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How can we help you?

Relais Consulting is an ideal partner for any International Company or Organization wishing to implement, develop operations in Nigeria and South Africa or more widely in Africa through a team of well recognized associated consultants in the local environment.

Services provided are but not limited to representation, business partnership, localization, assistance…

  • More than 30 years experience in Africa

  • We have successfully driven first in class companies implementation in Nigeria and South Africa among others

  • Ringardas (Rubis Group Subsidiary), Dassault Falcon, Airbus, DCNS, Veritas to name a few references

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Our Offices in Nigeria

Relais Consulting operates through 2 main offices in Nigeria: Abuja and Lagos based

Our packages for Nigeria

Entering a new market is a very costly process, the whole environment is unfamiliar, moreover when it comes to cultures and values, you are projected in a brand new world full of traps!

To overcome this situation, we propose 2 lines of services for you to feel “at home” in Nigeria:

  • Logistic – Assistance,

  • Consulting, Marketing,

  • We can provide invitation letters, enabling you to apply for a business visa ; We can organize the procurement of resident permits enabling you to go back and forth smoothly in and out of the country,

  • We can provide you with top class accommodations in Nigeria,

  • We can provide full serviced office facilities all inclusive,

  • We can provide cars and drivers, enhanced security (including police men and escort cars connected through a radio network),

  • We can provide you with mobile communication means, 4G Internet devices,

  • We can organize Cash Advance for your staff, enabling you to track and record your general travel expenses easily,

  • We can organize logistic for any network development in the Country,

  • Thanks to our network and to our long establishment in Nigeria, we can help you set up your business very rapidly and safely including assistance in the following fields:

  • Company Registration (Corporate Affairs Commission -CAC- ; Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission -NIPC- ; Federal Inland revenue Service -FIRS-),

  • Certificate of Capital Importation,

  • Operating Licences/Permits,

  • Expatriate Quota,

  • Bank account opening,

  • Accounting and Audit Companies selection.

Thanks to our directors, we have direct access to top level executives in the private sector as well as to head of services within the administration. We assist you in organizing meetings and follow up actions to help the closing of your discussions with your stakeholders.

Thanks to our management team, we can provide you with coherent intelligence regarding your market and assist you in defining your targets regarding the sector you are involved in.

We set up long term contracts, partnership agreements (from 3 month to 10 years) with your company mixing success fees and fixed fees depending on your particular situation and needs.

Profile

Jean Haas
Managing Director

Jean owns a Master in Economics, (ESSEC France, 1979).
He has been present in Africa since the late 70’s and has developed Consultancy and Investment activities mainly in Nigeria and South Africa for various European industrial groups such as Aerospatiale group, Airbus, Dassault Aviation, Direction des Constructions Navales, Bureau Veritas … Jean is Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur.
In 2015, to serve his clientele, Jean decided to set up a new company named Relais Consulting.
Languages: French, English, German

Highlights

Relais Consulting acts as a Business Partner for major companies in Africa. Our dedicated team is used to follow and respect trade procedures and to provide extensive information to our partners in order to comply with their needs and internal rules of business.

  • To provide assistance and services,

  • To provide expertise and local support to operations,

  • To act as local representatives if you do not have a direct representation.

  • To explore potential openings in unfamiliar environments,

  • To support business development efforts in risky countries,

  • To represent our partners in countries where the use of intermediaries may be mandatory.

  • We need a brief about your company business, goals and objectives,

  • We will sign a non disclosure agreement and a Memorendum of Understanding including a tentative budget before entering into operations,

  • We will organize a “kick off meeting”, propose a working framework and confirm a precise budget before starting operations,

  • Deliveries of reports and minutes of all meetings held will be consistent with agreed schedule.