06 Oct

Regional Manager

, Lagos
  • Full-Time
  • ₦Annual Gross is N2m-2.3m
  • Closing Date: 20-Oct-2017

Regional Manager, Nigeria

Our Client, one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing chain of primary and pre-primary schools providing high-quality education is seeking to engage a qualified Regional Manager.

What you will do

  • Academy oversight – supervise and mentor Area Managers to ensure all academies are meeting financial, operational, and instructional goals and that individual work plans are created for any academies facing issues; helps recruit staff as needed
  • Public relations – develop and maintain strong relationships with local government and community leaders to advocate for higher-quality education and promote Bridge
  • Customer relations – support the customer outreach and customer relations work of academies; engage with customers personally as much as possible to stay tuned to the unique needs of each community
  • Financial sustainability – ensure that all academies in your geographic region are growing on model, ensuring that all pupils fees are paid on time and academy spending is on budget; conduct audits on spending and processes as needed
  • Travel – 50% travel to all of the academies in your region

What you should have

  • Proven leadership experience leading a team at a large-scale community organisation or business including a large sense of personal responsibility, a dynamic ability to mentor and motivate field-based staff, and the ability to be stern when needed; Experience as an Area Manager highly preferred
  • Proven success driving growth at a data-driven, customer-facing organisation
  • Proven resilience handing the realities of on-the-ground operational challenges and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with multiple demands
  • Strong familiarity of the communities Bridge International Academies are in; you have lived or worked in low-income communities for several years and are accustomed to how communities work
  • Past experience and passion for education, community development, or community organising; experience working with local governments preferred
  • Clear communication skills with impeccable written and spoken English and multiple local language skills (3+ languages preferred)
  • A desire to grow personally and professionally, including the ability to quickly learn and follow the policies of a multinational organisation; internal promotions are encouraged
  • 8 years work experience, Degree holders preferred

The Annual Gross is N2m-2.3m

Location: Yaba, Lagos.

Interested applicants should send their CVs to applications@thejobmag.com

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.