Job Title: Operations Manager – Vocational Institution
Salary: 100K – 120K
Our client is a skills development organization that has recently set up a vocational institution in Kilifi.
They seek to hire an Operations Manager to manage both staff, trainee and organizational needs.
Duties and Responsibilities
· Plan, organize, coordinate and control large group events, classified meetings, and community and family engagement events
· Local contract manager for transportation, foodservices, facilities maintenance, security and other third party service contracts
· Work with school staff to manage reporting and data tracking for all special education programs
· Support all operational and logistical projects for start-up operations and prepare reports on site operations
· Respond to and resolve routine internal and external inquiries with parents, employees and school organizations
· Financial/budgetary administration – planning and monitoring
· Handling correspondence – organizing and servicing committee meetings (producing agendas, taking minutes and producing reports etc.)
· Coordinate with the director to maintain a positive, safe learning environment for trainees by enforcing the discipline plan
· Responsible for public relations and communications plan: promote the institution through positive relations with community, businesses, parents and students
· Perform other duties as assigned
Skills and Qualifications
· Degree in Business Administration or related course
· Minimum 5 year’s administrative experience
· Experience within vocational training organizations
· Experience of working with/training low capacity teams/grass root organizations
· Effective communications skills (including IT skills and report writing)
· Able to do stock taking – maintain equipment, textbook and supply inventories
· A keen eye for detail
· Time management and organization skills
· Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills
· Critical thinking and successful leadership of cross-functional teams
· Strong interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
· Knowledge of principles and practices of administration, supervision and training
· Budget preparation and control expertise
NB: Candidates must be from the coastal region
How to Apply
Please only send your CV quoting the job title in the email subject (Operations Manager – Vocational Institution) to firstname.lastname@example.org before Friday 25th November, 2016.
Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.
N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.
Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.