Executive Relationship Manager – University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

Brief Description
Key responsibilities:
· Administering of all aspects of administrative and hospitality delivery for Executive Education courses, including but not limited to delegate registration, course material assembly, venue management, processing invoices, preparing contracts for lectures in conjunction with HR, managing course evaluations, assessments and graduations;
· Interface between WBS and Executive Education delegates;
· Communicate with potential delegates regarding course information and application process;
· Ensure quality of course experience and hospitality management for the delegates;
· Manage logistics around class venues, equipment, class layout and experiential learning / social activities, travel and accommodation;
· Ensure all course expenses are in line with course budget received and final course assessments are verified and signed off by the Programme Director before certification.

Knowledge Skills and Attitude:
• Strong interpersonal skills and delegate/client relations and an ability to respresent Executive Education courses to potential delegates
• Strong people management skills;
• Excellent administrative, organisational and project management skills;
• Ability to work under pressure and in the delegate/client service spotlight;
• Good computer literacy with strong MSOffice suite skills;
• Maturity in dealing with colleagues and delegates in difficult situations;
• Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint at an intermediate level.

Minimum academic job requirements:
· A relevant three-year qualification, Degree;
· At least 5 years in a project/ programme management or administrative hospitality capacity, preferably within a higher education institution;
· A valid drivers’ license; and an ability and willingness to travel if need be.

Additional details:
· Knowledge of executive education learning sector; and Knowledge of the university systems and policies.

How To Apply
TO APPLY: Submit a covering letter, a detailed CV with names, addresses and contact details of three referees and certified copies of degrees/diplomas, and a statement of accomplished research and future research plans. External applicants are invited to apply by registering their profile on the Wits I-Recruitment platform located or https://irec.wits.ac.za and submitting.
Internal employees are invited to apply directly on Oracle by following the path: iWits/Wits Employee Self Service/Apply for a job tel: +27 (0) 117171434 or e-mail: yoosuf.hassim@wits.ac.za. For more information see: https://www.wits.ac.za/chemistry/
CLOSING DATE: 31 August 2022