New Vacancies at Workforce Group

Workforce Group is a leading provider of end-to-end, integrated and result-focused Business and Human Resource solutions in Nigeria, offering advisory, outsourcing, recruitment and assessment, learning and development, market-entry, technology services and solutions.

From inception in 2004, we have helped clients across diverse industries and sectors such as Financial Services, Telecoms, Oil and Gas, Real Estate, Hospitality, Power, Entertainment, FMCG, etc., to achieve their strategic goals and objectives.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Learning & Development (L&D) Manager

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The L&D Manager will be responsible for assessing customer needs and delivering tailored training programmes to meet the needs of a diverse audience. This role is customer centric.

Educational Qualification

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university.
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration is desirable.

Professional Qualification:

  • An HR Certification is desirable

Desired Experience/Knowledge:

  • 6 – 8years’ related experience
  • Strong background within education, training or organization development required.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness as a performance consultant, training and development specialist, and instructional designer.
  • Role Competencies / Skills:
  • Ability to position and deliver impactful learning programmes that leverage appropriate and innovative technology
  • Knowledge and ability to deliver Virtual instruction
  • Demonstrable passion for learning and deep knowledge of ecosystem
  • Knowledge of varied technology-enabled learning delivery platforms
  • Ability to apply knowledge of pedagogical principles and facilitation skills to best meet learners’ needs.
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make well thought out decisions
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized individual and strong team player.
  • Accomplished communicator, fluent and articulate in spoken English.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Advanced PowerPoint skills
  • Instructional Design skills
  • Data Analysis skills
  • Business intelligence Skills
  • Closing skills, motivation for sales, prospecting skills, sales planning and sound industry knowledge
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Solid project management skills.
  • Effectively build relationships with senior leadership as well as educational institutions, vendors, professional and community organisations
  • Ability to engage in compelling conversations with potential clients and close the deal.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of adult learning principles, methods, theories, concepts and a wide range of training methods, techniques and formats.

Personal Attribute & Character:

  • Resourcefulness and Creativity
  • An unbiased perspective
  • A positive collaborative approach, honesty, personal integrity, and ability to work well within a team are highly valued and integral to the role
  • Good understanding of group dynamics
  • Good listener
  • Logical decision-maker
  • Strongly self-motivated and driven to produce results
  • Strives for world-class excellence and service delivery.

Job Title: Head of Marketing

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • The Head of Marketing is responsible for the strategic marketing growth and marketing activities / campaigns of the company. The role incumbent is also responsible for ensuring the marketing team effectively fulfils the organisation’s marketing strategy.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement marketing strategy for the group,its LOB’s and their products/services
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative research projects (internally and externally) to inform Workforce Group’s publication strategy
  • Create, edit, and manage the production of digital and print content that is consistent with the organization’s brand, style, and tone.
  • Coordinate the day-to-day editorial operations, manage a team of content creators, editors, graphic designers, videographers, etc.
  • Responsible for the ideation, planning, and execution of the editorial and content marketing calendar that attracts and appeals to the organization’s various customers
  • Understand, customize and optimize the entire campaign management process, including production, execution, and quality control.
  • Review all assignments before publication to ensure material is accurate and on-brand
  • Maintain consistency of the brand by upholding the organization’s style guide standards on tense, voice, tone, and the spelling/capitalization of certain words as they relate to the organization.
  • Drive and measure the success of community engagement initiatives (i.e. number of users, number of discussions, etc.).
  • Facilitate and champion campaigns to exploit market opportunities that reflect and align with our brand and values
  • Develop and manage the company’s website and other social media platforms
  • Proof-read and edit submitted content from team members from different lines of business to meet Workforce Group’s agreed publishable standards.
  • Ensure verifiability of Workforce Group published content by maintaining research files (which includes proofs, source material and documentation) for each publication.
  • Optimize the use of thought leadership materials and ensure they meet the company’s standard
  • Responsible for the management of the CRM
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders across the various departments and looks for ways to align the marketing unit activities to support their key objectives
  • Mentor and manage both direct and indirect reports to ensure that projects are completed and employee expertise is being developed effectively
  • Keep abreast of local and global best practices and make recommendations to Management
  • Be an effective leader and ensure all marketing programs are successful, metrics-driven, and goal-oriented

Role Competencies / Skills:

  • Strong research skills
  • Exceptional writing skills and the ability to adapt and change style of writing
  • Great attention to detail and an eye for quality
  • Experience in education marketing preferably in a professional service environment
  • Great planning, organizational and editing skills
  • Excellent communicator, verbal and written
  • Ability to create engaging content on demand
  • A passion for Human Resource Management with a background in research or writing will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of SEO, Google Analytics, and Social media management.
  • Experience of scoping, designing and delivering evaluation research, including identifying, developing and testing appropriate tools and reporting methods.
  • Experience of leading projects, including scoping requirements, forward planning, monitoring progress against delivery, identifying and mitigating risks to delivery
  • Effective synthesis and communication of research insights
  • Fluency in the language of marketing, public affairs, branding, communications, and general business strategy
  • Ability to work across disciplines, being effective and confident with frontline delivery partners as well as researchers, strategic stakeholders

Personal Attribute & Character:

  • Creative, process-driven and proactive
  • Genuinely helpful and committed
  • A positive collaborative approach, honesty, personal integrity, and ability to work well within a team are highly valued and integral to the role
  • Self-motivated and self-starter who thrives on high levels of personal responsibility and is able to execute and deliver
  • Good common sense, logical decision-maker
  • Strongly self-motivated and driven to produce results
  • Ability to work closely with C-level customers
  • Strives for world-class excellence and service delivery
  • Result oriented
  • Fast learner
  • Energetic
  • Ambitious
  • Goal-oriented and creative
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Possess a talent for building strong and productive relationships across constituencies.

Educational Qualification

  • Minimum of B.Sc in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or related fields.

Desired Experience / Knowledge:

  • Minimum of 6-8 years relevant experience
  • Previous experience in a similar role, working in a professional services firm
  • Experience in management of complex, multi-stakeholder projects and achieving goals on time and to budget
  • Proven leadership experience carrying out marketing efforts, including planning, prioritizing, and implementing strategy
  • Experience in building brand awareness and recognition

Job Title: Business Development Executive

Location: Lagos

Job Responsibilities

  • Research and identify new markets, business opportunities and prospects/sales leads
  • Develop and execute plans to achieve financial targets (number of clients, revenue and expenses) set for each period.
  • Develop business development plans, go to market plan, relevant marketing assets to acquire and onboard new clients
  • Communicate products and services via various marketing materials and channels to identify prospects.
  • Manage the end to end process of acquiring clients from initial engagements to closing deals.
  • Follow up new business opportunities/leads through various platforms to establish a rapport and set up meetings.
  • Attend meetings and pitching sessions, make presentations and report outcomes to management/supervisor.
  • Prepare and present our products and services to identified prospects via PowerPoint presentations, quotes, proposals, demos and sales displays as required.
  • Prepare sales contracts, Service level agreements and other documents in line with company policies and work with the client to ensure execution.
  • Conduct client surveys to develop marketing assets and use cases for engaging prospects.
  • Provide support and materials in upselling to existing clients
  • Conduct periodic research to constantly benchmark company’s products and service offerings with current trends and industry standards
  • Identify and attend industry conferences and other networking events to gain industry insights and network with relevant stakeholders.
  • Identify and establish key relationships in organizations/bodies where relevant stakeholders of sectors of focus belong.
  • Establish and build strong relationships with key contacts within target markets/stakeholder organisations.
  • Contact clients and prospects to inform them about new developments in the company’s products and services.
  • Negotiate pricing and other terms with clients and relevant partners.
  • Advise and proffer solutions on how to strategically solve problems and prioritise client needs.
  • Conduct relevant research and generate data-driven reports on market trends and other relevant information to educate the target market and enable business decisions.
  • Prepare and present weekly, monthly and other reports on activities for management review.

Educational Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, mass communication or equivalent

Desired Experience:

  • 3 – 4 years’ prior industry related business development experience
  • Consulting experience with focus on Telco/IT & FMCG industries
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven knowledge and execution of successful development strategies
  • Strong network/pipeline in the Telco/IT & FMCG industries

Role Competencies / Skill:

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Extremely goal-oriented, self-motivated and driven and organised
  • Report writing skills
  • Marketing skills
  • Relationship management
  • Project management
  • Presentation skills
  • People management skills
  • Business acumen
  • Commercial awareness- Pricing, Selling & Negotiation Skills
  • Proficient in MS Office, with working knowledge of CRM.
  • Digital skills.

Deadline: 4th March, 2021.

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