Friday, July 2, 2010

Jobs at AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria (APIN)

AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria (APIN) is a non-governmental donor-funded organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, care and support of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria.
As part of strategy to better position the organization for improved grant management, APIN is inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill the position of GRANTS ADMINISTRATOR at our Abuja Office.
Job Functions
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Grants Administrator will oversee pre-through post- award administration for grants and sponsored research projects. The job holder will be responsible for ensuring compliance with U.S. Government regulations, donor terms and organisational policy, and for ensuring proper stewardship of donor funds.
The responsibilities of the Grants Administrator shall include the performance of the following key functions:
• Set policy and interpret organisational and external policy, laws and regulations, as well as analyze, create and direct processes and procedures relating to research and grants administration and fiscal compliance management
• Provide technical assistance to partner sites regarding grant oversight and policy
• Maintain and update the structure, policies and procedures that will ensure optimal support for grants and research agenda while identifying and minimizing potential risks to APIN
• Assist with the development of budgets for grant application and negotiation of subcontract agreements
• Develop, communicate and train staff on grants administration policies and procedures
• Identify and cultivate potential sources of partnerships and funding from international donors
• Monitor funds to ensure disbursement according to terms of grants
• Review proposals and awards
• Report on pre- and post-award trends and activities
• Troubleshoot and resolve issues that arise throughout the lifecycle of grant awards
Qualifications and Experience
At least a second degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting or related field, or an Accounting professional certification (ICAN or ACCA); and six to eight years work experience in the accounting or finance function, preferably with strong background in grant administration, program development or relevant experience.
Good knowledge of grant and sponsorship procedures as well as knowledge of the requirements and policies of donors and various regulations governing grant administration is essential.
Technical and Behavioural Competencies
The job holder must be able to:
• keep abreast of grant programs and determine eligibility for a variety of grant proposals
• analyze and compile information and prepare grant compliance reports
• comprehend and make inferences from legal and administrative materials
• work independently and persistently to complete work on schedule and according to quality control standards
• define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
• work without supervision
• demonstrate a high level of integrity and responsibility
• Computer literacy/skills in usage of personal productivity tools (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet browsing, emailing, etc) is essential and candidates must be willing to do a considerable amount of local travel.
Mode of Application
Qualified applicants should write to: stating how their skills, knowledge and experience make them suitable for the position and addressing the person specifications highlighted above.
The suitability statement should not exceed a page and must appear on the first page of the CV, which must be saved in Microsoft Word and as applicant’s full name. The subject of the mail should be Grants Administrator. Late applications will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
APIN offers very competitive terms of employment and is an equal opportunity employer. Women who are qualified for the position are therefore encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 13th July, 2010.

Jobs at Mantrac Nigeria Limited

Mantrac Nigeria Limited is the sole authorised Caterpillar dealer for Construction, Power System and Material Handling Products. Mantrac Nigeria Limited is an associate company of the Mantrac Group, the sale authorised Caterpillar dealer in Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Iraq and Siberia-Russia.
In order to strengthen and advance our position as the market leader, Mantrac Nigeria Limited invites applications from highly motivated and suitably qualified applicants to join our company as:

• JOB REF: CTAST-061014

• JOB REF: CTASE-061013

• JOB REF: CEHQC-061001

Method of Application
For full job requirements, please check our website: 
Interested candidates who fulfill the job requirements are requested to complete and send the Employment Application Form found on our website.
Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Late applications will not be entertained

Closing Date: 13th July, 2010.

Jobs at Women For Women International Nigeria

The Women For Women International Nigeria requires highly resourceful, self-motivated and target-driven individual for the following position: Monitoring & Evaluation Manager

Location: Jos
Report to: Deputy Country Director; Line Managers
• The Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Manager oversees and manages the successful implementation of the Office’s monitoring and evaluation activities through implementation of M&E strategies.
• The M&E Manager will work in coordination with the Program Manager, Income Generation Manager and Finance and Administration Manager to ensure quality data collection and reporting to HQ Global Programs Unit.
• The M&E Manager is a member of the Chapter Office Senior Management Team.
Duties and Responsibilities
Monitoring and Evaluation Program Planning:
• Develop field level framework and schedule of implementation for all components of the M&E system, including working in coordination with Program Manager to facilitate use and training on all M&E forms.
• Promote a culture of lessons learned and best practices of M&E activities, ensuring that data and processes are discussed in appropriate forums and in timely fashion for effective use in field activities.
Monitoring and Evaluation Program Implementation and Management:
• Manage and provide M&E guidance to M&E Officer(s) and country staff in the implementation of all monitoring and evaluation activities, programs and strategy.
• Coordinate with Program Manager, Finance and Administration Manager and Income Generation Manager to ensure that M&E data is integrated into all country planning, programming, and reporting.
• Oversee data collection, training of M&E staff and tracking of program participants and graduates.
• Coordinate special evaluations, impact studies, and community assessments as needed. Participate in regular field visits to support implementation. .
• Consistently compile and report on key M&E information to fulfill data/information requests from country office and GPU.
Personnel Management:
• Performance manage direct reports in line with Women for Women international’s performance management frame work, including the setting of annual performance objectives, annual performance development ‘plans, annual performance appraisal and regular 1:1 meetings regarding progress throughout the year.
Skills and Qualification
• University degree in a relevant field preferred;
• Experience of at least 3-5 years in cooperative management/development/poverty reduction programs preferably within the INGO environment;
• Demonstrable understanding and experience of gender issues and proven commitment to addressing gender inequalities in all areas of responsibility.
• Experience of using participatory tools and methodologies for program identification, implementation, monitoring and evaluation:
• Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work well as a part of a team and to interact professionally with culturally and linguistically diverse staff, program, and participants;
• Ability and willingness to work with minimum supervision, and under pressure and to meet deadlines;
• Ability and willingness to travel & travel work away from Country Office as required;
• Excellent written and oral communication skills;
• Fluency in English including reading, writing and speaking skills;
• Language fluency in Hausa /Ibo (primary language of the country);
• Compute skills including working with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Email
Method of Application:
Forward application and CV as one document in MS Word or PDF format to in clue your 5 by 7 passport photo to
Deadline: 13th July, 2010.

Jobs at United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Nigeria announces the following vacancies.

Level of post: National Officer - B (NOB)
Type of contract: Temporary Appointment- Local
Location: Abuja, Nigeria Duration: 364 Days
Closing date: 08 July 2010 2.

Level of post: National Officer - C (NOC)
Type of contract: Temporary Appointment
Local Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Duration: 364 Days
Closing date: 08 July 2010

Level of post: National Officer (NO-B)
Type of contract: Fixed Term Local
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Duration: One Year (with possibility of renewal)
Closing date: 9 July 2010

Method of Application
For further details on the job description an9 application process, please visit: and submit applications.
UNDP is committed to achieving work force diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. Qualified women are highly-encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence..

Job at Dorman Long Nigeria

Dorman Long Nigeria is a leading provider of High Precision Heavy Engineering Products and Services. They are hiring for: Head Technical Sales.
HEAD TECHNICAL SALES (Galvanising & Towers)
Reports To: Executive Director, Dorman Long-Protective Coatings Ltd (Galvanising & Towers).
Qualification & Experience
• Minimum of a good first degree, BSc/HND. Master1s degree in Business / Administration and professional qualifications will be added advantage.
• Minimum of 10 years cognate experience in sales and marketing of technical products from a reputable company, particularly in Power, Telecom and Industrial sectors
• Outstanding candidate with good experience in Power, Telecom and Industrial Sectors but with limited sales experience will also be considered.
• Excellent communication skills at all business and management levels.
• Matured mind with good personality
• Must be outgoing with a team-working attitude
Key Responsibilities
• Overall management of company Sales & Marketing function to achieve I and exceed company sales growth target.
• Provide leadership to company Sales & Marketing team.
• D rive the sales of Hot-Dip Galvanising services, Power transmission and Telecom Tower; and range of Industrial Galvanised products.
• Develop company annual and strategic sales plans
• Must possess entrepreneurial initiative and drive for new businesses,
• Be prepared to travel to appropriate locations and represent the company at all levels,
• Demonstrate integrity and business acumen in all dealings on behalf of company.
The remuneration and other benefits attached to the position is very attractive and competitive including performance linked incentives
Method of Application
Interested candidates should apply attaching CV with contact telephone number, specifying position to:
The Group-HR & Admin
Deadline: 13th July, 2010.

Jobs at Quick Service Restaurant

A new Quick Service Restaurant (QSR)/fastfood brand set to open our first outlet on the Lekki/Ajah axis of Lagos in the 3rd Quarter of the year.
The Brand we seek to build will offer a unique blend of healthy meals and fresh delicacies in a casual and fun atmosphere.
Our outlets shall be exciting places - combining delicious food, soothing ambience, and unparalleled service - guaranteeing memorable experiences all the time, to all who pass through our doors.
The Brand promises signature recipes that customers can only get from our outlets; our people would be dedicated to ensuring that customers have an unforgettable time; while we commit to innovative and convenient service that ensure repeat purchases. Above all, we shall create an environment devoid of any dull moment, and ensure that customers experience a QSR brand like no other.

Who We Seek - General Requirements
In pursuit of the foregoing, we seek to hire smart, passionate, hardworking and intelligent young men and women who can connect to our stated goals. Consistent with our values, the people we seek to bring on board should possess the following attributes at the very minimum:
• Very neat and presentable
• Always willing to learn something new;
• Highly diligent and dependable;
• Unfailingly courteous, respectful and customer-friendly;
• Excellent verbal communication and numeracy skills.

(Code: HOO)
Candidate has responsibility for driving the overall brand equity, ensuring the unfailing consistency of the unparalleled customer experience which lies at the very core of our value proposition. In this regard, we will be relying on the successful candidate to:
• Develop and monitor financial and operational budgets of restaurants under supervision.
• Guide restaurant managers in keeping good track of the daily reconciliation of their master stocks against their sales, to secure a reliable picture of stock movement and its relation to the profitability of the shops.
• Ensure that top quality meals of same exacting standards are consistently offered our customers at all times across the entire restaurant chain; and that our business is recognised and embraced by the public as the leader in customer service standards in our industry.
• Implement our outlet expansion strategy, and drive rigorously thought-through initiatives to enhance increased sales and effective operations,
Candidates should possess the following qualifications:
• Minimum of 5 years working experience in a QSR Industry
• Experienced in managing a profitable and global QSK retail or consumer brand
• Familiar with the food industry trends, Solid accounting/fixed asset management competence.
• Practical performance management exposure
• Strong understanding of our local business-related laws, regulations and policies

(Code: RMP)
This function supervises and manages the daily affairs of the outlets in a profitable manner while satisfying customer needs and enhancing the image of the organization.
• Candidates should possess minimum of HND/B.Sc, Should have cognate experience in a reputable fastfood business/QSR and considerable management experience in leading people.
• Computer literacy
• Should not be more than 35 years

(Code: SMP)
This function assists the Restaurant Manager in ensuring maintenance of standard, product quality and hygiene compliance, motivates team in each shift and management of the shop's operations.
• Candidates should possess minimum of HND/B.Sc.
• Relevant experience in a reputable fastfood business/QSR or hospitality industry is required
• Computer literacy
• Should not be more than 35 years.

(Code: FMP)
• Successful candidate shall develop accounting policies and procedures, and ensure consistency in business processes,
• Regularly generate and provide to management all relevant accounting information for guidance and informed decision making.
• Ensure that the company fulfills all statutory requirements, including filing of returns, and tax compliance
• Co-ordinate all internal control activities and develop proper documentation for all accounting related processes.
• Should possess minimum of HND/B.Sc in Accounting.
• Candidates with HND/B.Sc in other disciplines but have ACA are eligible,
• Familiarity with use of modern accounting softwares,
• Cognate experience is required. However, sharp young men/women with minimal experience, but who meet the basic academic requirements, share our values, and genuinely seek serious career challenges, are encouraged to apply.

(Code: HRM)
• Successful candidate shall manage the recruitment, compensation, retention, and motivation of staff.
• Will be required to setup, plan and deploy training programs in the company.
• Ensure compliance with all regulatory issues affecting staff
• Design a best-place work plan for Management approval
• Manage all administrative and maintenance issues at the Head Office.
• Liaise with regulatory agencies such as NAFDAC, Ministry of environment, LAS EPA, Consumer Protection Council, Nigeria Tourism Board, amongst others, to ensure the company abides by all rules and regulations.
• Should possess B.Sc in Human Resources or the Social Sciences.
• Should have cognate experience in HR in any industry.


(Code: SCM)
Candidate will have responsibility to:
• Manage the various elements of the supply chain in such a manner that ensures goods and other inventory items are transported, stored and delivered on time and in good condition to the stores;
• Ensure issuance of purchase orders in alignment with the company's generic supply terms and conditions and in line with agreed timelines;
• Generate and analyze reports on the company's procurement spend on an on-going basis and make recommendations on areas for optimization and savings.
Interested candidates should:
• Possess minimum of HND/B.Sc in Accounting or Statistics from reputable institutions.
• Be familiar with use of modern accounting softwares,
• Possess strong cognate experience in supply chain management. However, young, sharp individuals with minimal experience, but who meet the basic academic requirements for this position, share our values, and genuinely seek serious career challenges, are encouraged to apply.

(Code: CSM)
• Candidate has responsibility to coordinate the Customer Service activities and ensure the compliance of the restaurant operators to the defined standards of the company.
• Gather and collect data/customer feedback on the strength of the brand and the services rendered.
• Research, suggest and implement ways of attracting and retaining customers.
• Develop service level agreements for all staff, and constantly evaluate/analyse staff SLA performance so as to ensure brand integrity.
Candidates should possess the following qualifications:
• Good university degree.
• High energy and passion for service excellence.
• Minimum of 3 years working experience in Customer Service.
• Familiar with the Food Industry Trends.
• Good in evaluation, analysis and reporting skills.

(Code: SSP)
This function requires a good level of maturity, influence and experience.
The Shift Supervisors work together with the crew members to ensure that all objectives and goals of the outlet are met and surpassed,
This position ensures that the outlet abides by the strictest qualify procedures, physical and food safety, quality of service and cleanliness.
• Candidates should possess minimum of OND/NCE.
• Must have strong and considerable experience in a reputable QSR.
• Should not be more than 30 years


(Code: SCK)
Crew members operate at the restaurant floor• cooking, frying, baking and serving customers.
This category of staff is very critical, as they cook/bake our unique offerings, interface with customers regularly, and therefore require the needed passion and commitment essential for the business. For this position, we are interested in:
• Graduate products of reputable catering schools who should be good chefs.
• Good OND/NCE in catering and management However, candidates with SSCE, are good chefs, and show maturity could be considered.
• Reasonable experience in a fastfood business/QSR or the hospitality industry.
• Fresh graduates of Polytechnics, Catering Schools, or Colleges of Education, and are willing to learn and quickly imbibe our values will equally receive strong consideration.
• Candidates should not be more than 26 years old.

(Code: SPA)
• Candidate has responsibility to organise the office, as well as the activities of the Managing Director, to ensure that the organisation's set goals are delivered.
• Should possess HND/B.Sc in any discipline.
• He/She must be proficient in modern computer packages, in the use of MS Word, Microsoft excel, and Powerpoint, amongst other applications.
• Should not be more than 30 years.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should apply on-line to: clearly stating the job title applied for, as well as the provided Reference code for the position. All applications must also Include daytime (landline or mobile) telephone numbers and e-mail addresses.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date: 6th July, 2010.