Navitas Jobs for Manager May, 2014

Navitas, or PIBT as it was then, was founded in Australia in 1994 with the goal of helping more international students succeed at university via improved student support and an extended academic year.

Since this time, Navitas has significantly expanded the services it offers students and clients and is creating opportunities through lifelong learning for more than 80,000 people in 27 countries per year.

Navitas listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in 2004 and is now an ASX100 Company, employing more than 5,000 staff globally. Navitas operates across five Divisions.

Navitas is an industry leader in pre-university and university pathway programs. It offers university programs from 30 colleges across Australia and in the UK, USA, Canada, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Kenya.

English Language training includes the provision of English as second language courses and English language, settlement and work preparation programs for migrants and refugees.

Navitas Professional is focused on creating opportunities for individuals to manage their careers and for employers to secure the right skills mix. The Division provides quality vocational training and higher education, coupled with placement services, in areas of key demand.

Via SAE and Qantm Navitas is a leader in creative media education offering audio, film and new media qualifications around the world.

Navitas also offers student recruitment services in India and China for universities around the world.

Job Title: Country Manager - Nigeria and West Africa

Location: Navitas - Nigeria

The Country Manager – West Africa will manage the day to day and strategic operations of the Navitas Nigeria Office.  The role will be based in Lagos and will aim to achieve the business objectives of each business unit active in the region with a direct report to Group Marketing.  The overall objective of the position is to take a leadership role in market development, market diversification and growth.  The role requires a practical knowledge of marketing within the international education environment, and specifically student recruitment for study abroad.
Desired Skills and Experience

    Relevant tertiary level qualification/s and/or significant marketing experience
    Demonstrate innovative thinking and proactive work habits including an eye for detail and for new recruitment activities
    Demonstrate a proven ability to initiate and implement marketing strategies and sales tactics which have made a significant contribution to sustainable business growth
    Highly developed interpersonal, negotiation, presentation and communication skills
    Demonstrate a flexible attitude to work (e.g. in hours and content), including a willingness to occasionally work weekends and evenings in support of recruitment activities both locally and abroad
    Have extensive knowledge and experience in using Windows-based software applications
    Demonstrate a proven ability as a team player
    Demonstrate proven ability to organise own workload and cope with simultaneous demands
    Have the ability to work to tight deadlines, changing priorities and to take responsibility for decisions and outcomes

Desirable criteria

    International study experience
    International work experience in the education / language sector
    Possess extensive knowledge of overseas education systems

What we offer

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.  The Navitas Group offers outstanding long-term career opportunities within Nigeria and abroad, and is values driven and an equal opportunity employer.

Please register your interest by completing the online application form by 5pm on Monday 26th May 2014.

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