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Sunday, 27 January 2019

Vacancies at British High Commission January 27

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.
We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:
Job Title: Finance Intern
Ref Id: 02/19 LOS
Location : Lagos
Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Operations and Corporate Services)
Job Subcategory: Finance
Type of Position: Fixed Term
Duration of Post: 6 months
Start Date: 15 March 2019
Grade: Internship
Main Purpose of Job
To assist the Accounts Department in all department related functions.
Roles and Responsibilities
what will the jobholder be expected to achieve?:
General filling for Accounts section and Procurement section
Assisting the accountant with all other issues.
Data capturing off all Electrical, plumbing, building and renovation expenditure on all BDHC properties.
Assist in handing of daily cash transactions ( payments and receipts)
Liaising with Procurement department on invoices processed in accounts department
Requirements
Essential qualifications, skills and experience:
First degree in Finance or Accounting
Required competencies:
Changing and Improving, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering at Pace, Demonstrating Resilience.
Starting monthly salary
N135,419.
How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Additional Information
Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening.
Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.
The British Deputy High Commission will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.
Employees recruited locally by the British Deputy High Commission in Lagos are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Nigeria.
All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in the country of the vacancy with the correct visa/work permit status or demonstrate eligibility to obtain the relevant permit.
The responsibility lies on the successful candidate to:
Obtain the relevant permit
Pay fees for the permit
Make arrangements to relocate
Meet the costs to relocation
The British Deputy High Commission does not sponsor visas/work permits except where it may be local practice to do so.
Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link:
Please note: AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, SEO=C5
Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates
Please log into your profile on the application system on a regular basis to review the status of your application.
Application Deadline 8th February, 2019
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019

PwC Nigeria Graduate Recruitment 2019

PwC Nigeria Graduate Recruitment 2019 - Assurance & Tax Regulatory Services
Department: Assurance.
Job type: Permanent
Closing date: 18-Feb-19
Location: Lagos
Reference Number: 125-NIG00190.
The Company
PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) firms help organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 250,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. In Sub-Saharan Africa, we're the largest provider of professional services with offices in 34 countries and over 9 000 people
Roles & Responsibilities
Your learning with us begins with a structured 6 - 8 weeks induction course. This is the first element of a development framework that will help you build business awareness, technical, personal and management skills throughout your career.
Self-directed, career-long training is a key feature of life here at PwC. The entire working environment is designed to empower you to learn.
You will have access to a wealth of critical knowledge, such as best practices documentation and methodology tools. We will provide you with continuous on- the-job guidance, and you will acquire key knowledge about industries, business strategy and practical business issues faced by our clients through your daily experiences.
Professional qualifications will play a vital role in your career. We will provide you with all the support and resources you need to excel in your professional exams. . A coach who will play an important role in your career development will be made available to help you unlock your potentials, so that you can perform at your best.
International development is a valuable development opportunity which our global network can provide.
This provides you with the opportunity to spend a year or two gaining experience and fresh perspectives with one of the PwC firms around the world, or explore new cultures during short-term client assignments or training courses abroad.
Requirements
•Five (5) credits at a sitting including English Language and Mathematics
•Minimum of Second Class (Upper Division)/Upper Credit
•Must have completed National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)
Additional Information
These positions are for our Assurance and Tax Regulatory Services
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Thursday, 17 January 2019

Programme Officer Job at UN Woman

Programme Officer; Legislation and Institutional Strengthening
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
The Spotlight Initiative is a global partnership between the United Nations (UN) and the European Union (EU) to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls in support of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development. It was launched in September 2017 by the UN Secretary-General and the EU High Representative and Vice President (HRVP). The 500 million Euro Initiative provides a model for partnerships with donors, civil society, and the UN to deliver on the SDGs in a comprehensive manner leveraging comparative expertise. SDG 5 and the achievement of gender equality are placed at the centre of efforts (alongside Goal 16) with the aim to provide an enabling environment for the implementation of all goals. Within the UN, the Initiative will operationalize the UN development system reforms and model a new way of delivering on the SDGs in an integrated way, leveraging collaborative advantages. Three Core Agencies: UNDP (the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Population (UNFPA) and UN Women) will work together with other UN agencies to make large-scale investments in priority countries.
Reporting to Programme Specialist- Technical Coherence, Spotlight Initiative the Programme officer contributes to the effective engagements and delivery of the outcomes on legislation and institutional strengthening for the spotlight programmes. He or she also provides substantive inputs to programme design, formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. He or she also ensures appropriate application of systems and procedures and develops enhancements, if necessary. She/he works in close collaboration with the programme and operations team, UN Women staff, Government officials, multi and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UN Women programme implementation under portfolio.
Duties and Responsibilities
Contribute technically to the development and implementation of the Spotlight programme strategies and interventions for the component on effective legislative and institutional strengthening.
Provide substantive inputs towards the development of the programme annual work plans, budgets and implementation strategies for the UN Women component on effective legislative and institutional strengthening;
Identify and design advocacy and lobby opportunities and interventions for effective legislative and institutional strengthening and overall interest of the programme;
Provide substantive technical support to the implementation and management of the Spotlight Initiative programme in the targeted states for effective legislative and institutional strengthening;
Lead the delivery of the specific components on legislative and institutional strengthening to ensure domestication and implementation of laws and policies;
Support the call/request for proposals, including the organization of technical review committees, and capacity assessment of partners to ensure selection of partners to deliver on the effective legislative and institutional strengthening component of the project;
Review, coordinate and monitor the submission of implementing partner financial and narrative reports;
Support training of partners on Results Based Management and monitor implementation;
Monitor budget implementation and make budget re-alignments/ revisions, as necessary, for the components on effective legislative and institutional strengthening;
Provide technical assistance and capacity development to programme stakeholders
Coordinate the delivery of technical support for the implementation of effective legislative and institutional strengthening components of the programme;
Coordinate and lead technical workshops and webinars; facilitate workshop sessions for effective legislative and institutional strengthening;
Facilitate learning and exchanging of experiences among programme stakeholders;
Consolidate lessons learned and key outcomes of workshops and webinars;
Analyze emerging needs and provide suggestions for technical follow up;
Establish and nurture relationships with national partners to support implementation and expansion of the Spotlight Initiative programme;
Identify opportunities for capacity building of partners and facilitate technical/ programming support and trainings to partners, as needed.
Provide technical inputs to the monitoring and reporting of the programme
Monitor progress of implementation of activities and finances using results-based management tools;
Draft reports on monitoring missions, programme results s, outputs and outcomes;
Provide substantive inputs to the preparation of donor and UN Women reports.
Provide substantive inputs to building partnerships and resource mobilization strategies
Provide substantive inputs to resource mobilization strategies;
Prepare relevant documentation such as project summaries, conference papers, briefing notes, speeches, and donor profiles;
Participate in donor meetings and public information events, as delegated.
Provide technical support to inter-agency coordination on [Spotlight Initiative] to achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women programmes with other partners in the country
Provide substantive technical support to the Programme Specialist Technical Coherence on inter-agency coordination related activities by drafting background reports and briefs.
Provide substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts
Develop background documents, briefs and presentations related to [Spotlight Initiative];
Coordinate and organize advocacy campaigns, events, trainings, workshops and knowledge products;
Coordinate the development of knowledge management methodologies, and products on [Spotlight Initiative].
Key Performance Indicators
Timely and quality substantive inputs programme strategies and activities;
Timely and quality substantive inputs to workplans and budgets;
Adherence to UN Women standards and rules;
Timely monitoring and tracking of programme results and finances;
Relationship with partners and stakeholders;
Timely organization of events;
Quality of knowledge and advocacy products.
Competencies
Core Values:
Respect for Diversity
Integrity
Professionalism
Core Competencies:
Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
Accountability
Creative Problem Solving
Effective Communication
Inclusive Collaboration
Stakeholder Engagement
Leading by Example
Functional Competencies
Good programme formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills
Strong understanding and experiences in legislative and institutional strengthening processes
Good understanding of the legislative environment in Nigeria
Good knowledge of technical of advocacy, lobbying, mobilization and citizen engagements
Good knowledge of Results Based Management
Ability to gather and interpret data, reach logical conclusions and present findings and recommendations
Good analytical skills
Ability to identify and analyze trends, opportunities and threats to fundraising
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
Master’s degree or equivalent in social sciences, human rights, gender/women’s studies, international development, or a related field is required
A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A project/programme management certification would be an added advantage
Experience:
At least 3 years of progressively responsible work experience in development programme/project implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building;
Knowledge and experience in Legislative and institutional work
Experience in the [Spotlight Initiative] is an asset;
Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset.
Language Requirements:
Fluency in English is required
Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset;
Knowledge of a Nigeria Language is an asset.
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Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Fleet Officer Job at Sahara Group

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.

Purpose Statement:
The fleet officer is responsible for selecting and maintaining vehicles in order to keep deliveries and distributions on schedule and within its established budget.

Key Deliverables
Monitor and ensure fleet operation in compliance with local and state rules and regulations.
Maintain and monitor data management system to organize fleets as per various schedules and requests.
Maintain knowledge and utilize all fleet information and user surveys to forecast new requirements.
Maintenance estimate collation and documentation report
Driver management through monthly pep-talk
Accident/incident assessment and report compilation for claim settlement
Vehicle particulars renewal in line with fleet software
Fleet inspection and utilization report
Reduction of fleet downtime to 48hrs/monthly
Distribute fleet accessories and documents to respective companies
Follow up on vendors on request turn-around time
Update cash fueling data for analysis
Any other fleet function

Knowledge/Skills:
In depth knowledge of vehicle basic operating system
Good knowledge of excel
Ability to think on his/her feet
Requires minimal supervision
Ability to be creative in logistic challenge resolution
Ability to manage time and other resources available – human and material

Minimum Qualification/ Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management or related field.
Minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar role at a FMCG,
Certification in Logistics and transport management would be an added advantage.

Personality Traits:
Candidate must be hardworking and dedicated
Candidate must be highly analytical and creative,
Candidate must be resourceful with good interpersonal skills to relate with people across different social strata.
Candidate must possess ability to adapt to different types of environment

Working Relationships
Sahara Group Drivers
Account officers in respective Group companies
Fleet vendors
Sahara fleet users

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

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Sunday, 13 January 2019

JOB RECRUITMENT(5 OPENINGS) AT WEATHERFORD OIL AND GAS SERVICES COMPANY NIGERIA

Weatherford International plc , is one of the largest multinational oil and natural gas service companies. The company provides products and services for drilling, evaluation, completion, production and intervention of oil and natural gas wells, along with pipeline construction and commissioning. Headquartered in Baar, Switzerland, Weatherford operates in more than 100 countries across the globe and employs more than 35,000 people.
The following vacancies are opened for the
online Applications for immediate employment of Suitably Qualified and Interested Candidates at Weatherford oil and Gas services Nigeria.

1)⊕ Product Line Champion III
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers State
Job Family: Product line

Application Deadline: Not Specified

Job Responsibilities
Take ownership of identifying and pursuing new business within the Nigeria market
Develop and grow Weatherford’s RFID drilling tools business
Manages a team of locally based Field Engineers to ensure the highest level of service quality & service delivery is provided during commercial field operations
Provides training and mentoring for Field Engineers
Assist country sales, BD, R&M and operations teams with applications, scheduling, operations, customer satisfaction, productivity and economic objectives
Act as an interface between the customer, engineering and operations to provide troubleshooting assistance and to review & validate job reports as required.
Provide analysis of tenders/contracts to facilitate retention success.
Provide monthly report on in-country opportunities.
Deliver outcomes by influence and personal gravitas. Ensure issues can be openly discussed, options investigated and positive conclusions reached.
Promote the Weatherford culture at all times.
Mentor and train staff and ensure succession planning and nationalization processes are in place.
Be seen as the leader in safety and business ethics. Drive continuous improvement across all areas.
Foster an environment where innovation, entrepreneurship and financial accountability are valued and encouraged.

General Qualifications:
Preferred:
Completed Degree/Diploma in Engineering discipline (Mechanical/Electrical/Petroleum)
Knowledge & experience of completing torque & drag modelling
Knowledge & experience of completing hydraulic modelling / Fluid flow calculations/modeling

METHOD OF APPLICATION: Suitably Qualified and Interested Candidates

SHOULD APPLY HERE:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AND APPLY ONLINE

2)⊕ SSA Sales Director

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Job Family: Sales

Application Deadline: Not Specified

Job Purpose
The Sales Director leads and manages a combined team of Account Managers and Technical Sales Representatives to forecast and deliver the annual revenue target.
They are responsible for ensuring that detailed Account Plans and strategies are created at the start of the year.
They approve the Account Plans and through regular monitoring, quarterly as a minimum, ensure any revenue gaps are identified and addressed accordingly.
They shall liaise with Geozone Business Managers to ensure close collaboration is achieved through the Sales process including supporting all client engagement opportunities.
The Sales team shall drive revenue and subsequently the anticipated growth in profit margins through the creation and conversion of strategic business opportunities.
The role is accountable for assigning the appropriate resources to identified opportunity leads, managing the lead process, tracking to closure and monitoring the necessary conversion requirements.
They are accountable for retaining the customer base and supporting the Account Managers to identify and successfully develop relations with new customers.
They are also responsible for introducing the Weatherford portfolio of products and services across the customer matrix.
They are accountable for ensuring there is efficient and effective communications, including executive engagements with clients at all times through the Sales process.

General Qualifications:
Preferred:
A minimum of years sales experience in the Oil & Gas industry with at least 5 years supervisory/managerial scope.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate sales success and achieving growth in market share and ability to improve profitability metrics; margin & EBITDA.
In addition candidates must be able to demonstrate track record of successful high quality, effective client engagement at all levels of seniority and internal engagement with key stakeholders
Skills & Knowledge
Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills inc. mentoring and coaching
Effective communicator (written and verbally) of commercial strategy and operation execution
Experience in profit and loss (Financial Acumen) and management of multi-cultural areas
Understanding of driving change in an effective manner.
Experience in creating account plans and strategies
Experience in preparing and delivering presentations to senior management internally and externally
Self – confident, motivated, decisive, flexible, logical, methodical, determined and results driven with a sound business judgment
Ability to operate successfully within a matrix management environment
Good technical knowledge of Weatherford product range and oilfield services
Experience in planning, reporting, quota setting and overall account management, sales program implementation, sales compensation design and administration, recruiting and selection of talent

METHOD OF APPLICATION: Suitably Qualified and Interested Candidates

SHOULD APPLY HERE:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AND APPLY ONLINE

3)⊕ Technical Sales & Support Engineer

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers State
Job Family: Sales

Application Deadline: Not Specified

Job Descriptions
Drives revenue and profit growth through establishing and maintaining relationships and connectivity with the client at senior levels within the organization and through the development and execution of a strategic account plan that is aligned with global, regional and local sales and marketing strategies.
Acts as a “guide” to navigate the Weatherford matrix for our customers and acts as an internal “guide” for Weatherford as related to the client organisation.

Qualifications
years of experience in Sales with a minimum of 3 years in the Account Management function. The account will be more complex and for a higher $ value

METHOD OF APPLICATION:
Suitably Qualified and Interested
Candidates
SHOULD APPLY HERE:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AND APPLY ONLINE

4)⊕ Asset & Inventory Manager

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers State
Job Family: Asset & inventory management

Application Deadline: Not Specified

Job Responsibilities
To control the materials function in a proactive manner ensuring that:
The stores area is secure and well laid out, with items properly identified
All transactions are recorded promptly in JDE
All staff under your supervision are managed effectively and trained fully in JDE and other aspects of the material function
Material is despatched complete and on time
All customs related activities are effectively controlled
That the goods in/out function is effective
Complete applications in JDE based on the receipt of Inventory Transaction Documents from the branch plants, including:
Transfer of assets and inventory to destinations within and outside the region
Reclassification of inventory and assets as requested
Adjustments of asset and inventory as required
Adjust the records for scrapping of items as required. Assist in branches in the correct use of scrap procedure

Qualifications
Essential:
Must be numerate, literate and physically capable
Degree in related field
Experience / Competence:
Should come from a materials background
Should have supervisory experience
Should have relevant oil industry and equipment experience
Should have extensive material control experience
Must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Experience in similar job role
Skills /Knowledge:
Must have supervisory/managerial skills
Should have a forklift license
Should have a full and clean driving license
Should be computer literate
Must have good organizational skills and the ability to maintain records and log events efficiently
Must have good communication skills
Should have materials based knowledge

METHOD OF APPLICATION:
Suitably Qualified and Interested Candidates
SHOULD APPLY HERE:

CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE

5)⊕ Well Services Field Supervisor III

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers State
Job Family: Operations management

Application Deadline: Not Specified

Job Scope
Field supervisor responsible for operating TT tools at the well site.
The field supervisor will act as a mentor for junior/trainee field persons whenever possible.
While not in the field this role requires the supervisor to assist in shop operations including but not limited to mentoring junior staff, shop staff and assisting the TT manager and or coordinator as needed.
This role may also require shop based work including but not limited to helping load out jobs, test, repair and maintain equipment when requested by TT manager and or coordinator.
This role also requires that the supervisor participates in all required online and offline reporting.
While not in the field the supervisor will report to the shop each morning and participate in daily shop activities 8am to 5pm unless otherwise agreed by the TT manager.
This role may also require the supervisor to attend client meetings.

Qualifications
Petroleum, Mechanical or similar academic Degree
At least 5 years (Thru Tubing Specific experience) or 100 recorded TT field jobs completed.
Some formal TT training either at Weatherford or other TT Companies preferred.

METHOD OF APPLICATION:
Suitably Qualified and Interested
Candidates
SHOULD APPLY HERE:

CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE

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2019 UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME(UNDP), MASSIVE JOB RECRUITMENT

2019 UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME(UNDP), JOB RECRUITMENT
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations,UN’s global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life.
It is the United Nations largest agency with a mandate to erradicate poverty, through sustainable and inclusive human development.
It is interesting to know that the ultimate goal of UNDP is to improve the lives of the people of Nigeria, especially the poorest and most vulnerable, and to ensure a future that offers equality, dignity and opportunity for all.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), helps developing countries attract and use aid effectively. In all our activities, we encourage the protection of human rights, capacity development and the empowerment of women.
United Nations Development Programme are recruiting Suitably Qualified and Interested Candidates on behalf of the Global Environmental Facility Small Grants to fill the positions below.
1).. Human Resources Analyst
Job ID: 20227
Location: Abuja
Contract Duration 1 Year with possibility for extension
Application Deadline: 23rd January, 2019.
Duties and Responsibilities
Implementation of HR strategies and policies:
Full compliance of HR activities with UN rules and regulations, UNDP policies, procedures and strategies; effective implementation of the internal control, proper design and functioning of the HR management system.
Continuous analysis of corporate HR strategies and policies, assessing the impact of changes and making recommendations on their implementation in the CO. Continuous research of the matters related to conditions of service, salaries, allowances and other policy matters. Elaboration and introduction of measurement indicators, monitoring and reporting on achievement of results.
CO HR business processes mapping and elaboration/establishment of internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in HR management, control of the workflows in the HR Unit.
Implementation of the strategic approach to recruitment in the CO, proper use of contractual modalities, forecast of the staffing needs, performance evaluation and staff career development management.
Effective human resources management:
Management of International staff entitlements and position funding delegated to the HR Unit.
Management of recruitment processes including job descriptions, job classification, vacancy announcement, screening of candidates, chairing interview panels, making recommendations on recruitment. Oversight of recruitment under UNDP projects.
Review and certification of submissions to the Local Appointment and Promotion Board.
Development and management of rosters.
Validation of cost-recovery charges in Atlas for HR services provided by UNDP to other Agencies.

Conduct of UN-related surveys:
Organization and coordination of comprehensive and interim local salary, hardship and place-to-place surveys in coordination with the Operations Manager.
Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO:
Synthesis of lessons learnt and best practices in HR.
Organization of trainings for operations/ programme staff on HR issues.
Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
Competencies
Core Competencies:
Innovation:
Ability to make new and useful ideas work
Leadership:
Ability to persuade others to follow
People Management:
Ability to improve performance and satisfaction
Communication:
Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform
Delivery:
Ability to get things done
Technical/Functional Competencies:
Building Partnerships
Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing
Job Knowledge / Technical Expertise
Promoting Organizational Change and Development
Client Orientation
Required Skills and Experience
Education:
Master’s Degree or equivalent in HR, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field.
HR Certification programme.
Experience:
2 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in providing HR advisory services and/or managing staff and operational systems.
Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and experience in handling of web based management systems.
Language Requirements:
Fluency in English and in the national language of the duty station.
METHOD OF APPLICATION: Suitably Qualified and Interested Candidates SHOULD APPLY HERE:

CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE

2).. Driver
Job ID: 20279
Location: Abuja ( with a possibility of building a roster for multiple locations)
Grade: SB1
Vacancy Type: Service Contract (SC)
Posting Type: External
Contract Duration: Initial duration of one year
Application Deadline: 23rd January, 2019.

Background
Under the guidance and supervision of the Deputy Country Director Operations and direct supervisor, the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services ensuring high accuracy of work. The Driver demonstrates a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
The Driver provides driving services to the operations and programme staff in the CO, Consultants and Experts and UN staff on mission.
Summary of Key Functions
Provision of reliable and secure driving services
Proper use of vehicle
Day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle
Availability of documents/ supplies:
Ensures provision of reliable and secure driving services by a) driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items and b) meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, visa and customs formalities arrangement when required.
Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
Ensures proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.
Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, necessary spare parts.
Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.
Impact of Results:
The key results have an impact on the accurate, safe and timely execution of the CO services.
Competencies
Operational Effectiveness:
Ability to perform a variety of repetitive and routine tasks and duties
Ability to review data, identify and adjust discrepancies
Ability to handle a large volume of work possibly under time constraints
Good knowledge of administrative rules and regulations
Ability to operate and maintain a variety of computerized business machines and office equipment in order to provide efficient delivery of service
Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks by establishing priorities
Demonstrates excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair (for Drivers)
Demonstrates excellent knowledge of protocol (for Drivers)
Demonstrates excellent knowledge of security issues (for Drivers)

Managing Data:
Collects and compiles data with speed and accuracy identifying what is relevant and discarding what is not, records it in an accessible manner and maintains data bases
Thoroughly and methodically collects, verifies and records data demonstrating attention to detail and identifying and correcting errors on own initiative
Transmits file data; creates and generate queries, reports and documents utilizing databases, spreadsheets, communications and other software packages with speed and accuracy
Interprets data, draws conclusions and/or identifies patterns which support the work of others
Planning, Organizing and Multi-tasking:
Organises and accurately completes multiple tasks by establishing priorities while taking into consideration special assignments, frequent interruptions, deadlines, available resources and multiple reporting relationships
Plans, coordinates and organises workload while remaining aware of changing priorities and competing deadlines
Demonstrates ability to quickly shift from one task to another to meet multiple support needs
Establishes, builds and maintains effective working relationships with staff and clients to facilitate the provision of support
Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.
Required Skills and Experience
Education:
Secondary Education. Valid Driver’s license.
Experience:
2 years’ work experience as a driver; safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
Language Requirements:
Fluency in the language of the duty station,
Knowledge of the UN language of the duty station.
METHOD OF APPLICATION: Suitably Qualified and Interested Candidates SHOULD APPLY HERE:

CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE

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Friday, 11 January 2019

Microsoft Internship Opportunity

Microsoft Nigeria If you have unique experiences, skills and passions-and we believe you can bring them all to Microsoft for a rich, rewarding career and lifestyle that will surprise you with its breadth and potential. Just imagine the excitement and satisfaction of what you can do, where you can go, and the difference you can make with the resources of Microsoft behind you.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Microsoft Internship Opportunity – Nigeria (4 Months – Start Date March 2019)
Job number: 570287
Location: Lagos
Profession: Technical Sales
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type: Internship
Travel: 0-25 %

Job Descriptions
Are you insatiably curious? Do you collaborate well with others, knowing that better solutions come from working together? Are you motivated every day to empower others to achieve more through technology and innovation?
If yes – our Intern Program is designed for you.
Even the greatest were once beginners. Internship at Microsoft is looking for committed people with initiative and drive.
Our applicants should have a genuine passion for technology, analytical thinking, interest towards communication skills and team projects.
Passion is the common ingredient among our colleagues, and if you’ve got it, then whatever your particular skills are, we’ll find the perfect home for them!
Responsibilities

Microsoft Intern Program:
You are the kind of person who can’t help but inspire people with the power and potential of technology.
You’re hardwired to share with them how a program or new piece of hardware can improve their lives or businesses.
Here, you can use your gift to become a trusted client advisor, supporting our customers and keeping our company growing in more than 100 countries around the world.
Our Intern Program offers you the opportunity to join Microsoft on a real job role in various job families. On top of your role, you’ll have the chance to join our dynamic community of international interns, enabling you to build a global network of contacts and to gain exposure to real Microsoft business activities and leaders in the world!
Our technology helps to empower customers through you. These positions give you the opportunity to have an impact on both internal and external customers.

Microsoft Intern Program Experience:
To ensure you are having the best out of your internship; a full experience has been designed especially for you to nourish your talent and sharpen your capability. Additional to the On the Job Experience you will witness; you will have opportunity to enjoy the following highlights:
On-boarding day
Manager one-to-ones
Regular performance reviews
Personal Development Program
Mentorship program
Organized Intern community events
Access to latest Microsoft technology and solutions

Qualifications
Negotiation, customer service, and interpersonal skills
Passion for People & Technology,
relations and Sales
Fluency in English Language
Available to start on 1st of March 2019
Negotiation, customer service, and interpersonal skills
Passion for People & Technology, Customer relations and Sales
Fluency in English Language
Available to start on 1st of March 2019
Pursuing or within one year of graduation from undergraduate studies
Pursuing a full-time Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer majors or related fields
Well-developed communication, presentation as well as analytical and problem-solving skills

Application Process
Online Application
Application Screening
HR Interview
Technical/Business Interview
Benefits and Perks
Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work:
Industry leading healthcare
Giving programs
Opportunities to network and connect
Discounts on products and services

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:

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Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Job at UNICEF (Polio Data Officer)

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Polio Data Officer (Consultant)
Job Number: 518991
Location: Abuja-Nigeria
Duration: 11.5 months
Work Type: Consultancy
Background/Purpose of Assignment
Under the supervision of the C4D/Polio State Lead and the technical guidance of the Data Specialist in C4D/Polio section, Abuja, the Data Officer will contribute to and play a key role in the identification, collection, and analysis of data in the Polio Eradication Programme in Nigeria. In the assigned state/s the Data Consultant will be the primary focal point for all polio data-related activities and tasks. Data Officer will be also responsible for the quality assurance process and secure storage and access to the UNICEF data systems.
Data Officer will work based on the SOP/Guidance of Polio Data Management system and implement activities based on instruction received from Supervisor, and according to the guidance and the data Catalog defined in the SOP. Data Officer will analyse and review the information shared by the LGA Facilitators and VWS in the assigned state(s) to ensure high quality of the data collection process, and report on anomalies to Supervisor for remedy.
Data Officers who are covering more than one state will divide their work time appropriately, based on discussion and agreement with Supervisor, and State Lead of the other state to ensure proper implementation between the location where they are based, and the additional state(s) for which they are responsible. This should include regular visits to states under Data Officer responsibility, based on agreement with Supervisor and, where applicable, State Lead of other state.
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Major Tasks to be Accomplished
The main responsibilities of the Officer will include, but not limited to, the following:
Support design decision-making tools, such as infographics and reports, for relevant management teams and to supplement Abuja Data team contributions to donor reports, as requested.
Ensure the required data sets are shared through the State Lead with Abuja team as per the agreed deadlines to facilitate national consolidation of various reports.
Support availability and accurate use of the data- recording/reporting tools at all levels
Identify and recommend data-related capacity-building and re-orientation needs on newly introduced and/or existing data-related tools; support development of content for the same; and facilitate orientation/briefing of the relevant personnel to bridge up the identified gaps at their respective states as decided by State Lead.
Support National team in planning and implementation of surveys/ research activities and provide information, data and specific analyses/reports as requested.
Support availability and use of the ODK and SQL platforms in C4D/Polio
Interact with the State Emergency Operation Center (EOC) and State Communication Working Group, and State Data Working Group where available, WHO and other relevant partner Data officers, STOP Teams, SIA Team, other Partners, and UNICEF Social Mobilization consultants/personnel for collection and quality analysis of polio, routine immunization, and other requested data as assigned.
Provide technical support to ensure full functionality, adherence, and utilization of online VCM payment system and process monthly payment in the system together with the State Lead.
Work closely with the state VCM Coordinator for effective monitoring of state team performance and generating accountability reports.
Implement data quality assurance activities, conduct desk reviews and data quality checks, perform analysis of implementation progress across UNICEF on the data collected through the VCM network operations and present relevant feedback, linked to actions, at the routine/periodical internal meetings at the state level.
Qualifications or specialized knowledge/experience Required
Experience in working with Open Data Kit (ODK) design of ODK forms and field collection of health-related data.
Experience working with SQL including creation of data-linkages across different information platforms.
Working experience in the area quantitative and qualitative research and proven ability to conduct data analysis.
Working experience in UN or other international development organization would be an asset.
Background/familiarity in emergency response setting would be an asset.
Proven ability to use data management software specifically advanced Excel and GIS software skills.
Knowledge of Python would be an asset.
Completion of a University degree (Bachelor or above) or relevant courses in Data or Information Management or other relevant technical area.
Minimum 3 years of professional experience at national and/or international levels in the relevant field of Data Management, data collection and analysis.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline 20th January, 2019.
Note: All applicants should quote an all inclusive fee in their cover letters

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Wednesday, 2 January 2019

Human Resources Officer at Lawfort Solicitors and Consultants (LawfortSC)

Lawfort Solicitors and Consultants (LawfortSC)

Lawfort Solicitors and Consultants (LawfortSC) is a newly established millenial firm located in Lagos, Nigeria.

Human Resources Personnel

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Job Type: Temporary
Job Tenor: 3 months (may be renewed)
Working Hours: 9am-4pm
Responsibilities

To manage employee experience through processes and programs that span across the employee lifecycle.
To line manage the employees by monitoring the workload, output, effectiveness and efficiency of individual staff and ensuring their continual professional development through a Logbook System.
To provide day to day support of HR policies, programs and processes.
To apply knowledge of internal HR policies spanning employment, employee relations, benefits, compensation, payroll, training and HRIS to assist employees.
To develop, schedule and facilitate new employee orientations.
To assist with performance management programs.
To arrange, attend and minute disciplinary proceedings.
To investigate formal complaints and ensure closure.
To ensure the maintenance of accurate and up-to-date information of all employees.
To oversee the recruitment of staff, ensure appropriate deployment for the effective running of IBK including training and induction.
Required Skills and Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in related field (HR or Law)
Knowledge and experience of HR programs such as on-boarding, induction, recruitment and selection, engagement initiatives, policy interpretation and administration.
Applicant residing on the Island will be preferred.

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Friday, 28 December 2018

Marketing Manager Job at Saro Africa

Saroafrica is the proud holding company to three Subsidiaries: Saro Agro-allied, Saro AgroSciences & Saro Lifecare as such, Our business operations are in the Agro and Consumer Based Industries.

Marketing Manager

Job Summary
The Marketing Manager’s role is designed to deliver the above top objectives with a strategic emphasis fashioned to deliver an enhance relationships with refreshed approach and management models.
The role will assume a strong leadership role with multi-functional teams including direct reports.
Primary Responsibilities

Provide information about the products (4Ps).
Gather and analyse market information.
Conduct market research.
Develop product plan and marketing strategy
Defines and creates added value for the organisation.
Coordinate project development.
Good at portfolio management
Extension and content building.
Lead all areas of content generation and production across all media platforms.
Innovation in service and products
Ensure brand messages are consistent.
Nurture and enrich all external perceptions of the company and growth of market share.
Engage consumers on social media.
Collaborate with the sales and technical team to develop strategic partnership activities and implement the execution framework and strategic plan on identified opportunities.
Develop and lead a marketing team that will develop and execute new concepts, business models, channels and partners to position business as innovator and leader.
Communicate with various media buyers, advertising agencies, printers and other services to help marketing projects come to fruition.
Planning and implementing promotional campaigns.
Our Ideal Candidate

FMCG marketing background or from the technical industry.
Understanding of agriculture will be an added advantage.
Should be open-minded.
Should have high analytical skills.
Should have the ability to project into the future.
Passionate and Result oriented.
Very articulate.
Understand the data, and how to present it.
Flexible and adaptable.
Must be a trend-setter: must keep up to date and have the desire to know more.
Must be a team player.
Must be a vision creator.
Must be able to multi task
Must have experience creating marketing plans from scratch.
Must have extensive experience of experiential strategy development and implementation working with 3rd party agencies.
Must be proven in a multi-channel marketing campaign role.
Extensive customer and field experience.
Ability to communicate effectively to both technical and business level audiences in a compelling manner.
Qualification

Minimum of a Second-Class Upper in University Degree in any one of the Social Sciences and other related discipline.
Minimum of 7 years work experience.
Required Age: 29 – 36 years
How to apply

Interested and qualified?

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Friday, 21 December 2018

Oracle Utilities Recruiting Senior Sales Executive

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title:Senior Sales Executive – Oracle Utilities
Job ID: 18001JPP
Location: Nigeria

Job Summary

  • Oracle’s Utilities Global Business Unit (UGBU) provides commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software solutions for all major functions in the Utility Sector. These include Customer Care & Billing, Meter Data Management, Settlements, and Network & Outage Management.

Scope

  • Engage with customers and prospects to present and sell Oracle Utilities Global Business Unit applications. Winning new license sales revenue in line with targets.
  • Works with appropriate Oracle Partners
  • Works with other Lines of Business (LOBs)
  • To win new Applications license business in the Oracle Utilities Global Business Unit
  • Reports to the EMEA VP Sales Oracle Utilities Global Business Unit
  • Has no direct reports, but leads the activities of virtual teams in support of opportunities
  • Works in the utility industry on a defined set of accounts ranging from large global enterprises to mid-tier in the designated territory
  • Identifies and segments all organizations that fall into their designated territory, plans and executes sales campaigns for their territory and ensures customer satisfaction

Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Research and communicate current industry trends, drivers and potential
  • Communicate the benefits of Oracle value propositions to the market
  • Work with appropriate people to co-ordinate marketing activities in order to generate leads
  • Create and manage bids teams
  • Produce an accurate weekly / monthly forecast and pipeline
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with other Oracle LOBs to ensure resources are made available as and when required
  • Establish and maintain contractual agreements between Oracle and the Customers
  • Maintain customer satisfaction in with accounts throughout and beyond the implementation
  • Operate in line with Oracle’s business processes and procedures
  • Deliver and co-ordinate customer presentations and demonstrations
  • Attend Industry forums
  • Developing a strategy and sales plan to address the designated accounts / territory
  • Strong focus on account selling – identify value proposition; whitespace; proactively propose applications to account
  • Identify and grow partnerships to successfully address client’s needs and create differentiators
  • Generating and following up on leads.
  • Marshalling internal and Partner resources to conduct the sales process.
  • Identifying and working with the appropriate people in Oracle and the Customer.
  • Facilitating and nurturing Senior Management relationships to generate active sponsorship of Oracle.
  • Maintaining an understanding of Oracle’s strategic direction and interpreting its relevance to the territory / industry.
  • Maintaining an awareness of Oracle Utilities’ current and future Application products and services.
  • Actively maintaining a depth of product knowledge of Oracle solutions in the Utilities market.
  • Sells a subset of product or services directly or via partners to a large number of named accounts/non-named accounts/geographical territory (mainly Tier 3 accounts).
  • Primary job duty is to sell business applications software/solutions and related services to prospective and existing customers.
  • Manage sales through forecasting, account resource allocation, account strategy, and planning. Develop solution proposals encompassing all aspects of the application.
  • Participate in the development, presentation and sales of a value proposition. Negotiate pricing and contractual agreement to close the sale. Identify and develop strategic alignment with key third party influencers.
  • Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others.
  • Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization.

Qualification/Experienc/Essential Skills

  • Successful sales track record.
  • Ability to penetrate accounts, meet with stakeholders within accounts.
  • Oracle knowledge and/or knowledge of Oracle’s competitors.
  • Interaction with C level players.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal /communication skills.
  • Excellent communication/negotiating/closing skills with prospects/customers.
  • Travel may be needed.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Proven track record in selling software applications / services to utilities companies/ public sector in Western, Eastern and Central Africa
  • Excellent track record of meeting targets
  • Demonstrated ability to close large complex deals
  • Proven track record in building relationships at all level within utility companies
  • Influencing and negotiating skills
  • Strong knowledge of the utility industry drivers in Northern and Western Africa
  • 8 years applicable experience including 7 years of sales experience.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:


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Thursday, 20 December 2018

Vacancy at British High Commission Nigeria

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.


Job Category  

Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)


Job Subcategory  

Chancery

Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)  

Main purpose of job:

To effectively manage and support the Deputy High Commissioner (DHC) & Deputy Head of Mission through efficient running of their office, diary and travel management, and helping to co-ordinate key activities across the mission.


Provide support to Senior Leadership Team and post under the direction of the DHC.


Roles and responsibilities / what will the jobholder be expected to achieve?:

Managing diaries of the Deputy High Commissioner & Deputy Head of Mission and their daily itinerary


Receiving, dealing with and prioritising meeting requests from both internal and external stakeholders for DHC & DHM


Co-ordinating effectively events/ functions hosted by the DHC & HC in conjunction with the Residence Manager. Issue out e-invitation/cards and monitor RSVPs in order to ensure maximum attendance at events.


Recording meetings and drafting minutes (Senior Leadership Team, Lagos Joint Management Board, disciplinary panels and appeals, etc.)


Receiving and dealing with official correspondences


Line managing and developing DHC’s drivers.


Receiving visitors to the Deputy High Commission.


Covering for the Residence Manager when away


Any other duty as assigned


Essential qualifications, skills and experience  

Good interpersonal and customer service skills.  


A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role;


Excellent IT skills (including Microsoft Office); Ability to work with minimal supervision.


The ability to respond flexibly to competing demands, often at short notice; Discretion and confidentiality


Events Management.


Desirable qualifications, skills and experience  

Experience working with senior management/ director level staff in a corporate environment.


Required competencies  

Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

Application deadline  

4 January 2019

Grade  

A2 (L)

Type of Position  

Permanent

Region  

Africa

Country/Territory  

Nigeria

Location (City)  

Lagos

Type of Post  

British Deputy High Commission

Starting monthly salary ()  

N438, 934

Start Date  

1 March 2019

Additional information  

Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening.


Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.


The British Deputy High Commission will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.


Employees recruited locally by the British Deputy High Commission in Lagos are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Nigeria.


All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in the country of the vacancy with the correct visa/work permit status or demonstrate eligibility to obtain the relevant permit.


The responsibility lies on the successful candidate to;


Obtain the relevant permit

Pay fees for the permit

Make arrangements to relocate

Meet the costs to relocation

The British Deputy High Commission does not sponsor visas/work permits except where it may be local practice to do so.


Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.


Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link:https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-service-competency-frameworkPlease note: AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, SEO=C5


Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates


Please log into your profile on the application system on a regular basis to review the status of your application.


CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE

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Sunday, 16 December 2018

United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

We are recruiting to fill the following vacant positions below:

1.) HACT Consultant

Location: Unspecified.

Deadline: 20th December, 2018.

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2.) Deputy Representative, Operations

Location: Abuja

Deadline: 19th December, 2018.

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3.) FT Budget Assistant

Location: Abuja

Deadline: 17th December, 2018.

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FT Budget Assistant at the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: FT Budget Assistant GS-5

Job Number: 518249 
Location: Abuja
Work Type: Fixed Term Staff

Major duties and Responsibilities

Monitor the support budget and Cross Sectoral Programme Budget preparation, allocations and consumptions and prepare Periodic budget reports and reconciliation of expense;

Assist the Finance Section in reviewing the utilization report and liquidation documents related to Direct Cash Transfers, Direct Payments and Mobile Money Payments;

Review Budget expenditure by codes against approved allotments and verify compliance with reports received from Headquarters;

Prepare monthly bank reconciliation and follow up for timely and adequate recording of open items;

Assist in keeping in custody finance/accounting records for Nigeria Country Office for audit purpose and recommends destruction of obsolete records at appropriates time;

Act as a backup for cash office and petty cash custodian in the absence of the cashier;

Perform any other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:

Education: Completion of Secondary Education

Work Experience: Five (5) years related job experience

Language: Fluency in oral and written English is required.

View our competency framework at (Pdf):
http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

Application Closing Date
14th December, 2018; 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time) 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:

CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE

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Deputy Representative, Operations at the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Deputy Representative, Operations, P5

Job Number: 518355 
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Work Type : Fixed Term Staff

Description

For every child, a champion:

The Operations function supports the Head of the Office on managing the office and monitoring operations and programmes as needed, while providing advice on best and innovative management practices to enhance office performance.

The function is a strategic Business Partner role within the Senior Management team, assuring the best use of UNICEF assets in alignment with sound management practices, office priorities and goals to deliver results for children.

How Can You Make a Difference?

As a Strategic Business Partner and Deputy for the Head of Office, the incumbent will be responsible to lead for results, drive change, provide risk informed, solution-focused analysis, advice and services and contribute to programme and management decisions for delivering results for children in all operational contexts.

Strategic Operations will accomplish this by:

Leading by example and supporting the Head of Office on managing the office;

Acting as Officer in Charge in the absence of the Head of Office;

Managing services in the functional areas of operations support: budget, financial management and reporting, facilities management, administration, supply and logistics management, information and communications technology, human resources, and safety and security and convening the other functions to arrive at a unified vision;

Ensuring processes are in place to identify, promote and empower the potential in staff through career development, opportunities for stretch assignments and succession planning;

Acting as member of the Country and Senior Management Teams, representing the organizational risk, governance systems and policies perspective in management discussions, and promoting results based management.

Understanding business needs for the Country Programme, to anticipate challenges, propose viable solutions, provide creative and innovative ideas aimed at a solution- focused approach to include value for money strategies, all underpinned by quality assurance measures;

Providing key contribution to CPD, CPMP, AMP and support to Results Based Management and implementation using Value for Money criteria;

Leveraging technology for results and programme accountabilities, making effective adoption of tools and promoting the fundamentals of ICT management, information security and controls;

Supporting the country office during external and internal audit reviews and responding to audit observations and monitoring implementation of recommendations.;

Guiding Supply and Logistics strategies and interventions to meet programmatic needs while ensuring Value for Money (VfM), including procurement of fit for purpose products and services, and providing advisory support to governments, national systems and partners on supply chain management;

Leveraging governance, systems, and tools to provide regular feedback on risks and achievements of operations functions in the country;

Leading on facility management with a specific focus on inclusive accessibility, eco sustainability and common premises;

Overseeing business transactions processed by GSSC from a perspective of Efficiency, Performance, Risk Management and Fraud prevention;

Supporting the management of PSFR operations and promoting efficiency across systems and processes, where applicable;

The Deputy Representative, Operations will be entrusted with the following five pillars, the core focus of all operations functions: Valuing People, Valuing Money, Valuing Risk Management, Valuing Systems and Structures, Valuing Partners

Key Functions, Accountabilities and Related Duties/Tasks
Valuing People - Lead, manage and develop people resources to promote technical competence and foster career progression and retention of a 'fit for purpose'/ agile workforce:

Promote an environment of management excellence, staff well-being and accessibility and inclusion through implementation of strategies, policies, procedures.

Provide proactive solutions and expert advice to senior management on people management and office culture.

Foster operations behaviors that focus on delivering results for children, whilst balancing risk informed decisions, policy compliance and flexibility through which partners needs are reliably addressed, to create an avenue for the greatest results.

Coordinate the human resource development and resourcing strategies to bring about changes in knowledge, skills, abilities and mind sets for Operations staff.

Keep abreast of industry standards in management and finance. Institutionalize and share best practices and knowledge learned with global/regional colleagues to contribute to organizational development initiatives to strengthen management and operations.

Promote and support Excellence in Operations by refining the evolving profession in UNICEF derived from the five strategic pillars.

Valuing Money - Champion strategic resources to achieve organizational goals and ensure Value for Money (VfM):

Optimize identification and use of resources in various concrete Value for Money (VfM) areas, including eco-efficiency and inclusivity, common premises, costing, results-based budgeting financial monitoring etc.

Educate Business Units on their role in generating and reporting on VfM with the goal of strategically expanding its use to major UNICEF functions.

Lead the financial oversight management, monitoring and reporting of all the country programme budget - and where applicable private sector fundraising budgets; make analysis and recommendations for Representative's and Deputy Representative's to take risk informed decisions.

Advise and lead in the valuing of resources through programme financing modalities such as budgeting and pre-financing modalities for supplies, cash-based transfer etc. along with key government counterparts

Oversee Supply outcome results related to Supply and Logistics Management and stay abreast of and promote the global strategies and their implementation.

Valuing Risk Management - Enhance Risk Management to increase organizational performance and strengthen internal control:

Ensure the office is equipped with the right skills and tools and up-to-date information to make operational and programmatic risk informed decisions and improve performance, with the support of the enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance (eGRC) platform

Maintain UNICEF organizational resilience and enhance staff safety and security by ensuring operational disaster risks address threats through well-formulated and tested business continuity plans, and Emergency Preparedness and Response to humanitarian situations.

Review internal controls and policies/guidance included in the Regulatory Framework, provide oversight of appropriate implementation of policies and procedures and provide feedback on policy and internal controls as appropriate.

Identify and implement mandatory anti-fraud systems, processes and actions, and share anti-fraud achievements within the country offices.

Facilitate mitigation of risks of engagement with external partners via appropriate, risk informed due diligence.

Valuing Systems and Structures - Ensure further operational centralization and optimization for maximized efficiency gains:

Review key Operations processes to minimize cost, simplify and reduce duplication of work and maximize efficiencies while creating an environment of smarter controls to render the organization agile, resilient and ready to respond to programme needs.

Facilitate compliance with systems by building awareness and capacity of users explore new ways of working - including in the context of SG Reform and continuously improve IT-enabled business processes to increase productivity and collaboration, better knowledge management, and ensure effective use of UNICEF assets.

Provide key contribution to CPMP and review operational structures in collaboration with Regional Chiefs of Operations and the Strategic Business Support unit in DFAM.

Valuing Partners - Strengthening internal and external-facing partnerships and leveraging UNICEF's oversight and understanding of financial management across all areas of the office:

Provide technical expertise and recommendations on HACT implementation, including, advice approach to undertaking spot checks, follow-up actions required on result of financial assurance activities; the use and collaboration with the Supreme Audit Institution; and use of micro-assessment results including the appropriate level of capacity building in financial management.

Partner with Programme by providing advice and recommendations on programme budgeting through involvement in programme document and support the financial impact analysis and determination of refund and amounts owing to the CSO

Support UNICEF Office resource mobilization partners from donor negotiation and formulation of partnership agreements and contracts through written financial reporting, resolve discrepancies and ensure donor accountability and transparency.

Foster a positive and enabling operations environment that supports private sector fundraising and solution-focused engagement (where applicable).

Engage as effective stakeholders in the UN Reform, supporting Business Operating Services (BOS) and proactively paving the way for a potential one back office� in country offices.

Impact of Results:

The ability of the Deputy Representative, Operations to effectively lead, and oversee the operations functions for the efficient delivery of related services, directly impact on program performance, resource mobilization and delivery of results for children. This in turn contributes to maintaining/enhancing the credibility of UNICEF as an effective and responsible manager of funds and resources entrusted to the organization and to furthering UNICEF's image as a competent organization for delivering cost effective and sustainable program results in regular and emergency settings.

The ability of the Deputy Representative, Operations to comprehensively and timely identify, assess, mitigate, monitor, review and report on the most significant risks that could potentially harm the organization, is a critical element of UNICEF's risk and internal control performance management framework. Risk management skills are necessary to safeguard UNICEF's reputation, resources, continuity of operations and reputation to fulfill our primary mission to save and protect children, globally.

Requirements
Education:

An Advanced University Degree (Master's and above) in one of the following areas is required: Business management; Financial Management; Accounting; Public Finance; and related operations function (Supply Chain, Human Resources, Information Technology, International Business, Project management, etc.) or a full professional accounting designation (CA, ACA, ACCA, CPA, CIMA, CPFA, Expert Comptable) from an internationally recognized institute/body of accountancy with valid membership in good standing is required.

Experience:

A minimum of 10 years of professional experience, at the national and international level, is required, specifically in advocating and implementing strategic organizational initiatives in one or more operations management area including budget; financial management and reporting; facilities management; administration; supply and logistics management; information and communication technology; human resources.

Prior experience in the development sector or UN system/ international NGOs would be an asset.

Additional experience in one or more of the following areas, would be desired:

Audit and investigations

Safety and security

Grant Management

Enterprise Risk Management

Experience in a UN system agency, large private or public company, or experience working in a developing country and/or humanitarian/ emergency context is an asset.

Experience in working with corporate ERPs (Enterprise Resource Planning) and IPSAS (International Public Sector Accounting Standards) is highly desirable.

Experience in Results Based Management is a requirement.

Experience in managing successful client-oriented work units is an asset.

Experience in co-creating policy is desirable.

Prior experience working with diverse stakeholder groups or multi-stakeholder partnership is highly desirable.

Previous hands on experience in strategic and managerial leadership is required.

Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications is required.

Language:

Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate:

UNICEF's core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The Competencies Required for this Post Are
(Functional) Competencies:

Leading and Supervising - Level 3

Formulating Strategies and Concepts- Level 2

Relating and Networking - Level 3

Deciding and Initiating Action - Level 2

Following Instructions and Procedures- Level 3

Creating and Innovating - Level 2

Entrepreneurial Thinking - Level 3

Analyzing - Level 3

Other skills:

Emotional Intelligence

Managing complexity and change

View our competency framework at http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

Application Closing Date
23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard); Wednesday, 19th December, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:

CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE

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