Program Development and Training Officer

July 21, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Bonny Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Bonny Chamber of Commerce and Industry, popularly known as BOCCIMA, is a leading chamber of commerce and industry in Nigeria with ties across the world. We currently have over 1,000 active members who have benefited hugely from the chamber's resources.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Program Development and Training Officer

Location: Bonny Island, Rivers
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Summary

We are looking to engage a program development and training officer to manager its resource and development activities.
This position requires knowledge of the competitive proposal development process and extremely effective written and verbal communication skills.
The ideal candidate must be able to apply these skills in project development, the negotiation process, and speeches/presentations/proposals.

Key Responsibilities

Creating yearly training plans and materials for all departments
Develop effective and persuasive high-quality proposals in clear and concise terms.
Research curriculum actively and remain up-to-date on developments within the industries
Create printed and instructional materials to be used in training
Actively seek current training methods and best practices to facilitate trainings
Schedule and conduct meetings with management to proactively identify topics to be addressed or areas in need of additional instruction
Developing marketing materials to be distributed to companies promoting the course and necessary details
Assist in planning, creating and implementing each year's training courses and materials.

Basic Qualifications / Experience / Skills

Minimum of a Master's Degree in a Business, Science or Management related field and 8 – 10 years relevant work experience or Bachelor's Degree with 10 – 15 years work experience in development project management roles with a record of proven success.
Proven track record in competitive proposal submission, floating concepts for unsolicited proposals and developing donor and other stakeholder relations.
Extensive research ability and knowledge of proposal and donor funding requirements and the ability to apply that knowledge in preparing project proposals
At least three years of experience in project design and implementation in the international development arena. Experience in development/business/economic growth/enterprise development required.
Knowledge of the international development donor and project implementation landscape with contacts in key agencies and allied or competitor organizations.
Strong critical thinking, problem solving, coaching and mentoring skills.
Ability to perform under time pressure, be flexible, work independently, manage multiple tasks and work effectively as a leader and team member in fast-paced multi-cultural environment.
Passion for market-led approaches to supporting developmental initiatives.
Strong focus on results.
Strong written and oral communication skills with an enthusiasm for writing.
Good sense of humor.
Fluency in English is imperative with French fluency strongly considered – additional language skills are highly essential
Ability to communicate effectively with management and other departments
Proficient using Microsoft Suite
Ability to effectively organize and manage multiple training initiatives simultaneously
Instructional experience in a group business setting preferred
Strong understanding of business goals and standards for customer service
Experience providing full-scope training materials, from analyzing company needs to lesson planning, development and implementation
Extensive knowledge of best practices in creating instructional materials
Previous experience working as a Training Coordinator role is required.

Application Closing Date
18th August, 2022.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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