Current Jobs at Tongston Entrepreneurship Holdings

Tongston is a pan-African group of companies connecting entrepreneurship and education through finance, media, consulting and training. Tongston, with special focus on secondary education, partners with educators, parents, students, profit and non-profit enterprises, social influencers, investors and government, whilst leveraging on media, learning and finance, to transform secondary schools into entrepreneurship institutes, secondary teachers to entrepreneurial educators and secondary students to entrepreneurial learners.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

Job Title: Executive Associate

Location: Abuja

About the Role

  • The Executive Associate will perform a wide variety of professional-level administrative, basic finance and business development duties.
  • The Associate will be responsible for the efficient running of the office, handling stakeholder“ client, partners and staff management, provide business development services to increase sales and profits related to the services and products offered by Tongston Holdings.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Handling customer queries, documentation and management of stakeholder database.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders and clients.
  • Identifying new opportunities.
  • Prospecting new clients.
  • Conducting business and market research.
  • Handling basic finance duties including budgeting, expense management and revenue tracking.
  • Regular report writing.
  • Manage other staff as required.
  • Policy or procedure writing, update or review.
  • Handling recruitment services to various positions.
  • Human Resource optimization.
  • Procurement, Logistics, Facilities and Inventory Management.

Education & Experience

  • A university degree in English, Business Administration, Marketing and Sales, Accounting, Business Management or a related field of study.
  • An understanding of basic accounting principles is a plus.
  • A strong sales, communication and/or business development background is required, with at least 1-2 years prior experience.
  • A strong prior (full-time, part-time or volunteer) experience in an admin and HR-related role would be useful.
  • Prior or current experience running a business is a plus.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Proficiency in cloud software applications (Skydrive, DropBox, Google Docs, Outlook).

Skills & Competencies:

  • Relationship Management Skills.
  • Integrity.
  • Creativity, Innovation and Problem-Solving Skills.
  • Entrepreneurial Nature.
  • Leadership.
  • Sales and marketing skills.
  • Organization and Planning.
  • Self-Management.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management skills as well as the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Advanced communication and business writing skills, including the ability to interface directly and effectively with senior government officials and senior management of private sector institutions.
  • Strong data analysis and presentation skills will be an asset.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet challenging deadlines regularly.

 

Job Title: Teacher Trainer & Curriculum Integration Specialist

Location: Abuja (may occasionally be required to travel to other states)
Job Type: Part Time / Full-Time
Job Field: Education / Business Development / Training
Start Date: January 2021 (with availability for limited scope of work from mid-September – November 2020)

About the Role
The position requires:

  • Facilitation and delivery of entrepreneurship education sessions for secondary school teachers based on our proprietary curriculum developed and tested in-house and
  • Supporting schools integrate the entrepreneurship into all subjects to be taught to students and delivered by the teachers.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with management to design and prepare educational aids and materials, as well as program’s marketing strategies
  • Direct and deliver group seminars/workshops/training sessions and lectures
  • Train and guide support trainers/facilitators
  • Follow-up, supervise and guide the implementation of practices taught in the training sessions
  • Support secondary schools in integrating Tongston’s enterprenuership education model and curricula
  • Develop, maintain and manage a comprehensive stakeholder database particularly of schools and educators
  • Prospect, interact and engage new and existing school and educator clientele and other partners
  • Identify new opportunities for Tongston’s products and services
  • Conduct business, market research and user surveys for Tongston’s products and services
  • Evaluate and enrich training and development programmes based on company training needs, principles and accepted educational techniques

Qualifications
Education:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, though a Masters or Doctorate/PhD in education is an added advantage.
  • A certification in a business-related field will be an added advantange.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years proven experience as a practitioner/trainer/teacher/lecturer in any of these professional fields: Project Management; Secondary School
  • Teaching/Administration; Finance, Sales & Business Development; Psychology & Counselling; Human Resource Management; Life Coaching; and Career Development & Mentorship.
  • Work experience that cuts across education, consulting, business and media in a collaborative and innovation-driven environment is useful.
  • Solid knowledge of the latest educational & corporate training techniques.
  • Prior business development experience or marketing experience will be an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in key applications – MS Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Corel Draw, Adobe Systems and any other required applications.
  • Proficiency in cloud software applications (Skydrive, DropBox, Google Docs, Outlook).

Skills and Competence:

  • Creativity, Innovation and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills especially stage presence in addressing audiences of 100 to 500 people
  • Excellent time management, planning and organizational skills
  • Self- Management

Remuneration

  • Competitive Pay (for up to NGN50,000 – N100,000 monthly based on availability, payable daily or weekly
  • Flexible schedule and remote working opportunities

Job Title: Teacher

Location: Abuja (may occasionally be required to travel to other states)
Job type: Full-time
Job field: Education / Business Development / Training
Start Date: January 2021 (with availability for limited scope of work from mid-September – November 2020)

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Effectively plan & teach subject(s) as assigned by the Director of Academics
  • Assesses the progress of students under their care
  • Ensures that students abide by the rules and regulations of the school
  • Contributes his/her quota towards growing the school
  • Receives complaints from parents and channel it to the appropriate quarters
  • Handle any other duty as assigned by the Director of Academics
  • Collaborate with management to design and prepare educational aids and materials.
  • Follow-up, supervise and guide the implementation of practices taught in classes
  • Integrate Tongston’s enterprenuership education model and curricula

Qualifications
Education:

  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree, though a Masters or Doctorate/PhD in education is an added advantage.
  • A certification in a business-related field will be an added advantange.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years proven experience as a practitioner/trainer/teacher/lecturer in any of these professional fields: Project Management; Secondary School
  • Teaching/Administration; Finance, Sales & Business Development; Psychology & Counselling; Human Resource Management; Life Coaching; and Career Development & Mentorship.
  • Work experience that cuts across education, consulting, business and media in a collaborative and innovation-driven environment is useful.
  • Solid knowledge of the latest educational & corporate training techniques.
  • Prior business development experience or marketing experience will be an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in key applications – MS Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Corel Draw, Adobe Systems and any other required applications.
  • Proficiency in cloud software applications (Skydrive, DropBox, Google Docs, Outlook).

Skills and Competence:

  • Creativity, Innovation and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills – especially stage presence in addressing audiences of 100 to 500 people
  • Excellent time management, planning and organizational skills
  • Self- Management

Remuneration

  • Competitive Pay
  • Flexible schedule and remote working opportunities

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter & CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as subject of the email

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