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  • Posted: Mar 18, 2020
    Deadline: Mar 25, 2020
  • CIArb is an international centre of excellence for the practice and profession of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Our growing membership of 14,000 is based across 133 countries and supported by an international network of 37 branches. The Institute provides education and training for arbitrators, mediators and adjudicators. It also acts as a g...
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    Chief Operating Officer (COO)

    Job Description

    • This individual will be responsible for managing internal operations of the Organization.
    • This individual will be primarily responsible for implementing core activities and overseeing all administrative and financial task associated with ensuring effective management of memberships and programmes.


    • Report to and work closely with the Registrar/Chief Executive Officer
    • Provide financial oversight of business operations with a focus on delivering on financial goals and key business metrics;
    • Manage the smooth functioning of the office support systems including negotiations with suppliers, vendors and other service providers in the most cost-effective manner;
    • Establish and maintain internal controls to ensure compliance with financial, human resources and administrative policies and procedures;
    • Presents new ideas and cash flow strategies to Registrar, the Governing Council and at Annual General Meetings
    • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Organization
    • Prepare regular reports on the performance of the entity
    • Motivate staff to meet or surpass organisational and sales goal
    • Ensure that company complies with all tax, legal and regulatory obligations.
    • Promote communication between colleagues for the benefit of information flow and to curb any problems that arise
    • Oversee any other tasks that may emerge as a result of the growth of the Organization.

    Qualifications Required

    • A Bachelor's degree in Law, Business Administration or any other related field.
    • A Master's degree in Law, Business Administration, Public Administration, Developmental Studies, or MBA will be an added advantage
    • Over 7 years of experience of managerial experience in international business or development
    • Evidence of strong fundraising and funds management skills
    • Evidence of string networks in the Nigerian private, public and nonprofit sector
    • Demonstrable knowledge and interest in literature and literacy
    • Strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills
    • Proven entrepreneurial ability and capacity to work with significant autonomy
    • A high level of integrity and preparedness to keep stakeholders informed
    • Strong indication of passion for NigeriaТs development and commitment to the developmental objective of the Organization.

    Key Competences:

    • Strong communication and writing skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Strong planning and organizational skills
    • Strong analytical skills
    • A team and bridge builder
    • Strong research and programme skills.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV with Cover Letter to: using the "Job Title" as the subject of the mail.

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