Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Institute of Human Virology (IHVN) Jobs : Legal Officers

The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN), a leading and reputable indigenous non-governmental organization seeks the services of a qualified Legal Officer. We are implementing a comprehensive family-focused HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment program in partnership with local and international organizations and the different tiers of the Government of Nigeria at national, state, local and site levels.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Legal Officer

Reports to: Director of Administration, Chief Executive Officer

Job Description
  • The Legal Officer will provide legal services to the Institute and manage the secretariat of the Institute's board.
Essential Functions
The Legal Officer shall be responsible for:
  • Provide legal advice/opinion on various issues relating to the Institute and its subsidiaries
  • Undertake legal research and legal interpretation of all relevant laws including the Institute's staff, financial and other internal regulations
  • Prepare agreements and other legal instruments as well as memoranda and correspondences
  • Review all agreements and legal documents, which may create legal obligation for the Institute
  • Oversee the registration and verification of contractors and consultants for the institute
  • Work with external solicitors on cases involving the Institute
  • Update the Institute's details with relevant regulatory authorities when necessary
  • Handle matters related to the board of directors and secretariat.
  • Handle matters related to the reflection of structural changes of the Institute.
  • Provide Legal guidance/advice on various issues such as corporate regulatory compliance, privacy, anti-trust and competition laws, advertising/promotional matters, corporate governance, fiduciary duty, ethics and strategic transactions within the Department of Administration/Institute, including the preparation of memoranda and correspondences.
  • Provide corporate policy guidance by providing advice on labor relations, employment law and benefits matters.
  • Update the details of the Institute and its subsidiaries at the Corporate Affairs Commission when necessary.
  • Coordinate other legal and related matters with external solicitors as may be needed/directed.
  • Perform such other administrative duties as may be assigned from time to time by the CEO, COO and or the Director of Administration.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Candidates should have an LLB, BL with a minimum of second class lower division
  • At least 3 years post call experience
  • Candidates with LLM may have an added advantage.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent analytical, planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to be use initiative (be proactive)
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent communication skills in English, written/verbal and diplomacy
  • Have good interpersonal, relationship management skills and possess the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent computer skills.
Application Closing Date
11th September, 2015.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letter and detailed curriculum vitae in Microsoft word format to the "Associate Director, Human Resources" through this email address:

Note: Candidates should indicate appropriate position and preferred location in their application letter. IHVN is an equal opportunity employer.f

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Sahara Group Vacancy : Graduate Analyst Programme 2015

Sahara Group currently seeks the services of qualified graduates for its 2015 Analyst Programme. We nurtures businesses in the energy sector. These companies operate essentially within the energy industry and its associated sub-sectors. The Group consists of individuals, who are determined to make a positive impact on the business environment.

We are recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Graduate Analyst Programme 2015


Purpose Statement
  • In support of the Sahara Group's Strategy on sustainability, an important element of our HR strategy is to develop leadership and management capacity throughout the organization.
  • The goal of this "Graduate Analyst " programme is to attract, develop and train professional finance & accounting talent to give Sahara an edge by accurate monitoring, reporting and partnering business units to strengthen strategic analysis. We have an opportunity for you whatever your numeracy and analytical background.
  • A "Graduate Analyst" would work on a number of different duties spanning costing, accounting, business analysis, budgeting and tax within the operating companies of the Group. The programme will be focused on standard internal accounting procedures and your ability to analyze financial documents & data efficiently. This will be supported by a number of rudimentary soft skills training exercises and tasks targeted towards building well-rounded individuals.
  • They will receive 'on the job' training and their review process will include the setting of performance objectives against which their progress will be monitored.
  • After successfully completion of the programme, successful candidates would perform in any of the following capacities; Financial/ Accounting Analyst, Business Analyst & Risk Analyst with a focus on Energy, and Infrastructure.
  • Throughout this programme, they will be supervised by a Talent Manager from our Talent Management department.
Minimum Qualification / Experience
  • University degree in Economics, Accounting, Finance and any other degree i.e Graduates with a bias for Financial/Business Analysis. (Minimum Second Class Upper).
  • ACA or ACCA Certification.
  • 0-2 years post-NYSC Experience.
  • Maximum age of 26 years as of December 2015.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Knowledge of accounting and financial principles and practices for Business Analysis.
  • Experience with accounting packages ( Oracle, SAP, Peachtree).
Personality Traits:
  • Candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial & dynamic environment.
  • Candidate must possess Numeracy & Quantitative Skills
  • Candidate must be highly analytical
  • Candidate must be a strong communicator with ability to connect with people at all levels.
  • Candidate must be hardworking and one who thinks "out of the box"
  • Candidate must be a self-starter and a team player with proactive approach to work.
  • Candidate must be ambitious with a 'can-do' attitude.
  • Candidate must be assertive.
Working Relationships:
  • Board of Directors
  • Managing Directors
  • Group HR
  • Line Manager
  • All staff
Application Closing Date
15th September, 2015.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their resume to:

Note: Resume should be concise with only one page. Please note that multiple entries would not be treated.


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Friday, August 28, 2015

Medecins Sans Frontieres Vacancy : Psychologists

Medecins Sans Frontieres is currently recruiting for the positions of qualified Psychologists. We are a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Psychologist
Location: Maiduguri, Borno State
Contract: Local contract (3 months with possibility of extension) - 208 working hours per month and roster flexibility required.

Main Purpose
  • Provide psychological support to patients according to MSF principles and protocols in order to improve the patients' mental health.
  • Carry out evaluation of psychological and mental health needs of patients, elaborate a diagnosis, and establish a plan of treatment
  • Implement the Sexual Gender Based Violence (SGBV) protocol, identify possible victims of SGBV and refer them to the medical team so that they receive the necessary treatment and carry out psychological support accordingly
  • Provide psychological support and psychotherapy sessions (individual, family, group) to patients according to MSF protocols to improve their mental health conditions
  • Be pro-active in meeting the patients and have capacity to adapt and work in non-classical context
  • Diagnose any psychological or psychiatric disorder and if necessary, refer the patient to the medical team/psychiatric hospital in order to receive drug treatment.
  • Inform the patient and his/her relatives about the possible consequences of the illness
  • Refer patients to other health professionals whenever necessary in order to provide the most appropriate treatment
  • Work along with the medical teams to ensure a comprehensive approach of all patients treated
  • Assist and train staff members and resourceful people whenever necessary in order to enhance the scope of MH activities
  • Collect statistical and monitoring data about mental health activities
  • Work in close collaboration with translators in order to ensure that appropriate terminology and behaviour are used during sessions.
  • Inform the supervisor and the medical team about any issues or problems that may arise related to patients' treatment in order to provide the best possible solution from a medical perspective
  • Ensure that all patient information is kept confidential
  • Ensure partnership with any other actors involved in Mental Health.
  • Education: Essential Degree or Diploma in Psychology
  • Experience: 2 years' experience minimum as a Psychologist Desirable previous experience with MSF or other NGO's in developing countries.
  • Languages: English, Hausa, Kanuri would be an asset
  • Knowledge: Desirable computer literacy (word, excel and internet).
Application Closing Date
31st August, 2015.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV's, copies of diplomas, qualifications and a cover letter to:
Or to:
MSF Maiduguri Office,
Plot 82, 
OLD GRA (behind Lagos house) 
Kolo Road Galtimari, 
Borno State, 

NB: Only successful applicants will be called for interview.

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Recruits for Executive Assistant

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) currently seek the servicesof suitable and qualified Graduates for the position of an Executive Assistant - Our client is a leading indigenous, downstream oil and gas business with its Head Office in Port Harcourt. The company is committed to delivering the most efficient energy solutions to its clients. The organisation and its people conduct its business based on integrity, with a strong focus on innovation, stewardship, value creation for its clients and respect for the individual.

Our client recently embarked on an ambitious transformation project and would like to recruit individuals with excellent professional and academic credentials, a strong focus on results and developing value to customers in the position below:

Job Title: Executive Assistant
Reference Number: 130-PEO00489
Location: Port Harcourt
Department: People & Change Nigeria
Job type: Permanent

Job Description
  • This role (based in Port Harcourt), will play a critical part in delivering the transformation agenda and will need to demonstrate experience in the implementation of initiatives and systems in their respective functions or disciplines.
Roles & Responsibilities
  • Participates in corporate meetings and assists in developing new programs and policies
  • Assesses and recommends various courses of action based on meetings decisions and recommendations
  • Acts as the point person for requests for information, requiring knowledge of the leadership and different roles in the organization
  • Facilitates the development of corporate and functional business strategies to align with business direction and vision of the company
  • Monitors and updates business plans
  • Assists the MD in collating and presentation of budgets and monthly returns from departments and outstations as well as annual financial and other reports
  • Reviews and analyses performance vis-à-vis budget
  • Ensures proper and timely follow-up on reports from units, departments and divisions
  • Prepares the MD's speeches and presentations
  • Liaises with internal and external customers
  • Provides information when requested
  • Receives all incoming mail, ensuring all correspondence are treated and responded to swiftly
  • Maintains effective and comprehensive electronic & paper filing systems to ensure efficient flow of correspondence and documentation.
  • Minimum of six (6) years working experience in an Administrative/Business/Enterprise development function
  • Minimum of a HND/Bachelor's degree in a numerate or business related discipline
  • A relevant Masters Degree or experience in the Oil and Gas industry.
Key Skills and Competencies
  • Business planning and analysis
  • Operations review and analysis
  • Reports and presentation articulation
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Diplomacy and negotiations
  • People and time management
  • Analytical skills
  • Multi-tasking ability
  • Strategy articulation
  • Business planning ability
  • Report writing and packaging
  • Computer skills
Application Closing Date
Wednesday 10th September, 2015.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:

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KPMG Nigeria Graduate Trainee Programme 2015/2016

KPMG, a global network of professional firms recruits for suitable and frash graduates for its Trainee Program in 2015/2016. We provide tax Audit, Tax and Advisory Services. Our vision is to build and sustain our reputation as the best firm to work with by ensuring our people, clients and communities achieve their full potential.

We are looking to hire young, vibrant and driven candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Graduate Trainee Programme 2015/2016

Auto Req ID: 100702BR
Location: Lagos
Function: Non Function Specific

  • Must be below 26 years old
  • Have a minimum of 5 O' level credits (including English & Math) at ONE sitting
  • Have a minimum of second class (upper division) degree at first degree. Please note that OND and HND qualifications are NOT eligible.
  • Law graduates must have a minimum of second class (upper division) degree at first degree and at Law school
  • About to complete or completed the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online 

 Please do not apply if you have written the KPMG Graduate Aptitude Test before. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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