Lagos Business School (LBS)

Head, Administration

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Lagos Business School (LBS) is recruiting for Full time Head, Administration

Job Description

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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Administration

Salary Grade: Managerial

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; identify, engage and manage competent outsourcing service providers for ground movements.
  • Monitor costs and expenses to assist in budget preparation and implementation.
  • Manage 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 line manager.


Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements


  • A bachelor's 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.

Work Experience:

  • 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.


  • 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 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.

Application Closing Date
14th November, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter and CV to: clearly indicating the "Job Title" as subject of your mail.

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About Lagos Business School (LBS)
Lagos Business School (LBS) is the graduate business school of the Pan-Atlantic University, Nigeria. LBS is located in Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria. The school offers academic programmes, executive programmes and short focused programmes in Management.Lagos Business School (LBS) started in 1991 as a small institution called the Centre for Professional Communications (CPC) and offered management courses relevant to the Nigerian business environment. The school was previously owned by the African Develop...
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November 12, 2019
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 10years
November 14, 2019
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