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Nigeria: Chief Of Party – PEPFAR, Nigeria

Organization: CAMRIS International Country: Nigeria Closing date: 15 Feb 2016 OVERVIEW: Founded in 2013, Partners for Global Research and Development Group, LLC (PGRDG), is an 8(a) certified small business that specializes in the provision of services in international development, monitoring and evaluation, training and technical assistance, and medical research. Built upon formal Small Business Administration (SBA) and USAID-approved mentor-protégé agreements, PGRDG is an SBA-approved joint venture that supports USAID contracts around the globe.

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Nigeria: Nigeria Coordinator (part-time)

Organization: Montrose Country: Nigeria Closing date: 20 Jan 2016 MONTROSE is an international development project management and consultancy company providing support to clients operating in the developing world. Specialised in the sectors of health, education, rural livelihoods and private sector development, our clients include bilateral and multilateral development agencies, the private sector, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and other development stakeholders

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GRM-Futures Group Vacancies for Monitoring and Evaluation Specialists in Nigeria

As a leading global development management firm, we cater to varied sectors of international development and create challenging job opportunities in development.

GRM Jobs enable us to constantly update our database with talented technical advisors, monitoring and evaluation experts, capacity building experts, business development specialists, project managers, team leaders, project coordinators, who build a career with us in the varied sectors of our work area, inter alia:
Health; Governance and Accountability; Education; Economic Growth, Trade and Livelihoods; and Agriculture and Food Security.
Job Title:  Seeking M&E Specialists GRM-Futures Group are looking to build a talent pool of Monitor and Evaluation specialists. Candidates who are selected to join the talent pool will be contacted as and when required by individual programmes.

Applicants should be able to:

    Lead programme monitoring and evaluation methodology, evidenced-based decision making, qualitative and quantitative research, management, analysis, and translating results;     Support routine reporting in line with donor requirements; and     Demonstrated experience in developing log frames, indicators, and M&E tools.     Monitor data collection, collation, storage, analysis, and reporting;     Ensure collected data is utilised in programme implementation;     Assess project progress, identify problems, and bring issues to the attention of relevant parties;
Essential Qualifications    Minimum 7 years’ experience leading M&E for donor-funded programmes;     Experience building capacity of staff and partners in M&E; ability to work in multidisciplinary teams;     Previous data analysis experience using Microsoft Excel or any other data analysis tool;     Experience managing teams in difficult settings ;     Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships across teams and organisations;     Experience in the development of surveys and data collection instruments for monitoring programmes;     Experience in research design and ability to apply methodologies flexibly to different scenarios;       Experience of working in the African region, particularly Nigeria is essential; and     Candidates should have experience in one of the following:

  1. Maternal, Newborn, and child health, primary health care, and health systems strengthening
  2. Making market work for the poor (M4P) approach
  3. Advocacy and accountability

Applicants who do not meet criteria will not be considered.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, click here

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Job Opportunities at Emirates Group, Lagos, Ngeria, January 5th 2015

The following job vacancies exist at Emirates Group Lagos, Nigeria

Job Title:   Cargo Sales Executive
Location Lagos

Qualifications and Experience
Education to a minimum of ‘A’ level or equivalent. Must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint. Should be fluent in written and oral English. A valid driving license (complying with current Airport Corporation requirements) Minimum 5 years’ experience in Air Cargo Industry of which minimum of two years as a Senior Cargo Assistant. Knowledge of Cargo operations required. Previous air cargo sales experience preferred.

Must have the right to live and work in Nigeria as the company will not assist in obtaining work permits.

Job Title:  Sales Manager
Location Lagos

The Position:
To achieve, organise, control and monitor passenger sales targets and marketing goals of the company. To monitor operations and administration of sales inline with company procedures and policies. To assist in the development of value-added products for implementation in the local market in order to further optimize and enhance revenue To control, guide and monitor the day-to-day activities of all field sales staff to ensure satisfactory performance levels and smooth flow of business. To ensure that the product and promotional plans are understood and implemented to give the greatest impact in the market. To prepare weekly, monthly and annual sales reports and constant monitoring of market trends and competitor activities in order to ensure that Head Office is kept informed of local conditions. To review the fortnightly and monthly sales of travel agents and GSA to ensure that business potential is being maximised and take suitable remedial actions. To liaise with marketing and tariff units and other passenger service related departments of Emirates to ensure well integrated sales effort. How to Apply

Click here to Apply . On the location field, select Nigeria, Click on the position you are interested in and apply

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America Chinese Yafeng West Africa Limited Job Openings in Nigeria, December 5th 2014

America Chinese Yafeng West Africa Limited (AC Yafeng West Africa Limited), a multinational company entering the Nigerian market, is seeking to employ energetic and vibrant young professionals to fill the position of:


Job Title: Architect
Location:
Nigeria
Qualification
Minimum of B.Sc in Architecture, M.Sc an added advantage. Must be able to use Autocad, Microsoft project and related architectural/construction software. Must be creative and good in graphic design. Minimum of 5 years experience as an architect in a reputable construction company, multinational company or an architectural firm. Job Title: Civil/Structural Site Engineer
Location:
Nigeria
Qualification
B.Sc/HND, M.Sc is an added advantage. 5 years experience as an engineer on site in a construction company, multinational company or an engineering firm. Must be able to use Autocad, Microsoft project and any other software for engineering.  Job Title: Marketing /Sales Officer, Housing & Estates
Location:
Nigeria
Qualification and Experience

B.Sc in Marketing. Minimum of 3 years experience.
Job Title: Human Resources Officer
Location:
Nigeria
Qualification and Experience

B.Sc in related discipline. Minimum of 3 years experience. Job Title: Accountant
Location:
Nigeria
Qualification
B.Sc Accounting, ICAN, ACCA, MSc Accounting added advantage. Minimum of 5 yrs working experience as an accountant in a reputable construction company, multinational company, or accounting firm. Must be able to use accounting soft-wares especially tally ERP 9.
How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: ifygti@gmail.com

Note: Venue will be communicated to short-listed applicants accordingly.

Application Deadline 5th December, 2014.

Interview Date
6th December, 2014

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Business Development Executive Jobs in a reputable Law Firm in Lagos, November 2014

Stresert Services Limited – Our client, a reputable law firm on the island of Lagos is looking to recruit:

Job Title: Business Development Executive
Location:
Lagos
Job Description

The ideal candidate will work closely with the Principal Partner in generating new businesses and managing old clients Responsibilities Retention and expansion of the client list in order to increase business opportunities. Production and Implementation of business development plans Manage responses and follow-up to invitations to tender or bids. Undertake research and analysis of the legal business, industry and client trends. Day to day management of the firm’s web & intranet content, database management and published professional press content Preparation and provision of documents for potential clients as appropriate. Qualifications/Experience Minimum qualification is a Degree Excellent Client Care and interpersonal skills Very well presented and smart Strong analytical and numeracy skills. Experience of dealing with clients at Senior Levels. Ability to spot opportunities from a distance A good understanding of best practice in the legal business. Minimum of 4 years Business Development experience within a Law Firm or any other professional services organization, preferably a law firm Ability to get things done! Microsoft Office Suite expertise Strong organisational and time management skills. Excellent oral and writing skills. Ability to work with very minimal or no supervision Ability to work as part of a team Remuneration
N100,000 and N150,000 monthly depending on experience.

Method of Application
Interested candidates should send their CV’s and applications to: mgtpositions@stresert.com using PRACTICE BDM as subject.

Application Deadline 31st December, 2014

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Jobs in Dutse, Jigawa State for Nutrition and Health Officer at Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger | ACF-International works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

Action Against Hunger is recruiting to fill the vacant position:

Job Title: Nutrition and Health Officer
Location:
Dutse, Jigawa State
Job Description

The Nutrition and Health Officer will play a key role in implementing the Child Development Grant Programme (CDGP) funded by the UK Department for International Development, a joint project being implemented by Save the Children UK (SC) and Action Against Hunger (ACF). The Nutrition and Health Officer’s role will focus on the delivery of nutrition communication interventions. Summary of Key Objectives To assist in the development and implementation of an appropriate nutrition focused BCC and IYCF methodology Collaborate with health centres and other nutrition focused stakeholders in order to successfully carry out CDGP activities. Represent ACF externally in relevant local and state level forums and technical working groups Qualifications & Essential Skills Bachelor degree in health, nutrition, nursing or related field. Higher level degree preferred. Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive Excellent communication, writing and analytical skills Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word) Experience in humanitarian PQA or M & E. Experience in designing and leading internal and external evaluation. Experience designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams. Familiarity with nutrition, healthcare and systems. Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy Proven ability to translate evaluated results into learning strategies. Experience in monitoring and evaluating donor (i.e. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA) funded activities Skills on statistical and other software (MS Excel, SPSS, SPHINX, STATA, EPI Info, ENA for SMART, GIS, etc.) Fluency in Hausa and English Preferred:
Previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming. Previous experience managing cash based interventions (i.e. cash for work, cash transfers or cash vouchers) Previous experience with ACF
How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV together with their Cover Letter as an email attachment to the following email address to: recruitment.ng@acf-international.org Applicants should indicate in the subject title of their forwarding mail, the title of the position they are applying for.

Note:
Please do not attach your certificates to the application email. Any application received after Tuesday, 2nd December 2014 will not be considered.

Application Deadline  Tuesday, 2nd December 2014

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Jobs at Resource Intermediaries Limited

Resource Intermediaries Limited is a company registered in Nigeria to engage in outsourcing services. The conceptual definition of the company is “easing business burdens”, which is the fundamental reason for our existence. In living this definition, we focus on three key areas; Human Resource Recruitment & Management, Janitorial Services and Business Support Services (Legal and Company Secretarial Services, Information Technology and Finance & Accounting).

Business Development Officers

Location : Nigeria
Category : Accounting/Finance

Job Description :
Our client requires the services of a Business Development Officer. Candidates with the following criteria should upload their cvs before 25th November, 2014.

FUNCTIONS:
Solicit for new businesses
Meet agreed performance targets for Loan creation and FX sales
Manage customer relationships
Process credit requests
Ensure collection of all due facilities

Experience:
Minimum of 2 years post NYSC experience with a financial institution – Bank, Mortgage Bank, Microfinance Bank, Finance House, Leasing Company etc

QUALIFICATION:
First Degree. Minimum of second class upper.
ACA/MBA (will be an advantage)

Other skills
Must have excellent marketing skills
Must have excellent credit skills

General Manager

Location : Nigeria
Category : Accounting/Finance
Job Description :

Our client requires the services of a General Manager. Candidates with the following criteria should upload their cvs before 25th November, 2014.

GENERAL MANAGER

Functions:
Take charge of Business development .
Solicit for new businesses meet agreed performance targets for Loan creation and FX sales
Manage customer relationships
Manage and coordinate the marketing team
Review all credit requests
Ensure collection of all due facilities
Monthly review of customer’s account balances with the GL

EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of 7 years post NYSC experience with a financial institution – Bank, Mortgage Bank, MicroFinance Bank, Finance House, Leasing Company etc
(ideally must not be less than an Assistant Manager grade in a Top tier bank)

QUALIFICATION:
First Degree. Minimum of second class upper.
ACA/MBA

Other skills
Must have excellent marketing skills
Must have excellent credit skills
Must have an excellent working knowledge of Peachtree Accounting software
Must have a very good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Salary:
N300k to N500k monthly

Qualities
Strong numerical skills
Strong analytical skills
Strong mental recollection
Self starter
Ability to manage a team well
Driven to succeed
Passionate about the job

Finance Manager

Location : Nigeria
Category : Accounting/Finance
Job Description :

Our client requires the services of a Finance Manager. Candidates with the following criteria should upload their cvs before 25th November, 2014.

FINANCE MANAGER
Overseeing of the finance function
Ensure all daily transactions are accurately posted
Liaise with relationship officers at the bank to ensure prompt treatment of all banking transactions
Daily review of financial statements and highlight any unusual movements in the GL
Preparation of weekly/monthly receivable schedule
Ensure all monthly proofs of accounts are prepared
Monthly preparation of financial statements
Review of customer statements
Monthly confirmation of customer statements

EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of 5 years post NYSC experience with a financial institution – Bank, Mortgage Bank, MicroFinance Bank, Finance House, Leasing Company etc

QUALIFICATION:
First Degree. Minimum of second class upper.
ACA/MBA

OTHER SKILLS
Must have an excellent working knowledge of Peachtree Accounting software
Must have a very good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

QUALITIES
Strong numerical skills
Strong analytical skills
Strong mental recollection
Self starter
Multi tasking capacity
Job Type : Full-Time – Sourcing

Finance Officer

Location : Nigeria
Category : Accounting/Finance
Job Description :

Our client requires the services of a Finance Officer. Candidates with the following criteria should upload their cvs before 25th November, 2014.

FINANCE OFFICER

DUTIES:
Posting of daily transactions
Daily lodgment of customer’s cheques
Monthly preparation of financial statement
Monthly bank reconciliation
Monthly proof of accounts in the GL
Daily update of customer’s statements
Notify Management of defaults by customers
Preparation of monthly payment
Remittance of payee and other taxes
Remittance of Pension fund contribution
Maintenance of Imprest account

EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of 3 years post NYSC experience with a financial institution – Bank, Mortgage Bank, MicroFinance Bank, Finance House, Leasing Company etc

QUALIFICATION:
First Degree. Minimum of second class upper.
Possession of ACA will be an added advantage

OTHER SKILLS
Must have an excellent working knowledge of Peachtree Accounting software
Must have a very good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

QUALITIES
Strong numerical skills
Strong analytical skills
Strong mental recollection
Self starter
Multi tasking capacityMethod of Application
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Current Job Opportunities at The Bay Lounge

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

ASSISTANT FOOD & BEVERAGE MANAGER

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.

PERSONAL ASSISTANT/SECRETARY TO OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

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.

STORE SUPERVISOR

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.

BAR TENDERS

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

SUPERVISORS/WAITERS/WAITRESSES

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.

RECEPTIONISTS

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.

HEAD CHEF/SECOND CHEFS/KITCHEN ASSISTANTS

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,
Lagos.

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Graduate & Experienced Jobs at Ascension Consulting Services

Ascension Consulting Services is a professional Tax, Regulatory and People services Organization that serves National and International businesses.

Ascension is highly specialized in tax solutions ranging from conceptualization to implementation and sustainable defense. Our regulatory solutions are based on sound and proven knowledge of the regulatory system. We focus on developing our people for the future.

Our practice in the short run focuses on serving the Sub-Saharan African Region with potentials to grow into an African and global business covering Europe, Middle East and the Americas

Senior Consultant

Department: Compliance
Location: Lagos, Abuja and PortHarcourt

Roles and Responsibilities Manage projects by planning the tax process and the procedures to be performed with quality. Answers, prepares, questions and coordinates engagement from onset by communicating expectations and procedures with members. Raises potential tax issues. Meets internal deadlines to match the client expectations for timely delivery of service. Report directly to a partner, director, senior manager or manager Focused and initiative driven (required to maximise growth potential) A passion for delivering an exceptional client service Good analytical and organisational abilities A demonstrated ability to take responsibility, work autonomously and use initiative, especially when working to tight deadlinesRequirements
Bachelor’s degree in Taxation, Law, Accounting, Economics or any finance related course with not less than second class upper divisions, Master’s degree in Business Administration preferably finance option will be an added advantage

Work Experience
Minimum of 4 years post-graduation relevant experience in the industry preferably starting career with tax practice.

Desired Skills Attention to details Excellent use of Microsoft office packages Strong team-player Desire for continuous improvement Good listening skill A proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions A proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong relationships with clients Effective communication skills when working at all levels Strong business awareness, sound reporting skills and the ability to work under your own initiative.Relevant Qualification
Relevant professional qualification is the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) Qualifying Certificate. Additional qualifications such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA) and Nigerian Bar Association will be of added advantage.

Manager Oil And Gas Taxation

Department: Compliance
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

Roles and Responsibilities Handle tax planning and management. Handling tax investigations / tax audits Execute and provide advice on all tax matters to team members and clients. Experienced in handling and dealing with Inland Revenue / Tax authorities Supervise client tax compliance matters: Payment of appropriate taxes to tax authorities and tax audit requirements Review Computations, Work papers and Federal and State Corporate Income Tax Returns, Estimates and Extension Develop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of federal and state income tax laws, regulations and current developmentsRequirements
Bachelor’s Degree in Taxation, Law, Accounting, Economics or any finance related course with not less than Second Class Upper Division. Master’s degree in Business Administration preferably finance option will be an added advantage.

Work Experience
Minimum of 5 years post- graduation relevant experience with at least 3 years at Senior Consultant level in the industry preferably starting career with tax practice.

Desired Skills Knowledge of the relevant tax laws. Knowledge of Accounting policies and processes. Numerical and analytical skills Financial management and accounting analytical skills. Attention to detail. Technically strong in tax laws and regulations Excellent leadership and communication skills. Team player Excellent use of Microsoft Office Packages Excellent verbal and written communication skillsRelevant Qualification
Relevant professional qualification is the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) Qualifying Certificate. Additional qualifications such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA) and Nigerian Bar Association will be of added advantage.

Regulatory Consultant

Department: Regulatory
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

Roles and Responsibilities Conducting legal research on various issues relating to developing issues in tax Legal drafting and analysis of documents and agreements Advocacy and solicitor work and other incidental tasks. Drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements Advising on financing of commercial projects Advising on acquisition and disposal of assets Meeting and managing local and international clients Advising clients on legal/regulatory and policy developments Advising on legal and regulatory issues in projects and transactions The lawyer will report to the senior regulatory consultant and managing partner and be responsible for assisting on all legal matters, company secretarial duties, work with lands registry and court appearancesRequirements
LLB, BL/LL.M/ PhD in Law. The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) Qualifying Certificate will be an added advantage.

Desired Skills Analytic with great attention to detail. Proactive and Continual Self-Development Goal and quality oriented. Excellent Communication Skills both verbal and written Proficiency in the use of MS Word Packages Ability to handle multi tasks and work under pressureRelevant Qualification
LLB, BL/LL.M/ PhD in Law

ICT Facilities Staff

Department: Information Technology
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

Roles and Responsibilities Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and aesthetic design concepts. Installing and configuring computer hardware operating systems and applications. Monitoring and maintaining computer systems and networks. Talking staff or clients through a series of actions, either face to face or over the telephone to help set up systems or resolve issues. Troubleshooting system and network problems and diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults. Providing support, including procedural documentation and relevant reports. Supporting the roll-out of new applications. Responding within agreed time limits to call-outs. Working continuously on a task until completion (or referral to third parties, if appropriate).Requirements
Candidate must hold B.Sc. or HND in Computer Engineering/Sciences and versatile in graphics and other professional qualifications in computing.

Desired Skills Significant experience in an ICT environment. Excellent Communication skills both verbal and writing skills Ability to work well under pressure. Proficient use of image editing software like Corel draw and Photoshop Excellent use of Microsoft office packagesRelevant Qualification
HND/B.Sc. Computer Engineering/Sciences

Consultant

Department: Compliance
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

Roles and Responsibilities Preparation of tax computation Filing of annual tax returns Tax audit Withholding and Value added tax returns Preparing expatriate payroll computation Processing of TCC for companies and e-TCC Desire for both academic and career continuous improvementRequirements
Bachelor’s degree in Taxation, Accounting, Economics or any finance related course with not less than second class upper divisions, Master’s degree in Business Administration preferably finance option will be an added advantage.

Professional Qualifications
Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) Qualifying Certificate, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA) and Nigerian Bar Association Qualifying Certificates.

Work Experience 3 years post- graduation experience in the industry preferably starting career with tax practice will be an added advantage.Professional Qualification and work experience are not mandatory requirements for this levelDesired Skills Strong academic credentials Relevant work experience (for example internships, summer positions, school jobs) Demonstrated leadership, problem solving, and strong verbal and written communication skills Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, and manage ambiguity Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels Excellent use Microsoft Office packages
Method of Application
Kindly refer to our website for details on applicable offices, professional and academic requirement as well as the requisite work experience. Click www.ascensioncsng.com/careers to apply online for any interested position. Only shortlisted candidates woul be contacted. Please note that we do not charge candidates any fees in our recruitment process. Application must be submitted 2 weeks from advert date to be considered.

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