Latest Job Vacancies at Amnesty International

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

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

 

 


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

Job Summary

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

Working Relationships:

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

Main Responsibilities

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

Requirements, Skills, Attributes and Experience

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

Equality Statement

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

Conflict of Interest

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

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click Here to Apply

 

 

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

Job Summary

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

Job Purpose

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

Working Relationships:

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

Main Responsibilities
Management and Communications:

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

Research and advocacy management and strategic oversight:

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

Quality Assurance and Reporting:

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

Finance and risk management:

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

Requirements, Skills, Attributes and Experience

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

Equality Statement

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

Conflict of Interest

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

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click Here to Apply

 

 

Application Deadline 24th May, 2018.

Recent Job Vacancies at Rosetti Pivot Limited

Rosetti Pivot Limited, is an EPC Company that is fully committed to developing the Nigerian Human Capital and existing facilities in accordance with the Nigerian Content Act; and who offer world class services through local design, fabrication, manufacturing and supplying of platforms and systems for the Oil and Gas industry.

We are in search of qualified and multi-talented professionals to fill up the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Managing Director
Location
: Nigeria

Responsibilities

  • Take decisions, organize work and effectively coordinate all structural departments and production units, taking into account social and market priorities and increase the quality and profits of the Company;
  • Approve organizational and administrative documents, regulate Company operating procedure (orders, job descriptions of line managers), including duties, rights and responsibilities of employees;
  • Take measures to provide for Company’s qualified staff, efficiently use and develop their professional knowledge according to the policy adopted by the BoD;
  • Ensure appropriate and timely information is provided to the BoD and/or the General Meeting through the issuing of periodical reports on programs, plans, reports on performance of such programs and plans, including an annual report and accounting information relevant to the accomplishment of the financial plan/s.

Requirements, Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant Engineering and Master’s Degree in Engineering or Business Administration
  • 15 + years’ experience Oil and Gas companies; 10+ years of in large EPC projects experience as Project Director with a track record of evaluating and executing complex organization structures;
  • Strong experience in managing a large workforce with diverse background, maintain relationship with various stakeholders, including third party contractors, JV partners and government agencies; Experience in contracts, credit documentation, and negotiations;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

 

 

Job Title: Expat Human Resources Manager
Location
: Nigeria
Hierarchically reporting to: Human Resources & Administration Manager

Specific Responsibilities

  • Support HR & Administration Manager in HR activities with specific reference to expatriates; Ensure the pursuit of policies and guidelines for the management of the Expatriate Human Resources and their application to increase the skills, the efficiency and flexibility of the organization in accordance with the company and Shareholders strategy, granting the management a safe expatriate mobilization,
  • Define professional development plan and monitor the training process, identifying the needs of the different services, planning training programs to be developed and verifying effectiveness;
  • Ensure the correct management of all activities necessary to the organisation of business travels, of business visits and of the establishment of expatriates people in the country; ensure the security of expatriates personnel setting up specific procedures for the different operational fields; Support expatriates employees by providing general assistance for the management of work permits, work visa and business visa; and determine housing and lifestyle assimilation needs for each expatriates;
  • Coordinate and collaborate with Shareholder Foreign Organisation Manager and Shareholder foreign HR Manager for the management of expatriates;
  • Ensure correct information flow to other Company’s department and to Shareholders, about immigration permits.

Requirements, Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline;
  • Postgraduate qualification in Human Resources;
  • 10+ years’ experience in HR Management and with at least 5 years as HR Manager in multicultural and international environments;
  • Good knowledge in economic and financial matters, contract sector, industrial relations and labour discipline;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

 

 

Job Title: Supply Chain Manager
Location
: Nigeria
Hierarchically reporting to: Managing Director

Responsibilities

  • Ensure the coordination of all activities of purchasing, subcontracting, expediting, transports and customs clearance for all project
  • Ensure the process for the identification and the qualification of Suppliers and subcontractors; ensure the monitoring of the manufacturing progress of critical path equipment and material, applying the necessary pressure on vendors to maintain delivery promises;
  • Organize the preparation and updating of the “procurement status report”, providing the Cost Control Department with all information relevant to the procurement costs.

Requirements, Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or relevant field of studies in Supply Chain and Procurement;
  • Preferably a Master Degree in Engineering or relevant field of studies in Supply Chain and Procurement or MBA with Supply Chain option; Member of Professional body with excellent influential skills;
  • 7+ years of experience in procurement management within the oil and gas industry;
  • Strong analytical skills and cost control management experience in procurement, logistics, operations, production, materials supply and inventory;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

 

 

Job Title: Engineering Manager
Location
: Nigeria
Hierarchically reporting to: Engineering & Operation Manager

Responsibilities

  • Oversee, coordinate and monitor the activities of the Engineering Department; Monitor compliance with design, engineering and technological discipline; Provide the necessary level of technical preparation and its constant growth, Improving efficiency and productivity, reducing costs and rational use of technical resources;
  • Grant continuous improvement training for engineering and technical personnel;
  • Technically support field Engineer in the technical analysis of project design and in the technical problem solving in each discipline, emerging under construction, mechanical completion, pre-commissioning and commissioning;
  • Support CM and BD, during tender phase, for the technical analysis;
  • Work with the EAOM to define the allocation of technical resources to projects and define the “make or buy” strategy in terms of workloads and project peculiarities.
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Requirements, Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant Engineering discipline and Master’s degree in Engineering;
  • 12+ years’ experience in Oil and Gas Companies; 8+ years’ experience in Project Engineering Management for large EPC projects; Strong experience in managing a large workforce with diverse background, maintain relationship with serious stakeholders, including third party contractors and Jv partners;
  • Knowledge & the major engineering and design software;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

 

 

Job Title: Construction Manager
Location
: Nigeria
Hierarchically (functionally) reporting to: Engineering & Operation Manager
Hierarchically (operationally) reporting to: Project Manager

Responsibilities

  • Direct, coordinate and control all construction activities related to the project; according to corporate standards and contractual conditions as far as Quality and HSSE are concerned and to ensure that scheduled targets relevant to delivery terms and costs are met.
  • Co-operate with the PM, the Corporate EM and Field Engineers (it deemed necessary), to study and to define the methods and sequences related to construction, fabrication and erection activities;
  • Ensure that the pre-fabrication activities are duly managed, according to the job order objectives in terms of Time, Cost, Quality and HSSE procedures and requirements;
  • Co-ordinate the activities carried out by YES (Yard Equipment Supervisors) as to the control of subcontractors activities; Together with PM, check the reports issued by subcontractors about works progress reports; so as to get the Client’s acceptance of the mechanical completion;

Requirements, Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant Engineering discipline;
  • Minimum 10+years of work experience and 7+ years & relevant experience in similar position;
  • Experience in Project Planning and Subcontractor Management;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English;
  • Good skills in Microsoft Office Suite.

 

 

Job Title: Project Manager
Location
: Nigeria
Hierarchically (functionally and operationally) reporting to: Engineering & Operation Manager

Responsibilities

  • Ensure the attainment of the objectives of the project assigned, in terms of quality, time, margins, invoicing and payments, by controlling the start-up, planning, execution strategy, control and closing activities of the project, in compliance with HSSE requirements and Corporate objectives;
  • Serve as guarantor during the closing of the project, of the completion of all the contract requirement and possible pending issues, in addition to the relevant documents and Close-out report; ensure a suitable evaluation of the contact risks and get feedback on the satisfaction level or the client and stakeholders involved;
  • Ensure the implementation of the Project Quality Plan, in collaboration with the PQM; draw up the Contract Master Schedule, and serve as guarantor of its updating; and overseeing the drawing up of the Procurement Plan and its updating; and participate in any activity regarding the planning of Intervention of subcontractors and verifying the drafts of the Subcontracting Plan.
  • Ensure an accurate management of possible active and passive Change orders, Extra works and Claims;
  • Express indications of demand with respect to the Project Team and promote training and Information to employees.

Requirements, Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant Engineering discipline and Master’s degree in Engineering;
  • Minimum 12+ years of experience and 8+ years’ experience in Oil and Gas Companies and Project Management;
  • Member of relevant professional body;
  • Experience in business planning; cost control; customer management; contract management; and complex projects’ management
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

 

 

Job Title: Project Control Manager
Location
: Nigeria
Hierarchically reporting to: Project Manager

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the PM in the analysis of the budget for the preparation of the budget statement, the program works and the cash flow for the project;
  • Analyse the works program with the Project Planner, together with the Cost Controller, analyse the economic and financial aspects and analyse together with the Contract Administrator the contract aspects so as to propose corrective actions to the PM;
  • Ensure monthly reporting, project tracking;
  • Support the PM in particular in;
  • Analysing the contract together with the Contract Administrator;
  • Analysing or reporting project control and identifying any corrective or preventive actions aimed at achieving the objectives;
  • Preparing contractual documentation and adequately reporting to the client;
  • Formalizing and assessing the impacts of Extra Works required by the customer in terms of costs, time and resources with the project together with the Contract Administrator.

Requirements, Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferably in Engineering or Economics;
  • Minimum 10+ years’ experience and 3+ years of relevant experience in the specific role;
  • Good skills in Microsoft Office Suite. The knowledge of Primavera PG and ERP Advanced Tools would be an added advantage;
  • Fluency in written and spokes English.

 

 

Job Title: Commissioning Manager
Location
: Nigeria
Hierarchically reporting to: Project Manager

Responsibilities

  • Take part in the definition of the Project strategy, by becoming the reference point in respect to all the aspects related to Pre-commissioning and Commissioning activities; and also for the Client with respect to product performance aspects and technical aspects related to the same;
  • Define the plan and sequences of commissioning activities, by identifying internal and/or external resources (contracting companies and Vendors’ personnel) and/or assets necessary for the execution of activities in compliance with contractual requirements and with the project plan;
  • Take part is engineering, either developed internally or supplied by Client, from the very first steps, by liaising with the EM and the Field Engineers as to explanations, changes and/or optimizations aimed at the definition of increasingly correct commissioning sequences.
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Requirements, Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant Engineering discipline;
  • Minimum 12 years of experience and 7+ years of relevant experience in similar position;
  • Good Knowledge of main logic and use of the standard Commissioning IT Tools;
  • Good skills in Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

 

 

Job Title: Construction Superintendent
Location
: Nigeria
Hierarchically (functionally and operationally) reporting to: Construction Manager

Responsibilities

  • Manage assembly and mechanical completion In compliance with the project requirements in terms of timing, costs and quality, making sure that all activities are performed in accordance with the company’. HSSE instructions and current health, safety, security and environment regulations.
  • Monitor prompt execution of activities; acting as primary contact person and managing communication channels with the CM;
  • Interface with the Logistics Manager, monitoring distribution of materials,
  • Supervise and ensure compliance with product quality requirements during project implementation.

Requirements, Experience & Qualifications

  • Graduate of relevant Engineering discipline;
  • Minimum 10+years of experience and 7+ years of relevant experience in similar position;
  • Good leadership and interpersonal skills;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

 

 

Job Title: Quality Assurance and Quality Control Manager
Location
: Nigeria
Hierarchically reporting to: Managing Director

Specific Responsibilities

  • Oversee compliance, implementation and development of Qualify Policies and Quality System; carry out systematic project internal audits; preserving and enhancing the global competitiveness and Image of the Company.
  • Ensure that the Quality system is maintained and updated according to the Mission, organizational structure, strategies and relevant standards, keeping up to date the Company Quality Manual;
  • Supervise the set-up of a project quality system ensuring the issue of the relevant Project Quality Plans, Inspection Text Plans and procedures/specification relating to quality and special processes in collaboration with other specialists;

Requirements, Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant Engineering discipline;
  • 8+ years of experience in similar role in Oil & Gee sector, particularly in construction and refurbishment;
  • Knowledge and training in the ISO 9001 Series standards and in other equivalent internationally recognized quality management standards plus experience as Internal lead auditor (for Instance as per ISO 19011);
  • Knowledge and experience with main standards applicable to Oil & Gas projects (e.g. EEMUA, API, ISO EN, ASME, AWS, Clients standards, etc.);
  • Expert knowledge of Project Management and Change Management;
  • Experience in problem solving and root cause analysis to manage NCR, TQ’s, CR, DRs and lessons learnt;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

 

 

Job Title: Project Quality Manager
Location
: Nigeria
Hierarchically (functionally) reporting to: QA/QC Manager
Hierarchically (operationally) reporting to; Project Manager

Specific Responsibilities

  • Define, plan and implement the Project Quality Management System; with the supervision of the QA/QC Manager;
  • Supervise and coordinate all project QA/QC activities e.g. the-Inspection and Testing activities etc; monitor the schedule of activities and the budget communicated;
  • Work as interface with external Quality Inspectors (Client, Third Parties and Certification Institutions) for all inspection and quality control activities regarding the Project;
  • Plan and carry out project quality audits, support nonconformities, resolutions and whenever necessary, issue the necessary improvement and corrective actions;
  • Work as interface with the Procurement Department to verify and approve the documents issued by the Vendor, the materials certificates and vendor dossiers, that shall be included in the Final Dossier;
  • Ensure that the project QA/QC personnel are trained and qualified to perform their activities.

Requirements, Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant Engineering discipline;
  • 10+ years of experience and 3+ years of experience in similar role in Oil & Gas sector, particularly in EPC project’s environment; especially as related to structural & piping disciplines (requirements for material, welding, NDE); installation, testing, mechanical completion and commissioning of Electrical, Instrumentation, Mechanical equipment and systems; and coating and anti-corrosion discipline;
  • Knowledge and training in the ISO 9001 Series standards and in other equivalent internationally recognized quality management standards; as well as experience as Internal Lead Auditor;
  • Knowledge and experience with main standards applicable to Oil & Gas projects (e.g. API, ISO EN, ASME, AWS, Clients standards, etc.);
  • Experience in dealing with Third Party to obtain certification/declaration of conformity according to project requirements;
  • Experience in defining Project Final Dossier structure and managing their compilation up to final review with clients;
  • Good skills in Microsoft Office Suite;

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and Credentials to: recruitment@rosettipivot.com Clearly stating the “Job Title” as the Subject of the mail.

 

Application Deadline 24th April, 2018.

 

Note: All applications will be treated in confidence. Only eligible candidates 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:
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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.

Current Job Openings at Nigerian NewsDirect Newspaper

Nigerian NewsDirect a National Daily newspaper with over 7 years on news stands nationwide is in need of aggressive journalists to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Special Project/ Adverts Manager
Location
: Lagos

Requirements

  • Candidate should have 10 years experience in print media and be able to publish 2 supplement monthly with minimum of 10 full page advert

 

 

Job Title: Special Project/ Adverts Assistant Manager
Location
: Lagos

Requirements

  • Candidate should have 6years Experience in Print Media and must publish One supplement monthly with minimum of 5 full pages of advert.

 

 

Job Title: Correspondent
Location
: Lagos

Requirements

  • Candidates could be Correspondents in Maritime, Aviation, Tourism, Entertainment, Education, Politics and Infotec.
  • Candidate should have 5 years Experience in Print Media
  • He/ She must be able to generate adverts and conduct exclusive media interview of CEO’s.

 

 

Job Title: Business and Political Correspondent
Location
: Abuja

Requirements

  • Candidate should have 5 years Experience

 

 

Job Title: Sales Executive
Location
: Lagos

Requirements

  • Candidate should have not more than OND certificate with 2 year experience.

 

 

Job Title: Human Resources Manager/Admin Manager
Location
: Lagos

Requirements

  • Candidate should have 5 years Experience.

 

 


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: iwillnotfail2016@gmail.com and nrecruitment@gamil.com
Or
Submit hard copy to:
Nigerian NewsDirect,
34 Aromobi Street,
Blessing Estate,
Gasline Bus Stop, Ijoko Road,
Sango-Ota,
Ogun State.

 

Application Deadline 24th April, 2018.

 

Note: Applicants will undergo written test and oral interview.

Job For Engineering Manager at Kimberly-Clark

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people – nearly a quarter of the world’s population – trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With a 135-year history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and putting them in the right jobs so that they can do their best work. If original thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Engineering Manager
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Worker Type: Employee
Worker Sub-Type: Regular
Time Type: Full time

Job Description

  • Ensure assets are maintained in a “Safe to operate” condition at all times while promoting all aspects of safe working practices to meet all safety and housekeeping objectives of the plant.
  • Ensure that all relevant statutory and legal requirements are adhered to
  • Develop and execute a world class maintenance strategy for the mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, and Civils, within the plant maintenance teams.
  • Develop and implement best practice management, encompassing lean methodology in the areas of, Capex, preventive maintenance and project management excellence in the area of systems and processes.
  • Lead, plan and execute Mill efficiency and plant capacity and improvement modification projects.
  • Create an environment of continuous improvement through empowerment, education and training.
  • Develop a sense of belonging by creating a workplace that encourages high involvement and maximises the capabilities of team and individuals.
  • Focus on identifying potential leaders through KC Culture demonstration: 6 main behaviours in our culture: win consistently, continuously improve, build trust, build talent, make decisions, think customer. 4 values: caring, accountability, innovation, authentic.
  • Ensure compliance with the expenditure budget allocated.
  • Promote continuous engineering benchmarking and development of KPI’s while driving continuous improvement in terms of cost management.

Minimum Requirements

  • B.Sc Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or equivalent tertiary education.
  • 10 years previous engineering and leadership experience in FMCG environment.

 

 

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job For Global Quality and Food Safety Auditor at The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands.

At The Coca-Cola Company you can cultivate your career in a challenging and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is known and respected throughout the world.

We recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Global Quality and Food Safety Auditor
Job ID: R-10288
Location: Lagos
Job Types: Full time
Job Level: 01. Regular
Job Grade Range: 10

Position Overview

  • We are looking for an experienced Quality / Food Safety professional based in West/Central Africa (English and French language skills), with a proven track record in driving exceptional operational performance, risk mitigation and regulatory compliance within a large FMCG organization, seeking global exposure with one the World’s largest and most successful food and beverage Companies, leading to future technical career opportunities within the Coca-Cola system.
  • The Global Quality / Food Safety (GQFS) Auditor is a member of the Product Integrity organization responsible for assuring that all bottling operations manufacturing for, or on behalf of The Company are producing products of the highest quality, both safely and sustainably, and in accordance with Company standards, policies, practices and procedures.
  • Our team of high skilled and qualified professionals are responsible for the independent, objective verification of performance of all Coca-Cola system bottling operations, both internal and external (franchise partners/co-packers), manufacturing in 900+ locations across the 200+ countries in which we operate.
  • The Company’s Global Audit Organization is operating as a valued business partner in taking a proactive approach to enabling the Quality, Safety and Environmental performance of bottling operations Worldwide. The GQFS Auditor plays a key role in contributing to this strategic approach to audit, recognizing the incredible responsibility of not only protecting the value and reputation of one of the Worlds most recognized brands, but enhancing the performance and capability of our system and its people.
  • Target location for this position is West or Central Africa: Abidjan, Lagos, Nairobi, … and both English and French language skills are required.

The Global Audit Organization (GAO)

  • GAO is a truly global organization, responsible for the conducting of risk focused/business relevant compliance and systems based audits of The Company’s International bottling operations, manufacturing in over 900+ locations, across the more than 200 countries in which we do business.
  • Our mission in GAO is simple, yet incredibly challenging and professionally rewarding; to provide critical insights into the Quality, Safety, and Environmental sustainability performance of our Company’s Operations that leads to the protection and enhancement of our brands, trademarks, our people and our reputation. It is a responsibility we do not take lightly, in a Company that serves more than 1.9 billion servings of product around the world…..every day!!
  • For the Quality and/or Food Safety professional seeking to transition their career to one of the World’s largest and most successful food and beverage companies, GAO provides the most advantageous entry point into The Coca-Cola system. Roles within the GAO program are a 3-5 year journey, and are designed to:
    • Develop future Technical leaders through challenging audit assignments
    • Provide broad national and international exposure with hands on experience to various Company operations and processesCreate opportunities to quickly gain the most depth and breadth of experiences and knowledge of the business.
    • Drive focused capability building and development of business acumen in a supportive team-oriented environment.Enable the most exciting career journey you will ever take

The Opportunity

  • We are looking for the experienced Quality and/or Food Safety professional who has a proven track record in driving exceptional quality performance, continuous improvement and regulatory compliance within a large FMCG organization, seeking global exposure with one of the World’s largest and most successful food and beverage companies. For this position we target candidates based in West or Central Africa (Abidjan, Lagos, Nairobi, …) and both English and French language skills are required.
  • This role provides the ultimate opportunity to develop a truly global network, and lay the foundation for a dynamic Technical career with The Coca-Cola Company.  It is fast paced, requires an insatiable thirst for knowledge and learning, and the courage to step outside your comfort zone and explore the world.  It is truly not for the faint at heart……are you up for the challenge?!
  • The Global Quality Food Safety Auditor is a member of the Product Integrity organization responsible for assuring that all bottling operations manufacturing for, or on behalf of The Coca-Cola Company are producing products of the highest quality, both safely and sustainably, and in accordance with Company and regulatory standards, policies, practices and procedures.
  • Our team of highly skilled and qualified professionals are responsible for the independent, objective verification of performance of all Coca-Cola system bottling operations. This includes both internal (Company Owned) and external (franchise partners/co-packers) operations.
  • The Company’s Global Technical Audit Organization is operating as a valued business partner in taking a proactive approach to enabling the Quality, Safety and Environmental performance of bottling operations Worldwide. The Global QFS Auditor plays a key role in contributing to this strategic approach to audit, recognizing the incredible responsibility of not only protecting the value and reputation of one of the Worlds most recognized brands, but enhancing the performance and capability of our system and its people.

Essential Job Functions

  • Prepare and conduct independent, risk focused, compliance and systems based audits of TCCC’s worldwide bottling operations (both internal and external) for the purposes of verifying conformance to TCCC’s quality & food safety requirements.
  • Rigorously review TCCC’s key food safety & quality performance indicators for information that facilitates and enhances the assessment of business risk, leading to a more effective audit process.
  • Leverage investigative skills and techniques to quickly identify risk situations and areas of non-conformance
  • Prepare comprehensive, fact based, audit reports that are clear and concise, allowing operations to accurately address the root causes of non-conformances and the subsequent development of effective corrective actions plans.
  • Ensure all relevant information is captured accurately, and entered in a timely manner into the Company’s on-line reporting and data warehouse system.
  • Assess and provide feedback on the quality of corrective action plans  to ensure the effective completion and mitigation of all risks
  • Interact and communicate regularly with bottler and Company senior management in the reporting of business risks
  • Continuously seek insights and knowledge on industry trends and technology that will further improve the organizations value proposition and performance (for both food safety/quality, as well as from an audit perspective).
  • Utilize subject matter expertise to participate in the review, development and enhancement of Company standards, policies and procedures
  • Facilitate the development and reporting of organizational metrics that lead to enhanced audit organization / system performance

Specific Skills & Knowledge
Technical Knowledge:

  • Manufacturing: Knowledge of process operating conditions and requirements leading to the successful manufacture of quality products e.g. GMP, GxP, HACCP, SSAFE, GFSI, FSMA
  • Problem solving and continuous improvement: Demonstrated knowledge of key tools and techniques used to determine root cause of non-compliance and the subsequent mitigation of risk
  • Six / Lean sigma: Foundational knowledge of operational effectiveness / excellence principles that drive efficiency and improved business performance
  • Project Management: Knowledge of project management principles and the ability to apply these principles, tools and techniques to develop/plan, manage or execute projects or work plans to ensure successful completion (e.g. on time, within budget).
  • Microbiology: Practical knowledge of food and water microbiology used to make judgments about the safety of ingredients, beverages, manufacturing techniques, packaging and storage conditions.
  • Chemistry: Practical knowledge of food chemistry used in determining the performance of quality control programs in place in manufacturing operations

Process Skills & Knowledge:

  • Communication: Effective, oral, written and presentation based skills that lead to understanding, and buy-in.
  • Investigative Analysis / Attention to Detail: conduct in-depth assessments of a process, program or activity using various tools and techniques of data collection that leads to a conclusion on performance/risk.
  • Critical / System Thinking: the ability to think systemically and holistically in establishing connections and conclusions
  • Logic and Reasoning: think clearly and sensibly with both structure and purpose
  • Decision making: use facts and information to establish motive. Be aware of the impact of decisions on both short and long term needs of the business
  • Risk/change management : understand the impact of change and the need to be purposeful in both communication and actions
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity: recognizing the global nature of our business and the need to be sensitive to various cultural norms and practices
  • Working independently / self-starter:  entrepreneurial by nature, understanding the size of the opportunity and the ability to influence and shape ones future through proactive engagement and participation
  • Continuous learning: constantly seeking information and understanding, with the goal of establishing broader knowledge, insight and wisdom. Transitioning from the “what”, to the “why” and “how”
  • Objectivity: Ability to remain independent and objective. This includes adhering to the facts and standards and not being unduly influenced by operating management.

Experience:

  • 5-15 years in an operational quality or food safety role within a leading food or pharmaceutical manufacturing organization
  • Experience with implementation of quality assurance, quality control and management system programs and activities (e.g. HACCP, GFSI, ISO9000 / 22000, SPC, continuous improvement methodologies etc.)
  • Exposure to recognized quality or food safety legislation such as cGMP, Codex, JECFA FSMA etc.
  • Proven track record of driving quality performance as shown by key quality indicators such as defect rates, customer complaints etc.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills (written, oral and presentation)
  • Experience with comprehensive root cause analysis and problem-solving methodologies. Demonstrated examples of use of these tools in the solving of quality problems/risk.
  • Proven Project Management experience, with examples demonstrating budget, time and resource management performance
  • Familiarity with and exposure to lean 6 sigma tools and methodologies
  • Understanding of importance of technical governance in delivering a quality product
  • Demonstrated evidence of critical thinking, logic, patience, reasoning, empathy, continuous learning and development

Language Skills:

  • Must be fluent in English (written and verbal)
  • Must be proficient in the local language of the region/location the auditor will be primarily responsible for (mainly French Africa) : for this position French language skills are required (further to English).
  • Ideal candidates are proficient in additional languages beyond local language.

Education
Required:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering or related technical field

Desirable:

  • ISO 9000 Management system auditor certification.
  • HACCP certification.
  • Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) / Certified Quality Manager (CMQ/OE) or equivalent
  • Green Belt Six Sigma certification
  • Project Management certification (e.g. Kepner tregoe)
  • Root cause analysis / troubleshooting methodologies and tools

Travel:

  • Minimum 50 % domestic and International Travel. Potential extended periods of time away from home when participating in project related activities or assignments.

Job Requirements
Years of Experience:

  • 7-10 Years Experience

Leadership Behaviors:

  • Drive Innovation: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business(encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation).
  • Collaborate With System, Customers, And Other Stakeholders: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to approximately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler).
  • Act Like An Owner: Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders.
  • Inspire Others: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible.
  • Develop Self And Others: Develop self and support others’ development to achieve full potential.

Growth Behaviors:

  • Growth Mindset: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • Fast/Agile: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
  • Empowered: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.
  • SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
  • Externally Focused: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
  • Performance Driven And Accountable: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.

 

 

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

Job For Police and Peacekeeping Advisor at Ian, Evan & Alexander Corporation

Ian, Evan & Alexander Corporation (IEA) is a dynamic, rapidly growing, full-service, turnkey government solutions company. We are a premier provider of Intelligence, Public Diplomacy and Information Technology (IT) strategy, technical, and analytical support services to a diverse set of federal customers.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: 
Police and Peacekeeping Advisor
Job Tracking ID: 512454-613963
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
Starting Date: ASAPJob Description

  • Ian, Evan and Alexander Corporation (IEA) is in search of a Police and Peacekeeping Advisor to support the Department of State in Abuja, Nigeria.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain lines of communication with relevant partner country stakeholders in order to advance INL program objectives and U.S. Government stabilization objectives to include facilitating meetings and information flows between all parties responsible for the recruitment, generation, training, deployment and sustainment of TPUs. This will include facilitating coordination between the NPF, Nigerian military, and US military advisors, and other stakeholders as identified.
  • Identify roadblocks to implementation and offer ways to overcome roadblocks.
  • Identify technical areas in which INL training or other programmatic intervention could be beneficial to the overall goals of the TPU program.
  • Participate in senior level meetings and exercises in the participating partners and elsewhere as directed by INL to provide expert level police peacekeeping input (PPAs will always represent themselves as TPCs and NOT as employees of the US Government).
  • Maintain knowledge of contemporary, professional police operational and management principles, techniques, and issues, which are appropriate for international application.
  • Develop and maintain professional contacts with INL program managers (both domestic and overseas), foreign government officials, relevant donors (e.g. the UK), and community partners to strengthen TPU program implementation.
  • Liaise with community and civil society in the regions where TPUs will deploy and facilitate greater collaboration, understanding, and coordination between the NPF/TPUs and the receiving communities.
  • Work with the Government of Nigeria to establish a system to prevent, investigate, and act upon any allegations of human rights, including sexual exploitation and abuse.
  • Support the partner’s development of standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the TPU initiative, foster a proactive planning and training regime, and streamline the deployment management systems for greater efficiency and timeliness
  • Assist the NPF to develop and implement a strategy and operational doctrine for the proposed TPU.
  • Assist the NPF in developing logistical support systems for the resupply of fuel, food and other consumables, especially in remote areas.
  • Assist in the development of performance goals/benchmark indicators and evaluation metrics for each stage of the force-generation and deployment process.
  • Facilitate the NPF’s coordination with US military and Nigerian military personnel to ensure TPUs are deployed to regions in the northeast deemed advisable by the military.
  • Help ensure that the NPF develops its own capacity to train future TPUs through its Peacekeeping Training Office.
  • Engage with partner stakeholders to scope current and existing structures and processes for force generation and sustainment, including to the extent possible, budgetary commitment throughout the training cycle.
  • Work with the partner to document current and existing structures and processes for force generation (to include budgeting, planning, and management) and identify gaps and opportunities for enhancement.
  • Provide recommendations to INL and the GON on how to improve processes and procedures.
  • Advise senior police officials of the NPF, logistics and deployment managers, training managers, and trainers in pre-deployment planning, administration, and training implementation to build on existing capacity and current processes.
  • Facilitate the adoption of revised methods and process to support timely deployment procedures, where appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizen or Third Country National (TCN).
  • A minimum combined eighteen (18) years of demonstrated experience as a sworn civilian law enforcement officer in a law enforcement organization of at least 25 people, and/or in a UN peacekeeping mission, having held a supervisory role for at least 10 of the 18 years.
  • Demonstrated experience assessing and/or managing the organizational structure and operating modalities of a police agency, including making recommendations for improving how the organization functions, in areas such as human resources, recruitment, training, staffing, logistics, and resource deployment.
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written English grammar and communication skills; cultural sensitivity; political and organizational acumen; and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated experience building capacity in a foreign police organization in an advisory capacity.
  • Demonstrated initiative, well-developed problem-solving skills, flexibility, receptivity, and creativity in dealing with problems and conflicts.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in a relevant field
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with high-level officials (governmental and non- governmental).
  • Demonstrated significant knowledge of or experience in military operations and/or humanitarian operations.
  • Demonstrated experience developing or managing internal accountability systems related to military or police officer misconduct, or experience working in/with external accountability mechanisms
  • A Master’s Degree or higher from an accredited institution in criminal justice or a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in peacekeeping operations, either with the UN Department for Peacekeeping Operations or in a field-level peacekeeping mission or other foreign assistance programs.
  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of police peacekeeping doctrine, policy, issues, and training standards.
  • Three (03) years’ demonstrated experience working on international police development or reform.
  • Demonstrated background in strategic planning or change management.
  • Demonstrated background or experience in project or program management.
  • One (01) year demonstrated experience in developing country environments and demonstrated experience working with embassies overseas.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note: 
Ian, Evan & Alexander Corporation (IEA) is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Latest Job Vacancies at ActionAid Nigeria

ActionAid is an anti-poverty agency that prioritises works with the poor and excluded; promoting values and commitment in civil society, institutions and Governments with the aim of achieving structural changes in order to eradicate injustices and poverty in the world. ActionAid Nigeria is an affiliate of ActionAid International, an International Non-Governmental organisation registered in The Netherlands with its headquarters in Johannesburg South Africa. ActionAid International works in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and America.

AAN is inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill the following positions below:

 

 

Job Title: Project Officer, SCRAP-C
Location:
 Abuja
Reporting to: SCRAP-C Project Manager
Grade: 5

Job Purpose

  • The post-holder will provide dependable, high quality and appropriate programme administrative support to the Strengthening Citizens Resistance Against Prevalence of Corruption (SCRAP-C) Project team of AAN as well as program specific support to the various initiatives of ActionAid Nigeria.
  • The project which has funding support from the UK-Aid is a five-year anti-corruption project aimed at affecting citizens’ perception and attitude towards corruption with a view to effect social change.

Specific Responsibilities
Programme:

  • Assist in the development of, and be responsible for the implementation of SCRAP-C project
  • Develop systems and manage the process of timely programme delivery and other reporting, including following up of internal and external reports from partners and ensuring compliance with terms of reference and consultancies.
  • Support the delivery of SCRAP-C projects and act as a liaison person with programme and other relevant contacts in the field on administrative issues.
  • Develop and manage an effective system for the administration of meetings, workshops and other events organized by the project; while working with the Administrative Officer to improve the list of preferred suppliers, negotiating hotel discounts and maintaining cost consciousness.
  • Contribute to programme/event reporting.

Finance:

  • Facilitate the financial processes for consultancies and other programme’s events with the support of the Finance Department.
  • Produce budgets for events and assist in the development of the activity plans and budgets, working closely with the SCRAP-C Project Manager.
  • Support review of partners’ plans and budget.
  • Responsible for processing partners’ grants.

General:

  • Develop and oversee the implementation of an appropriate and user-friendly Records Management system and ensure files are up to date.
  • Administer programme and other internal meetings, and follow up with staff and other stakeholders on relevant issues and action points.

Internal Relationships:

  • AAN team.

External Relationships:

  • Partners & other stakeholders.

Person Specifications
Education/Qualifications:

  • First degree in Social sciences or Arts/humanities
  • Membership of relevant professional Institute

Experience:

  • At least three years post NYSC experience in programming and administration
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel, Word & Outlook (MS Office in general) & experience in handling cash
  • Experience working with international Development agencies
  • Office administration experience

Skill/Abilities:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English language
  • Highly numerate
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills
  • Ability to think Strategically
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Experience in coordinating training/meetings
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills.

Personal Abilities:

  • Creative and takes initiative.
  • Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times.
  • Team player
  • Self-motivated person able to work without close supervision
  • Effectively promote the AAN’s mission values, and objectives

 

 

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Consultant
Locations:
 Abuja, Lagos
Reporting to: Project Manager, EnCE-SIP

Job Purpose

  • The post holder will provide technical support and guidance in meeting the accountability and M&E requirements on the SIP project; as well as develop strategy, results framework, key milestones, monitoring and evaluation plan for the SIP project.
  • In addition, the M&E Consultant will develop a robust planning and M&E framework and systems for sustainability of the NSIP project, for recommendation to the NSIO.

In addition, the M&E Consultant will:

  • Support monitoring of the Third Party Monitors (TPMs) on the EnCE-SIP project across 36 states of the federation and the FCT to deliver on the core objectives of the project and ActionAid Nigeria using the Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA).
  • Focus on monitoring and coordinating the TPMs in states in the Southern parts of Nigeria, the Zonal Coordinators and Citizens’ Groups and Steering Committee on the EnCE-SIP project to ensure that monitoring of implementation of the three components of the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) is carried out in line with the monitoring framework for the project and the Memorandum of Understanding entered into with the National Social Investment Office (NSIO) in the Office of the Vice President of Nigeria.
  • Ensure that reports are properly collated in a timely manner and feedback is communicated to government in line with the feedback mechanism set out for the project.

Responsibilities

  • Work with other members of the SIP team to develop M&E framework for the EnCE-SIPproject across board, which should be in line with ActionAid global indicators.
  • Support and contribute to the development of innovative M&E systems, information management systems, and accountability and communication mechanisms on the NSIP project.
  • Support M&E operations throughout the life of the SIP project, meeting regularly with the focal TPMs in each of the three geopolitical zones and states in the southern part of Nigeria remotely to troubleshoot problems, identify solutions and flag best practice.
  • Support the TPMs in developing participatory reviews, evaluation and reporting tools for proper documentation and reporting against the project result framework.
  • Share and contribute to the development of innovative M&E initiatives within the work streams of ActionAid Nigeria.
  • Support strengthening capacities for improving documentation, monitoring and evaluation on the NSIP.
  • Monitor and support TPMs to ensure compliance to financial and accountability systems
  • Support effective communication mechanisms from TPMs to ActionAid Nigeria and to the NSIO
  • Liaise with relevant units in ActionAid Nigeria, including IT unit to ensure that relevant information on monitoring of the SIP is uploaded on the Management Information Systems.
  • Review TPMs’ reports and ensure compliance to required formats and reporting timelines
  • Work closely with relevant units to ensure implementation of planned activities
  • Ensure adequate and effective documentation of all reports on the project

Other Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the overall monitoring & evaluation and Impact Assessment and Shared Learning procedure and strategy development of AAN.
  • Assume any other responsibilities relevant to the position as assigned by the line manager.

Person Specifications
Education/Qualifications:

  • First degree in Social sciences or Arts/humanities is essential
  • Master’s degree in relevant field is essential

Experience:

  • At least five years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Data information systems as well as Excel, Word & Outlook (MS Office in general)
  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative monitoring and evaluation skills and familiarity with the range of approaches and methods currently being deployed in the development sector
  • Experience in the use of SPSS tool
  • Experience in community based work and use of various participatory M&E tools
  • Experience in working with international development organisations.

Skill/Abilities:

  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Ability to provide practical solutions within set deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain donor relationship and accountability in line with funding policies and standards.
  • Excellent skills to motivate and inspire a functional team will be essential
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills.
  • Highly numerate
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills
  • Excellent Skills in Programme Information Management
  • Experience in coordinating training/meetings

Personal Abilties:

  • Team player, a person of integrity
  • Creative and takes initiative.
  • Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times.
  • Self-motivated person able to work without close supervision
  • Effectively promote the AAN’s mission values, and objectives
  • Proven Leadership Qualities

 

 

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor
Location:
 Abuja
Reporting to: Project Manager SCRAP-C (AAN)
Grade: 6

Job Purpose

  • The post holder will provide technical support and guidance in meeting the Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) requirements of the Strengthening Citizens Resistance Against Prevalence of Corruption (SCRAP-C)project at all levels.
  • The M&E Advisor will also provide leadership, guidance and support to the Consortium Members and Implementing Partners on all M&E components of SCRAP-C.
  • S/he will develop strategy and expertise on the results framework, key milestones, and monitoring and evaluation plan for the project.
  • The M&E Advisor will also with support from the ActionAid Nigeria’sImpact Assessment and Shared Learning Manager ensure that the project team work in compliance with the project’s M&E frameworks and systems.
  • The project which has funding support from the UK-Aid is a five-year anti-corruption project aimed at affecting citizens’ perception and attitude towards corruption with a view to effect social change.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Work with the SCRAP-C project team to develop specific M&E framework for the SCRAP-C project.
  • Work with SCRAP-C team to ensure M&E plan meets the SCRAP-C logframe indicators.
  • Support and contribute to the development of innovative knowledge management systems and communication across the SCRAP-C and other projects related.
  • Supports M&E operations throughout the life of the SCRAP-C project.Meeting regularly with the SCRAP-C Project Manager, to troubleshoot problems, identify solutions and flag best practice.
  • Actively promote and support shared learning at organisational and inter-organisational levels.
  • Share and contribute to the development of innovative knowledge management and shared learning initiatives within the work streams of ActionAid Nigeria.
  • Implementation of programme and organisation learning activities of AAN.
  • Support Project Manager to produce reports in partnership with other members of the team.
  • Support strengthening capacities for improving documentation, monitoring and learning across SCRAP-C downstream partners at states level.

Others:

  • Actively take part in the overall monitoring, impact assessment and shared learning procedure and strategy development of AAN.
  • Assume any other responsibilities relevant to the position as assigned by the Project Manager SCRAP-C.

Person Specifications
Education/Qualifications:

  • First degree in Social sciences or Arts/humanities
  • Master’s degree in relevant field

Experience:

  • At least five years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Data information systems as well as Excel, Word & Outlook (MS Office in general)
  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative monitoring and evaluation skills and familiarity with the range of approaches and methods currently being deployed in the development sector
  • Experience in the use of SPSS tool
  • Experience in community based work and use of various participatory M&E tools
  • Experience in working with international development organisations.

Skill/Abilities:

  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Ability to provide practical solutions within set deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain donor relationship and accountability in line with funding policies and standards.
  • Excellent skills to motivate and inspire a functional team will be essential
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills.
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills
  • Highly numerate
  • Experience in facilitating training/meetings
  • Excellent Skills in Programme Information Management

Personal Abilties:

  • Team player, a person of integrity
  • Creative and takes initiative.
  • Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times.
  • Self-motivated person able to work without close supervision
  • Effectively promote the AAN’s mission values, and objectives
  • Proven Leadership Qualities

 

 

Job Title: Manager, Governance
Location:
 Abuja
Reporting to: Head of Programmes
Line Management: SMILE Project Manager, SCEEP Project Advisor, F4D, PATS-F (Promoting Accountability and Transparency in School Feeding) & Breaking barriers project
Grade: 8

Job Purpose

  • The post holder will be responsible for leading and motivating the Governance Team to plan and manage activities aimed at achieving the goals and objectives of its strategy focus.
  • He/she will report to the Head of Programmes and be a member of the Country Management Team; be responsible for providing oversight functions for the respective projects under this strategic focus.

Key Duties
Programme:

  • Provide input to strategic plans especially with regards to quantitative performance measures and indicators
  • To ensure collaboration between the staff of the Governance unit and other Programme staff
  • Coordinate federal government annual budget review by different units to inform advocacy on AAN strategic focus.
  • To ensure that plans are consistent with guidelines and procedures agreed with respective donors and in accordance with specific needs of ActionAid Nigeria.
  • Lead the unit to develop monthly and quarterly work plans in accordance with ongoing activities and plans for the year.
  • Monitor progress and ensure timely implementation of planned activities, especially those that feed into the work of other staff and partners.
  • To provide technical support to the impact assessment and shared learning team of AAN.
  • Responsible for overall policy and advocacy issues on governance
  • Link closely with other staff, partner organisations and networks, both national and international, in Governance for effective advocacy work at the state and national levels, especially in partner communities.
  • To support in recruitment, assessment and on the job training of governance issues as it affects gender, health, elections in partner offices and projects.
  • Promote the adoption of participatory approaches by partners and other actors
  • Strengthen AAN staff capacity in Human Rights Based Approach and Accountability Learning and Performance Systems (ALPS)
  • Lead the team in project steering committee meetings

Human Resource Management:

  • Participate in the recruitment and induction of all team members
  • Coordinate the objective setting and appraisals for team members according to organisational policies. Also, develop annual staff development plans with the Team, balancing staff personal development needs with organisational skills requirement.
  • Provide support and motivate staff to meet targets.
  • Ensure that staff are equipped with skills in participatory methodologies for use in our work in Governance and that partners are trained in the use of these methodologies for the work at the community level.
  • Make recommendations of policies, procedures and arrangements that adequately support and motivate staff and partners of the Governance team
  • Provide line management support to appropriate staff of the governance unit.

Financial Management:

  • Lead the Team to develop annual budgets in accordance with AA financial guidelines taking into consideration existing commitments of AAN.
  • Approve all advances, procurement plans and sign off on retirements of floats and funds taken.
  • Monitor the monthly management accounts and take up issues relating to Governance for action.
  • Ensure judicious use of resources raised by AAN for Governance’s activities, ensure  expenditure is within agreed plans and in accordance with AAN financial policies or project framework.

Collaboration with Partners:

  • Lead the participation of AAN in other Governance networks, alliances and campaigns in Nigeria.
  • Lead AAN’s engagement with other Governance units in the region
  • Lead the team to build the capacity of networks and alliances in Governance.
  • Collaborate with networks and AAN partners to conduct research on issues of common interest.
  • Collaborate and exchange information with networks and other organisations in areas of common interest.

Reporting and Accountability:

  • Ensure the provision of periodic reports and special reports on activities carried out (such as training reports) by the team.
  • Contribute to AAI annual plans and reports
  • Provide technical support in the development of strategic documents such as country and programme strategy papers, which chart out the way forward for policy and advocacy work in AAN.
  • Ensure timely, informative reports to donors in accordance with donor reporting requirements.

Representation:

  • Represent AAN and ensure the maintenance of optimum relations at all levels with Government agencies, Private Organisations, as well as Non-Governmental Organisation in the country.
  • Represent AAN in the civic participation working group of International Platform (IP2)

Others:

  • Provide support on proposal writing as well as identify new fundraising opportunities for the unit.
  • Actively take part in the overall policy, programme, procedure and strategy development of AAN in general.
  • Assume any other responsibilities relevant to the position as assigned by the Head of Programmes.

Internal Relationships:

  • Entire AAN staff

External Relationships:

  • Partners, Relevant Government Agencies, Donor Community, INGO
  • Community and other stakeholders.

Person Specifications
Education/Qualifications:

  • First degree in Social sciences or Arts/humanities is essential
  • Master’s degree in relevant field is essential
  • Membership of relevant professional Institute

Experience:

  • Eight (8) years minimum working experience is essential
  • At least four years’ experience in a similar position is essential
  • Management experience including in Governance & elections is essential
  • Strong programming experience is essential
  • Experience in national and state level policy making procedures and advocacy is essential
  • Experience in building networks and working with partner organisations is essential
  • Experience in proposal and report writing is essential
  • Experience in international development work

Skill/Abilities:

  • Ability to recognise and exploit new fundraising opportunities
  • Strong communication and report writing skills
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills.
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills
  • Ability to provide practical solutions within set deadlines
  • Negotiation skills
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills
  • Demonstrable IT skills
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Highly numerate

Personal Abilties:

  • A person of integrity
  • Creative and takes initiative.
  • Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times.
  • Self motivated person able to work without close supervision
  • Effectively promote AAN’s mission, values and objectives
  • Proven Leadership Qualities

 

 


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should kindly download and complete the  “Application Form” below and send together with their Curriculum Vitae in MSWord attachment to: Jobopenings.Nigeria@actionaid.org

Subject line of emails must state clearly, job title of position applied for and location e.g Manager,  Governance – Abuja.

 

Application Deadline  9th April, 2018.

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