Janet Adebola Omisore

A Political Scientist, Chartered administrator and Secretary, project initiator and implementer with over twenty years’ successful track record of working in the private and public sectors of Nigeria with over twelve years spent in the services of the NACCIMA, where rose to the position of Deputy Director General before retirement. An ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management Systems) and ISO 14001:2015 (Environmental Management Systems) Implementer / consultant. I am a Train the Trainer on the ECOWAS Trade Liberalization Scheme (ETLS) and have at different period worked to provide business advisory, advocacy, training and trade facilitation services to enhance the socio-economic development of businesses and the country, developed and implemented collaborative project/programs for capacity building of different segments of the society. Over the years’ I facilitated trade capacity building programs, empowerment program for less privileged and indigent, B2B, B2G meetings in various sectors as well as enhanced the promotion of cross border trade within the African region and internationally.

WORK Experience


Sept. 2018 – to Date, Tagetes Integrated Limited, Lagos
Director Operations

As director in charge of the consultancy outfit, the company has implemented a number of ISO certification and conducted training on membership development service for some chambers of commerce in Nigeria. The company has also made breakthroughs into the waste management sector of the economy. I have also consulted on the establishment of a community chamber of commerce amogst other.

2007 – May 31, 2018, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Lagos
May 2 to 31, 2018 Deputy Director General

  • Assist to coordinating all activities of the Secretariat
  • Advise on strategic decision taking
  • Rendering advise on advocacy direction

November 2017 – April 30, 2018 Deputy Director General

As a Deputy Director General, I was saddled with the overall administration of the NACCIMA Secretariat, proposing strategic and advocacy policies to the appointed executives. Ability to multi task and adopt to sporadic changes was demonstrated as the Association had a new President who was zealous to make several changes at once and there was no substantive Director General in Office.

  • Coordinating all activities of the Secretariat
  • Ensuring day-to-day running of Secretariat
  • Strategic decision taking
  • Rendering advise to the Appointed Officers on advocacy direction
  • Liaising with international agencies and government
  • Ensure all statutory meetings hold as scheduled, implement action warranted and render reports accordingly.

March 2017 – October 2017 Deputy Director General

  • Oversee the membership department
  • Oversee the Business Development Unit
  • Oversee the packaging of trade missions
  • Organizing Business to Business meetings
  • Organizing Buyer-Seller meetings
  • Creating interactive network for members
  • Responsible for property maintenance
  • Relationship with tenants and ensuring rent payments
  • Follow-up on subscription payment
  • Ensuring proper composition of committees with both professional and geo-political representation.
  • Coordinate relationship between NACCIMA and other Development Organizations.
  • Appointed Management Rep/Head NACCIMA Ventures and Certification Ltd established for quality training
  • Coordinating the activities of the Association in preparation for accreditation
  • Coordinate collaborative projects with Centre for International Private Enterprises (CIPE)

February 2016 – February 2017 Acting Director General

  • Coordinating all activities of the Secretariat
  • Ensuring day-to-day running of the Secretariat
  • Strategic decision taking
  • Rendering advise to the Appointed Officers on advocacy direction

I had the opportunity to drive the Association’s overall activities and guide the Association towards long term success.

2015 May– January 2016 Deputy Director General

  • Oversee the membership department
  • Oversee the Business Development Unit
  • Overseeing the packaging of trade missions
  • Organizing Business to Business meetings
  • Creating interactive network for members
  • Responsible for property maintenance
  • Relationship with tenants and ensuring rent payments
  • Follow-up on subscription payment
  • Ensuring proper composition of committees with both professional and geo-political representation.
  • Coordinate relationship between NACCIMA and Development Organizations.

2014 – May 2015 Acting Director General

I was able to lead and galvanize management and staff into an effective and high performing team. I was able to operationally manage all activities and initiatives consistently with the overall strategy, vision and mission of the Association.

  • Coordinating all activities of the Secretariat
  • Ensuring day-to-day running of Secretariat
  • Strategic decision taking
  • Rendering advise to the Appointed Officers on advocacy direction
  • Ensuring smooth transition of Office for the Association
  • Relating with government ministries, parastatals and agencies

2010- September 2014 Director Membership

I was able to increase membership by 85% while also meeting the target of collecting all outstanding subscription before the deadline of one year that was given. I was eventually awarded with a gift of a car to improve my performance on the job.

  • Carried on with all responsibilities handled as Deputy Director with the following additions;
  • Relating with NGOs & Development organizations
  • Preparing advocacy position
  • Prepare concept notes for advocacy dialogue sessions
  • Appointed Focal point to the National Quality Infrastructure Project for Nigeria- Ensuring the participation of NACCIMA at various facet of the project
  • Coordinate activities of the Boarder Market Committee
  • Developing program proposals for partnership
  • Reporting to partners
  • Ensuring the implementation of grant conditions /requirements

2007- 2010 Deputy Director (Membership Development Services)

There was appreciable continuing rise in the number of membership and their commitment to the Association through member focused programs that was organized on a continuous basis.

  • Marketing for membership
  • Keep membership register
  • Maintain relationship between members and the Association
  • Secretary to the Membership Development Committee
  • Write articles for the NACCIMA news
  • Coordinated the execution of collaborative project between NACCIMA-CIPE on Business Participation in Legislative Process
  • Write speeches for the National President and Director General where required
  • Relating with the National Assembly and covering business related proceedings

April – Nov., 2007 Assistant Director Membership

The Association experience great increase in the increase of the number of members from 98 to 176 within the period. Visit to members was intensifies making it possible to collate membership expectation and to plan and execute programs to their satisfaction and development. Developed proposal for collaborations, ensure implementation in line with expectation of international development partners and render accountability and transparency on the project implementation.

  • Prepare membership register
  • Prospect new members and guide them towards taking membership
  • Secretary to the Membership Development Committee
  • Collating members’ needs
  • Preparing and implementing members’ assessment for retention and service provision.
  • Ensuring grass root mobilization
  • Preparing proposals for collaborative programs

2003 – 2007, Osun State Government Osogbo

Private Secretary to the Wife of the Governor.
I was central to the successful fundraising for the establishment of Her Excellency’s pet project” Women and Children Development Initiative” which till now is impacting positively on the lives of indigents in Osun State.

  • Event organization and management
  • Administrative responsibilities.
  • Co-ordination of Her Excellency’s NGO. Women and Children Initiative Foundation (WOCDIF)
  • In charge of administrative responsibilities of WOCDIF
  • Ensuring efficient communication and relationship between the Wives of Local Government Chairmen and Her Excellency.
  • Maintain cordial relationship between Her Excellency and Market leaders
  • Developing and executing poverty alleviation programmes.
  • Designed practical training for rural women in the production of local cassava staple food (Gari) leading to the establishment of cassava processing centre.
  • Developed regular programme to educate and assist people living with sickle cell disorder.
  • Developed programme to help physically handicapped students identify their unique talents.
  • Image maker of Her Excellency.

1999 – 2003 Chellarams Plc Victoria Island, Lagos

Senior Assistant Manager Admin/Personnel

  • Ensuring smooth operation of the Apapa branch.
  • Ensuring orderliness and co-ordination of about 100 casual workers.
  • Maintaining discipline.
  • Personnel responsibilities.
  • Liaising with other bodies / government Parastatals.
  • Assisting with company secretarial administration matters.

1996 – 1999 NACCIMA Ikeja, Lagos .

Assistant Secretary Admin, Field Services & Training.

  • General Administrative duties.
  • General human resource responsibilities
  • Maintaining and development of members.
  • Preparation of training programmes.
  • Executing training workshops.
  • Coordinating activities of the training and admin units.
  • Preparing working papers for meetings.
  • Covering of meetings and producing minutes.
  • Carrying out visits to bilateral chambers and marketing them for membership.
  • Monitoring the activities of Chambers viz-a-viz NACCIMA activities
  • Maintain directory of Chambers
  • Preparing membership list for Annual General Meeting
  • Drive for subscription payment from members.

1994 – 1996 Febry Woodworks Ikeja, Lagos

Administrative Officer.

  • Ensuring punctuality
  • Maintaining smooth running of the office.
  • Client service duties.
  • Obtaining export documentation.
  • Monitoring Shipments
  • Maintain directory of customers and suppliers
  • Coordinate movement of log from forestry to factory
  • Visit factory to ascertain punctuality and observe operations therein
  • Monitor communication with foreign buyers

1991 – 1992 Katsina State Television, Katsina.

Reporter / Editor (NYSC)

  • Scouting for news.
  • Writing and broadcasting of news.
  • Preparation and Presentation of documentaries.

EDUCATION


  • 1997 University of Jos Plateau State. M. Sc. International Relations & Strategic Studies.
  • 1991 University of Jos Plateau State . B. A (Hons) Linguistics (Second Class Lower Division)
  • 2014 Certificate in Principles of Business and Enterprise Peacock College UK
  • 1987 Fakunle Comp. High Sch. Osogbo, Osun State . General Certificate of Education. O’Level

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP/CERTIFICATION


  • 2010 Chattered Secretary (Grad. ICSA).
  • 2015 Monitoring, Evaluation & Lesson Learning (2015) – UNIDO
  • 2015 Registered Professional, Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria
  • 2015 ISO 900:2005 / ISO 9001:2008 Quality, Metrology, Standard & Conformity
  • 2015 Assessor, National Quality Award based on ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 9004: 2009
  • 2016 ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems, Lead Auditors/Train the Trainers – Business Quality Certification (BQC) by Staregister
  • 2016 ECOWAS Trade Liberalization Scheme (ETLS) Train the Trainers, by Deutsche Gesselschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ and ECOWAS
  • 2016 Assessors Training for the National Quality Award by UNIDO, April 2017 (ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 9004:2009)
  • 2017 ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems, Training of Trainers, Lead Auditor Course
  • 2017 Financial Analysis of Investment Project Scenarios with Application of COMFAR software – UNIDO
  • 2018 ISO 22000: 2005 Food Safety Management Systems Lead Auditor Course

COMMITTEES/PROJECTS


  • National Mirror Committee on Governance of Organizations, July 2019 to date
  • Project Technical Steering Committee (PTSC) of the National Quality Infrastructure Project for Nigeria (NQIP) Building trust for trade – 2013 to 2017
  • Technical Committee for Good Governance for Nigerian Industrial Standard NIS -2015 to 2017
  • Management Representative as Administrative Head for the implementation of the NACCIMA Ventures and Certification Ltd’s Training Centre for ISO 9001, 14001 and 22000 – April 2017 to Date
  • Study tour in Vienna, Austria on Building trust for trade. 2014

TRAININGS


  • Public Policy Advocacy Workshop for Business Associations and Chambers of Commerce by NACCIMA/CIPE, 1997
  • Managing Employer-Employee Expectations under the Workmen’s Compensation Act by Shop and Distributive Trade Employers’ Association of Nigeria, 2000
  • The Challenging Role of HR in Building Work System and Implications for Developing Challenge Leadership by the Institute of Personnel Management in Nigeria, 2002
  • Work Ethics Attitude and Productivity Enhancement for Management and Senior Staff (NACCIMA and Bovaart Consult), 2007.
  • Business Participation in Legislative Process by NACCIMA/CIPE, 2007
  • Developing Managerial Skills Workshop, by NACCIMA and Bovert, 2008
  • Capacity Building for Business/ Professional Associations and Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Nigeria by NACCIMA/ CIPE, 2001
  • BMO Membership Training by ENABLE, Enhancing Nigerian Advocacy for a Better Business Environment. Implemented by Adam Smith International, 2011
  • Indo-Africa Co-Operation in Skill Development. The Ninth CII Industrial Service Training Programme by Ministry of External Affairs Government of India And CII Confederation of Indian Industry) on March 2017

ISO EXPERIENCE


  • Executed and facilitated ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems at the NACCIMA Ventures and Certification Ltd, December 2016
  • Facilitated ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems as Faculty member of Nigeria Quality Infrastructure Forum (NiQIF) at the National Board for Technology Incubation Nigeria ISO training, Lagos. September 2019.
  • Serve as Resource Person on ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems as Faculty member of Nigeria Quality Infrastructure Forum (NiQIF) at Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development National Youth Development Program (NYAEDP) Women and Youth Export Readiness Workshop, November, 2019.
  • Implementation of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems for Finlab Nigeria Ltd., ongoing..
  • Implementation of integrated management system for Food Concept ongoing,

ATTRIBUTES


  • Willingness to accept challenges.
  • Ability to work in a team, transparent
  • Ability to probe issues objectively as well as ensure accountability

PERSONAL DATA


  • Sex: Female
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Date of Birth: 27th February, 1968
  • Place of Birth: Osogbo, Osun State
  • State of Origin : Osun State
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Languages:

English (very Proficient)
French (Little knowledge)
Yoruba (Mother tongue)
Hausa (Fluent)
Ibo (Little Knowledge)