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[Job Vacancy] Country Manager – Nigeria at Nexford University

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Nexford University is a next-generation university based in Washington DC offering a competency-based learning model. Nexford’s mission is to enable greater social and economic mobility by providing an affordable high-quality education that will positively impact millions of lives around the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Country Manager – Nigeria

Location: Lagos (Remote)

About the Job

As the Nigeria Country Manager, you will be Nexford’s most senior team member based in Nigeria and heading the organization’s growth and all local operations.
You will have ownership of building and executing the next phase in Nexford’s local growth strategy.
You will report to the Global Head of Partnerships, with a dotted reporting to the CEO.

As Country Manager your role will revolve around four key areas:

Revenue Growth: Drive local partnerships to increase B2B and B2B2C revenue. You will have 1-2 partnership managers reporting to you.
Brand: Act as a brand custodian in Nigeria, building and protecting brand credibility while increasing brand awareness. This will be done in collaboration with marketing and partnership teams. You will be in charge of building strategic and impactful local partnerships.
Learner Success: Understand the voice of customers and work with product and academic teams across the world to ensure our learning experience continuously improves based on learner needs while also leading local initiatives that drive learner retention, community building, and satisfaction.
Admin & Management: Local partnership team members will report directly to you while others will have a dotted reporting line. You will be responsible for managing local finance and admin-related operations, in addition to setting up physical community spaces in partnership with local organizations.

Ideal Candidate Profile

A Bachelor’s Degree is required, an advanced degree is preferred
5+ years of prior work experience with partnership development, employer relations, and sales
Experience in approaching, and communicating with senior-level executives across diverse organizations
Good familiarity with corporate decision-making processes including budget processes, appropriation, protocols, and communications
Experience with the development and execution of partnership agreements.
Experience using B2B marketing tools and CRMs (such as Hubspot) to facilitate effective management reporting
Applicant brings with them well-established networks and industry contacts to deliver on our ambitious B2B sales targets.

Key Competencies:

Building partnerships and trust
Marketing and Sales
Networking and Influencing
Management Experience
Communicating Effectively
Partner Cultural Awareness
Quality Orientation.
Flexibility and Stress Tolerance
Strategic Decision Making and Problem Solving

Compensation and Benefits

Work at a company with a social mission where you can make a real difference in the world
10 days paid vacation leave
10 days paid sick leave
12 days paid personal development time-off, post probation
50% discounted tuition on all Nexford courses for your family
Contemporary collaboration tools
An entrepreneurial and highly stimulating environment
An environment where you will be technically and intellectually challenged.


How to ApplyInterested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply