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Job recruitment at the Institute of Directors Centre for Corporate Governance (IoDCCG)

Institute of Directors Centre for Corporate Governance (IoDCCG) became a legal entity on 17th May, 2006. It is a collaborative project of three partners namely: Institute of Directors Nigeria, an affiliate of the Institute of Directors, United Kingdom and Member of the African Corporate Governance Network, the premier organization in Nigeria responsible for director development, the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), the regulatory authority for the Nigerian Capital Market and the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), the sole agency of government responsible for registration of companies in Nigeria. IoD Centre for Corporate Governance is a registered non-profit organization committed to improving and promoting good corporate governance principles, standards and practices in Nigeria through advocacy, research, high quality trainings and Corporate Governance consulting mandates.

The Centre is at the forefront of advocating the application of leading practices by private and public organisations, thereby contributing to, and advancing best and leading practices and culture of good Corporate Governance.

IoDCCG is an Affiliate Member of the African Corporate Governance Network (ACGN) and is authorized to use ACGN’s Logo in that regard. The Centre is in collaboration with Centre for International Private Enterprise, (CIPE) Washington, USA.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Corporate Governance Advisory, Research & Publications (Senior Manager Position)

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Reporting to: The Executive Director/CEO

Summary Of Functions
The Head, CG Advisory, Research & Publications will be responsible for developing content for the Centre’s Corporate Governance services; providing sustainable high-quality research, research funding and regular publications that contribute to the Centre’s objectives of advocacy, inculcation and acculturation of the core principles of good corporate governance in Nigeria. The person will also double as the Board Secretary; Duties and activity expectations include but are not limited ability to:

  • Conceptualise, undertake and publish policy-relevant research on training/development and corporate governance, ethics, anti-corruption compliance, regulations and other related issues.
  • Develop contents for the Centre’s various Corporate Governance Services i.e. Board Evaluation, Corporate Governance Evaluation/Audit, Board Induction etc.
  • Work with the Head, Programmes and Membership Marketing to conceptualise workshops/trainings/courses/certifications as research may inform as well as corporate governance research and publications for the benefit of the Centre and its stakeholders especially members.
  • Provide full board support to the Centre’s Board of Governors including creation of agendas, collation and distribution of board packs, management of board meetings including, producing detailed board minutes etc.
  • Participate in the development of the Corporate Governance policies and procedures framework, as well as in-dept knowledge on Board Evaluation, that will allow the Centre to effectively meet its objectives and targets.
  • Build the Centre’s reputation as a source of credible research and evidence-based advocacy in corporate governance and related fields.
  • Seek collaborations with private sector/international organisations for research and forum.
  • Source research grants for the furtherance of the Centre’s research activities.
  • Quarterly publications, special sectoral reports, magazines and newsletters.
  • Conceptualise and develop the Centre’s Library (Including e-library), seek book and resource donations by foreign and/or local organisation/publishers.
  • Develop and drive the Centre’s e-platforms and its e-publications.

Qualifications, Skills And Attributes
Education/Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Law or other relevant fields.
  • Professional Qualification; Relevant professional qualification will be an added advantage.

Experience:

  • Minimum 5-10 years’ experience in the corporate experience, of which at least 2 years in a managerial capacity in the design of a corporate governance framework, board evaluation and development of a delegation of authority matrix.

Functional Skills & Specific Knowledge:

  • Solid knowledge of corporate governance practices.
  • Strong understanding of database structures, reporting tools and computer systems.
  • Should have good organizational and planning abilities including the ability to deal with/work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Ability to initiate/develop research and training ideas and write convincing proposals.
  • Should have strong analytical/problem solving and quantitative abilities.
  • Should be able to communicate effectively and have excellent negotiation skills.
  • Should have excellent presentation skills.
  • Should have strong positive influencing skills.

Job Title: Head, Programmes & Membership Services (Senior Manager Position)

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Reporting to: The CEO

Summary of Functions

  • The Head, Programmes & Membership will be responsible for developing content for the Centre’s Programmes; initiating and setting goals for programmes according to the strategic objectives of the Centre, direct and oversee membership activities of the organisation.

Duties and activity expectations include but are not limited to the ability to:

  • Initiate and set goals for programmes according to the strategic objectives of the organization.
  • Develop contents for training in Corporate Governance, Anti -corruption and Ethics Compliance
  • Mobilise critical stakeholders in Public and Private Sector organisations for sponsorship of the Centre’s programmes
  • Design programmes with high impact that will attract grants from development partners/multilateral organisations as well as from local partners.
  • Write training and programmes concepts and presentations.
  • Plan the programmes from start to completion involving deadlines, milestones and processes.
  • Demonstrate Strong Marketing skills leading to membership recruitment and programmes and training participation targets.
  • Direct and oversee membership activities of the Centre.
  • Develop Programmes, initiatives and policies designed to increase Membership of the Centre.
  • Develop or approve budgets relating to Programmes and Membership.
  • Devise evaluation strategies to monitor performance and determine the need for improvements.
  • Supervise all program and project officers involved to provide feedback and resolve complex problems.
  • Discover ways to enhance efficiency and productivity of procedures and people.
  • Apply change, risk and resource management principles when needed.
  • Create, Update & Distribute information to current members as well as prospective members.
  • Read reports prepared by officers to determine progress and issues.
  • Ensure program operations and activities adhere to legal guidelines and internal policies.
  • Provide Input to Strategic decisions that affects the functional areas of responsibility.
  • Keep the CEO informed with detailed and accurate reports or presentations.

Qualifications, Skills and Attributes
Education/Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Law or other relevant fields.
  • Professional Qualification; Relevant professional qualification will be an added advantage.

Experience:

  • Minimum 5-10 years’ proven experience as a Programme and Membership Director or other managerial position, of which at least 3 years in a managerial capacity in a business membership organisation.

Functional Skills & Specific Knowledge:

  • Proven experience as programme manager or other managerial position
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods.
  • Membership policy design
  • Excellent Knowledge of performance evaluation techniques and key metrics
  • Outstanding knowledge of data analysis, reporting and budgeting
  • Good knowledge of MS office and program management and development of software (e.g. Basecamp, MS Project etc.)
  • Excellent Organisational and Leadership skills
  • Analytical mindset with problem-solving skills
  • Business acumen with a strategic ability
  • Strong Marketing skills
  • Should have strong analytical/problem solving and quantitative abilities.
  • Should be able to communicate effectively and have excellent negotiation skills.
  • Should have excellent presentation skills.
  • Should have strong influencing skills.

Job Title: Corporate Governance Advisory, Research & Publications Officer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Reporting to: The Head, CG Advisory, Research & Publications

Summary of Functions

  • The CG Advisory, Research & Publications Officer will be responsible for handling all issues relating to the Centre’s Corporate Governance services, research functions and publications.

Duties and activity expectations include but are not limited to the ability to:

  • Build the Centre’s reputation as a source of credible research and evidence based-advocacy in corporate governance and related fields.
  • Identify potential grants, develop grant proposals and assist in grant completion and submission processes.
  • Develop yearly and quarterly research work plans according to project needs
  • Market corporate governance projects, including Board Evaluation, Corporate Governance Frameworks, Board Induction, In-Plant training, etc.
  • Liaise with departmental heads to seek collaboration with private sector/international organisations for research projects and seek to win research grants.
  • Identify and implement marketing strategies for sales of the Centre’s Publication so as to ensure that annual targets set for publication sales are met and exceeded.
  • Assist in effective coordination, marketing and timely reporting of workshops, seminars and other capacity building programmes on corporate governance and related fields.
  • WorkwithDepartmentalHeadstoconceptualise workshop/training/courses/certification as research may inform.
  • Support the preparation of the Centre’s Research & Publication Budget and assist in maintenance of research database
  • Liaise with vendors and suppliers for the Centre’s research publications and ensure prompt delivery.
  • Oversee receipt and dispatch of correspondence and maintain appropriate files and records related to Research & Publication.
  • Manage and Produce Research & Publication content (Newsletters, Corporate Governance Publications & Journals) on the Centre’s website as needed
  • Analyse and resolve research issues in a timely manner
  • Assist the Board Secretary in preparation for Board meetings.
  • Effectively interface at all levels of the organisation.
  • Perform all other functions as delegated by the Heads of Department and the CEO.

Qualifications, Skills and Attributes
Education/Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Law or other relevant fields.
  • Professional Qualification; Post graduate or any relevant professional qualification will be an added advantage.

Experience & Skills:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role or functions;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and analytical ability
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Computer-literate and well versed in MS Office, etc.
  • Ability to initiate/develop research and training ideas and write convincing proposals
  • Strong professional and ethical attitude
  • Strong start-finish attitude and result oriented

Job Title: Programmes & Membership Officer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Reporting to: The Head, Programmes & Membership Services

Summary of Functions
The Programme and Membership Officer will be responsible for handling all issues relating to the Centre’s Programmes and Membership functions. Duties and activity expectations include but are not limited to the ability to:

  • Develop and implement strategies for marketing and servicing Corporate membership of the Centre.
  • Develop Concept Notes for the Centre’s Programmes
  • Develop and implement strategies for effective marketing of the Centre’s Training Programmes and In-plants
  • Oversee administrative duties in Programmes & Membership Department including filing and database Management with the support of the Admin. Officer.
  • Effective coordination, marketing and timely reporting of workshops, seminars and other capacity building programmes on corporate governance and related fields
  • Liaise with vendors and suppliers for the Centre’s membership and training materials and ensure timely delivery.
  • Oversee receipt and dispatch of correspondence and maintain appropriate files and records.
  • Effective identification and recruitment of potential corporate members
  • Analyse feedback forms after each training and ensure that recommendation for improvement is followed up for implementation
  • Ensure the early preparation of Programme and Membership Marketing Budget
  • Manage and Produce Programme content on Centre’s website as at when needed
  • Contribute to the overall survival of the organisation
  • Effectively interface at all levels of the Organisation
  • Perform other functions as delegated by the Head of Department and the Executive Director/CEO.

Qualifications, Skills and Attributes
Education/Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Law or other relevant fields.
  • Professional Qualification; Postgraduate or any relevant professional qualification will be an added advantage.

Experience & Skills:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role or functions
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and analytical ability
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Computer-literate and well versed in MS Office
  • Ability to develop programme concept notes
  • Strong marketing skills
  • Strong professional and ethical attitude are a must
  • Strong start-finish attitude and result orientation

Deadline: 2nd March, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send a copy of their Cover Letter and CV to: info@iodccg.com using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

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