|Proposed monthly salary||R15’000-22’000 (depending on qualifications & experience)|
|Line manager||Technical Director|
|Role description||Responsible for administrating and operating the solutions of Advantage Learn under direction from the Technical Director.|
|Office Location||Glenwood, Durban|
|Applications Close||07 July 2019|
|Proposed start date:||01 August 2019|
AdvantageLearn.com (initially Advantage Maths) was founded in 2013. The business started as an AP Maths centre at Maris Stella, servicing a handful of students in the Durban Berea area. Today, AdvantageLearn.com services 1000s of students and parents across the country, offering a wide range of complementary & supplementary premium high school products (both online & in-person).
The team is currently made up of 16 full-time dynamic, motivated and hard-working individuals who are passionate about education, innovation and having a positive impact. In April 2019, the business joined one of Africa’s biggest incubators Raizcorp under their Partner Elite programme. This partnership is the start of Advantage Learn’s next journey – to become Africa’s premium online high school.
The AdvantageLearn.com solution is one of the cornerstones of the business. It provides the business with a sales platform (eCommerce) as well as delivers many of the business products (eLearning). Both these tasks are made up of many integrated parts from many different areas of the business.
The solution is built and managed in-house by the Solutions team and is continuously evolving as the business grows and changes. Not only does it offer service to our customers (and visitors) on a daily basis, but it also serves our team in many day-to-day operations and tasks.
In addition to the primary solution (https://advantagelearn.com), the collective noun “solutions” refers to all the digital solutions that service the Advantage Learn team and its customers.
Up until now the management of the solutions has been taken on and shared by many different people and areas. However, capacity restrictions and increasing demands have necessitated the role of Solutions Manager.
The primary role of the IT Manager will be to take ownership of the day-to-day operations and processes relating directly to the digital solutions.
This would mean:
Some of the day-to-day operations would include:
|Learning Content Management||Importing and exporting learning content as required by the ProductCo team|
|Front-end content management||Editing and tweaking front-end (sales) content as per the SalesCo team requirements|
|Product content and meta-management||Editing and tweaking of products as per the SalesCo team requirements|
|Solution issue management||Solution issue management as required by all teams|
|Solution effectiveness management||Managing internal and external feedback loops to ensure continuous improvement and effectiveness|
|Intercom QA||Intercom (https://intercom.com) communication quality assessment in terms of attribute gearing, set-up & distribution|
|Solution User management||Management of users on the solution(s)|
|Cohort management||Management of cohorts on the solution(s)|
|Survey management||Management of survey setup and distribution|
|Solution testing manager||Management of solution testing and sign-off|
|Solution release manager||Management of solution releases, working closely with the solution release leads|
|Solutions representative||A representative of SolutionCo at certain meetings and scrums etc. where it makes sense|
The ideal candidate should have the following:
The solution is going through a massive change and maturation over the next 12-24 months as AdvantageLearn.com starts its journey towards an online high school. Being such a cornerstone of the business, the solution will require more and more management and resources as the business grows. This provides incredible personal and career growth opportunities.
You will be employed on a permanent contract, subject to a three-month probationary period. An offer of employment is dependent upon receipt of satisfactory references and personal interview.
You will be paid a competitive salary as well as agreed day-to-day work-related expenses; the exact salary depends upon your experience and will be discussed with you during the interview.
The team works out of a small, comfortable office in the Durban Glenwood area. Many of our employees are able to work remotely (out-of-office/from home) a number of days/ week, depending on preference and work requirements.
If you are interested in the position and would like to find out more, please send your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
This article was originally published on 18 Jun 2019
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