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  • Posted: Nov 12, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 25, 2021
  • Maurice Xandra Solutions is a management consulting company that renders quality services in Human Resource, Management and Process improvement. MXS Limited was set up to provide high quality, up to date training, team management and process improvement services for its clients.
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    Managing Director

    Our Client is a pioneering higher education initiative to identify and train the next generation of leaders in technology and management for Africa. The Institution will strive for excellence in technology and management and become a hub for best-in-class learning and research. It will focus on areas in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Management in its academic offerings at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels.

    Job Summary:

    Our Client is offering a unique opportunity to build an institution characterized by excellence. One that will significantly impact higher education in Nigeria and Africa. This role has immense potential to evolve, as the University grows.

    We are looking for a proven leader with experience developing and directing strategic planning and project management operations to meet institutional goals. The Managing Director will work closely with the the Institution's Governing Board to provide overall strategic governance for the Institution by establishing standards, processes, and tools to effectively deliver the Institution's vision.

    He/She will be mostly responsible for the overall leadership including commercial leadership, and sustainable development of the Institution and it's academic programs.


    Business Development

    • Own and execute strategy to build a world-class STEM university
    • Drive growth of university operations and campus development


    • Develop and execute a structured fundraising strategy and capital campaign to meet the Institution's short-term and long-term vision
    • Coordinate and support fundraising activities by the Academy's Governing Board

    Manage donor relationships

    • Develop milestones to meet fundraising targets Strategic Partnerships
    • Establish an all-encompassing ecosystem of local and global relationships with leading employers and corporate partners
    • Coordinate with Academic Director to create partnerships that enable degree accreditation, online learning, student recruitment etc.

    Public and Government Relations

    • Build and maintain the Institution's reputation in the public sphere to be consistent with its vision of being a preeminent business school
    • Manage relationships with State and Federal governments, e.g., for access to land, program accreditation, State registration etc.

    Talent Management

    • Build up the team of the Academy's leadership and support staff, and ensure world class talent management for all it's personnel
    • Lead and manage the program team – providing the vision, day-to-day coordination, resource management, and supervision required to accomplish program objectives

    Preferred Candidate:

    • 10+ years’ experience in consulting/strategy, brand marketing, business development, higher education operations, or other relevant roles
    • Based in Lagos/ willing to relocate to Lagos
    • Experience in building or scaling businesses
    • Track record driving fundraising or investment raising for major projects, especially in emerging economies
    • Compensation: Competitive salary package

    Method of Application

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

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