55 Kairaba Avenue, Fajara, Serrekunda, The Gambia

Description

We Are Seeking for Center Manager

The IIHTGambia Ltd is a hands-on technical training Center and it is a global pioneer intuition and operates in twenty-five different counties. We seek an experienced and enthusiastic leader with a track record of successful operation management in a relevant environment. You will need to have experience of leading, developing a team, and designing, implementing and continuous improvements of the systems and processes, and to make significant contributions to strategic planning at the level of a business unit or department.

Requirements

Qualification / Experience:
Minimum Qualifications and Education Experience, any Combination Equivalent To:
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • Minimum of 3 years with a record of successful Management experience
  • Experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS-Outlook- is a Must)
  • Culturally-responsive pedagogy
  • Adult learning principles and change management theory
  • Able to operate day to day operation of the Institute
Desirable
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in using E-mail
  • Comfortable with face-to-face meeting and public speaking 
Personalities: 
Essential
  • Ethical/Honest
  • Achievement Orientation
  • Extroverted, enthusiastic, energetic
  • Resilient
 Desirable 
  • Good Listener, Persistence, Optimistic and upbeat

Bonuses

Benefits

Responsibilities

Key Duties & Responsibilities:  

  • Your contributions will provide essential support to sustain the school’s continued success in research, teaching and knowledge exchange, and to enable our ambitions for expansion into new areas of strength.
  • You will be expected to engage with staff at all levels across the school to promote good financial practice and to support financial forecasting and business planning, and in particular will advise senior management on financial strategies and risks.
  • You will be enthusiastic about working in a people-focused environment and will use your strong communication skills to develop effective working relationships within our diverse academic community.
  • overseeing the day-to-day operations of the institute 
  • Develop and implement key projects to assist the school in the achievement of it strategic goals
  • Manage commercial relationships with key external partners
  • Develop, monitor and maintain budgets
  • Strong experience in strategic business planning with the ability to develop, implement and evaluate business improvement strategies.
  • Considerable values-led leadership experience, including demonstrated capacity to initiate leads and manage change.
  • Strong experience in implementing best practice, continual improvement and client focused service delivery.
  • A strong understanding of financial and budget management.
  • The ability to priorities a continuously busy work load, and manage a range of diverse activities.
  • Ensuring compliance with quality standards set by local regulatory authorities, e.g. NAQAA
  • Developing and implementing HR policies and practices
  • Representing the institute in external meetings
  • Counselling students
  • Coordinating student admissions
  • Conducting induction/orientation for new staff and students
  • Providing admin and academic support and guidance to trainers and students
  • Developing and implementing effective disciplinary procedures for staff and students
  • Collecting feedback from students to improve training quality
  • Participating in recruitment and selection
  • Managing staff and student’s attendance register
  • Maintaining up-to-date record of staff and student files
  • Preparing monthly payroll
  • Payment of monthly PAYE tax and NPF/ICF Contributions
  • Providing support in annual performance appraisal
  • Handling expatriate staff residential permit and alien card application
  • Serving as Board Secretary
  • Developing and maintaining excellent external relations
  • Maintaining the financial records of the institute
  •  Preparing and sending daily/weekly activity report to the CEO
  • liaising with Head Office and consultants to resolve academic and technical issues
  • Formulating effective strategies for the attainment of goals and objectives
  • Creating and promoting a “team atmosphere” where staff will feel comfortable/safe to work in
  • Follow-up on commitments made to staff
  • Serving as a role model to staff by getting to work on-time, attending meetings, etc.
  • Being enthusiastic about IIHT Gambia Limited with students, staff and the wider community