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  • Head, Administration at Lagos Business School

  • Posted on: 12 November, 2019 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Lagos Business School is committed to creating and transmitting management and business knowledge based on a Christian conception of the human person and of economic activity 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.

    Head, Administration


    ESSENTIAL DUTIES/KEY JOB ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to the following:

    • Supervise day-to-day operations of assigned functions and staff members to achieve organizational outcomes.
    • Develop processes, systems, policies, and procedures to effectively manage assigned functions with a view to delivering best-in-class services for the organisation and its clients.
    • Effectively secure the organisation and its human and material assets; anticipate security risks and adequately mitigate them.
    • Deliver an efficient and high-quality travel, transport and logistics service for the organisation; ensure a comfortable and secure air and ground movement for staff and a well maintained and cost-optimized vehicle and driver pool; identity, engage and manage competent outsourcing service providers for ground movements.
    • Monitor costs and expenses to assist in budget preparation and implementation.rnManage the performance and development of direct reports.
    • Develop and manage a cost-effective and efficient procurement system that is secure and flexible to respond to a highly dynamic and fast-paced operating environment
    • Working with relevant departments in the organisation, prepare the organisation for ISO certification of its operations in the shortest possible time.
    • Any other relevant tasks assigned by the line manager.


    Professionalism: Knowledge of administrative, budgetary, financial and people management practices and policies. Ability to apply same in work situations. Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis. Ability to identify issues, formulate opinions, make conclusions and recommendations. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.

    Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments and adjusts priorities as required; allocates an appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

    Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be "clients " and seeks to see things from clients' point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients' needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients' environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.


    A bachelor’s university degree in Business or Public Administration, Human Resources Management, Finance, Accounting, or related field. A master’s degree in a related field would be an added advantage.


    • At least ten years of progressively responsible experience in general administrative, budget management and people management roles. Experience in managing complex contracts is desirable.
    • In-depth understanding of office management systems
    • Proficient in MS Office
    • An analytical mind with problem-solving skills
    • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities
    • A team player with leadership skills
    • Proven management leadership skills, while taking a “hands-on” implementation approach when needed.
    • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills



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