Monday, May 18, 2015

U.S. Consulate Vacancy : Business Development Specialist

The U.S. Consulate in Lagos recquires the services of suitable and qualified candidate for the position in the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).

Job Title: Business Development Specialist

Position Grade: FSN-10/FP-05 Step 05
Location: Lagos
Work Hours: Full-time; 40 hours/week

Basic Function
  • Incumbent will serve as the principal liaison to the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) ( and coordinate closely with USTDA on the management and development of its on-going and prospective program activities in Nigeria.
  • The incumbent will provide advice and analysis to the USTDA Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa and Country Manager for West Africa related to the identification, evaluation and tracking of USTDA's foreign assistance activities in Nigeria, across highly diverse and complex sectors such as energy, information technology, transportation, and the environment.
  • The incumbent will work with Nigerian companies, U.S. companies present in Nigeria, sub-regional and national development banks, commercial finance institutions and with Nigerian government officials to develop new USTDA funding opportunities in Nigeria and to evaluate ongoing or completed activities in Nigeria.
  • The incumbent will handle the local marketing efforts for USTDA, prepare sectorial analyses, and report bi-weekly on local managerial and budgetary matters in coordination with the U.S. Embassy in Abuja, and both the U.S. Consulate and U.S. Commercial Service in Lagos.
Position Requirements
Note: All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.
  • A University degree in International Business, Economics, Business Administration, Law, Political Science, Marketing, Finance, or Foreign Trade is required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in international economics, marketing, finance, trade or investment promotion, or banking is required.
  • Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required. Language proficiency will be tested.
  • Specialized knowledge of and experience with Nigerian business practices, government operations, economic development needs, laws, policies, and major infrastructure and industrial activities, including development and financing of such projects is required.
  • Ability to interact with a network of high-level contacts providing creative solutions to problem solving; to exercise a high degree of autonomy in daily work activities, including prioritization of work projects, outreach to high level public and private sector contacts; to be innovative and analytical in judgment is required.
  • Proficiency in the use of word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software programs is required.
Selection Process
When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

Additional Selection Criteria
  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
  • Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an overall summary rating of "Needs Improvement" or "Unsatisfactory" on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
  • Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
  • Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
Or - Ordinarily Resident - 
N6,446,680.00 p.a. (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-10
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
Nor - Not Ordinarily Resident - AEFM - US$57,270 EFM/MOH - US$49,311 (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-05/5

Application Closing Date
28th May, 2015

Method of Application
Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following, or the application will not be considered:
  • Application for US Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS-174; plus,
  • Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.
  • Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
  • A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position, and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the job title and announcement number on the application letter.
  • Limit all electronic (e-mail) submissions to one entry/e-mail not larger than 5MB. Please submit attachments in PDF and Word formats, not pictures.
  • E-mails received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete applications will not be considered.
Submit Application To
Embassy of the United States of America
Human Resources Office
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive
Central District Area
Or submit to:

Note: All not ordinarily resident applicants must have the required work and residency permits to be eligible for consideration. A U.S. Citizen EFM does not have to be residing in country to be considered, but the sponsoring officer under C.O.M Authority does have to be officially assigned to post.

Etisalat Nigeria Jobs : Specialist, Budget Control and Analysis

Etisalat recruits for the position of suitable and qualified Specialist for Budget Control and Analysis. Our vision is a world where people's reach is not limited by matter or distance; a world where people will effortlessly stay in touch with family and friends; a world where businesses of all sizes can reach new markets without the limitations of distance and travel.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Specialist, Budget Control and Analysis


Job Summary
  • Oversees budget administration and program analysis, examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations.
Principal Functions
  • Analyse budgeting and accounting reports for the purpose of maintaining expenditure controls.
  • Verify that all transactions in the areas of budget control, finance, and accounts are effected in accordance with established regulations, rules, directives and procedures.
  • Implement all established budgetary and financial policies and procedures; recommend new ones aimed at improving the operational aspects of the budget and planning office.
  • Coordinate various departments for timely completion and reporting of budgeting activities.
  • Prepare special analysis on ongoing projects; participate in the development portions of the quarterly rolling plan and annual budget and preparation of Return On Investment.
  • Provide input into the development of the annual budget and business plan.
  • Executes rigorous analyses of operating plans by examining the operational and strategic impact of those activities, including both comparative analysis against other similar activities and ROI analyses.
  • Certify the availability of funds, analyse and revise unliquidated obligations to ensure that these remain valid and appropriate.
  • Prepare budget analysis (Operating, Capital Expenditures, Projected Profit and Loss, Balance Sheets and Cash Flows)
  • Compare prepared budget to actual and determine the variance analysis
  • Control andmonitor the processing of requests for management approval based on approved budgets
  • Analyse various cost control/cost reduction measures
  • Carry out other assignments as instructed by the Head, Budget and Financial Planning
Educational Requirements
  • First degree in a relevant discipline from a recognised university
  • Membership of Professional association (CIMA, CFA, ACCA, ICAN, etc) will be an added advantage
Experience, Skills & Competencies
  • Three (3) to Five (5) years relevant work experience
  • Budgeting
  • Financial Systems Knowledge
  • Industry Knowledge
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Relationship Management Skills
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Team work
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:

Friday, May 15, 2015

Stanbic IBTC Bank Graduate Trainee Programme 2015

Standard IBTC Bank currently recruits for the position of Graduate Trainee Programme 2015. We are a leading African banking group focused on emerging markets globally. It has been a mainstay of South Africa's financial system for 150 years, and now spans 16 countries across the African continent.

Ultimately, Standard Bank's success is built entirely upon our people. With an unrivalled global reputation for innovation and service, our corporate culture promotes independence, teamwork, and creativity.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position of:

Job Title: Graduate Trainee Programme

Location: Nigeria

Position Description
Using local insight to achieve results with global impacts is what our network has done for over 150 years. With presence in 20 African countries & offices in all continents of the globe, we are constantly seeking to groom talents who are passionate about building a career. If you are a fresh graduate with an extra swag or a master's degree holder between the ages of 21 and 26 and you are interested in making the most of both worlds, then you are invited to apply for our Graduate Trainee Programme.

Distinctively, the graduate trainee programme in Nigeria will give the successful graduates wide-ranging exposure to different areas of our business including, Personal and Business Banking, Corporate and Investment Banking0 Risk Management, information Technology, Real Estate Finance, Administration, Legal, Finance, Human Resources, Asset Management and Pension Fund Administration.

This programme affords the successful graduates an opportunity to interact with a diverse group of individuals from different backgrounds, a 1 year on-the-job rotation across the business pillars of Stanbic IBTC group, international exposure, trainings to cover a broad range of financial areas, working alongside and learning from product and regional experts and also an opportunity to participate in a structured mentorship programme.

  • 26 years and below.
  • University graduate.
  • Nigerian citizen.
  • Top academic ranking, not lower than a 2.1.
  • Fluent in verbal and written English.
Application Closing Date
26th May, 2015.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their resume to:

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Stag Engineering Nigeria Limited Vacancy : Airconditioning Engineers

Stag Engineering Nigeria Limited an engineering firm in Nigeria recruit for the position of suitable and qualified Airconditioning Engineers. The company has over 40 years experience in providing expert engineering services and mercantile power to discerning clients in Nigeria and West Africa. At present it delivers over 1,000MW of mercantile power to these clients. The company has recently expanded into the marine and will be expanding its expertise to railway solutions in 2013.

As a leading provider of power generators and mercantile power in Nigeria, STAG has formed relationships with several power generator manufacturers such as SDMO, John Deere, MTU, Stanadyne to name a few.

We are recruiting to fill the position below, in our Regional Offices:

Job Title: Airconditioning Engineer


  • B.Sc Mechanical Engineering (AC/Refrigeration option), with 10 years work experience.
  • COREN registration and computer literacy required.
Application Closing Date
26th May, 2015.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's and applications to:
Or submit to:

P.O.Box 353,
Lagos State.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Dangote Cement Plc Graduate Entrepreneurship Programme 2015

The Dangote Group, a diversified and fully integrated conglomerate currently accepts Graduate Entrepreneurship for its 2015 Programme. We have interests across a range of sectors in Nigeria and Africa. Current interests include Cement, Sugar, Flour, Salt, Pasta, Beverages, Noodles, Poly Products, Transportation and real estate with new initiatives in the Oil and Gas, Telecommunication, Fertilizer and Steel sector of the economy.

With the recent planned induction of a large number of trucks and trailers into our currently expanding transport operations, we require intelligent, self-motivated and responsible candidate with knowledge and experience of driving heavy duty trucks and trailers in a safe and defensive manner with utmost regard to safety of people and company product while in transit.

Dangote Cement Plc is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Entrepreneurs


Job Description
We have 7000 trucks to share, with intelligent, hardworking and committed professionals (HND or Bachelor's degree is the minimum requirement), willing to manage and operate a truck, if necessary by appointing their own driver (who should pass the institutional screening, orientation and training process).

We will support you all the way, providing first class maintenance support, fuel and other resources available at our facilities.

To succeed in this entrepreneurship scheme, each professional must ensure at all times the availability of his/her truck for loading at the plant level and off-loading at the customer/depot locations, which is to serve with excellence all of our cement customers with our product.

By this, we are upscaling the quality of our customer service delivery. For you to become bonafide owner of the truck, among other considerations, the truck entrepreneur must have logged a minimum of 400,000 km.

On meeting the mileage target, a nominal amount will be paid by the truck entrepreneur and this amount will be provided to the truck driver who would have assisted the truck entrepreneur in meeting this target, the money will represent a discharge payment to the driver.

Any driver so discharged above can again apply and be engaged to work with another truck entrepreneur. You can be one of the fortunate ones and you just need to apply, supported with credentials and introduced by reliable and honourable guarantors.

Who can apply?
The minimum requirements/skills are:
  • Ability to read and write in English Language
  • Must be in excellent health condition: Perfect vision and hearing, and must be physically fit.
The minimum qualifications/experience are:
  • First degree/HND in any discipline from a recognized University/Polytechnic
  • Prior experience in transport is desired but not compulsory
Application Closing Date
19th, May, 2015.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications/CVs to:
Or submit to:
Dangote Cement Plc,
Ground floor,
Union Marble House,
1, Alfred Rewane Road,
Ikoyi, Lagos State.

Access Bank Plc Job Recruitment 2015

Access Bank Plc 10-minutes Job Opening portal is available evevruday from 11th of May to 10th of June, 2015 with time from 10:00 AM to 10:10 AM. It is a full service commercial Bank operating through a network of about 366 branches and service outlets located in major centres across Nigeria, Sub Saharan Africa and the United Kingdom. Listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange since 1998, the Bank serves its various markets through 4 business segments: Personal, Business, Commercial and Corporate & Investment banking.

Access Bank desires to be the bank of choice for all aspiring banking professionals in Africa. We seek out promising talents and grow them into strong professionals with the potential for leadership. Are you energetic, highly intelligent and results oriented? Are you passionate about Africa? Are you willing to join us in our transformation to a world-class financial institution? If yes, we are interested in you. We offer opportunities that provide the platform for a rewarding and professional banking career.

Access Bank Plc presents The 10-minutes Job Opening

The Recruitment Portal will be open:

Date: Everyday for 30 days from 11th of May to 10th of June, 2015

Time: 10:00 AM to 10:10 AM

Application Closing Date: June 10, 2015

Method of Application
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should:

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Citibank Nigeria Limited Vacancy : Graduate Customer Services Representative

Citibank Nigeria Limited, the leading global financial services company recruiting for the position of Graduate Customer Services Representative. We provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position of:

Job Title: Customer Services Representative

Job ID: 15043365
Location: Lagos

Primary Purpose
  • The Customer Service role is a Front Office function responsible for attending to the bank/walk-in customers' needs, requests and inquiries. This is an important role given the fact that one of the most critical issues in banking today is the delivery of high quality service to customers and which has a direct impact on satisfaction, loyalty and revenue.
  • The purpose of the Customer Service function is therefore to provide outstanding service in an easy, consistent and timely manner to customers as part of a comprehensive strategy aimed at improving quality in the front office.
Principal Accountabilities
  • Chequebook requests - Receipt of customer cheque book requests, processing on Orbiflow, collection of cheque-books from Documentation & Account Services and recording in the register.
  • Receipt and review of mandate changes and dispatch to Documentation and Account Services.
  • Receipt and review of transactions media from customers e.g. Telegraphic Transfer requests, FX purchases requests etc. and dispatch to appropriate processing units
  • Returned Cheques Handling - Receipt from Clearing, recording in the Returned Checks register and advising respective RMs/CSR, and writing of letters to Customers.
  • Writing of acknowledgement letters to Customers whenever a checkbook is released to their representatives or third parties within 24 hours.
  • Daily receipt of processed drafts from funds transfer and management of Managers check delivery to customers.
  • Weekly reconciliation of the managers register and reporting of outstanding drafts for customers collection.
  • Attending to all walk-in customer requests and enquiries (e.g. account balances enquires and account statement requests).
  • Stop Payments Order (SPO) Processing - Effecting stoppage of cheques on Flexcube and tracking of documentation in respect thereof.
  • Rendition of various reports - Uncollected returned checks over one month, weekly report for uncollected chequebooks, Volume statistics report, Chequebooks (over 30days) for destruction, SPO Charges report.
  • Ensuring compliance with all applicable regulatory and institutional policies
  • Maintain appropriate confidentiality and security of customer and transactional information stored in any form (images, application files, databases, spreadsheets, papers, registers, files etc.) in line with local procedures and departmental designations. Ensure proper put-away procedures are observed at close of business and during any temporal absence from workstation.
  • Participate in the Monthly Proof and Surprise Proofs
  • Perform additional projects and responsibilities as assigned by unit management.
  • Signature verification of documents from "other banks'" and customers.
  • Be a point of contact for the processing Centre, product and relationship managers, customers and regulators on customer account related issues.
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives as required.
  • Review service delivery standards and benchmark in line with customer and business requirements.
Other Accountabilities & Responsibilities

Account Opening:
  • Ensure all required documentation is in place and if not, duly approved deferrals are in place.
Customer's Mandate Updates:
  • Check that all mandate update requests are properly authorized and ensure proper authentication with in-house records
  • Ensure complete and appropriate documentation is in place or appropriate deferral approval where documentation is not complete.
Miscellaneous Account Maintenance:
  • Check that requests for various account maintenance by the business units (e.g. MIS codes) are documented and properly approved before processing
Virtual task Management:
  • Ensure virtual task items are promptly closed on a daily basis for functions performed as they fall due
Account Opening:
  • Ensure that callback function are carried out on all tax related transactions and other transaction where necessary
Business Relationships:
  • Internal: Frequent to daily contact with Product & Business Groups, Treasury, Credit Risk Management Services, Branches and other Operations & Technology
  • External: Mainly customers physically present at the bank for routine requests and enquiries.
Person Specification

  • B.Sc. Degree/first Degree
  • The ideal candidate should have a 1-2 years in banking experience.
Core Competencies
  • Ability to quickly understand operational risks associated with documentation handling and processes
  • Compliance with Citigroup controls, local and international laws.
  • Ability to cope under high-pressure and multitasking ability
  • Very good with handling diverse and irate customers
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills which is required for both internal and external business partners.
  • Strong PC and database management skills.
  • Good control skills
  • Good reporting and tracking skills
  • Attention to details in document review
  • Good organizational and planning skills required to manage a large number of requests. Team player who pays attention to details with a high degree of control and emphasis to quality.
  • Self-discipline and dedication.
  • Quick learner
  • Willing to take on extra duties as may be required.
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should: