Friday, November 19, 2010

Jobs at Associated Bus Company: Workshop Managers

Associated Bus Company (ABC) Transport is the leading intercity coach operator in Nigeria with an increasing fleet operation covering Nigeria and West Africa.
Job Title: Workshop Managers
The Job:
The workshop managers will have the ultimate responsibility for the optimum performance of the company’s fleet. They must have the technical and managerial competence to maintain over 200 vehicles (Buses and Trucks) through several workshops located in different parts of the country.

Job Schedule:
• Accurate implementation of preventive maintenance policy.
• The formulation of vehicle maintenance policy
• Coordination of all service workshops
• Coordination of mechanics and technicians training
• Appropriate response time to jobs

• Degree in Automobile /Mechanical Engineering.
• Management experience in a similar environment.
• Computer literacy and knowledge of its use in maintenance scheduling.
• Minimum of 10 years post qualification experience.
• Ability to work in a team, meet demanding deadlines.
• Communicate effectively.

Attractive and competitive.

Method of Application
Interested applicants should send their handwritten application and CV to the
Head, Human Resources,
P.O.Box 10040,

Application Deadline is 30th November, 2010

Jobs at KPMG: Help Desk Supervisor

KPMG operates as an international network of member firms offering Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We provide multidisciplinary professional services to both local and international organizations within the Nigerian business community.
We are recruiting for a Help Desk Supervisor, who will deliver excellent and value-added services to our clients.
Job summary:
  • The position of the Help Desk Supervisor coordinates the daily work of the Help Desk Team and provides technical and business leadership, guidance and support to the team
  • Take ownership of all software deployment projects including patch management and management of KPMG IT assets inventory.
Skills required

  • Functional competencies:
  • Experience in people management
  • Decision making abilities
  • Issue resolution abilities
  • Service management skills (ITIL certification would be an advantage)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) or similar certifications will be of significant advantage.
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to understand and work in a complex technical processing environment through use of sophisticated and leading edge tools
  • Proficiency in use of Operating system deployment tools (Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager)
  • Results driven
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and targets
  • Clear communication in English, both verbal and written
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Continuous improvement mentality
  • Adaptable to change
  • Ability to work in a fast pace, high pressure work environment
  • Technical competencies:
  • Professional competencies:

  • At least 5 years working experience in helpdesk environment
  • At least 2 years supervisory experience
  • Ability to write documentation to describe program development, logic, coding and corrections.
  • Enthusiasm, can-do attitude
  • Good relationship building skills.
  • Good customer service/relationship skills
  • Excellent communication skills; written and verbal.
  • Patience in resolving problems and supervising subordinates.
  • Ability to carry out duties in a well-organised and proactive manner.
  • Ability to perform effectively under pressure.
  • Detailed knowledge of Standard IT Service delivery methodology

Detailed duties and responsibilities
  1. Helpdesk Supervision
  • Direct the activities of a 5- person helpdesk team ensuring proper distribution of workload and monitoring escalations till resolution.
  • Provide project management coordination/assistance to the helpdesk team for all deployment projects, ensuring projects are completed within agreed business timelines.
  • High priority incidents and ensure resolution or upward escalations and incident management within agreed business SLA’s.
  • Provide on-the-job training to team members.
  • Develop technical user documentation.
  1. Asset Management
  • Ensure all IT assets are accounted for and records entered into central asset database.
  • Monitor spares availability.
  • Monitor maintenance availability for defective or damaged IT equipment.
  • Mange external vendors.
  1. Reporting
  • Analyze helpdesk tickets to ensure SLA metrics are been met
  • Provide reports for problem detection and management.
  • Ensure maintenance of Helpdesk incident logging database
  • Create report templates as required by the business.
  1. Second Line Support
  • Assist with incidents that have been escalated by first line support.
  • Use tools available in order to solve escalated problems.
  • Keep first line support function informed of delays and completion in the problem resolution process so that they can provide the client with status updates and feedback.
  • Manage the Helpdesk database and liaise with clients on a regular basis, as the need requires.
How to Apply:
If you fit the above description, then take hold of your future and send your CV .   Please use the job title you are applying for as the subject when sending your CV.
Please note that deadline for all applications is 30th November 2010.

Job in a Legal Firm: Salaried Partner

Are you a practicing solicitor with a minimum of 10years experience looking for an exciting, fresh challenge? Do you want to be a big voice in a highly rated Partnership?
An amazing opportunity exists in an established but growing Legal firm for the position of Salaried Partner, Insolvency & Commercial Litigation.
Required Experience:
  • Mega Loan Recovery
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Recovery
  • General Practice
Professional Level:
Senior Associate, Partner
Lagos, Nigeria
Very interesting and motivating
For a discreet and confidential discussion please send your profile, CV and contact details to