BRANCH MANAGER

27 December 2017

We are looking for a talented Branch manager to assign and direct all work performed in the branch and to supervise all areas of operation. You will manage staff, foster a positive environment and ensure customer satisfaction and proper branch operation. The successful candidate will have a hands-on approach and will be committed to the expansion and success of the business by implementing strategies that increase productivity and enable sales targets achievement.

Responsibilities

  • Direct all operational aspects including distribution operations, customer service, human resources, administration and sales
  • Assess local market conditions and identify current and prospective sales opportunities
  • Develop forecasts, financial objectives and business plans
  • Meet goals and metrics
  • Manage budget and allocate funds appropriately
  • Bring out the best of branch’s personnel by providing training, coaching, development and motivation
  • Locate areas of improvement and propose corrective actions that meet challenges and leverage growth opportunities
  • Share knowledge with other branches and headquarters on effective practices, competitive intelligence, business opportunities and needs
  • Address customer and employee satisfaction issues promptly
  • Adhere to high ethical standards, and comply with all regulations/applicable laws
  • Network to improve the presence and reputation of the branch and company
  • Stay abreast of competing markets and provide reports on market movement and penetration

Requirements

  • Proven branch management experience, as a head of an educational institute or similar role
  • Sufficient knowledge of modern management techniques and best practises
  • Ability to meet sales targets and production goals
  • Familiarity with industry’s rules and regulations
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Results driven and customer focused
  • Leadership and human resources management skills
  • Educational Industry Experience preferred
  • BS in Business Administration or related field
  • Ability To communicate in English is a must, Arabic is added advantage.

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

27 December 2017

We are looking for an innovative and driven business development officer to join our growing team. The individual in this role would be responsible for analysing our customer base and current sales strategies and identifying opportunities to increase efficiency and profitability. We are seeking a candidate who is creatively-minded and eager to think outside the box when it comes to our customers and their needs. Candidates with a background in sales who are analytically minded and motivated will do well in this role.

Business Development Officer Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyse current customer base, including portfolios and rolodexes, to identify potential sales opportunities
  • Build strong relationships with customers, outside business contacts, and company stakeholders
  • Review and communicate proposals and cost estimates to customers and stakeholders
  • Negotiate timelines and budgets
  • Develop and test unique business strategies and concepts
  • Collaborate with colleagues and peers on the sales, marketing, and product development teams to improve overall customer experience and satisfaction
  • Stay up to date on company best practices, policies, products, pricing, and promotions
  • Increase overall sales efficiency and profitability through excellent salesmanship

Business Development Officer Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or related field preferred
  • 3 – 5 years of Experience in the same field
  • Familiarity with relevant software, such as Microsoft Office
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Critical thinking skills, analytical, organized
  • Creatively-minded, good at thinking ‘outside the box’
  • Skills of persuasion
  • Computer skills
  • Ability to travel when necessary to meet with customers and/or stakeholders and build business relationships
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to multi task
  • Must be available full time
  • Education Industry Experience Preferred
  • Ability to communicate in English is a must, Arabic is an additional advantage.

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Finance Manager

27 December 2017

Organisation

DEPARTMENT: Finance Team
SCOPE: Finance and Account management for all the branches of Eduscan Group based in Dubai. Travel to other Emirates in the UAE may be required (30%).
Key Contacts
INTERNAL:Course teachers, students, and administrative staff
EXTERNAL: Teachers, Venue Managers, External Agencies

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

For Eduscan Group, After School Concept and Chill N Champ

  1. Conduct research and analysis to prepare finance structure and strategy.
  2. Fully manage financial accounting and reporting along with the responsibilities mentioned below.

RESPONSIBILITES:

  1. STRATEGY:

Defining the P&l, key incomes and expenses based on marketing research.

  1. Support in drafting strategy by providing clear recommendations only of incomes and expenses on the following:
    1. The most wanted activities
    2. Ideal price range based on survey and competition analysis.
  • Probable Localities. Location recommendations and suggestions linked to research and pricing based on the above analysis.
  1. Assist management in the formulation of its overall strategic direction
  1. FINANCIAL REPORTING:
  • Clearly define the financial time matrix for the Eduscan groups and camps along with responsibility.
  • Work closely with counterparts to develop 3-month, 6-month, 12- month’s targets. (Revenue and budgets).
    1. Lead brainstorming sessions with heads.
    2. Correspond with various other departments, discussing company plans and agreeing on future paths to be taken.
  • Develop trends and projections for the firm’s finances.
  • Provide financial reports and interpret financial information to managerial staff while recommending further courses of action.
  • Understand available systems and software for accounting and integrate this with recommendations.
  • Analyse costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results and the company’s actual performance compared to the business plans.
  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.
  • Share weekly SMS of revenue and expenses, targets and achievements to concerned heads.
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Manage outsourced functions
  • Collect and record Cash
  • Forecast cash flow positions, related borrowing needs, and available funds for investment
  • Maintain banking relationships
  • Assist in determining the company’s proper capital structure
  • Manage the preparation of the company’s budget
  • Report to management on variances from the established budget, and the reasons for those variances
  • Create additional analyses and reports as requested by management

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Minimum 3-4 years of experience in Financial Accounting
  • Leadership, Motivation and Team Skills
  • Required to have a clear and full understanding of financial systems, software (preferably Tally) and processes
  • Strong analytical ability and commercial acumen to perform complex analysis identify and understand market trends
  • MS Office skills are critical Word, Basic & Advanced Excel, and Power Point.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to convey complex information to a broad audience
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Strong group presentation skills
  • Able and willing to work within a flat structured, low-bureaucratic company, applying all best practices obtained on previous jobs
  • Willing to bring an innovative and creative approach to business
  • Fluent in written and spoken English. Knowledge of Arabic is an advantage

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FRONT DESK REPRESENTATIVE

27 December 2017

We are looking for a pleasant Front Desk Representative to undertake all receptionist and clerical duties at the desk of our main entrance. You will be the “face??? of the company for all visitors and will be responsible for the first impression we make.

The ideal candidate will have a friendly and easy-going personality while also being very perceptive and disciplined. You should be able to deal with complaints and give accurate information. A customer-oriented approach is essential.

The goal is to make guests and visitors feel comfortable and valued while on our premises.

Responsibilities

  • Keep front desk tidy and presentable with all necessary material (pens, forms, paper etc.)
  • Greet and welcome guests
  • Answer questions and address complaints, and if intervention is required, report it to Centre head
  • Answer all incoming calls and redirect them or keep messages
  • Receive letters, packages etc. and distribute them
  • Prepare outgoing mail by drafting correspondence, securing parcels etc.
  • Check, sort and forward emails
  • Monitor office supplies and maintenance and place orders when necessary
  • Monitor office furniture, and replace them when required
  • Keep updated records and files
  • Monitor office expenses and costs
  • Take up other duties as assigned (travel arrangements, schedules etc.)

Requirements

  • Proven experience as front desk representative, agent or relevant position
  • Familiarity with office machines (e.g. photocopies, printer, telephone system etc.)
  • Knowledge of office management and basic bookkeeping
  • Proficient in English (oral and written)
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel and Word)
  • Strong communication and people skills
  • Good organizational and multi-tasking abilities
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • High School diploma; additional qualifications will be a plus
  • Educational Industry Experience Preferred

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PSYCHOLOGIST

27 December 2017

Job Description and Salary Package
Summary:
This job offers you the opportunity to work side by side with the renowned psychologist, Dr. Alka Kalra. The work involves assisting Dr. Alka Kalra in her counselling sessions, as well as conducting psychometric assessments, scoring, recording and making reports.

Responsibilities:

  • Schedules appointments for examinee to be tested.
  • Gives oral or written instructions in accordance with prescribed routines; explains test procedures to examinee and encourages the subject’s interest in the test
  • Administers a variety of individual/group tests including those for interest, personality, achievement, dexterity, aptitude, and spatial relations
  • Scores tests by hand, using appropriate scoring key and scoring instructions; records test results and profiles individual scores on charts; reports test results to counselor or referring agency
  • Conduct therapeutic sessions with kids with learning difficulties or special needs
  • Maintains files and inventories supplies of test booklets, answer sheets, profile forms, and vocational information
  • Research about latest therapeutic interventions
  • Plan the intervention and monitor the outcomes of the intervention
  • Gathers statistics for reports on the testing program
  • Provides vocational and educational information to students

Requirements:

  • Masters degree in Psychology or a Ph.D.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Keen to learn new things
  • Ability to be non-judgmental
  • Some knowledge of the principles and practices of psychometry
  • Some knowledge of the principles of educational psychometry
  • Ability to score tests in accordance with standard psychometric procedures
  • Ability to administer and supervise standardized individual and group tests.
  • Ability to prepare reports and profiles of scores from test records.

Salary and Visa Package:

Salary per annum: AED 42,000- AED 72,000

Benefit: Health Insurance
We will be providing Work Visa
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PSYCHOLOGY INTERN

27 December 2017

Job Description
Summary:
This Internship offers you the opportunity to work side by side with the renowned psychologist, Dr. Alka Kalra. The work involves assisting Dr. Alka Kalra in her counselling sessions, as well as conducting psychometric assessments, scoring, recording and making reports.

Responsibilities:

  • Schedules appointments for examinee to be tested.
  • Gives oral or written instructions in accordance with prescribed routines; explains test procedures to examinee and encourages the subject’s interest in the test
  • Administers a variety of individual/group tests including those for interest, personality, achievement, dexterity, aptitude, and spatial relations
  • Scores tests by hand, using appropriate scoring key and scoring instructions; records test results and profiles individual scores on charts; reports test results to counselor or referring agency
  • Conduct therapeutic sessions with kids with learning difficulties or special needs
  • Maintains files and inventories supplies of test booklets, answer sheets, profile forms, and vocational information
  • Research about latest therapeutic interventions
  • Plan the intervention and monitor the outcomes of the intervention
  • Gathers statistics for reports on the testing program
  • Provides vocational and educational information to students

Requirements:

  • Pursuing a degree in Psychology (Final year or fresh graduate)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Keen to learn new things
  • Ability to be non-judgmental
  • Some knowledge of the principles and practices of psychometry
  • Some knowledge of the principles of educational psychometry
  • Ability to score tests in accordance with standard psychometric procedures
  • Ability to administer and supervise standardized individual and group tests.
  • Ability to prepare reports and profiles of scores from test records.

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SPEECH THERAPIST

27 December 2017

As a Speech therapist, you’ll treat patients of all age group who have various levels of speech, language and communication problems, or difficulties in swallowing, drinking or eating.

You could deal with a diverse client group, including people with physical and learning disabilities, hearing loss/deafness, psychiatric disorders or dementia, and could treat a range of conditions, including cleft palate, stammering, language delay and voice disorders.

You’ll usually work as part of a multidisciplinary team alongside other health professionals, and will often liaise with family or teachers when developing treatment plans.

Responsibilities

Your tasks will vary depending on your client and the nature of the problem. However, you’ll typically need to:

  • identify the speech and communication difficulty or disorder;
  • assess the cause and nature of the problem, for example, congenital problems (such as cleft palate) or acquired disorders after a stroke or injury;
  • devise and deliver a suitable treatment programme, working on a one-to-one basis or in groups, to enable each of your clients to improve as much as possible;
  • review and revise the programme as appropriate;
  • advise carers on implementing a treatment programme and train other professionals in therapy delivery;
  • monitor and evaluate your clients’ progress;
  • write confidential client case notes and reports, as well as information for clients, carers and other professionals;
  • manage a caseload while taking into account priority cases, waiting lists, successful outcomes, referral and discharge of service users;
  • work within a team to improve the effectiveness of service delivery.

At a more senior level, you’ll need to:

  • conduct personal development reviews with colleagues;
  • support Speech therapy assistants;
  • plan and deliver training sessions;
  • undertake clinical audit;
  • participate in research projects.

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