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Assistant Manager, Executive Education

Our client is a higher education institution.

Job No: 1743      |       Advertised on: 2019-01-04      |       CIC: Jaclyn Tan      |       Reg. No: R1104237
Job Location(s): Central (eg: Chinatown, Raffles Place, River Valley, Orchard, Novena)

Our client, a higher education institute is looking for a Assistant Manager, Executive Education to join their esteemed organization. If you are a dynamic individual looking for a career opportunity, read on further!

The Assistant Manager will work in a dynamic and international environment, in which the main mission is to empower leaders with the skills to thrive in a complex, fast changing world. The School Executive Education consists of a highly trained, fast-moving, and client-oreinted team dedicated to marry innovative policy practices with the latest theories and approaches and administration to deliver top educational experiences to our clients. .
The Assistant Manager is an outreach and programme delivery focused role, which would suit someone who not only have skills to bring and manage clients, and deliver complex projects, but also the mindset for analysis, business judgment, and innovative thinking. S/he will assist in decision-making processes, programme content development, and in supporting Executive Education's plan for regional growth.
The responsibilities of the incumbent would be:

A.  Business, Portfolio and Market Development
  • Design and execute business growth strategy for Executive Education under limited supervision
  • Develop sales strategies, proposals and presentations to enable sustainable market penetration in appointed portfolio, with a keen interest to learn new competitors and industry trends
  • Identify and onboard new partners into the EE network, and negotiate business terms and contracts
  • Be able to represent and articulate the School's Executive Education value proposition at the executive level
  • Contribute to operational excellence in the day-to-day management of business development, including (but not limited to) forecasting, pipeline development, customer relations using CRM and other tools
  • Motivate internal stakeholders to support growth of region, and successfully deliver organisational and customer goals
  • Provide guidance and recommendations to colleagues doing outreach and programme delivery in order to improve the quality of leads and conversion
  • Innovate new learning products, design curriculum and test modules to suit executive programme offerings
B.  Programme Management and Operations
  • Deliver the programmes in-house or overseas (as required)
  • Develop team standards for gathering and documenting business requirements and processes
  • Develop, communicate and drive project schedule commitments
  • Facilitate change management decisions and adjust assignments and expectations accordingly
  • Drive initiatives or goals (e.g. continuous improvement) as needed
C.  Administration
  • Facilitate team's quality management undertakings (ISO) and other internal duties as assigned
  • Coach staff and share best practices to the team as needed
D.  Optional – Marketing and Communications
  • Formulate and implement all marketing strategies and activities for EE including campaign management, branding and social media engagement
  • Collaborate with faculty and team to generate creative marketing content for our website and other platforms to drive traffic and generate leads
  • Support EE with basic graphic design work
  • Work with external vendors to design and develop marketing collateral

If you possess the follow qualities, apply now!
  • More than 5 years of working experience, with at least 3 years of marketing experience
  • Degree/Post-graduate degree in Business, Education, Social Sciences or Public Policy
  • Proven experience in either business development, client development, business strategy, curriculum development or corporate development in a business, consulting or executive education environment.
  • Overall understanding and interest in public policy challenges and in the professional skills necessary to excel in today's complex and fast-changing world.
  • Knowledge and experience working in (either one or more) the following regions such as South East Asia, South Asia, Northeast Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Foreign language skills will be advantageous.
  • Experience in writing proposals, working or collaborating with governments, donor organizations, educational institutions and private sector.
  • Experience in marketing and communications with basic proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Strong communication (verbal and written), teamwork, facilitation and public speaking skills
  • Creative problem solver and product innovator with strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, intellectually curious and an avid networker
  • Business focused, entrepreneurial, growth-oriented and results driven mentality
  • Experience and comfort level working with senior management and heads of departments
  • Highly motivated, possess positive attitude, flexible and have excellent organisational skills
  • Strong desire to win and learn by continually honing personal and professional skills
  • Able to work across multi-functions/ multi-individuals/ multi-cultural situations to achieve desired results
  • Willingness to travel - this role would require occasional travel overseas

An exciting career awaits the right candidate! Click "Quick Apply" to register your interest now.
All applicants' CV will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  SALARY S$4,500.00 - S$5,000.00 per Month


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