Director / Group Head, Centre for Financial Studies (CFS) at KPMG Nigeria – TDPel Jobs
KPMG – Our client, a reputable Institute within the Financial Services Sector, is recruiting suitable candidates to fill the position below:
Our client is recruiting a Director / Group Head, Centre for Financial Studies who will be responsible for engaging in research on topical contemporary and emerging issues in the banking and finance industry with a view to advancing the frontiers of knowledge.
Skills and Capabilities
Contribute to the strategic development and delivery of corporate strategy with a particular focus on key priorities of the Institute – ethics, professionalism, visibility and value proposition.
Develop and lead a coherent and coordinated policy and research programme that supports the mandates of the Institute.
Produce a wide range of high-quality written outputs for various audiences including high-quality, well targeted research reports, policy briefings, blogs and other outputs.
Commission thoughtful and agenda setting pieces of projects, working with a range of partners including think tanks and academic researchers.
Organise knowledge events such as round-tables, advocacy series, breakfast session, public lectures etc.
Keep abreast of key policy changes and relevant external issues that could impact the financial services industry and the Institute.
Develop relationships with funders and new funding sources to support policy, research and evaluation work.
Compile and deliver the annual policy and research budget and business plan activities for the Centre.
Plan, coordinate and execute assigned projects and supervise team members on daily basis to complete research projects within deadlines
Track project progress periodically and report the same to management while identifying areas of improvements and developing new methodologies to meet milestones
Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in relevant disciplines
A doctorate degree in any Social Science discipline is a plus
Professional qualifications such as ACIB is an added advantage
Minimum of 10 years professional experience with at least 5 years in managerial position
Considerable proven experience in leading the production of policies and research outputs including full research programmes, reports and surveys
Proven experience in research and evaluation management and methodology including analysing quantitative and qualitative data
Knowledge and demonstrable experience developing, delivering and evaluating evidence based campaigns
Extensive knowledge of social policies including funding opportunities in this area
Good written, presentation and communication skills, and able to represent the institute at high net-worth events
Strong strategic planning, problem solving and execution skills with an eye for detail and accuracy.
Strong leadership, supervisory, coaching, mentoring and people management skills.
Strong influencing and negotiation skills with an ability to engage with others to achieve positive results.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport across various stakeholders and effectively communicate and interact with top level management.
Ability to act with integrity, professionalism and confidentiality
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