Chief Strategy Officer (Senior Manager) at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)

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  • Nigeria (Selected States), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) View on Map
  • Post Date : November 4, 2021
  • Apply Before : November 17, 2021
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  • Job ID 8327
  • Experience 10 Years
  • Gender Male or Famele
  • Qualifications MBA/MSc/MA

Job Description

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) was established by the Act of Parliament No. 15 of 1965 as an organization to regulate the Accountancy Profession in Nigeria. It has over 50,000 members and is a member of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) and Association of Accountancy Bodies in West Africa (ABWA).

In pursuit of the Institute’s mission critical objectives to be a leading Professional body, we invite suitably qualified candidates to apply for the vacant position below:

Job Title: Chief Strategy Officer (Senior Manager)

Location: Nigeria
Reports to: The Registrar / Chief Executive
Department: Office of the Registrar / Chief Executive

Overall Purpose of Job

  • Identification, coordination, development, planning and implementation of growth and development opportunities in the industry to create a competitive advantage for the Institute to achieve its mission and vision.

Description of Main Activities and Tasks

  • Develops an inclusive strategic plan and strategy by collaborating with the leadership team and Council;
  • Develops business model innovations for the Institute’s growth;
  • Evaluates market forecast and long-term trends;
  • Develops a capital plan in line with the strategy and focus of the presidential year for the Institute;
  • Identifies key capital projects, joint ventures and other strategic partnership and alliance opportunities;
  • Provides interpretation for long-term plans into short-term projects;
  • Collects competitive intelligence to drive cross-functional business processes;
  • Analyses market dynamics, market share changes, service line performance and competitive intelligence;
  • Collaborates with the Institute’s leadership, special committees and consultants to execute strategies;
  • Communicates strategy effectively throughout the Institute;
  • Identifies strategic risks and helps to reduce those risks;
  • Ensures suitable metrics are in place to measure performance and progress strategic initiatives and;
  • Acts as secretary to the relevant committees.

Internal Relationship:

  • Relates with the RCE, Deputy Registrars, Director, Technical & Education and other Management staff.

External Relationship:

  • Relates with the other relevant accounting and financial professional bodies etc.

Subordinates Supervised:

  • Working with other team members in the Office of Registrar/Chief Executive.


  • B.Sc and M.Sc in Marketing, Business Management, Economics and other business related fields
  • Membership of relevant professional body


  • 10 years post relevant professional qualification experience.

Required Skills and Competencies:
Functional Competencies:

  • Should possess excellent communication skills
  • Should be innovative, confident and must demonstrate keen interest in the organization’s activities
  • Strong knowledge of business development and management consulting
  • Strong technical skills in areas of trend analysis
  • Should have strong decision making, problem-solving, quality-control and time management skills

Organizational Competencies:

  • Should be a Team Player
  • Should be capable of inspiring the confidence of boss and subordinates
  • Should possess impeccable integrity and proven commitment to good governance
  • Must have executive presence and inspire the confidence of stakeholders


  • Working knowledge of specialized software and tools


  • Should be capable of working under pressure, deliver on timelines and achieve strategic goals/targets
  • Should be self-motivated and possess exceptional interpersonal skills.

Application Closing Date
4:30pm, 17th November, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


  • Multiple Applications will lead to disqualification.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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