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Tuesday, 14 April 2015

British Council Nigeria Latest Job, Tuesday 14, April 2015


british councilThe British Council is the world’s leading cultural relations organization and creates opportunities for people in the UK and worldwide to understand each other, to work together and learn from one another.    We see this as crucial to building secure, more prosperous and sustainable futures for us all.    We build trust and understanding between different countries and cultures and develop strong international links that are of benefit to people in Britain and the rest of the world.

CUSTOMER SERVICE/EXAMINATIONS ASSISTANT
Lagos
Contract: Fixed Term for 4 months
Line Manager: Customer Services Manager

PURPOSE OF JOB
To support the achievement of country plan objectives in Nigeria by delivering customer services and examinations administration support.
To maintain them at the highest professional standards as set out in the British Council’s EQS (Examination Quality Standards) and by the Examination Board Partners.

CONTEXT AND ENVIRONMENT
Customers and enquirers engage with the British Council Nigeria for a number of purposes with the majority being for examinations.    Nigeria is the largest British Council exams business in the Sub Saharan Africa region.    It administers exams in four areas: Schools, Professional/Vocational, and Tertiary on behalf of UK institutions and IELTS.    In 2012-13 we delivered 70,000 exams to 25,000 candidates.    The Nigeria team comprises 31 people, 18 are based mainly in Lagos with 7 in Abuja and 5 in Port Harcourt.
The SSA region delivers exams in over 20 countries from its offices in 16 of these countries.    In 2012, we delivered a quarter of a million exams to over 100k candidates.    Growth in the region is robust, but our challenges are many.    Nevertheless, Exams teams are making solid gains in our 4 strategic priority areas, namely: improving business performance, improving quality, improving financial compliance and increasing impact.
The post holder will be part of a team of 18 in Lagos who deliver customer service and administer the growing exams business ensuring quality and compliance as well as control of income and expenditure to deliver on target.    This role will assist the delivery of exams in Lagos in addition to being a key member of the customer services team.

ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(including people management and finance)
As Examinations/Customer Service Assistant the post holder will be line managed by the Customer Services Manager.
This post requires the post holder to work a Tuesday to Saturday week.
Quality: to deliver a high standard of customer service to our customers, schools and exams candidates.    Performance is measured by our own Exams Quality Standards and the inspection visits from Cambridge International Exams and other examination boards.
Finance: all British Council standards for managing finances are met with relation to managing Purchase Orders, reconciling income, managing contracts and procurement.
Reliability: to ensure examinations are delivered securely according to board requirements

MAIN DUTIES
Customer services:
To provide services that support British Council examination candidates.
Front desk is always manned during operational hours
Visitors are attended to immediately and appropriately
Phone enquiries answered within 45 seconds of first ring
Email enquiries are attended to promptly and escalated from regional email centre as per agreed service level agreement
Payments are collected, receipts issued and accurately posted on the system
Daily / weekly balanced reconciliations are completed and “parked” on the financial system and spreadsheet.
Complaints, comments and feedback are dealt with in accordance with corporate policy and the Exams Quality Standards.
Provide support/assistance to the Exams Team on all aspects of Customer Service and Exams administration
Use the E-Africa website as the single authoritative source of information for all enquiry handling
To provide administrative support in the delivery of exams, workshops, seminars and any other project related services in line with Exams Quality Standards (EQS)
All service registration procedures (e.   g.    Exams, Certification and other programme registration) are fully understood and implemented to agreed standards.    www.currentjobs4naija.blogspot.com
Information about the full range of British Council products and services is clearly and confidently articulated to customers, encouraging customer engagement and cross-selling
To regularly attend staff meetings to both gain and impart knowledge about our customers, products and services
Regular communication and working is maintained with back-of-house teams
Examinations Administration:
Providing administrative support in the delivery of examinations.
This involves supporting colleagues in pre and post test/examination administration duties.    This includes exams data entry, post despatch, assisting with session planning/implementation and examination invigilation.
Supporting Exams Officers in venue staff monitoring and training.
Conducting venue and school inspections.
Supporting the wider British Council activities such as workshops, seminars and any other project related services in line with Exams Quality Standards (EQS)
Information Knowledge Management:
Manage information created and received in compliance with the Council’s information management standards, policies, the UK Data Protection Principles and local legislation.
Other Duties
To assist with market testing of venues and other suppliers.
Assisting with data collection for marketing purposes.
To regularly attend staff meetings to both gain and impart knowledge about our customers, products and services
To assist with any other duty examinations management deem necessary.
Key Relationships
Internal: Customer services team, Lagos Exams Team, Country Exams Manager, Deputy Country Exams Manager
External: Venue Staff, IELTS Examiners, enquirers, examinations candidates, venue suppliers.
Other important features or requirements of the job
(e.   g.    travel, unsocial/evening hours, restrictions on employment etc)
IELTS tests are usually held on Saturdays and Sundays and some early evenings.    Professional and vocational examinations are also occasionally held on Saturdays.    Rostered working on Sundays and some evenings is required.    Travel to administer/monitor IELTS tests in centres outside of Lagos is required.
Test deadlines are absolute; therefore, out of office hours working may be required to meet these deadlines.    Travel to administer/monitor examinations in centres outside of Lagos may be required.    Overnight stays and weekend working may be required.    Flexible working hours during peak periods (May/June & November/December) for CIE, ACCA, University of London etc is required
Person Specification


BEHAVIOUR:
Working together (essential):
Making it happen (essential):
Being Accountable (essential)
Creating shared purpose (essential)
Connecting with others (essential)
Shaping the future (essential)
Assessment Stage: These behaviours will be needed to successfully carry out the role, but will not be assessed for recruitment purposes.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Ability to use Microsoft Office Word and Excel (Essential)
Ability to read and write in English at C1/IELTS 7.   0/CAE level (Essential)
Customer service level 1 (Essential)
Knowledge of the education and qualification systems in the UK and Nigeria (Desirable).

EXPERIENCE
Dealing with customers and enquiries in a service environment and providing service within quality standards (Essential)
Working quickly and accurately to tight deadlines (Essential)
Experience of administering examinations (Desirable).
Experience of managing/supervising a group of people to achieve a specific purpose (Desirable).

QUALIFICATIONS
Completed secondary education to ‘A’ level standard or equivalent (Essential)
University Degree in any subject (Desirable)
BTEC Examinations Administration Level (Desirable).
Remuneration
Pay Band: 2/J Pay: 1,871,329.   76 NGN per annum.

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Jagal Group Vacancy, Tuesday 14, April 2015


JagalJagal Group is a leading Nigerian conglomerate with operations in the Oil&Gas, Construction and Manufacturing industries.  The company has been growing successfully over the past 40 years, and has become a valuable and respected contributor to the development of the country’s economy.

CONTRACTS ADMINISTRATOR
The role is to assist with the administration of proposal and contract documentation, and rendering assistance to the contract management and proposals groups with administrative tasks.
The incumbent will ensure the accurate record keeping and storage of proposal and contractual documents, and efficientadministration support to the Proposals and Contract Groups at corporate level.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
Maintaining an accurate document management system in respect of proposal and contractual documents.
To assist the Proposal and Contract Management Groups with administration support at corporate level.
To assist the Commercial Managers with administration of subcontracts.
Follow up responses from subject matter experts in respect of technical queries for preparation of proposals.
Assist with the review of instruction to tender and contract documents.
To assist in the preparation of presentations.  www.currentjobs4naija.blogspot.com
Involved in frequent interactions across the organization and making good use of organization skills;
Key internal interfaces
Commercial Managers
Proposal Managers
Legal Team
Key external interfaces
Clients
Subcontractors
Must hold LLB law degree although Oil and Gas experience is preferred.
Advanced MS Office suite
Experience of working in multicultural environments
Good written and verbal English
Able to work under pressure in a team-oriented environment;
Demonstrate the ability to meet deadlines and produce quality complex work;
Excellent communication skills, and information ordering aptitude when performing duties

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Orange Smiley Communications Limited Vacancy, Tuesday 14, April 2015

Orange Smiley Communications Limited is a design and marketing communications firm on the cutting edge with extensive experience in design and branding.  We are currently seeking to employ qualified candidate to work with us on projects either freelance or Full time:

MOBILE APP DEVELOPER

REQUIREMENTS
Must be able to Develop Mobile Apps in all Platforms ( IOS, Apple, Android and Windows).
Must be very fast in understanding concepts and ideas.
Must be a creative person.  www.currentjobs4naija.blogspot.com
Ability to convert Web Applications to Mobile Applications.

TO APPLY
You can send applications to info@orangesmiley. com

DUE DATE: 23 April, 2015

Fashion Police Nigeria Vacancy, Tuesday 14, April 2015

Fashion Police Nigeria – A portal to promote and critique the Nigerian and African fashion attire.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:

FULL TIME CONTENT DEVELOPER / SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIST
Location: Lagos

JOB DESCRIPTION
This is a Job application for the role of content provider.

ROLE
Full Time Content Provider

DUTIES

Submit organic post daily (including Saturdays except Sundays. ) with engaging pictures.
This post should be well researched and properly align with the interest of target readers.
This post should be self written and not copied from any online source.  The pictures however can be copied.
A post should contains 200-350 words with at least 3 quality pictures to match.  www.currentjobs4naija.blogspot.com

Topics for the content would be centered around fashion with specifics on weddings in Nigeria, Ankara/Asoebi, Trending Shoes and Hair Style etc.
Requirements
Writer must reside in Lagos with proximity to Sabo Yaba.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

DUE DATE: 30 April, 2015

Job in a Manufacturing and Sale of Household Appliances via Stresert, Tuesday 14, April 2015

Our client is a group of companies into manufacturing and sale of house hold appliances.
GROUP TAX MANAGER

JOB PURPOSE:
The tax manager will be expected to provide advice and guidance about taxation, including ways of managing tax liability and compliance with current legislation.  He/she would ensure remittances are done as at when due, will be expected to keep a— of developments and continually review their technical knowledge in order to understand the implications of financial actions.

DETAILED RESPONSIBILITIES:
• He will be handling FIRS and LIRS matters for the all companies in the Group.
Interpret local tax codes and ensure compliance.  Also research the implications of tax laws and advise the company on tax related issues.
{C}• Examine and develop tax-saving strategies.
{C}• Reconcile tax data on financial statements.
{C}• He will scrutinise all voucher with tax point view for the group.
{C}• Timely compliance / payment of VAT, PAYE, WHT and other statutory dues.
{C}• Plan, direct, and execute various tax plans as required from time to time.
{C}• Update management on tax laws.  www.currentjobs4naija.blogspot.com
{C}• Perform research and prepare/review technical tax memorandum.
{C}• Ensure that company’s earnings, expenditures and investments are reported with accuracy and completeness with tax point of view.
• Coordinate audits by various taxation authorities.
• Research and correct process errors that caused incorrect tax filings.
• Negotiate with tax authorities over tax payment issues.
• Research the basis for tax positions to be taken.
• Calculating and legally minimising tax liabilities.
• Any other duties of related responsibility assigned from time to time.

EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE:
• Graduate of Accounting, CITN, ACCA, ACA, Masters Degree.
• Minimum of 5 years similar experience in a reputable organization.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

• The ability to interpret and clearly explain complex issues;
• The ability to conduct and accurately interpret research;
• Integrity; Diplomacy; Problem solving skills; Self-confidence; Interpersonal skills;
• Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills; Good memory;
• The ability to work in a team.

TO APPLY
Qualified applicants should forward all applications to ‘mgtpositions@stresert. com’ using ‘GROUP TAX MANAGER’ as subject of application.  Application closes 26th April, 2015.

DUE DATE: 26 April, 2015

Trucare Fertility Clinic Jobs, Tuesday 14, April 2015

Trucare Fertility clinic is a renowned fertility clinic in Lagos dedicated to help couples achieve pregnancy using advanced technology.  our success rate speaks for us.  we are currently recruiting suitably qualified individuals for the following positions:
VARIOUS POSITIONS

AVAILABLE POSITIONS:
1.  Qualified nurse, candidates must be registered with relevant authorities.

2.  Medical officer with up to date registration with medical and dental council of Nigeria.  www.currentjobs4naija.blogspot.com

3.  Clinical coordinator should be able to handle all appointments, follow up of patients and all other coordination in the clinic.

4.  Pharmacy technician

TO APPLY
Interested persons should apply in person at
Trucare Fertility Clinic
5, Eletu Ogabi street,
Victoria Island,
Lagos.

Or email at info@trucarefertilityclinic. com

Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company Job Vacancies, Tuesday 14, April 2015

Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (RC 638640), is one of the eleven successor distribution companies of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN).  Kaduna Electric, a registered trademark of Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company, is licensed by the Nigerian Electricity RegulatoryCommission (NERC) to distribute and retail electricity within a service coverage area of Northwestern-most of Nigeria.  It has its Headquarters in Kaduna, with offices in Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara States.

Kaduna Electric is seeking for young, vibrant and intelligent professionals with exceptional skills and talents to fill in vacant positions in order to support the organization achieve its set vision.

GRADUATE TRAINEE
COMPETENCY AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Facilitation and Complex problem-solving skills.
Positive enthusiasm & a pragmatic approach.
Written skills/oral communication skills.
Computer literacy
Team player

EXPERIENCE AND MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s Degree/HND with at least Second Class Honours/Lower Credit in any discipline.
Generalist experience or certification/qualification (e. g.  NSE, COREN, MSCE, PMP, CIMP, CIPD, SHRM, ACA, ACCA, NIQS etc) in chosen field of interest.
Not more than 27 years old.
Must have completed NYSC.
No previous work experience required.

EXPERIENCED TRAINEE
COMPETENCY AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Facilitation and Complex problem-solving skills.
Positive enthusiasm & a pragmatic approach.
Written skills/oral communication skills.
Computer literacy
Team player

EXPERIENCE AND MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s Degree/HND with at least Second Class Honours/Lower Credit in any discipline.
Minimum 2 years (but not more than 5 years work experience), Generalist experience or certification/qualification (e. g.  NSE, COREN, MSCE, PMP, CIMP, CIPD, SHRM, ACA, ACCA, NIQS etc) in chosen field of interest.
Not more than 30 years old.
Must have completed NYSC.

 

TEAM LEAD, MEDIA/COMMUNITY RELATIONS
COMPETENCY AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Excellent understanding of the media.
Strong journalism skills
Be adaptable and able to meet deadlines on assignments, juggle multiple demands and to work with all types of individuals.
Strong skills in negotiating, planning, problem solving, and timely problem escalation.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent time management and organizational skills

EXPERIENCE AND MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelor’s degree or HND in Mass Communication or any other related course.
Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Master’s degree is an added advantage.
5 years cognate experience

DIGITAL/BRAND COMMUNICATION OFFICER
JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for ensuring an active and effective online presence on all platforms in addition to managing the company’s brand assets.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensure implementation of best practice brand management tools in order to optimize efficiency and profitability.
Manage and approve the production of all the ├žompany’s print and communication materials to ensure they are in line with corporate branding.
Implement all the policies in relation to corporate image and branding.
Critical assessment of event proposals to determine benefits to the company.
Co-ordinate the production of promotional items in conformity with the company’s brand asset as well as the distribution of same.
Managing external agencies to ensure all brand activities are in line with the project requirements as specified by the briefs and meet consumer expectations.
Ensure an active presence for the company on all social media platforms including website.
Prepare regular reports on Company’s web presence
Responsible for creating and implementing a company-wide digital communication strategy.
Ensure strategic use of social media to manage key messages to stakeholders.
Oversee update of website content.
Production of electronic newsletter

COMPETENCY AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

In-depth knowledge digital  and brand communication
In-depth understanding of the impact of social media on business growth
Knowledge of development and implementation of Communication plan
Knowledge of web publishing
Excellent communication (written and oral), interpersonal and negotiation skills
High level of integrity and demonstrated ability to manage confidential information
Good analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent organisational skills.
Strong  supervisory and people management skills
High sense of responsibility, accountability and dependability

EXPERIENCE AND MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelor’s degree or HND preferably in Multi Media Systems Communication or any other related course.
Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Master’s degree /or certification is an added advantage.
3 years cognate experience

MEDIA/COMMUNITY RELATIONS OFFICER
JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for executing the company’s media and community relations strategy.
COMPETENCY AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Good understanding of the media.
Good journalism skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Good time management and organizational skills

EXPERIENCE AND MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelor’s degree or HND in Mass Communication or any other related course.
Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
3 years cognate experience

INTERNAL COMMUNICATION OFFICER
JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for articulating and implementing an effective internal communication strategy for the company.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Source, edit and coordinate production of online newsletter for staff and hard copy newsletter for key stakeholders
Coordinate production of leaflets, handbills etc for all departments that need them.
Coordinate timely information flow from head office to all business units and customer service centres.
Prepare daily media briefing for the MD
Coordinate dissemination of bulk SMS messages to staff
Working and negotiating with vendors and suppliers of services on behalf of the company
Help implement the internal communication strategy of the company
Develop internal communication strategy and plan for specific activity to staff’
Build a culture where two-way communication is seen as fundamental and integral to the success of the company.
Evaluate the success of internal communication.
Draft key messages to different categories of staff
Manage internal communication projects the company may embark upon.

COMPETENCY AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Knowledge of audience types and how to channel messages to them.
In-depth understanding of all communication platforms
Knowledge of development and implementation of communication plan
Ability to evaluate and measure Communication activities
Excellent event management skills
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal  skills
High level of integrity and demonstrated ability to manage confidential information
Good analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent organisational skills.
Strong leadership, supervisory and people management skills
High sense of responsibility, accountability and dependability

EXPERIENCE AND MINIMUM REQUIREMENT
A Bachelor’s degree or HND preferably in Mass Communication or any social science course.
Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Master’s degree /or certification is an added advantage.
3 years cognate experience

TEAM LEAD, STRATEGY
JOB SUMMARY
As a key member of the Strategy team and reporting into the Chief Corporate Services Officer you will provide strategic leadership and expertise for the full scope of the Strategy and Corporate Performance Management function.   Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Coordinate development of business strategies.
Design, administration and monitoring of the corporate planning framework.
Create the strategic culture necessary for Kaduna Electric to accomplish its strategic objectives.
Provision of leadership, support and coordination for management strategic initiatives.
Conduct special studies/projects.
Provision of corporate initiatives and services to internal and external stakeholders to promote best practice
Thought partnership and guidance provision to line organizations on strategic initiatives.
Enterprise performance system architecture design, management, and continuous improvement implementation

COMPETENCY AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Strong leadership and analytical skills
Strong presentation, verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex ideas in easy to understand business terms to all levels of management
Market intelligence and stakeholder engagement
Deep appreciation of the Power sector and its dynamics
Business process analysis, Performance  benchmarking, change management, risk management control
Strategy implementation and monitoring and capacity to build high performance team

EXPERIENCE AND MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
First degree in any of the  social / management sciences, accounting, business or other numerate disciplines.
Master’s degree is desirable.
Must be highly computer literate, with special emphasis on statistical data analysis tools, project management and power point presentation skills.
Demonstrate experience in successfully leading the design and implementation of change management strategies.
Minimum of 7 years relevant experience

TEAM LEAD, SECURITY
JOB SUMMARY
As a key member of the Security team and reporting into the Chief Corporate Services Officer, you will provide strategic leadership and expertise for the full scope of the Security function.   Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Organise, deploy and manage the material and human resource assigned to the security department including resource made available through outsourcing.
Plan, develop and implement security plans, security programs such as Emergency Response and Crisis Management, Physical Security, Information Protection, Incident Management and/or Investigation.
Maintain contacts and working relationship with law enforcement agencies and outsourced security service providers to promote security.
Participate in investigations into security lapses and recommend specific actions for preventing reoccurrence.
Establish procedure, conduct special investigations and surveillance as may be required by the Company.
Establish procedures for loss prevention mechanism.
Evaluate and recommend appropriate remedial steps for potential security threats.
Plan and establish on the job training program for security personnel and evaluate departmental effectiveness regularly.
Communicates effectively through a range of communication media (verbal, visual and written).  Uses a range of communication channels and adjusts style to meet the needs of the situation.
Prioritises tasks, time and workload to efficiently meet objectives.  Takes into account relevant constraints.  Monitors progress, takes the initiative to adjust plans and performs multiple task when appropriate.
By understanding customers’ needs, create and delivers quality and accurate work which enhances the reputation of the department and the wider organisation.
Works in collaboration with team members to achieve shared goals.  Encourages and support team contributions, and facilitates the team’s effective performance.

COMPETENCY AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Demonstrated success in handling security matters
Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to influence all levels of the organization
Demonstrated leadership and ability to work in a matrix team environment.
Ability to handle multiple priorities and initiate, lead and manage change.
Project management, facilitation and complex problem-solving skills.
High energy level, driven with positive enthusiasm and a pragmatic approach.
Fluency in English (oral and written) required.
Experience and Minimum Requirements
Degree qualified in Social Sciences and Humanities or other related disciplines.
Security experience
Minimum 7 years’ experience in the Force / Security Department

TEAM LEAD, PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT AND LEARNING
JOB SUMMARY
As a key member of the Performance Management and Learning team and reporting into the Chief Corporate Services Officer you will provide strategic leadership and expertise for the full scope of the Performance Management and Learning function.   Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Designs, plans, implements and facilitates performance management processes to improve individual and organisational effectiveness.  Understands the impact of behaviours and values on performance, and the levers for change.  Applies consistent disciplinary processes to address below standard performance or behaviour.
Diagnoses learning and development needs at the organization, team and individuals levels and recommends strategies to address them.  Understands business requirements (current and future) and aligns learning interventions accordingly.
Communicates effectively through a range of communication media (verbal, visual and written).  Uses a range of communication channels and adjusts style to meet the needs of the situation.
Prioritises tasks, time and workload to efficiently meet objectives.  Takes into account relevant constraints.  Monitors progress, takes the initiative to adjust plans and performs multiple task when appropriate.
Identifies problems and takes responsibility for solving them.  Identifies, analyses and interprets the critical information relevant to the problem.  Develops and tests solutions that are pragmatic and sustainable.
Has the ability to perform effectively, despite time pressures and changing circumstance.  Overcomes setbacks, disappointments or opposition and remains solution-focused, tactful and diplomatic.
By understanding customers’ needs, create and delivers quality and accurate work which enhances the reputation of the department and the wider organisation.
Works in collaboration with team members to achieve shared goals.  Encourages and support team contributions, and facilitates the team’s effective performance.

COMPETENCY AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Demonstrated success in development and application of up-to-date practice in employee relations, HR policy and formulation, recruitment and staffing and training and development.
Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to influence all levels of the organization and multicultural/international environments.
Credible track record of delivering impactful results/solutions in a complex, fast paced work environment
Demonstrated leadership and ability to work in a matrix team environment.
Ability to handle multiple priorities and initiate, lead and manage change.
Project management, facilitation and complex problem-solving skills.
High energy level, driven with positive enthusiasm and a pragmatic approach.
Fluency in English (oral and written) required.

EXPERIENCE AND MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Degree qualified in Business Administration, Human Resources, Industrial Relations or other HR-related disciplines.
Master’s degree in Business Administration or a Human Resources related field is an added advantage.
Multinational experience
HR leadership in a start-up/entrepreneurial organization
Minimum 7 years HR Generalist experience in the region, ideally HR leadership in a multinational environment.

TEAM LEAD, EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
JOB SUMMARY
As a key member of the Employee Relations team and reporting into the Chief Corporate Services Officer, you will provide strategic leadership and expertise for the full scope of the Employee Relations function.   Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Understands and differentiates between labour and employment laws and regulations, international codes, and declarations.  Appreciates the relationship between labour laws and other applicable workplace statues.  Understands and advises on the interface between local and regional jurisdictions in conjunction with legal representatives.  Ensures legal compliance and reports and rectifies examples of non-compliance.
Works with management and staff legal bodies and enrich business performance.  Understands, applies and ensures compliance with all relevant consultation legislation and labour laws, regulations and practice.
Handle complaints and grievances among employees, such as the interpretations or application of terms and conditions of employment.  Facilitates the relationship between two or more parties in disagreement to an appropriate outcome.
Communicates effectively through a range of communication media (verbal, visual and written).  Uses a range of communication channels and adjusts style to meet the needs of the situation.
Prioritises tasks, time and workload to efficiently meet objectives.  Takes into account relevant constraints.  Monitors progress, takes the initiative to adjust plans and performs multiple task when appropriate.
Identifies problems and takes responsibility for solving them.  Identifies, analyses and interprets the critical information relevant to the problem.  Develops and tests solutions that are pragmatic and sustainable.
Has the ability to perform effectively, despite time pressures and changing circumstance.  Overcomes setbacks, disappointments or opposition and remains solution-focused, tactful and diplomatic.
Has an overall view of own and department’s position in the organisation and understands how departmental goals fit into organizational objectives.  Behaves in accordance with the Company’s Business Principles and is aware of organizational relationships in the organization.

COMPETENCY AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
HR Generalist experience.
Demonstrated success in development and application of up-to-date practice in employee relations.
Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to influence all levels of the organization and multicultural/international environments.
Credible track record of delivering impactful results/solutions in a complex, fast paced work environment.
Demonstrated leadership and ability to work in a matrix team environment.
Ability to handle multiple priorities and initiate, lead and manage change.
Project management, facilitation and complex problem-solving skills.
High energy level, driven with positive enthusiasm and a pragmatic approach.
Fluency in English (oral and written) required.

EXPERIENCE AND MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Degree qualified in Business Administration, Human Resources, Industrial Relations or other HR-related disciplines.
Master’s degree in Business Administration or a Human Resources related field an added advantage.
Multinational work experience is desirable
HR leadership experience
Minimum 5 years cognate experience

TEAM LEAD, LOGISTICS
JOB SUMMARY
As a key member of the Logistics team and reporting into the Chief Corporate Services Officer, you will provide strategic leadership and expertise for the full scope of the Logistics function for the organisation.   Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Team Lead, Logistics will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes.  In this role, you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.
Prioritises tasks, time and workload to efficiently meet objectives.  Takes into account relevant constraints.  Monitors progress, takes the initiative to adjust plans and performs multiple task when appropriate.
Identifies problems and takes responsibility for solving them.  Identifies, analyses and interprets the critical information relevant to the problem.  Develops and tests solutions that are pragmatic and sustainable.
Has the ability to perform effectively, despite time pressures and changing circumstance.  Overcomes setbacks, disappointments or opposition and remains solution-focused, tactful and diplomatic.
By understanding customers’ needs, create and delivers quality and accurate work which enhances the reputation of the department and the wider organisation.
Works in collaboration with team members to achieve shared goals.  Encourages and support team contributions, and facilitates the team’s effective performance.

COMPETENCY AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Experience in a multinational environment is desirable
Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to influence all levels of the organization and multicultural/international environments.
Credible track record of delivering impactful results/solutions in a complex, fast paced work environment
Demonstrated leadership and ability to work in a matrix team environment.
Ability to handle multiple priorities and initiate, lead and manage change.
Project management, facilitation and complex problem-solving skills.
High energy level, driven with positive enthusiasm and a pragmatic approach.
Fluency in English (oral and written) required.
Experience and Minimum Requirements
First degree or HND in the numerate or technical related field.
Leadership experience in a start-up/entrepreneurial organization
Minimum 5 years cognate experience

TEAM LEAD, HUMAN RESOURCES
JOB SUMMARY
As a key member of the Human Resources team and reporting into the Chief Corporate Services Officer you will provide strategic leadership and expertise for the full scope of the Human Resources (HR) function for client population.   Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Providing HR leadership, coaching and generalist support.
Driving strategic and operational level HR-related planning including Labor Relations, Recruiting and Staffing, Pipeline Management, Compensation and Benefits, Leadership Coaching, Employee Development and Performance Management.
Leading/Initiating new and innovative global HR practices to create a strong culture of leadership and high performing teams.  www. nigerianbestforum. com
Ensuring/Maintaining all HR processes and records relative to local statutory requirements while providing guidance and leadership to the business regarding regulatory interpretation and compliance.
Implementing appropriate communication tools and systems to ensure effective flow of information including employee opinion surveys, leadership communications, etc.
Developing appropriate work force plans in support of key business needs in a dynamic, changing environment and develop/implement appropriate change management plans as required.
Providing support and/or delivering training on a variety of Human Resources topics.
Providing Executive Coaching to business leadership.
Serving as an impartial employee advocate to ensure that all individuals receive fair and equitable treatment.

COMPETENCY AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

HR Generalist experience, ideally in a multinational environment.
Demonstrated success in development and application of up-to-date practice in employee relations, HR policy and formulation, recruitment and staffing and training and development.
Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to influence all levels of the organization and multicultural/international environments.
Credible track record of delivering impactful results/solutions in a complex, fast paced work environment
Demonstrated leadership and ability to work in a matrix team environment.
Ability to handle multiple priorities and initiate, lead and manage change.
Project management, facilitation and complex problem-solving skills.
High energy level, driven with positive enthusiasm and a pragmatic approach.
Fluency in English (oral and written) required.

EXPERIENCE AND MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Degree qualified in Business Administration, Human Resources, Industrial Relations or other HR-related disciplines.
Master’s degree in Business Administration or a Human Resources related field would be an added advantage.
Multinational experience is desirable
HR leadership in a start-up organization is desirable
Minimum 5 years cognate experience

TEAM LEAD, NEW CONNECTIONS
JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for New Customer Connections activities.  Role will provide strategic advisory support to the Energy Management Team.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Recommendation / specification of customers’ tariff structure / placement based on the nature of their business and load measurement.
Recommendation / computation of customers’ estimated load to be used for billing purpose for newly customers or in the event of faulty / ruptured meters.
Coordinates activities of Energy Engineers in line with company’s guide lines to facilitate efficient service delivery to our new customers
Track and maintain an updated records of all promising customers with timeline for integration to our distribution networks.
Conducting advance metering activities (energy aggregation, energy analysis, energy loss analysis, bill determinants and dynamic tariffs etc. )
Installation and commissioning of the following meters:
(a) Single Phase
(b) Three Phase
(c)  Whole Current Meter Board
(d) MD Low Voltage Standard Meter Board
(e) MD High Voltage Standard Meter Board
Maintenance, certification and re-certification of meters as stated above.
Testing and calibration of meters as enumerated above.
Supervision / providing metering standard specifications in accordance with the IEC and Nigerian standard according to Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) policy.
Conducting of general meter type testing, meter routing testing & meter sample testing as the case may be in any condition or situation of meter supply.
Provision of support to services to other offices and resource planning

COMPETENCY AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Excellent understanding of the standards of the energy industry.
Strong customer service and support focus with desire to deliver high quality service
Self-motivated and highly professional with ability to take ownership and responsibility
Adaptable and flexible to business demands
Team player and attention to details
Ability to multi task and work under pressure
Project Management skills
Strong skills in negotiating, planning, problem solving, and timely problem escalation.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent time management and organizational skills

EXPERIENCE AND MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelor’s degree or HND preferably in Electrical, Electronics, Physics/Electronics, Computer Engineering or any relevant field.
Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Master’s degree /or certification is an added advantage.
NSE registration or COREN is an added advantage
Minimum 7 years’ experience in a related function
At least 2 years’ management experience

TEAM LEAD, GRID METERING
 JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for Grid Metering activities.  Role will provide strategic advisory support to the Energy Management Team.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Conducting advance metering activities (energy aggregation, energy analysis, energy loss analysis, bill determinants and dynamic tariffs etc. )
Develop electrical engineering studies, plans, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents and performance assessments.
Coordinates activities of Grid metering engineers E2E
Conduct Grid meters re-validation exercise quarterly
Installation and commissioning of the following meters:
(a) Single Phase
(b) Three Phase
(c)  Whole Current Meter Board
(d) MD Low Voltage Standard Meter Board
(e) MD High Voltage Standard Meter Board
Maintenance, certification and re-certification of meters as stated above.
Testing and calibration of meters as enumerated above.
Recommendation / specification of customers’ tariff structure / placement based on the nature of their business and load measurement.
Monthly report and certification of readings obtained from Grid Energy meters to ensure accurate billing of the company by Market Operators (MO).
Supervision / providing metering standard specifications in accordance with the IEC and Nigerian standard according to Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) policy.
Conducting of general meter type testing, meter routing testing & meter sample testing as the case may be in any condition or situation of meter supply.
Development of energy sourcing strategies
Process management for the network asset planning processes
Provision of support services to other offices
Performing remote energy usage tracking and resource planning

COMPETENCY AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Excellent understanding of the standards of the energy industry.
Project Management skills
Adaptable and flexible to business demands
Team player and attention to details
Ability to  multi task and work under pressure
Self-motivated and highly professional with ability to take ownership and responsibility
Strong skills in negotiating, planning, problem solving, and timely problem escalation.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent time management and organizational skills

EXPERIENCE AND MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelor’s degree or HND preferably in Electrical, Electronics, Physics/Electronics, Computer Engineering or any relevant field.
Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Master’s degree /or certification is an added advantage.
NSE registration or COREN is an added advantage
Minimum 7 years’ experience in a related function
At least 2 years’ management experience

TEAM LEAD, ENERGY METERING

JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for Grid Metering activities.  Role will provide strategic advisory support to the Energy Management Team.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Conducting advance metering activities (energy aggregation, energy analysis, energy loss analysis, bill determinants and dynamic tariffs etc. )
Develop electrical engineering studies, plans, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents and performance assessments.
Coordinates activities of Grid metering engineers E2E
Conduct Grid meters re-validation exercise quarterly
Installation and commissioning of the following meters:
(a) Single Phase
(b) Three Phase
(c)  Whole Current Meter Board
(d) MD Low Voltage Standard Meter Board
(e) MD High Voltage Standard Meter Board
Maintenance, certification and re-certification of meters as stated above.
Testing and calibration of meters as enumerated above.
Recommendation / specification of customers’ tariff structure / placement based on the nature of their business and load measurement.
Monthly report and certification of readings obtained from Grid Energy meters to ensure accurate billing of the company by Market Operators (MO).
Supervision / providing metering standard specifications in accordance with the IEC and Nigerian standard according to Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) policy.
Conducting of general meter type testing, meter routing testing & meter sample testing as the case may be in any condition or situation of meter supply.
Development of energy sourcing strategies
Process management for the network asset planning processes
Provision of support services to other offices
Performing remote energy usage tracking and resource planning

COMPETENCY AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Excellent understanding of the standards of the energy industry.
Project Management skills
Adaptable and flexible to business demands
Team player and attention to details
Ability to  multi task and work under pressure
Self-motivated and highly professional with ability to take ownership and responsibility
Strong skills in negotiating, planning, problem solving, and timely problem escalation.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent time management and organizational skills

EXPERIENCE AND MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelor’s degree or HND preferably in Electrical, Electronics, Physics/Electronics, Computer Engineering or any relevant field.
Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Master’s degree /or certification is an added advantage.
NSE registration or COREN is an added advantage
Minimum 7 years’ experience in a related function
At least 2 years’ management experience

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DUE DATE: 23 April, 2015

Friday, 10 April 2015

The British Council Current Job, Friday 10, April 2015


british councilThe British Council is the world’s leading cultural relations organisation and creates opportunities for people in the UK and worldwide to understand each other, to work together and learn from one another. We see this as crucial to building secure, more prosperous and sustainable futures for us all. We build trust and understanding between different countries and cultures and develop strong international links that are of benefit to people in Britain and the rest of the world. We call this work – cultural relations.

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS

THE OPPORTUNITY:
We are looking for an Exams spe…t to set the strategic direction and lead the development and delivery of the Nigeria examinations business. The postholder will build relationships with key national and international stakeholders and contribute to the leadership of the British Council Nigeria operation.
Examinations work focuses on providing access to high quality UK qualifications to Nigeria customers, thereby facilitating the building of relationships with our target audiences. One of the largest in the global network by income, surplus and volume surplus, the Nigeria examinations business delivers almost 100,000 exams and has an income stream of over £8 million. Our ambition is to double this by 2020.
Nigeria is now officially the largest economy in Africa. It is also the most populous country with over 170 million citizens. The UK is its largest trading partner. Nigeria holds significant political power in the region and internationally and its society retains a positive attitude to the UK. There are therefore major opportunities for the UK and British Council to increase influence, income and, through this, our impact by building on our strong existing relationships with the Nigerian government, institutions and customers/audiences. However, there are complex and substantial risks to this work i.e. security and compliance.

QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum degree-level qualification

JOB PURPOSE:
To set the strategic direction and lead the development and delivery of the Nigeria examinations business. Build relationships with key national and international stakeholders and contribute to the leadership of the British Council Nigeria operation.

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Product/Programme/Service delivery
Translates regional and SBU strategies into annual work plans and deploys resources efficiently and cost effectively to deliver required income, impact and profitability targets for a small/lower priority country operation or a substantial proportion of defined service/product/programme delivery within in a country or market segment
Liaises closely with regional and SBU colleagues (and/or the external customer as necessary) to clarify and agree local targets in terms of quality/revenue/margin/volume/impact/time/cost
Implements and adapts team work plan(s) in the light of revised corporate requirements, operational changes and local social/economic or political events

Customers & stakeholders
Develops and maintains excellent relationships and communication with internal and/or external customers to build a clear understanding of their needs and experiences, to inform and enable continuous improvement in the quality of service/programme/product delivery.
In accordance with agreed regional and SBU strategies, acts as a figurehead for the team/unit in local cultural relations/commercial/collaborative activities, managing a range of relationships with external stakeholders (e.g. government, sponsors, customers, partner agencies) to achieve positive outcomes for the BC and facilitate effective operational delivery
May be formal account manager for a nominated customer/institution/agency/sponsor, as required by regional/SBU business development and partnership plans

Risk & compliance
Uses standard corporate protocols, combined with previous experience and detailed knowledge of the local social/political/security context, to assess a range of risks in to service/product/programme delivery. Ensures appropriate contingency plans are in place and implemented promptly to manage delivery safely and effectively in challenging or high-risk circumstances.
Investigates any reported instances of non-compliance with agreed corporate risk management policies (e.g. child protection, security policies, financial protocols, anti-fraud measures), and takes appropriate remedial action, including escalation to more senior colleagues as required. www.currentjobs4naija.blogspot.com

Analysis & reporting
Uses management information, analysis and personal operating experience to identify and make recommendations on improvements to unit or country-wide ways of working, processes, procedures and/or resources that will enhance efficiency and effectiveness
Implements a range of corporately/regionally agreed BC reporting procedures and holds staff to account for maintaining them, to ensure that results are accurately recorded, thereby enabling timely and effective operational decision-making

Commercial & resource management
Proposes annual budgets and undertakes detailed resource planning to enable cost effective, high quality in-year delivery of operational activities in the country/team/unit
Leads the negotiation/structuring of local deals to achieve required operational goals, drawing appropriately on the input and expertise of other colleagues/external advisors as required to protect the BC’s interests effectively
Within agreed corporate procedures and schedules of delegated authority, manages and reports on variances to plan, controlling principal local levers impacting on cost and service provided (e.g. people, processes, resources, suppliers)

Leadership & management
Leads and controls a large team of people and/or range of resources in a single location, ensuring clear communication of goals and expectations. Time horizons are likely to be quarterly to annual.
Identifies requirements and recommends training and development provision to build improved operational capability within the unit/team/area
Puts in place processes, resources and support to ensure all staff with line management responsibilities in their area/unit deploy appropriate coaching, performance feedback and sickness/absence management techniques to maximise staff productivity and motivation in a high volume/pressurised delivery environment.
As an experienced operations professional, actively contributes to the development of wider regional and SBU strategies and plans.
Contributes to the leadership of the wider operation, leading cross-SBU initiatives and representing the operation with senior stakeholders.

Please note applicants need to be a UK passport holder as this post has diplomatic status.
The closing date for application is 26 April 2015 at 23:59 UK time.
Please note: Mobility packages do not apply to applicants currently working in-country on local terms. Please note that the British Council UK-appointed overseas package is based on the assumption of a UK contractual base. This means you will be on a UK contract and be paid in pounds sterling from the UK. Various benefits and allowances are designed around the assumption that you are moving from the UK and will be able to maintain a UK base whilst overseas. More information is available on request.

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The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. In line with the British Council’s Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks.

Medical Vacancy at The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Friday 10, April 2015


IBMThe International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York, United States. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.

OCCUPATIONAL PHYSICIAN

JOB DESCRIPTION
Responsible for development, implementation and administration of well-being programs and services consistent with and in compliance with IBM Integrated Health Services (IHS) global practices, state, and country-specific government regulations
Demonstrates expertise in well being services and takes a lead role in projects across assigned geography with a broad understanding of global perspectives
Provides professional expertise and advise to business units and HR teams on the scope related to health, health benefitsand safety of IBM employees
Designs and implement well being solution to create a culture based on prevention and focusing on effectiveness and efficiency
IHS link person for assessing health care benefits by keeping a— of health care delivery system trends; evaluating managed care, self-insurance, and other alternative health care delivery mechanisms
Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned

REQUIRED
Bachelor’s Degree
English: Fluent

PREFERRED
Master’s Degree

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British American Tobacco Jobs, Friday 10, April 2015


BATBritish American Tobacco plc (informally BAT) is a British multinational tobacco company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is one of the world’s five largest tobacco companies.

TRADE MARKETING REPRESENTATIVE – SOUTH EAST

 
JOB PURPOSE AND KEY DELIVERABLES
We build distinctive brands that excite our consumers and satisfy their needs in a highly complex and competitive retail environment. Our trade marketing account representatives manage the tobacco business for a collection of accounts in a geographical area, implementing corporate plans, negotiating strategies and meeting business objectives.
Join us and you’ll act as a strategic partner to retailers, giving them expert advice and knowledge on products, pricing and a variety of other areas. Show us you’ve got what it takes to succeed and you’ll find plenty of challenge, opportunity and the support you need. As well as fantastic benefits, we’ll invest in your learning and development and give you continuous feedback and coaching to help you meet your full potential.

YOU WILL:
Own performance across your territory and maintain strong retailer relationships.
Plan visits, go to retailers, build strong business relationships, answer their questions, issues and concerns, and monitor contract compliance.
Implement cycle and regional/district activities to achieve national, regional, and district-level objectives.
Meet market demand for our products by maintaining inventory levels and hitting brand distribution targets.
Work on special projects with a team of trade marketing account representatives.
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS
You’ll be a graduate or equivalent in marketing, business, or a related field, with excellent sales, marketing and negotiation skills. With the drive to work independently and focus on results, you’ll be a strategic thinker with strong business acumen. Most of all, you’ll be a proven leader with the ability to create close working relationships with a wide variety of trade partners.
DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS
You’ll be travelling extensively across your territory to meet a wide variety of trade partners, so you’ll need to be prepared to spend a lot of time on the road.

TRADE MARKETING REPRESENTATIVE – NORTH

JOB PURPOSE AND KEY DELIVERABLES
We build distinctive brands that excite our consumers and satisfy their needs in a highly complex and competitive retail environment. Our trade marketing account representatives manage the tobacco business for a collection of accounts in a geographical area, implementing corporate plans, negotiating strategies and meeting business objectives.
Join us and you’ll act as a strategic partner to retailers, giving them expert advice and knowledge on products, pricing and a variety of other areas. Show us you’ve got what it takes to succeed and you’ll find plenty of challenge, opportunity and the support you need. As well as fantastic benefits, we’ll invest in your learning and development and give you continuous feedback and coaching to help you meet your full potential.
Successful candidates will be besed in various locations across Northern Nigeria

YOU WILL:

Plan visits, go to retailers, build strong business relationships, answer their questions, issues and concerns, and monitor contract compliance.
Implement cycle and regional/district activities to achieve national, regional, and district-level objectives.
Meet market demand for our products by maintaining inventory levels and hitting brand distribution targets.www.currentjobs4naija.blogspot.com
Work on special projects with a team of trade marketing account representatives.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS
You’ll be a graduate or equivalent in marketing, business, or a related field, with excellent sales, marketing and negotiation skills. With the drive to work independently and focus on results, you’ll be a strategic thinker with strong business acumen. Most of all, you’ll be a proven leader with the ability to create close working relationships with a wide variety of trade partners.
Candidtes must be fluent in Hausa and English language

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS
You’ll be travelling extensively across your territory to meet a wide variety of trade partners, so you’ll need to be prepared to spend a lot of time on the road.

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