Training Partner Job Vacancy in Lagos at U-Connect Limited

Job Position: Training Partner

Location: Lagos

Job Description

    The Training Partner will be a key, senior member of the Consulting firm.
    He will be responsible for business development and strategy, focused on building strategic partnership and managing training and consulting delivery, growth and operations for the business.
    As an experienced, senior member of the team, the training Partner will share ownership and accountability for the business by managing the training academy and leading a team of trainers to identify and qualify new opportunities in clients' account, meeting revenue demands and ensuring that budgets, profitability and timelines for client projects are achieved.

Job Duties

    Oversee training business and manage the training academy.
    Draw up training plan and produce materials needed for training; working with training providers to develop suitable content for the courses.
    Manage budgets; meet and exceed assigned revenue and profitability targets.
    Source for new businesses and build a robust database of clients and profitable accounts.
    Oversee training project performance and deliverables and ensure high levels of client satisfaction during delivery.
    Develop client account strategy together with account and training teams.
    Develop and enhance long term relationships with senior level executives across the client business.
    Manage expectations and alignment between client teams and stakeholders.
    Facilitate client meetings and communicate client activities and issues.
    Play advisory role to Client Relationship Managers and Program Managers on all accounts.
    Monitor budget, profitability and timelines of client projects.
    Ensure prompt billing and budget compliance.
    Proactively seek new opportunities in the training business.

Education and Experience

    Minimum of B.A or B.Sc in relevant discipline.
    MBA or Membership of professional body is an added advantage.
    10+ years of professional experience in a top consulting/training organization.
    Extensive experience in the training and consultancy services space across various sectors.
    Proven ability to launch and execute successful training initiatives in complex and challenging environments.
    Powerful verbal / written / presentation / facilitation / communication / relationship building / social networking skills
    Experience in training manual/content research and development; facilitating high level training programmes.
    Ability to understand client's business organization, as well as industry and segment trends.
    Ability to work independently and proactively in a dynamic and ambiguous environment.
    Willingness to be onsite at a client location and able to conduct TNA and deliver training solution to support the needs of the business.
    Excellent client presence and proven client relationship building capability; willing to provide senior / top level client references
    Experience as an effective driver of sales activities - proposals, etc.; Proven ability to sell consulting outside to various clients/industries.
    Experience with global consulting / training delivery.
    Depth to support practice methodology, growth and mentor affiliated team members.

Desired Skills:

    Strategic and analytical problem solving skills.
    Business acumen and IT knowledge.
    Strong business development skills.
    Must have an understanding of current market trends, risks and prevalent technologies used in the training industry.
    Outstanding leadership, communication, relationship building and social networking skills
    Polished verbal and written communication style.
    Ability to confidently build a strong rapport with client and project teams.
    Entrepreneurial drive with a can-do attitude, a strong desire to learn and shape your own career path. Commitment to making a positive lasting client impact.
    The ability to succeed in a professional environment where client and project direction is not always well defined.
    Strong interpersonal skills and decision making ability.
    Handle multiple concurrent tasks and projects while maintaining high attention to details and documentation
    Solid project management capabilities in a cross-functional team environment.


How To Apply
Send  CV to: careers@u-connect-ng.com quoting "TRAINING PARTNER" as the subject of the mail.

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Deadline: 21st November, 2013.

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