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Employer Partnerships Manager

Published on 28.10.2020

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Website : https://www.akilahinstitute.org/
Industries :
Education, training
Services other
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Position : Employer Partnerships Manager

We are recruiting Employer Partnerships Managers.

You will work closely with the Davis College President and Director of Partnerships to grow, manage and maintain important employer relationships with Davis College's Employer Partners. You will be responsible for researching and bringing new partners on board. Sourcing placement and employment opportunities for students, graduates and alumnae. You will also regularly seek feedback from Employer partners in order to deliver relevant feedback to the Academic team re career development curriculum.

Responsibilities

Employer Relationships Management

  • Work in collaboration with the Director of Partnerships to develop and implement an employer engagement strategy and related processes to support a growing pipeline of students and alumnae.
  • Proactively identify a steady stream of new potential employers and develop strong and trusting relationships with existing employers in order to expand the number and type of internships and employment opportunities in alignment with Akilah's careers targets.
  • Source internships and jobs in a number adequate to meet annual targets for Akilah sourced internships and % of active job seekers launching careers 6 months post graduation.
  • Represent Akilah at networking events, business functions and local conferences. Constantly source new lead opportunities.
  • Set weekly and monthly outreach targets in collaboration with the Director of Partnerships to provide a steady stream of internship and job opportunities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Event Management

  • Manage career fairs, speaker series, students' interviews and other career activities/events in collaboration with the Director of Partnerships, College President and Deputy Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs.

Account Management:

  • Effectively manage all internships and employment opportunities by gathering all key information and promptly responding to employers' inquiries, offering an outstanding customer experience.
  • Effectively communicate internships and job opportunities with students and graduates through the Careers Platform and other communication channels.
  • Collaborate with the Careers team on the selection of students and graduates, determining their eligibility in alignment with employers' expectations.
  • Follow up with employers to confirm interview schedules and communicate selection results with students.
  • Diligently record and maintain detailed information on employers' contacts, opportunities, meetings, and outcomes in SalesForce.
  • Increase adoption of the Mindsky Careers platform by employers, persuasively communicating the value proposition, its features and benefits.
  • Work in collaboration with the Chief Academic Officer and Davis College President to implement an effective feedback loop mechanism gathering feedback from the Private Sector/employers on students/graduates performance during internships and employment.
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Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferred in Business, Human Resources, Marketing or a related field; an Associate's degree plus relevant experience may be substituted.
  • Relevant experience in client relationship management, corporate relations or business development & sales.
  • Fluency in English and Kinyarwanda.

Desired Skills/Qualifications

  • Results oriented, comfortable operating in a fast-paced environment with accountability to outcomes.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, excellent oral presentation and written skills.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines;
  • Has a deep understanding of the growing Rwandan labor market and is well networked with both private and public sectors.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively engage and manage clients portfolio to ensure a steady source of opportunities.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution required; relevant advanced degree preferred.
  • Private, public, and non-profit backgrounds are all valued. The ideal candidate will have succeeded in a high-performing organization and be eager to apply best practices.
  • Proficiency with Google Drive applications and Microsoft Office applications strongly preferred
Job criteria for job ad : Employer Partnerships Manager
Job category :
Management
Production, maintenance, quality
R&D, project management
Industries :
Education, training
Services other
Social, public and human services
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Kigali Province
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Bachelor
Number of Position(s) : 10

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