Current Job Placement at The Bravo Group

The Bravo Group is the largest furniture manufacturing company in South Africa. Focusing on lounge, cabinetry and
bedding, the Group operates a number of specialist factories around South Africa.

With brands such as Sealy, Edblo and Slumberland dominating our Sleep Products division, the Group occupies the market as a leading supplier to large chains as well as independent retailers.

Our lounge division with such well-known brands as Grafton Everest, Gommagomma, Milano and Alpine supplies top quality lounges suites across the spectrum.

Finally, our case goods division consisting of Pat Cornick, High Point, Valenti and Victoria Lewis manufactures TV units, kitchen cabinets, bedroom suites, robes and similar products for the various market segments around the Country.

The business is also expanding into the African market with a focus to strengthen our foothold in specific regions.

General Manager

The Bravo Group Sleep Products division is embarking on a major project in Nigeria (Lagos) that requires the skills of a seasoned General Manager (GM) to manage the local business on behalf of the Group and in conjunction with a local partner. The incumbent will report to the Managing Executive of Sleep Products based in South Africa.

The role of the incumbent will be to grow the brand in the region, develop key relationships with stakeholders, maintain financial controls and grow the business unit revenue stream. The Company is looking for a strong generalist manager who can work independently, use initiative, manage and resolve conflict and implement strategic processes and plans in order to achieve goals.

Key Performance Focus Areas
Securing and maintaining revenue stream Monitoring and reviewing financial performance Implementation of risk mitigation protocols Budget and forecasting management New business development Nigeria New business development Africa Development and maintenance of strong customer relationships Integration of market intelligence into business practice General managementKey Roles
Financial Control Lean Manufacturing Customer Centricity People CentricityDesired Skills and Experience
Min. 3 year tertiary qualification (post-graduate qualification advantageous) 8-10 years general management 8-10 years new business development 10+ years financial controls, budgets, monitoring and reporting 10+ years people management At least 5+ years general business experience at a management level in Africa (Nigerian exposure a significant advantage) Experience in manufacturing industry preferred (furniture manufacturing would be a significant advantage) Experience in implementation of lean manufacturing a significant advantage MS Office Suite (including advanced Excel)
Method of Application
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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Procurement Professional at IBM Global Technology Services

IBM is a global technology and innovation company headquartered in Armonk, NY. It is the largest technology and
consulting employer in the world, with more than 400,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries. IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world’s most advanced servers and supercomputers. Utilizing its business consulting, technology and R&D expertise, IBM helps clients become “smarter” as the planet becomes more digitally interconnected. This includes working with organizations and governments to build systems that improve traffic congestion, availability of clean water, and the health and safety of populations. IBM invests more than $6 billion a year in R&D, just completing its 18th year of patent leadership.
IBM Research has received recognition beyond any commercial technology research organization and is home to 5 Nobel Laureates, 9 US National Medals of Technology, 5 US National Medals of Science, 6 Turing Awards, and 10 Inductees in US Inventors Hall of Fame. The company was behind the inventions of the PC; SABRE travel reservation system; UPC codes, Watson, the Jeopardy!-playing computing system, and much more.

Procurement Professional

Job description
This job role requires strong skills and knowledge related to Facilities, Design and Construction market and projects in Africa. Responsible for developing a sustainable Sourcing strategy. Managing E2E Facility & Construction projects to ensure that Procurement can support IBM on the Africa Infra expansion.

In addition the role is responsible for supporting procurement activities such as business operations, policies and practices, global compliance, supplier contract development and negotiation in support of complex services engagements, and client services geo management. Responsibilities may include interfacing and supporting IBM’s country, regional and/or worldwide procurement teams and processes and supporting IBM strategic supply issues.

Required
Bachelor’s Degree At least 5 years experience in Procurement Sourcing At least 3 years experience in Project Management Certified in Supply Chain Management Certified in Project Management English: Intermediate French: Basic knowledge Portuguese: Basic knowledgePreferred
Master’s Degree in Engineering At least 7 years experience in Procurement Sourcing At least 5 years experience in Project Management English : Fluent French : Intermediate Portuguese : Intermediate
Method of Application
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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Vacancies at The U.S. Mission in Nigeria

The U.S. Mission in Nigeria provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all
people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

The Human Resources Office is responsible for providing a full range of personnel services for American and Locally Employed Staff (LES) members. The HRO is responsible for implementing HR policies and procedures for the American diplomatic Mission Nigeria. The HRO provides guidance on all HR related programs

Boat Mechanic Foreman

Telephone Technician

Method of Application
Listed below are current job opportunities at the United States Embassy in Nigeria. Please click on the link to learn more about the specific opening. For more information about job opportunities, you may email the U.S. Embassy Human Resources Office at [email protected] (Please note that this address is only for inquiries about job opportunities. Questions about Consular or other issues will not receive a reply.)
Closing Date: October 30, 2014
Position: Boat Mechanic Foreman – Lagos (PDF 267KB)

Closing Date: October 27, 2014
Position: Telephone Technician – Lagos (PDF 178KB)

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New Vacancy at Gloo.ng

Gloo.ng is now Nigeria’s Biggest Online Supermarket and was recently featured by CNN International, by Forbes Magazine, by
Financial Times of London, by BBC and by Washington Post, and was voted by Mashable No.4 in the 20 African Startups to Watch–No.1 in Nigeria.

Senior PHP Programmer

Desired Skills and Experience
Crack-ass good ninja PHP programmer and/or developer.Previous experience programming Magento CE will be a clear advantage.
Method of Application
Gloo.ng is a pure-play electronic retailing service dedicated to delivering direct to the doorsteps of her clients, on a same-day basis and at very affordable prices, a wide variety of high quality brands of supermarket goods. Gloo.ng provides her clients very convenient, very efficient and very affordable means of shopping for supermarket goods, saving them irreplaceable time, needless stress and valuable money, thereby enriching their lives with the happiness these savings facilitate. Gloo.ng is more than an online ecommerce site. It is a vision! Starting from Nigeria, our True North is to do to supermarket shopping in Africa what Amazon did to book shopping in the world.
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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Graduate Recruitment at Naira Domain

Nairadomain is in search of a talented PHP developer who is passionate about working with Zend Framework and
leading open source CMS. The ideal candidate will work with a team, as well as independently. They will develop high performance, highly available industry oriented software. This is an opportunity for a Jr PHP developer to grow with a talented team.

PHP/MySQL(CMS) Developer – Zend Framework

Requirements for the Developer:
1-4 Years applicable work experience Proficiency with PHP and MySQL Experience with MVC frameworks: Zend Framework, CodeIgniter Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) coding methodologies Familiarity with LAMP or MAMP Server administration Proficiency with JavaScript (jQuery), AJAX, and JSON Good knowledge of CSS/XHTML Must have good knowledge of Joomla!, Wordpress or Drupal extensions development. Must be a team player College Degree or equivalent Professional attitude and appearance Confident and creative team-player who takes initiative Diligent work habits and ability to meet deadlinesDesired skills for the Developer:
Proficiency with database schema design Experience with PHP Open Source projects: Joomla, WordPress and Drupal. SCRUM or Agile methodology knowledge Familiarity with Social Network integration Working knowledge of Git
Method of Application
This is an excellent opportunity for the right person. This position is available immediately.
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Salary: 150,000 + Other benefits
Skillset: PHP
Job ID: 104

For details and application, please click here to apply online.

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Oil & Gas Jobs at WRS Consultancy

WRS is a global recruitment business servicing the needs of clients and contractors worldwide in the oil & gas, mining
, marine, construction, engineering and power sectors.

Radio Officer – Accommodation Barge

WRS are currently looking for a Radio Officer for an accommodation barge off Nigeria. 2 Month project due to start around the end of October.

The Role:
Radio Officer
Project: 2 Months
Start Date: End of October
Experience: 3 Years Minimum

Anchor Foreman – Accommodation Barge

WRS are currently looking for a Anchor Foreman for an accommodation barge off Nigeria. 2 Month project due to start around the end of October.

The Role:
Anchor Foreman
Project: 2 Months
Start Date: End of October
Experience: 3 Years Minimum

Winch Operator – Accommodation Barge

WRS are currently looking for a Winch Operator for an accommodation barge off Nigeria. 2 Month project due to start around the end of October.
The Role
Winch Operator
Project: 2 Months
Start Date: End of October
Experience: 3 Years Minimum

Ordinary Seaman – Accommodation Barge

WRS are currently looking for a Ordinary Seaman for an accommodation barge off Nigeria. 2 Month project due to start around the end of October.

The Role:
Ordinary Seaman
Project: 2 Months
Start Date: End of October
Experience: 3 Years Minimum

Senior Offshore Crane Operator

Due to the large increase in projects within Nigeria, a world leading offshore company seek a Senior Stage 3 Crane Operator with Huisman Experience. Working with a heavy left Huisman crane you will be in charge of all crane operations on the pipe-lay vessel.

The Role:
Crane Operator
Rotation: 6 week rotations
Start Date: 1st December
Contract: Long Term

Suitable Applicants:
MedicalCrane Operator Stage 3 CertificateBOSIETHLOSeaman’s Book

Drilling Engineer

Job Summary
The Drilling Engineer shall be a key member of the Drilling Team for preparing, planning and delivering wells in Assets. Special Duties Assist in the location, set up and maintain operational base if applicable to include Identify and organize well operations files in a project structure Support and work with subsurface team on well engineering aspects of field development plan (FDP) Prepare the well engineering aspects of well proposals and assess re-entry feasibility for existing wells Develop and maintain/ensure technical integrity of the drilling and completions programs Coordinate well planning and execution operations Prepare and maintain the wells basis of design for all operations (drilling, completion and well test) Organize peer reviews of the wells basis of design/programs (drilling, completions and testing) Prepare technical input and attend Technical Committee meetings with stakeholders and regulatory agencies. Have oversight and coordinate Wellsite operations as well as logistics, equipment, material and personnel support Coordinate the development of Well Engineering Polices and Standards, Procedures and Guidelines to deliver safe and efficient operations Maintain and close out remedial work plans following audits.

EHSQ
Maintain well programs in compliance with Policies and Standards. Confirm programs adequately highlight risks, and include suitable mitigation. Complete necessary exemptions in advance to leave adequate time for project, and Management review. Close out operating failure reports for unscheduled events that occur. Ensure corrective action is completed on time. Ensure Lessons Learnt register is complete and of high quality.

Technical
Develop and maintain drilling program processes, and ensure check sheets, are completed. Capture Lessons Learnt in all programs. Provide technical input to bids for services and equipment. Provide technical input to tender reviews as necessary. Challenge engineers to provide technical solutions to unscheduled events. Assist operations in the management of unscheduled events. Administration and training Prepare AFEs Maintain medium and long-term material requirement lists for all wells. Ensure End of Wells Reports are completed on time. Complete cost reconciliation the end of all wells. Provide cost estimation refinements to the Cost Controller. Develop and maintain Score Cards for services suppliers To direct Junior Well Engineers working on projects

Key Performance Indicators
Quality, comprehensiveness, timeliness and accuracy of data provided for analysis.Levels of adherence to policies, processes and procedures.Quality of rig support.Level of understanding of the requirements and performance field studies such as field development planning, material balance, etc.Quality of technical reports prepared.Demonstration of ability to be a team playerDemonstration of supervisory and mentor-ship skillsLevels of participation in technical events such as training and conferences.Qualifications and Experience
B.Sc. Degree in Engineering discipline.5 – 10 years well engineering and operational experience.Well Site Supervisory experience and operational knowledge.Valid supervisor level well control certificate (Surface/Floating – combined).In depth knowledge of horizontal, deviated drilling, mud engineering, casing design, completions design and well testing.
Method of Application
Please send an updated copy of your CV and your cover letter in response to this advert WRS will be in touch to arrange a telephonic interview if your profile is suitable.

WRS is a UK based consultancy working in the worldwide Oil & Gas, Power and Mining industries. We recruit for both permanent staff requirements and temporary to long term consultancy roles. We offer a specialist recruitment service working with specific candidates for specific requirements.

Interested and suitablky qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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New Vacancy at Mercy Corps, International Humanitarian Organisation

Mercy Corps, International Humanitarian Organisation is looking for candidates to fill in various positions under the
Educating Nigerian Girls in New Enterprises (ENGINE) program. We are looking for motivated individuals, members of targeted community ready and willing to work in dynamic team.

Knowledge Management and Communications Officer

Duty Station: Abuja
The Knowledge Management and Communications Officer will provide leadership in all aspects of knowledge management, communications and learning. The KM&C Officer will report to the M&E Advisor and implement activities that ensure adherence to Mercy Corps’ and DFID standards, including the use of standardized indicators and documentation methodologies. S/he will support research efforts, communications, documenting project impacts, and coordinating with Mercy Corps’ partner staff.

REQUIREMENTS:
Postgraduate degree in development studies, Communications, social sciences, or relevant field, with a strong foundation in Knowledge Management, Communication and Research. Minimum 3-5 years of KM work experience; ideal candidate will have both theoretical and practical background in KM, M&E and skilled in Communication methodologies and techniques. Knowledge of program development, implementation, evaluation, and reporting. Experience working under UK Department for International Development (DfID) grants or contracts. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent computer skills, including experience with: Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and SPSS Familiarity and experience with education or school to work programming especially targeting marginalized girls or young women programs preferred. Fluency in written and verbal English required. Hausa language skills desired.
Method of Application
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit CV and Cover Letter, addressing the position requirements to [email protected]

Applications submission deadline: October 31, 2014.

All applications must include the position title (Knowledge Management and Communications Officer) in the subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity organization and we encourage women to apply to these positions.

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HR Business Partner at GE

Job Number: 2000318
Business: GE Global Growth Organization
Business Segment: Global Growth
Organization – Africa

About Us:
GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.ge.com

HR Business Partner

Role Summary/Purpose:
This HR Business Partner (HRBP) role is responsible for developing and executing HR strategy in support of GE Africa’s Power&Water business, Global Supply Chain, and Nigeria leadership team. The HRBP serves as the primary contact for assigned executive leaders, providing expertise and guidance in the areas of culture, simplification, change management, strategic coaching, workforce planning and organizational design. This role will report to the GE Africa SHRM.

Essential Responsibilities:
– Partner with client executive business leaders and leadership staff to develop and execute both long-term and short-term HR strategies that directly support and enable business objectives
– Partner with client managers to develop and embed a contemporary organizational culture; leveraging change acceleration techniques to assist in driving broad change
– Act as an organizational and simplification champion, who builds organizational capabilities, reduces complexity and partners with clients to maximize team performance
– Strategically partner with client managers to design and implement the most effective organizational structures and manage transitions using change acceleration techniques
– Provide timely, effective and direct coaching to client group managers, assisting in the development of strong, contemporary leadership skills
– Provide strategic coaching to executive level employees as related to succession planning, career path development, and performance management
– Lead talent assessment in the organization for executive level employees, identifying key employee strengths and development needs in order to recognize and develop key talent and select the best candidates
– Lead succession planning, talent development and diversity strategies for the organization, identifying critical roles and preparing potential talent and pipelines mentoring, training, etc.
– Lead Local talent pipeline and long term localization strategy. Pulse local talent development and readiness assessment
– Lead client groups through critical HR operating rhythms such as Session C, salary planning and performance management, leveraging assistance from the Employee Relations team as appropriate
– Develop and drive strategies to attract, develop, engage and retain strong and diverse executive level talent
– Partner with Employee Relations team, ensuring the alignment of fundamental HR activities in order to focus on strategic organizational and employee development strategies
– Provide Employee Relations team with appropriate coaching, mentoring and development opportunities that provide exposure to HR Business Partner skills and experiences

Qualifications/Requirements:
– Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
– Minimum of 7 years of previous experience in a variety of Human Resource positions with increasing scope

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
Desired Characteristics:
– Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Human Resources
– HRLP (Human Resources Leadership Program) graduate
– Coaching and leadership assessment experience
– Strategic mindset and strong business acumen
– Demonstrated ability to use knowledge and judgment to make sound decisions
– Demonstrated ability to drive the HR strategic agenda using knowledge of the organization and its employees
– Capable of handling multiple issues and/or projects simultaneously and executing to completion
– Demonstrated ability to work in a demanding, high performance work environment and team- oriented culture
– Excellent collaboration, influencing, project management, organizational and change agent skills
– Strong oral and written communication and presentation skills
– Ability to lead in complex, matrix, goal-driven organizations, with a specific track record of working effectively with all levels of management
– Strong internal and external customer mind-set
– Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
– Ability to work in changing environments, see through complexity and strategically promote an inclusive/diverse workforce
– Passion for innovative HR solutions and process improvement

Method of Application
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Jobs at Spencer Ogden

Spencer Ogden is working alongside a large Oil and Gas company in Lagos, Nigeria, looking for an experienced
Assistant Supply Chain Manager.

Spencer Ogden is recruiting to fill these positions:

Assistant Supply Chain Manager

As the Assistant Supply Chain Manager your role is to ensure the purchase of right items at the right price. You will be in charge of overseeing the shipping, monitoring, expediting of the products and orders within the Supply Chain Department; reporting directly to the Supply Chain Manager.

The Candidate will have:

– A very strong track record of working in all areas of the Supply Chain
– Sound understanding of SAP System
– Excellent Excel knowledge
– Excellent reporting skills
– Management skills and team leading
– Excellent negotiation skill.
-Long range procurement planning capability.
-Trucking logistics management skill.
-Project management skill.
-Excellent international sourcing skill.
-Good documentation skills.
-Receiving and inspection skills.

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity with excellent salary and benefits!

Subsea Field Service Engineers

KEY RESPONSIBLITIES
*Provide sound technical knowledge in the maintenance and installation of subsea Christmas Tree and wellhead systems.
*Perform engineering and technical support to ongoing operations, projects and workshops regarding trouble-shooting, maintenance and installation activities of Christmas tree equipment.
*Mentorship, development & guidance of less experienced engineers.
*Know how to assemble and dissemble a Christmas tree into its components parts and coupled them according.
*Use of company tools to retrieve technical documents and management of packing list, bill of materials, drawings, prior job reports etc.
*Timely completion of all post job and administrative duties including but not limited to service reports, timesheets, job debriefs and tooling tracking.
*Support in the revamping and re-installation of subsea Christmas tree.
*Monitor and report HSE performance of subsea Wellhead and Christmas tree vendors against agreed compliance.
*Ensure that all work is performed in compliance with my client and Contracts’ internal and authority requirements.
CAPABILITY PROFILE – KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND BEHAVIOURS
*A Bachelor’s degree with a Second Class honors (Upper division) preferable in Mechanical Engineering.
*Good knowledge of Oil and gas industry operations.
*Minimum of 3 years hands-on experience in subsea Christmas tree maintenance and installation.
*Working knowledge of subsea tree maintenance and installation procedures and processes.
*Ability to understand and implement mechanical drawings.
*Must be proficient in use of CAD and good computer skills.
*Shows evidence of good organization skills.
*Display high level of integrity and inter-personal skills.
*Ability to read, interpret, prepare applicable technical information and suggest design/process changes to ensure simple, functional cost effective results.
*Strong technical communication skills both verbal and written in English.
*Good problem solving and critical thinking skills required.
*Ability to handle multiple tasks in a high volume environment where accuracy and urgency are both required.
*Understanding the design and operation of subsea systems technologies used in subsea engineering.
*Good knowledge of tubing hanger running tools, ROV tooling, subsea test tree and BOP spanner joints.
*Good knowledge of international codes and standards.
*Adherence to company management system applicable to your job role.
*Working knowledge of Subsea tree installations/completions and associated running tools.
*Safe & compliant performance of all activities in line with the company’s and our customer’s environmental Safety and Health guidelines and procedures.
Spencer Ogden is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Method of Application
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