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Senior Technical Trainer /Head Trainer At Siemens

Date Posted: 04/Oct/2013
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Engineering
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria


Job Profile for Snr. Technical Trainer / Head Trainer


The duties of the Head trainer will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Developing and conducting training programs for internal and external customers.
  • Conducting training needs assessment based on interaction with industry stakeholders and trainees;
  • Designing training manuals;
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of training sessions by collating and analyzing feedback from trainees;
  • Developing programs to enhance training curriculum.
  • Developing training packages based on customers’ gap assessment
  • Developing and maintaining customer relationship
  • Developing and ameliorating processes for efficient training quality delivery
  • Direct responsibility for budget and Cost of training centre
  • Direct responsibility for offer management and resource planning
  • Developing and managing the training centers’ team /staff
  • Conduct staff annual appraisal and responsible for staff development, retention and motivation
  • Developing a marketing and sales’ plan including necessary documents and templates for training centre
  • Responsibility in offer management and training sales execution
  • Present Siemens training portfolio at seminars, fairs and sales meetings
  • Responsible to conduct business target agreements with local, cluster and HQ management
  • Responsible for technical and financial reporting to local, cluster and HQ management
  • Shared responsibility in managing the consultancy and engineering business of Siemens PTI in Africa.



Work Experience:

Minimum of 8 years post qualification experience, preferably in the areas of power plant (or Transmission & Distribution network) commissioning, planning and maintenance. Also, experience with customer trainings and customer management is required. Additionally experience in project management especially with regards to offer management, cost management, account management, technical and financial reporting and quality is highly required. Experience in sales, business development, marketing and account management is highly recommended for this position.


Educational Qualifications:

  • Candidates must possess a minimum of a Bachelors degree in either Electrical engineering or Mechanical engineering
  • A relevant masters degree or its equivalent would be an advantage
  • Post graduation / additional degree in management, finance, marketing or similar will be required (if managing skills and competences were acquired in a similar position this could be accepted)
  • Registration with COREN would also be an advantage

Technical & Managing Expertise:  

  • Understanding of the Nigerian power sector (Transmission, Distribution, Generation) — knowing the key concepts and variables;
  • Deep practical and technical knowledge of power transmission and distribution networks;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of power system protection and substation automation;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of functions, features, and potential applications of electronic systems (like protection, substation automation, etc.) or mechanical systems (like switchgears);
  • Extensive experience using communication solutions for utilities and industries;
  • Familiarity with Siemens Power Generation, transmission and distribution products is desirable.
  • Understand the design of efficient processes and their implementation
  • Experience in design of marketing and sales strategy
  • Proficiency in basic finance and design of business planning
  • Proficient experience in business reporting and review.
  • Accurate experience in customer / new account  acquisition and their management
  • Intensive experience in team leading and motivation



  • High proficiency and understanding of computer applications (such as MS office -mail and project, ERP e.g SAP, CRM e.g. philos, offer calculation tools, etc…):
    Advanced presentation Skills — Presents information effectively and persuasively across communication settings;
  • Questioning Skill — gathering information from stimulating insight in individuals and groups through use of interviews, questionnaires, and other probing methods.
    Handles work of diverse scope and complexity;
  • Grasps technical concepts and communicates them effectively.
  • Healthy and analytic mind set.
  • Proficient business communication skills (both verbal, non verbal and written) are required.
  • Ability to conduct difficult business discussions and negotiations is required
  • Self starter and hyper motivated
  • Additional language (French, Spanish, German) will be an advantage
  • Position to led on a medium term to a full managerial position as head of training centre
  • Familiar with Siemens business conduct guideline or Siemens compliance program or having your personal values aligning with both.


Date of start:

Location:  Lagos. Availability to undertake regular business trips is required


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