Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Job Vacancies at International Federation of Red Cross

Place of assignment: Dubai, UAE
Vacancy No: 2009-71-fld
Organization unit: Regional Logistics Unit
Duration of contract: 12 months
Accompanied status: Accompanied with Spouse and Children
Deadline for application: 14 June 2009

A university or professional college degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

An advanced degree in commerce and certified membership in a professional association related to the work.
At least 5-7 years professional experience in international purchasing.

At least 3-5 years field experience in a humanitarian organisation.

At least 3 years in managing and supporting staff.

Red Cross/Red Crescent knowledge and experience.
Good knowledge of complex supply chain management.

Strong people management and development skills.

In-depth grasp of international procurement practices, incl. legal aspect.

Problem solving skills.

Good project management skills.

Understanding of financial processes and budgeting.

Ability to work in a cross-cultural and cross-functional environment.

Strong interpersonal skills and good understanding of the global organization.

Good communications skills.

Must be able to travel at all times and at short notice, and to work outside normal working hours as the situation requires and under stressful working conditions.

Ability to work to tight deadlines and handle multiple tasks.

Valid international driving license (manual gears).
Advanced knowledge of written and spoken English
Advanced knowledge of written and spoken French
National Society relations
External partners relations
Results focus and accountability
Professional mastery
Stress management
Managerial effectiveness

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Job Vacancies at Crown Agents

Crown Agents is an international development company

Our Business
Crown Agents is an international development company delivering capacity building and institutional development services in procurement, public financial management, revenue enhancement and expenditure management.

We are currently looking for dedicated Nigerian professionals with experience of working with national governments and international donor organizations, and who can provide advisory, analytical, research and other services on short and long-term contracts within the categories below:

Supply Chain Management (SCS)
- Procurement Specialists – goods & services contracts,
- Procurement Specialists / Engineer for works contracts,
- Procurement Specialists – hospital equipments and medical goods
- Logistics Advisors – warehousing and distribution, humanitarian
- Bio medical Laboratory Specialists,

Public Financial Management (PFM)
- Auditors
- Public Debt Management
- Customs and Border management
- Macro Economics - public finance, public sector policy
- Monitoring and Evaluation,
- Public Finance – ICT, Public expenditure management
- Fund Management
- Public Health
- Agriculture
- Water and Sanitation
- Education
- Institutional development and organizational management
- Governance
- Engineers - transport, mining, water supply, telecommunication and energy

Qualifications and experience
- Typically 10+ year’s of experience which includes 3+ years experience consulting within the public sector
- Relevant degree qualification from a recognized university. Post graduate or doctoral qualification will be an added advantage.
- Proven capacity to provide technical advice to and able to win confidence/trust of senior government officials, development partners, and stakeholders.
- Prior work experience within in Nigeria is highly desirable

Location: Nigeria

How to apply
Expressions of interest (covering letter + CV) should be sent quoting reference RW/CONIG/09, "PFM CV” or “SCS CV” to
Applicants that match our business requirements will be contacted.

Reference Code: RW_7SPBQJ-79

Closing date: 30 Jun 2009

Job Vacancies at The Society of Petroleum Engineers

The Society of Petroleum Engineers requires qualified and experienced personnel to fill the vacant position of A BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER.

Division: SPE Nigeria Council
Reporting: SPE Nigeria Council Secretary

Qualification(s)/ Experience:
• A Bachelors Degree in Engineering.
• Any other Degree in Business Management or Equivalent
• 10 years in management practice with evidence of having managed an annual portfolio of USD 100 thousand
• A current member of SPE.

Job Conditions:
• Normal SPE Working Conditions
• Regular Travels.

Method of Application
Please apply by sending applications and detailed CVs by email to:
An e-copy of this advert is placed on the SPE Nigeria Web Address:

Closing Date: 18th June 2009