School Business Manager in Lagos, Nigeria

Administration & Office Support
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Consult with relevant people and other parties to introduce new technology or improve existing technology for different purposes

Ensure that the school has a strategy for using technology aligned to the overall vision and plans for the school ensuring value for money

Communicate the strategy and relevant policies, including Data Protection for use of technology across the school 

Establish systems to monitor and report on the performance of technology within the school 

Ensure resources, support and training are provided to enable work colleagues to make the best use of available ICT including teaching, learning and assessment systems

Ensure contingency plans are in place in the case of technology failure

Ensure data collection systems providing information to stakeholders are streamlined to maximise efficiency of the data supplied Human Resource Management

Ensure the school’s equality policy is clearly communicated to all staff in school

Ensure that all recruitment, appraisal, staff development, grievance, disciplinary and redundancy policies and procedures comply with legal and regulatory requirements

Manage recruitment, performance management, appraisal and development for all support staff. 

Monitor the relevant legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements and the effect they have on your school and staff


Ensure people have a clear understanding of the policies and procedures and the importance of putting them into practice

Monitor the way policies and procedures are action and provide support where necessary

Seek and make use of specialist expertise in relation to HR issues

Evaluate the school’s strategic objectives and obtain information for workforce planning Identify the types of skills, knowledge, understanding and experience required to undertake existing and future planned activities Facility & Property Management

Ensure the supervision of relevant planning and construction processes is undertaken in line with contractual obligations

Ensure the safe maintenance and security operation of all school premises

Manage the maintenance of the school site including the purchase and repair of all furniture and fittings

Ensure the continuing availability of utilities, site services and equipment

Follow sound practices in estate management and grounds maintenance

Monitor, assess and review contractual obligations for outsourced school services

Ensure a safe environment for the stakeholders of the school to provide a secure environment in which due learning processes can be provided

Ensure ancillary services e.g. catering, cleaning, etc., are monitored and managed effectively

Manage the letting of school premises to external organisations, for the development of the extended services and local community requirements.

Seek professional advice on insurance and advise the school on appropriate insurances for the school and implement and manage such schemes accordingly.

In the absence of the Head Teacher, take delegated responsibility for Financial and other decisions

Plan and manage change in accordance with the school development/strategic plan.

To lead and manage all school support staff Financial Resource Management

Evaluate information and consult with the school authorities to prepare a realistic and balanced budget for school activity

Submit the proposed budget to the Head Teacher and school authorities for approval and assist the overall financial planning process



  • 1 to 3 years of experience in a standard school
  • The perfect candidate must be ready to take ownership of managing the school and must be  self driven and self motivated
  • Must be a degree holder in relevant discipline
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