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Tuesday, 12 January 2021

Job Vacancy for Program Officer (Rivers) at Idmibok International (360HSDC)

Company Description:

Idmibok International, also known as 360 HSDC is a health community-based organization registered in Nigeria, that works in a targeted yet comprehensive manner to address critical health, institutional and development related issues. 360 HSDC achieves this by collaborating with global and local development and private entities, such as governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, nongovernmental organizations and the private sector. The organization has a multifaceted team of experts with proficiency and experience in emergency environments, humanitarian activities and development in diverse environments and ecosystems, globally and across Africa, including in South Sudan, and extensively in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Program Officer

Location: Rivers

Job Overview

  • The Program Officer will grow the program by working in collaboration with staff of the organization to develop project proposals, engage with existing and potential donors, and produce written materials for both internal and external stakeholders.
  • S/He will also play a significant role in directly contributing to the success of the project by delivering technical assistance and providing subject matter expertise and support.

Responsibilities

  • Close communication with all stakeholders and promotion of 360HSDC’s mandate; provide recommendations and program/policy advice based on results
  • Liaise with government and civil society counterparts
  • Organize and participate as a resource person in advocacy meetings, round-tables, training workshops and other meetings related to specific HIV/AIDS issues
  • Review, analyze, and evaluate technical reports and other materials relating to the project
  • Represent the project in technical forums at field level
  • Participate in the donor progress report writing, continuation application and quarterly review report writing and presentation.
  • Provide technical support for weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual project performance reviews
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Conceptualize, plan and manage 360HSDC’s support to the HIV/AIDS testing program in the State
  • Coordinate key program strategies and results for the project
  • Overall monitoring and analysis of the program environment and advise on timely readjustments of strategies and activities
  • Identify new areas of support and facilitate implementation of new initiatives

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, Public Health, Development Studies, or other related Social Sciences or Medical degree; Master’s degree preferred.
  • 3 years minimum experience, in all-inclusive HIV testing services with focus on index case testing (ICT) and targeted PITC, PMTCT, with a mix of both community and facility strategies.
  • Knowledge of the local communities, cultures and geography of the State.
  • Knowledge of Degema, Bonny, Onelga, Ahoada East, Ahoada West, Okrika, Ikwerre, Eleme, Tai, Gokana and Khana, LGAs is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of new business development for health, proposal writing and budget development.
  • Knowledge of company's main clients and its operations.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills and ability to draft and deliver timely quality evaluation reports.
  • Fluency in English required; Fluency in any local language in the project state will be an advantage.

Application Closing Date
25th January, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: hr@360hsdc.org using the “Job Title & Location (Program Officer – Rivers)” as the subject of the email.

Important Information / Notice

  • Indicate the LGA you are familiar with in the body of your email (Ikwerre, Okrika, Degema, Bonny, Onelga, Eleme, Tai, Ahoada East, Ahoada West, Khana and Gokana).

Idmibok International (360HSDC) Recruitment for Program Officer (Benue)

Company Description:

Idmibok International, also known as 360 HSDC is a health community-based organization registered in Nigeria, that works in a targeted yet comprehensive manner to address critical health, institutional and development related issues. 360 HSDC achieves this by collaborating with global and local development and private entities, such as governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, nongovernmental organizations and the private sector. The organization has a multifaceted team of experts with proficiency and experience in emergency environments, humanitarian activities and development in diverse environments and ecosystems, globally and across Africa, including in South Sudan, and extensively in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Program Officer

Location: Benue

Job Overview

  • The Program Officer will grow the program by working in collaboration with staff of the organization to develop project proposals, engage with existing and potential donors, and produce written materials for both internal and external stakeholders.
  • S/He will also play a significant role in directly contributing to the success of the project by delivering technical assistance and providing subject matter expertise and support.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Close communication with all stakeholders and promotion of 360HSDC’s mandate; provide recommendations and program/policy advice based on results
  • Liaise with government and civil society counterparts
  • Organize and participate as a resource person in advocacy meetings, round-tables, training workshops and other meetings related to specific HIV/AIDS issues
  • Review, analyze, and evaluate technical reports and other materials relating to the project
  • Represent the project in technical forums at field level
  • Participate in the donor progress report writing, continuation application and quarterly review report writing and presentation.
  • Provide technical support for weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual project performance reviews
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Conceptualize, plan and manage 360HSDC’s support to the HIV/AIDS testing program in the State
  • Coordinate key program strategies and results for the project
  • Overall monitoring and analysis of the program environment and advise on timely readjustments of strategies and activities
  • Identify new areas of support and facilitate implementation of new initiatives

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Ukum, Logo, Katsina Ala, Guma, Vandeikya, Gwer East and Kwande LGAs is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of the local communities, cultures and geography of the State.
  • Knowledge of new business development for health, proposal writing and budget development.
  • Knowledge of company's main clients and its operations.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills and ability to draft and deliver timely quality evaluation reports.
  • Fluency in English required; Fluency in any local language in the project state will be an advantage.
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, Public Health, Development Studies, or other related Social Sciences or Medical degree; Master’s degree preferred.
  • 3 years minimum experience, in all-inclusive HIV testing services with focus on index case testing (ICT) and targeted PITC, PMTCT, with a mix of both community and facility strategies.

Application Closing Date
25th January, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: hr@360hsdc.org using the “Job Title & Location (Program Officer – Benue)” as the subject of the email.

Important Information / Notice

  • Indicate the LGA you are familiar with in the body of your email (Ukum, Logo, Katsina Ala, Guma, Vandeikya, Gwer East and Kwande).
  • Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Monday, 11 January 2021

Employment for Loan Officer at GTI Microfinance Bank Limited

Company Description:

GTI Microfinance Bank Limited is a leading Nigerian Investment Banking group with proven expertise in Financial Advisory, Securities Dealing (Fixed Income and Equities), Asset Management and Private Equity”. We have strong capacity in financial services delivery.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Loan Officer

Location: Lagos Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Requirements

  • Applicants must have a minimum of 4years experience in microfinance bank.
  • Interested candidates should possess a degree qualification.

Application Closing Date
25th January, 2021

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: employmentinn@gmail.com using the Job Title as mail subject.

GTI Microfinance Bank Limited Recruitment for Recovery Officer

Company Description:

GTI Microfinance Bank Limited is a leading Nigerian Investment Banking group with proven expertise in Financial Advisory, Securities Dealing (Fixed Income and Equities), Asset Management and Private Equity”. We have strong capacity in financial services delivery.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Recovery Officer

Location: Lagos Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Requirements

  • Microfinance bank experience will be an added advantage.
  • Interested candidates should possess a degree qualification

Application Closing Date
25th January, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward thier CV to: employmentinn@gmail.com using the Job Title as mail subject.

GTI Microfinance Bank Limited Recruitment for Deposit Business Development Officer

Company Description:

GTI Microfinance Bank Limited is a leading Nigerian Investment Banking group with proven expertise in Financial Advisory, Securities Dealing (Fixed Income and Equities), Asset Management and Private Equity”. We have strong capacity in financial services delivery.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Deposit Business Development Officer

Location: Lagos Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Requirements

  • Microfinance bank experience will be an added advantage.
  • Interested candidates should possess a degree qualification

Application Closing Date
25th January, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: employmentinn@gmail.com using the Job Title as mail the subject.

GTI Microfinance Bank Limited Recruitment for Marketer

Company Description:

GTI Microfinance Bank Limited is a leading Nigerian Investment Banking group with proven expertise in Financial Advisory, Securities Dealing (Fixed Income and Equities), Asset Management and Private Equity". We have a strong capacity in financial services delivery.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Marketer

Location: Lagos Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Loan and deposit mobilization.

Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree qualification
  • 5 - 10 years experience.

Application Closing Date
30th January, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: employmentinn@gmail.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Job Vacancy for Executive Marketer at Dreamcity Property & Investment Limited

Company Description:

DreamCity Properties was established in 2010 as a private residential and commercial developer in Nigeria and Africa. We have over time developed expertise, experience and machinery required for conceptualization and implementation of a contemporary housing project. Our goal is to be at the forefront of residential and commercial real estate development in Nigeria and also in Africa; thus designing and building standard residential properties and commercial assets with good investment returns remain pivotal to our vision.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Executive Marketer

Location: Abuja (FCT)

Task

  • Create an affordable and efficient advert strategy to help boost the company image and marketing potential.
  • Apply creativity and result-oriented strategy towards achieving set goals for the company.
  • Prepare and submit a monthly report of activities highlighting achievements and challenges encountered during each week with recommended suggestions for better performance.
  • Ready to lead and implement the marketing initiatives of the company project assigned with respect to set specific goals.
  • He/she shall advise on the selection of personnel suitable for his/her team.
  • Market the company property with respect to set goals and targets of the company.
  • Conduct presentation and meeting on behave of the company for business purposes.

Requirements

  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Technical competencies expertise and creativity
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Application Closing Date
20th January, 2021

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: recruit@dreamcityproperty.com using the position as the subject title.

Job Vacancy for Construction Engineer at Dreamcity Property & Investment Limited

Company Description:

DreamCity Properties was established in 2010 as a private residential and commercial developer in Nigeria and Africa. We have over time developed expertise, experience and machinery required for conceptualization and implementation of a contemporary housing project. Our goal is to be at the forefront of residential and commercial real estate development in Nigeria and also in Africa; thus designing and building standard residential properties and commercial assets with good investment returns remain pivotal to our vision.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Construction Engineer

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Building Construction, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or Architecture
  • 3 - 5 years of experience in project management within the construction
  • Great customer service, communication and customer service skills
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to delegate work
  • Exceptional time management skills, ability to estimate work effort and time needed for various construction jobs
  • Good writing skills for proposals and reports
  • Comfortable reading and understanding blueprints and drawings
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and general computer software
  • Demonstrated knowledge of construction, engineering, and architecture principles
  • Ability to budget, schedule, negotiate, and control costs
  • A high degree of familiarity with contract and subcontract documents, terms, and conditions
  • Strong leadership and management skills.

Application Closing Date
20th January, 2021

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: recruit@dreamcityproperty.com using the Position Title as the subject title.

Dreamcity Property & Investment Limited Recruitment for Administrative Officer

Company Description:

DreamCity Properties was established in 2010 as a private residential and commercial developer in Nigeria and Africa. We have over time developed expertise, experience and machinery required for conceptualization and implementation of contemporary housing.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Administrative Officer

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Role & Responsibilities

  • Taking and documenting minutes of meetings and follow-up with the GPM and MD for implementation of the resolution agreed upon in our meetings
  • Documentation of the company sales records and working with the legal secretary for the issuance of appropriate transaction documents.
  • Organizing a specific event for the company, travel and accommodation for the MD and managing the company workspace.
  • Directly in charge of coordinating the drivers, cleaners and admin. Staff and ensuring their assignment are properly conducted.
  • Manage correspondence, responding to same and archive both for company future reference when needed.
  • Work this the admin staff team to coordinate the drivers for inspections and company assignments.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Able to adhere to a tight deadline and enjoy working in a busy and varied environment
  • Experience - 5 to10 years working experience (in real estate industry is an advantage)
  • Basic Real estate/finance knowledge an advantage
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • A go-getter personality, the ability to work independently and efficiently.
  • First degree in any relevant course
  • Demonstrable expertise in Microsoft Office (Project, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Experience of minute/note-taking and the preparation, communication and follow up of associated action points.
  • Extremely high organization and prioritization skills
  • Strong communication skills with a highly professional telephone and written manner

Application Closing Date
25th January, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV to: recruit@dreamcityproperty.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Security Services Firm Recruitment for Location Supervisors

Company Description:

A leading Security manguarding Firm is recruiting suitable candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Location Supervisor

Location: Ikoyi, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Details

  • With a minimum of 5 years security experience, 2 years of which must be a location supervisor.
  • Good presentation and communication skills,
  • Should possess an SSCE qualification
  • We are looking for able bodied, preferrably male, age at least 30 years

Application Closing Date
29th January, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply in person with copies of your credentals at:
109A, Ikeja Way,
Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi,
Lagos State.

For more inquiries, call Head of Operations: 08094902597.

Sunday, 10 January 2021

BBC World Service Recruitment for Software Engineer (Web Developer)

Company Description:

The BBC is an international multimedia broadcaster on radio, TV, online and social networks with a weekly global audience of 320 million. As part of an historic multi-million pound expansion of BBC Africa, the BBC World Service is introducing a wide range of new and exciting language and regional content to serve African and global audiences.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Software Engineer (Web Developer)

Job Reference: BBC/TP/653414/51628
Location: Lagos Hub
Job family: Technical Systems & Delivery
Grade: Local terms and conditions
Department: (Africa) Hub
Reports to: Senior Broadcast Journalist Digital, (Nairobi) Hub
Contract Type: Fixed term
Business Unit: News - W2020 Africa
Job Category: Technology, Systems & Delivery

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for implementing effective software and tools for given designs.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Develop effective software that meets given specifications
  • Write appropriate tests using automated test-driven techniques for ensure code quality
  • Integrate the software with monitoring and support tools
  • Support system integration in its operating environment
  • Write and review technical documentation
  • Help to troubleshoot and resolve issues throughout the product life cycle
  • Participate in the team's agile planning and delivery process
  • Effectively participate in the teams software development methodologies, such as pairing, code and documentation reviewing and continuous delivery
  • Learn new technologies and keep abreast of existing technologies.

Knowledge, Skills, Training and Experience
Essential:

  • Demonstrable experience writing and maintaining robust production software
  • Competence in one or more mainstream development languages and frameworks
  • Competence with one or more mainstream development and deployment tool chains (IDE, SCCS, CI)
  • Experience of database design and use in software applications
  • Knowledge of the web architecture and key technologies (HTTP, DNS, distributed design)
  • Competence test driven development
  • Competence in developing for operational concerns (monitoring integration, performance testing, security considerations)
  • Experience of project working and professional software development processes, including agile.

Desirable:

  • Worked in an enterprise environment on several projects (including experience in testing, design and release)
  • Experience of releasing their software to a production use case
  • Participated in reviews and inspections of code (sat with a peer or someone more senior reviewing your code)
  • Software Engineering or Computer Science Degree or equivalent.

Job Impact
Decision Making:

  • Reports to Principal Software Engineer or Software Engineering Manager
  • Tasks are allocated to the job holder by the team lead
  • Undertakes tasks independently
  • Independently writes tests to check quality of code
  • Assesses feedback from reviews and incorporates as appropriate
  • Troubleshoots independently or with the support of others where necessary
  • Contributes to the teams iterative and collaborative design and implementation decisions.

Scope:

  • Finance: No financial responsibility
  • Line Management: No line management responsibility
  • Ad-hoc Teams: Participates in departmental hack days and external ad-hoc events (typically 5 to 20 members)

Additional Job-specific Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Key Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team and to proactively shepherd new features to live.
  • To write world class HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • To write server side code (mainly NodeJS, experience of Ruby/PHP desired)
  • To work to current good software development practices.
  • To write unit and integration tests using automated test frameworks.
  • To work well in a team context according to the team’s shared practices.

Essential Attributes:

  • Excellent front-end web development skills:
    • HTML. Semantic markup patterns for flexible reuse and accessibility.
    • CSS. Good understanding of modern techniques such as Responsive Web Design, recent CSS advances such as flexbox but also supporting legacy browsers.
    • JAVASCRIPT. Excellent JavaScript programming skills, with knowledge of developing large, modular applications. Ability to write in ES6, and an appreciation of backwards-compatible / cross-browser JavaScript.
    • BUILDING ROBUST EXPERIENCES. Using progressive enhancement and mobile first approaches to create experiences that work everywhere and for everyone.
  • Accessibility - support all browsers with core content, ensure compliance with screen readers, in accordance with WAI standards, etc
  • Great understanding of UX concerns. We want smart devs who can provide valuable feedback to designers to improve wireframes and designs.
  • Ability to create production ready code with tests in one of: PHP, Ruby, Python or NodeJS (training will be provided if you don’t know PHP or NodeJS).
  • Understanding of Service Oriented Architectures and consuming RESTful web services via HTTP.
  • Experience of working in an agile or collaborative way.
  • Familiarity in using GitHub workflows
  • A level of familiarity with AWS or similar Cloud Infrastructure and associated tooling.

A Big Plus Would Be:

  • An enthusiasm for News.
  • Healthy interest in emerging platform level technologies – queues, microservices, caches etc.
  • Understanding of CI, experience with using a CI system (Hudson, Jenkins).
  • Knowledge of strategies to improve performance (HTTP caching, language best practices).

Application Closing Date
24th January, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Click here for more information (PDF)

Note: There may be sub-sets of the generic job described above which require additional technical skills. This appendix to the generic job description can be developed to cover such situations.

BBC World Service Recruitment for Social Media Visual Artist

Company Description:

The BBC is an international multimedia broadcaster on radio, TV, online and social networks with a weekly global audience of 320 million. As part of an historic multi-million pound expansion of BBC Africa, the BBC World Service is introducing a wide range of new and exciting language and regional content to serve African and global audiences.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Social Media Visual Artist

Job Reference: BBC/TP/653414/51630
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Reports To: Service Senior Broadcast Journalist Digital
Business Unit: News - W2020 Africa
Contract: fixed term until September 2021
Department: BBC Africa

Context / Vision

  • We have an exciting opportunity to create new forms of digital storytelling and journalism that reaches 111 million people in Africa. As a Social Media Visual Artist you will join a new multi- disciplinary digital team in Lagos made up of news gatherers, designers, software developers and social media specialists who will be working with journalists working across 12 language services (English, French , Pidgin, Yoruba, Igbo, Hausa)
  • BBC Africa aims to make explain and connect African and global stories by providing a unique insight into the main stories of the day in original formats. The African service digital offer consists of websites, mobile sites and social media with all services providing multimedia content in text, video, interactive and audio for radio, online, TV, mobile and social media platforms.
  • Here the vision is simple- join a new African digital innovation team of multitalented journalists and content creators with the mandate to innovate.
  • The BBC World Service has grown its multimedia operations in Africa by doubling the number of language services from six to twelve and investing in modern TV and digital production facilities. The BBC’s digital journalism in Africa is a growing field and our ambition is to reach underserved audiences – such as younger audiences. An increase in women’s audiences and a more diverse demography across Africa are among our key aims. Your role as Social Media Visual Artist will play a key role in helping our content reach underserved audiences - such as younger, more female and more diverse demographics in Africa.

Duties

  • To show agility reacting to breaking news stories or trending stories as and when appropriate
  • To work with other visual artists and social media teams across regions – identifying themes and opportunities for collaboration
  • You’ll be based in Nairobi and will report to local Senior Broadcast Journalist Digital and work with a social media editor in World Service languages.
  • To produce and develop illustrations/cartoons complementing the day’s stories in social media-friendly formats
  • To present visual storytelling ideas for special projects and long term series
  • To apply editorial judgement when illustrating stories of a sensitive/controversial nature and seek advice where appropriate.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Creativity and flair
  • A clear understanding of the needs and profile of the target audience and the ability to translate these into imaginative and compelling design ideas
  • Interest in news and current affair
  • The ability to plan and organise time and resources effectively and meet deadlines set
  • The ability to work quickly, accurately and under pressure.
  • Demonstrable skill and experience in visual storytelling - illustration and or cartooning.
  • The ideal candidate may also have the ability to use motion graphics software, such as Adobe After Effects, to create simple 2D animations for social media platforms
  • Understanding of social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, as well as a sense of what makes attractive visual design

Competencies
The following competencies (behaviours and characteristics) have been identified as key to success in the job. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate these competencies:

  • Editorial Judgement - demonstrates balanced and objective judgement based on a thorough understanding of BBC editorial guidelines, target audience, programme and department objectives. Makes the right editorial decisions, taking account of conflicting views where necessary. Ability to take public comments on board and to make appropriate editorial changes to content.
  • Creative Thinking - able to transform creative ideas into practical reality. Evidence of innovation and the ability to devise creative solutions by developing novel ideas or adapting existing ones in new ways. Evidence of a desire to create beautiful, quality content.
  • Planning and organisation - able to think ahead in order to establish and efficient and appropriate course of action for self and others. Prioritises and plans activities taking into account all the relevant issues and factors such as deadlines, staffing and resources.
  • Communication - able to get one’s message understood clearly by adopting a range of styles, tools and techniques appropriate to the audience and the nature of the information. As well as the ability to motivate and deal sensitively with people who may be working to tight deadlines
  • Influencing and persuading - able to present sound and well-reasoned arguments to convince others. Can draw from a range of strategies to persuade people in a way that results in agreement or behaviour change.
  • Managing relationships and team working - able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people. Works co-operatively with the ability to work with other teams in developing tools, features and services.
  • Resilience - manages personal effectiveness by managing emotions in the face of pressure, setbacks or when dealing with provocative situations. Demonstrates an approach to work that is characterised by commitment and motivation.
  • Flexibility - adapts and works effectively with a variety of situations, individuals or groups. Able to understand and appreciate different and opposing perspectives on an issue, to adapt an approach as the requirements of a situation change, and to change or easily accept changes in one’s own organisation or job requirements.

Application Closing Date
24th January, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Click here for more information (PDF)

Note: This job description is a written statement of the essential characteristics of the job, with its principal accountabilities, incorporating a note of the skills, knowledge and experience required for a satisfactory level of performance. This is not intended to be a complete, detailed account of all aspects of the duties involved.

BBC World Service Recruitment for Senior Journalist, Gist

Company Description:

The BBC is an international multimedia broadcaster on radio, TV, online and social networks with a weekly global audience of 320 million. As part of an historic multi-million pound expansion of BBC Africa, the BBC World Service is introducing a wide range of new and exciting language and regional content to serve African and global audiences.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Journalist, Gist

Job Reference: BBC/TP/653414/51827
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Contract: attachment / fixed term contract for nine months
Job family: Journalism
Business Unit: News - W2020 – Africa
Division: Gist Nigeria
Reports to (title): Omotola Adebanjo

Organisation Structure

  • The Senior Journalist will report to Omotola Adebanjo, our recently appointed Gist Editor.
  • Based in the BBC’s Lagos Bureau on Nigerian terms and conditions of employment this role will support The GIST department.
  • Gist is a co-production of BBC Africa with Channels TV in Nigeria to co-produce a lively, weekly current affairs programme for Nigerian audiences. It features an in depth look at strong African stories, look at issues that touch the lives of Nigerians at home and abroad, deliver original storytelling and hard-hitting studio discussions and interviews.

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for an area of output, including editorial control, reporting, selection and compilation of material, production, leading teams and planning and implementing effective use of resources.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Seek ways to increase diversity in our workforce and to ensure that our output reflects the audiences we serve.
  • Deliver journalism of the highest standard and within the required timeframe using available resources.
  • To act as a facilitator of change, clearly communicating and distributing best practices between teams.
  • Delivering to tight deadlines while maintaining the highest editorial standards.
  • At all times to carry out duties in accordance with the BBC health and safety policy.
  • Responsible for originating and producing stories which may include scripting, editing, outputting, filming and presenting content across a range of BBC output.
  • Commission and select relevant materials ensuring they meet expectations of our audiences and adhere to the BBC’s editorial guidelines.
  • May be required to undertake on-air reporting, may be required to film and edit material for broadcast where appropriate.
  • May include the production and presentation of live or recorded programmes.
  • May be required to present live or recorded content on radio, TV or online.
  • As required, to allocate work to a team and check progress; ensure the professional contribution of staff and the quality of output.

Knowledge, Skills, Training and Experience
Essential:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to improving diversity in the BBC and understands how individual differences can benefit the BBC.
  • Prioritises and plans activities taking into account all the relevant issues and factors such as deadlines, staffing and resources.
  • Ability to write creatively in an engaging manner, adapt, produce and translate with accuracy, clarity and style appropriate to differing audiences and forms of media suitable for multimedia output.
  • The flexibility and adaptability to sustain performance, particularly under pressure to meet deadlines and changing priorities and circumstances.
  • An understanding of health and safety procedures and how they apply to broadcasting.
  • A high standard of editorial judgment, writing ability and production skills based on substantial
  • broadcast journalism experience.
  • Maximises opportunities offered by existing and emerging technologies to their fullest extent.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of more than one team. Resolving conflicts as necessary.
  • Ability to manage resources, staff, technical facilities and budgets, in order to make challenging
  • broadcasting in the most cost-effective manner.

Job Impact
Decision making:

  • Significant level of responsibility. Uses initiative but seeks guidance where necessary.
  • No line management responsibility but may mentor more junior staff.

Scope:

  • A senior journalist covering a wide range of journalism activity, with significant experience and responsibility for programme/content creation.

Additional Job-specific Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Fluent in English, both in written and spoken form, ability to communicate effectively on a high level.
  • Exceptional knowledge of news, in particular news that appeals to a Nigerian audience and excellent news contacts.
  • Experience working across all platforms including TV, Digital and Social.
  • Proven skills in creating TV news programmes or visual news content to highest standards.
  • Strong digital understanding and awareness.
  • A full command and up to date knowledge of stories and issues relating to the West Africa region.
  • Experience of work in a similar position in a news environment.
  • Wide and up-to-date familiarity with the target area and an in-depth understanding of Nigeria history, politics, social issues and culture as well as the changing needs of WA audiences.
  • Extensive knowledge of the media situation in the target area and the way it is developing.
  • A thorough understanding of the latest developments in storytelling.

Application Closing Date
24th January, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Click here for more information (PDF)

Note: This job description is a written statement of the essential characteristics of the job, with its principal accountabilities, incorporating a note of the skills, knowledge and experience required for a satisfactory level of performance. This is not intended to be a complete, detailed account of all aspects of the duties involved.

Marriott International Recruitment for Executive Chef I

Company Description:

Marriott International is a leading global Lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 4,100 properties in 79 countries and reported revenues of nearly $14 billion in fiscal year 2014. Its heritage can be traced to a root beer stand opened in Washington, D.C., in 1927 by J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott.


Marriott has more than 361,000 people working worldwide at managed or franchised properties and corporate offices. Marriott has been consistently recognized as a top employer and for its superior business ethics. The company also manages the award-winning guest loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® program, which together surpass 49M members.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Executive Chef I

Job Number: 21001485
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Job Category: Food and Beverage & Culinary
Brand: Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Schedule: Full-Time
Position: Type Management

Job Summary

  • Accountable for overall success of the daily kitchen operations. Exhibits culinary talents by personally performing tasks while leading the staff and managing all food related functions.
  • Works to continually improve guest and employee satisfaction while maximizing the financial performance in all areas of responsibility.
  • Supervises all kitchen areas to ensure a consistent, high quality product is produced.
  • Responsible for guiding and developing staff including direct reports.
  • Must ensure sanitation and food standards are achieved.
  • Areas of responsibility comprise overseeing all food preparation areas (e.g., banquets, room service, restaurants, bar / lounge and employee cafeteria) and all support areas (e.g., dish room and purchasing).

Core Work Activities
Leading Kitchen Operations for Property:

  • Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.
  • Reviews staffing levels to ensure that guest service, operational needs and financial objectives are met.
  • Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees and ensures employees do the same within the team.
  • Solicits employee feedback, utilizes an "open door" policy and reviews employee satisfaction results to identify and address employee problems or concerns.
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation.
  • Demonstrate new cooking techniques and equipment to staff.
  • Leads kitchen management team.
  • Provides direction for all day-to-day operations.
  • Understands employee positions well enough to perform duties in employees' absence or determine appropriate replacement to fill gaps.
  • Provides guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.
  • Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
  • Serving as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.

Setting and Maintaining Goals for Culinary Function and Activities:

  • Communicates the importance of safety procedures, detailing procedure codes, ensuring employee understanding of safety codes, monitoring processes and procedures related to safety.
  • Manages department controllable expenses including food cost, supplies, uniforms and equipment.
  • Participates in the budgeting process for areas of responsibility.
  • Knows and implements the brand's safety standards.
  • Develops and implements guidelines and control procedures for purchasing and receiving areas.
  • Establishes goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.

Ensuring Culinary Standards and Responsibilities are Met:

  • Ensures compliance with food handling and sanitation standards.
  • Follows proper handling and right temperature of all food products.
  • Ensures employees maintain required food handling and sanitation certifications.
  • Maintains purchasing, receiving and food storage standards.
  • Prepares and cooks foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
  • Provides direction for menu development.
  • Monitors the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
  • Determines how food should be presented, and create decorative food displays.
  • Recognizes superior quality products, presentations and flavor.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service:

  • Displays leadership in guest hospitality, exemplifies excellent customer service and creates a positive atmosphere for guest relations.
  • Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
  • Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.
  • Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service. Establishes guidelines so employees understand expectations and parameters. Ensures employees receive on-going training to understand guest expectations.
  • Reviews comment cards, guest satisfaction results and other data to identify areas of improvement.
  • Provides and supports service behaviors that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.
  • Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed.
  • Manages day-to-day operations, ensuring the quality, standards and meeting the expectations of the customers on a daily basis.

Managing and Conducting Human Resource Activities:

  • Administers the performance appraisal process for direct report managers.
  • Interacts with the Banquet Chef and Catering department on training regarding food knowledge and menu composition.
  • Observes service behaviors of employees and provides feedback to individuals and or managers.
  • Manages employee progressive discipline procedures for areas of responsibility.
  • Ensures disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPs) and supports the Peer Review Process.
  • Identifies the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
  • Ensures employees are treated fairly and equitably.
  • Trains kitchen associates on the fundamentals of good cooking and excellent plate presentations.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Provides information to executive teams, managers and supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

Candidate Profile
Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED; 6 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.

OR

  • 2-year degree from an accredited university in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 4 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Marriott International Recruitment for Director of Human Resources

Company Description:

Marriott International is a leading global Lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 4,100 properties in 79 countries and reported revenues of nearly $14 billion in fiscal year 2014. Its heritage can be traced to a root beer stand opened in Washington, D.C., in 1927 by J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott.


Marriott has more than 361,000 people working worldwide at managed or franchised properties and corporate offices. Marriott has been consistently recognized as a top employer and for its superior business ethics. The company also manages the award-winning guest loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® program, which together surpass 49M members.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Director of Human Resources

Job Number: 21002638
Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Job Category: Human Resources
Brand: Marriott Hotels Resorts
Schedule: Full-Time
Position Type: Management

Job Summary

  • The Director of Human Resources will report directly to the property General Manager, with a dotted-line (functional) reporting relationship to the Regional Senior Director of Human Resources and will be an integral member of the property executive committee.
  • He / she will be accountable for talent acquisition, succession / workforce planning, performance management and development for property employees, using technology efficiently, and coaching / developing others to help influence and execute business objectives in the most efficient manner.
  • He / she generally works with considerable independence, developing processes to accomplish objectives in alignment with broader business objectives.
  • Additionally, he / she utilizes a Human Resource Business Plan aligned with property and brand strategies to deliver HR services that enable business success.
  • As a member of the Human Resources organization, he / she contributes a high level of human resource generalist knowledge and expertise for a designated property.

Core Work Activities
Managing the Human Resources Strategy:

  • Monitors effective use of myHR by property managers and employees.
  • Leads and participates in succession management and workforce planning.
  • Responsible for Human Resources strategy and execution.
  • Serves as key change manager for initiatives that have high employee impact.
  • Attends owners meetings as a member of the property executive committee and provides meaning or context to the Human Resources results (e.g., retention statistics, critical open positions, employee satisfaction, and training initiatives and results); and demonstrates an understanding of owner priorities.
  • Supervises one or more on-property Human Resources, as well as market-based Human Resources Specialist type resources where appropriate.
  • Executes and follows-up on engagement survey related activities.
  • Champions and builds the talent management ranks in support of property and region diversity strategy.
  • Translates business priorities into property Human Resources strategies, plans and actions
  • Implements and sustains Human Resources initiatives at the property.
  • Coordinates the human capital review process at property(s) and leads succession planning activities on property and in the market, as appropriate.
  • Leads the assessment of property(s) leadership pipeline through the human capital review process and assists with follow-up.
  • Creates value through proactive approaches that will affect performance outcome or control cost.

Managing Staffing and Recruitment Process:

  • Develops staffing strategy (in collaboration with hiring manager) relating to hiring practices; consults with hiring manager on compensation, benefits, etc.
  • Monitors sourcing process and outcomes of staffing process.
  • Ensures managers are competent in assessing and evaluating hourly staff.
  • Analyzes open positions to balance the development of existing talent and business needs.
  • Serves as coach and expert facilitator of the selection and interviewing process.
  • Surfaces opportunities in work processes and staffing optimization.
  • Makes staffing decisions to manage the talent cadre and pipeline at the property.

Managing Employee Compensation Strategy:

  • Participates in quarterly internal equity analysis; reviews internal equity reports and surface issues needing resolution.
  • Creates and implement s total compensation management packages/offers, particularly recognition and incentive programs directed towards property priorities.
  • Remains current and knowledgeable in the internal and external compensation and work competitive environments.
  • Leads the planning of the hourly employee total compensation strategy.
  • Champions the communication and proper use of total compensation systems, tools, programs, policies, etc.

Managing Staff Development Activities:

  • Serves as resource to property Human Resources staff on employee relations questions and issues.
  • Continually reinforces positive employee relations concepts.
  • Ensures completion of the duties and responsibilities of the properties’ Human Resources staff members, as outlined in applicable job description(s).
  • Ensures property Human Resources staff is properly trained in all employee-related human resource information to appropriately respond to property employees.

Candidate Profile
Education and Experience:

  • 2-year degree from an accredited university in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related major; 4 years experience in the human resources, management operations, or related professional area.

OR

  • 4-year bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related major; 2 years experience in the human resources, management operations, or related professional area.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Marriott International Recruitment for Director, Engineering - B

Company Description:

Marriott International is a leading global Lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 4,100 properties in 79 countries and reported revenues of nearly $14 billion in fiscal year 2014. Its heritage can be traced to a root beer stand opened in Washington, D.C., in 1927 by J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott.


Marriott has more than 361,000 people working worldwide at managed or franchised properties and corporate offices. Marriott has been consistently recognized as a top employer and for its superior business ethics. The company also manages the award-winning guest loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® program, which together surpass 49M members.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Director, Engineering - B

Job Number: 21001435
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Brand: Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Job Category: Engineering & Facilities
Schedule: Full-Time
Position Type: Management

Job Summary

  • Develops and implements strategies that will deliver products and services, which meet or exceed the needs and expectations of guests and employees while maximizing the financial performance.
  • Responsible for maintaining standards and regulatory requirements. Leads the emergency response team for all facility issues.
  • Provides a high level of property maintenance knowledge. Position has overall responsibility for maintaining the building, grounds and physical plant with particular attention towards safety, security and asset protection.
  • Accountable for managing the budget, capital expenditure projects, preventative maintenance and energy conservation.

Core Work Activities
Managing Engineering Operations and Budgets:

  • Develops and manages Engineering budget.
  • Ensures integration of departmental goals in game plans.
  • Oversees execution of long term preventative maintenance and 10 year asset protection plans.
  • Reviews financial reports and statements to determine how Engineering is performing against budget.
  • Addresses potential areas of concern and proposing solutions to owners in a proactive manner.
  • Communicates a clear and conquipment licenses, permits and certifications are current.
  • Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.
  • Works with property and regional engineering leadership team to determine how Engineering is performing against budget and highlights areas of concern to leadership.
  • Manages the physical plant including equipment, refrigeration, HVAC, plumbing, water treatment and electrical systems in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Administers service contracts to support property needs.
  • Ensures fire crew has complete understanding of all procedures, equipment and alarms.
  • Coaches and supports engineering leadership team to effectively manage controllable expenses (e.g., wages, heat, light and power, water consumption, tools and equipment, grounds keeping supplies, uniforms, vendors, service agreements, inventory, etc.).
  • Manages and controls heat, light and power.
  • Develops an engineering operating strategy that is aligned with the property / brand’s business strategy.

Managing Profitability:

  • Participates in the budgeting process for areas of responsibility.
  • Prepares weekly and period end P&L critiques.
  • Understands the impact of department's operation on the overall property financial goals; educates staff on details as appropriate.
  • Reviews and manages controllable expenses such as, heat, light, power, water consumption, tools and equipment, grounds keeping supplies, uniforms, vendors, service agreements, etc.
  • Manages areas of operation to budget by reviewing operating statements, budget worksheets and payroll progress reports.
  • Monitors and manages the payroll function.
  • Manages department's controllable expenses to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.
  • Participates in the development of department's capital expenditure goals; manages projects as needed.

Conducting Human Resources Activities:

  • Utilizes employee feedback and an “open door” policy to identify and address employee problems or concerns in a timely manner.
  • Celebrates successes by publicly recognizing the contributions of team members.
  • Resolves guest problems and complaints.
  • Brings issues to the attention of Human Resources as necessary.
  • Ensures that regular on-going communication takes place throughout the engineering operation to communicate daily operations activities, set expectations and create awareness of business objectives.
  • Ensures employees are treated fairly and equitably.
  • Ensures disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPs) and support the Peer Review Process.

Candidate Profile
Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED; 6 years experience in the engineering and maintenance or related professional area; technical training in HVAC-R / Electrical / Plumbing.

OR

  • 2-year degree from an accredited university in Building and Construction, Engineering, Mechanics, or related major; 4 years experience in the engineering and maintenance or related professional area; technical training in HVAC-R / Electrical / Plumbing.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Building & Construction Company - Talents and Skills Africa Consulting Recruitment for Marketing and Sales Manager

Company Description:

Talents and Skills Africa Consulting - Our client, a building and construction company that produces and sells concrete, buildings products, Machinery and Construction consultant in Nigeria and West Africa is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Marketing and Sales Manager

Location: Lekki - Epe, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Promote company's existing brands and introducing new products to the market.
  • Analyzing budgets, preparing annual budget plans, scheduling expenditures, and ensuring that the sales team meets their quotas and goals.
  • Researching and developing marketing opportunities and plans, understanding consumer requirements, identifying market trends, and suggesting system improvements to achieve the company's marketing goals.
  • Gathering, investigating, and summarizing market data and trends to draft reports.
  • Implementing new sales plans and advertising.
  • Recruiting, training, scheduling, coaching, and managing marketing and sales teams to meet sales and marketing human resource objectives.
  • Maintaining relationships with important clients by making regular visits, understanding their needs, and anticipating new marketing opportunities.
  • Staying current in the industry by attending educational opportunities, conferences, and workshops, reading publications, and maintaining personal and professional networks.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Mathematics, Business Administration, or related field.
  • 3 - 5 years'experience in marketing or sales.
  • Experience in management may be advantageous.
  • Understanding and knowledge of sales and marketing.
  • Strong analytical, organizational,and creative thinking skills.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of data analysis and reportwriting.
  • The ability to understand and follow company policies and procedures.
  • The ability to work under pressure.

Application Closing Date
12th June, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: info@talentsandskills.net using the "Job title" as the subject of the email.

Job Vacancy for Account Officer at a Building & Construction Company - Talents and Skills Africa Consulting

Company Description:

Talents and Skills Africa Consulting - Our client, a building and construction company that produces and sells concrete, buildings products, Machinery and Construction consultant in Nigeria and West Africa is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Account Officer

Location: Gbagada, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Resolve accounts to the general ledger.
  • Contacting clients about transactions and invoices.
  • Handling queries related to accounts.
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Maintain financial records.
  • Handle accounts payable and receivable.
  • Checking invoices.

Requirements

  • Able to work well withinateam.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel.
  • Solid analytical skills.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma
  • Minimum of 2 years experience.
  • Proven work experience as an Account Officer.

Application Closing Date
12th June, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: info@talentsandskills.net using the "Job title" as the subject of the email.

 
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