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Monday, November 23, 2015

Etisalat Nigeria Vacancy : Specialist, Quality Assurance

Etisalat Nigeria is currently seeking the services of a qualified Specialist, Quality Assurance. We are in 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 vacant position below:

Job Title: Specialist, Quality Assurance

Job Summary  
  • Plan and execute the testing of all newly developed products and services to identify and escalate product faults or malfunctions.
Principal Functions       
  • Plan, coordinate and ensure periodic product testing.
  • Define suitable testing environment to assess proper functioning of all Etisalat products and services.
  • Identify product faults/malfunctions, document findings and escalate to the relevant product development teams as required.
  • Monitor and follow up on product modification initiatives and track successes.
  • Participate in product design reviews to provide input on potential problem areas based on historical information gathered from previous tests conducted.
  • Review all product documentation (including instruction manuals and corporate website content) to ensure technical accuracy, compliance, and completeness, and to mitigate risks.
  • Provide guidance and manage the performance of subordinates (where applicable).
  • Liaise with relevant unit/team/function in carrying out all relevant activities.
  • Attend team/divisional/departmental meetings as required.
  • Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the Manager, Quality Assurance.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Manager, Quality Assurance.
Educational Requirements       
  • First degree or its equivalent in a relevant discipline.
Experience, Skills & Competencies       
  • Three (3) to five (5) years relevant work experience.
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
interested and qualified candidates should:

NNPC/MPN Undergraduate Scholarship Awards 2015/2016

NNPC/MPN ,is currently looking for suitable individuals as part of support to educational development and human capacity building, Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN), operator of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)/MPN Joint Venture awards annual scholarships to qualified undergraduate students in Nigerian Universities.

Applications for the 2015 NNPC/MPN Undergraduate National Scholarship are based on the following criteria:

2015/2016 NNPC/MPN Undergraduate Scholarship Awards

Geographical Coverage
Awards will be made to qualified and suitable students who are currently admitted in Nigerian Universities irrespective of state of origin including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Undergraduate Scholarship AwardsThis program is funded by Mobil Producing Nigeria, operator of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)/MPN Joint Venture. Since 1998, a total of 500 undergraduate scholarships are awarded annually. This is a significant increase on the 13 awards offered at inception of the scheme in 1974. The awards are made to suitably qualified students from every state of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

However, about 62 per cent of the total NNPC/MPN Undergraduate scholarship awards are allocated to students who are indigenes of the operational communities/ States - Akwa Ibom (50%) and Rivers States (12%). There is also a merit award (10%) to the best 50 candidates in the selection tests. The remaining places go to students from other states including the Federal Capital territory (FCT), based on merit and fair geographical spread.

The current scholarship awards are for disciplines in Engineering (Petroleum, Chemical Mechanical, Electrical/Electronics and Civil,) Geology/Geophysics, Medicine, Agricultural Science (and related fields) as well as Computer Science.

Other schemes sponsored by this partnership include the NNPC/ESSO National and International Postgraduate Scholarship Awards. These scholarship programs are amongst several initiatives by the ExxonMobil upstream subsidiary companies EEPNL and MPN), along with the respective partners and co-venturer, to help build capacities of young and brilliant Nigerians and further boost pool of qualified manpower for career opportunities in Nigeria and abroad.

Requirements and Eligibility
E-applications are invited from full-time undergraduates in their FIRST YEAR (100 LEVEL) or SECOND YEAR (200 LEVEL) of study in any of the under-listed courses in Nigerian Universities:
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Geology/Geophysics
  • Medicine (MBBS Only)
  • Agricultural Science (And related fields)
  • Computer Science
  • Candidates must be holders of the SSCE or its Equivalent with at least six subjects passed at a sitting
  • Applicants must be registered full-time undergraduates in their 1st or 2nd year of study in any Nigerian University
  • Students who are currently on similar scholarship awards from other oil and gas companies should not apply
  • Dependants of employees of Mobil Producing Nigeria, Mobil Oil Nigeria Plc and Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited are not eligible for this scholarship.
Application Closing Date
1st December, 2015.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:

Before you start this Application
1.) Ensure you have clear scanned copies of the following documents:
  • Passport photograph with white background not more than 3 months old (450px by 450px not more than 200kb)
  • Current University ID card
  • Admission letter
  • Birth certificate
  • O' Level result
  • JAMB Result
  • SSCE result or its equivalent
  • Evidence of State of origin obtained from the appropriate Local Government Area and duly signed by the Chairman or Secretary
2.) Ensure the documents are named according to what they represent to avoid mixing up documents during upload
3.) Ensure you attach the appropriate documents when asked to upload

Steps to Complete the application
To apply, when the page opens follow the steps below:

1.) Click on "Apply Now" tab.
2.) Click on "Register Now" to create an account.
3.) Proceed to your email box to activate your account
4.) Click on www.scholastica.ng to return to Scholarship site
5.) Enter your registered email and password to upload your information.
6.) Enter your personal information, National Identification Number (if available), educational information, other information and upload required scanned documents.
7.) Ensure the name used in application matches the names on all documentation in same order. Upload a sworn affidavit or certificate if otherwise.
8.) Ensure you view all documents after uploading, to eliminate errors during uploading.
9.) When asked to upload photo, upload a pass-port photograph with a white background.
10.) Recheck application information to avoid errors
11.) Click "Apply Now" to submit information at: http://scholastica.ng/schemes/nnpcmpn or return to the home page www.scholastica.ng and select the 2015 NNPC/MPN Undergraduate Scholarship Awards to be redirected to the application page.
12.) You will receive an email that confirms your application was successful.
13.) Return to www.scholastica.ng, enter your Email and Password to download your profile and proceed to have your referee to sign the document.
14.) Upload a scanned copy of the signed profile, this would be used for verification.
15.) If National Identification Number (NIN) number was not available in step 6, to obtain your National Identification Number (NIN).
  • Visit http://ninenrol.gov.ng to register and learn more about the National Identity Number.
  • Click "Create Account" and fill in the required fields.
  • Login with Email and Password to complete the form.
  • After completion, schedule a date for photo and finger print capture.
  • Visit any of the capture centers https://www.nimc.gov.ng/?q=nin-registration-centres  to complete the registration process and obtain your National Identity Number.
  • You can also do your total registration at the NIMC office
16.) Return to: www.scholastica.ng/  and update application with National Identification Number (NIN) to ensure completion.

  • Multiple applications attract a disqualification penalty from the Scholarship board.
  • We will accept applications through this web site address only. Hard copies of any document submitted will not be processed. All interested students are advised to click on “How to Apply” tab to proceed.
  • In line with our e-scholarship administration system, selected students will be invited for computer-administered qualifying tests in selected examination centers nationwide.
  • Short-listed candidates for the qualifying test will be invited by email and SMS text messages.
  • All applicants are therefore advised to ensure that GSM telephone numbers and personal email addresses are properly entered into the e-forms on the web site.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

IBM Nigeria Vacancy : Graduate Cloud Advisor

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), a global technology and innovation company is recruiting for the position of a Graduate Cloud Advisor. Our headquartered in Armonk, NY. It is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 400,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries. IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Cloud Advisor

Auto req ID: 17149BR
Location: Nigeria

Job Descriptions
  • As an IBM Cloud Advisor, you will be a key catalyst for the advancement of cloud client engagements from client exploration to active opportunity.
  • You will spend 40-60% of your time interfacing directly with the clients and IBM field teams.
  • You are responsible for the overall success of our clients’ cloud adoption.
  • Your knowledge will be essential to deliver new and complex high quality solutions in response to varying business objectives.
  • You will incorporate in-depth knowledge of leading-edge products and technology in conjunction with industry and business results.
  • As a key player within the engagement team, you will collaborate on innovative ideas using proven approaches to deliver a winning solution.
  • As a member of the Cloud advisor team, you will capture best in class approaches and support elevating the skills and knowledge of sellers.
Role Descriptions
  • Solution Identifier / Qualifier with Clients
  • Communicator to navigate and simplify technology and business implications of Cloud
  • Technology Advisor to assist clients with their cloud transformations
  • Grow IBM Cloud skills across our client facing teams
  • Publish and Share their experiences and best practices
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 1 year experience in Develop Architecture
  • At least 1 year experience in Knowledge of Softlayer (or similar) Products and Services
  • At least 1 year experience in Architectural Leadership
  • At least 1 year experience in Lead Strategy/Design/Implementation of Solution
  • English: Fluent
  • Information Technology
  • At least 2 years experience in Develop Architecture
  • At least 2 years experience in Knowledge of Softlayer (or similar) Products and Services
  • At least 2 years experience in Architectural Leadership
  • At least 2 years experience in Lead Strategy/Design/Implementation of Solution
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • At least 1 year experience in Develop Architecture
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
  • At least 2 years experience in Develop Architecture
  • At least 2 years experience in Knowledge of Softlayer (or similar) Products and Services
  • At least 2 years experience in Architectural Leadership
  • At least 2 years experience in Lead
  • Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Preferred Education: Master's Degree
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:

GE Nigeria Vacancy : Graduate Engineering Training Program 2015

GE, a world Digital Industrial Company currently seeks the services of suitable and qualified individuals for its 2015 Graduate Engineering Training Program. We aim at transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the "GE Store," through which each GE business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Graduate Engineering Training Program
Job Number: 2374600
Location: Lagos
Business: GE Oil & Gas
Business Segment: OG-MC Measurement & Control

Role Summary/Purpose
  • GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.
  • Bently Nevada is an engineering installation service group (P&L Business) within the GE Oil and Gas- Measurement & Control business.
Essential Responsibilities
  • The Systems & Instrumentation Engineer position is to perform installation, commissioning & trouble shooting of Bently Nevada Systems Hardware & software at customer sites.
The Responsibilities include the following:
  • Install & configure Bently Nevada hardware & software required for protecting and managing a wide variety of machine types encountered in the Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Petrochemicals, Pulp & Paper, and other process industries.
  • Assure jobs are executed in accordance with the cost allocations, which are budgeted.
  • Assure the job is executed in a timely manner and in accordance with the customer's schedule.
  • Understand contractual commitments.
  • Identify problems and take the initiative to eliminate those problems for project success.
  • Minimum four-year Bachelor of Engineering degree or equivalent from an accredited College or University, Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation or Mechanical Engineering background.
  • Must have at least 1+ year of post-qualification experience working Energy and/or Oil & Gas industries in field maintenance of turbo machinery/vibration analysis diagnostics and instrumentation.
  • Perform Data Collection Analysis & Report preparation for machinery problem diagnostics.
  • Experience in maintenance and condition monitoring of rotating including centrifugal compressors, gas turbines, steam turbines, pumps etc.
  • Demonstrate assurance dealing with people.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills both in English to convey technical concepts to business and technical personal.
  • Ability to work under stressful working conditions including.
  • Basic Knowledge of networking hardware and protocols.
  • Basic knowledge of Modbus, OPC, NetDDE and serial communications (RS232, 422, 485).
  • Electronics and/or mechanical trouble shooting skills. "Hand-on approach
  • Good computer skills using MS Operating Systems, specifically Windows 2003 Server & application S/W such as MS office, Access etc.,
  • Readiness to Travel on jobs as required by business and Ability to work on onshore and offshore platforms.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Desired Characteristics:
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering is preferred
  • Strong business acumen and ability to sell GE products to the customer
  • Strong customer service mind-set
  • Prior field engineering experience is preferred
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Good understanding of machinery behaviour and problems
  • Knowledge of other Asset Management techniques such as Lube oil analysis
  • Thermography, Alignment etc will be given preference
  • Ability to use Data collection instrumentation & software's such as ADRE, DM2000, MCM 2000, System 1 & Snapshot
  • Prior project management experience is preferred
  • ECDP program graduate is preferred (internal GE employees only)
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Concern Universal (CU) Vacancy : Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Officers (MERO)

Concern Universal (CU), an international development organisation seeks the services of dedicated and qualified Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Officers (MERO). We have been working through local partners and tackling poverty since 1976. We strive to Prove and improve every project to maximise value for money and ensure sustainability Our Theory of Change helps US to check that we are not only doing things right, but also whether we are doing the right things as we work to challenge poverty and inequality. We have three main aims focusing on achieving resilient lives and attaining better health while upholding the rights of individuals and people.

In Nigeria, we are improving the quality of health by increasing access to basic services including access to safe water, increased sanitation, and improved hygiene practices. We focus on Better Health because without health there can be no development. Good primary healthcare starts with the basics of access to clean water and sanitation.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Officer (MERO) 

Calabar, Cross River
Unit: CHISPIN Project
Sub-Unit: Monitoring & Evaluation
Reports To: Project Manager
Status: Full-time, Contract

Main Purpose
  • The Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Officer (MERO) is a member of the CHISPIN project team and provides technical assistance in general project monitoring and evaluation to sub-grantee partner staff;
  • Monitors project progress against logical framework indicators for monitoring CHISPIN performance;
  • Develops and maintains the CHISPIN Performance Management Plan and project-level monitoring and evaluation plans;
  • Supports project design;
  • Produces annual reports on CHISPIN performance; and
  • Supports the project team to learn from and make decisions based on monitoring and evaluation data.
  • S/he works closely with the CU Finance and Accounting Team, sub-grantees, and LGA support staff.
  • To supervise regular data collection through implementing partners and ensure quality of the data by random verifications and validations.
  • To record, manage, and preserve monitoring and evaluation data in a safe and accessible way.
  • To analyse and discuss findings based on regular monitoring data.
  • Provide technical support on M&E and evidence-based recommendations to the Project Manager and Partners.
  • Ensure that implementation of field activities adheres to Concern Universal’s (CU) monitoring and evaluation system.
  • Provide support in conducting the baseline survey and KAP survey.
  • Participate actively in project planning processes and budgeting of the project quality.
  • Support the project team in developing the annual and quarterly project reports.
  • Support project team with any other tasks and assignments as may be required.
Skills and Competencies
  •  Develop project monitoring plan (PMP) for CHISPIN in line with project LFA while consulting with project team and partners (CSOs).
  • Coordinate with implementing partners for the collection data against agreed indicators.
  • Engage with partners to collect and manage essential data of their respective supportive interventions.
  • Ensure quality of data collected by CSOs.
  • Provide feedback to partners and project team on the projects’ performance based on monitoring data findings.
  • Assist the project team in building capacity of CSOs on Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PM&E).
  • Assist the Project Manager and team in drafting Terms of Reference for project evaluations (mid-term and end of project).
  • Assist the project team in developing human stories for publication.
  • Assist Project Manager in conducting Project Data Review.
  • Support to the eventual design and dissemination of research studies by providing relevant input. 
Reporting and Documentation:
  • Assist Project Manager in developing quarterly and annual reports.
  • Develop and share field visit reports with relevant project staff.
  • Facilitate upload of key reports to the CU intranet.
  • Assist the Project Manager to develop annual and quarterly work plans and budgets for CHISPIN.
  • Assist Project Manager in reviewing project plans as part of the learning and sharing process.
  • Ensure quality of data/ statistics in project plans.
  • Upload relevant project cycle management, annual, and quarterly plans to the intranet.
Learning and Sharing:
  • Share learning from M&E process with the wider team.
  • Support partners in improving learning and sharing mechanisms in their projects.
  • Promote culture of two-way learning in CU more widely.
  • Upload documented lessons learned and ‘best practices’ to the intranet
Contribution to Effectiveness of the Project and Country Programme:
  • Work collaboratively with the RUSHPIN MERO and programme team to strengthen integration and cross-learning in the country programme.
  • Proactively volunteer for various team activities.
  • Show eagerness to take on any other tasks assigned by the line manager.
  • Masters' Degree in Social or Natural Science discipline.
  • Knowledge and understanding of project monitoring and evaluation.
  • Understanding of the current M&E trends and especially M&E systems in development organisations.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation with at least 2 years with ainternational organisation.
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluating WASH projects,
  • Experience of field data collection,
  • Experience of report writing,
  • Monitoring and evaluation techniques and processes.
  • Data collection and management.
  • Analytical and research skills.
  • Good command over report writing in English.
  • Good interpersonal skills and oral communication.
  • Excellent computer knowledge with command on MS Excel aand other MS Office applications.
  • Ability to facilitate training of community based organisations and government stakeholders.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural, diverse, and performance related environment.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction, handle large amounts of data, and to meet deadlines.
  • Experience of conducting research.
  • Experience of organising lesson-learning sessions.
  • Handling data through SPSS.
  • Communication skills for presenting monitoring findings.
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times
Application Closing Date
1st December, 2015.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their covering letter and complete the Application Form below with the appropriate information and send to: nigeria@concern-universal.org