KPMG Nigeria Job Vacancies- 2 Positions

KPMG Nigeria is recruiting to fill the vacant positions below:

  1. Chief Executive Officer – Educational Facility
  2. Audit Graduate Trainee

Chief Executive Officer – Educational Facility Job Vacancy at KPMG Nigeria

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer – Educational Facility

Ref #: CCE0078
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Industry / Sector: Educational

Detailed Job Description

Job Objectives

  • To provide strategic business direction towards growth & profitability meeting both long and short term goals
  • To pioneer, drive and build a Trust Council legacy  that yields unprecedented results and impact
  • To ensure adherence to the school’s mission statement, maximizing and sustaining value for all stakeholders
  • Liaise with the Board to set the strategy for the Trust Council
  • Provide management oversight to drive the School towards profitable and sustainable growth
  • Implement the School’s business strategies and growth plans – translation of high level corporate strategies into business and operational initiatives
  • Create an enabling environment that will empower Management and staff to commit to achieving  set  goals and objectives and proactively respond to opportunities and challenges in the business environment
  • Work with the Trust Council team to design multi-year programmatic, strategic, and financial plans and, subsequently, implement them
  • Monitor the effective implementation of Board decisions and management of the company budget and statutory / Management information reports and accounts
  • Liaise with the relevant industry, government and/or regulatory bodies, ensuring that  the School’s interests are presented and protected and statutory returns are made as appropriate
  • Review and develop new sustainability and social responsibility initiatives that meet the current industry and business demands
  • Manage the School’s corporate image in a way that sustains and/or enhances the Company’s reputation and brand
  • Support the development of strategic partnerships to aid in the attainment of the Trust Council vision
  • Manage the School’s risk profile  in line with the extent and categories of risks identified as acceptable by the Board
  • Facilitate communication and coordinate engagement efforts between various stakeholder groups e.g. schools, parents, teachers, regulatory bodies, media, etc.

Skills & Competency Requirement:

  • Excellent qualitative and quantitative analytical skills;
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Strong financial analysis skills and facility with financial statements;
  • A proven ability to attract, recruit, retain, and develop excellent staff;
  • A good understanding of Corporate Governance;
  • Up-to-date Industry Knowledge on the Education sector – locally and globally;
  • Track record of business, financial and organization performance;
  • Productive relationships – team, partners and stakeholders;
  • Resilient – calm in the face of conflict, criticism and crises;
  • High energy, passion and integrity;
  • Ability to identify new sources of funding from foundations, corporations, investors, and/or individual donors, and the skills required to secure these resources through relationship-building

Personal Attributes & Characteristics

  • A level of integrity and energy compelling enough to bring divergent groups together in a collaborative manner and inspire them to act
  • The executive presence to inspire confidence and passion and the persistence and zeal to lead a mission driven organization toward realizing ambitious goals;
  • The gravitas and sophistication required to be the public face of the Trust Council and the eloquence and persuasiveness required to serve as a spokesperson for the organization to a wide variety of audiences
  • The maturity and experience required to optimize Board members and other stakeholder expectations

Key Performance Indicators

  • Efficiency of the Executive Office service
  • Effective delegation of responsibility
  • Problem areas identified and issues effectively resolved
  • Cost management
  • Internal and external stakeholder satisfaction
  • Standard and compliance of submitted business reports for tax and other statutory purposes
  • Financial performance & Budget adherence


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Post Graduate study/degree in Financial/Business Management or Administration is desirable
  • Relevant professional qualification seen as an added advantage
  • 15 – 20 years’ experience with at least 10 years of proven executive–level management, team-building, and operational experience;
  • Tested strategic planning and tactical execution experience that includes growing a unit or division, assessing its progress systemically, determining ROI, and making resource allocation decisions on the basis of outcomes as compared to desired results
  • An understanding of issues and challenges facing education reform in Nigeria;
  • Extensive knowledge of thought leaders and key influencers in education circles (and beyond) in Nigeria;
  • A professional background comprised of credentials and experiences that qualifies him/her to make distinctions between good schools and great ones.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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