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Finding Your Passion: Do what interests you this moment

What if you didn’t have to figure out your passion, purpose or mission in life?

What if you didn’t have to come up with the “perfect” business idea, or find the “perfect” intersection between what you love to do and what people want?
When you really look at what’s going on, the concept of passion or purpose is something you’ve learned.

You have an idea in your head of what it’s supposed to be like. You have expectations, and when those expectations aren’t met, you’re unhappy.

But what if you focused on following your excitement and heart from moment to moment.

You would still attend to the practical matters of life.

You would still have challenges, but you would no longer be weighed down by “not having found your passion.”

Passion comes down to doing what you enjoy right now.

It doesn’t have to set your hair on fire. It doesn’t have to be complicated. It starts right now by doing what interests you.

It’s starts with one tiny step. That step could be as simple as going for a walk, writing in your journal or playing guitar.

You will want to complicate it, but you don’t have to.

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Current Job Opportunities at The Bay Lounge

Energetic, highly motivated and result oriented people to fill a number of roles:


RequirementsSuccessful candidates must have cocktail making skills, be diligent, resourceful, well-groomed and have excellent communicationMinimum qualification of HND or SSc in Hotel Catering Management from a reputable institution.Must have 5 years work experience in similar position in a well-established restaurant or five star Hotel.A post-graduate qualification or professional certification will be an added advantage.Age should not be above 40 years.


RequirementsOND/HND Secretarial Administration with sound typing speed and excellent competence in the use of Microsoft Applications such as Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.Must have minimum 3 years hands-on experience with a reputable company.Candidates should be personable, articulate and be able to work with little supervision.Age should not be above 30 years.


RequirementsHND in Hotel and Catering Management Purchasing and Supply or Stores Management with a minimum of 3 years experience in reputable company preferably within the Hospitality Industry.Age should not be above 40 years.


RequirementsHND/BSc in Hotel and Catering Management with a minimum of 3 years experience.Successful candidates must have cocktail-making skills, be diligent, resourceful, well-groomed, and have excellent communication and presentation skills.Age should not be more than 35 years


RequirementsHND/BSc in Hotel and Catering Management with a minimum of 3 years experience in reputable restaurant or hotel.Successful candidates must be diligent, resourceful, well-groomed and have excellent communication and presentation skills.Age should not be above 35 years.


RequirementsAttractive, well groomed ladies must have a minimum HND in relevant courses with at least 2 years experience in similar position with a reputable organisation.Must have strong communication and presentation skills, and excellent phone manner.


RequirementsMust be an expert in the preparation of African, Continental & Oriental dishes with a minimum of 5 years work experience in a 5-star hotel/restaurant, running of kitchen to include cooking, staff training, stock and quality control.Must have OND or professional certificates in cookery and/or culinary services.Age not above 40 years.Method of Application
Handwritten application of position you are applying for with a detailed CV showing GSM phone numbers together with photocopies of credentials and 2 passport photographs, should reach the address below or email same documents with scanned picture to admin@thebayloungeltd.com within 2 weeks of this publication:

The Personnel Manager,
The Bay Lounge
Plot 10, Block 12a Admiralty Road,
Lekki Phase 1,

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Current Employment Offer at Orpheus Company Limited

Orpheus Company Limited was established in 1989 with a clear commitment to the development of beneficial music in
homes, schools, churches and the larger Nigerian society. From that time, we have been involved in the burgeoning musical activities in the country.
With shops spread across the country, we have grown to become the first ‘port of call’ for musical instruments, publications, recorded music, equipment, accessories and services.The market leader in the Sales and Marketing of classical Musical instrument in Nigeria has recently expanded its trade
line to include a high profile. world class instrument whose manufacturers Is based in Hamburg, Germany.

This Company requires for immediate employment:


A. To design and implement marketing and Sales strategy and programme which delivers Company overall objective/vision and ensure Customer satisfaction.
B. To manage the brand and eneurestts success in the Nigerian Market In meeting Musical needs of highly placed and high network individuals and corporate bodies.
C. To deliver sales target on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis in Lagos, Abuja. PH and any other assigned territory.
D. Others as assigned by management’

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCESThe ideal candidates must have B.Sc or HND (MBA an added advantage) and at least 7 years experience in marketing and sales of high end, luxurious product and services to high profile and networth individual across the Country.Such candidate should have proven record of having business access to high netwurth individuals in Nigeria.Method of Application
Only serious candidates should apply. Qualified candidates should send CVs within two weeks to:hr_music@yahoo.com and info@orpheusmusic.com.ng

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Professionals Needed at a Luxury Residential Complex

A leading property investment company located in Lagos, providing luxury residential accommodation with top of the range facilities for top executives requires for immediate employment the following professionals


ª       Not less than 5 years experience in residential property management


ª       Not less than 5 years experience in residential facilities management


ª       Not less than 3 years experience in residential plumbing and water facilities maintenance


ª       3 years experience

To apply, qualified persons should forward a handwritten application along with a CV and one passport photograph to:





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Teaching Job at Noble Hall Leadership Academy for Girls

Noble Hall’s aim is to turn today’s learners into tomorrow’s leaders. We are a boarding and day school in
Abuja, providing an exciting and enriching learning environment for girls between the ages of 11 and 16. Noble Hall will be admitting girls into Years 7, 8 and 9 in September 2014.

We are recruting to fill the below position:

PE & Art Teacher

Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young persons for whom you are responsible and with whom you come into contact Plan and prepare courses and lessons Teach, according to their educational needs, the groups assigned to you, including the setting and marking of work Set work which can be graded each week, if possible incorporating a weekly test Inspect all student portfolios regularly and insist they are kept in good order Ensure that a visual record of students’ work is maintained each year; film and photograph final Summer exhibition work Assist the Head of Department with the organisation of AS and A2 Art, Textiles and Photography exhibitions Promote the general progress and well-being of students in your care Provide students with guidance on educational and social matters relating to their studies and future careers Assist the Head of Department with the compiling of portfolios, checking of application forms and personal statements and providing references for students applying to Art Colleges Provide a detailed typed report on each student each term Communicate and consult with parents and other persons or agencies outside the school as required Participate in meetings, particularly the regular Monday staff meeting, regular departmental meetings and any meetings with parents Participate in any arrangements for further training and professional development Review methods of teaching and programmes of work from time to time Keep all teacher materials up-to-date Work closely with the Head of Department and assist with the preparation and introduction of new courses and schemes of work Promote Art, Textiles and Photography within the school and contribute material to the website Maintain good order and discipline with your students both inside and outside the classroom Take good care of your teaching space and all teaching materials provided by the school Stand in for a colleague should he/she be away Set work for your classes if you are away from school for any reason Participate in supervisory duties or sporting activities during the afternoons Drive students to school in the morning and to activities in the afternoons and back to the Houses in the evening provided you have the appropriate licence Distribute the weekly grades to your personal tutor group each Monday evening Safeguard the Health and Safety of students in your care Participate in arrangements for preparing students for their external examinations including marking and recording coursework Invigilate if asked to by the SMT Provide individual help for students as required. Dress appropriately at all times – the male dress code includes a tie Carry out general duties and responsibilities as deemed reasonable by the SMT.Requirements
First degree and/or teaching degree At least 3 years teaching experience Evidence of further professional study e.g. Masters Professional association with a recognized body is an added advantage IGCSE certificate would be a plus Teaching experience in an international school would be a plus. Must be computer literate.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications consisting of a covering letter of no more than 2 A4 sides and a current CVs with photograph to: info@noblehall.com

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Human Capital Consultant at Stanbic IBTC

Stanbic IBTC Holdings is a member of Standard Bank Group which is Africa’s largest banking group ranked by assets and earnings and has been in business for more than 150 years. It is a global Bank with African roots and has extensive operations in 19 African countries including South Africa and 12 countries outside Africa including key financial centers like Europe, United States and Asia making us one of the biggest banking networks in the continent. It operates in Nigeria as Stanbic IBTC Bank; a subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC Holdings

Human Capital Consultant

Main Purpose of the Job

• To provide support to the Head – Human Capital in:
o Developing and implementing HC Strategic solutions aligned with business needs and expectations;
o Advising WEALTH Leadership on People related issues and themes;
o Providing thought leadership on Human Capital management to WEALTH Leadership & People;
o Managing & executing all areas of the employee life cycle within WEALTH in an efficient and effective manner;
o Providing Reports & Metrics on HC issues to WEALTH Exco, and the Group in general;
o Providing leadership to WEALTH in change management, organizational design and other organizational transformation initiatives; and
o Developing and implementing change initiatives to support WEALTH projects

Key Responsibilities- Major Tasks and Responsibilities


Supports the Head – Human Capital in
• Helping WEALTH to accomplish its business goals
• Participating in defining business strategies for WEALTH
• Ensuring that HC strategies are aligned with business strategy
• Making the WEALTH business strategy happen


Supports the Head – Human Capital in

• Improving Operational Efficiency within WEALTH by providing organizational support and managing infrastructure
• Delivering HC processes throughout the employee life-cycle in a seamless manner
• Ensuring that HC processes are simplified and administered efficiently
• Efficiently producing reports and measures to track HC performance and people issues
• Increasing productivity throughout the business
• Managing HC and associated costs

Employee Relations

Supports the Head – Human Capital in
• Assisting WEALTH Leadership and management in taking care of employees’ personal needs
• Developing and implementing programmes and activities aimed at improving employee engagement.
• Ensuring that people policies are reflective our employee brand and value proposition
• Listening and responding to employees and their concerns
• Providing direction and support to employees in HC procedures and through the employee life cycle
• Providing support to employees in managing challenges at work and in their personal lives

Organizational Transformation

Supports the Head – Human Capital in
• Assisting WEALTH and leadership in managing organizational change and transformation
• Developing and implementing interventions to shape cultural change for renewal and transformation
• Designing HC processes and programs that increase the organization’s ability to change
• Providing support for new behaviours to drive competitiveness of the Bank
• Participating actively in organizational renewal efforts, culture projects, etc.

Key Behaviors

• Provides input, analysis and recommendations to enable the Head – Human Capital:
o Advise the BU Heads and EXCOs on People related issues
o Promote and enforce consistency in HC policy implementation within WEALTH
o Advocate and promote discipline and service orientation among HC Team.
• Builds networks within the Group and the HC team to share best practicesMethod of Application
To apply for this role, click here

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FITC recruitment for an Electricity Distribution Company, November 2014

Do you aspire for change? Would you like to put your expertise and experience at the disposal of a power distribution company that is ready to play a strategic role in lighting up Nigeria?

Now is the time to act as various vacancies exist in one of the newly privatized power distribution companies in Nigeria.
This company is ready to attract, develop and retain the best people who are prepared to commit their talent to delivering superior power distribution services to clients.

The following vacancies exist in the company.

Head, Finance & Accounts

Head, HR and Admin

Head, Marketing and Customer Services

How to Apply
To apply, click for any of the above positions, or  Click here for more information

Create an account on the portal and login.
If the status shows “closed”, kindly check back.

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Regenesys Business School (Academic Manager)

Regenesys Business School is one of the fastest growing and leading institutions of management and leadership development. Regenesys, which was started with the purpose of human development through education, was founded in South Africa in 1998. Regenesys offers a wide range of e-learning and contact education programmes at tertiary level touching the lives of over 100 000 students in 195 countries.

Regenesys and the programmes offered are accredited, registered or approved by various authorities including the Council on Higher Education (CHE), the Department of Education (DOE) (2000/HE07/023), the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and various SETAS.

Regenesys Nigeria is based in the business hub of Victoria Island, Lagos. Join this rapidly growing international business school and help the leaders of tomorrow hone their business and leadership skills.

Job description
To assume responsibility and be fully accountable for the local administration and academic quality for all academic and executive education programmes, including the management of relationships with all relevant stakeholders.

Position in Organisation: Academic Head:
Reports to: Dean of the School.

Duties and Key Responsibilities:
Local Administration of Academic Programmes:
Handle all administrative matters in relation to registration and on-boarding of students for all academic programmes as well as delegates for executive education programmes
Handle all administrative matters in relation to sourcing for facilitators locally or through the head office for academic and executive education programmes.
Maintain close working relationship with the head office’s Academic department; provide regular and timely information on status of registrations for academic and executive education programmes to the head office as required.
Prepare course schedules for all local academic and executive education programmes in collaboration with the head office.
Liaise with and give input into material development for academic and executive education programmes as required.

Quality assurance of all assessments and moderations:
Implement, manage and maintain the process of assessment and moderation for all skills and corporate projects
Communicate with skills/project administrators on any outstanding aspects, on completion of the assessment and/or moderation process
Contract/source assessors and/or moderators (if needed) to ensure turnaround times are met for all assessments and moderation
Hold assessor and moderator meetings when necessary, which could include areas for development
Manage the electronic and paper-based filing system for all quality assurance related matters

Programme and centre accreditation:
Handle and monitor accreditation activities and processes with relevant accreditation institutions
Liaise with and give input into material development for academic programmes
Apply for approval of programmes, by preparing and submitting the necessary documentation to the relevant regulatory and accreditation institutions
Track progress of all accreditation issues with the relevant regulatory and accreditation bodies
Maintain a working relationship with all relevant regulatory and accreditation institutions pertaining to accreditation (programme and/or centre)
Manage and sustain relationships with all relevant accreditation and regulatory institutions
Manage the electronic and paper-based filing system for all accreditation related information

Submit all relevant accreditation and regulatory reports on time
Meet all head office reporting requirements timely
Evaluate/action all report findings/recommendations and compliance issues

Customer Service
Manage all queries relating to the certification of skills programmes
Manage all academic related queries/complaints/concerns
To apply please send your CV to careers@regenesys.co.za by no later than 30 November 2014 indicating that you are applying for the Academic Manager Nigeria role.

Desired Skills and Experience
Minimum Requirements

Min 5 year relevant experience in the education /training environment
Post graduate Diploma or Honors Degree; PhD will be an advantage
Client liaison experience

Administration and coordination of academic programmes

Conflict and Crisis Management
Flexibility and Creativity
Learning and Development
Organisational Effectiveness
Problem Solving and Decision Making
Professionalism and Ethics
Proactive and have self-control
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Project management ability

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Graduate Job Vacancies in Nigeria at CS Offshore Integrated Services Limited, 7th November 2014

CS Offshore Integrated Services Limited – A leading ship management company with their head office in the Middle East is looking for an ideal candidate to fill the below position in their head office in Nigeria:

Job Title: HSSEQ Assistant

Ref Number: N-1019
Location: Nigeria

Holds relevant qualifications, at least 3 years exp in offshore industry. Job Title: Store Keeper
Ref Number: N-1016
Location: Nigeria
Slot: 2

Holds relevant qualifications, at least 3 years exp in offshore industry, preferred Nigerian. Job Title: Stores & Logistics Manager
Ref Number: N-1013
Location: Nigeria

Holds relevant qualifications, at least 10 years exp in offshore industry and must be able to take full charge of Stores & Logistics Department.  Job Title: Crewing Manager
Ref Number: N-1012
Location: Nigeria

Holds relevant Marine qualifications with trained certifications at least 5 years experience and must be able to take full charge of Crewing Department for their operations in West Africa. Job Title: Technical Support
Ref Number: N-1017
Location: Nigeria
Successful applicant must be COC holder as Chief Engineer or equivalent such as engineering in mechanical/marine engineering. Must have at least 3 years shore based experience preferably handling offshore & DP2 vessels. Reporting to Technical Manager, must be a good team player with strong technical, analytical & computer skills. Must: Nigerian nationality with minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role in offshore/shipping industry Job Title: HSSEQ Officer
Ref Number: N-1018
Location: Nigeria

Holds relevant marine engineering qualifications, Master/Ch Eng or Surveyor with Internal Auditor, DPA, CSO & MLC trained certifications with at least 3 years in similar capacity in offshore industry
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: careers@cs-offshore.com along with a brief write up as to why they are suitable for this position.

Note: Applications without Job Ref Number in the subject line will not be considered

Application Deadline 15th November, 2014

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Qualified Experts Needed at an Internationally Acclaimed Christian Organisation

A well established and Christian faith-based organization with international repute requires the services of the following:



Bachelor’s degree in Education Master’s degree in Administration or education would be an advantage Not less than 5 years experience as a principal of a reputable school



Bachelor’s degree in Education Master’s degree in Administration or education would be an advantage Not less than 5 years experience as head teacher of a reputable school



B.sc/HND in Marketing or any Social Science discipline from any institution of good repute Not less than 3 years cognate experience



Minimum of 5 years relevant experience

  1. PLUMBER – C120


Not less than 5 years relevant experience

To apply, interested persons should send a copy of their resume in PDF format to: application141014@gmail.com not later than 2 weeks of this publication

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Tuesday Guardian Newspapers Job Vacancies in Nigeria, October 2014

A reputable company with the Head office in Abuja and branches all over Nigeria requires the services of:

Job Title: Administrative Manager
Qualification: A good first degree in Social Sciences
– 8-10 years working experience. – Must have 5 years driving experience with a valid driver’s licence – Must have the ability to work under pressure and be prepared to work late without supervision.
Job Title: Clearing Officers
Qualification: HND/BSc
– Must have 4-5 years working experience – Must have the ability to work under pressure and be prepared to work late without supervision as there may be the need to work late or at night at the airport Job Title: Cargo Manager Qualification: HND/BSc
– 5 years working experience – Must be able to clear consignment within seven (7) working days. – Must have the ability to work under pressure and be prepared to work late without supervision. – Must have 5 years driving experience with a valid driver’s licence
Job Title: Accountant
Qualification: A good first degree in Accounting
– Minimum of 6 years working experience in auditing. – Must have the ability to work under pressure and be prepared to work late without supervision. – Must have 5 years driving experience with a valid driver’s licence
Job Title:  Confidential Secretary
Qualification: HND/BSc in Social Sciences/Secretarial Studies
– 5 years working experience in a reputable organisation – Must be able to work under pressure and be prepared to work without supervision
How to Apply
Applications should be submitted within two weeks of this publication to:
The Advertiser
Box 2061
The Guardian Newspapers Ltd.
Rutam House,
Oshodi-Apapa Express way,
Isolo, Lagos.
PMB 1217, Oshodi, Lagos.

Please note that shortlisted candidates will be contacted and interview will take place at our Head office in Abuja

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Vacancy at Sesema Public Relations Ltd.

A PR firm on the mainland seeks to employ a HR/Information Officer to work with the Head, HR and Administration. The individual will
support with generalist HR functions and Information management.

HR / Information Officer

Job Role
Assist in general HR functions
Records management
Manage Logistics and protocol activities
Maintain inventory and stores management
Monitor and manage accounts receivables and payables
overall office administration and maintenance
Support staff with project‐based activities
Support Head, HR and Admin to ensure that HR database is up to date, accurate and complies with legislation

The individual must have a bubbly personality, and a good disposition for work. Some specific skills include:

At least 3 years experience in HR and Administration
HR generalist
Strong administration & book keeping/ accounting skills
Familiarity with business software such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel etc.
Knowledge of hr information systems and software
A high level of confidentiality
Excellent interpersonal and customer-facing skills
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
The flexibility and willingness to learn
To enjoy working with people
The ability to work accurately, with attention to details

Method of Application
If you are the candidate we are looking for, send your CV to careers@sesema.com

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Brokerage Firm Vacancy for a Sales Executive in Lagos, October 2014

A new brokerage firm is recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Sales Executive
Summary of Position:
The incumbent reports to the Head of Unit and is responsible for attaining company’s growth objectives and articulating new business opportunities and for identifying negotiating and managing relationships with existing and new clients in line with our corporate goals.

Specific Objectives and Responsibilities:

Develop new business relationships, generate and negotiate new income to an agreed annual target (to increase year on year) Provide timely, accurate quotes on all prospect applications submitted for approval and kick-off Identify and resolve client complaints and enquires promptly. Assist in the development of a business plan and sales strategy for products that ensures attainment of company sales goals and profitability Prepare action plans for self for effective search of sales leads and prospects. Prepare a variety of status reports, including sales activity, follow up and adherence to goals to the Lead Develop new accounts. Make weekly presentations on set targets and review of previous and planned activities. This will follow the weekly status meetings Requirements HND / Degree qualification required
How To Apply
Interested candidates should send CV’s and applications to: c.nzom@banksomegroup.com

Application Deadline 31st October, 2014

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SIAT NIGERIA LIMITED Job Vacancy for a Management Accountant

SIAT NIGERIA LIMITED is an agro-allied company engaged in the cultivation of oil palms and the processing of crude palm oil.

We have about 14,000 hectares planted with oil palms and employ about 4,000 workers at our Ubima and Elele Estates in Rivers State.
We are expanding rapidly and require professional and motivated staff to assist with this expansion.
We have the following requirements for employment in our Accounts Department at our Ubima Head Office.

Position: Management Accountant

Working closely with & reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, you will be responsible for the Management Accounting Control Systems of the Company, in cooperation with all Heads of Department. Requirements/Responsibilities/Expertise
Appropriate qualification in accounts/finance or related field. Analyze business performance, ensure monthly cost/budget reports distributed though out the company. Assist, guide & follow up with HODs re cost/budget reports – involve all HODs in the budget and cost control process, manage special projects, stand in for members of the accounts department. Maintain company fixed asset register. Agricultural experience would be useful. Energetic and self motivated with focus on monthly accounts preparation & reporting systems. Knowledge and experience of modular accounts system, general ledger accounts with linked cost centres and expense codes. Knowledge of IFRS implementation and reporting. Assist in monthly financial closing of company accounts & preparation of monthly KPIs. Assist in preparation of annual budgets, assists and guide HODS with budget preparation. Track & review expenditure against budgets in a suitable reporting format. How to Apply
Interested candidates should send their application with detailed curriculum vitae on or before 28th October, 2014 to:-
E-mail to: hr.snl@siat-group.com

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Interviews will be held at our Head Office at Ubima.

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