We offer an excellent working environment and a wide range of career opportunities. We are a strong believer in equality and diversity and regard our staff as our greatest resource.

Career Opportunities

Business Development Manager

Job aim:

Take over a mix of existing accounts and new sales territory. The role of a business development manager will be to help export the company’s services on a local and national basis. Reporting to senior management within the organisation, you will manage all aspects of the company’s sales operations.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Contacting potential clients to establish rapport and arrange meetings
  • Increasing the value of current customers while attracting new ones
  • Achieve business growth by implementing territorial operational plans, increasing market share and by so doing, achieve monthly sales targets
  • Constantly seek to expand and improve the distribution of services to service users locally and nationwide
  • Ensure full support to the company’s service users with all necessary promotional, educational and technical support material
  • Finding and developing new markets and improving sales
  • Developing goals for the development team and business growth and ensuring they are met
  • To maintain, regulate and record all communication had between yourself and service users/third parties
  • Understand business goals and objectives in order to set performance standards, in line with the company’s set targets and budgets.
  • To conduct research, networking, negotiating, arranging appointments and putting together presentations aimed at attracting either customers or investors
  • Establish positive networking with company’s value added customers and industry leaders
  • Develop professional relationships with key decision-makers in respective market;
  • Liaise closely with members of other departments within the company, working closely to ensure sufficient productivity;
  • Plan recruitment Expo’s/Fairs and Events for respective markets both in UK and Overseas
  • Provide a brief activity report for each export trip undertaken. Cover performance, forecasts and key market movements
  • Liaise with International Offices within colleges and Universities worldwide
  • Build Service User database and by doing so meeting individual set monthly targets

Education and Experience:

  • Experience in sales or related field
  • Proven sales experience
  • Good business education required
  • Knowledge of customer service principles / processes
  • Proficient in the use of sales management software

Key competencies:

  • Strong communication skills and IT fluency
  • Ability to manage projects and multi-task
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive and handle uncertainty
  • Proficient in Microsoft office
  • Active listener
  • Hunger to chase and close new business from cold calls and inbound warm calls

To apply please send your CV with a cover letter to hr@futurecareersuk.com

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Career Guidance & Development Officer

Aim:

Future Careers GH is seeking Career Development Officers to deliver guidance and planning support to young Ghanaians.

Main tasks and responsibilities:
  • Counselling individuals to discuss career or education options available
  • Identifying skills gaps and how to deal with them
  • Helping young people to draw up action plans for employment, education and training and supporting them to achieve their goals
  • Researching careers and educational options available to meet the individuals needs
  • Running small group sessions or larger presentations on all aspects of careers work and education related topics
  • Helping individuals to understand the current job market
  • Using computer aided guidance packages, skills assessment tools, career planners and personal inventories
  • Using IT for administrative tasks, such as recording interactions with and tracking clients
  • Planning and organising careers fairs
  • To keep up to date registers and advise Future Careers of any student movements, such as new student arrivals, and so on
Education and Experience:
  • Professional Diploma in Career Guidance and Development (Level 6/7)
  • Bachelor’s Degree level
  • Experience of working in a similar role (Desired)
Key competencies:
  • A high level of communication and listening skills
  • The ability to motivate and build rapport with people
  • Strong Organisational skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • An empathetic and non-judgmental and ethical approach
  • The ability to manage your own caseload
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Computer/IT literate

To apply please send your CV with a cover letter to hr@futurecareersgh.com

or contact us

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Employer Engagement Officer (Internship)

Aim:

Future careers Ghana is giving internship opportunity (Fixed Term for 6 months) open to graduates working in or have experience in a similar role.

Main task and responsibilities:

1.To generate links with local employers that result in placement opportunities for learners.

2. To be a point of contact, advice, information and support for employers, enabling and

supporting them to be able to offer placement opportunities.

3. To contribute to the assessment of individual learners and match them to appropriate

placements.

4. To support learners in preparing for an employer placement. This will include ensuring that

they have the appropriate skills and attitude to gain maximum benefit from the placement and

ensuring that they have the clothing and equipment necessary for each placement.

5. To organise and attend placement visits to monitor the progress of learners, agree and set smart targets and deal effectively with any issues/concerns that arise.

6. To conduct assessments of learners’ skills in the workplace.

7. To liaise with employers to ensure that the work practice undertaken by each learner contributes to their overall programme needs.

8. To conduct initial interviews and inductions with learners.

9. To contribute to the development of employability skills, both to individuals and groups of learners. This will include providing support with CV writing, job applications and interview techniques.

10. To provide information, advice and guidance for learners, both to support them in selecting an appropriate placement and in their progression to further learning or employment.

11. To attend Careers events to promote the programmes delivered by the organisation.

13. To assist with employer placement correspondence and telephone enquiries.

14. To help monitor the progress of employer placements throughout the organisation in liaison with colleagues.

15. To communicate effectively with the Line manager and appropriate team members.

16. To ensure that all key information regarding learners is recorded in appropriate databases.

17. Take responsibility for drafting adverts, promoting roles and supporting with recruitment processes for Future Careers work-based learning Programmes.

18. Manage and develop existing social media channels for the team, interacting with employers to increase engagement; assisting to promote vacancies via social media including Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

19. Design strategies and programmes to enhance employer engagement activities.

20. Contribute to the content and design of learners and employer facing marketing materials, ensuring messages are suitable and timely for the audience for which they are intended.

21. To research and develop a depth of knowledge relating to the labour market, disseminate to colleagues and use this information to alert the team of upcoming opportunities for the team and Future Careers Ghana

22. Contribute to the creation of visual job vacancies to promote on our social media platforms and website ensuring these represent the range of opportunities we seek to promote, remain relevant and current.

23. Take a lead on the collation of feedback and transforming these into reports for line managers.

Education and Experience:

University Degree or HND equivalent in Communication, Marketing, Human resources or related field.

  • Administration experience including data input.
  • Experience in telephone, reception or customer services work.
  • Experience of using various social media platforms

Key Competence:

  • An understanding of data protection issues.
  • An understanding of equality & diversity issues.
  • An understanding of general labour market laws

 

To apply please send your CV with a cover letter to hr@futurecareersgh.com

or contact us

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