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Job Openings at Premier Hub Innovation Center

Premier Hub Innovation Center – An innovation Center in Akure, Ondo State, Premier Hub Premier Hub is evolving innovation in Nigeria, by empowering creative thinkers and Start-Ups through our platform to fast track Technology and industrialization in Nigeria and invents the future of Nigeria.
We are recruiting to fill the following positions below in Ondo State:
 Job Title: Facility Manager
Location: Akure, Ondo

Job Description
  • We are looking for an experienced Facility Manager who will be responsible for the security, maintenance and services of work facilities at Premier Hub innovation center.
  • The Facility Manager will oversee the day-to-day operations of the hub, guesthouses and all other operational sites. This includes ordering supplies, scheduling maintenance of the office’s equipment and machinery as well as managing contracts and service level agreement.
  • General upkeep and maintenance of Premier Hub’s buildings and facilities.
  • Responsible for the day to day running of the office systems & planned maintenance schedules and follow up.
  • Administer all preventive and reactive maintenance jobs and make sure they are executed promptly, safely and in accordance with industry best practices.
  • Control activities like parking space allocation, waste disposal, building security etc.
  • Ensure all works carried out is done within the strict guidelines of Health and Safety Practices.
  • Responsible for ensuring technical staff is properly motivated and meet all their job requirements.
  • Oversee procurement and cost evaluation of materials needed.
  • Planning and producing weekly rosters, schedules, routine PPM schedules, reactive task and planned corrective schedules.
  • The daily briefing on basic etiquettes, do’s & don’ts, cleanliness & hygiene for technicians & housekeeping staff.
  • Planning and coordinating all installations and refurbishments. Also overseeing building projects and renovations.
  • Present a yearly budget for management approval and prudently manage resources within those budget guidelines according to company policy and within ethical corporate governance guidelines
  • Ensuring that facilities meet government regulations and environmental, health and security standards
Job Requirements
  • A minimum of 3 -5 years proven experience in administration/facility function ,well-versed in operations and facilities management best practices
  • Excellent verbal and report writing communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Good analytical/critical thinking
  • B.Sc/BA in Facility Management, Business Administration or relevant field
  • Relevant professional qualification will be an advantage
  • Based in Akure is an added advantage.
The incumbent should have proficient knowledge in the following areas:
  • Process Management & Project Management
  • Facilities and assets management
  • Maintenance Management and Facility Audit
  • Budget and cost control.
  • Contract management, records management, and basic accounting
  • Building maintenance and services
  • Operations management and Procurement
  • Financial forecasting and budget
  • Vendor Management
Job Title: Community Manager
 Akure, Ondo
Job Description
  • We’re looking for a fantastically talented, enthusiastic, friendly and capable Community Manager to join our super effective Community Team at Premier Hub.
  • The role combines reception, member liaison, community engagement, office & facilities management, being one of the faces of the physical Premier Hub space, and our online network.
  • For this role, you’ll need to be super flexible, quick on your feet, able to multitask and be ready to get stuck in no matter what the challenge.
  • You need to be bright and outgoing – a huge smile and friendly chat is what we need to greet everyone who comes through our door.
  • Your primary duty is to cultivate relationships with local groups such as schools, community members, influencers, press, networking groups, and industry leaders.
  • Manage, grow and nurture the Premier Hub Community.
  • Help define and execute our Content and Community strategy. This role will be approximately 30% strategy and 70% execution.
  • Manage and maintain accurate event calendar and Communicate community messages, internal event and opportunities to members.
  • Organize specialty events like Hackathons, Camps and Meetups.
  • On boarding, helping new members connect and build strong relationships; creating shared experiences for members; and managing all member events.
  • Organize and participate in events to build community and boost brand awareness
  • Liaise with Development and Sales departments to stay updated on new products and features Helping to deal with property maintenance and facilities – flagging and passing on any issues instantly, and communicating with members about it when necessary
  • Stay up-to-date with digital technology trends
Job Requirements
  • A minimum of 2 -4 years’ experience
  • Must have experience in launching community initiatives for example building an online forum, creating an event series, etc. or similar with proven successes
  • Strong strategic thinking, communications, problem-solving, management, technical, and analytical skills.
  • B.Sc/BA in Marketing, Journalism, Mass communication or a related field
  • Keen interest in technology and ability to converse about trends such as machine learning and analytics.
  • Based in Akure is an added advantage
Job Title: Program Director
Location: Akure, Ondo
Job Description
  • We seek an experienced Program Manager to organize and coordinate the acceleration and incubation of our Innovation Hub program
  • The Program Manager will be the prime interface for entrepreneurs and responsible for managing the operations, planning, marketing and development of our Acceleration and incubation Program.
  • Your goal in this position is to create and develop programs that can inspire and expand access for Start-Ups and impact investing space at Premier Hub innovation centre
  • Recognize trends in the social impact and innovation field, creating original programming to attract partners, building and executing world-class experiences for our members and sponsors to invest in our innovative programs.
  • Pre-incubation: Deal Flow generation, Screening of proposals, Research, Patent landscaping, working with Start-ups for their proposals, resending proposals to the next level for selecting incubates.
  • Acceleration and Incubation: Lead formation of new business and provide incubation facilities to enable commercialization of the business
  • To induct new Start-ups: create Incubation plans and implement them, assist in writing business plans, keep track of the Incubation process; help the start-ups prepare proposals for getting funding, etc.
  • Events and workshops: Plan various workshops/events/webinars for the Incubator, and execute the same with the help of team members and external consultants
  • Mentor Network: Develop the mentor network for the Incubator and work with them to make the Incubated venture successful.
  • Partnerships: Forge partnerships with other organizations for providing services to the start-ups or the organization; marketing the program, sponsorships…etc. Liaison with the government and industries.
  • Work with co-ordination with senior management for setting up grant support and seed funds for start-ups.
  • Building and Managing the Incubator team.
  • Prepare all required reports and maintain a comprehensive set of records on all tenant activity, client activity and staff involvement in the process of tenant recruitment.
  • Administration of the accelerator / Incubator and any other activities which requires the manager’s involvement
Job Requirements
  • B.Sc/B.A in Business Administration or relevant field
  • 3-5 years of experience in a fast-paced and demanding work environment, such as a management consulting firm, bank, tech company, online start up; or other directly applicable experience overseeing fast paced operations and communications.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Good analytical/critical thinking
  • Relevant professional qualification will be an advantage
  • Based in Akure is an added advantage

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Applications and Resume to: Careers@premierhub.com.ng
Application Deadline 30th April, 2018.
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