Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Fresh Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen West African countries. Founded on 28 May 1975, with the signing of the Treaty of Lagos, its mission is to promote economic integration across the region. Considered one of the pillars of the African Economic Community, the organization was founded in order to achieve collective self-sufficiency for its member states by creating a single large trading bloc through an economic and trading union. It also serves as a peacekeeping force in the region. The organization operates officially in three co-equal languages French, English, and Portuguese.

We are currently recruiting for the vacant position below:

1.) Bilingual Secretary

Location: Banjul, The Gambia

Deadline: 9th March, 2018.

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2.) Conference Interpreter (English A/French B or C)

Location: Abuja

Deadline: 17th March, 2018.

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3.) Translator

Location: Abuja

Deadline: 17th March, 2018.

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Reactor Beverages Limited Fresh Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

Reactor Beverages Limited is a Nigerian company that manufactures natural healthy non-alcoholic functional beverages. We produce quality beverages using the finest natural ingredients to meet high quality standards. We are committed to excellence and quality service delivery to our customers and consumers.

We wish to build and sustain a reputation of excellence in manufacturing, distribution, marketing, and sales processes. We intend to be a reference point in the beverage industry in Nigeria, through innovative products.

We are recruiting to fill the following vacant positions below:

1.) Warehouse Manager

Location: Lagos

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2.) Quality Control Officer

Location: Lagos

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3.) Front Desk Manager

Location: Nationwide

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4.) Procurement Manager

Location: Lagos

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Application Closing Date
16th February, 2018.

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Head of Marketing – Expatriate at a Leading Indigenous Beverage Manufacturing and Distribution Company – Adexen Recruitment Agency

Adexen Recruitment Agency – Our client, a leading indigenous beverage manufacturing and distribution company in Nigeria, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Marketing – Expatriate

Job Reference: 1376
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Industry: FMCG
Function: Commercial & Communication

Job Description
The Head of Marketing:

  • Holds ultimate responsibility for the organisation’s marketing activities and oversees the development and delivery of a fully integrated marketing strategy for the business.
  • Formulate and co-ordinate the implementation of policy objectives needed to direct marketing, planning functions and advertise and promote the company’s products with available resources to achieve planned sales volumes, margins and market share.
  • Responsible for translating agreed marketing plans into relevant programmes and activities; planning, coordinating and evaluating brand activities, ensuring compliance to statutory code/regulatory requirement and providing support services to Field Sales Operations, to achieve company’s marketing goals.
  • Develop and implement portfolio strategy.
  • Development and implementation of brands strategy.
  • Developing the marketing strategy for new and existing products
  • Develop digital strategy; social media, online & e-commerce
  • Overseeing implementation of the Marketing strategy – including campaigns, events, digital marketing, and PR.
  • Working closely with the company’s Sales team; enabling them to meet their commercial objectives by providing them with appropriate tools, materials and presentations
  • Guiding the day to day activities of the marketing team.

Expectations

  • First Degree from a reputable University
  • 12-15 years marketing & brands experience in FMCG.
  • 4+ years in Marketing within Emerging markets (prior Africa / Nigeria experience is a must)

Special Skills/Attributes:

  • Consumer centric brands focus
  • Ability to predict / identify and exploit consumer trends & behaviour
  • Strong leadership & management abilities
  • Excellent communication skills and good interpersonal relationships.
  • Strong appreciation of marketing techniques
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Flair for team building and staff motivation.

Offer
Very attractive expatriate package.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Sales Executives (Luxury Items) at Stresert Services Limited

Stresert Services Limited  – Our client, a leader in the interior decoration sector,  is seeking the service of a qualified candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Sales Executive (Luxury Items)

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

Role Purpose

  • To meet and surpass the company’s sales expectations; to drive rapid and sustainable growth by identifying and selling Items to prospects; maintaining relationships with customers’; informing them of new arrivals etc.

Detailed Responsibilities

  • Actively seek out new sales opportunities through networking, use of relevant social media platforms as well as field prospecting.
  • Sell products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects; recommending items that suit the purpose of purchase.
  • Maintain relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance; researching and recommending new products and service improvements.
  • Identify product improvements or new products by remaining current on the interior decor industry trends, market activities, and competitors.
  • Set up meetings with potential clients and listen to their wishes and concerns.
  • Prepare and deliver appropriate presentations on products.
  • Ensure the availability of stock for sales and demonstrations.
  • Negotiate on price, costs, delivery and specifications with buyers as well as provide the quotations.
  • Participate on behalf of the company in exhibitions or relevant events to showcase the company’s items.
  • Close deals and handle complaints or objections.

Qualifications & Essential Skills Required

  • Degree in Marketing or other social sciences course.
  • Minimum of 3 years active Sales Experience (preferably Luxury items sales).
  • Relevant Skills such as Presentation, Client Relationships, Negotiation, Prospecting, Meeting Sales Goals, Good Communication, Sales Planning, Independence, Passion for Sales, Confidence, Perseverance, Patience.
  • Proven experience as a sales executive or relevant role.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office.
  • Thorough understanding of marketing and negotiating techniques.
  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach.
  • Aptitude in delivering attractive presentations.

Salary & Work days

  • Proposed salary is between N75, 000/m based on experience.
  • Work days: Monday – Saturday.

Application Closing Date
7th February, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV’s to: recruitment@stresertservices.com  using “LSE” as subject of mail.

Note: Candidates who meet the qualifications listed above will be invited for interviews.

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Business Process Manager at MainOne Cable Nigeria

MainOne’s success is built on having talented and highly proficient people within their respective fields as the driving force behind our business

A job in MainOne is different from any other you have had. With joining MainOne you’ll be challenged, inspired and proud as you become a part of something big.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Process Manager

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Department: Corporate Services & Development
Reporting Line: Head, Corporate Services & Development

Responsibilities
The Business Process Manager shall be responsible for managing and executing process development in MainOne. The Business Process Manager will lead the Business Process Unit with responsibilities that include business process review/improvement, organizational design and coordination, performance management, organisational learning & knowledge management, culture management and succession planning.

Specifically, the responsibilities shall include to:

  • Develop process models including maturity and continual improvement programs for Departments in the company
  • Drive the executions of strategic initiatives on which strategic objectives are anchored.
  • Coordinate the process of cascading corporate objectives to all staff performance indicators using the Balanced Scorecard.
  • Track/Monitor the performance measures and indices of all staff on a periodic basis using the Balanced Scorecard.
  • Ensure the compliance of organisational culture that enables  employees to perform in accordance with the company’s objectives.
  • Define and apply a structured process management approachand   methodology to build and monitor MainOne’s processes and procedures
  • Identify additional customer needs that were previously unrecognized by the business owners and involve business owners in developing solution options.
  • Develop structure and order to undefined problems and/or large scale problems, making them easier to address and solve.
  • Constantly improve methodologies and measurement frameworks
  • Communicate change and provide training to impact business units
  • Anticipate issues and risks and act to mitigate these quickly; handle any unforeseen roadblocks swiftly and effectively.
  • Identify end- to-end re-engineering opportunities across the business
  • Manage all auditing efforts for Mainone’s processes, procedures and internal documentation
  • Direct Team’s work efforts towards customer outcomes and expectations.

Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any Social Science or any related discipline, Masters will be an added advantage;
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience with at least 5 years in extensive Business Process Management and Functionality
  • Green Belt Six Sigma Process Certification will be an advantage
  • Must have good working knowledge of the Telecommunication Industry
  • Experience in training and curriculum development is preferred
  • Strong Project Management Skills
  • Should have high energy and sense of urgency
  • Excellent Written and oral communication
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to read and interpret complex written information
  • Expert in all Microsoft Office Programs including, but not limited to: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, Power Point, Access.
  • Ability to actively transform innovative ideas to reality
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt to the needs of the business, analyse and interpret data efficiently
  • Proven track record of leading and making significant contribution to successful delivery of project
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to prioritise activities to suit the dynamic business conditions of MainOne.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note: When the page opens, click on “Business Process Manager”

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Graduate Capital Finance Admin/HR Assistant at Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI)

Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. Our teams are committed to supporting civilians’ victims of marginalization and exclusion, or hit by natural disasters, wars and economic collapses, by answering their fundamental needs. Our aim is to provide emergency relief to uprooted people in order to help them recover their dignity and regain self-sufficiency.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Capital Finance Admin/HR Assistant

Location: Abuja

Job Description
Human Resources Management:

  • HR Administration:
    • Ensure that administrative personnel files are created and that employee documents are in accordance with working for PUI in the country;
    • Assist the Capital Finance Admin/HR assistant to keep records of previous and current employees in hard copy form and soft copy form.

Financial and Accounting Management:

  • Accountancy Management:
    • To follow up all transactions posted in the accounting Saga by the Assistant
    • To enter all transactions in the cashbook.
    • To ensure the safekeeping of supporting documents for transactions.
    • To scan all supporting documents and store the scanned documents safely.
  • Cash Management:
    • To regurlarly ensure the safe keeping of the cashbox at any time.
    • To perform cash follow up and make requests for cash when necessary.
    • To ensure that the Cash Security procedures is implemented and respected.
    • To manage cash advances and ensure that all advances given out are reconciled as soon as possible.
  • Finance Management:
    • To assist the Capital Administrator to remit all statutory deductions e.g. NHF, Pension, PAYE, WHT, VAT etc.

Ensure the Management of Visas on the Mission:

  • Update the visa follow up tracker as new visa information is gotten.
  • Assist the Capital Administrator to communicate visa issues to the staff concerned.
  • Assist the Capital Administrator to regularly liaise with the relevant authority regarding all visa requests and inquiries.

Ensure the Circulation of Information, Coordination and Representation for Administrative Issues:

  • Assist the Capital Administrator in taking minutes of meetings, sending out notices for meetings and preparing meeting venues.

Requirements
Education Degree:

  • B.Sc or HND in Accounting, Economics, Business Management or related field.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a similar position (NGOs or private companies)

Knowledge & skills:

  • Good analytical and writing skills. Good management capacities and team leadership spirit

Language skills:

  • Fluent in English.

Computer skills:

  • Good knowledge of the MS office software including Word, Outlook. Excellent in Excel

Other:

  • Excellent communication and diplomacy skills to manage relationship in potentially tense situations

Application Closing Date
2nd February, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note: Applications after the deadline will not be accepted.

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Mechanical Maintenance Technician/Mechanic at WTS Energy

WTS Energy provides recruitment and manpower services for the global oil and gas and energy industries. We supply engineers and consultants to our clients’ projects and operations, and perform employment outsourcing services such as workforce management in oil and gas regions around the world. WTS Energy operates globally with offices in 14 countries and is operational in over 50 countries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Mechanical Maintenance Technician/Mechanic

Job number: WTSomolara.25110
Location: Nigeria
Type of Employment: Permanent

About the Job

  • Carries out mechanical repair, maintenance and overhaul activities in any of the company’s onshore and offshore sites or in the workshop.
  • Covers equipment and machinery such as pumps of various types, compressors, gas turbines, electric motors, valves, fan units, gear-boxes etc.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Receives instructions and obtains specified materials, spare parts and tools.
  • Inspects, maintains, repairs and overhauls a variety of heavy plant and equipment in accordance with company standards, codes and practices.
  • Dismantles, repairs or replaces various types of equipment and reassembles either on site or in the workshop. Carries out appropriated final tests.
  • Submits a technical report on each item of equipment repaired for maintenance history records.
  • Receives, identifies, and sorts incoming spare parts, components and consumable. Prepares, tags and ships out-going mechanical maintenance freight as required.
  • Carries out vibration surveys for predictive maintenance. Includes collecting data using vibration analyzer, and submitting print-out to his supervisor for further analysis.
  • Ensures all maintenance activities are conducted within company standing instructions and procedures and good oil industry practice.
  • Ensures good housekeeping on the job site and maintains all tools and equipment in good order.
  • Performs other similar or related duties as required.

Requirements

  • Must have knowledge of Cummins and Detroit generators.
  • 7 years experience in mechanical maintenance work in oil or petrochemical industry.

Application Closing Date 
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Programme Change Manager at the British Council

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Programme Change Manager

Location: Lagos
Role Type: Advisory, Policy and Expertise
Pay Band: PB 8 – E
Duration: Fixed Term (Two Years)
Reports to: Director Operations Nigeria

Role Purpose 

  • To provide professional leadership and coordination of the Nigeria Status change programme.

Details
In line with British Council Nigeria strategy and corporate requirements within the Status Programme, and in agreement with Country Director and Director Operations:

  • To lead on the detailed planning, process/systems set-up, and implementation of all aspects of the change programme
  • To manage the programme timelines and key milestones against the agreed project plan
  • To liaise with key internal and external stakeholders, ensuring coordination of inputs and outputs, and buy-in where required
  • To liaise with internal teams and on the implications of change, to agree aims and coordinate planning to achieve those aims
  • To ensure awareness internally of the  implications for status change on our operations; to coordinate particularly closely with Finance and HR teams, and with relevant business teams
  • To ensure expected change programme support (from external advisors and lawyers, internal SAP partners, and British Council teams in Nigeria and UK) is clearly articulated and is provided to standard and on time
  • To mitigate risk and to facilitate compliance in all aspects of the change programme

All to achieve change in status by September 2019.

Function Overview

  • The Programme Change Manager will be accountable for the effective planning, management and delivery of the Nigeria project. The successful candidate will be able to support and work with a broad range of colleagues to provide the collaborative yet challenging professional partnership which is core to this type of position.
  • They need to build and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of key stakeholders and business leads, both within British Council Nigeria and beyond, to facilitate the effective, efficient and holistic delivery of the project and a ‘future proofed’ solution.
  • After project go-live, the post holder will ensure people, process and systems are embedded, evaluated and issues addressed ahead of programme closure.

Main Accountabilities
The post-holder will (across operations in Nigeria):

  • Develop and implement a detailed programme plan to ensure smooth transition for specified businesses to the new operating model
  • Identify key stakeholders for each project/strand/work stream of the programme and ensure that detailed plans are developed and implemented; projects/strands will include Project Management (including identifying risks/challenges and developing mitigation plans to ensure a smooth and seamless transition), HR and Finance (in close consultation with HR and Finance colleagues), Premises (in close collaboration with outsourced consultants and relevant business teams), SAP, Tax, Governance and Legal, Branding, Communications
  • Collaborate closely with relevant teams to balance the requirements of the various businesses which will operate under the new model
  • Tensure that the entity’s operations are supported by robust systems and processes and that relevant, staff are trained as appropriate.  This will involve:
    • Enabling processes for incorporation of the company and liaising with legal and tax advisers to ensure compliance with local legal requirements, and internal British Council processes
    • Liaise with tax and legal advisors to set up the most efficient capital structure of the existing company
    • Identifying any changes to banking requirements that are required to comply with the new status, and liaise with Treasury team to ensure changes are put in place
    • Working with local SAP partners to deliver a gap analysis, an agreed blueprint and statement of requirements to meet the statutory requirements of India
    • Management of changes to systems (SAP), processes and people, as agreed with Finance stakeholders
    • Impact analysis on operational processes and revision of those processes as appropriate, as agreed with Finance stakeholders
    • Ensure development and delivery of communications plan covering the changes with particular focus on the HR strand
    • Management of cut-over and go-live (such as transfer of assets to subsidiary) plus stabilisation to the agreed position as per the implementation plan (including relevant knowledge transition)
    • Working with Corporate Services Training team to identify relevant process and systems training, as agreed with Global Finance Change Programme
    • Set up new systems and compliance frameworks as required under the new entity
    • Review of entity resource requirements for post go-live
  • Liaise closely with relevant business to ensure the selection and set up of appropriate premises, resource and facilities requirements for the new model and ensure accurate financial modelling is completed in line with agreed timescales
  • Liaise with the country EDI team for impact assessments where appropriate
  • Sign-off of stabilisation process (3 months after go-live)
  • Hand-over of management of BAU requirements to deputed managers in the entity
  • Monitor and complete project closure procedures, including approval of go-live report and due diligence file as agreed with Status and Finance stakeholders as appropriate
  • Ensure smooth running of the new entity once set up is complete
  • Ensure completion of the first set of accounts
  • Identify and escalate key risks and issues to Country Director (SRO) and Status and Tax team in the UK
  • Management of project budgets and project related procurement activities in line with corporate standards and policies
  • Ensure a “lessons learnt” review is conducted with stakeholders and documented at the end of the process.

Regional and Functional Team Working:

  • Contribute to ensuring the policies, procedures and systems are delivered with integrity.
  • Work closely and effectively as part of the regional and global teams.
  • Actively support equality and diversity and work to the British Council’s EDI policy at all times.

Key Relationships
Internal:

  • Country Director Nigeria, Director Operations Nigeria, Deputy Director Operations Nigeria,
  • Regional Finance Director and Decision Support team, Head Finance Nigeria, Head HR Nigeria, Compliance Manager Nigeria, Regional Head HR, Deputy Regional Director SSA
  • Director Programmes Nigeria, Country Strategic Business Unit (SBU) Directors, Nigeria Donor Programme Portfolio Leads
  • West Africa Cluster Country Directors
  • Status and Tax team in UK (including Head Treasury, Legal Advisor, Tax Advisor, Status Programme Manager, Group Financial controller)
  • Shared Services Centre India and SAP specialists
  • Role equivalents across the British Council network

External:

  • External tax consultants, legal advisors, SAP partners and other professional consultants as needed for the project
  • British High Commission
  • Nigerian national and state authorities

Person Specification
Language Requirements:
Minimum / essential

  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Shortlisted candidates will need to demonstrate that they meet the required standard through the IELTS test which will be administered as part of the recruitment and selection exercise

Qualifications
Minimum / essential:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any numerate course of study.

Desirable:

  • APM, PRINCE 2 or equivalent project management qualification
  • Legal and finance specialism

Role Specific Knowledge & Experience
Minimum / essential:

  • At least 7 years’ demonstrated project management experience
  • At least 2 years’ experience in an organisational consultancy role
  • Track record in managing projects with multiple stakeholders and drawing on external advice
  • Experience in setting up an organisational entity in Nigeria or elsewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa

Desirable:

  • Proven record of liaising with external tax advisors, accountants and legal advisors
  • Experience working in an international environment
  • Excellent working knowledge of SAP (highly desirable)

British Council Core Skills:

  • Managing Projects (Level 5): Develops and ensures the implementation of high quality projects management disciplines across functions, teams and business areas.
  • Managing Finance and Resources (Level 4): Negotiates and agrees the resources for a defined area as part of forward planning, monitoring progress and adjusting resources or priorities to meet goals.
  • Managing risks (Level 3): Has track record of analysing potential risks, promoting risk awareness, and holding others to account for their practices.
  • Analysing data (Level 4): Able to apply or devise specialised concepts and methods of analysis – or commission them from others.  Understands the output and uses the results to make clear and / or solve complex business, market or policy problems.
  • Communicating and Influencing (Level 3): Able to use a range of non-standard and creative approaches to inform, and persuade others, extending beyond logical argument to influence decisions and actions in a way which is inclusive and engaging.

British Council Behaviours:

  • Making it Happen (More Demanding): Achieving stretching results when faced by change, uncertainty or major obstacles.
  • Creating Shared Purpose (More Demanding): Creating energy and clarity so that people want to work purposefully together.
  • Being Accountable (More Demanding): Showing real dedication to the long-term mission of the British Council or the team.
  • Connecting With Others (More Demanding): Actively appreciating the needs and concerns of myself and others.
  • Working Together (More Demanding): Ensuring that others benefit as well as me.
  • Shaping the Future (More Demanding): Exploring ways in which we can add more value.

Starting Salary 
NGN 13,461,115 (Negotiable)

Application Closing Date
2nd February, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note: That you should only fill out the application after thoroughly reading through the Role Profile & Guidance. There’s some important information you don’t want to miss.

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Education Officer at the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) – For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Education Officer – NOB

Job Number: 510296
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Work Type: Fixed Term Staff

Job Organizational Context

  • The Education Officer GJP is to be used in a Country Office (CO) where the Education Program is a major or key component of the Country Program (or UNDAF).
  • The Education Officer reports to the Chief, Education Section or Education Specialist who is at Level 3.

Purpose for the Job

  • Under the supervision of the Education Specialist, the Officer provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for education programs/projects within the Country Program from development planning to delivery of results, preparing, executing, managing and implementing a variety of technical and administrative program tasks to facilitate program development, implementation, program progress monitoring, evaluating and reporting.

Key Function, Accountabilities and Related Duties/Tasks
Summary of Key Functions/Accountabilities:

  • Support to program development and planning
  • Program management, monitoring and delivery of results
  • Technical and operational support to program implementation
  • Networking and partnership building
  • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

Support to Program Development and Planning:

  • Contribute to the preparation/update of situation analysis for the program sector/s for development, design and management of education related programs/projects. Research and report on development trends and (economic, social, health etc) data for use in program development, management, monitoring, evaluation and delivery of results.
  • Contribute to the development/establishment of sectoral program goals, objectives and strategies and results-based planning through research, collection, analysis and reporting of education and other related information for development planning and priority and goal setting.
  • Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing/administering a variety of technical, program, operational and administrative transactions, preparing related materials/documentations and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support program planning, results based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluating results.

Program Management, Monitoring and Delivery of Results:

  • Work closely and collaboratively with internal and external colleagues and partners to discuss operational and implementation issues, provide solutions, recommendations and/or alert appropriate officials and stakeholders for higher-level intervention and/or decision. Keep record of reports and assessments for easy reference and/or to capture and institutionalize lessons learned.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual reviews with government and other counterparts to assess programs/projects and to report on required action/interventions at the higher level of program management.
  • Monitor and report on the use of sectoral program resources (financial, administrative and other assets), verify compliance with approved allocation/goals, organizational rules, regulations/procedures and donor commitments, standards of accountability and integrity. Report on critical issues/findings to ensure timely resolution by management/stakeholders. Follow up on unresolved issues to ensure resolution.
  • A Draft regular/mandated sectoral program/project reports for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of program progress.

Technical and Operational Support to Program Implementation:

  • Conduct regular program field visits and surveys and/or exchange information with partners/stakeholders to assess progress and provide technical support, take appropriate action to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for resolution. Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action to achieve results.
  • Provide technical and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners and other country office partners/donors on the application and understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes and best practices on education and related issues to support program implementation, operations and delivery of results.

Networking and Partnership Building:

  • Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with government counterparts and national stakeholders through active sharing of information and knowledge to facilitate program implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve and sustain results on education programs.
  • Draft communication and information materials for CO program advocacy to promote awareness, establish partnership/alliances and support fund raising for education programs.
  • Participate in appropriate inter-agency (UNCT) meetings/events on programming to collaborate with inter-agency partners/colleagues on UNDAF operational planning and preparation of education programs/projects and to integrate and harmonize UNICEF position and strategies with the UNDAF development and planning process.
  • Research information on potential donors and prepare resource mobilization materials and briefs for fund raising and partnership development purposes.

Innovation, Knowledge Management and Capacity Building:

  • Contribute to identifying, capturing, synthesizing and sharing lessons learned for knowledge development and capacity development of stakeholders.
  • Apply innovative approaches and promote good practice to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable program results.
  • Research and report on best and cutting edge practices for development planning of knowledge products and systems.
  • Participate as resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders.

Impact of Results:

  • The efficiency and efficacy of support provided by the Officer to program preparation and planning and implementation of programs/projects, contribute to achievement of sustainable results to improve learning outcomes and equitable, inclusive and universal access to education. Success in education programs and projects in turn contribute to maintaining/enhancing the credibility and ability of UNICEF to provide program services for mothers and children that promotes greater social equality in the country.

Recruitment Qualifications
Education:

  • A University Degree in Education, Psychology, Sociology or other Social Science field is required.

Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years of professional experience in social development planning and management in education and related areas at the international and/or in a developing country is required.
  • Relevant experience in education and related areas, program/project development and management in a UN system agency or organization is an asset.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset.

Competencies and Level of Proficiency Required
(based on UNICEF Professional Competency Profiles)

Core Values:

  • Commitment
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Integrity.

Core competencies:

  • Communication
  • Working with people
  • Drive for results.

Functional Competencies:

  • Formulating strategies and concepts
  • Analyzing
  • Applying technical expertise
  • Learning and researching
  • Planning and organizing.

Application Closing Date
2nd February, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) Entry-level & Fresh Graduate Job Recruitment

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa’s leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

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

1.) Entry-level Digital Champs Recruitment

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2.) Graduate Digital Champs Recruitment

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Application Closing Date 
20th January, 2018.

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