10 Tips on How to Write a Good CV

The most important thing in securing a job is to produce an attractive CV. Writing a good CV is an art one has to learn. How to write a good CV that could impress your would be employer? This is what this article is all about. I will give you 10 important points on writing a good CV

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Executive Recruitment For An LPGas Company (4 Positions) Via ESAfrica

Job Description
Company Profile: One of the largest LPGas trading, transportation, distribution and retailing companies in Nigeria. An integrated gas supply and
logistics company with customers covering a host of industries such as manufacturing, hospitality,pharmaceutical, and restaurant and fast food outlets.
1.
Job Title: Chief Operations Officer (COO)
Department: Operations, Sales, Marketing
Location: Head Office, Lagos

JOB SUMMARY
The Chief Operations Officer (COO) is the principal LPG Marketing, Sales and Operations strategy execution and performance monitoring executive in the Company. The COO is responsible for implementing and managing business activities, special projects and initiatives aimed at improving efficiency, as well as ensuring business growth and profitability over the long-term.
Requirements:
· Degree in Economics, Business Administration, Marketing or other relevant field· Good MBA would be a bonus· 15 years work experience,7 of which must have been in a Top Executive Management / GM role within a reputable LPG organisation (preferably multinational)· Exposure to downstream LPG marketing and supply chain management is critical· Solid business strategy development and execution skills is critical
2.
Job Title: General Manager, Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)
Department: Health, Safety and Environment
Location: Plant Site or Head Office, Lagos

JOB SUMMARY
General Manager, HSE is primarily responsible for ensuring that daily operations and activities at/of the Company’s Plants, Logistics(Trucks), and other operations to international LPG HSE and Quality standards.The GM HSE will also be responsible for ensuring that the Company’s office locations, plants and vehicles remain safe, free of health hazards and are environmentally friendly at all times.
One key responsibility of the GM HSE is to articulate,develop and continuously monitor a comprehensive Health, Safety and Environment(HSE) monitoring framework within which the Company will conduct its operations and ensure compliance with local, state and federal government legislation/regulation on environmental protection.
Requirements:
· A good university degree in Engineering or Environmental/Chemical Sciences Membership· Minimum of 7 years post-qualification experience leading the HSE function in an Oil & Gas Industry company. Min. 3 years in LPG or gas related HSE work.
3.
Job Title: General Manager, Operations (GMOps)
Department: Operations
Location: Plant Site, Lagos

JOB SUMMARY
· Responsible for Overseeing the Managing,operating and safety of the company filling plants individually and collectively.Requirements:
· A good university degree in Engineering / Chemical Sciences· Minimum of 8 – 10years experience in Engineering function, 5 of which must be in Supervisory or equivalent capacity in LPG operations
4.
Job Title: General Manager, Sales & Distribution (GMS&D)
Department: Sales & Distribution
Location: Head Office, Lagos

JOB SUMMARY
The job holder will be responsible for formulating and implementing the Company LPG sales and distribution strategy at retail(warehouse) level for all company products (gas, cylinders, accessories etc.). He/She will also generate and manage relationships with distributors and vendors; and, oversee the overall expansion of the Company’s retail network.
Requirements:
· Degree in Economics, Business Administration,Marketing, Chemical engineering or other relevant field· Minimum of 8 – 10 years experience in managing LPG sales and distribution downstream businesses or equivalent (e.g. Lubes,Brewery etc.).
To Apply: Interested applicants should forward a copy of their resume to mbc@es-africa.com for consideration.

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HEINEKEN International Graduate Programme (IGP)

The aim of the International Graduate Programme (IGP) is to develop a pool of internationally minded individuals with
the potential and capability to become leaders within HEINEKEN. Applicant, once on board will enjoy responsibility, development opportunities, training, coaching, travel and an environment that both stimulates intellectually and rewards high performance.

Are you a driven, internationally mobile graduate that is ready to be challenged in a high-pace environment at one of the world’s most respected organisations? Are you ready to push yourself, both professionally and personally, to reach excellence in locations around the world? If so, HEINEKEN is looking for YOU!
Graduate Trainees (HI-IGP2014)
At HEINEKEN we drive our Company forwards by having the right people in place and allowing these professionals to fulfil their potential. Every year Heinken employs graduates directly into different roles across its business and through its graduate recruitment schemes in some of its local market, whilst some of these programmes have an international element, we have a specific programme for those focused on a long term international career listed below:
Commerce Finance Supply Chain HR Corporate Relations ITThe International Graduate Programme at HEINEKEN is a highly competitive programme with even higher expectations for those that make it through the selection process. Your past experiences have taken you this far but now it is up to you to take advantage of what HEINEKEN offers you to develop yourself into a Senior Manager within the HEINEKEN organisation. This requires you to be flexible, self-sufficient, open to feedback, gracious, and, of course, always represent the HEINEKEN organisation appropriately by staying true to the values of HEINEKEN: Enjoyment, Respect, and Passion. We expect all three from our International Graduates and will not settle for less.

If you believe you can deliver on these expectations at HEINEKEN then you will have a world of opportunity at your door. HEINEKEN offers you a truly global experience; we have operating companies in over 70 countries around the world, which makes us the world’s most international brewer. You will spend 18 months getting to know our operating companies by doing three 6-month assignments in three different countries within a specific function.

Method of Application
Interested qualified candidate should Click Here To Apply Online. For more job details visit: www.theheinekencompany.com
Deadline: 5 March, 201

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Graduate Trainees Recruitment at Saro Agro Sciences Limited

Saro Agro Sciences Limited is the leader in the Nigerian Crop Protection industry. We are a wholly indigenous company, committed to the provision of dependable solutions to crop production
problems in a distinctive, rewarding and responsible way. We have our head office located in Ibadan and offices across in Nigeria as well as in some West and Central African Countries.

As a result of our expansion in the Northern part of the country, opportunities have been created for graduates to join our organisation through our Graduates to join our organisation through our Graduate Trainee Scheme. Successful candidates will work in any of our offices in the North.

Saro Agro Sciences Limited is recruiting to fill the position below:
Graduate Trainees
Qualification & Requirements
Minimum Second Class Upper degree in any of the following discipline;

  1. Agricultural Science.
  2. Agricultural Economics & Extension.
  3. Agricultural Engineering.
  4. Plant Science.
  5. Forestry.
  6. Soil Science.
  7. Agronomy.

Must have completed the NYSC scheme. Be a self started, must be willing to live in the rural areas in any of the NORTHERN States. Be analytical minded and be a fast learner. Be confident and possess leadership skills. Be computer literate. Must not be more than 25 years.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their brief profile electronically (in Excel format-see sample below) to: gts@saroafrica.com.ng
Deadline: 27 February, 2014

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Latest Vacancy at Fedeth Micrifinance

Microfinance Bank Nigeria Limited with Head Office in Abuja is in need of high profile banker to occupy the position of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank. Position: Managing Director Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree in any academic disciplineMBA or MSc in a social science subject;Professional accounting or banking qualification (ACA, ACCA, ACMA, CPA, ACIB) will be an added advantage;Minimum of 9 years banking experience with competencies in Credit and Marketing, Branch Management, and Branch Operations;Maximum age: 45 years;Computer literacy, with proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power-point application’sExperience working in microfinance will be an asset, experience in setting up microfinance programs is preferred, branch management exposure will be an advantage,Risk Management experience required,The applicants MUST have certificate issued by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria as MICROFINANCE CERTIFIED BANKERS. Method of Application:Interested candidates should forward their applications with their curriculum vitae, phone numbers and photocopies of their credentials to the email address finejob2014@hotmail.com Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview through SMS or phone calls.Job Type: fulltime
Required Experience: 10-15 year(s)Working Conditions:Working conditions are enviable, as everything required to produce results is made available.

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Careerforte Nigeria Is Hiring

Careerforte Nigeria – Our client is currently seeking an Online Content Editor for a startup regional eNewspaper!.
Online Content Editor
Responsibilities The Online Editor owns the eNewspaper’s website and its features, from strategy development to execution. The Online Editor should be a big-picture person with a detail-oriented personality, someone who is able to formulate ideas and strategy with the help of very lean and mobile editorial staff and translate them into engaging features on the web. Qualified candidates must be incredibly creative, sharp, and forward thinking while still hands-on and task-oriented. Develop ideas for, and oversee execution of, interactive features on the websites, including monitoring of website comments, maintenance of an RSS feed, and creation of newsletters using online publishing tools. Maintain the breaking news section of the website with links to industry-related news from other media outlets as well as news items from other editorial staff. The editor will edit stories; write stories; supervise reporters; blog when needed; and ensure that news is posted quickly and updated as needed round the clock. This editor will know how to obtain and process both photos and videos for presentation on the web. This editor will work closely with the digital staff. This editor will direct local newsgathering efforts and will participate in decisions about story presentation and placement. Editor will edit copy, design pages, post stories online, create photo galleries, and manage the homepage of the eNewspaper, drive traffic to the website through social media and more Design skills and Web experience are preferred. Familiarity with NewsGate is a plus. This is an ideal position for an editor who has mastered copy editing, knows design and is eager for digital opportunities. Very importantly she/he will act as an online brand advocate by developing relationships with industry bloggers, joining online social networks as a corporate representative, and working to increase the number of links pointing to our websites on industry resource lists. Monitor traffic reports for websites and develop ideas to increase traffic. Manage interns, off-site freelancers and content providers.Requirements Proven writing and editing skills. Must have an understanding of HTML, XHTML, XML and content management systems (knowledge of Java and Flash a plus) Demonstrated experience creating rich media content and writing for the web and familiarity with online publishing tools. Ability to work in the fast-paced environment of the web, juggling multiple projects at once Understanding of social media channels and networks and how to use as tools to engage and grow audience Ability to analyze reader trends and statistics. Solid news judgment and a thorough understanding of how to find relevant news and information. Video and audio production and editing skills a plus Must work well in a team environment, have the ability to multitask in a deadline-driven environment, and adapt constructively to change Must be technically savvy and able to quickly master new processes and software tools used for content editing and production Personal or professional experience using web-based social networks is preferred, or must become adept at using them Certification: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, communications or related field, or equivalent experienceMethod of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and CV to: recruitment@careerforteng.com
Kindly include a cover letter (not more than 500 words) which should cite examples of your excellent news judgment. Work samples should include headlines and page design – or links or screen captures highlighting Web work.
Deadline: 24 February, 2014

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Jobs At Fotovistamarket

Fotovistamarket is Nigeria’s first online photography market place primarily creating an online platform where potential customers can find professional photographers when they require such services.

Fresh graduates are needed for the post of a marketer.
Marketer
Requirements Graduate qualification required Motivated and self-driven individualRemuneration
Salary and commission are available.Method of Application
Interested candidates should send CVs to: info@fotovistamarket.comDeadline: 28 February, 2014

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SAVANNAH SUITES GROUP (OPERATIONS MANAGER)

Savannah Suites Group is recruiting to fill the vacant position of:

Job Title: Operations Manager

Location: Abuja

Requirements
3 – 5 Years Cognate experience in the Hospitality Industry.
Must currently reside in Abuja

Application Closing Date
21st February, 2014

How To Apply
Interested candidates should send a direct email to: jobs@grandacmemedia.com

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Wakanow.com Recruits Graduate Travel Consultant

Wakanow.com is Nigeria’s leading online travel company that provides customers with everything they need to
research, plan and purchase a trip locally and globally. Wakanow.com offers travelers the cheapest available fares for flights, hotel reservations, airport pickups, visa assistance, vacation packages and many other travel services from a broad selection of partners.

Wakanow.com is recruiting to fill the following position:
Travel ConsultantsLocationAbuja, Lagos
Responsibilities
Booking and selling competitive travel packages to suit the holiday needs of the client Manage customers travel request through phone or e-mail Offer sales advice on topmost travel destinations to suit customers enquiries Build and maintain effective customer relationship Other duties as outlined by Line ManagerRequirements
People management Personal international travel experience Previous sales experience Good communication skills and the ability to build rapport with the customer Strong communication – verbal, presentational and written Knowledge about hotels, travel destinations etc. Good First degree
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should click here to apply online.
Deadline: 26 February, 2014

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Massive Recrutiment At Outreach Medical Services

Outreach Medical Services, a fast growing group of Women and Children Hospital and Emergency Medical Services require the services of:

Various Positions
Available Positions
Consultant Paedialricians (with special interest in Neonatology).Consuttant Obstetlicia and Gynaecologists.Consultant Emergency Physicians.Consultant Anaesthetic Surgeons.Consultant Trauma Surgeons.Senior Medical Officers.Medical OfficersAdvanced Neonalal Nurse Practitioners.Enhanced Neonalal Nurse Practitioners.Senior Matrons with special interest in Neonatology.Senior Matron with special interest in Obstelrics and Gynecology.Senior Matrons with special interest in Accident and Emergencies.Paediatric Nurses.Staff Nurse/Midwives.M&E Nurses.Respiratory Therapists.PhysiotherapistsPharmacists.Biomedical Engineers.Speech and language Therapists.
Method of Application
Accommodation can be arranged. Interested applicants to send CV to: outreachchildrenshospital@yahoo.com within two (2) weeks of this publication.

Deadline: 27 February, 2014

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Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Ebonyi State Is Recruiting

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post of the Rector, Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Ebonyi State. The post shall become vacant with effect from June 12,2014. The Rector is
the Chief Executive of the Polytechnic. He is responsible to the Governing Council as provided for in the Federal Polytechnic Act, Decree 33 of 1979 and amended by Decree No. 5 of 1993. As the Chief Academic, Administrative and the Accounting officer, he/she is responsible for all matters relating to the day-to-day management and operations of the Polytechnic .
RectorQUALITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS: Interested candidates for the post are expected to posses the following academic qualification and personal qualities: at least a Masters degree from a recognized University in any of the disciplines offered in the Polytechnic with a minimum of fifteen (15) years of professional and administrative experience, five (5) of which must have been obtained in an institution of comparable status:
A Chief Lecturer of five (5) years or more;Show evidence of strong academic, administrative and visionary leadership, initiative and creativity in policy formulation, good human relations and positive managerial attributes;Provide evidence of membership of reputable professional body(ies) in Nigeria;Provide evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals as well as presentation of invited papers at educational conferences, seminars and workshops;Be proficient in Information and Communication Technology (ICT);Be a fair-minded and dynamic individual with an impeccable reputation with excellent physical and mental health (with evidence from a, government hospital);Be able to attract research and development grants to the polytechnic; illBe a person who is not likely to pursue racial, ethnic, gender, political, or religion interest; Be a person with initiative and vision for ensuring the accelerated pace of development of the Polytechnic.TERMS OF APPOINTMENT
The appointment is for an initial penod of four (4) years, and renewable subject to satisfactory performance for another term of four (4) years and no more. The salary is consolidated and with other benefits.

Method of Application
Interested candidates are required to submit fifteen (15) copies of typewritten application and the following documents:
Curriculum Vitae; Photocopies of Certificates;Evidence of Academic Publications;Statement of Vision for the Polytechnic;Other documents that may be considered as evidence and that may prove yoursuitability for the job;Names and addresses ofthree (3) Referees who would be required to submit confidential report directly to theRegistrar,
Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic,
Unwana P.M.B.1007, Afikpo,
Ebonyi State.

Applications are to be submitted in a sealed envelope and marked “Application for the post of Rector” and addressed to the Registrar.Applications and referees’ reports should reach the Registrar within six (6) weeks from the date of this publication. Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post of the Rector, Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Ebonyi State. The post shall become vacant with effect from June 12,2014. The Rector is the Chief Executive of the Polytechnic. He is responsible to the Governing Council as provided for in the Federal Polytechnic Act, Decree 33 of 1979 and amended by Decree No. 5 of 1993. As the Chief Academic, Administrative and the Accounting officer, he/she is responsible for all matters relating to the day-to-day management and operations of the Polytechnic .
Rector
QUALITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Interested candidates for the post are expected to posses the following academic qualification and personal qualities: at least a Masters degree from a recognized University in any of the disciplines offered in the Polytechnic with a minimum of fifteen (15) years of professional and administrative experience, five (5) of which must have been obtained in an institution of comparable status:
A Chief Lecturer of five (5) years or more;Show evidence of strong academic, administrative and visionary leadership, initiative and creativity in policy formulation, good human relations and positive managerial attributes;Provide evidence of membership of reputable professional body(ies) in Nigeria;Provide evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals as well as presentation of invited papers at educational conferences, seminars and workshops;Be proficient in Information and Communication Technology (ICT);Be a fair-minded and dynamic individual with an impeccable reputation with excellent physical and mental health (with evidence from a, government hospital);Be able to attract research and development grants to the polytechnic; illBe a person who is not likely to pursue racial, ethnic, gender, political, or religion interest; Be a person with initiative and vision for ensuring the accelerated pace of development of the Polytechnic.TERMS OF APPOINTMENT
The appointment is for an initial penod of four (4) years, and renewable subject to satisfactory performance for another term of four (4) years and no more. The salary is consolidated and with other benefits.

Method of Application
Interested candidates are required to submit fifteen (15) copies of typewritten application and the following documents:
Curriculum Vitae; Photocopies of Certificates;Evidence of Academic Publications;Statement of Vision for the Polytechnic;Other documents that may be considered as evidence and that may prove yoursuitability for the job;Names and addresses ofthree (3) Referees who would be required to submit confidential report directly to theRegistrar,
Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic,
Unwana P.M.B.1007, Afikpo,
Ebonyi State.

Applications are to be submitted in a sealed envelope and marked “Application for the post of Rector” and addressed to the Registrar.Applications and referees’ reports should reach the Registrar within six (6) weeks from the date of this publication. Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.
Deadline: 27 March, 2014

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Jobs In A Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company

A Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company has vacancies for the following positions:

PRODUCTION PHARMACIST
Requirements
B.Pharm.With minimum of Three years experience in the production of pharmaceutical products.
SUPERINTENDENT/REGULATORY PHARMACIST
Requirements
B.Pharm.With minimum of Three years of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
REGIONAL SALES MANAGER
Requirement:
B.Pharm.With minimum of Three years relevant experiences in sales and marketing of Pharmaceutical products.
AREA SALES MANAGER
Requirement:
B.Pharm.With minimum of Three years (3) experience or B.Sc Microbiology, Biochem with minimum of Four years (4) relevant experiences in sales and marketing of Pharmaceutical products.
MEDICAL SALES REPRESENTATIVES
Requirements
B.PharmWith 2 years experience or B.Sc. Microbiology/Biochem with minimum of 3 years relevant experiences in sales and marketing of Pharmaceutical products.
Method of Application
All applications with updated CV should be forwarded to:

THE ADMINISTRATION MANAGER
jobvacpharm@gmail.com
Application closes ONE week from the date of this publication.

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Job Vacancies At Linque Resourcing

A growing sand dredging company is looking to fill the following positions
.
Operations Manager
Details
An energetic, experienced and knowledgeable Operations manager for a sand dredging company.Requirement:
A Bachelor’s degree in Geological Engineering or its equivalent.Minimum of 3-5 years of Operational experience in the field.Ability to successfully manage operational aspect of the business and grow the company, motivate the employees and increase sales and production is a must.Knowledge and experience in dredging is a must.Technical knowledge of dredging equipment and machinery a must.Salary is very attractive and remuneration package is included.

Administrator
Details
An energetic and hardworking administrator.Responsibilities:
Daily monitoring of sales and sales transactions, equipment monitoring and maintenance, attending to staff needs, daily cash deposits and general administrative duties.
Method of Application
Please send your resume/Cv to: info@linqueresourcing.com as selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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Ongoing Recruitment At Upperlink Limited

Upperlink Limited is an incorporated company with headquarters in Lagos. Its core areas of specialization are in
Internet Applications, Electronic Payments Integration, and Custom Software Development. Our focus is to eliminate business operational borders, actualize seamless process flow and resource optimization via ICT deployment. Upperlink maintains strategic partnerships with Interswitch, NIBSS, Google, SAP and 18 Commercial banks in Nigeria.

Upperlink is currently seeking suitable candidates for the position of Web Graphic Artist to join its talented team of seasoned professional staff.
Web Graphic Artist/Designer Ref No: WGR/2014Requirements Candidate must be exceptionally creative and have basic professional work experience in concept creation and production using a combination of technologies; He/she must have a portfolio of past projects to present for interview. He/she must also be excellent in design works for electronic and online media. Ability to use Adobe Photoshop, Fireworks, Flash and Corel draw extensively is essential for the prospective candidate.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CVs and links of past projects (quoting the Reference Number) to: jobs@upperlink.ng Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with further details.

Deadline: 31 March, 2014

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Jobs At CareerNation

CareerNation – Our client, one of the most prestigious business institutions in Nigeria is looking to hire
Executive Chef.
Executive Chef
Job Objective
Has responsibility for all Kitchen Operations which include the organisation of kitchen staff to produce meals that meet set standards while remaining within the budget and maintaining high standards of hygiene. The compilation of menu/meal planning Ordering of food stuff Controls of cold room/perishable foodstuffs Ensuring compliance to the use of standardized recipes The watching of costs, wastage and portion control Performs cost calculations and controls cost – the costing of all meals produced Advice on purchase of equipment Seeing to the administrative chores connected to the kitchen including the arrangement of staff roaster The training of new kitchen staff Ensuring the security of all kitchen supplies, equipment, utensils and silver wear Conducting of monthly inventory Maintenance of good hygiene cleanliness in the kitchen Collaborating with the faculty Manager in fostering good relations with the staff and the school Instilling discipline where necessary Investigate customer complaintsMinimum Educational Requirements Qualification: HND in Catering and Hotel Management Professional Qualification: City & Guilds 894 (1,2,3), NEBSS belong to an association – chef & cooks circle (Lond) or cookery and food association (Lond) Cognate Experience: 10 years +Skills Requirement
Knowledge of kitchen french Must be willing to work as a team with the rest of the kitchen staff Administrative abilities Must have a good knowledge of menu planning and its cost implications Food catering knowledge Creativity – Advanced Garnishing Wide knowledge of techniques of meal preparation and garnishingKey Performance Indicators
Timeliness in the preparation of food Keeping cost to budget while ensuring high quality meal delivery An average score of 4.7 in partisipants evaluation Well kept and maintenance of good cost control Consistency in the quality of food produced
Method of Application
Interested candidate should send resume to: events@careernation.com

Deadline: 28 February, 2014

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