Thursday, December 30, 2010

Globacom Nigeria Recruitment 2011


Globacom Limited  is Nigeria's Second National Operator providing GSM, fixed,Broadband and Gateway services with subsidiaries in Nigeria, Republic of Benin, Ghana and other West African countries. We have just launched the commercial services of Glo1 submarine cable. It's the only direct undersea cable from London to Lagos, and 13 other African Countries, with a dedicated link to America. All connecting seamlessly into Glo's 10,000 kilometers of fibre-optic backbone throughout Nigeria. In fact, Glo 1 has created the only completely end to communications network in the region.

With Point Of Presence (POP) in the UK, Hong Kong, USA and Virtual POPs in France and Germany, Glo Gateway services manage roaming connections, voice and data traffic both in the local and international markets


Relevant university degrees are required for all positions
For the technical positions, a degree in Electrical/Electronic or Telecommunications Engineering is preferred, while for non-technical positions a degree in Economics, Marketing or Business related discipline is preferred
Relevant post graduate or professional qualification will be an added



7-10 years experience in a leading telecoms/ISP company with at least 5 years in content development


Identify high bandwidth consuming applications for development in the Nigerian and other west African markets
Design and rollout application & content product architecture, service delivery model and IT billing support



7-11 years experience in a leading telecoms/ISP company with at least 4 years in business planning


Develop and monitor business plan for new project, evaluate new projects, evaluate new venture and business cases and financial liabilities
Develop and monitor Glo 1 annual operating plans for all operating markets
Design key performance Areas (KPA)
Undertake market intelligence and research for achieving business objectives in all operating markets
Prepare management reports and financial MIS for Glo 1


Qualified candidates should email their resume (quoting the relevant references for the vacancy) with a passport photograph of possible, on or before 10th January 2011,  to:
Please note that failure to quote your reference number will make your application invalid
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Consolidated Breweries : Confidential Secretary Vacancy

Consolidated Breweries has wide international presence through a global network of distributors and breweries. Heineken owns and manages one of the world's leading portfolios of beer brands and is one of the world's leading brewers in terms of sales volume and profitability.


Consolidated Breweries Plc, a subsidiary of Heineken International, produces and markets "33" Export Lager. Hi-Malt, Maltex and Turbo King Stout brands. We have two breweries and a factory located in the South-East and South-West geographical Zones of the country respectively. With over 25 years brewing experience in Nigeria, we are one of the major players in the industry and have continued to contribute to the growth of the Nigerian economy. We are looking for a focused and determined individual with some experience for the position of Confidential Secretary.


The ideal candidate will work directly with top member of our management team. The role and requirements are outlined below:


The Confidential Secretary will be based in Lagos and will be responsible for:
Managing the executive's daily itinerary and diary
Keeping an up-to-date diary and promptly updating the executive of any changes when such occur
Maintaining an effective documentation and filing systems
Scheduling and coordinating important meetings/events
Handling visitors requirements and routine matters for the executives attention
Procession incoming and outgoing mails to and from the executives office
Dealing with telephone enquires as appropriate and noting important messages that must be delivered promptly


B.Sc or HND in a Business related discipline preferably with Secretarial background
Familiarities with Microsoft Office Suite, Internet etc
Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in a well organized establishment
Projects a professional image
Must be able to work with minimum supervision and relate well at levels
Must have good interpersonal skills

If you are confident that your experience, skills and orientation have prepared you to succeed in the above position, on/before 4th January 2011 with copies of your detailed Curriculum Vitae and relevant credentials quoting the position applied for on the left-hand side of the envelope and sent to:

The Head, Human Resources
Consolidated Breweries Plc
P.O. Box 159,

Monday, December 27, 2010

Dangote Group Recuitment : Technical Trainee Porgramme 2010

Dangote Group is one of the world's largest private-sector employers. We offer critical and challenging roles in a wide range of industry segments. Our hard-earned business reputation for excellence having an incredible growth is achieved with an absolutely world-class workforce.

Dangote Technical Trainee Porgramme 2010

The Dangote Group is  a leading industrial conglomerate in the sub-sahara Africa with interest in Food, Cement, Sugar, Salt etc.

Job Title: Vocational Technical Trainee

As part of its strategy of building a talent pipeline for its future growth requirements, the Group has embarked upon a Vocational Technical Trainee Scheme where selected candidates will be provided with comprehensive vocational skill training for 12 months. Under this scheme, the Group requires applications from exceptionally qualified Ordinary National Diploma(OND) holders who have the right attitude and passion for technical work.

The programme has been designed to equip successful candidates with the hands on knowledge to be competent professionals as well as enhancing their leadership skills in their chosen field of engineering (Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics, Chemical, Welding and Fabrication) that will translate into productive contributions to the growth of Dangote Group and other manufacturing companies in Nigeria.


The ideal candidate must have completed his/her OND not earlier than December 2008.
Only candidates who have the following qualifications need apply

Age: Between 18 - 26 years

GPA Score: Minimum 3.0

Minimum O'Level Credits: 5 including Mathematics and English Language.

Engineering Courses:

Mechanical, Electrical & Electronics, Chemical, Welding and Fabrication

Application Deadline

31st December, 2010

Method of Application
Only qualified candidates will be contacted. The selection process includes written test, personal interview.
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Brunel Energy Recruitment : Cost Engineer

Brunel Energy provides specialist personnel to the international oil & gas, petrochemical, power generation and construction industries. Our clients are predominantly major operating companies and international engineering or construction companies.

Cost Engineer
Job description

Job Purpose:
- Assist project teams by developing and maintaining project monitoring and reporting systems aiding the effectiveness of the management of projects.

Task and Duties:

- Assist team in developing project closeout documentation
- Maintain current control estimates and monitor variance
- Develope expenditure forecast consistent with project team plans
- Ensure compliance with approved control plans for projects
- Prepare monthly accrual forecacsts to accounting group

Assist team in documenting the organisation plan for the project

Competency/Skills Required
- Good knowledge of electronic document management systems
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Excellent multi-tasking skills

Communications and Working Relationships:

Freqent contacts with Project Engineers and other members of the project teams. Frequent contacts with consultants/contractors to monitor implementation of project control processes. Continually communicate cost impacts of project decisions/changes to Project Engineers

Facilities Description/Scope of Operation:

- Occassional travel to Eket
- Regular visits to NAPIMS and other government agencies

Knowledge Skills and Experience:
- HND or BSc in related discipline preferred
- Experience in Information Management Processes and Procedure
- Good working skills with Microsoft office applications
- Good Organizational Skills Team player

 Opened to Locals only.

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Sunday, December 26, 2010

Mobitel Nigeria Vacancy : Transmission and Access Network Engineer

Mobitel commenced operations in 1998 with a national license to provide telecommunication services in the 2.0/2.2GHz band and a regional license to operate in Delta State - Nigeria in the 3.5GHz band.Mobitel provided both wireline and Wireless Local Loop (WLL) solution and was considered a pioneer in the Nigerian market.

Job Scope

Implement the Installation, Operation, Administration, Maintenance & Provisioning of Transmission & Access Network which comprise of All Wimax Base Stations, MSANs, Microwave Equipment, Fiber Optic, VSAT, and Backhaul Routers.

Responsible for the Continuous Operation of all Transmission & Access equipment.

Implement set Operational Standards, Procedures and Metrics for smooth operation of the all Transmission & Access Network Elements.  Conducts regular Network Maintenance and Optimization.  Work with Equipment Vendors, Contractors in equipment Installation, troubleshooting and optimization.


  1. Monitoring of Transmission & Access Network Elements and ensure continuous operations
  2. Perform Installation and Maintenance of all Transmission & Access Elements.
  3. Report to Supervisor on the status of Installation, Maintenance, Operation, Congestion, utilization and traffic trends of all Transmission equipment.
  4. Perform Tools & Equipment Inventory


  1. Skilled in Telecoms, Electrical, Electronics or related area.
  2. Experience working with Telecom/ISP Operator
  3. Experience in the deployment and expansion of Microwave, Wireless, Wired and IP Networks.
  4. Knowledge in Operations & Maintenance of Telecom/IT Equipment
  5. Transmission Systems.   Must be skilled in Installation and Maintenance of Transmission of Equipment, Skilled in the use of  Spectrum Analyzer, Fiber Fusion Machine
  6. Familiarity in the fundamentals of Point to Point & Point to Multipoint Systems.
  7. Ability to work off hours and weekends to meet work demands.
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Friday, December 24, 2010

Sahara Recruits - Trainee Operator Program


Careers at Sahara. Now that you have your degree, how do you choose just one place to work? At Sahara, find out why our company has more diverse career paths than you ever imagined. Discover why we're big enough to have global impact, but small enough for you to have an impact. When you think of a satisfying career, think of Sahara.

Job Title Trainee Operator Program
Operating Company Sahara Bulk Storage Facilities Limited
Job Location Lagos
Expiry Date 1/31/2011


Owning and operating state of the art Bulk Liquid Storage Terminals; and Building, operating and maintaining LPG plants are just 2 of the business activities that the Sahara Bulk Storage Facilities Ltd is presently involved in. At the heart of these operations lies an unrivalled engineering expertise where innovation and continuous improvement is the norm.

We now have opportunities for enthusiastic and talented individuals to join our team across a range of disciplines, which include, but are not limited to:

• Chemical Engineering Background
• Mechanical Engineering Background
• Electrical Engineering Background
• Civil Engineering Background
• Met & Mat Engineering Background
• Industrial Chemical
• Physics

Additional Information

• OND maximum qualification
• 0-2 years Engineering Experience

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Thursday, December 23, 2010

Maersk Nigeria Jobs : Sales Manager – Central West Africa Cluster


Maersk Nigeria is pleased to offer the right candidate a great opportunity as Sales Manager for the Central West Africa cluster comprising Nigeria, Ghana, Benin and Togo. In line with the Maersk Line Africa 1st strategy, there are huge opportunities to develop this business critical department, and we are looking for an eager, highly driven and motivated individual to work with the commercial departments within the cluster in achieving this.

Posted: 12/20/2010 Expires: 1/7/2011 Ref: 55095
Sales Manager – Central West Africa Cluster – Maersk Line, Lagos, Nigeria

Are you looking for a fantastic challenge in a strong, emerging market with unique growth?
Starting date: Latest April 1st 2011

Dimensions and Scope
· To deliver and optimize Yield and Volume for the cluster
· To deliver on CSS (Customer Satisfaction) targets for the cluster
· To increase customer satisfaction and loyalty
· To deliver on Productivity targets for the cluster – FFE/Sales FTE
· Deploy clear objectives throughout the sales organization linked to the cluster scorecard and Maersk Line and sales strategy
· Drive a performance culture
· Develop Sales Pipeline mindset supported by effective coaching and competency development
· To recruit and develop sales people and build a talented organization
· To ensure overall coordination between channels, functions, countries and region

Key Areas of Responsibility

1. Coaching and Development
· Improve the competencies within the sales organization through effective coaching
· Instilling the coaching framework within the sales organization

2. Account Management
· Maintains senior relationships with top accounts
· Make joint calls with sales executives in relation to the account strategy as part of coaching
· Establish/approve account strategy and account planning for key accounts where applicable
· Drive channel optimization through quarterly customer allocation exercise with follow up on action plans basis justification and cost to sell

3. Sales Team Performance
· Manages Sales resources (selection, development and succession) efficiently
· Develops Sales Pipeline mindset through coaching and pipeline reviews
· Ensure optimal activity management and account Management to truly understand our customers and their needs
· Implement Commercial Incentive programs (CIP) to incentivize and drive performance behavior

4. Drive Campaigns to Generate Healthy Pipeline and Yield
· Give input to the Trade and Marketing team on relevant campaign ideas, target audience based on customer knowledge and competitor actions
· Receive opportunities from campaign team and from telemarketing. Follow up on these via your sales force and ensure Insight updated
· Monitor progress and give frequent feedback to Trade and Marketing team to ensure learning's.
· Interact extensively with Trade and Marketing team to ensure feedback from customers and knowledge of the Market place is gathered, analyzed, discussed and actioned.
· Develop and target business opportunities based on analysis coming from Trade and Marketing team – short, medium and long term

5. Develop and Maintain Sales Strategy
· Develop an effective commercial strategy approved by the Cluster Top and deliver on the targets
· Leverage understanding of local business environment to support the development of sales strategy
· Set clear and actionable strategy for the sales team and develop innovative plans to achieve goals in line with the Maersk Line global sales strategy.

6. Sales Leadership
· Attract and retain strong talent through clear deployment of objectives, competency development, coaching and incentivizing
· Act as a role model and collaborate as a senior Maersk Line executive to promote the Maersk Line values and objectives in the sales organization

Skills and Competencies Required
· Bachelor's degree in business or related field
· Minimum 5 years Sales experience in leadership position
· Ability to set clear sales strategy and direction
· Role model for sales leadership-performance management, coaching, time management, attracting and retaining talent
· Role model for customer relationship leadership
· Ability to builds trusted relationships across Maersk Line
· To leverage internal and external relationships to expand business opportunities for Maersk Line
· Possess strong business, customer and market understanding
· Sales process management and possess a pipeline mindset
· Process Excellence (PEX) mindset and ability to visualize and interpret trends from reports and data
· Financial acumen and cost awareness
· Cross functional collaboration

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

ECOWAS Graduate Vacancies for West Africans


The Secretariat of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) with its headquarters in Abuja was transformed into a Commission headed by a President, assisted by a Vice President and seven Commissioners.

As part of this renewal process, ECOWAS is pre-occupied with the implementation of critical and strategic programmes and wishes to recruit qualified and capable individuals into the following professional and general positions.

Current Vacancies

Department Job Title Closing Date Duty Station
Administration and Finance
HR Assistant (Compensations & Benefits)
Closing on: 22-12-2010
Abuja, Nigeria
Administration and Finance
HR Assistant (Recruitment)
Closing on: 22-12-2010
Abuja, Nigeria
Administration and Finance
HR Officer (HR Projects)
Closing on: 22-12-2010
Abuja, Nigeria
Administration and Finance
HR Officer (Job Evaluation)
Closing on: 22-12-2010
Abuja, Nigeria
Administration and Finance
HR Officer (Recruitment)
Closing on: 22-12-2010
Abuja, Nigeria

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Friday, December 17, 2010

IUCN Recruits Administrative Assistant

IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges. It supports scientific research, manages field projects all over the world and brings governments, non-government organizations, United Nations agencies, companies and local communities together to develop and implement policy, laws and best practice.


The Komadugu Yobe Basin (KYB) Project for improving Land and water Resources Management in the Lake Chad Basin and the Niger Central Basin in Nigeria is a collaboration of Nigeria's Federal Ministry responsible for water and working through the Nigeria Integrated Water Resources Management Commission. The Project office is located in Kano (in kano state, Nigeria), with possible relocation to Minna (in Nigeria State, Nigeria).


Working under the direct supervision of the Project Coordinator, the Administrative Assistant will be responsible for insuring for day-to-day maintenance of the office. Hired under the project-contract, he/she must be a person with extensive experience in secretariat and general office management and computer literate. The team he/she will be supervising will be composed of drivers and other support staff. The incumbent main responsibilities are as follows:
Drafting of corresponding and any other administrative document required as part of the project work
Ensuring the recording, filling and dispatching of incoming and outgoing mails
Serving as contact persons for information request from project partners
Preparing purchase request of the Project
Assist the project coordinator and the project management unit in the organization of workshops, exchange visits to project sites, seminars etc
When deem necessary, serve as interpreter and assist in the translation of documents form Hausa (and other local language in Nigeria) into English and vice versa
Assist the project coordinator in the management of the personnel of the project management unit, and assume the direct supervision of the project support staff; and
Perform other duties to be assigned by the project coordinator


The candidate must meet the following qualifications to large extent:
Higher level education in administration/secretarial or any other relevant field
Have good command of English (and knowledge of the local language of the project area would be an added advantage)
Have minimum of three (3) years work experience as Administrative Assistant or Executive Assistant preferably with Public Service, Non-Governmental Organization or International Organization
Be computer literate with proven knowledge of software (such as word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail and Internet)


Interested candidate for any two positions should send their curriculum vitae together with motivation letters which must specifically address the selection Criteria/Requirements in the order presented above. In addition, applicants should provide the names and contact details of three referees, including one recent employer

Applications should be submitted preferably by email,
Not later than December 28, 2010 to:

Human Resources
IUCN – Regional office for Central and West Africa

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Brunel Energy : Maintenance/Inspection Contract Engineer

Brunel Energy provides specialist personnel to the international oil & gas, petrochemical, power generation and construction industries. Our clients are predominantly major operating companies and international engineering or construction companies

Purpose of Service :

Within the framework of the AKPO Operations, AKPO being a large deep sea oil & gas field, integrating subsea wells, flowlines, risers, a FPSO, an off-loading buoy, export lines and their associates facilities, the main objectives of the position include: · The preparation of new Maintenance or Inspection Contracts, from the call for tender phase up to the contract operational period. · The technical administration of the Maintenance or Inspection Contracts in place, including services and performance follow-up, coordination with Contractors, cost follow-up, coordination with Authorities, negotiation of yearly rates adjustments, renewal preparation. · Issuance coordination, implementation follow-up, technico-administrative coordination until close-out of the Maintenance and Inspection Service orders (Contracts with value below 250KUSD).

Job description
Key responsibilities and deliverables of job:

· Reports to the Maintenance and Inspection Contract Coordinator.
· Assist to prepare, in coordination with the Contract section and the concerned technical entities (Maintenance or Inspection) the Maintenance and Inspection Contracts and other technical documents for further tendering. Coordinates with the authorities and the Contract section for their technical and commercial evaluation, and then develops the Contract documents until signature. Follows-up the preparation and implementation of the Services until close out.
· Liaises with the technical entities the follows up of the contract including performance control, invoices checking, costs allocation, reporting, etc.
· Give advice to Management concerning contractual issues affecting contracts in place.
· Detect variations & changes to the contracts, and follow up claims until settlement and close out.
· Prepares, negotiate as need be, and follows-s up the yearly rates reviews, the issuance of Change orders; represents as required the M&I Contract Coordinator in the (Monthly and specific) coordination meetings with contractor.
· Anticipates and prepares, in coordination with the Authorities, the Contract section, and technical authorities the contracts renewals through the approved call for tender process.
· Prepares, at a lighter scale the same process for Service Orders (light contracts of value below 250 KUSD).

This responsibility covers:

I About 8-10 General Maintenance and Inspection Services Contracts
I Up to 10 Frame agreements for various ad-hoc Maintenance and Inspection Services Contracts
I Up to 5-8 Specific Maintenance or Inspection Contracts issued with single source services providers (OEM- Original Equipment Manufacturers)
I Up to about 100 short term Service Orders per year
I Global Contracts and Service Orders amounting around 30MUSD per year.
· Ensure adequate Contracting strategy is implemented which shall include as a minimum: business requirement, HSE risk level,
Market structure and data, cost structure and remuneration, risks, opportunities and risk sharing, level of supervision, etc.
· Initiate and control regular audits on the implementation of the Maintenance & Inspection contracts, check compliance to the contract terms and conditions.
· Represent the M&I group for any contract related issues to external entities, partners, authorities (DPR, NCD, NAPIMS, etc.).
· Liaise with relevant departments, partners and government authorities to obtain agreements for timely placement of contracts.
· Coordinate these actions with concerned staff from both onshore and offshore sites.
· Perform any other tasks as assigned to him by his hierarchy May be acting M&I Contract Coordinator position from time to time during his absences.

Job requirements

· Minimum level of BSC or equivalent in Engineering
· Minimum 5 years experience in contract drafting, contract works/practices, technical contract analysis and management, and in technico-commercial management position
· Knowledge of interpreting, monitoring, measuring and evaluating contractual obligation and clauses
· Excellent command of written and spoken English, good communication skills Knowledge of Oil & Gas Business and ability for offshore visits, for work follow-up and coordination purposes
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Helen Keller : Africa Regional Nutrition Program Advisor


Helen Keller as a founding trustee was Established in 1915, Helen Keller International (HKI) works to save the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Headquartered in New York City, HKI offers programs in 21 countries in Africa and Asia as well as in the United States.

The organization combats the causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition by establishing programs based on evidence and research. Each year, their programs directly benefit millions of people, and children are a primary concern.

HKI programs address malnutrition, cataract, trachoma, onchocerciasis, refractive error and diabetic retinopathy. HKI has nearly 600 staff and a worldwide annual budget of over $45 million. The Agency is recruiting an Africa Regional Nutrition Program Advisor.

In sub-Saharan Africa, under-nutrition is one of the major drivers of under-five mortality with the estimated attribution from 35% to 55%. Helen Keller International has established itself as a leader in control of all forms of malnutrition in the region, with particular expertise in control of vitamin and mineral deficiencies. Globally, HKI is moving towards consolidating its nutrition and nutrition-related interventions within an Essential Nutrition Actions (ENA) framework, an integrated package of nutrition support that encompasses infant and young child feeding, the control of micronutrient deficiencies, nutrition care of the sick child (including treatment of acute malnutrition), as well as support to women's nutrition, and is meant to be implemented at scale with partners at all levels. Additional issues incorporated include nutrition interventions for school aged children as well as people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs). In accordance with HKI's strategic plan and this vision, rapid expansion of proven HKI programs is underway, as is further development of promising program areas. With the growth of HKI's programs in Africa (currently 13 country programs with an annual budget of approximately $55 million; approximately 370 staff; and a number of strategic regional relationships), we have grown the regional team to better support country programs and regional initiatives.

The current Regional Nutrition and Child Survival Advisor is seconded from the University of California, Davis, and will be returning to the University beginning November 1, 2010. He will maintain a part-time role as Senior Scientific Advisor for Nutrition and Child Survival, including direct oversight for several ongoing field studies.

Scope of the position:
The position of Africa Regional Nutrition Program Advisor reports to the Vice President and Regional Director for Africa and to the Senior Scientific Advisor for Nutrition and Child Survival for special projects. The Regional Nutrition Program Advisor works in close collaboration with the two Deputy Regional Directors, program and technical staff in the region and headquarters, and Country Directors. The position is based at the Regional Office in Dakar, Senegal, with extensive field travel throughout HKI's Africa programs.

The Regional Nutrition Program Advisor provides overall program vision, technical input, grant management, planning and guidance on formative supervision for HKI nutrition programs throughout Africa and is responsible for ensuring positive donor relations and engaging in strategic partnerships with regional and international agencies and academic institutions. The incumbent will serve as a catalyst and technical resource in securing additional resources for HKI's nutrition programs in Africa, including writing proposals, and in leading documentation and dissemination of HKI's nutrition-related experiences by publishing relevant reports and peer-reviewed papers in the international scientific literature. The Regional Nutrition Program Advisor will provide overall technical leadership to a team of nutrition coordinators/specialists within country programs and direct line management to a part-time Coordinator of the CIDA-supported regional vitamin A supplementation program.

Key responsibilities:

  1. Strategic planning and vision – Provide technical support and leadership to country offices implementing nutrition-related activities and regional nutrition initiatives, in collaboration with the Regional and Deputy Regional Directors and Headquarters program staff. Provide guidance to the planning processes in specified countries for overall nutrition programs, in accordance with the Agency strategic plan and nutrition and other program strategies. Develop synergies between program areas in co-ordination with the other program divisions, Africa Regional Office and country offices, as agreed by the agency.
  2. Program Quality Assurance and Grant Management – Provide overall technical leadership to a team of nutrition coordinators/specialists in the region and enhance technical quality of HKI's programs related to Nutrition and Child Survival. This requires extensive field travel for supervision, monitoring/evaluation and training, alongside sharing technical updates, developing manuals and tools that can be implemented throughout Africa. Overall responsibility for the grant management of Regional Nutrition and Child Survival grants, including timely preparation of donor reports and financial management of projects, in line with donor contracts. Work in co-ordination with the Deputy Regional Directors, Country Directors and Headquarters program staff to ensure accurate and timely reporting of program results, the development and implementation of appropriate monitoring and evaluation tools and that new technical updates are well understood and adopted in country offices.
  3. Staff Development – Collaborate with the Regional and Deputy Regional Directors, Country Directors and Headquarters program staff in interviewing, hiring, orienting and training Nutrition and Child Survival staff in the region. Plan regional Nutrition and Child Survival events to promote area and Agency learning.
  4. Program Development/Marketing/Fundraising – Identify and pursue new program initiatives that are consistent with HKI's mission and strategic plan through developing innovative, evidence-based strategies, assisting Country Offices and Deputy Regional Directors to collect data, evaluate and analyze programs, as well as identifying and prioritizing the use of local regional, and/or centrally based technical resources. Play a key role in developing and implementing strategies to raise both long term restricted and unrestricted funds to sustain, expand and improve Nutrition and Child Survival Programs throughout Africa, including proposal writing, identifying partnership possibilities and maintaining strong relationships with existing donors and cultivating new donors in close collaboration with Regional and Deputy Regional Directors, Program Directors, Country Directors and the Vice President of Development and Communications.
  5. Representation – Serve as HKI's representative at meetings concerning Nutrition and Child Survival and related coalitions in the region. Establish and maintain a network of regional institutions, country government officials, international and local donors, international and local NGOs, universities and other resource institutions and other colleagues that support HKI's Nutrition and Child Survival Programs.
  6. Dissemination of information – Maintain and further the Agency's international role in Nutrition and Child Survival by assisting Country Offices to document and publish/present relevant programmatic findings and lessons learned. Takes Regional Leadership of organizational/regional "communities of practice" by preparing an inventory of country experiences and practices regarding program implementation activities and related documents and other materials, ensuring integration of best practices and lessons learned across countries and into the new generation of programs. Under supervision of Senior Scientific Advisor for Nutrition and Child Survival will participate in preparation of articles for Nutrition News for Africa. Lead and assist country staff and research collaborators in developing articles for peer-reviewed publication.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
The Regional Nutrition Program Advisor directly supervises the part-time Coordinator of the CIDA-supported regional vitamin A supplementation program (based in Tanzania) and will, as appropriate, assist the Regional Director, Deputy Regional Directors and Country Directors with planning, assigning, and directing work of the Nutrition and Child Survival country program staff; appraising performance; and resolving problems. The supervisory role may expand depending on future needs of the Region and according to available funding, and this may include fellows and/or interns.

The incumbent closely coordinates with the Regional Director and Deputy Regional Directors for Africa and Nutrition and Child Survival program staff at Headquarters and in the region and country offices to ensure that HKI is represented at key international and regional conferences with donors, governments and other agencies, and collaborates closely with country offices throughout Africa. The Advisor works closely with a large coalition of international non-governmental development organizations, multilateral institutions, and African Ministries of Health, and serves as the primary technical point person for HKI's partnership with the West African Health Organization concerning issues of Nutrition and Child Survival.


  • Doctoral degree in Nutrition or related field with strong hands-on experience in nutrition programming, including at the community level, is highly preferred. Masters degree or medical degree with strong track record in program implementation and publications will be considered;
  • At least 8 years of related field experience in nutrition programming (e.g., micronutrients, infant and young child feeding and women's nutrition), including strong quantitative analytic skills, ideally including development and management of Nutrition and Child Survival Programs;
  • Familiarity with behavior change communication strategies in support of nutrition programs necessary;
  • Demonstrated track record in undertaking and supporting data collection, analysis and report and article writing, including publication in peer-reviewed journals. At least 5 peer-reviewed articles published in last 5 years;
  • Demonstrated understanding of complex international operations. Ability to manage technical team and to interact with community of practice in Nutrition and Child Survival across the agency;
  • A proven successful track record in fundraising;
  • Strong technical knowledge of Nutrition and Child Survival Programs in the developing world, particularly sub-Saharan Africa, including demonstrated ability to track and disseminate new developments in the field;
  • Ability to undertake extensive field travel (approximately 35-50%);
  • Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with external contacts, as well as internal colleagues;
  • Excellent oral and written English. Ability to read, analyze and interpret the most complex documents, and to prepare presentations and articles using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management and public groups;
  • Strong oral and written ability in French is highly desired. If a candidate without French skills is selected he/she would have to commit to learn French. Ability to work in Portuguese is an advantage;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the application of information technologies to HKI program areas. Knowledge of various software to be able to undertake data analysis, prepare presentations and other work-related documents.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit electronically: (1) cover letter; (2) current curriculum vitae in English; (3) a short writing sample (2-3 pages) in English, to Shawn Baker, with a copy to Human Resources at Please state Application for Africa Regional Nutrition Program Advisor in the e-mail subject line. All correspondence should include physical and e-mail addresses as well as contact telephone number(s).

Applications should be submitted by September 10, 2010 at which time we will start reviewing candidates. However, the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified. We appreciate the interest of all applicants in working for HKI, however due to the volume of applications we receive, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Arik Air Vacancy : Maintenance Control Officers

Arik Air, West and Central Africa's leading airline on Thursday, August 12, 2010 got a rousing welcome in Monrovia, Liberia when its inaugural flight to the West Africa nation touched down at Roberts International Airport, Monrovia.

Maintenance Control Officers

The Role:

To run Maintrol during each duty period –controlling all Technical issues affecting the Arik Air Fleet.

Principal Responsibilities:
The candidate shall:
• Ensure the timely presentation of fleet technical status and reports
• Coordinate with OCC on fleet status and flight schedule requirements
• Manage and drive maximum aircraft availability.
• Drive Technical Team members to deliver the Airline standards
• Comply with Quality standards and NCAA requirements at all times
• Resolve Technical issues on Arik Air fleet including working with OEM/Suppliers to ensure technical resolution and support.
• Assist with troubleshooting where necessary and ensure ongoing /recurring defects are monitored and closed as soon as possible

Candidate Specification:
The required candidate should possess the following:
• Licensed Aircraft Engineer with Arik Air Type Ratings – preferably EASA Part 66 B1 OR B2
• Maintrol experience 2 years plus-track record of delivery of similar responsibilities
• IT Skills including MS Word/Excel/Project
• Ability to work independently or as part of a team with minimal supervision-drive for results, good interpersonal skills including working with shop floor /senior management

Method of Application:

Interested and qualified applicants should forward their current CVs to: within one week from the date of this publication. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All applications should be submitted not later than one week from the date of this publication.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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Diageo Nigeria Jobs : Automation/Electrical Technician


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External Job Title    Automation/Electrical Technician
AutoReqId    25848BR
Function    Supply
Type of Job    Full Time
Country    Nigeria
External Job Description
Job Title:  Automation/Electrical Technician
Level: G5
Reports To: Automation Engineer

The role of Instrumentation and automation technician is responsible for driving and embedding best in class asset care and maintenance systems for all electrical and automation/electronics machinery around the brewery.

The role holder possesses critical and special skills and knowledge in the unique area of instrument and automation engineering.

The role holder is a critical contributor to the overall business success and he/she maintains and delivers plant reliability to ensure optimum volume output to meet growing demand in consistent way.

The role deals with high level of sophistication and complexity in hi-technology machines

Leadership Responsibilities
Key stakeholders (Internal) are Engineering Manager, Corporate Asset care Manager, Electrical and Automation Manager, Automation engineer and production services manager.

Key stakeholders (external) are Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) eg GEA, FMA, Siemens, Endress & Hauser etc.

    * Possesses basic knowledge of PLC Steps 5 and 7 troubleshooting
    * Good knowledge of new and evolving technology and wide range instrumentation and their applications
    * Calibration of instrumentation according to certified standards.

    * Conversant with Electrical Drives Control Automation systems
    * Best practice knowledge in Asset Care management skills

·Working knowledge of Permit to Work (PTW) systems
Purpose of Role:
Ø  Complements the Mechanical Engineering team in the brewery to ensure optimum output
Ø  Maintain all Electrical Drives and controls on the brewery
Ø  Resolve all electrical/electronics/automation breakdowns and issues around the brewery
Ø  Drives the planned maintenance programme for all instrumentation systems around the brewery

Top Accountabilities:
    * Provide instrumentation and automation solutions to breakdown, corrective and preventive maintenance challenges in the brewing section(brewhouse & silo, Process Area, Filter room & RTD)
    * Provide instrumentation and automation solutions to breakdown, corrective and preventive maintenance challenges in the Utilities section of the brewery ( Generators, Air compressors, Boilers, Water treatment, CO2 plant, Refrigeration plants etc)
    * Provide instrumentation and automation solutions to breakdown, corrective and preventive maintenance challenges in the packaging section of the brewery.

Qualifications and Experience required:
Ø  Degree or HND in Electrical/ Electronics Engineering or technical qualification from IITA.
Ø  Minimum of two years experience in a brewing or FMCG manufacturing environment directly supporting instruments, automation and PLC
Ø  Implementation of leading World Class Manufacturing related solutions.

Barrier to success:
Ø  Inadequate skills and knowledge gaps in the new technology, electrical and electronics systems
Ø  Inability to think and work in a complex and high-pressured environment
Ø  Lack of analytical, proactive and problem solving mindset

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Total Nigeria Recruitment : Economist

Total engages in all aspects of the petroleum industry,including Upstream operations (oil and gas exploration, development and production, LNG) and Downstream operations (refining, marketing and the trading and shipping of crude oil and petroleum products). Total is also a major actor in chemicals (base and specialty chemicals).

Company : Total E & P Nigeria Ltd
Contract : permanent position
Branch : Exploration Production
Location : Nigeria – Nigeria
Interviews will take place in : Port-Harcourt
Starting date : As soon as possible
Salary : According to profile and experience

Job description
1 Prepare economic evaluation for routine and non-routine activities, operated and non-operated (e.g. recommendation for new projects, wells) that will be the basis for the decision process
2 Follow-up of Totals stake in NLNG (run and modify NLNG model, have a critical view on NLNG economic studies, NLNG Long Term Plan)
3 Actively participate in the E&P Long Term Plan and other processes such as yearly budget, Prime (reserves calculations), Exploration and Appraisal budget, etc. : preparation of input data with the various assets, computation, analysis and presentation of results
4 Prepare management presentations on economic matters

Required skills
The successful candidate should have B. Sc or equivalent in Economics or Engineering preferably with a masters degree in Business
The successful candidate should have 1st class academic background in Economics, Engineering or Actuarial Science.
The successful candidate should have experience of 1 – 3 years internationally. or in another Oil & Gas company will be an advantage.


The successful candidate should have the following skills:
Excellent analysis and computation skills.
Very good knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
Good communication skills, ability to work with different teams at all levels and to present results to management (Powerpoint, Word) in an effective manner.
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Monday, December 13, 2010

GE Healthcare Jobs : Sales Management

GE Healthcare, our vision involves looking at Healthcare in a completely new way. Focusing on earlier, pre-symptomatic disease detection and prevention, instead of late diagnosis. Helping clinicians access more information and intervene sooner with targeted treatments so their patients can leave longer, fuller lives.

Job Number: 1184325
Function: Sales – Sales Management
Business: GE Technology Infrastructure – Healthcare
Career Level: Experienced
Location: IIkoyi – Lagos, Nigeria

Role Summary/Purpose
The role will be responsible to manage the operational and administrative activities for assigned territory. To plan and develop processes to improve the operational quality and efficiency of Medical Diagnostics business. To supervise the dealers in accordance with company's policies and objectives. And to work closely with support functions to ensure that revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met. The position reports directly to Commercial Manager Africa.

Essential Responsibilities

* Analyze and document business processes and problems.
* Obtain and document business intelligence reports.
* Develop processes to improve operational quality and efficiency.
* Ensure sales target is achieved.
* Propose pricing to meet revenue and profitability targets.
* Supervise dealers in accordance with company's policies and objectives.
* Work closely with support functions.
* Schedule and conduct regular meetings with dealer and support functions.
* Develop close relationships with customers and stakeholders.
* Ensure productivity and quality goals are met.
* Develop and further strengthen the market.
* Propose actions and budget to ensure overall success.
* Ensure that all activities are done with full compliance.
* Ensure that the right Marketing and Commercial Strategies and Tactics are applied
* Take the lead in the tender coordination process with the support functions.
* Highlight market opportunities in the expansion markets and work closely with the Commercial Operations & Projects Manager.


1. Bachelors / Masters Degree in Science. Healthcare and/or Business management related diploma/degree would be an advantage.

* Three to five years experience in healthcare/pharmaceutical industry. With a strong sales mentality.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Computer literate with expertise in MS office.
* Ability to influence cross-functional teams.
* Willingness to travel and to work a flexible schedule.
* Fluent in English (other local languages would be considered).
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Sunday, December 12, 2010

Airtel Nigeria Graduate Recruitment 2010

Airtel is company is a limited liability company providing various telecommunications services to the Nigeria business environment. Our core areas are focused on GSM mobile phones, Network management equipment and solutions, Electronic Airtime Distribution and SAGEM Dect & Fax products.

We are looking for people with good qualifications, training and experience. They should be dynamic, highly motivated and share our progressive approach to work.

Join a Group on the move, choose a career in a friendly environment, that gives you the opportunities to explore yourself in a sector as exciting as telecommunications and altimately develope you as an enterprenure of your own.

Join Airtel, a Group operating in Nigeria, with leadership positions in its core businesses, and give your career a competitive edge!

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Friday, December 10, 2010

Anabel Mobile Limited Recruits Finance Manager

Anabel Mobile Limited is an integrated Mobile Device, Technology and Telecoms Content Company. Dedicated to bring the best Technology has to offer to the Mobile Device consumers of Africa.Our unique expertise and core competence is in enhancing the content of mobility so that individuals can enjoy an enhanced experience when they work,live or play.

A FINANCE MANAGER with a minimum experience of 5 years
• Facilitate accurate business
• Improve project delivery/satisfy internal & external
• Improve cash



Thorough, Integrity, Analytical,
Probing and questioning Team player


Please apply if you meet the above requirements before 15th december 2010, by sending you CV to:

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INEC Adhoc Staff Registration Excercise

INEC is currently accepting applications from qualified NYSC members, final year university students and those previously engaged by the commission (as adhoc staff) that will be engaged to help ensure a successful voter registration and election exercise.

A web-based databank has been created to accept applications. All interested applicants are requested to first register and then follow instructions to fill out the application form.


1. Access the INEC Adhoc Staff Databank
2. Click on REGISTER
3. Follow instructions
Please note that you will be required to provide your bank account sort code in order to successfully complete your registration.

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to access the INEC Adhoc Staff Databank.

Should you encounter any issues, please Click HERE to receive support.

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Thursday, December 9, 2010

Tavia Technologies Vacancy : BDE, Project Manager and PHP Software Developer

Tavia Technologies Limited is an experienced technology company offering Web, Wireless & Business Intelligence services. We have consistently provided first class services to our valued customers in the Telecommunication, Banking, Oil & Gas, Law Firms, Insurance, Real Estate, Non-Profit, Recreational, Manufacturing Industries and other sectors.



-The successful candidate must devote his attention to business development.
-He must be able to create and develop business opportunities within existing and new clients' space.
-He must be a go-getter and display enthusiasm for sales and networking.
-He is to plan and carry out direct marketing and sales activities, so as to maintain and develop sales of Tavia Technology Solutions and products in accordance with agreed business plans.


-Ensure his/her industries achieve or exceed required targets
-Ensure industry coverage to touch all opportunities on a scheduled basis
-Independently develop processes to obtain leads through possible sourcing opportunities, and work closely with Tavia's partners to leverage prospects/clients
-Identify prospects where Tavia's solutions and products can be sold
-Target and obtain appointments with companies with given industry groups
-Contact potential clients to assess their individual needs and demonstrate how Tavia's solutions and products can meet or exceed these needs
-Present Tavia's solutions from beginning to end including working with presales to demonstrate software solutions
-Develop and submit comprehensive proposals based on individually or team assessed needs of potential clients
-Maintain accurate up-to-date sales pipeline and forecasts

-A good university degree
-Must have 2 – 4 years relevant working experience
-Understanding of the IT solutions and Software development market
-Demonstrated experience selling of IT solutions
-Strong sales skills, including internal reporting
-Demonstrated experience developing processes to obtain leads through comparison and evaluation of possible


-Proven ability to achieve goals and sales target
-Close working relationships with all operational areas within Tavia

-Good verbal and written communication skills
-Exceptional organizational skills
-Talent for effectively interacting with individuals at all levels of the organization
-Ability to work within a fast-paced and constantly changing environment
-Self motivated to work independently, with team support, to close business
-Demonstrated commitment to completing tasks and objectives
-Possess a good sense of humor as well as good judgment in displaying it
-A true professional possessing the highest ethical and moral standards
-Ability to maintain a positive attitude at all times
-A team player, and one who is open to feedback and on-going self development
-Effectively work with Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


-The successful candidate should be able to accept responsibility for the successful planning, execution, monitoring, control and closure of IT projects.
-He or She must also be responsible for managing day-to-day issues of projects and attend meetings required for successful execution of projects.
-In addition, he/she must also be able to ensure minimal risk exposure on projects.


-Managing and leading the project team.
-Managing co-ordination of the partners and working groups engaged in project work.
-Managing project scope and change control and escalating issues where necessary.
-Providing status reports to the client.
-Working closely with users to ensure the project meets business needs.
-Identifying user training needs and devising and managing user training programmes.
-Risk & Issue Management.


-Clear understanding of agile, waterfall methodologies.
-MS Project, Visio, MS Office Suite.
-Must have relevant project management experience in an ICT organization.
-Must possess the ability to manage contract/outsourced staff, partnerships and relationships.
-Must have strong time management skills and possess the ability to work to deadlines and under pressure.
-Must possess the ability to work and contribute effectively to a team.
-Must have excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal and leadership skills.
-Must be innovative, responsive and result-oriented


-University degree in science or engineering discipline
-The successful candidate must have at least 2 – 3 relevant post NYSC working experience and must be able to work without supervision
-He/she may possess any of the following project management certifications: Prince 2 or PMP. A post graduate degree e.g. a Masters Degree in Project Management will be of added advantage.



The successful candidate should be able to ensure smooth the everyday running of client applications/products. He or She must also ensure SLAs are met and that quality targets are reached in accordance with agreed client contract.

-In terms of remote support, the candidate must have the capacity to visualize and solve user's desktop problems
-Troubleshooting difficult or unusual situations, and suggesting workflow improvements to management
-Ability to defuse excited and sometimes irate users or customers is also a valuable trait.
-Must have helpdesk support experience as will move on to more advanced technical roles, such as system or network administrator, application developer, or database administrator.
-The successful candidate must have at least 2 – 3 relevant working experience.

-University degree in computer/Information science or relate field.
-The successful candidate must be able to work without supervision and possess vast knowledge of MVC, UNIX or Linux, Oracle, ColdFusion, MYSQL, Java Script and Solaris.
-Present working experience with PHP is a must.



The successful candidate must be an innovative solutions provider. He must be a go-getter and display enthusiasm for sales and networking. He is to develop and maintain innovative products to cater to the Value Added Services market.


-Ensure VAS segment achieves or exceeds required targets
-Develop and maintain VAS and messaging product portfolio
-Independently develop processes to obtain leads through possible sourcing opportunities
-Identify prospects where Tavia's VAS solutions and products can be sold
-Coordinate implementation of products between network and Tavia
-Have an updated knowledge on competitor initiatives in the VAS area and of best of practice relevant international benchmarks
-Perform VAS sales initiatives
-Develop and submit comprehensive proposals to market VAS initiatives
-Maintain accurate up-to-date VAS sales pipeline and forecasts

-A good university degree
-Strong sales skills and an understanding of VAS offerings
-Ability to obtain leads through comparison and evaluation of possible sourcing opportunities
-Proven ability to achieve goals
-Close working relationships with all operational areas within Tavia


-Innovative solution provider
-Outgoing and quick to learn
-Must have a 1 – 2 years relevant working experience.
-Good verbal and written communication skills
-Exceptional organizational skills
-Talent for effectively interacting with individuals at all levels of the organization
-Ability to work within a fast-paced and constantly changing environment
-Self motivated to work independently, with team support, to close business
-Demonstrated commitment to completing tasks and objectives
-Possess a good sense of humor as well as good judgment in displaying it
-Ability to maintain a positive attitude at all times
-A team player, and one who is open to feedback and on-going self development
-Effectively work with Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Suitably qualified candidates should send resume submissions to

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