|Date Posted||July 10, 2019|
|Street Address||Nairobi Branch|
Global Director, Commercial Planning and Performance
Nairobi, Kenya or Johannesburg, South Africa
Multiple Countries Full Time Finance Executive
Nova Pioneer is developing Africa’s leading schools network, setting a new standard for high-quality, 21st-century learning accessible to middle-income families across the continent. We are a mission-driven organization with a strong commercial model and discipline. Currently 10 schools, Nova Pioneer plans to expand significantly over the next 2-4 years and reach tens of thousands of students across the continent.
To help lead both our commercial and expansion success, we seek to hire a Global Director of Commercial Planning and Performance to lead commercial management and financial planning across Nova Pioneer. Reporting to Nova Pioneer’s Chief Financial Officer, he or she will help lead new investment/business planning, commercial performance management and commercial deal execution.
Experience developing complex financial models
Experience in creating and managing budgets
Experience with investment/new business evaluation, capital raising and/or deal execution preferred
Experience making recommendations and implementing new technology and tools within an organization
Determine and implement improvements to the financial model across schools and the organization – working with other leaders across the organization to develop and track implementation of them – including both revenue adjustments and cost optimization to meet our cost-to-FCF+ and stable EBITDA margin goals
Lead business case feasibility, scenario planning, operating model updates across the organization to provide the necessary analysis for any key business decisions
You have a passion for education and Nova Pioneer’s vision of transforming schooling across the African continent
Outstanding organization, project-management, problem-solving, and communication skills