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Job Opportunities at Lagos Business School (LBS)

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: Research Assistant – Policy Workstream

Location: Sangotedo-Ajah, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are looking for exceptional and ambitious individuals to join our research team.
  • He/she will assist in the compilation, analysis and writing up of data and materials for research and its publication (articles, chapters, books, reviews, etc.).
  • He/she will assist in data gathering, compilation and development of case studies, provide support to faculty’s work (research and administrative support).

A brief outline of the main duties:

  • Read and synthesize research literature from a variety of sources (policy and academic) in response to research questions
  • Contribute to the design and administration of surveys
  • Assist with data collection and management
  • Conduct analyses of both quantitative and qualitative data
  • Contribute to the writing of research reports and other research outputs
  • Keep up to date with the new policy and research developments of relevance to the work
  • Formulate recommendations, policies, or plans to solve financial inclusion problems
  • Build relevant relationships across the DFS ecosystem
  • Undertake any other task as may be required
  • Contribute to the delivery of capacity building programmes on human-centred design and sustainable business models for financial inclusion
  • Assist with managing the eLearning platform for online course delivery

Requirements

  • Education & Qualification required: A University degree (Preferably Masters) in Social Sciences.

Special skills, mental or personality requirement:

  • Possess sufficient knowledge in digital financial services and financial inclusion policy and regulation.
  • Evidence of research activity and published research is desirable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Able to build contacts and participate in internal and external networks for the exchange of information and collaboration.
  • Analytical and critical thinking
  • Detail-orientation and ability to work accurately under time pressure
  • Knowledge of statistical software including SPSS and NVIVO
  • Knowledge of MS Office suites including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Product Manager

Location: Sangotedo-Ajah, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Product Manager is responsible for both product planning and development of open enrollment programmes and executive courses.
  • This includes managing the product throughout the Product Lifecycle, gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with the Head of Programme Development, to deliver winning products.
  • It also includes working with sales, marketing, and corporate communications to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met.
  • The Product Manager’s job also includes ensuring that the product and marketing efforts support the School’s overall strategy and goals.

The Product Manager is expected to:

  • Define product strategy and roadmap.
  • Deliver Market Requirement Documents (MRD) and Product Requirement Documents (PRD) with prioritized features and corresponding justification.
  • Work with external third parties to assess partnerships and licensing opportunities.
  • Be an expert with respect to the competition.
  • Develop the core positioning and messaging for the product.
  • Set pricing to meet revenue and profitability goals.
  • Develop sales tools and collateral.
  • Brief and train the sales force at regular sales meetings.
  • Run beta and pilot programmes before the rollout of new products.
  • Act as a leader within the School.

Requirements

  • Minimum of four years’ experience as a Product Manager or Product Marketing Manager
  • Demonstrated success defining and launching excellent products.
  • Experience in a job in the digital learning and executive education market
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree (MBA preferred)
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Application Programmer

Location: Sangotedo-Ajah, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The primary function of this role is to facilitate the automation of LBS business processes by providing 2nd and 3rd level support. Design, build, deploy, test, implement and maintain enterprise business applications from time to time.
  • Provide technical support to LBS ICT users in order to ensure efficient and effective usage of deployed Business solutions/services by ensuring that service levels are met, customer expectations are exceeded, and all ICT processesprocedures followed.
  • Aids operational efficiency by executing administration and application development duties within the role or that may be assigned as the need arises. Support the implementation of strategic ICT initiatives and school-wide projects.

Essential Duties / Key Job Roles and Responsibilities

  • Design, build, test, deploy, implement and maintain business applications in line with user requirements and best practices.
  • Support all deployed Business applications and ensure they are optimally maintained and enhanced regularly.
  • Lead implementer for data consolidation drive and adoption of new data practices [Data Mining, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data, Data Analytics, etc.]
  • Act as a point of contact for internal and external ICT customers.
  • Provide training and guidance to users on deployed business applications to ensure efficient and effective utilization of the solutions for improved productivity
  • Support the production of standard configurations, documentation, processes and procedures to aid ICT service delivery and support.
  • Aid the actualization of initiatives that will guaranty the security of the School’s business applications and data.
  • Ensure availability of business applications and data by supporting all recommended maintenance arrangements, disaster recovery planning, business continuity arrangements and risk management.
  • Support all business applications on 1st and 2nd Level services
  • Act as a major implementation agent of the ICT operational level agreement with internal customers.
  • Ensures the prompt escalation of issues to ICT management and follow-through on the implementation of decisions taken.

Requirements
Education / Experience:

  • A degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical / Electronic Engineering or related Technology / Science disciplines.
  • Minimum 2 – 4 years working experience post-degree working experience in an enterprise or soft service company, with at least 2 years of working in the application/software development unit and leading projects.
  • Active role in the design and deployment of an ERP application in an enterprise infrastructure environment with above 200 Users.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Microsoft.NET [MTA, MCSD etc.];
  • Project Management [PMP, PRINCE2, MS Project, etc.]
  • Operations [ITIL, Microsoft Office suite, etc.]
  • Application Programming [.NET, C, HTML, JavaScript, etc.].

Skills Requirements:

  • Ability to design, build, deploy, implement and maintain enterprise business applications
  • Programming Languages: expert knowledge of C#, Python and PHP.
  • Front end technologies: expert knowledge of HTML, CSS and JAVASCRIPT
  • Databases: working knowledge MS SQL Server and MySQL
  • Design Patterns – Working knowledge of 3-tier architectural designs and MVC
  • Cloud: Knowledge of application deployment on AWS or AZURE
  • Team collaboration – Able to work with other ICT personnel, Vendors, Contractors and co-works to resolve user issues; Good and flexible communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Continuous approach to the upgrading of ICT skills.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: LMS Administrator

Location: Sangotedo Ajah, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The LMS Administrator position is to provide administrative support to ensure that faculty and students are being adequately served.

Areas of Responsibilities

  • Receive requests for synchronous sessions / meetings and schedule online sessions on the Zoom web conferencing platform.
  • Run technical checks on equipment and prepare facilitators for their online sessions/meetings.
  • Compile attendance records after each online session/meeting.
  • Preview, edit, and make recordings of online sessions available to participants and programme managers.
  • Receive and process requests for the creation of course environments
  • Create user accounts for new programme participants upon request.
  • Provide first-line technical help for LMS issues and to day-to-day inquiries, requests and complaints from students, program managers/coordinators and faculty. (Examples are password resets, how to use a feature on the LMS, suspension of students from the LMS, user enrolment, adjustments to course environments, etc).

Education & Experience
Essential:

  • BA, BS or HND in Computer Science or Computer Technology.

Desirable:

  • 1-year of Experience working in an academic environment and familiarity with the Moodle learning platform.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Excellent communication, presentation, project management
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Ability to provide technical assistance to individual faculty and students.
  • Familiarity with academic software applications, including course management systems (Moodle), web publishing platforms, screencasting, data visualization tools, and other technologies used in higher education.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Deadline: 15th March, 2021.

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