Regional Sales Manager-Lagos needed at The British Council
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The British Council is the world's leading cultural relations organization and creates opportunities for people in the UK and worldwide to understand each other, to work together and learn from one another. We see this as crucial to building secure, more prosperous and sustainable futures for us all. We build trust and understanding between different countries and cultures and develop strong international links that are of benefit to people in Britain and the rest of the world.
Job Title: Regional Sales Manager-Lagos
BSc, HND, BA
Post is Pay band 6/Indefinite Term, Open to internal and external applicants, Post is in Lagos, Post holder must have the right to work and live in Nigeria.
The Exams business in Nigeria has grown significantly in recent years. We doubled our volumes between 2011 and 2013. In 2014/15 we delivered 90,000 examinations, this financial year the target is 100,000 exams, and by 2016 we expect to double on 2013 figures to 120,000 exams.
We are looking for an enthusiastic professional to support Examination Services in Nigeria in developing markets for examinations and related programme activity and to lead a small team to achieve challenging sales targets – to double income and volumes by 2017. This post will motivate collagues and casual staff to meet challenging targets, by modelling appropriate behaviour: leading by example in practical sales skills to achieve success. This post leads on identifying markets for Aptis, university and vocational examination sales. See role profile for more information on accountabilities..
Two years’ successful experience in sales.
Ability to work under pressure and to specific deadlines.
Developing networks of contacts and stakeholders.
Experience monitoring and reporting on sales and business development KPIs.
Line management and leading a team experience.