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Job Vacancies at Outsidein HR Limited, 23rd Aug., 2019

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Outsidein HR Limited – Our client is solving what is arguably the biggest challenge on the continent: youth unemployment. In West Africa, 40-85% of youth, more than 50 million, are unemployed or underemployed.

Meanwhile, job creation in the region is on the rise. The disconnect between work-ready youth and the employment market must be bridged. Since 2013, they have trained over 3,000 unemployed youth and transitioned over 70% of them into employment, entrepreneurship or education/training opportunities that double their incomes within one year.

They are seeking to hire vibrant, creative and inspired individuals who are ready to fill the below position:

 

Job Title: Alumni Strategy Coordinator

Location: Nigeria

Position Summary

  • The Alumni Strategy Coordinator role will be key in developing strategies to build and strengthen relationships between WAVE and its alumni in order to maximize alumni engagement, career progression and income transformation.

Position Responsibilities
The Strategic Partnerships Associate performs a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:

Strategy and leadership:

  • Develop and implement a 3-5-year alumni strategy to transform incomes (15% annually) and accelerate career progression of organization’s alumni into middle management or job-creating entrepreneurship

Alumni Development:

  • Develop a system for crowdsourcing continuous and professional development (CPD) opportunities for alumni to develop in-demand skills for the 21st century world of work
  • Deploy behavioral nudges to nudge alumni to take advantage of development opportunities

Grow Alumni Profile:

  • Work with Communications and Academy Career Services teams to develop and roll-out a Communications strategy that grows WAVE alumni profiles

Ensure Delivery of Customer Promise:

  • Work with department leads on strategies to improve delivery of our customer promise.
  • Perform other ad-hoc duties and projects as required.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 1 – 2 years experience in a similar position (compulsory).

Additional requirements:

  • Occasionally the need to attend events taking place “out-of-hours”, normally by prior arrangement, for which time off in lieu can be claimed
  • Maintaining a good knowledge of the alternative pathways sector and opportunities available for continuous & professional development and further education for alumni

Competencies:

  • Strategy development
  • Strategic planning
  • Project management
  • Business development
  • Relationship building

Position Motivators – “Why should anyone want this job?”:

  • Positioning: offers experience and access to people and opportunities that will position you well for your next career move, especially if it involves “winning friends and influencing people”
  • Variety: provides a great deal of variety in the nature of the work performed, from meeting diverse people to public speaking at conferences, every day is some new exposure
  • Autonomy: offers considerable autonomy and independence on how you execute on the job
  • Altruism / Meaning (offers satisfaction of regularly helping others with their concerns).

 

Job Title: Communications Strategy Coordinator

Location: Nigeria

Job Description

  • You are responsible for the communication and promotion of indirect programs (replication and advocacy, otherwise referred to as movement building), including strategic partnerships, information dissemination, media advocacy, social marketing and communication for social change/development.
  • Develop communications strategy in line with organization-wide strategy and strategy for impact at the systems level
  • Develop and execute a strategic plan for achieving the strategy
  • Collaborate with indirect programs teams on designing and rolling out communications for new initiatives
  • Draft press releases, op-ed pieces, pitches, and other materials to support the programs’ media relations efforts.
  • Identify journalists to engage with and maintain contact lists
  • Track performance of media campaigns, events, and more.
  • Identify and test new ways to boost engagement and impact.
  • Provide general support to (direct comms) team on events, social media, and other areas as needed.
  • Participate in the development, and oversee execution, of overall strategic marketing plan
  • Oversee the design and dissemination of all development materials.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 2 – 3 years’ experience in a similar position (compulsory).

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and skills:

  • A unique ability to translate complex sector-specific (jargon-heavy) material into engaging, digestible and impactful commentary for a broad audience
  • A team player with experience delivering under pressure in a fast-paced environment with an ability to manage up and down
  • Outstanding organization and time-management skills-ability to multi-task and prioritize workload, exacting attention to detail
  • Ability to learn new digital skills (digital marketing, word processing, task management tools, etc)
  • Coordinator must be detail-oriented with outstanding written and verbal communication skills (business writing, proposals etc.)
  • Ability to work in a team and collaborate with others towards achieving common goals.

 

 

Job Title: Employee Experience Officer

Location: Nigeria

Position Summary

  • The Employee Experience Officer is responsible for designing, managing and supporting the entire life cycle of staff members of the organization, from recruitment to retention to growth.
  • The Employee Experience Officer will work closely with the Department Leads, and senior leadership to maximize the employee experience based on the organization’s value proposition.

Position Responsibilities

  • The Employee Experience Officer will support the entire organization through effective collaboration with the department leads to understand the specific needs of their teams and report findings to senior leadership. The ideal candidate will be a natural leader with excellent verbal/communications skills and a thoughtful, persuasive personal style.

Talent Acquisition

  • Develop and implement employee experience strategy that ensures employee experience is the top 10% of all lifetime work experiences and directly leads to the most effective (quality fit, time, cost) talent acquisition
  • Develop and execute initiatives that reinforce employee value proposition (Mastery, Meaning, Membership) and culture with a high level of detail and organization
  • Utilize effective communication for Internal Communications needs
  • Participate in cross-functional collaboration with the Internal Communications team, People team, and other teams as needed.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions for culture initiatives using insight gathered from the employee base.
  • Communicate organizational decisions from senior leadership to organization
  • Be the culture keeper in key areas (Communication, Transparent and effective decision making)

Competencies

  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal, written, digital, non-verbal) with a diverse set of employees in a way that builds trust, shows genuine care and respect for the whole person and demonstrates generous listening.
  • Strategic thinking to effectively map out the direction of the organization, while constantly emphasizing the value proposition of the organization in a manner that engages and motivates employees.
  • Proactive Problem Solving to understand the direction of the organization, while also ensuring it aligns with staff needs
  • Ability to multitask and problem solve varying team member needs (Health, PD, Leave requests, Pension, Taxes, Salaries, Payslips, as well as varying day to day needs)
  • Ability to make effective decisions by gathering input from stakeholders, and considering the impact on the organization and team members, while communicating and being transparent with the decision-making process
  • Approachable and able to build trust with team members
  • An innovative mindset to deal with ambiguity, peculiar situations and constant changes
  • Organized to handle multiple tasks in a timely manner while managing expectations along the way
  • Motivate employees and maintain high levels of staff morale and engagement
  • Ability to lead people by supporting them to perform their tasks effectively
  • Communicate complicated matters in a simple, structured way across the entire organization from entry-level to senior leadership
  • Get work done through cooperation with other groups with no direct reporting relationship to the position
  • Self-starter, with proven ability to produce results within budget and time deadlines.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 2 – 3 years’ experience in a similar position (compulsory).

 

Job Title: Strategic Partnerships Associate

Location: Nigeria

Position Summaries

  • The Strategic Partnerships Associate will be key in catalyzing partnerships with funders, businesses, educators and government.
  • The Associate will be an external face of the organization and drive value innovative partnerships.
  • A critical part of this role will involve working closely with the senior leadership (CEO, Programs Lead, Support Services Lead and Financial Sustainability Lead) to improve how the organization delivers on its customer promise to all its external stakeholders, from job seekers to employer partners to funders.

Position Responsibilities
The Strategic Partnerships Associate performs a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:

Partnership Relationship Management:

  • Proactively research and identify potential partners including individuals, foundations, corporations and government entities and determine if they are a good match for the organization.
  • Work with the Recruiting and Corporate training teams to create and maintain a strong employer relationship management structure and a compelling case for employer partnership opportunities with existing and prospective partners.
  • Creatively draw on experience and existing contacts to secure appointments with target partners (individuals, foundations, corporations and government entities).
  • Serve as the first “point of contact” within the development team to ascertain new volunteers and opportunities that are presented to the organization.

Movement Building:

  • Map influencers and stakeholders of the education-to-employment system (industry associations, large corporations, best-in-class SMEs, education associations, government agencies) that will be critical to growing the movement around “competencies first” / “competencies over credentials”
  • Develop and implement strategies to engage key stakeholders for the “competencies first” / “competencies over credentials” movement
  • Develop partnership proposals for stakeholders to help spread the change in hiring attitudes and behaviours as well as learning/education attitudes and behaviours

Development / Fundraising:

  • Develop and implement strategic fundraising initiatives.
  • Drive donor communication and speed of response, fundraising campaigns, calendar scheduling, and travel arrangements.
  • Develop funding and other partnership proposals for the program to ensure the continuous delivery of services.
  • Coordinate completion and submission of timely reports/presentations on existing grants and track progress using approved software.
  • Develop and implement strategies to engage current and expand portfolio of donors and partners.
  • Develop and maintain a portfolio of donors, partner database and pipeline prospects, running reports and managing the acknowledgement process.
  • Work with leadership and team across board to create and maintain a strong fundraising structure and a compelling case for philanthropic investment opportunities with existing and prospective partners.

Grow Organization’s Profile:

  • Work with Communications team and Board Member Communications expert to develop and roll-out a Communications strategy that grows the client’s domestic and international profile.
  • Work closely with the communications team on strategy implementation (What Audience, What Message, What medium)
  • Work closely with the communications team on strategy evaluation and realignment as needed.
  • Discover relevant conferences and events that the client needs to be represented at or participate in and secure sponsorship where available to cover attendance

Ensure Delivery of Customer Promise:

  • Work with department leads on strategies to improve delivery of our customer promise
  • Perform other ad-hoc duties and projects as required.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 2 – 3 years’ experience in a similar position (compulsory).

Deadline: 27th August, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment@outsideinhrng.com using the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail.

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