Bridge International Academies Employment Opportunities in Nigeria

Bridge International Academies is the world’s largest and fastest-growing chain of primary and pre-primary schools with more than 400 academies and 120,000 pupils in Kenya and Uganda.


We democratize the right to succeed by giving families living in poverty access to the high-quality education that will allow their children to live a very different life.

Bridge International Academies Regional Manager Employment Opportunities in Nigeria

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with a large group of schools and area managers in your territory to ensure that they are operating at the highest levels.
  • Provide management oversight to area managers in your region or territory and ensure operating performance, and instructional targets are met.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to area managers in your region to help develop their management skills and support achievement of their academy goals.
    Regional Managers completely own (and therefore, are accountable for) the performance metrics of all of the schools in their territory, as measured by financial, operational and instructional benchmarks
  • This role requires a constant presence at the schools and close interaction with each School Head to ensure that there is continuous bi-directional communication and coaching.
  • In addition to interactions with schools, the Regional Manager is expected to build close relationships with the local and state level government officials, the traditional and local community leaders, and Parents of the children in the school to promote the importance of education, garner support for the school and education ministry’s activities as it relates to their children and to keep a constant monitor on their feedback.
  • Must be ready to travel on a daily basis to schools in your region. The schools are situated in various communities across the state in Nigeria to which you are assigned.

    Professional Requirements

  • Must be dynamic, articulate, organized with an attention to detail
  • Must have demonstrated capacity to plan, prioritize and deliver tasks on time to meet goals in a high pressure environment
  • Must be passionate about following processes and procedures and be extremely data-driven
  • Must be passionate about education and schooling in general
  • Must be comfortable working in low income communities
  • Must have respect and sensitivity towards cultural, gender, ethnicity and religious diversity
  • Must have maturity and confidence in dealing with high ranking official of government institutions, international institutions and non- government institutions
  • Willingness to have tough conversations when circumstances require it and to take a “no nonsense” approach to driving business results.
  • High level of energy and enthusiasm so as to be effective

    Desired Qualifications and Skill

  • This role would suit someone who has extensive experience doing community based work, field management expertise and strong people management and program management skills.
  • Degree qualified with at least 5 years of professional work experience
  • Prior team leadership experience using a hands-on role model approach to management and the ability to coach and motivate others to achieve results
  • Proven ability to drive results
  • Passion for providing outstanding customer service
  • Excellent practical problem solving skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively
  • Previous experience building relationships with government and community officials
  • A passion
    for what we do is essential and experience in low cost education environments or in the public schooling environment is an advantage.
  • This is a demanding but extremely rewarding role and we welcome applications from committed and driven individuals who will thrive on a leadership challenge and achieve business results while changing the lives of underserved children

    How to apply

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 26th September, 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; Bridge International Academies Regional Manager Employment Opportunities in Nigeria




    Bridge International Academies Quality Assurance Associate Employment Opportunities in Nigeria

    What You Will Do

    Ensure schools are compliant with procedural requirements through processes of quality control and audit checklists of academy operations and management tools, materials and processes by:

  • Paying visits to a set schools each day (as assigned by the Quality Assurance Manager)
  • Performing audits via the smartphone
    Reporting the information back to HQ.
  • Provide valuable insights into critical operational issues based on school visit observations
  • Work with HQ to ensure that the school teaching and management systems and tools are well implemented and maintained as per Bridge standards at individual schools both by School Heads and by teachers.
  • Quality Assurance Associates will travel every single day to schools and are expected to spend a fair amount of time on the road.

    Professional Requirements

  • Highly organized, detail-oriented and able to manage multiple tasks within tight deadlines
    Hard working with a positive can-do attitude; is able and willing to take on any challenge
  • Able to "stand his/her ground" and not be convinced by any School heads , teachers or anyone to change the audit information
  • Mature and independent - supervision will largely be done from HQ while you operate in the field
    Adept at using the smartphone and email programs.
  • Aptitude for learning new IT systems/applications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    Prior experience conducting audits or experience in a quality assurance role is a plus
  • Willingness to travel every day in all weather.


    How to apply

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 26th September, 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; Bridge International Academies Quality Assurance Associate Employment Opportunities in Nigeria

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