Senior Manager / Associate Director - Research Job in Nigeria

Beacongate Limited is a one-stop business solution provider company offering a wide range of HR support services to organizations in the area of advisory, recruitment, training, business coaching, outsourcing, and HR services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Manager / Associate Director - Research

Location: Ikeja GRA, Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior Manager / Associate Director to lead and oversee research activities within the department.
  • This role will play a key role in shaping the research direction of the department, managing research teams, securing funding, and ensuring the successful completion of research projects.


  • Develop and implement a strategic research agenda for the department, aligned with the institute's overall mission.
  • Secure research funding through grants, contracts, and other funding mechanisms.
  • Manage and mentor a team of researchers, including post-doctoral fellows, graduate students, and research staff.
  • Oversee the development and execution of research projects, ensuring adherence to deadlines, budgets, and research quality standards.
  • Collaborate with faculty, researchers, and external partners to develop and implement interdisciplinary research initiatives.
  • Disseminate research findings through publications, presentations, and other communication channels.
  • Manage departmental budget and resources effectively.
  • Stay current on emerging trends in the research field and identify new research opportunities.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the research team in areas such as research ethics, data management, and scientific integrity.
  • Represent the department in meetings and conferences.


  • MSc in a relevant field or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in research management.
  • Demonstrated experience in securing research funding.
  • Proven track record of leading and mentoring research teams.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience in grant writing and proposal development is a plus.
  • Experience in research project management methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall) is a plus.

N600,000 - N800,000 monthly.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work on cutting-edge research projects.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Professional development opportunities.

Application Closing Date
31st July, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using "Senior Manager / Associate Director - Research" as the subject of the mail.