Corporate Governance Advisory, Research & Publications Officer at the Institute of Directors Centre

Summary of Functions

The CG Advisory, Research & Publications Officer will be responsible for handling all issues relating to the Centre’s Corporate Governance services, research functions and publications.
Duties and activity expectations include but are not limited to the ability to:

Build the Centre’s reputation as a source of credible research and evidence based-advocacy in corporate governance and related fields.
Identify potential grants, develop grant proposals and assist in grant completion and submission processes.
Develop yearly and quarterly research work plans according to project needs
Market corporate governance projects, including Board Evaluation, Corporate Governance Frameworks, Board Induction, In-Plant training, etc.
Liaise with departmental heads to seek collaboration with private sector/international organisations for research projects and seek to win research grants.
Identify and implement marketing strategies for sales of the Centre’s Publication so as to ensure that annual targets set for publication sales are met and exceeded.
Assist in effective coordination, marketing and timely reporting of workshops, seminars and other capacity building programmes on corporate governance and related fields.
WorkwithDepartmentalHeadstoconceptualise workshop/training/courses/certification as research may inform.
Support the preparation of the Centre’s Research & Publication Budget and assist in maintenance of research database
Liaise with vendors and suppliers for the Centre’s research publications and ensure prompt delivery.
Oversee receipt and dispatch of correspondence and maintain appropriate files and records related to Research & Publication.
Manage and Produce Research & Publication content (Newsletters, Corporate Governance Publications & Journals) on the Centre’s website as needed
Analyse and resolve research issues in a timely manner
Assist the Board Secretary in preparation for Board meetings.
Effectively interface at all levels of the organisation.
Perform all other functions as delegated by the Heads of Department and the CEO.
Qualifications, Skills and Attributes


Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Law or other relevant fields.
Professional Qualification; Post graduate or any relevant professional qualification will be an added advantage.
Experience & Skills:

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role or functions;
Excellent oral and written communication skills and analytical ability
Good organisational and time management skills
Computer-literate and well versed in MS Office, etc.
Ability to initiate/develop research and training ideas and write convincing proposals
Strong professional and ethical attitude
Strong start-finish attitude and result oriented

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