THE BIBLE SOCIETY OF NIGERIA is an
organization which translates The Bible
into Nigerian languages, mass produce
same and distribute to all the nooks and
crannies of Nigeria. She also raises funds
so that people with visual disability,
orphans, prisoners, old people’s home
among others can receive them free of
charge. She has 40 Area offices and 7
depots all over Nigeria.
BSN is a member of the world body of
United Bible Societies (UBS) with
international service centre in Reading
United Kingdom. She is a clear leader in
Africa and number one distributor of
English Bibles in the world.
Our CEO will soon be attaining the
mandatory retirement age of 55 in The
Bible Society of Nigeria for staff and will
therefore need a successor. For this
purpose applications are solicited from
qualified candidates for the position of
The post which is pensionable is a full
time position and the successful
candidate will be the team leader to
about 200 members of staff all over
Nigeria and will be based in Lagos (Apapa
Head Office) for now. Successful
candidate works, subject to satisfactory
performance as approved by the Board,
until he/she attains the mandatory
retirement age of 55 for staff.
CHARACTERThe successful candidate must
be a person of integrity who is
transparently honest, above board and of
Must be a team player and team leader.
Must be ready to serve and lead in the
servant/leadership style of Jesus Christ
S/he must be a Christian who has a
testimony of the turning point in Jesus
Christ, a new creature, circumcised of
- Possession of WASC/GCE or wquivalent
qualification with a minimum of 5 credits
at one sitting.
- Possession of HND/Bachelors degree in
any discipline from a recognized
- Possession of MBA from a recognized
- Minimum of 10 years working
experience as a Senior Manager in a
- Membership of recognized professional
bodies like IOD, NIM, CIPM, ICAN among
- Must be computer literate
- Must be Special Member of the Bible
Society of Nigeria.
Must be husband of one wife or wife of
- Publications of books or contribution to
professional journals in management and
leadership is desirable.
- Ability to work under pressure is not
- Ability to travel nationally na
dinternationally within short notice are
commonplace events in this position.
- Age between 40 and 50 years.
The position is pensionable attracts an
official car with driver, a duplex among
other benefits that will be decided from
time to time by the board. The successful
candidate will be the Head of
Management, Secretary of the Board and
a Liaison Officer to the UBS.
Send application attaching scanned
credentials online to the BSN to:
yahoo.com and dieumerci_3000@
Doctoral degree from a recognized
university in linguistics or biblical studies.
If the doctorate is in Linguistics, s/he
should have a good knowledge of biblical
languages. If the doctorate is in Biblical
Studies, s/he should have a good
knowledge of linguistics.
Those on doctoral thesis may be
Leadership, high interpersonal
relationship, communication and
Knowledge of Sociology and
Anthropology is important.
Flair for local and international travels
7 years translation experience with 3
years at senior level of project
management and team building will be
The position attracts official residence,
car among other privileges and the
position is pensionable
Apply to: odutola@biblesociety-
nigeria.org attaching scanned
Method of Application
All applications must be received on or
before 20th January, 2013. Only
shortlisted candidates for both positions
will be contacted please.