Career Opportunities at Lagos Business School, November 2017

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 positions below:

 

Job Title: Information and Communication Technology
Location: Lagos
Business Unit: Pan-Atlantic University/Lagos Business School
Reports To: Chief Information Officer
Directly Supervises: Nil
Position Type: Regular/Permanent/Full Time
Purpose of Position 

  • Responsible for the management of all ICT infrastructure services delivery.
  • It will own, operate, monitor and optimize the technology infrastructure and contribute greatly in total cost of ownership (TCO) reduction.
  • It will also play a leading role in the improvement of services and the adoption of recommended standards, policies, procedures and processes – especially in the migration of LBS ICT infrastructure to agreed architecture and subsequent operation.

Essential Duties/Key Job Roles And Responsibilities
These include but not limited to the following:

  • Ensure the smooth functioning of the networking infrastructure of the School at all times.
  • Responsible for the implementation, installation and maintenance of ICT infrastructure components of LBS networks.
  • Serve as contact point for all ICT infrastructure technical service enquiries.
  • Responsible for all the hardware components of the network (including UPS, PABX, IP telephony solutions, Voice over IP, local area network, switches, routers, firewall, Internet access) and their interconnections.
  • Work closely with other members of the ICT team to ensure proper implementation of all ICT infrastructure and their alignment to business needs.

Provide the necessary expertise, guidance and systems to ensure adequate delivery of:

  • ICT inrastructure projects
  • ICT infrastructure changes
  • ICT infrastructure vendor management
  • ICT asset management
  • Ensure that agreed ICT policies and standard IT service management processes are applied in all assigned responsibilities
  • Ensure effective evaluation of business risks and issues related to operational incidents and changes.
  • Implement appropriate risk management processes and take timely actions in managing potential points of failure.
  • Plan and manage assigned responsibilities to ensure excellent delivery of agreed objectives and outputs.
  • Work closely with ICT team members to understand service requirements and ensure adequate planning, design, implementation and transition to agreed service model
  • Adequate understanding of business and ICT end-user needs and subsequent translation into technical scope of work that will aid realization of the identified requirements.
  • Ensure good working condition of all deployed audio visual devices by working closely with all relevant stakeholders.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert in all ICT infrastructures related projects.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc Computer Sc./Electrical Engr. An additional post graduate degree will be an added advantage (PgD, MBA, MSC, etc).

Professional Qualification:

  • Various ICT certifications is an added advantage e.g. CCNA, CCNP, MCSE.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 4 years ICT related experience in a medium/large organization.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Appropriate ICT networks whilst ensuring continuous availability for all users
  • Effective resolution of technical problems through appropriate resource management and issue prioritisation
  • Well planned change control and minimum unplanned downtime of ICT facilities
  • Security of networks, systems and data
  • Continuous development approach to skills

Skills Requirements:

  • Good understanding of business orientation and satisfactory skills in business analysis
  • Thorough knowledge of ICT network/systems design, analysis and productivity tools.
  • Excellent project planning, change management and time management skills
  • Good and flexible communication, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Continuous approach to upgrading of ICT skills
  • Supplier management skills
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Versed knowledge of modern communication and structured building cabling systems (including fiber optics).
  • Experience in writing and reviewing technical briefs for very complex ICT infrastructure installations
  • Experience in the operation and management of modern data centre ICT facilities (backup power, cooling systems, equipment racks, cabling systems)
  • Very good knowledge of wireless and wired network infrastructure technologies, especially TCP/IP, Ethernet and encryption.
  • Good knowledge of voice communication technologies – Voice over IP (VoIP), IP telephony and Cisco unified communications tools.
  • Project management skills using PRINCE2 or PMBOK
  • Good working knowledge of audio visual systems and CCTV (closed circuit television).
  • Honours’ degree in Computer/Electronic/Electrical Engineering with up to 4 years post graduation experience.
  • Excellent relationship is required with internal customers ranging from staff members, senior managers, management and students
  • Liaison must be maintained with ICT colleagues at all levels
  • Links with external suppliers, including external service providers of other departments in the School – especially Operations.

Salary Grade

  • Administrative.

 

 

Job Title: MBA Careers Services Administrator
Location: Lagos
Department: MBA
Business Unit: Pan-Atlantic University/Lagos Business School
Reports To: Head, MBA Careers & Placements
Directly Supervises: NIL
Position Type: Regular/Permanent/Full Time

Purpose of Position

  • To provide support to the Head, MBA Careers & Placements in executing the MBA Career Development Program which should result in internship placement of all first year MBA (full-time) students in reputable companies as well as job placement of second year students.
  • To provide support in executing the Modular and Executive MBA Career Development Program

Essential Duties/Key Job Roles and Responsibilities
Include but not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate careers office events under the supervision of Head of MBA Careers
  • MBA, EMBA and MEMBA careers events
  • careers events on and off campus
  • on-campus interview sessions
  • organisations’ events such as Company Days etc
  • MBA Career Fair
  • SLA events
  • Coaching sessions
  • Mock interview sessions
  • Assist with careers office research activities
  • Manage organisations’ database
  • Manage students’ database
  • Manage events’ database
  • Ensure proper filing of documents and record keeping
  • Provide interested organizations with information about the internship programme
  • Participate in the preparation of Career Services’ programs
  • Collate internship documents pre and post grading by supervisors
  • Any other duty to be assigned from time to time by the line manager

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Accurate and up-to-date databases of:
    • Organisations
    • Recruiters
    • Recruitment assessments tracking
    • Students
    • Careers office events
    • Others
  • Ease of access of unit’s information/records
  • Quality of events coordination and management
  • Number of events successfully coordinated
  • Research outputs for the careers office

Requirements/Qualification

  • At least second class, upper division (2.1) in any discipline

Experience:

  • At least 2 years in administrative/HR function as well as events management and/research.

Skills Requirements:

  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong MS Office suite skills
  • Research skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Willingness to learn new information
  • Self-motivation and initiative; ability to carry through on work assignments with minimal supervision
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of events and project management
  • Willingness to work independently and as part of a team

Salary Grade

  • Administrative

 

 

 

Job Title: Chief Information Officer
Location: Lagos
Reports To: Director, Finance and Operations
Business Unit: Pan-Atlantic University/Lagos Business School
Directly Supervises: Head Systems Admin/Support, Manager – ICT Business Services, Head Infrastructure Engineering
Position Type: Regular/Permanent/Full Time

Purpose of Position

  • To provide world class leadership in the management and provision of ICT.

Role Overview

  • The LBS CIO is required to lead with a strong business mindset and will be responsible for using technology to drive the implementation of LBS short and long term goals, anticipate trends in the use of technology in work and in learning, and lead the institution in the direction of such trends.
  • It will be his/her responsibility to position LBS to lead its industry on the basis of its edge in technology.
  • He/she will also ensure the implementation of adequate risk management and information security systems to secure the organisations tangible and intangible assets.
  • The incumbent will be expected to possess excellent relationship skills and demonstrate strong creativity in performing the responsibilities of the role.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Articulate LBS information and technology strategy in line with the school’s short and long term goals.
  • Implement systems to optimize LBS employee efficiency and productivity.
  • Efficiently manage the LBS IT investments to deliver tangible value and superior ROI.
  • Optimise, manage and secure LBS IT infrastructure.
  • Implement adequate information security systems, policies and processes for the organisation.
  • Ensure effective management of team members to deliver tasks and projects on time and on budget as well as the effective management of their careers.
  • Optimise vendor relationships to the benefit of LBS.

Qualifications for the role

  • A Degree in any discipline is a basic requirement without bias for field of study, however the following attributes are essential:
    • Previous experience in a similar role.
    • Evidence of having solved significant organizational problems using technology.
    • Evidence of continuous learning and engagement with technology and technology professional.

Essential skills:

  • Deep knowledge of technology and technological trends
  • Strong business analysis skills
  • Commercial awareness: ability to make decisions based on sound ROI analysis, strong negotiation skills, ability to manage a budget, etc.
  • Strong leadership and relationship skills.

 


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV’s to: [email protected]

 

Application Deadline 24th November, 2017.

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