AVAYA – NIGERIA (SALES ENGINEER)

Job description
SUMMARY OF THE ROLE- The role is increasingly mastering a confident balance between deep technical expertise across multiple products and strong interpersonal selling and consultative skills.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The SE is increasingly mastering a confident balance between deep technical expertise across multiple products and strong interpersonal selling and consultative skills.

The SE is able to design, demonstrate, present and integrate Avaya’s product and service capabilities with the customer’s needs, overcoming objections and competitive threats. Due to technical depth and experience with a customer’s IT infrastructure and the capabilities and constraints of Avaya’s products, is able to design solutions that result in high customer satisfaction with minimal post sales support issues.
The SE is often considered a very strong local generalist – as well as an expert in a specific subset of Avaya’s and competitors product capabilities.

Desired Skills and Experience
Specific Knowledge, Application, Technical and/or Management Skills required:
Has to be Nigerian
Knows Avaya
Comes from strong channel background to cover west Africa.

Please send in your resume directly to pdhillon@avaya.com for a discussion.

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FMC TECHNOLOGIES (LOGISTICS MANAGER)

Company
FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI) is a leading global provider of technology solutions for the energy industry. Named by FORTUNE® Magazine as the World’s Most Admired Oil and Gas Equipment, Service Company in 2012, the Company has approximately 18,400 employees and operates 30 production facilities in 16 countries. FMC Technologies designs, manufactures and services technologically sophisticated systems and products such as subsea production and processing systems, surface wellhead systems, high pressure fluid control equipment, measurement solutions, and marine loading systems for the oil and gas industry.

Department
Onne, Nigeria
Supply Chain

Responsibilities
Management and execution of all logistics activities and operations carried out on behalf of FMC Nigeria. Ensures safe, compliant, cost effective logistics solutions, in support of all business activities with inbound and outbound material flow. Provides a single interface between FMC and regulatory authorities associated with import and export transactions, ensuring all regulations, international and domestic are adhered to and that country specific standard procedures, processes and best practices are established, applied and monitored in the aim of protecting our fast growing organisation. Leads and manages all logistics resources and competency to ensure continuity of work and accomplishment of departmental goals and objectives.

Main Tasks
Ownership and governance of all logistics, import, export and Free Zone processes ensuring
adherence across all projects and business units, compliance with all import, export, local and international trade regulations and laws
Management and oversight of all logistics and cargo handling contracts to include but not limited
to Corporate approved freight forwarder contracts, Intels cargo handling contract and all free zone transactions related to cargo movements and adherence to the FZ act and all associate operations carried out under the above agreements
Pro-actively work with other regional or corporate logistics functions to drive improvements in
efficiency and reliability of processes and foster a “culture of compliance” within the organization. Identify and work to resolve any conflicts.
Development and execution of departmental objectives that drives efficiency and reliability of
logistics processes and in support of country and overall business objectives
Monitor execution to ensure compliance to established processes and identification of critical issues that may require intervention.
Work with relevant internal functions and suppliers to ensure work-in-process and work-in-transit visibility, reporting and metrics
Implement vendor management processes, such as selection, qualification, and performance
evaluation with specific customer requirements on reporting and customized transportation metrics.
Work with internal and external stakeholders to address any customer-specific
logistics/materials management requirements, internal reporting and metrics within the framework of established departmental standards and procedures.
Training of internal and external stakeholders on import/export and free zone requirements and
processes
Set objectives for all Logistics personnel and put measurements in place to monitor performance
and workload.
Manage functional development of Logistics personnel including training, performance objectives, monitoring and coaching to further develop both logistics and trade compliance skills
in each indirect report. Responsible for recruiting and hiring new Logistics professionals with
appropriate level of competency required as demand and operations increase. Responsible for all management duties for direct reports.
Establish centralized and secured record keeping requirements (electronic and hard files) for all
import, export and domestic trade transactions to internal records retention policy while satisfying any regulatory or other requirements. Identify and work to resolve any conflicts.
Establish management, regional and corporate metrics and reporting requirements and actively
participate in related workshops initiatives as required
Promote an environment where people feel comfortable sharing ideas and encourages teamwork to maximize efficiency and productivity.

Requirements
BA/BS Degree plus minimum of 10 – 15 years work experience in Logistics and International Trade
Demonstrated advanced experience with international trade and logistics operations to, from and within Nigeria to include regulatory compliance, customs and free zone management
Must be a certified member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management
Understanding of and experience with inventory management, materials planning concepts, scheduling and SAP functionality desired
Experience working in the Oil and Gas industry in Nigeria in an operational function will be an added advantage
Familiarity of subsea systems product suite and installation tooling and understanding of life of field operations a plus

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FMC TECHNOLOGIES (FIELD SERVICE MANAGER)

Company
FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI) is a leading global provider of technology solutions for the energy industry. Named by FORTUNE® Magazine as the World’s Most Admired Oil and Gas Equipment, Service Company in 2012, the Company has approximately 18,400 employees and operates 30 production facilities in 16 countries. FMC Technologies designs, manufactures and services technologically sophisticated systems and products such as subsea production and processing systems, surface wellhead systems, high pressure fluid control equipment, measurement solutions, and marine loading systems for the oil and gas industry.

Department
Onne Onshore Base Facility
Subsea Services

Responsibilities
This position has the authority to act for and on behalf of FMC on all matters related to the Subsea service Contract with their customer, and any Subcontracts resulting there from, within limitations given in Financial Authorization and guidelines given in FMC HSE and Quality Management System.

Main Tasks
– To encourage behavior that promotes a positive HSE culture in the project organization and to ensure that all work related to the Contract are planned and executed with focus on safeguarding Health, Safety and the Environment.
– Demonstrate management style to reflect FMC’s commitment to ethics & Company culture
– Development and maintenance of Project Execution Plan for the installation assistance and life of field project.
– Identify and implement all requirements and specifications of the Contract/Call Off and supervise and follow-up all project related work.
– Budget, reporting and P&L -responsibility for assigned projects.
– Responsible to establish and maintain project specific business strategy and project execution strategy.
– Ensure that all work is performed in compliance with the Contract and FMC Project Management Operating System.
– Ensure compliance with the customers’ requirements and expectations
– Monitor and ensure that the project is being executed within Client milestones, quality standards and budgets
– Supervise and monitor financial performance. Monitor adherence to expense budgets. Review sales, costs and margins on a monthly basis.
– Present monthly MPR (Monthly Progress Reports) according to company requirements
– Annual & monthly budgeting and forecasting of assigned projects, both financial and personnel
– Establish and monitor project goals and objectives in line with department and base goals and objectives
– Establish KPI’s as required to ensure fulfilment of department and project G&O
– Ensure that project plans and schedules are updated on regular basis and monitor and report progress in accordance with Contract and FMC requirements
– Prepare and negotiate Variation Orders and quotations.
– Participate tender reviews and provide tender support as required
– Recommend and implement corrective actions as needed.
– Establish Customer relations and promote Customer Support capabilities
– Guide and motivate project staff.
– Perform quality control to ensure required standards of all external reports, bids and formal contract communication.
– Coordinate with Base Managers to ensure project support and optimal use of available resources.

Requirements
– University Degree (BA/MA or BS/MS) or equivalent, or alternatively extensive operations/project management experience.
– Strong communication skills – excellent verbal and written English and a positive and customer focused attitude to work. Possess the ability to build and maintain good relationships and maintain credibility within the organization. Good negotiation skill is required.
– Extensive knowledge of project management (incl. cost control / finance) and strong commercial awareness.
– Personal integrity, cultural sensitivity and global competency.
– People management and leadership skills especially in a matrix team organization.
– Strong HSE awareness and understanding of Industry standards.
– Basic knowledge of risk management.
– MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and SAP

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FMC TECHNOLOGIES (RECEPTIONIST)

Company
FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI) is a leading global provider of technology solutions for the energy industry. Named by FORTUNE® Magazine as the World’s Most Admired Oil and Gas Equipment, Service Company in 2012, the Company has approximately 18,400 employees and operates 30 production facilities in 16 countries. FMC Technologies designs, manufactures and services technologically sophisticated systems and products such as subsea production and processing systems, surface wellhead systems, high pressure fluid control equipment, measurement solutions, and marine loading systems for the oil and gas industry.

Department
FMC Onne Base

Responsibilities
Performs the most duties, requiring thorough knowledge of the department and corporate policies and procedures. Answers and directs phone calls at the Base and greets visitors at the FMC Onne base. Receives priority courier deliveries and ensures timely delivery to recipients.

Main Tasks
– Answers and directs telephone calls and visitors to the appropriate department/employee. Takes accurate phone messages when necessary and ensures that messages are responded to or delivered in a timely manner.
– Receives high priority deliveries and ensures timely notification to recipient
– Must be proficient in FMC procedures concerning visitor policies.
– Maintains accurate log books for courier deliveries to company and other duties as assigned.
– Keep updated on organizational changes within the entire FMC company and be familiar with all FMC business units, acquisitions and the appropriate contact information for each.
– Ensure that the office areas maintain a professional appearance at all times
– Maintains efficient paper and electronic filing system and ensures quick retrieval of requested documents.
– Performs some clerical and administrative duties including typing, proofreading, editing documents and time entry.
– Enters data from various sources into spreadsheets, verifies input and calculations. Regularly develops original and complex spreadsheets, databases and reports.
– Maintains an adequate inventory of Office supplies
– May schedule and maintain calendar of appointments, meetings and travel itineraries for department staff and may coordinate related arrangements. Ensures accurate and timely communication to involved parties.
– May plan, coordinate and make arrangements for on-site and offsite Conferences, meetings and special events. Ensures accurate and timely communication to involved parties.
– Identifies and suggests ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the department.
– May assist Supervisor in team building, time management, setting and achieving organizational objectives and proposing process improvements.

Requirements
– Minimum Higher National Diploma, bachelors preferred. Two-three years’ experience in an office environment preferred.
– Understanding of policies and procedures that apply to a corporate business environment.
– Above average interpersonal skills for inter-departmental and visitor interaction.
– Demonstrated resourcefulness and initiative to complete difficult assignments.
– Experience in coordinating people and events.
– Above average interpersonal skills for inter-departmental, customer interaction, and executive contacts.
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
– Excellent PC skills including proficiency in mastery of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, project). Ability to use and manage advanced software packages and sharepoint type sites.
– Must have the ability to handle many diverse tasks simultaneously and be able to work effectively

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FEDERAL DEPARTMENT OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT (PROCUREMENT OFFICER)

Federal Department of Rural Development (FDRD) – The Federal Government of Nigeria has secured a credit from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) for the implementation of Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP).

The VCDP will address the constraints along the cassava and rice Value Chains in Anambra, Ebonyi, Benue, Taraba, Niger and Ogun States. The programme comprises three complementary and mutually reinforcing components viz: Agricultural Market Development; Smallholder Productivity Enhancement: and Programme Coordination and Management.

The specific objective of the Programme is to enhance on a sustainable basis, the incomes and food security of poor rural households engaged in production, processing and marketing of rice and cassava in the participating states.

For effective programme take-off, the FMARD is constituting a National Programme Management Unit (NPMU) at the Programme Headquarters in Abuja. Consequently, part of the proceeds of the VCDP credit will be applied to engage the services of the following officer at the Programme Headquarters, Abuja.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Procurement Officer (PO)
Location: Abuja

Responsibilities
The Procurement Officer will be responsible for the management of Programme procurement activities as part of Programme
Implementation arrangements, in accordance with relevant National and IFAD Procurement Guidelines, building capacities of other Programme Implementing Partners.

Specific Duties:
Undertake procurement activity as per the draft Procurement Plan which provides the estimated costs and the basis for the procurement methods for each procurement item under the programme.
Prepare technical specifications for procurement of goods, works and services.
Prepare bidding documents, tender notices, and invitations for bids.
Receive, open and evaluate bids, as well as finalize contracts.
Administer contracts to ensure compliance with the contract conditions, payment terms.
Maintain all the records relating to procurement.
Maintain a separate record relating to complaints and their redressal.
Update periodically the Procurement Plan in agreement with the Programme team to reflect the actual programme implementation needs and improvements in institutional capacity.
Ensure implementation of agreed procurement arrangements.
Prepare procurement implementation reports in accordance with reporting requirements of IFAD and the government for both the NPMU and consolidated reports for the entire programme.
Providing guidance and supervision for the state, the beneficiaries and service providers.
Ensuring that the procurement capacity of state, beneficiaries and service providers is developed.

Terms of Appointment:
Two year contract, subject to renewal for a maximum of 6 years, based on performance.

Qualification and Experience
University Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification. Masters degree will bean added advantage
Minimum of 7 years of relevant post qualification experience in donor supported programmes.
Strong background and experience in successfully carrying out procurement using similar procedures, methods, specifications etc.
Knowledge (at least 6 years) of internationally accepted ‘best practice’ systems, the Nigerian Procurement Laws and guidelines and experiences in working with donor funded projects.
Good writing skills and good computer skills required
Ability of team spirit, good interpersonal and conflict management skills
Integrity and confidentiality.
Interpersonal and time management skills.

Application Closing Date
18th February, 2014.

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

The Director,
Federal Department of Rural Development
No. 30 127, Algiers Street,
Beside PDP National Secretariat,
Wuse Zone 5, Abuja, FCT.

Note:
This position is open to serving public officers as well as other interested candidates.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. All applications must bear the positions applied for, on the top right hand side of the envelopes.

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AUDITION FOR ARTIST. HURRY AND APPLY.

If you believe you are a good actor/actress or have acting ability, here’s an opportunity you don’t want to miss!

This is a Casting call for a new and exciting international TV soap opera. Casting will take place next week, Friday 17th January 2014 in Lagos and Ibadan.

Locations are:

Lagos – Ree Daniels Hotel, 6 Emanuel High Street, Ogudu, Ojota, Lagos

Ibadan – Odedembe Hall 1, Walan Hotel (Formerly De Rovans Hotel) ring Road ibadan.

Both auditions start at 9am prompt.

Auditions are for people between ages 18 and 65. There are also opportunities for young male and female actors between 7 and 9 years old.

Casting forms are available for download on www.ibstmedia.com. Please come to the auditions with a 5’7 full photo of yourself attached to the filled form.

You can also send further enquiries to info@ibstmedia.com or ayodeji@ibstmedia.com.

Please note: this call is for serious people only.

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