Job at The Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators


The Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators is a registered mark of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Nigeria.


The individual hired for this position will be responsible for developing, marketing executing, and implementing the Institute’s programmes and events.
The person will also build and maintain relationships with potential partners and funders for the Institute’s operations.

Job Description
Create, develop and implement fund-raising strategies for the Institute
Identify potential partnerships with organizations/institutions
Research available local and international funding opportunities
Review request for proposals (RFPs) and draft proposals to potential partners and donors for fundraising purposes
Generate increased income for the Institute’s programmes and events from existing sources or relationships
Maintain and expand Institute’s network in the arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution and business community
Identify opportunities to actively engage Institute’s Members and Stakeholders
Research relevant information to improve Institute’s programmatic approach Coordinate the execution and support the implementation of Institute’s programmes and activities
Monitor and track the impact of Institute’s programmes and events
Prepare reports for Management, Partners and Funders
Support Management in other areas related to ensuring the success of the Institute

University Degree in International Relations, Political Science, Economics, Business or Public Administration or related discipline. A Masters Degree any of these fields will be an advantage
At least 5 years experience working for a national/international NGO or development agency in programme development and implementation, marketing, fundraising and external relations
Excellent command of spoken and written English, with good drafting and editing skills

Proven experience in developing and delivering programmatic and fundraising strategies
Proven experience in conceptualising, managing and executing programmatic interventions with the ability to achieve financial targets
Excellent planning, management and organisational skills
Ability to plan, balance and cope with competing priorities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent presentation skills
Ability to multitask
Excellent interpersonal skills
High standard of numeracy and budgeting skills
High standard of computer competency and literacy
A self starter
Ability to work independently and meet tight deadlines
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of diverse backgrounds, culture and nationalities;
Attractive and will be commensurate with experience.


This individual will be responsible for managing the Institute’s examination, trainings and membership enrollment processes.
The person will be responsible for the development, quality control, production of the Institute’s programmes and training curriculum.
S/he will primarily be responsible for developing and implementing the Institute’s training and professional development strategy for growth and expansion.


Develop and implement membership enrollment processes
Manage the application, nominations, records and induction process for membership enrollment
Manage the coordination, evaluation and assessment of potential members applications
Responsible for collecting, recording, maintaining and reporting members information and records
Manage and coordinate membership trainings and assessment process
Develop and upgrade the Institute’s training and programme’s curriculum
Manage and coordinate the review/assessment of current curriculum to ensure that course/programme meets intended objectives and requirements.
Prepare instructional/training materials for production
Develop training outlines with the necessary basic detail to direct instruction.
Develop and maintain the Institute’s research database that will be utilised to develop and review curriculum, publications and publicity.
Develop and strengthen the Institute’s assessment, monitoring, and evaluation procedures
Monitor and track the impact of Institute’s trainings and research work
Support Management in other areas related to ensuring the success of the Institute

A minimum University Degree preferably in Business Administration, Economics, Social Sciences or related field.
Masters Degree in student/membership services, educational administration or a related area will be an added advantage
Proven record of successful supervisory experience in a people-oriented environment
10 years of direct experience or 7 years in a related area. Preferred 7 years of direct experience in a large membership oriented organisation
Demonstrated understanding of the application of technology to deliver Examinations, Records and Registration services.
A proven record in working successfully with diverse populations


Comprehensive knowledge of current instructional theories and principles applicable to both online and Instructor led learning programmes
Competence in developing academic and engaging learning/training materials
Proficiency in developing, designing and deploying instructor e-learning modules using real time technology
Excellent knowledge of monitoring and the application of methodology: good understanding of academic assessment methodologies; excellent ability to identify significant academic learning opportunities
Proven ICT skills, especially in the management of MIS software/tools using database software
Experience with multimedia and web design technologies including video conferencing/webinar technologies
Knowledgeable and functional in technical writing including consistent and correct use of tense, grammar/spelling and terminology that is interesting, varied and appropriate
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
Strong proof reading skills
Ability to manage multiple task in a dynamic deadline driven environment
Good organisational and time management skills: ability to be flexible and solve problems
A positive attitude and ability to plan and adapt to change
Knowledgeable and experienced in applying adult learning principles
Strong facilitation and training skills.

Attractive and will be commensurate with experience.


Applicants should forward their resume by email to: [email protected] with title of the role as subject.

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