Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Midcom Nigeria - Logistics Executive

Midcom, a leading NOKIA phone distribution company in Middle East & Africa, is now diversifying and expanding its network in Nigeria. For it rapid growth Midcom needs the following personnel: Logistics Executive
Key Responsibilities

• Ensure logistic operations (including operation & liaison with clearing agents at the airport)
• Dispatch Planning & Execution
• Movement of Stocks
• Stock planning and movement,
• Co-ordination with Sales Team, Finance Team for stock outs/stock update
• Generating MIS for Warehouse
• Take precautions for damages during loading the material and safety for loaders

Midcom guarantees the best compensation in the industry with attractive incentives, for all the above posts, excellent communications skills in relevant regional language and English both written and spoken are a must.

Method of Application

If you have capability to face challenges and want to grow, e-mail your resumes with the JOB CODE in the subject line to: e-mail:

Senior Sales & Marketing Manager

NigeriaAdexen is recruiting for a client – a leader in Electronics, Telecommunications & Services business.

They are looking for a dynamic, customer-oriented and self-motivated individual to fill the position of a Senior Sales & Marketing manager – Mobile for their expanding operations in Nigeria.


The Sr. Sales & Marketing Manager- Mobile will be in charge of Business development & Marketing, monitoring competitor’s strategy & product portfolio. He will oversee all sales & marketing activities.

He will establish sales & marketing strategies to meet organizational objectives and evaluate customer research, market conditions, competitor data and implement marketing plan changes as needed.

The position is based in Lagos.


·           Business development – Mobile sales
·           Sales/ client account management
·           Monitoring competitors’ strategy & product portfolio
·           Care for the Company’s brand / Marketing strategies
·           Motivate sales staffs and distributor network
·           Demand forecasting and sales planning
·           Monitoring daily secondary sales.
·           Continuous FMS training for better understanding of new features and models.
·           Creating selling approach for every model
·           Product launching program with competitive promotion plan
·           Enhance Product training and In-store communication (POP)
·           EOL management
·           Price guideline management
·           PSI  and long term Stock Management
·           A/R Management
·           Support distributor merchandising team for training and other queries
·           Prepare marketing plan for lying stock to strengthen Company – Operator relationship
·           Logistics supports


·                     Diploma or Degree in Business Management or Marketing with minimum 5 years of  working experience.
·           Smart, sharp, aggressive with pleasing personality & quick decision making ability, with proven track records
·           Sourcing of new buyers with good negotiating skills with corporate clients
·           Dynamic, result-oriented and able to deliver and achieve  targest
·           Should have team management experience
·           Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


·           Attractive Package.

Please send us your english resume in Word format at:

Aptech Nigeria: Faculty (Technology)

Aptech Worldwide is a global IT training and learning solutions company operating from about 52 countries spanning 5 continents. Aptech, Uyo Study Centre in Akwa Ibom State, is recruiting the following: Faculty

POST: FACULTY (application code JB 01)

: A good first degree or HND from a recognized tertiary institution with skills in at least one of the following areas:

Web Development Tools: HTML, DHTML, JavaScript, Dream weaver, Core Java, Advanced Java, J2EE
Database Management Tools: Oracle , RDBMS, SQL Server, MS Access, MySQL
Open Source Technologies: Linux, Apache, PHP
Networking Technologies: Windows 2003, Cisco

Certifications required where necessary.

Candidate must be able to communicate fluently in English, must be able to work under pressure and must possess good negotiating skills.

REMUNERATION: At par with industry standard.

Candidates must have at least 2 years relevant work experience.

Location: Successful candidates must be willing to live and work in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

Age Limit: Not above 35 years.

All applications with detailed CVs should be sent to: not later than 11 May, 2010.


United Nations Human Settlements Programme: Programme Officer

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UNHABTAT) is hiring for: PROGRAMME OFFICER (Secure Tenure) in Abuja for an initial One Year.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Habitat Programme Manager located in Abuja, the successful candidate will have to:
• Develop substantive programmes in Urban Planning, Shelter and Rights, Access to Basic Services, Environment and Slum Upgrading;
• Identify and formulate programmes to promote shelter delivery for the poor urban population;
• Ensure effective and efficient execution of UN-Habitat executed projects in the country by providing appropriate technical and management support to the projects through field visits and monitoring of project activities.

• Communication: strong conceptual skills combined with a proven ability to write technical documents addressing a variety of audiences
• Planning and Organizing: must be able to work with a high degree of responsibility and with minimal supervision.
• Accountability: should be able to perform her/his duties under pressure and with deadlines,
• Respect for Diversity: familiarity with multicultural working environments a requirement.
• Managing performance: management and supervision of a variety on locally recruited project staff in his/her country of assignment.

Qualifications and Experiences
• Prospective candidate should possess an advanced degree in either Urban or Regional Planning, Economics, Architecture, or Social Sciences, field with a minimum of 5 years experience in programme development and management.
• Candidates must be self-motivated and results-oriented, with the ability to make distinguished individual contributions within a functional team,
• Computer skills (word processing, spreadsheet and data base management) are essential.
• Fluency in English and one national language required.

Method of Application
Interested candidates should submit their CVs in sealed envelope marked top left corner ‘RECRUITMENT’ and addressed to:

The Habitat Programme Manager for Nigeria
Plot 617/618 Diplomatic Zone,
Central Business District, Abuja, Nigeria

Diageo Nigeria: Brand Manager, Johnnie Walker

NigeriaDiageo is now recruiting for a Brand Manager, Johnnie Walker

Reports to Marketing Manager, Spirits/RTD Diageo Brands Nigeria


* To represent the Johnnie Walker Trademark plan for Nigeria
* Implement and be accountable for execution of the Johnnie Walker Trademark GAME Plan to achieve or exceed targeted NSV, market share and volume objectives for DBN while managing A&P to plan.
* Continually identify and quantify new growth opportunities for the portfolio based on consumer insights
* Work closely with the General Manager DBN and Marketing Manager, Spirits & RTD to grow the portfolio opportunities for DBN.
* Work with the WASp Hub Team to search & spin on growth drivers and lead the development of new growth drivers where agreed.
* To make Johnnie Walker the leading Premium Brown Spirits trademark in Nigeria in F11 and beyond.
* Identify and resolve issues around current brand performance.


* Diageo Africa’s vision is to be the most celebrated business in every market it operates.
* Shaping our spirits businesses in West Africa to seize the growth opportunity of doubling our profit on premium spirits and creating a fully integrated TBA business in every market.
* Johnnie Walker in F11 is a Total Africa strategic priority & Nigeria is one of 3 lead markets with launch of Africa Walking With Giants campaign.

This role is focussed on Diageo Africa’s ambitions to step-change its growth and investment on Spirits in Nigeria.

* This role will set & deliver the marketing plan for Johnnie Walker portfolio in Nigeria.  Developing imported Whisky is expected to be the no. 1 brand strategic goal for Nigeria and this role will work with Marketing Manager to lead & shape the region on this agenda.



* Management and Accountability for implementation of A&P spend, Efficiencies and Evaluation across all Brand activities.
* Negotiate cost of 3rd Party Goods & Services suppliers with Procurement.
* Develops & executes plans against strategic growth opportunities.
* Maintains business critical controls & compliance documentation rigorously to ensure complete transparency across the Portfolio.

Top 3-5 Accountabilities:

* Assist and support the General Manager DBN and Marketing Manager Spirits to deliver the AOP growth aspirations in F11 and beyond.
* Support Spirits Brand growth with Marketing Manager by implementing the code for growth for Scotch.
* Support & inspire the rest of the Spirits & RTD Brand Teams as well as collaboratively support the DBN Customer Marketing team.
* Develop the local Game Plan and lead the category in the JUBP process.
* Lead the development & commercial implementation of annual Game Plan

Qualifications and Experience Required:


* University degree in marketing / business or other related discipline preferred though not essential. Postgraduate Qualifications is an advantage
* Proven ability to work under own initiative / pro-activity
* Clear understanding of Luxury & Lifestyle brand marketing.
* Proven and strong Brand and Trade marketing experience (4-6 years)

Key Experience

* Experienced level capability on all Marketing Functional capabilities
* Can demonstrate excellent Commercial judgement & acumen.
* Experience of working on Status brands & understanding of Execution standards required for the demanding consumer.
* Is experienced at managing key stakeholders nationally & internationally.
* Extensive experience of BTL & Experiential strategy development and implementation working with 3rd party agencies.
* Budget & cost control management

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted.

AB Microfinance Bank Nigeria: Client Advisers

AB Microfinance Bank Nigeria Limited is a Microfinance Bank with its head office situated at Ikeja, Lagos. At the moment we are seeking to fill in the following entry positions: Client Advisers

• Educational level of B.Sc./HND
• Good communication and selling skills
• Active PC user
• Customer oriented personality
• 1-2 years working experience in any related field would be an added advantage

Main Tasks
• Providing infol11lation about and active selling of the banks financial products
• Direct promotion in markets Account opening and all customer account related operations
• Disbursements of loans
• Providing excellent customer service

Method of Application

Interested candidates should forward their CVs (preferably as an online attachment) to: and indicate in the subject of the e-mail the position applied for.

Audit Firm: Audit Seniors (Nigeria)

A leading Audit Firm with offices in major commercial cities of the country requires for immediate employment proactive professionals and highly motivated individuals to fill the following positions: Audit Seniors.

• The Candidate should possess the following qualifications
• A good first degree in Accounting from a reputable University or Polytechnic
• Must be a Chartered Accountant
• A minimum of 3 years post ACA/ACCA working experience in a reputable Audit Firm
• Proficiency in the use of any accounting and/or auditing software including MS office
• Good relationship management and communication skills

Method of Application
Interested candidates should send their applications with detailed CVs and copies of relevant documents to:

The Advertiser
P. O. Box 1433
Marina, Lagos.

UNDP Nigeria: Democratic Governance Specialist

NigeriaUNDP is recruiting for Democratic Governance Specialist to be based in Abuja.

Democratic governance is a concept that emerged from the principles that are based on the understanding that an effective system of democratic governance is one which is based on representative, equitable (across gender and other categories), transparent, accountable and inclusive institutions; a vibrant, responsible and capable media; and a dynamic civil society which is engaged in the political process.

The overall goal of the Democratic Governance for Development Project (DGD) in Nigeria is to help develop the capacity of national and sub-national institutions, networks and processes, whether governmental or non-governmental, as a contribution to the further entrenchment of democratic governance in Nigeria.

Efforts on the electoral cycle reinforce national efforts to build the norms, practices, mechanisms and institutions that can foster active citizenship and stronger democratic accountability, in keeping with the stated objectives of Government policy. The project provides technical assistance to the Electoral Institute of the Independent National Electoral Commission and State Independent Electoral Commissions. In addition, the project works with civil society and other democratic institutions to help them maximize public participation and confidence in the outcome of elections.

Work on broader issues of democratic governance helps build the norms, practices and institutions that can underpin the development of democratic governance in Nigeria over the medium- to long-term whilst also supporting near-term action on pressing issues such constitutional and electoral reform. The project primarily provides technical assistance and financing for capacity development linked to practical outcomes in a number of areas: legislature, election management bodies, political parties, civil society, media and gender equality in politics.

Duration: 1 Year

British Council: Facilities Manager (Nigeria)

British Council is recruiting for Facilities Manager based in Lagos.

The post holder will:

    * Contribute to the achievement of British Council objectives through effective and efficient planning, management, delivery and evaluation of facilities, estate, and procurement, and maintainence of an appropriate working and living environment for staff and visitors which is safe and conducive to performance.
    * Contribute to the development of BC Nigeria as an innovative and high performing country operation.
    * Model the values and principles of an integrated operation and to contribute to BC’s regional strategy.


An extensive knowledge of facilities management
A clean, successful and professional track record of work experience in procurement and facilities management

How to apply:

Read through the job description document. To help you understand and complete the application form, read through the How to complete the application and guidance for applicants documents very carefully. Download and complete the application form.

Listed within the job description document, you will find a number of listed ‘competencies’, read through the competency dictionary for an explanation of the required ‘competencies’. Evidence against those competencies will need to be provided in your application form under the ‘Evidence in support of your application’ area.

You are also required to complete the Equal Opportunity Questionnaire. Please complete both the application form and Equal Opportunity Questionnaire electronically and submit to

Family Health International: Receptionist (Nigeria)

Family Health International (FHI) is dedicated to improving lives, knowledge, and understanding worldwide through a highly diversified program of research, education, and services. FHI is recruiting for: Receptionist (Bauchi State)

Location: Bauchi Zone
The Receptionist will provide both secretarial and receptionist services by monitoring and operating computer work, typing, office filing systems, receiving visitors, answering calls, opening and directing official mail.

Key Responsibilities
• Answers telephone calls in an appropriate, clear and friendly manner
• Take and relay messages or forward calls
• Welcome and direct visitors to the office appropriately
• Receive and send correspondence, keep fax log and any correspondence
• Perform office equipment tasks such as making arrangements for telephone and email services
• Obtain quotations for required services and arrange for repairs of office equipment
• Maintain cleanliness around the FHI office premises

Minimum Requirements
• 1-3 years work experience as secretary or receptionist
• Typing speed of 50 words per minute
• Good interpersonal relationship skills
• Good command of English
• Ability to use the computer especially Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint software
• Ability to use the internet and email facilities

Method of Application:
Interested candidates should forward their suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to: for Shared Services Department vacancy

Only applications sent electronically (i.e. by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered, and only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please do not send more than one application. Failure to follow these instructions will lead to automatic disqualification.