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UNFPA ICT Associate and Programme Assistant Jobs Kaduna Nigeria

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund has announced job opening for ICT Associate and Programme Assistant in Kdauna, Nigeria. UNFPA is an international development agency that prides itself as promoting "the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity".

Here are details of the UNFPA ICT Associate and Programme Assistant Jobs in Kaduna, Nigeria:

Post Level:     ICS -06
Type of Contract:    Fixed Term
Post Number:    00060516
Duty Station:    Kaduna
Duration:     One year, with possible renewal subject to performance


Under the guidance and supervision of the Head DO, the IT Associate provides functional leadership in the Management of ICT Tools and Infrastructure for the Sub-Office. S/he ensures efficient and effective ICT Services. S/he delivers quality services in ICT Network Administration and ICT Support Services as well as deploy proactive cutting edge skills to ensure that ICT services meet the evolving needs of the Sub-Office.

S/he takes a client-oriented results-focused approach to interpreting the organizations MIS rules, procedures and guidelines in service of the country programme, providing ICT support and guidance to the Sub-Office and UNFPA supported projects.

The ideal candidate should:
Be a Nigerian national (Male or female)
Have a Bachelor Degree in Computer Engineering/Computer Science
Have five to Seven years cognate experience
Have proficiency in IT Networking Management
Have working knowledge in computing skills in all software packages, is essential.
Professional qualifications will be an added advantage and work history in the UN system is desirable.

Post Level:    ICS -05
Type of Contract:    Fixed Term
Post Number:     00060517
Duty Station:    Kaduna
Duration:    One year, with possible renewarl subject to performance

Under the General supervision of the Head, Sub-office, Kaduna the Programme Assistant, supports the design, planning and management of the sub-office by providing and managing data inputs, providing logistical support,  monitoring project implementation and following  up on recommendations. S/he is instrumental in facilitating programme/project implementation using and developing appropriate mechanisms and systems and ensuring compliance with established procedures.

The ideal candidate should:
Be a Nigerian national (male or female)
Have Bachelor Degree or Higher National Diploma in Secretarial Administration, Public Administration or in a related field.
Have five years experience in the public and private sector.
Be Fluent in oral and written English.
Have working knowledge in computing skills in all software packages, is essential.

All applications should include functional e-mail addresses and mobiles phone numbers, letter of application and detailed curriculum vitae (CV), attached as one file in MS WORD Format only. Applications should be addressed to The UNFPA Resident Representative, Abuja and forwarded to be following e-mail address latest by 05 July, 2011 and clearly marked.

ICT Associate - ICS 06 - vacancyrhu.ng@unfpa.ng

Programme Assistant -ICS 05 - vacancyrhu.ng@unfpa.org

For further details  on application process, please visit UNFPA job site and submit your application.

Please note that UNFPA will respond only to those applicants in whom it has a further interest. In addition, kindly note that ONLY applications sent by e-mail will be accepted. Qualified women are encouraged to apply.

UNFPA reserve the right to appoint at the indicated or lower level and prior to the closing date.

UNFPA Because everyone counts

NLNG Trainee Electrical Officer Job Nigeria

NLNG Ship Manning Limited (NSML) has announced vacancies for Trainee Electrical Officers:

REF: NSML/2011/004

Location: Onboard NLNG Chartered Ships

The Job: The appointee will be required to maintain electrical installations on board vessels and safely repair all electrical equipment as directed by the Chief Engineer.

The duties will include, but are not limited to the following:
Repair electrical equipment
Maintain integrity of electrical installations
Monitor electrical insulations onboard the vessel
Undertake fault-finding and repair electrical and electronic systems on board vessels
Carryout any other electrical duties as required by the Chief Engineer.

The Person: The right person should:
Possess a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electrical/Electronics, or Mechanical Engineering or Physics obtained at a minimum of Upper Credit.
Be a good team player with ability to work in a multicultural environment
Be professional and able to carry out tasks with little supervision

Not be more than 25 years old.
No experience is required for this position but knowledge of marine electrical installations onboard a vessel will be an added advantage.

All interested applicants should visit NLNG site click on the tab "Careers at NLNG". For new users, click on the link  "Unregistered User", fill in their user name and password before applying.

Note: The e-Recruiting User Guide" underneath the "Unregistered User" link should be read carefully before applying.

Sales Analyst Jobs Lagos Nigeria

Sales Analyst Job in Lagos, Nigeria
Distributor of power generators in Nigeria seeks to employ Sales Analyst in Lagos, Nigeria. The Sales Analyst will be Reporting to: Head Sales and Marketing.

Job Responsibilities:

To develop and implement processes to ensure company Leadership receives accurate data to make decisions based on information provided, such as: historic sales data, market trends, current economic conditions evaluation and gather market intelligence to develop forecasts for Power Generation. Achieve the maximization of data and formal reports and present results to Business Unit Leaders with recommendations. Analyzing the accuracy of Forecasting and consolidation of reports to support organization business strategy. Lead continuous improvement activities by Identifying improvement areas to modify working methods when there is no specific defined procedure and develop it.

Marketing Degree / MBA preferred.
Experience Required: Self-confidence and ability to handle pressure 
3-5 years' experience in an administrative role.
Good communication and interpersonal skills computer literacy i.e., MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint.


Interested applicants should send their type written applications, comprehensive curriculum vitae, photocopies of credentials and 2 x most recent passport photographs not later than 7 July 2011:

The Group Human Resources Manager,
AG Leventis (Nig) PLC, Iddo House, Iddo P.O. Box 159, Lagos 101001
E-mail CV (Microsoft Word format) to: vacancies@agleventis.com

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, please.

West Africa Insurance Institute Business Development Officer Job

West Africa Insurance Institute Business Development Officer Job

The West Africa Insurance Institute (WAII), Banjul, The Gambia has announced a job for Business Development Officer. WAII is an insurance training center owned and established by the Governments of five Anglophone West African Countries.

The insurance institute requires for employment qualified and experienced individuals for the position of Business Development Officer.


To reach out to potential and current corporate/public clients in marketing WAII’s service offering, aimed at increasing WAII’s market share in quality Executive Education, Programmes and Consultancy Services across the West African Region.

1.    Business Development
2.    Accounts Management
3.    Marketing
4.    Administration

1.    A degree in social sciences or any related fields.
2.    Possession of a higher degree will be an added advantage.
3.    Possession of professional qualification will be an added advantage.

1.    Strong negotiation skills.
2.    Ability to communicate and network at a Senior Level.
3.    Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
4.    Self motivated.
5.    Self starter with a high work ethic.
6.    Computer literate.
7.    Strong Financial/Business acumen
8.    Strong relation business skills.
9.    Ability to work under pressure.
10.    Goal oriented.

Very attractive and in accordance with international standards.  

Applicants are required to submit their current CV’s with a one page covering letter explaining their suitability for the job.

All applicants must be addressed to either of the following.
The Commissioner for Insurance
National Insurance Commission (NAICOM)
Shipper’s Plaza, Michael Okpara Street, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja, Nigeria


Industrial and General Insurance (IGI)
P.M.B 80181, Victoria Island, Lagos
Attention: Mr. Rotimi Fashola

Applications from interested applicants should reach the above addresses by July 5, 2011 

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Ericsson Solution Manager Jobs Nigeria

Ericsson has announced job vacancy in Nigeria. The open job position with Ericsson in Nigeria is for :
Solution Manager / Subject Matter Expert in Core & IMS 
REF 00031230

As a Subject Matter Expert/Solution Manager in Core & IMS solution area, you will be responsible for the following:
•    Developing and promoting customer-centric offerings in Core Networks (in GSM, WCDMA & CDMA) and IMS Solutions, comprising hardware, software and services.
•    Developing solution, technical compliance & BoQ during tender/RFP/RFQ phase in line with tender/RFP requirements and provide necessary clarification during the evaluation phase.
•    Drive sales through as a consultative approach.
•    Work as part of a sales team to explore new businesses but also secure/develop existing business.
•    Ensure end-to-end quality from business development to deliverability.
•    Manage a group of products/services solutions for the market area during the product life cycle by formulating a product marketing plan.
•    Conduct marketing and value proposition in the products/services area to customers.
•    Drive new products and services introductions in the market.
•    Perform product/service presentations.
•    Build Long term customer relationships.


The prospective candidate should have the following:
•    Minimum of B Eng. In Electrical / Electronics / Telecommunication Engineering or Equivalent.
•    Minimum of 3 years of Telecom Industry experience.
•    Strong personal track record of sales and delivery of Core Networks (in GSM, WCDMA & CDMA) and IMS Solutions.
•    Strong track record in engaging with customer C-level.
•    Ability to command attention and respect from customer.
•    Excellent product/services knowledge within Core and IMS.
•    Excellent planning and design experience in Mobile Soft-switching solution.
•    Strong analytical ability.
•    Versatile in consultative sales approach.
•    Proven sales ability.
•    Strong customer orientation.
•    Excellent business development skills.
•    Fast and unambiguous decision-making skills
•    Good in written and spoken English.
•    Excellent communication and presentation skills.
•    Team player.
•    Dedication and commitment.
•    Driving force and proactive attitude.

How to Apply for the Ericsson Job Position in Nigeria

Interested candidates should forward detailed resume to: online site

Deadline: 28 June 2011

Financial Accountant Jobs in Nigeria

Financial Accountant Jobs in Nigeria

Sandvik Mining and Construction Nigeria Ltd has announced a Financial Accountant job position in Nigeria.

Sandvik Mining and Construction Nigeria Ltd is a Company that markets a broad range of projects and services utilized in the mining industry and is in the ownership of Sandvik AB, a company listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange.

Job Description: Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant (Nigeria) reports directly to the Financial Manager - West Africa.

Qualification and Experience Required:
Minimum HND in Accounting. Part qualification of either ACCA or CA Nigeria would be preferred.
Must have at lest three years post qualification experience.

Key Duties
General Ledger Functions
Statutory Payments Returns
Petty Cash
Non-trading Local Accounts Payable
Statutory Reporting

Any other duties that may be assigned by the Financial Manager.

Successful applicants would be required to work at SMC sites in Nigeria and other West African Countries.

CLOSING DATE: 30TH June, 2011.

Suitable applicants can send their CVs and application form by email to: info.smcg@sandvik.com or by post: SMC Nigeria Limited, The Golden Gate, Plot 1994 Mombassa Street, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja.

Lagos State University LASU International School Teaching Jobs

In preparation for its takeoff, the Lagos State University International School has announced teaching job vacancy positions. According to the announcement, Lagos State University International School is expected to commence operations in September 2011. Expected take off classes are JSS I and JSS II.

Teaching Positions announced include:

(I) English Teacher
(ii) Mathematics Teacher
(iii) Integrated Science Teacher
(iv) Basic Science and Technology Teacher
(v) French Teacher
(vi) Music Teacher
(vii) Computer Science Teacher.
(viii) Business Studies Teacher
(ix) P.H.E Teacher
(x) Yoruba Teacher
(xi) Ibo or Hausa Teacher
(xii) Christian Religious Studies Teacher
(xiii) Islamic Religious Studies Teacher
(xiv) Social Studies Teacher

Candidates must possess good Honours Degree in the teaching subject in Education NOT below Second (2nd) Class Lower Division from a recognized University.
Possession of a Higher Degree in Education will be an added advantage.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate a mastery of the required teaching skills  at Secondary level.

Interested candidates should forward, twenty (20) copies of well collated Application AND Curriculum Vitae, giving the following information;

(a) Full Names (Surname first)
(b) Current Postal Address
(c) Contact  Address
(d) Permanent Home Address
(e) Date and Place of Birth
(f) Nationality and State of Origin
(g) Marital Status
(h) Number, Names and Ages of Children
(i) Next of Kin and Address
(j) Educational Institutions attended with dates
(k) Qualification(s) obtained with dates (attached photocopies)
(i) Details of previous and present appointments
(m) Hobbies
(n) Telephone Number /E-mail address
(o) Names and Addresses of three (3) referees.

Candidates are to request their referees to forward  references on them directly to the Registrar, Lagos State Univerisity, P.M.B. 0001, LASU, Post Office, LASU, Post Office, LASU, Ojo.
Terms and Conditions of Service of the Lagos State University International School apply.


All applications should be addressed to:

The Registrar,
Lagos State University,
P.M.B. 0001, LASU, Post Office,
Badagry Expressway,
Lagos State University, Ojo.

AND submitted to:
The Deputy Registrar
Non-Academic Staff Establishment and Training Division
Administrative Block II (Annex)
Lagos State University, Ojo.

Please, indicate the position applied for, on the top left hand corner of the envelope, containing your application.

All applications are to be submitted, NOT later than Friday, July 15, 2011.

Premier International School Abuja Jobs in Nigeria

Premier International School, Abuja, Nigeria has announced staff job vacancies required to meet is needs. Premier International School is a Nursery/Primary/Secondary School located in Wuse in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). According to the release Premier International school job vacancies have arisen out the need to provide educational services to Nigerian and Expatriate school children in the FCT.

Premier International School, Abuja, job vacancies are for the following positions:

Candidates should posses a minimum of B.Ed/B/Sc(Ed) plus M.Ed with at least 10 years cognate working experience and not less than 5 years in Management/Leadership position in a reputable school. He/she must possess a working knowledge of the British Curriculum and must be computer literate.

Candidates should posses a minimum of B.Ed/B.Sc(Ed)BA(Ed) OR BA/B.Sc/HND plus PGDE with a mimumum of 7 years teaching/management experience in a reputable school and must be computer literate.

Candidates should posses a minimum of B.Ed/B.Sc(Ed)/BA(Ed) in Curriculum Studies with at least 5 years working knowledge of the British Curriculum and must be computer literate.

Candidates should possess a minimum of B.Ed/B.Sc(Ed)/B.Sc(Ed) in Guidance and Counseling. Must have at least 3 years teaching experience and must be computer literate.

Candidates should posses a Diploma/Certificate or degree in Special Education OR related disciplines. Experience in working with children with special needs is an added.

Subject teachers are required for the following subjects:

English Language, Literature in English, Biology, Chemistry, Social Studies, Economics, Geography, Food & Nutrition, CRK/IRK, Computer Studies, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, Agricultural Science, Hausa Language, Business Studies, Physical & Health Education, Fine art, Music

Candidates should posses a minimum  of B.Ed/B.Sc(Ed)/BA(Ed) OR BA/B.Sc/HND plus PGDE with at least 5 years teaching experience. A postgraduate degree in the relevant subject(s) and ability to teach two or more subjects will be an added advantage.

Method of Application

Candidates who meet the above criteria should forward their Curriculum Vitae (with completes address and functional telephone numbers). application letter and photocopy of credentials by July 7, 2011 to:

The Head of School, Premier International School, P.M.B. 5043, Wuse, Abuja.

Candidates may forward their details CV to:jobs@premierinternationalschool.org

Group Head, Information Technology Job Nigeria

Group Head, Information Technology Job in Nigeria

A client of the PWC  office in Nigeria has announced a need for a Group Head in Information Technology. According to the release from PWC the client is an emerging conglomerate with strong presence  in the oil and gas sector that aims to grow a diversified business portfolio.

Ref: M 09 - Group Head, Information Technology

The primary focus of this role is to support and drive operational efficiencies through full and effective implementation of the information management systems, maximum automation of business processes and ensuring availability/ functionality of the IS infrastructure in support of the Group's business operations.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Develops and ensures effective implementation of strategic information technology plan of the Group in line with business and operational needs
  • Develops and implements approved information technology and management systems policy, establishing the operating guidelines, procedures, and standards of performance to ensure the department meets or exceeds the Group's information systems needs and objectives
  • Prepare annual operating plans and budgets for the IT function (managed directly) and the use of IT within the wider business (managed indirectly).
  • Manages the delivery of seamless IT services to users across the group in line with business requirements and Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • Develops and maintains Service Level Agreements performance against agreed standards
  • Develops (or procures) and coordinates the delivery IT solutions to the Group's business in accordance with agreed priorities, plans and standards
  • Initiates and supervises the implementation of major IT Development projects
  • Provides guidance and monitors the progressive development of user capabilities across the group through sound in-house IT training and hands-on support services to staff
  • Monitors and controls the financial and operational performance of the directly managed IT function.

Skills and Competencies:
The individual required for this role must have strong hands-on knowledge of IT operations and deployment of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, good experience in LAN, WAN or Internet Network Administration (Load Balancing, Switching, Routers, Firewalls); strong business orientation, leadership interpersonal and communication skills.

Education and Experience:
First degree in Computer/System/Electrical/ Electronics Engineering/Applied physics/ Computer Science or a related field
Relevant qualifications in Information Technology e.g. CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional), Network + or MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional) Certification in IT Service Management.
A minimum of 10 years post qualification experience, with 5 years at a managerial position.

How To Apply
If you meet the requirements above, please forward your application and a copy of your resume electronically to clientrecruit@ng.pwc.com quoting the reference code for the position applied for at the top right hand corner.

Application closes June 28, 2011

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Reckitt Benckiser Management Trainee program

Reckitt Benckiser Management Trainee program
Reckitt Benckiser producers of popular consumer brands that include Mortein, Strepsils, Harpic, Reckitt Benckiser , Dettol, Jik, durex and Air wick has announced its Management Trainee program.

Young graduates who join Reckitt Benckiser will be joining a global FMCG powerhouse, whose 19 Powerbrands are global leaders in high growth categories. Jobs Nigeria Plus  notes that the Reckitt Benckiser Management Trainee program release states that it  has built its success on "a  quickthinking, fast-acting culture, so you can look forward to a role that will have real impact on a business that  continues to outpace the global markets. Expect responsibility. Expect challenges. Above all, expect rewards. And expect them all much sooner than you would anywhere else. Apply now and see just how much responsibility you’ll enjoy."

Jobs Nigeria Plus  notes that Reckitt Benckiser should offer excellent career options in different disciplines for enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals.

The announcement is probably in response to rapidly growing business operations. It is in fact inviting talented individuals to build careers with the Reckitt Benckiser group.

In the opinion of Jobs Nigeria Plus since it is an opportunity for fresh graduates it is expected that the Reckitt Benckiser group will provide successful candidates with training and experience exposure for a fresh start to their careers.

To Apply for the Reckitt Benckiser Management Trainee program
Go to: jobs careers site
•     Click on “graduate opportunities”
•    Select “search our available positions”
•    Type in: LAG002 (in Job Number)
Application deadline: 21 June 2011

Young Journalists wanted for global Civil Society Event

Young joournalists are wanted for the 10th CIVICUS World Assembly holding in September 2011 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Four young journalists from developing countries have the chance to attend the largest gathering of civil society activists in the world in all expenses paid prize.

What is the prize?

Through a full bursary (including travel, accommodation and registration), the four journalists will have full access to all keynote plenary sessions and activity sessions that will take place at the Youth Assembly on 8 September and at the World Assembly on 10-12 September.

They will also have unique one on one opportunities to interview all keynote speakers.

How do you qualify?

You qualify if you are an active journalist who:

    Has a background in covering civil society issues  (such as development effectiveness, new technologies, democratic space and climate justice)
    Are a citizen of a developing country
    Are between 18 and 30 years of age.

The journalist will also have a thoughtful and feasible dissemination plan to use their reports as a tool to raise awareness of the human rights or social justice issues explored at the event with a goal to bring about change.

While creative freedom will be left to the individual journalist, they will be required to report on a minimum of two sessions per day in the language of choice (Spanish, English, and French).

How to apply?

To apply for this prize, submit your CV, a writing sample and a 250 word article on why it is important for civil society to engage with the media to rowena.mcnaughton@civicus.org before 15 June 2011.

The chosen journalists will be informed before 30 June 2011.

About the 2011 World Assembly

The CIVICUS World Assembly is the premier global gathering of civil society organisations, donors and representatives of government, international institutions and business to seek collaborative ways to strengthen the rights of citizens around the globe. The 2011 World Assembly will focus on "Civil Society and Global Decision-Making: Doing It Better". 

SKG Pharma Jobs Nigeria

SKG Pharma one of the leaders in the Pharmaceutical sector has announced jobs in Nigeria. According to the release from SKG Pharma the opportunities have arisen due to strategic repositioning.
Jobs and careers opportunities at SKG Pharma exist in Nigeria for career minded and motivated individuals.

The following positions are available:

Cognitive experience of not less than 4 years is a must. Must be holder of B.Pharm and registered with the Pharmacy Council of Nigeria.
A demonstrable track record in a reputable organization will be required.
Must have ability to lead a team and achieve sales target in a designated territory. High ethical standards will be a critical factor.

Must have minimum of B.Pharm and registered with the Pharmacy Council of Nigeria. Excellent communication skill, drive and  integrity will be required. ability to drive will be an added advantage.

Experience in a manufacturing industry of not less than 3-4 years is required. A minimum of OND or its equivalent in technical school is needed. Must be ready to work for extended hours.

Interested applicants should please forward their CVs with covering letters by 21 June 2011 to:

P.M.B 21099, Ikeja, Lagos.


Guinness Young Graduate Programme Jobs Nigeria

Guinness Young Graduate Programme Jobs Nigeria

Guinness Nigeria is currently recruiting young graduates to the Diageo Pan Africa Early Career Programme in SALES, HR, LEGAL, MARKETING, SUPPLY, FINANCE, IS AND PROCUREMENT functions.

Join the Diageo Pan Africa Early Career Programme and benefit from authentic experiences designed to accelerate your career development. According to Guinness, "You will build your expertise and knowledge by completing three 12-month rotations within your chosen discipline. There will be opportunities to spend one of these rotations in different African markets".

The job is for graduates with passion, energy and finely tuned commercial awareness. You will be a real team player and a forward thinker, excited by innovation. It is essential that you can build strong relationships, influence others and work well under pressure.

You should have a minimum 2nd Class an upper second-class degree, and your academic record must be excellent.
Graduates with not more than 2 years post NYSC experience

How to Apply for the Guiness Young Graduate Programme Jobs Nigeria >>

Got to job site
Click "search & apply"
Select Pan African Early Career Programme
Submit your application

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