Human Resources Business Partner Job at Oxfam, April 2018

Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations (affiliates) committed to creating a just world without poverty. In Nigeria Oxfam works in the areas of Economic Justice/Sustainable Livelihoods, Humanitarian Programming to save lives, Advancing Gender Justice and Good Governance, adopting a right based approach.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Human Resources Business Partner
Location:
 Abuja
Internal Job Grade: D1
Contract type: 1 Year Fixed Term
Reporting to: Human Resources Manager
Staff reporting to this post: Human Resources & Admin Assistant, Front Office Assistant

Job Purpose

  • The HR Business Partner reporting to the HR Manager, will support the effective delivery of a higher performing HR service, through the further development of the HR Business Partners, ensuring that the high standards within the team are developed and maintained.
  • The HRBP will handle HR generalist responsibilities including recruitment, contract issuance, onboarding, employee relations, performance & talent management, recruitment workflow, HR reporting, partnering with line management in the Country office and other Field HR focal persons.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Talent & Performance Management :

  • Work HRM to create and drive a talent strategy across the business areas, to include identification of top talent; responsible for coordinating/facilitating recruitment, contracts, agreements, induction and exit processes.
  • Develop, implement, and facilitate training and development initiatives to meet the specific business needs of the organization Drive the annual performance and planning and review (PPR) process, including calibration of talent across a variety of different Practice groups, support with the implementation of an electronic performance management system.
  • Drive the principles of meritocracy with management in all talent decisions, including appointments, deployment, secondments, transfers, compensation adjustments, etc.
  • Promote integrated staff development system including staff induction, learning and development, performance management, ensure that orientations and refresher workshop includes key Oxfam policies (Code of conduct, Anti-bullying and harassment policies, Ethics and Conflict of Interest Policies, etc.)
  • Assist managers in the identification of staff training/development needs/opportunities, elaborate and implement country learning and development plan.

Employee Relations:

  • Responsibility with the HR Manager to ensure that HR related recommendations are consistent with Oxfam HR policies and local labour law.
  • Ensure that Oxfam health & security guidelines and practices are maintained and implemented.
  • Responsibility, with the HR Manager to ensure that all HR policies and procedures are regularly reviewed and continue to reflect both up-to-date employment law and best practice; ensure compliance/adherence to local labor laws and Oxfam key policies.
  • Support employee engagement processes by supporting the HRM at the Staff Forum and Staff Association meetings, enabling effective negotiation and consultation with staff representatives regarding a range of staffing matters.
  • Responsibility for dealing with workplace conflict through the introduction of an effective mediation service and through the introduction of bullying and harassment ambassadors

Staff Management and Development:

  • Oversee outsourced staff’s cleaning of the Oxfam Nigeria office interior and external areas and any cleaning tasks outsourced
  • Line Management responsibility for HR & Admin Assistant and Front Office Assistant.
  • To actively manage direct reports, ensuring that Performance Objectives, or Probationary meetings (where applicable) and regular one to one meetings take place to assist the HRD to drive up standards within the team and to ensure that the HR & Development team provide a high level of customer service.

Administrative Management:

  • Support the production of HR updates for all staff, as appropriate; generate a variety of reports as requested by senior management team
  • Analyze Human Resources key metrics (turnover, exit interviews, headcount etc) and utilize data for process improvements Partner with management to prepare and maintain job descriptions for each position
  • Ensure employees termination management in collaboration with the line manager and finance (property and assets hand over, exit interview, terminal grants, clearance, certificate of services, follow-up with The Hague, etc.)
  • Answer general HR and administrative questions and resolves attendant issues in a timely manner.
  • Responsibility for the Global Annual Staff Survey
  • Carrying out such other duties as may be reasonably requested by the line manager, or any senior manager

Educational, Experience & Competence
Essential:

  • Bachelors’ Degree (or equivalent) in Management, Business administration or related discipline.
  • 5 years related work experience in Human Resources and Office Administration role within a reputable and structured business environment, preferably an INGO
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s overall aims and policies and experience of promoting women’s rights and the interests of marginalized people in all aspects of Oxfam’s work Professional membership of a human resources body
  • Cross-culture understanding of how an international development agency operates, communicate well cross-culturally.
  • Hands experience with HR Analytics and ability to manage data aid management decision making process.
  • Knowledge or appreciation of Nigeria in terms of its political, economic and social trends plus a good understanding of the key development and humanitarian issues in the region
  • Professional Membership (minimum of Associate) of CIPM is a requirement. Chartered Membership of other HR professional bodies such as CIPD will also be consideration
  • Knowledge in various Human Resources Management Systems and Processes: Recruitment, Selection & Deployment; Employee Communication and Employee Data Management. Excellent working knowledge of Nigerian Labour Law & Convention with the ability to apply it practically to workplace situations
  • Excellent understanding of HR best practice and ability to apply this to employee relations cases
  • Experience of performance management and working within defined policies and procedures
  • Experience of supporting organisational change projects including restructures where applicable.
  • High level skills of using Microsoft Office packages (Access, Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Excellent organisational and personal management skills, with ability thrive in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities a must.
  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English
  • High degree of poise, judgment, discretion, and responsibility; ability to handle confidential information
  • Experience in supervisory capacity, ability to anticipate problems, and confidence to follow through.

Key Behavioural Competencies
Humility:

  • We put ‘we’ before ‘me’ and place an emphasis on the power of the collective, nurture the team and play to the strengths of each individual.
  • We are not concerned with hierarchical power, and we engage with, trust and value the knowledge and expertise of others across all levels of the organization.

Relationship Building:

  • We understand the importance of building relationship, within and outside the organization.
  • We have the ability to engage with traditional and non-traditional stakeholders in ways that lead to increased impact for the organisation.

Listening:

  • We are good listeners who can see where deeper levels of thoughts and tacit assumptions differ. Our messages to others are clear, and consider different preferences.

Self-Awareness:

  • We are able to develop a high degree of self-awareness around our own strengths and weaknesses and our impact on others.
  • Our self-awareness enables us to moderate and self-regulate our behaviors to control and channel our impulses for good purposes.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application letter and Curriculum Vitae as one attachment to: nigeriaoxfamjobs@oxfam.org with the position title as the subject of the email

Application Deadline 4th May, 2018.

Note: Applications not sent as instructed will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for assessment and interview.

Current Job Vacancies at DealDey Limited

DealDey Limited is the first E-commerce company in Nigeria and the fastest growing E-commerce company in Africa. DealDey Limited is a daily deals company, providing best discount deals on products and services across the federation.

In line with attracting the best, brightest and most suitable talent to join the Information Technology(Development) Team, DealDey has commence its annual recruitment for graduate to join this department in building a world class Technology through Software Development.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Strategy Analyst
Location:
 Lagos

Purpose of the Job

  • Developing, communicating, and implementing strategic planning initiatives for all areas of the business.
  • Reviewing business processed and activities to make them more efficient.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analysing trends and data to identify sales opportunities.
  • Making recommendations to enhance marketing and sales strategies, procedures and promotional efforts based on sales, market research and emerging trends.
  • Developing and implementing internal and external surveys and reports results.
  • Conducting market research into emerging trends in the industry.
  • Developing and implementing targeted surveys for the purpose of gathering market information.
  • Recommending marketing strategies for the purpose of enhancing company sales.
  • Creating custom reports and generate standard reports for management and sales staff.
  • Meeting with staff to explain new systems or procedures.
  • Documenting findings of studies and implement new systems or procedures based on those findings.
  • Analysing work flows and make recommendations for streamlining or improving the process.
  • Researching market and marketing opportunities.
  • Producing statistical models to help predict market trends.
  • Helping develop new sales leads for the company.
  • Reading publications and attends seminars on industry trends to aid in keeping ahead of the competition.

Qualification and Experience

  • First degree in any discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience.
  • Required Competencies and Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Research Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Written and Verbal Communication Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Planning & Organising Skills
  • Problem Solving  Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Completeness (no missing data)
  • Timeliness
  • Absence of anomalies or outliers that would distort the results
  • Conformance to business rules
  • Conformance to valid values
  • Accuracy

 

 

Job Title: Head, Marketing & Growth
Location
: Lagos

Job Description

  • The Head of Marketing & Growth will manage the strategic and tactical direction of our marketing efforts to drive growth targets through strategic partnerships, data-driven marketing, demand generation campaigns and product positioning. He/She will also oversee social media, PPC, SEO, SEM, FB ads, e-mail marketing and will perform periodic analysis across all channels.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead strategic decision making related to developing new partnerships and manage existing partnerships with other organisations and stakeholders.
  • Overseeing implementation of marketing strategy – including campaigns, events, digital marketing, and PR.
  • Working closely with the Sales team; enabling them to meet their commercial objectives by providing them with appropriate tools, materials and presentations.
  • Guiding day to day activities of marketing team.
  • Plan and execute all web, SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and display advertising campaigns
  • Build and maintain our online and social media presence
  • Measure and report performance of all marketing campaigns, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs)
  • Identify trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights
  • Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies
  • Plan, execute, and measure experiments and conversion tests
  • Collaborate with internal teams to create landing pages and optimize user experience
  • Utilize strong analytical ability to evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels and customer touch points
  • Identify new areas of e-Commerce opportunity beyond current organizational thinking for increasing sales
  • Build strategic relationships and partner with key industry players, agencies and vendors
  • Be in charge of marketing budget and allocate/invest funds wisely

Essential Requirements

  • Minimum of 6-8 years similar experience

Required Competencies and Skills:

  • Demonstrable experience in building and managing strategic partnerships, leading and managing SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and/or display advertising campaigns.
  • Experience with A/B and multivariate experiments
  • Experience with digital analytics reporting tools
  • Experience in setting up and optimizing Google Adwords campaigns
  • Strong analytical skills with experience in social and digital analytics, including site traffic, conversion, spend, click-through rate, and more
  • Revenue focused and has a broad skill set drawing from sales, marketing, operations, and business analytics
  • Strong and disciplined project management and process improvement capabilities
  • Prior experience in formulating and executing digital marketing strategies
  • Exceptional work ethic, strategic vision, organizational skills and the ability to deliver results
  • Excellent relationship management skills with ability to build rapport influence and deepen relationships with stakeholders, especially with Sales
  • Entrepreneurial mind, result driven, and passionate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good taste, a sense of aesthetics and a love for great copy and witty communication
  • Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing and measurement

 

 

Job Title: React Native Developer
Location: 
Lagos
Department: Design and Development
Reports To: Manager
Direct Reports: N/A

Purpose of the Job

  • Using React Native to build scalable and highly efficient cross-platform mobile applications using best practices.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Write unit and integration test.
  • Perform unit and integration testing before launch.
  • Conduct functional and non-functional testing.
  • Troubleshoot and debug the mobile application.
  • Evaluate existing mobile applications to reprogram, update and add new features.
  • Develop technical documents and handbooks to accurately represent mobile application design and code.

Qualification and Experience

  • First degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Experience in building cross-platform mobile applications with React Native and Expo.
  • Experience in building mobile applications with iOS/Android
  • Experience with JavaScript, HTML, CSS and React.js, Redux.
  • Experience with using unit testing tools Jest, Mocha or Chai.
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience with GraphQL is a plus.

Required Competencies and Skills:

  • Understanding of the importance of readable, well-designed, efficient and well-tested software. You love to write beautiful code.
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Analytical Skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools
  • Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Good Analytical Program Solving Skills

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Turn Around Time on development work
  • % Task Completion Rate
  • % Accuracy in programming

 

 

Job Title: Junior Software Developer
Location
: Lagos
Department: Design and Development
Reports To: Manager
Direct Reports: N/A

Purpose of the Job

  • As a Junior Software Developer, you will work alongside other developers in order to maintain our current applications and also implement new features.
  • The ideal candidate must be a fast learner and interested in keeping up with relevant tech trends for continuously improving quality of work and our products.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Write unit and integration test.
  • Perform unit and integration testing before launch.
  • Conduct functional and non-functional testing.
  • Troubleshooting and debugging.
  • Evaluate existing mobile applications to reprogram, update and add new features.
  • Develop technical documents and handbooks to accurately represent application design and code.

Qualification and Experience

  • First degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • 1+ years of experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript.
  • 1+ years of experience in at least one backend language and framework e.g. Ruby and Rails, Node.js and Express, PHP and Laravel etc.

Experience with Git.:

  • Required Competencies and Skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • A fast learner.
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Turn Around Time on development work
  • Speed of Learning and Growth
  • % Task Completion Rate
  • % Accuracy in programming

 

 


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resumes, along with a detailed Cover Letter to: jobs@dealdey.com using the job title as the email subject.

 

 

Application Deadline 27th April, 2018.

 

Note

  • This recruitment process will be completed within 2 weeks of the closing date of the advert.
  • If you have not been contacted within this period, please assume on this occasion that you have been unsuccessful.
  • Unfortunately, we are unable to offer feedback to candidates who have not been shortlisted for interviews.
  • Emails with incorrect subjects will not be reviewed.

New Job Opening at Novartis

Novartis provides healthcare solutions that improve and extend people’s lives. We use science-based innovation to address some of society’s most challenging healthcare issues. We discover and develop breakthrough treatments and find new ways to deliver them to as many people as possible. Our company is focused on industry-leading divisions with innovation power and global scale: pharmaceuticals, eye care and generic medicines

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Product Manager
Job ID: 239079BR
Location: Lagos
Business Unit: Commercial Ops SZ
Functional Area: Marketing
Job Type: Full Time
Employment Type: Regular

Job Description

  • Develop and design innovative promotional campaigns and ensure all business activities comply with relevant, act, legal demands and ethical standards.
  • Provide marketing and competitive knowledge on products to the field force.
  • Answer all queries of internal / external customers as a product champion.
  • Establish and sustain the products’ competitive edge. Analyze market and sales trends to gauge their effectiveness and optimize regional / national resource allocation.
  • Formulate strategic, marketing and tactical plans for on-going and future product launches and ensure their implementation to achieve sales, profitability and market share targets.
  • Key account management by monthly visits to evaluate effectiveness of process, campaigns and to build rapport.
  • Active participation in lectures, seminars, symposiums, etc. to enhance product and organization image.
  • Liaise and coordinate with various internal support functions and external agencies to ensure appropriate inventory management.

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in Science or Pharmacy B.Sc. / B.Pharm
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • About 3 years of experience in Product Management in the pharma industry. Sales experience and experience in managing hospital environment desirable.

 

 


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Vacant Job For National Research Coordinator at World Health Organization (WHO)

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

 

 

Job Title: National Research Coordinator – Lassa Fever
Ref No: 1801622
Location: Abuja
Contractual Arrangement: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Grade: NO-C
Contract duration: 12 Months

Objectives

  • The objectives of WHO’s OHE Programme are: to help Member States build their capacity to manage health emergency risks and, when national capacities are overwhelmed, to lead and coordinate the international health response to contain outbreaks and to provide effective relief and recovery to minimize the impact on the health of affected populations. WHO’s Health Emergencies Programme directs all of the Organization’s work in health emergency risk management, with an all-hazards approach comprising risk reduction, preparedness, readiness, response and early recovery activities, and with a particular emphasis on the identification and mitigation of infectious hazards and risks.
  • The Programme is responsible for establishing and managing WHO’s operational capacity in acute and protracted emergencies, setting overall strategy and ensuring appropriate operational planning, managing field operations, developing and ensuring adherence to technical standards, and ensuring risk and performance monitoring.
  • The Programme engages in relevant partnerships and inter-agency processes, recognizing that its impact should be optimized by coordinating, leveraging and facilitating the implementation roles of other local, national and international entities and partner’s best positioned to deliver the relevant clinical or other public health services.
  • WHE Programme integrates and operates under the principles of humanity, neutrality, impartiality and independence in serving populations affected by emergencies.

Description of Duties

  • Focusing on research activities coordination and implementation of the research on Lassa fever in Nigeria, the incumbent will:
  • Provide coordination for research activities relating to Lassa fever that will lead to improvements the prevention, detection and control of Lassa fever, in collaboration with the international research advisor from WHO.
  • Support the research advisor oversee the implementation of all research management procedures so that research protocols and budgets are developed, reviewed (technically and ethically) and approved as efficiently as possible by relevant federal and state institutions.
  • Participate and when appropriate and in the absence of the international research advisor, represent WHO on health research networks, committees and commissions so that the Nigerian CDC and WHO are able to inform and learn from key influential bodies; and engage with all relevant research groups within WHO Country Offices, and within other UN agencies as appropriate, to provide scientific leadership in evidence based guidance.
  • Provide support to the Office of the NCDC Director in coordinating in raising and leveraging funds to implement and expand the research and research capacity strengthening roles.
  • Support the NCDC to document proceedings of the meetings, and address critical gaps and actions points that require immediate attention in the process of conducting the research.
  • Carry out other tasks, as required by the WHO representative in Nigeria.
  • Support NCDC to identify the key partners who should be involved in the research relating to Lassa fever and ensure that there is proper coordination and timely communication from the conception to the finalization of research activities.
  • Support the NCDC to organize appropriate forums for consensus building, providing inputs for the research ideas and protocols and disseminating research findings.
  • Support the research advisor in providing expert advice on the conceptualization, design and implementation of the full range of research studies on Lassa fever drawing on the expertise of R&D Blueprint team, WHE focal points and GOARN partners, WHO Collaborating Centres and other research methodology experts.
  • Support implementation of research capacity strengthening strategies on Lassa fever so that Nigerian research institutions and research partner organizations develop and implement collaborative research plans. The incumbent will ensure that research activities and capacities carried out are of high quality research, compliant with generally accepted scientific and ethical standards, as well as strengthen the research capacity of other research organizations.
  • Working in close collaboration with the international research advisor, provide scientific leadership and support to Nigerian CDC and other Nigerian researchers to improve and expand their research skills, and particularly for implementation science and product research related to Lassa fever.

Competencies: Functional
Teamwork:

  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences

Communication:

  • Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond
  • Promoting innovation and organizational learning
  • Creating an empowering and motivating environment

Education (Qualifications)

  • Essential: University degree or equivalent in a discipline related to research in communicable diseases.
  • Desirable: Specialization in field related to communicable disease, such as public health, epidemiology, or clinical trials. Recent training and certification in Good Clinical Practice in research and/or research ethics.

Experience 
Essential:

  • At least 5 years of experience in research and research management, with at least 2 years of experience in the health sector. At least 2 years of direct experience working in research in communicable diseases.
  • Expert knowledge of research in communicable diseases and its public health aspects, as evidenced by a track record of recent publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals in the topic area.
  • Experience of managing a portfolio of research projects in public health. Implementation research in public health. Expert knowledge of research methods. Knowledge and skills in capacity building.

Desirable:

  •  Experience in research knowledge and data management. Recent experience in fundraising of research grants writing.

Languages

  • Essential: Expert knowledge of English
  • Desirable: Knowledge on local languages

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

Application Deadline 5th May, 2018.

 

Note: That the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device’s system settings.

HS & Fire Service Manager Job at Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc

Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc has been a part of the lives of Nigerians at home and abroad. Our global vision is to be a leading foods company in Africa providing high quality and affordable products in the most convenient ways to consumers through world class brands like Golden Penny Flour, Golden Penny Semovita, Goldenvita, Golden Pasta and Golden Noodles. The Company’s flagship brand, Golden Penny, remains one of the best known and the preferred brands amongst bakers, confectioneries and consumers in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

 

 

Job Title: HS & Fire Service Manager
Location
: Nigeria

The Job

  • Conducts on-site reviews and audits of operations and facilities. Ensure that all bakeries in their assigned areas are visited regularly as per stipulated standard..
  • Collate and document all external audit/inspection reports and to assist the external HSE regulator with the inspection so as to ensure safety. Periodic submission of field reports.
  • Organise HSE meetings drills and educational forums to increase awareness of the company’s HSE guidelines
  • investigate and document accidents and incidents as they occur so as to ensure proper records
  • Identify unsafe practices and procure a solution to supervise the execution of all potentially hazardous jobs to enforce and ensure strict adherence to HSE guidelines.
  • Develop and implement accident investigation, data analysis, and recurrence prevention programs and procedures

Qualifications

  • B.Sc/HND in Engineering or Physical Science
  • 5 O’ level credits including Mathematics & English Language in not more than 2 sittings.
  • NSE Member/COREN will be an advantage

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ cognate experience

The Person:

  • Ability to identify hazard and control it
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good leadership and people management skills
  • Good technical knowledge on basic engineering functionalities
  • Must demonstrate a high sense of discipline

 

 


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Vacancy For Facilities Coordinator at RusselSmith Group

RusselSmith Group, is an ISO 9001:2008 certified asset integrity management services company incorporated to serve the needs of the global Oil and Gas Exploration and Production industry, using Rope Access Technology as our principal medium of access.

A career at RusselSmith offers you growth and a chance to make a difference. Throughout our history, we have continued to help our employees realize their dreams, whilst creating opportunities for them to fulfill their personal and professional potential.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Facilities Coordinator
Job Reference Code: RS-FAS-001
Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Contract

Summary of Functions

  • Responsible for coordinating, prioritizing and overseeing the completion of reactive and planned activities along with ensuring that clients (internal & external) are provided with compliant, reliable services that achieves value for money through effective cost saving measures whilst meeting the operational needs for RusselSmith business
  • Conduct daily facilities/site inspections and provide required data for management use
  • To provide required operational information of all RusselSmith managed facilities per time in order to demonstrate the quality of facilities services and work with the team to maintain, challenge and evolve service delivery
  • Develops and implement the planned preventive maintenance schedules and in line with the standards operating procedure.
  • Coordinate all ground maintenance staff (technicians, housekeeping supervisor etc.)
  • Responsible for all weekly FM related Health and Safety reporting and in accordance with organization’s HSE policy/procedure
  • Ensures that all relevant FM logs on all RusselSmith facilities are properly kept, monitored and updated daily, in line with the Quality Management System (ISO 9001:2015)
  • Policy & Procedures- Oversee the development, review and implementation of departmental policies, procedures and forms.
  • Maintains an excellent working relationship with other organizations, ensuring the organization is well received and presented professionally and positively.
  • Safety and security-the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Ensure all contractors are supervised and supply risk assessment for all project based activities within the unit are strictly in line with standard project management methodologies and HSE processes and procedures
  • Provides engineering support to the FAS team/HOD on all facilities related projects/maintenance requests in accordance with the facilities cost matrix, through the collation and management of information, technical insight and generally make inputs with useful knowledge and experience. To take action with agreed parameters to ensure facilities management projects are kept on track
  • Monitors and track the facilities management budget on regular basis
  • Coordinating and ensuring that appropriate method statement and risk assessment for various work types in line with the organization standards are effectively implemented
  • Serves as the liaison personnel with finance department (Inventory unit) towards ensuring that the share information of Asset Register/ Asset tagging are constantly with all facilities management details. Captures FM information for implementing proper Asset Management processes and procedures
  • Ensures that all requests from various users/department within the organization are dealt with in a timely manner and in accordance with stipulated service level agreement
  • Develop a partnering relationship with all key stakeholders, aiming to meet their needs whilst maintaining budget control and alignment of policies and procedures
  • Supervises Maintenance tasks to meet the requirement of statutory and regulatory legislation, quality and service level agreement requirements
  • Monitors operational performance of service providers including maintenance and security operations in line with processes and procedures to achieve optimal efficiency and also escalates issues to the facilities manager as and when required
  • Ensures that invoices for services rendered are duly submitted for payment processes
  • Operates as the customer service liaison personnel for the FAS department towards providing unparalleled service delivery for users of RusselSmith facilities
  • Prepares all required facilities reports (Weekly Maintenance Reports, Monthly Financial Report, Quarterly Report, Bi-Annual & Annual FM Report)

Requirements/Educational Qualifications

  • A good university First degree is required.

Experience Required:

  • 5-10years

Skills/Qualifications Required:

  • Good communication skills and the ability to work well with people are essential.
  • Good relational and customer service skills
  • Strong quantitative skills such as statistics and data analysis skills
  • Good reasoning skills; communication skills; multi-tasking skills and organizational skills
  • Good reasoning ability is important.
  • Good team spirit and project management skills
  • Good administrative and organizational skills
  • Good problem-solving skills and initiative

Physical Demands:

  • Regular use of the telephone and e-mail for communication is essential. Sitting for extended periods is common.
  • Hearing, vision and speaking within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, to receive ordinary information and to prepare or inspect documents.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

HealthPlus Limited Recent Job Openings, 23rd April, 2018

HealthPlus Limited is Nigeria’s 1st Integrative Pharmacy, the fastest growing pharmacy chain in West Africa. Since 1999, we have been committed to our mission of helping people achieve optimum health & vitality. In 2010, a sister company was birthed – CasaBella International Limited. CasaBella, a one-stop store for beauty and grooming solutions is now a retail chain and a household name.

Our success is based on our great people, great values and a winning corporate culture. Our people are passionate, driven and committed to continuous learning in order to maintain our edge. Our testimonial is that we are proud to be members of the HealthPlus family as we are offered a strong platform to explore our potentials. We believe in best practices always and therefore employ and retain the best talents.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Procurement Manager
Location: 
Lagos

Job Description

  • We are seeking a Procurement Manager who will lead the team responsible for procuring all the products and services essential for the Company’s operations, by strategizing to find the most cost-effective suppliers and deals in order to minimize procurement expenses, enabling the Company maintain its profitability and invest in its growth and its people.
  • The Procurement Manager reports directly to the Head, Supply Chain

Key Elements of the Role
General:

  • Support the implementation of the Organisational Strategy covering procurement processes; develop systems of control, policies and procedures to drive compliance with set Company Procurement SOPs

Strategy:

  • Support the Head, Supply Chain in developing and updating the Company’s Procurement policy and reviewing commodity strategy with the Management Team
  • Manage purchasing information and systems, track and report key functional metrics of the Unit to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Identify and manage risk within the Supply Chain

Supplier Relationship Management:

  • Oversee the management of the strategic sourcing, procurement, contracting and evaluation of services of the Company’s inventory suppliers
  • Identify suppliers by comparing prices, specifications, payment terms and service delivery to determine the most profitable vendors and appropriate vendor selection to secure the most advantageous terms on behalf of the Company
  • Negotiate & set-up supply contracts and determine supplier SLAs

Planning, Administration & Documentation:

  • Carry out effective & proactive liaison with other retail outlets and departments as necessary to forecast, plan to meet purchase deadline
  • Coordinate the procurement planning process including supply/demand forecasting, inventory management and on-time delivery
  • Supply branches in order to optimize inventory at the retail outlets
  • Oversee inter-branch inventory transfer for accuracy
  • Perform demand planning in order to optimize inventory at the Distribution Center by liaising with related internal and external customers as well as key suppliers of allotted business areas
  • Oversee the preparation of Purchase Orders and requisitions
  • Prepare, maintain and review purchasing records, produce management reports, track status of requisitions, contracts and orders, approve supplier/vendor bills for payment
  • Respond to internal and external supplier enquires while reviewing requisition orders to verify accuracy, specifications and terminology
  • Coordinate shipment of products from overseas and local suppliers

Desired Qualities

  • Bachelors degree in pharmacy
  • 5-7 years relevant experience in either the Retail, FMCG or Pharmaceuticals sectors
  • Membership of a recognized, relevant professional body (e.g. Supply Chain Institute of Nigeria
  • IT Savvy
  • Excellent leadership & influencing skills
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Numerate, with good finance abilities and capable of managing budgets
  • Strong forecasting and planning skills; able to correct assess the needs of the Business
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

 

Job Title: Head – Business-Development
Location:
 Lagos

Job Description

  • We are seeking a Head, Business Development  who will be responsible for defining the strategic direction for the Business Development function which aligns with the overall strategic goals of the HealthPlus Group.
  • The Head, Business Development Manager reports directly to the CEO/CCO

Key Elements of the Role
Strategy:

  • Define the strategic direction for the Business Development function which aligns with the overall strategic goals of the HealthPlus Group

New Business Development:

  • Identify new trends, new products, services, new channels of distribution for HealthPlus division working in collaboration with all stakeholders
  • Apply in-depth knowledge of analytics, information management and business intelligence to evaluate new business development opportunities in order to determine commercial viability

Business Development Planning:

  • Ensure an accurate and complete inventory database
  • Attend industry functions, events, exhibitions and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends
  • Support the implementation of exciting marketing strategies and promotions for the HealthPlus Group
  • Work with the marketing and communication department to develop and implement digital marketing initiatives: website, mobile and social media marketing
  • Develop strategies for knowing customers’ needs and expectations
  • Develop and implement planograms and merchandising across the retail outlet to optimize customer experience and shelve uptake

Relationship Management:

  • Identify, initiate and develop networks and partnership opportunities for business growth

Internal Business Processes:

  • Complete compliance to SOPs

Others:

  • Ensure that data is accurately entered and managed within the company’s ERP or other sales management system
  • Prepare, administer and monitor the budget for the department and ensure appropriate cost saving

Desired Qualities

  • A good degree, an MBA is an added advantage.
  • At least 10 years relevant experience in the Retail, Banking, FMCG or Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Membership of a recognized professional body is an added advantage
  • Excellent financial acumen
  • Strong forecasting and planning skills; able to correctly assess the needs of the business
  • Must have demonstrated ability to take initiative and manage multiple competing priorities while consistently meeting deadlines
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Good negotiation and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good problem solving and decision making skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to build and manage relationships with organizational stakeholders; seeking expert advice on a variety of situations or circumstances
  • General knowledge of the uses and applications of MS Office suite; Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook etc

 

 

Job Title: Warehouse-Logistics-Manager
Location: 
Lagos

Job Description

  • We are seeking a Warehouse & Logistics Manager who will be responsible for managing the warehouse & Logistics function on a day to day basis, ensuring all operations and services are delivered in a safe, cost effective and timely manner.

Key Elements of the Role

  • Report to the Head, Supply Chain
  • Ensure that all goods are received, stacked and covered with appropriate documentation Maintain an efficient stocking and issuing systems that are in compliance with warehouse practices such that quality standards are met (FIFO principles and prevent obsolescence)
  • Ensure timely delivery of goods to the retail outlets
  • Plan the arrangement of goods within the warehouse and organize special requirements for certain stock, such as chilled goods or fragile products
  • Ensure productivity targets are met and maintain computerized administration and automated storage and retrieval systems
  • Accountable for the proper handling, storage and reconciliation for all products in the warehouse
  • Collate accurate Inventory data for management information and decision making
  • Collate accurate stock data for report on availability of goods for efficient movement of products through the distribution network
  • Ensure good record keeping and provide clear reconciliation of goods received from vendors
  • Arrange and ensure accurate stock physical counting – monthly, quarterly and yearly
  • Ensure effective tracking of transfer/return of goods and Pallets in and out of the warehouse
  • Ensure adequate and smooth fleet management for the distribution centre.
  • Ensure damaged stock are transferred to designated stacking area and records kept for decision making
  • Ensure proper housekeeping inside the warehouse at all times
  • Maintain warehouse staff job results by training, coaching, counseling, disciplining employees, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Ensure prompt loading and issuance of finished  products for accomplishment of  sales and distribution objectives
  • Ensure effective utilization of manpower and warehouse equipments
  • Provide adequate supervision to ensures proper maintenance of warehouse equipments
  • Ensure workplace health and safety requirements are met and take responsibility for the security of the warehouse and stock
  • Plan regular inspection to ensure implementation and continuous compliance to HSE policies as it affects warehousing
  • Maintain metrics, reports, process documentation, customer service logs, or training or safety records.
  • Supervise the work of other external logistics specialists, planners, or schedulers.
  • Direct inbound or outbound logistics operations, such as transportation or warehouse activities, safety performance, or logistics quality management.
  • Direct distribution centre operation to ensure achievement of cost, productivity, accuracy, or timeliness objectives.
  • Negotiate transportation rates or services.
  • Analyse the financial impact of proposed logistics changes, such as routing, carriage modes, product volumes or mixes, or carriers.
  • Recommend optimal transportation modes, routing, equipment, or frequency.
  • Monitor product delivery/dispatch processes to ensure compliance with regulatory or legal requirements.

Desired Qualities

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or other related field with five (5) years relevant experience
  • 5-7 years relevant experience in either the Retail, FMCG or Pharmaceuticals sectors
  • Membership of a recognized, relevant professional body (e.g.  Chartered  Institute of  Supply Chain Management Nigeria)
  • IT Savvy
  • Excellent leadership & influencing skills
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Numerate, with good finance abilities and capable of managing budgets
  • Strong forecasting and planning skills; able to correct assess the needs of the Business
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have demonstrated ability to take initiative and manage multiple competing priorities while consistently meeting deadlines
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Good negotiation, numerical and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of developing standards and inventory controls
  • Good problem solving and decision making skills
  • Strong Time management skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to complete tasks with accuracy and strong attention to details
  • Strong proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office skills like Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Working knowledge of HSE Policies, Procedures and Systems, and proven commitment to delivery of the same

 

 

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a one page summary of their most significant achievements with your application letter, a detailed CV’s and relevant copies of credentials to: humanresources@healthplus.com.ng

Vacant Job For Country Programmes Manager at Malaria Consortium

Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations specialising in the comprehensive prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable and under privileged populations. We increasingly find our work on malaria can be effectively integrated with other similar public health interventions for greater impact and therefore expanded our remit to include child health and neglected tropical disease interventions.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Country Programmes Manager
Location
: Abuja
Department: Programmes
Length of contract: Indefinite
Role type: Global
Grade: 10
Hours: 40
Travel involved: Yes
Child safeguarding level: TBC
Reporting to: West and Central Africa Programmes
Director Direct reports: MC Project Managers

Country and Project Background

The Nigeria Country Office in Abuja, started operations in 2008, through the DFID/UKaid funded Support To National Malaria Programme, SuNMaP (2008 – 2016). The office had presence in 23 states of the country and has managed at various times, about 15 programmes and projects. It follows the mandate of the parent organization in Nigeria and has been working specifically in the following areas:

  • Malaria control/elimination;
  • Integrated community case management (iCCM) for malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea;
  • Nutrition; and
  • Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).

Job Purpose

  • The Country Programmes Manager (CPM) provides leadership in the management of a portfolio of programmes derived both in-country and from MC Nigeria multi-country programmes with a Nigerian component as well as perform selected country office management functions.

Scope of Work

  • The position holder will ensure that project implementation, reporting and financial expenditure, are in line with the programme proposals and operational plans whilst ensuring that programme targets are met.
  • He/she will be involved in needs assessments, development of project concept notes and proposals as well as representing Malaria Consortium Nigeria in various forms both nationally and internationally.
  • S/he will be responsible for delivery of specific support and services to the projects e.g. value for money, project management.
  • S/he will make contributions to the development and periodic review of relevant MC Nigeria systems and policies.

Key Working Relationships

  • The CPM will be a member of the Country Management Team (CMT), the Senior Management Team (SMT) and will report to the Country Director.
  • S/he will work very closely with all departments (Technical, Finance, Logistics, HR & Admin) while supervising project managers to ensure that all Malaria Consortium Nigeria projects are implemented in line with donor guidelines and Malaria Consortium policies and procedures.

Key Accountabilities
Strategic Planning and Management (20%):

  • Provide strategic planning support to the West and Central Africa Programmes Director with a particular focus on ensuring the relevance of Malaria Consortium’s role in Nigeria
  • Work with the West and Central Africa Programmes Director in the identification, tracking, prevention and management of key programme risks especially those related to implementation.
  • Provide effective support and oversight to managers of project delivering services to ensure that implementation occurs according to operational plans
  • Support the West and Central Africa Programmes Director in identifying new business development opportunities which will include identifying areas of interest and identifying potential project partnerships
  • Ensure regular communications are maintained between the different departments particularly between field teams, and with Abuja office

Programme Management (60%):

  • Develop and implement work plans, ensuring that different donor grants are integrated into an overall consolidated programme work plan. Work closely with the Country Technical Coordinator to see that work plans are aligned with best technical approaches
  • Ensure monitoring systems are in place and that project reviews/audits are carried out periodically in conjunction with the team, local stakeholders and project partners
  • Work with the West and Central Africa Programmes Director to monitor the evolving security and humanitarian situation in the project implementation sites, especially in the North – East Zone and consider operational and immediate responses to it
  • Travel to the field as necessary to provide support and oversight to the field teams
  • Ensure all relevant authorities and stakeholders are included in the planning and implementation of projects as appropriate
  • Maintain a good and proactive collaboration with the local authorities and partners
  • Work with the Country Technical Coordinator to see that lessons and experiences are documented, and that programme improvement is data-driven
  • Maintain the project risk register and ensure that any actions required to mitigate risks are implemented.

Logistics, Finance and Administration (10%):

  • Ensure projects are efficiently and accurately managed within allowable line item flexibility and there is full accountability of resources
  • Ensure familiarity with Malaria Consortium and donor compliance issues, ensuring all projects are compliant with these
  • Work with Country Finance Manager, Country Operations Coordinator and Country Director to prepare projected programme expenditures
  • Work with the Country Finance Manager to monitor expenditure and budget compliance on a regular basis, report any concerns to the Country Director and develop plans to mitigate any under or over expenditure at grant level
  • Closely monitor projects budget spending and burn rates
  • Review donor reporting on medium risk projects, including those with a budget of between one million to five million GBP
  • Work closely with the finance team to ensure timely financial reporting and assistance at audits for the projects
  • Work closely with the logistics team to ensure that all items required for the projects are procured in a timely manner and in line with donor requirement.

Human Resource Management (5%):

  • Contribute to recruitment and selection of staffing for projects
  • Line manages project managers and programme assistant using performance-based management approaches

Representation (5%):
As delegated by the West and Central Africa Programmes Director:

  • Carry out representation with other NGOs, UN agencies, local and national government bodies, donors and other relevant parties
  • Represent Malaria Consortium in Nigeria, regionally and internationally as required

Person Specification, Qualifications and Experience
Essential:

  • Postgraduate qualification in International Development, Public Health, Business Administration, Project Management or similar.
  • Significant hands-on experience in project management or management of large or multi-country programmes ideally in low or middle income countries
  • Strong team management skills with experience of working in disparate teams
  • Experience of managing projects with a budget size of over 5 million GBP
  • Experience working in a humanitarian context
  • Experience in proposal development and reporting
  • Significant experience in budget holding duties
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural team

Desirable:

  • Experience working in Nigeria
  • Programme management qualification e.g. PRINCE2
  • Experience managing donor grants such as GFATM, DFID, USAID or UNITAID
  • Experience working on maternal and child health programmes, including community health delivery

Work-based Skills
Essential:

  • Solid understanding of project management practices
  • Ability to manage and prioritize high workload and multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • A team player, with a friendly attitude
  • Proactive and takes initiative as required
  • Results-oriented work ethics
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions and to remain flexible and calm under pressure
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to deliver high quality projects on time and within budget
  • Capable of establishing strong working relationships with colleagues from different functions and cultures
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Excellent English language skills, both spoken and written

Desirable:

  • Project Monitoring and Evaluation skills
  • Good capacity building skills especially mentoring and coaching
  • Conversant with public health principles

Core Competencies
Delivering results (Level D – Inspires wider teams to achieve outstanding results and to manage risks):

  • Proactively improves effectiveness and performance of other senior staff to increase ability
  • to meet objectives, acquiring new skills when appropriate
  • Encourages mitigating risks amongst the teams/groups they work with/ manage
  • Ensures the quality of all internal/external work of own and others

Analysis and use of information (Level D – Analyses the external environment confidently):

  • Generates a range of policy options and appraises them based on the internal and external evidence
  • Develops ways of applying new knowledge and ensures lesson-learning with self and wider team
  • Analyses the significance of external events and situations for Malaria Consortium

Interpersonal and communications (Level C – Adapts communications effectively):

  • Tailors communication (content, style and medium) to diverse audiences
  • Communicates equally effectively at all organisational levels
  • Understands others’ underlying needs, concerns and motivations and communicates effectively in sensitive situations
  • Resolves intra-team and inter-team conflicts effectively

Collaboration and partnering (Level C – Builds strong networks internally and participates actively in external networks and think tanks):

  • Builds strong networks internally
  • Participates actively in external networks and/or think tanks
  • Engages with relevant experts to gather and evaluate evidence
  • Shares and implements good practice with internal and external peers

Leading and motivating people (Level D – Champions ownership of corporate decisions):

  • Encourages their team to develop their individual potential continuously, creates a learning culture
  • Demonstrates complete commitment to the achievement of the business goals, motivating others to deliver
  • Spots, develops and promotes talent across teams whether or not in their own functional area

Flexibility/adaptability (Level D – Clarifies priorities and ensures learning from experience):

  • Clarifies priorities when leading change
  • Sees and shows others the benefits of strategic change
  • Helps colleagues/ team members to practise stress management through prioritisation of workloads and modelling of appropriate self-management and care
  • Makes time to learn from experience and feedback, and apply the lessons to new situations

Living the values (Level D – Acts as a role model in promoting Malaria Consortium’s values):

  • Champions and takes ownership of corporate decisions, values and standards and ensures team members implement them in a positive manner
  • Acts as role model internally and externally in promoting Malaria Consortium’s values
  • Is accountable for ensuring that cultural awareness is demonstrated across the area(s) they manage

Strategic planning and thinking and sector awareness (Level C – Keeps up to date with the internal and external environment):

  • Takes into account economic, political and other business factors when drawing up medium and long-term plans, covering both public and private sectors
  • Looks beyond the immediate operations to prospects for new business
  • Engages with appropriate internal and external sources to establish major influences on future plans

Salary
$59,944 per annum.

 

 

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

Application Deadline 4th May, 2018.

Latest Job Vacancies at Amnesty International

Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world and have: more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights, more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

 

 


Job Title: 
Economic, Social & Cultural Rights (ESCR) Researcher
Ref Id: 2292
Location: Abuja
Type: Fixed Term Contract
Duration: 2 years
Working Hours: 35

Job Summary

  • To develop and implement of research and campaigning strategies to deliver impact in relation to agreed priorities and on Economic, Social & Cultural Rights (ESCR) by providing research expertise, research management, political judgment and analytical, communication and representational skills.

Working Relationships:

  • Reporting to: Programmes Director – Amnesty International Nigeria
  • Posts that this job manages: This post has no line management responsibility. However, the researcher participates in the coordination of the work of the team, other participants in research and campaigning projects, consultants, interns, temporary staff and volunteers.
  • Other key relationships: Amnesty International Nigeria staff particularly the researchers, campaigners and the Finance and Office Manager; International Secretariat (IS) particularly the thematic teams.

Main Responsibilities

  • To design and implement Economic, Social & Cultural Rights (ESCR) programme and contribute to development of campaigning strategies to deliver impact;
  • To contribute to the overall flexibility of resource use, including through setting priorities, preparing work plans, monitoring their progress and maintaining budgets
  • Contribute to human rights education and growth activities through research.
  • Contribute to the team’s response during a crisis or unexpected work.
  • This is not an exhaustive list of duties. The need for flexibility is required and the post holder is expected to carry out any other related duties, that are within the employee’s skills and capabilities whenever reasonably instructed.
  • To monitor, investigate and analyse human rights-related developments including human rights judgments in order to provide timely, accurate, independent and impartial assessments and expert advice on the human rights situation in Nigeria;
  • To conduct research and write on human rights particularly ESCR and Women’s rights; and to commission research as appropriate into human rights contexts including by participating in field research and through contact with partners on the ground;
  • To write reports and other materials for publication both internally and externally
  • To represent Amnesty International to external stakeholders and to communicate Amnesty International’s concerns, positions and, where relevant, campaign strategies to external and internal stakeholders.
  • To develop and maintain effective constituencies of public and confidential contacts and partners in and outside the organization, such as human rights activists, members of legal and other professions, UN agencies and governmental representatives – to optimize information gathering and verification and the development and implementation of effective strategies and plans to optimize information gathering and verification and the development and implementation of effective strategies and plans.
  • To contribute to the development of sub-regional, Africa-wide strategies and plans for research and campaigning and provide input into internal discussions on the AI mission, policy, organizational and other issues in order to increase the effectiveness of AI’s work

Requirements, Skills, Attributes and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, International Relations, Law or related disciplines;
  • A Master’s degree would be an advantage;
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English; other relevant local languages or additional foreign languages desirable;
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage conflicting demands, multi task and work to deadlines to achieve results;
  • Able to work in a manner that is consistent with the organisation’s core behaviours and competencies.
  • Ability and willingness to undertake personal administrative tasks in accordance with Amnesty International’s guidelines on self-servicing
  • Ability to use participatory approaches, methodologies and tools when working with rights holders, partners, AI staff/activists and others;
  • Good working knowledge of standard Office software e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Good understanding and use of social media e.g. Facebook, Twitter
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in the field of human rights and development
  • Experience working on or implementing ESCR projects;
  • Demonstrated interest in human rights, e.g. through previous work, membership of an organization, involvement in advocacy of human rights, etc;
  • Ability to exercise good political judgment, thorough analysis and diplomacy to develop effective strategies to impact on human rights in the region;
  • Demonstrable experience of writing research materials for a variety of audiences
  • Ability to deal in a sensitive and understanding manner with a variety of people, including survivors of human rights violations and others who may be distressed.
  • Experience of working in a team and understanding of the importance of efficient communications for the coordination and effective functioning of teams.
  • Good interpersonal skills, a helpful and personable attitude;

Equality Statement

  • Equality and diversity is at the core of our values and staff are expected to work collectively and individually to promote a constructive and sensitive approach to others from a variety of backgrounds, where the work of others is valued and respected.

Conflict of Interest

  • Public or other activity, affiliation to or support for any group or organization, personal association or other factor which may generate a real or perceived conflict of interest with Amnesty International’s principles (specifically independence and impartiality), or raise a security concern, or otherwise prevent the candidate from carrying out key functions of the specific post and would therefore disqualify the candidate from being appointed.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click Here to Apply

 

 

Job Title: Programmes Director
Ref Id: 2296
Location: Abuja
Type: Fixed Term Contract
Working Hours: 35

Job Summary

  • To provide strategic leadership and vision for Amnesty Nigeria’s research, campaigns, advocacy and media activities centred on human rights work in Nigeria.
  • To develop an integrated strategy on the country’s human rights agenda, overseeing its application, and ensuring consistency between AI’s policies and strategies for work in Nigeria with those in other global regions.

Job Purpose

  • Supports the Director in the management of the office and strategic allocation of resources
  • Contributes to the implementation of the operational plans for the Nigeria National Office
  • Assists in the management of staff and financial resources and ensures integrated working of a multi-functional office.
  • Ensures the application of AI standards of work in areas of responsibility, including on research strategy and methodology, campaigning activities, publications and the media
  • Represents AI, in the field and elsewhere, including with government officials and to the media.

Working Relationships:

  • Reporting to: Amnesty International Nigeria Director
  • Posts that this job manages: Programmes staff, researchers, campaigners, media manager and consultants (as appropriate).
  • Other key relationships: West Africa Regional Office programme staff and Africa Research and Advocacy Director. Other relationships will include Section Directors, Regional Office Directors, other National Office Directors and Programmes managers; Key human rights actors outside Amnesty International, e.g. within the NGO community and academia.

Main Responsibilities
Management and Communications:

  • As a key member of the management team, contribute to the development of an effective strategic plan to deliver Amnesty Nigeria’s vision that is aligned with AI’s Strategic Goals and which inspires and motivates internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide sound and timely advice on political, civil society, human rights, emerging issues and other relevant developments in the country and region, and undertake/lead fieldwork in order to ensure informed direction and risk management of Amnesty’s work in Nigeria
  • Lead on field research missions and development of human rights research plans and projects.
  • Manage staff and other resources to ensure their most effective use, in line with agreed priorities and policies.
  • Promote an organizational culture of integration across programmes and manage the effective coordination with relevant staff from the International Secretariat, global thematic teams and other offices in order to identify and exploit opportunities for co-creation, co-operation, collaboration, information-sharing and problem solving
  • Deputize where required for the Director who represents Amnesty International in Nigeria to the public, government and business leaders, IGOs, media, current and potential donors, partner NGOs and CBOs, and rights-holders and promotes strategic collaboration and partnerships with relevant stakeholders.

Research and advocacy management and strategic oversight:

  • Manage the development and implementation of human rights research and advocacy action plans on Nigeria, in line with globally agreed priorities and strategies
  • Provides sustained and embedded support to all Amnesty Nigeria researchers and campaigner through mentoring, training and facilitating trainings on Amnesty’s research standards, embedding transfer of skills, knowledge and networks. Monitors the implementation of these standards and adopts strategies for achieving adherence where gaps are identified.
  • Ensure integration of research and action in order to provide an effective, coherent programme of work which delivers tangible outcomes for human rights in conformity with Amnesty’s mission and consistent with its priorities, strategies and standards
  • Develop and implement an evaluation model of projects and campaigns

Quality Assurance and Reporting:

  • Oversee quality assurance for all research, campaign and advocacy and related outputs at country level and review research plans, mission proposals and advocacy action plans, working closely with originators to ensure that research strategy is sound and focused, key methodology, legal and policy issues are addressed, and that the evidence, analysis and conclusions make a compelling case for change.
  • Ensure compliance with globally developed quality assurance and impact assessment methodologies to ensure that activities meet the organizational standards of timeliness, accuracy, consistency, balance, independence and impartiality.
  • Ensure the identification and sharing of best practice models and timely reporting against key performance indicators of the entity that measure human rights impact in Nigeria
  • Ensure that the team report with sufficient clarity and detail on the impact of their work, including to funders
  • Ensure all outputs go through appropriate research, law and policy review

Finance and risk management:

  • Work closely with the Finance and Office Manager in budget setting, monitoring, managing and reporting on budget and expenditure for the work undertaken by their team
  • Manages risk assessments and oversee the implementation of security procedures for their teams undertaking missions and travel and other instances of high risk
  • Accountable for duty of care of staff, including where necessary, contribution to physical and digital security, health and safety and human resources polices and standards, supported by the Finance and Office Manager
  • This is not an exhaustive list of duties. The need for flexibility is required and the post holder is expected to carry out any other related duties, as part of their responsibility for the collective management of Amnesty International Nigeria, that are within the employee’s skills and capabilities whenever reasonably instructed.

Requirements, Skills, Attributes and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, International Relations, Law or related disciplines. A master’s is highly preferred. A specialisation in human rights would definitely be an advantage;
  • First-hand expert knowledge of, and ability to analyse, political, civil society and human rights issues in Nigeria;
  • At least 8 years’ experience working in the field of human rights and development with at least 3 of these at a senior management level;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and direct experience of the human rights and political context in Nigeria and an expertise in international human rights legal framework, and relevant regional and national legal frameworks;
  • In-depth experience of research for advocacy purposes, including field research, and a demonstrated ability to assess human rights research, presenting findings, identifying advocacy targets, and applying research-based analysis to campaigning for human rights change;
  • Knowledge and experience of field security issues and the ability to manage them appropriately;
  • Ability to represent Amnesty in difficult and high-profile environments;
  • Proven ability to develop strategies and plans and review them and adapt them as required, exercising and promoting creative thinking;
  • Experience of working in a team and understanding of the importance of efficient communications for the coordination and effective functioning of teams; Ability to inspire and motivate a wide range of people;
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and align strategic thinking with operational delivery/Strategic thinker with a developed capacity to build and convey the “big picture” while enabling others to identify the implications of this for their daily work;
  • Ability to identify opportunities and threats and to recommend appropriate mitigating action;
  • Ability to make appropriate recommendations in relation to an organization’s interests and priorities;
  • Excellent political judgement and the ability to spot both risks and opportunities;
  • Understands and has demonstrated managerial level responsibility;
  • Demonstrated willingness to be accountable and to receive and give performance related feedback
  • Proven ability to lead and manage staff and financial resources including setting, managing and monitoring plans and budgets for their team;
  • Experience of working under pressure, managing conflicting demands, meeting deadlines and adjusting priorities to achieve results;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and other relevant local languages or additional foreign languages desirable;
  • Well-developed communication, presentation, spokesperson, advocacy and representational skills appropriate for diverse audiences and the media, including the ability to make and win arguments;
  • Able to work in a manner that is consistent with the organisation’s core behaviours and competencies;
  • Leads by example and possesses a high degree of integrity;
  • Possess a high level of resilience, initiative and drive, able to be flexible and change orientation as required;
  • Challenges and confronts conflict, brokering solutions in order to achieve goals;
  • Uses new approaches, theory and technologies to develop innovative service solutions;
  • Ability to engage and influence, utilizing a challenging but respectful approach;

Equality Statement

  • Equality and diversity is at the core of our values and staff are expected to work collectively and individually to promote a constructive and sensitive approach to others from a variety of backgrounds, where the work of others is valued and respected.

Conflict of Interest

  • Public or other activity, affiliation to or support for any group or organization, personal association or other factor which may generate a real or perceived conflict of interest with Amnesty International’s principles (specifically independence and impartiality), or raise a security concern, or otherwise prevent the candidate from carrying out key functions of the specific post and would therefore disqualify the candidate from being appointed.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click Here to Apply

 

 

Application Deadline 24th May, 2018.

Job For Graduate Procurement Assistant at Kranite Nigeria Limited

Kranite Nigeria Limited commits itself to becoming an international company and a major Supplier and Designer Architectural Hardwares in Nigeria. The company is best sourced for wide range of activities related to Stainless Steel Railings; Aluminum Railings; Burglary Proof; Stone Coated Roof; Office Partitions; Shower Cubicles; Furniture & Fittings.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Procurement Assistant
Location
: Oyo

Job Description

  • Assists in organizing, coordinating and monitoring the assigned project procurement activities at the various stages of work, as well as takes the appropriate measures to ensure that the entire project procurement cycle is on schedule and within the budget and in accordance with requisition or contract requirements.
  • Communicates with vendors to clarify, inform and resolve procurement issues.
  • Provides assistance to office personnel on appropriate purchasing procedures.
  • Assist and ensure the update of vendor database files in the company approved system in order to establish authorized vendor status.
  • Assists in initiating and processing requests for quotations for department’s purchases, researching, evaluating, and making appropriate selection of product or service classification from the company master vendor list.
  • Ensure authorized signatory approvals are followed, and purchase order/change orders are prepared and issued with applicable attachments.
  • Maintains good relationships with vendors to provide the maximum utilization of their expertise, ideas, methods and material application in order to achieve maximum cost savings.
  • Maintains the highest ethical and professional standards and ensures that all departmental guidelines are followed.
  • Coordinates with the logistics personnel to assure the timely and cost effective transport of all equipment and materials to the required site.
  • Maintain and file necessary vendor correspondence and purchasing documentation for information and auditing purposes in accordance with departmental file management system.
  • Review, proofread, and verify forms, invoices, requisitions and financial documents as necessary for accuracy in calculation and adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Assists in developing and implementing the procurement execution strategy and procedures in accordance with the company guidelines.
  • Assists in planning and developing of project scheduling with reference to issue dates of requisitions and purchase order placement.
  • Assists in monitoring the issue of material requisitions within required dates. Review requisitions for completeness and expediting all missing data and/or documents and establish early required delivery dates for equipment and materials in accordance with procedure and schedule
  • Assists in analyzing and evaluating purchase requisition forms, as assigned, to ensure purchases meet requirements.
  • Communicates with requesting unit or department personnel in person, by telephone or in writing when discrepancies appear on unit/department’s purchase requisitions and modifies forms accordingly to ensure adherence with company’s procurement processes

Educational Qualifications

  • A good university First degree is required.
  • At least one (1) years of related experience in a purchasing position
  • Purchasing-related certifications i.e. Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) will be an added advantage

Experience Required:

  • 0-2 years

Skills/Qualifications Required:

  • Experience in supply chain development of procurement strategies is desirable
  • thorough knowledge of commercial and legal terms and conditions
  • General knowledge of procurement supply chain.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work well with people are essential.
  • Quality control – the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Safety and security – the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Document Control – Reviewing and keeping records of transaction of sale and purchase goods and services.
  • Ability to manage contractual/commercial issues.
  • Good coordinating and multitasking skills
  • Good interpersonal and team spirit skills
  • Good bargaining, pricing and negotiation skills.
  • Exercise good judgment in safeguarding confidential or sensitive information and adhere to high standards of confidentiality and honesty.
  • Effective time management skills
  • Problem solving, data literacy and analytical skills
  • Good vendor management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office tools
  • Knowledge of general principles and practices of bargaining and purchasing.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: info@kranite.com.ng

Application Deadline 15th May, 2018.

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