Wednesday, February 10, 2016

ExxonMobil Global Geoscience Student Placement 2016

ExxonMobil Corporation, a world's leading publicly-owned energy company is recruiting for its 2016 Geoscience Student Placement. ExxonMobil's business in Nigeria is conducted through individual operating companies.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: 2016 Global Geoscience Student Placement

AutoReqId: 23525BR
Location: Nigeria

Roles and responsibilities
  • Geoscientists with ExxonMobil have the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills and expertise throughout their careers. Multiple assignments in operations and/or research ensure the needed breadth and depth of experience and expertise for success. Geoscientists have opportunities to develop broad backgrounds necessary to do exploration and production mapping and prospecting or to specialize in various technical aspects of the exploration and production process.
  • Assignments are at the play to prospect scale and focus on discovering and assessing new fields. Regional teams integrate data on play to basin scales to identify areas for future exploration or to better define an existing exploration trend. New opportunity teams typically work in areas where new concessions or discoveries have been made to test new prospects of confirm existing discoveries to determine whether or when production operations should commence.
  • Assignments are at field scale to deliver accurate subsurface descriptions and communicate risks and uncertainties, enabling ExxonMobil to make business and operating decisions which influence the planning, design, construction, commissioning, and startup of the major Upstream capital projects.
  • Assignments are done at the reservoir to field scale and focus on defining, developing and depleting new or mature existing fields. A strong emphasis in these assignments will be to build skills in integrating and interpreting geological and geophysical data, such as core, fluids, outcrops, and seismic, using advanced mapping, interpretation, modeling and other techniques.
  • Assignments offer the opportunity to perform basic and applied research in seeking new ways to find and recover hydrocarbons. Our research programs reflect exploration and production business strategies; for example, pursuing attractive exploration opportunities, developing production from new fields, and maximizing economic recovery from existing fields. Its focus is on the development of proprietary, high-impact technologies in support of the upstream operating companies. The approach is to align with upstream priorities and key geoscience and engineering technology issues; focus on timely and effectively technology delivery; provide expert consulting, unique laboratory capability and technical training.
Primary Job Function
  • ExxonMobil is interested in finding outstanding scientists who have a strong fundamental background in the earth sciences, physical sciences, and mathematics.
  • We have excellent proprietary capabilities in teaching petroleum science and technology, and therefore do not require new geoscientists to have any prior petroleum course work or experience.
  • There is, however, a requirement for demonstrated leadership, adaptability, teamwork, excellent communication skills in English, and a commitment to high safety and ethical standards.
  • The company regards its global and long-term approach to hiring and career development as the foundation of its future success as a company.
  • It is also a source of great opportunity for scientists who want to grow their skills and capabilities for a long-term career.
  • ExxonMobil geoscientists are deployed across the Upstream to support the Corporation's goal of finding, developing and producing hydrocarbon resources and reserves.
  • The Exploration Company is the career home for geoscientists across the Upstream.
  • A geoscientist at ExxonMobil can expect to solve geologic problems in numerous basins, in various work settings, and in all the different business stages from exploration to development through production.
  • In addition, we have many roles for geoscientists who like to specialize, for instance in seismic data acquisition and processing, or in formation evaluation, and we have an entire upstream company devoted to geoscience research.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Ability to integrate knowledge, ideas and skills to solve geologic problems across exploration and production functions.
  • Provide judgment and speed in application of geoscience tools and techniques; and, desire to maintain their competitive advantage through advanced training and superior technological understanding.
  • There is a requirement for demonstrated leadership, adaptability, teamwork, excellent communication skills in English, and a commitment to high safety and ethical standards.
  • The company regards its global and long-term approach to hiring and career development as the foundation of its future success as a company, and as a source of great opportunity for scientists who want to grow their skills and capabilities for a long-term career.
Job Requirements
  • BS, MS or PhD in Geology or Geophysics.
  • Candidates should have a strong fundamental background in the earth sciences, physical sciences, and mathematics.
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:

Early career geoscientists may start work in one of the following companies:
  • ExxonMobil Exploration Company, ExxonMobil Production Company, ExxonMobil Development Company or ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

MTN Nigeria Vacancy : Channel Development Manager (2 Positions)

MTN Nigeria, a leading telecommunications Company in Nigeria is seeking the services of a Channel Development Manager. As a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Channel Development Manager

Slot: 2

Job Description
  • Identify training needs of the agents and coordinate the implementation of training interventions with the agencies in the region.
  • Liaise with MFS management to identify and attend to specific distributor / channel needs, and resolve problems
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of statutes and regulations related to business operations in Nigeria, financial institutions and the telecommunications sector
  • Drive btl visibility as the custodian across all facets of the mtn business in the regions
  • Carry out end to end successful implementation of "segment specific" acquisition, retention and loyalty initiatives, in the regions, in line with the broad initiatives deployed at the centre
  • Liaise with other relevant departments (marketing, segments (mfs), regional sales team, geomarketing etc) to ensure the recruitment and transactional process is uninterrupted and targets are achieved.
  • Drive strategy implementation through the use of regional agency
Job Condition
  • Normal MTNN working conditions.
  • Regional and national travel
  • May be required to work extended hours
Experience & Training
  • First degree or equivalent in a Business discipline, mba/other professional qualifications will be an added advantage
  • 8 years' experience in sales or marketing management portfolio, which includes 2 years management experience. Experience in fast moving consumer goods (fmcg / retail) will be an added advantage
  • Experience in financial management and profitability of sme.
  • Basic GSM/ telecommunication fundamentals/ presentation skills/ agency banking and management
  • Management development program
Minimum Qualification:
  • LLB.
Application Closing Date
18th February, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Monday, February 8, 2016

Deloitte Nigeria Vacancy : Tax Graduate Programme 2016 - Abuja

Deloitte, the largest private professional services network in the world currently recruit for the position of Tax Graduate Programme 2016. Our reputation for providing high quality services with integrity has earned us the trust of our clients and our people. If you're ready for a career with a dynamic organisation in an environment that fosters professional development and career advancement, you're ready for Deloitte. With 210,000 people in over 150 countries, Deloitte member firms serve more than 80 percent of the world's largest companies as well as large national enterprises, public institutions and successful fast-growing companies.

We are recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: 2016 Tax Graduate Programme

Reference Code: 3719829
Location: Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
Job Category: Tax

Role/Job Description
  • Deloitte offers a world of opportunities for individuals with unquenchable thirst for knowledge, passion for success and impeccable integrity.
  • We are looking for top flight candidates who are set to start enviable career as 'ASSOCIATES' in the Tax function.
  • Ideal candidates will gain hands-on experience while delivering value-added services to some of the world's most sought after clients.
Applicants must meet the following Educational/Professional Qualifications & Person Specifications: 
  • Bachelor's degree (any course of study) with a minimum grade of second class upper division HND qualification with a minimum grade of upper credit
  • Not more than 26 years old by 31 December 2016
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Conscientious, confident and of proven integrity
  • Basic knowledge of taxation in Nigeria
  • Membership of ICAN, ACCA, and CPA would be an added advantage
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:

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Monday, February 1, 2016

African Development Bank (AfDB) Jobs : Chief Energy Investment Officers - ONEC2

African Development Bank (AfDB) is currently recruiting for the position of a Chief Energy Investment Officer - ONEC2

Reference: ADB/16/018
Location: Nigeria
Grade: PL-3
Position N°: 50083758

  • The Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department (ONEC) is in charge of managing the Bank Group energy operations in Regional Member Countries (RMCs).
  • It helps address climate change and environmental issues by incorporating them into Bank Group supported operations and giving them the visibility required.
  • ONEC Department includes two energy divisions and a third division which is responsible for climate change and environment issues.
  • The main objective of the Eastern and Southern Africa Energy Division (ONEC.2) is to build on the Bank's sector skills and strengthen its capacity to become the leader in strategy, development, financing and implementation of energy projects and programs in Eastern and Southern Africa.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Chief Energy Investment Officer will work under the general supervision and guidance of the Manager, Eastern and Southern Africa Energy Sector. His/her core duties/responsibilities will include the following:
  • Plan and lead identification, appraisal and negotiation missions. This includes coordinating the work of the mission team which usually includes professional staff from other departments within the Bank; carrying out independent research on the investment climate, project sponsors, management, economic, financial, marketing, technical, environmental and legal aspects of the project.
  • The work also includes assessing the risks of projects and advising sponsors on appropriate mitigating measures; structuring of projects to minimize financial risks; participating in negotiations, or conducting preliminary negotiations with sponsors on financing terms and legal conditions for the proposed investment/loan by the Bank.
  • Be responsible for designing partial-risk guarantees and partial-credit guarantees and structuring and assessing all facets of risks in the sector in the region.
  • Provide a variety of technical expertise, including structuring AfDB guarantees, preparing market assessments, developing creative financing solutions, conducting risk assessments, and producing and/or presenting to senior members within and outside the Bank.
  • Lead in the origination, structuring, and assessment of the credit risk of project guarantees in collaboration with other technical operating units.
  • Identify guarantee opportunities in the region.
  • Prepare or co-ordinate the preparation of Project Concept Notes and Project Appraisal Reports for presentation to peer reviewers, Country Teams, Operations Committee (OpsCom) and finally to the Board of Directors.
  • The work involves overseeing the production of financial models for carrying out financial and economic analyses of the project; developing recommendations and justifications for the investments and defending these at the various management committees and Board of Directors.
  • Prepare or oversee preliminary evaluation of project proposals to assess their feasibility for financial assistance and/or technical support by the Bank.
  • This involves the screening of project applications, carrying out of desk reviews and evaluation of feasibility studies, preparing preliminary evaluation notes (PENs) for presentation to Private Sector Operations Departmental Management Team (PSO DMT) to obtain concept clearance approval for launching preparation missions.
  • Process or oversee the disbursement of approved projects on timely basis ensuring that all conditions precedent were fulfilled.
  • Lead supervision of portfolio projects, including review of progress reports, preparing project supervision reports for management review and recommending appropriate measures to deal with problem projects.
  • Contribute to the development of strategic plans and programmes; participate in Country Strategy Papers (CSPs) preparation missions for allocated countries; contribute to and participate in the preparation of policy papers on private sector operations and issues.
  • Build up Bank's interdepartmental collaboration on Energy private sector operations, and partnerships with other institutions involved in private infrastructure and Private Public Partnership (PPP) sector development (exchange of information on projects, policies, operational experience etc., identification of co-financing opportunities, organization of joint promotional activities etc. );
  • Perform other ad hoc assignments relating energy PPPs assigned by management, including the preparation of briefs, speeches and papers.
Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience
  • A minimum of a Master's degree in Engineering, Economics, Finance, Business or other related field.
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of relevant professional experience in PPP project origination and sector analysis; with a full understanding of the principles of project cycle and project implementation;
  • Proven ability to interact competently with the staff of government and donor agencies on issues relating to aid coordination, as well as with the private sector;
  • Proven ability to build and lead a team of professional staff, and utilize talent and expertise of team members in a productive way;
  • Good listener with demonstrated ability to present and win support for ideas as well as make effective and timely decisions;
  • Capacity to initiate and manage innovations and change.
  • Competence in the use of Bank standard software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, MS Projects);
  • The incumbent should also have competence in (or ability/willingness to become quickly familiar with) the use of various tools available and applied by the Bank such as SAP.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications in English and/or French. A good working knowledge of the other language is a must.
Application Closing Date
17th February, 2016.

How to Apply
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Sunday, January 31, 2016

British Council Nigeria Vacancy : Graduate Customer Service Officers

The British Council is set to recruit for the position of a suitable and qualified graduate for the positions of Customer Service Officers. We are the world's leading cultural relations organization and creates opportunities for people in the UK and worldwide to understand each other, to work together and learn from one another. We see this as crucial to building secure, more prosperous and sustainable futures for us all. We build trust and understanding between different countries and cultures and develop strong international links that are of benefit to people in Britain and the rest of the world.

We are recruiting to fill the below position of:

Job Title: Customer Service Officer

Region: Sub Saharan Africa
Department: Exams, Nigeria
Job Category: Customer Services
Pay Band: 4

Purpose of Job
  • To support the achievement of country plan objectives in Abuja and all Nigeria by delivering customer services.
  • To maintain them at the highest professional standards as set out in the British Council's EQS (Examination Quality Standards) and by the IELTS Partners.
Context and Environment
  • Customers and enquirers engage with the British Council Nigeria for a number of purposes with the majority being for examinations. Nigeria is the largest British Council exams business in the Sub Saharan Africa region. It administers exams in four subject areas: Schools, Professional/Vocational, and Educational on behalf of UK institutions and IELTS. In 2013-14 we will deliver roughly 75,000 exams to 25,000 candidates. The Nigerian team comprises 23 people; 15 are based in Lagos with 6 in Abuja and 5 in Port Harcourt.
  • The SSA region delivers exams in over 20 countries from its offices in 16 of these countries. In 2010, we delivered a quarter of a million exams to over 120k candidates. Growth in the region is robust, but our challenges are many. Nevertheless, Exams teams are making solid gains in our 4 strategic priority areas, namely: improving business performance, improving quality, improving financial compliance and increasing impact.
  • The post holder will be part of the team of 6 who administer the growing Exams business in Abuja ensuring quality and compliance as well as control of income and expenditure to deliver on target.
Accountabilities and Responsibilities
(including people management and finance):
  • As Customer Services Officer the post holder will be line managed by the Exams Services Manager in Abuja
  • Quality: to deliver a high standard of customer service to our customers, schools and exams candidates. Performance is measured by our own Exams Quality Standards
  • All administrative procedures are in full compliance with examination board regulations and EQS standards.
  • Finance: all British Council standards for managing finances are met with relation to managing Purchase Orders, managing contracts and procurement.
Main Duties
To provide services that support all British Council customers and implement action points in the Nigeria Customer Service improvement strategy. This involves ensuring that:
  • Front desk is always manned during operational hours
  • Visitors are attended to immediately and appropriately
  • Phone enquiries answered within 45 seconds of first ring
  • Email enquiries are attended to promptly and escalated from regional email centre as per agreed service level agreement
  • Daily / weekly balanced reconciliations are completed and "parked" on the financial system and spreadsheet.
  • Complaints, comments and feedback are dealt with in accordance with corporate policy and the Exams Quality Standards.
  • Provide support/assistance to the Exams Team on all aspects of Customer Service
  • Use the E-Africa website as the single authoritative source of information for all enquiry handling
  • To provide administrative support in the delivery of workshops, seminars and any other project related services in line with Exams Quality Standards (EQS)
  • All service registration procedures (e.g. Exams, Certification and other programme registration) are fully understood and implemented to agreed standards.
  • Information about the full range of British Council products and services is clearly and confidently articulated to customers, encouraging customer engagement and cross-selling
  • To regularly attend staff meetings to both gain and impart knowledge about our customers, products and services
  • Regular communication and working is maintained with back-of-house teams
Equal opportunity and Diversity:
  • To ensure that planning, delivery and implementation of managed projects are executed in line with the standards of EO&D
Information Knowledge Management:
  • Manage information created and received in compliance with British Council's information management standards, policies, the UK data protection principles and local legislation
Stock keeping of materials:
  • Maintaining logs of preparation materials
Venue Staff and Clerical Markers Management:
  • Assist in recruitment, training, monitoring of venue staff to board and EQS standards.
Exams Marketing:
  • To assist Centre Manager in collecting qualitative and quantitative marketing data.
  • Ensure that payments are collected, receipts issued and accurately posted on the system
Deputising/sickness or holiday cover:
  • To deputise, by agreement, for other examination colleagues in Abuja office.
Other Duties
  • To discharge other centre-related duties and activities as directed by the Centre Manager
Key Relationships
  • Internal: Abuja Exams team, Lagos team, Port Harcourt team, Country Exams Manager, Deputy Country Exams Manager
  • External: Venue Staff, IELTS Examiners, Enquirers, Candidates, Customer Service staff
Person Specification

  • Connecting with others (essential): Making regular opportunities to understand others better.
  • Working together (essential): Establishing a genuinely common goal with others.
  • Being Accountable (more demanding)
  • Shaping the future (essential):
  • Look for ways in which we can do things better.
  • Creating Shared Purpose (essential)
  • Making it happen (essential):
Assessment Stage:
These behaviours will be needed to successfully carry out the role, but will not be assessed for recruitment purposes.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Marketing and Customer Service - Level 1
  • Computer Skills - Level 1
  • English Language proficiency to IELTS band 7.5 in all areas (or equivalent).
  • Knowledge of the education and qualification systems in the UK and Nigeria
Assessment Stage
Short listing & Interview:


  • Dealing with customers and enquiries in a service environment.
  • Providing and monitoring service within quality standards.
  • Working quickly and accurately to tight deadlines.
  • Experience of handling and reporting on payments from customers.
  • Experience of delivering examinations in a timely and secure manner.
  • Managing and training casual staff
  • Education to degree level or equivalent
Application Closing Date
5th February, 2016.

Start Date
As Soon As Possible (ASAP).

How to Apply
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