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Nokia is committed to connecting people to what matters to them, giving them the power to make the most of every moment, everywhere, anytime. At Nokia, you have a personal opportunity in an inspiring environment to make a global difference. Build a career that you will be proud of. Go on an adventure everyday. Help shape a new era in the mobile industry. It’s your world. This is your moment to shape it.
Our culture is founded on openness, collaboration and honesty, with colleagues who are brilliant in their field, resilient, and above all, strive for the best.

We are driven by a better tomorrow, not just by past success. We make great products and services for millions of people, positively improving their daily lives. We are on a path where simplicity and “thinking big” can lead to great things.

If you are passionate about making a difference to new and existing Nokia users while growing your career, there has never been a better time to join us.

Nokia is looking at further developing our in-market capabilities in addressing channel and consumer needs. As a result, an opportunity has arisen to recruit a Regional Market Manager who would be able to provide leadership and direction to a team of Field Force Sales Representatives in order to better service our market. The person will report directly to the Business Manager West and Central Africa.

Regional Market Manager
Ref: 000000115010
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description
Markets’ strategic goal is to maximize the sale of Nokia’s products, services and software, with a best-in-class demand supply model. The Markets team manages our supply chain, sales channels, communications and marketing initiatives, and is responsible for delivering our mobile solution offerings to the emerging markets, with a focus on opening new markets in West and Central Africa.

Sales’ mission is to maximize the sales of devices, services and software worldwide. Our highly professional Sales force operates on a truly global basis and is supported by a best-in-class Sales support function. The Sales unit strives to offer the consumer the best value across a wide range of markets. Sales is characterized by people with market-leading business insight, who are eager to be number one while achieving results in a sustainable manner.

Team goal is to drive the sell-through and sell-out optimization in the local market through various trade and channel partners, as well as through multiple channels. The team objective is to ensure the best range, availability and coverage of Nokia products in the defined territory.

The person works in close cooperation with the Nokia Distribution Partner, while setting up entire new sales channels from scratch, for mobile phone, smart devices and accessories.
Full management responsibility for sell-through and sell out for the country across our serviced channels.
Rolling out and cascading sales targets in line with company objectives and goals
Optimisation of stock levels, range, and availability throughout defined territory
Ensure execution of Retail blueprints according to Sales Operations guidelines in and through the sales teams on the ground. Take full responsibility for the quality of execution at Retail in the defined territory.
Execution of channel guidelines in line with Nokia policy.
Build sustainable channel growth for Mobile Phones, Smart Devices, as well as Gear and Accessories in the country from scratch.
Deployment of trade and consumer field marketing activities in line with Nokia policy and guidelines. Manage field communications and feedback to maximize success of Nokia initiatives.
The person is expected to develop a strong business relationship with the Telecom Operators, and create leads for consumer and coporate channels.
Execution of hourly/daily/weekly and monthly reporting mechanisms to ensure adequate communication flow from field to Head Office.

The candidate must be a self starter, being able to work independently and remotely in a self motivated and self disciplined way.
The candidate is able to ‘execute effectively’, and has a proven track record in delivering solid and sustainable sales growth in a prior sales/retail role.
Candidates should have experience in managing small teams of people and setting tasks.
Candidates should have the ability to work on a granular level, getting involved in day to day operations and resolving escalated issues from the Field Force.
Candidates would need to have effective communication skills, as well as the ability to clearly articulate facts, tactics and strategies to senior management.
We are looking for candidates who have a strong “follow through” skill set, and track, monitor and close pending items.
The candidate should be prepared to travel within the country, as well as on occasion to Nokia Nigeria West and Central Africa Head Office (at least monthly).
The candidate would be expected to build solid relationships at both wholesale and retail level.
Candidate should have a strong reporting focus, both in terms of managing information from the field, as well as interpretation and onward consolidation into regular management reviews.
Fluency in French and English is a mandatory requirement.


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Vacancies at W-Holistic Business Solutions

POSITION: SECRETARIES/FRONT DESK OFFICERLOCATION: Ogun, Lagos What We Require from You.Minimum of HND in relevant disciplineMinimum of 2 years relevant experience TO APPLYInterested and qualified candidates should send their CVs and cover letters to: [email protected] using the title of the position being applied for as the subject of the email. For example: Front Desk Officer/ […]

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Cowry Asset Management Limited was incorporated on February 22, 2005 by a team of highly successful Nigerian professionals and entrepreneurs who have distinguished themselves in diverse sectors of the economy such as Banking, Capital markets, Engineering, Education and Business.

The company was originally incorporated with an authorized capital of N100million, which has already been increased to N1billion with shareholders funds in excess of N400million. Cowry Assets Management Limited is already in the process of further increasing its paid up capital to above N1billion in line with statutory requirement and to meet its operational needs.
With its corporate head office located at plot 1319 Karimu kotun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Cowry Asset intends to spread its operational tentacles to cover the whole of Africa through the establishment of regional offices in Accra, Ghana for West African operations; Johannesburg, South Africa for Southern African operations; Nairobi, Kenya for East and Central African operations; and Cairo, Egypt for North African operations.

Cowry was established as an investment company to engage in all aspects of capital market activities but with particular emphasis in the following areas; Investment Banking, Securities Trading, Financial Consultancy services, Real Estate Consulting, Corporate Finance etc

Job description
To provide sound investment advice and recommendation
Monitor foreign and Nigeria stock market performance
Purchase new shares issues
Ability to interpret financial reports
Ability to administer and evaluate clients investment holdings
Persuade clients to buy or sell
Weekly reporting of market activities
Understanding market dynamics
Must ensure timely execution of trade
To liaise with the registrar on all certificate issues

Kindly attach a copy of your CV to your application.

Desired Skills and Experience
Trading and analytical skills
Proficient in Microsoft office suite (Ms word,Excel,Powerpoint)
Chartered institute of StockBrokers(Associate Member)
At least 2 years work experience as a Stock broker.


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The British Council is currently looking for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to join us in Abuja as IELTS & General Examinations Officer.

Purpose of job:
To support Examination Services in Nigeria in delivering exams and to maintain them at the highest professional standards as set out in the British Council’s EQS (Examination Quality Standards), examinations boards and partners.

Context and environment: (e.g. dept description, region description, organogram)

Nigeria Exams is the largest British Council exams business in the Sub Saharan Africa region. It administers exams in four subject areas: Schools, Professional/Vocational, Educational on behalf of UK institutions and IELTS. The post holder will be part of a team of 6 in Abuja who administer the growing exams business ensuring quality and compliance as well as control of income and expenditure to deliver on target. This role will support the delivery of IELTS in Abuja in addition to assisting other exams in Abuja.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Administration of examinations in Abuja: Overseeing and taking delivery of examinations materials and checking them prior to exams commencing, packing and returning scripts daily, maintaining logs appropriately.

Exam delivery: Delivering Examinations on test days which includes Supervision of venue staff and Ensuring adherence to examination day procedures

Post-Examination administration: Secure and accurate despatch of test answers and materials to the examination board. Maintaining accurate logs of examination paper movements, amongst others.

Venue Staff: Venue staff creation and payment. To be part of the recruitment, training and monitoring team for venue staff. To schedule venue staff for examination sessions.

Exams Team Support: Maintaining logs of preparation materials for IELTS.

To support in recruitment, training, monitoring of IELTS venue staff and clerical markers.

Marketing & Customer Service: To assist Exams Services Manager in collecting qualitative and quantitative marketing data in order to contribute to the marketing action plan and support business development.

Finance: To prepare and submit income reconciliations to agreed timescales.To record income correctly on the FABS system and in a timely manner.

How to apply
Please read through the IELTS & General Examinations Officer role profile. Download and complete the British Council external application form. To help you understand and complete the application form, read through the ‘How to complete the application’ document on the jobs page. Listed within the role profile document, you will find a number of listed ‘behaviours’ and ‘skills and knowledge’. Evidence against those criteria will need to be provided in your role application form. To help you understand those criteria, we have provided a ‘behaviours’ and ‘generic skills’ dictionary at the top of the jobs page.

Completed application forms should be sent [email protected] no later than Sunday 5 January , 2014. Please ensure the subject of your mail is, ‘IELTS & General Examinations Officer”.

Only applications received on the British Council application form will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The British Council is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity and Diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.

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Unilever Nigeria Plc Recruitment for SHE Officer, HO in Nigeria-Lagos State

Unilever Nigeria Plc – Its brands are trusted everywhere and, by listening to the people who buy them, they’ve grown into one of the world’s most successful consumer goods companies. Unilever Nigeria Plc is recruiting to fill the position of SHE Officer, HO Job Number: 13000QBO Location: Nigeria-Lagos State Main Purpose Ensure finished products for […]

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