International Office Manager (Expatriate) at Lagos Business School (LBS)

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International Office Manager (Expatriate) at Lagos Business School (LBS)

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: International Office Manager (Expatriate)

Job Code: IOM2022
Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The primary purpose of this role will be to coordinate, manage and recruit diverse international Faculty to drive the School’s strategic intent to help our participants build skills for addressing the challenges of doing business in Africa and approach the African business space with better functional, cross-cultural, and cognitive skills that will, in turn, impact the practice of business and management in Africa.

Essential Duties / Key Job Roles and Responsibilities

  • Scout, recruit, and select international Faculty; liaise with embassies and counsels.
  • Manage visa processing, travel logistics as well as onboarding international faculty
  • Plan and organize travels by booking tickets, accommodation (reservations), securing rental transportation, etc.
  • Provide relevant information, brochures, and publications (guides, local customs, maps, regulations, etc.) about Lagos and LBS to the international Faculty.
  • Develop and implement quality assurance documents, including travel documents, work instructions, and Standard Operating Procedures within the department
  • Oversee processing of applications, arranging faculty interviews with the Faculty Director and HoDs, and providing letters of offer, acceptances, etc.
  • Provide comprehensive support to the Faculty Director on International Engagements
  • Market and promote faculty teaching opportunities in Lagos Business School
  • Responsible for planning and coordinating the day-to-day activities relating to the core administration of the International Office
  • Ensure adequate welfare of foreign Faculty while they are in Nigeria.
  • Manage and maintain a prospective faculty pipeline from multiple channels: partner institutions, embassies, trade missions, etc.
  • Draft memoranda of understanding with international partner institutions (researching, initial contact, visiting, following up on visits, negotiating, drafting, implementing, and nurturing relationships).
  • Maintain up-to-date records of agreements signed and liaise with the agencies regarding the same
  • Coordinate the administration required to maintain the Office’s outstanding international faculty satisfaction ratings. This includes assisting in providing comprehensive orientation and supporting the Faculty and students coming on long or short-term programs
  • Ensure that a consistent brand identity is conveyed to Lagos Business School internal and external stakeholders
  • Manage International Office expenditure and budgeting, including identification, securing, and administration of funding streams
  • Undertake such other functions as are necessary to the success of the International Office.

Qualifications  

  • First Degree in Social or Management Sciences such as International Relations, Foreign Languages, Business Administration and Human Resource Management.

Professional Qualification:

  • An MBA is an added advantage.

Experience:

  • At least 7 years in administrative position with at least 3 years in supervisory level. Experience gained from reputable organization with interest in administration, management, sourcing, recruitment will be an advantage.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Good secretarial skills.
  • Diary management experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proficiency in the English Language.  (The ability to speak other languages would be an advantage).
  • The ability to multitask as well as set your deadlines.
  • Essential budgetary/finance experience.
  • Basic social media/marketing experience.
  • Planning, Organizational skills, and initiative
  • Excellent time management skills
  • High integrity, reliability, and confidentiality
  • Attention to details
  • Knowledge of Budgeting and project management
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites
  • Public Relations skills.

Application Closing Date
18th March, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: careers@lbs.edu.ng using “IOM2022 (Job Code)” as the subject of the email.

Note

  • EXPATRIATES living in Nigeria should apply.
  • Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
  • LBS is an equal opportunity employer.

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