Friday, October 9, 2009

Job at Catholic Relief Services

Background AIDS Relief is an ART program funded by the Human Resource Service Administration (HRSA) as part of the President Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) led by CRS, AIDS Relief is a five member consortium operating in ten countries.
Catholic Relief Services is the official agency of the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops for relief and development assistance overseas.

In Nigeria, CRS acts as prime and supplies administrative and supply chain support while the Institute for Human Virology gives clinical support and Futures Group provides strategic information, requires the service of 

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Primary Function:
The DCoP is responsible for ensuring that the grant's resources are used at Local Partner Treatment Facilities in ways that allow them to achieve grant objectives within grant terms and building collaborative relationships among Consortium Members.
The DCoP is principally focused on the use of clinical support and works closely with IHV

• Medical degree is required.
• Minimum of five years clinical experience working with HIV/AIDS.
• Minimum of three years supervisory experience.
• Experience in multi-agency coordination of programs is preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to work with government systems.
• Experience with USG grants is preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to work with faith-based organizations.
• Willingness and ability to travel regularly.
• Excellent English language oral and written communication skills.

Method of Application:
Interested applicants should request for application forms from fill the forms and send back to the same address along with a detailed CV as attached - MS Word documents by deadline of application.
CRS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, etc. Qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: 23rd October, 2009.

Jobs at Mott MacDonald

Mott MacDonald is a wholly independent, employee – owned company with 14,700 staff worldwide. Due to increased activity and recent project awards, the company is expanding its operation to Lagos and seeking to recruit experienced design engineers for its commercial building and infrastructure projects. Mott MacDonald is seeking well qualified and experienced engineers in the following key disciplines, who are confident, capable of understanding and meeting clients’ needs and used to working within a professional design team



The Job:
Interested professionals will be working on the design and detailed engineering for horizontal and vertical constructions of office buildings, warehouses, multi storey apartments, schools, hospitals, roads, bridges etc and supporting infrastructure works.
For the senior engineering and design roles, the qualified candidate will be responsible for addressing technical issues in order to meet clients’ specifications and performance, while ensuring that your contribution to projects meets agreed quality, programme and budget requirements.

General Requirements:
• Applicants should be degree qualified with membership of a relevant professional institution.
• Engineers should be COREN/ ARCON/ ICANN registered as appropriate.
• A minimum of 10years experience in a similar position with good multi-disciplinary experience.
• Demonstrated experience of working in a Civil/ Architectural and/ or Building Services design office, for a reputable engineering /design consultancy. Strong IT skills, including analysis of software e.g. STAAD, ACAD, Primavera P3, MS Suite/Excel etc.
• Experience of working to relevant international standards.
• An intimate knowledge of the relevant national and local legislation.

Method of Application:
Please forward your application soonest by email to: stating in the email Subject/ Title the position you are applying for and to include:
• Your contact details: Full name, Current Address, Telephone number and Email Address.
• A current resume containing your employment history,
• Details on your educational record,
• Copies of your qualifications certificates
• Copies of written work references from previous employment
• Confirmation of availability and/or required notice record

Following initial pre-screening and short list, an interview will be conducted in Lagos. For more information about Mott MacDonald’s global operation, please visit website

Closing Date: 20th October, 2009. 

Jobs at ABC Transport Plc

ABC Transport Plc requires candidates to fill vacancies in its Accounts and Audit Services Department as ACCOUNT/AUDIT OFFICERS 1 & 2.

• B.Sc Degree, HND, OND, NCE in Accounting (from full time program) not below Upper Credit/Second Class lower Division.
• Age not more than 36 years.
• Ability to work under pressure with little supervision and meet deadlines.
• Computer literacy, in numeracy and good communication skill.
• Analytical skill.
• NYSC discharge Certificate for HND/ Degree Holders.
• Minimum of three (3) years post qualification experience.

Method of Application:
Interested qualified Candidates should submit their applications to:
Head of Human Resources
ABC Transport Plc
P.O. Box 2575

Closing Date: 20th October, 2009.

Jobs at UNICEF Nigeria

UNICEF Nigeria seeks the services of following:

Social Policy Specialist, NOC

Social Policy Specialist who will be responsible for the development, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of social policies, database and capacity development in support of the overall Nigeria Country Programme and field work in the following locations: Kaduna and Lagos.

Minimum qualification and competencies

  • Advanced university degree in Social Sciences, Law, or related technical field.
  • Five years of progressively responsible professional work experience at the national levels in programme management, monitoring and evaluation, in the area of social policies, database and capacity development.
  • Gender/human rights/humanitarian principles training an advantage.
  • Fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of the local working language of the duty station, an asset.
  • Knowledge of the latest developments issues, policies, social programming policies and procedures in international development cooperation.
  • Analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills.
  • Proven ability to conceptualize, develop, plan and manage programmes, as well as to impart knowledge and teach skills.
  • Ability to make timely and quality judgments and decisions.
  • Computer skills, including internet navigation and various office applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships, both within and outside the organization.
  • Initiative, passion and commitment to UNICEF’s mission and professional values.

Child Protection Specialist, NOC

 Child Protection Specialist to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate child protection projects within the Nigeria Country Programme. This post will focus on programming for orphans and other vulnerable children including children with disabilities.

Minimum qualification and competencies
  • Advanced university degree in Social Sciences, Law or related technical field with specialisation in child rights, child law or related field, an asset.
  • Five years of progressively responsible professional work experience at the national level in programme management, monitoring and evaluation in the area of child rights and child protection.
  • Fluency in English required.
  • Knowledge of the latest developments and technology in child rights and child protection and related fields.
  • Analytical and conceptual ability; communication and advocacy skills.
  • Planning and monitoring skills; ability to organize work and projects.
  • Ability to make timely and quality judgments and decisions.
  • Computer skills, including internet navigation, and various office applications.
  • Commitment to continuous learning for professional development.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment, and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within and outside the organization.
  • Initiative, passion and commitment to UNICEF’s mission and professional values.

UNICEF, which has a smoke-free environment, is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff.
Well qualified candidates, particularly women, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Prepare the following documents
  • A completed UN Personal History Form (which can be downloaded from
  • Your curriculum vitae with your current, detailed contact information (including telephone number and email address)
  • A one-page summary statement that shows how your qualifications and experience meet the requirements above. Be sure to indicate the location (city) of the post for which you are applying.
Only candidates meeting the minimum qualifications and competencies (above) will be considered.
Send your documents in a sealed envelope marked ‘confidential’ and with the vacancy number to:
        The Human Resources Manager
        UNICEF, UN House
        Plot 617/618, Diplomatic Drive
        Central Business District
        PMB 2851, Garki, Abuja

Meet the deadline
Applications must be received by UNICEF by midnight (Abuja time) on Tuesday, 20 October 2009.
Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Jobs at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), with Headquarters at Ibadan, is an International Agricultural Research Centre in the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), which is an association of about 50 countries, international and regional organizations, and private foundations.
IITA seeks to increase agricultural production in a sustainable way in order to improve the nutritional status and well-being of people in tropical Sub-Saharan Africa.

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable candidates for the following positions at the Institute’s Headquarters in Ibadan.

PAYROLL SUPERVISOR (2-year renewable contract)
Successful candidate will:
• Prepare and manage IITA consultancy payroll of about 150 staff;
• Review local payroll reports and respond to queries from both General and Senior staff;
• Reconcile various payroll groups (both number and currency) with timely follow-up on any variation;
• Process payroll reports into IITA accounting system for Consultants and International School Teachers;
• Review and approval of Casual Labour wages;
• Manage Vehicle Maintenance Allowance for staff;
• File statutory tax returns to various State Governments in Nigeria for Local staff and Consultants;
• Maintain computerized payroll software for Consultants paid in Dollars, Naira and International School Teachers;
• Coordinate subordinates’ duties;
• Act on behalf of the Payroll Manager when on leave.
Qualification and Experience:
• B.Sc/HND Accounting or ICAN PE II plus minimum of two years working experience in similar environment.
• Must have very sound knowledge of computer especially use of Oracle Financials with emphasis on Payroll packages.
• Candidate must be honest, trustworthy, hardworking, highly confidential, friendly and a team player.
• He/She must be very good with figures and willing to work extra hours with good measure of accuracy, when the need arises.

TICKETING & RECONFIRMATION ASSISTANT (2-year renewable contract)

Successful candidate will:
• Visit airline offices in Lagos to obtain bookings, printout, reconfirmation and tickets as requested;
• Lodge cheques for replenishment of deposit with the airlines and periodically obtain statement of accounts for reconciliation;
• Collect and reconfirm tickets for short term visitors in Lagos;
• Assist in the Airport arrival/departure formalities during special events conferences, training workshops and meetings;
• Follow up on specific travel problems as requested;
• Deputize for the Travel Assistant in his absence.
Qualification and Experience:
• WASC plus a Diploma/Certificate in Ticketing & Reservation.
• Minimum of Two (2) years relevant working experience in a reputable organisation.
• Candidates must be patient, diligent, trustworthy and a team player. He/She must be willing to work extra hours and at odd times.
• Possess valid Drivers’ License.

TREASURY ASSISTANT (2-year renewable contract)
Successful candidate will:
• Assist to manage and reconcile 30 banks (cash and deposit accounts) in US, UK and Nigeria; Monitor regular cheque-payment to staff;
• Update and advise weekly exchange rates; Journalize all emergency cash transactions;
• Write cash book adjustments to book direct transactions to all bank accounts e.g. bank charges, interest charged, commission etc;
• Attend to queries from internal and external auditors and from Local and Overseas suppliers as they affect treasury functions
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Finance Manager.
Qualification and Experience:
• B.Sc/HND Accounting or ICAN PE II plus minimum of two years working experience doing similar jobs.
• Must be very good in the use of Oracle applications, have a sound analytical mind and must be willing to work for long hours.


• IITA offers highly competitive salary with equally attractive fringe benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

Method of Application:
Interested qualified national applicants should attach their applications with detailed curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of three professional referees (including telephone, fax and e-mail addresses, if available) and scanned copies of credentials together with the online application form.

Please complete the online application form using this link:

Please note that application letters not accompanied with evidence of current remuneration and age will not be treated. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date: 20th October, 2009.

Jobs at GE Oil & Gas

GE Oil & Gas is a global leader, with advanced technology products and services for the oil and gas industry, in the supply of technology-based equipment and services for the entire oil and gas industry-from drilling and completion to production, transportation, refining, processing, petrochemical and pipeline integrity.
The company is looking for talented people who want to make a difference to join our team in Lagos.

Req# 1088868
Apply your technical expertise in this role as you engineer designs of Subsea Tree System component and assemblies.
Responsibilities include engineering the design of mechanical load-bearing subsea structures and piping/hydraulic pressure containing systems.
• To quality, you must have a B.Eng honours degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

Req# 1088544
Use your strong technical aptitude on the MCS Manifold team that is technically responsible for defining and delivering subsea manifold systems to the programs, tenders and projects.
In this key role you will have the ability to effect short-term and long-term business goals.
• Requirements include a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and experience within the subsea industry, preferably with manifold systems.
• Candidates with less formal education will be considered if they have solid and relevant experience.
• A background with mechanical hardware design and development, and proven project technical leadership experience is a must.
• Chartered engineer status would be ideal.

Req# 1088864
You will be Responsible for Interpretation and Creation of Specifications, working as Part of the Design Team in the Creation of Design Schemes and Manufacturing Documentation,
You will create Technical Design Files containing typically Strain, Pressure Calculations, FMECA and Design Review data; Creation of Work Packages for Offshore Engineering; Production of Test.
Installation & Maintenance documentation; Technical Liaison with other Departments, Customers & the Supply Base; Root Cause Failure Investigation and Technical Reporting
Provide operational support during the Build and Test phases; Standardisation Embodiment; Product Line Extension activity to further develop the Product Portfolio.
• Skills in multiple disciplines - Structural, Mechanical, Hydraulic, Materials
• Working knowledge of ISO 13628-6
• Good time management skills and ability to perform to focused schedules
• Good communicator and motivator
• Ability to work across disciplines and departments, particularly production and manufacturing
• HNC/Degree Qualified or equivalent
• Chartered engineer status would be ideal


Req# 1088871
Power positive outcomes as you work within the team to deliver required system engineering services. Working closely with the Project Engineering Manager you will act as the offshore technical representative for production control systems.
Responsibilities include interpreting and creating specifications both at the customer and ISO level, creating system FMEA/HAZOP/TRAP, and providing engineering input with regards to system interfaces.
• An engineering degree or equivalent and demonstrable experience with production control systems are a must.

Method of Application:
To apply, please visit and for more information about GE Oil & Gas, please visit

Closing Date: 17th October, 2009.