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  • Posted: Jun 3, 2022
    Deadline: Jun 24, 2022
  • LBS is a community of people committed to creating and transmitting management and business knowledge based on a Christian conception of the human person and of economic activity and 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. In order to achieve ...
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    Head, Careers and Placement

    Job Code: HCP

    Purpose of Position

    • Plan and execute a comprehensive career development programme to place full-time MBA students in reputable companies for internships in the first year and jobs in the second year.
    •  To plan and execute a comprehensive career development programme for Modular MBA, Executive MBA, and Modular Executive MBA programmes focusing on leadership and entrepreneurial development.
    • Develop and implement a career coaching programme for Executive MBA and Modular Executive MBA programmes.
    • These programmes should reflect the mission of the Careers Office relating to a solid connection to industry across Africa.

    Essential Duties / Key Job Roles and Responsibilities

    • Design and execution of a comprehensive career development programme
    • Initiate and maintain recruiting relationships with employers for jobs and internship opportunities
    • Develop relationships with organisations across Africa
    • Organise the MBA Career Fair. Provide interested organisations with information about the internship programme
    • Organise company presentations
    • Organise Entrepreneurship Expo & Contest
    • Gather information on best practices for benchmarking purposes on the organisation and processes of career offices in leading business schools.
    • Assist students in preparing their curriculum vitae. Advise students on careers and how to conduct their job search.
    • Guide companies on how they should approach the recruitment process for our students.
    • Maintain relationships with HR and employer bodies for placement opportunities
    • Provide sufficient information to students to make an informed decision. Make students aware of how their courses integrate with the work placement.
    • Oversee the recruitment process, including interviews of students by potential employers.
    • Obtain offers of places for internships from suitable organisations.
    • Allocation of faculty supervisors to students for project work.
    • Liaise with the different companies, ensuring they comply with undertakings related to internships and help solve the problems that may arise. Process feedback from participating firms for process improvement
    • Research on the labour market, Alumni careers, and other job-related research projects
    • Provide students with information about the structural and current characteristics of the employment market in Nigeria.
    • Plan and oversee the execution of the Student-led Activities (SLA) programme
    • Prepare yearly employment report
    • Any other duty to be assigned from time to time by the line manager


    • Minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) in any discipline.

    Professional Qualification:

    • Member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPMN)
    • An MBA is an added advantage


    • Minimum of six years in administrative/HR function. Experience in service marketing, PR, or Recruitment consultancy will be advantageous.

    Competencies Required:

    • Good interpersonal skills and networking skills
    • Negotiation and influencing skills
    • Excellent time management skills
    • Relationship management
    • Planning and organisational skills
    • Good presentation skills
    • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Good Marketing and PR skills
    • Interviewing and Counseling Skills
    • Knowledge of Events and project management
    • T Proficiency
    • Understanding of the Nigerian employment market
    • Basic understanding of employment legislation
    • Knowledge of proposal writing.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the "Job Code as the subject of the email.

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