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8 Nov 2022

Head of Business at KPMG Ghana

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Job Description

Role Summary

The role holder will provide high level strategic advice and support to the CEO with a focus on priority issues and activities for the organisation and sector.

This includes governance and administrative activities related to the CEO’s role as the strategic director of the organisation. The position will also ensure the efficient management of the CEO’s office and assist in the rollout and implementation of key project, including oversight, planning and support for CEO’s engagement with external stakeholders.

Skills & Competency Requirements

• Excellent analytical and strategic thinking skills
• Knowledge of administrative activities that are related to planning and organising, record keeping and stakeholder management within the organisation
• Applies knowledge of the business and the industry to advance the organisation’s goals
• Creates a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organisation achieve its objectives
• Builds strong client relationships and delivers client-centric solutions. Seeks ways to improve outcomes for clients as consistent with organisation’s Mission, Vision and Values.
• Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity
• Interacts with all stakeholders in ways that demonstrate respect of social and cultural differences, and a commitment to challenging attendant social inequities

Qualification Required & Experience


• At least 10 years relevant experience, in policy development or operational management, of which at least 5 must have been at a managerial level

Professional Qualification

• A Master’s degree in business administration, public administration or equivalent qualification

Key Accountabilities


• Support in the development and implementation of policies, manuals and regulations which requires the CEO’s attention.
• Monitor policy and political discourse and developments on current issues relating to the work of the organisation.
• Monitor and evaluate implementation of internal and external projects.

Project Management

• Develop, monitor and review plans for projects that the CEO is responsible for.
• Manages internal and external special projects in coordination with other departments and/or organisation and play a key role in internal communications and reporting for CEO projects.
• collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, on behalf of the CEO, to identify risks and gaps in theorganisations rollout and implementation of key projects.

Continuous Improvement

• Draft and support the implementation of procedures for areas of the organisation that the CEO holds Process Owner responsibility.
• Undertake tasks that support the ongoing implementation of Governance policies and procedures. This
• would include collaborating with the Strategic, innovation, risks, legal and operations groups of the organisation.


• Share collective responsibility for delivering organisational objectives, through active engagement and collaboration with employees at all levels in the organisation

Executive Support

• Draft and edits various documents including internal/external correspondence. supervise the create and maintain files, reviews drafts and finished documents for accuracy, including documents of a sensitive or confidential nature.
• Support the CEO to manage information exchange and ensure effective communication occurs across key stakeholder groups.
• Ensure the urgent enquiries and emerging issues are brought to the CEO’s attention.
• Assist in the preparation of agendas and capturing of minutes for Board and Management meetings.
• In the CEO’s absence, ensure all requests for action or information, which would normally receive the CEO’s attention are made known to responsible managers or personnel who can satisfy the request, and monitors resulting activity to provide briefing the CEO.

Other Organisational Responsibilities

• Adhere to all organisational policies, procedures, standards and practices.
• Act only in ways that advances the organisation’s objectives, values and reputation.
• Other duties, consistent with skills and experience, as directed by the CEO.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Kindly send your application with a detailed CV with the subject line “Head of Business” to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 18 November, 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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