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PFL Group International Latest Recruitment Opportunity

PFL (Preparation for Life) Pvt Lt is a part of PFL Group International, one of the leading UK owned and managed student placement agencies. PFL was established in 1997 and has come a long way in 17 years, retaining its excellence in study abroad and visa counselling We offer the widest range of services and […]

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Melios Limited Graduate Position Available

Melios Limited is an independent and innovative Total Risk Management and Asset Integrity Consultancy Company, established in 2011 and operating out of Nigeria and the UK. The company services are streamlined into five key offerings that deliver value at all project phases and operational lifecycle of assets. Our goal as a company is to help […]

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Overseas Development Institute Fellowship Scheme 2019 – 2021 (£21,000 Salary Per Year) for Young Professionals

Overseas Development Institute’s (ODI) prestigious Fellowship Scheme gives postgraduate economists and statisticians the chance to work in developing country public sectors as local civil servants on two-year contracts. The Scheme has two objectives: to provide developing country governments with high-calibre junior economists and statisticians where there are gaps in local capacity; and to give postgraduate […]

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Job For Web/Graphic Designer at VPCart Nigeria, 3rd October, 2018

VPCart – We are a well-established Australian e-commerce software company seeking a qualified and experienced candidates to fill the position below:     Job Title: Web/Graphic DesignerLocation: Lagos Responsibilities Manipulating and optimizing photos, graphics, and other images for web. Website updates and front end development (HTML, CSS) for existing clients and internal shopping cart development. […]

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PFL Group International New Job Available

PFL is an international education consultancy with global presence in Asia, Africa, America, Australia, Dubai and Canada and the UK and operating in Nigeria since 1997. We represent the interest of several institutions in Australia, Canada, Dubai, New Zealand, USA and United Kingdom. We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Branch ManagerLocation: LagosReports to: […]

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Vam Systems New Job Opening

VAM Systems is a Business Consulting, IT Solutions and Services company with operations in UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, USA, Australia, Singapore & India. We are currently looking for a qualified candidate for the position below: Job Title: Information Security Officer for UAELocation: LagosResponsibilitiesInformation Security Program Implementation: Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience on FortiGate UTM, Forti Analyzer, Kaspersky enterprise antivirus, Trend […]

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Jobs at International Educational Consultancy Service Company

We are International Educational consultancy Service Company. One of the leading UK owned and managed student placement agencies. The Company has come a long way in 17 years, retaining its excellence in
study abroad and visa counselling We offer the widest range of services and commitments to our student customers seeking higher education to UK and Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA and the UAE.

It is a multinational company operating in 4 continents of the world, i.e. Asia, Europe, Australasia and Africa, having agreements with over 160 universities worldwide. Our strategically located offices across Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Pakistan, and the UAE combine state of the art facilities, excellent IT operations and high quality talent. The latest addition to the infrastructure is our Headquarters located at The Fairmont on Sheikh Zayed Road; a key and central address on Dubai’s commercial map.

Job Vacancies for the positions of Sales Ambassadors in four various locations, they are:
BENIN: to cover Edo, Delta, Enugu and Anambra StateKADUNA: to cover the whole of Northern RegionILORIN: to cover Kwara, Osun, Ondo and Ekiti StateAKWA IBOM: to cover Calabar, Owerri, and Abia StateDepartment: Operations

Sales Ambassadors

Job Purpose
Generating registrations and new leads in cities where PFL Office does not exist and Counselling prospective applicants on suitable courses and study options in UK, Canada, USA, Australia, New-Zealand and Dubai.

Reports to: Head, VCT

Core Working Relationships
Virtual Counselling Officers, In-house Reps, Senior Recruitment Officers, Events Coordinator, Accounts, Head VCT, HR Manager, Assistant Regional Manager , Regional Manager

Mainly to generate registration in for the VCT and for PFL Nigeria as a wholeCarry out recruitment activities generate new leads in cities where a PFL office does not exist at the momentProvide appropriate counselling to prospective applicants on suitable courses and study optionsAccept Students Documents, Scan and send to the VCTProvide a comprehensive support service to applicants during the application and placement processAssist with developing new strategic recruitment activities through gathering market intelligenceAchieve agreed targets within budgetOther duties that may be assigned by management.Experience and Qualifications
Undergraduate degree or able to demonstrate the level of key skills required at degree level – essentialExperience in Sales and Marketing essentialExperience In Students Recruitment activity – essentialExperience in an administrative role – essentialExperience in a guidance role (desirable)Experience of working in international education – desirableHaving some direct experience of the countries being promoted by either having lived or studied there or having visited in a personal or a professional capacity – desirableSkills and Knowledge
Excellent verbal and written communication skills – essential
Proficient in basic use of Microsoft Office suite – essential
The ability to give presentations to audiences – essential
Knowledge of basic marketing principles – desirable
Knowledge of international higher education – desirable

Personal Qualities
Well-presented and professional demeanor
Flexible and positive attitude
Organised and methodical
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Target driven

1. Sales Ambassadors (SA) to search for a co-location/cohabitation centre for physical presence.
2. Each SA to submit details of Three (3) Guarantors with Valid I.D (International passport or Driver’s license)
3. Guarantors should be Public or Private Servants /employees
4. Passport photographs of guarantors must be provided.
5. SA not eligible to file applications to partners institutions

Method of Application
All CV’s should be forwarded to moses.asiughwu@preparationforlife.com and Oluwayemisi.poju-babalola@preparationforlife.com , with the choice of location at the top right corner of the CV.

DEADLINE: Friday 24th October, 2014.

Interview Sessions
Pre-interview to be done by Skype Training after which shortlisting is done
Final Interview to be done in Ikeja for Ilorin, Benin Candidates
Akwa -Ibom candidates would be done in PFL Port Harcourt office, HVCT to join by Skype
Kaduna Candidates to attend the final leg of interview at the PFL Abuja Office. HVCT to join via skype.

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Current Job Opportunities Givaudan

Givaudan is the global leader in the fragrance and flavour industry, offering its products to global, regional and
local food, beverage, consumer goods and fragrance companies.

Our Flavour Division has four business units: Beverages, Dairy, Savoury and Sweet Goods. The Fragrance Division has three business units: Fine Fragrances, Consumer Products and Fragrance Ingredients.

Headquartered in Vernier Switzerland, Givaudan holds a 25% market share in an industry which is valued overall at around CHF 17 billion. We have been listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange since June 2000 and are one of the country’s 30 largest companies in terms of market capitalisation.

In 2012, Givaudan achieved sales of CHF 4.3 billion, with a workforce of over 9,000 employees and subsidiaries in over 40 countries. It has a presence in all major markets and a network of 80 sites in mature and developing regions.

We invest more in research and development than any other company in the industry and we have the heritage, scale and the supply chain to serve worldwide customers seamlessly with innovative products and concepts.

Commercial Assistant/Receptionist

Job description
Are you up for this great career opportunity?!

The Fragrances division is seeking an experienced and customer focused individual to support the commercial operations at our newly established regional office in Lagos, Nigeria.

You will be joining a highly paced, passionate and diverse team whose main objective is to grow our existing business presence in West Africa.

In this role you will be challenged with managing the daily administration of the Fragrances office in Lagos, acting as the contact point between the Sales team, Customers, Marketing and the Technical teams both in Johannesburg – South Africa and Dubai – United Arab Emirates.

Core responsibility will include customer service, pre- and post-sales support and general office operations coordination.

In this position, you will have the opportunity to:
Manage an office Interact and develop professional relations with customers Understanding/meeting customer expectations Cross functional coordination at various departmental levelsKey Responsibilities include:
Act as an active and effective link between various departments managed overseas and our different-sized customers Sales order management: Follow up on orders, Filing the orders/invoices including documentations Pricing: Quotation according to Sales instructions, Liaising with Pricing in South Africa and Dubai Samples management Maintain customer database Responsible for obtaining all relevant information for questionnaires and product information as requested by customers Responsible for compiling sales statistics and market intelligence data Collect and interpret local / regional consumer understanding data Assist with all other activities to improve Sales and Marketing performance Entering & updating projects using internal computer database Working with commercial tools and systems Office administration and front-facing reception duties; expense / petty cash management, coordination of suppliers and service providersRequired Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
Degree/Diploma in Business or Commerce with 3-4 years’ experience in a customer services environment Fluent in English (Written and Spoken), French would be an added advantage Customer focused. PC user literacy (Lotus Notes/Excel/Word/PowerPoint) Keen attention to details / Strong filling capacity Ability to deal with, analyze and interpret numerical and business information. Strong communication skills – verbal and written Self-motivated and able to use your initiative Ability to work on his/her own due to nature of the job Active team player Highly organized Open minded and pleased to share the feeling of sense, smell and taste Be able to drive and preferably have own transport
Method of Application
As the leading company in the Flavours and Fragrances industry, Givaudan creates and manufactures unique and innovative taste and smell solutions. We provide the passion and expertise for global, regional and local food and beverages manufactures as well as household, personal care and fine fragrance companies.

Givaudan people believe in their work. Our flavours and fragrances play an important part in consumers’ well-being from Australia to Zambia. From the fragrances which bring back happy memories to the flavours that improve diets by boosting the taste of healthy food. Givaudan employees believe they make a difference. With over 9,000 employees across 42 different countries, our global organisation offers the distinctive experience of a market leader with the culture and friendliness of a small team.

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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Career Opportunities at Kaplan International Colleges

Kaplan International Colleges offers university preparation in partnership with leading universities in Nottingham, Sheffield, Liverpool,
Glasgow, Brighton, Bournemouth, Bristol and London, allowing international students to progress onto a wide range of degree programmes at these partner institutions. In addition to first-rate teaching and excellent study facilities, KIC programmes offer a high level of personal support as well as access to the facilities and resources of our university partners. KIC also operates partnerships in the United Arab Emirates, Kurdistan, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, China, Australia and the US preparing students for entry to higher education programmes.

Program Leader – US Pathway Program

Job description
Kaplan International is the international division of Kaplan Inc., one of the world’s leading providers of lifelong education. Part of Kaplan Inc., Kaplan International’s activities span a network of more than 40 English language schools across the English-speaking world, a broad suite of higher education programmes in UK, Asia Pacific and Australia and a professional and vocational training operation in Australia and Asia Pacific. We have a strong track record in the development of successful partnerships and the establishment of new education initiatives. We draw on a highly effective network of agents and our own admissions teams to recruit students from over 100 countries.

The Location
The Lagos International College is located on Victoria Island in Lagos, Nigeria.

The Program and Role
The US Pathway Program (USPP) is a ground breaking transnational education partnership between Kaplan International (KI) and a consortium of seven leading North American universities (CNAU), chaired by Northeastern University (NEU). Currently in its fifth year of delivery in China, our newest centre of operation which opened its doors to students in October 2013 is located on Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria and has enabled hundreds of students to progress to their sophomore year in top universities in the United States.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the academic management and development of the USPP: an academic program designed to enable successful students to progress to year 2 of a consortium of North American universities (CNAU). The Program Leader will be part of the senior management team of the College.

Main Responsibilities and Functions
Reporting to the College Director and Dean of USPP the successful candidate will have responsibility for maintaining excellent working relationships with key stakeholders including Kaplan local and central staff, CNAU and sponsors and students. Key functions include:

Academic Management
Managing and leading the full-time academic staff and teaching assistants involved in the program Allocating work-loads to academic staff Calculating staff resources required to deliver the program Ensuring that appropriate staff resources are available, the identification of additional staffing needs and assisting in the recruitment and induction of full-time staff. Agreeing with College Director and Academic Dean the requirement for Teaching Assistants and responsibility for the recruitment as agreedPlanning and managing the delivery of the program including:
Developing effective timetables that make efficient use of staff and teaching resources Overseeing the delivery of curricula by teaching staff ensuring that all academic deadlines are met and that students have been provided with the opportunity to demonstrate their learning Working with CNAU and local staff to ensure the effective preparation and delivery of academic assessment Co-ordinating the accurate recording, collation and communication of marks and grades to CNAU Providing regular and accurate academic feedback and reports to CNAU including raising any issues that affect the academic progress of the program Providing regular and accurate academic and operational reports to the College Director and the Academic Dean Provision of academic guidance to students: monitoring attendance and academic performance, identifying and providing guidance to students at risk Working with CNAU and local academic staff to lead the local processes of quality assurance and module and program enhancement. Collating feedback and relevant module reports, and analyse such, in order to produce Programme Handbooks, Programme Reviews and other material to support the delivery and enhancement of a designated suite of programmes offered by the College Identifying and sharing best academic practice with local colleagues and the KIC academic community Implementing a system of teaching observations and providing appropriate feedback to academic staff. Assisting the Dean in academic staff appraisalsTeaching Duties
Contributing to the delivery, preparation and assessment of modules on programmes offered by the College (normal teaching load of 8-10 hours per week), and, when required, act as ‘Module Coordinator’ of these modules Assisting with student induction and with extra-curricular activities as required Maintaining full compliance with CNAU requirements for course delivery and assessment Maintaining an excellent working relationship with the CNAU Master Teacher as well as those of Kaplan International Colleges Providing accurate reports as required on individual and group and subject performance Ensuring appropriate use of learning and learning support technology including the use of the ‘smartboard’, the VLE provided by CNAU and the Class system Contributing to the quality enhancement of Modules by providing accurate and reflective feedback as required Maintaining the necessary subject knowledge to ensure the effective delivery of the modules Representing the College at appropriate events and meetings within KIC, with the partner university and to external stakeholders Any other duties required from time to time by the College Director and Kaplan senior management team.Desired Skills and Experience
The successful candidate will enjoy working with international students, be customer orientated and performance driven. In addition, the successful candidate should have:
A minimum of a UK, US, Canadian or Australian Master’s degree or higher, Understanding of US further and higher education system and experience of academic management and/or quality assurance in a US further and/or higher education environment. Experience of managing and providing academic leadership to a team of staff Previous teaching experience within a US higher education context. Ability to develop and update teaching material and experience of working within a Virtual Learning Environment and with Blended Learning. Competence in administrative IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail, etc.) Strong record-keeping skills Excellent interpersonal and good communication skills Flexibility and willingness to work under pressure to deadlines Enthusiasm and motivation to be a performance-driven team player.

Lecturer – Microeconomics

Job description
The Kaplan Pathway Program was created by the Consortium of North American Universities (CNAU) to provide an academically rigorous pathway for talented Nigerian students who want to pursue their undergraduate studies in the US. The program offers successful students admission to a top US college or university, 20 credits towards a bachelor’s degree, comprehensive English preparation, and a supportive learning environment.

Teaching will take place in a brand new facility in Victoria Island, Lagos – the most prestigious business district in Nigeria. This exciting project is the first of its kind in Africa and has the support of the US consulate and Nigerian Government student sponsor bodies.

The Role
We are now inviting applications for Microeconomics instructors and lecturers. Teachers may be required to contribute to basic internet technology courses and study skills teaching. The positions are best suited to experienced teachers with international experience who are willing to work as part of a small team.

Package details:
• Competitive salary
• Fixed term contract from September 2014 to May 2015, with possibility of renewal
• Free staff accommodation provided (including all bills) on the brand new Victoria Island, Lagos campus
• High speed internet provided in the accommodation
• Medical insurance provided
• Return flight from a major US gateway for candidates based in USA
• Visa assistance provided if needed#

Desired Skills and Experience
• Master’s degree from a US university in relevant subject
• 2 years teaching experience
• The ability to contribute to integrated teaching across the curriculum
• An understanding of US/Western higher education and the needs and requirements of international students
• Direct experience of further and higher education in an international context
• Demonstrable cross-cultural awareness and understanding
• A commitment to teamwork, to working flexibly and to seeking solutions to problems
• Experience of academic assessment and standards and of quality assurance procedures

Method of Application
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click on preferred job title to apply online.
Program Leader – US Pathway ProgramLecturer – Microeconomics

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