Thursday, 29 January 2015

Fresh Recruitment at Etisalat Nigeria - 4 Positions

Emirates Telecommunications Corporation, branded trade name Etisalat, is a multinational UAE based telecommunications services provider, currently operating in 15 countries across Asia, the Middle East and Africa.Fresh Recruitment at Etisalat Nigeria - 4 Positions

Etisalat Nigeria is currently recruiting to fill the below positions:
See also;
Graduate Teller Recruitment at Citibank Nigeria Limited
2015 Management Trainee Program at CHAMS Nigeria Plc
Recruitment at Bourbon Interoil Nigeria Limited

Job Vacancies at Aquarian Consult Limited - 5 Positions

Aquarian Consult's strong project partnership team, made up of some of the best and finest managers in the industry cutting across all aspects of branding.Job Vacancies at Aquarian Consult Limited - 5 Positions

Aquarian consult takes off the problem/issues associated with staff recruitment thereby giving more time to focus on your core business activities. Recruitment of round pegs for round holes and thorough vetting of recruited staff. Working with Aquarian Consult is a success, we have always found sterling qualities which has helped improved our business in staff recruited by them.

We are presently recruiting to fill the positions below;
See also;
Fresh Recruitment at Etisalat Nigeria - 4 Positions
Recruitment at Nigerian Breweries Plc - Nationwide
Entry Level Recruitment at ERecruiter Nigeria

2015 Management Trainee Program at CHAMS Nigeria Plc

Chams PLC is Nigeria's leading identity management and transaction payments systems solution provider.
Starting off as a privately owned business in 1985, we have evolved from computer and hardware maintenance to providing enterprise technology solutions in the identity management and transaction payments space to public and private sector institutions.2015 Management Trainee Program CHAMS Nigeria Plc

In the identity management space, Chams executed identification and verification related projects for institutions that include INEC, NCC, NHIS, PeNCOM,ICAN, Osun state, Abia state, Anambra State, Ogun State, Adamawa State.

Chams and Dermalog GMBH are currently executing Nigeria's banking industry Biometric Matching for the identification and verification of bank customers. The multi-million dollar project is an initiative of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Banker's Committee, and is the first banking industry biometrics identity matching solution in the global financial markets.

Chams PLC is also the front end partner to the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), the agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) responsible for the creation of new, standardised and robust National Identity Management scheme.

Job Title: Management Trainee Program

Job description

Chams Plc in celebration of her 30th year, our business expansion strategy requires the search for  young, bright, ambitious and result-oriented fresh graduates desirous of a career in a world-class environment to fit into various arms of our business.
After a highly competitive selection process, candidates will undergo a systematic training programme. At the end of the training, successful candidates will be considered for management positions in the company.
Minimum Requirement:
Second class upper graduate.
Must have finished NYSC by 2014.
Not older than 25 years as at December 31, 2014
MBA, MA or MSc will be an added advantage

Desired Skills and Experience

¨       Logical and Critical Reasoning Skills
-       Problem Solving Skills
¨       Excellent Communication Skills
¨       Multi-tasking Ability  
¨       Strategic Thinking Skills
¨       Ability to think “outside the box”.
¨       Team player

How To Apply
Interested candidates should;
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Application Deadline Date
On going

Graduate Geological Engineers at Lafarge Cement WAPCO Nigeria Plc

Lafarge WAPCO is at the forefront of exploration, production and marketing of cement in Nigeria. Located in 64 countries with 65,000 employees, the vision of Lafarge in Nigeria is to be the most trusted and preferred partner of Nigerian construction professionals and home builders by delivering cement and concrete solutions that are best in quality, environmentally sustainable and nationwide available at affordable cost.Graduate Geological Engineers at Lafarge Cement WAPCO Nigeria Plc

Lafarge Cement is recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Geological Engineer
Job Code: 150128-1
Location: Extremely Mobile - Involves Traveling
Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

  • The Job Holder supports the Country's mining operations through the identification and verification of potential and new areas for present and future exploration.
  • The job holder will also handle all geological related operations for the provision and supply of all raw materials needed for cement production, according to Lafarge's safety practices and procedures.s at the Area level to support.
  • Coordinate the quarry lifetime calculations, reserves/deposits identification in terms of quantity and quality (Block Models)
  • Supervise processes of measurement and inventory of overburdens, deposits
  • Supervise exploration drilling activity
  • Ensure all EL areas are mapped for drilling campaigns
  • Ensure all records regarding exploration and drilling campaigns are properly kept
  • Cooperation with Lafarge TC specialists
  • Any duties as assigned by the Head of Geo-miningal level, and maintaining them central repository.
Essential & Desirable Skills

  • Proficient use of geology tools/software (GPS, AutoCAD, MineCard)
  • Knowledge of Limestone Chemistry and quality control tools
  • Knowledge of the Mining Plan
  • Knowledge of Mines regulations, safety laws, and specific environmental constraints
  • Knowledge of project management methods
  • Ability to use MS Word, Excel and Projects
  • Good team player
  • Working knowledge of cement manufacturing processes
  • Commitment to the highest standards of safe work habits
  • Good knowledge of safety laws and regulations
  • Very good written and communication skills
  • Able to take and apply initiative
  • Demonstrable leadership skills - work ethics; effective delegation, and hands-on
How to Apply
Qualified and Interested candidate should:
Click here to apply online
Application Deadline Date
15th February, 2015.

Africa Regional Markets Supply Manager at Guinness Nigeria Plc

We are Guinness Nigeria, member of Diageo Plc the world's leading premium drinks business with an unrivalled collection of beverage alcohol & non-alcohol brands across the Spirits, Wine & Beer categories.Africa Regional Markets Supply Manager at Guinness Nigeria Plc

Guinness Nigeria is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Africa Regional Markets Supply Manager
AutoReqId: 44841BR
Location: Nigeria
Type of Job: Permanent

Job Summary

Diageo is the name behind many of the World's best loved drinks including Guinness, Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, Baileys, Malta Guinness, J&B, Gordons Gin and Tanqueray.

Africa Regional Markets (ARM) is a Diageo business made up of over 40 markets across the breadth of Africa. The business models range from fully integrated demand and supply businesses in Ghana and Cameroun, newly integrated businesses in Ethiopia and Mozambique to Partnerships in a number of West, Central and Southern African countries and Angola.

Our businesses have an impressive record of achievement and an immensely exciting future with significant growth and business development opportunities and so we are seeking highly talented, mobile and experienced middle and senior managers with drive and ambition whose footprints can stand the test of time in Supply Chain and Manufacturing. French and/or Portuguese speakers are highly encouraged to apply.

We would be definitely interested in your profile if you already have experience in the following:
  • Commit to Occupational Health and Safety standards.
  • Ensure Quality across the production and entire Site operations
  • Provide clear direction and leadership to the site quality and production teams, drive improved performance through Capability development and High Performance Coaching
  • Ensure that the use of raw materials and consumption of utilities during the brewing, packaging process is optimised
  • Develop action plans to deliver set objectives, drive the step change in areas of Quality and production
  • Create the environment to maximise the value of employee communication and engagement processes
  • Develop strong relationships between Product Supply and the wider business for the good of the business
  • Actively drive training and development of production team to deliver positive business impact and Track performance on KPIs, priorities and accountabilities for improvement
  • Ensure compliance with quality, health, safety and risk management standards
How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Application Deadline Date
11th February, 2015.

Specialist, Sales Systems Support at Etisalat Nigeria

Etisalat telecommunication company is currently recruiting to fill the below position:Specialist, Sales Systems Support at Etisalat Nigeria

Job Title: Specialist - Sales Systems Support
Location: Lagos, NG

Job Summary
Provides adequate and seamless sales technical support to the sales channels.

Principal Functions

  • Liaise with Engineering, IT, Sales, Marketing and Customer Care teams to ensure delivery of seamless sales operations support to the sales channels.
  • Implement approved improvement initiatives to ensure enhanced performance of the team.
  • Ensure prompt and efficient resolution of requests, complaints and other issues relating to sales systems and processes escalated from the Regional Sales offices.
  • Ensure that all sales channels have all required IT applications and systems.
  • Attend team meetings as required. Prepare/ compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the Manager-Sales Projects, Systems & Processes.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Manager-Sales Projects, Systems & Processes.
Educational Requirements
  • First degree or equivalent in relevant discipline.
Experience, Skills & Competencies
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years relevant work experience
How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Application Deadline Date
Not Stated.

Specialist, Sales Processes & Policies at Etisalat Nigeria

Etisalat telecommunication company is currently recruiting to fill the below position:Specialist, Sales Processes & Policies at Etisalat Nigeria

Job Title: Specialist-Sales Processes & Policies
Location: Lagos, NG

Job Summary

  • Manages processes, policies and standards for in-house sales programs and projects.
  • Cross-functional project management support and coordination, and business process support functions.
Principal Functions
  • Liaise with the Program Management Office to ensure delivery of seemless sales operations process, process KPI to the sales channel Participate in activities required to establish new business processes, and facilitates the application of new technologies to existing business process processes.
  • Makes recommendations surrounding improving processes, efficiency and practices.
  • Communicates changes and may provide training to impacted business units.
  • Provides technical expertise on available technologies and processes to improve quality customer satisfaction and cost performance.
  • Represent sale channel internally and coordinates with other positions within the team to implement sales systems, complete sales projects and address ongoing service need.
  • Undertake strategic subscriber acquisition sales project monitor, optimize and report performance within Channel.
  • Create a repeatable sales process to train sales team on new products and procedures.
  • Provide reports on ongoing sales projects and activities
  • Perform any duties as assigned by the Manager, Systems and Processes
Educational Requirements
  • First degree or its equivalent in a relevant discipline.
Experience, Skills & Competencies
  • Demonstrate computer skills using MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio Strong customer service skills.
  • Demonstrate follow through Detail-oriented.
  • Methodical Demonstrate project coordination skills
  • Good analytical skills in gathering requirements and understanding big picture needs and objectives.
  • Prior experience in developing and writing specifications and proposals is preferred.
  • Minimum of two (2) years relevant work experience.
How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Application Deadline Date
Not Stated.

Specialist, Budget Control and Analysis at Etisalat Nigeria

Etisalat telecommunication company is currently recruiting to fill the below position:Specialist, Budget Control and Analysis at Etisalat Nigeria

Job Title: Specialist - Budget Control and Analysis
Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • Oversees budget administration and program analysis, examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations
Principal Functions

  • Analyze budgeting and accounting reports for the purpose of maintaining expenditure controls.
  • Verify that all transactions in the areas of budget control, finance, and accounts are effected in accordance with established regulations, rules, directives and procedures.
  • Implement all established budgetary and financial policies and procedures; recommend new ones aimed at improving the operational aspects of the budget and planning office.
  • Coordinate various departments for timely completion and reporting of budgeting activities.
  • Prepare special analysis on ongoing projects; participate in the development portions of the quarterly rolling plan and annual budget and preparation of return on Investment.
  • Provide input into the development of the annual budget and business plan.
  • Executes rigorous analyses of operating plans by examining the operational and strategic impact of those activities, including both comparative analysis against other similar activities and ROI analyses.
  • Certify the availability of funds, analyze and revise unliquidated obligations to ensure that these remain valid and appropriate.
  • Prepare budget analysis (Operating, Capital Expenditures, Projected Profit and Loss, Balance Sheets and Cash Flows)
  • Compare prepared budget to actual and determine the variance analysis
  • Control and monitor the processing of requests for management approval based on approved budgets
  • Analyze various cost control/cost reduction measures
  • Carry out other assignments as instructed by the Head, Budget and Financial Planning
Educational Requirements
  • First Degree in a relevant discipline from a recognised university.
  • Membership of Professional association (CIMA, CFA, ACCA, ICAN, etc).
Experience,Skills & Competencies
  • Three (3) - Five (5) years relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge: Budgeting, Financial Systems Knowledge, Industry Knowledge.
  • Skills: Accountability, Communication.
How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Application Deadline Date
Not Stated.

Specialist, Data Mining and Modelling at Etisalat Nigeria

Etisalat telecommunication company is currently recruiting to fill the below position:Specialist, Data Mining and Modelling at Etisalat Nigeria

Job Title: Specialist - Data Mining and Modelling
Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • Provide customized analytics to unique and unstructured problems through advanced analytics and carry out behavioural analysis, predictive analysis, advanced segmentation and algorithms to aid campaign decisions and offer development.
Principal Functions
Advanced Analytics, Data-Mining and Data Modelling projects:
  • Undertakes advanced analytics/data-mining and statistical projects ? for example identification of cross and up-sell opportunities, customer profiling and using multiple data sources to build scored targeting lists
  • Assist in designing, developing and executing data driven modelling and data-mining to meet the needs of the Customer Value Management (CVM) unit
  • Assist in in development of models and tests data models - for example customer segmentations, propensity and predictive models, churn models
  • Demonstrates a structured and pragmatic approach to analysis and project delivery ? including developing an upfront project plan, agreeing deliverables, undertaking analysis and working with Manager, Analytics & Consumer insight to interpret and validate the results.
  • Works with the Data Warehouse and Information Analysis teams to prepare these models and integrate them into standard data tools.  Ensures integrity in the production process and data accuracy.
Offers Development and Opportunity Identification:
  • Looks for opportunities from data to design and develop new revenue generating offers
  • Participate in the development of models and associated analysis to maximise one to one interactions with customers and improve repeatability of behaviour.
  • Work with campaign management team to understand customer needs and develop proactive and innovative data driven solutions and campaigns
  • Contribute to the development of creative and pragmatic approaches to new or complex issues in order to identify opportunities to up-sell and cross-sell offers across the business
  • Participate in the development and implementation of data mining solutions to fit business problem, which may include applying algorithms from a standard tool or custom algorithm development
  • Work cohesively with the Marketing Segment managers to develop, execute, review and optimize demand generation and customer programs aligned with marketing strategy
  • Work with the campaign management team to build and maintain a regular cadence of inbound and outbound campaigns collaborating with internal marketing and external agencies where needed
  • Optimize, localize and develop nurture campaigns for marketing team
  • Assist in the selection, localization and deployment of micro segmented demand generation campaigns
  • Analyze and report on the effectiveness and ROI of all marketing campaigns including drilling down to channel, offer, messaging and creative components.
Educational Requirements
  • First degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized university.
Experience,Skills & Competencies
  • Three (3) to Five (5) years work experience.
  • Experience in developing complex models in a leading retail/telecom company
  • Team-player who possesses good people skills and can work closely and collaboratively between marketing, product teams, strategic partners.
  • Candidate should have proven track record of successfully managing big data set and campaign management knowledge.
  • Sound understanding of customer segmentation principles & objectives
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, sound knowledge of power point and advanced level excel experience
  • Proficient in the use of reporting / ad-hoc analysis tools. Experience with SAS, excel, SQL and other data mining tools will be highly regarded.
  • Advanced analytical skills, Predictive model experience with decision trees, regression models and classification rules.
How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Application Deadline Date
Not Stated.

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Graduate Teller Recruitment at Citibank Nigeria Limited

We are a leading global financial services company, provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services. The bank is recruiting to fill the vacant position of:Graduate Teller Recruitment at Citibank Nigeria Limited

Job Title: Teller
Ref No: 15006990
Location: Lagos 


Primary Purpose:

    The Cash Teller is a frontline staff and is one of the customer’s first points of contact with the bank and therefore it is essential that, in spite of work pressure, they must wear a cheerful look and countenance.
    His/her primary focus is to deliver prompt and efficient services across the counters and at the same time, ensuring compliance with operating and regulatory guidelines. This will include prompt update of registers for transactions requiring reporting to regulatory bodies.

Other Citibank Vacancies Include;
Principal Accountabilities:

The basic objective of the Counter Services Cash & Tellers unit is delivery of products and services to customers in a timely and efficient manner.
Located in the banking hall, the unit is the major point of contact with customers and the general public, hence it is a major driver in determining the level of customer satisfaction through the quality of service provided.
Positive customer experience translates directly to business growth through deepening of customer wallet and creates opportunity for new relationships. This underscores the primal position of the unit within the overall context of the bank as a service provider.

The following are the specific tasks and responsibilities of the Counter Service Teller:

    Perform LCY/FX cash transactions over the counter at Head Office
    Reconcile FX collections from  implant location to resolve issues with collections
    Ensure all customers’ requests/instructions are complete with proper documentation in line with applicable regulations and guidelines of Central Bank of Nigeria, tax laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, U.S. anti-boycott and anti-money laundering guidelines, Citigroup policy and local procedures.
    Time-stamp (validate) and signature-verify all customers’ requests and refer those that require call-back/status approval to supervisor for action.
    Ensure transactions are not processed for SDN names and sanctioned countries by checking the SDN list prior to processing transactions.
    Report all qualifying transactions processed in line with existing NDLEA limits.
    Ensure appropriate charges are applied as per bank’s charges list, applying concessions where applicable.
    Process all customer requests within the standard turnaround time and without error.
    Ensure stated procedures and policies for all products are adhered to while processing. e.g. Advise of daily rates  first thing every morning
    Update registers, where required, before/after processing.
    Ensure all transactions processed during the day are fully authorised and there is no pending transaction left on the system before closing for the day.
    Ensure all cash received and paid is properly accounted for by preparation of teller proof at the end of each day. Perform intermittent balancing during the day.
    Ensure all cash exchanges are documented in line with policy. Safeguard all cash and valuables under custody.
    Maintain appropriate confidentiality and security of customer and transactional information stored in any form (images, application files, databases, spreadsheets, papers, registers, files, etc) in line with local procedures and departmental designations. Ensure proper put-away procedures are observed at close of business and during any temporal absence from workstation.
    Participate in the quarterly MCA exercise for all counter products and processes and ensure satisfactory MCA  ratings are achieved for all products and processes.
    Handling of expense and internal processing transactions.
    Preparation and delivery of reports as may be required by implant customer
    Ensure all performed tasks are closed on Resolve IT at the required/specified intervals.
    Perform additional projects and responsibilities as assigned by unit management.                                                    

See also;
Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc Graduate Marketing Executives Recruitment
Entry Level Recruitment at ERecruiter Nigeria
Graduate Recruitment at Nigerian Breweries Plc - Nationwide


Person Specification


    B.Sc. degree/first degree
    Preferable with 1/2 years operations experience.  


    Good Interpersonal/Communication Skills
    Customer Focused
    Analytical Mind/Proactive
    Fast Learner
    Meticulous & Accurate
    High level of integrity/sense of responsibility

Core Competencies:

    Error Free Processing
    Ability to work under pressure
    Compliance with regulatory/institutional requirements
    Processing within tight turn-around times
    Preparation of Reports with tight timelines
    Customer satisfaction in a highly competitive environment
    Weekend and public holiday work (as and when required)

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should:
Click here to apply online

Application Deadline Date
Not Stated

Account Manager for New Business, Africa at Opera Software

At Opera, we make web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Our business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions.Account Manager for New Business, Africa at Opera Software, Lagos, Nigeria
Today, people all over the world can share in the power of the Internet, no matter where they live or how they get online. We believe that participation changes everything.

Job Title: Account Manager for New Business, Africa  
Department: Sales and Marketing  
Location(s):  Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Opera Software seeks a highly professional, sales-oriented Account Manager to effectively plan, manage and expand our new browser-based consumer-engagement business targeted to agencies, brands and existing Opera partners. Our goal is to develop further our sales for products within the areas of sponsored internet access (various subscription solutions) and sponsorship/advertising products.
This position reports to the Regional Manager for Regional Sales and Partnerships.
  • Build and maintain a sustainable sales pipeline
  • Pitch, negotiate and close new deals with agencies and brands (sponsors).
  • Manage key relationships with existing customers spread across the market, with the goal to increase revenue per customer and extend the reach of Opera products.
  • Foster key relationships with customer middle- and top management.
  • Gather and use feedback from customers to contribute to various product roadmaps.
  • Pioneer innovative commercial models to maximize profitability and differentiate our offering.
  • Work closely with Business Development and Sales to optimize and improve the value, profitability and attractiveness of our sponsored-internet-access product and proposition.
  • Work closely with all important stakeholders within Opera Software to ensure a good, clear coordination and cooperation.
  • Build awareness in the market – both B2B and B2C.
  • Manage and expand relationships with existing and new customers within various customers in digital, internet and sponsorship/advertising areas.
  • Ensure solid revenue growth from existing and new customers.
  • Increase customer engagement.
  • Optimize product potential by planning of and executing a continuous stream of campaigns.
  • Create revenue through market research, planning, contract closings, bookings and billings.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's/Master's degree or equivalent in Business and/or Engineering
  • At least 5 years' experience covering Sales/Business Development/Marketing activities involving telecom operators, internet providers or the mobile industry
  • Ability to work in a team of persons with diverse backgrounds and functional responsibilities
  • Experience in an international business environment, working in a matrix organization involving global teamwork and cultural awareness
  • Commercially competent, with knowledge of the telecom industry, internet technologies, mobile industry and/or digital marketing
  • Excellent track record and success in complex sales and/or marketing initiatives
  • Strong ability to communicate with all organization levels, including customers’ marketing & business development teams, but especially customers' top management
  • Fluent in local language and English, both spoken and written
  • A team player, creative and self-motivated, able to take ownership of projects
  • A dedicated, fast-moving individual, eager to win business and deliver results, strongly focused on goals and targets
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-moving technical environment and a willingness to take on new challenges
  • Solid understanding of marketing budget processes and campaign planning
  • Possession of an existing network of potential customers, able to “hit the ground running”
  • Ability to travel frequently within Africa
How To Apply
Interested candidates should;
Click here to apply

Application Deadline Date
Not stated

Bureau Chief at Thomson Reuters Nigeria

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.Bureau Chief at Thomson Reuters Nigeria

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Job Title: Bureau Chief
Location: Lagos
Job ID: JREQ034367

Job description

Reuters is seeking an experienced, highly motivated and resilient correspondent as Bureau Chief, Nigeria to oversee coverage of Africa’s most populous nation, its biggest oil producer and largest economy. The successful candidate, based in Lagos, must be fluent across the file – from the latest Boko Haram atrocity, to the impact on global energy markets of an oil spill in the Niger delta, to unorthodox attempts by the central bank to defend the currency. He or she must also have a proven track record of longer-format reporting and writing, including Special Reports. Experience working in hostile and difficult environments, dealing with serious security threats, uncooperative authorities, poor communications and patchy stringers also essential – as is a well-developed sense of humour. For all Nigeria’s myriad problems and challenges, it can also be an immensely rewarding place: Nigerians are among the most optimistic, engaging and innovative people in Africa, adept at finding a solution to whatever life, the economy or the government throws at them. From architects of international 419 scams and Nobel prize-winning authors to internationally renowned musicians and mega-star Christian preachers, every Nigerian has a story to tell.

The position will be available from May. For questions, please contact acting sub-Saharan Africa bureau chief Ed Cropley ( or EMEA regional editor Richard Mably (
We are the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster. We deliver this must-have insight to the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

Desired Skills and Experience

Required skills and experience
- Strong writing and reporting skills.
- Proven ability to lead from the front, breaking news and setting the agenda.
- Strong leadership skills to inspire, train and manage a large, diverse team.
- Sound understanding of client needs across all the asset classes, experience of reporting Africa financial stories.
- Hostile environment experience and the ability to make decisions under pressure.
- Ability to generate great story ideas, including enterprise pieces.

How To Apply
Interested candidates should;
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Application Deadline Date
Not stated

Senior Associate/Associate, Country and Investor Relations at Africa Finance Corporation Nigeria

AFC ( is an African-led multilateral development finance institution, established in 2007, with a mission to improve African economies by proactively developing and financing infrastructure, industrial and financial assets. With the aspiration to be the leading infrastructure financier on the continent, AFC is involved as an investor, developer and financier of various infrastructure projects, and is gaining recognition as the benchmark institution for financing the development of infrastructure projects in Africa.Senior Associate/Associate, Country and Investor Relations at Africa Finance Corporation Nigeria

AFC’s current authorized share capital is USD2 billion with shareholders’ funds of USD1.28 billion. By the end of 2014, the Corporation had mobilised funding in excess of USD1billion. AFC is one of the highest investment grade-rated multilateral finance institutions in Africa, with an A3 (long term) /P2 (short term) foreign currency debt rating by Moody’s Investors Service.

Job Title: Senior Associate/Associate, Country and Investor Relations

Job description

The job holder will be primarily responsible for the prudent and professional management of the AFC’s relationship building and management of investors, project origination, and sensitisation of various governments and project promoters, with an initial emphasis on East and Southern Africa region.
This is a front office role with funding-related responsibilities. The job holder must be highly motivated, outgoing and ambitious to meet the annual targets required to support AFC growth aspirations, especially in the East and Southern Africa region. 

  • Assist in the development and implementation of Three-year rolling business plans for target countries and regions. 
  • Assist in the development and implementation of origination and coverage plans for target countries/ regions.
  • Monitor progress in the implementation of approved business and coverage plans.
  • Perform competitive analysis of target countries/regions on an ongoing basis.
  • Assist in the establishment of the necessary on-the-ground infrastructure for the Corporation in target countries/regions, including setting-up of county office(s).
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of relationships and key partners in target countries and regions, including monitoring operational changes.
  • In conjunction with sector specialists, assist in the identification of potential clients, partners, deals, and projects for AFC.
  • Contacts and Relationships: Develop and maintain an active database of key contacts for the following target groups
             -       Corporations: Key corporate bodies and institutions in all countries of the region.
             -       Project Sponsors: Identify, classify key project sponsors within the region.
             -       Financial Institutions: All financial institutions with activities and presence in the region
             -       International Organisations: All international institutions within and/or with interest/activities in                        the region
            -       Government Agencies: Key government agencies in all countries of the region
  • Country Profiles and developments: Assist in the development, maintenance, and updating of country profiles within with a view to assisting origination and investments in key activity areas of AFC
  • New and Existing Projects: Maintain an active list of existing projects and potential projects.
  • Information Gathering and Dissemination: Assist in gathering economic, project, and socio-political information on all target countries of AFC.
  • Reports and Documentation: Assist in the development of origination, marketing and investment activity reports.
  • AFC Communications and Information Dissemination: Work with corporate communications department of AFC to tailor and disseminate AFC communications to key stake holders in target countries, especially within the East and Southern Africa region.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the AFC Business lines/products and the motivations of different types of investors.
  • Facilitate new country, regional and institutional investments into AFC.
  • Coordinate industry events and presentations to analysts and investors.
  • Attend Investor conferences and meetings with senior management.
  • Organize conferences, investor calls, investor meetings etc and respond to investor queries and participate in non-deal road shows.
  • Contribute to all documentation needed in the fundraising process.
  • Create presentations, press releases and other materials for investorsIn conjunction with the Corporate Secretariat, responsible for relationship management of new and existing AFC Shareholders.  
  • Perform other duties, as assigned by the Executive Director (Chief Operating Officer) and/or Supervisor

Desired Skills and Experience

Competencies and Skills
  • Good understanding of infrastructure development and project management.
  • Strong understanding of project financing.
  • Sound knowledge of the workings of financial instruments and products.
  • Solid understanding of the African and global development/economic environment and the implication of economic and political events on the AFC’s business
  • Strong inter-personal skills and relationship building and maintenance.
  • Good exposure to governments/agencies within the region
  • Working knowledge of development institutions and demonstrable network within and across these institutions
  • Demonstrable commitment to high ethical standards and high level of integrity
  • Good report writing and presentation skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to innovate and think outside the box
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to multi task and function effectively under pressure
  • Good leadership and people management skills
  • High sense of responsibility, accountability and dependability
Minimum Requirements
  • A first degree in engineering, economics or business related discipline
  • Possession of MBA or a master’s degree in a technical or international relations is an added advantage
  • 4 - 7 years working experience in an international financial institution or within a multinational business
  • Working experience in a multicultural and diverse working environment.
How To Apply
Interested candidates should;
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Application Deadline Date
Not stated.

AVP/VP Investment at Africa Finance Corporation Nigeria

AFC ( is an African-led multilateral development finance institution, established in 2007, with a mission to improve African economies by proactively developing and financing infrastructure, industrial and financial assets. With the aspiration to be the leading infrastructure financier on the continent, AFC is involved as an investor, developer and financier of various infrastructure projects, and is gaining recognition as the benchmark institution for financing the development of infrastructure projects in Africa.AVP/VP Investment at Africa Finance Corporation Nigeria

AFC’s current authorized share capital is USD2 billion with shareholders’ funds of USD1.28 billion. By the end of 2014, the Corporation had mobilised funding in excess of USD1billion. AFC is one of the highest investment grade-rated multilateral finance institutions in Africa, with an A3 (long term) /P2 (short term) foreign currency debt rating by Moody’s Investors Service.

Job Title: AVP/VP Investment

Job description

  • Participate in the identification of potential clients and partners.
  • Maintain active involvement in the marketing of AFC’s products and the identification of potential deals/projects across Africa in key sectors of Power, Oil/Gas, Heavy Industries, Telecommunications and Transportation.
  • Preparation of detailed project analysis and presentation materials for delivery to potential local and international clients, including pitchbooks, expressions of interest, proposals and various bidding materials as required to create investment opportunities.
  • Prepare/oversee customer/company and industry research.
  • Lead, oversee and participate in the commercial, technical, environmental, KYC checks and financial evaluation/ due diligence to identify key value/cost drivers, potential risks in collaboration with sector experts.
  • Lead the development and analysis of detailed financial models incorporating robust sensitivity analyses; valuations of equity investments; collateral coverage  assessments and returns analyses.
  • Lead, participate in and/or oversee the preparation and negotioation of investmentment documentation including term sheets, facilily agreements, shareholder agreements, etc.
  • Lead and participate in the preparation of AFC’s credit review documentation and present investment thesis to the Investment Committee.
  • Lead/participate in the negotiation and documentation of transactions in collaboration with legal, finance and technical functions working closely with sponsors to achieve financial close.
  • Proactively monitor/manage performance of assigned portfolio investments and develop strategies to mitigate ongoing risk to ensure compliance with all credit policies and procedures.
  • Lead client interface, coordinating investment monitoring activities including continued engagement with sponsors, follow up on any post-closing action items, ongoing monitoring of key risks identified during due diligence, and analysis of operational and financial performance.
  • Conduct financial and valuation analysis on existing equity investments for active portfolio management and advise management on interventions and/or optimal exit conditions.
  • Supervise, coach and develop Analysts and Associates operating within the Division.
  • Undertake ad-hoc tasks  as may be assigned by senior management. 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Advanced communication and business writing skills, including ability to interface directly and effectively with senior management of potential clients.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and time management skills as well as ability to manage multiple business priorities within a dynamic landscape.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet challenging deadlines regularly.
  • Exceptional project management skills.
  • Ability to originate and generate new business leads towards enhancing the overall business development efforts of the organization.
  • Business development mindset with a wide network of contacts and relationships with entrepreneurs, banking and development finance institutions, private equity,  corporates with a focus on infrastructure development in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Strong team work mindset, and ability to work seamlessly with staff across the organization. Willingness to support other staff to achieve corporate goals.
  • High level of creativity and capacity to develop innovative ideas particularly at origination and transaction negotiation stages to ensure successful transaction closure.
  • Ability to speak French and other languages used for business in Africa (Portuguese, Spanish) highly preferable.
  • Self-starter with a proven ability to show initiative, shoulder responsibility and be proactive.
  • charismatic, outgoing, engaging personality. Confident but humble
    with exceptional work ethic, drive and leadership.
  • Possess a strong record of academic achievement at the undergraduate level from a leading university in engineering/economics/finance or related discipline.
  • Relevant advanced degree in Business Administration, Finance, Investments or in other related field, or a relevant professional qualification.
  • Relevant certifications related to finance and/ or project management. 
  • Extensive experience leading infrastructure investments in Africa applying  complex deal structuring to project development, project finance and equity transactions;
  • Hands on experience utilizing comprehensive risk analysis and quantitaive financial modelling framework  in the evaluation of transaction economics;
  • Proven track record of leading negotiatons, execution and documentation of debt and equity investments.
  • Typically, 8-12 years of work experience in investment banking, private equity, consulting and/or industrial conglomerate, with a minimum of 4-6 years postgraduate qualification.  
  • Fluency in writing and speaking English is mandatory
  • French, and/or Spanish and Portuguese is desirable
•   Willingness to travel “out-of-station” with minimal prior notice.

How To Apply
Interested candidates should;
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Application Deadline Date
Not stated.

Referent Captain at Bourbon Interoil Nigeria Limited

A leading international player in marine services, BOURBON offers to the most demanding oil & gas clients worldwide a full line of innovative, safe, high performance and new generation vessels and an expanded offer of offshore oil & gas services.Referent Captain at Bourbon Interoil Nigeria Limited

Bourbon Interoil Nigeria Limited recruits a Referent Master;

Job Title: Referent Captain
Job ID: 150006
Location: Port-Harcourt

The Referent Captain is responsible and accountable for improving the competency level of seafarers. His/her mission is to implement effective methods to train, evaluate and enhance performance of seafarers through coompany and other training programs. This will in turn develop highly trained seafarers.
In order to achieve this you will be in charge of the following:
  • Conduct Company Training Needs
  • Conduct essential trainings onboard
  • Provide support to Department Managers in responding to training requirement by clients
  • Keep informed on legislation impacting the company’s training obligations
  • Monitoring training record of shipboard personnel to ensure that they are updated
  • Assess competence and performance of Seafarers
The position reports to the Operations Manager

Desired Skills and Experience

Key skills
  • Needs Full DP, Unrestricted CoC or min <10000 font="">
  • Good people skills ,
  • Able to motivate and instruct others,
  • Fluency in English,
  • Good admin skills
Plenty of AH, towing experience . Preferable also with Azimuth drive experience (TUGS)

Contract: Permanent contract based in Port Harcourt

How To Apply
Interested candidates should;
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Application Deadline Date
Not stated

Recent Job Situation In Nigeria

Unemployment in Nigeria is a standout amongst the most basic issues the nation is confronting. The years of corruption, civil war, military rule, and mismanagement have obstructed financial development of the nation. Nigeria is blessed with various and limitless assets, both human and material. On the other hand, years of carelessness and unfavorable arrangements have prompted the under-usage of these assets. These resources have not been adequately used to yield greatest financial profits. This is one of the essential drivers of unemployment and destitution in Nigeria.Recent Job Situation In Nigeria

According to the report of the World Bank, the GDP at acquiring force equality of Nigeria was $170.7 billion during 2005. Unemployment in Nigeria is a significant issue both monetarily and socially. Unemployment in Nigeria has brought about more individuals who don't have obtaining force. Less utilization has prompted lower generation and financial development has been hampered. Unemployment additionally has social results as it expands the rate of wrongdoing. The auxiliary school graduates comprise of the important part of the unemployed representing almost 35% to half. The rate of unemployment inside the age gathering of 20 to 24 years is 40 % and between 15 to 19 years it is 31 %.

Under employed farm labor, additionally referred as masked unemployed, makes the rural unemployment figures less exact than those for urban unemployment. Just about 2/3 of the unemployed rural population is secondary school graduates.

Economic growth is not by any means the only answer for end unemployment in Nigeria, as the authority insights represent that beforehand unemployment did not generally decay with the monetary development. Different arrangements, for example, the provision of right skills to the individuals to help them handle the issues and lead a more prosperous life ought to additionally be given significance.

Recently the experts have suggested some techniques, which can play important role in curbing Unemployment in Nigeria. These include –
  •     Sports schools, evening clubs that teach kids to play football, swim etc
  •     Computer training schools and clubs that specializes in teaching programming softwares such as Java, Oracle, ASP, Cold fusion, JSP, digital photography, and video editing, etc.
  •     Language schools teaching foreign languages like French, Spanish, and Chinese.
  •     Setting up of provisional work agencies, which provides temporary staff to small companies
  •     People with good web and programming skills can think of starting the following projects in order to deal with the problems of unemployment - program unique JAVA based applications to be used in 3G phones, a project to structure a complete phone directory of all Nigerian phone numbers, online map project of major Nigerian cities, and project, which can provide sufficient information about everything in Nigeria.
    Other projects such as building solar powered water pump for use in rural areas, solar powered streetlights, hybrid powered generators using solar and battery power, can also generate employment in the Nigerian economy.

National Project Officer - Finance Officers at UNDP Nigeria

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is recruiting to fill the position of:National Project Officer - Finance Officers at UNDP Nigeria 

Job Title: National Project Officer - Finance Officer
Type of Contract: Service Contract
Location: Abuja, Nigeria.
Duration of Initial Contract: One year, renewable
Languages Required: English

This position is located in the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Country Office in Abuja, Nigeria (CONIG). Under the direct supervision of the Project Coordinator and guidance of the UNODC Finance Officer, the Project Finance Officer is responsible for effective and transparent utilization of project financial resources and integrity of financial services of the project. The Finance Officer promotes a client-oriented approach consistent with UNODC / UNDP rules and regulations. S/he analyzes and interprets the financial rules and regulations and provides solutions to a wide spectrum of complex financial issues. The Finance Officer promotes a collaborative approach consistent with UNODC /UNDP rules and regulations.

The Finance Officer would work in close collaboration with the Operations Team in the UNODC Country Office, UNODC HQ and with the Operations staff of UNDP in Nigeria, beneficiary Agencies’officials and Partners, ensuring successful and efficient project financial implementation.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Finance Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Prepare and monitor a shadow budget to adequately capture project expenditures by activity.
  • Review and analyse data with respect to the finalization of cost estimates and budget proposals, in terms of staff and non-staff requirements.
  • Provide support to the Project Coordinator with respect to the elaboration of resource requirements for budget submissions / revisions.
  • Review, analyse and provide input into finalization of project budgets.
  • Monitor budget implementation and determine / recommend reallocation of funds when and where necessary.
  • Liaise with the Project Coordinator to implement the project in line with UN Financial Rules and Regulations;
  • Continuously monitor expenditures to ensure that they remain within authorized levels, and that delivery targets are met.
  • Administer and monitor budget resources, including review of agreements, grants and cost plans, ensuring compliance with UN regulations and rules and established policies and procedures.
  • Prepare relevant documentation with respect to budget performance submissions and maintain adequate Budget /expenditure tracking system, ensuring that 100% of project expenditure are captured
  • Advise project management on all aspects of accounts maintenance, budget control, incomes and other financial issues regarding projects implementation, i.e. obligations and future programme/projects budgetary implications.
  • Carry out reconciliation of accounts and expenditures with UNDP Atlas and UNODC ProFi
  • Supervise the closing of the monthly project accounts, assist in ensuring timely submission of Management Expenditures data to HQ and the requested financial reports to UNDP; reconciliation and replenishment of bank accounts.
  • Ensure strategic financial resource management: suggest measures for adequate optional utilization of project funds, and recommend cost savings and redeployments as appropriate.
  • Act as key interface for project audits and accounts examinations.
  • Maintains corporate automated financial systems (ProFi, FOML); for project finance, supervise upgrades and integrations; trains finance/programme staff on their application.
  • Establish and maintain within the Project Core Unit a set of sound policies, procedures, standards and tools, which are consistent with UN policy and practice in order to ensure proper accounting, financial management and control.
  • Participate in the preparation and implementation of the project work plan and budget to ensure the compatibility with work priorities and objectives, taking into account the most effective use of resources.
  • In collaboration with the Project Coordinator, liaise with UNODC HQ to secure Grant approval
  • Ensure prompt disbursement of grants in line with approved guidelines
  • Monitor grant retirements from grantee
  • Ensure proper tracking of all project assets in collaboration with UNODC Administrative Associate
  • Liaise with bank for all workshop payments and ensuring proper retirement.
  • Oversee proper recording of all project assets and related data.
Human Resources' Management:
  • Assist the Programme Support Team in carrying out actions covering the entire span of human resource management, ensuring consistency in the application of UN rules and procedures.
  • Provide to project staff support with respect to conditions of service, duties and responsibilities, and privileges and entitlements under the UN Staff Rules and Regulations.
General Administration:
  • Keep up-to-date documents/reports/guidelines that have a bearing on matters related to programme/project budget/project assets, ensuring compliance with United Nations policies and procedures.
  • Produce reports for management regarding financial/administrative issues;
  • Supervise administrative staff and provide advice to project staff on human resource administration, financial administration and management information issues and practices to colleagues (including procurement of supplies and services; transport, travel and traffic, communications, engineering and information technology support and provision of local utilities and service requirements).
  • Support the Finance / Administrative Assistant in preparation and implementation of the local elements of the procurement plan, taking into account the most effective use of resources.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned.
Knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the Project and UNODC Country Office and guidance to all stakeholders on financial matters focusing on achievement of the following results:
  • Organization/conduct of training for the operations/ projects staff on financial management.
  • Organization/conduct of training for project beneficiaries focal points.
  • Synthesis of lessons learned and best practices in Finance.
  • Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice
Work implies frequent interaction with the following:
  • UNODC Operations Team, Country Office staff and HQ staff in the Division for Management, Financial Resources Management Service, UNDP Operations Team in Nigeria and project beneficiaries.
  • Professionalism: Understands and applies fundamental concepts and principles of a professional discipline or technical specialty relating to the position. Ability to formulate and manage budgets; manage contributions and investments; manage transactions; and conduct financial analysis, reporting and cost-recovery. Possesses knowledge of organizational policies and procedures and applies them consistently in work tasks. Analyzes the requirements and synthesizes proposals. Strives to keep job knowledge up-to-date through self-directed study and other means of learning. Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments.
  • Accountability: Takes ownership of responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost, and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.
  • Communication: Proven ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively with a range of audiences, including ability to prepare reports, make presentations in a variety of fora, and conduct presentations by clearly formulating positions on issues, articulating options concisely, conveying maximum necessary information as well as making and defending recommendations. Possesses excellent drafting and communication skills with proven ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to match style and format to audience.
  • Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients' and seeks to see things from clients' point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients' needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients' environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to clients.
  • Teamwork: Proven interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity. Works collaboratively with colleagues within and outside of UNODC to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
  • Planning & Organizing: Able to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor work while prioritizing competing demands; able to work on tight deadlines; knowledge on how to develop clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and projects as necessary; uses time efficiently.
Required Skills and Experience

  • Advanced University Degree (Master's degree) in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business or Public Administration, or a professional accounting qualification from an internationally recognized institute of accountancy.
  • Professionally qualified accountants from an internationally recognized institute of accountancy will have a distinct advantage. Candidates with a first-level university degree and at least 6 years of qualifying professional experience may be considered.
  • A minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in providing financial management services, managing staff and operational systems.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages; experience in handling of web based management systems and ERP financials, preferably PeopleSoft, FOML and ATLAS a plus.
  • Experience of IPSAS and/or IFRS an asset.
  • Knowledge of European Union financial procedures an advantage.
  • Languages: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English (both oral and written) is required; knowledge of other UN official languages is an asset.
Important Information

United Nations Considerations:
  • The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8).
  • Candidates will be required to meet the requirements of Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter as well as the requirements of the position. The United Nations is committed to the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity for all its human resources, including but not limited to respect for international human rights and humanitarian law.
  • Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to whether they have committed, or are alleged to have committed criminal offences and/or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law.
No fee:
  • The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself with information on applicant's bank accounts.
  • UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
  • UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Application Deadline Date
5th February, 2014.

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