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  • Vacancy at African Management Services Company (AMSCO)

  • Posted on: 16 April, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • AMSCO is a special purpose company set up jointly by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the Private Sector arm of the World Bank.  AMSCO serves as the Operational Unit of UNDP's African Training & Management Services Project (ATMS Project).

    AMSCO's primary mandate is to help African companies become globally competitive, profitable and sustainable.  It seeks to achieve this objective by providing professional management and capacity building services to selected African businesses.

    Account Manager – Training and Development


    Job description

    Reporting to the HOO, the T&D Advisor will work closely with the Nigeria team to define immediate and long term strategies to support AMSCO business objectives.

    Main Accountabilities: 

    Operational delivery:

    • Act as training advisor for the Nigeria team, clients and non-clients.
    • Liaise with the Training and Dev Manager in the design and implementation of effective sector specific open programmes and in-house programmes, ensuring revenue and profit impact for AMSCO.
    • Plan and undertake trips within the territory to follow up on training execution in client/non-client companies.
    • Direct and/or undertake the assessment of training and development needs of client companies.
    • Supervise the preparation of training plans for Clients within the territory.
    • Follow up on the implementation of the agreed training plans with each client.
    • Identify and recommend the use of the most appropriate training providers as requested by the clients.
    • Monitor and evaluate the training activities in line with the clients’ succession plans and recommend changes where necessary.
    • Advise clients on the quality of curricula especially on the client specific training programmes.
    • Where training activities are completed, follow up with the clients to ensure they prepare a final report on the impact of training.

    Relationship Management

    • Maintain relations with training providers within the territory and continuously develop the training provider’s database.
    • Market core training programmes to all clients and non-clients.
    • Assist in collating success stories from the unit in liaison with the Marketing Department.
    • Promote AMSCO to prospective clients.


    Upon implementation of training, follow up with clients on training administration – i.e. ensure the necessary documentation required for reimbursement purposes is

    Essential Skills: 

    • Must display superior verbal, written, presentation and facilitation skills.
    • Supervisory skills
    • Business Development Skills
    • Customer service orientation.

    Advanced knowledge MS Office.

    Ideal Candidate

    • Programme design knowledge;
    • Facilitation skills;
    • Advisory skills;
    • Ability to build internal teams and external networks;
    • Understand economic development via private sector principles.

    Ideal Candidate

    • Bachelor’s degree in Education or related discipline;
    • 4-6 year relevant industry experience;
    • Proven track record.

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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