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New Job Postings at Mercy Corps International
9:21:00 AMGist Naija

Mercy Corps is a global, non-governmental organization, which exists to alleviate suffering, poverty and

oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. Mercy Corps works in the areas of emergency relief, sustainable economic development and civil society. Since 1979, Mercy Corps has provided $1 billion in assistance to people in 94 nations. Mercy Corps Nigeria is collaborating with the Federal Government of Nigeria, the UK Department for International Development and USAID partners implementing economic development programs throughout the country, and opened its Nigeria Field Office in December 2012.

We are seeking to engage interested and qualified candidate for the position of:

 

Program/Department Summary
Mercy Corps has been present in Nigeria since 2012, focusing its interventions on women's empowerment, economic development and conflict mitigation. With the insurgency spilling over from the north east of Nigeria and causing displacement of over a million individual, Mercy Corps is addressing the rising humanitarian needs among displaced households and vulnerable host communities through program interventions in the Northeast. With current funding from OFDA, FFP, CERF and ECHO and ongoing opportunities from other donors, all Mercy Corps interventions in the Northeast are implemented with plans for scale-up.

The current funding opportunity's goal in Gombe is to support economic opportunities, food security and protection among conflict-affected populations, and to strengthen the capacity of humanitarian agencies and the quality of information gathering in Nigeria. The current funding opportunity's goal in Adamawa is to provide a package of relief interventions designed to help conflict affected communities in central Adamawa meet their basic needs in livelihoods restoration, water and sanitation and protection. Expansion into other affected states is also planned for the humanitarian response team.

General Position Summary

  • The program assistant will assist the program teams in the day to day implementation of all program activities in the areas of intervention.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assist program officers to ensure program progress according to the developed schedule and work plan.
  • Assist in the coordination in target geographical areas.
  • Support in the process of beneficiary registration, community mobilization and sensitization.
  • Assist in promoting community participation and inclusion so as to encourage community ownership over activities implemented.
  • Ensure equal representation of various community groups in the implementation of activities.
  • Assist in the facilitation of community meetings, focus group discussion and other as required by the program.
  • Keep program officers and management updated with regards to security situation in the project implementation area.
  • Provide weekly field reports, capturing activities progress, lessons learned as well as general situation and community updates and needs.
  • Document lessons learned and success stories on the project.
  • Adherence to all MC policies and procedures as outlined in MC policies and procedure manuals;
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission in country of operation;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Experience

  • 1-2 years of working experience. Previous experience in community work is highly preferred.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain good relation with the local communities and project beneficiaries.
  • Demonstrated skills in planning, organizing and reporting
  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field or equivalent experience is highly recommended
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written skills and computer skills
  • Fluency in English; fluency in Hausa is required.

Success Factors:

  • The successful candidate will be an effective communicator, with dedication towards community work, commitment to work long hours in the field conditions with limited access to resources.
  • S/He will be highly motivated, with initiative and capable to work without direct supervision.
  • S/he will be willing to conduct field travels and work in ethnically and culturally diversified and fast growing team.

Senior Program Officer

 

Job Description
Program/Department Summary:

  • Mercy Corps has been present in Nigeria since 2012, focusing its interventions on women's empowerment, economic development and conflict mitigation.
  • With the insurgency spilling over from the north east of Nigeria and causing displacement of over a million individual, Mercy Corps is addressing the rising humanitarian needs among displaced households and vulnerable host communities through program interventions in the Northeast.
  • With current funding from OFDA, FFP, CERF and ECHO and ongoing opportunities from other donors, all Mercy Corps interventions in the Northeast are implemented with plans for scale-up.
  • The current funding opportunity's goal in Gombe is to support economic opportunities, food security and protection among conflict-affected populations, and to strengthen the capacity of humanitarian agencies and the quality of information gathering in Nigeria.
  • The current funding opportunity's goal in Adamawa is to provide a package of relief interventions designed to help conflict affected communities in central Adamawa meet their basic needs in livelihoods restoration, water and sanitation and protection. Expansion into other affected states is also planned for the humanitarian response team.

General Position Summary

  • The senior program officer will assist and advise program management in day to day activities.
  • This will include: interacting with partner organizations, gathering and analysis of project data, conducting needs assessments, training and development, planning and program staff management.
  • In addition, the senior program officer will be responsible for ensuring a quality-driven, flexible, and expedited work flow in all aspects of the program.
  • In collaboration with the Program Coordinator will need to ensure timely reporting and that implementation objectives are met as per developed work plans.

Essential Job Functions

  • Supervise program officers and assistants and provide support and training in all their activities. Assist in the development of their professional skills. Conduct staff evaluations as appropriate.
  • Ensure correct allocation of responsibilities within the team and that the program runs in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Coordinate activities daily with program officers and assistants.
  • Coordinate training plans with staff, identify training needs and develop, implement, and maintain training plan.
  • Assist management in identifying, planning, and addressing priority needs.
  • Ensure reports are prepared and submitted on time and are of an acceptable standard
  • Support with written and oral translation and report writing for program staff, as necessary;
  • Keep management informed at all times.
  • Track project impact, standards, and operational compliance.
  • Participate in meetings as assigned.
  • Stay abreast of project developments and needs
  • Manage the programme filing system.
  • Work closely with Monitoring and Evaluation team to plan and conduct monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Visit program sites regularly to monitor and supervise program activities.
  • Represent Mercy Corps as requested at meetings with local partners, community groups, local administration.
  • Participate and facilitate coordination and collaboration with other agencies.
  • Adherence to all MC policies and procedures as outlined in MC policies and procedure manuals;
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission in country of operation;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Proven ability to develop and maintain good relation with the local communities and project beneficiaries.
  • Demonstrated skills in planning, organizing and reporting.
  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field or equivalent experience is highly recommended.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills.
  • Excellent oral and written skills and computer skills.
  • Fluency in English; fluency in Hausa is required.

Success Factors:

  • The successful candidate will be an effective communicator, with dedication towards community work, commitment to work long hours in the field conditions with limited access to resources.
  • S/He will be highly motivated, with initiative and capable to work without direct supervision. S/he will be willing to conduct field travels and work in ethnically and culturally diversified and fast growing team.
  • S/He will have management and leadership skills and demonstrate capacity to lead a team and make decisions as needed.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their CV's and Cover Letter in one document, addressing the position requirements to: recruitment.nigeria@ng.mercycorps.org



Fresh Job at The Maternal Newborn and Child health Programme (MNCH2)
9:06:00 AMGist Naija

The Maternal Newborn and Child health Programme (MNCH2) is a country led programme which aims to reduce maternal and

child mortality in Northern Nigeria and it is funded by the Department for International Development (DFID). The MNCH programme is being implemented in six states in northern Nigeria: Jigawa, Kaduna, Katsina, Kano, Yobe and Zamfara States.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • The Deputy Team Leader - Operations has overall in-country operations responsibility for the project.
  • The Deputy Team Leader - Operations is a senior representative of the company and as such ensures that risks are minimised, company policies, processes and procedures are adhered to, and the project is compliant with client policies, rules and regulations.
  • The role supports the Team Leader to ensure that financial, operational and reporting requirements of the client are adhered to.
  • The role works closely with and manages the project team of administrative professionals and other support staff.

Essential Education and Experience

  • A postgraduate qualification in project management, finance, accounting, human resources management, or other related discipline
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience, with specific experience managing large DFID-funded programmes
  • A minimum of 4 years of people management experience including setting clear performance objectives, managing for results, giving and receiving feedback, performance evaluation, mentoring and coaching
  • In country working experience in Nigeria is essential, ideally in Northern Nigeria states

Key Competences:

  • Successful track record in delivery of complex programmes
  • Strong track record in project operations or business management and administration
  • Excellent leadership, representation and organisational skills
  • Strong management and people handling skills
  • Financial acumen and the ability to interpret and analyse financial reports
  • Ability to operate in complex situations
  • Ability to foster successful partnership approaches and relationships among a variety of organisations/institutions
  • Excellent English language communication skills and ability to work collaboratively across technical disciplines
  • Ability to communicate effectively and negotiate persuasively with high level decision makers
  • Results oriented

Remuneration In return we offer:

  • A friendly and team-based working environment
  • Opportunity to work with national and international colleagues
  • Vital contribution to improving maternal and newborn services in Northern Nigeria
  • The opportunity to truly "make a difference"
  • A competitive salary with benefits

Method of Application

  • There are no relocation allowances available for these position.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


New Job Opening at Save The Children
9:01:00 AMGist Naija

Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in

over 120 countries around the world. Recognized for our commitment to accountability, innovation and collaboration, our work takes us into the heart of communities, where we help children and families help themselves. We work with other organizations, governments, non-profits and a variety of local partners while maintaining our own independence without political agenda or religious orientation. Save the Children's mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the wortd treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

 

The Community Health Practitioner Registration Board of Nigeria (CHPRBN)'s vision is to be a Regulatory Agency with a clear focus on production of relevant and skilled Human Resources for Efficient Primary Health Care (PHC) Services in Nigeria. And its mission is to improve standard of Community Health Care in Nigeria by Regulating Teaching, Learning and Practice of Community Health in Nigeria.
This newly reviewed curricula process has incorporated strategic innovative interventions and evidence based policy/guideline changes that have taken place across the continuum of care in Maternal and New-born and Child Health, HIV, Tuberculosis, FP and other health fields in Nigeria. In order to finalize the documents and make them available to the end users, Save the Children through the saving newborn lives project which has supported this review process since 2013 is engaging a consultant to page set the documents in readiness for printing.
Background: Community Health Workers comprising Community Health Extension Worker (CHEWs/JCHEWs) and Community Health Officers (CHOs) make the largest cadre of healthcare workers at the primary care level. As the country adopts the task shifting policy, they are being empowered to take on new roles. It is recognized that most of the in-service training curricula are already updated based on recent developments and this cadre of staff are already being trained on these. However, operationalizing this task shifting policy requires that the pre-service curricula be updated.
Save the Children started the review process with a stakeholder's dialogue, engagement of two consultants followed by a countrywide assessment of the 69 schools of Health Technology in the country. The Consultants turned in the final draft curricula and other related documents after they have been reviewed by the Curriculum review committee of the Community Health Practitioner Regulation Board in Kaduna's and a Larger Stakeholders' meeting in Lagos.
Rationale: Page setting of the curricula and the other related Pre service training documents is an important step toward finalization and printing of the documents.
Purpose of Consultancy: The Purpose of this consultancy is to do the page setting of the newly reviewed curricula, log books, tutors guide, examination assessment guide and log book guide for community health workers in Nigeria.
Specific Tasks:
  1. Carry out page setting of 3 curricula for JCHEW, CHEW and CHO.
  2. Carry out page setting of log books for JCHEW, CHEW and CHO
  3. Carry out page setting of tutors guide, examination assessment guide and log book user's guide for JCHEW, CHEW and CHO.
Deliverables:
  1. Page set and printer ready versions of curricula, logbooks, tutors guide, examination assessment guide and log book user's guide.
  2. A report of the consultancy.

Method of Application

All applicants should send a C.V., a list of reports or publications that are similar in nature, and a covering letter with a 500-word statement explaining their suitability for the task. In addition, candidates should send an electronic version of a relevant report written in English in which the candidate was a sole author.

Deadline for submissions is September 15th 2015. All communications relevant to this advert should be directed to:Nigeria.ProgramsVacancy@savethechildren.org



Fresh Job Vacancy at Ayoola Food
8:59:00 AMGist Naija

Ayoola Food is a fast growing food processing, Packaging, Marketing and

Consulting company in Ipaja, Lagos state, looking for resourceful, vibrant, purpose driven professionals with high integrity and relevant experience to fill the position of:

 

Qualification and Experience

  • O'Level Certificate (SSCE) or OND holders (maximum) .
  • Applicant must have a minimum of 3-5 years power bike driving experience and a sound knowledge of Lagos route.
  • Not more than 40 years, married with children
  • Must possess a valid rider license.
  • Must be able to meet deadline.
  • Must have two guarantors who are civil servant or senior employees of medium-size company working and residing in Lagos.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidate should forward their CV's and applications to: job@ayoolafoodsng.com with subject "Dispatch Rider".



Newly Posted Job Vacancy at IBM Nigeria
8:58:00 AMGist Naija

IBM is a global technology and innovation company headquartered in Armonk, NY. It is the largest technology and

consulting employer in the world, with more than 400,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries. IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. Utilizing its business consulting, technology and R&D expertise, IBM helps clients become "smarter" as the planet becomes more digitally interconnected. IBM invests more than $6 billion a year in R&D, just completing its 21st year of patent leadership. IBM Research has received recognition beyond any commercial technology research organization and is home to 5 Nobel Laureates, 9 US National Medals of Technology, 5 US National Medals of Science, 6 Turing Awards, and 10 Inductees in US Inventors Hall of Fame. The company was behind the inventions of the PC; SABRE travel reservation system; UPC codes, Watson, the Jeopardy!-playing computing system, and much more.

 

Job description
We are more closely aligning our expertise and Software portfolio to serve clients with greater speed and simplified access to our innovation and transformation capabilities in Cloud, Analytics, Mobile Security and Systems. At the end of 2014, we launched our CAMSS business units to focus on these 5 particular areas.
These units bring more solution-based integration to those areas that are vital to the continued success of our clients' businesses. It's really about simplification. By aligning our business around the integrated product and solutions areas that customers are seeking, we are providing a faster, simpler and clearer path from concept to delivery of innovation.

IBM CAMSS are currently hiring seasoned Professionals to join this exciting and dynamic organization for a wide range of roles who possess unique blend of business, sales and technical savvy or a specialist in any of these fields.

The ideal applicant should possess the following:-
· Knowledge of Cloud, Analytics, Social/Mobile/Digital, Security, Services, Commerce and Systems
· Experience in Channel, Pre-Sales or Sales / Technical expert
· Able to apply industry-specific knowledge and possess prior experience with products, offerings and services within the relevant portfolio
· Technical / Sales aptitude, business value aptitude with strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
· Ability to identify client's business and technical requirements
· Articulate technical benefits of IBM's portfolio of products, solutions and services and how they provide clients with tangible business value
· Influence key client decision makers and technical evaluators
· Experience in software solutions and technologies
· Ability to develop sales strategies and drive execution and track results
· Ability to successfully manage complex relationships within a matrix organization
· Organisational and planning skills
· Strong analytic skills with ability to interpret analytic results and convert them into insightful client value
· Creative problem solver who enjoys thinking "outside the box" to solve complex problems
· Team players who embrace the concept of "we" versus "me
· Excellent work ethic and desire to 'do what it takes' to learn, grow and provide value to our clients
· Self-starter, comfortable working independently, remotely and / or in a team
· Ability to architect and design, complex multi-tiered solutions
· Working to 'best practice' standards
· Deployment into a very large operational environments
International and/or Middle East Africa sales experience
· Industry experience: Telco, Financial Services, Healthcare, Public Sector, Mobile

Cloud
. Strong understanding of a range of infrastructure and cloud technologies
. Experience in specific cloud computing skills in possession of any cloud certification programs such as:
. AWS Certification
. Google Cloud Platform CloudAcademy
. Microsoft Azure Certifications
. IBM Certified Solution Advisor -- Cloud Computing Architecture
. IBM Certified Solution Architect -- Cloud Computing Infrastructure
. VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
. Certified Cloud Professional (CCP)
. Experience as a technical sales person with Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)
. Commitment to stay current with SaaS, cloud data services, and industry/sector trends
. Experience on Private Cloud and Hybrid Cloud projects
Analytics
. Experience with Middleware, Asset Management or Internet of Things solutions
. Experience as a Data Scientist
. Experience in Hadoop
. Proficiency with analytic software packages and tools such as SAS, R, SPLUS as well as ability and willingness to learn, work with and become proficient with a variety of statistical methodologies and approaches necessary to solve client analytic challenges

Required
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 5 years experience in working with projects related to one of the core domains of Cloud, Analytics, Mobile/Social, Security and Systems
  • At least 5 years experience in working with security consulting teams
  • At least 5 years experience in management consulting and systems integration
  • At least 2 years experience in information management technologies
  • At least 2 years experience in software presales, sales engineering or consulting
  • At least 1 year experience in SaaS / Cloud technologies
  • English: Fluent
Preferred
  • At least 10 years experience in management consulting and systems integration
  • At least 4 years experience in information management technologies
  • At least 3 years experience in SaaS / Cloud technologies
Additional information
Security
. Experience in the following core domains: General ICS Security, Smart Grid, Smart Metering, E&U, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, SCADA System Security, and GRC
. Experience working with Security practitioners
Mobile/Social
. Experience in mobile development as a major mover and shaker. Anything within the mobile space, particularly Apple or Android
. In-depth understanding of the four studio domains (Customer Experience, User Experience, Design & Development)
. Responsible for building pipeline/ business development, selling and delivery of Interactive services
 
 
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Method of Application



New Job Recruitment at Chemonics
8:56:00 AMGist Naija

At Chemonics, we believe our mission of helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives is

driven by our commitment to service-service to our mission, to our beneficiaries, to our clients, and to our staff.
From our founding in 1975, we have worked in more than 150 countries to help our clients, partners, and beneficiaries face difficult challenges, from political instability to limited healthcare to a lack of market infrastructure. We have helped them overcome those challenges by working together to find and implement innovative projects that achieve development impact.

 

Chemonics seeks a country director for USAID's anticipated Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (RMNCH) program in Nigeria. Recognizing the window of opportunity to improve primary health care in Nigeria, this program will contribute to state-level reduction of under-five and maternal mortality rates and increase the capacity of public and private health systems to sustainably support access to primary health care. The country director will support state governments while strengthening their capacity to develop and implement a robust plan for the health sector on an annual basis. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide program leadership, management, and technical direction while ensuring compliance with USAID requirements, U.S. government regulations, and Chemonics policies and procedures
  • Liaise with USAID/Nigeria, state governments, and other local partners to coordinate activities and facilitate monitoring and reporting of program objectives and achievements
  • Facilitate processes that bring multiple stakeholders together to engage in complex policy issues and stimulate collective action on areas of concern
  • Identify issues and risks for program implementation in a timely manner and suggest appropriate program adjustments
  • Manage and supervise the work of program personnel, subcontractors, and grantees, focusing on core results, work plans and targets, and timely implementation
  • Ensure that all program assistance is technically sound and appropriate
  • Act as the official point-of-contact for the program

Qualifications:

  • At least a master's degree in public health or a related professional advanced degree
  • At least 10 years of experience in public health in developing and/or transitional countries
  • At least eight years of experience as a country/project director on a public health and/or international development project
  • Experience leading and managing a program of similar magnitude and complexity
  • Ability to work collaboratively across technical disciplines
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Experience developing and maintaining working relationships with U.S. and foreign governments, development partners, and civil society
  • Experience developing effective partnerships with private sector entities
  • Ability to travel extensively within Nigeria to activity locations as required
  • Work experience in West Africa preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English required

Method of Application

Send electronic submissions to nigeriarmnch@chemonics.com by September 11, 2015. Please include "Country Director" in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

In addition, please download and complete Chemonics' equal employment opportunity self-identification formand submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com with only "Country Director - Nigeria RMNCHâ?<" in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check "I do not wish to complete the information requested." Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.

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Sahara Group Fresh Graduate Recruitment Programme 2015
1:37:38 AM
Sahara Group nutures businesses in the energy sector. These companies operate essentially within the energy industry and its associated sub-sectors. The Group consists of individuals, who are determined to make a positive impact on the business environment.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions:

1.) Graduate Management Talent Programme 2015

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2.) Graduate Analyst Programme 2015

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Application Closing Date
15th September, 2015.



Sahara Group Graduate Analyst Programme 2015
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 3:46 PM
Sahara Group nutures businesses in the energy sector. These companies operate essentially within the energy industry and its associated sub-sectors. The Group consists of individuals, who are determined to make a positive impact on the business environment.

We are recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Graduate Analyst Programme 2015

Location: Nigeria

Purpose Statement

  • In support of the Sahara Group's Strategy on sustainability, an important element of our HR strategy is to develop leadership and management capacity throughout the organization.
  • The goal of this "Graduate Analyst " programme is to attract, develop and train professional finance & accounting talent to give Sahara an edge by accurate monitoring, reporting and partnering business units to strengthen strategic analysis. We have an opportunity for you whatever your numeracy and analytical background.
  • A "Graduate Analyst" would work on a number of different duties spanning costing, accounting, business analysis, budgeting and tax within the operating companies of the Group. The programme will be focused on standard internal accounting procedures and your ability to analyze financial documents & data efficiently. This will be supported by a number of rudimentary soft skills training exercises and tasks targeted towards building well-rounded individuals.
  • They will receive 'on the job' training and their review process will include the setting of performance objectives against which their progress will be monitored.
  • After successfully completion of the programme, successful candidates would perform in any of the following capacities; Financial/ Accounting Analyst, Business Analyst & Risk Analyst with a focus on Energy, and Infrastructure.
  • Throughout this programme, they will be supervised by a Talent Manager from our Talent Management department.
Minimum Qualification / Experience
  • University degree in Economics, Accounting, Finance and any other degree i.e Graduates with a bias for Financial/Business Analysis. (Minimum Second Class Upper).
  • ACA or ACCA Certification.
  • 0-2 years post-NYSC Experience.
  • Maximum age of 26 years as of December 2015.
Knowledge/Skills:
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Knowledge of accounting and financial principles and practices for Business Analysis.
  • Experience with accounting packages ( Oracle, SAP, Peachtree).
Personality Traits:
  • Candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial & dynamic environment.
  • Candidate must possess Numeracy & Quantitative Skills
  • Candidate must be highly analytical
  • Candidate must be a strong communicator with ability to connect with people at all levels.
  • Candidate must be hardworking and one who thinks "out of the box"
  • Candidate must be a self-starter and a team player with proactive approach to work.
  • Candidate must be ambitious with a 'can-do' attitude.
  • Candidate must be assertive.
Working Relationships:
  • Board of Directors
  • Managing Directors
  • Group HR
  • Line Manager
  • All staff
Application Closing Date
15th September, 2015.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their resume to: SaharaGAP2015@sahara-group.com

Note: Resume should be concise with only one page. Please note that multiple entries would not be treated.



Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Field Officers at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 2:49 PM
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) - Since its creation in 1863, the ICRC's sole objective has been to ensure protection and assistance for victims of armed conflict and strife. It does so through its direct action around the world, as well as by encouraging the development of international humanitarian law (IHL) and promoting respect for it by governments and all weapon bearers. Its story is about the development of humanitarian action, the Geneva Conventions and the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

We are looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below:

Job Title: Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Field Officer

Location: Nigeria

Main Responsibilities

  • Assesses the affected communities in the Northeast
  • Identifies needs for psychosocial support and develop a program to response to those needs
  • Develops activities for psychosocial support program, implement them and provide accurate reports
  • Conducts extensive field activities to implement and monitor the program
  • Identifies key community actors who will receive intensive trainings and coaching in basic psychological support
  • Develops training program and trains persons involved in MHPSS activities
  • Coordinate volunteers to implement MHPSS activities.
Required Qualifications
  • University Degree in Psychology.
  • Post graduate degree in Clinical Psychology or Medical Doctor specialized in Psychiatry or similar
  • Minimum of 4 years experience in clinical and/or community mental health and psychosocial programs
  • Experience working with the psychological effects of war political violence or other traumatic events highly desirable.
  • Group facilitation skills, training and supervision experience.
  • Able to use Microsoft office efficiently
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English, fluency in Kanuri and Hausa an asset
  • Good knowledge of the political, social and cultural assigned environment.
Personal Attributes:
  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian work.
  • Team leadership and good communication skills.
  • Flexibility and ability to work independently and with a sense of initiative.
  • Team work and partnership working skills.
  • Willingness to learn and support others in their learning.
  • Highly developed analytical, planning and organising skills.
  • Ability to work independently and with a sense of initiative.
Application Closing Date
16:30h, 11th September, 2015.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to: ABJ_Recruitment_Services@icrc.org

Note:

  • Late application will not be considered.
  • Please clearly indicate "Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Field Officer" as the subject of your application.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Non Fuel Revenue Team Lead at Forte Oil Plc
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 2:38 PM
Forte Oil Plc - We are a foremost indigenous major marketer of refined petroleum products with a strong presence in the thirty-six states of Nigeria and Abuja.

With well over 500 Forte Oil owned, dealer-assisted and dealer-developed retail outlets spread across the country, a major fuel storage installation at Apapa, Lagos, another major storage depot at Onne, Rivers State, an aviation joint users hydrant in Ikeja, Lagos, and joint aviation depots in Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kano, we are indeed a major marketer of choice in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Non Fuel Revenue Team Lead

Location: Lagos

Purpose Statements

  • Coordination, implementation and monitoring of Forte's NFR strategy and objectives.
  • Effective supervision of NFR operations.
  • Develop new NFR ideas and partnerships as well as improve and/or expand on existing partnerships.
Key Accountabilities:
  • Ensure that all retail stations are fully optimized for NFR activities.
  • Research and analytics to support strategic decisions on our NFR drive.
  • Ensure that revenue and growth targets for NFR operations are achieved.
  • Facilitate periodic training and awareness for NFR operators, partners and station staff.
  • Identify and recruit new profitable partnerships for NFR.
  • Keep track of new developments in NFR in the local and global downstream industry and make
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • The position requires a sharp thinking graduate of any discipline with at least three (3) years relevant experience in Downstream.
The following skills are essential:
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Sound business writing and presentation skills.
  • Good networking, marketing and teaming skills.
  • Good business development skill.
  • Good customer service orientation.
  • General industry knowledge.
  • Excellent Leadership skill.
  • Baseline problem analysis and solving skills.
  • Creativity and an ability to think out of the box.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent IT Skill
Working Relationships:
  • Internal: Strategy and NFR Manager, Regional Managers/Head of lubes, Retail representatives & Lube sales Engineers
  • External: Service providers
Application Closing Date
15th September, 2015

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's with subject: "Non-Fuel Revenue Team Lead- FO/SNFR/NFRTL/0915" to: external.careers@forteoilplc.com



Head of B2B2C at Jumia Nigeria
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 2:36 PM
Jumia is the largest e-commerce mall in Africa with over 100,000 unique visitors a day, buying everything from Fashion to Phones.Founded in 2012 in Nigeria, Jumia's mission is to revolutionize the concept of shopping by providing customers with the best online shopping experience.

Jumia is part of Africa Internet Group, a leading global incubator of startups specialized in e-commerce. Africa Internet Group is Africa's leading internet firm, with already over 3,000 employees in over 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia.com,Kaymu.com, Hellofood.com, Lamudi.com, Carmudi.com and Jovago.com. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom and Rocket Internet.

Africa is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, offering excellent opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment. Its economic growth has enabled innovative businesses to flourish and this is where Africa Internet Group steps in.

We are currently looking for young talented, customer centric, professionals with offline sales experience in Nigeria to join our team and embark on an exciting journey in the core of marketing and entrepreneurship:

Job Title: Head of B2B2C

Location: Nigeria
Job type: Full time
Department: Sales & Account Management

Job Responsibilities

  • Own fully the P&L of the B2B2C channels both for GM and fashion
  • Develop and manage our team of B2B2C Sales agents (100+ as of now)
  • Develop our knowledge and network of retail customers, and learn to actively manage them
  • Collaborate closely with the Commercial team into a proper planning conversation to propose the most relevant assortment for the B2B2C channel
  • Spearhead geographical expand the offline sales into Nigeria
  • Leadership over the team recruitment & expansion exercise
  • Set-up and management of the coaching team
  • Devising payment and services offerings strategy for the channel
Qualifications and Requirements
  • Demonstrated very solid track record in retail sales channel management in Nigeria (At-least 5 years), ideally for a renowned FMCG - can prove and rely upon a solid understanding of retails channels in Nigeria
  • Ability to immerse in a very young, fast-paced and energetic environment
  • Exceptional quantitative and analytical skills and strong proficiency with excel
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients, as well as sales agents, and is fulfilled by an outdoor - not a behind a desk - job
  • Strong drive and unwavering discipline, coupled with a strong sense of team coaching and nurturing
  • Regular travels to our top priorities city to be expected
  • Self-motivated, delivers quality work and is proactive
  • Result driven as this is a high-performance, output environment
Compensation
Compensation will be based on experience level, competitive for the Nigerian market, coupled with very significant perks and incentives (up to 50% of total comp.)

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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



Sales/Marketing Executives at Adron Homes & Properties Limited
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 2:35 PM
Adron Homes & Properties Limited - We are a Real Estate and Property Development Company whose purpose to help people realize their aspirations for the pride of ownership, comfort, security and wealth through the provision of excellent homes and the will to provide homes for all classes of society with focus on the neglected populace in respect to government housing programs.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Sales/Marketing Executive

Location: Nigeria

Job Descriptions

  • Identifies business opportunities by identifying prospects researching and analyzing sales options.
  • Sells products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects.
  • Maintains relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance; researching and recommending new opportunities; recommending profit and service improvements.
  • Identifies product improvements or new products by remaining current on industry trends, market activities, and competitors.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Meeting Sales Goals, Creativity and Sales Planning.
Requirements
  • Candidate must have a minimum of OND.
  • Candidate must be outspoken and able to communicate effectively.
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV's to: island@adronhomesproperties.com



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Vacancies at Omais Investment Nigeria Limited
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 4:28 PMGist Naija

Omais Homes is a member of Omais Investment Nigeria Limited which was incorporated in Nigeria in 1994 under

the Companies and Allied Matters Act of 1990. Its Corporate Head Office is located at 10, Dokun Ogundipe Avenue, off Aina Eleko Street, Idi-Iroko, Maryland, Lagos.

Omais Homes was established in 2006 to bridge the gap that exists in the property market, especially for the middle class. Thus, we are positioned to develop and build exquisite homes at affordable prices for young company executives without jeopardizing their desire to live in central cities like Lagos.

With this in mind, we are poised to carve a niche for ourselves by helping to solve the property acquisition problems of the middle and upper classes in order to make their dream of owning delightful homes a reality.

The following vacancies exist at Omais Investment Nigeria Limited

Showroom Sales Executive

Responsibilities
The successful candidate is to carry out all marketing and customers' relations task within assigned unit with given guidelines and set goals. He/she must be willing to learn and grow along with the company.

Qualifications

  • Must have a Graduate degree in Marketing/business Administration.
  • Experience of 4 years and above in similar position
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Diligent, independent and systematic approach to work
  • Good knowledge of MS Office products,
  • Excellent Business knowledge of the construction industry
  • Ability to work independently with a service-oriented approach to work.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and ability to deal with complex issues.
  • Must be residence on the Mainland.

Personal Chef

Qualifications

  • Applicant must have at least a trade certificate or WAEC/NECO equivalent and must have worked as a chef for at least 5 years.
  • The applicant must have knowledge of local and continental dishes.

Drivers

Qualifications

  • Applicants must have at least a WAEC/NECO certificate with a valid driver's license and must have minimum of 5 years' experience.
  • The successful candidate must be conversant with Lagos roads and must know the pros and cons of traffic instructions.

Method of Application

Qualified candidates should forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae (stating position as subject) within one week from the date of advertisement to: careers@omaisinvestmentgroup.com OR

The HR/Admin. Manager 
Omanis Investment Nigeria Limited 
10 Dokun Ogundipe Avenue 
Off Aina Eleko Street 
Onigbongbo Maryland 
Lagos State.



Job Opportunities at GRM International
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 4:27 PMGist Naija

GRM is a leading international development management company specialising in the provision of project design,

management expertise and technical assistance to development projects for bilateral and multilateral funding agencies, governments and corporations. We have nearly 50 years of development experience, managing in excess of 800 projects in more than 120 countries for private, government, bilateral and multilateral clients.

Director of Finance and Administration

Palladium develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organizations. We create positive impact through more than 100 current projects with more than 2000 employees operating in over 90 counties.We are currently seeking a Director of Finance and Administration, for an upcoming USAID-funded reproductive health, and maternal, new born, and child health (RMNCH) project in Nigeria.

Primary responsibilities

The Director of Finance and Administration will provide day-to-day financial management and accounting for the Nigeria Program.. Successful candidate should be a qualified accountant or financial analyst, have experience financially managing large, programs, have demonstrated capabilities with budgeting, forecasting, client reporting, chart of accounts, and excellent communicator.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepares and tracks the project budget and budget projections.
  • Reviews vouchers and payment requests, including proper back-up documentation to ensure compliance with Palladium policies and procedures and USAID rules and regulations.
  • Manages procurement of project supplies, services, and other items in accordance with USAID rules and regulations; ensures that project assets are properly labeled, inventoried,   maintained and disposed of as necessary.
  • Ensures timely payments to staff, consultants, and vendors.
  • Manages reporting and audit requirements as required.
  • Produces timely client reporting and responds to ad hoc requests when necessary.
  • Maintains complete, accurate and timely financial records in compliance with USAID and Palladium policies and procedures; prepares and submits monthly financial reports as directed by Palladium headquarters in timely manner
  • Tracks USAID funding by fiscal year and activity.
  • Ensures that funds are available to support timely payment of all project and operations costs.
  • Manages project bank accounts, reconciles monthly accounts and bank statements.

Minimum education and experience required

  • 7-10 years of accounting/financial analysis experience, business leadership, US public company reporting, and International experience.
  • Experience in audit and a financial control system, together with strong financial analysis experience is essential.
  • International Development experience ideally including developing country experience.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in financial management and reporting systems.
  • IT skills and knowledge of financial reporting systems
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent time management.
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • Familiarity with Deltek Costpoint accounting system
  • Fluent English, with excellent writing and interpersonal skills to train others is a must.

Education

  •  BS in Finance/Accounting (CPA/CMA or MBA preferred)

Key competencies and professional expertise required

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work effectively with a diverse team.
  • Experience in managing the accounting and financial component of large donor-funded projects, including setting up the accounting and finance function for large restricted fund
  • USAID funded project experience.  
  • Computer literacy in the following: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Fluency in English required; fluency in Hausa preferred.
  • Willingness to travel extensively, and potentially live in northern Nigeria.

Country Director

Palladium develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organizations. We create positive impact through more than 100 current projects with more than 2000 employees operating in over 90 counties.We are currently seeking a Country Director, for an upcoming USAID-funded reproductive health, and maternal, new born, and child health (RMNCH) project in Nigeria.

Primary responsibilities

The Country Director provides leadership, management, and strategic direction for the project. This position is responsible for guiding senior technical staff to ensure high quality work along with efficient use of resources and achievement of results. The Country Director is responsible for the successful implementation of all aspects of the project. In carrying out these responsibilities The Country Director will work closely with USAID and national and local government agencies and officials, local national and community level organizations and other partners, and project staff.

Key responsibilities

  • Provides strategic direction and technical leadership to produce project results and deliverables, and overall management of the operational, financial, and administrative aspects of the project.
  • Functions as the liaison between USAID, Ministries of Health, local national organizations and other partners and stakeholders.
  • Designs and oversees an annual project cycle in accordance with the USAID annual planning cycle.
  • Works with staff and partners to translate project goals and objectives into implementable strategies and plans.
  • Directs and oversees planning and budgeting processes. Prepares quarterly and annual reports as specified in the contract.
  • Supervises the work and assess the performance of all long term and short term advisors, consultants and staff.
  • Clarifies roles, delegates responsibilities to senior staff, and clearly communicates expectations for staff contribution to project activities.
  • Maintains productive working relationships with USAID clients, project partners and key counterparts.

Minimum education and experience required

  • MD, MA, PhD with an advanced degree in public health, international development, or related field preferred.
  • At least 10 years of direct experience in child health program planning, implementation and evaluation, including immunization, malaria, diarrhea, pneumonia, IMCI, ICCM, micronutrients and nutrition.
  • Prior experience working with the Nigerian public health system.
  • Prior experience working with USAID funded projects highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated management, coordination, teamwork, and planning skills, with proven ability to liaise effectively with and collaborate with a range of key stakeholders, including national and local officials, public, private and civil society partners, and communities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work effectively with a diverse team.
  • Strong training, mentoring, coaching and interpersonal skills, including supportive supervision
  • Computer literacy in the following: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Fluency in English required; fluency in Hausa preferred.
  • Willingness to travel extensively, and potentially live in northern Nigeria.

Key competencies and professional expertise required

  • Ability to liaise effectively with and develop consensus among key stakeholders, including USAID, national and local officials, public, private and civil society partners to assure effective collaboration among stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multidisciplinary, multicultural teams, and manage complex programs, and ensure that the project staff maintain the highest standards of quality, relevance, and timeliness.
  • USAID experience required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Fluency in Hausa highly preferred.
  • Fluency in English required.
  • Willingness to travel extensively, and potentially live, in northern Nigeria.

Technical Director - Health Systems Strengthening

Palladium develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organizations. We create positive impact through more than 100 current projects with more than 2000 employees operating in over 90 counties.We are currently seeking a Technical Director, for an upcoming USAID-funded reproductive health, and maternal, new born, and child health (RMNCH) project in Nigeria.

Primary responsibilities

The Technical  Director -  Health Systems Strengthening will be responsible for guiding and mentoring the HSS team and other project staff in supporting health and civil society institutions in Nigeria to strengthen integrated health service delivery in reproductive health, and maternal, new born, and child health (RMNCH).

Key responsibilities 

  • Provide technical guidance, technical assistance and capacity building in health systems strengthening (HSS) to strengthen integrated service delivery in reproductive health, and maternal, new born, and child health (RMNCH).  .
  • Develop and disseminate tools and training materials to strengthen the capacity of staff and local partners on health systems strengthening and activities in reproductive health, and maternal, new born, and child health (RMNCH). 
  • Monitor implementation of HSS and RMNCH related activities in the field and ensure timely completion of objectives.
  • Assemble and lead the HSS technical team to carry out assessments and capacity building exercises for local partners.
  • Produce and present papers at local, regional and international forums to share experiences and best practices.
  • Develop/produce contractual deliverables (quarterly, annual, field project evaluations, etc.) in conjunction with other key staff and external evaluators.
  • Work closely with Project staff and implementing partners to identify, document, and disseminate best practices.

Minimum education and experience required

  • MA degree in public health, social sciences, international development, or other closely related field.
  • 10+ years experience in the implementation and management of international development projects preferably within health.
  • Broad understanding of public health in Nigeria and knowledgeable in the area of primary health care and RMNCH..
  • Proven skills in managing health related projects, building organizational capacity in health service delivery program and use of host country and community level mechanisms.

Key competencies and professional expertise required

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work effectively with a diverse team.
  • Prior experience working with USAID funded projects.
  • Computer literacy in the following: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Fluency in English required; fluency in Hausa preferred.
  • Willingness to travel extensively, and potentially live in northern Nigeria.

Method of Application

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click on preferred job titles to apply online.



Jobs at NCR Corporation
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 4:27 PMGist Naija

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a global technology company leading how the world connects, interacts and

transacts with business. NCR's assisted- and self-service solutions and comprehensive support services address the needs of retail, financial, travel, hospitality, gaming, public sector, telecom carrier and equipment organizations in more than 100 countries. NCR (www.ncr.com) is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia.

Supervisor

POSITION SUMMARY & KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Position requirement is to be an expert that directs project specific activities of team members and offers management assistance to the organizational leader
  • Ensure team members are performing optimally to achieve their individual and collective KPI set by the company.
  • Performs needs analysis and prioritization, feasibility and business impact
    assessments for major KM requests and initiatives
  • Typically manages overall life cycle of one or more Knowledge Solutions.
  • manage field operations
  • Supervise team member to provide the best service delivery to our esteem customer.
  • Ensure continuous monitoring of team member to meet Service level agreement the company have with the customer.
  • Supervise team member and communicate timely to the customer on the incident logged with the company to avoid bridging the SLA and penalty payment.
  • Organize meeting with the customer to showcase the company's performance and to identify grey areas from customer point of view and work on it. .
  • Main focus areas are the reduction of failures/incidents, designing efficient and cost effective service philosophies, optimizing use of assets to reduce inventories and improve cash flows and performing proactive lifecycle management on both product and service performance 

Associate Engineer

POSITION SUMMARY & KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
. Position responsible for installation, maintenance and repairs on equipment within an assigned territory/region to assure continuity of customer operations and high levels of customer satisfaction
. Responsible for ownership of customer problems or incidents until the situation has been resolved to the customers satisfaction and or in compliance with agreed upon Service Level Agreements
. Required to perform work on products and services of low complexity, specifically financial/ATM products; Make minor repairs and replace components on Tier I equipment such as PCs, workstations and peripherals, printers, front-end POS systems, First Line Maintenance on ATMs and kiosks, and single pocket proof encoders
. Responsible for assisting in site preparation, including installation of cable, staging of equipment, and minor testing of equipment; May also perform required modular swaps and unit replacements
. Customer Engineer responds to all customer concerns or problems by resolving them or by escalating them to the proper associate, team member, territory manager, or the Control Tower
. Build working relationships with customers and develop informal communication channels with customer account at the local level; Represents NCR in a manner that reflects positively on the image and reputation of the company
. Performs periodic preventative maintenance on assigned products; Diagnoses problems, makes minor repairs, and replaces components (at the module level); Follows appropriate security procedures when working with ATM's and or within financial institution
. Responsible for all NCR assets that will be used in the delivery of customer services (i.e. tools, software, vehicles, documentation, and intellectual property), or as assigned by management; Maintain an appropriate parts inventory as well as parts record keeping

. Responsible for accurate and prompt reporting of calls and activity, as well as other reporting as required; Responsible for tracking and reporting all expenses incurred in the delivery of services, including telephone, private automobile, and/or public transportation
. Responsible for capturing detailed customer asset information and other data required to complete any invoicing or billing activities
. May be dispatched daily on a call-by-call basis or may establish his/her own daily schedule on the basis of automated reports
. May require prolonged travel, carrying and lifting tool kit/parts of varying weights (1- 50 lbs.); May require bending/squatting, walking/standing /sitting for prolonged periods; May be required to work on rotating shifts
. Ensure staff productivity measures are achieved; Work together with Call Center Staff via PDA to recover machines; Work together with Security Escort Officer
 
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma or equivalent
0-1 years of related experience
Ability to work with Microsoft Office suite; Experience on Windows XP, Windows 2000 operating systems required
Experience in PC Hardware Maintenance and support
A+ Certification ITE or Polytechnic in Electronics and Communications Engineering Works well with minimal supervision; Good problem solving skills; Ability to pick up new skills quickly; Ability to work under pressure; Ability to meet deadlines and produce high quality work
Excellent interpersonal skills/customer relationship skills required High level of mechanical/electrical aptitude; Experience on maintaining computer hardware (Desktops, Servers, peripherals), routers, networks, switches, hubs required High level of personal integrity; Support and promote teamwork and cooperative effort Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, overtime, flex shifts, and on-call

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Associate's Degree preferred
Previous experience in NCR or similar equipment is a plus
CCNA preferred

Method of Application

Use links below to apply



Careers at The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN)
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 4:27 PMGist Naija

The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-governmental organization

implementing comprehensive HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment, Multi-Drug Resistant TB, Malaria and Research Programs, in partnership with the different tiers of the Government of Nigeria, health facilities and community-based organizations. As a Principal Recipient (PR) in the Round 9 Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Grant, we require the services of resourceful and experienced candidates for the following positions:

Program Officer, Community DR-TB

BASIC FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

Overall Responsibilities: She/he has responsibility for coordinating all IHVN Global Fund supported MDR TB activities in the State, ensuring that program targets are achieved within defined timelines and as outlined in the workplan. S/he must demonstrate capacity to provide technical support to the State Ministry of Health (State Tuberculosis &Leprosy Control Team), Local Government Tuberculosis and Leprosy Supervisor (LGTBLS), and Community based organizations and treatment centers in implementing the program deliverables.

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:
Internal: HOD Community Medicine, State Manager, Associate Director, GF Program Coordinator and Other members of the MDR -TB team External: National TB and Leprosy Control Program Team, Treatment Centers, Community Based Organizations and other Tuberculosis Implementing Partners.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Degree in Health Sciences or Basic General Nursing and Midwifery Certificate or HND Community Health is required. A Postgraduate Degree in Public Health or other health related disciplines will be an added advantage.
  • The Candidate should have at least 5 years of relevant experience in public health or related field
  • Knowledge of TB/HIV
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the Nigerian health system and social networks,
  • Strong inter-personal and public relations skills,
  • Excellent English language, oral and written communication, with proficiency in MS Office suite, including Word, Excel and Outlook.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with the State, LGAs and treatment Centers/health facility / community on MDR- TB teams in implementation, monitoring and evaluation of program deliverables
  • Ensure that program activities are implemented according to the work plans, approved deadlines, and within the budget limitations in the assigned State
  • Coordinate the activities of other team members within the State to ensure smooth and efficient program planning and implementation of activities.
  • Advocate support for community MDR TB activities on behalf of IHVN to key stakeholders at State and LGA levels for sustainability.
  • Participate actively in the planning, organizing, conducting and evaluation of training for general health care workers in the public sector/DOT Centers in collaboration with the STBLCOs
  • Ensure relevant recording and reporting documents are available and adequately utilized
  • Represent IHVN in all meetings with State Ministry of Health, development partners and other stakeholders at the State/LGA level
  • Actively participate in integrated supportive supervision and hands on organized by STBLCOs and TBLS on key activities on follow up investigations for ambulatory phase of treatment.
  • Provide oversight functions to Lead CBOs in the activities of the Treatment Supporters.
  • Support the STBLCOs in developing operational work plans for State TBLeprosy Control activities
  • Work with the STBLCOs to mitigate challenges and proffer solutions.
  • Perform other roles as may be assigned by the HOD Community Health, Regional/States and Program Coordinator.

Program Officer, Malaria

BASIC FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

Overall Responsibilities: S/he has responsibility for coordinating all IHVN Global Fund supported malaria activities in the State, ensuring that program targets are achieved within defined timelines and as outlined in the workplan. S/he must demonstrate capacity to provide technical support to the State Ministry of Health (State Malaria Elimination Program team), Local Government Authorities (LGA), Community based organizations and health facilities in implementing the program deliverables

Key working relationships:
Internal: HOD Community Medicine, State Manager, GFAssociate Director, GF Malaria Program Coordinator, Other members of the Malaria Implementation Team.

External: National Malaria Elimination Program, Country Coordinating Mechanism, Local Fund Agents, State Ministry of Health, State Malaria Elimination Program, Community Based Organizations and other Malaria Implementing Partners.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Degree in Health Sciences or BSc Nursing or Basic General Nursing and/or Midwifery Certificate or HND Community Health is required.
  • A Postgraduate Degree in Public Health or other health related disciplines will be an added advantage.
  • The candidate should have at least 3 years of relevant experience in public health or health management, with a strong preference for candidates with experience in malaria programming and demonstrable knowledge of the Nigerian health system and social networks
  • Strong inter-personal and public relations skills
  • Excellent English language oral and written communication. Ability to speak Hausa is an added advantage
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel and Outlook

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with the State, LGA and health facility malaria teams in implementation, monitoring and evaluation of program deliverables.
  • Ensure that program activities are implemented according to the work plans, approved deadlines, and within the budget limitations in assigned State.
  • Ensure that all required reports (Program, M&E, Finance, logistics, etc.) are prepared and submitted within the expected time frame.
  • Coordinate the activities of other team members within the State to ensure smooth and efficient program planning and implementation of activities.
  • Advocate support for malaria activities on behalf of IHVN to key stakeholders at State and LGA levels for sustainability.
  • Participate actively in the planning, organizing, conducting and evaluation of training for public sector healthcare providers in collaboration with the SMEP.
  • Represent IHVN in all meetings with State Ministry of Health, development partners and other stakeholders at the State level.
  • Work with social mobilization partners (SHI) to accelerate demand for services at the health facilities and community levels.
  • Organize and participate actively in integrated supportive supervision and hands on mentoring of LGA and health facility staff on key deliverables and monitor performance of supported facilities in the State.
  • Coordinate the network of Role Model Caregivers (RMCs) to ensure smooth implementation of community case management of malaria.
  • Liaise with NMEP State Malaria logistics Officer to ensure seamless supply of necessary commodities to health facilities to prevent stock-outs.
  • Support the SMEP in developing operational work plans for State Malaria activities.
  • Work with the SMEP to mitigate challenges and proffer solutions.
  • Oversight of fund disbursement for malaria supported activities, as well as reviewing budgets against actual expenditure and providing explanations for variances that occur.
  • Perform other roles as may be assigned by the HOD Community Health and Program Coordinator.

Legal Officer

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Experience:

  • Candidates should have an LLB, BL with a minimum of second class lower division
  • At least 3 years post call experience
  • Candidates with LLM may have an added advantage.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent analytical, planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to be use initiative (be proactive)
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent communication skills in English, written/verbal and diplomacy
  • Have good interpersonal, relationship management skills and possess the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent computer skills

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The Legal Officer shall be responsible for:

  • Provide legal advice/opinion on various issues relating to the Institute and its subsidiaries
  • Undertake legal research and legal interpretation of all relevant laws including the Institute's staff, financial and other internal regulations
  • Prepare agreements and other legal instruments as well as memoranda and correspondences
  • Review all agreements and legal documents, which may create legal obligation for the Institute
  • Oversee the registration and verification of contractors and consultants for the institute
  • Work with external solicitors on cases involving the Institute
  • Update the Institute's details with relevant regulatory authorities when necessary
  • Handle matters related to the board of directors and secretariat.
  • Handle matters related to the reflection of structural changes of the Institute.
  • Provide Legal guidance/advice on various issues such as corporate regulatory compliance, privacy, anti-trust and competition laws, advertising/promotional matters, corporate governance, fiduciary duty, ethics and strategic transactions within the Department of Administration/Institute, including the preparation of memoranda and correspondences.
  • Provide corporate policy guidance by providing advice on labor relations, employment law and benefits matters.
  • Update the details of the Institute and its subsidiaries at the Corporate Affairs Commission when necessary.
  • Coordinate other legal and related matters with external solicitors as may be needed/directed.
  • Perform such other administrative duties as may be assigned from time to time by the CEO, COO and or the Director of Administration.

Method of Application

Application letter and detailed curriculum vitae in Microsoft word format should be forwarded to the. Associate Director, Human Resources through this email address: careers@ihvnigeria.org

Application must explicitly state the position and location applied for in the subject of the email e.g. Program Officer, Community MDR- TB - Kano. Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with functional email addresses and telephone numbers. Note: Only applications sent in the required format will be considered and only short listed candidates will be contacted.



Careers at House of Tara International - 8 Positions
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 4:26 PMGist Naija

House of Tara International is a beauty/skin care consulting firm that desires to become a household name primarily

amongst Nigerian females and thereafter West African females. It is also involved in raising young entrepreneurs in the beauty industry otherwise referred to as beauty care representatives.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:


Sales Associates


  • LocationKwara, Lagos, Oyo, Rivers

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that all customers receive excellent service through direct salesmanship, and prompt and courteous service.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction; provide superior customer service and be timely
  • Have a detailed knowledge about your products and services rendered by the company
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing sales plan along sides the account manager.
  • Strive to achieve individual sales plan.
  • Spend a significant portion of your time in the field
  • Actively participate in all programs and procedures that drive sales.
  • Determine the customer's needs; provide product knowledge to customers through the features, values and benefits of each product.
  • Suggestively sell additional products and services that the customer may not have anticipated they will need.
  • Handle returns/complaints courteously, effectively and report them to the account manager and ensure it gets to the customer care department.
  • Correctly handle all record/inventory transactions to avoid discrepancies
  • Ensure the order worksheet is neatly organized and verified to avoid mistakes in packing the products ordered.
  • Assisting customers with questions, needs and purchases.
  • Identifying customer requirements.
  • Assisting customers with purchase decisions.

Education and Work Experience Requirements

  • Graduate Degree in related field.
  • At least 2 years sales experience.

Skills Required
Sales:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of sales techniques
  • Providing insights into consumer behavior.
  • Must have a philosophy that is consonant with the Mission, Vision, and Core Values of the organization.
  • Has general knowledge of operating a cash register and closing out procedures. Able to relate well with others, dependable, accurate, self-motivated, polite and tactful.
  • Ability to sit, stand and walk around for long periods of time.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Personal:

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Able to adapt to immediate or unforeseen challenges.
  • Detail orientated and consistently accurate.
  • Can quickly learn new processes.

Key Account Managers


  • LocationAkwa Ibom, Enugu, Kaduna, Kano
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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Identifies key account opportunities and closes new accounts;
  • Design and execute on quarterly joint business plan for each key account
  • Responsible for P&L and ROI ratio for each key account
  • Establishes productive relationship with key personnel in assigned accounts;
  • Grows and develops existing customers' business;
  • Meets assigned targets for profitable sales objectives in assigned accounts
  • Assesses customer needs periodically and leads solution development efforts that best address customer needs and concerns
  • Orchestrate training for key accounts staff
  • Develop TRADE MARK initiatives for each key account to drive depletion and consumption
  • Develop timely and accurate forecasts for assigned accounts
  • Ensure price parity in key accounts
  • Preparing weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting to Commercial Director
  • Facilitate quarterly business review of each key account

Qualification/Skills

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience
  • Proficiency in MS word, MS Excel, MS Outlook.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Highly organized and detail oriented

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their application to: talents@houseoftara.com The subject of the email must be "Sales Associate Lagos".

Note: Only shortlist candidates will be contacted.



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We are a recruitment & HR consultancy company, providing a wide range of recruitment and selection services to local and

international companies in Africa. Our Team of dedicated consultants offers businesses to get the right and best talent across wide range of sectors and professions.

Africa is experiencing an economic boom in all sectors. It is a dynamic as well as complex & diverse market. Our Specialized approach is backed by deep understanding of all aspects of business and industry in this challenging and growing market whilst retaining our global standards in talent acquisition and HR services.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to represent the interests of Automotive Aftermarket divisions
  • Increase in turnover, profit and market share of Automotive Aftermarket divisions sales in defined area of work
  • Responsible for implementation of Automotive Aftermarket divisions strategy (final call Parts, Bytes and services) and all AA sales activities in the country on distributor, wholesaler and workshop level
  • Expansion of Company Service network in these markets
  • Define the AA customer distribution strategy for the assigned country (win with the winners) in alignment with the Regional Director
  • Responsible for customer relation and Customer Acquisition Projects in the assigned area
  • Reach at least set targets under consideration of resources

Qualification and Experience:

  • Preferably a Degree in Business Administration, Engineering
  • Preferable 4-5 years working experience in sales / marketing environment / Independent After Market
  • Technical understanding related to the automotive industry
  • Excellent negotiation skills in decision maker environment

SALES CUSTOMER SERVICE

 

Responsibilities:

·         Responsible for overall internal sales activities such as enquiry, order, fulfillment, receivables, after sales service management
·         Tracking achievement of sales objectives
·         Turnover and gross margin responsibility for all  client's Power Tool business for the relevant Africa West countries
·         Responsibility for sales planning and price list
·         Daily Customer service to increase turnover
·         Collaboration with Logistic department to insure availability and time delivery
·         SAP key user 

Qualification and Experience:

·         University degree in business administration with additional Marketing and commercial background
·         First job experience in marketing and/or sales, preferable in the power tools business
·         Strong target orientation, motivation and initiative
·         Proven communication skills
·         Strong level of analytical and strategic skills as well as number comprehension
·         Proven ability to perform under pressure
·         Experience in working in different cultural environments
·         Fluent in English; French desirable, German is a plus 

Generator Maintenance Engineer

 

Responsibilities:

Reports to: COO

Supervise: Installation, maintenance and repairs of Generator sets couple with the training of younger technicians

Career Level: Intermediate

Responsibilities

·         General maintenance of generators both in office and residence
·         Maintaining proper records for Diesel from all locations
·         Maintaining proper records for vendors
·         Completing log book of generators
·         Train Technicians
·         Meeting preventive maintenance schedules
·         Attending corrective maintenance as per complaint
·         Maintaining records and issuing of consumables
·         Any other job assigned by the superior         

Qualification and Experience:

Expectation/ Qualities
·         Must have completed a formal training program.
·         2 years' experience
·         Proven record of hands on practical, productive, and electrical engineering skills
·         Reliability and Timely Response to duties 
·         Must have ability to work with patience and courtesy.                                                                                       
·         Ability to think quickly and logically to ensure expedient response.                                                                                                     
Active Listening, Memory Retention, Negotiation & Persuasion skills                                                          
Excellent Communication Skills both Written & Verbal. 

Air Conditioner Maintenance Technician

 

Responsibilities:

Reports to: COO

Supervise: Installation, maintenance and repairs of Air condition system.

Career Level: Intermediate

Responsibilities                                                                               

.         General maintenance of Air condition works for the Group
.         General maintenance and repair of Air condition works in the residence
·         Servicing of the Air condition both in the premises and residence as instructed
·         Filling of Air condition gas
·         Purchasing of A/C spare parts
·         Repairing of faulty A/C in the residence and office
·         Keeping records of the parts
·         Any other job assigned by the superior from time to time

Qualification and Experience:

Expectation/ Qualities

·         Must have completed a formal training program.
·         2 years' experience
·         Proven record of Reliability
·         Timely Response to duties 
·         Must have ability to work with patience and courtesy.                                                                                       
·         Ability to think quickly and logically to ensure expedient response
.          Active Listening, Memory Retention, Negotiation & Persuasion skills                                                      
.          Excellent Communication Skills both Written & Verbal.                                                                             

Method of Application



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