Multinational Company Jobs in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja

A notable Business Membership Organisation with affiliations in 50
countries and offices in Lagos,
Abuja and Port Harcourt, is currently
seeking to employ suitably qualified candidate to fill the positions of:

Job Title: Executive Director (Operations)
Lagos, Rivers States and Abuja
Position Summary

  • The Executive Director (Operations) is responsible for the Internal Governance and Administration of the Institute.
  • The job holder is expected to Oversee the legal, Risk and Assurance areas of the Institute.

Main Responsibilities

  • Manage and oversee all internal activities which includes
    development of strategies to improve members capacity, expand coverage,
    facilitate private sector participation in policy dialogue,
    collaboration, and strengthen partnerships in the private sector.
  • Act as Chief Operating Officer and deputize for the Director General/CEO in his absence.
  • Assist the DG/CEO in coordinating all standing committe of council as well as designing and implementation of strategies
  • Ensure that all HoDs comply with deadlines of various assignments
  • Responsible for general operational and administrative functions of the Secretariat.
  • Developing and overseeing they system that ensure the institute
    complies with all applicable codes, in additions to its legal and
    statutory requirements
  • Organising, preparing agendas for Exco, Council meetings and annual general meetings (AGMs)
  • Produce regular status reports on institute’s activities,
    dealing with correspondence, collating information, and ensuring
    decisions made are communicated to the relevant stakeholders;
  • Monitoring change in relevant legislation/regulatory environment and taking appropriate action.
  • Arranging meeting of the Council, Exco, and Presidential
    Consultative Council (PCC). This responsibilities will involve the issue
    of proper notice of meetings, preparation of agenda, circulation of
    relevant papers and taking and producing minutes to record the business
    transacted at the meetings and the decisions taken.
  • Ensure timely filling of annual returns at Corporate Affairs
    Commission (CAC); and inform CAC of any key change in structure or
    management, i.e the appointment/resignation of directors.
  • Perform other assignment as would be designated by the DG/CEO

Education and Work Experience

  • Ability to manage both Human/Material Resource of a Business Membership Organisation (BMO)
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration or any other relevant field.
  • At lest 10 years of relevant professional experience in human
    resources and business management, and significant work experience in
    private sector.
  • Strong organisation, management and staff supervisory skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Nigerian private and public sector
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse environment, and the capacity to grow income and expand financial base
  • Ability to anticipate and solve problems/challenges inherent in BMOs
  • Ability to independently plan and execute complex tasks while
    addressing daily management details and remaining organized and focused
    on long and short term deadlines and strategy
  • Candidates should possess diplomacy, initiative and good
    judgement, meticulous attention to detail, good numerical organisational
    and time management skills and a genuine interest in business.
  • Excellent computing, interpersonal, team working and written/verbal communication skills are also important;
  • Experience with international business development programmes is highly desirable
  • Willingness and ability to travel.

Specific Knowledge and Skills

  • Management and leadership skills
  • Decision making and problem solving ability
  • Good judgement and the ability to apply rules fairly
  • Respect for confidentiality

Job Title: Head of Research and Policy
Lagos, Rivers States and Abuja
Position Summary

  • The Head of Research and Policy Advocacy is responsible for
    managing and directing policy and data driven analytical work focusing
    on major public policy issues. These include:

    • Budget Finance, Security, Inflation, Economy, Technology,
      Sustainability, Law Reform, Energy, and Power, Workplace disputes,
      People Development, Directors and Boards, Corporate Governance , Trade
      and Investment, Transport and Logistics, Tourism and Hospitality, Health
      and Social Security, Human Capital Development, Operations and
      Infrastructure, Education and Vocational Training, Government Policy and
      Legislation, Agriculture and Agro-Allied Industries, Business
      Development and Strategy.

Major Duties of the Job Holder

  • Implement strategic direction as defined by the Board
  • Developing and managing the policy and research agenda of the
    organisation. Oversee writing and editing of the annual reports to the
    Annual General Meeting.
  • Ensure the publication and regular updates of the loD Nigeria Directors Handbook
  • Liaise with all loD Nigeria Policy Committees
  • Expert research, problem solving, and analytic skills, Including
    the ability to analyze and understand sodo-economic policy trends from
    the perspectives of multiple stakeholders.
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills, Including experience in
    developing both short issue briefs and memos and longer reports, as well
    as the ability to explain complicated policy concepts and quantitative
    results in a concise manner
  • Excellent oral communication and presentation skills;
  • Ability to lead and work in teams with a positive, professional, and solution-oriented attitude;
  • Experience in managing complex projects and meeting deadlines;
  • Advanced Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills; and
  • Experience with creating, organizing, analyzing and managing
    large data sets and using statistical software (e.g. SAS, Stata, SPSS
  • For multiple projects, provide guidance and oversight for the
    planning, design, development and implementation of quantitative or
    quality research projects on various topics;
  • Direct project teams that are responsible for the project planning for internal and extramural policy analysis and research
  • Coordinate and communicate responsibilities to team members, as appropriate;
  • Evaluate policies and programmes, conduct literature reviews and develop options
  • Manage professional development activities for Research and Policy staff
  • Provide oversight to ensure the integrity of the databases and
    accuracy of statistical reports and data summaries, including graphic
    and tables that portray data, for use in policy analyses, research
    papers, briefings, and reports;
  • Review and prepare analyses of proposed regulations, write issue
    briefs, and contribute to the preparation of IoD Nigeria submission to
    Government National Assembly and key regulatory agencies.
  • Progressively senior experience with and demonstrated skills in managing projects, staff and organizational teams

Education and Work Experience

  • Postgraduate Degree (preferred) or other graduate Degree in
    Social Sciences, Public Policy Research, Public Administration,
    Statistics; Economics or other related fields.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application to:

Application Deadline  3rd September, 2015.

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