Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Jobs at The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA): Administrative Assistant

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the leading UN organization in Reproductive Health and Population and Development, is recruiting personnel for the position of:
Type of Contract:      FIXED TERM APPOINTMENT  (FTA)
Post level:    ICS 06  (Position presently Classified at (ICS 05, but awaiting approval at ICS 06)
Duty Post:
Duration:    One (1) Year (renewable but subject to satisfactory performance)

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Operations Manager, the Administrative Assistant provides functional  administrative support to the operational unit of the Country Office.  S/he provides administrative support to the Country Office in the delivery of quality services in Correspondence Management, effective Administrative system and Asset Management, Maintenance of office space and utilities, effective logistics Management to the country office and Effective Store Management.
Results-oriented Functional Statement (focusing on individual contribution, engagement, communities of interest and impact of action)
The Administrative Assistant will:
  • Supports interviews and recruitment processes.
  • Ensures effective maintenance of the office space and equipment, screens and analyze courier bills for payment.
  • Facilitate the planning and management of logistical requirements to support programme monitoring and evaluation, programme observances and enhance UNFPA visibility in the country.
  • Facilitates hotel and reservation logistics for the local and international guests, national conferences, meetings and workshops.
  • Ensures quality vehicle management and allocation of drivers for daily movements, missions and airport pickups.
  • Facilitates store maintenance, stock taking and allocation of stationery for staff and replenishing.
  • Maintain and update Data of Vendors Management Portal.
  • Maintain and update all country office Asset Management requirements both physically and in ATLAS.
Impact of Result
Support the efforts to operationalize and execute relevant political, social and economic trends and provide substantive administrative and logistical assistance to project formulation and evaluation, joint programming initiatives and national development frameworks in the provision of technical assistance for the delivery of Population and development programs, including increased access to quality of care and sustainable reproductive health services.
Qualification and Experience
Academic Requirements
Successful candidate must posses a Bachelor’s degree or Higher National Diploma in Secretarial Administration, Public Administration or related field.
A professional experience of 5 to 8 years in public or private sector.

Language and other Requirement:

Fluency in oral and written English language.
Computer skills:
proficiency in current office software applications.
Core competencies
Integrity/Commitment to mandate
  • Acts in accordance with UN/UNFPA values and holds himself accountable for actions taken. Demonstrates personal commitment to UNFPA’s mandate and to the organizational vision.
Knowledge sharing/Continuous learning
Takes responsibility for personal learning and career development and actively seeks opportunities to learn through formal means. Learns from others inside and outside the organization adopting best practices created by others. Actively produces and disseminates new knowledge.
Valuing diversity
Demonstrates an international outlook, appreciates differences in values and learns from cultural diversity. Takes actions appropriate to the religious and cultural context and shows respect, tact and consideration for cultural differences. Observes and inquires to understand the perspectives of others and continually examines his own biases and behaviors.
Managing Relationships:
Working in teams:
Works collaboratively with colleagues inside and outside of UNFPA to allow the achievement of common goals and shared objectives.  Actively seeks resolution of disagreements and supports the decisions of the team.
Communicating information and ideas:
Delivers oral and written information in a timely, effective and easily understood manner.  Participates in meetings and group discussions actively listening and sharing information.  Frankly expresses ideas with the intent to resolve issues, considers what others have to say and responds appropriately to criticism.

Conflict and self management:

Manages personal reactions by remaining calm, composed and patient even when under stress or during a crisis and avoids engaging in unproductive conflict.  Expresses disagreement in constructive ways that focus on the issue not the person.   Tolerates conditions of uncertainty or ambiguity and continues to work productively.
Working with people:
Empowerment/Developing people/Performance management:
Integrates himself/herself into the work unit seeking opportunities to originate action and actively contributing to achieving results with other members of the team.  Knows his/her limitations and strength, welcomes constructive criticism and feedback and gives honest and contractive feedback to colleagues and supervisors.  Seeks new challenges and assignments and exhibits a desire to learn.  Accepts responsibility for personal performance participating in individual work planning and objective setting seeking feedback and acting to continuously improve performance.
Results orientation/Commitment to excellence:
Strives to achieve high personal standard of excellence.  Takes action that goes beyond responding to the obvious needs of the situation and persists until successful outcomes are achieved.
Appropriate and transparent decision making:
Makes timely and appropriate decisions taking into consideration various and complex issues and takes responsibility for the impact of decisions.  Inquires to understand the perspectives of others and continually examines his/her own biases and behaviors.
Required Competencies
Functional competencies
Client orientation
  • Establishes effective relationships with internal and external clients, actively supports the interests of the client and researches potential solutions to client needs. Organizes and prioritizes work schedule and addresses client needs and deadlines promptly and diplomatically.
Implementing management systems
  • Maintains information/databases on system design features and develops system components. Makes recommendations relative to work-processing approaches and procedures which would lead to more efficient systems design.
  • Managing Data
  • Managing documents, correspondence and reports
  • Managing information and workflow
  • Planning, organizing and multi-tasking
  • Job knowledge
Application Deadline: 30th October, 2010

Method of Application
All applications should include  functional e-mail addresses and mobile phone numbers, letter of application and detailed curriculum vitae (CV),  attached as one file in  MS WORD format  only.    Applications should be addressed to
The UNFPA  Resident Representative,  Abuja and forwarded to  e-mail addresses:  vacancygdr.ng@unfpa.org latest by 30 October, 2010 and clearly marked “ADMIN ASST  -  ICS 05" in the subject.
Kindly note that only applications sent by email will be accepted.
Please note that UNFPA will respond only to those applicants in whom it has a further interest.

Jobs at Family Health International: Administrative Officer

Family Health International is is a public health and development organization working to improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable people. Our 2,500 staff work in 55 countries, conducting research and implementing programs that advance public health and build local capacity to address development problems, Since 1971, Family Health International has been a global leader in family planning and reproductive health and, since 1986, in the worldwide response to HIV/AIDS. Our research and programs also address malaria, tuberculosis, and other infectious and chronic diseases. Our partners include US and other international agencies, governments, foundations, research institutions, and individual donors.
In Nigeria, FHI is currently engaged in providing public health services and in undertaking research in HIV/AIDS, TS, malaria and reproductive health in partnership with the Government of Nigeria, with funding from the United States aid programs, as well as from the Global Fund and private foundations and corporations. To strengthen our operations, we seek qualified Nigerian candidates for the following positions:
The Administrative Officer will be based in the zonal office. H/She, as relevant, will provide administrative and secretarial support to the zonal office and serve as point of contact for logistical and administrative needs in the office.
Key responsibilities
With the Senior Medical Services Officer:
  • Coordinate all administrative and secretarial support services for the zonal office
  • Keep proper office records/filings as appropriate.
  • Record minutes of staff meetings and circulate same amongst the staff of the zonal office.
  • Coordinate all travel details logistics for staff and consultants, including booking hotel accommodation and arranging for airport and hotel pick-Ups.
  • Supervise administrative assistants, orderlies and drivers.
  • Assist the Senior Finance and Administrative Officer in the provision of logistic support for workshops and trainings
  • Coordinate all records/storage of supplies from the country office, and
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the SFAO and, or, Zonal Manager
Minimum Recruitment Standards:
  • A relevant university degree or recognized equivalent , or HND with 3 years experience in an administrative role with increasing level of responsibility
  • Experience in a large or complex organization preferred.
  • Administrative and secretarial skills required
  • Familiarity with international NGO operations is a plus
Application Deadline: 1st November, 2010

Method of Application
Forward a suitability statement and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document within 10 days of the date of publication to: itandadminjobs@ghain.org
Only applications sent electronically (ie. bye-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Please do not send more one application. Failure to follow the underlined instructions above will lead to automatic disqualification.
Family Health international (FHI) does not test/interview candidates for a fee, and all our test/interview are candidates in the country office Abuja or in our Zonal Offices

Jobs at St John’s Medical Laboratory

Secretary/ Receptionist and Sales/Marketing Officers Wanted at St John Medical Laboratory (BSc/ HND/ OND)
St John’s Medical Laboratory, a Reputable Medical Laboratory with Headquarters in Owerri needs the services of the qualified candidate to fill the under-listed positions in her Lagos Office.
Location: Lagos
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Must have good communication skill.
  • Must have at least OND in Secretarial Studies.
Marketing and Sales Officers
  • Must have good communication skill.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Must have B.Sc or HND in Biological Sciences or Related field.
  • Must not be above 35 years of age.
Application Deadline
2nd November, 2010
Method of Application
Interested candidates must apply online with their curriculum vitae to: admin@stjohnslab.com

Jobs at Flour Mills Of Nigeria: Security Assistant

Flour Mills Of Nigeria Vacancy for Security Assistant (WAEC, NECO)

5 o’ level credits including Mathematics &  English language @ not more than 2  sittings. 
Performance of security duties,  access control, investigation and report writing  
Must be physically fit,
Must have stamina for strenuous  duties
And must be of unquestionable integrity

EXPERIENCE: 5yrs cognate experience
Application Deadline:
October 28, 2010.
Click here to apply

Jobs at The Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi

The Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi (Office of the Registrar)

Academic Staff Vacancies
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant academic posts:
• DEPARTMENT OF MASS COMMUNICATION - Lecturer 1 (2 Nos), Lecturer Ii (2 Nos)
• DEPARTMENT OF AGRIC. ENGR. TECH. - Principal Lecturer (Soil & Water Option) 1 No., Senior Lecturer (Soil & Water Option) 1 No.
• DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRIC ALL ELECTRONICS ENGR. TECH. - Lecturer 1 (Power & Machines Option) 1 No., Lecturer Ii (Telecom & Electronics Option) 2 Nos.
• DEPARTMENT OF MATHS & STATISTICS - Lecturer Ii (Statistics) 1 No., Lecturer Ii (Maths) 1 NO.
• DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING TECH. - Lecturer I (Transportation Option) 1 No.
• DEPARTMENT OF HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MANAGEMENT - Lecturer 1 (Leisure & Tourism Management) 2 Nos., Lecturer I (Hospitality Management) 2 Nos.

Principal Lecturer - CONTISS 14
• A Doctorate Degree in the relevant field from a recognised institution with at least nine (9) years of teaching applied or research in an Institution of higher learning,
• Or a holder of Master's degree from a recognised Institution with a minimum of 11 years of relevant cognate experience.
• Registration with relevant professional Body is essential.

Senior lecturer - CONTISS 13
• A Doctorate Degree in the relevant field from a recognised Institution with at least six (6) years cognate experience
• Or a holder of Master's degree from a recognised institution with a minimum of six (6) years post-qualification on-the-job cognate experience with proven ability for applied research and production work.
• Registration with relevant Professional Body is

Lecturer 1 - CONTISS 11

• A Doctorate Degree in the relevant field from a recognised Institutions of higher learning with, at least three (3) years of post-qualification teaching/research in an Institution of higher learning,
• Or a holder of Master's Degree in the relevant field from a recognised institution of higher learning with at least five (5) years post-qualification teaching and research in an Institution of higher learning. (Industrial experience and contribution to scholarly publications will be an advantage).
• A holder of good honours degree from a recognised institution of higher learning or equivalent professional qualification (s) in the relevant field with at least seven (7) years teaching/research. (Industrial experience and contribution to scholarly publications will be an advantage).

Lecturer 11- CONTISS 09

• A good honours Degree or equivalent professional qualification plus a minimum of five (5) years relevant post-qualification teaching/research/industrial experience,
• Or a holder of Master's Degree in the relevant field from a recognised institution of higher learning with at least three (3) years post-qualification teaching and research in an Institution of Higher learning, industrial experience,
• Or a Doctorate degree in the relevant field from a recognised institution.

Librarian 1 - CONTISS 08
A holder of Masters Degree in Library Science (MIS),
Or a good Bachelor in library Science (BLS) Degree with at least three (3) years cognate experience.

Method of Application
Interested qualified candidates should submit ten (10) copies of his/her application with detailed Curriculum Vitae duly signed and dated with the names and addresses of three (3) referees, one of whom should be the Chief Executive of your present or last place of work, and who should attest to the applicant's academic and professional abilities as well as moral character and uprightness. Referees should send their reports to the Registrar, Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi.
The Registrar
Federal polytechnic
P.M.B. 0231
Bauchi, Bauchi State.

L. lbrahim

Closing Date: 30th November, 2010.

Jobs at Galaxy Backbone Plc

Galaxy Backbone Plc is a public enterprise with the mission to operate a unified Information and communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure platform offering services that address the connectivity, transversal and other technology imperatives of the Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government of Nigeria. The company is committed to excellence in service delivery, in accordance with global proven practices. In line with the ongoing expansion of operations, the Company wishes to fill the following vacant positions;

Apply to: ss@kimberly-ryan.net
Job Purpose/Responsibilities

• To develop and manage all product/service groups from an external product perspective, as well as strategy definition; product, positioning, pricing and promotion.
• Responsible for generating sales leads, training and supporting the sales teams to achieve defined targets
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
• Bachelor's degree in any discipline with 8 to 10 Years relevant experience In technical and business/customer-facing roles In a Systems Integrator environment.
• A Masters Degree (preferably an MBA will be on advantage) and industry professional certifications
• Strong customer-facing skills, coupled with good business Planning and project management skills


Apply to: dchs@kimberly.ryan.net
Job Purpose/Responsibilities

• To manage the DCHS environment including leading Its procedures/ processes and routine operational activities.
• Responsible for the management of IP based Networks and Data Center Infrastructure, Including Commercial operations of the DCHS, Enterprise Applications Deployment and Systems Rollout
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
• Bachelor's Degree in related discipline. An MBA and Industry Professional Certifications will be an advantage.
• 8-10 years relevant experience in technical and business/customer facing roles in a system Integrator environment

Apply to: bm@kimberly.ryan.net
Job Purpose/Responsibilities

• To deliver sales targets, manage fulfillment and develop business relationships with customers.
• Responsible for the management and documentation of customer information and collaborating with Product Development and Marketing to deliver service and marketing plans.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
• Bachelor's degree with at least 4 years experience in a Technology Sales Function.
• Excellent presentation and negotiation skills with experience in a network set vices or systems operator environment,

Apply to: rbm@kimberly.ryan.net
Job Purpose/Responsibilities

• To promote business opportunities with various State Governments
• Responsible for attracting new clients, articulating, developing and implementing a successful sales and business strategy.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
• BA, BSc and a Masters degree in a business or related discipline will be an advantage
• Direct public sector experience and in-depth industry knowledge (Nigerian terrain) and experience of operating and driving structured sales from opportunity assessment to deal closure.
• + 6 years relevant experience in a target driven core sales role, 5 of which should have been in a direct sales management role within a telecommunications service operator.

Apply to: Ict4d@kimberly-ryan.net
Job Purpose/Responsibilities

• To develop and Implement programs and Initiatives that leverage ICT available from the company for the overarching objective of the attainment of MDGs, and other initiatives.
• Responsible for promoting business opportunities and developing ICT related partnerships with donor, development and intervention agencies as well as other stakeholders..
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
• Graduate degree in a relevant field (public policy, law, information systems or technology, ICT, engineering, economics or related field) with 6 + years of directly related experience in program development and implementation.
• Knowledge and experience within the international non-governmental and non-profit sector.

Apply to: mpm@kimberly-ryan.net
Job Purpose/Responsibilities

• To lead and contribute to initiatives to increase business and IT operational productivity and performance through analysis and application of industry best practices.
• Responsible for developing and establishing processes and measurement protocols and improving innovation and product portfolio management processes across the company.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
• B.Sc in a technical IT-related field or business.
• 10+ years of experience designing and implementing governance and processes relevant to IT operations and outsourcing, with minimum of 2-3 years experience in product management and portfolio management

Apply to: ictm@kimberly-ryan.net
Job Purpose/Responsibilities

• To support the company's current and future ERP and other business critical applications from a technical and functional perspective and manage the performance of service to the company.
• Responsible for optimizing and designing enterprise processes via IT, carrying out scheduled maintenance and facilitating workshops and training courses.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
• B.sc, M.Sc or equivalent, Professional qualifications from recognized institutions necessary.
• Good knowledge of SAP experience of project managing ERP and IT implementation projects, database technologies (SQL 2005), Crystal reports.
• Experience of managing outsourced contracts, ITIL Service Delivery qualification is desirable.

Apply to: sda@klmberly-ryun.net
Job Purpose/Responsibilities

• To deliver support to end users in the organization on effective and efficient use of software programs.
• Responsible for Specifying, implementing, installing and configuring new third party business applications to ensure the products meet the service area needs, liaising with project managers and suppliers where necessary•
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
• University degree in the field of computer science, Information systems, and/or 5 years equivalent work experience, good knowledge of SAP, experience of project managing ERP and IT implementation project , database technologies, web development, XML, Web services and MS SnarePoint.

Apply to: Iaot@kimbllrly-ryan.net
Job Purpose/Responsibilities

• To enforce compliance, review of internal controls sufficient for safeguarding organisational assets and review financial transactions and other regulatory matters
• Responsible for carrying out special Investigation/surprise audit on the company financial records and liaising with external auditors and government auditors.
Job Purpose/Responsibilities
• BSc or HND in Accounting or Computer related fields/Electronic Engineering and a professional qualification in Accountancy.
• Minimum experience of 5 years post ACA or ACCA or any other relevant qualifications. External or internal audit experience would be an added advantage.

Method of Application

If you wish to apply for any of the positions, please send your CV (In Microsoft word format) as an attachment to the specified e-mail addresses.
For more Information about the roles please visit our website at: www.kimberly-ryan.net
Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted)

Closing Date: 2nd November, 2010.

Jobs at Tenderwell Limited

Tenderwell Limited is a the pharmaceutical company with head office located in Lagos. Tenderwell Limited requires for immediate " employment; result driven professionals to fill up the following vacant positions in their marketing department:


Location: Uyo, Calabar, Ibadan & Port Harcourt
Minimum Requirements:
• B.Pharm degree and must be duly registered with PCN
• Result oriented and a goal getter
• Not more than 30 years old and ready to learn
• Good territorial knowledge will be an added advantage.

Minimum Requirements:
• B.Sc Pharmacology, B.Sc Physiology, B.Sc Biochemistry & B.Sc Microbiology
• Two (2) years cognate experience in the territory of choice
• Not more than 35 years old

• Excellent package comparable to industry standards.

Method of Application
Qualified candidates should forward their CV to: tenderwellhumanresources@yahoo.com with position and territory of interest clearly stated in subject column of the e-mail or

Tenderwell Limited
28 Oguntona Crescent
Gbagada Phase 1, Lagos.

Closing Date: 2nd November, 2010.