Friday, August 7, 2009

Job Vacancies at NECAIN

NELA Consortium AIDS Initiatives in Nigeria (NECAIN) is made up of the Network on Ethics/Human Rights Law HIV / AIDS - Prevention, Support and Care (NELA), the Federation of Muslim Women's Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN), the Society for Women on AIDS Africa Nigeria (SWAAN) and the Civil Society Network on HIV / AIDS in Nigeria (CiSHAN) North Central Zone. NELA is a non-governmental organization with headquarters in Ibadan, Oyo State.

NECAIN is implementing a USAID/PEPFAR funded project - "Strengthening Civil Society and Faith Based Organization's Capacity for effective responses and HIV / AIDS service delivery in Nigeria." The project aims to strengthen the capacity of consortium members to build/ strengthen the capacity of their local chapters and other NGOs / CBOs / FE as to design, implement, monitor, evaluate and expand delivery of HIV / AIDS prevention, care and support services for PLHIV and OVC in their various communities. The project is being implemented in Osun, Edo, Nassarawa, Borno, Kebbi, Adamawa, Jigawa and Ebonyi States.

To realize the objectives of the project, applications arc requested for the following position:

Summary of principal functions:
• The Program Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day programmatic operations and implementation of the NECAIN project at the Consortium member's level in the most strategic way to add value to the PEPFAR and National efforts on HIV/AIDS in Nigeria.
• He/she will coordinate project components and technical inputs to reach the overall project goal. He/she will facilitate the development of appropriate partnerships to ensure sustainable project implementation.

• M.Sc or higher in Health related field; with at least 6 years working experience in the NGO sector. Candidate must have good knowledge of, and experience in HIV programming, and human resource management.
• He/she must possess the ability to guide/mentor Program Officers, strong communication skills and good presentation skills, experience in leading training workshop in all HIV thematic areas, and ability to work effectively across cultures in the 6 geo-political zones in Nigeria.

Method of Application:
Interested and qualified candidates for the position above should send their applications, Curriculum. Vitae as well as salary history and expectations by e-mail and/or courier to the address below:

NELA Consortium on HIV/ AIDS Initiatives in Nigeria (NECAIN),
17, Temidire Housing Estate,
Behind Former SDP Secretariat,
Old Ife Road, P.O. Box 15063,
Ibadan, Oyo State.


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date: 14th August 2009.

Job Vacancies at Leading Edge Consulting

A leading Insurance Company is seeks to hire an experience individual that will fill the position of a CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO)

Person Specifications:
• Must possess good first degree in Accounting, Finance or any related field
• Possession of a master’s degree in finance or MBA is considered advantageous
• Must be a professional member of ICAN or other relevant accounting professional body
• Must have at least 12 years cumulative work experience in finance and Accounts function; 6 of which must be in a management role
• Must posses’ good knowledge of business strategy as well as the ability to exercise judgment, initiative and discretion at times
• Previous work experience in insurance industry is not mandatory, but candidates must have hands on experience in the financial sector.
• Must be an experienced executive who is able to creatively deploy innovate solutions to meet changing situations
• Must have excellent communication skills; high ethical standard and integrity; capacities for strategic & planning and sound judgment

• The remuneration package attached to this position is highly competitive

Method of Application:
Interested and suitable candidates should send their applications and curriculum vitae including functional email addresses and telephone numbers as well as evidence of current remuneration via email to:
Or by courier to:

The Director,
Leading Edge Consulting, 202,
Awolowo Road (3rd floor),
Ikoyi, Lagos
All applications will be treated in strict confidence but only shortlist candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date: 11th August 2009

Job Vacancies at International Health Organization

A major international organization managing a large programme to support the reform and strengthening of the health care system in Nigeria is recruiting qualified professional staff to fill positions based in Abuja, Enugu, Kaduna, Kano, and Jigawa.

The programme supports the Federal and State Ministries of Health in transforming the health financing, management, and delivery of sustainable health services, and represents a major development initiative that seeks to enhance the long-term impact of investments in the health sector by requiring alignment among projects, country ownership of development policies and strategies, and stronger accountability mechanisms.

Brief description and qualification requirements for all open positions appear below.
(Enugu, Kaduna, Kano, and Jigawa, one position in each State):
• In the assigned State, He/She will provide management and technical support to the State Ministry of Health (SMoH), the Central Medical Stores (CMSs) and Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the implementation of the State Health Sector Strategic Plan and Sustainable Pro-Poor Drug Supply System.
• He/She Monitors and intervenes at all levels of the State health commodity logistics system to provide for the continuous availability of high quality and affordable health commodities to selected health facilities.

Qualification Requirements:
• A Masters Degree in Pharmacy, Public Health, Logistics Management, or other relevant field, plus 6 years of professional experience in Health programs with logistics components, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
• A demonstrated ability to implement, manage, monitor, and evaluate community-based health service and support programs is required.
• A significant amount of logistics management experience, and experience in programs for the poor and vulnerable segments of society (particularly women and children) are both highly desirable. Professional experience in a similar field of work in the assigned State or region is an advantage.
• Ability to speak the local language of the State applying for is a must.
• Excellent communication, capacity building, and training skills, and the ability and willingness to travel, both within the assigned State and to other parts of the country.

In addition to the position-specific requirements of each individual opening, the following apply to all positions:
• Significant prior experience working in programmes funded by international donors, strongly preferable in the health sector.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, capacity-building, training, organizational, and management skills.
• Ability to work and deliver under intense pressure
• Dedicated team player with demonstrated interpersonal, results-oriented, and decision making skills.
• Ability and willingness to travel frequency to programme sites throughout the country.

Method of Application:
To be considered for any of the listed positions, an applicant must submit his/her CV and an application letter that provides details of the applicant’s qualifications for the desired position, to:
In the subject line of the email, write the specific title and location (Abuja, Enugu, Kaduna, Kano, or Jigawa) of the position you wish to apply for. Applications that do not follow this instruction will not be considered. If you wish to apply for more than one position, please submit separate applications for each position.

Closing Date: 18th August 2009

Job Vacancies at Trinity College

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following positions by Trinity College.

1. Academic Staff:
Mathematics / further Mathematics
Integrated Science
English language / literature-in –English
Christian Religious Studies
Igbo language
• Candidates should possess first and second degrees in the relevant areas from reputable university. They must be able to use ICT to enhance teaching and must have above ten (10) years post-qualification teaching experience.
• Good knowledge of G.C.E. Cambridge ‘0’ level and IGCSE curricula desirable.

• Candidates should possess a first degree in Guidance and Counseling and a master’s degree in Educational Administration or a good first degree in any Teaching subject and a master’s degree in Guidance and Counseling.
• 15 years cognate experience is required.

2. Non-Academic Staff:
Candidates for positions I and II
• Must possess a minimum of NCE or Nursing Certificate with ten or more yrs of work experience with teenagers.
Candidates for position III
• Must possess a minimum of HND in purchasing or marketing with five or more yrs of working experience
Candidates for position IV
• Should possess a school certificate or GCE and driving experience of driving experience of at least 10yrs standing
• He must be intelligent, honest and attractive personality

• Remuneration and conditions of service are competitive and attractive

Method of Application:
Handwritten letter of application, detailed CV copies of relevant certificates and passport photograph.
Addressed to The Principal, should be sent to
Trinity International College
P.O. Box 259,
Juli Pharmacy Post Office
Ikeja, Lagos
Trinity International College
c/o TESL Office,
10, Adekunle Fajuyi Way
G.R.A Ikeja Lagos

Closing Date: 18th August 2009.

Job Vacancies at African Reinsurance Corporation

African Reinsurance Corporation (AFRICA RE) was established to foster the development of the insurance and reinsurance industry, to promote the growth of the national, regional and sub-regional underwriting and retention capacities.

Africa Re is now recruiting for following position:

Executive Assistance to the Deputy Managing Director

Main Duties:
• Responsible for the smooth running of the Deputy Managing Director’s Secretarial

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
Applicants should hold:
• First degree or equivalent in relevant fields
• 120/60 words per minutes (shorthand typing)
• Plus five years relevant work experience in a similar position in a reputable organization
• Proficiency in the use of office applications

Additional Requirements for Candidates for this Position
Applicants must be:
• Nationals of member States of Africa Re:
• Not more than 30 years old;
• Of high integrity and dependable:
• Proficiency in English Language and working knowledge of French is required.

Salary and other conditions of service are competitive and comparable to what is obtainable in similar organizations.

How to Apply

Applications, together with full curriculum vitae and one passport size photograph, should be sent to

Deadline is 15th August 2009.

Young Professional Programme @ African Reinsurance Corporation

African Reinsurance Corporation (AFRICA RE) was established to foster the development of the insurance and reinsurance industry, to promote the growth of the national, regional and sub-regional underwriting and retention capacities.

Africa Re announces vacancy for Young Professional Programme (YPP). First class Graduates will be hired in the following fields.

  • Insurance/Reinsurance
  • Finance & Accounts
  • Administration/Human Resource Management
  • Information Technology

Qualification required:

  • First university degree (first class) or its equivalent (in relevant fields)
  • Universally recognized (local or international) professional qualification (in relevant fields)

Work experience:

Candidates for these positions are expected to have post qualification relevant work experience of between 0 and 2 years.


  • The monthly allowance attached to these positions is attractive and comparable to what obtains in similar organizations
  • In addition, successful candidates selected for the programme would be entitled to free medical care and
    accommodation throughout the duration of their training.


Applicants must be:

  • Nationals of member States of Africa Re
  • At least 21 years old and not older than 28 years by the date of this advert.

Only shortlisted candidates for these positions would be contacted.


Applications, together with full curriculum vitae and one passport size photograph, should be sent to

Deadline is 31st August 2009.

Click here for more details.

Job Vacancies at UNDP Nigeria

UNDP is recruiting for a Registry Clerk to be based in Abuja.

Under the guidance and supervision of the Administrative Associate, the Registry Clerk provides reliable registry services.

The Registry Clerk demonstrates a client-oriented approach, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Job Description:

Summary of key functions:

  • Maintenance of proper registry system
  • Effective mail management
  • Cost recovery for pouch services

1. Ensures maintenance of registry system focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Maintenance of the office filing system in accordance with the UNDP Global Filing System
  • Opening of new subject files as required and disposal of old files in accordance with the established retention schedule.
  • Maintenance of archives, making sure files are properly stored and accessible; safe keeping of documents
  • Provision of photocopies of material from the registry files, as requested by staff. Assistance in the collection of reference and background material from registry files
  • Establishment and maintenance of records system of file movements within the office; maintenance of the office circulation and reading files.
  • Preparation of correspondence and reports related to registry activities

2. Ensures provision of effective mail management focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Receipt, registration, coding and forwarding of incoming faxes, letters and other correspondence to proper department/unit/officer.
  • Registration and dispatch of the outgoing communications, including pouch, and follow-up distribution. Prepares the summary of enclosure forms and necessary documents and maintains the file on pouches received to ensure that all bags are accounted for.

3. Ensures cost recovery for pouch services focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Provision of information for proper prorating and billing of user agencies.


  • Must be a Degree holder
  • Secondary education High School / A Levels (12 Years)
  • Some typing skills required and knowledge of sound record-keeping procedures


2 – 3 years of relevant work experience Ability to work with computer and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages.

Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrates commitment to UN mission, vision and values
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability

Functional Competencies:

  • Knowledge Management and Learning
  • Shares knowledge and experience
  • Provides helpful feedback and advice to others in the office Development and Operational Effectiveness
  • Demonstrates good IT skills
  • Good knowledge of UNDP global filing system
  • Understanding of UNDP operations procedures Leadership and Self-Management
  • Focuses on result for the client and responds positively to feedback
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude -Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
  • Responds positively to critical feedback and different points of view.

Deadline is 17th August 2009.

Click here to apply online.