Career guidance & employment officer (guidance and counselling / teacher)

Job Summary

The candidate will counsel students regarding employment and career advice, organize job placements, entrepreneurial support and assists in the administration of all employment-related activities.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

  • We are looking for a proactive team member to join our vocational training organisation and contribute to providing a wide range of career advice and employment support services to our trainees and graduates. 
  • The role will involve providing effective frontline customer services in the delivery of activities and information to trainees. Including the organisation of events, career fairs and training based activities.
  • The role will focus on the sourcing of job placements, providing entrepreneurship advice and support, administration as well as CV writing support to trainees. 
  • You must have experience in delivering a frontline service and be able to demonstrate excellent IT  skills.
  • The role requires strong communication skills both verbally, written and the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The following responsibilities and duties will be performed: 

  • Is responsible for in-depth knowledge and independent decision-making in a designated area of responsibility, e.g., development of job programmes, recruitment and placement of trainees.
  • Is responsible for formulation and compliance of policy guidelines and procedures regarding employment support. 
  • Assists with office administration and training.
  • Counsels and informs trainees of applicable work placement opportunities and related issues.
  • Conducts evaluation and reports on trainees’ work eligibility and provide CV advice and support. 
  • Develops and implements strategies and systems necessary to identify, track and evaluate trainees, job placements and trainee entrepreneurial endeavours. 
  • Serves as a resource to trainees regarding employment, policies and procedures, advertising,  hiring, job classifications, disciplinary action, grievance procedures.
  • Recruits and advises trainees through informational meetings, individual counselling and promotional activities; develops advertising and outreach programmes such as group presentations, brochures, pamphlets and letter campaigns to placement companies.
  • Conducts and evaluates surveys of employers, placement companies and trainees regarding work attitudes, staffing needs, desirable employee qualifications, work and career goals etc.
  • Gather information, enter data and keep records of trainees’ and job placements companies using a school management software (ERP).  
  • Performs special projects, as needed or assigned.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned by supervisors.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • A Bachelor's degree in Guidance and Counselling, Marketing, or any other related discipline. 
  • 2-3 years working experience as a Student Recruiter, career counsellor, C V writing,  Classroom Teacher and other similar fields.
  • A highly creative individual, with a strong grasp of current career management tools and strategies as well as the ability to counsel trainees, Strong ability to develop a cv and content creator.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively in a high paced environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are necessary to produce proposals, reports,  teaching and presentations.
  • Able to organize, synthesize and respond to complex information to achieve goals.
  • Prior experience in career management and teaching will be an added advantage.


Resident within Lekki, Ajah, lbeju- Lekki and its environs is an added advantage.


Salary: 200-250k

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