Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Recruitment 2016 -

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has advertise it internal and external career opportunities. As a major aspect of its solidification systems, wish to connect with the administrations of early starters with trustworthiness, drive and longing to win professionally, to fortify its workforce.Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Recruitment 2016

The Nigerian Federal Inland Revenue Service was created in 1943, when it was cut out of the past Inland Revenue Department that secured what was then the Anglo-phone West Africa during the colonial era.

Our central goal is to operate a straightforward and productive tax framework that advances charge income gathering and intentional consistence.

FIRS currently have vacancies to fill different job positions, click the link below for details.

All FIRS Vacant Positions and Application Process

Stanbic IBTC Bank Nationwide Graduate Trainee Program 2016

Stanbic IBTC Bank is a main African banking group concentrated on developing markets universally. It has been a pillar of South Africa's financial framework for a long time, and now traverses 16 nations over the African landmass.Stanbic IBTC Bank Nationwide Graduate Trainee Program 2016

Standard Bank is a firm  believer to specialized advancement, to help us promise excellent customer administration and driving edge financial solutions. Our developing worldwide achievement mirrors our dedication to the most recent solutions, the best individuals, and a remarkably adaptable and lively working society. To help us drive our prosperity into the future, we are searching for ingenious people to join our committed group at our workplaces.

We are recruiting to fill the position underneath:

Job Title: Graduate Trainee Program
Job ID: 18577
Location: Nationwide
Work Sector: Banking

Job Details

  • Human Capital: drawing in and holding key ability, giving learning and advancement activities, administration of execution administration and prize plans, focuses of magnificence to drive and insert Standard Bank values and culture.
Job Purpose
  • Graduate Programme has been designed to build capacity and create a sustainable pipeline in our Bank by developing young, talented, trained professionals for our future.
  • It is an intensive programme and one of a kind opportunity for young people who are serious about a career in banking to get on the fast track.
Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities
  • Applicants must be passionate about building a career in Stanbic IBTC.
Preferred Qualification and Experience
  • Minimum of a 2.1  degree in any course from an accredited University.
  • Minimum of 5 credits (Mathematics and English inclusive) in GCE, NECO or its equivalent in one sitting.
  • Applicants should not be more than 26 years of age as at December 31, 2016 .
  • Applicants must have concluded NYSC, and must have discharge certificate in hand.
Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy is a must.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Trainees would be based in Lagos but Graduates may be required in our locations across the country.

Application Deadline Date
6th September, 2016.

Access Bank Increases Staff Salaries by Surprise

It was no doubt a Merry Monday at Access Bank Plc yesterday as member from staff were wonderfully shocked by a salary increment regardless of the predominant economic realities in Nigeria.Access Bank Increases Staff Salaries by Surprise

The Bank's administration, headed by Herbert Wigwe, authorized this increment to cushion the impact of increasing expenses in the nation. This report was gotten from members of staff who were pleased by this motion from the Bank.

A worker who confirmed this in certainty said: "I am astounded. I don't think anybody saw this coming, this is occurring during a period when my companions in different banks are losing their jobs. It feels incredible to be bolstered in such trying times. Thank you Uncle Herbie"

Wigwe was occupied for remarks as at press time.

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Internet Services Planning Engineer at MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria is recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Internet Services Planning Engineer at MTN Nigeria

Job Title: Internet Services Planning Engineer
Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Development of National Internet Strategy, ISP infrastructure development, service backbone and distributed point-of-presence (POP) infrastructure and be responsible for interfacing with Internet Service Providers and IP Datacomms Team to define and implement best fit architecture for realization of new internet service objectives
  • Liaise with Network Operations, Enterprise Solutions, IS,  all Planning units and other internal company departments by team members to provide assistance to stakeholders on IP planning projects and ensure design and implementation are carried out to specification
  • Assist Network Operations, IS and Enterprise Solution with second level problem analyses and troubleshooting
  • Develop and control NWG methodologies for acquisition and distribution of Public (internet ) IP addressing and Autonomous System numbering for achievement of  the organization’s  internal and external data service obligations.
  • Design and develop internet Point of Presence sites and infrastructure.
  • Design and plan service provisioning for all the MTN fixed data infrastructure.
  • Develop and maintain the strategy for continuous achievement of higher cost efficiency and reliability in MTN’s Internet Service Provision plan.
  • Receive and review internal/external request for internet access and connectivity and map out the requirements and procedure for successful and cost effective provisioning of required resources.
  • Implement accurate performance monitoring techniques to ensure adequate capacity and capability for the achievement of given SLAs, Quality and Class of Service targets for all internet service streams.
  • Ensure the production & evolution of Network Security policies and implementation of required amendments as may from time to time be directed by the information security steering committee.
  • Support planning and development  of Network Performance Management and Provisioning and Service Support Systems used in the planning, delivery and management of MTN’s IP/Data Services and Networks.
  • Compile, analyze and present trend reports on internet capacity demand, utilization and availability.
  • Develop mitigation action plans for any identified security breaches or loopholes
Job Condition:
  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
Experience & Training    
  • Bachelor's Degree in any relevant Engineering or Science courses
  • At least 4 years extensive experience in IT, Telecommunications & systems integration preferably in an ISP environment
  • Minimum Cisco qualification of CCNP/CCIP/CCDP level with extensive systems integration and network design experience
  • Sound understanding of Telecoms standards & working knowledge of IP/MPLS and BGP peering techniques
  • Very good understand of Internet related network services e.g. B-RAS,RADIUS, DNS & DHCP, etc
  • Data & Voice networking protocols such as IP, BGP
  • Expert Knowledge of advanced IP routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, IS-IS, MPLS, etc)
  • Understanding of high capacity Packet & circuit transmission technologies & products, e.g. SDH, DWDM, ATM, Frame Relay
  • Experience with 3G, HSDPA, GSM, TDMA, CDMA networks will be an added advantage
  • Good understanding of IP/MPLS networks with Service Provider bias
  • Good Knowledge of the Mobile Packet Core
  • Working Knowledge of service provider security requirements
  • Technical Project Management
  • New technologies training
  • Telecoms network design and planning principles
Minimum Qualification    
  • BEng, BSc, BTech, BA, BEd or HND
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Application Deadline Date
31st August, 2016.

RF Optimization Engineer at MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria is recruiting to fill the vacant position below:RF Optimization Engineer at MTN Nigeria

Job Title: RF Optimization Engineer

Job Description
  • Coordinate and monitor Managed Services vendors to ensure that carry out optimization activities in line with MTNN strategy in order to achieve cell level KPI’s without compromising Network integrity and customer experience.
  • Extract value from what we already have by focusing on optimizing processes within the Unit/Department in line with the value creation philosophy.  This includes individual contributions and recommendations to improve existing business project/initiative.
  • Drive Innovation by identifying and taking advantage of new business opportunities, e.g., by stimulating and encouraging new business opportunities, launch of products, product/process innovation, business model innovation etc.
  • Maintain leadership in the ICT/Digital industry by partnering with MTNN’s Partners to improve their processes which in turn will improve the efficiency of MTNN’s operations.
  • Enhance/expand MTN’s role in the larger national macro environment by participating in CSR projects and/or NGO’s, involvement in recognized professional institutions, participating in think-tank activities etc.
  • Sustain the right organisational culture and behaviors by demonstrating the vital behaviours every time.
  • Measure Network Capacity and coverage enhancement functions within the assigned cluster with:
    • Capacity - Ensure MTNN network accommodates anticipated  subscriber level 3 months ahead
    • Coverage - Oversee enhancement and coverage optimization with TMA, MHA and indoor repeaters.
    • Technology integration - Ensure multiservice sites (2G, 3G, etc) are properly designed and integrated with minimal complexity and good Inter Radio Access Technology performance.
  • Measure Network optimization/performance management within the region with:
    • Participate in LAC planning & optimization.
    • Drive the management and maintenance network quality
  • Track and monitor behavior and status of all sites in the cluster which includes:
    • Nominal plan from Coverage Steering Group
    • Planned sites
    • Site acquisition status
    • Build configuration and status
    • Traffic levels
    • Quality KPI’s
  • Monitor the execution of nominal radio coverage and capacity rollout design for the assigned cluster
  • Monitor and analyze network performance and configuration to ensure KPIs are in conformance with targets
  • Analyze traffic, utilization and subscriber growth, continuously, in order to foresee needs for capacity expansion.
  • Review, prepare and load cell data for integration of sites onto the network
  • Coordinate testing of newly integrated sites for performance and necessary network adjustments for optimal network performance post integration.
  • Ensure Vendor optimisation activities is in line with optimisation strategy cascaded by RF Technical specialist
  • Monitor Vendor activities within assigned cluster to ensure all activities in scope are being carried out
  • Analyse drive test logs to ensure coverage is not compromised for improved KPI's
  • Review changes implemented by Vendors to ensure network integrity is not compromised
  • Communicate and coordinate special event coverage with Vendors
  • Maintain accurate and thorough Knowledge of  the network  architecture
  • Evaluate and approve capacity expansion requests by MS Vendors
  • Vet penalty execution claims monthly
Job Condition    
  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
  • Open plan office
Experience & Training    
  • Fluent in English
  • First Degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or related disciplines
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience working with others
  • Experience working in a medium organization
  • RF Optimisation experience with a GSM or Wireless Telecomm operator
  •  Experience on 3G Optimisation
  • Training on the BSS/RAN/UTRAN aspect Networks
  • Radio planning and optimisation of 2G  and 3G networks
  • Training on vendor specific equipment and software
  • Other general training, e.g. Presentation skills etc.
Minimum Qualification    
  • B.Eng, BSc, BTech or HND
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Application Deadline Date
31st August, 2016.

Cadbury Nigeria Plc Hiring Demand Planning Manager

Cadbury Nigeria Plc is a subsidiary of Mondelz International Inc, an American multinational confectionery, food and beverage conglomerate, employing around 107,000 people around the world. It comprises the global snack and food brands of the former Kraft Foods Inc.Cadbury Nigeria Plc Hiring Demand Planning Manager

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Demand Planning Manager

Job Number: 1612150
Location: Lagos

Job Description
  • The Demand Planner will be responsible for being an effective contributor to the demand management cycle of the Integrated Business Planning (IBP) process for their Families & a contributor to strategy & structure discussions.
  • You will act as the link between the commercial and operational teams and develop ways to continuously improve communications between the functions to support the delivery of the business KPI’s for their Families/Category.
  • The Demand Planner will contribute to the business by developing a rolling forecast that will ensure that the business runs off an aligned, agreed and common set of numbers. 
  • You will facilitate a top-down, bottom-up, and middle-out forecast for our brands to ensure that a realistic plan is in place.
Primary Accountabilities / Responsibilities
  • Facilitate the collaborative demand planning process:
    • Work closely with Sales, Marketing and Finance (drive internal collaboration) to create Building Blocks at levels representative of market segments and product families that can be forecasted with levels of confidence and accuracy
    • Develop detailed forecasts based on family level consensus forecasts, and will provide easy analysis for use in the IBP (Integrated Business Planning) process
    • Ensure that assumptions, risks and opportunities are managed, understood and escalated.
    • Map out demand drivers assumed in forecast & validate them against statistical and historical events.
    • Lead forecast bias and forecast error corrective action within the categories
  • Lead and facilitate the relevant forums of the monthly demand cycle for the Cocoa Beverages, Gum & Candy category
  • Develop strong communication and partnering links with Regional Demand Planning / IBP Team, Sales, Category Activation and Supply Planning to ensure that supply planning issues are captured, and where applicable are escalated within business-wide category planning forum
  • Ensure that risks to business are escalated within business-wide category planning forums with Root Cause Analysis and recommendations for mitigation.
  • Ensure the accurate input by the portfolio team and the timely delivery as required by stakeholders, the demand team and the regional demand and IBP teams.
  • Interface with relevant category supply planners to provide input to the weekly demand control process
  • Coach and develop direct reports to ensure capabilities are constantly achieved and sought for development within a current role and for future roles within the business.
  • Ensure the maintenance of all relevant system data to required standards. This includes date validity, Master Data and other data elements impacting on the planning process
  • Monitor and communicate any imbalance or potential KPI miss with options to mitigate on a weekly and monthly basis. Key KPIs to monitors are Case Fill Rate (CFR), Month End Peak (MEP), Invoice Accuracy (IA), etc
  • Follow through with issues and actions arising within the monthly business management cycle are managed to completion
QualificationsKnowledge: including education, qualifications and training
  • University Degree     
  • Understanding and knowledge of SAP ERP and planning systems (SCORe/APO)    
  • Extensive knowledge of Manufacturing capabilities and processes, production scheduling constraints    
  • Knowledge /understanding of linkages and functional interdependencies within the organization   
Skills/Leadership Competencies:
  • Intellectual Horsepower/ Handling complexity: Deal with concepts and complexity comfortably, critical questioning and ability to effectively rationalise    
  • Drive for results: ability to drive for completion to target     
  • Decision Quality: Make good decisions based on analysis, facts, wisdom and experience even under the time pressure     
  • Team Player; ability to support and lead to achieve common goals    
  • Interpersonal Savvy; ability to build good rapport, usage of diplomacy and tact, can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably  
  • Strong Communication and Presentation skills; can manage group process during the presentation, can change tactics midstream when something isn't working     
  • Standing alone; willing to be the only champion for an idea or position, is comfortable working alone on a tough assignment    
  • Problem solving: Proactive and resourceful in solving problems, offering innovative and practical solutions in dynamic environment.    
  • Time management: Ability to manage workload effectively even under pressure. Ability to set up priorities and focus on what matters to meet deadlines and fulfill key goals in an international dynamic environment    
  • 7-10 years of work experience    
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in demand planning    
  • Experience of working with and managing multiple stakeholders    
  • Experience in leading key project development and execution    
  • Operating Environment
  • The jobholder operates in a global highly complex and dynamic business environment.
  • The jobholder is a part of the team who needs to successfully manage conflicting goals/interests on a daily basis.
  • The position requires excellent proven functional and technical skills including planning system knowledge paired with business understanding and the capability to recognize trends and translate them into tangible solutions.
  • Ability to develop and influence a wide network of business partners in the organizations.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Application Deadline Date
Not Specified.


Arbico Plc Nationwide Recruitment - 13 Positions

Arbico Plc is now hiring nationwide, the company is a full administration, building and structural designing contracting organization. It was established in 1958 and has been cited on the Nigerian Stock Exchange subsequent to 1978.Arbico Plc Nationwide Recruitment - 13 Position

The organization has gotten to be one of the first building development organizations in Nigeria with presence all over the geopolitical zones of the nation.

Throughout the years, the organization has been included in the development of a wide range of projects for governments, multinational companies, modern gatherings, and in addition high-networth individuals.

Our Mission is to continuously surpasses our clients expectations by offering the standard quality construction service in an ethical manner by so doing gain the trust of all stakeholders.

We are currently recruiting in different positions in the company nationwide, to join our team you can apply for you preferred job position.

Entry-Level Finance Assistant at U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) - SACE is a five-year project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through a contract with Chemonics International. It aims to strengthen civil society to influence the development and implementation of key democratic reforms at the national, state, and local levels in Nigeria.Entry-Level Finance Assistant at U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

SACE supports both CSOs’ increased capacity to engage and influence public institutions on key issues using the innovative STAR methodology as well as their ability to strengthen public awareness and support for reform. SACE explicitly aims to engage marginalized populations, such as women, youth, and people with disabilities.

The project works with sixteen core partners and over 200 cluster members and collaborators. In its third year, the project now seeks to hire dedicated and high performing individual for the position below:

Job Title: 
Finance Assistant

Job Description

  • The Finance Assistants primary responsibilities are making payments, preparing bank reconciliations, filing, photocopying, scanning and making cash/check deposits to the bank,
  • The individual will assist the Accountant with a variety of administrative and accounting tasks as directed.
 The idea candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Minimum of an OND or equivalent in Accounting, Auditing and Finance, or Business Administration.
  • One year post-NYSC experience.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of accounting principles, theories, practices, and terminology.
  • Excellent communication skills, including interpersonal skills, and should communicate well in written and oral English.
  • Must have basic knowledge of Microsoft programs (i.e. Excel, Word).
  • Must be detail oriented.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications to: (state position title in the subject box of the e-mail) 

  • Applications should comprise a cover letter, a CV.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The project strongly encourages applications from women, people with disability and young peoples
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; no follow up e-mails, please.
Application Deadline Date: 
2nd September, 2016.

Graduate Administrative Assistant at United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) - 2 Positions

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are seeking to fill a number of General Services position based in WFP Nigeria. The position is based in Maiduguri and Damaturu respectively. If you are a Nigerian national, committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for people in need, we would like to hear from you.Graduate Administrative Assistant at United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Administrative Assistant (G5)
Maiduguri, Damaturu

Key Responsibilities (not all inclusive, nor exhaustive)

  • Check the provision of a range of service, including facilities and light vehicle management, travel, protocol related etc; maintaining information, to contribute to the provision of safe and comfortable working environment.
  • Collate and process information including dissemination to support the productions of standard documents and reports for the unit, to enable decision-making and the effective management of resources.
  • Management and maintain paper and electronic records within the area of responsibility in accordance with established procedures, to ensure swift and easy data access as required.
  • Undertake research and perform basic analyses of data, to contribute to the provision of accurate information and effective management of resources.
  • Be a first point of contact for internal queries, to facilitate the provision of efficient and effective resolution of daily issues.
  • Provide inputs to routine methods and practices in own area of work, to support the continuous improvement of service provided.
Qualification, Experience and Attributes
  • Monitors and supervises administrative work against the established standards and protocol for service excellent. Ensures that customer problems are identified and resolved.
  • He supported in providing ad-hoc guidance to new staff members
  • Demonstrates a broad knowledge of administration best practices, techniques and processes and good grasp of WFP standards processes, and infrastructure in area of efficient and effective administration services.
  • Completion of Secondary School Education
  • A first Degree in Administration, Management or related discipline desirable.
  • Fluency (level C) in English, Knowledge of Hausa and Kanuri local Language is desirable
Terms And Conditions 
Selected candidate will be employed on a fixed-term contract with a probationary period of one year. WFP offers an attractive compensation package. For more details please visit International Civil Service Commision website: (link:

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Resume/Curriculum Vitae as a single document to: electronically.

  • WFP will apply a rigorous and transparent selection process including thorough assessment of technical skills to ensure the best candidates are selected for the job
  • Only applications sent electronically to the designated email address with Job title clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Application Deadline Date:  
6th September, 2016.

Head, Training Unit at Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc (NIBSS)

Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc (NIBSS) offers the instruments for automated processing, settlement of payments and fund transfer instructions between Banks and Card Companies in Nigeria. NIBSS is owned equally by all licensed banks in Nigeria, and the Central Bank of Nigeria.Head, Training Unit at Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc (NIBSS)

Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc (NIBSS) is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Training Unit
Location: Nigeria

Job Descriptions

  • Design, develop and convert training materials (including NIBSS Products) to be deployed through the in-house Learning Management Portal
  • Implement relevant learning interventions for organizations as implants
  • Identification of new instructor-led courses for the next training calendar year
  • Design a framework for the implementation of one (1) annual relevant conference/seminar or workshop
  • Stratify the learning interventions into appropriate knowledge areas and client segmentation
  • Develop & update the compendium of NIBSS training faculty/subject matter experts profiles
  • Identify and consolidate strategic alliances in bridging relevant knowledge areas within the Nigerian financial market (e.g. collaboration with foreign vendors)
  • Resolve issues on the Learning Management Portal
  • Contribute to the development and distribution of the e-Payment bulletin quarterly
  • Liaise with the Customer Relationship Management team in identifying appropriate learning intervention for customers within their respective areas
  • Provide adequate support in the development and successful implementation of open programs monthly
  • Develop relationship with new clients for implants and e-learning courses
  • Review existing training courses for strategic inputs
  • Conduct research on new e-payment initiatives to serve as inputs into NIBSS training programs
  • Classify clients into appropriate segments and ensure regular participation of the organizations at NIBSS training programs
  • Design and implement alternative recognition & reward systems for motivating the external facilitators/Subject Matter Experts
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline Date
Not stated

Graduate Cash Transfer Office At International Rescue Committee (IRC)

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster.Graduate Cash Transfer Office At International Rescue Committee (IRC)

At work today in over 40 countries and in 22 U.S. cities, the IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

Job Title: Cash Transfer Office
Location: Borno

Job Description
The IRC Nigeria country program is implementing multi-sectorial interventions in the sectors of: Health and Nutrition; Environmental Health; Child Protection; Education; Women’s Protection and Empowerment; Food Security and Livelihoods and Protection. Most of these programs are driven in partnership with strategic local NGOs.

Scope of work:
In Borno State, Maiduguri, the IRC proposes an integrated FSL and Nutrition intervention funded by USAID/FFP that will serve to improve the IDP’s access to different services, and also improve the quality of the way the services are delivered to ensure their safety and dignity. The FSL part of this project is focusing on Cash Transfer to the most vulnerable targeted population for a 5 month consecutive cash transfer. Under the direct supervision of the Cash Transfer Program Manager, the CASH Transfer Officer will be responsible to give technical support to the implementation of the cash transfer project through ensuring a realistic project holistic plan, ensuring that the project activities are done in the stipulated time frame. Organize and manage the distribution of cash to targeted households through the development of project implementation tools and the management of Cash Transfer Assistants

Planning and implementation
  • Under the guidance of Program Manager, Organize and supervise the distribution of cash to the targeted beneficiaries.
  • Responsible for the selection and verification of project beneficiaries in coordination with community committee and authorities and the use of selection criteria
  • Ensure a realistic project implementation plan and develop project implementation tools.
  • Actively engage and support to develop community sensitization activities on selection criteria, cash redemption process and feedback mechanism.
  • Develop distribution plans for Cash and share with Program Manager for final approval.
  • Maintain clear communication with cash transfer agents and beneficiaries in accordance with IRC policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate with cash transfer agents on the schedule of distributions to make sure they are ready with cash to smoothly distribute cash to beneficiaries.
  • Organize cash distributions considering safety and security of staff engaged and beneficiaries and in a dignified manner for beneficiaries.
  • Conduct field visits to project sites and meet with community leaders to select specific vulnerable locations for targeting and ensure a conducive community mobilization system
  • Carry out the staff appraisal for the Cash Transfer Assistants
  • Internal – closely work with and share information with other sectors in IRC and coordinate with logistic to timely receive project materials.
  • External –day to day coordination of activities with community leaders, local government officials and security officials.
  • Skills and Experience:
  • Degree in social work, sociology, community work or field relevant to the position.
  • 1 years of experience in the implementation of cash transfer projects.
  • Experience working with IDPs and in emergencies.
  • Good experience in community mobilization and beneficiaries’ selection and targeting and monitoring.
  • Good verbal communication skills in local languages and working knowledge of English
  • Ability to maintain good working relationship with colleagues and partners
  • Most importantly, commitment to IRC values and principles
  • Accuracy and keen attention to details, in order to produce high quality documents and maintain good records
How to Apply

Interested Applicants should send cover letter and resume in one MS word with the position they are applying for clearly stated in the email subject line addressed to the Country Director, International Rescue Committee. Plot 902 Olu Awotesu Str .Abuja via email to: . 
Hand delivered applications should be sent to our: 
Maiduguri office
Plot Number 7, Jimina Road, GRA , 
Off Damboa Road,
Maiduguri, Borno. 
Application Closing Date
30th August, 2016 Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.
Salary between 200-300 Monthly, 13Month Salary Inclusive, Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 24 Months

Head of Resources at British Council Nigeria

The British Council is recruiting to fill the below position:Head of Resources at British Council Nigeria

Job Title: Head of Resources
Region: Director Business Services Nigeria
Department: Business Services
Pay Band: 8

Purpose of Job

  • To directly contribute to growing British Council Nigeria’s operation, building positive perceptions of the British Council and the UK, with the British Council as a leading global Cultural Relations organisation.
  • As Head of Resources with accountability for Facilities and Estates, the role will work closely with the Nigeria senior team and the Resources teams to deliver and manage a fit for purpose estate and facilities function, leading on delivery of planned large-scale premises projects.
  • Head of Resources is key to ensuring our premises are a place that appeal to the next generation of Nigerians
  • The post holder will be required to operate across a spectrum - taking a holistic approach to planning and delivery of estates and facilities, understanding current and future business needs, ensuring quality standards and value for money.
  • S/he will demonstrate a deep understanding of the organisation’s strategy, aims, ambition and the Nigeria operating context and the ability to build effective relationships with operational colleagues.
  • The post holder will be the British Council Nigeria’s Health & Safety Champion and custodian of standards, Green Champion as well as actively supporting our approach to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).
  • As an active member of the Nigeria Country Management Team, Head of Resources will effectively contribute to country strategy and the operational delivery of country objectives.
Accountabilities, Responsibilities and Main DutiesStrategy Development and Implementation:
  • Develop, plan, deliver and evaluate the Nigeria Estates strategy and plan, working with the Nigeria Executive and Senior Leadership Teams and the Global Estates and Risk teams corporately. The Estates strategy and plan will include agreed targets and reflect the strategic focus of the Nigeria operation.
  • As an ‘internal consultant’ and ‘intelligent client’ to the business areas, engage regularly and consistently with business leads and their teams to form a sound understanding of business direction and needs and a fit for purpose estates / facilities response in line with strategic direction, operational requirements, corporate standards and budgets.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to the Nigeria Leadership Team as required to inform the development of policies, strategies and standards.
To manage property acquisitions, investments and disposals under the Property Asset Management Programme, driving value and efficiency out of the BC estate:
  • Effective project management of all premises projects across the estate ensuring projects deliver on time, on budget and to quality standards. Sound project management supported by effective project governance, planning, timely reporting, monitoring and evaluation, risk management, stakeholder engagement, procurement of goods and services, supplier management, internal communications.
  • Manage project teams comprising in-house BC staff and external consultants to ensure effective delivery of property investment projects within the Nigeria premises portfolio
Management and Delivery of the Facilities & Estates function:
  • Accountable for the BC Nigeria Resources budgets (approximately GBP700k excluding investments). Ensure sound budget management and reporting in line with corporate requirements.
  • Supports Director Business Services in the business case for investment bids
  • Management of the Facilities teams in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kano (approx. 20 staff) including direct line management of Facilities Managers
  • Provide expertise relevant to the service development and delivery of the estates and facilities management function
  • Management of the delivery and maintenance of a fit for purpose estate across Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kano including office and residential premises to meet corporate compliance standards and internal customers’ needs. Manages the relationship with landlords
  • Management of the delivery and maintenance of fit for purpose facilities functions and teams, including: facilities management, health & safety, external venues, transport, travel and logistics, facilities related procurement, supplier and contract management
  • Working with project teams, supports the delivery of internally and externally hosted events including risk management
  • Submits timely and accurate premises and environmental corporate returns in line with reporting requirements
  • Facilities Management services delivered to agreed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
Sourcing of Good and Services, Supplier Management:
  • Lead on the procurement of all Facilities & Estates related goods and services including retendering of supplier contracts. Sourcing and selection in line with BC Nigeria Procurement Policy and relevant UK or EU or procurement rules. Sourcing solutions deliver value for money and quality of goods / services.
  • Liaise with British High Commission to support import and timely clearance of goods sourced outside of Nigeria
  • Proactively manage the relationship with key suppliers and specifically the quality of service / value for money from suppliers identifying opportunities for efficiencies
Championing Risk Management, Standards and Compliance:
  • To lead as British Council Nigeria’s Health & Safety and Fire Safety Champion and custodian of standards in line with corporate standards across all areas of facilities and estates (including external venues)
  • To effectively manage risk across the estate and function at operational and enterprise levels
  • Working alongside BC Nigeria Head of Security and business leads, ensures business continuity, emergency response and Incident Management plans are in place and regularly tested
  • Ensure emergency response teams (including first aiders) are in place with clear roles and responsibilities and appropriate training
  • Deliver staff training and briefing sessions to raise awareness of H&S / Fire / Emergency Response procedures and staff roles and responsibilities
  • Work collaboratively with the Environmental Management team colleagues to ensure that the estate and Facilities Management services are managed so as to minimise environmental impact, to maintain the requirements of ISO 14001 certification and to meet the requirements of environmental policy, strategy and standards set by the Environmental Management team.
  • As “Green Champion” promotes awareness of environmental issues across all staff
  • Actively supports our approach to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) embedding EDI in our work in line with British Council’s EDI policy at all times and through suppliers
Continuous Professional Development:
  • Engage in internal and external professional networks and continuous professional development to ensure that knowledge, networks and expertise are kept updated
Key Relationship
  • Country Director, the Nigeria Executive Team and Senior Leadership Team
  • Key colleagues in Strategic Business Units (SBUs) and Business Services
  • EDI & Child Protection Working Groups
  • Global Estates Team
  • Enterprise Risk Management Team
  • Environmental Management Team
  • British High Commission including: Head of Freight; Corporate Services; Technical Works Group (TGW)
  • External suppliers, including hotels and venues
Other Important Features or Requirements of the Job 
  • The post holder will be expected to travel within Nigeria and on occasion to the UK and within the SSA region. There is likely to be a need to work outside office hours from time to time.
  • As a member of the senior team, occasional attendance at events at weekends and evenings.
Person Specification
Behaviours (Please see The Behaviours Dictionary for behaviour definitions and levels):
Behaviours assessed during interview stage of recruitment proces:
  • Making it Happen - Most demanding level
  • Connecting With Others - Most demanding level
  • Working Together - Most demanding level
Behaviours not assessed during recruitment process:
  • Creating Shared Purpose - Most demanding level
  • Shaping the Future - Most demanding level
  • Being Accountable - Most demanding level
Assessment stage:
  • The position holder will be required to demonstrate all six behaviours, on the job. These will be assessed during year end performance evaluations.
  • Behaviours to be assessed during the interview stage of recruitment are referenced.
Skills and Knowledge (See The Core Skills Document for details):
  • Communicating & Influencing skills (L4)
  • Managing People (L4)
  • Planning & Organising (L3)
  • Managing Risk (L3)
  • Managing Project (L4)
  • Programme Management
  • Supplier management
Assessment stage:
  • Short listing and Interview
  • A minimum of 5 years of proven experience in a similar role within the corporate sector, public /NGO sector
  • Evidence of quality management skills, and of having managed a service delivery/support function so as to deliver improvements in service quality to customers and users.
  • Evidence of managing and working in a multi-disciplinary
  • Property or estates team carrying out a mix of different functions or delivering different services
  • Experience in a similar role in an international organisation
Assessment stage:
  • Short listing and Interview
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent with a professional qualification in a Property - related discipline supported by full membership of and accreditation with a relevant professional property institute (such as RICS, RIBA, BIFM or CIBSE in the UK or relevant regional equivalent.)
  • Member (by examination) of an internationally accredited organisation such as IOSH or NFPA.
Assessment stage:
  • Short listing

How to Apply
Interested candidates should;
Click here to apply online

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Application Deadline Date
5th September, 2016.

Engineer, Radio Access Performance at MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria is recruiting to fill the position below;Engineer, Radio Access Performance at MTN Nigeria
Job Title: Engineer, Radio Access Performance

Location: Lagos

Job description   
• Extract value from what we already have by focusing on optimizing processes within the Unit/Department in line with the value creation philosophy.  This includes individual contributions and recommendations to improve existing business project/initiative.
• Drive Innovation by identifying and taking advantage of new business opportunities, e.g., by stimulating and encouraging new business opportunities, launch of products, product/process innovation, business model innovation etc.
• Maintain leadership in the ICT/Digital industry by partnering with MTNN’s Partners to improve their processes which in turn will improve the efficiency of MTNN’s operations.
• Enhance/expand MTN’s role in the larger national macro environment by participating in CSR projects and/or NGO’s, involvement in recognized professional institutions, participating in think-tank activities etc.
• Sustain the right organisational culture and behaviors by demonstrating the vital behaviours every time.
• Monitor and evaluate the performance of the multi-vendor radio access network to assure customers’ satisfaction.
• Monitor and ensure degradations on the radio access network are escalated to the respective Managed Services Vendors and Partners
• Ensure resolution of escalated issues within SLA
• Evaluate the impact of changes/parameter optimization on the radio access network
• Generate radio access network statistical analysis
• Provide insights and reports on the radio access network performance
• Analyze radio KPIs and measurements that reflect customer experience

Job condition   
• Normal MTNN working conditions
• May be required to work extended hours
• Team based
• Field and office bound

Experience & Training   
• Fluent in English
• First degree in Electrical Electronics or Computer Science
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience working with others
• Experience working in a medium organization
• Technical experience in telecommunication environment

Minimum qualification   
BEng, BSc, BTech or HND

How to apply
Interested candidates should;
Click here to apply

Application Deadline Date
31st August, 2016.

Senior Manager Access Performance at MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria is recruiting to fill the position below;Senior Manager Access Performance at MTN Nigeria
Job Title: Senior manager Access Performance
Location: Lagos

Job Description   

• Develop a network performance and quality assurance methodology / framework to monitor and optimize Radio Access Network services and guide related activities within the NWG Division, defining standards, metrics and requirements.
• Responsible for monitoring and ensuring best in Class voice Quality of Service. Monitoring, reporting and analysis of Radio Network performance indices, Taking proactive and corrective actions to keep and maintain these quality of Service KPIs above agreed targets delivering best in class Customer experience. Drive initiatives and interventions to improve Radio Network quality
• Extract value from what we already have through divisional focused commercial activities such as: divisional business optimisation projects, contracts review and negotiation, capital/budget efficiency activities within division, etc.
• Innovation – identifying and taking advantage of new business opportunities, e.g., through stimulating new business opportunities, divisional products launched, division product/process innovation, structural changes within division, etc.
• Maintain leadership in the ICT/Digital industry by influencing state/local legislations & policies, participating in local level industry think-tanks, building & extending national B-2-B and similar relationships, etc.
• Enhance/expand MTN’s role in the larger national and ecosystem through participation as a thought leader, executing local CSR projects, involvement in local industry non-ICT policy & think-tank activities etc.
• Divisional people leadership activities: coaching, staff development and motivation through intra staff coaching, employee networks mentorship/support, own division employee engagement projects, faculty roles, inter/intra talent mentorship, etc.
• Generic activities necessary for positive business outcomes such as: supporting recruitment, thought leadership as internal (interview/disciplinary) panel member, influencing next level leaders (e.g., at BPR) etc.
• Develop framework to review network performance and ensure compliance in the following areas:
• 3G Performance
• 2G Performance
• LTE Performance
• Regulatory reporting and compliance
• BSS operation and Quality assurance
• Develop systems and processes to achieve quality assurance objectives by contributing information and analysis to strategic plans and reviews, preparing and completing action plans for the core network
• Provide regular independent network performance reports to Management and statutory bodies (Nigerian Communication commission, etc).
• Ensure adherence to regulatory QoS requirements and ensure Network Quality audit and assessment
• Identify and correct wrongly measured parameters to be in line with regulatory requirements.
• Following up with teams responsible for clearance of service/KPI impacting alarms & Node B HW issues for early resolution
• Coordinate routine checks on 2G/ 3G RAN capacity resource utilization (CEs, Channel Cards, Licences on Node Bs, RNCs) and ensuring same does not impact KPIs
• Drive optimal resource utilization and allocation
• Develop Network Performance standard specification and provide reports on Network –Business impact assessment
• Network Performance diagnosis, analysis and evolution trending for proactive planning and strategic agenda setting
• Network Utilization analysis to ensure optimal resource CAPEX deployment
• Ensure tests and procedures are carried out, evaluated and properly understood and ensure product modifications are investigated.
• Providing regular independent performance reports to Management, Group and the Regulators indicating actual levels of key Performance Indicators (KPIs) (Voice, Data, ISM, Rollout reporting etc).
• To provide an internal Network Quality and Audit function allowing independent and objective performance analysis of the network and its impact on the business including commercial promotion/activity  impact analysis
• Coordinate routine parameter Audit and consistency checks on PS and Ss Core nodes (including  QoS and PCRF application audit)
• Monitor PS and CS Core NE with the aim of identifying poor performance and escalating/follow up on Partners/other departments to improve

Job Condition
• Normal MTNN working conditions
• May be required to work extended hours
• Office space
• Computer system
• International and National travel

Experience & Training   
• Fluent in English and language of country preferable
• First degree in electrical/electronic Engineering
• Master’s degree in a relevant discipline added advantage
• 10 years’ work experience, including:
• Manager track record of 3 years or more; with at least 3 years in relevant sector/ industry
• Worked across diverse cultures and geographies advantageous
• experience in 2G and 3G   planning and/or  Operations
• Experience in core planning/Operation/Performance
• Above average knowledge and experience in all access technologies
• Sound  understanding of call and data service architecture and service flow
• Build a capable and motivated team to create a high performance team environment
• RAN – (2G, 3G, LTE) planning and optimization
• Through Understanding of (through professional experience and training) of 3GPP standards and implementation processes, including: Universal Mobile Telecommunications Systems (UMTS), Long Term Evolution (LTE), Code Division Multiple Access Technology (CMDA) and Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMax
• Network performance and statistics
• Vendor and experts management

Minimum qualification   
BEng, BSc, BTech or HND

How to apply
Interested candidates should;
Click here to apply

Application Deadline Date
2nd September, 2016.

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