Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Baker Hughes: BHOI Eng Plan II (Nigeria)

Baker Hughes is recruiting for BHOI Eng Plan II to join their operations in Lagos.

Requirements / Duties

    * Provides engineering support for safe drilling and completionoperationsand implementation of Baker Hughes products and services aswell asrelevant third party companies on integrated operations projectsat thewellsite.
    * Responsible for well planning and fundamental engineering analysis and integration of wellsite operations relative to downhole operations.Comprehensive knowledge of well control best practices.
    * Skilledapplication of drilling engineering and well planning.
    * Drill string design and downhole dynamics.
    * Pore Pressure/FracturePressuredetermination.
    * Bits / Dull Grading.
    * Drilling fluidmanagement.
    * Hydraulics, including nozzle selection.
    * Directional /Horizontal /Extended Reach Drilling.
    * Cementing and casing / linerrunning.Fishing.
    * Thorough understanding of Rig Systems and RigFloorOperations.
    * Rig-site acumen and supervisory skills.
    * Competency to plan, problem solve, organize, direct, and control.
    * Leadership skillsin a diverse geographic and cultural environment.
    * Expert inutilizationof computers and application of Microsoft office.
    * Job SafetyAnalysis(JSA).
    * HS&E Emergency Response Systems.
    * Should be fluent in oral/writtenEnglish and local country language.
    * Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
    * 8+ years related experience.
    * Completion of supervisory/leadership training preferred.

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The Children of Hope (USAID): Grants Manager

The Children of Hope (CH) Project is a USAID Washington funded project under the New Partners Initiative (NPI). They are recruiting for Grants Manager.

Location: Abuja, Nigeria (With frequent travels to project sites)

• The Grants Manager will be responsible for supporting the achievement of Children of Hope Project (CH) program objectives by managing the grants awarded to the 10 ISPs.
• She/he will work closely with the CH Deputy Chief of Party and CH Program staff to ensure that the funds will be a flexible and results-oriented tool administered according to sound financial management principles;
• She/he will oversee overall policies, practices and procedures relating to all aspects of Grants management. The successful candidate will also work closely with the CH Chief Accountant in reviewing the ISPs financial and accounting procedures and reports.
• The position reports to the Deputy Chief of Party.

Key Responsibilities

• Review and edit Terms of Reference for technical activities funded by CH.
• Decide, along with the Chief of Party, what activities will be funded by CH and what mechanisms to be used for the funding.
• Draft and manages subcontracts.
• Serve as main point of communication for both internal CH project staff from Abuja and the regions, as well as beneficiaries for all issues concerning grants.
• Train local Children of Hope Project staff on the purpose, policies, and procedures for the grant. Ensure that ISP activities are in line with USAID compliance policies.
• Keep abreast of all USAID and EUCORD/WEWE contracting actions and policies that are relevant to the CH project grant.
• Use judgment and understanding of grant policies and relevant contract and legal regulations to process documents.
• Maintain tracker of all subcontracts, purchases, and other activities under the grants.
• Communicate information in a way that demonstrates a basic understanding of development assistance work, CH Project culture, values, and practices, and the specific scope and nature of the CH project. Assist with production of monthly, quarterly, and annual summaries showing activities, commitments, disbursements, and projections for all ISPs.
• Maintain close and continuous communication with representatives of those beneficiaries that received assistance through the Grants.
• Supervise, build capacity, and evaluate assigned staff. Ensure staff receive regular constructive performance feedback, prompt resolution of problems, and time and opportunity to grow and develop professionally.
• Carry out monitoring and supportive supervision visits to the various project sites and partner offices.

Required Knowledge and Experience
• Degree in Arts & Sciences, Business, or Accounting.
• Specifically, the position requires a minimum of 4 years of experience preferably in managing funded grants within an organizational context and working with offices of Finance, Purchasing, Facilities, etc., to secure/manage services.
• Familiarity with best practices in grants management.
• Familiarity with USAID compliance/grants management policies
• Experience managing organization’s budgets, financial report writing and analyzing.

Method of Application
To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: itsupport@childrenofhope-ng.org with “Grants Manager Position” on the subject line of your email.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deloitte (AIDS Project): HIV Prevention Advisor

Deloitte Consulting, LLP is a US-based firm delivers results and creates lasting value. Deloitte leads the Capacity Building Services for AIDS Prevention Project funded by USAID. They are hiring: HIV Prevention Advisor

Key Responsibilities
• Serve as the lead technical advisor on HIV prevention strategies; contribute to the development and execution of technical plans and procedures to achieve program tasks and objectives.
• Work with project team and local partners to identify and disseminate best practices in HIV prevention programs.
• Identify and help meet the HIV technical capacity building needs of local partners through training and other technical assistance activities.
• Assist the project Chief of Party with administrative oversight of project staff and representing the project with stakeholders, government officials and donors.

• Minimum 8 years experience implementing HIV programs with Medical degree or Masters degree in public health.
• Familiarity with USAID and PEPFAR programs, rule and regulations preferred.
• Demonstrated assessment, training and facilitation, and capacity building skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) programs, fluent in English.

Method of Application

Deloitte invites well-qualified Nigerians to apply for the following positions. Submit a CV and cover letter as a Word document to: mloomis@deloitte.com Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. All staff to be based in Abuja.

Deloitte: Finance & Administration Manager

Deloitte Consulting, LLP is a US-based firm delivers results and creates lasting value. Deloitte leads the Capacity Building Services for AIDS Prevention Project funded by USAID. They are hiring: Finance & Administration Manager

Key Responsibilities

• Set up and manage all project financial systems and standard operating procedures, monitor budget, prepare and manage monthly financial statements and forecasts
• Respond to USAID requirements for quarterly financial forecasts and reports, ensure all project and subcontractor expenses are in line with USG and Deloitte rules and regulationa
• Supervise finance and administrative project staff.
• Provide technical assistance to local partners to strengthen their financial and grant management systems

• Minimum 5 years experience working with accounting and financial management systems, experience working on USG-funded projects preferred.
• Preferred Masters degree in any of the following fields: accounting, business administration, health services management or public administration with concentration in financial management. Certified national accountant or its equivalent is preferred.
• Experience working with and building capacity of local organizations.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) programs required. Experience with other major accounting software systems a plus.
• Demonstrated financial management, accounting, planning and communication skills; fluent in English.

Method of Application

Deloitte invites well-qualified Nigerians to apply for the following positions. Submit a CV and cover letter as a Word document to: mloomis@deloitte.com Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. All staff to be based in Abuja.

Jhpiego Nigeria: Pre-Service Education Advisors

Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University and a global leader in improving healthcare for women and families, seeks suitable candidates for the following position: Pre-Service Education Advisor

Reports to: Deputy Chief of Party,
TSHIP Project Location: Sokoto and Bauchi, Nigeria

Technical leadership
• Provide technical guidance and direction to ensure that the pre-service program is technically sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of Nigeria and the USAID
• Provide technical guidance and develop or review curricula and teaching approaches, using proven training approaches and quality improvement methodologies
• Provide training of trainers, follow-up support and support supervision as necessary for activities
• Ensure the dissemination of revised curricula on integrated maternal, newborn and child health education through cascade training
• Mentor partner institution’s staff during training implementation
• Assist with coordinating the necessary technical input from partners required for key activities and work closely with external stakeholders, consultants and experts as required
• Contribute/coordinate with program’s M&E of activities to ensure that the program meets set targets in accordance with national standards
• Collaborate closely with key stakeholders, including FMOH/SMOH officials, professional associations, in-service training organizations and other USG funded programs for smooth implementation
• Work collaboratively with other program team members to ensure that necessary program planning, development, resource availability and management activities function smoothly and efficiently
• Identify other professional associations and partners to include in dissemination activities
• Coordinate with the DCOP for successful delivery of technical assistance and implementation of program activities
• Cultivate strategic relationships and alliances with other partners
• Liaise with Jhpiego’s Nigeria Technical leadership Office on activity design
• Contribute to annual work planning, training plans and quarterly reports
• Provide mentoring to institutional partners during implementation of activities based on the plan developed for transfer of responsibility
• Lead the development of the five-year plan for transfer of responsibility and implementation to institutional partners
• Work collaboratively with program team and headquarters staff to assure proper program and financial reporting, spending and compliance with program terms and conditions
• Evaluate program progress against deliverables on a quarterly basis
• Promote and support the dissemination of the program’s best practices and lessons learned among the program team, key stakeholders, including the MOH, local partners, CDC and PEPFAR collaborators
• Liaise with in-service training partners to build on materials developed and best practices
• Ensure quality program implementation consistent with Kenya’s national health guidelines
• Contribute to timely, accurate and appropriate reporting of program activities and results to the donor, including progress and annual reports

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Clinical degree with post-graduate level training in public health
• A minimum of five years experience as a trainer
• A minimum of five years of mid- to senior-level experience in designing and implementing large, complex, MNCH programs
• Technical expertise in pre-service education
• At least two years of experience living and working in Nigeria including supporting implementation of state-level programs
• Demonstrated experience providing technical assistance to public health _programs in developing countries, with emphasis on MNCH programs
• Excellent interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills
• Strong change management, results-oriented and decision-making skills
• Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
• Fluency in English (Hausa language proficiency is an advantage)
• Experience and understanding of the national IMNCH framework
• Experience in providing technical assistance to USG-financed programs
• Ability to travel within the state

Preferred qualifications

• Medical doctor, nurse, or equivalent health profession or professional with specialization in health (e.g. MPH)
• Minimum 5 years of experience working in a pre-service training institution
• Minimum 5 years of experience working for a health institution, in or close to service delivery activities
• Documented experience of interaction with senior level counterparts
• Familiarity with the national health systems structure, functions, leadership and professional regulatory bodies and functions
• Documented experience designing and implementing health programs for improving service delivery
• Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
• Excellent computer skills (Microsoft office: Word, Excel. PowerPoint; Statistical packages)
• Experience developing successful, replicable and sustainable programs
• Expertise in research to practice-identifying best practices and adapting them to program realities
• A team player accustomed to building team capacity, delegating working teams and developing communities of learning among host country partners and counterparts

Method of Application:

Submit resumes to: appacess@yahoo.com. The successful candidate selected for this position will be subjected to a pre-employment background investigation

Baker Hughes: Customer Service Supervisor

Baker Hughes is recruiting for Customer Service Supervisor to join their operations in Port Harcourt.

Requirement / Duties

    * Supervises small staff responsible for supporting key customer accounts.
    * Writes procedures and assists in establishment of department policies.
    * Assists with problem resolution.
    * Participates in training of customerservice personnel.
    * Handles special projects, as assigned.
    * Ability to resolve most complex problems with minimal assistance or supervision.
    * Proficient in order entry software.
    * Thorough knowledge ofprinciples, concepts, theories and practices of field.
    * Excellent communication skills.
    * Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.
    * 7+ years related experience with 2 years demonstrated leadership experience.

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Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria invites application from suitably qualified candidates from both public and private sectors for the post of Registrar to the Council.

• The Registrar shall be the Chief Executive Officer and Secretary to the Governing Board.

Qualification and Experience
• The candidate must be a qualified, registered and licensed Medical laboratory Scientist.
• Must be a Fellow of the Medical laboratory Science Council of Nigeria
• Must not be less than 15 years post qualification
• Additional higher qualification will be an added advantage

The Registrar shall perform the following duties
• Keep the records and conduct the correspondence of the Council;
• Prepare and maintain in accordance with rules made by the Council; a register of names, addresses, qualifications and other particulars of persons entitled in accordance with provisions of Act. 11, 2003 to be registered.
• Correct in accordance with Council’s direction any entry incorrectly made
• Make necessary adjustments and alterations in the particulars of members as circumstances may require;
• Strike off the names of deceased members from the Register;
• Publish the names of members who are in default in the payment of their annual subscriptions for more than 4 months.
• The Registrar shall cause to be published in every year an updated Register of members;
• The Registrar shall have custody of all published editions of registered members and ensure that all such publications are open to inspection by the public and
• Any other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Governing Board

• The Registrar as the Chief Executive Officer of the Council enjoys a tenured appointment of 4 years renewable for another term based on satisfactory performance
Salary And Conditions Of Service
• The salary and conditions of service- shall be as applicable to the post of Chief Executive Officer of Federal Parastatal.

Method of Application
Interested candidates should submit 30 copies of their application along with current Curriculum Vitae stating the following;
• Full name
• Current contact address, telephone number(s) and e-mail
• Date of Birth
• Marital Status
• State and Local Government of Origin
• Educational Qualifications with dates and Schools attended
• Previous employments indicating post held with dates

Names and addresses of three referees. Each referee musts be contacted by the applicant to forward directly to the office of the Chairman of the Board of Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria the confidential report.
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications in a sealed envelope marked “Application for the post of Registrar on the top right hand corner, addressed to the:

Ag. Registrar
Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria
P.M.B. 1048
Yaba, Lagos.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

Baker Hughes Nigeria: Accountant (Lagos)

Baker Hughes is recruiting for Accountant to join their operations in Lagos.

Requirement / Duties

    * Under general supervision, performs general accounting work that is varied and that may be somewhat difficult in character, but usually involving limited responsibility.
    * May prepare income and balance sheet statements, consolidated statements and various other accounting statements and reports.
    * Analyzes financial reports and records, makes studies or recommendations relative to accounting reserves and assets.
    * Reviews and verifies the accuracy of journal vouchers, accounting methods and procedures.
    * Handles special projects, as assigned.
    * Possesses and applies knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and procedures.
    * Good attention to detail with good analytical skills.
    * Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    * Advanced PC skills.
    * Ability to handle multiple activities successfully.
    * Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting / Finance or equivalent with 2+ years experience or Master’s Degree in Accounting / Finance.

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