Academy Manager

Posted over 1 year ago by March Holding
Location Baghdad Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Education, IT, Services
Role and Responsibilities
The Academy Manager will report directly to Al J areed company CEO and will take the responsibility for establishing IT
Learning  & Development C enter from scratch and supporting the development of high quality, technology-mediated courses and programs .
Academy  manager is  responsible for developing, implementing  a  nd executing  strategic   plans  & programs  for the  IT  Learning & Development Center in order to attract potential customers and retain existing ones .
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Managing all the activities of the Learning & Development Center for the company .
  • Develop and execute upon a Learning and Development roadmap (including tools, processes, systems, data capture, measurement, etc.).
  • Carrying out competitor analysis to ensure the ITL&DC enter Programs and Strategies are competing effectively.
  • Build partnerships with key L&D institutes within / outside Iraq .
  • Working closely with the Marketing Director to devise a n effective marketing strategy for the company Learning & Developing C enter in line with company targets & objectives.
  • Support the HR Department with recruitment, selection and hiring team members with professional technical skills, characteristics, and team fit to lead the ITL&DC enter activities .
  • Support the executives to determine the L&D plan, budgets and targets of their departments,
  • Prepare the required reports on all L&D C enter activit ies and submit to Al Jareed CEO on regular basis .
  • Support the HR Department with the Annual L&D plan.
  • Participate in project scoping and planning for large programs of work.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication / Computer Engineering,  Computer  Science  (MBA  is  a  plus)  or  equivalent work experience.
  • Professional experience with leading technology workshops.
  • Must have a minimum 5 years working in Learning and Development of IT field .
Preferred Skills
  • Intimate understanding  of traditional and emerging  marketing channels    
  • Excellent communication skills & interpersonal skill.
  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively
  • Budget -management skills and proficiency
  • Professional judgment and discretion that comes from years of experience in the field
  • Analytical skills to forecast and identify trends and challenges
  • Must have good unde rstanding of IT technical requirements (having adequate technical knowledge about current software technologies and solutions with enthusiasm for new technology and its commercial uses ).
  • Self-motivation and a competitive, results -driven attitude;
  • Passion, dedication and focus;
  • Stamina, resilience and the ability to work well under pressure;
  • Articulate and confident presentation skills;
  • Time-management skills and the ability to priorities ;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Astrong team spirit;
  • Business awareness;
  • Excellent verbal & written E nglish communication.

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March Holding


Since its inception in the late fifties as ARCHS Company; the business started in wholesale trading with a persistent commitment to excellence and expansion and has firmly established itself by sta...

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