Managing Director


#18 million upwards


Victoria Island Lagos

our client

Our client is in the Learning Academy- Media/Entertainment, Marketing, Communications & Advertising industry

job responsibilties

– Lead the development and execution of the Academy’s administrative strategy to drive growth, ensure excellence and expand the student and curriculum base. – Recruit, train, and supervise a high-performing team of administrative staff, faculty, and support personnel. – Develop and implement a strategic vision and plan for Creative Academy, aligning it with the mission, values, and goals of the institution – Drive innovation and continuously enhance the quality and relevance of academic programs, ensuring they meet the evolving needs of students and the industry – Identify opportunities for growth and expansion, exploring new markets, partnerships, and program offerings. – Develop and manage the academy’s budget, ensuring financial sustainability and responsible resource allocation. – Monitor key financial indicators, revenue streams, and expenses, making data-driven decisions to optimize financial performance and decisions. – Identify opportunities for revenue generation, such as fundraising, career programs, sponsorships, grants, and partnerships. – Implement effective cost-control measures while maintaining the quality and integrity of programs and services. – Collaborate with the academic team to align operations with the academy’s educational programs and curricula. – Support the development and implementation of new courses, workshops, and initiatives. – Conduct continuous evaluation programs and make recommendations for enhancements based on feedback from faculty, academic boards and standards, and industry professionals. – Build and maintain strong relationships with industry leaders, educational institutions, community organizations, and government bodies.


– A master’s degree or higher in a relevant field, such as education, business administration, Organizational behaviour or Arts. (A Ph.D is Preferred – Proven years of experience in a leadership role within the education sector, preferably in creative arts education or a related field for no less than 12 years. – Strong understanding of academic operations and familiarity with curriculum development and delivery. – Excellent organizational and people management skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives and demands. – Must have impeccable negotiation skills and excellent stakeholder engagement. – Financial acumen and experience in budgeting, financial analysis, and resource allocation. – Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships and collaborate with diverse stakeholders. – Knowledge of regulatory requirements and accreditation standards for educational institutions. – Proficiency in technology systems and tools relevant to academic and administrative management. – Passion for creativity, innovation, and fostering an engaging learning environment. – Strong leadership abilities with the capacity to inspire and motivate cross-functional teams. – Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a data-driven approach to decision-making. – Adept at building and maintaining relationships with clients and industry stakeholders


Managing Director