We are seeking to recruit a senior level position of Training and Professional Development Manager whose role will be to oversee the sales and delivery of a complete array of training solutions to our clients within the public and private sectors and to high profile international aid donors within Africa.
Crown Agents is an international development company delivering capacity building and institutional development services in public sector transformation, particularly in revenue enhancement and expenditure management, banking, public finance, training and procurement. We work for the public and private sectors in more than 100 countries, as well as for international development agencies and institutions and operate at all times to the highest standards of integrity and transparency.
Summary role description:
The successful candidate will oversee the sales, marketing, design and delivery of training courses which are either on an "open book" or customised basis using the latest learning and development tools and techniques ensuring world class capacity building for our range of clients.
Our expectation is that the successful applicant will manage a team of local staff, be involved in business development, and key client relationship management with a short term focus on dealing with existing clients, growing trainer's database and market intelligence. The long term focus will be to support business growth in Nigeria and other countries.
Qualifications and Experience:
To be considered for this role, you should
• Hold degree level qualifications, although advanced degree is preferred
• Have International or regional experience within an international agency environment.
• A genuinely varied background in cross-sector training and an understanding of training and development consultancy market
• Proven practical success in delivery of sales targets preferably within a similar function.
Attributes such as patience, resilience and unflappable demeanour will lend themselves well for this role. So
will flexibility and adaptability, proactive and creative nature demonstrating new ideas to best achieve revenue targets within corporate parameters (linking sales to business needs) Additional requirements for the role are computer literacy, and an interest and a desire to continually improve personal knowledge.
In return, this position will be rewarded with market level remuneration in keeping with the level of responsibility. The position will also receive supportive, friendly work place environment and opportunities for
If interested, please visit our web site to gain additional background information and then send your up-to- date CV with a covering letter, which details your suitability for the position (against the criteria) and
current and expected salary to:
The HR Office
Applications must be received by no later than May 30 2013. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified by email