Lagos State Government Recruits Director General

The Public Service Staff Development Centre (PSSDC), Magodo, a Lagos State Government owned institution was established in 1994. Its mandate is to train and develop junior and middle level Public Servants and to serve as consultants on human resource development.

Job Title: Director General

Location: Lagos
Experience: 15 year(s)
Course of Study: Humanities

The Director-General is the Chief Executive Officer of the Centre and will be expected to give strategic direction in the implementation of human capital development programmes organized by the Centre. He/she will also manage resources and motivate the staff towards top-rate productivity that would aid the realisation of the State Government's vision on capacity building in the Public Service.


The suitable candidate should possess an in-depth knowledge of and wide exposure in the running of a professional training, development and capacity building institution.
He/she should be a person of integrity and trust with proven professional and managerial competences.
He/she should be result-oriented and must possess the zeal to lead the Centre in the effective accomplishment of its mandate.


Applicants for the post of Director-General, PSSDC, shall have a minimum of Bachelors Degree in the Humanities/Social Sciences from a recognized University with at least 15 years Post Graduate experience.
A higher degree with professional training and membership of relevant professional bodies would be an added advantage.

Generally, conditions of service are as obtainable in the Lagos State Public Service with added incentives as may be determined by the Government.

How to Apply

Applicants are required to submit 10 copies each of printed applications and detailed resumes, relevant documents in support of claims, a 2-page Vision/Mission statement and letters of reference from three referees. Completed applications should be forwarded to the Office of the:

Permanent Secretary,
Office of the. Head of Service,
Public Service Office (Block 20),
The Secretariat,
Alausa, Ikeja,

The envelope should be labelled at the top left hand corner "Application for the Post of Director-General, PSSDC" and must be received not later than two weeks

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