If you’re considering a career in Business Administration, you have more options than you might think. From the more traditional paths—like managerial or business development, PR, sales/marketing etc—to gigs you may not have realized were out there.
There are so many options, many ways to get your foot in the door, rise to the top and make lasting, positive contributions to any organisation in Nigeria.
Opportunity Industries and Sectors
Some of the sectors and industries where graduates of Business Administration can secure jobs include;
– Media & Communications
– Financial & Investment Institutions
– NGOs/Agencies and so many more industries
Here are some common positions you can work in:
Oversee operations that are too diverse to be classified into one area of management or administration. Responsibilities may include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources. Make staff schedules, assign work, and ensure projects are completed. In some organizations, the tasks of Executive Officers may overlap with those of Operations Manager’s.
Account for a company’s financial reporting. Direct the organization’s financial goals, objectives and budgets. May oversee investments and manage assets. Administer and monitor the financial system in order to ensure that finances are maintained in an accurate and timely manner.
Responsible for the overall technological direction of a company, which includes managing information technology and computer systems. Responsible for managing and maintaining databases, information catalogues and web resources. Information officers use their expertise to make sure that the information they manage is safe, secure and easily accessible.
Oversee the activities of various departments, such as human resources and sales. Acts as the point of contact for all employees, providing administrative support and managing their queries. Main duties include managing office stock, preparing regular reports (e.g. expenses and office budgets) and organizing company records.
Address sustainability issues by overseeing a marketing/sales sustainability strategy. For example, they may manage programs or policies relating to customer issues and ensure the organization’s compliance with related regulations.
Are you interested in business but unsure whether the administrator’s role is for you? Well, here you have it – there’s a whole lot you can do!