BBC World Service recruitment for a Graduate Broadcast Assistant

The BBC is an international multimedia broadcaster on radio, TV, online and social networks with a weekly global audience of 320 million. As part of an historic and exciting expansion of BBC Africa, the BBC World Service is launching a new Sports weekly TV programme and innovative digital sport content alongside existing African Sport output.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Broadcast Assistant (Planning – Diary and Events)
Location:
 Lagos
Department: BBC World Service
Grade: Local terms and Conditions
Reports to: Deployments Editor, Lagos
Contract: Continuing
The Job

  • The Broadcast Assistant will work in the Planning team keeping accurate and up-to-date records of news events, stories and planned coverage.
  • You will liaise between the deployment editor and programme teams, assisting with filing or recording of material as requested.
  • You will undertake administrative tasks as directed or on your own initiative.

Key Duties

  • To provide operational support for the planning and production teams, helping to diarise newsworthy events and keeping a record of who is covering them and for which outlets.
  • To play a key role in developing News’ diary system, establishing effective methods of communicating planning information to the Africa department and other parts of the BBC.
  • To update News’ contacts lists, following up missing information and ensuring that all details are accurately recorded by producers and team members.
  • To prepare briefs for production teams on guests and/or subject matters. On occasion, to pre-interview guests and to make accurate notes on these conversations.
  • To book guests and make transport and technical arrangements to ensure that contributors get on air.
  • To assist in studio and online production where required and under supervision e.g. timing programmes, checking material, coordinating interviews, liaising between producers and technical staff. On occasion, and under supervision of more senior production staff, to record material and to operate simple studio equipment.
  • To act as a point of contact for all BBC departments, outside contributors and guests.
  • On occasion, to select, translate, edit and publish contributions to BBC output and contribute suggestions for treatment of stories in line with BBC guidelines and under supervision from Editors and Senior Broadcast Journalists.
  • To organise and attend planning meetings and to record decisions, prepare and circulate documentation and co-ordinate tasks with different departments.
  • To make travel arrangements and book accommodation as requested.
  • To carry out programme-related administrative and secretarial duties. This will include recording programme costs, preparing contracts for payments, arranging payments of fees etc.
  • To archive audio and video items, callers’ data and programme episodes and to undertake general housekeeping duties relating to productions.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Ability to work effectively in both written and spoken English and Hausa.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and to present complex information and ideas clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
  • Highly organised with excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise workload, react positively to situations at short notice and plan ahead.
  • Ability to work under own initiative but also under direction, as required.
  • Ability to translate text accurately from Hausa into English and vice versa under the supervision of the editors or SBJs.
  • To proactively embrace new technologies, new ways of working and innovation.
  • A keen interest in African and international news and current affairs.
  • Experience of carrying out tasks where attention to detail is particularly important. A thorough and accurate approach to fact checking, note-taking and record keeping.
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a fast-changing environment. Flexibility and adaptability, particularly under pressure to meet deadlines and changing priorities and circumstances.
  • Good IT skills, including working with a variety of apps and software packages. Knowledge of SAP would be advantageous.
  • Evidence of working effectively as part of a team.
  • Drive and resilience to maintain personal effectiveness in the face of pressure, setbacks or when dealing with provocative situations.

Competencies
The following competencies (behaviours and characteristics) have been identified as key to success in the job. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate these competencies:

  • Editorial Judgement – demonstrates balanced and objective judgement based on an understanding of BBC editorial guidelines, target audience, programme and department objectives. Makes the right editorial decisions, taking account of conflicting views where necessary.
  • Resilience – manages personal effectiveness by managing emotions in the face of pressure, setbacks or when dealing with provocative situations. Demonstrates an approach to work that is characterised by commitment, motivation and energy.
  • Flexibility – punctual and excellent time keeper and adapts and works effectively with a variety of situations, individuals or groups. Able to understand and appreciate different and opposing perspectives on an issue, to adapt an approach as the requirements of a situation change, and to change or easily accept changes in one’s own organisation or job requirements.
  • Creative Thinking – able to transform creative ideas into practical reality. Can look at existing situations and problems in novel ways and come up with creative solutions.
  • Planning and organisation – able to think ahead in order to establish an efficient and appropriate course of action for self and others. Prioritises and plans activities taking into account all the relevant issues and factors such as deadlines, staffing and resources.
  • Communication – able to get one’s message understood clearly by adopting a range of styles, tools and techniques appropriate to the audience and the nature of the information.
  • Managing relationships and team working – able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people. Works co-operatively with others to be part of a team, as opposed to working separately or competitively.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline  21st February, 2018.

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Latest Job Vacancies at Crown Agents

Crown Agents is a high impact not-for-profit social enterprise. We improve public services and drive economic growth in countries around the world. Our expertise is finding new solutions to intractable problems for clients in the areas of health, governance, economic growth, humanitarian action, stabilisation and supply chain services. We work with leaders at local, national and international level to achieve change, drawing on our insight and experience. We reinvest our profits into further transformation.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

 

Job Title: Team Leader – North-East Nigeria Recovery
Location
: North-East Nigeria
About the Role

  • We are pleased to be recruiting a Team Leader who is passionate about achieving transformative change. If you are interested in leading a dynamic team of specialists on a cross-cutting recovery project in North East Nigeria, then we would love to hear from you. We welcome applications from experienced Team Leaders who thrive on accelerating self-sufficiency and prosperity in local communities.

What You’ll be Working on

  • The World Bank approved a $200m Multi-Sectoral Crisis Recovery Project (MCRP) in March 2017. Part of this funding will be used by a Nigerian federal government body to contract a Programme Management Consultancy (PMC) team to build capacity and oversee the effective delivery of the recovery. We expect the tender for the PMC to be published in early 2018. The role is subject to a successful bid by the consortium.

Responsibilities
What you will be responsible for:

  • The Team Leader’s overall responsibility is oversight of all workstreams and funding as well as the effective management of the PMC team and its objectives, and she/he will report to a Project Director in Crown Agents HQ (based in London) as well as having a close relationship with Crown Agents’ Country Manager in Abuja.

Specific responsibilities and tasks may include:
Leadership, Management and Representation

  • Providing leadership, coordination and strategic direction setting;
  • Leading and coordinating a dynamic team of technical advisors to develop and enhance the program’s implementation plan and standards;
  • Managing strategic relationships with the Government of Nigeria, federal institutions, state-level governments, the World Bank, other donors, civil society, media, business partners and consortium members;
  • Securing and maintaining high level political engagement and support for the programme;
  • Contributing as a Member of the Steering Committee and representing the consortia and programme externally;
  • Coordination, networking and knowledge sharing amongst key stakeholders and programme work streams.

Programme Delivery:

  • Ensuring that the project team is providing high quality advice on procurement, programme management, financial management, contract management, safeguarding and M & E to federal, state and others as required;
  • Oversight of high-quality capacity building of federal,, state and others as required;
  • Monitoring and mitigating risks of the PCM functions, and taking decisions that are conflict and gender sensitive;
  • Oversight of security of staff contracted to the PCM;
  • Oversight of external communication, including a strong social media presence.

Programme Management Oversight:

  • Overall management of resources allocated to the project;
  • Monitoring and ensuring performance of the programme and ensuring all milestones are met according to World Bank / Government requirements, developing mitigation plans to reduce setbacks and taking corrective actions to remedy any deviation from work plans;
  • Accounting and reporting to the World Bank / Government as required on programme performance;
  • Promoting networking and knowledge sharing amongst key stakeholders and programme work streams.
  • The responsibilities of the Team Leader role are indicative and subject to change pending publication of the PCM TORs.

Qualifications
To achieve this, you as a Team Leader will need the following experience, skills and qualifications:

  • Significant relevant professional experience, which includes a track-record of:
  • Managing large multi sector development programmes and delivering results in conflict and humanitarian contexts;
  • Leading and managing a diverse team; and
  • Improving the skills and abilities of others.
  • Sound experience in project cycle management, and especially in responding to and adapting to M&E findings;
  • Results orientated and commitment to accountability, value for money, conflict and gender sensitivity;
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with governments, donors, the private sector and civil society organisations;
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), reporting and presentation skills; and
  • Fluent in English.

The following experience, skills and qualifications are desirable:
Experience of:

  • Working in or on Nigeria, and particularly the North East;
  • Managing World Bank or other multilateral development bank funded projects; and
  • Managing complex programmes in the following sectors: social service delivery, infrastructure, conflict prevention, peacebuilding, community development.
  • A postgraduate degree in a relevant area.

Location:

  • Preference may be given to candidates willing to be based in Maiduguri (with travel to Abuja and other parts of North-East Nigeria).
  • Candidates based elsewhere in Nigeria must be willing to spend the majority of their time in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe (BAY) states.  This is an essential minimum standard.
  • Please state in your application form your willingness to be based Maiduguri and travel to other parts of the BAY states.

 

 

Job Title: Programme Manager
Location:
 North East, Nigeria
About The Role

  • We are pleased to be recruiting candidates who are passionate about achieving transformative change. If you are interested in being a part of a dynamic team of specialists and leaders on a cross-cutting recovery project in North East Nigeria, then we would love to hear from you.
  • We welcome applications from candidates who thrive on accelerating self-sufficiency and prosperity in local communities.

Who You’ll Be Working With

  • You’ll be working with Crown Agents. We work with leaders to accelerate self-sufficiency and prosperity.
  • We offer supply chain, fund management, programme design and evaluation, training, institutional efficiency and revenue generation expertise.
  • We do this across health, humanitarian, stabilisation, governance and public administration, prosperity and renewable energy. We are a registered social enterprise, 100% owned by the Crown Agents Foundation.

What You’ll Be Working On

  • The World Bank approved a $200m Multi-Sectoral Crisis Recovery Project (MCRP) in March 2017. Part of this funding will be used by a Nigerian Federal government body to contract a Programme Management Consultancy (PMC) team to build capacity and oversee the effective delivery of the recovery. We expect the tender for the PMC to be published in early 2018. All roles are subject to a successful bid by the consortium.
  • You would be responsible for the effective functioning of the project team and achievement of its objectives.
  • You will report to a Team Leader in Nigeria (location TBC), who will in turn report to a Project Director in Crown Agents HQ (based in London) as well as having a close relationship with Crown Agents’ Country Director in Abuja.

About You
You will need the following experience, skills and qualifications:

  • Team leadership in remote/conflict/humanitarian settings
  • Programme management (in remote/conflict/humanitarian settings)
  • Credible track record of delivery in Nigeria
  • Experience of working in North East Nigeria is desirable
  • Technical experience in the area above
  • Willingness to relocate to Nigeria (for international candidates) and to spend significant amounts of time in North East Nigeria (for all candidates).

 

 

Job Title: Technical Expert
Location:
 North East, Nigeria
Summary
We will be needing Technical Experts in the following fields:

  • Infrastructure
  • Conflict and Peacebuilding
  • Social Cohesion and Inclusion
  • Education
  • Health
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Livelihoods
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Governance/PFM/Capacity building
  • World Bank Social and Environmental Safeguarding Expertise

About The Role

  • We are pleased to be recruiting candidates who are passionate about achieving transformative change. If you are interested in being a part of a dynamic team of specialists and leaders on a cross-cutting recovery project in North East Nigeria, then we would love to hear from you.
  • We welcome applications from candidates who thrive on accelerating self-sufficiency and prosperity in local communities.

Who You’ll Be Working With

  • You’ll be working with Crown Agents. We work with leaders to accelerate self-sufficiency and prosperity.
  • We offer supply chain, fund management, programme design and evaluation, training, institutional efficiency and revenue generation expertise.
  • We do this across health, humanitarian, stabilisation, governance and public administration, prosperity and renewable energy. We are a registered social enterprise, 100% owned by the Crown Agents Foundation.

What You’ll Be Working On

  • The World Bank approved a $200m Multi-Sectoral Crisis Recovery Project (MCRP) in March 2017. Part of this funding will be used by a Nigerian Federal government body to contract a Programme Management Consultancy (PMC) team to build capacity and oversee the effective delivery of the recovery. We expect the tender for the PMC to be published in early 2018. All roles are subject to a successful bid by the consortium.
  • You would be responsible for the effective functioning of the project team and achievement of its objectives.
  • You will report to a Team Leader in Nigeria (location TBC), who will in turn report to a Project Director in Crown Agents HQ (based in London) as well as having a close relationship with Crown Agents’ Country Director in Abuja.

About You
You will need the following experience, skills and qualifications:

  • Team leadership in remote/conflict/humanitarian settings
  • Programme management (in remote/conflict/humanitarian settings)
  • Credible track record of delivery in Nigeria
  • Experience of working in North East Nigeria is desirable
  • Technical experience in one or more of areas listed above
  • Willingness to relocate to Nigeria (for international candidates) and to spend significant amounts of time in North East Nigeria (for all candidates).

 

 

Job Title: Procurement Specialist
Location:
 North East, Nigeria
About The Role

  • We are pleased to be recruiting candidates who are passionate about achieving transformative change. If you are interested in being a part of a dynamic team leaders on a cross-cutting recovery project in North East Nigeria, then we would love to hear from you.
  • We welcome applications from candidates who thrive on accelerating self-sufficiency and prosperity in local communities.

Who You’ll Be Working With

  • You’ll be working with Crown Agents. We work with leaders to accelerate self-sufficiency and prosperity.
  • We offer supply chain, fund management, programme design and evaluation, training, institutional efficiency and revenue generation expertise.
  • We do this across health, humanitarian, stabilisation, governance and public administration, prosperity and renewable energy. We are a registered social enterprise, 100% owned by the Crown Agents Foundation.

What You’ll Be Working On

  • The World Bank approved a $200m Multi-Sectoral Crisis Recovery Project (MCRP) in March 2017. Part of this funding will be used by a Nigerian Federal government body to contract a Programme Management Consultancy (PMC) team to build capacity and oversee the effective delivery of the recovery.
  • We expect the tender for the PMC to be published in early 2018. All roles are subject to a successful bid by the consortium.
  • You will be responsible for the effective functioning of the project team and achievement of its objectives.
  • You will report to a Team Leader in Nigeria (location TBC), who will in turn report to a Project Director in Crown Agents HQ (based in London) as well as having a close relationship with Crown Agents’ Country Director in Abuja.

About You
You will need the following experience, skills and qualifications:

  • Team leadership in remote/conflict/humanitarian settings
  • Programme management (in remote/conflict/humanitarian settings)
  • Credible track record of delivery in Nigeria
  • Experience of working in North East Nigeria is desirable
  • Technical experience needed.
  • Willingness to relocate to Nigeria (for international candidates) and to spend significant amounts of time in North East Nigeria (for all candidates).

 

 

Job Title: Finance Manager
Location:
 North East, Nigeria
About The Role

  • We are pleased to be recruiting candidates who are passionate about achieving transformative change. If you are interested in being a part of a dynamic team of leaders on a cross-cutting recovery project in North East Nigeria, then we would love to hear from you.
  • We welcome applications from candidates who thrive on accelerating self-sufficiency and prosperity in local communities.

Who You’ll Be Working With

  • You’ll be working with Crown Agents. We work with leaders to accelerate self-sufficiency and prosperity.
  • We offer supply chain, fund management, programme design and evaluation, training, institutional efficiency and revenue generation expertise.
  • We do this across health, humanitarian, stabilisation, governance and public administration, prosperity and renewable energy. We are a registered social enterprise, 100% owned by the Crown Agents Foundation.

What You’ll Be Working On

  • The World Bank approved a $200m Multi-Sectoral Crisis Recovery Project (MCRP) in March 2017. Part of this funding will be used by a Nigerian Federal government body to contract a Programme Management Consultancy (PMC) team to build capacity and oversee the effective delivery of the recovery.
  • We expect the tender for the PMC to be published in early 2018. All roles are subject to a successful bid by the consortium.
  • You will be responsible for the effective functioning of the project team and achievement of its objectives.
  • You will report to a Team Leader in Nigeria (location TBC), who will in turn report to a Project Director in Crown Agents HQ (based in London) as well as having a close relationship with Crown Agents’ Country Director in Abuja.

About You
You will need the following experience, skills and qualifications:

  • Team leadership in remote/conflict/humanitarian settings
  • Programme management (in remote/conflict/humanitarian settings)
  • Credible track record of delivery in Nigeria
  • Experience of working in North East Nigeria is desirable.
  • Technical experience needed.
  • Willingness to relocate to Nigeria (for international candidates) and to spend significant amounts of time in North East Nigeria (for all candidates).

 

 

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

 

Application Deadline  1st March, 2018.

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Vacant Positions at International Medical Corps (IMC), Fresh Job Recruitment (7 Open Positions)

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and Nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1.) CMAM Assistant

Location: Unspecified

Deadline: 22nd February, 2018.

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2.) KAP Survey Consultant – Nutrition 

Location: Unspecified

Deadline: Not Specified.

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3.) Country Security Manager 

Location: Unspecified

Deadline: Not Specified.

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4.) 
GBV Coordinator

Location: Unspecified

Deadline: Not Specified.

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5.) Logistics Officer

Location: Abuja

Deadline: 21st February, 2018.

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6.) HR & Admin Officer

Location: Abuja

Deadline: 27th February, 2018.

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7.) Food Security & Livelihoods Manager

Location: Borno

Deadline: 27th February, 2018.

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Division Manager, Data Center & System Management Services at the African Development Bank Group (AfDB)

African Development Bank Group (AfDB) – Established in 1964, the African Development Bank is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 80 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries). The Bank’s development agenda is delivering the financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Division Manager, Data Center & System Management Services

Reference: ADB/17/280/2
Location: Côte d’Ivoire
Grade: PL2
Position N°: 50092473

The Complex

  • The Vice-Presidency, Human Resources and Corporate Services ensures the delivery of efficient, people-centered, client-oriented, corporate services to ensure overall institutional effectiveness in all aspects of the Bank’s corporate services.
  • The complex leads efforts to ensure the competitiveness of the Bank as the employer of choice and is responsible for providing leadership in the formulation and implementation of Bank’s strategies on people, Information Technology general services and institutional procurements, language services, business continuity and, health and safety strategies.

The Hiring Department

  • The Corporate Information Technology Services Department mission at the Bank is to align the Information Technology delivery strategy along with the Bank’s business strategy, to increase the organizational effectiveness through efficient use of the Information Systems.
  • Under the leadership of the Bank’s Information System’s Director, the Corporate Information Technology Services Department is mandated by the Bank to deliver the best possible IT services for Bank staff, and help achieve the results that will get the Bank closer to accomplishing its development goals.

The Position

  • The Division Manager Data Center & System Management Services provides leadership, supervision and management for the acquisition, deployment, operations and support of the Bank’s information technology infrastructure.
  • Areas of responsibility include: deliver and support Bank’s infrastructure  (servers, storage, databases) and services, applications such as email messaging, support to the development teams and in charge of managing and monitoring the different data centers; ensure the services continuity, capacity and availability, define Service Level Agreements; continually improve services to meet technology requirements and standard; providing technical guidance and leadership to the different teams within the Division, staff motivation and engagement, performance management, coaching and mentoring, resources planning and optimization.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall supervision of the Director of the Corporate Information Technology Services department, the Division Manager will undertake the following:

  • Set the goals and objectives of the division, lead the team, evaluate its performance, manage staff potential and training needs.
  • Plan and oversee the management of activities undertaken by the division: monitoring of work programs and projects in a timely fashion within the budget.
  • Ensure that the Information Technology infrastructure services needed by the bank, as agreed, are provided in a usable, efficient, timely, secure, highly available and cost effective manner.
  • Actively participate in long-range strategy planning and manages policy development to address complex business issues; provides leadership to cross-functional teams.
  • Oversee the development of service based management processes, control and measure to ensure quality of service is maintained to meet business objectives.
  • Implement a service-oriented, quality-driven and result based culture across the division teams that quality criteria are clear, available, measured adhered to and reported.
  • Champion & promote on-going service improvements to continually enhance quality and customer satisfaction with respect to infrastructure services.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain change control and rigorous testing processes for modifications to IT infrastructure, including the application of formal Release Management governance and procedures.
  • Define, implement and maintain service continuity, capacity and availability plans taking into consideration applicable business operations, risks and service requirements.
  • Manage distributed teams, including Third Party Vendors and Outsourced Partners to guarantee deliverables to Time, Budget and Quality Objectives.
  • Develop, review, manage, set and measure objectives and motivate team members to successfully accomplish company and personal advancement objectives.
  • Focused on cost savings, high performance, high reliability, quality of user experience and architectural alignment of solutions.
  • Work with the Corporate Information Technology Services department management, present supporting information to Steering Committees, the Boards of Directors, and others in order to obtain approval for major IT contracts and investment for the Bank.
  • Represent the Corporate Information Technology Services department in meetings, task forces, and work groups comprised of sister agencies and as required, representatives of governments.

Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Hold at least a Master’s degree or its equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Technology management, Telecommunications Engineering or related area.
  • Have a minimum of eight (8) years of progressive experience in similar position with at least 3 years of experience in management with track record in people management, and coaching.
  • Private sector experience will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent Information Technology Service Management skills with 8+ years of running complex Information Technology Service Management operations years proven track record of managing Information Technology infrastructure, systems engineers and data centers geographically distributed.
  • ITSM qualification, such as ITIL Operational Support and Analysis (OSA), ITIL Service Offerings and Agreements (SOA) preferred. Minimum ITIL Foundation certified.
  • Certification in Data Center Management.
  • Progressively responsible experience in analysis, planning and design of ICT infrastructure and systems is required, including at least 3 years of experience at management level.
  • Experience in managing mission critical enterprise ICT infrastructure services and data centers is required.
  • Working experience in similar financial multilateral institutions.
  • Experience in Control and management of ICT assets.
  • Knowledge and skills in Enterprise Architecture.
  • Experience in Business Process Management and feasibility studies.
  • Experience and skills in Budgeting and resource management including human resources.
  • Knowledge of relevant national and international legislation. E.g.: Data Protection Act, EU Procurement Directive.
  • Conceptual and strategic analytical capacity to understand information system and business operational issues so as to thoroughly analyze and evaluate critical systems matters.
  • Ability to improve processes and approaches; demonstrates adaptability to changing priorities.
  • Ability to advise Senior Management on complex systems development and related matters of significant importance to the institution.
  • Good understanding of the new technology and industry trend.
  • Dynamic and self-motivated to provide better services to the users.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills coupled with a collaborative style.
  • Ability to communicate with the team members and external providers.
  • Conflict resolution skills.
  • Crisis management skills.
  • Vendor management skills.
  • Experience and skills in the Procurement process of ICT Products and services.
  • Experience and skills in Budgeting and resource management including human resources.
  • Creative thinking ability.
  • People management skills.
  • Problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Communicate and write effectively in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language.
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office, Windows/Unix operating systems; Oracle/SQL server databases; Storage, back-up and restore technologies. Knowledge of SAP and SRAS are desirable.

Application Closing Date
26th February, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Experienced Job Positions at The African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank)

The African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) was established in Abuja, Nigeria in October, 1993 by African Governments, African private and institutional investors as well as non-African financial institutions and private investors for the purpose of financing, promoting and expanding intra-African and extra-African trade.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

Job Title: Manager, Information Technology (Core Banking Support)
Reference: LPF 3801
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Application email:  lizette@caglobalint.com
Responsibilities

  • Functional support of the Core Banking system and interdependent interfaces.
  • Configuration, patches, update and upgrade management of the Core Banking system.
  • Manage and support integration of the Core Banking system with other interconnected applications.
  • Provide business analysis and requirements gathering support for end-users.
  • Draft and Implement the IT Disaster Recovery Plan in collaboration with the IT team. Ensure that Core Banking. Application, tools and data are available on the disaster recovery site at any time required.
  • Document any necessary procedure related to Core Banking application for reference.
  • Anticipates Core Banking application problems and implement preventive measures.
  • Investigate and install enhancements and operating procedures that optimize Core Banking application availability.
  • Develop management information reports and dashboard using business objects, crystal report and other applicable tools.
  • Design and manage data warehouse applications and tools.
  • Manage Service Level Agreement (SLA) with application service providers.
  • Actively manage the timely resolution of outstanding defects or issues impacting the business.
  • Support the preparation of key presentations, strategy documentation and other documents.
  • Handle and implement requests for application customizations.
  • Provide end-user training.
  • Investigate user problems, identify root cause, determine possible solutions, test and implement solutions.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by management.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other relevant degree from a recognized University, a Master’s degree in a relevant field or a recognized professional qualification in lieu.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in Core Banking support & configuration management in a modern international ICT environment.
  • Implementation and management experience of Core Banking Software (Finacle particularly) very desirable.
  • Demonstrated expertise in managing banking application support processes including application defect management.
  • Demonstrated expertise in Solution architecture and system development life cycle.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Working knowledge of system testing.
  • Ability to develop customized software applications from functional specification.
  • Knowledge of Agile development framework.
  • Demonstrated experience in software application implementation.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing service level agreement with application service providers.
  • Knowledge of business reporting tools such as business object, crystal report and reporting writing.
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage.
  • Willingness to travel and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank’s objectives;

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

 

 

 

Job Title: Manager, Intra-African Trade Facilitation
Reference: DLRF 3801
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Application email: danelle@caglobalint.com
Responsibilities
The position holder is supposed to:

  • Implement the specific Trade Facilitation interventions identified in the Intra-African Trade Strategy;
  • Engage with various stakeholders (public, private and civil society) at the national, regional and continental level and develop partnerships to implement the key Trade Facilitation activities identified by the Bank;
  • Mobilise resources from partners to support the implementation of key Trade Facilitation activities identified by the Bank; and
  • Ensure execution of activities in line with approved work plans.

Assist IATI to undertake the following:

  • Preparation of an Annual Intra-African Trade Facilitation Work Plan and Budget, derived from the Intra-African Trade Strategy and the Bank’s Strategic Plan for Management’s Approval;
  • Implementing approved trade facilitation plans and strategies towards increasing intra-African trade. This includes implementing key trade facilitation activities identified in the Intra-African Trade Strategy such as:
    • Creating an Intra-African Trade Payment Platform aimed at formalising informal cross-border trade, reducing foreign currency costs of trade etc;
    • Facilitating establishment of internationally accredited laboratories across Africa;
    • Working with partners towards harmonisation of standards for trade;
    • Working with RECs and various stakeholders to introduce an Inter-State Transit Guarantee Facility;
    • Facilitating the emergence and expansion of Export Trading Companies or Export Houses across Africa acting as instruments for creating strong and reliable value chains within the continent;
    • Organising Intra-African Trade Fairs to connect buyers and sellers and provide trade and market information;
    • Developing a reliable trade information centre or repository and managing a framework for providing intra-African trade information and export advisory services to bridge the gap on trade and market information; and
  • Developing and implementing the Diaspora Initiative that will allow for the application of African capital, knowledge and skills of Diaspora to promote intra-African trade
  • Trade Policy advocacy and engagement with African countries, Regional Economic Communities and other stakeholders (private sector and civil society) at with a focus on key trade facilitation activities identified by the Bank;
  • Initiating and actively securing mandates, MoUs and collaboration agreements for executing all initiatives aimed at easing intra-African trade flows;
  • Mobilising resources to implement key trade facilitation activities, including the development of trade-carrying infrastructure across the Africa;
  • Managing important partnerships necessary for delivery of the Bank’s intra African trade strategic objectives;
  • Assist in building capacity and training of partner institutions on key trade facilitation interventions identified by the Bank to ensure that they will be better placed to implement and rigorously apply required conventions and standards to facilitate the flow of regional and continental trade;
  • Carry out related research work with partner institutions to identify existing bottlenecks to intra-African trade and propose solutions as well as implementing monitoring and evaluation mechanisms that highlight required changes to existing facilitation mechanisms to enhance intra-African trade;
  • As may be delegated by Senior Management, representing the Bank in high level meetings, fora and making presentations in conformity with the high standards for which the Bank has become known; and
  • Any another duties as may be assigned by senior management from time to time.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree and post graduate degree in Economics, International Trade, or other trade related disciplines from a recognized University or a recognized post graduate professional qualification in a relevant area;
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a leading trade policy and facilitation consulting firm, think tank, or development/international finance institution and familiarity with the practical solutions that should be applied at macro and micro level to enhance the growth of intra-African trade;
  • Demonstrate experience in executing and delivering solutions relating to Trade Facilitation
  • Knowledge of existing bilateral, regional and international trade conventions and protocols (e.g. bilateral trade agreements, regional trade agreements among RECs, the Tripartite FTA, the CFTA,WTO) as well as other trade related initiatives by WCO, UNCTAD etc…
  • Demonstrated experience of bilateral, regional and multilateral trade-related negotiations;
  • Knowledge of trade finance related products that can be deployed to enhance intra-African trade;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of national, regional and international trade facilitation bodies and national governments and to represent the Bank in important professional fora where oral presentation of papers will be necessary to high level technical and professional audiences;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals; and
  • Ability to demonstrate proof of passion and commitment to the socio-economic empowerment of African countries and the ability to support the achievement of Afreximbank’s mandate.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

 

 

 

Job Title: Manager, Legal (Project & Asset Finance)
Reference: PBF 3802
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Application email: pandora@caglobalint.com
Job Description

  • This is a Transactional Banking role with a focus on the project finance and asset finance activities of the Bank. The role of the position holder will be to support the Head of Legal in providing the required legal advice to the President, management and the Board as may be required.

Responsibilities

  • Supporting the coordination of the Bank’s internal and external legal capacities in the performance of its legal function and working with internal legal staff and external parties as approved by Management;
  • Preparation of a variety of legal documentation including transaction documentation designed to protect the interests of the Bank as lender, borrower, co-lender, service user or provider and in a wide range of other capacities;
  • Negotiation of legal documents with the Bank’s legal counter-parties and under the guidance of Management;
  • Providing legal advice to management and staff in all areas of the Bank’s activities and proffering solutions to legal problems, constraints, risks, options, consequences and approaches;
  • Review legal documentation prepared for the Bank or arising from the work of the Bank;
  • Representing the Bank internally and externally in negotiation, disputes, consultations and other proceedings that require legal representation;
  • Participation in legal aspects of the Bank’s business and lending as well as borrowing operations including loan administration and various committees as management may specify; and
  • Any other duties as assigned by senior management.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • A degree in Law with excellent academics and either a relevant post-graduate degree from a recognised University or a Diploma in Legal practice from a recognised school in lieu. French law or similar civil law qualifications and experience will be required for this role;
  • Professional legal practice and experience of not less than 8 years, with particular emphasis on the financial services industry is essential. Experience in handling documentation of cross-border trade and project finance business will be an advantage
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and to present legal advice on various management issues to the Bank’s senior management and the Board;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and French. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Strong skills in drafting a variety of legal documents and communicating complex issues clearly and concisely
  • Familiarity with trade and project finance issues, treasury issues and transnational transactions is desirable
  • Extensive experience of advising on all legal aspects of structuring, drafting and executing project finance transactions
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment with quick turnaround expectations
  • Negotiating skills and capacity to work with other professionals including non-legal professionals to develop innovative solutions to conflicting interests and positions
  • Willingness to assume multiple roles and tasks to meet changing business needs with ability to foresee, troubleshoot and effectively resolve conflicting issues and challenges; and
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Egypt
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

 

 

Job Title: Regional Chief Operating Officer (Southern Africa)
Reference: PBF 3801
Location: Harare, Zimbabwe
Application email: pandora@caglobalint.com
Job Description

  • Manages a portfolio of clients with deliberate cultivation based on proactive individualized plans. These plans would be developed in coordination with the product teams and should be designed to increase client engagement;
  • Provides client service to each client or government organization. This includes responding to client inquiries in a timely and courteous manner;
  • Leads Branch Client Relations team members to accomplish functional goals to ensure high level client service. This includes coaching team members;
  • Deal team coordination across the Bank’s products and geographies;
  • Finding out what information, products or services the customer requires to meet his/her needs, providing clear, accurate and relevant information;
  • Maintaining a strong working knowledge of client portfolios / products with the Bank;
  • Resolving customers’ queries within agreed authority;
  • Producing file notes after any client meetings, summarising any additional actions required, including follow-up calls;
  • Sales activity planning, including reviewing existing customer files to identify sales opportunities;
  • Undertaking commercial negotiations;
  • Managing new business pitches;
  • Compliance with legal requirements, industry regulations, organisational policies and professional codes;
  • Preparation of an annual Regional Strategic and Marketing Plans derived from the Bank’s Strategic Plan for Management’s Approval;
  • Leading implementation of marketing plans as approved by the Bank and actively securing mandates and business in the region;
  • Implementing strategies for entering various segments of the trade finance market and investment banking in the region;
  • Evaluating and reviewing new business Pre-Assessment Memos and Credit Proposals from the region, Product teams and Head Office and making recommendations on the same to Director & Global Head Client Relations;
  • Representing the Bank in high level meetings, fora and making presentations in conformity with the high standards for which the Bank has become known;
  • Managing staff, Bank’s assets and property at the Branch in liaison with the Administrative Services Department;
  • Maintaining and improving the Bank’s image across the continent; and
  • Any other duties as assigned by Senior Management.

Skills, Knowledge, and Attitude

  • Post graduate degree in Business Administration, Banking or Finance from a recognized University or a recognized post graduate professional qualification in Banking;
  • Sound experience of at least 10 years with a leading financial services organisation and familiarity with the major trade finance products to be offered to clients especially syndication, co-financing, club deals, correspondent banking products including letters of credit, factoring, forfaiting, structured trade finance, carbon financing, corporate finance risk participations, project-related financing and considerable knowledge of how these work;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and to represent the Bank in important professional fora where oral presentation of papers will be necessary to high level technical and professional audiences;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Harare
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

 

 

 

Job Title: Manager, Banking Operations (Commodities)
Reference: 
TJF 3801
Location: 
Cairo, Egypt
Application email: thania@caglobalint.com
Duties and Responsibilities
Facility Setup:

  • Work closely with Client Relations and Product teams throughout a deal lifecycle providing feedback and recommendations on facility structures and any concerns on monitoring as outlined in pre-assessment and credit memos;
  • Work with the documentation and securities team to ensure the operational and risk terms of the transaction and its documentation are appropriate to the needs of the customer, credit sanction, legal environment and market best practice;
  • Review draft facility and legal documentation and ensure alignment with approved credit memos, and that any operating challenges are highlighted and whether any further clauses need to be inserted;
  • Certify compliance with all pre-disbursement conditions, ensure all facility related accounts are held and limits setup on transactional processing systems as appropriate.

Facility Management:

  • Management of clients’ positions, monitoring and controlling the taking up of acceptable security and its progression throughout the life of a transaction, from initiation to final repayment.
  • Ensuring at all times that the security (quality, value and changes) are in accordance with the terms of the facility approvals and agreements.
  • The role requires the incumbent to be able to assess high value collateral valuations from market data and market knowledge and to be able to ascertain whether judgements on source are fit for purpose

Governance and Operating Efficiency:

  • Proven ability to generate new ideas for improving controls and procedures.
  • Responsible for development and maintenance of written processes and procedures for the commodities sub-unit

Management Information (MI) & Reporting:

  • Design and prepare appropriate reports to management on the bank’s “commodities” portfolio ensuring exposure is within risk appetite at all times and supporting the early identification of potential issues in the portfolio

Skills, Knowledge, and Attitude

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Banking or Finance from a recognised University plus a post graduate degree in a relevant field;
  • A professional qualification in Banking will be an added advantage;
  • Proven experience of at least 8 years with a reputable banking organization or commodity trading house with proven knowledge and understanding of best market practice in transactional risk management and operations of commodities financing;
  • The role holder must demonstrate a depth of expertise in commodities and the risk management associated with commodities financing, structuring, documentation, related security and its operations management. The candidate must demonstrate experience and knowledge of operating in a fairly complex environment;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Egypt
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

 

 

Job Title: Manager, Strategy & Innovation (Performance & Reporting)
Reference: TJF 3802
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Application email: thania@caglobalint.com
Job Description

  • The role holder will be responsible for providing professional input into the Bank’s performance management process, working with various cross-functional teams to ensure alignment to the strategic objectives the Bank is undertaking, as well as ensure that these objectives are cascaded from the corporate level scorecard, through the departmental score and finally down to the individual’s performance management scorecard.
  • The role will primarily focus on working with the Departments to develop individual objectives that align to the departmental plans for the year. The jobholder is also responsible for the management and development of the businesses KPI infrastructure in order to facilitate the analysis and performance plans against strategic objectives and budgets.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the overall business performance monitoring, reporting and analysis for the Bank;
  • Engage in the development of the Bank’s long term strategic plan and annual business plan for approval by Senior Management and the Board of Directors within the given time frame;
  • Work with the departments for the development of departmental level (Tier 2) business objectives and work with the heads of departments to develop individual objectives that align to the departmental plans for the year and manage the objectives validation process;
  • Working with Human Resources, ensure that the development of annual Tier 3 objectives and measures for staff in all departments is aligned to the departmental plans (Tier 2) for the year and manage the objectives validation process at Tier 2 and Tier 3 level;
  • The role holder will also manage the development of monthly/quarterly/annual performance reports for all Tier 2 owners as well as facilitating cross-functional performance review under the leadership of the Director Strategy and Innovation;
  • The role holder also plays the role of a performance and reporting coach to the departmental staff within the business, providing support in the development or articulation of the individual’s strategic objectives;
  • It will be the responsibility of the jobholder to review, manage and analyze existing business strategies in order to support departments to ensure alignment with the business’s overall performance goals for the year;
  • The jobholder will be responsible for monitoring and performing standard analyses such as performance analysis, competitive analyses, market analysis etc;
  • Draw reliable and timely financial and non-financial data and information together from a range of sources and provide analysis, insights and options;
  • Design and deliver ad-hoc performance reporting and analytics for a range of business requirements focused on the key drivers of value in the enterprise;
  • Design and deliver ad hoc performance reporting and analytics for a range of business requirements focused on the key drivers of value in the enterprise Conduct post-performance reviews of major business initiatives, projects and strategic objectives;
  • Contribute broadly to the strategic and operational priorities, discussions and decision as a Member of the Strategy and Innovation team and drive collaboration and sharing of best practice;
  • Actively participate in business unit and/or enterprise-wide programmes, initiatives and projects as required;
  • Participate in the creation and implementation of a customer feedback loop to ensure that the Bank is able to capture customer comments and concerns about its business processes and that such concerns are adequately responded to in order to ensure a customer-centric focus to the Bank’s lending activities;
  • Supporting the Bank’s business development initiatives by undertaking market research and feasibility studies for the various new business projects and ventures for the Bank;
  • Providing integrated analytical support to Senior Management to enable effective strategy formulation and implementation;
  • Monitoring and evaluating the implementation of the plans, pointing out material negative deviations and recommending prompt corrective actions;
  • Monitoring and proactively analyzing, on an ongoing basis, internal and external events that affect the Bank, so as to provide ideas and intellectual leadership for both short-term tactics and long-term positioning and vision;
  • Provide professional input into the Bank wide annual business planning and budgeting process through distilling the Bank’s strategic goals into annual activity plans and advising senior management on the most efficient allocation of the tasks for respective departments and units;
  • Assist to communicate the Bank’s long term and annual business plan as approved by the Board of Directors to all staff and put in place monitoring and reporting mechanisms for the benefit of Senior Management and staff members;
  • Analyse and propose required changes to internal business processes by leveraging industry knowledge, management consulting skills and analytical abilities in identifying key drivers, assessing process capabilities and developing a business case for internal business process enhancement;
  • Participate in the preparation of the Bank’s Annual, Half Year and End of Year reports. Also Work together with the Risk Management department to define the Bank’s annual risk appetite; and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Good first degree in the relevant field such as; Finance, Accounting, Economics, Commerce, Business;
  • Post graduate degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Commerce, Business or related field from a recognized University is required;
  • Sound business analysis and business performance reporting skills of at least 8 years within the Banking or financial services industry and demonstrable knowledge of business analysis tools;
  • Demonstrate exceptionally good analytical skills, an ability to translate raw information into actionable strategies and initiatives;
  • Proven excellent written, editorial, and oral communication skills as well as report preparation and report presentation skills are crucial in this role;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of Banks, rating agencies and other related corporates;
  • Proven experience in ERP systems;
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank’s objectives;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and to function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of business planning best practices;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese); and
  • High level of energy, initiative, drive for results and ability to work under pressure, with multiple competing tasks and deal with rapidly shifting priorities, while maintaining attention to detail.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Egypt
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

 

 

Job Title: Director, Export Development Programme
Reference: DLRF 3602
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Application email: danelle@caglobalint.com
Job Description

  • Responsible for the Export Development business segment of the Bank. Acting as the custodian of the Export Development programme and providing specialist expertise to the team at the Head Office and field teams based in Regional Branch offices.

Responsibilities
Strategy and Special Initiatives:

  • Oversee the implementation of Bank’s approved export development strategy. In particular, the Director of Export Development should drive the implementation of special projects/programmes that relate to industrialization and export development, including the creation of Industrial Parks, Innovation and Technology Parks, Standards and Certification Centres, and Export Trading Companies in key markets across Africa.
  • Deepen and expand the coverage of the Bank’s Flagship initiative, the Africa Cocoa Initiative (AFRICOIN), to other critical commodities of export interest to Africa (i.e. cashew, palm oil, coffee, etc.). AFRICOIN was designed to provide end-to-end solutions to the Africa’s cocoa sector through financing, provision of technical/corporate finance and advisory services to eligible entities in the Cocoa Value Chain. The Initiative is intended to facilitate increases in cocoa sector productivity, promote value addition within Africa through processing of cocoa beans into intermediate raw materials, and promote consumption of cocoa and cocoa products in Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
  • To be the custodian of the Bank’s menu of Export Development programmes and products. In this regard, the Director will ensure that products are dynamic and respond to changes in the global environment and are well tailored to meet demands of African corporate entities and financial institutions.
  • Propose and design new programmes to assist the Bank in the promotion of export manufacturing (i.e. Light Manufacturing, Agro-processing, etc.) and export services (i.e. Tourism, Entertainment, etc.) across Africa.
  • Develop a mechanism for attracting equity (from African and non-African sources, including the Bank’s Fund for Export Development (FUNFED)) into African entities and SMEs, particularly those in the agro-processing and light manufactures.
  • Oversee the structuring and completion of export manufacturing and export service projects across the Bank’s member countries with focus on Light Manufacturing; Contract manufacturing; Healthcare & Pharmaceutical; and Hospitality (Hotel).
  • Provide insights into the potential developmental outcomes of the Bank’s industrialization and export development strategies, including GDP growth, poverty reduction, jobs creation, export diversification, etc.
  • Provide regular updates to Executive Management on latest developments in the global and African industrialization and manufacturing space and proposing strategies to promote industrial development across the continent.

Advisory and Market Development:

  • Assist national Governments and export development agencies/institutions in the design and implementation of national export development/industrialization programmes/initiatives.
  • Provide advisory services to member states in the formulation of national industrialization policies as well as creating programmes to develop and promote the competitiveness of national exports in global markets.
  • Design innovative means to fostering market access for African manufacturers and processing entities through twinning initiatives. The Director of Export Development should also develop mechanisms for identifying market opportunities within Africa in support of Intra-African trade as well as opportunities outside the continent.
  • Forge strategic international partnerships relevant to the delivery of the development strategy of the Bank. In particular, such partnerships should aim at mobilizing financing and technical assistance towards the development and participation of SMEs in national, regional and global value chains.

Capacity Building:

  • Design and implement mechanisms for building capacity of African entities to create quality products that meet international standards (in terms of branding, packaging, etc.)
  • Design, within the framework of the Afreximbank’s Strategic Plan 2017-2021, a programme for creating capacity among African SMEs in the value added sectors, particularly in the areas of Corporate Governance, finance and account management, etc.
  • Undertake lobbying activities with African Governments, Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and other continental organizations to put in place relevant macroeconomic policies, conducive financial markets and supportive institutional and regulatory frameworks that would have a positive impact on industrialization and export development in Africa.

Others:

  • Any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree and post graduate degree in Business Administration, Economics, Banking, Finance or other related fields from a recognized University.
  • A recognized post graduate professional qualification in Banking will be an added advantage.
  • Sound experience of minimum 12 years with a leading financial services organization and familiarity with the major export development finance products to be offered to clients and considerable knowledge of how these work;
  • Knowledge of the mandate and activities under Afreximbank’s Export Development Programme;
  • Knowledge of government and industrial policy;
  • Knowledge of international affairs, international trade and the global economy;
  • Knowledge of banking and/or insurance industry and products supporting export development;
  • Knowledge of Afreximbank’s and other Export Development products;
  • Knowledge of sound financial and risk management practices;
  • Knowledge of different sizes and needs of African enterprises ranging from large national and multi-national corporates to small and medium sized businesses and of Africa’s diverse industry sectors;
  • Knowledge related to development finance would be an asset;
  • Financial acumen and literacy (ability to read and assess financial statements);
  • Ability to set priorities and support the corporate vision needed to fulfill Export Development mandate and attain its objectives; and
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with other staff members and have the capacity to be sensitive to the differing needs and agendas of multiple stakeholders.
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and to represent the Bank in important professional fora where oral presentation of papers will be necessary to high level technical and professional audiences;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, superior intellect, and an outstanding ability to communicate at all levels; and
  • Demonstrable problem-solving, quantitative, and analytical skills; strategic and creative thinking.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply
  • Tax-free salaries paid in USD

 


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to the corresponding application email addresses.

 

Application Deadline  30th September, 2018.

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Vacancies in a Greenfield Aquaculture Production Company

Shaldag Limited is a greenfield aquaculture production company with a state-of-art intensive aquaculture facility comprising hatcheries, nurseries, and on-growing sections. Shaldag produces, distributes and sells fish. The objective of the company is to significantly increase the local production of fish & fish products in Nigeria, through the use of modern technology. To this extent, Shaldag Limited has set up its first fish farm in Epe, Lagos for the production of 10,000MT of Catfish and Tilapia fish per annum.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

 

Job Title: Sales Cashier
Location: 
Epe, Lagos
Responsibilities

  • Responsible for receiving cash from customers.
  • Petty Cash administration.
  • Reconciling cash with sales.
  • Filing and documentation of sales related documents.
  • Daily cash deposit in banks.
  • Updating sales data log.

Qualifications

  • First degree in any finance related course.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience in a similar role.

 

 

Job Title: Accountant
Location:
 Epe, Lagos
Job Summary

  • We are looking for a candidate that would oversee the functions of the Accounts department.

Responsiblities

  • Analyzing and preparing financial reports.
  • Day to day running of the accounts department, ensure compliance with accounting procedures and working with external auditors.
  • Daily maintenance of the balance sheet position & financial controls.
  • Accounting for the sales and collections, follow up for the timely collections from all customers.
  • Preparation of the sales report and detailed analysis of sales on a daily basis for management information and decision making.

Qualifications

  • First degree in Finance or any related course.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in a similar role.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV’s to: hr@shaldagfish.comstating “Sales Cashier” or “Accountant” as the subject of the email

 

Application Deadline  21st February, 2018.

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MTN Venture Incubation Programme (VIP) 2018

MTN Group is looking for startups that are either building a sustainable Africa through digital solutions for health, education, agriculture, fintech, energy and IoT, or enabling businesses through digital solutions for religion, sport, news and e-commerce.

The Venture Incubation Programme (VIP) is designed to provide a supportive ecosystem to help startups build viable and scalable innovation-driven companies. Startups have access to a range of resources including co-working space, practical learning clinics, mentors, weekly check-ins and staff advisors, and a community of peers who learn and grow together.

The VIP offers startups several key advantages. We’re located in the heart of the V&A Waterfront, where startups are on the doorstep of Africa’s fastest growing tech hub. We offer proof-of-concept (POC) collaboration opportunities with our industry partner MTN Group and a pool of early-stage investors.

 

Who Should Apply?

Digital Startups

For our current program at the Solution Space Waterfront we are looking for startups that are developing digital solutions across health, education, agriculture, fintech, energy IoT, religion, sport, news and e-commerce.

TEAM OF 2+

We’re not looking for single founders, but teams of at least two with the right balance of skills and ability to build, test and deliver. The founder or majority shareholder must be the lead participant and must have the ability to commit full-time to the programme over the three months.

PROTOTYPE / MVP

Most of our startups enter with some sort of business case, early version of a product and a couple of team members. They have a working prototype with a minimum feature set ready to conduct early-market testing to further establish product and market fit.

OPPORTUNITY & TRACTION

The initial concept development demonstrates deep and intimate understanding of the problem and market need or opportunity. The idea must have progressed beyond concept and should demonstrate evidence of early market testing, customers, revenues, patents or intellectual property filings.

 

Benefits

MTN INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP

Selected startups will gain access to MTN APIs, MTN Service Delivery Platform, MTN technical experts and mentors to provide feedback and guidance and a package of support from technology partners.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS

We apply a learning-by-doing approach. At workshops and clinics, startups learn founder fundamentals and core skills focused on moving the business forward. Startups apply what they learn through practical outcomes from each session.

ADVISORY SERVICES

Access to pro-bono partners and a network of consultants to support with specialist expertise e.g. legal, HR, digital user experience, venture capital.

FEEDBACK & GUIDANCE

Startups receive valuable feedback and guidance from our Entrepreneur-in-Residence and network of experienced mentors and industry partners. Each startup is paired with a mentor for the programme and have access to the Solution Space’s network of GSB alumni and corporate partners.

CO-WORKING & COMMUNITY

We focus on building a vibrant community of entrepreneurs and offer a calendar of regular events designed to increase a startup’s knowledge and expand their network. We prioritize peer learning and mentoring through access to our co-working space and regular office-hours.

 

 

How it Works

ONLINE APPLICATION
  • Startups submit applications online in January/February and June/July each year, before the initial start date of each Venture Incubation Programme.
PRE-SELECTION DESIGN SPRINT
  • The Solution Space team reviews the applications and the top 30 startups are selected to participate in a five-day design sprint to assess the fundamentals of the business and the team.
PITCH TO A SELECTION PANEL
  • At the end of the five-day design sprint, successful startups pitch to a final selection panel of corporate partners, early-stage investors, mentors and entrepreneurs.
FINAL SELECTION
  • The top 10-15 startups are selected to participate in the three-month Venture Incubation Programme and accelerate the development of their digital solution. Startups receive mentorship and training in addition to all the services offered by the Solution Space.

 

Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply

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Mercy Corps recruitment for a Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Officer

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 position below:

 

 

Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Officer (ECPN-Middle Belt)
Location
: Abuja, Nigeria (100% with an estimated 50% travel to project sites)
Program / Department Summary

Mercy Corps works in fragile and conflict-affected environments. While we recognize that these are difficult places to operate, we believe that transitional environments – countries affected by civil wars, economic and political crisis, or natural disasters – offer tremendous opportunities for positive change. Since the late 1990s, Mercy Corps has managed over 100 peacebuilding projects in over 30 countries and regions, making Mercy Corps a true leader in the field. We currently implement 34 peacebuilding programs globally.

In Nigeria, Mercy Corps is currently implementing several conflict management programs, focused on reducing violent conflict between farmer and pastoralist communities, preventing election-related violence, and increasing peace between religious groups.

Mercy Corps has added the Engaging Communities for Peace in Nigeria (ECPN) project to its portfolio of conflict management in the Middle Belt of Nigeria. The project is funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

Currently implementing its second phase, the two-year expansion of ECPN project aims to reduce violence in Nigeria’s Middle Belt states by peacefully preventing and resolving farmer-pastoralist conflicts. The program will work in fourteen (14) communities in the local government areas from Benue and Nasarawa states for the following outcomes:

  • Communities increase their capacity to resolve disputes in an inclusive, sustainable manner;
  • Communities build trust across lines of division through creation of shared social and economic opportunities; and
  • Communities engage state and local government authorities and neighboring communities prevent conflict.

General Position Summary

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation (ME) Officer will coordinate and collaborate closely with the ECPN team including the Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor on all aspects of monitoring, evaluation, learning, research, and information management.
  • S/he will plan and implement activities that ensure adherence to Mercy Corps’ and USAID standards, including the use of standardized indicators and documentation methodologies.
  • Throughout the life of the program, s/he will be responsible for:
    • Cross-cutting programmatic information management within the framework of the program;
    • Monitoring and evaluation;
    • Ensuring that information is shared and used for continuous improvement of ongoing programs, and
    • Is incorporated into reports.
  • S/he will have responsibility for documenting programme impacts.

Essential Job Responsibilities
Strategy & Vision:

  • Recognize opportunities for innovative action and create an environment where alternative viewpoints are welcome.
  • Set direction by prioritizing and organizing actions & resources to achieve objectives and contribute to countrywide strategy development.
  • Develop and organize activities to secure resources for programs and convince stakeholders to provide support.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (Mel):

  • Support the ECPN Team and M&E Advisor in ensuring that the overall goal and objectives of the programme are achieved.
  • Support technically in the implementation of the M&E plan for the project
  • Develop and submit a quarterly capacity enhancement and assessment plan for project beneficiaries in the target communities. Ensure its implementation following approval. Document the process and submit evidence based monthly progress reports on each participant.
  • Support the Team and the M&E Advisor in organizing and conducting capacity building sessions for programme team and / partner staff.
  • Provide hands-on M&E technical support to the SPOs and partner staff at community level.
  • Develop and submit to the Senior Project Manager and M&E Advisor your weekly and monthly activity plans in time for review and prior to implementation. Ensure all sectors are covered.
  • Submit weekly, monthly, bi-annual and annual progress reports on the activity level indicators of the programme
  • Work with the SPOs, partner staff and target communities to; develop community based monitoring plans and data capturing tools. Update and review every month over the project period.
  • Support the M&E Advisor in the implementation of Community Based Monitoring and Reporting System (CBMRS) document the process.
  • In consultation with the M&E Advisor and in joint collaboration with the sub grantee partners, assist in organizing, coordinate the mobilization of data enumerators, and provide requisite training, the data collection, processing, and management of data at field level.
  • Provide administrative to workshops/activities organized by the project
  • Participate at delegated field activities, meetings or events relevant to the project and provide detailed report within a day of the activity.
  • Support other Mercy Corps interventions within the project area.
  • Perform any other duties that are relevant to the attainment of the overall programme goal and objectives.

Management Information System:

  • Ensure programme MIS is up to date, operational and accessible
  • Ensure data quality through regular data quality assessment visits to states and project communities
  • Provide regular feedback to states on data quality and performance against project milestone
  • Coordinate monthly data upload and engage with state teams to ensure data availability and completeness
  • Manage programme SMS aggregator and activity tracking system and provide regular feedback on performance

Research and Documentation:

  • Coordinate and manage the administration of programme pre and posttest and matching interest to work assessment
  • Coordinate data entry and archival of pre and posttest questionnaire and matching interest to work assessment
  • Develop and disseminate monthly learning data and update of Performance data table
  • Ensure proper storage of project evaluation data including pre and posttest, matching Interest to Work Assessment and school performance records
  • Perform regular archival and retrieval of project documents, data, reports and email communications

Communication and Capacity Building:

  • Actively participate in meetings and processes to promote effective program management (through strong ME practices)
  • Provide solutions to problems with others to address shortfalls in monitoring, evaluation and information management that affect program implementation.
  • Utilize internal Mercy Corps global online information-sharing resources to enhance organizational learning.
  • Support development of abstracts and success stories through provision of information and data
  • Strengthen staff capacity in interpretation and use of both routine data collection and periodic evaluation/assessment tools through comprehensive training and coaching.
  • Improve data quality through supportive supervisory visits to implementing partner staffs and beneficiaries

Team Management:

  • Create and sustain a work environment of mutual respect where team members strive to achieve excellence.
  • Promote accountability, communicate expectations and provide constructive feedback via regular performance reviews.
  • Supervise, hire and orient new team members as necessary.
  • Provide team members with information, tools and other resources to improve performance and reach objectives.
  • Contribute to country team-building efforts, help team members identify problem-solving options and ensure the integration of all team members into relevant decision-making processes.

Finance & Compliance Management:

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

Influence & Representation:

  • Identify, build and manage collaborative partnerships with consortium partners, sub-grantees, donors, local governments and other stakeholders.
  • Communicate effectively to ensure overall project targets and donor obligations are met.

Security:

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

Organizational Learning:

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

Accountability to Beneficiaries:

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

Requirements, Knowledge and Experience

  • Postgraduate degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences, or relevant field, with a strong foundation in monitoring and evaluation
  • Excellent computer skills, including experience with: Excel, PowerPoint, and at least one statistical data analysis software
  • Familiarity and experience in large-scale secondary education or school to work and especially targeting marginalized girls or young women programs preferred.
  • Experience working in Northern States of Nigeria.
  • Fluency in written and verbal English required, Hausa/ Fulani/Tiv is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 4 years of M&E work experience in international development required; ideal candidate will have both theoretical and practical background in M&E
  • Knowledge of program development, implementation, evaluation, and reporting.
  • Experience supervising M&E teams and building team capacity to deliver high-quality results.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Success Factors

  • The successful candidate will combine exceptional leadership, management and technical skills with a focus on innovative interventions to engage adolescent girls in informal education and skills building linked with private sector entrepreneurship and employment opportunities in a culturally and religiously conservative environment.
  • S/he will have an outstanding ability to develop, implement and manage innovative and complex programs within the current and future program structure of Mercy Corps in the region. Multi-tasking, prioritizing, problem solving and simultaneous attention to detail and strategic vision are essential.
  • The most successful Mercy Corps staff members have a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and changing environments and make effective written and verbal communication a priority in all situations.
  • Mercy Corps team members represent the agency both during and outside work hours .Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and Cover Letter in one document, addressing the position requirements to: ng-recruitment.nigeria@mercycorps.org  All applications must include the position title in the subject line.

Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and we are an equal opportunity organization so women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position

 

Application Deadline  16th February, 2018.

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