Recent Job Vacancies at AETI Power Systems and Controls Limited, April 2018

AETI Power Systems and Controls Limited – We are a long established management and learning consulting firm, with a subsidiary in Accra, Ghana and advanced plans to expand into other geographies.

In order to meet our growth objectives and strengthen the management of the practice, we are looking for self-managed and very experienced professionals in the position below:

 

 


Job Title: 
Head, Learning & Development
Location: Lagos

Requirements

  • Suitable candidates for this position will be have upwards of 10 years experience in a well-structured, learning consulting organization.
  • The appointee will lead from the front in all business development activities and will have extensive experience in structuring and managing all learning & development activities.
  • He/she will have strong leadership skills and well developed contacts in senior levels across several sectors of the economy.
  • Suitable candidates will be university graduates with advanced degrees in Business Administration, Social Sciences or related disciplines with well-developed business development skills.

 

 

Job Title: Learning & Development Specialist
Location: LagosRequirements

  • Strong business development skills
  • Good contacts across various sectors of the economy
  • Ability to prepare business proposals, make effective presentations and structure training programmes
  • Administrator and Management of training programmes
  • Ability to work in performance driven environment

The Person

  • B.Sc/M.Sc in Business Admin or related disciplines
  • Not less than five years experience in a well-structured consulting, training and development Company

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: aetipowerrecruitment@gmail.com using the Job title as the subject of the mail.

Application Deadline 30th April, 2018.

Job For Demand Safety Manager at Guinness Nigeria Plc, April 2018

Guinness Nigeria Plc is a major market for Diageo: Guinness Nigeria operates in the unique and fast growing alcohol industry of over 15mhl beer potential. It is the only company that does Total Beverage Alcohol (TBA) in Nigeria. It’s an on trade dominated market but with a fast growing off trade channel.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Demand Safety Manager
AutoReqId: 61452BR
Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Function: Supply
Level: 5
Reports To: HSE Manager – Ogba and Corporate
Duration: 2 years renewable contract

Business and Role Context

To protect people, brands and reputation of Diageo Africa Business, processes must operate effectively and efficiently to ensure adherence to legislation, Diageo’s policies and the Diageo Risks Management standards. This is in order to satisfy Diageo’s governance requirements of its operating units. Diageo has established requirements to provide operational risk management support across its demand locations in Africa.

In Nigeria the Demand locations are located at HQ, Lagos and a number of locations across the region.

Purpose of the Role

  • Provide leadership in auditing and management of health and safety and other risk management issues at all demand locations identified.
  • Working with site management and executive teams to constantly improve standard in the area of:
    • Health and safety
    • Fire safety management
    • Use of Hazardous substances
    • Control and management of hazardous tasks
    • Events risk assessment
    • Risk management

Complexity of the Role

  • The role operates across multiple locations in Nigeria, as well as interacting at the regional and global level with safety teams and functions.
  • The role includes ensuring compliance with diverse regulatory system and setting and adapting standards as needed.

Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Champion safety and risk management improvement across Nigeria.
  • Be responsible for communicating, reporting and ensuring compliance to Diageo Global Risk Management Standards (GRMS).
  • Lead the safety changes require to meet Diageo requirements across the demand locations for Nigeria.

Top Accountabilities:

  • Lead and support the activities across Nigeria’s Demand business to ensure they embed and sustain a culture of compliance to all the Diageo risk management standards including legal compliance.
  • Lead safety management initiatives through the Demand leadership teams to ensure they are entrenched across all locations.
  • Embed Diageo standards in all Demand locations in Nigeria, including training required at locations.
  • Manage the development of safety capability of in-market resources.(e.g. Local H.R,safety champions and sales managers)

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience with proven track record in safety management of at least 2-3 years.
  • Good auditing and change management skills.
  • Influencing without authority/Situational leadership, able to lead and work effectively across functions.
  • HND/University degree, Master’s degree may be an advantage.
  • Professional certification in NEBOSH level certificate in Health and safety equivalent.
  • Excellent knowledge of Diageo risk management processes and policies.
  • Computer literacy with strong analytical and problem solving skills.

 

 

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

Current Job Openings at Ralds and Agate, April 2018

Ralds & Agate is a Business Management Consulting firm focused on providing People and Process related solutions to businesses, communities and organizations within and outside Africa.

Our focus is on People and Processes. Developing the potential within our people. to improve business practices, unleash creativity and enhance industrial productivity.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below in Lagos State:

 

 

Job Title: Food and Beverage Manager
Location
: Lagos

Job Summary

  • The food and beverage manager is responsible for all food and beverage operations within the hotel. S/he will co-ordinate service staff to ensure guest experience is in line with global hospitality standards.
  • S/he will also be saddled with the responsibility of ensuring that food and beverages served within the hotels meets the sales projections.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be the primary coordinator of all food and beverage operations within the hotel.
  • Ensure guest satisfaction with all food and beverage services.
  • Address all guest complaint and queries in a timely and satisfactory manner
  • To continually introduce new concept to develop F & B service delivery within all outlets.
  • Liaise with the Head chef to ensure that all orders are promptly attended to and meets the hotel’s standard.
  • Cost control of F & B items by ensuring standard procurement and portioning
  • Monitor food and beverage budget in relation to the overall company budget.
  • Prepare report highlighting the expenses and income from the food and beverage weekly, monthly, quarterly bi-annually and annually.
  • Constantly review the food and beverage policies, process and procedures to ensure they are constantly in line with best practice.

Requirements

  • B.Sc in Food Science and Technology, Catering and Hotel Management and Culinary arts or related courses.
  • Professional membership of relevant local / international associations.
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in the food and beverage department in the hospitality industry with at least 3 years in management position.

Competencies:

  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizing skills with the ability to prioritize.
  • Ability to coach and motivate team members for superior performance
  • Problem solving and decision making skills, with strong attention to details.

 

 

Job Title: Front Desk Supervisor
Location
: Lagos

Job Summary

  • The front desk supervisor is responsible for managing front desk operations. S/he is responsible for ensuring maximum satisfaction of all guests and to ensure that the front desk officers are courteous, pleasant and helpful.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with the general manager to achieve optimum guest satisfaction, profitability, and efficiency in line with hotel standards.
  • Demonstrate 100% commitment to providing the best possible experience for guests and visitors.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual report of all guest list for Management decision.
  • Provide necessary training for front desk officers in accordance with hotel standards.
  • Promote hotel facilities and services to guest and possible clients.
  • Resolve all guest matters quickly, efficiently and courteously through partnering and communicating with other department.
  • Constantly seek feedback from clients and guest to know areas of improvement.

Requirements

  • B.Sc/HND in any related field
  • Certification/qualifications in customer service will be an added advantage
  • 3 years customer service/front desk experience, experience in the hospitality industry will be an advantage
  • Proficiency in Microsoft excel, word, PowerPoint and other hotel operations software.

Competencies:

  • Customer service orientation
  • Excellent communication skills -verbal and non-verbal
  • High emotional intelligence
  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills.

 

 

Job Title: Front Desk Officer
Location:
 Lagos

Job Summary

  • The front desk officer is the first point of contact in the organization, and would be required to attend to guest and visitors in a courteous manner.
  • S/he must be friendly and approachable.
  • He/she would be responsible for ensuring the constant satisfaction of the guest in line with the hotel’s values.

Key Responsibilites

  • Attend to guest requests and ensure they have maximum satisfaction during their stay in the hotel
  • Constantly update the guest list to ensure that all records are up to date.
  • Ensure prompt attendance to guest queries and complaints, sending to the appropriate persons.
  • Constantly request feedback on guest perception of the services provided and suggest areas for improvement.
  • Ensure constant promotion of hotel facilities and services to guests and visitors.

Key Requirments

  • HND/OND in any field with a minimum of 2 years experience in hospitality
  • Customer service certification will be an added advantage
  • Proficient use of Microsoft word, excel and hotel operations software

Key Competencies:

  • Customer orientation
  • Strong verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • High emotional quotient
  • Excellent team player

 

 

Job Title: General Manager
Location: 
Lagos

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic direction and oversight to the Management team to drive business growth
  • Ensure optimum service and comfort of guests
  • Ensure strict adherence to company standards and service levels to increase sales and minimize cost
  • Develop long and short range financial objectives consistent with the company’s mission statement
  • Ensure improvement of visibility and profitability of the organization by researching, identifying and capitalizing on market opportunities and improving brand perception

Qualifications

  • B.Sc / HND in Administration, Finance, Economics or any management related course.
  • A Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) or higher degree in a similar field is an advantage
  • A minimum of 10 years experience in the hospitality industry with at least 5 years in Senior management position.

 

 


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: recruitment@raldsandagate.com

 

Application Deadline 16th April, 2018.

 

Note: Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

 

Job Vacancy For Relationship Manager at CitiBank

Citibank Nigeria Limited, the leading global financial services company, provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Relationship Manager – Chinese Portfolio
Ref N: 18024359
Location: Lagos
Job Category: Institutional Banking
Schedule: Full-time

Job Purpose

  • Position is responsible for the development and marketing of a growing portfolio of primarily Chinese related firms operating in West and Central Africa.
  • These cut across the infrastructure, energy and telecom industries with requirements for loan products, corporate finance, sales and trading and Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) products.

Job Background/Context

  • The job objectives are to deepen existing Chinese relationships, solicit relationship with Target Market (TM) customers and solicit new customers via proactive marketing of bank’s product and services to Chinese corporates across the Sub Sahara African region
  • The above objectives will be achieved by working along with the TTS/ GSG teams as well as strong partnership with product and risk functions as well as leveraging cross business functional expertise to ensure flawless execution.
  • The individual must be able to work under minimal supervision be able to work in a fast paced environment with the ability to develop, maintain and grow multiple relationships simultaneously.
  • The expectation is that the individual will quickly develop adequate local expertise to drive the support and development of a profitable portfolio, and be able to travel across West and Central Africa region including countries of Cote D’Ivoire, Senegal, Gabon, Cameroon, and DRC.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the development of relationships to effectively meet the goals and objectives of Citigroup in Sub Sahara in the target market space.  It will include leveraging on our existing China franchise/relationships and work closely with PAM’s, Relationship Managers of China to assess the investment/transactional Chinese flows into West and Central Africa.  This will be accomplished as follows:
  • The job offers the potential for growth and exposure, as well as a unique view into one of the world’s pre-eminent financial institutions in a rapidly changing / growing market.
  • Achieve financial targets in terms of growth in assets, cross-sell and revenue target for TM names. Develop a list of TM clients, wallet size potential and develop actionable business plans and drive incremental pipeline origination and achieve the financial objectives as defined.
  • In addition, the plan should also take into account Citigroup credit and compliance standards and policies.
  • Partnership with Product and risk management to assess requirements and execute customer needs.
  • In addition to product and risk, interact and co-ordinate across other important functional areas of the banks such as such as legal, compliance and operations.

Qualifications
Educational Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 8+ years relevant experience
  • MBA will be an advantage

Person Specification and Qualifications:

  • Self-starter with the ability to think creatively
  • Understanding the impact of constant regulatory changes on customers businesses and in converting them to business opportunities
  • Ability to optimally coordinate the activities of the different units within the bank in order to deliver good quality service to the customer.
  • Designing strategies and products to enable Citibank  stay ahead of competition
  • Ability to engage customers to adhere to high compliance/ethical standards of Citibank for transaction processing.
  • Exceptional relationship  and networking skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment
  • Previous banking/finance experience  will be an advantage
  • Be prepared to travel

Skills:

  • Exceptional team and relationship management skills.
  • Strong product and risk knowledge.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and influential skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Should be fluent in both English and Chinese.

Competencies:

  • Relationship Building
  • Planning and Organising
  • Teamwork
  • Analytical Skills
  • Minimum continuous credit and financial analysis experience.
  • Ability to recognize and exploit business opportunities

 

 


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Latest Job Vacancies at The Obafemi Awolowo University

The Obafemi Awolowo University is a comprehensive public institution established in 1962 as The University of Ife. The University is situated on a vast expanse of land totaling 11,861 hectares in Ile-Ife, Osun State, southwest of Nigeria.

The Post of the Bursar of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, will be vacant by 10th May, 2018.

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Bursar
Location:
 Osun

The Job

  • The Bursar is the Chief Financial Officer of the University and is responsible to the Vice- Chancellor for the day-to-day administratIon and control of the financial affairs of the University.
  • The Bursar shall hold office for a period of five years from the effective date of his/her appointment and on such terms and conditions as may be specified in the letter of appointment.

The Person

  • The person to be appointed must have exhibited in the past, considerable ability, competence, industry and integrity. He or she must be proactive and capable ofefficient and effective management of a coordinated system of deccntralized Bursary.
  • He/she must possess good human relations.

Qualification and Experience

  • The applicant must possess a good University honours Degree in Accounting or related discipline with at least 10 years relevant experience preferably in University accounting system or that of comparable institution of higher learning, Industry, commerce or any other arms of the Public Service.
  • Possession of a relevant higher degree will be an added advantage while adequate knowledge of computer applications and Certificate of the Final Examinations of any of the recognized bodies viz: ICAN, ANAN, ACCA or any other recognized and acceptable accounting professional qualification.
  • The applicant must have served for at least five (5) years in Senior Management position not lower than Deputy Bursar or its equivalent.
  • The candidate should not be older than 60 years of age by May 10, 2018.

Entitlements and Benefits

  • A consolidated salary as for Bursars of Federal Universities with benefits which include a subsidized hard-furnished residential accommodation on the University campus, medical care for the appointee, spouse and up to five (5) children.
  • Forty-two (42) working days annual paid leave, official car and driver, Contributory Pension Scheme, gardener, and such other benefits as may be determined from time to time by the Federal Government of Nigeria and the University Governing Council.

 

 

Job Title: Registrar
Location:
 Osun

The Position and Duties

  • The University Registrar is a Principal Officer and the Chief Administrative Officer of the University, who is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration of the University except for financial matters which fall within the purview of the Bursar.
  • The Registrar is also the Secretary to the Governing Council, Senate, Convocation, Congregation and other statutory bodies as defined by the University Laws.
  • He/She shall also perform all other duties assigned to him/her by the Council and/or the Vice-Chancellor from time to time.

Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate must possess a good University honours Degree and a Masters Degree.
  • He/She must also have at least fifteen (15) years post qualification experience, out of which a minimum of five (5) years must have been spent in a position not less than Deputy Registrar in a Federal University.

Conditions of Service

  • The appointment is for a single tenure of five (5) years only, while salary and other conditions of service shall be as approved for Registrars of Federal Universities by the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Governing Council of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.

The Candidate

  • The person who will be Registrar, given the complexity and scientific nature of the administrative processes of a 21st century University, must not only be a goal-getter but must also be able to show drive, exceptional initiative, great ability for institutional networking with the outside world and must have a suave mien that typifies a 21st Century world class University.

In addition, the ideal candidate shall be:

  • Less than 60 years of age by June 1, 2018;
  • A person of impeccable integrity and strong moral character with ability to relate excellently with staff, students and the general public;
  • A person with an articulate vision for the development of the University in general and the Registry in particular. combined with a strong passion to implement the vision;
  • Highly conversant with the intricacies and peculiarities of a Federal University system;
  • Of good physical and mental health, pleasant disposition
  • Up-to-date in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) skills.
  • A person of strong character sound leadership skills and ability to instill confidence and engender trust in his/her members of staff;
  • Devoid of any criminal record; and
  • Able to demonstrate sagacity and wisdom in the face of crisis or undesirable situations.

 

 

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit twenty-five (25) copies of word-processed applications and up-to-date detailed Curriculum Vitae and names of three (3) referees to the Vice-Chancellor and marked ‘Confidential: for the attention of the Vice-Chancellor’ at the left hand top corner of the envelope. Late applications will NOT be entertained and only applications of shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged:

  • Full Name (Surname first in capital letters).
  • Post Applied for.
  • Date and place of birth (attach birth certificate/sworn affidavit).
  • Nationality.
  • State of Origin, Senatorial District and Local Government Area (if a Nigerian).
  • Permanent Home Address.
  • Current Postal Address/including G.S.M Telephone number.
  • Marital Status
  • Number of Children and their Ages.
  • Institutions Attended with dates.
  • Academic/Professional qualifications and distinctions obtained with dates (attach copies of credential)
  • Work Experience with dates.
  • Present Employment. Status, Salary (if any).
  • Service to national and international bodies.
  • Extra-curricular Activities.
  • Any physical challenge?
  • Names and Addresses of three (3) referees who must have been closely associated with candidate’s academic/work experience.
  • Signature and Date

Each application should include twenty-five (25) copies of the candidates Vision for the University as well as the names and addresses of three 3) referees.

Each referee must be contacted by the applicant to forward, directly to the Vice-Chancellor, a confidential report on the candidate’s character, academic and managerial competencies in a properly sealed envelope marked ‘Job Title of position applied for: Referee’s report” at the top left corner of the envelope within the period allowed for the submission of the application. Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click Here to complete an online Application and print out the completed form. The printed (online application form, along with the hard copies of the application document, is to be submitted under confidential cover, to:
The Vice-Chancellor,
Obafemi Awolowo University,
Ile-Ife,
Osun State.

 

Application Deadline 23rd May, 2018.

Latest Job Vacancies at Osun State College of Education

Osun State College of Education – The College is an institution established to produce middle level teaching personnel in humanities, science, technical and vocational sectors. As a tertiary institution, the College is rooted in the practice of the best traditions, principles and conduct of higher education with emphasis on teaching and research, To this end, the College runs Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) programmes on regular and part-time basis and in affiliation with the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti and also runs frill-time Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) courses in a number of disciplines

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for consideration for appointment into the following vacant positions in the College:

 

 

Job Title: Bursar
Location: 
Osun

Job Description

  • The Bursar is a Principal Officer and is die Chief Financial Officer of the College responsible to die Provost for the day-to-day administration and the control of the financial affairs of the College.
  • He/she should provide the College Management with appropriate advice and support for all of the institution’s financial transactions including investments.

Key Responsibilities
The candidate for the post should have die capacity of performing the following responsibilities effectively:

  • A Bursar, plays a critical role in the attainment of the objective of the College and the implementation of its Vision and Mission
  • Demonstrable integrity, transparency and abiding by the Rule of Law
  • Competence, responsiveness and ability to perform under difficulty situations;
  • Dynamic in the running of Bursary through the appropriate deployment of ICT, elimination of unnecessary bottlenecks and timely accomplishment of assigned duties;
  • Prudence in the face of inadequacy and the ability to advise the College Management on wise strategies for generating internal revenue;
  • Candidate must be in good health and not exceed the gazetted retirement age before die end of the five-year tenure.

Qualification
Prospective candidates must hold a degree not lower than Second Class Degree in Accounting from a recognized University. (Second degree will be an added advantage) In addition, he/she must be a Member of at least one of the underlisted professional bodies or their recognised equivalence:

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • Association of National Accountants of Nigeria ANAN)
  • Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Experience:

  • The person to be appointed as the Bursar must be a holder of good honour degree or its equivalent from a recognized institution of higher learning with at least twelve (12) year post-qualification cognate experience or ten (10) years post- qualification cognate experience with possession of a Master’s degree in Accounting or relevant fields.
  • Part of the years of post-qualification experience must be in a Tertiary institution, commerce, industry or any other areas of public service.
  • A candidate below the rank of Chief Accountant or Deputy Bursar need not apply.

Tenure

  • The tenure of the Bursar as Principal Officers of the College is for a single term of 5 (five) years.

Conditions of Service

  • The successful candidates shall hold office on terms and conditions obtainable in Colleges of Education in Nigeria and as may be determined by the State Government of Osun appropriate College Law and the Governing Council.
  • They will enjoy all fringe benefits and allowances normally attached to their respective positions in Nigeria Colleges of Education.

 

 

Job Title: College Librarian
Location:
 Osun

Job Description

  • The College Librarian is a Principal Officer and responsible to the Provost for the day-today administration and the control of the use of library services of the College.
  • He/she should provide the College Management with appropriate advice and support for all of the institution’s library services and procurements for the smooth academic activities in the college.

Qualification & Experience

  • Prospective candidates must hold a first degree in any discipline or MLS or its equivalent with at least fifteen (15) years cogitate experience.
  • It is necessary for the applicant to have relevant publications in journals and textbooks with standard expected of a Chief Lecturer.
  • In addition, he/she must be a member of at least one professional library body and not below the rank of Chief Librarian.
  • Possession of adequate skills and knowledge of ICT is compulsory.

Tenure

  • The tenure of the College Librarian as Principal Officers of the College is for a single term of 5 (five) years.

Conditions of Service

  • The successful candidates shall hold office on terms and conditions obtainable in Colleges of Education in Nigeria and as may be determined by the State Government of Osun appropriate College Law and the Governing Council.
  • They will enjoy all fringe benefits and allowances normally attached to their respective positions in Nigeria Colleges of Education.

 

 

Job Title: Director of Works and Services
Location:
 Osun

Functions and Responsibilities

  • The Director of Works and Services as a Management Staff shall be responsible to the Provost for the over-all control of the Works and Services Department in terms of planning, controlling and maintenance of the College projects.
  • He is to advise the Provost on the acquisition, operation and maintenance of the College assets.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Each candidate must possess a good honours degree or its equivalent in engineering from a recognised Tertiary Institution with at least fifteen (15) years post-qualification cognate experience or a Master’s degree with twelve (12) years post-qualification cognate experience.
  • Registration with relevant professional body like COREN is compulsory.

Tenure

  • The tenure of the Director of Works will be determined in accordance with the scheme of service of the College.

Conditions of Service

  • The successful candidates shall hold office on terms and conditions obtainable in Colleges of Education in Nigeria and as may be determined by the State Government of Osun appropriate College Law and the Governing Council.
  • They will enjoy all fringe benefits and allowances normally attached to their respective positions in Nigeria Colleges of Education.

 

 

Job Title: Head, Internal Audit
Location:
 Osun

The Job

  • The Head of Audit has the responsibility to ensure that all the professional and Accounting System put in place are effective in design and operations.

Qualifications

  • Candidate for the job must be a holder of First Degree or its equivalent in relevant fields from reputable institution of learning such as: Accounting, Finance, Economics Or related Discipline.
  • In addition to the above, the candidate must be a qualified professional registered with any of die following bodies: ICAN, ANAN, ACCA.
  • Have at least twelve years for cognate experience in addition to First Degree or ten years cognate experience in addition to 2nd Degree in Accounting or Finance related field.

Qualities:

  • The prospective applicant for the position of Head of Audit must possess high level of objectivity. Competency in Information Technology with flair for details and ability to display excellent understanding of Accounting and Audit process.

Tenure

  • The tenure of the Head, Internal Audit will be determined in accordance with the scheme of service of the College.

Conditions of Service

  • The successful candidates shall hold office on terms and conditions obtainable in Colleges of Education in Nigeria and as may be determined by the State Government of Osun appropriate College Law and the Governing Council.
  • They will enjoy all fringe benefits and allowances normally attached to their respective positions in Nigeria Colleges of Education.

 

 


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their three sets of the photocopies of theft credentials and twenty (20) typewritten copies of their applications and Curriculum Vitae, giving the following information in the order listed below:

  • Full name in capital letters
  • Post Desired
  • Date of Birth
  • Place of Birth and State of Origin
  • Nationality
  • Permanent Home Address
  • Current Postal Address
  • Marital Status
  • Number of Children with Names and Age
  • Institutions Attended with Dates
  • Academic Qualifications with Dates
  • Professional Qualifications with Dates
  • General and Specific Working Experience with Dates
  • Details of Administrative Experience and Service to the Community, with details of status and dates.
  • Present Employment, Status, Salary and Employer
  • Extra-curricular activities
  • Any other relevant information not covered in above
  • As a Bursar/Director of Works attached your typewritten vision for the new College on a single page
  • Names and Address of three (3) referees (one of whom must be a Professional or an Authority in practice and another and current or immediate past employer).

All Application should be sent and addressed under confidential cover in sealed envelope marked with “Preferred Job Title,” to:
The Registrar and Secretary to Governing Council,
Osun State College of Education,
Ila-Orangun,
Osun State.

Reference Letter
Referees are to send their reports on candidates under confidential cover directly to the Registrar and Secretary to Council, commenting clearly on the candidate’s character, academic and managerial abilities.

 

Application Deadline 2nd May, 2018.

 

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

Project Manager Job Vacancy at Save the Children

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world. Join our dedicated and diverse staff in their work to improve the well-being of children everywhere.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

 

 

Job Title: Project Manager, Food for Peace
Location:
 Borno

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Role Purpose

  • Save the Children is seeking a Project Manager for its FFP funded program in Borno, Nigeria to provide support to internally displaced and host community households in Borno State.
  • In order to facilitate access to food for vulnerable displaced and host community households lacking access to agricultural lands, or with otherwise constrained income earning opportunities and reduced market access, while at the same time supporting existing food vendors, SC will target households with unconditional food voucher transfers, protection and nutrition support.
  • We are currently seeking a Project Manager to lead this project in Borno, Nigeria.
  • The Project Manager (PM) will be based in Maiduguri and work under the supervision of the Area Operations Manager to provide technical and operational guidance, support monitoring and evaluation, and ensure quality of the project. He/she will also ensure effective financial and operational management of the project.

Key Areas of Accountability

  • Working closely with the DTL and Project Director and other FSL program managers to:
  • Administer the development and successful implementation of work plans and oversee the creation of reports and other deliverables to FFP in a timely and accurate manner:
    • Oversee and support implementation through a local partner, including the supervision of proper targeting, identification, registration, and monitoring of beneficiary lists to prevent overlap with other humanitarian programs in the intervention zone.
    • Quality technical leadership and advice to the local partner around the design, implementation and monitoring of project work at state and community levels.
    • Coordinate closely with other humanitarian actors and UN agencies carrying food vouchers, and food distributions for geographic mapping and to ensure program activities are in line with national and humanitarian food security priorities.
    • Ensure that efficient systems are in place to support all aspects of project activity, including financial and grant management, project monitoring and evaluation, and sub grant management, and that they support the effective use of project resources in compliance with FFP regulations.
    • Work closely with the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) team to develop appropriate monitoring and evaluation plans and to capture learning opportunities around the effectiveness of voucher-based programming, and in particular, the use of e-vouchers.
    • Ensure regular monitoring of the market prices and generation of monthly market assessment reports.
    • Work with the logistics team in the identification and selection of vendors to participate in program activities
    • Ensure that all vendors working on the program are abreast with and respect all SCI rules/regulations pertaining to the program as well respect the rights and privileges of beneficiaries
    • Maintain close contact with the service providers facilitating the food assistance program and ensuring timely replenishment of beneficiary accounts as well as tracking beneficiary transactions.
    • Ensure compliance with all grant, FFP and government provisions, and timely fulfilment of all project programmatic reporting requirements.
    • Oversee timely expenditure of approved budgets, avoiding both under spending and overspending on grant line items.

Other Roles
Personnel and Administration:

  • Supervise emergency field based project staff: conduct performance evaluations, identify staff skills development needs and assist the DTL and FFP-Director to meet these needs, provide management support to staff as needed, and maintain office policy of respect and communication between supervisors and subordinates.
  • Ensure all administrative procedures are followed, such as those regarding vehicle use and procurement; ensure logistics/administrative staff provides sufficient and timely support to programs and programmatic staff, and that data collection processes are standardized and applied by all field staff.
  • See that all staff are aware of and understand SC policies and procedures; take appropriate disciplinary measures as needed.
  • Promote accountability, communicating expectations and providing constructive feedback through regular performance reviews.
  • Responsible for the timely recruitment, orientation, and training of new staff as needed.

Representation and Leadership:

  • Represent Save the Children in humanitarian coordination fora within the State as and when required.
  • Maintain good working relationships with officials and other humanitarian actors, particularly those within the relevant government agencies (State Emergency Management Agency), ACF, IOM, and UN agencies.
  • Represent SC and maintain good working relationships among the international and local NGO community, among community leadership structures and community-based organizations, and with visiting donor teams and other key contacts. Keep abreast of NGO, government, and donor initiatives relevant to SC’s work.
  • Maintain focus on SC program principles.
  • Encourage teamwork, openness, and honesty among State staff and between SC and its partners.

Monitoring and evaluation:

  • Where security permits, the PM will make regular visits to field sites, to monitor and oversee project implementation and offer advice.
  • Support program assessments, evaluations and other reviews required in the program.
  • Contribute to situation/response analysis and development of food security and livelihoods strategy documents and sector response plans ensuring integration with other sectors.
  • Coordinate with the MEAL team the timely development of periodic evidence-based project impact reports, captured through Post Distribution Monitoring and ensuring that lessons learnt and best practices are factored into project implementation.
  • Contribute to the development and deployment of project-specific assessment/survey tools and templates.

Core Behaviours
Understanding humanitarian contexts and application of humanitarian principles:

  • Demonstrates strategic leadership in disaster coordination mechanisms and interagency cooperation
  • Applies humanitarian principles to complex situations to generate both short and long-term organisational and sector-wide strategies

Achieving results effectively:

  • Leads strategically on accountability initiatives, ensuring accountability processes are in place and achieving results
  • Builds consensus and ownership around difficult decisions and/or complex courses of action
  • Maintains focus on strategic issues and overall organisational and sector-wide impact

Maintaining and developing collaborative relationships:

  • Quickly builds and leads high performing teams
  • Applies distributed leadership amongst a team
  • Shares success whilst being accountable for difficult outcomes

Operating safely and securely:

  • Monitors security risks and ensures organisational protocols are consistently followed by staff
  • Takes appropriate action and provides appropriate direction and support to team members in the event of a critical incident
  • Reduces vulnerability by complying with safety and security protocols set by the organisation

Managing yourself in a pressured and changing environment:

  • Ensures that wider team remains positive and focussed on the objectives and goals in a rapidly changing environment
  • Able to proactively build & maintain levels of resilience in others
  • Adapts leadership approach to the situation
  • Communicates humanitarian values and motivates others towards them
  • Maintains simultaneously a broad strategic perspective and awareness of the detail of a situation
  • Demonstrates personal integrity by using one’s position responsibly and fairly

Leadership: Action; Thinking; Self; Inspiring; Developing Others:

  • Removes obstacles to ensure strategic objectives are met
  • Creates a team environment where team members feel able to contribute, champion or challenge decisions
  • Continual efforts at self improvement in evidence
  • Creates and communicates a compelling vision which inspires others
  • Ensures processes are in place across the team to strengthen the capacity of staff and partners in line with individual and organisational objectives.
  • Aligns ideas and solutions to strategic imperatives
  • Uses global networks to influence strategy or action
  • Demonstrates managerial courage by willingness to confront difficult situations, take potentially unpopular decisions and communicate clearly to create consensus notwithstanding difference

Qualifications and Experience
Essential:

  • Extensive experience of working within a senior management role within a complex country programme in an emergency response or fragile state.
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • A high level of written and spoken English
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support.
  • Previous experience of managing programme teams in large-scale first phase emergency response is essential
  • Education: MA / MSc level (or equivalent field experience) in Agriculture, Rural Development, Development Studies and other relevant qualifications
  • Experience of M&E and beneficiary accountability systems in large complex programmes
  • Experience of developing and negotiating successful partnerships with institutional donors
  • Proven ability to influence change at an operational and strategic level

Desirable:

  • Fluent in English.

 

 


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 20th April, 2018.

Sales Key Account Manager Job at Procter and Gamble

Procter and Gamble is one of the largest FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) company in the world with strong brands like Pampers, Ariel, Always, Gillette and Oral B just to name a few. We have been in existence for over 179 years globally and 24 years in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

 

 


Job Title: 
Sales Key Account Manager
Req No: SLS00002604
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full-time

Description

  • Are you intrigued by the idea of building long-term business relationships with our customers? In developing and negotiating plans which build shared value for our shoppers, customers and Company?
  • Than Sales at Procter & Gamble is the right place to foster your career & leadership development!
  • As a Key Account Manager, you are in charge of maintaining and growing a long-term partnership with your customer by continuously proposing solutions and plans that meet their objectives. To do so, you’ll develop a keen understanding of your product categories and channels.
  • Whilst building the plans, you will not only demonstrate your negotiating and sales skills, but also your financial & marketing skills, analytical insights and logistical understanding as you are responsible for your client from A-Z.
  • You’ll be part of a Sales team in which trust, team spirit, real passion for winning and leadership are very important.
  • Apart from meaningful responsibilities from day 1, standout learning opportunities, and an inclusive and international working context, we also offer employees personalized flexibility designed to deliver business results and enable employees to grow their careers while meeting personal needs.
  • At P&G, we don’t just offer a job, we offer a career with varying assignments and lots of development opportunities that nurture & develop our leaders of tomorrow.

Responsibilities

  • Caring for a geographical region consisting of International Customers, Wholesalers, and Smaller stores, building strong relationships with all parties.
  • Collaborating very closely with teams from other departments to assist in delivering excellent end-to-end customer service delivery & response to market trends & needs.
  • Resolve any issues and problems of your clients and act as a link between your customer and the internal teams.
  • Acquiring a deep understanding of your customer needs and requirements.
  • Acquiring in-depth understanding of your shoppers, categories and market.
  • Delivering volume & leadership in-store presence.
  • Articulating and executing appropriate go-to-market strategies for new geographies/categories into which the distributor is expanding business.
  • Preparing volume forecast and plans.

Qualifications
If you’re a good fit you:

  • Have a Bachelor’s or Masters degree.
  • Have strong organizational & analytical skills
  • Have the ability to collaborate effectively within a multicultural environment.
  • Have at least 2 years of sales experience in the Consumer Goods industry.
  • Have good speaking & written command of the English language.
  • Have evidence of passion, leadership, and achievements in your previous academic or professional careers.

What does P&G offer you?

  • An environment to showcase your knowledge & abilities among some of the most passionate, driven, and talented individuals in the market.
  • A competitive salary package & benefits.
  • A continuous learning & development environment supplemented by mentoring, coaching, and formal training.

 

 

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

Latest Job Vacancies at Transsion Holdings

TRANSSION HOLDINGS, the company formerly known as TECNO TELECOM LIMITED, established in July 2006, is a high-tech company specializing in the R&D, production, sale and service of mobile communication products. After years of development, TRANSSION has become an important part of the mobile phone industry and one of the major mobile phone manufacturers in the world. Currently, it has full ownership of three famous mobile phone brands TECNO, itel and Infinix, and an after-sales service brand Carlcare.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Material Control Regional Assistant
Location:
 Nigeria

Job Summary

  • The Material Control Regional Assistant monitors planning, inventory control, and maintains proper documentation in the various regional warehouses operations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize and supervise the inventory process of the operations of the West African regional warehouses in Nigeria/Niger/Togo/Benin Republic.
  • Calculate the materials request for Togo and Benin Republic, and follow up the incoming materials from China.
  • Manages inbound shipment receipt and inventory control and warehousing.
  • Track intra-company shipments from source point to receipt point, to ensure timely delivery.
  • Maintain queries and reports to support inventory control analysis and reporting for all four countries, regarding status of shipments into the region, as needed.
  • Ensure inventory levels at all regional warehouses are sufficient.
  • Develops, implements and maintains policies, procedures, and material control systems.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • At least 6 of operations, supply chain planning, warehouse or inventory management related experience.

Requirements:

  • Male candidates preferred.
  • Understanding of forecasting, budgeting, material control and cost control procedures.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal, written, and presentations).
  • Must possess excellent record-keeping skills.
  • High sense of urgency with exceptional management, decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • The ability to speak French is a plus.

 

 

Job Title: Sales Professional
Location:
 Abuja, Kano

Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 0-6 years of professional experience in sales/marketing.
  • Must be familiar with, or currently reside in Abuja or Kano.
  • Must be fluent in Hausa.
  • Experience in real estate, construction, civil engineering is preferred.

 

 

Job Title: Digital Marketing Executive
Location:
 Lagos

Job Summary

  • Work closely with the marketing manager to create engaging content to enhance social media presence in Nigeria for Tecno Mobile’s Boomplay’s music platform.
  • The digital marketing executive will be required to keep social media channels updated and brand-focused, and seeki out new social media avenues, and ways of connecting with target audiences.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and carry out community management on Boomplay Nigeria media platforms.
  • Report and present performance analysis of the different platforms
  • Assist with appropriate research and customer insight
  • Engage in social media presence creation on new and emerging social media platforms
  • Create dynamic written content – including playlists
  • Create content that promotes audience interaction, increases audience presence on company sites, and encourage audience participation
  • Coordinate O2O for projects and events.
  • Propose new ideas and concepts for social media content
  • Work with the marketing team to coordinate ad campaigns with social media strategy
  • Write and distribute e-newsletters to subscribers.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Diploma, HND, ND OR B.Sc Degree holder
  • At least 2 years of experience in a similar role/industry

Required Competencies and Attributes:

  • Excellent knowledge of social media platforms
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Organized and able to meet deadlines
  • Great Content Writing skills
  • Great team worker
  • Strong Customer-Service Skills
  • Detail-Oriented.

 

 

Job Title: Marketing Intern
Location:
 Lagos

Details

  • Are you a skilled graduate looking for an adventurous, varied and exciting experience?
  • Do you enjoy challenges and want to work in a multicultural work environment?
  • If you fit this description this might just be the opportunity you are looking for.

Requirements

  • Candidate must have a Diploma/HND/Bachelor’s Degree, and have a flare for Marketing, Communications, brand management etc.
  • Experience working within a digital, marketing or communications function.
  • Have knowledge of basic social media marketing.
  • Be passionate about acquiring marketing knowledge
  • Must be creative and analytical.

 

 

Job Title: Graphic Designer and Video Editor
Location:
 Lagos

Details

  • Are you a skilled graphic designer with video editing skills looking for an adventurous, varied and exciting experience?
  • Do you enjoy challenges and want to work in a multicultural work environment?
  • If you fit this description this might just be the opportunity you are looking for.

Requirements

  • At least 2 years of work experience as a professional graphic designer.
  • Proficiency in creative tools (Photoshop, CorelDraw, etc.)
  • Video editing skills is essential.
  • Reliable, independent, professional, detail and quality-oriented.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines while delivering quality results.
  • Excellent communication skills.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: career.ng@transsion.com stating the job title as subject of the email.

 Application Deadline 12th April, 2018.

New Job Openings at Mercy Corps, April, 2018

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we collaborate to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within, now and for the future. In Nigeria, Mercy Corps operates in over 13 states focusing on key thematic areas of humanitarian response, conflict mitigation and adolescent girls’ empowerment.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Program Assistant – (NE CMS)
Reference Number MDG/HUMOPS/2018/00009
Location: Borno
Position Status: Full-time, regular
Supervisory Responsibility: None
Works Directly With: Finance, Program and Operation Teams.

Program / Department Summary

  • The Northeast Conflict Management and Stabilization (NE CMS) Program is an expansion from a pilot phase implemented from August 2016 to March 2017.
  • The program is implemented in a consortium with Center for Humanitarian Dialogue, Center for Civilians in Conflict and Okapi Consulting with Mercy Corps being the lead.
  • The program will result in increased peace within and between communities, and increased confidence in government and security institutions to address the root causes of conflict and violent extremism in Borno State.
  • The consortium will strengthen protection of civilians, support social cohesion, address the root causes of violent extremism and contribute to conflict management in Northeast Nigeria by:
    • Strengthening government and civil-society efforts to address key grievances;
    • Increasing economic and social engagement opportunities for youth;
    • Promoting reconciliation and transitional justice at a community level;
    • Supporting civilian protection and improving civil-military relations;
    • Laying the groundwork for successful reintegration of former members of violent groups, their victims and IDPs; and
    • Promoting positive alternative narratives through radio.

General Position Summary

  • The program assistant will assist the program teams in the day to day implementation of all program activities in the areas of intervention.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assist program officers to ensure program progress according to the developed schedule and work plan.
  • Assist in the coordination in target geographical areas.
  • Support in the process of beneficiary registration, community mobilization and sensitization.
  • Assist in promoting community participation and inclusion so as to encourage community ownership over activities implemented.
  • Ensure equal representation of various community groups in the implementation of activities.
  • Assist in the facilitation of community meetings, focus group discussion and other as required by the program.
  • Keep program officers and management updated with regards to security situation in the project implementation area.
  • Provide weekly field reports, capturing activities progress, lessons learned as well as general situation and community updates and needs.
  • Document lessons learned and success stories on the project.
  • Adherence to all MC policies and procedures as outlined in MC policies and procedure manuals;
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission in country of operation;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements, Knowledge and Experience

  • 1-2 years of working experience. Previous experience in community work is highly preferred.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain good relation with the local communities and project beneficiaries.
  • Demonstrated skills in planning, organizing and reporting
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent experience is highly recommended
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written skills and computer skills
  • Fluency in English; fluency in Hausa is required, ability to speak Kanuri and Shuwa highly desired.

Success Factors

  • The successful candidate will be an effective communicator, with dedication towards community work, commitment to work long hours in the field conditions with limited access to resources.
  • S/He will be highly motivated, with initiative and capable to work without direct supervision.
  • S/he will be willing to conduct field travels and work in ethnically and culturally diversified and fast growing team.

 

 

Job Title: Senior Conflict Management and Reconciliation Officer
Reference Number: MDG/HUMOPS/2018/00010
Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Program / Department Summary
For years, the Northeast of Nigeria has been plagued by insurgency and a dire humanitarian crisis. The intense focus on humanitarian and counter-violence activities, coupled with increasingly complex conflict dynamics in the region, has exposed gaps in the international community’s response to new and emerging sources of violence.

Tensions between IDPs and host communities, resistance of communities to accept former fighters and their victims, fear of IDPs to return home and face tensions with those who stayed behind – these are just several evolving sources of conflict. If these issues are not addressed in a timely manner through locally- owned solutions, they have the potential to intensify and worsen the on-going crisis in the NE.

The North East Conflict Management and Stabilisation Initiative is an expansion from a pilot phase implemented by a consortium from August 2016 to March 2017. The project will result in increased peace within and between communities and increased confidence in government and security institutions to address the root causes of conflict and violent extremism in Borno State.

General Position Summary

  • The Senior Conflict Management and Reconciliation Officer will provide technical, operational, and strategic vision to the implementation of the conflict management and reconciliation component by working with the project staff, national partners, to ensure that the program meets performance-based targets on-time and within budget, as per DfID requirements.
  • S/he will coordinate conflict management and reconciliation programming through the building of community trust in the ability of the Local and State Government to address the root causes of youth participation in violence in Borno.

Essential Job Responsibilities
Program Management:

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance in the implementation and management of innovative Conflict Management and Reconciliation initiatives aligned to the NE CMS logical framework and project impact goal.
  • Provide sector oversight and guidance in the implementation of Conflict Management and Reconciliation activities aligned with the project log frame and budget.
  • Work with the NEC MS the Consortium Partners and other implementing partners on the Conflict Management and Reconciliation component of the project.
  • Build the technical capacity of project staff in Conflict Management and Reconciliation skills that are relevant to the implementation of the project through training and continuous mentoring. Submit a clear capacity building plan for this process.
  • Conduct periodic field visits to ensure the quality and integrity of project implementation, including adherence to technical guidelines, administrative systems, and established deadlines.
  • Provide technical and sector inputs to/ during planning, organising and coordination of project monitoring processes, assessments, surveys, researches and evaluations.
  • Support the Project Manager in ensuring that the overall goal and specific objectives to the conflict management and reconciliation component of the project are achieved.
  • Develop a detailed activity plan for the Conflict Management and Reconciliation component and submit to the project manager for review and re-alignment with the main work plan within the first month of employment.
  • Compile and submit in time for review; evidence based weekly, monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual technical reports and activity plans
  • Develop and submit weekly and monthly activity plans in time for review and prior to implementation.
  • Ensure integration and coordination with other components within the project for the attainment of holistic project impact.

Team Management:

  • Sustain a work environment of mutual respect you and other team members strive to achieve excellence.
  • Promote accountability, communicate expectations and provide constructive feedback via regular performance reviews.
  • Provide other team members with information, tools and other resources to improve performance and reach objectives.

Finance & Compliance Management:

  • Ensure compliance with donor and Mercy Corps regulations related to the project implementation.
  • Draft and /or review scope of work to hire and manage any technical consultants, including review for technical efficacy and contract budget.

Influence & Representation:

  • Identify, build and manage collaborative partnerships with governments and other stakeholders.
  • Communicate effectively to ensure overall project targets and donor obligations are met.
  • Proactively form relationships implementing partners to complement DFID funding.
  • Represent NE CMS on Conflict Management and Reconciliation issues at technical and strategic planning meetings, or as requested by the Project Manager.

Security:

  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership.
  • Proactively ensure that you together with the team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies.

Accountability to Beneficiaries

  • Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

Requirements, Knowledge and Experience

  • Master’s Degree or its equivalent in Conflict Management, Peace and Conflict Studies, International Relations, Social Sciences or other relevant field. (minimum Bachelor’s degree)
  • Minimum of four years working experience in a similar context.
  • Strong management skills, with good understanding of relevant cross-cultural issues in highly insecure environment. Experience managing a multi-organizational team (international and national partners) is a plus.
  • Experience working in North East Nigeria strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
  • Demonstrated experience working with State-level ministries and Local Government Area government officials.
  • Willingness to learn and interest in conflict, governance, peace, economic and community development related fields
  • Excellent writing, editing and analytical skills and ability to formulate well-targeted documents
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment
  • Experience in an NGO (local or international) or research institution

Success Factors

  • Commitment to achieve results in a timely manner.
  • Trustworthiness and integrity.
  • Committed to humanitarian and development values and principles.
  • Strong people-management skills.
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Cultural sensitivity.
  • Gender equity and protection sensitive.
  • Creative solutions to problems.
  • S/he will have an outstanding ability to develop, implement and manage innovative and complex programs within the current and future program structure of Mercy Corps in the region. Multi-tasking, prioritizing, problem solving and simultaneous attention to detail and strategic vision are essential.
  • The most successful Mercy Corps staff members have a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and changing environments and make effective written and verbal communication a priority in all situations.
  • Mercy Corps team members represent the agency both during and outside work hours. Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

 

 

Job Title: Senior Youth Engagement Officer
Reference Number: MDG/HUMOPS/2018/00011
Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Program / Department Summary
For years, the Northeast of Nigeria has been plagued by insurgency and a dire humanitarian crisis. The intense focus on humanitarian and counter-violence activities, coupled with increasingly complex conflict dynamics in the region, has exposed gaps in the international community’s response to new and emerging sources of violence.

Tensions between IDPs and host communities, resistance of communities to accept former fighters and their victims, fear of IDPs to return home and face tensions with those who stayed behind – these are just several evolving sources of conflict. If these issues are not addressed in a timely manner through locally- owned solutions, they have the potential to intensify and worsen the on-going crisis in the NE.

The North East Conflict Management and Stabilisation Initiative is an expansion from a pilot phase implemented by a consortium from August 2016 to March 2017. The project will result in increased peace within and between communities and increased confidence in government and security institutions to address the root causes of conflict and violent extremism in Borno State.

General Position Summary

  • The Senior Youth Engagement Officer will provide technical, operational, and strategic vision to the implementation of the youth engagement portion of the project by working with project staff, national partners to ensure that the program meets performance-based targets on-time and within budget, as per DFID requirements.
  • S/he will coordinate financial inclusion and economic empowerment programming to address the root causes of youth participation in violence in Borno.

Essential Job Responsibilities
Program Management:

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance in the implementation and management of innovative youth engagement and financial inclusion initiatives aligned to the NE CMS logical framework and project impact goal.
  • Provide sector oversight and guidance in the implementation of economic and financial inclusion services including trainings, cooperative societies, village saving loan schemes, cash grants and other services aligned with the project log frame and budget.
  • Build the technical capacity of project staff in youth advocacy, engagement and financial inclusion relevant to the implementation of the project through training and continuous mentoring. Submit a clear capacity building plan for this process.
  • Conduct periodic field visits to ensure the quality and integrity of project implementation, including adherence to technical guidelines, administrative systems, and established deadlines.
  • Provide technical and sector inputs to/ during planning, organising and coordination of project monitoring processes, assessments, surveys, researches and evaluations.
  • Support the project management in ensuring that the overall goal and specific objectives to the youth engagement component of the project are achieved.
  • Develop a detailed activity plan for the Youth Engagement component and submit to the project manager for review and re-alignment with the main work plan within the first month of employment.
  • Compile and submit in time for review; evidence based weekly, monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual technical reports and activity plans
  • Develop and submit weekly and monthly activity plans in time for review and prior to implementation.
  • Ensure integration and coordination with other sectors within the project sectors for the attainment of holistic project impact.

Administration and Documentation:

  • Work collaboratively with support departments (finance, operations, human resources) to ensure compliance with internal and donor policies and communicate support needs to ensure timely delivery by project support departments.
  • Compile field reports ensuring evidence based outputs on Youth Engagement are reflected and submitted in time for inclusion into the main project reports. Provide weekly, monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual reports according to the DFID format.
  • Compile and submit a monthly summary of evidence based highlights/ success stories on youth engagement. This will be incorporated in the project bulletin for the month.
  • Produce monthly budgets and cash forecasts for youth engagement and financial inclusion activities.

Team Management:

  • Sustain a work environment of mutual respect you and other team members strive to achieve excellence.
  • Promote accountability, communicate expectations and provide constructive feedback via regular performance reviews.
  • Provide other team members with information, tools and other resources to improve performance and reach objectives.

Finance & Compliance Management:

  • Ensure compliance with donor and Mercy Corps regulations related to emergency programming.
  • Draft and /or review scope of work to hire and manage any technical consultants, including review for technical efficacy and contract budget.

Influence & Representation:

  • Identify, build and manage collaborative partnerships with governments and other stakeholders.
  • Communicate effectively to ensure overall project targets and donor obligations are met.
  • Proactively form relationships implementing partners to complement DFID funding.
  • Represent NE CMS on youth engagement issues at technical and strategic planning meetings, or as requested by the Project Manager.

Security:

  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership.
  • Proactively ensure that you together with the team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of security SOPs and policies

Organizational Learning:

  • As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.

Accountability to Beneficiaries

  • Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

Requirements, Knowledge and Experience

  • Master’s Degree or its equivalent in Marketing, Business Studies, Business Management and Administration, Business Management, Social Sciences, International Development or other relevant field. (minimum Bachelor’s degree)
  • Minimum of four years working experience in a similar context
  • Experience working in North East Nigeria strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
  • Demonstrated experience working with State-level ministries and Local Government Area government officials.
  • Willingness to learn and interest in conflict, governance, peace, economic and community development related fields
  • Excellent writing, editing and analytical skills and ability to formulate well-targeted documents
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment
  • Experience in an NGO (local or international) or research institution

Success Factors

  • Commitment to achieve results in a timely manner.
  • Trustworthiness and integrity.
  • Committed to humanitarian and development values and principles.
  • Strong people-management skills.
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Cultural sensitivity.
  • Gender equity and protection sensitive.
  • Creative solutions to problems.
  • S/he will have an outstanding ability to develop, implement and manage innovative and complex programs within the current and future program structure of Mercy Corps in the region. Multi-tasking, prioritizing, problem solving and simultaneous attention to detail and strategic vision are essential.
  • The most successful Mercy Corps staff members have a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and changing environments and make effective written and verbal communication a priority in all situations.
  • Mercy Corps team members represent the agency both during and outside work hours. Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

 

 

Job Title: Governance and Advocacy Advisor
Reference Number: MDG/HUMOPS/2018/00012
Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Program / Department Summary
For years, the Northeast of Nigeria has been plagued by insurgency and a dire humanitarian crisis. The intense focus on humanitarian and counter-violence activities, coupled with increasingly complex conflict dynamics in the region, has exposed gaps in the international community’s response to new and emerging sources of violence.

Tensions between IDPs and host communities, resistance of communities to accept former fighters and their victims, fear of IDPs to return home and face tensions with those who stayed behind – these are just several evolving sources of conflict. If these issues are not addressed in a timely manner through locally- owned solutions, they have the potential to intensify and worsen the on-going crisis in the NE.

The North East Conflict Management and Stabilisation Initiative is an expansion from a pilot phase implemented by a consortium from August 2016 to March 2017. The project will result in increased peace within and between communities and increased confidence in government and security institutions to address the root causes of conflict and violent extremism in Borno State.

General Position Summary

  • The Governance and Advocacy Advisor will provide technical, management, and strategic vision to the implementation of the governance and advocacy component by working with the project staff, national partners, to ensure that the program meets performance-based targets on-time and within budget, as per DfID requirements.
  • S/he will coordinate governance and advocacy programming in the building of community trust in the ability of the Local and State Government to address the root causes of youth participation in violence in Borno.

Essential Job Responsibilities
Program Management:

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance in the implementation and management of innovative governance and advocacy initiatives aligned to the NE CMS logical framework and project impact goal.
  • Provide sector oversight and guidance in the implementation of governance and advocacy activities aligned with the project log frame and budget.
  • Work with the NEC MS partners and other implementers on the governance and advocacy component of the project.
  • Build the technical capacity of project staff in governance and advocacy skills that are relevant to the implementation of the project through training and continuous mentoring. Submit a clear capacity building plan for this process.
  • Conduct periodic field visits to ensure the quality and integrity of project implementation, including adherence to technical guidelines, administrative systems, and established deadlines.
  • Provide technical and sector inputs to/ during planning, organising and coordination of project monitoring processes, assessments, surveys, researches and evaluations.
  • Support the project management in ensuring that the overall goal and specific objectives to the governance and advocacy component of the project are achieved.
  • Develop a detailed activity plan for the Governance and Advocacy component and submit to the project manager for review and re-alignment with the main work plan within the first month of employment.
  • Compile and submit in time for review; evidence based weekly, monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual technical reports and activity plans
  • Develop and submit weekly and monthly activity plans in time for review and prior to implementation.
  • Ensure integration and coordination with other components within the project for the attainment of holistic project impact.

Team Management:

  • Create and sustain a work environment of mutual respect where you and other team members strive to achieve excellence.
  • Promote accountability, communicate expectations and provide constructive feedback via regular performance reviews.
  • Assist in the technical supervision, hire and orientation of new team members as necessary.
  • Provide team members with information, tools and other resources to improve performance and reach objectives.
  • Implement performance planning and management systems, establish performance expectations with team members, and regularly provide constructive feedback on team members’ performance.
  • Contribute to country team-building efforts, help team members identify problem-solving options and ensure the integration of all team members into relevant decision-making processes.

Finance & Compliance Management:

  • Ensure compliance with donor and Mercy Corps regulations related to the project implementation.
  • Draft and /or review scope of work to hire and manage any technical consultants, including review for technical efficacy and contract budget.

Influence & Representation:

  • Identify, build and manage collaborative partnerships with governments and other stakeholders.
  • Communicate effectively to ensure overall project targets and donor obligations are met.
  • Proactively form relationships implementing partners to complement DFID funding.
  • Represent NE CMS on governance and advocacy issue at technical and strategic planning meetings, or as requested by the Project Manager.

Security:

  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership.
  • Proactively ensure that you together with the team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies.

Accountability to Beneficiaries

  • Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

Requirements, Knowledge and Experience

  • Master’s Degree or its equivalent in International Relations, International Development, Development Studies, Management, Social Sciences or other relevant field.
  • A minimum of 7 years of progressive work experience including at least 2 years in a senior management or technical advisory role on governance/advocacy or developmental programs.
  • Strong understanding of UKAID compliance issues.
  • Strong management skills, with good understanding of relevant cross-cultural issues in highly insecure environment. Experience managing a multi-organizational team (international and national partners) is a plus.
  • Experience working in North East Nigeria strongly preferred.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English and Hausa/ Kanuri required, including report development, writing and editing.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
  • Demonstrated experience working with State-level ministries and Local Government Area government officials.

Success Factors

  • Commitment to achieve results in a timely manner.
  • Trustworthiness and integrity.
  • Committed to humanitarian and development values and principles.
  • Strong people-management skills.
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Cultural sensitivity.
  • Gender equity and protection sensitive.
  • Creative solutions to problems.
  • S/he will have an outstanding ability to develop, implement and manage innovative and complex programs within the current and future program structure of Mercy Corps in the region. Multi-tasking, prioritizing, problem solving and simultaneous attention to detail and strategic vision are essential.
  • The most successful Mercy Corps staff members have a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and changing environments and make effective written and verbal communication a priority in all situations.
  • Mercy Corps team members represent the agency both during and outside work hours .Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

 

 

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send not more than 4-page CV’s and Cover Letters in one document, addressing the position requirements and location to: ng-recruitment.nigeria@mercycorps.org

 

Application Deadline 13th April, 2018.

 

Note

  • All applications must include the position title and reference number in the subject line and should not be more than 4 pages.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and we are an equal opportunity organization so women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

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