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Job at Lagos Business School (LBS) for Administration Head

Lagos Business School is committed to creating and transmitting management and business knowledge based on a Christian conception of the human person and of economic activity relevant to Nigeria and Africa at large. We strive to be a world class business school which will have a significant impact on the practice of management.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Administration

Location: Lagos
Salary Grade: Managerial

Essential Duties/Key Job Roles and Responsibilities
Include but not limited to the following:

  • Supervise day-to-day operations of assigned functions and staff members to achieve organizational outcomes.
  • Develop processes, systems, policies, and procedures to effectively manage assigned functions with a view to delivering best-in-class services for the organisation and its clients.
  • Effectively secure the organisation and its human and material assets; anticipate security risks and adequately mitigate them.
  • Deliver an efficient and high quality travel, transport and logistics service for the organisation; ensure a comfortable and secure air and ground movement for staff and a well maintained and cost-optimized vehicle and driver pool; identify, engage and manage competent outsourcing service providers for ground movements.
  • Monitor costs and expenses to assist in budget preparation and implementation.
  • Manage the performance and development of direct reports.
  • Develop and manage a cost effective and efficient procurement system that is secure and flexible to respond to a highly dynamic and fast-paced operating environment
  • Working with relevant departments in the organisation, prepare the organisation for ISO certification of its operations in the shortest possible time.
  • Any other relevant tasks assigned by line manager.

Education

  • A bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration, Human Resources Management, Finance, Accounting, or related field. A master’s degree in a related field would be an added advantage.

Work Experience:

  • At least ten years of progressively responsible experience in general administrative, budget management and people management roles. Experience in managing complex contracts is desirable.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities
  • A team player with leadership skills
  • Proven management leadership skills, while taking a “hands on” implementation approach when needed.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • In-depth understanding of office management systems
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • An analytical mind with problem-solving skills

Competencies
Professionalism:

  • Knowledge of administrative, budgetary, financial and people management practices and policies.
  • Ability to apply same in work situations. Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis.
  • Ability to identify issues, formulate opinions, make conclusions and recommendations.
  • Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.

Planning and Organizing:

  • Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments and adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

Client Orientation:

  • Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients ” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

Deadline: 14th November, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter and CV to: careers@lbs.edu.ng clearly indicating the “Job Title” as subject of your mail.

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