Country Manager – Expatriate

Adexen Company Location Lagos, Nigeria

Adexen is mandated by an international retail and distribution company to recruit an Expatriate Country Manager. The position is based in Lagos, Nigeria

Only applications through Adexen website will be considered for this job vacancy.


  • To manage the overall operations of the company by focusing primarily on developing and implementing sustainable growth commercial strategies for Digital, Wholesale and Retail channels
  • Develop, plan and implement commercial strategies for Nigeria: Retail development, Digital & Wholesale delivering targeted financial goals
  • Develop country budget plans, forecasts and own the process for Nigeria following group guidelines and processes
  • Build a winning team
  • Align functional goals and responsibilities and processes in Nigeria
  • Implement efficient reporting structure to track, measure and analyse commercial metrics
  • Organize & lead weekly, monthly, quarterly cross functional meetings where goals are clearly stated/understood, tracking results and reporting back to Headquarters
  • Responsible for finding new store locations, negotiate rent deals and evaluate P&L and submit opportunities following company policies and profitability model
  • Implement new customer acquisition strategies
  • Manage and nurture existing client relationships
  • Establish and manage long-term relationship with regional and headquarters’ stakeholders
  • KPI: Nigeria fiscal year budget P&L: Retail + Wholesale net sales + EBIDTA and net profit

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Business/Commerce from a recognised university. MBA is a plus
  • Minimum 5 – 10 years of experience in the retail industry in a similar senior position
  • Previous experience in Emerging/African Countries will be a plus
  • Experience in brand development
  • Track record in market and sales development
  • Team leadership, Multicultural understanding
  • Fluent in English and French and Arabic is a plus

Apply here.