehend the causes
Formulate recommendations and solutions with attention to a client’s wishes, capabilities and limitations forming concise reports
Present findings and suggestions to clients with ample justification and practical advice
Develop detailed business plans to drive small or radical changes
Assist the client in implementing the plan and resolve any occasional discrepancies
Provide guidance for any occurring problems and issues
Expertise in the oil and gas downstream sector
Minimum of 5 years proven experience as business consultant or equivalent
Knowledge of diverse business matters such as IT, Marketing, HR etc.
Proficiency in MS Office
Familiarity with a wide selection of business management software (CRM, ERP etc.) and databases
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
Analytical mind with excellent data collection and analysis skills
Aptitude in creative problem-solving
BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field
MSc/MA in a specialized business field will be an advantage
Certified Management Consultant is a plus