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Job Vacancies at Alfred & Victoria Associates

  • Alfred & Victoria Associates is one of Nigeria’s leading ICT solution based company. Our company offers a wide range of services which are in high demand of today’s emerging market. AVA has three major arms which have been streamlined to meet our customer’s needs.

    Fibre Optics Engineer

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Responsible for customer premise installations, including racking, cabling, bonding and grounding.
    • Coordinate fiber activities with other departments and the Manager of OSP construction
    • Perform ring cuts on live fiber without affecting existing services.
    • Perform fiber tests with OTDR’s, light source and meters.
    • Terminate, splice, bonds/grounds and tests fiber optic equipment to division standards.
    • Provide accurate equipment location, splicing and terminating records for the fiber database.
    • Assist Construction/Engineering departments in accepting and turning up the fiber network.
    • Perform installation of fiber optic equipment and patch and panels.
    • Monitor, communicate and perform corrective actions to fix problems affecting any fiber or fiber related equipment.
    • Install demarcation enclosures and other telecom equipment.
    • Must be well versed in modern fiber splicing techniques.
    • OTDR, power meters, traffic identifiers, digital multimeters, cleavers, strippers, buffer tube splitters, cable ring tools, hand tools, toners, duct rodders, ladders, bucket trucks
    • Ability to work under minimal supervision. And apply technical expertise to evaluate problems and implementing the best solutions.
    • Work a variety of schedules including normal duty and on call duty.
    • Will be required to work night shifts and overtime when needed.

    Education and Qualifications

    • BSc / HND in Electrical Electronic/Computer engineering or other related Course.
    • Independent problem solver combined with strong team orientation.
    • 3+ years of technical experience in a telecommunications or network operations environment.
    • Knowledgeable in cisco switching and routing configuration and troubleshooting.
    • Good understanding of telecommunication equipment operation.
    • Good experience of multi-vendor telecommunication equipment.

    Salary
    Very attractive.

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    Marketing Manager, Brand and Communication

     

    Department: Commercial
    Reporting to: HOD Commercial
    Job type: Full-time

    Key Roles

    • As Marketing Manager, Brand and Communications, you will manage the delivery of an effective marketing strategy for our company, delivering external and internal communications in order to increase awareness, generate demand and maintain share of voice.
    • You will support the overall commercial strategy and assist the business to achieve its marketing objectives while maintaining budget.

    Key Accountabilities

    • Reporting to the EHOD Commercial, candidate will be responsible for creating and delivery of the marketing activities as it relates to the brands and communication, predominantly in Nigeria, but also involve in the coordination of activities with Company Business Group Africa. As the first point of contact, will coordinate marketing activities mainly in Company Business Nigeria as it relates to Brands and Communication.

    Core marketing areas include:

    • Brand Management.
    • External and Internal Communication.
    • Advertising/PR in Nigerian and African media.
    • Digital Marketing and Social Media Engagement.
    • Web design and SEO.
    • E-Marketing and Promotions.
    • Product Marketing and Sales Support.
    • Budget & Cost Management.
    • Sector specific marketing activities targeting key Industries.
    • Database management and optimization.

    The responsibilities of this role will include:

    • Planning and implementing marketing campaigns via a number of media platforms, including digital and direct marketing activity, events and email promotions.
    • He/she will also be expected to drive traffic to the website, generating sales leads by using innovative design ideas and Search Engine Optimization.
    • Candidate will work closely with the media and specific trade titles to maximize coverage.
    • Candidate will liaise with Internal Stakeholders including Product Managers, Sales Managers, Finance & Treasury managers and the Management team.
    • He/ She is responsible for all Internal Communication and engagement campaigns.
    • Candidate will be expected to deliver joint marketing campaigns with multinational corporations, developing partnerships and joint promotions.
    • Candidate will manage relationship between external parties including Marketing Agencies, Public Relations Agencies and Production Houses, as well as Trade and Industry Associations, Local & International Industry Publications / Trade journals and other marketing collateral suppliers.

    Requirements

    • The preferred candidate must have a minimum of 7 years post call experience working Management/Supervisory experience essential. Experience in Telecoms or technology sector required.
    • Candidate must have Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Business Administration from a reputable university. A Master’s Degree and Professional Marketing Qualification (e.g.CIM) will be an added advantage.

    Knowledge:

    • The ideal candidate will be experienced in B2B marketing, have a strong commercial grounding and possess excellent organizational skills.
    • The ability to build and manage project timelines and budgets with a focus on delivery and seeing assignments through to completion are key personal attributes required.
    • This role is a wide ranging and high profile one, so the candidate will therefore have a proven track record in Brand marketing, internal & external communications, creative writing and/or website design and management.
    • Candidate will be fully IT literate, with knowledge of the Microsoft suite of products and have highly developed interpersonal skills with the proven ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships at all levels.
    • Strong knowledge in corporate communication management, sales presentation, as well as People leadership and management skills, budgeting and negotiation and strong knowledge of the IT/Telecom Industry and current marketing trends will be required.

    Attributes:

    • Highly self-motivated.
    • Have a strong customer facing presence.
    • Be able to communicate across all levels within the organizations.
    • Good persuasion and negotiation skills.
    • Well-developed Oral, written and presentation skills.
    • Be well organized, structured with the ability to drive and oversee multi-discipline projects across many companies and organizations.
    • Attention to detail and the ability to ensure all outputs are of the highest quality.
    • Goal-oriented.

    Salary
    Very attractive.

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    Network & System Engineer

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide technical support for Corporate clients.
    • Design, implement and support IT, Security and Network Solutions for corporate clients.

    Personal Responsibilities

    • Report to the Head of Department.
    • Responsible for all assigned equipment to his team.
    • Should maintain a high level of personal responsibility in order to be an example to his colleagues.
    • Abide and apply the rules and regulations of the department and the company as a whole.
    • Responsible for achieving any assignment given by his Manager
    • Keeping up to date with departmental and company notification via Emails, Notice board and other mediums
    • Keeps himself up-to-date with the technologies required by companies.
    • High ability and readiness for any urgent intervention at client sites to meet SLAs.

    General Skills:

    • Interpersonal relationship.
    • Maintain a good communication and interaction with customers and colleagues.
    • Team leadership (or team player).
    • Communications skills, both verbal and written.

    Academic/Education Qualifications

    • B.Sc (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer Communication Engineering or Telecom.
    • Certifications:
      • CCNA is a must.
      • CCNP is highly preferable.

    Experience:

    • A previous experience in deploying ICT infrastructures is mandatory.

    Technical Skills:

    • Good knowledge in Routing and Switching.
    • Good knowledge VLAN, Trunks and VPN networks.
    • Very Good Knowledge in Cyberoam, Sophos and Other UTMs and Firewalls.
    • Good Knowledge in Servers OS: Windows and Linux
    • Good knowledge in Microsoft Active Directory and Exchange.
    • Experience in data protection such as End Point Protection, DLP and Encryption.
    • Experience in Backup and Archiving Solutions.
    • Very Good knowledge in IP Subnets.
    • Knowledge in Virtualization.
    • Ability to design topologies and provide consultancy for corporate customers.
    • Ability to assess and troubleshoot networks, systems and IT Security.

    Language Qualifications:

    • Good verbal and writing skills in English are mandatory.

    Salary
    Very attractive.

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    Regional Sales Manager

     

    Location: Abia
    Business Card Title: Regional Sales Manager
    Reports To: Head of Sales
    Supervises: Sales Representatives

    Role Objectives

    • Ensure the commercial success of CYMNG Products.
    • Identify new markets and opportunities.
    • Play active part in the development of short-medium-long term business goals.

    Duties

    • Lead the sales team in developing sales strategy and new markets for Motorcycle, Power Products, Out-Board Engine, Spare Parts and Yamalube in the region.
    • Establish good relationship and communicate daily with existing dealers in the region.
    • Monitor activities and performance of Motorcycle, Power Products, Out-Board Engine, Spare Parts and Yamalube in the market.
    • Gather market information and report the following activities in the region:
      • Competitors
      • Dealers
      • Promotional activities
    • Contribute to After-sales activities aimed at maintaining high customer satisfaction.
    • Monitor sales progress on retain and provide weekly reports.
    • Collaborate with Dealer Network Unit to scout for and recruit new dealers.
    • Actively support the marketing team in the execution of planned marketing activities.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Training & Experience

    • B.Sc/HND in relevant discipline.
    • Minimum of Five (5) years post NYSC work experience.
    • Must be very familiar with the Western Region terrain.
    • Flexibility to travel within the region.

    Required Skills:

    • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent Negotiation Skills.
    • Good Knowledge of MS Office Packages.
    • Excellent selling skills.
    • Good Report Writing Skills.
    • Good riding/driving skills.

    Attitudes:

    • Compliance and ethics-oriented attitude.
    • Passionate.
    • Self-driven and result oriented.
    • Tenacious.
    • Team Work.

    Salary

    • Very attractive.

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    Regional Sales Manager

     

    Business Card Title: Regional Sales Manager
    Reports To: Head of Sales
    Supervises: Sales Representatives

    Role Objectives

    • Ensure the commercial success of CYMNG Products.
    • Identify new markets and opportunities.
    • Play active part in the development of short-medium-long term business goals.

    Duties

    • Lead the sales team in developing sales strategy and new markets for Motorcycle, Power Products, Out-Board Engine, Spare Parts and Yamalube in the region.
    • Establish good relationship and communicate daily with existing dealers in the region.
    • Monitor activities and performance of Motorcycle, Power Products, Out-Board Engine, Spare Parts and Yamalube in the market.
    • Gather market information and report the following activities in the region:
      • Competitors
      • Dealers
      • Promotional activities
    • Contribute to After-sales activities aimed at maintaining high customer satisfaction.
    • Monitor sales progress on retain and provide weekly reports.
    • Collaborate with Dealer Network Unit to scout for and recruit new dealers.
    • Actively support the marketing team in the execution of planned marketing activities.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Training & Experience

    • B.Sc/HND in relevant discipline.
    • Minimum of Five (5) years post NYSC work experience.
    • Must be very familiar with the Western Region terrain.
    • Flexibility to travel within the region.

    Required Skill:

    • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent Negotiation Skills.
    • Good Knowledge of MS Office Packages.
    • Excellent selling skills.
    • Good Report Writing Skills.
    • Good riding/driving skills.

    Attitudes:

    • Compliance and ethics-oriented attitude.
    • Passionate.
    • Self-driven and result oriented.
    • Tenacious.
    • Team Work.

    Salary

    • Very attractive.

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their CV to: [email protected] Using the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail.

    Note: Any application received after the time above will be automatically rejected.

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