Student Recruitment Specialist at Navitas Nigeria

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 Student Recruitment Specialist

Job ID: 45600
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

About the Role

  • This role has a particular responsibility for recruitment to “one Plymouth”; both the University and the Navitas International College, through a shared partnership arrangement.
  • The Student Recruitment Specialist plays a significant role in, agreeing a marketing and recruitment strategy with all stakeholders.
  • Leading on the delivery of that strategy in country.
  • Ensuring delivery of the strategy and the achievement of the agreed targets.
  • Driving recruitment growth with responsibility for on the ground sales activities including, but not limited to training, events, student conversion and troubleshooting.
  • Analyzing data and report to all of Navitas, UoP and UPIC on market trends. Working closely and positively with both Navitas and UoP agents.
  • Identifying and recommending market opportunities, especially where this gives us early or first mover advantage.

 Key Result Areas

  • To agree with all stakeholders, implement, deliver and review the region’s Strategic Marketing Plans.
  • Participate in all sales activities including, but not limited to, training, events, student conversion and troubleshooting for all products.
  • To undertake extensive travel to include representing the University of Plymouth/UPIC at exhibitions, schools, colleges and higher education institutions as well as key partners and educational representatives in market.
  • Ensure complete and accurate reporting of all activities on the CRM.
  • Coordinate attendance of College and University Partner at events.
  • Handle student enquiries and manage leads.
  • Liaise with the Admissions functions of both UoP and UPIC to ensure a high level of customer service.
  • Execute pre-departure process with channel partners, students and UoP/ UPIC.
  • Working with stakeholders to ensure appropriate sales collateral is available and utilised appropriately.
  • Execute sales plans for new, niche and priority products.
  • Deliver market insight and accurate sales forecasts through regular and detailed reports to all stakeholders.

The person we seek will ideally have the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Education in the DIVISION particularly valued)
  • Proven track record of strong sales performance.
  • Success in a recruitment/ sales role within the Higher Education sector, internationally or within DIVISION.
  • High level numeric literacy and critical thinking.
  • High level interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills including Business level written and oral capability in English.
  • Proven ability as a team player.
  • Ability to demonstrate innovative thinking.
  • An eye for developing new recruitment initiatives.
  • Ability to take responsibility for decisions and outcomes.
  • Flexible attitude to work including a willingness to work weekends and evenings in support of recruitment activities both locally and internationally.
  • Ability to meet targets within defined timelines among changing priorities.


  • Proven ability to monitor and evaluate the success of activities and report appropriately.
  • Proven ability to work successfully with education agents in REGION.
  • Experience of working effectively within a matrix structure to ensure competing demands are met.
  • Familiarity with Salesforce or similar CRM systems.

Application Deadline
4th November, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Please apply online by submitting your CV and Cover Letter.
  • We reserve the right to progress or confirm applicants prior to close date. Applications received after the close date may be considered pending the recruitment process.
  • Successful candidates will require full working rights in Nigeria.

What We Offer:

  • Navitas is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported.
  • We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our students and communities in which we live and serve.

Diversity and Inclusion:

  • Navitas promotes and embraces an inclusive and diversified workforce. We believe equality, flexibility and diversity in the workplace will deliver a rich and collaborative environment for our employees, students and clients.
  • We encourage applications from candidates with disabilities, of all ages and genders and diverse community groups.

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