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Placement Officer HND / BA / BSc Job

2024-06-17 18:45   Human Resources   Lagos   34 views
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About the job

The primary responsibility is focused on leading our efforts in placing YAPPI (Youths in Animation and Post-production Initaitives) Students into internships and full-time positions.
The role is pivotal in building relationships with employers, understanding their hiring needs, and matching them with our talented students.
This role requires entrepreneurial skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
The role delivers an exceptional level of service as well as, having an active role in driving efficiency and leading growth across all the categories.
Our ideal Placement Officer must be willing to work closely with employers and students and is always eager to be a part of something new, creative, and dynamic. He/ She must be willing to build and maintain strong relationships with clients across markets, becoming a trusted and valued advisor and delivery specialist.

Key Responsibilities;

Develop and maintain strong relationships with potential employers to secure internship and full-time placement opportunities for students.
Create and implement a comprehensive placement strategy that aligns with the goals of YAPPI Youths in Works and meets the needs of both students and employers.
Work with students to prepare them for the job market, including resume reviews, Portfolio building, interview preparation, and career counseling.
Effectively match students with appropriate internship and full-time job opportunities based on their skills, interests, and career aspirations.
Conduct market research to identify emerging job trends and opportunities that align with the skills and interests of YAPPI students.
Organize and manage networking events, job fairs, and other activities to facilitate connections between students and employers.
Educate YAPPI Students/Alumni on job readiness and employability skills.
Track and report on placement metrics, providing regular updates on progress and outcomes to stakeholders.
Ensure Youths with disabilities are placed in line with the approved Disability inclusion checklist.
Manage the launch and day-to-day operations of the YAPPI platform, including Onboarding of students and employers.
Oversee the job posting process, ensuring all postings are clear, concise, and meet employer requirements.
Manage the communication process between students and employers on the YAPPI platform.
Track and analyze platform usage data to identify areas for improvement and optimize the user experience.
Stay up-to-date on industry trends in recruitment and job placement.
Ensure appropriate and secure interactions between YAPPI Students and prospective employers, ensuring compliance with YAPPI's safeguarding policy and mutually agreed-upon terms.

Skills and qualifications required;

Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Human Resources Management, with focus on recruitment/placement or any other related field.
Previous experience working with a Consulting firm, Creative Hub, or the educational sector is an added advantage
Bachelor's degree in a people management-related field or any other related field
Ability to build and maintain relationships with clients, students, employers, and colleagues.
Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively convey information and provide guidance.
Ability to gather and analyze data to provide relevant job placement advice.
Networking Skills: ability to develop and maintain a network of industry contacts, employers, and alumni.
Creative thinking to match candidates with suitable job opportunities.
Proficiency in using job placement software, applicant tracking systems, and other relevant technology.
Basic knowledge of social media platforms and online job boards for job posting and candidate sourcing.
Sales and Marketing Skills: Ability to promote job seekers to potential employers and market job opportunities to suitable candidates.
Critical thinking to evaluate the effectiveness of job placement programs and make data-driven decisions.

Company Description
Del-York Medi is a full-scale media,marketing and communications company