Protégé Management provides firms strategic hiring needs with focus on delivering results and building an enduring institution. Our time tested approach, tools and techniques are applied in identifying and assessing suitable C-suite candidates who best match clients’ technical requirements and organisational culture and climate. Our main objective of this service is to select the most suitable leaders for our firm clients.
Obed brings professional hands-on experience with over a decade in HR generalist and consulting, traversing both local and international geographies. Over the years, Obed’s executive management experience lends itself well to assisting organisations that are in quest to drive significant change, ranging from turnarounds to high growth. Obed’s industry and consulting experience enables him to identify the competencies and critical success factors that drive high-performing leaders and teams.
Under Obed’s leadership, Protégé Management has been transformed to a global consulting firm helping companies to drive significant change, design their organisation – the structure, the roles and responsibilities, as well as how they compensate, develop and motivate their people. As importantly, Protégé Management helps companies select and hire the talent they need to execute their strategy.
He serves as an Independent Consultant Council Member with Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) and Knowledge Partner with Lynk Global, the world largest community of professionals that provides thought leaders in the most incredible variety of organisations to gain insight and answers to their most critical questions in person, small strategic focus group meetings or long-term board. Obed is considered values partner too many executive teams. His insight and experience enable him to effectively diagnose, design, and implement complex change initiatives in a collaborative and engaging manner. Moreover, Obed’s experience in global implementations allows him to draw from a deep well of history to create unique and customized solutions. Obed’s passion for developing people makes him a sought after trainer, partner and coach and is evident in the high praise he receives from clients.
After over a decade years of serving as a trusted advisor to executives in the C-Suite, Obed’s chose a transition of his own, returning to his entrepreneurial roots to incubate Protégé Management, a premier end-to-end boutique Executive Search and Human Resource Consulting firm.
Prior to founding Protégé Management, he was Senior Head of Human Capital Management with Eta-Zuma Group West Africa where he was subject matter expert’s (SMEs) and first point of contact on human capital management activities. He co-led the successfully implementation of the organisation’s (SAP ERP) Business Processes Re-engineering (BPR) Human Capital Management project. Before Eta-Zuma Group, Obed’s served as Head of Human Resources with Louis Valentino Group Nigeria Limited; a diversified portfolio of FMCG, Hospitality, Textile, Manufacturing, and Real Estate. He also worked with Christopher-Kings & Associates as an HR Transformation Advisor where he collaborated with teams in major brands engagements across Nigeria, most notably as a Monitor and Evaluator for the YouWin under his employer Christopher-Kings & Associates.
To his credit, Obed has a Master of Arts degree in Human Resource Management from Derby Management School, University of Derby, and a Professional Leadership Management Certificate in a Changing Environment from Derby College, East Midlands in the United Kingdom respectively. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. He is an adept experienced user of SAP ERP HCM modules. One of his greatest happiness is working with strategic management teams.
He is an associate member of Chartered Management Institute (CMI), of the United Kingdom.
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