Latest Job Vacancy at Lagos Business School (LBS) on 2016

Lagos Business School (LBS) delivers executive programmes aimed at systematically improving the practice of management in Nigeria.

In 2007, LBS consolidated its status as Nigeria’s premier business school by ranking for the first time among the top 50 business schools in the world, in the area of open enrolment programmes, by the Financial Times of London. LBS is still the only Nigerian business school to be included in this prestigious world ranking. ​

POSITION : Research Fellow

Purpose of Position: To lead the conduct of research on physical and social infrastructure aimed at developing models for sustainable development. Drive advocacy for stakeholders’ management to improve state of infrastructure, while impacting on policy initiatives. Manage the Centre.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/KEY JOB ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

To be responsible for the general management of the Centre
To develop projects to strengthen and expand the existing programme of research in CIPRA
Design and conduct a successful programme of investigation. Present research at national and international conferences and meetings as appropriate
Publish research output in high quality peer reviewed national and international journals on infrastructure development
Develop research network locally and internationally in support of the research programmes of the centre. Monitor activities of similar research centres in other institutions and explore areas of collaboration.
Initiate and contribute to high quality proposals for external research funding of CIPRA programmes.
Develop and maintain relationship with public and private sector organizations, NGOs etc. aimed at advancing the CIPRA research objectives, attracting funding and capacity building
Supervise Research Assistants at the centre, facilitate knowledge transfer, coaching and mentoring
Provide report on assigned responsibilities by the Centre Director and on the activities of the Centre.
To maintain close liaison with the Director of the Centre to ensure delivery of high quality output to meet the vision of the Centre.
Schedule meetings and act as secretary of the Advisory Board of the Centre
To perform other relevant duties that may arise from time to time

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Number of research output
Number of published work from the centre
Research funding attracted
Quality and quantity of collaborations developed
Feedback from funding organizations and stakeholders

GENERIC COMPETENCIES

Communication & Presentation skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Planning & organizational skills
Strong writing and editorial skills
Financial management – budgeting and budget controls; managing expenses
Managing people
Ability to create and maintain business networks/relationships
Office administration experience (and good IT literacy essential)
Analytical thinking

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

Qualitative and quantitative research methodology skills
Excellent proficiency in computer usage including statistical package
Working knowledge of managing funding organizations
Sector expertise in telecommunications, power, transport
Stakeholders management
Proposal writing skills

QUALIFICATIONS

At least a PhD Degree or its equivalent preferably in the field of social science and management
Previous cognate publication in learned journals is a plus

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

Relevant professional membership

EXPERIENCE

Minimum of ten years post graduate research experience.
Demonstration of international research experience.