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The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN) is a leading recognized professional body in Nigeria dedicated to enhancing the status and practice of Corporate Governance and Public Administration. ICSAN is the only professional body authorized in Nigeria to conduct the examinations leading to the qualification of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.

As part of efforts to re-position the Institute as a key player in the Corporate Governance sphere and improve her rating globally, the Institute is in need of suitable, competent and qualified professionals to fill the position below:

Job Title: Registrar/Chief Executive

Location: Lagos

Job Description
The Registrar is the Chief Executive Officer/Head of the National Secretariat. The successful applicant is inter alia responsible for the following:

  • Setting and implementing the strategic goals and objectives of the Institute
  • Making and reviewing policy statements in furtherance of the above
  • Act as the Chief PRO of the Institute
  • Coordinates the activities of different departments of the Secretariat
  • Serve as the Secretary to Council, EXCO and Committees of Council and preparing all incidental documents and reports
  • Providing leadership and developing appropriate recommendations for the implementation of the plans of the Institute
  • Ensuring that Council decisions and directives are meticulously implemented
  • Maintaining the register of members, students, and carrying out periodic reviews and publications
  • Preparation of all financial reports, including budgets, income statements, balance sheets, reports to EXCO and Council, tax returns and other reports to government regulatory agencies
  • Collaborating with relevant Committees of Council to facilitate and improve services to students including records and registration
  • Raising funds through projects, students and members’ activities
  • Ensuring the integrity, accuracy and security of all academic records of current and former students
  • Liaising with external bodies and advancing the maintenance of professional standards of the institute
  • Co-ordinating the smooth running and holding of examinations
  • Any other function as directed by the President and Council.

Qualifications

  • A Degree from a recognized and reputable university
  • Master’s Degree; preferably an MBA will be an added advantage
  • Membership of the Institute is compulsory.

Experience/Knowledge:

  • Minimum of 15 years working experience, five of which should be cognate experience in a similar organization
  • Candidate must exhibit evidence of strong administrative leadership
  • Proven record of successful supervisory experience in a people-oriented environment
  • Proven record of having worked successfully in a diverse environment.

Skills:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Exceptional leadership and managerial skills
  • Strategic marketing and business development skills
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and communication skills.

Personal Attributes:

  • A leader with integrity
  • Team player
  • Result-oriented
  • Age Range: 40-50 years.

 

Job Title: Deputy Registrar (Operations)

Location: Lagos

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Responsible for articulating the public relations policies and programmes of the institute
  • Liaising with the various counter parties of the Institute to ensure that its relationships produce favourable outcomes
  • Responsible for the marketing and corporate affairs activities of the Institute
  • Responsible for dealings with both the print & electronic media, for any form of news through the use of News Releases, Press Conferences, seminar and other relevant media management strategies
  • Working with the IT Team to ensure adequate visibility of the Institute on all forms of social media and paid adverts on the internet and the print media
  • Working with the IT Team to create a telegram platform that will accommodate more members
  • Responsible for dealing with issues bordering on the Institutes core values and articulating same towards job opportunities for members
  • Soliciting sponsorship and adverts for the Institutes programmes from members, non-members and corporate organizations
  • Responsible for organizing and making preparations for the Institutes visits to various organizations and Institutions they affect its membership
  • Ensuring that the Membership Department recovers all outstanding payments as it relates to the Institute’s programmes and activities
  • Responsible for advising members on outstanding subscriptions and following up to ensure payment of same
  • Responsible for the promotion of acquisition of Public Practice License by members and renewal of same at the end of the year
  • Responsible for maintaining a record of members participation at programmes and the accurate application of Council approved weights to each programme attended by members
  • Assiting the Registrar in ensuring that Council decisions and directives are meticulously implemented
  • Working closely with the Registrar to formulate strategic policies that impact positively on the Institute for the consideration of Council
  • Working closely with the research team to generate burning issues that revolve around the profession and that would impact positively members
  • To co-ordinate and supervise the working of the IT Department to ensure a smooth and seamless transaction on members portal
  • Assisting the Registrar in achieving the advocacy plans of the Institute
  • Co-coordinating and supervising the functions and workings of the Operations Department
  • Responsible for the organization of AGMs, Conferences, Seminars and the preparation/circulation of papers relating thereto
  • Responsible for the smooth running/management of Mandatory Continuing Professional Education (MCPE) and Membership Inductions
  • To work closely with the Head of Training towards the sourcing and executive of trainings
  • Responsible for the performance of any other duties as may be assigned by the Registrar/CEO.

Requirements

  • Must have a University Degree in any of the Social Sciences and the Humanities
  • Must have at least 7 years relevant working experience with the last 2 being in a Management position
  • Must be between 35-45 years of age
  • Must be a member of the Institute.

Skills:

  • Excellent Business Development skills
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving skills.

 

Job Title: Head of Training Department

Location: Lagos

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Ensuring that the Training Department generates revenue to the Institute
  • Responsible for holding of trainings at the Institute and in different parts of the country
  • Responsible for maintaining a register of resource persons for the trainings of the Institute
  • Soliciting and organizing foreign trainings that would generate revenue to the Institute
  • Responsible for formulating and execution of training programmes
  • Responsible for marketing the Institute’s training programmes
  • Maintaining a database of all participants who attend the Institute’s workshops
  • Reviewing and advising the Registration all proposals received at the Secretariat for collaborations
  • Ensuring that the targeted budget for the department is achieved
  • Liaising with other training institutes towards buildings symbiotic and synergetic relationship for the benefit of the Institute
  • Responsible for carrying out research towards building contents for the training department.
  • Working closely with other departments towards the overall realization of the set goals of the Institute
  • Responsible for the performance of any other duties as may be assigned by the Registrar/CEO.

Requirements

  • Must have a University Degree in any of the Social Sciences and the Humanities
  • Must have at least 7 years relevant working experience with the last 2 being in a Management position
  • Must be between 40 – 50 years of age.
  • Membership of the Institute will be an added advantage.

Skills:

  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Excellent business development skills
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving skills.

Deadline: 14th June, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed CV to: nominationscommittee@icsan.org using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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