The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM) is currently recruiting to fill the role of Head – Strategy, Advocacy and Stakeholder Relations, a Director level position within the Institute critical to pushing our Advocacy and Recognition agenda.In recent times, one of the key focus areas for the Institute has been leveraging external advocacy and stakeholder engagement at all levels to drive professional recognition and promote the value of HR professionals. Till date, we have recorded giant strides and laudable achievements but we recognize that we need to sustain the current trajectory and surpass our previous performance.We encourage qualified applicants who meet the below listed requirements to see this opportunity not just as a job vacancy but as a platform to build the Institute of your dreams. Be a part of the CIPM you envision by either applying for the role or referring a professional you believe can deliver exceptional performance on the role.Role: Head Strategy, Advocacy and Stakeholder RelationsOrganization: Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM)Reporting Line: Registrar/CEOSupervises: Strategy and Program Delivery Officer, Stakeholder Management Officer and Public Policy and Advocacy AnalystKey Relationships: External Clients, Internal Stakeholders, Governmental and Non-Governmental Organizations, Professional Associations, Institutes and Organizations, Regulatory Organizations, Corporate Organizations, Educational Institutions, Committees, Examiners, Professional Members and other clients of the instituteJob Summary: Drives the Institute’s strategy development and management process in conjunction with the CEO and Council. Develops and updates CIPMs governmental and legislative agenda and spearheads the Institute’s role in advocating this agenda with governments and legislators. Builds and maintains relationships with non-governmental Institutional stakeholders both within Nigeria and internationally to extend CIPM’s reach and influence.Role HighlightsManage the strategy development process for the Institute with a view to defining CIPM’s long-term content and research strategy, policy positions and overall organizational strategy.Identify and drive insights that should shape CIPM and the broader HR profession in Nigeria and beyongIdentify public policy areas impacting on the HR profession and proactively develop policy positions on behalf of the Institute and profession.Championing such policy positions and creating and following up on “selling” opportunities to influence public policy outcomes.Ensure formal recognition of CIPM certification in the public sector employment policy and influence the development and adoption of standards of HR practice in the public sector.Championing CIPM influence in HR curricula of tertiary and other educational institutions.Establish and manage formal relationships with all relevant stakeholders including International HR professional bodies, Government and Non-Governmental Organizations, Corporate Organizations, etc and identify opportunities for meaningful interactions and exchanges.Special program development and delivery for stakeholders.Management of the team members of the department as well as financial transactions of the department.