Current Jobs at The Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators

The Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators is a registered mark of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Nigeria. It is the first indigenous body of Professional Arbitrators founded in 1979, under the leadership of His Excellency, Judge Bola Ajibola, SAN, KBE and duly incorporated in 1988 under the Companies Act as a legal entity limited by Guarantee.

It is a professional body dedicated to the promoting, facilitating and determining of disputes by Arbitration, Mediation, Conciliation and other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanisms.

Job Title:  Programmes & Business Development Officer
Job Summary

  • The individual hired for this position will be responsible for developing, marketing executing, and implementing the Institute’s programmes and events.
  • The person will also build and maintain relationships with potential partners and funders for the Institute’s operations.

Job Description

  • Create, develop and implement fund-raising strategies for the Institute
  • Identify potential partnerships with organizations/institutions
  • Research available local and international funding opportunities
  • Review request for proposals (RFPs) and draft proposals to potential partners and donors for fundraising purposes
  • Generate increased income for the Institute’s programmes and events from existing sources or relationships
  • Maintain and expand Institute’s network in the arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution and business community
  • Identify opportunities to actively engage Institute’s Members and Stakeholders
  • Research relevant information to improve Institute’s programmatic approach Coordinate the execution and support the implementation of Institute’s programmes and activities
  • Monitor and track the impact of Institute’s programmes and events
  • Prepare reports for Management, Partners and Funders
  • Support Management in other areas related to ensuring the success of the Institute

Qualification/ Requirements

  • University Degree in International Relations, Political Science, Economics, Business or Public Administration or related discipline. A Masters Degree any of these fields will be an advantage
  • At least 5 years experience working for a national/international NGO or development agency in programme development and implementation, marketing, fundraising and external relations
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English, with good drafting and editing skills

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Proven experience in developing and delivering programmatic and fundraising strategies
  • Proven experience in conceptualising, managing and executing programmatic interventions with the ability to achieve financial targets
  • Excellent planning, management and organisational skills
  • Ability to plan, balance and cope with competing priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • High standard of numeracy and budgeting skills
  • High standard of computer competency and literacy
  • A self starter
  • Ability to work independently and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of diverse backgrounds, culture and nationalities;

Job Title: Curriculum Development and Training Manager
Job Summary

  • This individual will be responsible for managing the Institute’s examination, trainings and membership enrollment processes.
  • The person will be responsible for the development, quality control, production of the Institute’s programmes and training curriculum.
  • S/he will primarily be responsible for developing and implementing the Institute’s training and professional development strategy for growth and expansion.

Job Description

  • Develop and implement membership enrollment processes
  • Manage the application, nominations, records and induction process for membership enrollment
  • Manage the coordination, evaluation and assessment of potential members applicationsPrepare instructional/training materials for production
  • Develop training outlines with the necessary basic detail to direct instruction.
  • Develop and maintain the Institute’s research database that will be utilised to develop and review curriculum, publications and publicity.
  • Develop and strengthen the Institute’s assessment, monitoring, and evaluation procedures
  • Monitor and track the impact of Institute’s trainings and research work
  • Support Management in other areas related to ensuring the success of the Institute
  • Responsible for collecting, recording, maintaining and reporting members information and records
  • Manage and coordinate membership trainings and assessment process
  • Develop and upgrade the Institute’s training and programme’s curriculum
  • Manage and coordinate the review/assessment of current curriculum to ensure that course/programme meets intended objectives and requirements.


  • A minimum University Degree preferably in Business Administration, Economics, Social Sciences or related field.
  • Masters Degree in student/membership services, educational administration or a related area will be an added advantage
  • Proven record of successful supervisory experience in a people-oriented environment
  • 10 years of direct experience or 7 years in a related area. Preferred 7 years of direct experience in a large membership oriented organisation
  • Demonstrated understanding of the application of technology to deliver Examinations, Records and Registration services.
  • A proven record in working successfully with diverse populations

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of current instructional theories and principles applicable to both online and Instructor led learning programmes
  • Competence in developing academic and engaging learning/training materials
  • Proficiency in developing, designing and deploying instructor e-learning modules using real time technology
  • Excellent knowledge of monitoring and the application of methodology: good understanding of academic assessment methodologies; excellent ability to identify significant academic learning opportunities
  • Proven ICT skills, especially in the management of MIS software/tools using database software
  • Experience with multimedia and web design technologies including video conferencing/webinar technologies
  • Knowledgeable and functional in technical writing including consistent and correct use of tense, grammar/spelling and terminology that is interesting, varied and appropriate
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Strong proof reading skills
  • Ability to manage multiple task in a dynamic deadline driven environment
  • Good organisational and time management skills: ability to be flexible and solve problems
  • A positive attitude and ability to plan and adapt to change
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in applying adult learning principles
  • Strong facilitation and training skills.

Attractive and will be commensurate with experience.

How to Apply
Applicants should forward their resume by email to: [email protected] with title of the role as subject.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Application Deadline: 7th February 2017

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