Vacant Job For Programme Assistant at The United Nations World Food Programme

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.  The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes.  Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Programme Assistant (Cash Based Transfer) G4
Requisition No: 80929
Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Organizational Context

  • This job is located in WFP Maiduguri Area Office, Nigeria. Job holders typically provide administrative support to team(s) and/or support a specific business stream, and report to the relevant Associate.
  • At this level, work is carried out under close supervision and job holders are expected to produce organised and accurate work.

Job Purpose

  • The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is currently providing food assistance to up to 1.5 million beneficiaries affected by the insurgency in North East Nigeria (Yobe, Adamawa and Borno States). WFP’s food assistance is provided through in-kind, cash and vouchers modalities.
  • While the bulk of beneficiaries are receiving their assistance through in-kind, about 30% of them under the different programmatic areas (General Food Distribution, Livelihoods and Nutrition) are currently receiving theirs through either mobile money or e-vouchers.
  • This number is expected to reach about 40% by the end of 2018 given the scaling up of Cash Based Tranfers (CBT) in the North east, particularly in urban centers.
  • Given the background, WFP seeks to recruit 4 (four) Programme Assistants to support the implementation of the CBTs in Maiduguri.
  • The Programme Assistants shall be expected to majorly provide field support with particular focus on working with the CPs to adequately prepare and monitor the monthly CBT distributions across Borno State.

Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)
Within delegated authority and in close coordination with the relevant functional units at the Area Office (Programme – Livelihoods, Nutrition, VAM, M&E, IT/SCOPE and Supply Chain), the CBT Programme Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Assist in preparing CBT Monthly Distribution Plans;
  • Work with the Cooperating Partners (CPs) to ensure efficient CBT distributions / redemptions / disbursements and verify that appropriate entitlements are disbursed. The Programme Assistant shall also provide regular feedback to the CBT Coordinator regarding the progress of the distributions, including achievements and constraints as well as suggested improvement actions.
  • Work with the M&E unit to follow up on beneficiary complaints received through the toll free line.
  • Assist with beneficiary authentication at CBT distributions
  • Assist in ensuring timely reconciliation of beneficiary numbers reached against payment lists;
  • Complete COMET Entry and raise SES on instruction; and
  • Carry out any other duties as assigned by the CBT Coordinator.
  • Provide technical support during CBT distributions to the Livelihoods and Nutrition teams.
  • Organize and conduct regular consultative meetings involving beneficiaries and beneficiary leaders, CPs, Airtel agents, retailors, etc., on distribution arrangements, timelines and other relevant issues;

4Ps Core Organisational Capabilities
Purpose:

  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Builds an understanding of WFP’s Strategic Objectives.
  • Be a force for positive change: Approaches individual tasks and responsibilities with a positive attitude and demeanor.
  • Make the mission inspiring to our team: Understands the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities.
  • Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Connects individual tasks and responsibilities to unit’s goals and mission.

People:

  • Look for ways to strengthen people’s skills: Seeks opportunities to build and enhance individual skills.
  • Create an inclusive culture: Demonstrates respect and understanding for diversity and cultural differences.
  • Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Identifies and approaches colleagues or supervisors to serve as coaches.
  • Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Sets clear goals and measurable targets for own tasks and responsibilities.

Performance:

  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Assesses own tasks and responsibilities to find ways to be more efficient.
  • Focus on getting results: Maintains accurate records of completion times and tasks in own areas of responsibility.
  • Make commitments and make good on commitments: Understands responsibilities and the metrics associated with own tasks.
  • Be Decisive: Notifies supervisors of dangerous situations or potential issues that may arise while in the field or office.

Partnership:

  • Connect and share across WFP units: Understands WFP’s organizational structure, including the purpose and mission of each unit.
  • Build strong external partnerships: Supports team in working with colleagues and WFP’s partners in the field toward common goals.
  • Be politically agile & adaptable: Maintains a professional and courteous relationship with other WFP employees and partners in the field.
  • Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Understands own team’s contributions in its partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.

Standard Minimum Qualifications
Education:

  • Completion of secondary school education.

Experience:

  • Four or more years of experience in general administrative work.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Ability to use standard office equipment such as photocopiers and scanners.
  • Ability to follow standard business support processes and procedures.
  • Knowledge of standard office software packages, e.g. Microsoft word.
  • Ability to provide information using courtesy and tact.
  • Good attention to details.

Other Specific Job Requirements:

  • Desired Experiences for Entry into the Role
  • Strong communication skills and willingness to follow-up with individuals and departments in order to achieve goals
  • Able to operate with compassion and impartiality and demonstrate a high level of sensitivity and respect towards beneficiaries of all ages, locations and ethnic backgrounds
  • Able to live and operate in field locations with very basic infrastructure and amenities
  • Punctual, proactive, motivated and detail-oriented
  • Good Planning skills
  • Good numerical skills
  • Computer literate
  • Able to operate effectively and efficiently in a high-pressure and fast-paced department in which often involves rapid change

Language:

  • General Service (Headquarters): Fluency (level C) in English language. Fluency (level C) or intermediate knowledge (level B) of another official language may be required depending on the location of the post or area of responsibility.
  • General Service (Field): Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s language, if different.

Terms and Conditions
Selected candidate will be employed on a fixed-term contract with a probationary period of one year. WFP offers an attractive compensation package.

 

 

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

 

Application Deadline 6th May, 2018.

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

Job Vacancy For Accounts Administrator at Ketcheon Engineering Services (KES)

Ketcheon Engineering Services (KES) is a leading 100% indigenous Nigerian company established in 2004 to provide a broad spectrum of services and expertise to the Energy and Oil & Gas (onshore and offshore) sectors. This broad capability enables us to offer our customers the full range from Design, Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation and Commissioning to Maintenance Management. With branch offices in Abuja and Lagos, and the head office situated in Port Harcourt, KES is well placed to undertake projects both nationwide and throughout West Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accounts Administrator
Location
: Lagos

Job Brief

  • We are in need of an Accounts Administrator to manage our company’s accounts payable and receivable.
  • Responsibilities include reviewing and reconciling accounts, processing payments to external partners and maintaining updated records of invoices and receipts.

Responsibilities

  • Manage obligations to suppliers, customers and third-party vendors
  • Process bank deposits
  • Reconcile financial statements
  • Prepare, send and store invoices
  • Contact clients and send reminders to ensure timely payments
  • Submit tax forms
  • Identify and address discrepancies
  • Report on the status of accounts payable and receivable
  • Update internal accounting databases and spreadsheets

Requirements

  • Minimum of HND/B.Sc degree in Finance, Accounting or relevant field
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel (using financial formulas and creating spreadsheets)
  • Solid data entry skills with an ability to identify numerical errors
  • Good organizational and time-management abilities
  • Proven work experience of within 3-5 years as an Accounts Administrator or similar role
  • Good knowledge of bookkeeping procedures and debt collection regulations

Remuneration 
Very attractive.


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: jobs@ketcheonengineeringservices.com.ng Using the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail.

Application Deadline 20th May, 2018.

Vacancy For Practice Manager In A Reputable Law Firm

Stresert Services Limited – Our client, a reputable law firm located in the island, Lagos State, is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Practice Manager
Location
: Lagos Island, Lagos

Job Description

  • We are looking to recruit a Practice Manager.
  • The ideal candidate will be responsible for the law firm’s day to day running, human resources and administration, financial and systems management.

Job Functions

  • Pursuing day-to-day management.
  • Developing the organizational traditions, work surroundings and facilitating communication.
  • Receives information and details from employees and communicates it at meetings.
  • Sends email correspondences to senior partners within the organization to provide information and updates regarding the practice
  • Communicates and collaborates with inside and outside stakeholders, which include suppliers, staff, and vendors.
  • Collecting information and details which could help the firm in day-to- day and company-wide decision-making benefits the practice
  • Communicate and implement firm’s strategy internally and externally to enable all employees, suppliers and contractors understand the firm’s strategic plan and how it carries out its overall goals.
  • Drive decision making that creates medium and long term improvement for the firm.
  • Manage and contribute significantly to the firm’s operations/ management, marketing.
  • Supervise company’s day to day operations and facility management.
  • Develops business development strategies including strategic, tactical planning and quality control.
  • Designs and implements workplace procedures; manages practice and department budgets
  • Oversees daily practice operations, including appointment scheduling, billing procedures, debt collections, cleaning, security, and occupational health and safety
  • Responsible for the recruitment and selection of new hires, training and development, employee relations, counseling, personnel data systems, benefits administration and other HR functions for the legal, paralegal and support staff.
  • Responsible for practice management including Lawyer recruiting, Legal Assistant supervision, implementing professional standards and other practice management functions.
  • Accountable for information and details sharing within the law firm.

Requirements, Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB) is preferred or Bachelor’s degree in other Social Sciences. CIPM, CIPD is an added advantage.
  • 4-5 years related work experience out of which a minimum of 2 years MUST have been in a law firm (compulsory).

Training Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Law Practice and Legal needs
  • Ability to work with personnel at all levels
  • Office Administrative skills

Other Requirements/Skills:

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Business acumen
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to be discreet & handle sensitive information
  • Detail oriented
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Innovative and analytical
  • Good Leadership/Managerial Skills
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Results oriented
  • Good numerical skills
  • Diplomacy and tact

Salary
Salary is between N250, 000 and N350, 000 monthly depending on experience.

 

 


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: recruitment@stresertservices.comUsing “PML” as the subject of the e-mail.

 

Application Deadline 15th May, 2018.



Note: Only candidates with law firm experience will be invited for interviews.

Current Job Vacancies at Peen Nigeria Limited, April 2018

Peen Nigeria Limited, is licensed to provide Stevedoring services in Nigeria, and we are presently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Bartender/ Bar Man
Location: 
Lagos

Job Description

  • Preparing beverages for patrons and serving them at the bar or through the wait staff. Maintaining a clean and organised work environment.

Responsibilities

  • Mixing beverages using an extensive range of ingredients including liquor, bitters, soda, water, sugar, and fruits
  • Taking beverage orders from customers or wait staff and serving drinks as requested, paying extreme attention to detail
  • Satisfying patron requests in a timely manner
  • Assessing customer preferences and making drink recommendations
  • Collecting money for drinks served and providing change as needed
  • Balancing cash receipts
  • Keeping a well-stocked bar with an adequate supply of liquor, beer, wine, mixers, ice, napkins, straws, glassware, and other accessories
  • Cleaning the bar, tables, chairs, and work area to maintain a sanitary environment
  • Organising the bar area to streamline drink preparation and inventory
  • Placing orders for liquor, beer, wine, and other supplies
  • Slicing, pitting, and preparing fruit garnishes for drinks
  • Planning bar menus
  • Creating unique drinks
  • Preparing and serving appetisers, snacks, or other food items for customers at the bar
  • Complying with all food and beverage regulations.

Requirements

  • Applicants should have a minimum of S.S.C.E qualification.
  • Minimum Experience: 1- 3 years.

Skills:

  • Training or Experience with Bartending, Extensive Knowledge of Drink Mixing and Garnishing, Strong Communication Skills;
  • Positive Attitude, Personable demeanour, Multitasking, Attention to Detail, Organisation, Ability to Stand for Long Periods;
  • Strong Observational Skills, Conflict Resolution, Computer Literacy, Second Language a Plus.

 

 

Job Title: Hotel Front Desk Office (Male)
Location:
 Lagos

Job Description

  • Keep front desk tidy and presentable with all necessary material (pens, forms, paper etc.)
  • Greet and welcome guests
  • Answer questions and address complaints
  • Answer all incoming calls and redirect them or keep messages
  • Receive letters, packages etc. and distribute them
  • Prepare outgoing mail by drafting correspondence, securing parcels etc.
  • Check, sort and forward emails
  • Monitor office supplies and place orders when necessary
  • Keep updated records and files
  • Monitor office expenses and costs
  • Take up other duties as assigned (travel arrangements, schedules etc.)

Requirements

  • Proven experience as front desk representative, agent or relevant position
  • Familiarity with office machines (e.g. fax, printer etc.)
  • Knowledge of office management and basic bookkeeping
  • Proficient in English (oral and written)
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel and Word)
  • Strong communication and people skills
  • Good organizational and multi-tasking abilities
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Customer service orientation

Qualifications

  • Minimum of High School Diploma; additional qualifications will be a plus
  • Minimun of 2years experience as Hotel Front desk
  • Applicants should reside around Magodo, Ikeja, Ojota, Ketu Axis.

 

 

Job Title: Quality Control Officer
Location: 
Lagos

Job Description

  • Approve incoming materials by confirming specifications, conducting a visual and measurement test, and rejecting and returning unacceptable materials
  • Approve in-process production by confirming required specifications, conducting visual and measurement tests, and communicating the required adjustments to the production supervisor
  • Approve all finished products by confirming specifications and conducting required tests
  • Return products for re-work if needed and complete documentation to confirm re-work
  • Document and update inspection results by completing reports and logs
  • Keep measurement equipment operating by following operating instructions and calling for repairs.
  • Maintain safe work environment by following standards and procedures and complying with legal regulations
  • Coach and mentor junior employees; seek opportunities to grow leadership in others
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading technical publications, attending seminars, watching industry videos, etc.
  • Accomplish organization mission by completing related results as needed

Job Requirement and Qualification

  • 0 -2 years in a leadership or managerial position
  • Work authorization security clearance
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Office
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to explain and teach methodologies
  • Understanding of manufacturing methods and procedures
  • Candidates should reside around Surulere, Mushin, Yaba Axis

 

 

Job Title: Hotel House Keeper
Location: Lagos

Responsibilites

  • Perform a variety of cleaning activities such as sweeping, mopping, dusting and polishing
  • Ensure all rooms are cared for and inspected according to standards
  • Protect equipment and make sure there are no inadequacies
  • Notify superiors on any damages, deficits and disturbances
  • Deal with reasonable complaints/requests with professionalism and patience
  • Check stocking levels of all consumables and replace when appropriate
  • Adhere strictly to rules regarding health and safety and be aware of any company-related practices

Qualification

  • Minimum of SSCE

Requirments:

  • Proven experience as a cleaner or housekeeper
  • Ability to work with little supervision and maintain a high level of performance
  • Customer-oriented and friendly
  • Prioritization and time management skills
  • Working quickly without compromising quality
  • Knowledge of English language

 

 

Job Title: Hotel Waitress
Location
: Lagos
Level: Management
Employment type: Permanent contract

Job Description

  • Take orders and serve food and beverages to patrons at tables in dining establishment.
  • Check with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problems.
  • Communicate with customers to resolve complaints or ensure satisfaction.
  • Collect payments from customers.
  • Process customer bills or payments.
  • Write patrons’ food orders on order slips, memorize orders, or enter orders into computers for transmittal to kitchen staff.
  • Communicate dining or order details to kitchen personnel.
  • Take customer orders.
  • Prepare checks that itemize and total meal costs and sales taxes.
  • Process customer bills or payments.
  • Take orders from patrons for food or beverages.
  • Check patrons’ identification to ensure that they meet minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.

Qualification

  • Minimum of SSCE

 

 


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: peennigeria@gmail.com

 

Note

  • Applicants should be a residence in Lagos around Magodo, Ojota, Shangisha and Ketu area. Must be able to resume work immediately.
  • Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted.

New Job Vacancies at U.S. Embassy, April, 2018

The U.S. Embassy in Nigeria is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the position below:
 Job Title: Non-Immigrant Visa Supervisor
Ref Id: A31909
Location: Abuja
Announcement Number: Abuja -2018-044
Series/Grade: LE-09 0101
Duration Appointment: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Work Schedule: Full Time (40 hours per week)
Start Date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position: YesDuties

  • The incumbent is the unit supervisor responsible for providing substantive expertise, supervision, guidance, and training to a team of five Locally Employed Staff (LE Staff) that process all categories of non-immigrant visa (NIV) applications
  • This position oversees the processing of more than 85,000 NIV applications per year and the printing of more than 40,000 visas
  • S/he serves as point of contact with host government contacts, foreign embassy contacts and Mission staff on NIV matters
  • Additionally, s/he is responsible for monitoring the consistency and quality of the unit’s day-to-day work and ensuring that it complies with consular section quality standards for Mission Nigeria.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education:

  • University Degree in the following: Art, Business Administration, Computer Science, Education, Engineering, Foreign Language, History, International Relations, International Affairs, Literature, Liberal Arts, Political Science, Psychology, Social Science, Sociology or Law is required.

Experience:

  • Three (3) years of relevant work experience in consular operations or immigration services, or demonstrated equivalent experience in dealing with U.S. immigration and visa laws and procedures is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Expert knowledge of immigration laws and specific knowledge of processing visa applications; thorough knowledge of Immigration and Nationality Act and subsequent amendments and ability to navigate the various online resources available to consular staff including (but not limited to) NIV Dashboard, Ask VO, VOx Populi, Technology Alert List, and CA knowledgebase is required.

Evaluations:

  • Language: Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing of English is required. Fluency in speaking at least one of the major Nigeria Languages (Yoruba, Hausa, Ibo) is required. Language proficiency may be tested.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to motivate staff effectively, provide guidance and feedback to subordinates, draft and clear correspondence, analyze facts and present effective argument and recommendations is required
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Outlook, and excellent customer care/interpersonal skills is required.

Qualifications:

  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass security certifications.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

  • The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Other information
Hiring Preference Selection Process:

  • Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below
  • Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application
  • Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

Hiring Preference Order:

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

Important:

  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant
  • The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain:
    • The military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and
    • The character of service
  • Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.
  • This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights back to their agency or bureau.

Start Date:

  • Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link: https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va

Salary
NGN 8,168,957 / USD 45,319

Application Deadline 7th May, 2018.


Job Title: 
Electrician
Job No.: 2018-043
Location: Lagos
Series/Grade: Le-5 1210
Duration of Appointment: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Work Hours: Full-Time; 48 hours/week
Start Date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position: No

Duties

  • The incumbent reports to the Electrical Maintenance Inspector and is responsible for all assigned duties as an Electrician in the Electrical trade. Assigned duties involve maintenance, installation, modification, repair, troubleshooting and testing of electrical system equipment control.
  • Additional responsibilities include primary and secondary distribution panels, switch
  • United States Mission Nigeria gear, fire alarm system, electrical motors, transformers or any other items associated with the electrical trade.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education:

  • Completion of Secondary School and vocational training/apprenticeship recognized as producing a journeyman electrician is required.

Requirements:

  • Experience: Three (3) years of journeyman electrician experience is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Must have full journeyman electrical knowledge of established practices and procedures.

Evaluations:

  • Language: Level II (Limited knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing of English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to use all tools associated with the trade and a valid Nigeria driver’s license is required.

Qualifications:

  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass security certifications.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

  • The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Other information
Hiring Preference Selection Process:

  • Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application.
  • Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

Hiring Preference Order:

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran.
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights.

Important:

  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant
  • The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain:
    • The military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and
    • The character of service
  • Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.
  • This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link: https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va

Salary
NGN 3,736,693/ USD 28,945.

Application Deadline 4th May, 2018.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested applicants for this position MUST submit their Applications with the required documentation listed below:
  • Universal Application for US Federal Employment (DS – 174)
  • Application Letter addressing the Qualifications and Evaluations for the position
  • Degree not with transcript
  • Certificate or License
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)

Submit Applications to: HRNigeria@state.gov

 

Note

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold an FSN Security clearance.
  • Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

Ongoing Recruitment at MTN Nigeria, April, 2018

MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

 

 

Job Title: Switch Operations Engineer
Location: 
Lagos

Job Description

  • To implement network integration and resolve faults on the core network Ensure value is created by resolving BTS Network fault promptly for network efficiency and escalate unresolved faults to HLS.
  • Track, monitor, and resolve faults using approved switch processes and procedures and the Ericsson Exchange Library.
  • Implement change requests/planned work, using switch procedures.
  • Monitor performance statistics and generate weekly reports.
  • Update switch records such as billing backup, weekly dumps and test load.
  • Act as interface to Customer Service and assist in resolving customers’ problems.
  • Implement integration of new BTS/TX sites and conduct acceptance tests
  • Implement integration of new network elements.
  • Re-group sites using up to date switch procedures and Ericsson Exchange Library.

Experience & Training

  • First degree in Electrical/Electronics (Telecommunications).
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in anarea of specialisation; with experience working with others.
  • Experience working in a medium organization.
  • Hands-on experience core networkoperations and maintenance in GSM environment Training: GSM Node Hardware Dimensioning AXE Hardware Maintenance AXE 810 GSM MSC/VLR Operations GSM BSC Operations GSM AXE Operation GSM Core Network Maintenance GSM System Survey GPRS BSS Operation.

Minimum qualification

  • BA, BEd, BEng, BSc, BTech or HND.

Job Condition

  • Normal MTNN working conditions.
  • May be required to work extended hours.
  • National travel and a valid driver’slicense.
  • On standby throughout the year.

 

 

Job Title: NSMC Engineer, Fixed Wireline
Location:
 Lagos

Job Description

  • Provide network surveillance, problem resolution, monitoring, controlling, escalating and dispatching of all network elements and ensure that MTN network faults (Fixed Network) are resolved to company requirements. Also improve network performance by providing real time and prompt resolution to all network faults on MTNN network.
  • Ensure value is created by improving network performance. Provide surveillance troubleshooting; controlling and resolving all network related faults i.e. Siemens Digital Switching Equipments (EWSD), Transmission Equipment’s (Siemens SURPASS hiT7070 and STM Channels). Implement integration of new EWSD network elements and E1 connections and conduct acceptance tests.
  • Analyse and report Traffic and Measurement. Implement change requests/planned work, using switch procedures. Monitor exchange performance statistics and generate weekly reports. Monitor and acknowledge all alarms from all network elements such as Core Transmission and Power Networks.
  • Conduct Real Time Performance Monitoring of all network elements and provide daily reports, indicating actions to be carried out to improve network quality. Perform NMC duties as instructed by NMC Fixed Exchange Coordinator, e.g., correlation of outages, adjustment of availability parameters, follow up and clearing of specific network faults.
  • Escalate all faulty devices or hardware detected after troubleshooting (which cannot be resolved remotely) to the field support engineers and contractor for replacement, in order to improve network performance.
  • Provide ideas and feedback on software tools, procedures and improvements to NMC functionality of Fixed Exchange Operations. Ensure proper monitoring and implementation of all network changes according to the organisation processes and procedures.
  • Resolve subscribers’ problems and faults on Switching and Fixed Lines problem from Call Centres, dispatching all unresolved faults to the Fixed Exchange Coordinator.
  • Provide regular update on MTNN performance and other network issues to the Management, Call Centre, Sales and Distribution, Marketing and other relevant departments in MTNN.
  • Act as interface and provide access reference number to MTN Contractors, Field Engineers, Operational Maintenance Center Engineers and other GSM/PTOs companies for planned work/change request and access to all MTN locations.

Experience & Training

  • First degree in Electrical Electronics /Computer Science/Engineering or a related field. UNIX certification beneficial
  • Minimumof 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience workingwith others
  • Experienceworking in a medium organization Hands-on experience in light current, telecommunications or a related field.
  • Experience in GSM switching environment preferably working on Siemens switches. is desirable
  • Knowledgeand configuration of Siemens Digital Switching Equipments (EWSD), Transmission equipments (Siemens SURPASS hiT7070 andSTM Channels
  • Knowledgeof Various Network Management System (NMS) Knowledge of RAD DSU Modem and other ITU modems for E1 configurations Training: Best practices in OperationalMaintenance Center, Network ManagementCenter, Network Operation Center

Minimum Qualification

  • BA, BEd, BEng, BSc, BTech or HND

 

 

Job Title: Engineer, Security Planning
Location
: Lagos

Job Description

  • Responsible for Information security systems design and implementation of secure infrastructure that support the business processes within MTN Nigeria.
  • Support the design and implementation of Information security systems and evaluating corporate security plans.
  • Review of all project development architecture plans to ensure compliance with security policy.
  • Based on the nature of security threats perceived, assesses and establishes mitigating steps to ensure appropriate treatment and escalate as appropriate.
  • Co-ordination of security systems disciplines in the face of active threats.
  • Create and enforce policies and procedures associated with the effective and efficient administration of Information Security.
  • Perform Business Impact Analysis in terms of loss of Confidentiality, Availability and Integrity of information.
  • Propose advice and implement security and communications solutions within MTN Nigeria.
  • Collaborates and acts as a security architecture liaison with other IT areas and to design and/or recommend new security solutions as needs arise.
  • Co-ordinate with related Design & Development team for solutions implemented.
  • Perform Problem, Change, and Release & Configuration Management as it pertains to Information Security.
  • Perform day to day activities like periodic reconciliations, task management etc.
  • Translate ISO 27001 controls related to Information security into implementation, alerts and compliance reporting.
  • Specify,assist and delegate information security system integration concepts into SDLC process.
  • Log, track, and monitor security issues / incidents to ensure resolution in a timely manner with the least impact on operations
  • Collaborate with other departments to provide support, ensuring the full integration and smooth functioning of the information security infrastructure within MTN Nigeria

Job Condition

  • Normal MTN N working conditions.
  • May be required to work extra hours

Requirements, Experience & Training

  • First degree in Computer Science, Information Technology/Systems or related discipline
  • Possession of a professional IT certification (CISSP, CISA, CISM, TOGAF/SABSA) is desirable.
  • 3 years experience in an area of Information Security specialisation
  • Experience working in a medium organization
  • Experience in the following – Identity Management technology, Vulnerability Assessment and treatment, Systems Auditing, Policy, Database, Operating system and application Security, Firewall Design and Implementation, Security Architecture and Models, Telecommunications, Network, wireless & Internet Security.
  • Experience in security compliance & Threat Management
  • Proven experience in the full software project lifecycle – project vision through project implementation – for both small and large enterprise projects
  • Proven experience in penetration testing
  • Proven experience in Security Architecture Governance and standards Good working knowledge on Security Design & Architecture.
  • In depth practical knowledge of Architecture & planning principles and concepts
  • Experience in identifying security requirements, developing architectures, and deploying enterprise Security architecture, ensuring that the implementation adheres to standards and best-practices.

Training:

  • Systems Auditing, Policy, Information Systems Security Risk assessment Security Architecture and Models Telecommunications, Network, & Internet Security Business Continuity Planning

Minimum qualification:

  • B.Ed, B.Eng, B.Sc, B.Tech or HND

 

 


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline 27th April, 2018.

Recruitment at Saroafrica International Limited, April 2018

Saroafrica International is a company with linked interest in FMCG and Agric Value Chain spanning Downstream to Upstream. The Supply chain activities is a contiguous circle from Inbound, Outbound to Export. Following her businesses restructuring and repositioning, the company is further expanding her activities across all the Commercial Cities and major Agro ecology zones of Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: IT Manager
Location:
 Lagos

Job Description

  • The IT manager will drive, manage and provide leadership for the IT strategy and functions.

Primary Responsibilities
Software and Hardware Management:

  • Design, Deploy and Support Network Architecture for the group
  • Manage all the Software and Hardware of the Company and ensure that optimum resource allocation and utilisation exist at all times
  • Provide and ensure adequate and up to date inventory exist for all the Company’s IT Infrastructure across all units
  • Advise and Recommend on all IT related Procurements and Investments and ensure that set or targeted values are obtained for all investments

Information Technology and Data Management:

  • Be responsible for the management of all information and communication systems across the Company which includes but not limited voice, data, imaging, and Office automation , Emails,
  • Provide and support the required information medium/Platform that will satisfy the needs of the businesses and business drivers within the different units in the Company in line with the Company’s Short, Medium and Long Term Plans.
  • Administration and Support of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016
  • Administration and Support of O365 Platform and Sharepoint Online
  • Recommend and Deploy CRM solution.

IT Policy and Standards:

  • Define and ensure that the IT policy for the Company is consistent with the goals of the organisation
  • Define, Review and modify the current IT standards for adequacy and effectiveness and suggest new IT standards to be followed for the company on a timely basis.

Leadership:

  • Provide direct leadership for teams members of the IT team as well as ensure proper appraisals and training are done for them
  • Develop, implement and evaluate user training programmes and design and execute training for the users of IT infrastructure with the company.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a second Class upper in Computer Sciences from a reputable university

Relevant Experience:

  • Must have minimum of five (5) years cognate experience. An MBA or equivalent postgraduate management degree will be an advantage
  • Age: 30- 35

Special Skills/Key Behavioural Competencies:

  • Must have excellent analytical abilities,
  • Sound technical knowledge
  • Strong IT skills.
  • A high level of professional and personal integrity is required.
  • Innovative
  • Hardworking
  • Self-starter

 

 

Job Title: Market Sales Representative (MSR)
Location:
 Lagos

Job Description

  • He/She ensures wholesales, & retail customers in assigned open markets are served; and SLC products breadth are available & visible at the retail / wholesaler’s outlets in assigned open markets always.

Primary Responsibilities

  • 100% Implementation of designed route plan
  • Develop & maintain customer list that capture Name, Contact Person, Address, and Phone Numbers of customers in assigned markets.
  • Optimally Manage Key trade partner inventory and ensures SLC share of their business increases.
  • Provide daily and weekly insight on Competition activities and their impact
  • Ensure Effective depletion through SKU redistribution at the retail level
  • Coverage of assigned universe, new customer recruitment, management, retention and growth
  • Must be accountable of all the stocks in his/her custody
  • Report issues relating to / satisfaction of customers, & consumers in assigned markets.
  • Assist in the development (information generation) and implementation of marketing plans regarding his / her assigned territory.
  • Merchandize & execute trade marketing initiatives leading to the desired visibilities/ depletion for company brands in the retail outlets channels.

Special Skills & Key Behavioral Competencies

  • Smart
  • Numeric
  • Self-Starter
  • Computer literate
  • Confident
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Must be resident in City of interest (Lagos)
  • OND (Any Discipline) Fluent in English, and Computer Literate, with at least 2 years’ experience.
  • Age – 20-30 years

 

 

Job Title: Van Sales Representative (VSR)
Location
: Lagos

Job Description

  • He ensures wholesales & retail customers in assigned open markets are served and SLC products are available & visible at the retail / wholesalers outlets in assigned open markets at all times.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Prepares route plan & adhere to it strictly.
  • Develop & maintain customer list that capture Name, Contact Person, Address, and Phone Numbers of customers in assigned markets.
  • Sell company products to current & potential wholesale / retail outlets & customers.
  • Must be accountable of all the stocks in his/her custody
  • Report issues relating to / satisfaction of customers, & consumers in assigned markets.
  • Assist in the development (information generation) and implementation of marketing plans regarding his / her assigned territory.
  • Merchandize & execute products display initiatives leading to the desired visibilities for company brands in the retail outlets trade channels.
  • Must be able to drive and have a valid driving license

Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess an OND or HND (Any Discipline) qualification
  • Applicant must be fluent in English language of Residence and Computer Literacy, with 0 – 2 years’ experience.
  • Age – 20-30 years old

Special Skills & Key Behavioral Competencies:

  • Smart
  • Numeric
  • Dutiful
  • Computer literate
  • Confident
  • Outgoing
  • Driven
  • Must be resident in City of interest (Lagos)
  • Must be able to drive, and have a valid driver’s License.

 

 

Job Title: Account Officer
Location:
 Lagos

Job Description

  • Daily posting of invoice and collection
  • Daily reconciliation of stock, bank, customer and cash
  • Monthly reconciliation of stock, bank, customer, and cash.
  • Be prepared to travel at the shortest notice
  • Monthly Audit and stock count.
  • Any other accounting activity that may be assigned by head of account.

Courses/Qualification

  • OND, HND or B.Sc in Account/Finance, Fluent in English and Computer Literate, with at least 2 years’ experience.
  • Age – 20-30 years.

Special Skills & Key Behavioral Competencies:

  • Smart
  • Numeric
  • Dutiful
  • Computer literate
  • Confident
  • Outgoing
  • Driven
  • Must be resident in City of interest (Lagos).

 

 

Job Title: Store Keeper
Location:
 Lagos

Job Description

  • Responsible for the safe-keep of all stock in the warehouses
  • Receive all stock arriving from Central Warehouse, other DPs with proper documentations (Waybills, GRNs)
  • Issues out stock with waybills duly-signed by the approving authority
  • Ensure Good Stock Handling Procedure is maintained at all times by loaders and other hired hands
  • Ensure FIFO rule is observed in all warehouses at all times
  • Ensure no unauthorized person(s) is allowed access into our warehouses
  • Handles all Damaged Stock in strict adherence to Guidelines
  • Write and send all required Stock Report on time- Daily Stock Report, etc.
  • Ensure proper maintenance and management of the warehouse is carried out in accordance to guidelines

Special Skills & Key Behavioral Competencies

  • Smart
  • Numeric
  • Dutiful
  • Computer literate
  • Confident
  • Outgoing
  • Driven
  • Must be resident in City of interest (Lagos)
  • OND, HND or B.Sc in Account/Finance, Fluent in English and Computer Literate, with at least 2 years’ experience.
  • Age – 20-30 years

 

 

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline 23rd April, 2018.

Job For Affiliate Marketing Manager at Jumia Nigeria

Jumia is Africa’s leading internet group, with already over 3,000 employees in more than 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs and Jumia Services. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom, Rocket Internet, Axa, Orange, Goldman Sachs & CdC.

We are currently looking for talented people with a passion for emerging markets and Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey in the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Affiliate Marketing Manager
Location
: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Responsibilities

  • You will actively onboard and cultivate partnerships with new affiliate programs to drive profitable growth and revenue across multiple brands.

In particular you will:

  • Negotiate commission structures with top sites and partners to ensure maximum profitability.
  • Work with the marketing department to create campaigns to attract potential affiliates.
  • Proficient in number crunching in Excel and experience with analytics tool such as Google Analytics, Omniture & Insights Discover.
  • Send a weekly promotional newsletter to affiliates telling them about the top campaigns, categories and products to promote.
  • Localize any central material to fit the local market, for example video tutorials or sales pitch material.
  • Occasionally support on central affiliate marketing projects.
  • Own relationship and support to top local partners, ensuring their education, and satisfaction to maximize their performance on the program.
  • Follow up on affiliate campaigns to ensure they are kept within budget and maximum ROI is achieved.
  • Analyse local channel performance and send weekly performance reports.
  • Maximize networking and community building opportunities and by regularly setting up events bringing affiliates together.

Professional Skills & Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience in the Affiliate Management space – negotiating, implementing and optimizing affiliate marketing campaigns
  • Experience starting new affiliate program marketing efforts from scratch
  • Ability to utilize technical language involved in affiliate implementation
  • Strong understanding of customer acquisition through digital marketing.
  • Able to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with strong attention to detail, driving projects to completion under deadlines
  • Understanding of affiliate’s motivations, drives, and desires while still focusing on the company’s goals
  • Proficient in number crunching in Excel and experience with analytics tool such as Google Analytics, Omniture & Insights Discover.

We Offer

  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders.
  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team

 

 


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Regional Compliance Officer Job at MoneyGram

MoneyGram is a financial connection for friends and family. Each employee plays a part in helping the world transfer nearly $600 billion each year for everything from life’s essentials, to emergency needs and even savings. Our multicultural company operates in more than 200 countries and territories throughout the globe and provides challenging and rewarding opportunities for all employees.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Regional Compliance Officer (Anglophone Africa)
Job ID: 18010337
Location: Lagos
Schedule: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Regional Compliance Officer is responsible for working directly with MoneyGram agents within assigned territory.
  • The incumbent is a primary compliance resource with responsibilities of: measuring Agents’ Compliance and Anti-Fraud programs; driving training and awareness initiatives; and providing guidance and support to Agents.
  • The incumbent will also be responsible for driving Agents to implement or enhance compliance and anti-fraud policies and procedures and assist in the development of Compliance and Anti-Fraud programs, as required.
  • The Regional Compliance Officer will partner and liaison with business unit representatives to ensure that Agent policies and controls are practical, efficient and workable; captures MoneyGram policies and expectations, as well as regulatory requirements.
  • The incumbent will be tasked with proposing corrective action measures to mitigate any risks identified throughout the execution of tasks.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provides guidance and support to the Regional business through participation in new product/service or channel projects.
  • Provides support for Agent due diligence activities.
  • Provides guidance, policy interpretation and support to Agents within the region.
  • Actively participates in management discussions on risk and participates in governance and risk committee meetings as appropriate.
  • Provides content messaging for new policies as rolled out.
  • Ensures training materials are in-line with policy expectations.
  • Provides Agent and employee training.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Executes on established MoneyGram Compliance and Anti-Fraud programs, principles, standards, policy, and oversight expectations within assigned territory.
  • Implements policies and procedures designed to mitigate exposure and enhance compliance activities.
  • Ensures program is maintained and relevant.
  • Consults with internal and external experts to identify risks, best practice and expectations.
  • Analyzes internal and external information to gain additional intelligence regarding emerging risk.
  • Communicates policy goals for area of expertise, ensuring application across the enterprise.
  • Facilitates policy, risk and control discussions with Stakeholders.
  • Ensures policy objectives are met.

Qualifications
Any combination of relevant education and experience and/or related professional designations/certifications in this field is highly desirable.

Education:

  • Minimum Required: Post-secondary degree or equivalent combination of educational and work experience

Experience:

  • 3-5 years’ work experience within the financial services industry.

Essential Skills:

  • Working knowledge of Bank Secrecy Act and AML Regulations, USA Patriot Act, Office of Foreign Assets Control (strongly preferred outside of US; required US).
  • Ability to operate multi-nationally with internal business partners and Agents.
  • Ability to work in a self-directed and remote environment.
  • Experience communicating with regulators and law enforcement agencies.
  • Experience in public speaking and making clear and persuasive business presentations.
  • Excellent demonstrated organizational skills, including time management, record keeping, self-scheduling, and follow-up.
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to act independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities in a dynamic environment.
  • Additional language skills (as appropriate to the region).
  • Demonstrated understanding of the MoneyGram’s business practices, organizational structure and general policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to draft clear and professional correspondence and other documents of a legal, compliance and business nature.
  • Excellent analysis and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to resolve customer complaints.
  • Demonstrated ability to appropriately work with confidential information.
  • Ability to facilitate the collection of information through interviews, meetings etc.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should:
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