Job Title:  Programmes & Business Development Officer
Job Summary

  • The individual hired for this position will be responsible for developing, marketing executing, and implementing the Institute’s programmes and events.
  • The person will also build and maintain relationships with potential partners and funders for the Institute’s operations.

Job Description

  • Create, develop and implement fund-raising strategies for the Institute
  • Identify potential partnerships with organizations/institutions
  • Research available local and international funding opportunities
  • Review request for proposals (RFPs) and draft proposals to potential partners and donors for fundraising purposes
  • Generate increased income for the Institute’s programmes and events from existing sources or relationships
  • Maintain and expand Institute’s network in the arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution and business community
  • Identify opportunities to actively engage Institute’s Members and Stakeholders
  • Research relevant information to improve Institute’s programmatic approach Coordinate the execution and support the implementation of Institute’s programmes and activities
  • Monitor and track the impact of Institute’s programmes and events
  • Prepare reports for Management, Partners and Funders
  • Support Management in other areas related to ensuring the success of the Institute

Qualification/ Requirements

  • University Degree in International Relations, Political Science, Economics, Business or Public Administration or related discipline. A Masters Degree any of these fields will be an advantage
  • At least 5 years experience working for a national/international NGO or development agency in programme development and implementation, marketing, fundraising and external relations
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English, with good drafting and editing skills

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Proven experience in developing and delivering programmatic and fundraising strategies
  • Proven experience in conceptualising, managing and executing programmatic interventions with the ability to achieve financial targets
  • Excellent planning, management and organisational skills
  • Ability to plan, balance and cope with competing priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • High standard of numeracy and budgeting skills
  • High standard of computer competency and literacy
  • A self starter
  • Ability to work independently and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of diverse backgrounds, culture and nationalities;

Job Title: Curriculum Development and Training Manager
Job Summary

  • This individual will be responsible for managing the Institute’s examination, trainings and membership enrollment processes.
  • The person will be responsible for the development, quality control, production of the Institute’s programmes and training curriculum.
  • S/he will primarily be responsible for developing and implementing the Institute’s training and professional development strategy for growth and expansion.

Job Description

  • Develop and implement membership enrollment processes
  • Manage the application, nominations, records and induction process for membership enrollment
  • Manage the coordination, evaluation and assessment of potential members applicationsPrepare instructional/training materials for production
  • Develop training outlines with the necessary basic detail to direct instruction.
  • Develop and maintain the Institute’s research database that will be utilised to develop and review curriculum, publications and publicity.
  • Develop and strengthen the Institute’s assessment, monitoring, and evaluation procedures
  • Monitor and track the impact of Institute’s trainings and research work
  • Support Management in other areas related to ensuring the success of the Institute
  • Responsible for collecting, recording, maintaining and reporting members information and records
  • Manage and coordinate membership trainings and assessment process
  • Develop and upgrade the Institute’s training and programme’s curriculum
  • Manage and coordinate the review/assessment of current curriculum to ensure that course/programme meets intended objectives and requirements.


  • A minimum University Degree preferably in Business Administration, Economics, Social Sciences or related field.
  • Masters Degree in student/membership services, educational administration or a related area will be an added advantage
  • Proven record of successful supervisory experience in a people-oriented environment
  • 10 years of direct experience or 7 years in a related area. Preferred 7 years of direct experience in a large membership oriented organisation
  • Demonstrated understanding of the application of technology to deliver Examinations, Records and Registration services.
  • A proven record in working successfully with diverse populations

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of current instructional theories and principles applicable to both online and Instructor led learning programmes
  • Competence in developing academic and engaging learning/training materials
  • Proficiency in developing, designing and deploying instructor e-learning modules using real time technology
  • Excellent knowledge of monitoring and the application of methodology: good understanding of academic assessment methodologies; excellent ability to identify significant academic learning opportunities
  • Proven ICT skills, especially in the management of MIS software/tools using database software
  • Experience with multimedia and web design technologies including video conferencing/webinar technologies
  • Knowledgeable and functional in technical writing including consistent and correct use of tense, grammar/spelling and terminology that is interesting, varied and appropriate
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Strong proof reading skills
  • Ability to manage multiple task in a dynamic deadline driven environment
  • Good organisational and time management skills: ability to be flexible and solve problems
  • A positive attitude and ability to plan and adapt to change
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in applying adult learning principles
  • Strong facilitation and training skills.

Attractive and will be commensurate with experience.

How to Apply
Applicants should forward their resume by email to: with title of the role as subject.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Application Deadline: 7th February 2017


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