Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Job at Golden Pasta Company

Golden Pasta Company is a subsidiary of Flour Mills of Nigeria and a leading pasta producer in the Nigerian Market. Golden Pasta is recruiting for:

The Job
• Report all matters relating to the discharge of his duty or delegated duty to the manager
• To correct all unsafe acts or conditions
• Must be able to maintain regular patrol and surveillance
• Oversee periodic maintenance of all installed HSE equipment in the plant.

• HND/BSc. and other related certificate.
• Basic Fire safety certificate Course
• HSE level III certificate.
• Minimum of 3 years as a safety officer in a reputable organisation.
The Person
• Proactive, self motivated with an eye for details.

Method of Application
Interested applicants should forward their detailed resume and copies of credentials to:
(Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted)

Deadline: 22nd June 2010

Jobs at Oxfam Nigeria

Oxfam Nigeria is looking for a Finance Manager. The candidate will work with others to find lasting solutions to poverty and human suffering.

Finance Manager, Abuja
• To manage day-to-day finance and administrative operations, providing strategic, cost-effective, and timely support to core programme activities in accordance with Oxfam policy and Nigeria Country Programmes objective

• Postholder reports to: Country Director
• Staff reporting to this post: Finance and IT Staff in the Nigeria Country Programme Office

• Day to day support to CD for financial management of overall country programme budget including donor-funded projects

• Supervise day-to-day financial operations, including implementation of appropriate risk control procedures and ensuring prompt and accurate payments, journal vouchering, People Soft input/review, contracts, reporting and filing
• Assist the Country Director in developing overall Nigeria Office budget using sound projects/cost factors based on experience and analysis and ensuring strategic consideration of overhead and programme costs such as fundraising, public, relations, media, etc. Also coordinate with Nigeria programme and Regional Centre staff donor compliance and management of specific donor funded activities.

• Contributes to management thinking and decision-making regarding strategic programme direction

• Assist programme staff in developing budgets for proposals managing and monitoring partner budgets, and providing technical support to partners on Oxfam financial requirements for partner agreements. Also ensures appropriate management of IT systems in support of day-to-day administrative and programme operations.

Strategic Budget Management
• Ensure integration of budgetary considerations in strategic planning including coordination of annual budget formulation exercise, budget development in conjunction with PIPS and Projects development processes, and strategic planning exercises
• Coordinate day-to-day budget implementation, ensuring compliance with approved budget and advising key programme staff in a timely and systematic manner of potential problems and suggested ways of resolving budget issues.
• Ensure that the Nigeria Office operates within the budget parameters, proactively seeking more cost-effective approaches to meeting day-to-day and long term obligations.
• Establish and maintain Oxfam values around compliance, cost effectiveness, and transparent and accountable systems and operations.
• Serve as the primary liaison between the Nigeria Office and the Regional financial/administrative team on all financial/administrative matters of strategic and management importance.
• Develop and coordinate with the CD implementation of an annual financial management plan aligned with the annual operating plan, and including staff development plans around policies, procedures, IT and other finance and administration processes.

Through performance of key responsibilities and management of finance staff:
• Coordinate the annual budget development, proactively engaging with Region on parameters and actively advise Nigeria Office as part of review and decision making around allocations.
• Monitor all grants and programme budgets and provide the Nigeria Country Management Team with timely financial information required for management decision-making, including a monthly budget monitoring report with commentary.
• Supervise the preparation of the monthly finance pack in an accurate and timely manner for submission to the Regional Centre in Dakar, according to the standard checklist.
• Provide regular capacity building training sessions of finance and information technology skills to all programme and support staff.
• Ensure the timely preparation of cash top-up requests to the Regional Centre to ensure the timely transfers of funds to all project areas.
• Liaise with Regional Centre Finance Department to ensure budget variances are clarified and resolved, and coding is accurate and authorised.
• Ensure all corporate and regional procedures (banking, procurement, cash handling and all office accounting) are implemented and meet organisational standards.
• Ensure monthly processing of financial information on People5loft and reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts within deadline.
• Ensure that banking procedures are followed and the cash flow is maintained according to programme forecasts.
• Ensure that the monthly salary statements are prepared including the timely deduction and ~posit of taxes, insurance and other statutory liabilities.
• Ensure that an up-to-date record of staff loans and advances is implemented according to Oxfam procedures.
• Ensure end of year accounts are produced on time, budget surpluses are identified and maximised in time, whilst ensuring overspends are planned and
• Periodically review and make recommendations about the quality and integrity of all purchases and payments made on behalf of the Oxfam GB Nigeria programme. In collaboration with the CD and Programme Coordinators, establish and monitor revised procedures when necessary.
• Prepare the annual salary review in close coordination with the Regional Management Centre
• Keep current and advise the Nigeria Country Management Team on changes in corporate financial, practices within Oxfam GB.
• Supervise the monthly update of the projects information database.

• Line manage the office finance and Finance staff, including the IT and follow-up staff management issues, including setting objectives, performance appraisal and work conditions.
• Induct new staff in finance and systems, as required

• Ensure all financial and legal documentation related to Oxfam’s financial procedures and the programme is maintained according to Oxfam standards, within Nigerian and British charity law.
• Coordinate audit preparation and follow-up process, and provide progress reports to RC on all audits.
• Ensure clear audit trails and supervise the preparation/maintenance of accounts for external audits.
• Liaise with the Internal Audit Department and Regional Finance and Systems Manager to organise and coordinate internal and external audits as required. With support from other members of the Nigeria Country Management Team, follow-up and act on audit recommendations.

• Coordinate with the Programme Coordinators, Regional Funding Unit and Donor Accountant the completion of timely and accurate donor financial reports that comply with donor requirements.
• Ensure Systems are set up to facilitate effective Donor Contract Management
• Ensure accurate recording and monthly monitoring of donor-funded project
• Assist staff in developing budgets for donor-funded projects/proposal that meet the Nigeria Office need to address appropriately both programme and administrative costs.

• Ensure effective Partner Finance Management assessment and monitoring
• Where necessary provide capacity-building training on financial management practices.
• To quality check and review Partner Financial report and ensure compliance with Partner agreement and/or Donor requirement

• At least five year’s experience in finance with substantive accounting administrative (Logistics) responsibilities
• At two years experience supervising finance and/or administrative staff.
• Professional accounting qualification from the Institute for Chartered Accountants in Nigeria (ICAN)
• At least two years working in a large Nigeria NGO or International NGO receiving donor funding.
• Demonstrated experience using financial management software. Experience with Peoplesoft a plus.

• Computer literacy on standard PC operating systems, word processing and spreadsheet applications.
• Ability to meet regular deadlines, generate information and respond quickly to meet unanticipated demand
• Strong financial planning and analytical skills
• Ability to develop finance management tools to meet finance/administrative and programme needs
• Strong verbal and writing skills communication skills, including ability to develop and give presentations
• Demonstrated leadership skills in motivating staff and coordinating teamwork on office projects
• Ability to manage competing tasks; ability to prioritise and produce high level output consistently.
• Ability to train and support development of staff and partner organizations on financial and administrative practices
• Ability to work and communicate effectively within both a management team and larger office team.
• Critical awareness of gender equity principles and commitment and interest to developing these within Oxfam
• Strong sense of integrity and personal commitment to Oxfam GB’s mission , working with others to find lasting solutions.
• Open Ended Contract

Qualified candidates should submit their CV and cover note to:  or .

NOTE : There are no relocation allowance available for this position

Deadline: 22nd June, 2010

Job at UNDP Nigeria

UNDP is recruiting for Administrative Associate for the Democratic Governance For Development Project (DGD)

Despite 10 years of uninterrupted civil rule and three successive general elections including a successful transfer of power from one civilian administration to another, Nigeria continues to face the challenge of conducting elections that meet both regional and international standards of free, fair and credible elections.

UNDP and other donors the EU, DFID and CIDA have initiated Democratic Governance for Development (OGD), in response to the request from the Nigerian government to assist in working towards achieving a more credible electoral process.

In support of this initiative, UNDP is recruiting a selection of posts to support the Project. The position will be based in Abuja, with one year contract initially, with a possibility of extension based on performance and/or funding.

Required Skills and Experience
* Secondary education.  Certification in administration desirable. University Degree in Business or Public Administration desirable, but it is not a requirement.

* 3 years of relevant experience in administration or programme support service. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.). Experience in handling of web-based management systems

Language Requirements:
* Fluency in the English and one national language of the duty station.

Method of Application
This announcement shall be running with new openings in the coming weeks. To apply, then click on the link below. Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Deadline: 22nd June, 2010.

Click here to apply online.

Job at Population Council

Population Council is recruiting for an Administrative / Logistics Officer in its Abuja office.


The Admin/Logistics Officer will be responsible for procurement, staff travels, office management, fleet management and communications management.

QUALIFICATION: BSC in Business Admin, Accounting or related field, Master Degree in Management is preferable; Minimum 5 years experience with social marketing background or in similar field.

EXPERIENCE: Previous NGO/public/private sector experience with international donor regulations knowledge – on Logistics, central store supervision, supply chain management and monitoring an added advantage.

SKILLS: Good Communications and Interpersonal skills; Ability to work in a multicultural environment, develop and maintain compatibility among project staff. Use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point; Ability to work under high pressure of work; Ability to travel within and outside Nigeria.

Method of Application
Qualified candidates should follow the instructions below:
1. Send an application letter (stating your current salary and salary expectations) and resume (2 pages maximum) to on or before June 17th, 2010
2. Clearly state the position title for which you are applying and your full names – starting with the surname first, then other names (e.g Admin/Logistics Officer – BEN, Joshua Ekong) – in the subject area of the email.
3. All attachments must be in pdf files

Candidates who do not follow the above instructions will be automatically disqualified. Population Council reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process at anytime. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No phone calls, please

The Population Council is an equal opportunity employer.

Jobs at Lafarge Cement (WAPCO Nigeria)

Lafarge Cement (WAPCO Nigeria) is a multinational and leading player in the building industry. We are looking for experienced, intelligent and highly motivated individuals to fill the following positions:


• To coordinate and supervise activities in the Packing Plant for the purpose of loading and despatching Cement in accordance with loading procedures and according to raised invoices
• To ensure the Safety of all subordinates in the section
• To supervise and coordinate Packing and Loading activities
• To ensure Packing and Loading activities are in accordance with Specifications
• To ensure that Production equipment is functioning at optimum level and in good condition
• To influence the pace of production by advising on Product Stock Level
• To analyse failures, problems and proffer corrective actions
Candidate's Profile
• OND (with minimum of 5 years' cognate experience)/HND in Geology, Physics, Statistics, Chemistry, or Engineering
• Minimum of 2 years' experience in a process industry with similar operation
• Good team player and self-motivated
• Strong coaching ability; ability to motivate and inspire teamwork
• Ability to take initiatives based on sound problem solving skills
• Demonstrate leadership skills via work ethics, ability to delegate and motivate, fairness etc; must be hands-on
• Very good written and verbal communications skills
• Commitment to the highest standards of safe work habits

• To carry out Mechanical maintenance of equipment in accordance with Company's practices and Safety Standard
• To adhere to Strict Safety Compliance
• To observe and record some possible faults/anomalies on the equipment during maintenance or inspection and discuss with the Inspector.
• To carry out test running of equipment after maintenance as well as the Gleaning of the work area
• To participate in the scheduled inspection of tools and tackles (including safety tools and tackles) and ensure that these are in optimal condition for safe use
• To prepare daily report of activities for the Mechanical Supervisor
• To recommend improvements on equipment condition/working procedure for best safety condition and for cost reductions
• To carry out emergency repair needs
• To participate in the updating and developing of work procedures as may be required
• To carry out safe storage and disposal of replaced spares
• To participate in the work preparation including staging of spares, tools and resources before stoppage of equipment for repairs or maintenance
Candidate's Profile
• Technical College Diploma, City & Guild or OND in Mechanical Engineering with 3-5 years' experience in industrial process
• Technical knowledge of fitting, alignment, lubrication, lifting.
• Knowledge of Cement manufacturing process is desirable
• Energetic with good aptitude for fieldwork.
• Energetic and flare to work unexpected long hours • Coordinate activities simultaneously • Good estimation of activity duration and execution
• Application of safety regulations to all maintenance

• To ensure that the equipment is properly lubricated at optimum cost
• Be responsible for housekeeping and safety of the workshop/premises
• Be responsible for the lubrication of all the plant equipment
• To detect possible anomalies observed on the equipment while lubrication is being carried out and report such to the Inspector
• To monitor the consumption of oils and greases for each equipment.
• To take lubricant samples from time to time as per Sampling Schedule for analysis purposes
• To write daily lubrication report
• Be responsible for proper storage of Lubricants on site ensuring Health and Safety and Environment regulations
• Be responsible for ensuring proper operations of Auto-lube systems
• To participate in the repairs and troubleshooting of faults on lubrication equipment
• To maintain good condition and keep inventory of all lubrication tools
• To update/edit the Lubrication software.
Candidate's Profile
• Technical College Diploma, City & Guild or OND in Mechanical Engineering with 3-5 years' experience in industrial process
• Technical knowledge of lubrication
• Knowledge of Cement manufacturing process is desirable
• Energetic with good aptitude for field work
• Energetic and flare to work unexpected long hours
• Coordinate about three activities simultaneously
• Good estimation of activity duration and execution
• Application of safety regulations to all maintenance

• To ensure Electrical/Instrumentation maintenance of the equipment at optimum cost .
• To contribute to the development and implementation of H&S programmes in line with Local regulations and Company policy
• To update and develop Standard Operating Procedures and Safe Working Procedures
• To record possible anomalies observed on the equipment during maintenance or inspection.
• To supervise the testing of equipment after maintenance as well as the cleaning of the area
• To ensure safe storage and disposal of replaced spares
• To contribute to spares' stock optimisation
• To participate in the ADAP implementation software
• To manage and improve instrumentation maintenance procedures and methods
• To assure instrumentation maintenance and proper calibration
• To participate with other departments in the implementation of new control loops
• To define and schedule Electrical/Instrumentation preventive maintenance programmes in collaboration with the Maintenance, Production, Process departments
• To participate in the specifications for the purchase of spare parts
• To ensure safe storage and disposal of replaced spares
• To contribute to spares' stock optimisation
Candidate's Profile
• Technical College Diploma, City & Guild or OND in Electrical/Electronics Engineering with 5 years' hands-on experience in Electrical/Instrumentation/ Maintenance
• Technical knowledge of Electrical/Instrumentation Maintenance
• Knowledge of Cement manufacturing process is desirable
• Energetic with good aptitude for field work
• Energetic and flare to work unexpected long hours
• Coordinate about three activities simultaneously
• Good estimation of activity duration and execution
• Application of safety regulations to all maintenance

• To use the complete working knowledge of the manufacturing equipment and process and serve as the production inspector for the operation
• To start up equipment, troubleshoot problems and take corrective actions to maximise the efficient operation of the Plant
• To perform field checks and troubleshoot all aspects of raw mill, kiln and finish mill systems in compliance with Company's quality standards and requirements
• To conduct running and shutdown inspection of all equipment for defects and drift
• To monitor equipment operation and solve problems throughout the Plant as required, including process drift, pre-heater blockage etc
• To perform first level maintenance activities throughout the Plant as required in order to maximise equipment operation and minimise equipment downtime
• To operate the individual equipment on test mode when such equipment is on maintenance
• To carry out diaphragm slot cleaning for finish mills on maintenance days
• To carry out ball mill media loading according to the Process Engineer's recommendations
• To carry out test drilling of refractory lining
• To ensure adequate supply of process-related materials as required
• To ensure smooth operation of Plant air compressors and pneumatic conveyance systems
Candidate's Profile
• OND in Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics or related discipline with 2-5 years' post-qualification experience
• Commitment to the highest standards of safe work habits
• Knowledge of Cement manufacturing process
• Energetic with good aptitude for field work and flare to work unexpected long hours
• Good estimation of activity duration and execution.
• Application of safety regulations to all maintenance
• Good written and verbal communications skills


• To run the field belt conveyor, and operate the limestone and shale crushers in order to produce limestone and shale feed of required size/quantity for the mills
• To operate the crushers and field belt conveyors in strict compliance with safety precautions and operating procedures
• To control push feeder, dust screws etc to convey and filter incoming/outgoing feed to appropriate conveyor belt
• To constantly monitor incoming feed by checking for foreign materials along the conveyor, e.g. metals, paper, none tubes, wood etc and clear build up feed on the conveyor/chute or blockages in the crushers
• To keep records of crusher operations, running and stoppage time, delays and reasons and any faults detected for the supervisor
Candidate's Profile
• Technical College Diploma, City & Guild or OND in Geology, Mechanical or Mining Engineering
• Minimum of 2 years' graduate experience in a quarry or process industry
• Good team player; self-motivated
• Ability to take Initiatives based on sound problem solving skills
• Demonstration of good work ethics and must be hands-on
• Very good written and verbal communications skills
• Commitment to the highest standards of safe work habits

Method of Application
To apply, please follow this procedure:
>Go to:
>Click on ‘Career Centre’
>Read the Instructions on the home page thoroughly and follow the steps below:
>Register to obtain an ID
>Update your CV using the ID obtained
>Click on 'Apply now' '
>Click on 'View details' and apply for your Job of interest

Please note that paper applications will not be accepted.

Closing Date: 24th June, 2010.

Jobs at NBC Plc (Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company)

NBC Plc is a part of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling company (CCHBC). NBC Plc is recruiting for:

• Implement Company sales strategy in given territory
• Achieve all set Business Targets
• Achieve core 100% product availability and customer satisfaction
• Improve self and associates through personal learning and knowledge sharing
• Develop and maintain strong relationships with customers and colleagues
• Implement the company’s health, safety and environment procedures and quality standards

• BSC/HND in Marketing and Social Sciences or other related disciplines
• Minimum of 8 years experience, 5 of which must be at managerial level in an FCMG environment
• MBA qualification would be an added advantage

• Handle the consolidation performance appraisal reports and conducts talent health check annually
• Facilitates the design and the implementation people development actions appropriate to the company’s strategy
• Supports function managers in designing job
• Fully understands people and skill demand of the business and the supply of the market
• Provides recommendation to address poor performance within the whole business quickly at all levels

• University degree relevant to HR
• Minimum 10 years working experience in HR in a large beverage or FMCG company
• In-depth knowledge of key HR practices: Organization & job design, performance management, Recruitment, Talent management, Training and development
• Ability to lead/manage change and process improvement skill
• Ability to design and implement skill development actions.

• Achievement of people management leadership in the plant through prompt/effective communication
• Maintenance of strong relationship with union representatives, management and other stake holders to ensure harmonious industries relations
• Implementation of the company’s CSR project identified or approved for the plant to enhance the company’s reputation within the community
• Ensure manpower requirement in the plant is met and within budget
• Co-ordinate training, recruitment and selection process for Junior staff

• University degree relevant to HR
• Minimum 7 years working experience in HR, 5 of which must be as manager in a large beverage or FMCG company
• Excellent people Management, Negotiation and communication skills

• Support the objectives of the Company through relationships and effective communications with all stakeholders
• Monitor political developments, identify potential issues, evaluate threats and opportunities by analyzing impact on company and take appropriate actions
• Conduct regular surveys of key stakeholder groups and analyze enquiries from mass media and government officials
• Coordinate timely execution of sustainable CSR programs and conduct impact assessment of these programs on reciplents
• Coordinate and implement company sponsored events
• BSC degree in Arts, Social Sciences, Intentional Relations or Law.
• Minimum 7 years working experience, 5 of which must be at managerial level
• Good understanding of the Nigerian Constitution, national and international political environment
• Government / public Relations experience would be an added advantage

How to Apply
To apply, visit our website or send an email to:

Deadline: 30th June 2010