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Friday, 20 March 2015

Skill Enhancement Centre (SENCE) Limited Vacancies, Friday 20, March 2015

Skill Enhancement Centre (SENCE) Limited – We are a Business Consultancy firm focused on small/medium businesses. Our goal is to provide our clients with the support they need to grow their businesses by providing them with value -added and convenient services in a friendly atmosphere.


SENCE is recruiting to fill the position below:
PERSONAL ASSISTANT TO THE MD
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This position is responsible for providing an efficient and responsive administrative, organizational and logistical service to the MD, helping him to manage and prioritize his time. Also, responsibility for providing full secretarial assistance to the management team during absences to ensure a high level of service is maintained.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.
Other duties may be assigned:
• Filter emails, highlight urgent correspondence and print attachments.
• Organise inbound emails into the appropriate folders and any relevant information to be copied into the correct file on the hard drive.
• Manage and maintain the MD’s diary and email account.
• Respond to emails as much as possible, dealing with appointments, etc.
• Ensure busy diary commitments, papers and travel arrangements are managed effectively including producing a daily folder with diary, necessary papers etc. and troubleshooting problems.
• Conduct weekly diary meetings with the MD to discuss upcoming engagements, invitations and other requests.
• Schedule on behalf of the MD meetings between him and his direct reports and the committees and groups to which he is a member.
• Coordinate travel and accommodation requirements in connection with others and ensure arrangements in place for the MD match his requirements.
• Filter general information, queries, phone calls and invitations to the MD by redirecting or taking forward such contact as appropriate.
• Ensure the MD is fully briefed on, or prepared for, any engagements he is involved in. Keep and maintain an accurate record of papers and electronic correspondence on behalf of the MD.
• Prepare correspondence on behalf of the MD, including the drafting of general replies.
• Minute general meetings as required and complete research on behalf of the MD.
• Keep and retrieve files.
• Ensure guests meeting with the MD are well taken care of.
• Provide services that are in line with the MD’s work habits and preferences.
SKILL SET
• Excellent typing skills, speed and accuracy essential.
• Good computer literacy (MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Ability to multi task
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent reporting skills
• Analytical
• Excellent research skills
Work experience
4 – 6 years
ACCOUNTANT/ADMINISTRATOR
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This position is responsible for the provision of accounting functions; and direct assistance of the Managing Director, on all strategic matters relating to budget management and internal control. Also the provision of administrative support and undertaking of general office duties; and to ensure venue bookings, contracts, reconciliations, and work orders are recorded and processed.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.
Other duties may be assigned:
• Formulates, receives and recommends policy proposals relating to accounting and auditing the budget, revenue and cost control procedures, preparation and payment of payrolls, tax matters, compilation of statistics and office methods and procedures.
• Directs or prepares the monthly trial balance and resulting financial statements for the club, including the income statement, balance sheet and statement of changes in financial condition, along with required supporting schedules and other data necessary for financial reports and records.
• Works with the club’s external auditors to ensure that procedures are consistent with club policies.
• Directs and may participate in and verifies the taking of inventories for beverages, food, supplies, equipment, furnishings and other club assets.
• Manages and conducts internal auditing programs to help assure that records are accurately maintained and that established policies and practices are satisfactorily and consistently followed.
• Verifies that all insurance records for club property are properly maintained and up to date.
• Reconciles monthly ledgers including receivables, payables, bank and other asset and salary accounts.
• Informs and advises other department heads about the financial aspects of their responsibilities.
• Prepare personnel related reports and compliance.
• Record and maintains staff leave accruals/application
• Maintains the company’s Contracts & Licences.
• Pro-actively corresponds and deal with third parties on issues without the CEO’s approval and/or supervision whenever possible
• Respond to website or mail inquiries and requests for information.
• Maintain sufficient supplies to support the office requirements.
• Ad hoc duties such as, but not limited to mailing, cheque deposits and other seasonal duties and special projects as required
• Distribute all daily incoming mails and filing.
• Maintain records by filing documents.
SKILL SET
• Experience supervising a staff/team of accountants and bookkeepers and other employees.
• Advanced Microsoft Office skills; specifically Excel.
• Knowledge in the usage and application of accounting software.
Work experience
5-7 years
MARKETING OFFICER
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Marketing officer will be responsible for providing marketing support to the company and assist with the implementation of the marketing strategy with specific objectives and targets as agreed. The marketing officer will be responsible for specific market promotions/campaigns as may be directed by the Business Development Manager or the Head of Operations in the absence of the BDM (e.g. venue specific campaigns and
market storms or promotional events.
Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities include the following
Other duties as may be assigned:
• Identify market opportunities and close new business deals in accordance with corporate goals.
• To support the overall marketing objectives of the company both externally and internally.
• Supply sufficient information to the Business Development Manager or the Head of
• Operations in the absence of the BDM to enable effective budgetary control of specific areas of activity.
• Build new clientele and maintain continuous business relationship.
• Generate and manage calls and prepare daily report.
• Ensure consistent high standards of service and commitment to customer total experience are met by team members.
• Assist Accounts Department with Corporate and Private Clients debt recovery.
• Maintains extensive knowledge of current market conditions and prepares periodic reports on achievements
• Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into increased business.
• Initiate and make professional propositions to meet targets for profitability and revenues.
• Manage Day to day business calls and marketing of the company’s products/services.
• Execute marketing campaigns and analyze performance that leverage behavioral interest profiling to drive new client acquisition & sales revenue
• Drive campaign management for client acquisition programs across multiple channels
• To undertake any reasonable duties at the request of the Business Development Manager or the Head of Operations in the absence of the BDM.
SKILL SET
Core Competencies
To perform the job successfully, the individual shall be required to demonstrate these but not limited to the following competencies:
• Job knowledge
– In-depth knowledge about business development practices, marketing activities, prospective clients and industry trends.
• Customer Relation Skills
– Responds promptly to customer’s needs; meets commitments
• Negotiation & Networking Skills
– Strong ability to convince clients, building professionals and colleague; help clients make a buying decision and increase patronage.
• Personal Credibility
– Follows through on commitments and service promises; strictly maintains privacy and confidentiality; respects rights of all co-workers and customers, and behaves in an ethical manner in everyday situations.
• Planning and Organizational Skills
– Ability to marshal resources (people, funding, material, support) to get things done; multi-task and use resources effectively and efficiently.
• Communication Skills
– Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Analytical skills
– demonstrates the ability to picture, articulate, and solve multiple problems and concepts and make decisions that are reasonable and based on available information.
QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE
• The right candidate must have a minimum of a Diploma from a recognized Institution.
• 1-2 years in marketing and sales experience.
• Excellent customer relationship and management.
• Must be a good team player with excellent ability to multi-task and able to adapt to varying situations.
• He/ She must have the ability to keep a— of the trend in this field of expertise and make practical application of specialized knowledge in everyday situation.
• Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
• Good Microsoft Office, excel and power point usage.
Work experience
1-3 years

Nokia Networks Vacancy, Friday 20, March 2015

Nokia invests in technologies important in a world where billions of devices are connected. We are focused on three businesses: network infrastructure software, hardware and services, which we offer through Nokia Networks; locationintelligence, which we provide through HERE; and advanced technology development and licensing, which we pursue through Nokia Technologies. Each of these businesses is a leader in its respective field.


Through Networks, Nokia is the world’s spe…t in mobile broadband. From the first ever call on GSM, to the first call on LTE, we operate at the forefront of each generation of mobile technology. Our global experts invent the new capabilities our customers need in their networks. We provide the world’s most efficient mobile networks, the intelligence to maximize the value of those networks, and the services to make it all work seamlessly.
REGIONAL COMPLIANCE COUNSEL, AFRICA
GENERAL PURPOSE 
Ensures that NSN’s strategies are created and business decisions are made with adequate knowledge and understanding of the involved legal issues. Ensures the competencies and motivation of a team of legal counsels and /or acting as a recognised authority and expert (at minimum) in a specified field of law.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITY AREA 
Provides leadership for staff and work teams or task forces in broad functional\process areas to solve complex and diverse issues. Integrates the delivery of client service (internal and\or external clients) by multiple work groups to ensure that current and evolving needs are met. Applies broad and indepth business management knowledge to resolve multi-discipline or multi functional\process problems. Resolves conflicts between work teams over resource allocation and other critical issues.

POSITION DESCRIPTION 
•Implement and enforce a vigorous and robust compliance programme in Nokia and ensure full corporate and legal compliance of local laws and regulations in the region;
•Review of activities and transactions to ensure that business is being conducted in an ethical and legal manner and that policies and procedures are followed to reduce the risks of non-compliance with laws and regulations;
•Regularly review policies, procedures and other internal systems to ensure that they are in compliance with relevant laws and are in alignment with the overall goals of the compliance programme;
•Conduct investigations into alleged acts of compliance violations, and support any investigations led by Nokia Networks globally or by its parent companies;
•Participate in the development of compliance training and awareness programmes and roll-out and implement such training and programmes; www.currentjobs4naija.blogspot.com

•Respond to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, Anti-Bribery Compliance Programme, and Code of Conduct by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures;
•Act as an independent review and evaluation function to ensure that compliance issues/concerns within the organization are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved;
•Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develop/implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provide general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future;
•Increase compliance visibility and strengthen the compliance function across the region;
•Liaise with regulators as appropriate;
•Advise employees on legal issues related to compliance with the Anti-Corruption Compliance Program.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS 
Speaking Arabic as well is preferred
Anti-Corruption-related Legal Knowledge
Investigative and interrogative skills
Analytical thinking
Strategic Thinking
Working across Boundaries
Decision Making
Planning and Organising
Managing Others
Coaching and Development of Staff
Seeking and sharing knowledge

FHI360 Job Vacancies, Friday 20, March 2015


FHIFHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of:
SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER
PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner. The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
JOB SUMMARY / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the direction of the AD HR, provide administrative and technical or program support to Human Resources (HR) Team in functional areas, including recruitment, employee relations, benefits administration, compensation, HRIS, and training.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with the AD HR to develop HR systems in assigned functional areas, e.g. Orientation Program, Recruitment Program, Benefits Program, etc.
Assist AD HR with production of deliverables for HR strategy development and initiatives.
Work with AD HR for development of systems approach to support various HR programs.
Study and analyze market and data trends and use this information to formulate, implement, document, and evaluate processes, systems or programs.
Work with the AD HR to ensure day-to-day operations of HR-related functions are addressed in a timely, efficient, and proactive manner.
Provide regular briefings to AD on HR matters, including the status of recruitment, training, leave balances, etc.
Maintain a thorough awareness of developments in labor laws and legislations and advise management accordingly.
Under the direction of the AD HR, coordinates FHI’s recruitment process and work with team members to ensure a smooth process flow from identification of a vacancy to the filling of that vacancy.
Assist in developing job descriptions and maintaining all job descriptions of staff.
Ensure conformity with recruitment requirements and compliance with the rules and regulations.
Coordinate the preparation of vacancy announcements in consultation with the AD HR.
Review and screen applicants for basic compliance with position qualifications, summarizes CVs for easier evaluation by the departmental heads.
Provide spe…t employee relations advice and guidance with particular respect to disciplinary, grievance and absence, to ensure acceptable levels of individual employee performance.
Support the effective implementation of all employee welfare schemes including the Staff Group Life Assurance Scheme, the Health Insurance scheme and the Pension scheme. Liaise closely with benefits and pension administrators on behalf of management.
Assist in coordinating and/or conducting training workshops to support field offices on such topics as supervisory skills, performance assessments, effective interviewing, etc.
Perform other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance.
Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
Work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow.
Perform detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy.
Interact with diplomacy and tact and follow-up on requests in timely and efficient manner.
Must exhibit high levels of professionalism, integrity and ethical values at all times.
Ability to maintain confidentiality for sensitive Human Resources issues or projects and use judgment to execute duties and responsibilities.
Record keeping, report preparation, filing methods and records management techniques.
Use a computer to accurately and rapidly enter and retrieve data and information.
Working knowledge of in-country employment regulations, e.g. Nigerian labor/employee relations statutes and capacity to apply them to FHI Nigeria.
Ability to intervene with all levels of staff, representatives of donors and collaborating agencies, individuals from diverse cultures, and the public with diplomacy and firmness.
Strong knowledge in salary structure and development, benefits and compensation, surveys/benchmarking and job evaluation systems.
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with ability to work as a team member.
Objectivity and the ability to apply HR rules and regulations in a fair and consistent manner.
Ability to plan and prioritize own work under tight deadlines, as well as to work on own initiative and as a member of a team.
Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.
QUALIFICATIONS
BS/BA degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 5 – 7 years of relevant experience. Or MS/MA degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent, and 3 – 5 years relevant experience.
Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.
Certified member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of related body is an advantage.
SENIOR TECHNICAL OFFICER MONITORING & EVALUATION
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: 
The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner. The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
JOB SUMMARY / RESPONSIBILITIES: 
The Senior Technical Officer (M&E), under the supervision of the State Program Manager, and with technical oversight from the Director of Monitoring and Evaluation, is responsible for the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation for the state office.  S/he will work with others in the state office and local implementing partners to ensure that state monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide leadership to the state office and field level M&E program and provide overall guidance on program/project monitoring and evaluation and on US Government and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements.  Provide support to the sites in the state, including interacting with site Program Managers, Implementing Agencies and local research groups on needs and ensuring that locally employed Monitoring and Evaluation staff, consultants and FHI partners understand and can support these requirements.
Manage the state office’s reporting cycle to ensure high quality and complete datasets are sent to the country office on a periodic basis, or when required.
Work with local partners to develop their project monitoring and evaluation plans and support the correct implementation and use of routine data collection tools.
Conduct monthly routine monitoring visits to project sites and provide supportive supervision.
On a monthly basis, ensure that high quality analyzed facility-level data is disseminated to relevant staff at facilities and decision-makers. Ensure that data is used to highlight important programmatic gaps and coordinate with facility management and other departments in addressing these gaps.
Coordinate regular data quality assessments, undertaken in a participatory manner, with facility staff and ensure the completeness, consistency and validity of routine data.
Ensure that the quality of program/project Monitoring and Enhanced Evaluation in the sites is of international standard and quality by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.
Provide direct technical assistance and capacity building in the design and implementation of the program/project Monitoring and Enhanced Evaluation components of the activities in the communities served.
Build capacity of local partners in project monitoring and with program staff and local partners, use program/project monitoring data to modify existing programs and design new programs.
Provide technical support in evaluation research (including sampling strategies, analysis and presentation of data) to the local research groups working on the Secure the Future project.
Participate in project assessments, evaluations and design teams. www.currentjob4naija.blogspot.com
Document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to USAID and PEPFAR guidelines.
Represent FHI and makes presentations at professional meetings and conferences related to Monitoring and Evaluation research.
Remain informed of current issues regarding Monitoring and Evaluation of programs in the HIV/AIDS/STI fields by review of current literature; is alert to any implication of such research for project and program activities.
Help ensure that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality of all Global Health program interventions.
Assist in the development and maintenance of the computerized data capture of program activities and provides technical assistance and training to the staff at the state office responsible for data entry and management. Provide technical assistance to M&E officers of NACA/NASCP, SACA/SASCP, NTBLCP/STBLCP and NMCP/SMCP in integrating FHI data into the national HMIS.
Perform other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES: 
Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.
Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
Knowledge of health, reproductive health or HIV/AIDS/STI/TB and Malaria programming in developing countries.
Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings.
Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections.
Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.
Well-developed computer skills.
Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.
QUALIFICATIONS:
MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
Or MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with 5 to 7 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
Or BS/BA in statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring and evaluation or  in relevant degree with 7 to 9 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, HUMAN RESOURCES
JOB SUMMARY / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead in the development and implementation of FHI’s HR strategy. Lead the Human Resources (HR) Team in functional areas including job specification, recruitment, employee relations, performance management, benefits administration, compensation, HRIS, and staff development including training. Provide technical direction and oversight on compliance of zonal offices on HR matters.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide direction, oversight, and interpretation of HR-related policies and procedures that guide the day- to-day operations of the organization.
Provide overall leadership and guidance of HR team to ensure day-to-day operations of HR-related functions are addressed in a timely, efficient, and proactive manner.
Provide regular briefings to management on HR matters, including the status of recruitment, training, leave balances, staff turnover, etc;
Participate in decision making on matters related to human resources; Identify synergies and solutions for the management of staff gaps and vacancies to optimize the use of existing personnel.
Collaborate with Director, Global HR Programs to create FHI HR best practices and FHI HR standards.
Provide technical assistance and monitoring to zonal and state offices in the administration of their HR functions.
Oversee recruitment process, both internal and external for all FHI Nigeria appointments to ensure optimal effectiveness, transparency and accountability.  Ensure compliance with FHI standards by all hiring managers and interviewers.
Work with hiring managers in planning and implementing recruitment, orientation, benefits etc. to the required standards.
Work closely with finance team on appropriate coding and charging of staff to program funding sources.
Initiate, develop, and implement organizational HR programs and strategies.
Contribute to the development and editing of policies and procedures; review and recommend updates to policy manual as required.
Oversee the management of and review periodically contracts for services provided to FHI employees, e.g. medical insurance etc.
Supervise, coach, and mentor the HR team, to include assigning of responsibilities, conducting performance reviews, assessing and identifying development opportunities that strengthens HR’s role in the organization.
Participate in annual staff planning process for programs and budgets and advise CO leadership on related HR issues, e.g. skills gaps, training needs, over or under staffing, etc.
Maintain a thorough awareness of developments in labor laws and legislations and advise management accordingly.
Create and maintain process and procedures for building and maintaining the accuracy and integrity of data in a timely manner.
Collaborate with FHI HR colleagues in multiple locations.
Act as a resource for expatriate staff and liaison as appropriate with Global HR team; areas include relocations and management of the expatriate country office orientation.
Perform other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES: 
Ability to maintain confidentiality and use judgment on sensitive HR matters.
Working knowledge of in-country employment regulations, e.g. Nigerian labor/employee relations statutes and capacity to apply them to FHI Nigeria.
Familiarity with multiple program (i.e. donor) regulations on HR, including recruitment, remuneration, severance etc.
Ability to manage HR in an international environment with Nigerian and TCN employees.
Working knowledge of USAID FSN regulations and practices.
Ability to execute detail-oriented work rapidly and with a high level of accuracy.
High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication, including presentation and training skills.
Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
Ability to intervene with senior staff with diplomacy and firmness.
Working knowledge of relevant office software packages and any specialized HR packages.
QUALIFICATIONS:
BS/BA in Business Administration, Social Sciences or related field and a minimum of 9 years relevant experience with at least 5 years in international development programs;  MS/MA in Business Administration, Social Sciences or related field and a minimum of 7 years relevant experience with at least 3 years in international development programs.
Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.
Professional certification / qualification in a recognized HR body is required.
Experience and good working knowledge of USAID regulations is an advantage.
HR experience in the not-for-profit sector is an advantage.
TO APPLY
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Kenya Airways 2015 Recruitment, Friday 20, March 2015

kenya airwaysWelcome aboard Kenya Airways! Kenya Airways is truly the Pride of Africa. Our global network now reaches over 60 destinations, 49 of which are spread across the Africa continent. With a modern fleet of 47 aircrafts, including seven Boeing 777 series, makes us one the youngest fleets in Africa.


Kenya Airways opens a world of opportunity across the continent, creating sustainable development by connecting its people and businesses within Africa and around the world.

At Kenya Airways we believe our greatest asset is our people. When you join Kenya Airways we provide you with training and all the systems and tools you require to perform. And best of all, we provide an environment that enables each and every one of our employees to achieve their full potential.

COUNTRY MANAGER NIGERIA

BRIEF DESCRIPTION
To sell the Kenya Airways product and network to achieve the set sales target within Nigeria

DETAILED DESCRIPTION
• To drive the sales plan for Nigeria to deliver the budgeted objectives

• To monitor and recommend pricing levels in Nigeria to maximize yield and revenue

• To identify new sales opportunities and take steps to implement them for new revenue streams.

• Develop and service trade partners to maximise loyalty and revenue generation

• To be the principal administrator for Kenya Airways in Nigeria while safeguarding KQ interest

JOB REQUIREMENTS
• University graduate in a relevant area of study

• Minimum of 5 years airline experience in sales and marketing of which 2 must be at a senior sales level

• Computer literate with valid driving license

• Ability to lead and motivate a team

• Strong analytical skills

• Good negotiator and ability to influence

• Proficiency in a foreign language will be an added advantage

COMPETENCIES
• High level of integrity

• Good communicator and articulate

• Good negotiator

• Proactive/self starter

• Good KQ product knowledge

Additional Details
• Achieve market share, passenger and revenue targets as set (yields, revenues & pax numbers)

• Visible revenue/passenger number growth. www.nigerianbestforum.com

• Meet set targets on Frequent flyer program and redemption target

• High efficiency standards through quality of customer relationship

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

DUE DATE: 31 March, 2015

Mercy Corps International Humanitarian Organisation Job, Friday 20, March 2015

MercyMercy Corps, International Humanitarian Organisation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill a very strategic position within our Operations team in Gombe State, Nigeria. We are looking for motivated individuals, members of targeted community ready and willing to work in dynamic team.


OPERATIONS OFFICER
The Operations Officer in Gombe, you will be providing day-to-day support to the programoperations in Gombe, under the direct supervision of Program Coordinator based in Gombe and technical supervision of Country Operations Manager based in Abuja. As part of the responsibilities the Operations Officer will undertake the tasks under procurement, administration and logistics, working in close collaboration with finance and program team, based out of Gombe. S/he will promptly and effectively provide all required support to the programs, so to deliver the assistance to beneficiaries in a timely, compliant and transparentmanner.
REQUIREMENTS:
BA/S or equivalent in Business management, social sciences or other relevant field.
A minimum of 2 years of experience working in Operations (Logistics & Procurement), preferably within an International NGO.
Experience working in rural areas in Nigeria, particularly in target states of Mercy Corps.
Experience working in a multi-organizational team (international and national partners) is a plus.
Strong written and oral communication skills in English required, including report development, writing and editing.
Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
Fluency in written and verbal English and Hausa languages required.www.nigerianbestforum.com
TO APPLY
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit CV and Cover Letter, addressing the positionrequirements torecruitment.nigeria@ng.mercycorps.org
DUE DATE: March 25, 2015.
All applications must include the position title (Operations Officer – Gombe) in the subject line.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
We are an equal opportunity organization and we encourage women to apply to these positions.
DUE DATE: 25 March, 2015

Thursday, 19 March 2015

IBM Job Vacancies, Thursday 19, March 2015


IBM is a global technology and innovation company headquartered in Armonk, NY. It is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 400,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries. IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world’s most advanced servers and supercomputers. Utilizing its business consulting, technology and R&D expertise, IBM helps clients become “smarter” as the planet becomes more digitally interconnected. This includes working with organizations and governments to build systems that improve traffic congestion, availability of clean water, and the health and safety of populations. IBM invests more than $6 billion a year in R&D, just completing its 18th year of patent leadership. IBM Research has received recognition beyond anycommercial technology research organization and is home to 5 Nobel Laureates, 9 US National Medals of Technology, 5 US National Medals of Science, 6 Turing Awards, and 10 Inductees in US Inventors Hall of Fame. The company was behind the inventions of the PC; SABRE travel reservation system; UPC codes, Watson, the Jeopardy!-playing computing system, and much more.

CLIENT TECHNICAL SPE…TS

JOB DESCRIPTION
Client Technical Spe…ts role in West Africa role will have extensive experience and expertise with IBM Integration Bus, MQ and Datapower. They will be responsible for designing and selling MiddlewareConnectivity and Integration solutions as well as leading interaction with the wider ecosystem of Business Partners

Within their area of specialization in connectivity, key activities for the Technical Spe…t in this role will include:

• Customer Engagements –Provides leadership and subject matter expertise to the customers in West Africa on connectivity opportunities. Successfully conducts Proofs-of-Concepts, Proofs-of-Technology, Demos, Design/Discovery Workshops, etc. that drive MiddlewareIntegration revenues.
• Technical Sales Accelerators – Delivery of Middleware Technical Sales Accelerators such as Proofs-of-Technology (PoTs), Workshops, and Demos.
• Business Partner Engagement –Develops innovative Middleware enablement Programs for the MiddlewareBP community that highlights important new product features, capabilities, and deployment patterns. Support BP in a way to make them independent from a sales stand point
• Collaborate with the wider IBM team in Middle East Africa and WW for enablement and customer engagements.www.nigerianbestforum.com
• Deep hand on Knowledge of Application Server Configuration and Administration is required

Client Technical Spe…ts are technical consultants to clients, IBM sales teams and IBM Business Partners. They understand the client’s business requirements, technical requirements and/or competitive landscape. They provide technical sales support which may include: collaborate with IBM sales teams to define, design, and detail the technical aspects and feasibility of proposed solutions; deliver Proof of Concept; develop and deliver technical education; support critical situations; design solutions; and answer technical questions.

REQUIRED
Bachelor’s Degree
English: Fluent

PREFERRED
Master’s Degree

DATA CENTRE MANAGER

JOB DESCRIPTION
Member of team responsible for 24/7 Data Centre Operations and Management
• Provide prompt and efficient technical support for all Data Center environmental systems
• Provide regular update on data center infrastructure utilization for accurate forecast and capacity planning as it concerns space requirement and availability, power infrastructure, network and power cable infrastructure and available cooling.
• Raise/Generate Data Center Change request, Routine preventive maintenance request and space allocation for new installation of any devices/equipment/server/storage/switches etc in the Data Center.
• Constant monitoring of incidence occurrence and approved change implementation for seamless delivery with zero down time as priority

REQUIRED
Bachelor’s Degree
At least 3 years experience in Data Centre Design and implementation exposure
At least 3 years experience in Data Centre Tier and good in Autocad, Visio, Excel and other Microsoft office suite
English: Fluent

PREFERRED
Master’s Degree
At least 5 years experience in Data Centre Design and implementation exposure
At least 5 years experience in Data Centre Tier and good in Autocad, Visio, Excel and other Microsoft office suite

STORAGE TECHNICAL SALES SPE…T

JOB DESCRIPTION
The Storage Technical Sales Spe…t will provide subject matter expertise on the IBM Storage Software solutions portfolio to a broad spectrum of sales professionals. This role will be responsible for proactively reaching out to sellers and their customers to understand the data protection needs of their clients, providing solution approaches to meet those needs, and teaming with the local sellers to gain customer concurrence for sponsorship of a solution purchase. During this sales cycle you will be responsible for delivering presentations, demonstrations, and providing technical support during trials or proof of concepts. You will also provide leadership by working with product development and product management on product direction, partnering with sales leaders on key account strategies and competitive positioning, teaming with field enablement teams and the technical community as a whole.

The solutions that you would be positioning and supporting are in the IBM Storage Software solutions portfolio including but not limited to Tivoli Storage Manager solution family including Virtual Environments, Databases, Mail and IBM Flash Copy Manager, as well as IBM Virtual Storage Center solutions such as Tivoli Productivity Center and San Volume Controller.

Candidates should have demonstrated skills in overall storage infrastructure including but not limited to storage areanetworks, disk subsystems, various tape technologies and software related technologies such as data replication, archiving, deduplication and storage virtualization.

REQUIRED
Bachelor’s Degree
English: Fluent

STORAGE TECHNICAL SALES SPE…T – BSS

JOB DESCRIPTION
The Storage Software Sales Spe…t will provide subject matter expertise on the IBM Storage Software solutions portfolio to a broad spectrum of clients and partner. This role will be responsible for proactively reaching out to clients and their partners to understand the data protection needs of their clients, providing solution approaches to meet those needs, and teaming with the local sellers to gain customer concurrence for sponsorship of a solution purchase. During this sales cycle you will be responsible for delivering presentations, negotiating deals, and providing high level TCO/ROI engagements. You will also provide leadership by working the extended IBM Systems team and partnering with other sales leaders on key account strategies and competitive positioning, teaming with field enablement teams and the technical community as a whole.

The solutions that you would be positioning and supporting are in the IBM Storage Software solutions portfolio including but not limited to Tivoli Storage Manager solution family including Virtual Environments, Databases, Mail and IBM Flash Copy Manager, as well as IBM Virtual Storage Center solutions such as Tivoli Productivity Center and San Volume Controller.

Candidates should have demonstrated confidence in positioning storage infrastructure including but not limited to storage area networks, disk subsystems, various tape technologies and software related technologies such as data replication, archiving, deduplication and storage virtualization.

Key activities and responsibilities include:
• Articulating the business value of our solutions and products to senior managers and technical decision makers.
• Positioning our solutions in competitive scenarios.
• Identifying, developing and closing opportunities in the territory, whether sourced by IBM sellers or resulting from a direct customer engagement.
• Working within a matrix environment with IBM client teams and business partners to span the entire trajectory from opportunity identification to deal closing.
• Building, managing and progressing a pipeline to achieve sales objectives.
• Maintaining an accurate forecast and an up-to-date status of deals in progress.

REQUIRED
Bachelor’s Degree
English: Fluent

TBO VAS SPE…T

JOB DESCRIPTION
The main responsibility for this role is to provide operations support in the required capacity for IBM client.
• Operation and Maintenance of the hardware and software of VAS nodes,
• Implementation and configuration of different VAS solutions
• Coordinate integration activities between the VAS solutions with the core network, the LAN, the charging systems and the third party content providers
• Application support and development,
• Reporting,
• Second level support for customer care.
• Willingness to perform ad-hoc responsibilities is a job requirement.

REQUIRED
Bachelor’s Degree
At least 5 years experience in database administration, application development and software life cycle development
At least 5 years experience in relationship management with a good understanding of business process
At least 5 years experience in Telecoms and/or related ICT sector
English: Fluent

PREFERRED
Master’s Degree
At least 6 years experience in database administration, application development and software life cycle development
At least 6 years experience in relationship management with a good understanding of business process
At least 6 years experience in Telecoms and/or related ICT sector

WINDOWS ADMINISTRATOR

JOB DESCRIPTION
• Install, administer, support and maintain Windows servers.
• Install, administer, support and maintain Active Directory and Exchange.
• Install, administer, support and maintain SharePoint.
• Perform upgrades, patching and other core administrative functions.
• Identify and resolve issues within the scope of Microsoft domain, planning, executing and participation in Disaster Recovery exercises.
• Maintain documentation of configuration, administration and maintenance procedures (SoPs).
• Work in cross functional team to perform analysis, design, testing and implementation of solutions in relation to job functions.
• Carryout various scheduled compliance activities and new initiatives in line with customer requirements and company goals.

REQUIRED
Bachelor’s Degree
At least 5 years experience in Deployment & administration of Windows
At least 5 years experience in PowerShell / Scripts are added advantages
At least 5 years experience in Disaster recovery of Active Directory 2008 & Microsoft Exchange 2010 / 2013
English: Fluent

Preferred
Master’s Degree
At least 7 years experience in Deployment & administration of Windows
At least 7 years experience in PowerShell / Scripts are added advantages
At least 7 years experience in Disaster recovery of Active Directory 2008 & Microsoft Exchange 2010 / 2013

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Non Technical Skills
1. Team player with the ability to build relationships with both internal colleagues and external customers
2. Must possess the ability to work well under pressure / stress and strict deadlines
3. Should possess the capacity to design/plan lead the projects

PROCUREMENT PROFESSIONAL

JOB DESCRIPTION
This job role requires strong skills and knowledge related to Facilities, Design and Construction market and projects in Africa. Responsible for developing a sustainable Sourcing strategy. Managing E2E Facility & Construction projects to ensure that Procurement can support IBM on the Africa Infra expansion.

In addition the role is responsible for supporting procurement activities such as business operations, policies and practices, global compliance, supplier contract development and negotiation in support of complex services engagements, and client services geo management. Responsibilities may include interfacing and supporting IBM’s country, regional and/or worldwide procurement teams and processes and supporting IBM strategic supply issues.

REQUIRED
Bachelor’s Degree
At least 5 years experience in Procurement Sourcing
At least 3 years experience in Project Management
Certified in Supply Chain Management
Certified in Project Management
English: Intermediate
French: Basic knowledge
Portuguese: Basic knowledge

PREFERRED
Master’s Degree in Engineering
At least 7 years experience in Procurement Sourcing
At least 5 years experience in Project Management
English : Fluent
French : Intermediate
Portuguese : Intermediate

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Law Union & Rock Insurance Plc Jobs, Thursday 19, March 2015


Do you want to develop a career in Insurance marketing? , are you an achiever, do you want to be financially independent? www.nigerianbestforum.com Law Union & Rock Insurance Plc is recruiting result oriented goal – getter and serious minded candidates to join our marketing team as FINAICIAL PLANNER and UNIT MANAGER, at Ikeja Office.

FINANCIAL PLANNERS

Job Type: part time /Full Time
Qualification: NCE/OND
Location: Lagos
Job Field: Marketing, Insurance

UNIT MANAGERS

Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
Experience: 2 years
Location: Lagos
Job Field: Insurance

TO APPLY
If you are qualified and interested send your Resume to any of the email addresses belowjinegbe@lawunioninsurance.com

Job in an Electronic Products Sales & Distribution Company via BullHorn, Thursday 19, March 2015

Our client is a market leader in the sales and distribution of electronic products in Nigeria. They now have an opening for E-Commerce Marketing Manager


E-COMMERCE MARKETING MANAGER
JOB DESCRIPTION
Product development
E-Commerce Sales
Product Development
Project Delivery
Digital Products
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Primarily responsible for increasing online sales and fully develop/establish online sales channel
Define and establish the product vision, goals, supporting business metrics, and success indicators.
Translate the customer experience into a logically sequenced and optimized product roadmap
Write complete and detail-oriented product requirements documents and ensuring clear communication of those requirements to the business, design, usability and development teams
Drive projects, working cross-functionally with designers, software development engineers, other product managers, and external partners to guarantee a smooth and efficient product delivery
Balance business needs and technical constraints while maximizing business benefit andbuilding great customer experiences.
Effectively manage expectations and resolve conflicts that balance customer and company needs.
KEY REQUIREMENT:
Minimum 4 Years experience
Experience from Online retail, IT/Technology, FMCG
Bachelors in any discipline
A proven track record delivering world-class consumer experiences on the web or mobile device.
High attention to detail including precise and effective customer communications and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously.
An ability to think strategically and execute methodically.
Proven ability to lead cross-functional teams through influence versus direct management; excellent interpersonal skills
Superior verbal and written communications skills. www.currentjobs4naija.blogspot.com
An ability to work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation is desired.
A composed, poised and professional candidate
A history of teamwork and willingness to roll up ones sleeves to get the job done.
Proven analytical and quantitative skills (includes the ability to effectively use tools such as Excel and Access) and an ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and develop project business cases.

Job at Adexen HR and Recruitment Services, Thursday 19, March 2015


Adexen HR and Recruitment services is looking to recruit an Mechanical Engineer.

MECHANICAL ENGINEER

COMPANY
Our client is a leading electromechanical design and engineering consulting company with an international expertise in construction of high quality buildings and the realization of specialized construction mandates in West Africa.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Reporting to the General Manager, the Mechanical Engineer follows the undergoing designs and attends site inspections and controls/supervises the M&E contractors. Follow up with the day to day activities on site making sure that the progress is completed according to approved drawings and approved material submissions.

1) JOB/DUTIES SPECIFICATIONS:
Contributing to overcoming technical challenges on projects and providing guidance to less experienced team members
Preparing well-reasoned and well-presented technical content for inclusion in key project documents, e.g. tender documentation, engineering designs, feasibility reports or technical specifications
Communicating openly and effectively with team members
Ensure the proper execution as per the approved shop drawings (Site inspections are required)
Explain the work methodologies to the work and supervising force to ensure that the work is done as per the requirements
Reporting to the General Manager regarding daily progress of work and plan for the next working days
Informing the Project Manager (Contractor’s Side) and the General Manager regarding material status on the site and preparing the requirement for the upcoming period
Design systems incorporating power distribution, grounding, lighting, control systems, and equipment specification and selection
Take responsibility for electrical engineering tasks, and perform associated calculations and analysis
Carry out/Supervise all relevant testing before commissioning and handing over
Supervise the Contractor’s evaluation done for electrical engineering/construction matters
Analyze work non-conformities and provide recommendations and guidance for resolution.
Inspect received material in the site
Ensure that all reporting personnel follow all company policies and procedures.
Participate in the technical and commercial evaluation of bids
Review/present claims for variation orders and provide input
Analyze engineering problems and offer resolutions
Issue material submissions, statuses and recommendations

2) In addition to working on consultancy assignments, the successful candidate will be expected to:
Develop and consolidate client relationships
Develop and consolidate networks within relevant client sectors
Develop an understanding of relevant sectors and keep up-to-date with developments and innovations within those sectors
Represent the firm at seminars, conferences etc.
Contribute to the expansion of company and its professional standards
Be a potential candidate for the position of “Head of Mechanical Division”

REQUIREMENTS
The ideal candidate will have the following attributes and qualifications:

Ability to plan, prioritize and carry out tasks in an orderly and well-structured way
Cooperative and flexible approach to work, both in terms of time and methods, with a willingness to embrace change
Confidentiality, discretion, professional integrity
Self-confidence and ability to innovate
COREN Certified Engineer
Direct personal experience in engaging with external regulatory authorities
Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering
Six to eight years of experience in other consultancy firms located in Nigeria
Fluent in English. www.currentjobs4naija.blogspot.com
Proficient in the use of internet, email and Microsoft Office tools
Proficient in use of AutoCAD
Clear and precise communication skills

Offer
An attractive offer

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Lafarge Cement – WAPCO Nigeria Plc Field Sales Manager Job, Thursday 19, March 2015

Created in 1833, Lafarge group, headquartered in France, is the world leader in building materials, with top-ranking positions in three of its activities: No 1 worldwide in Cement, No 2 worldwide in Aggregates & Concrete, and No 3 worldwide in Gypsum.

Located in 62 countries with 64,000 employees, Lafarge is a world leader in building materials, with top-ranking positions in its Cement, Aggregates & Concrete businesses. In 2013, Lafarge posted sales of 15.1 billion euros.

FIELD SALES MANAGER

JOB DESCRIPTION  
The purpose of the position is –
• Achieving market share (%) & sales volume (KT) targets at a given price (US$, highest possible price)
• Maintaining a well satisfied (measured by direct and 3rd party surveys) and loyal customer base (as measured by their consistent purchases and gain shares) and at a competitive cost of sales (US cents per ton of sales)
• To minimize the complaints and manage them so as to minimize customer dissatisfaction (no of complaints per ton, continued purchases by complainant)
• Reporting activities of competitors and market information to the management to enable good decision-making.
• To understand customer needs & behaviour and respond to them based on the Company’s Policy and Strategy.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES  
The position is responsible for the following main activities:
Achieve the given sales volume and price targets within a given budget through –

1. Knowledge of the market
• Estimate and forecast demand and its segmentation (monthly, quarterly and yearly)
• Search for and report up to date information on market players, site jobs and business trends in delineated territory

2. Competitive Intelligence
• Estimate the market share, prices (throughout the value chain) and inventory of competing brands in the area
• Report information on marketing activities of competitors

3. Customer Relationship Management
• Maintain customers portfolio
• Build relationships with the key customers and prospects (using the guidelines of the company)
• Understand their needs and behaviour. www.currentjobs4naija.blospot.com
• Allocate time dedicated to customers according to target customers identified with his/her manager, and develop and maintain an effective and quality commercial relationship
• Maintain regular contact (visits, telephone, email, fax) and follow-up
• Communicate pricing policy and other relevant information

4. Customer Service
• Provide level of service as defined by the management
• Co-ordinate collection of payments and timely delivery of product in good condition
• Provide all necessary information to sales administration to ensure timely and accurate invoicing of customers
• Evaluate and give feedback to customers on their performance
• Problem solving and complaint handling

5. Reporting
• Structured information and report regularly as per directions

6. Promotions (BTL)
• Assist the Regional Manager in BTL (below the line) promotions
• Propose and participate in
– Local promotional events to develop customers’ and prospects’ knowledge of BU offer, and Lafarge image
– Customers’ training to Lafarge products/systems

Infrastructure
• The position will be provided with adequate means of transport, communications and a PC.
• Standardised tools and templates for recording, analysing and reporting information.

ESSENTIAL & DESIRABLE SKILLS
Bachelor’s Degree or HND.

– Technical competencies:
• Product Knowledge
• Knowledge of basic construction practices
• Computer literacy
• Selling Skills
• Analytical/Negotiation skills

- BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES:
• Good interpersonal relationship
• Result oriented
• Integrity
• Tenacity

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