Wednesday, September 8, 2010


IITA is an international non-profit research-for-development (R4D) organization created in 1967, governed by a Board of Trustees, and supported primarily by the Consultative Group of International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). Our R4D is anchored on the development needs of sub-Saharan Africa. We develop agricultural solutions with our partners to tackle hunger and poverty of reducing producer and consumer risks, enhancing crop quality and productivity, and generating wealth from agriculture. We have more than 100 internationally recruited scientists from about 35 countries and 900 nationally recruited staff based in various stations across Africa-Saharan Africa.
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the following positions at the Institute's Headquarters, Ibadan.

2 year renewable contract
• Successful candidate will among other things
• Maintain focal point of the HR central data base system;
• Input and update the Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS) data in the electronic data base.
• Assist in the IRS recruitment
• Manage the job vacancy website
• Assist in processing of IRS benefits
• Process all leave application forms for approval;
• Assist in the orientation of new staff
• Produce simple analysis, statistic and reports;
• Prepare power point presentation when required;
• Retrieve information (manual and electronics) from the record
• Maintain HR archival files
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor
Qualification and Experience
• BSc/HND in Management Sciences with minimum of 5 years post-qualification working experience in Human Resources administration.
• Candidate must have high stress tolerance level and ability to manage and priotize work, be able to handle confidential issues and be willing to work beyond normal hours.
• He/she should also possess sound analytical mind, high integrity, good inter-personal and communication skills (oral and written) and strong knowledge of computer office softwares.
• We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive fringe benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

Method of Application
Interested applicants should forward their applications with a detailed curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of three professional referees which must include either the Head of applicant's current or previous organization or applicant's direct Supervisor/Superior Officer at work. Evidence of current remuneration package and photocopies of credentials, to:

The Personnel Manager
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
P.M.B 5320, Oyo Road
Ibadan, Nigeria.

This job vacancy can also be found on our website:

Please note that application letters not accompanied with evidence of current remuneration and age will not be treated. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date: 14th September, 2010.

Job at Bendel Feed and Flour Mill Limited

Bendel Feed and Flour Mill Limited is recruiting for Marketing & Sales Officers

• Candidates must be holders of at least, B.Sc. (Marketing or Animal Nutrition).
• Applicants who should be 25 -35 years old must possess, at least, 3-5 years post qualification experience in similar Food Industry.
• Knowledge of major languages, i.e. Hausa, Yoruba or Ibo, will be an added advantage.
• The candidates must be prepared to work anywhere in Nigeria.
• Applicants must also possess valid Driver's Licence.

Personal Attributes
• The right candidates must be personable, assertive, self-driven, industrious and aggressive.
• They must have analytical mind, effective communication and inter-personal skill.
• They will be expected to work flexible hours.

The salaries and fringe benefits attached to this position are highly attractive and negotiable. Point of entry is contingent on competence and experience.
A generous commission is available monthly for those who achieve a set target.

Method of Application
Interested candidates should submit their applications five (5) copies along with their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae accompanied with photocopies of relevant credentials and two (2) recent passport photographs to:

The Managing Director
P.M.B. 001, Ewu
Edo State

Candidates are required to request their Referees three (3) to forward their reports direct to the above address.
Note: Only candidates who satisfy the above conditions will be short listed and invited for interview.

Closing Date: 14th September, 2010.

Job at Prime Track - Marketing & Sales Officers (OND Holders only)

PrimeTrack is hiring National Diploma graduates of any discipline to work as Marketing & Sales Officers.
Marketing & Sales Officers
  • Must be smart, articulate, self-assured & super-confident
  • Must be passionate about building a career in marketing a world-class brand
  • Must be computer & internet-literate, with an above-average proficiency in MS Office tools
  • Must be able to work without supervision, & deliver on sales targets without stories
  • Must be go-getters, positive-spirited individuals with a high energy drive
  • Must be BIG dreamers, with the sense of will & purpose to achieve their dreams through hard work
If your profile fits the above job requirements, come talk to us and name your price. All applications should be sent to:
Please note:
• Only ND holders need apply.
• Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Job at Michael Page Africa - Business Development Director

Eastern Africa – Nairobi, Kenya
Business Services
About our client
Our client is a global leader in the domain of authentication services, which is developing its activities on the Africa continent, notably within the Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical, Tobacco, Spirits and Currency Industries.
Job description
Based in Nairobi, Kenya, you will be responsible for the business development in targeted East African countries. Reporting to the Managing Director for Africa, your main responsibilities will be to:
-Manage existing business relationships in East Africa by maintaining active relationships with clients and seeking additional growth opportunities.
-Meet defined revenue generation targets set by the client and provide regular revenue forecasts.
-Drive new business development in targeted markets – Oil & Gas, Pharmaceuticals, Tobacco, Spirits, and Currency.
-Establish and maintain a network of key senior level personnel at each prospective client.
-Enhance the standing of the client as the global leader by participating selectively in conferences and interacting with industry groups and government agencies.
Who we are looking for
Holder of an Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Business or a related discipline, you have at least 5 years (10+ years preferred) of experience in direct business development, sales, or sales management with a proven track record of success in developing and implementing a sales strategy and driving revenue growth and expansion. Gifted with entrepreneurial skills, you are able to communicate effectively within different cultural contexts and negotiate persuasively with high-level decision makers. Organized and versatile, you are able to manage multiple clients and lead a team in an emerging market if necessary. Additionally, you are accustomed to working with sensitive and confidential information.
An experience on the African continent is required for this position. Candidates must be fluent in English. Fluency in French or Portuguese would be a plus.
What’s on offer
An attractive package will be offered to the right candidate.
Michael Page Contact
Your application will be sent to Jonathan Sindel
Reference : QJOS573896

Fresh Graduate Recruitment - First Bank of Nigeria Plc

First Bank of Nigeria Plc is recruiting fresh graduates into the bank, the electronic testing exercise is scheduled to take place on the 9th of October 2010 across 6 locations (Lagos, Enugu, Port-Harcourt, Kano, Abuja and Bauchi).

The approved criteria are:

1.       Not older than 27 years as at 31st December, 2010
2.       Minimum of second class lower or HND upper at first degree level (any course of study)
3.       Completed National Youth Service program
4.       Graduated not earlier than 2007

More details will be available in the Thursday edition of The Guardian newspaper.