Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Ruff ‘n’ Tumble Nigeria

Ruff ‘n’ Tumble is an indigenous lifestyle brand with an international appeal. At Ruff ‘n’ Tumble, we design, produce and retail clothing for boys and girls from new born to sixteen year old (0-16 yrs).

Our style is trending with pieces that allow the young dynamic Nigerian to express their personal style. We have evolved over the years as the favorite brand for children’s clothing in Nigeria as well as the leader in our niche market.

Ruff ‘n’ Tumble is seeking to expand its operations.To aid this drive, the organization is looking to employ passionate, creative and change oriented individuals to fill the vacant position below:

Job Position: Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Ref: C 111
Location: Lagos
Report to: The founder (CRO)


  • Overseeing the day to day running of the business.
  • Develop, implement and evaluates all strategic, fiscal, management and policy matters in the Retail Operations business in accordance with organizational objectives.
  • Manage, supervise, and lead Retail Store Business, Production, Logistics and Distribution units.
  • Analyze trends, plan, direct and coordinate supply chains and retail operations to achieve market growth
  • Conduct sales and productivity analysis and initiate appropriate action necessary to achieve strategic and financial goals.
  • Manage and optimize a supply chain logistics network with multiple distribution centers,
  • Develop regional implementation of distribution best practices such as systems integration and optimization, Inventory control, and demand planning.


  • Advanced Degree, at a minimum a Bachelors degree in Business Administration or relevant field.
  • At least ten (10) years senior level, (multiple retail store experience) with an emphasis on supply management and/or FMCG.
  • Exceptional analytical, judgment and decision making skills; oral and written communications skills; financial management skills; systems analysis and evaluation skills.
  • Demonstrated experience with creating and executing strategic planning for a large organization.
  • Preferred age range: 35-45 years.

Application Closing Date
4th February, 2014.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their applications and CV’s to:[email protected]

Or to:
The HR Manager,
Ruff ‘n’ Tumble,
7, Issac John GRA Ikeja,

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