Pistis Life and Leadership Institute (PLLI) is one of Africa’s leading hybrid education hubs offering forward-thinking open enrolment courses, specialized executive programs and short modular courses.

Job Position: Business Development Manager

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The Business Development Manager (BDM) shall work with volunteers and full-time staff to achieve the overall objective and set goals of PISTIS Life and Leadership Institute (PLLI) in line with its Strategy in the areas of Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Ministry and Governance.

Job Objective

  • To drive growth within PLLI, in line with its strategic objectives for each school. Direct/Indirect responsibility for recruitment of students, volunteers and faculty, brand positioning, strategic planning, and revenue generation.

Job Responsibilities
Stakeholder Mgt. & Community Engagement:

  1. Promote PLLI visibility and programmes through participation and membership in local as well as global community forums, civic organizations and social intervention spaces that align with key objectives
  2. Build and nurture quality relationships with key stakeholders in the education, business, government, and ministry space in Nigeria for the purpose of promoting the mission and vision of PLLI.
  3. Identify and manage donors, partners and other relevant organizations and affiliates to drive the achievement of PLLI’s objectives.
  4. Ensure PLLI is duly accredited and licensed by all relevant government agencies locally and internationally to drive operations and brand recognition globally.

Partnerships Eng. & Collaboration:

  • Develop relevant capabilities and agreements for PLLI in the areas of strategic partnerships and collaboration with reputable organizations, government agencies, high net-worth/ philanthropic individuals, and other educational institutions globally.

Policy, Procedure and Practice Implementation:

  • Promote a culture of sustainable development across all PLLI Programs, and align them to PLLI mission, vision, and objectives.

Program Development & Implementation:

  1. Support the successful design, development, and deployment of all PLLI programs, courses, research, and educational interventions, ensuring that goals and objectives align with PLLI Strategy.
  2. Leadership & Organizational Development
  3. Collaborate with the Management team to consistently develop and nurture teams as well as integrate staffing programs designed to attract the highest caliber of talent/ volunteers.

Planning & Strategy:

  1. Develop and drive the strategy of PLLI within the broad context of the local and national landscape by using performance measurements to guide strategic and operational decision-making.
  2. Collaborate with key stakeholders to develop and roll-out of courses for PLLI across the different schools.
  3. Create and drive student recruitment strategies to ensure optimum participation in PLLI courses and initiatives.
  4. Ensure the delivery of annual budgets and plans to ensure PLLI is financially profitable and sustainable.
  5. Prepare the annual budget and other necessary financial documents, whilst providing information and justifications for the Management Board in its annual budgetary review and approval process.
  6. Cultivate strong partnerships with the Management Board in developing policies consistent with the mission of PLLI and work together with all standing and volunteer coordinators.

Job Requirements

  1. Training and development specialist with relevant Degree(s) in the Arts, Science, or Social Development / intervention space with a minimum of 5 years of experience.
  2. Strong leadership and management experience and proven success in leading/contributing to business development, program development, budgeting & implementation.
  3. Strong report writing skills, including financial reports, with proven organizational and multitasking skills, et al.
  4. Strong coordination and leadership skills with proven ability to work across multiple technical areas simultaneously, supporting and mentoring multiple volunteer/ staff members.

Application Closing Date
3rd January, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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