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Job Title

Director of Operations.

Location

Ibadan, Nigeria.

Description

We are looking for an experienced Director of Operations to organize and oversee the daily operations of our company. You will be the one to ensure that our business is well-coordinated and productive by managing its procedures and coaching its people.

The area of responsibility for this role is very wide and thus requires a thorough knowledge of various company processes. The ideal candidate must be competent and able to plan many kinds of operational activities. The ideal candidate must be an excellent leader who can discover the most efficient ways to run the business.

The goal is to safeguard and augment the efficiency of the company’s operations to facilitate accelerating development and long-term success.

Responsibilities

  • Liaise with superior to make decisions for operational activities and set strategic goals
  • Plan and monitor the day-to-day running of the business to ensure smooth progress
  • Introduce our company to select countries in West and East Africa
  • Supervise staff from different departments and provide constructive feedback
  • Evaluate regularly the efficiency of business procedures according to organizational objectives and apply improvements
  • Manage procurement processes and coordinate material and resources allocation
  • Oversee customer support processes and organize them to enhance customer satisfaction
  • Review financial information and adjust operational budgets to promote profitability
  • Revise and/or formulate policies and promote their implementation
  • Manage relationships/agreements with external institutions, partners, and vendors
  • Build a strategic business relationship with student associations and authorities, in both secondary school and higher institutions, that will benefit our company and the said parties alike
  • Facilitate the deployment of our campus ambassador and wealth conference program
  • Advocate on behalf of the company for partnership, business, and funding opportunities
  • Evaluate overall performance by gathering, analyzing and interpreting data and metrics
  • Ensure that the company runs with legality and conformity to established regulations

Requirements

  • Proven experience as Director of Operations or equivalent position
  • Excellent organizational and leadership abilities
  • Excellent online/offline research, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding communication and people skills
  • Knowledge of industry’s legal rules and guidelines
  • In-depth knowledge of diverse business functions and principles (e.g. supply chain, finance, customer service etc.)
  • Train staffs and hold them accountable for goals and reports
  • Endure that reports are received and sent to the management team in a timely manner
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
  • Organizational and analytical skills to evaluate data and make an operational decision
  • Familiarity with MS Office and various business software (e.g. ERP, CRM)
  • BSc/BA in business administration or relevant field; MSc/MA will be a plus

Benefits

  • Salary ranges from 60,000 – 250,000
  • Medical
  • Laptop
  • Wardrobe Allowance
  • Local & International Travel
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Education & Relocation Assistance

To Apply

Apply by sending a CV detailing your experience and cover letter explaining why you would be a great fit for this position to padah@acrossthehorizon.net

Job Title

Public Relations Manager

Location

Ibadan, Nigeria

Description

As the Public Relations Manager, you will help Across The Horizon develop and implement a multi-channel PR strategy to drive media coverage and shape the company image through timely, relevant, and compelling content. In this highly collaborative role, the Public Relations Manager will work closely with an in-house creative team, company executives, other departments,and customers on a variety of fronts.

The Public Relations Manager will work with media outlets to publish timely company information, such as press releases, bylines, brochures, and other materials, as well as assist with evaluating media opportunities, facilitating media interviews, building press releases and other announcement materials.

The Public Relations Manager will be responsible for writing, editing, and revising PR content including press releases, talking points, briefing documents, byline articles, graphics, blogs and other materials.

Key Job Duties

  • Coordinating day-to-day public relations activities
  • Collaborate on content and strategy with digital and social media teams
  • Tracking all crisis communications issues as they arise in coordination with the management team
  • Leveraging existing media relationships and cultivating new contacts within business and industry media
  • Managing media inquiries and interview requests
  • Creating content for press releases, byline articles, and keynote presentations
  • Monitoring, analyzing, and communicating PR results on a quarterly basis
  • Maintaining a keen understanding of industry trends and making appropriate recommendations regarding communication strategy
  • Manage relationships/agreements with external institutions, partners, and vendors under the direction of the Director of Operations
  • Build a strategic business relationship with student associations and authorities, in both secondary school and higher institutions, that will benefit our company and the said parties alike
  • Facilitate the deployment of our campus ambassador and wealth conference program
  • Maintain relationships with reporters, editors, bloggers, media influencers and media outlets
  • Advocate on behalf of the company for partnership, opportunities, and funding
  • Evaluate media opportunities and facilitate media interviews for and on behalf of the company
  • Monitor industry and market-related news and events to assess opportunities for rapid response and dedicated media outreach
  • Evaluate and facilitate speaking opportunities
  • Write frequently as well as edit and revise content and press releases

Necessary Skills and Experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage multiple projects at once with competing deadlines
  • Extremely organized and personable, able to ensure projects are completed on time, at a high quality while connecting with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience handling crisis communication situations
  • High degree of flexibility in terms of the types of projects and work to be done
  • Ability to build relationships with thought leaders to grow industry awareness
  • Social/digital media familiarity and content development skills (some photography or videography background a plus)
  • 3-5 years of experience working in public relations
  • Proven working experience fielding media questions and pitching stories to the media
  • Proven track record executing successful public relations campaigns at both a local and national level
  • Proven ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with news reporters
  • Background handling crisis communications a plus
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Solid experience with social media including blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn
  • BA/MA degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Advertising, Communications, or a related discipline.

Benefits

  • Salary ranges from 50,000 – 250,000
  • Medical
  • Laptop
  • Wardrobe Allowance
  • Local & International Travel
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Education & Relocation Assistance

To Apply

Apply by sending a CV detailing your experience and cover letter explaining why you would be a great fit for this position to padah@acrossthehorizon.net

Job Title

Web Designer & Developer

Location

Ibadan, Nigeria

Description

As a Website Designer & Developer at Across TheHorizon, you will be at the forefront of all the web technology we use. You will be responsible for designing, redesigning, coding, securing, of our various company websites and database. You will build visually appealing sites that feature user-friendly design and clear navigation to meet world-class standard. The ideal candidate will also have a good understanding of various web building and design software and technologies.

Job Duties

  • Working with the management team and department heads to understand design and web-based technological needs
  • Must be innovated, driven, open to new ideas, and be able to come up new and efficient ways of doing things to save time and resources
  • Design appealing web platforms with smooth UI, cross-browser compatibility, personalized and general web functionalities and standards
  • Conceptualizing creative ideas with the management team
  • Testing and improving the design of the website
  • Communicating design ideas using user flows, process flows, sitemaps and wireframes
  • Preparing design plans and presenting the website structure

Skills and Qualifications

  • Proficiency in graphic design software including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and other visual design tools.
  • Must be able to work with WordPress, JavaScript, JQuery, HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, PHP, MySQL
  • Must have skills in Web Programming, E-Commerce, cross-browser compatibility, Web User Interface Design (UI), Security Principles, Object-Oriented Design, Web Services (REST/SOAP), Multimedia Content Development, and API’s
  • Must be able to work as part of a team, and must have excellent written and verbal communication skills

Benefits

  • Starting Salary ranges from 90,000 – 250,000
  • Medical
  • Wardrobe Allowance
  • Laptop
  • Local & International Travel
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Education & Relocation Assistance

To Apply

Apply by sending a CV detailing your experience, sample portfolio or links to jobs completed, and cover letter explaining why you would be a great fit for this position to padah@acrossthehorizon.net