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  • Posted: Sep 14, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • CA Global Headhunters is an international recruitment and staffing company with an in-depth focus on Recruitment in Africa. We recruit talent of the highest standard across African Sectors in Mining, Oil & Gas, Engineering, Banking, Finance, Legal, Insurance, Commodities and Agriculture. As the African markets further grow and develop, our skills and ex...
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    Director, University Partnerships (Education / Business Development / Programs)

    Job Description:

    The incumbent should be a well-networked individual with high-level executive business development skills in the online/education sector in Kenya. This individual will be tasked with growing these partnerships through first class relationships and service; thoughtful strategy and planning; management and oversight of operational matters; and the expansion of the universities’ online portfolio through new programme acquisition for our client in the online education space.


    1. Build and maintain strong and sound relationships with partner universities – especially at an executive and management level (across business streams)
    2. Solidify relationships through trust, integrity, excellent verbal and face-to-face communication skills, frequent visits, meaningful input and humility
    3. Oversee the launch of new on-line programs across faculty areas
    4. Manage and oversee the university account as the ‘go-to’ custodian
    5. Provide strong leadership, direction and input on relevant strategic and operational university and partnership matters
    6. Ensure portfolio expansion through the planning and growth of new on-line programs

    Requirements: Qualification and Skill

    1. Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field; master’s degree preferred
    2. 10+ years of work experience and proven track record in business development, account management and/or building strategic partnerships, with universities
    3. Experience in higher education with online education being proffered
    4. Experience in dealing with high-level executives
    5. Strong executive presence with excellent communication and presentation skills
    6. Ability to self-direct and work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
    7. Exceptional time management skill and ability to manage multiple projects

    Contractual Information:

    Based in Kenya and able to work remotely for the time being

    Method of Application

    If you wish to apply for the position directly, please send your CV to Lise Kotze at [email protected]

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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