Monday, November 17, 2014

Vacancies at Dragnet Solutions

Dragnet Solutions is a dynamic Information Technology company that specializes in the design, development and implementation of innovative people screening solutions. We are currently seeking to recruit for the following positions:
Job Title: Business Systems Analyst
Purpose: To provide implementation support and promote expansion of the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) product.
 Key Responsibilities:
  • Support the internal usage of the ECM application.
  • Assessing the ECM implementation project requirements
  • Propose and design the ECM structure
  • Research new application areas for the ECM product
  • Business Process mapping and development
  • Support complex product configurations
  • Provision of advanced configuration and management of production environment systems
  • System performance monitoring
  • Technical infrastructure planning and implementation management
  • Providing support and user training strategies and materials
  • Resolve issues relating to usage of the product by both internal and external stakeholders
Preferred Skills/ Qualifications: Knowledge on Business Information systems, Microsoft Environment Management, Database Administrator, SQL Server Management, Network Administration, Research, Analyses of business operational information

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JOB TITLE: Media and Communications Manager 
 Key Responsibilities:
  • Create strategic media and corporate partnerships
  • Devise and promote the company’s internal and external communication and positioning
  • Write and edit content for media relations and other marketing communications projects
  • Manage related agency, consultant and vendor relationships
  • Generate media visibility by securing speaking engagements and high-profile media opportunities
  • Establish and maintain productive relationships with internal sources, reporters and other third parties
  • Collaborate on the development and execution of internal communication programs
  • Develop fresh and dynamic content for media and other marketing communications projects
  • Integrate public relations into the total marketing strategy by working with management and the revenue team
  • Must possess a minimum of a second class lower in Mass Communication or any related discipline from a reputable university
  • 3-5 years of communications and public relations experience in either an in-house or agency role
  • Applicant should not be more than 30 years of age.
  • Superior writing and speaking skills, and attention to detail
  • Experience in building brand awareness
  • Strong knowledge of traditional and new media and solid media contacts
  • Ability to work well independently, as well as in a group
  • Energetic, motivated, self-starter
  • Proven ability to manage simultaneous projects and meet tight deadlines
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Job Vacancy at WHO Abuja

To establish AFP surveillance for monitoring wild poliovirus transmission. To interrupt wild poliovirus transmission and achieve polio eradication in Nigeria. To strengthen routine immunization and reduce morbidity and mortality from vaccine preventable diseases.
To achieve accelerated disease control through supplemental activities e.g. measles SIAs. To Strengthen integrated disease surveillance and response (IDSR).

Vacancy Notice No: AFRO/14/FT603 
Title: Human Resources Officer, Nigeria 
Grade: P3 
Contract type: Fixed-Term Appointment 
Duration of contract: Two (2) years 
Date: 17 November 2014 
Application Deadline: 26 November 2014 
Duty Station: Abuja, Nigeria 
Organization unit: AF_WSR AF West Sub-Region (AF_WSR) /
AF_NGA Nigeria (AF_NGA)

Description of duties:
Advise and facilitate programme planning and implementation through HR planning, staffing and administration of staff entitlements and staff relations in the performance of the following HR functions, Job design and Staffing: 

Perform HR planning and organizational design functions; 
manage selections and recruitments, transfers and reassignments of temporary internationally recruited professionals, consultants and all other staff categories subject to local recruitment; 
classify and create post/positions subject to local recruitment (professional and GS).

Benefits & Compensation Management: 
Administer staff benefits and entitlements of all professional, GS and NPO staff both internationally and locally recruited; 
manage the renewal process of temporary appointments both internationally and locally recruited.

Staff Relations & Policy:
Advise staff on HR issues and matters; 
after consulting with the RO and HQ/HRS/LEG take decisions on disciplinary measures on cases of 1 degree and administer professional conflicts (Appeals, terminations, etc.);
Implement HR strategies defined for the Region, within the framework of the local environment; 
develop, review and evaluate HR policies, strategies and procedures in consultation with the regional office; 
provide support/advise to Management in the Staffing Review of WCO; 
facilitate Organizational changes (Contract Reform, Global Management System,.); 
manage performance of the HR functions within the country.

Staff Development:
Disseminate HR policies through presentations and written communications to staff in the WCO sub-offices; 
coordinate an induction programme for new staff members and ongoing orientation on WHO HR policies to all other staff members develop and implement learning and development of WCO staff in consultation with the RPO.

Score of authority and management
Authority to grant exceptions with no financial consequences; 
supervise and coordinate HR activities conducted in WCO.
Degree in Human Resources management, business or public administration, administrative law or social sciences.
Ability to interpret Staff Rules and personnel policies and determine staff entitlements. Ability to counsel and communicate effectively.Excellent staff relations with staff of different nationalities and cultures. 
WHO Competencies
1) Producing results
2) Fostering integration and teamwork
3) Communicating in a credible and effective way.
4) Ensuring the effective use of resources
5) Promoting innovation and organizational learning
Five years' experience in human resources management at national level and at some years in an international organization.
Excellent knowledge of English. Working knowledge of French or Portuguese would be an asset.
Annual salary: (Net of tax)
$56198 at single rate
$60205 with primary dependants

Post Adjustment: 70 % of the above figure(s). This percentage is to be considered as indicative since variations may occur each month either upwards or downwards due to currency exchange rate fluctuations or inflation.  
How to Apply
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Job Vacancies at The American University of Nigeria (AUN)

The American University of Nigeria (AUN) was established in 2003 by Nigeria's former Vice President His Excellency, Atiku Abubakar along with other local and international statesmen and academic leaders. The institution was conceived as Africa's first Development University. Its mission is to pioneer service learning and build leaders who will be prepared to tackle societal concerns. 

Located in Yola, Adamawa State, the University is a world-class career-oriented institution missioned to be an agent of change in the development of the region. AUN has a strong commitment to providing the skills and the leadership essential to solving the continent's critical social and economic problems. The university offers an American-style education modelled after the curriculum of American universities with corresponding approaches to teaching and students assessment. The first entering class of 124 students and 20 professors was enrolled in September 2005. The University started on temporary buildings at the AUN Academy located directly opposite the AUN campus. In seven years, AUN is fast becoming a model for other universities in Nigeria and West Africa.

The American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for AUN Business Center Manager. This position is a local one open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria:

Job Title: AUN Business Center Manager

Department: OTS/DAS/ABC
Position Summary 
  • Responsible for the overall management and administration of the AUN Business Center (ABC).
Position Requirements 
  • Must possess at least an appropriate Bachelor's degree. An appropriated qualification in a Management/Business field would be an advantage. A Master's degree will serve as an added advantage.
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years' senior/supervisory experience - preferably in a similar position.
  • Excellent knowledge of written and oral English; ability to organize work effectively and deal calmly and patiently with multiple constituencies in the face of time pressure;
  • Ability to lead, motivate and monitor a team to achieve set goals and targets.
Other requirements, abilities for the position:
  • Ability to develop work schedules, set goals, creates / implements actions plans and monitor progress towards goals.
  • Knowledge of standard office policies and procedures.
  • Skill in developing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Proficient in ICT skills, including MS Office, Internet and e-mail, and other relevant applications and systems as used by the AUN.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and confidentiality.
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Job Title: Electrical Engineer
Location: Adamawa
Department: Facilities Management
Position Summary 
  • The Electrical Engineer position will be responsible for designing, developing, testing, and supervising the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems thereby maintaining electrical control systems and/or components to required specifications, focusing on economy, safety, reliability, quality and sustainability in line with AUN policies and procedures.
Position Requirements 
  • A Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering or a similar field from a recognized and reputable tertiary institution.
  • Must have Engineering registration / certification/COREN
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
  • Expert level competence with MS Office package and other relevant applications.
  • Proficient with AutoCAD software.
  • At least 3 years robust experience.
Other requirements, abilities for the position:
  • Ability to develop a work schedule, set goals, creates / implements actions plans and monitor progress towards goals.
    Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including application and programming.
  • Interpersonal relationship with other colleagues and clients.
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  • Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their resumes, cover letters and references before the closing date of this publication.

Note: The position being applied for should be the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Application Deadline  21st November, 2014.  

GE recuiting for GE Early Career Development Program - Finance

GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.

GE Early Career Development Program - Finance

Job Number: 2017922
Locations: Lagos, Onne
Role Summary/Purpose 
  • The Early Career Development Program is a 12 month program designed to develop entry-level talent for GE businesses across Africa. The program purpose is to build expertise and leadership skills in specific areas of finance. The program includes classroom and online training. Candidates will undertake challenging assignments and benefit of exposure to GE senior leaders.
Essential Responsibilities 
  • As a key pipeline for future GE talent, the candidate will be required to provide support to the business in area such as financial planning, accounting services, operation analysis, controllership, forecasting, treasury, and commercial finance.
  • As a controllership support, some of the task a candidate will be required to perform include account reconciliation, Statutory & GAP reporting, supporting the inventory management & Reconciliation; balance sheet variance analysis and simplification processes in Financial planning and analysis, a candidate will be required to Collate relevant documentation required for revenue recognition; Prepare monthly/quarterly account reconciliation and ensure timely closure of open items.
  • In accounting services a candidate may be required to perform tasks in order to allow the local ME (Management Entity) produce interim and annual accurate Financial Statements, in this case the candidate will be needed to organize filings in accurate and sequenced manner to allow auditors and tax authorities to inspect the accounts.
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting sciences or related field;
  • GPA greater than or equal 3.0/4.0 overall;
  • Demonstrated team player;
  • Confident self starter who has demonstrated drive;
  • Ability to independently prioritize multiple tasks and work to meet deadlines
  • Must be open to relocating to where the role is based
  • NYSC Certificate or Exemption in hand prior to application
  • Less than 2 years working experience post NYSC
  • Authorized to work in one's country full time without restrictions
  • Must have advanced to fluent level of English;
  • Ability to work in fast paced changing environment
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Desired Characteristics:  
  • Strong attention to detail ensuring timely follow-up and closure.
  • Clear, concise and articulate communication skills verbal, written and listening.
  • Able to take on ad-hoc assignments and work flexible hours as required.
  • Ability to handle business sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity.
  • High performer with a passion to achieve positive business results
  • Curiosity and desire to learn and expand skill set
  • Flexible, adaptable, and open to change
  • Good organizational and efficiency skills;
  • Experience working within a very busy environment where deadlines are clearly defined and must be met.
  • Ability to prepare and deliver effective presentations
  • Demonstrated leadership ability

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Google is recruiting for Business Intern 2015

Google is not a conventional company, and we don't intend to become one. True, we share attributes with the world's most successful organizations - a focus on innovation and smart business practices comes to mind - but even as we continue to grow, we're committed to retaining a small-company feel. 

At Google, we know that every employee has something important to say, and that every employee is integral to our success. We provide individually-tailored compensation packages that can be comprised of competitive salary, bonus, and equity components, along with the opportunity to earn further financial bonuses and rewards. Googlers thrive in small, focused teams and high-energy environments, believe in the ability of technology to change the world, and are as passionate about their lives as they are about their work.

At Google, one  Googlers can make a huge impact, and it's no different with our interns--they are key players in our daily innovation. Our internships expose you to the technology industry, as well as provide opportunities for personal and professional development. As an intern, you'll have the opportunity to work on projects core to Google's business, whether it be Sales, Google for Work or Marketing.
Google invites applications from interested candidates for the position below:
Job Title: Business Intern 2015
Team or role: Marketing & Communications; People Operations; Sales & Account Management; Product & Customer Support
Job type: Intern

  • Responsibilities and detailed projects will be determined based on your educational background, interest and skills.
Business Internships are typically offered in the following business areas:
Sales and Customer Service: 
  • Google's Advertising Sales and Global Customer Service roles find innovative solutions that meet our clients' changing needs. We identify business challenges, collaboratively shape solutions that drive strategic initiatives and keep clients informed of the ways Google products can enhance their online and offline presence.
Large Customer Sales: 
  • Our Large Customer Sales teams partner closely with many of the world's biggest advertisers and agencies to develop digital solutions that build strong businesses and brands. We enjoy a bird's eye view on the massive transformation occurring as advertising shifts to mobile and online platforms. We're uniquely situated to help shape how companies grow their businesses in the digital age. We advise clients on Google's broad range of products across search, video and mobile to help them connect instantly and seamlessly with their audiences.
  • Google's Marketing team applies the same level of creative originality to Google’s marketing campaigns that the company has applied to online search and advertising. We support Google's growth and business generating efforts through effective and results-focused marketing campaigns for both business and consumer products.
Africa Internship Program: 
  • The Africa team focuses on accessibility, relevance, and outreach. They want to make it easier for African users to access information on the internet, deliver more relevant content, and build relationships with Africans who are building the internet. Recent efforts in those areas - like Getting African Businesses Online, Gmail SMS, and Google Trader - empower Africans to make better use of technology in their daily lives.
Google for Work: 
  • We've helped millions of employees and organizations around the world to "go Google." As masters of cloud computing, the Google for Work team helps small and large businesses, educational institutions and government agencies discover the wonders of "the cloud" and work smarter. Our technical and sales teams design and implement solutions for these organizations with custom features, security and support - all with Google's philosophy of innovation and ease of use in mind.
People Operations: 
  • Google's People Operations roles are focused on redefining "human resources" and preserving Google's unique culture in the way we attract, hire, develop and reward talented people.

Minimum Qualifications 
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's degree program and maintaining student status throughout the internship. Priority given to students graduating end of 2015 or in 2016.
  • Returning to education on a full-time basis upon completing the internship.
  • Ability to commit to a minimum of 10 weeks and up to 6 months at Google.
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Previous internship experience in Sales, Advertising, Consulting, Analysis, Customer Service, Marketing, Finance or related fields.

Method of Application 
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

  • The application will open on October 1, 2014 and will be due by Tuesday, March 30, 2015 at 11:59 pm PST. Our team will review applications on a rolling basis and will start reaching out to candidates late end of October. All hiring will be complete by May 2015. Thank you for your patience while we consider your application.
  • We offer a range of internships across EMEA and durations and start dates vary according to a project and location. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and our recruitment team will determine where you fit best based on your resume.
Application Deadline Tuesday, 30th March, 2015