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  • Posted: Sep 13, 2021
    Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
  • StreSERT is a professional services organisation that offers quality stress-free solutions to corporate organisations. We offer business support and integrated solutions in different areas that ensure business objectives are achieved. Critically, we evaluate issues as they impact your business, and consequently deploy the appropriate skills and competenci...
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    Director, School of Entrepreneurship, Lagos

    Our client is a non-governmental enterprise support organization whose primary focus is enabling Nigerian entrepreneurs to succeed at every level of their commercial undertaking, through the provision of various business programs aimed at supporting and exploring their full potential.
    Consequent to recent growth, the organization now seeks the services of a Director for its School of Entrepreneurship.

    Role Summary

    The ideal holder of this role will provide strategic leadership to the School of Entrepreneurship and ensure that the organization's strategic goals are achieved. The role holder will work with Programs Unit Leads to develop Programs Curriculum, provide an outstanding learning experience and inspiring environment for entrepreneurs.


    • Administration and Technical Support Services
    • Leadership and People Management
    • Standards and Quality Assurance
    • Strategy
    • Business Operations
    • Financial Management
    • Strategic Partnerships
    • Infrastructure Management
    • Risk and Project Management
    • Consultative Processes and Communication
    • Governance

    Main Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide exceptional leadership to create and drive pragmatic policies that will engage all stakeholders in delivering activities to actualize the strategic objectives of the School
    • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the School
    • Direct learning service areas and policy development in the areas of research, curriculum and facilitation, professional development, and related student support services
    • Support staff to develop, implement, and evaluate project plans and strategy to achieve goals and objectives
    • Attract, partner and retain course facilitators and curriculum developers who are astute in their lines of business experience to ensure that the School builds and maintains a strong entrepreneurial reputation
    • Grow the online offering and portfolio to ensure a broad reach to entrepreneurs across the country
    • Ensure that initiatives for school leaders and school teams are coordinated while integrating both academic content and instructional strategies
    • Oversee financial forecasting and planning to deliver on set targets
    • Stay up to date on technology trends in learning and help evaluate innovations for the School’s subsistence
    • Gather regular feedback and evaluation to ensure that the School is fixated on continually improving the experience of its students
    • Promote business innovation and a wide network of sector relevant relationships
    • Raise the profile of the School in the entrepreneurship/business sector
    • Drive the growth of research, knowledge exchange, public engagement and enterprise
    • Represent and promote the School in a wide range of internal and external contexts across relevant sectors

    Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience Required

    • Relevant postgraduate degree
    • Relevant professional qualification and memberships
    • Extensive years of experience at Senior Management in an academic institution or business environment
    • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking, analyze data and identify trends
    • Significant experience of operating strategically
    • Ability to articulate priorities and manage competing demands to deliver change in a complex environment to achieve results
    • An innovative and entrepreneurial mind-set
    • Developing strategy and translating it into achievable and measurable operational outcomes (ability to balance the big picture with detailed steps to reach the end goal)
    • Ability to negotiate with, persuade and influence key stakeholders
    • Experience developing resource plans
    • Significant experience in (or engaging with) private/public sector industry/business services
    • Experience of running a successful and profitable business of relevant scale preferably
    • Ability to set clear metrics for success
    • MUST be a person of integrity
    • Passion for the growth and development of entrepreneurship in Nigeria, and Africa

    Salary range
    Attractive and negotiable

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants should apply via OR forward their CVs to [email protected] using the job code SOEFT-2021 as subject. Application closes September 30, 2021. ONLY qualified and shortlisted applicants will be contacted

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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