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PricewaterhouseCoopers Recruits Graduate Associates

PricewaterhouseCoopers Graduate Opportunities 2011

It’s our range of viewpoints that helps us answer the big business questions. That’s why your degree discipline is far less important than the courage to speak up and the confidence to express your opinions.

Bright, self-assured people make us the best at what we do. A firm that is proud to be a top-draw graduate
destination. So if you can think for yourself why shouldn’t you be thinking for us?


- Assurance
- Consulting
- Tax
- Financial Advisory

You need to have completed NYSC and have a 2:1 or above in any degree discipline
Method of Application

Visit and apply for a position before 17 May 2011 using reference #7772828891.
We value diversity in our people.


Graduate Jobs at Smart & Select Value Management(Various Positions)

Smart & Select Value Management (SS&VM), a new organization that is committed to promoting a healthy world through a healthier eating habit and lifestyle has the following vacancies as shown below.
If you are fascinated by being part of something new and bigger than just employment, if you are motivated by the prospect of having an unbelievable degree of freedom to make a difference, if you are bored by an environment where you are allowed to tinker and make only incremental changes and rather want to work in an environment where you have entrepreneurial and allowed to stamp your personality on system and procedures we will like to have a chat with you.
• Strategic and comprehensive approach to managing people and the workplace.
• Able to design policies that meet the needs of a dynamic organization.
• Degree in Personnel Administration/Human Resources Management/Social Sciences
• Three years cognate experience
• Management requires a varied skill in Administration, Leadership and people skills.
• Degree in Food Service/Catering or Hospitality management/related discipline
• Five years cognate experience in a first class restaurant or hotel of at least 4 star status.
• Friendly & courteous personality is key.
• HND/OND/Minimum School Certificate
• Minimum two years experience in the field
• OND/School Certificate
COOKS (African/Continental Dishes) – Lagos
• Must be literate with a minimum of five years cognate experience
• Degree in Physical & Health Education
• Three years cognate experience
CHEF – Lagos
• A food connoisseur about wowing customers with the taste and experience from the company’s menu. Innovative and disposed to try out new ideas and continuously raise the bar.
• University degree/HND in Catering
• Minimum of three years cognate experience
• Not more than 45 years
Apply latest 26th April 2011 to: [email protected].
Attach a CV with a passport photograph and state in not more than 50 words what contribution you think you can make to the company and why you are the right person for the job.
State clearly the job you are applying for on top of the CV.


GTBank Graduate Executive Trainees

Job: Executive Trainees


Job Title Team Member

Organization Name: Entry-Level

A generalist position for entry-level staff

Desired Skills
Must Possess Business Writing Skills.

Strong Interpersonal Skills.

Good Communication Skills.

Excellent Customer Service Etiquette.

Must Possess Presentation Skills.

How To Apply

Kindly submit your application online


Eskom Job Vacancies(30 Positions)

Eskom is looking for individuals in the following positions for opportunities within the group, Please REGISTER and APPLY ONLINE.


KPMG Nigeria Recruits Fresh Graduates into various positions

KPMG International is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. KPMG is also represented in Nigeria offering Audit, Tax and Advisory Services. KPMG recruits the following Graduate Positions:
Job Title City/State Position Id
Advisory Fresh Graduate Ikoyi Lagos EB-4004134042

Tax Fresh Graduate Ikoyi Lagos EB-1604012657

Audit Fresh Graduate Ikoyi Lagos EB-7809873576

Infrastructure Fresh Graduate Ikoyi Lagos EB-2741606169

Audit Experienced Hire Ikoyi Lagos EB-3295061636

Tax Experienced Hire Ikoyi Lagos EB-5394742443

Advisory Experienced Hire Ikoyi Lagos EB-1776098839

Infrastructure Experienced Hire Ikoyi Lagos EB-1431131215


GE Corporate: HR Operations Leader – Nigeria

HR Operations Leader – Nigeria Job
Location: IIkoyi – Lagos, Nigeria
Job Number: 1329918
Business: GE Corporate
Business Segment: Corporate Finance & Operating Components
About Us: GE is a diversified technology, media and financial services company dedicated to creating products that make life better. From aircraft engines and power generation to financial services, medical imaging and television programming, GE operates in more than 100 countries and employs more than 300,000 people worldwide.
The successful candidate will be a member of a diverse team across Europe, Middle East & Africa
Posted Position Title: HR Operations Leader – Nigeria
Career Level: Experienced
Function: Human Resources

Function Segment: HR Client Support
Location: Nigeria
City: IIkoyi – Lagos
Relocation Assistance No
Role Summary/Purpose: The Role is required to drive operational excellence and provide Human Resource support for GE businesses in Nigeria especially focusing on local compliance & practices.
This is a senior position requiring excellent people and process management abilities.
Essential Responsibilities Ø Provide consulting services to the GE businesses on Compensation & Benefits Management, including Market Benchmarks, Salary surveys & assessments & benefits management
Ø Lead key local HR processes for client groups from employee entry to exit, including:
- Review & maintenance of 100% compliant local HR policies & procedures,
- Assessment & improvement of HR related document retention standards & practices,
- Digitization of common templates, Payroll system update, Employees personal records update, etc.
Ø Team with global/regional HR counterparts to provide seamless support to the global organizations
Ø Play a lead role in recruiting, interviewing, and selection + University relations
Ø Support local management team in employee performance reviews and training allocation
Ø Provide HR immigration and passage support to the GE businesses; processing of visas, work & residence permits, flight tickets, e.t.c
Ø Provide administrative support to the GE businesses in Nigeria
Ø Front end the customer relationship with all the GE businesses ensuring customer satisfaction of the highest level.
Ø Work effectively in a cross-functional and culturally diverse work group.
Qualifications/Requirements: Ø B.Sc. /B.A. Degree in related fields or equivalent experience.
Ø 5+ years work experience in similar role
Ø Substantial proven performance in an HR generalist role.
Ø Knowledge & expertise on local Labor Law & prevailing HR practices
Ø Demonstrated ability to interact and consult effectively with business leaders and employees.
Ø Well – developed interviewing and assessment skills.
Ø Outstanding communication, teaming and interpersonal skills.
Ø Fluency in English
Ø Self-motivated, high energy with strong ability to deliver results.
Ø Excellent computer skills
Desired Characteristics · Experience in multicultural environment and multilingual e.g. French, Italian, e.t.c.
· Financial acumen
· Worked in Multinational Company

Job Segments: Administrative, Administrative Assistant, Aviation, Compliance, Consulting, Finance, Front End, HR, HR Generalist, Human Resources, Legal, Operations, Operations Manager, Payroll, Technology



Job Vacancies at Von Automobile Nig Ltd

Von Automobile Nig Ltd Recruitment

We urgently require the services of competent individual in the following areas:


All applicants should possess a minimum of 0 Level certificate, passed trade test I, II and III or OND with minimum of 5 years experience from a recognized automobiles Companies.
Possession of HND Certificate will be an added advantage.
Preference will be given to candidates who have worked in the Automotive / Bus Sectors.


Applicants for two above must be a graduate of Business Administration, Economics, Marketing etc with minimum of Second Class Upper Degree.
Possession of MBA will be an added advantage.
The candidate must be organised, possess good communication skills and must be proficient in the Microsoft suite.

Qualified and interested candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] or
P.O.Box 54767,
Falomo Ikoyi

Application Deadline is 10th March, 2011


Jobs at KOA Consultants Ltd

KOA Consultants Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes enquiries from qualified engineers who wish to join our very dynamic team.
We offer challenging and rewarding opportunities to participate in many building projects. Openings exist in the listed positions;









5 years

If you are looking to take key step in your career, download the application form from our website and email as an email as an attachment to [email protected] including the appropriate reference in the subject line.




Skyward Group Vacancies:Professional Cadre (Over 4 Positions)

The Skyward Group prides itself in its research and implementation expertise in the areas of Technology Services, Consulting, Enterprises Development and, late, Energy and Environmental Consulting.
We are looking for ambitious and entrepreneurial professionals who are eager to take on the numerous technologies and socio-economic challenges facing our country and the African continent.
We operate a culture that would suit the most anarchic of greeks, flat and centreless management, Co-ownership, emphasis on excellence and results, “can-do” spirit, strategic partnership and, above all, INTEGRITY.
We have vacancies in the professional, administrative and top management cadres.
Professional Cadre
All candidates must have good first degree/diploma and at least three years hands-on professional experience. Advanced degrees and professional qualifications are welcome.
(a) Information Technology Professionals (Code: ITP)
Oracle DB, SAP, Document Management, Biometrics, Applications Developments, Sales &
Marketing (Relationship Management), Project Management, Software Testing &: QA., Security, Telecommunications etc.,
(b) Enterprise Development/Social & Economic Engineers (ED/SE)
SMES, Poverty Alleviation, Informal Sector, Women &: Youth Empowerment, Development, Finance, Micro Finance, Cluster Development, Franchising, Industrial Management, etc.
(c) Energy & Environment (EEC)
Power Sector Reform & Privatization, Oil & Gas, especially local content strategy, Renewable Energy, Climate Change, Erosion/Desertification, EIA etc.
(d) Management Consulting(MC)
Change Management & Impact Assessment, Research Management, Digital Strategy, Organization Development, Telecommunication Regulation, etc.
Method of Application
All applications should be sent by email to: [email protected] or [email protected] not later than 6th February, 2011
Applicants must indicate the code of the position they are applying for (e.g. ECC for Energy & Environment).
Applicants must indicate which of our centres (Lagos or Abuja) they want to work in.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



Oil and Gas Jobs( Leading Edge Consulting) Recruiting into Various Positions

Our client is an organization engaged in training of technical manpower for the Oil and Gas sector. It also partners with professionals and internationally recognized manpower institutes in its skills acquisition programmes. It is in search of individuals with specialized skills and competencies to fill the following vacant positions:

check Wednesday Punch, January 12, page 28 for details

Its strictly for OND and HND Holders in Elect, Mech, Welding, Petroluem and Natural Gas Processing and Industrial Safety and Environment.

Suitable candidates shld send their applications and comprehensive curriculum vitae as well as evidence of their current remuneration not later than 25 January 2011 to [email protected] or go to to apply. Or by courier to




Hot Jobs at Galaxy Backbone Plc

Galaxy Backbone Plc is a public enterprise with the mission to operate a unified Information and communication Technology (ICT ) infrastructure platform offering services that address the connectivity, transversal and other technology imperatives of the Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government of Nigeria. The company is committed to excellence in service delivery, in accordance with global proven practices. In line with the ongoing expansion of operations, the Company wishes to fill the following vacant positions;

Apply to: [email protected]
Job Purpose/Responsibilities

• To develop and manage all product/service groups from an external product perspective, as well as strategy definition; product, positioning, pricing and promotion.
• Responsible for generating sales leads, training and supporting the sales teams to achieve defined targets
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 8 to 10 Years relevant experience In technical and business/customer-facing roles In a Systems Integrator environment.
• A Masters Degree (preferably an MBA will be on advantage) and industry professional certifications
• Strong customer-facing skills, coupled with good business Planning and project management skills

Apply to: [email protected]
Job Purpose/Responsibilities
• To manage the DCHS environment including leading Its procedures/ processes and routine operational activities.
• Responsible for the management of IP based Networks and Data Center Infrastructure, Including Commercial operations of the DCHS, Enterprise Applications Deployment and Systems Rollout
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline. An MBA and Industry Professional Certifications will be an advantage.
• 8-10 years relevant experience in technical and business/customer facing roles in a system Integrator environment

Apply to: [email protected]
Job Purpose/Responsibilities
• To deliver sales targets, manage fulfillment and develop business relationships with customers.
• Responsible for the management and documentation of customer information and collaborating with Product Development and Marketing to deliver service and marketing plans.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree with at least 4 years experience in a Technology Sales Function.
• Excellent presentation and negotiation skills with experience in a network set vices or systems operator environment,

Apply to: [email protected]
Job Purpose/Responsibilities
• To promote business opportunities with various State Governments
• Responsible for attracting new clients, articulating, developing and implementing a successful sales and business strategy.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
• BA, BSc and a Masters degree in a business or related discipline will be an advantage
• Direct public sector experience and in-depth industry knowledge (Nigerian terrain) and experience of operating and driving structured sales from opportunity assessment to deal closure.
• + 6 years relevant experience in a target driven core sales role, 5 of which should have been in a direct sales management role within a telecommunications service operator.

Apply to: [email protected]

Job Purpose/Responsibilities
• To develop and Implement programs and Initiatives that leverage ICT available from the company for the overarching objective of the attainment of MDGs, and other initiatives.
• Responsible for promoting business opportunities and developing ICT related partnerships with donor, development and intervention agencies as well as other stakeholders..
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
• Graduate degree in a relevant field (public policy, law, information systems or technology, ICT , engineering, economics or related field) with 6 + years of directly related experience in program development and implementation.
• Knowledge and experience within the international non-governmental and non-profit sector.

Apply to: [email protected]

Job Purpose/Responsibilities
• To lead and contribute to initiatives to increase business and IT operational productivity and performance through analysis and application of industry best practices.
• Responsible for developing and establishing processes and measurement protocols and improving innovation and product portfolio management processes across the company.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
• B.Sc in a technical IT-related field or business.
• 10+ years of experience designing and implementing governance and processes relevant to IT operations and outsourcing, with minimum of 2-3 years experience in product management and portfolio management

Apply to: [email protected]

Job Purpose/Responsibilities
• To support the company’s current and future ERP and other business critical applications from a technical and functional perspective and manage the performance of service to the company.
• Responsible for optimizing and designing enterprise processes via IT, carrying out scheduled maintenance and facilitating workshops and training courses.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
•, M.Sc or equivalent, Professional qualifications from recognized institutions necessary.
• Good knowledge of SAP experience of project managing ERP and IT implementation projects, database technologies (SQL 2005), Crystal reports.
• Experience of managing outsourced contracts, ITIL Service Delivery qualification is desirable.

Apply to: [email protected]

Job Purpose/Responsibilities
• To deliver support to end users in the organization on effective and efficient use of software programs.
• Responsible for Specifying, implementing, installing and configuring new third party business applications to ensure the products meet the service area needs, liaising with project managers and suppliers where necessary•

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
• University degree in the field of computer science , Information systems, and/or 5 years equivalent work experience, good knowledge of SAP, experience of project managing ERP and IT implementation project , database technologies, web development, XML, Web services and MS SnarePoint.

Apply to: [email protected]

Job Purpose/Responsibilities
• To enforce compliance, review of internal controls sufficient for safeguarding organisational assets and review financial transactions and other regulatory matters
• Responsible for carrying out special Investigation/surprise audit on the company financial records and liaising with external auditors and government auditors.

Job Purpose/Responsibilities
• BSc or HND in Accounting or Computer related fields/Electronic Engineering and a professional qualification in Accountancy.
• Minimum experience of 5 years post ACA or ACCA or any other relevant qualifications. External or internal audit experience would be an added advantage.

Method of Application
If you wish to apply for any of the positions, please send your CV (In Microsoft word format) as an attachment to the specified e-mail addresses.
For more Information about the roles please visit our website at:
Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted)

Closing Date: 2nd November, 2010.


Weatherford Africa recruits for Graduate Engineering Programme 2011

Weatherford is one of the largest diversified upstream oilfield service companies in the world. Our global network includes more than 52,000 people, 730 service bases, 87 manufacturing

facilities, and 16 technology and training centers in more than 100 countries.
Weatherford Africa recruits for Graduate Engineering Programme 2011

Job Number: SSA GRAD 2011)
Job Description
We are currently recruiting for Graduates across our SubSahara Africa Region.  We are looking to recruit highly skilled Engineers with a minimum of 2:1 Bachelors degree.
To begin, you’ll develop your own specific skills in a culture which covers a wide range of engineering disciplines, from petroleum to mechanical, electrical to chemical, drilling to well systems. Within that broad framework, the choices multiply even further, involving both theory and practice, research projects and their ultimate operational applications.  The journey you make can take you to an exciting variety of contexts all part of the Weatherford global infrastructure.
As a graduate engineer with Weatherford, the directions you take and the destinations you reach will depend on your own initiative, drive, independence and positive attitude. The opportunities are there for you to explore. Our aim is to reward dynamic and contributing individuals with a competitive package. Each country has its own combination but may incorporate, although not limited to, some of the following:
Competitive annual salary aligned with industry rates and reviewed regularly during your career with the company
Retirement / saving plan
Annual leave / vacation
Private Health Care
Permanent Health Insurance
Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
Personal Accident Insurance
Relocation Assistance provided where applicable
Family Friendly and Equal Opportunities Policies
Sports and Social Club Membership
Weatherford aims to provide the best rewards and benefits package possible for all employees and continually strives to ensure a culture which supports diversity and equal opportunities in the workplace throughout the world.
With Weatherford you will be part of a team working on complex engineering challenges that require innovative solutions. All over the world, in labs, offices, and in the field, these teams are applying the best engineering principles to ensure our customers can maximise production and extend the life of their wells.
These are the worlds that open up to you when you join Weatherford. As part of our team, you can discover new challenges, new people, new places and new aspects of yourself

Graduate Development Programme
When it comes to your training and development, Weatherford is committed to providing a broad-based programme, which lays the foundations for your development.
Your programme will take place over a 24 month period and in that time you will become knowledgeable in your preferred field of business and have an awareness of a wide range of Weatherford product lines and services.
You will have access to in-house training centres, practical on the-job training to build up your experience, as well as field-based training
where relevant. Some of your training and experience will be gained in our overseas operations.
Outside of your technical training and experience, you will gain exposure to the other sides of our business including our commercial functions, finance, human resources, contracts, workshop, QHSE, sales and public relations.
Over a period of time you will also receive soft skills training such as presentations, contracts, negotiations, communications and report writing.
Job Qualifications
In order to qualify for the programme, you will need at least a second class honours degree in one of the following:
Mechanical Engineering
Petroleum / Reservoir Engineering
Geology / Earth Sciences
Drilling & Well Engineering
Electrical/Electronic Engineering
Oil & Gas Engineering
To apply  CLICK HERE


Praekelt Digital Jobs: Software Engineer

Our products are offered as a service (SaaS) and are customised for client requirements. We need an experienced software engineer to join the team implementing the core product functionality and
implement world-class deployment architectures.Work remotely as part of a distributed team.You need:
10 years software development experience.
5 years Python experience.
Rock solid Django experience with highly scalable architecture including server farms and cloud / elastic computing.
Java and/or Ruby on Rails a bonus.
Experience with Test Driven Development.
Proficiency in XML, HTML, CSS and Javascript – bonus points for XHTML Mobile Profile
Familiarity with a Linux development environment – bonus points for Ubuntu.
Experience with optimising performance of a web application deployment including clustering, memcached, database clustering/replication, proxies, high availability.
System administration experience with change management and deployment in an SLA-driven environment.
Proficiency with git and other revision control systems.
Experience with MySQL, PostgreSQL and other databases.
Degree essential.
International work experience a big bonus.
But even more importantly we are looking for someone who:
Obsessively pays attention to detail
Understands the concept of usability
Is fanatical about clean concise readable code
Can pick or is willing to find the best tool for the job (adaptable, not married to any particular platform)
Sees the bigger picture
Can work unsupervised in an unstructured open environment

For more information and to arrange an interview send your CV to [email protected].Important – Please be sure to reference the job title you are applying for in your email.



The west African Health Organisation (WAHO), the health agency of ECOWAS, and its partners announces its Young Professional Internship Programme (YPIP) for 2011 which will commence in January 2011 and hereby invites application from citizens of member countries of ECOWAS.
The goal of the programme is to equip young professionals with knowledge, skills and experience for effective management of health problems in West Africa.

STRUCTURE: It includes a 12month programme divided into 6 stages. Stages 1 to 4 will take place at the headqtrs in Bokina Faso. The other stages include, among other things,  interns being posted to host institutions in different countries in West Africa to acquire practical skills and competence in their technical areas of interest or professional specialisation.

Applicants should have interest in one or more of the following domains:

HIV/AIDS, Reproductive Health, Child Survival, Nutrition, Prevention of Blindness, Malaria, Health Research and Disease Control.

The interns will be provided with accommodation and allowance during the period.
BENEFITS: All travel costs will be paid and learning materials provided free!


All applicants must be citizens of ECOWAS member countries, must be available throughout the 12-month period and should have:

1. A university Degree within the part 5yrs
2. Fluency in reading and writing of atleast one official ECOWAS languages: English, French Portuguese. Knowledge of a 2nd language. would be an advantage.
3. Basic competence in ICT.

Interested candidates should send the following documents:
1. Letter of application to participate in the programme.
2. Up-to-date CV
3. Copies of relevant pages of the National Passport, National ID or Birth Certificate.
4. Copies of Diploma and Certificates.
5. Letters of motivation stating reasons for wanting to participate in the programme, technical areas of interest and reasons for the choice, relevant experience and future plans.
6. Three letters of referees. 2 of which must be persons who taught the candidate in appropriate institution. For candidates with work experience, the 3rd should be a professional with whom the candidates has worked. The letter of reference should be sent directly to the address below by the referee.

All applications and letter of references should be sent by post or email to:
West African Health Organisation (WAHO/OOAS)
Young Professional Internship Programme 01 BP 153 Bobo-Dioulassa 01 Burkina Faso
Deadline:27th August 2010.

More jobs at WAHO


Addax Petroleum Vacancies: Senior Geologist

Addax Petroleum, one of the largest independent oil producers in West Africa, is currently in search of highly talented and well-experienced professionals with appropriate skill sets to help build capacity for current and future expansion within its Asset Management, Human Resource Management and Drilling Engineering teams.

Job Title: Senior Geologist REF: ASM1001


• Carry out geological work required for the timely execution of designated projects in an efficient and cost effective manner. according to agreed technical specifications and standards
• Develop 3D static geological models to support dynamic simulation, field reviews. field development plans and ongoing drilling activities
• Identify and evaluate infill and appraisal well opportunities in designated projects
• Provide geological input into well proposals and field development plans and presentation of same to partners and local approval agencies
• Provide technical/operational advice while drilling and maintain up-to-date well progress data. subsurface maps and geological information
• Prepare and obtain approval for contracts to cover geological technical work associated with third party service providers as required to support in-house technical teams. and ensure adherence/compliance with agreed scopes of work and contract ceiling values
• Efficient supervision, mentoring and coaching of less experienced geological staff

Qualification and Experience
• B.Sc or M.Scdegree in Geology.
• Minimum of 12 relevant years experience in production geology (preferably with a major international operator) including exposure to well site drilling operations, reservoir geology, fault modeling, petrophysics, seismic interpretation, formation evaluation, 3D stalic sedimentology, reservoir engineering and geological modeling.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can get the full job descriptions and person specifications on

Applicants are required to complete the electronic form and attached their resume. Please ensure that you specify the vacancy you wish to apply for.
This advert closes 18th May 2010. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Head of Research and Information Services at Nigerian Economic Summit Group

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group Job Vacancies for Executive Director, Policy Advocacy & Research and Executive Director, Marketing & Corporate Services
As part of our effort to effectively deliver on our mandate to provide a platform for fostering open and continuous dialogue on Nigeria’s economic development, we seek to recruit experienced and motivated individuals with the right complement of technical and managerial skills to fill key positions within our management team.
Head, Research & Information Services (Ref.HRIS)
Reporting to the Executive Director. Policy Advocacy & Research, the successful candidate will be responsible for supervising a pool of research analysts to gather, collate and analyse social and economic data on the Nigerian economy with a view to generating objective and credible information to support the organisation’s advocacy programs. Hel she will be specifically responsible for macro-economic research, comparative analysis, and sector/industry research and library-data bank.

Qualification Knowledge, Experience and Skills

• Minimum of a second class or its equivalent in statistics, economics or any relevant discipline and relevant professional qualifications.

• An MSc in statistics or economics will be an added advantage.

• Very good understanding of the Nigerian macro-economic environment, key development indicators and its impact on private sector.

• Proven experience in conducting macro-economic research, comparative analysis and varied industry research.

• Strong knowledge of both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies i.e. data analysis tools, leading practices trends and methods.

• Minimum of ten (10) years relevant experience, of which at least seven (7) must have been at a strategic/ senior management level.

• Excellent knowledge of statistical software applications e.g. SPSS and data gathering and analytical skills.

• Good leadership, relationship management, communication (written and oral), presentation/facilitation, project management, Analytical, problem solving, organisational skills and working knowledge of MicrosoftOffice tools.
Method of Application

Qualified candidates with requisite experience should forward their detailed curriculum vitae to: [email protected] with the position and refernce number as the subjet. Deadline for submission of applications is 4th May 2010


African Jobs:Finance Assistant/ Analyst at International Finance Corporation(Egypt)

Close Date: 26-Apr-2010
Background / General description:

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, is a global investor and advisor committed to promoting projects in its developing member countries that are
economically beneficial, financially and commercially sound, and environmentally and socially sustainable. IFC finances private sector investments, mobilizes capital in the international financial markets, helps clients improve social and environmental sustainability, and provides technical assistance and advice to governments and businesses in the developing world. IFC MENA Department is looking to hire a Finance Assistant/Analyst to work in our regional office in Cairo, Egypt. The Finance Assistant/Analyst s responsibilities would be assigned to assist the Investment and the Advisory Services Operations in MENA in the duties and responsibilities mentioned below.
Duties and Accountabilities:

The Finance Assistant/Analyst will perform the following duties for Investment and Advisory Services operations, but not limited to: – Preparation and/or review of the Investment and Advisory Services department s monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports – Assist the Regional Department in managing, monitoring and reporting on all department resources (i.e. budget, staff, reimbursable, chargeback and cross-charging) – Conduct monthly review of Facility/Program expenses for accuracy, budget availability and compliance – Monitors and analyses cost effectiveness performance at the unit, activity, product, and project levels. Prepares ad hoc analyses based on IFC cost information stored in various source systems, (e.g. SAP, FTS, IDesk, RMS, MIS, etc,.) and combines the information into appropriate format for further manipulation and analysis – Actively oversees and monitors accounts (including reimbursable costs), analyzes and forecasts budgets and accruals, evaluates commitments and expense trends, alerts management to critical variance from assumptions and plans, and recommends deployment of resources – Collaborate with Finance Officer in developing and managing the budget, work program, internal controls and staffing issues as they relate to the Administrative/DFO Budget in MENA – Conducting regular audits of financial documents; providing recommendations based on review/audit findings and implementing follow-up actions – Handle SAP/Imprest Administration (processing of payments, executing payment runs, maintaining and regularly reconciling all accounts, etc.) – Handling other ad-hoc tasks as assigned by the Regional Finance Controller
Selection Criteria:

- Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Economics with at least 7 years of working experience – Recognized professional accreditation (CPA, CIMA, ACCA, etc) is a plus – Sound knowledge and understanding of accounting theory, concepts and principles, financial accounting reporting, budgeting, cost allocation – Proven practical skills in GL, AP/AR, journal entries, account reconciliations, budgeting, analysis of financial data, preparation of financial reports – Advanced skills in Excel and Access, working knowledge of Microsoft office – Strong conceptual, analytical and evaluation skills – Ability to research, analyze and synthesize information, interpret data, retrieve information and clearly and concisely summarize results – Prior experience in ERP applications (SAP) a significant advantage – Strong communication skills with the ability to prepare, present and discuss findings in written or oral form – Strong English skills is a must and Arabic is desired


Agriculture Education Policy Design Expert/Team Leader at Asian Foundation(Top Urgent)

The expert on Agricultural Education Policy Design /Team Leader will assist the Deputy Ministry of Education /TVET Department and take the lead in the design and full description of a national framework
for Agricultural Vocational Education and Training. The national framework has to be designed in close collaboration and aligned with the initiatives developed by the Ministry of Agriculture (MAIL), the Ministry of Social Affairs (MOLSAMD), and the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation (MRRD). The Ministry of Education / TVET Department is the Lead Ministry for all types of TVET formal education programs, while the other Ministries offer short trainings in a variety of subjects. Since agricultural vocational training facilities in Afghanistan are scarce and will be so for the foreseeable future, the available upgraded practical training facilities in many provinces have to share by the various Ministries organizing vocational training courses in Agriculture.

The Netherlands accepted the role of Lead Donor in the process of rebuilding the Afghan Agricultural TVET system. To this end a project was jointly formulated by the Ministry of Education / TVET Department and the Netherlands Government. The Netherlands Government contracted Wageningen University and Research (WUR) to execute a substantial part of this project. The Expert in Agriculture Education Policy Design will therefore work in close contact and attune with the concurrently executed project by WUR on rebuilding the Afghan Agricultural Vocational Education & Training system with the Ministry of Education /TVET Department.

The Expert on Agricultural Education Policy Design Team Leader is a senior management position. The Expert provides day-to-day management support and leadership on a complex project with a diverse group of stakeholders, inter-related project teams, and several targeted outcomes that are critical to the project’s success.

The Expert in Agriculture Education Policy Design is responsible for the following:

* In consultation with the stakeholders involved propose the structure of a National Framework for Agricultural TVET and work out a full description in a national policy document to be ratified by the Afghan Government, as well as a national implementation program which will allow multi-donor funding.

* Report to the WUR Chief Project Adviser for day to day matters, and periodically report and coordinate with the Chief of Party of the overall Project.

* Responsible for making the quarterly progress reports to The Asia FoundationStay in close contact and align activities with the WUR Chief Project Adviser.

* Represent the project at all levels and forums to stakeholders, including donors, the Afghan Government, project partners, and internal staff;

* Facilitate and support regular progress meetings, presentations, and reports to various donors and stakeholders;

* Provide day-to-day technical direction, leadership, and support to the project and its domain teams, including managing the project on a daily basis;

* Manage the project budget in order to achieve the project’s objectives;

* Take the lead in responding to queries and support services required by Afghan partner organizations and donors;

* Plan and operationalize a documentation system and various databases that are a part of the project;

* Define and mitigate project issues and risks.

* Degree in management or related fields;

* At least seven years of management or project operations experience;

* Experience in working with development agencies, large projects and their respective project management systems;

* Experience in managing teams, work plans, and budgets;

* Experience managing Afghan government reform or capacity-building programs; • Ability to introduce and negotiate change in a very traditional culture and come up with innovative solutions appropriate for the Afghan environment;

* Familiarity and expertise in change management and governance desired; agriculture experience is a plus;

* Some familiarity with The Asia Foundation and its programs in Afghanistan;

* Ability to lead and direct a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary project team;

* Excellent communication skills – both oral and in writing;

* Ability to get measurable results through a diverse team of national and international professionals;

* Good diplomatic and negotiating skills;

* Excellent English skills required, and Dari, and/or Pashto language skills preferred.

About The Asia Foundation
The Asia Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to the development of a peaceful, prosperous, just, and open Asia-Pacific region. The Foundation supports programs in Asia that help improve governance, law, and civil society; women’s empowerment; economic reform and development; and international relations. Drawing on more than 55 years of experience in Asia, the Foundation collaborates with private and public partners to support leadership and institutional development, exchanges, and policy research. With a network of 19 offices throughout Asia, an office in Washington, D.C., and its headquarters in San Francisco, the Foundation addresses these issues on both a country and regional level.

Note: The incumbent is required to commit themselves for a minimum period of one year. Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their resumes with a detailed application letter and contact details, from the date of advertisement and no later than 20th March 2010 to The Asia Foundation office or to the email below. Only short listed candidates will be informed. Candidates will be short listed as the applications are received.
Mailing Address:

The Asia Foundation

(MAIL Project)

P.O Box 175

Kabul – Afghanistan


Hewlett Packard (HP) Vacancy in Nigeria for PSG Sales Specialist

Hewlett-Packard (HP) is one of the largest information communication technology solutions provider in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and worldwide. HP is recruiting for PSG Sales Specialist in Nigeria.

As Specialists, responsible for selling specific systems and services to end-user customers in assigned geographic territory, industry or accounts.

Represents the company to the customer and the customer to the company in all sales-oriented activities. The focus of this position is to maintain and grow the base business, focus on complex solutions and new business opportunities in named territory / accounts, and support reseller business. This responsibility will be accomplished by establishing a professional working relationship (up to the executive level) with the client, and by developing a core understanding of the unique business needs of the client within their industry. This position will tailor strategy and solutions to meet the needs of the customer and interface with both internal and external/industry experts to anticipate customer needs and facilitate solution development.

The focus of this position is to acquire new accounts and/or sell new products into existing accounts. Applies developed subject matter knowledge to solve common and complex business issues within established guidelines and recommends appropriate alternatives. Works on problems/projects of diverse complexity and scope. Exercises independent judgment within generally defined policies and practices to identify and select a solution. May act as a team or project leader providing direction to team activities and facilitates information validation and team decision making process. Ability to handle most unique situations. May seek advice in order to make decisions on complex business issues.



Business Acquisition & Administration
Aggressively manages new or expanded account business to capitalize on early success

Assesses solution feasibility from a technical and business perspective to determine “qualify-in”/”qualify-out” status

Solution Planning/Formulation
Conceptualizes and articulates well-targeted solutions in area of technical specialty — from proposal to contract sign-off

Deal Advancement & Closing
Negotiates and drives deals to ensure successful closes and high win rates

Client Technical Education/Assistance
Establishes HP’s technical creditability and solution capability within customer’s Information Technology (IT) organization through education & assistance

Pipeline Management
Builds, monitors and orchestrates sales pipelines to ensure continuous population and movement of near- and long-term opportunities

Prioritizing Accounts/Focusing
Supports sales strategies and activities that effectively and efficiently target HP’s efforts and resources to closeable wins

HP Sales Productivity Tools/Processes
Systematically applies HP sales planning & productivity tools/processes to manage work

Resource Optimization
Applies partner and internal resources effectively and efficiently to advance sales opportunities

HP Sales Initiatives/Goals
Closely monitors HP sales initiatives and goals to ensure alignment with account planning and sales activities

Solution Acumen
Demonstrates comfort with IT and/or industry, solution, product, service knowledge — easily integrates/applies these perspectives to solving business needs


Demonstrates the ability to lead, manage or enlist the support of others in the absence of formal authority

How to Apply

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Programme Advisor at ActionAid Nigeria

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT – Leadership Empowerment, Advocacy & Development (LEAD) Programme Advisor  – Sokoto
ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) is one of ActionAid Country Programmes around the world. ActionAid is an International Non-Governmental organization
registered in The Netherlands with headquarters in Johannesburg South Africa. ActionAid International works in 50 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. 22 of these country programmes, affiliates or associates are in Africa and are led by Africans.  We have been doing development work on the continent since 1972 and in Nigeria since 1999.  ActionAid works with the poor and excluded in Africa, promoting values and commitment in civil society, institutions and governments with the aim of achieving structural changes in order to eradicate injustices and poverty in the world.
To effectively consolidate on our country strategy, AAN is inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill the position of LEAD Programme Advisor – Sokoto
Person Specifications

• Degree in Social Sciences, Arts or Humanities is essential.
• Masters degree in relevant field as above is essential.
• A minimum of 7 years working experience preferably in the social development field is essential
• A minimum of three years experience in a similar position especially in budget process engagements and policy advocacy is essential
• Excellent oral and written communication skills is essential
• Excellent conceptual, analytical, documentation and presentation skills is essential
• Excellent Skills in budget/policy analysis and interpretation is essential
Personal Qualities
• Creative and takes initiative.
• Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
• Willing and able to travel
All interested candidates should fill in the application form as accessed from the application pack on
and  The application pack contains the Vacancy announcement, Job Description and Application form.
ActionAid offers competitive terms of employment. Applications from women are particularly welcome. Applications are also particularly welcome from candidates living with HIV/AIDs (PLWHAs).
Closing date for receipt of application forms is 25th April, 2010 .  Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Only Electronically completed application forms will be entertained and should be mailed to . 
Applications will ONLY be considered if submitted on AAN’s Standard Application forms.
Read more and download the application form


Vacancies for Accountant, Accounts Officer and Audit Officer at HealthPlus Limited

HealthPlus Limited is Nigeria’s First Integrative (Retail Chain) Pharmacy, with a mission to help people achieve Optimum Health and Vitality. Recently, the company
established a sister company, CasaBella International Limited, the exclusive distributor of Revlon Cosmetics and Toiletries in Nigeria.

The Group requires the services of exceptional and highly motivated professionals to fill the following positions In the lekki area of lagos state:

Accountant, Accounts Officer and Audit Officer

1. Accountant

Overall Objectives:
• To keep records that conform with tax laws and provide financial data for the management of the business.
• To prepare income tax and other government reports.
• To prepare the monthly profit & loss account and balance sheet.
• To periodically prepare the schedule of creditors and debtors.
• To prepare daily bank lodgements and bank balances schedule.

Role Profile:
• Graduate of Accounting with 3 years relevant working experience, membership of ACCA/ICAN would be an added advantage.
• Must possess computer skills with experience in the use of accounting software packages.
• Reports to the Finance Manager

2. Accounts Officer

Overall Objective:
• To provide support in ensuring the effective and efficient running of the finance and accounts departments and ensure timely reporting.

Role Profile:
• Accounting graduate with minimum of 2 years relevant working experience.
• Must possess sound accounting knowledge and computer skills.
• Reports to the Accountant

3. Audit Officer

Overall Objective:
• To provide support to ensure effective and efficient running of the internal audit department.

Role Profile:
• Accounting graduate with minimum of 2 years relevant audit experience.
• Must possess sound accounting and audit knowledge plus computer skills.
• Reports to the Internal Auditor

To Apply:
Send an application letter with detailed CV and relevant credential by mail, email or take in person on/ before 27th April 2010 to:

The Human Resource Manager,
HealthPlus Limited,
188 Anthony Etukudo Avenue, off Admiralty way,
Lekki, Phase 1, Lagos.

Tel: 08191350067, 012793886, 017400720.


Jobs at The Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria for Manager(Professional Practice Monitoring)

As part of an ongoing process aimed at improved service delivery to all its stakeholders, the Institute, an internationally recognised professional accountancy body based in Lagos, but with visible presence across the country, wishes to invite applicants for the post of Managers (Professional Practice Monitoring).
Manager(Professional Practice Monitoring)


• To keep current records of Practicing firms
• To participate in regular Practice Monitoring of firms
• To assist in preparing practical help and guidance on technical matters relating to professional practice
• To maintain an up to date record of the Institute’s rules and regulations regarding professional practice
• To monitor changes in auditing standards
• To provide support for small and medium practices (SMPs)
• To comment on accounting and auditing exposure drafts
• To write minutes of committee meetings
• To coordinate the activities of Technology Competence Initiative (TCI)
• To implement Council’s decisions on Professional Practice.


• A good first degree In Economics/ Accounting or Higher National Diploma in Accounting.
• Must be a Chartered Accountant (ACA) and member of the Institute.
• Must be a Team Player and have excellent interpersonal relationship skills
• Must have integrity
• Must be highly resourceful
• Have excellent communication and report writing skills
• Must be research inclined
• Must have at least 3 years audit experience
• Second Degree would be an added advantage


Applications from suitably qualified candidates should include an Application letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae.
These should be sent not later than 27th April 2010:

The Registrar / Chief Executive,
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, p. O. Box 1580, Marina,


For enquires:

Plot 16, Idowu Taylor Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tel: (01) 7642294, 7642295 Fax: (0 I) 4627048 Email: [email protected] Website: 


Software Solutions marketer at Ocemcs Technologies

Ocemcs Technologies is looking for a highly motivated and target driven sales consultant, with a proven background of winning new business within the software solution sector, ideally selling bespoke software solution
Software Solutions marketer at Ocemcs Technologies
About the Job
Software Solutions marketer
Mende, Maryland Lagos
N40,000 Basic 120,000 OTE Per Month,Plus 20 Days’ Holiday plus Christmas Shutdown, Interest Free Travel Loan, Free Concerts Ticket,

Ocemcs Technologies is looking for a highly motivated and target driven sales consultant, with a proven background of winning new business within the software solution sector, ideally selling bespoke software solutions (.NET or web based environment). It is essential that the new business sales consultant is a dynamic, driven sales person who has experience of managing a software solution sale through the whole cycle, from lead generation and new business through to tendering and the closing of the sale.

And also the Sales Consultant will be accountable for building the business portfolio. Securing new project opportunities will certainly be a key target through following up on qualified leads client meetings and information gathering. You will also communicate with the industrial operators in providing a customised solution with consultation from the technical team.

Ideally, the successful Sales Consultant will bring with them outstanding knowledge and experience in software solutions. ERP background is desirable. You will possess a demonstrable track record in consistently achieving and exceeding sales targets. Your customer service and relationship management skills will be second to none.

In Addition YOU WILL HAVE/BE THE FOLLOWING- Worked for a start up company / organisation-Taken an innovative solution to the enterprise market-Degree educated-Strong previous career stability.

Job Description Job description:

•Must have: Second-to-none analytical skills
•Must have: Excellent presentation skills and be fully conversant with communicating value through ROI
•Must have: Ability to build and present high quality reports for senior management
•Must have: Ability and desire to work hard and tenaciously to solve challenges
•Must have: Ability to think laterally
•Must have: Presence and a strong personality
•Complex Solutions Consulting experience
•Desirable: Good Microsoft Office skills to support the presentation of a complex subject in a unique style. Experience in IT; ideally in consulting and or pre-sales


•7 to 10 years successful experience selling complex enterprise-wide software solutions, preferably sales (ERP, CRM, ECM, WCM etc.)
•Must be a hunter and be able to generate and secure own leads/new clients from start.
•One of the lead generation exercises will always be cold calling/new business development and the candidate will be measured on this.
•The candidate must be able to deal with high profile people and be able to communicate very well.
•The candidate must have experience in long sales cycles and should demonstrate creativity in shortening this.
•The candidate should have a good established network.
•Successful government account sales experience in Federal Civilian Agencies, selling directly and through system integrators.
•Ability to develop, write and articulate a strategic account plan.
•Ability to influence large Federal Agencies, programs and politics.
•Expert working knowledge of federal, State, Local business organizational structures and buying influences and processes.
•In depth knowledge of federal terminology, policy, agencies, processes and programs.
•Ability to use the Internet and personal computer solutions to conduct business.
•You must have: available list of contacts ready to be tapped
•Must be able to hit the ground running from day one
•Your list of contacts must be persons presently working in the industry
•Your list of contacts must be able to yield contract in the first week
•Must be prepare to work weekends when required

Profile of the candidates
•Reporting directly to the Managing Manager, the experienced Software sales Marketer will have excellent business acumen, together with a passion for hunting and winning new business within the software solution market. As well as a generous package, a superb career progression is on offer to the successful software sales consultant, within this software solution organisation.
•If you fit the bill and are hungry for a new, lucrative challenge within the software solution sales arena, please apply today with your Word CV
•This is one of the best software sales jobs we have seen for awhile – why? Because if you don’t succeed in this role the only person you will be able to blame will be yourself.
•Salary structure is (basic + commission + bonus)
•Due to the nature of the job it is essential for candidates should have their own car with a clean driving licence.

To apply for this position please send your CV in a word document to [email protected]


Diageo: Quality Systems Specialist (Guiness Nigeria)

Diageo is recruiting for a Quality Systems Specialist (Guiness Nigeria)
Guinness Nigeria has prided itself in the Quality of its product since it first started operations in 1962. It therefore implemented a Quality Management System designed to comply with the requirement of NIS ISO 9001: 2008 STANDARD covering production and installation.

Purpose of Role

Develop and Implement company wide audit of GNPLC quality system in line with the requirements of NIS ISO 9001:2008 and product consistency

Co-ordinate compliance with the standards through a programme of audits and follow-up of agreed corrective/preventive actions for all GNPLC supply procedures and Standard Operation Procedures. (SOPs)

Implement the integrated plan for the Audit of Quality Systems, GMP & HACCP with Diageo Risk management standards.

Support certification and compliance to ISO 22000 an ISO 14000 and any other new standard adopted by GNPLC

Top 3-5 Accountabilities

Develop and Implement annual plan for managing all the systems (ISO 9001, ISO 22000 and ISO 14000) across all GNPLC operating sites ensuring adherence.

Develop and Implement periodic audit schedule for the Management Systems and SOPs across GNPLC to drive compliance and ensure corrective and preventive actions is effective

Reporting on effectiveness of Quality Audits and Quality Management System to QSMR committee

Liaise with external certification bodies and support the compliance activities for all regulatory requirements around Products and operations.

Deliver stretching improvement plans using the PP methodology and support sites in the use of perfect brew and pack as an improvement tool

Qualifications and Experience Required
    * A Degree or equivalent in Technical Discipline
    * 2-5 yrs experience in brewing or FMCG manufacturing environment in line operational roles in Supply and Planning with functional Quality Management Systems.
    * Diploma in Brewing will be advantageous.

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted.

To apply online click on the link below. Click ‘Search Openings’ and enter the reference number 22508BR in the keyword field.

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KCA DEUTAG : Graduate Development Programme

KCA DEUTAG is one of the largest drilling contractors outside the Americas. We are responsible for managing more than 100 drilling rig operations, both onshore and offshore, in more than 20 countries and are a world leader in the design and construction of drilling facilities.

Graduate Development Programme

The Business

As one of the world’s most successful onshore and offshore drilling and engineering contractors with turnover in excess of $1.7 bn, we operate in more than 20 countries, employing over 8,000 people. We are a multinational, multicultural employer and pride ourselves on the diversity of our workforce and the difference we make to the communities in which we operate.

Our highly successful and aggressive strategy has seen us double in size in the last 5 years with plans for a further 60% growth by 2011 through a combination of organic growth and acquisition.

We are known as an employer of choice in our field and we strive to retain and develop that reputation such that we can deliver our strategic targets amidst the unprecedented challenges associated with today’s global economic environment.

Our long-term growth plans provide exciting opportunities for graduates to join our business in support of our strategic operational and functional requirements.

The Programme

KCA DEUTAG’s Graduate Development Programme, includes a combination of job-based development via operational field tours and functional project assignments, supported by a structured programme of theoretical learning and training. An outline of the programme is detailed below.

The field-based operational assignments will be rotational 4 or 5-week tours working on any of KCA DEUTAG’s worldwide rig operations:

* on land rigs in the deserts of the Middle East or North Africa, the jungles of West Africa or on remote Arctic-based operations in Western Siberia;

* on offshore-based tender barges, or jack-ups in Angola, across the Far East or the Gulf of Mexico;

* on platforms offshore in the North Sea, Caspian or offshore Sakhalin Island.

Functional project assignments will be based in both our head office in Aberdeen, Scotland and in any of our operational support offices worldwide.

Our programme is fully supported by our senior management team. Each graduate will be assigned a personal mentor who will work on a 1:1 basis to review and to support each individual’s personal and professional development needs throughout the programme.

The Next Step

If you are a talented, motivated and ambitious graduate, willing to undertake extensive travel in support of your long-term aspirations, then apply for an opportunity to Step4ward with KCA DEUTAG.

The “Apply Now” link below will allow you to register your details on our database, complete our application form and upload your current CV along with a covering letter.

If you have any problems with our online application process then please contact [email protected] for assistance.

Location: Worldwide

Application deadline: 7 May 2010



Centre for Development and Population Activities recruits Local Service Delivery Specialist

The Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA) is an international non-profit organization committed to improving the lives of women and girls worldwide. CEDPA works hand-in-
hand with women leaders and local partners to design and implement programs in governance, leadership capabilities, gender equality, reproductive health and HIV/AIDS, and girls’ education. In addition to our headquarters in Washington DC, CEDPA operates offices in India, Nepal, Nigeria and South Africa.

Local Service Delivery Specialist

Gender and Local Advocacy Specialist

The Local Service Delivery Specialist will function as a member of a team implementing the USAID funded local governance and civil society program in Nigeria.

The Leadership, Empowerment, Advocacy and Development (LEAD) program is a five-year program to build partnerships between civil society, state and local governments and the private sector to improve state and local governance capacity in Bauchi and Sokoto states, and to build the capacity of local governments to be more responsive to community needs.

He/she will be responsible for ensuring that gender considerations are addressed throughout program activities and overseeing the community mobilization and advocacy portfolio which aims to engage communities in demanding improved services.

Required Knowledge and Experience:

• Solid understanding of service delivery systems at the state and LGA level

• Solid understanding of the processes through which service delivery (and particularly health) system strengthening occur

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Design participatory and gender sensitive processes that enable communities to identify and articulate service delivery needs particularly as they relate to health care, education, water and sanitation.

• Design and strengthen partnerships that match LGA, private sector and civil society services with articulated community needs in health, education, water and sanitation.

• Conduct gender disaggregated beneficiary assessments to identify the public service needs of different constituencies and to see if public sector expenditures are in accordance with those needs.

• Promote, conduct, design community-based activities to improve service delivery by engaging beneficiaries in the design of service improvement activities

• Identify ways to improve service delivery by addressing gender considerations including:

• Constructively engaging men and boys in MCH/FP/RH services

• Identifying and articulating the educational needs of girls and women

• Reducing time spent in water collection

• Coordinate and oversee activities related to:

• making LGAs more responsive to gender considerations and the needs of women (gender needs assessments, gender budgeting, designing participatory stakeholder engagement processes); and

• building the capacity of NGOs to advocate for LGA resources that improve health and social outcomes for women.

• Work collaboratively with other members of the LEAD technical team

• Contribute to project reporting and documentation

• Represent CEDPA on LEAD with partners and communities at the highest standard to ensure strong acceptance and implementation support for activities


• Masters degree and or Bachelor’s degree with five years experience working on gender capacity building and civil and local governance.

• Extensive experience in the area of participatory and gender needs assessments.

• 3-4 years previous experience in mobilizing communities effectively and leading advocacy efforts.

• Strong communication and organizational skills.

• Project management skills and ability to work with diverse teams.

• Bilingual-Hausa speaker is a must.

Application Deadline is 20th April 2010

Application Instructions

To apply for this position please send your CV and cover letter by mail to [email protected] with “Nigeria Local Service Delivery Specialist Position” on the subject line. Please note only finalists will be contacted.


Petroleum Engineer,Geophysics HSSE Advisor,Head of Health at BG Group

BG  Group a leading player in the global energy market, BG Group is a dynamic growing business with operations in more than 25 countries over five continents.

Job Details
Reference Number ADV0236

Petroleum Engineer (Integrated Asset Modelling (IAM))
Country United Kingdom

City Reading

Function/Discipline Petroleum Engineering

Employment Category This is a permanent role

This role is offered on local conditions

Working Hours 37

Full/Part-Time Full Time

Number of Roles Available 1

Salary Competitive

Position Summary

The incumbent will be responsible for providing reservoir engineering support to the IAM team both in TVP and within BG Asset Teams world-wide. The job holder will execute Petroelum / reservoir engineering work that will deliver integrated asset models that meet the criteria sets by the assests. The job holder will be expected to proactively engage with the asset, understand their needs and translate these needs to a fully working integrated model. Additional resposnibilities include supporting the development of reservoir engineering capabilities within the Group as a whole in accordance with BG Reservoir Engineering functional strategy, guidelines and standards.


Key Accountabilities

· Proactively maintain and develop close working relationships with defined asset teams within BG Group.

· Transfer the silmulation models provided by the assets into the Integarted Asset model arena using Petroleum Exert software like “Resolve”.
· Calibration of the standalone simulation models with the models that are rebuilt in RESOLVE.

· Expect the incumbent to be fully familair with both E100 and E300 Schlumberger Eclipse software and their associated supporting packages like floviz, pvti, office. Some knowledge of Petrel and Flogrid is usfel but not essential.
· Ensure full comatibility of both the standalone the IAM models.
· Generate standards for workflows to streamline the process.
· Additional responsibilities may include using expertise to design and ensure delivery of effective resevoir engineering practices (e.g. PVT, Scal, welltesting, production forecasting, material balance, Reservoir simulation modelling, reserves, field development planning).

· Work must be sufficiently robust to be presented at BG internal functional and Readiness Reviews and JV partner meetings.

To support the Head of Reservoir engineering in developing reservoir engineering capacities and capabilities throughout the Group.

Unique Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Attribute

The candidate must have at least a first science degree, and experience of a broad range of petroleum engineering experience including both reservoir engineering and PT technologies, techniques and field applications, and be capable of taking forward interpretation concepts into field deployment. The candidate must have full understanding of the nodal flow system and its application. Good hands on for the eclipse reservoir simulation tool and familiarity with Petroleum Expert software (MBAL, Prosper and GAP) is essential. Familiarity with RESOLVE/Avocet is advantageous. Some basic understanding of the production facilities and facilities constraints is required. The candidate must be able to work under pressure, in an environment where there are conflicting deadlines, and still deliver a quality product. They must have a genuine enthusiasm for reservoir engineering in its broadest context, and have a strong sense of self-motivation. They have to be flexible, collaborative, and be able to share in a common vision of what we are seeking to achieve in BG, and demonstrate a resilient attitude to “take the knocks” and still press forward.

Additional Information for External Candidates

BG Group values diversity and is committed to equal opportunities; applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates.

Please note that after the closing date you will no longer be able to apply for the vacancy. The specific time of closing is midnight UK time on the date displayed. BG Group also reserves the right to close vacancies before the advertised closing date without prior notice.

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Job Details
Reference Number ADV0248

Head of Health
Closing date for applications 11 April 2010

Country United Kingdom

City Reading

Function/Discipline HSSE Management

Employment Category This is a permanent role

This role is offered on local conditions

Working Hours Standard hours apply

Full/Part-Time Full Time

Number of Roles Available 1

Salary Competitive

Position Summary

The primary purpose of this role is to lead and be accountable for the delivery of occupational health (OH)within the Group, as Head of Function within Group HSSE. The job requires the integration of health, business and budgetary needs to produce and maintain top quality OH provision meeting the needs of business support and executive assurance.

Key Accountabilities

Deliver a defined Health Strategy for BG Group, based upon the CMA Health Vision and Strategy and to produce, maintain and disseminate OH standards and guidance

Lead the OH function within BG Group and to be responsible for day-to-day integration and liaison of OH within Group HSSE including preparation and management of the Group OH budget

Audit compliance with health standards and assist assets in closing compliance gaps

Manager the Group Occupational Health Team and TVP Occupational Health and Wellness Centre and to be responsible for supporting their development

Act as parent manager for asset OH staff in BG (but with medical staff parented by the CMA)

Lead health audits and reviews of assets and operations

Support assets in fulfilling their health obligations and implementing the health standards and guidance

Provide expert opinion of health risk management, including but not restricted to health risk assessment and risk reduction, health surveillance and fitness for work.

Develop health performance indicators and other health metrics, and to be accountable for their collation and presentation.
Every individual has a duty to both themselves and those around them to ensure that safe practice is adhered to at all times. In addition to any specific accountabilities for HSSE, all managers are accountable for HSSE within their area of the Business and are responsible for ensuring that their team adopt exemplary HSSE behaviours.

Unique Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Attribute

Experience Needed:
• A qualified health professional registered with the GMC or GNC

• A recognised specialist in occupational health or medicine, at expert level

• Undertaking appropriate continuing professional development

• Significant experience in managerial health roles in appropriate industries

• The individual will display business and technical innovation

• Will have a proven track record in carrying out and delivering OH management duties such as health risk assessment

• Will have delivered programmes with external technical support.

• Able to influence at highest levels in the business

Additional Information for External Candidates

BG Group values diversity and is committed to equal opportunities; applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates.


Please note that after the closing date you will no longer be able to apply for the vacancy. The specific time of closing is midnight UK time on the date displayed. BG Group also reserves the right to close vacancies before the advertised closing date without prior notice.
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Job Details
Reference Number ADV0256

Geophysics HSSE Advisor

Closing date for applications 13 April 2010

Country United Kingdom

City Reading

Function/Discipline HSSE Management

Employment Category This is a permanent role

This role is offered on local conditions

Working Hours Standard hours apply

Full/Part-Time Full Time

Number of Roles Available 1

Salary Highly competitive + excellent benefits

Position Summary

An HSSE expert advisory role primarily focused on Land and Marine Seismic Operations requiring excellent communication skills liaising with Asset HSSE professionals, Asset Team Leaders, Operations Geophysicist. Challenges vary from land to marine and typically cover 100′s sq kms daily. The areal extent of operations and issues are different from many other BG operations.On land, local labour unfamiliar with HSSE systems, journey management and driving behaviours are particular challenges. In marine, back deck safety and small boat operations are significant safety exposures.

The jobholder will act as an integral part of the Seismic Operations Team and will work closely with both the Contractor and Assets in implementing BG HSSE policy, processes and standards.

Influences both contractors and BG stakeholders of BG’s approach to HSSE risk management. May chair sessions at external conferences. Interfacing with contracting partners and other external stakeholders.

The individual will be responsible for the safe implementation of approximately £100m of BG Expenditure on Seismic Operations worldwide annually. They will leave in place a structure and framework for the future, with improved systems in our assets; and better interaction and relationships with our contractors
A summary of the role is as follows:-

Advise on Geophysical HSSE Worldwide with responsibility for :-

a) Seismic HSSE strategy

b) Developing each operations HSSE risk register in consulation with local HSSE management

c) Performing HSSE evaluation of contractors at tender stage in conjunction with seismic operations, and developing HSSE profiles of the main contractors.

d) Planning and leading audits and assisting contractors to implement recommendations

e) Assisting with implementation of Medevac, emergency evacuation and interfacing plans (particularly at the crew level)

f) HSSE Performance monitoring with a central database and analysis of incidents to ensure root causes are identified and implemented across all operations

g) Maintaining Geophysical Operations HSSE documetation

h) Influencing the contractors to adopt best practices to improve HSSE performance.

i) Conversant with the industry guidelines and best practices for HSSE in geophysical contractor management

j) Assess and implement HSSE training requirements for Sesimic HSSE QCs and Geophyical Operations team.

k) Acting as a point of contact between BG Corporate HSSE and operations and maintaining alignment of strategy.

l) The job will involve significant amounts of travel to BG Assets and involve field and vessel visits. Individual must be able to obtain visa’s at short notice in all BG’s operational areas.

m) Offshore survival certificate will be required

Key Accountabilities

Accountable for:

• driving the implementation of integrated Seismic HSSE Management Processes and tools.

• providing expert Seismic HSSE advice and consultancy, typically for an asset.

• interpreting corporate HSSE goals within the asset context.

• delivering Seismic HSSE plans for new projects and country entries.

• leading Seismic HSSE within operations or project area.

• ensuring necessary consents and permits for regulatory compliance to HSSE matters are in place to operate.

• building relationships with key stakeholders in NGOs and communities.

Every individual has a duty to both themselves and those around them to ensure that safe practice is adhered to at all times. In addition to any specific accountabilities for HSSE, all managers are accountable for HSSE within their area of the Business and are responsible for ensuring that their team adopt exemplary HSSE behaviours.

Unique Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Attribute

Experience Needed:
The individual will ideally have a background in HSSE in Land and/or Marine Seismic Operations.

• Industry recognised expertise in Seismic HSSE MS and tools. Ideally will have worked in land, OBC and marine sesimic environments. Will have also worked in different cultures and operating environments, with varying strengths of workforce.

• Experience of other oil field marine operations and large international civil engineering projects would be considered as an alternative.

• Auditing experience, preferably as lead

• Some supervisory experience.

• Requires demonstrable working knowledge of risk management techniques for identifying, assessing and mitigating HSSE risks and motivating contractors for continuous improvement

Additional Information for External Candidates

BG Group values diversity and is committed to equal opportunities; applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates.
Please note that after the closing date you will no longer be able to apply for the vacancy. The specific time of closing is midnight UK time on the date displayed. BG Group also reserves the right to close vacancies before the advertised closing date without prior notice.
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CFAO Technologies: Sales Manager (Nigeria)

CFAO Technologies offer solution integration services as well as being a major partner of leading ICT brands in Africa: IBM, Cisco, Microsoft, Oracle, Sharp, Motorola, and others. They are now hiring for: Sales Manager
Job Description
• Developing and executing sales strategies and tactics that maximize CFAO Technologies opportunities in the market.

• Building executive relationships and articulating business strategies and solutions.

• Working independently to meet agreed targets and developing sales plans in line with the company strategy.
• Bachelor of Science Degree or equivalent.

• 7 years sales experience in Top ranking IT or Technology Company.

• Sales experience in IT Solutions (Infrastructure/Networking) in the Nigerian market is mandatory.

• In-depth IT knowledge of the Banking, Telecommunications, Oil & Gas environment.

• Knowledge and experience of solutions from main IT Vendors.

• Excellent negotiation, presentation and networking skills.
All Positions are based in Lagos. We offer a competitive package
How to Apply
Your application must be sent by email to: mentioning the reference.
Deadline: 15th April, 2010


Graduates Job Vacancies at BG Group(India, United States, Oman, Trinidad & Tobago, Brazil, Australia, Tunisia,Kazakhstan,Oman,Norway etc)

BG a leading player in the global energy market, BG Group is a dynamic growing business with operations in more than 25 countries over five continents.
current graduate  job openings across our operational base, click on each job position for more and to apply bearing in mind the countries:

Commercial Graduate Programme

Trinidad & Tobago, Brazil, Australia, Tunisia, Ref:GRAD0006

Gain a unique insight into the breadth of work we tackle in this area of the business and prepare for a successful commercial career with the BG Group. This Graduate position is only in the available countries listed above.
Engineering & Operations Graduate Programme

India, United States, Oman, Trinidad & Tobago, Brazil, Australia, Tunisia, Ref:GRAD0001

Gain a unique insight into the breadth of work we tackle in our Engineering and Operations function and prepare for a successful future with BG Group. This Graduate position is only in the available countries listed above.

Geology Graduate Programme

Norway, India, Tunisia, Australia, Ref:GRAD0004

Gain a unique insight into the breadth of work we tackle in our Geology function and prepare for a successful future with BG Group. This Graduate position is only in the available countries listed above.

Geophysics Graduate Programme

Trinidad & Tobago, India, Australia, Brazil, Ref:GRAD0005

Gain a unique insight into the breadth of work we tackle in our Geophysics function and prepare for a successful future with BG Group. This Graduate position is only in the available countries listed above.

Petroleum Engineering Graduate Programme

Trinidad & Tobago, Australia, Kazakhstan, Tunisia, India, Brazil, Ref:GRAD0003

Gain a unique insight into the breadth of work we tackle in our Petroleum Engineering function and prepare for a successful future with BG Group. This Graduate position is only in the available countries listed above.
Well Engineering Graduate Programme

Trinidad & Tobago, India, Australia, Brazil, Oman, Ref:GRAD0002

Gain a unique insight into the breadth of work we tackle in Well Engineering and prepare for a successful future with BG Group. This Graduate position is only in the available countries listed above.


CFAO Technologies: IT Architect (Nigeria)

CFAO Technologies offer solution integration services as well as being a major partner of leading ICT brands in Africa: IBM, Cisco, Microsoft, Oracle, Sharp, Motorola, and others. They are now hiring for: IT Architect

Job Description
• This role involves the design of infrastructures including servers, storage, workstations, middleware, non-application software, networks, and the physical facilities that support the applications and business processes.
• Bachelor’s Degree

• 7 years experience in top ranking IT or Technology Company.

• At least 4 years experience in performing IT infrastructure and developing Technical Solution
All Positions are based in Lagos. We offer a competitive package
How to Apply
Your application must be sent by email to: mentioning the reference
Deadline: 15th April, 2010