Bradfield Consulting Limited Vacancy Listings

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8 Dec, 2016

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Management Jobs in Nigeria, Marketing Jobs in Nigeria, Masters Level Jobs in Nigeria

Bradfield Consulting Limited is currently recruiting qualified candidates to fill the following positions below in various sectors:

Job Title: Executive Assistant
Location: Lagos

Job Descriptions

  • Reporting to the President.
  • The Executive Assistant will serve as a liaison to the board of directors and senior management teams.
  • Organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts, and oversees special projects.

Responsibilities
Executive Support:

  • Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for the President including: managing an extremely active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; and compiling documents for travel-related meetings.
  • Plans, coordinates and ensures the President’s schedule is followed and respected.
  • Provides “gatekeeper” and “gateway” role, creating win-win situations for direct access to the President’s time and office.
  • Communicates directly, and on behalf of the President, with Board members, donors, Foundation staff, and others, on matters related to President’s programmatic initiatives.
  • Researches, prioritizes, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the President, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Determines appropriate course of action, referral, or response.
  • Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the President’s office and internal departments; demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior management staff.
  • Works closely and effectively with the President to keep him/her well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately.
  • Provides leadership to build relationships crucial to the success of the NGO, and manages a variety of special projects for the President, some of which may have organizational impact.
  • Successfully completes critical aspects of deliverables with a hands-on approach, including drafting acknowledgement letters, personal correspondence, and other tasks that facilitate the President’s ability to effectively lead the company.
  • Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.

Board support and Liaison:

  • Serves as the President’s administrative liaison to NGO’s board of directors.
  • Assists with travel arrangements, lodging, and meal planning as needed.
  • Maintains discretion and confidentiality in relationships with all board members.
  • Adhere to compliance with applicable rules and regulations set in bylaws regarding board and board committee matters, including advance distribution of materials before meetings in electronic/paper format.

Senior Management Liaison:

  • Participates as an adjunct member of the Executive Team including assisting in scheduling meetings and attending all meetings.
  • Assists in coordinating the agenda of senior management team meetings and off-sites, and all staff meetings.
  • Facilitates cross-divisional coordination of travel and outreach plans.

Communication, Partnerships, and Outreach:

  • Ensures that the President’s bio is kept updated and responds to requests for materials regarding the President and the organization in general.
  • Edits and completes first drafts for written communications to external stake holders.

Strategic Initiatives:

  • Works with the Strategic Initiatives team in coordinating the President’s outreach activities.
  • Follows up on contacts made by the President and supports the cultivation of ongoing relationships.
  • Edits all, and creates acknowledgement letters from the President to donors.

Skills and Competencies

  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners and donors.
  • Expert level written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability.
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently.
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.

Education and Experience

  • Master’s Degree required.
  • Strong work tenure: 5 to 10 years of experience supporting C-Level Executives, preferably in a non-profit organization
  • Experience and interest in internal and external communications, partnership development, and fundraising Expert MS Office proficiency, Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint (with high technical ability) Adobe Acrobat, and Social Media web platforms.

Application Closing Date: Not Specified

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Assistant Director
Location: Lagos

Job Descriptions

  • Reporting to the Executive Director.
  • The Assistant Director will develop and coordinate an operational plan which incorporates the Foundation’s goals and objectives towards protecting the rights of children.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the Foundation’s project development and program management initiatives.
  • Identify and monitor program activities that benefit and complement the Foundation’s mission and goals.
  • Develop strategies to increase the Foundation’s fundraising initiatives, facilitate a range of fundraising events, new program inaugurations and speak directly with reporters, donor agencies, government representatives/members of the community at these events.
  • Support in the development of a strategic plan and develop mechanisms to facilitate the adoption of the plan.
  • Support the development and implementation of the Foundation’s strategic approach for key child abuse programs and advocacy goals.
  • Participate in long and short-term program development plans.
  • Oversee the preparation of project proposals, research grants, prepare grant reports and coordinate the prompt submission of grant reports.
  • Administer grants for the execution of program activities in accordance with approved budget allocations.
  • Develop a framework for the assessment of program impact while making necessary changes and improvements where necessary.
  • Develop and effectively manage program timelines to ensure the timely completion of program deliverables.
  • Review program outcomes vis-à-vis contractual commitments and grant commitments.
  • Develop and schedule program activities in accordance with specifications and funding limitation.
  • Provide comprehensive, reports on the revenues, expenditures and budget forecasts of the organization.
  • Monitor, analyse and comment on debates around child rights, particularly as it relates to child abuse.
  • Represent the Foundation at workshops, trainings and interactions organized by partner organisations.
  • Engage with government and donor experts and agencies on child right matters at federal, state and local government levels.
  • Develop and maintain mechanisms for an appropriate system of fiscal accountability, grant administration/management and community intervention.
  • Track current regional and national economic, political, social, and other trends impacting on target group and inform appropriate personnel on actions or pending actions that would impact their work.
  • Provide strategic guidance to program while contributing to program context and needs.
  • Build on new and existing relationship with civil society network and work towards strengthening the Foundation’s advocacy and capacity building strategies.
  • Facilitate collaborative opportunities with other civil society organisations.
  • Identify and evaluate the risks associated with program activities and take appropriate action to control the risks.
  • Develop background documents, briefs, and presentations, including carrying out relevant literature reviews and analysis on the rights of the child
  • Monitor program activities on a regular basis and conduct an annual evaluation according to the program evaluation framework.

Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent proposal writing and facilitation skills
  • High-level strategic thinker, with a strong grasp of national and international child right policies.
  • Proven skills in networking and relationship building
  • Strong analytical and information gathering skills
  • Strong communication and representational skills
  • Strong administrative and management skills
  • Ability to work alone and on one’s own initiative

Education and Experience

  • 3 years of progressively responsible International Management experience in an NGO or relevant International work experience.
  • Fundraising, project development and program management experience.
  • Proven understanding and experience of advocacy and policy change work within a complex humanitarian context.
  • Working knowledge of multi-disciplinary child abuse response systems.
  • Knowledge of client groups and/or issues related to the program area.

Application Closing Date: Not specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Business Development Manager
Location:
Lagos

Job Description

  • The candidate who will be a Lawyer, called to the Nigerian bar, will plan, coordinate, and implement the firm’s practice groups’, and individual lawyer’s activities with respect to Marketing, Business Development, Public Relations, and Client Services.
  • The objective is to increase visibility and brand recognition to strengthen and expand the firm’s client base.
  • The candidate will be expected to observe confidentiality of client and firm matters.

Responsibilities

  • Strategic Planning and Implementation: Develops, implements, and manages the firm’s business development and client services plan consistently with the firm’s strategic plan and policies set by the firm’s Partners.
  • Supports and facilitates development, implementation, and tracking of business development/ marketing plans for 5 practice groups and over 40 individual lawyers consistently with the firm’s plan and policies. Participates in the firm’s strategic planning activities with respect to evaluation and improvement of present client relations and services and future business development opportunities and activities;
  • Budgeting: Develops and manages the firm’s business development and client services annual budget, which includes marketing expenditures for the firm, practice groups, and individual lawyers;
  • Media/Public Relations: Prepares and manages public relations activities and communications for the firm (or contracts with and provides oversight to outside agencies), including press releases, new lawyer announcements and notices, other firm announcements, media materials, and coordination with any outside PR consultants;
  • Advertising: Designs or contracts with and provides oversight to outside vendors to design print and online advertising and negotiates media buys and associated contracts;
  • Newsletters, Brochures and Promotional Materials: Designs or contracts with and provides oversight to outside vendors to design, updates, and maintains online and print marketing and business development materials for the firm and for lawyers, including firm and lawyer profiles, practice descriptions, brochures, and electronic newsletters. Also oversees mailing list creation and updates;
  • Photography, Logos, and Promotional Products: Arranges for professional photo-shoots and maintains image and logo files. Prepares various art files (headshots, logos, graphics) for use in online and print materials. Designs artwork and selects products for promotional use at seminars, conferences, presentations, etc;
  • Tracking and Reporting: Maintains firm databases utilised for marketing, business development, public relations and client services and generates reports as requested;
  • Website and Social Media: Manages the firm’s web site, social networking for the firm and its lawyers (LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.), and other electronic communications, including drafting and updating content and images, evaluating effectiveness, drafting and implementing policies, and working with outside technical and design consultants as needed;
  • Directories and Awards: Manages the firm’s profiles on online directories and referral sites, submits information for lawyer and firm awards, promotes awards, and determines which directories should be launched and maintained;
  • Firm Memberships: Evaluates and manages all firm memberships and works to take advantage of membership opportunities to enhance the firm’s profile;
  • Proposals and Resumes: Supervises and coordinates the firm’s RFP protocol process, including soliciting RFP’s from appropriate prospective clients and drafting and submitting proposals for new business as needed. Participates in planning and presentation efforts as appropriate (including presentation packets, slides, etc.). Creates and maintains resumes for over 40 lawyers;
  • Event Planning/Coordination and Gifts: Manages business development/client services functions, events, and opportunities for the firm, including:
  • Develops, organizes, and provides support for firm receptions, conferences, seminars, and other special firm-sponsored events;
  • Lawyer receptions and celebrations (and associated gifts);
  • Holiday cards, gifts, and thank you gifts for clients or referral sources.
  • Sponsorships and Speaking Engagements: Identifies, evaluates, and makes recommendations for firm/lawyer participation in sponsorships, conferences, speaking and writing opportunities, and similar events. Coordinates activities (RSVPs, promotional products, advertising, presentation slides, etc.) as needed. Promotes speaking engagements as appropriate;
  • Surveys and Assessment: Designs and conducts – or arranges for the design and implementation of – client satisfaction surveys and market research;
  • Committee Leadership: Leads the firm Business Development & Client Services (BDCS) Advisory Committee, including setting agendas, maintaining the project list, and suggesting issues which should come before the Committee. Serves as a member of any other committee needing marketing support;
  • Coaching/Training Lawyers: Coordinates training in business development and client services for lawyers and staff of the firm. Tracks progress and encourages tailored business development opportunities for each lawyer and practice group in all locations;

Requirements
Demands of the job:

  • Ability and willingness to work long hours;
  • Ability to work with minimal/no supervision;
  • Ability to multi task with minimal or no errors;
  • Understands the needs and expectations of law firm clients;
  • Experience writing proposals, and responses to requests for proposals preferred;
  • Must be willing and available to travel between the firm’s different offices as needed and required by the position’s specific duties and responsibilities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Call to the Nigerian Bar (BL) minimum;
  • Master of Laws (LLM) optional;
  • Certified Business Development Expert (CBDE)is desired;
  • Certificated Business Professional (CBP) is also desired.

Experience:

  • Minimum of five years in Marketing Manager role within a professional services environment (law firm experience preferred).

Skills/ Personal Attributes:

  • Candidate must have a proven record of strong leadership and consensus building skills.
  • Must demonstrate initiative, be highly organized, able to manage multiple projects while prioritizing work assignments
  • Able to work well with lawyers and staff at all levels in the organization
  • Absolute command of Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Website content management systems such as Word Press, Joomla
  • Familiar with SEO and Google Analytics
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Good organisation, communication and research skills
  • Ability to understand the lawyer-client relationship
  • Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to set goals, interpret metrics, and implement projects that will improve online performance and visibility
  • Ability to write effectively for public relations and other purposes, for audiences inside and outside the firm
  • Ability to prepare written materials, to support and to follow-up marketing opportunities for the firm and for individual lawyers
  • Ability to evaluate opportunities for business development and manage a budget

Application Closing Date: Not Specified

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Restaurant and Banquet Manager – Serviced Apartments
Location:
Abuja

Job Description

  • The Banquet Manager will be responsible for managing all F&B operations and for delivering an excellent guest experience.
  • The goal is to maximise sales and revenue through customer satisfaction and employee engagement.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee all aspects of the daily operation of the Apartment’s Room Service operation.
  • Supervise all Room Service personnel.
  • Respond to guest complaints in a timely manner.
  • Ensure proper set-up, breakdown and maintenance of all banquet functions
  • Work with the F&B head and keep him/her informed of F&B issues as they arise.
  • Organize all documentation for shift work on a daily basis including pre-shift reports
  • Ensure all staff are meeting all established standards of service through ongoing and recurrent training systems
  • Coordinate and monitor all phases of the Room Service operation.
  • Ensure effective communications between each shift.
  • Supervise the room service area in order to attract, retain, and motivate the employees.
  • Ensure optimal level of service, quality, and hospitality are provided to guest.
  • Ensure the timeliness and accuracy of the amenity set-up and delivery.
  • Monitor and maintain proper running and cleanliness of banquet areas
  • Perform any other reasonable duties as required and directed
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner
  • Prepare and submit required reports in a timely manner.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
  • Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently
  • Mastery in delegating multiple tasks
  • Communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to manage personnel and meet financial targets

Education and Experience

  • At least 5 managerial experience and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Solid experience in a similar position from within a 3 or 4-star hotel/serviced apartments.
  • Proven banquet management experience in a similar establishment
  • Up to date with banquet trends and best practices

Application Closing Date: Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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