Henkel Open Vacancies, May, 2018

Henkel holds leading positions in many markets and categories around the world. Founded in 1876, Henkel looks back on more than 140 years of success. Henkel operates globally with a well-balanced and diversified portfolio.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Area Sales Manager – East
Ref No: 180002Vp
Location: Nigeria
Schedule Full-time

Description

  • Henkel’s Laundry & Home Care brands have been trusted by generations of families. To maintain the trusted quality it takes constant innovation, sound research, cutting-edge product development, smart marketing and sales.
  • Above all, it takes people who share our passion and embrace change. What do you strive for? Sales Operations in the Eastern Region of Nigeria

Qualifications
Who we are looking for:

  • Candidate must have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience
  • At least 1 year of managing teams
  • Candidate must have a bachelor degree
  • Candidate must be able to speak Igbo
  • Candidate must be proficient in MS Office tools

What We Offer

  • Responsible for sales activities in assigned territories in the Eastern Region of Nigeria
  • Responsible for delivering primary and secondary sales targets in assigned territory
  • Managing Sales Representatives in assigned territories
  • Managing Distributors in area of coverage.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Modern Trade Account Executive
Ref No: 180002VQ
Location: Lagos
Schedule Full-time

Job Description

  • Henkel´s Laundry & Home Care brands have been trusted by generations of families. To maintain the trusted quality it takes constant innovation, sound research, cutting-edge product development, smart marketing and sales.
  • Above all, it takes people who share our passion and embrace change. What do you strive for?

Qualifications
Who we are looking for:

  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience.
  • Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in any of the social sciences or any relevant studies
  • Excellent knowledge of English (verbal and written)
  • Proficient user of MS Office Package (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Good collaborative and customer selling skills
  • Creative, High analytical capability and strong communication skills
  • Self-driven and motivated

What we offer:

  • Deliver sales target in the Modern Trade stores and Supermarket
  • 100% coverage of Modern Trade stores across the country
  • Category management and sales fundamental delivered in store
  • Relationship building with Modern Trade customers
  • Excellent initiative execution in Modern trade
  • New product launches in Modern Trade

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Area Sales Manager – North
Ref No: 180002VO
Locations: Kano, Abuja
Schedule Full-time

Job Description

  • Henkel´s Laundry & Home Care brands have been trusted by generations of families. To maintain the trusted quality it takes constant innovation, sound research, cutting-edge product development, smart marketing and sales.
  • Above all, it takes people who share our passion and embrace change. What do you strive for? Northern Sales Operations in Nigeria.

Qualifications
Who we are looking for:

  • Candidate must have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience
  • At least 1 year of managing teams
  • Candidate must have a Bachelor Degree
  • Candidate must be able to speak Hausa.
  • Candidate must be proficient in MS Office tools

What we offer

  • Responsible for sales activities in assigned territories in the Northern Region of Nigeria –
  • Responsible for delivering primary and secondary sales targets in assigned territory –
  • Managing Sales Representatives in assigned territories
  • Managing Distributors in area of coverage.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

Ongoing Recruitment For Graduate Trainees In A Renowned Pharmaceutical Company, 24th April, 2018

White Tulip Consulting Limited – Our client has been in Nigeria pharmaceutical market for close to a decade now. In association with leading Asian pharmaceutical companies, it lns, markets arid distribute pharmaceutical and health products pan-Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

 

Job Title: Management Trainee (Medical Representation)
Locations:
 Abuja, Kano, Jos, Lagos, Ibadan-Oyo, Ilorin-Kwara, Akure-Ondo, Owerri-Imo, Port Harcourt-Rivers, Enugu

Job Description

  • The successful candidate is expected primarily to engage in, within the assigned territory, demand-generation and ensure access to our clients product by identifying and recruiting retail-partners for grassroots presence of products.
  • You will be provided with extensive training for up to 6 months. If your performance is deemed highly satisfactory, you may be upgraded to substantive Medical Representative, which has more generous conditions of service, including an official car.

Requirements

  • B.Pharm, or degree in any of the Medical Sciences: Pharmacology, Nursing, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physiology, etc
  • No experience required.
  • Self-starter, ambitious, excellent communication and interpersonal skills High integrity index

 

 


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward a one-page write-up on why they are most suitable for the job and current Resume/CV’s (MS word formal only) to: ekini.jobs.whitetulip@gmail.com Make your name, position applied for and preferred location as the heading for your email.

 

 

Application Deadline 3rd May, 2018.

 

Nate: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the next stage of the selection process.

Current Job Vacancies at House of Tara International

House of Tara International – We are House of Tara, the largest brand in the beauty and cosmetics industry out of Africa. We currently have 24 branches across Nigeria with sales presence in Ghana, Tanzania, Kenya & South Africa. Our company takes pride in not just beauty consultation, but in empowering women, creating self-awareness and enhancing self-esteem.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Makeup Artist
Location:
 Kano

Requirements

  • Are you savvy, creative, smart, witty, open to learning, purpose-driven, caring, resilient, entrepreneurial, an enabler?
  • 1 – 2 Years Makeup Artist Experience, Resourceful and Exciting Individual with Exceptional Knowledge of Makeup Technique and Application
  • Then here is your chance to be a part of our global community…

 

 

Job Title: Makeup Artist
Location: 
Lagos (Lekki & Ikeja & Awoyaya)Job Description

  • Are you savvy, creative, smart, witty, open to learning, purpose-driven, caring, resilient, entrepreneurial, an enabler?
  • 1 – 2 Years Makeup Artist Experience, Resourceful and Exciting Individual with Exceptional Knowledge of Makeup Technique and Application
  • Then here is your chance to be a part of our global community…

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Résumé to: talents@houseoftara.com using the Job title and location as the subject of the Email. E.g “Job Title- Location”

 Application Deadline 20th April, 2018.

Recent Job Openings at PoweredUp Consulting, 1st April, 2018

PoweredUp Consulting – Our client, an international organization that seeks to empower women, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Business Development Associates
Location
: Kano, Abuja, Lagos, Enugu
Employment Type: Permanent

Job Details

  • The Business Development Associate is responsible to assist and guide the organization in growing and developing their small business or business ventures to bring clean energy access to their communities. The individual will report to the Nigeria Country Manager.
  • The ideal candidate will bring a commitment to our client’s mission of creating energy access for everyone, everywhere.
  • The ideal candidate should possess the ability to work independently with a strong background in training, coaching and mentoring and strong past experience in understanding business and marketing as well as a solid understanding of coaching principles as it relates to entrepreneurial venture. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required.
  • This position is full time contract job and may require frequent travel to develop and support the network of entrepreneurs.

Requirements

  • Superior organizational skills and time management
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently
  • Team-oriented and flexible
  • Demonstrated experience working with small business
  • Demonstrated facilitation and coaching experience
  • Community leadership / sale experience a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluency in English and at least one local language
  • Strong IT and social media skills
  • Strong record keeping skills, attention to detail
  • Self-starter and highly motivated
  • Ability to accept and provide constructive feedback
  • Strong customer service orientation

Remuneration
Competitive Salary plus Commission, HMO and other Benefits.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resumes and Cover Letters to: ade@poweredup.com.ng indicating your state.
Please include “Business Development Associate – Preferred Location” as the subject.

 

Application Deadline  30th April, 2018.

 

Note: Strictly for female candidates residing in Kano State.

Junior Value Chain Advisor Job Vacancy at ACDI VOCA Nigeria

ACDI/VOCA – For over 50 years and in 146 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. ACDI/VOCA currently has approximately 34 projects in 26 countries and revenues of approximately $174 million.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Junior Value Chain Advisor
Location:
 Kano

Job Description

  • ACDI/VOCA is recruiting a team of Value Chain Advisors (VCA). The VCAwill support the goals and objectives of the TRIMING project with regards to farmer organizations. The TRIMING project supports infrastructure development and farmer organization development at four irrigation schemes in Northern Nigeria including, the Hadejia Valley Irrigation Scheme (HVIS), the Kano River Irrigation Scheme (KRIS), the Bakolori Irrigation Scheme (BIS), and the Middle Rima Valley Irrigation Scheme (MRVIS).
  • The principal responsibility of the VCA is to expand the volume, and ensure the quality of transactions between TRIMING Irrigation Scheme farmers and input and equipment service providers and off-takers. As such, the VCA will function as matchmakers between farmers, service providers and off-takers. They will also monitor, rate, and publish information on the quality and reliability of input, equipment, financial and extension service providers as well as of off-takers to assist scheme farmers determine who is reliable and who is not.
  • VCA will operate as a member of the project management team. They will support the establishment of Farm Management Centres (FMCs) at each of the four irrigation schemes. Their responsibilities will include:
    • Establishing and maintaining a directory of scheme stakeholders
    • Establishingandmaintaining farm budgets and income statements
    • Establishing a directory of buyers/off-takers and service providers
    • Establishing a rating system of service providers and off-takers
    • Facilitating and monitoring compliance with agreements between service providers, farmers, farmer organizations, and off-takers
    • Assists in the establishment of annual agricultural fairs on behalf of the FMCs.Contribute to ACDI/VOCA periodic reports and concept papers
    • Perform other relevant tasks as required

Qualifications
VCA must have:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in an agricultural setting
  • Fluency in English (written and oral)
  • Demonstrated creative problem-solving skills
  • Experience with private sector agribusiness companies is preferred; Hausa language proficiency is preferred.
  • ACDI/VOCA does will not discriminate based on gender, religion or ethnicity or tribal affiliation.
  • A four-year Degree in an Agriculture related discipline
  • Willingness to be stationed in a rural setting
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Resume to: nigeriatriming@joinav.org Please include the position title in the subject line.

 

Application Deadline 13th April, 2018.

 

Note

  • The resume and related application documents shall be provided as a single attachment and list long-term employment history and any relevant short-term consulting work.
  • Interested applicant should provide their salary expectation along with their CV/resume.
  • Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone.
  • Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.
  • ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. EOE.

Job Opening For Health Informatics Manager at eHealth Africa

eHealth Africa designs and implements data-driven solutions and technologies to improve health systems for and with local communities. eHA’s technology works in low connectivity settings, and smartly uses data to drive decision-making by local governments and partner agencies to get optimum results.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 


Job Title: 
Manager, Health Informatics
Location: 
Kano

Purpose of the position

  • The Manager, Health Informatics will work with the team to develop software solutions by studying information needs.
  • S/he will represent the software department in Kano, externally and internally.
  • This involves resource hiring, managing the software department, budgeting and communication with stakeholders and donors.
  • S/he will also provide summarized information on development and service issues, supports and develop software engineers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities.

Responsibilities

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned:
  • Researches product development options and provides analysis for product direction.
  • Evaluates employee performance, sets expectations and goals for the department and individual staff members, recruits, disciplines and trains staff.
  • Creates the initial project budget with the assistance of the software department in Kano.
  • Hiring and building up a software team in Kano in collaboration with the department head
  • Keywords: Software development, Team Management, Department Manager.
  • Leads any new proposals in close coordination with the country and the software department.
  • Work closely with project managers and stakeholders to identify the requirements for new software programs.
  • Consults with internal departments to identify functional needs and include project objectives.
  • Software managers monitor progress against intermediate and final development targets
  • conduct regular team meetings to review progress and to identify potential obstacles to completion.
  • Identify functional requirements of departments and provide the basis for a solution  development strategy that gives the software team a clear sense of direction
  • Exercises independent judgment and discretion in overall project management by prioritizing, planning and tracking project progress.

Qualifications

  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.
  • Cultural sensitivity, sound judgment, and strong interest in working in a demanding environment, with the organizational ability to handle multiple tasks around ambitious deadlines.
  • Demonstrated passion for and commitment to eHA’s mission and vision exemplified through professional background or a history of community involvement.
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and cultural environment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain partnerships at local and international levels. Ability to act as a change agent and positively influence others.
  • Ability to identify and promote best practices
  • Must have the ability to manage conflicts and resolve problems effectively.
  • Ability to assess and learn new technology quickly.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of technology project management
  • Strong leadership skills that include the ability to build effective teams, ability to motivate others, delegate, and make timely/quality decisions
  • Training and presentation experience is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering or related field.
  • 7-10 years related professional experience in IT management.
  • Performing evaluations and preparing assessment reports for a position as an advisor.
  • Strong leadership skills that include the ability to build effective teams, ability to motivate others, delegation, and timely/quality decision making.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and great attention to detail.
  • Ability to work both in collaboration with others on a project team and independently on tasks.
  • Demonstrated experience building and managing professional relationships and professionally engaging with partners.

 

 

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

Latest Job Openings at Filmhouse Cinemas Limited

Filmhouse Limited is a dynamic film exhibition company. Our expertise is in the area of: Cinema operations: we Manage sites; Own sites Consultancy for cinema development: Design; Fit-out; Cinema project management.

 

 

Job Title: Assistant Retail Manager
Location: Nigeria

Job requirements:
Your key role includes but is not limited to:

  • Responsible for delivery of Operations support to the cinema sites
  • Champion, implement and sustain Operations Standards, Company Policies and Procedures and initiatives, ensuring that these are communicated effectively to all employees within the cinema.
  • Responsible and accountable for maximising revenue and optimising EBITDA of the site, and ensuring that targets are achieved or exceeded
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining a performance-based culture; recognising and demonstrating initiative, achievement and entrepreneurial behaviour.
  • Produce a Retail Operations business plan, involving cinema teams, taking into account local, regional and national factors.
  • Supervise operational performance of the various cinema locations and the company as a whole.
  • Continually monitor competitors and identify opportunities to maximise ATP performance.
  • Drive retail profitability by maximising RPH, minimising shrinkage and wastage.
  • Supervise maximisation of performance of all employees by leading, developing team work and through effective performance management.
  • To optimise resources by developing a comprehensive manpower and succession plan for the Retail Department.
  • Monitor and continually improve the quality of the service delivered to the cinema guests.
  • Ensure that the site maintains the safety of guests and employees by complying with company standards, Health, Safety and Environment legislation and meeting all other statutory requirements.
  • Review management information/reports and seek opportunities for preventing loss, and to ensure the security of cash and company assets.  To ensure a secure environment for guests and employees at all times.
  • To identify capital expenditure opportunities to enhance cinema profitability and maintain operational service standards

Summary Task – Suppliers and Vendors Relationship Management

  • Maintain and build continuous relationship with vendors and suppliers
  • Monitor vendors and suppliers for Just-In-Time delivery to all sites.
  • Track suppliers and vendors payment, collected in a timely manner, recorded efficiently and accurately based on supply
  • Dealing with suppliers and vendors payment dispute based on product supply, liaising with sites where appropriate.
  • Maintain detail record of all suppliers and product information of funding collected for reporting and reconciliation purposes.
  • Prepare suppliers data agreement/contract template.
  • Ensure suppliers are in compliance with our policies, procedures and keeping accurate record.
  • Analyses suppliers and vendor’s inquiries/complaints/Queries and respond to concerns that properly address our business relationship.

Summary Task – Weekly and Monthly Reconciliation ( schedule to be decided by line management)

  • Handling reconciliation through our Prevent and Detect internal control System.
  • 2 Weeks Reconciliation (Vendor Report: All sites): Units sold, invoicing and payment
  • 2 Weeks reconciliation (NBC: All sites): Required 1st and 15th every month.
  • 30 Days reconciliation: (Material Supplies: All Sites) required 5th of every month.
  • 30 Days Reconciliation (Key products: ‘Bread, Ice Cream etc.’) 30th/31st every month.
  • Emergence reconciliation.

Summary Task – Retail Stock Control and Sales Data Analysis

  • Data analysis related to sales activities and develops key reports
  • Complete retail equipment audit across all sites quarterly
  • Conduct surveys, Analysis, rating and reviews as required.
  • Implement Retail Operational Strategy (High quality & efficient service, execute retail selling strategies, branch-wide promotions, programs and events).
  • Support office retail management
  • Manual Stock Count: Every Friday
  • Working on Shrink and Damage analysis and reporting
  • Liaising with stocks controllers and sites accountants for consistent reconciliation processes

Summary Task – Logistics Management

  • Creating significant tailored systems and models to improve the logistics processes.
  • Motivate, organise and encourage teamwork within the logistics workforce and ensure set productivity targets are met.
  • Creating systems to manage and achieve the overall logistics budgets and expenditure.
  • Maintain receiving, warehousing and distribution of operational materials by coordinating with logistics field officers.

Summary Check – Profit Protection To Monitor Cost Of Sales

  • Prevent entering duplicate supplier invoice for remittance from supply stage to accounting.
  • Detection Controls: Operate to identify any payment error as soon as possible.
  • Counterchecking supplier’s invoices with stock controllers and accountants across all sites for proper verification of stock delivered and tally invoices before payments.
  • Dealing with invoice inaccuracy with suppliers and vendors.
  • Dealing with payment queries from suppliers and vendors who dispute remittance.

Summary Retail Report – Generate Daily, Weekly and Monthly Report and Filling

  • Quarterly budget and retail reports
  • Retail equipment audit (Monthly)
  • NBC Sample drinks and supplies tracking reports (Monthly)
  • Concession sales analysis reports.
  • All Promotional sales analysis: (Large Popcorn (Lunch Time Heroes), Summer Film Pop Surprise (Large), Cup Cakes, Everything Na 100, Shawarma etc.).
  • Product line sales Analysis: (Large Popcorn, Shawarma, DVD RPH tracking etc.)
  • New product analysis
  • Support office retail analysis and systems: (Monthly voucher Allocation (MVA), Drinks Voucher Distribution Tracking System, Inventory Management, Sales report).
  • Emergence analysis as required

Summary Logistic Report – Monitor Daily And Weekly Report filling by Logistic Admin

  • Logistics pickup log
  • Shipment Log
  • Van expense maintenance system
  • Weekly shipment and cost tracker
  • Air Voucher shipment tracker
  • Film-Logistics pickup Log and system
  • Mileage & Itinerary Tracking System
  • Logistics Vendors Contact lists

Application deadline 19th April, 2018

 

 

Job Title: Cinema Manager
Location: Kano, Benin, Lagos

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing business data to increase market share and profitability,
  • budgetary management, overseeing operational standards,
  • succession Planning, setting goals for your teams in line with the operational strategy,
  • enhancing the customer experience and ensuring the highest levels of cleanliness are achieved.

Requirements

  • Minimum of a Degree in a relevant field
  • 3 – 5 years relevant experience
  • Must have Retail outlet experience
  • Candidate for this position must have vision, dedication and initiative. You will be results driven, passionate about both your customers and staff and have the ability to motivate your team in achieving success.
  • This challenging yet rewarding role will effectively manage the cinema to meet business objectives.
  • Working in a diverse and fast-paced environment, you will provide effective ongoing leadership and management to your team ensuring that all policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • If you have a passion for customer service, the ability to motivate a team, the flexibility and adaptability to cope in an ever-changing environment, and have the experience to excel in this role we would love to hear from you.
  • Managing all the operational aspects of the cinema, you’ll motivate and coach your team to deliver the highest standards possible to our guests. Teamwork is a vital part of Filmhouse so on a daily basis, you will manage the team to work effectively together to maximise their performance and drive retail profits as well as the guest experience.
  • You’ll also support the Area Manager in planning, implementing and delivering their business plans, and stay focused on making the cinema profitable through retail, ticket sales and by minimising stock loss.
  • Overall, you’ll need operational management or supervisory experience from a guest facing environment. You’re great at developing people and have the motivational skills to bring the best out in your team, as well as drive commercial success

 

Application deadline 30th March, 2018

 

 

How to apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their resume to: liljay8515@yahoo.com and copy ebubeaniks@gmail.com Using The Job Title/Location as subject of the Email

Recent Job Vacancies at Compovine Technology Limited

Compovine Technology Limited is an indigenous company with the main aim of offering Information Technology, Sales and Services to individuals and corporate organizations. Compovine Technology Limited currently has branches in Ibadan, Abuja, Lagos, Lokoja, Kano, Kaduna, Jos, Minna, Portharcourt and Enugu, and we are still expanding.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

 

Job Title: Sales Computer Engineer

Locations: Abuja, Jos and Enugu

Requirements: 

  • A BSc/HND (2nd Class Upper) in Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering and other related discipline
  • minimum of 3 years cognate experience.

 

 

Job Title: Marketing Executive

Locations: Abuja, Minna, Lokoja, Kaduna, Jos, Kano, Enugu, Port Harcourt and Lagos.

Requirements:

  • A BSc/HND (2nd Class Upper) in Marketing, Bus Admin, and other related discipline
  • minimum of 3 years marketing experience

 

 

Job Title: Head, Marketing Team

Location: Lagos

Requirements:

  •  BSc/HND (2nd Class Upper) in Marketing, Bus Admin and any other related discipline
  • minimum of 5 years marketing experience

 

 

Job Title: Cashier-Sales Executive (Female)
Locations: Minna, Lokoja, Jos, Kano and Lagos

Requirements: 

  • A minimum of OND (Upper Credit) in Computer Science/Engineering, Bus Admin,Economics,Accounting and other related discipline
  • minimum of 3years cognate experience

 

 

Job Title: Software Engineer
Locations: Lagos

Requirements: 

  • A BSc/HND (2nd Class Upper) in Computer Science/Engineering, and any other related  discipline
  • minimum of 5 years cognate experience.

 

 

Job Title: Female Cleaner/Office Assistant

Locations: Must reside around Ojodu Berger, Lagos

Requirements: 

  • A minimum qualification is 5 credits in SSCE including Engligh and Mathematics.
  •  Candidate must possess a minimum of 3 year’s experience in cleaning and washing

 

 

How to Apply 
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to job@compovine.com

 

Application Deadline  11th March, 2018

 

Note: Kindly use your name, position and location as the subject. (For example; Oyewale Ahmed Nnamdi, Cashier-Sales Executive, Jos.)

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted

Security Intern Job Opportunities at Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future. In Nigeria, Mercy Corps has worked since 2012 by focusing its programming on adolescent girls’ empowerment, economic development, conflict mitigation, and humanitarian response.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

Job Title: Peace and Security Network (PSN) Intern
Location:
 Abuja
Program/Department Summary

  • The Peace and Security Network (PSN) was been established to enhance the effectiveness and coordination of interventions that are designed to reduce conflict, or to prevent the start or resumption of violent conflict in Nigeria.
  • These activities may address the underlying drivers, neutralize potential triggers of violence, create a societal expectation for peaceful conflict resolution or stabilize society politically and socio-economically in the midst of crisis situations.
  • The PSN will mobilize various actors currently involved in or who will soon be involved in peace and security in Nigeria to develop and employ collective strategies and approaches to enhance the overall effectiveness and efficiency of conflict management, CVE and peacebuilding initiatives throughout Nigeria.

General Position Summary

  • This successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to test academic knowledge in real-life conflict scenarios, under the guidance of a highly professional team.
  • The intern will further advance his/her knowledge in the program area and build interest in the field.
  • He/she will also gain understanding of the skills and knowledge required for success in a global workplace.
  • The intern will also develop decision-making and critical thinking skills, increase confidence and self-esteem.

Essential Job Functions

  • The PSN intern will be a motivated learner and a passionate activist for the improvement of the peace and security situation in Nigeria and for the role of civil society in this context.
  • This will be an opportunity for a committed worker to learn about coordination and the development sector in general, while developing research, analytical, communication and organizational skills.
  • The intern will remain responsible for all costs associated with:
  • Housing and personal living expenses
  • Life and health insurance cover
  • All other expenses not specified as a responsibility of the organization

Special Duties

  • Facilitate communication between PSN members and follow up regularly for updates and contributions.
  • Assist in mobilizing PSN members, preparing meetings and taking minutes.
  • Organize logistics for trainings, workshops, events and other PSN activities.
  • Update and maintain contact lists and knowledge sharing platforms.
  • File and archive information and documentation of PSN’s activities.
  • Maintain PSN calendars (internal and external).
  • Draft agendas and circulate to the identified recipient lists.
  • Compile links to relevant media, reports, assessments, etc. from identified key sources.
  • Follow up pending action points within PSN members.
  • Support in updating PSN Workplan and Advocacy Strategy.
  • Engage with external partners on relevant topics.
  • Under the supervision of PSN Manager, will work with external partners (NGOs, donors, Government, etc.) to plan/facilitate partnerships.
  • Collect, organize and disseminate information from members of the PSN on peace and security issues.
  • Research on key principles, standards and best practices in conflict analysis, conflict management, peace messaging, peacebuilding, C/PVE etc.
  • Potential field visits to collect information on current and potential PSN members at field level.
  • Mapping of project activities.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Advanced University Degree in Political Science, International Relations, Journalism, Social Sciences, Peacebuilding, Conflict Management, International Development or related Technical field (minimum Bachelor’s degree).
  • Experience in an NGO (local or international) or research institution.
  • Knowledge of and contacts in Nigerian NGOs.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work assignments simultaneously.
  • Ability to connect messages and content into stories easily understood by a broad audience.
  • Regularly monitor conflict indices and events across the country and record them in the Mercy Corps Violent Incidents Tracker (VIT) for the conflict management program.
  • Provide support in new program design and development.
  • Written and spoken fluency in English. Knowledge of Hausa is a plus.
  • Willingness to learn and interest in peace and security related fields.
  • Excellent writing, editing and analytical skills and ability to formulate well-targeted documents.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment.
  • Flexibility in terms of office hours.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV’s and Cover Letter in one document, addressing the position requirements to: ng-recruitment.nigeria@mercycorps.org

Note

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

 

 

 

Job Title: Consultant: Final Evaluation Assessment – Yes Project
Location: 
Kano and Lagos
Background

  • Youth Empowered for Success (YES!) is a partnership with The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation (TCCAF) and Harambee which seeks to enhance employment for 25,000 young people in six African countries by 2018, and 500,000 by 2022.
  • Mercy Corps is the lead implementer in Kenya, Uganda, Liberia, Nigeria, and Kenya.
  • The program has three work streams:
    • Core YES! Model: Localizing the YES! model in 6 countries to improve the employment and entrepreneurship of 11,000 youth.
    • Innovation and Digital: Driving innovation in youth employment in Africa through business solutions including digital tools, reaching 14,000 youth.
    • Thought leadership: Research and learning on youth economic empowerment in Africa, building an evidence base enabling partnerships to scale to reach 500,000

YES! Program Description

  • YES! began operating in Nigeria in 2017. YES! is unique in its focus on linking youth to employment and entrepreneurship opportunities, rather than just training. We are working to develop a low-cost and replicable model based around three processes:
    • Youth engagement through ‘hubs’ – natural convening points for youth – to efficiently and effectively reach youth;
    • Strong private sector engagement based on local opportunities; and
    • Facilitated linkages’ to enable youth to access these opportunities.
  • In Nigeria, we are working with WAVE (West Africa Vocational Education) to scale their job-matching models for vulnerable youth:
    • Youth engagement: YES! works to reach the most vulnerable young people using WAVE’s extensive participant recruitment process, which sees their hunger and commitment as a strength to be channelled into entry-level jobs. We screen hundreds of youth to find the best fit for the program
    • Private Sector engagement: YES! leverages WAVE’s network of over 170 employers, and build new relationships with companies in the hospitality, retail and service sectors looking for keen, work-ready entry-level employees
    • Facilitated linkages: In order to prepare young people for the job market, YES! in Nigeria uses WAVE’s three-week intensive work-readiness training, building soft skills through a practical learning methodology including job shadowing. We then shortlist and support participants through the job-match process. Critically, we provide post-placement support and mentoring to ensure workplace retention and career growth.
  • Through this partnership, YES! has established a brick-and-mortar Academy in Ajah and provided training to 250+ young people. YES! has established 4 partners to ‘replicate’ WAVE’s model, ranging from small non-profits to government institutions. Through the latter stream, YES! has facilitated the training of 2000+ young people; overall, the partnership has enabled 100+ participants to access new income streams, primarily entry-level jobs in the hospitality sector.

Objectives of the Consultancy

  • So far, the program has not carried out any significant assessments to determine intermediate outcomes of our strategies. As YES! closes out its first phase, the program is committed to continue building its evidence base on what works and what does not in our current strategy to empower young people in Nigeria as well as to contribute meaningfully to the global conversation on youth economic empowerment.
  • The YES! Program in Nigeria is seeking qualified consultant/s to conduct a final evaluation examining the outcomes and any impact of the program against the program plan, the effect of various strategic changes during the life of the program, as well as the sustainability of its actions.
  • Key areas of inquiry to be investigated in this evaluation are outlined below; these shall be revised and refined in consultation with the successful bidder.

Learning and Livelihood Outcomes

  • YES! employs a “mixed livelihoods” approach, which moves beyond a conception of employment as static and rigid, in the form of formal wage employment, to a more robust understanding of youth employment as complex and dynamic.
  • YES! recognizes that neither youth ‘unemployment’ nor ‘employment’ are black and white in Africa; most young people have complex livelihoods, piecing together their employment from a combination of different income streams rather than through full-time salaried positions, which the local economies do not provide.
  • YES! therefore measures its impact on youth employment in four domains of change:
    • Skills: includes work readiness as well as financial literacy skills
    • Security: indicated by the stability and/or diversity of work portfolios, as well as viability of youth businesses
    • Income and savings: indicated by the Net Additional Income Change (NAIC), and financial management capacity
    • Meaningfulness: indicated by work satisfaction and retention, confidence in employment and entrepreneurship potential, and presence of supportive environment
  • Apart from assessing outcomes based on the above domains of change, the consultant/s will determine: to what extent YES! has reached ‘vulnerable youth’; the constraints and enablers of youth benefiting from the program; and the effectiveness of various program components in facilitated desired outcomes in participants.

Program Sustainability 
The Consultant/s will also examine the sustainability of the program, specifically,

  • The ability of the community and local governments to continue program initiated activities after Mercy Corps’ exit
  • The capacity of local institutions for improved support
  • The capacity of community structures to maintain the infrastructure developed in the program

Consultancy Objectives

  • The consultant/s will develop their own approach, in collaboration with the YES! Results, Learning & Research Coordinator and the project team based in Lagos.
  • They will employ research methodologies with sufficient rigor to generate actionable answers to the research questions within the resources and time frame available for this effort.
  • They will have access to the monitoring data from YES! Implementation so far, but much of the research will require on-the-ground observation, interviews, surveys, focus groups, participatory activities and more.
  • The tools will be submitted to Mercy Corps program staff for review prior to field testing or deployment. The assessment should actively and respectfully engage primary stakeholders throughout the research cycle.
  • The consultant/s will deliver a final evaluation report that outlines the achievements, challenges and learning of the program, and will provide recommendations for future programming in the particular geography and technical area.
  • A draft copy of the report will be reviewed for feedback by Mercy Corps for completeness and accuracy of program objectives and results.
  • The report will be no longer than 35 pages excluding annexes.
  • The target audience for the report is Mercy Corps, its partners, and other organizations operating in the region.

Consultancy Activities
The Consultant/s will:

  • Develop a sampling frame based on geography and program beneficiary numbers that justifies the methodology
  • Develop qualitative and quantitative tools that will be reviewed by program staff before piloting and implementation
  • Thoroughly test the survey tools before full field deployment
  • Use survey tools to survey program participants and beneficiaries
  • Travel to YES! Hubs in Nigeria to undertake data collection activities
  • Use tested qualitative tools to conduct focus group discussions and key informant interviews with community partners, and key program staff

Consultancy Deliverables:

  • The Consultant/s will deliver:
    • An inception report no more than one week after the signing of the contract including a detailed sampling frame
    • All survey and interview tools for review prior to testing and deployment
    • A draft final evaluation report for review by YES! management
    • A final evaluation report highlighting the results and achievements of the program in relation to its stated  objectives
    • The full raw dataset of surveys and interviews conducted for the evaluation
  • The consultant/s will have responsibility for ensuring quality and rigor of the research findings.
  • The work from start to finish is estimated to take 35 days. This contract will be deliverables-based and payment will be based on the successful completion and delivery of all components of the work.

Time Frame

  • The consultancy will take place over 35 days

Resources
Mercy Corps will be responsible for:

  • Field logistics
  • Access to program documents and key program staff
  • Workspace while in the field

The Consultant/s will be responsible for:

  • Travel to Nigeria/primary Mercy Corps site
  • All field expenses (food, accommodation, communications, etc.)
  • Any computer or software needed for the assignment

Qualifications
The Lead Consultant should possess the following qualifications:

  • Advanced University Degree in Education, Program Management or other development related fields
  • Experience in applying qualitative and quantitative evaluation methods, with a minimum of 6 years, demonstrating a strong record in designing and conducting/leading evaluations, particularly in the area of education
  • Experience carrying out participatory assessments in Western Africa; experience evaluating entrepreneurship or youth livelihoods preferred
  • Excellent language skills in English (oral communication and report writing); knowledge of local languages preferred

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Technical & Financial Proposal and other document, addressing the position requirement to: ng-submissions@mercycorps.org

To apply, candidates are to provide the following:
Technical proposal, of no more than 10 pages, containing the following:

  • Understanding of the objectives of the study;
  • Proposed methodology, including sampling frame calculation
  • Implementation plan;
  • Proposed final report structure;
  • Team structure and CVs of team members; if applying as a firm, include legal firm registration documents and proof of tax compliance
  • Details of proposed enumeration team;
  • References, web links or electronic copies of two or three examples of recently completed evaluation reports. Candidates are also encouraged to submit other references such as research papers or articles that demonstrate their familiarity with the subject under review
  • At least one reference from a former client.

Financial proposal containing the following:

  • Detailed budget, clearly outlining each cost, the quantity, and the total anticipated project cost

Note

  • Submissions after the deadline will not be taken into consideration.
  • All applications must include the Position Title in the subject line
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • We are an equal opportunity organization and we strongly encourage women to apply for this position.

 

Application Deadline  2nd February, 2018.

Ongoing recruitment at Doyin Group of Companies

Doyin Group of Companies is a highly diversified and indigenous conglomerate comprising of companies that are productive in wide ranging sectors of the Nigerian economy including Manufacturing, Agriculture and Pharmaceuticals for over 40 years. The high level of priority given to quality control is the essence of the company’s longevity and the improvement of the Brands over time.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the positions below:

 

Job Title: Customer Information Officer
Location:
 Northern Nigeria, Western Nigeria, Eastern Nigeria
Requirement

  • Minimum qualification is B.Sc (Hons) in Business Administration or Management Science course.

 

Job Title: Sales Representative
Location:
 Lagos, Oyo, Kano, Kaduna, Sokoto, Kwara, Ondo, Osun, Abuja
Requirements

  • Three year experience in food and beverages.
  • Minimum qualification is B.Sc (Hons) in Business Administration or Management Science course.

 

Job Title: Area Sales Manager
Location:
 Abuja, Anambra, Kaduna, Cross River, Oyo
Requirements

  • Five years experience in foods and beverages sector or Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG).
  • Minimum qualification is B.Sc (Hons) in Business Administration or Management Science course.

 

Job Title: Sales Manager
Location:
 Kwara, Oyo, Kaduna, Adamawa, Nassarawa, Benue
Requirements

  • Five years experience in foods and beverages sector or Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG).
  • Minimum qualification is B.Sc (Hons) in Business Administration or Management Science course.

 

Job Title: Marketing Manager
Location:
 Northern Nigeria, Western Nigeria, Eastern Nigeria
Requirements

  • Five years experience in foods and beverages sector or Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG).
  • Minimum qualification is B.Sc (Hons) in Business Administration or Management Science course.

 

Job Title: Regional Sales Manager
Location:
 Ilorin Kwara, Lagos
Requirements

  • Five years experience in foods and beverages sector or Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG).
  • Minimum qualification is B.Sc (Hons) in Business Administration or Management Science course.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae with the preferred position and city or area of their choice as the subject to: info@doyingroup.com

Note: Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted

 

Application Deadline  30th January, 2018.

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