KwaraLEARN Announces Recruitments for MD, IT Operations, 8 Others

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KwaraLEARN Announces Recruitments for MD, IT Operations, 8 Others

KwaraLEARN hires:

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MANAGING DIRECTOR

Responsible for providing overall leadership management and general technical direction of the entire program, ensuring an integrated vision among different components, functions and stakeholders, and a focus on achieving the results defined in the contract.

What You Should Have:

Bachelor’s degree essential, MBA (or Master’s) would be preferred.

At least 10 years of progressively responsible experience working in project management and design in developing countries, preferably including experience in the state or country to which you will be assigned.

At least 5 years of management experience, including direct supervision of professional and support staff and assembling teams working in multi-faceted roles including field based roles.

A proven track record of excelling in the leadership of operational teams, as well as in design- thinking, process and system design and application, managing complex and inter-related functions, as this will be critical overseeing a large scale school system transformation.

Prior experience within a fast-paced, high-growth, metric-driven operational organization will be an advantage.

Strong management skills, leadership qualities, professional reputation, ability to build or access key contacts within the Ministry of Education or equivalent local and state regulatory bodies.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government representatives, for-profit private sector entities, local community organizations, donors, consortium members and other stakeholders, at national and sub-national levels.

Respect and sensitivity towards cultural, gender, ethnicity and religious diversity.

Maturity and confidence in dealing with high ranking officials of government institutions, international institutions and non- government institutions.

Demonstrated excellent communications and writing abilities and superior interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills.

Demonstrated hands-on experience in building the Ministry of Education and devolved structures capacity in developing and realizing education strategic plans to provide quality Education services is a plus.

Passion for NewGolbe’s vision of democratizing the right for all children to succeed.

 

DIRECTOR, PARTNERSHIPS

Oversee an entire program’s large-scale, government-led, system- wide education transformation within all new locations.

What You Should Have:

Bachelor’s degree with superior academic performance.

Over 4 years’ experience in government program delivery or working in account management or as an engagement manager.

In depth experience building and systematically managing key complex relationships and accounts to ensure program delivery in a complex, multi-stakeholder program or project.

Previous experience working with a Ministry of Education on program delivery, preferred; If not within education, experience with another government delivery program or project, such as in health or ICT.

Confidence, authority, and level-headed decision making needed as the leadership voice for the program.

Knowledge of local, state and federal government issues related to the provision of primary education in the country would be preferred.

Ability to balance commercial interests and social benefits – a blend across business and political acumen, but also high emotional intelligence and relationship-building skills.

Experience acting as an on-the-record spokesperson.

Highly capable and thoughtful problem-solving skills; able to act as an intermediary and a solutions driven lead, to ensure effective collaboration and communication between the Government client and our organization.

Prior experience within a fast-paced, high-growth, metric-driven operational organization will be an advantage.

PROJECT DIRECTOR

Seeking a talented, motivated and adaptable individual to support the Managing Director and the senior leadership team as Project Director.

What You Should Have:

Passion for NewGlobe’s vision of democratizing the right for all children to succeed.

A Master’s Degree in Business Administration or related field.

8+ years’ executive level experience – including team management, operations, strategy, and leading strategic & operational initiatives. At least one work experience that required highly independent work in an exceedingly challenging environment.

Impeccable managerial and interpersonal skills.

Proven track record of effectively interacting with senior management.

Ability to work strategically and collaboratively across departments.

Effective, versatile and action-oriented.

Excellent communication skills (writing and speaking) and the ability to multitask.

Strong logical structuring and analytical skills, be able to see patterns, be a fast thinker and a good decision maker.

Excellent organizational skills, with keen attention to detail and ability to follow up systematically on a broad set of initiatives and decisions.

Strong willed, a fast learner and able to effect changes fast. Ability to flourish in dynamic, ambiguous environments, to produce high quality work with very short deadlines, effectively prioritize work among multiple competing demands, and adapt to unexpected work demands.

Excellent presentation creation skills using slide decks, spreadsheets and written reports.

High integrity with zero tolerance for any unethical business practices.

ACADEMIC DIRECTOR

Ultimately responsible for educational outcomes across schools, and will serve as an individual contributor, collaborator and a manager in this role.

What you should have:

The Academic Director must be a data-driven individual with experience developing and managing cultures of high performance and high expectations. You must be a great academic leader who understands exceptional instruction and can motivate and support others in realizing a vision of academic excellence. Ideal candidates have worked in organizations with a proven track record of generating large learning gains.

In addition, the Academic Director must:

Be a self-starter and problem-solver, who thinks three and four steps ahead.

Be hard working and collaborative, with the tenacity to plow through challenges and an appreciation for teamwork toward achieving a shared vision.

Be a fast learner and someone who is able to flourish in fast paced, dynamic, and sometimes ambiguous environments.

Be both detailed and results-oriented, driven by the data that will allow us to know what is working and what isn’t working for kids.

Have strong project management skills and excellent organizational skills, with keen attention to detail and ability to follow up systematically on a broad set of initiatives and decisions.

Be an effective, articulate communicator who can represent Bridge to external audiences.

Be humble and ready to “roll up your sleeves” to get things done.

Education and Qualification:

Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field, graduate degrees preferred.

10 years’ experience working in education.

2 or more years of teaching experience with evidence of outsized student learning gains is an added advantage.

Experience working in the education sector

SCHOOLS DIRECTOR

Responsible for the performance management of every school in the territory or program.

What You Should Have:

Proven management and leadership experience, leading teams of people to accomplish an objective.

Proven experience managing field-based teams.

Belief in data-driven decision making.

School management experience a plus.

Relentless focus on achievement for yourself and others.

Bias towards action.

Flexible and loves to work in a dynamic environment.

Collaborative leader with strong relationship building skills.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Strong communication skills.

Undergraduate degree (or its equivalent) or Masters degree.

 

DIRECTOR, PEOPLE

Looking for an operationally focused, relentlessly driven star to lead our People operations across the Region.

What You Should Have:

Bachelor’s degree in business or other related field with top academic marks; MBA/grad degree a plus.

Relevant Professional Certification.

Minimum of ten years of significant leadership experiences in hr/administrative/ operational
roles for rapidly scaling companies.

Strong analytical thinker, ideally with previous experience in board commercial and operational areas.

Self-starter; highly driven individual that will take ownership from the get-go and proactively look for improvement.

Emerging markets experience a major plus.

Strong leadership skills and demonstrated ability to work with a very diverse workforce.

 

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

 

Responsible for setting up the processes, systems and staff to ensure operational performance of the entire network of schools under management in each new territory.

What You Should Have:

At least 8+ years of post-undergraduate, full time work experience.

Work experience managing a multi-unit retail environment.

Work experience in emerging markets.

Work experience, preferably in operations, as an employee at any company that has rapidly
grown in headcount and number of locations, e.g., large scale retail.

Work experience in a fast-paced environment with dynamic priorities and demands.

Work experience developing and managing a culture of total focus on customer satisfaction.

Work experience drastically improving the productivity and reducing cost of a product or service.

Work experience managing and coordinating several teams to deliver on a tight schedule.

Record of building data-driven operational systems.

Record of engaging in and leading cross-functional teams and initiatives.

Record of strong academic performance from a leading undergraduate and, if attended, graduate institution.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Excellent organizational, leadership, analytical problem solving and strategic thinking skills.

High integrity with zero tolerance for any unethical business practices.

 

LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Delivery excellence, integrity, quality and systematization are all part of ensuring successful implementation of induction training and on-going professional development.

What You Should Have:

A Bachelor’s degree in education or related field.

Two or more years of teaching experience is desirable. Prior experience in teacher training would be a bonus.

Exceptional organization, project and people management skills. Prior experience in having led and managed teams would be a plus.

A data-driven, evidence-based mindset. Comfort in collecting and analyzing data to inform decisions is integral to this role.

Proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and G-suite.

Willingness to travel across territories as per the business needs

 

SCHOOLS SUPERVISOR

Responsible for the professional development, including ongoing performance management of school staff.

What You Should Have:

Proven community leadership experience, leading teams of people to accomplish an objective.

Experience in mentorship and coaching of youth and adults, either inside or outside of a school setting.

Teaching experience a plus.

Belief in data-driven decision making.

Relentless focus on achievement for yourself and others.

Bias towards action.

Flexible and loves to work in a dynamic environment.

Collaborative leader with strong relationship building skills.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Strong communication skills.

Undergraduate degree in Education is COMPULSORY. Masters is an added advantage.

IT OPERATIONS

Ensure the provision of superior customer service throughout the business, through the maintenance, enhancement, and efficient operation of IT functions.

What You Should Have:

Excellent technical knowledge of PC hardware.

Working technical knowledge of current protocols, operating systems, and standards.

Software and hardware troubleshooting.

Windows desktop (7/8/X) and Windows Server (at least 2012) experience.

Routers, switches, and firewall experience.

Microsoft Office support.

Active Directory administration.

TCP/IP.

Experience working and training on a variety of IT subjects and applications.

Excellent writing and oral communication skills.

Good research skills, including ability to identify and propose solutions to issues/crisis.

Knowledge of Android technologies, smartphones, LAN and Wifi configurations.

Experience with admin of Microsoft systems such as Navision, IIS, or Sharepoint.

Experience with AWS.

A Degree from a recognized university with top marks in Computer Science or a related discipline.

5-10 years relevant IT/industry work experience.

Experience working within a fast-paced environment.

Relevant Microsoft certification.

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