Friday, September 3, 2010

Qrios Nigeria: Linux / Open Source Consultant

Qrios is a leading West African company dedicated to enterprise opensource integration and professional services based on enterprise class technology from Red Hat. We are looking for a highly skilled Linux/Open Source Consultant.

The  Role:

Professional Services organization of Qrios. A Consultant will have a diverse understanding of Enterprise Open Source and Linux with experience applying those technologies.

A Consultant is expected to have strong technical and communication skills. Experience with enterprise wide deployments, a record of successful delivery of projects.

They focus on delivering quality work resulting in positive customer satisfaction, while building breadth and depth of technical expertise in one or more Red Hat technologies. Gain an understanding of customer’s infrastructure & business issues and can make recommendations appropriate to customer’s environment/project needs.

Primary Responsibilities:

•Consultants have responsibilities for task coordination and management;
•Use skills as experienced professional to gain an understanding of industry best practices;
•Work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors;
•Demonstrate considerable judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions;
•Interacts with senior internal and external personnel;
•Bring innovative ideas, enthusiasm and energy to the team;
•Have excellent technical skills in Unix or Linux system configuration and administration;
•Ability to constantly learn about new technologies and apply those concepts to customers needs;
•Ability to work as part of a geographically dispersed team;

Required Skills & Experience:

•3+ years working in a Consultant or related role;
•Advanced knowledge of Unix or Linux database administration and tuning;
•Advanced knowledge of Linux kernel internals, including performance tuning experience,    troubleshooting, bug fix updates and core builds;
•Experience implementing Virtualization technologies in an enterprise setting;
•Experience with enterprise wide deployments.
• Knowledgeable on Open Source technologies and the Open Source Community.
• Demonstrated experience communicating value, progress,and metrics (status) of key projects to required stakeholders and diverse audiences (technical and business).
• Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills.
• Excellent project management, time management and planning skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and customer management skills.
• Strong Client Management skills.
• Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) or ability to complete within 30 days of hire.

All qualified candidates are to forward their CV In PDF format to no later than 14th September 2010.

UNDP: Administrative Assistant Secretary

NigeriaUNDP is recruiting for Administrative Assistant Secretary to be based in Abuja, for a contract duration of one year

Summary of key functions:

* Effective and efficient functioning of the DSS  office
* Effective communications and administrative support to the office
* Facilitation of knowledge building and management

Ensures effective and efficient functioning of the DSS office focusing on achievement of the following results:

* Management of the DSS office, ensuring an environment of professionalism and teamwork at all times, and setting exemplary standards of conduct for the  team;
* Efficient and discreet management of  the Chief Security Advisor’s schedules
* Organization of regular and ad-hoc meetings; preparation of minutes and summaries of actions to be taken; tracking of progress on planned issues; follow-up with focal points.
* Screening of all incoming communications, filter outgoing correspondence for supervisor’s signature, clearance and further action by other staff; wherever possible.
* Use of automated office management system.
* Provide administrative and finance support to  DSS OFfice.
* Provide logistics support to UNDSS field offices in Lagos and Port Harcourt

Ensures provision of effective communications and administrative support to the office focusing on achievement of the following results:

* Maintenance of the filing system ensuring safekeeping of confidential materials. Use of automated filing system.
* Draft routine correspondence, interoffice circulars, general briefing notes, documents,reports, and minutes of meetings when requested, translations when required;
* Administration of travel, meetings, appointments and briefings of Chief Security Advisor Including drafting of background notes.

Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and management focusing on achievement of the following results:

* Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
* Organization of trainings for ERT Staff on coordination, administration and protocol  issues.

Required Skills and Experience

* Higher National Diploma/Bsc Secretarial Administration


* 3 to 5 years of progressively responsible secretarial, administrative, programme experience is required at the national or international level. 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 written and spoken English is essential.
* Working knowledge of any of the three Nigerian major languages would be an advantage.

Method of Application

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: 12th September, 2010.

Click here to apply online.

Lonestar Drilling Nigeria: Material Supervisors

Lonestar Drilling Nigeria is a leading drilling company with significant Involvement in the development and production activities in the upstream sector of the Oil and Gas industry. They are hiring for: Material Supervisors
• At least 5 years experience in materials storage and control in a drilling rig.
• Good knowledge of planning, storage of project materials, stock management, inventory control and preservation of materials to ensure 1000/0 accuracy.
• Should possess professional qualifications in Purchasing & Supply/relevant degree in Business Administration or Engineering related discipline.

Method of Application

Qualified candidates are requested to apply with their comprehensive curriculum vitae quoting required position as subject of your e-mail to:

Only short listed candidates shall be contacted

Linkserve Nigeria: Training / Education Manager

Linkserve Nigeria is hiring for a Training / Education Manager to be based in Port Harcourt.



Design and deliver training programmes in information and communications technology (ICT)
Responsible for the applications of learning technologies to transfer skills (in both IT and non-IT subjects)
Carrying out performance assessments to determine the skills gaps between current and desirable leaner skill levels
Designing training programmes appropriate to the skills needed
Ensuring the learning environment and resources support leaner needs
Maintaining appropriate records of leaner development and also resource allocation

Ability to impart knowledge to students as well as to recognize individual learning skills and to adapt curriculum towards engaging each student relative to individual learning capacity
Excellent communications skills especially in English and its variants
Diplomatic skills is essential

Minimum first degree from any reputable institution
Must possess industry certification from recognized industry trainers like Microsoft MCT or similar

How to Apply
All applications to quote ref of job tile. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All resume to: on or before 17th September 2010

Linkserve Nigeria: Financial Controller (Lagos)

Linkserve Nigeria is hiring for a Financial Controller/Chief Accountant to be based in Lagos.


Provide leadership in the Finance and Accounting Department
Provide management with timely financial report
Liaise with Regulatory bodies to ensure meeting of company’s obligations
Interface with the financial institutions

First degree in Accounting or related field with professional qualification (ACCA or ACA)
Minimum of 6 years in a similar role in a manufacturing or service organization
Analytical with advanced knowledge in spreadsheets
Able to understand and interpret financial records for management leadership
Experience in interfacing with financial institutions
Good knowledge of Pastel accounting software or other accounting packages would be also an added advantage

How to Apply

All applications to quote ref of job tile. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All resume to: on or before 17th September 2010

Linkserve Nigeria: Logistics Manager (Lagos)

Linkserve Nigeria is hiring for a Logistics Manager to be based in Lagos.


Coordinating and controlling the other cycle and associated storage and movement of resources (equipment/man power/ tools)
Analyzing data to monitor performance and plan improvement in delivery performance
Analyzing logistics problems and preferring real solutions
Managing logistics team

Extensive overall logistics management experience with specific exposure in project management role
Ability to communicate in effective and concise manner. Excellent English communication skills is prerequisite
Possess strong analytical troubleshooting and problem resolution/solving skills
Good time management skills and ability to prioritize projects and process multiple tasks as requires
Capable of development clear and up to date procedural documentation


Candidates hold a university degree in logistics or comparable degree with additional related business administration degree as a plus
3 – 5 years of experience in logistics management
Knowledge of MS office package

How to Apply

All applications to quote ref of job tile. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All resume to: on or before 17th September 2010

Linkserve Nigeria: Project Manager (Lagos)

Linkserve Nigeria is hiring for a Project Manager to be based in Lagos.

Creates and executes project work plan and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities
Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope
Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately
Understands basic revenue models, P/L, and cost-to-completion projections and make decisions accordingly
Accurately forecasts revenue, profitability, margins, bill rates and utilization


Ability to identify business development and “add-on” sales opportunities as they relate to a specific project
Leads proposal efforts including completing project scoping
Ability to facilitate team and client meetings effectively
Understands internet, intranet, Extranet and client/server architectures
Maintains awareness of new and emerging technologies and the potential application on client engagements


Candidate must be a Certified Associate in Project Management
Project management professional certification is an added advantage
3 – 5 years experience in project management

How to Apply

All applications to quote ref of job tile. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All resume to: on or before 17th September 2010