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Programme Managing Directors (Nigeria)

Location: Edo State and Kwara State, Nigeria
Organisation: US-listed education technology and services business

Our client is a US-listed business that operates across Africa and Asia and that supports national and state governments by creating powerful technology-enabled education systems.  They are an education expert and leader in learning and have unequalled experience in dramatically transforming educational outcomes at speed and at scale.  They treat education as a science, and they have an unprecedented ability to gather and apply data-driven learning improvements across every aspect of the education system.  They have demonstrated success in their various operations in a number of African countries.

In Nigeria, they have innovative engagements in two States – Edo and Kwara, and for each of these, they are hiring Programme Managing Directors.  They will each be responsible for providing overall leadership management and general technical direction of the entire programme for the State, ensuring an integrated vision among different components, functions and stakeholders, and a focus on achieving the results defined in the contract. You will be responsible for leading and overseeing the development, delivery, and day-to-day management of a high quality, innovative, cost effective and sustainable education program resulting in immediate and lasting change for children and building the capacity of the duty bearers. This is a highly hands-on job, involving intense programme management, broad technical knowledge covering financial management, supply chain, government relations and school operations management.

For these roles, individuals need to have had the experience of managing highly complex and large programme with a lean team coupled with a deep passion for programme mission. Leadership, humility, and self-awareness are a must to be successful. This is an incredibly fast-paced and absorbing role that will ask a lot of the individuals but they will also be personally rewarding in that they will see the impact of their efforts first hand.

For an informal and confidential discussion or for more information contact:

Mohan Yogendran
Tel. + 44 (0)20 3137 3404
Tel. + 44 (0)7786 190671

Email: Mohan.Yogendran@rockpools.com

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