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  • Posted: Jan 26, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 10, 2023
  • Andersen in Nigeria is an independent tax, transfer pricing and accounting advisory services firm with a worldwide presence through the member firms and collaborating firms of Andersen Global.
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    Director General (DG)- External

    The ideal candidate will be tasked with providing leadership, designing strategy, and also working closely with the stakeholders of the business for operational and strategic decisions. He/She must possess business development and leadership capabilities. He/She should have cognate technical exposure to fraud detection, fraud prevention, fraud risk & management, the regulatory framework for anti-corruption & counter fraud, and cyber fraud among others. The DG must have an entrepreneurial spirit, an owner's mindset with the charisma, boldness and coherence to engage stakeholders all over the world including the media.


    • Monitor implementation activities to ensure quality control and adherence to the vision of the institution.
    • Build and support relationships with local stakeholders, including government authorities, multilateral and bilateral partners, and the private sector to successfully implement projects in the institution.
    • Assign research, teaching, administrative and other duties to the academic and other staff.
    • Provide the criteria for the selection of students for admission to the institution.
    • Ensure compliance with regulations in relation to all academic, research, employment, financial, professional, and statutory bodies, and other matters.
    • Develop appropriate plans and strategies for the institution and manage the resources of the institution to fulfil its objectives.
    • Liaise, where appropriate, with all relevant professional and other bodies (e.g. NBTE) in order to ensure adequate support for research, education and training.
    • Represent, or arrange representation of the institution on all appropriate bodies both internal and external to the Institution.
    • Develop and deliver a strategy to promote teaching, research, innovation, and engagement.
    • Play an active role in the recruitment and appointment of competent staff to the Institution.
    • Develop and test the institution’ risk and crisis management plans which will be utilised in crisis situations or when serious unexpected events occur.
    • Promote the Institution as a place of international repute in which to study, research and work and encourage international collaboration and exchange.
    • Develop funding strategies and gateways including Grants, Service lines, Partnerships and Products etc. to finance the programs and projects of the institution, seeing as the institution is a not-for-profit Establishment.
    • Establish and maintain a culture of compliance to help assure that research is conducted in accordance with relevant regulations.
    • Provide leadership in all academic matters; oversee academic program reviews and curriculum development.
    • Design frameworks for Certification Standards for companies and businesses.
    • General Administrative Duties

    Skills and Competency:

    • Strong management skills, leadership qualities, and professional reputation.
    • Good business development capabilities and entrepreneurial mindset.
    • Ability to build or access key contacts with relevant regulators and external stakeholders.
    • Superior interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills.
    • Experience in people management, raising performance standards and dealing with challenging performance issues.
    • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
    • Ability to represent the institution at formal events and meetings with external bodies and to establish relationships with stakeholders.
    • Ability to understand developments in the anti-fraud and anti-corruption arena, both nationally and internationally and a high regard for research, scholarship, teaching and learning.
    • Ability to manage and coordinate diverse teams across stakeholders, including academic researchers, government and private sector partners.


    • A minimum of master’s degree in a relevant field from a reputable tertiary institution with at least 15 years of experience in management position.
    • Membership of a relevant professional association e.g., ACFE, ACAMS etc.

    Method of Application

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