AMI is a pan-African entrepreneurial social business that empowers African managers, entrepreneurs and young professionals through practical and accessible learning and development tools. We help businesses develop productive and motivated workforces, we help entrepreneurs build thriving enterprises, and we help professionals develop new skills and advance their careers.
We have developed Africa’s first online social learning platform (web and mobile), and combine cutting-edge technology, world-class content, in-person workshops and an innovative peer accountability process.
AMI is expanding rapidly. We are looking for an ambitious and talented Business Learning Manager to adapt our world-class content to the meet the needs of our business clients, to lead execution and scale-up of our innovative blended learning approach, lead a team of expert facilitators and play a leading role in developing our next batch of exciting and high-quality AMI courses.
The Business Learning Manager will report to the Chief Learning Officer and Chief Product Officer, and will work closely with the business development team to support clients across East Africa and beyond. You will be a key senior player in a dynamic, international team focused obsessively on results. We work hard, innovate constantly and have fun in the process.
This is a chance for someone with a passion for learning, technology, development and business growth to be part of Africa’s transformation. We are particularly interested in hearing from people with experience in business consulting, training, management education or learning and development.
The Business Learning Manager must be a driven, creative, tech-savvy professional with great people skills, and the ability to analyse a business and understand its learning and development needs.
The successful candidate will play three key roles in joining the dots between our world-class content and business clients on the ground:
- S/he will analyse new business clients to understand their learning and development needs, working with sales managers to design customized programmes and packages, and adapting content to meet specific needs where necessary.
- The Business Learning Manager will also act as AMI’s master facilitator for in-person workshops, working with the Chief Learning Officer to identify and train new facilitators and to constantly improve and update blended learning processes.
- The Business Learning Manager will work with the content team to commission, scope and quality-assure new courses, tools and resources.
S/he will also be responsible for managing freelance facilitators and junior staff and will contribute to AMI’s strategic growth as a key leader.
Employment status: Full-time. 3-month trial period.
Joining Date: August, 2015
Location: Nairobi, Kenya. Some travel within Africa required
Remuneration: Competitive salary commensurate with experience and stock options for the right candidate.
Download the full job descriptions below and if you are excited by our vision and think you have the right skills, please send a CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org before June 19 explaining why you would be suitable for this role, including salary details for your last job. Please also send any questions about the role to this address.