Head, Careers and Placement at Lagos Business School

Job Title: Head, Careers and Placement | Lagos Business School

Job Code: HCP
Location: Ajah, Lagos

Purpose of Position

  • Plan and execute a comprehensive career development programme to place full-time MBA students in reputable companies for internships in the first year and jobs in the second year.
  •  To plan and execute a comprehensive career development programme for Modular MBA, Executive MBA, and Modular Executive MBA programmes focusing on leadership and entrepreneurial development.
  • Develop and implement a career coaching programme for Executive MBA and Modular Executive MBA programmes.
  • These programmes should reflect the mission of the Careers Office relating to a solid connection to industry across Africa.

Essential Duties / Key Job Roles and Responsibilities

  • Design and execution of a comprehensive career development programme
  • Initiate and maintain recruiting relationships with employers for jobs and internship opportunities
  • Develop relationships with organisations across Africa
  • Organise the MBA Career Fair. Provide interested organisations with information about the internship programme
  • Organise company presentations
  • Organise Entrepreneurship Expo & Contest
  • Gather information on best practices for benchmarking purposes on the organisation and processes of career offices in leading business schools.
  • Assist students in preparing their curriculum vitae. Advise students on careers and how to conduct their job search.
  • Guide companies on how they should approach the recruitment process for our students.
  • Maintain relationships with HR and employer bodies for placement opportunities
  • Provide sufficient information to students to make an informed decision. Make students aware of how their courses integrate with the work placement.
  • Oversee the recruitment process, including interviews of students by potential employers.
  • Obtain offers of places for internships from suitable organisations.
  • Allocation of faculty supervisors to students for project work.
  • Liaise with the different companies, ensuring they comply with undertakings related to internships and help solve the problems that may arise. Process feedback from participating firms for process improvement
  • Research on the labour market, Alumni careers, and other job-related research projects
  • Provide students with information about the structural and current characteristics of the employment market in Nigeria.
  • Plan and oversee the execution of the Student-led Activities (SLA) programme
  • Prepare yearly employment report
  • Any other duty to be assigned from time to time by the line manager

Qualification

  • Minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) in any discipline.

Professional Qualification:

  • Member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPMN)
  • An MBA is an added advantage

Experience:

  • Minimum of six years in administrative/HR function. Experience in service marketing, PR, or Recruitment consultancy will be advantageous.

Competencies Required:

  • Good interpersonal skills and networking skills
  • Negotiation and influencing skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Relationship management
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good Marketing and PR skills
  • Interviewing and Counseling Skills
  • Knowledge of Events and project management
  • T Proficiency
  • Understanding of the Nigerian employment market
  • Basic understanding of employment legislation
  • Knowledge of proposal writing.

Application Closing Date
24th June, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the “Job Code: HCP” as the subject of the email.

Note

  • Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
  • LBS is an equal opportunity employer.