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Saturday, April 9, 2011

Adexen Nigeria: Legal Adviser

Adexen Recruitment Agency is looking for a Legal Adviser for the Closed Pension Fund Administrator of an international company. Job Description As the legal adviser, this position is part of the management team and will ensure the company has appropriate legal advice on all matters affecting its operations and the Fund and provide expert advice regarding best practice for corporate governance. This position is the primary point of contact for any specific enquiries on company secretarial issues and will advice board members on matters of ethics and good governance. Responsibilities ■Legal and corporate governance leadership for the company’s and Fund’s activities; ensuring compliance within regulatory frameworks. ■Legal watch ■Redaction of contracts and agreements ■Supervise outside legal counsel exchanges ■Leadership and optimization in corporate governance in line with regulatory frameworks. ■Maintenance of legal and corporate documents and records - Timely annual statutory returns and regulatory filings ■Administration of general meetings, board meetings and committee meetings, including accurate and timely production of meeting packs and minutes of meetings; ■Follow-up of mandates and tasks delegated by the Board and ensure orderly conduct of Board meetings and Board Committee meetings. ■External contact with stakeholders, regulatory authorities, consultants, advisers, sponsor and trade counterparties. Qualifications & Experience ■A graduate of Law (LLB minimum) plus an ICSA or equivalent qualification; ■Minimum of 10 years post–LLB work experience with at least 3 years of experience in a senior legal position in the financial sector, including experience of dealing with corporate governance and business conduct principles in a medium sized to large complex organization. ■Experience in drafting financial contracts and agreement. ■Solid technical knowledge and experience in legal, commercial and business best practices. ■Understanding of board dynamics and excellent organisational, management and communication skills; ■Pack office knowledge ■Familiarity with the Nigerian legal, financial and commercial environment. What is on offer: Attractive package If your experience, personal characteristics and qualifications meet the position specifications and your personal objectives are to seek such a challenge, then we would like to hear from you with details of your current earnings, up to date CV and explanation as to why your achievements to date fit you for consideration. Click Here to Apply: http://www.adexen.com/en/offer_NGA0465_legal-adviser.html

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

IITA: Programmer – Systems Integration Project (Ref: DDG-SS/PSIP/01/11)

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is Africa's leading research partner in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Our award-winning research for development (R4D) addresses the development needs of sub-Saharan Africa. We work with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture. We are a nonprofit organization founded in 1967, governed by a Board of Trustees, and supported by several countries. Programmer – Systems Integration Project (Ref: DDG-SS/PSIP/01/11) Background: The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) invites applications for the position of Programmer – Systems Integration Project. IITA is an international non-profit research-for-development (R4D) organization created in 1967, governed by a Board of Trustees, and supported primarily by the Consultative Group of International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). Our R4D is anchored on the development needs of sub-Saharan Africa. We develop agricultural solutions with our partners to tackle hunger and poverty by reducing producer and consumer risks, enhancing crop quality and productivity, and generating wealth from agriculture. We have more than 100 internationally recruited scientists from about 35 countries and 900 nationally recruited staff based in various stations across Africa. Please visit http://www.iita.org/ for more information on IITA. Position/Responsibilities: IITA seeks a dynamic, and enthusiastic Programmer to drive forward a Systems Integration project that will streamline and integrate business processes and IT systems across the organization to address major functions, including Human Resources, Supply chain, Project Management and Financial Management. He/she will be part of an in house team of four programmers who are well versed in the different programming needs of the different standalone systems. The ideal candidate must be highly organized and resourceful and be able to multi-task and communicate effectively in a professional environment. He/she must be familiar with major programming especially in the use of Java programming language to develop various applications for the web and other purposes. Responsibilities: • Develop in-house software applications and systems based on requests. Ensure security and quality of the software. • Review and validate existing custom applications, re-develop applications where necessary with the internal team of programmers or through consultants/outsourcing. Ensure resulting software meets agreed expectations. • Ensure intra and internet access to IITA's knowledge and information resources including the Alfresco repository, online bibliography, and websites. • Define programming standards to be used for all internally developed applications. Ensure that all internally developed applications are properly documented and follow the institute’s standards. • Support the institute’s efforts in the area of Bioinformatics: to implement externally developed Bioinformatics solutions, to enhance Bioinformatics solutions, and to provide Bioinformatics services to the units. • Analyze the institute’s current global network layout and put in place an appropriate level of security by installing firewalls, Virtual LAN structure and network segmentation. Duty Station: Ibadan, Nigeria Core Competencies: • Experienced Java EE developer. • Knowledge of other programming languages to develop various applications for the web and other purposes. • Experience with using and maintaining Linux, server virtualization • Experience with similar integration processes, preferably in a developing country. • Knowledge of Liferay and Alfresco CRM a plus. • Familiarity with Oracle programming tools will be an asset. General information: The contract is for 12 months, starting as soon as possible. IITA offers a competitive remuneration package paid in US dollars. Applications: Applications including curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager. Please complete our online application form using this link: http://old.iita.org/cms/details/job_application.aspx Closing Date: The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from women candidates Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Adexen Nigeria: Investment Analyst Performance Risk

Adexen Recruitment Agency is mandated by the Closed Pension Fund Administrator of an international company. The company is looking for an Investment Analyst – Performance Risk for its Nigerian office.

Job description The Investment Analyst – Performance Risk will provide performance and risk analysis support to the investment team. The Position will perform investment and counterparty risk analysis, monitoring and reporting; and will enjoy exposure to a range of marketable securities and alternative asset classes.


Responsibilities  Pre-investment analysis of securities and financial data and risk due diligence report.  Post approval financial and physical monitoring of investments.  Best practice of risk management processes across investment team.  Timely Risk Management Committee review and presentation materials.  Accurate and regular fund performance/attribution analysis and risk reporting.  Accurate and regular risk concentration analysis of fund portfolio.


Qualifications/Experience  A university graduate in a quantitative subject (Maths, Science, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Business Admin); CFA qualification an advantage;  Long post–B.Sc work experience in the financial/investment industry with at least 8 years of experience in fixed income/real estate, preferable in credit products trading, risk management or research and analysis  Experience in an investment or counterparty risk management or risk control function for an asset manager or hedge fund.  A keen interest in the financial and real estate markets  Problem-solving skills and autonomy.  Familiarity in portfolio management, multi-asset class allocation, capital markets research, investment strategy, and returns/holdings based performance analysis.  Excellent analytical and computer skills and presentation and communication skills;  Excellent understanding of the capital markets and the investment decision process;  Must be able to structure transactions; negotiate deal terms with brokers/agents and with internal investment/risk management team; and close the transaction;


What is on offer: Attractive package


If your experience, personal characteristics and qualifications meet the position specifications and your personal objectives are to seek such a challenge, then we would like to hear from you with details of your current earnings, up to date CV and explanation as to why your achievements to date fit you for consideration.


Wednesday, January 12, 2011

WAWLC Vacancies

WAWLC has come to stay, and year in year out women leaders all over the world gather to address issues affecting women in West Africa. Next year’s conference holding in Equatorial Guinea, is themed, Birth Control: A challenge for the self development and empowerment of the African woman in the 21st century. Discussants will be tackling the issue of birth control and how women in West Africa can be encouraged to have less number of children they can cater for in order to have enough time for self development and self empowerment. The topic, though a Pan-African issue will case study Nigerian women. In recent times, women have gradually and steadily assumed very prominent leadership roles across Africa. Liberia has Africa’s first elected woman president, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, a former World Bank economist. Mozambique and Sao Tome and Principle both have women Prime Ministers and South Africa and Zimbabwe have female vice presidents and the number is growing. In the words of President Johnnson-Sirleaf, the growing number of women in power in Africa will in time bring about real change because women are believed to be home makers and nation builders. West African Women in Leadership Conference [WLC], is an initiative of studio115 Integrated Services, a brand consulting and communication firm focused on social responsibility ideals and ideas, in collaboration with the Office of The first lady Republic of Nigeria, Ministry of Women and Children Affairs, Republic of Ghana and the Ghana High Commission. The Conference is aimed at harnessing and enhancing the leadership potentials of women in leadership positions in West Africa thereby channeling them towards the unity and development of the region.
As part of its expansion programme and need towards gathering research materials nationwide for the coming conference in Equatorial Guinea, WAWLC is in search of young and dynamic Nigerians between the ages of 18 – 30 to fill the following positions


LEVEL A

State Cordinators
Qualification – A minimum of HND in any Health related courses.

State Programme Officers
Qualification: A minimum of HND in any discipline.

LEVEL B

Assistant State Coordinators
Qualification- A minimum of OND in any health related coursers.

Assistant Programme officers
Qualification- A minimum of OND in any discipline

LEVEL C

Field officers
Qualification- A minimum of NCE in any discipline.
LEVEL D

Volunteer Officers (Grade I)
Qualification- Undergraduate students of Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education, with a volition and time to serve.

LEVEL E

Volunteer officers (Grade II)
Qualification- A minimum of SSCE or NECO.
To Apply :

Simply walk into any Skye Bank or First Bank Branch nearest to you and pay the sum of N1,000 only into any of the following accounts:

FIRST BANK: Studio 115 Integrated Services 1892030010919
Skye Bank: Studio 115 Integrated Services 1321770010630

CLICK HERE TO APPLY: http://www.wawlc.com/vacancies/

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

PZ Cussons: SALES ANALYST (Lagos)

PZ Cussons operates in Africa, Asia and Europe with its strategy built on four core principles. We operate in selected markets that have the potential for future growth, both in mature and emerging markets. Our presence across Africa, Asia and Europe ensures a naturally balanced portfolio of global markets, which we continually review to ensure they provide the Group with the best opportunities for profitable growth. We take pride in our knowledge of local markets which enables us to respond quickly and appropriately to local needs. We develop leading brands for the markets in which we operate. Whilst some have global reach, the majority of our brands are sold only in local and regional markets as we create products that are particularly suited to local needs and tastes. Our strategy is to grow these brands so they achieve category leading positions in their markets and we continually review and expand the categories in which we operate to ensure profitable growth. We are proud of our portfolio of category leading brands which are developed to satisfy the particular needs of local consumers. We operate world class supply chain networks that enable us to deliver our brands quickly and efficiently to our local consumers. Our distribution systems vary by market type, from traditional supply chain models in mature markets to extensive nationwide depot networks in emerging markets. We continually adapt our methods of distribution to suit our local markets and to changing market needs. We take pride in our flexible distribution capability which is tailored specifically for the local market. We recruit, develop and retain a great team of people who are aligned with our values and who can drive our plans for growth. Our aim is to create a high performance culture offering career experiences and development. We work together as a true meritocracy where leadership is determined by talent.

SALES ANALYST
HPZ - Lagos
The Role: SALES ANALYST
The successful candidate will be required to:
• Support demand planning through the analysis of regional & category performance based on historical perspectives.
• Analyse economic data for support in budgeting process.
• Analyse competitors activities and it’s impact on sales.
• Analyse impact of price changes & promotional activities on ROI.
• Support & challenge regional & category performance.
• Develop reporting format for effective regional & national category performance.

The Person: The right candidate must:
• Have a degree in Economics or Mathematics or Science.
• Have between three (3)-to five (5) years working experience in similar role.
• Possess excellent data analysing skills.
• Be proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel /Database software.
• Have knowledge of statistical process control.
• Have experience in sales, marketing or banking industry.
• Posses a CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our core values – COURAGE, ACCOUNTABILITY, NETWORKING, DRIVE, ONENESS.

Please note that only short listed candidates would be contacted.

Closing date: 25 Jan 2011

Click here to apply: http://www.pzcussons.com/pzc/working/pzinigeria/vacancies/

PZ Cussons: HEAD OF CATEGORY -COOLING SOLUTIONS

PZ Cussons operates in Africa, Asia and Europe with its strategy built on four core principles. We operate in selected markets that have the potential for future growth, both in mature and emerging markets. Our presence across Africa, Asia and Europe ensures a naturally balanced portfolio of global markets, which we continually review to ensure they provide the Group with the best opportunities for profitable growth. We take pride in our knowledge of local markets which enables us to respond quickly and appropriately to local needs. We develop leading brands for the markets in which we operate. Whilst some have global reach, the majority of our brands are sold only in local and regional markets as we create products that are particularly suited to local needs and tastes. Our strategy is to grow these brands so they achieve category leading positions in their markets and we continually review and expand the categories in which we operate to ensure profitable growth. We are proud of our portfolio of category leading brands which are developed to satisfy the particular needs of local consumers. We operate world class supply chain networks that enable us to deliver our brands quickly and efficiently to our local consumers. Our distribution systems vary by market type, from traditional supply chain models in mature markets to extensive nationwide depot networks in emerging markets. We continually adapt our methods of distribution to suit our local markets and to changing market needs. We take pride in our flexible distribution capability which is tailored specifically for the local market. We recruit, develop and retain a great team of people who are aligned with our values and who can drive our plans for growth. Our aim is to create a high performance culture offering career experiences and development. We work together as a true meritocracy where leadership is determined by talent.

HEAD OF CATEGORY -COOLING SOLUTIONS
All Business Units - All States
The Role: HEAD OF CATEGORY – COOLING SOLUTIONS
The head of cooling solutions is a Senior marketing role within the organisation.
The successful candidate will be required to:
• Manage the largest categories in the business with huge growth potentials.
• Lead a team of Product Managers in the delivery of the Group long and short term objectives both strategic and financial in regards to all our Cooling categories.
• Creatively shape and drive the direction of the category.
• Identify opportunities in the market, through a deep understanding of the consumer and the Nigerian market dynamics.
• Lead with the vision to achieve number one market position in the Air Conditioning category using the full range of marketing tools available.

The Person: The right candidate must:
• Have strong academic qualifications (minimum degree level, MBA will be an added advantage).
• Have a proven and successful track record in marketing or related management roles within the Air Conditioning industry.
• Have a sound technical background as well as strong knowledge of the Nigerian market and consumers.
• Possess good leadership skills for the achievement of team’s objectives.
• Have excellent management skills, to be able to set direction and also micro-manage issues for successful project delivery.
• Be strong in financial management and excellent with numbers.
• Be able to quickly and effectively translate the feedback from the market into appropriate strategies and tactics. • Posses a CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our core values – COURAGE, ACCOUNTABILITY, NETWORKING, DRIVE, ONENESS.

Please note that only short listed candidates would be contacted.

Closing date: 25 Jan 2011

PZ Cussons: HEAD OF CATEGORY -KITCHEN SOLUTIONS (Lagos)

PZ Cussons operates in Africa, Asia and Europe with its strategy built on four core principles. We operate in selected markets that have the potential for future growth, both in mature and emerging markets. Our presence across Africa, Asia and Europe ensures a naturally balanced portfolio of global markets, which we continually review to ensure they provide the Group with the best opportunities for profitable growth. We take pride in our knowledge of local markets which enables us to respond quickly and appropriately to local needs. We develop leading brands for the markets in which we operate. Whilst some have global reach, the majority of our brands are sold only in local and regional markets as we create products that are particularly suited to local needs and tastes. Our strategy is to grow these brands so they achieve category leading positions in their markets and we continually review and expand the categories in which we operate to ensure profitable growth. We are proud of our portfolio of category leading brands which are developed to satisfy the particular needs of local consumers. We operate world class supply chain networks that enable us to deliver our brands quickly and efficiently to our local consumers. Our distribution systems vary by market type, from traditional supply chain models in mature markets to extensive nationwide depot networks in emerging markets. We continually adapt our methods of distribution to suit our local markets and to changing market needs. We take pride in our flexible distribution capability which is tailored specifically for the local market. We recruit, develop and retain a great team of people who are aligned with our values and who can drive our plans for growth. Our aim is to create a high performance culture offering career experiences and development. We work together as a true meritocracy where leadership is determined by talent.

HEAD OF CATEGORY -KITCHEN SOLUTIONS
HPZ - Lagos
The Role: HEAD OF CATEGORY – KITCHEN SOLUTIONS
The successful candidate will be required to:
• Manage the largest and most important group of product categories in the business.
• Lead a team of Product Managers in the delivery of the Group long and short term objectives both strategic and financial in regards to all our kitchen product categories.
• Creatively shape and drive the direction of all the categories
• Identify opportunities in the market, driven by a deep understanding of the consumer and the Nigerian market dynamics.
• Lead with the vision to achieve and maintain number one market position in all the kitchen categories using the full range of marketing tools available.

The Person: The ideal candidate must:
• Have strong academic qualifications (minimum degree level, MBA will be an added advantage).
• Have a minimum of ten to twelve (10–12) years work experience in an FMCG organisation.
• Have a proven and successful track record in marketing or related roles ideally within the Home Appliances industry.
• Have strong knowledge of the Nigerian market and consumers.
• Possess good leadership skills for the achievement of team’s objectives.
• Have excellent management skills, to be able to set direction and also micro-manage issues for successful project delivery.
• Be strong in financial management and excellent with numbers.
• Be able to quickly and effectively translate the feedback from the market into appropriate strategies and tactics. • Posses a CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our core values – COURAGE, ACCOUNTABILITY, NETWORKING, DRIVE, ONENESS.

Please note that only short listed candidates would be contacted.

Closing date: 25 Jan 2011

PZ Cussons: TRADE MARKETING MANAGER (Lagos)

PZ Cussons operates in Africa, Asia and Europe with its strategy built on four core principles. We operate in selected markets that have the potential for future growth, both in mature and emerging markets. Our presence across Africa, Asia and Europe ensures a naturally balanced portfolio of global markets, which we continually review to ensure they provide the Group with the best opportunities for profitable growth. We take pride in our knowledge of local markets which enables us to respond quickly and appropriately to local needs. We develop leading brands for the markets in which we operate. Whilst some have global reach, the majority of our brands are sold only in local and regional markets as we create products that are particularly suited to local needs and tastes. Our strategy is to grow these brands so they achieve category leading positions in their markets and we continually review and expand the categories in which we operate to ensure profitable growth. We are proud of our portfolio of category leading brands which are developed to satisfy the particular needs of local consumers. We operate world class supply chain networks that enable us to deliver our brands quickly and efficiently to our local consumers. Our distribution systems vary by market type, from traditional supply chain models in mature markets to extensive nationwide depot networks in emerging markets. We continually adapt our methods of distribution to suit our local markets and to changing market needs. We take pride in our flexible distribution capability which is tailored specifically for the local market. We recruit, develop and retain a great team of people who are aligned with our values and who can drive our plans for growth. Our aim is to create a high performance culture offering career experiences and development. We work together as a true meritocracy where leadership is determined by talent.

TRADE MARKETING MANAGER
HPZ - Lagos
The Role: TRADE MARKETING MANAGER
The successful candidate will be required to:
• Effectively manage the communication & implementation of regional marketing activities.
• Conduct field audit of retail franchised showrooms to improve brand visibility.
• Effectively implement market activation plans for NPD products and other promotional activities.
• Develop regional team capabilities.
• Support implementation of CRM solutions.
• Prepare plan for trade marketing activities by closely working with category managers.

The Person: The right candidate must:
• Possess B.A. Marketing and an MBA Marketing.
• Be a member of CIMN.
• Have a minimum of six(6) to seven(7) years relevant working experience.
• Possess excellent oral & written communication skills.
• Enjoy travelling.
• Be able to work well under pressure.
• Have good Microsoft office computer skills especially in Ms Word, Excel and Power point.
• Posses a CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our core values – COURAGE, ACCOUNTABILITY, NETWORKING, DRIVE, ONENESS.

Please note that only short listed candidates would be contacted.

Closing date: 25 Jan 2011

Click here to apply: http://www.pzcussons.com/pzc/working/pzinigeria/vacancies/

PZ Cussons: KEY ACCOUNTS SUPERVISOR (Enugu, Kaduna)

PZ Cussons operates in Africa, Asia and Europe with its strategy built on four core principles. We operate in selected markets that have the potential for future growth, both in mature and emerging markets. Our presence across Africa, Asia and Europe ensures a naturally balanced portfolio of global markets, which we continually review to ensure they provide the Group with the best opportunities for profitable growth. We take pride in our knowledge of local markets which enables us to respond quickly and appropriately to local needs. We develop leading brands for the markets in which we operate. Whilst some have global reach, the majority of our brands are sold only in local and regional markets as we create products that are particularly suited to local needs and tastes. Our strategy is to grow these brands so they achieve category leading positions in their markets and we continually review and expand the categories in which we operate to ensure profitable growth. We are proud of our portfolio of category leading brands which are developed to satisfy the particular needs of local consumers. We operate world class supply chain networks that enable us to deliver our brands quickly and efficiently to our local consumers. Our distribution systems vary by market type, from traditional supply chain models in mature markets to extensive nationwide depot networks in emerging markets. We continually adapt our methods of distribution to suit our local markets and to changing market needs. We take pride in our flexible distribution capability which is tailored specifically for the local market. We recruit, develop and retain a great team of people who are aligned with our values and who can drive our plans for growth. Our aim is to create a high performance culture offering career experiences and development. We work together as a true meritocracy where leadership is determined by talent.

KEY ACCOUNTS SUPERVISOR
All Business Units - Enugu, Kaduna
The Role: KEY ACCOUNT SUPERVISOR
The successful candidate will be required to:
• Manage & develop a maximum of three customers’ accounts.
• Develop customer capability for managing and executing trade marketing initiatives.
• Effectively manage customer stock turnaround & service level into credit management.
• Measure and improve customer profitability.
• Develop skills for customer’s sales representatives.

The Person: The right candidate must:
• Have a degree in science or relevant management discipline (experience in key accounts management and sales would be an added advantage).
• Have between three (3)-to five (5) years working experience in similar role.
• Have good communication skills.
• Possess good knowledge of inventory management.
• Have excellent interpersonal skills.
• Be exceptional at relationship management and business development with extensive customer interaction.
• Posses a CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our core values – COURAGE, ACCOUNTABILITY, NETWORKING, DRIVE and ONENESS.

Please note that only short listed candidates would be contacted.

Closing date: 25 Jan 2011

Click here to apply:
http://www.pzcussons.com/pzc/working/pzinigeria/vacancies/

PZ Cussons: AREA COMMERCIAL SUPERVISORS

PZ Cussons operates in Africa, Asia and Europe with its strategy built on four core principles. We operate in selected markets that have the potential for future growth, both in mature and emerging markets. Our presence across Africa, Asia and Europe ensures a naturally balanced portfolio of global markets, which we continually review to ensure they provide the Group with the best opportunities for profitable growth. We take pride in our knowledge of local markets which enables us to respond quickly and appropriately to local needs. We develop leading brands for the markets in which we operate. Whilst some have global reach, the majority of our brands are sold only in local and regional markets as we create products that are particularly suited to local needs and tastes. Our strategy is to grow these brands so they achieve category leading positions in their markets and we continually review and expand the categories in which we operate to ensure profitable growth. We are proud of our portfolio of category leading brands which are developed to satisfy the particular needs of local consumers. We operate world class supply chain networks that enable us to deliver our brands quickly and efficiently to our local consumers. Our distribution systems vary by market type, from traditional supply chain models in mature markets to extensive nationwide depot networks in emerging markets. We continually adapt our methods of distribution to suit our local markets and to changing market needs. We take pride in our flexible distribution capability which is tailored specifically for the local market. We recruit, develop and retain a great team of people who are aligned with our values and who can drive our plans for growth. Our aim is to create a high performance culture offering career experiences and development. We work together as a true meritocracy where leadership is determined by talent.

AREA COMMERCIAL SUPERVISORS
HPZ - All States
The Role: AREA COMMERCIAL SUPERVISORS
The successful candidate will be required to:
• Support sales development plan and strategy for effective growth, increased turnover and penetration in the market.
• Monitor the implementation of promotional activities to ensure maximum returns on investments.
• Analyse sales figures/data, interpret trends to facilitate planning and forecasting of future sales volumes.
• Analyse the competitive environment to ascertain product performance against competition and advise on winning strategies.
• Conduct market/product research and monthly price audit reporting promptly, any changes in competitors’ prices and new products which pose a threat to company’s products.
• Effectively manage stock within depot and customers to ensure maximum sales.

The Person: The right candidate must:
• Have a degree in any discipline.
• Be a member of Nigerian Institute of Marketing
• Have a minimum of three (3) years relevant working experience gained from a fast moving retail environment.
• Have good knowledge of inventory management.
• Be self driven and possess very high levels of energy, enthusiasm, drive and resilience.
• Have strong interpersonal skills.
• Have strong numeric/data analysing skills.
• Have excellent written and verbal communication skills, articulating thoughts, innovative ideas and technical terminology.
• Experience in sales of power related equipments would be an added advantage.
• Posses a CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our core values – COURAGE, ACCOUNTABILITY, NETWORKING, DRIVE and ONENESS.

Please note that only short listed candidates would be contacted.

Closing date: 25 Jan 2011

Click here to apply:
http://www.pzcussons.com/pzc/working/pzinigeria/vacancies/

PZ Cussons: PRODUCT MANAGERS (Lagos)

PZ Cussons operates in Africa, Asia and Europe with its strategy built on four core principles. We operate in selected markets that have the potential for future growth, both in mature and emerging markets. Our presence across Africa, Asia and Europe ensures a naturally balanced portfolio of global markets, which we continually review to ensure they provide the Group with the best opportunities for profitable growth. We take pride in our knowledge of local markets which enables us to respond quickly and appropriately to local needs. We develop leading brands for the markets in which we operate. Whilst some have global reach, the majority of our brands are sold only in local and regional markets as we create products that are particularly suited to local needs and tastes. Our strategy is to grow these brands so they achieve category leading positions in their markets and we continually review and expand the categories in which we operate to ensure profitable growth. We are proud of our portfolio of category leading brands which are developed to satisfy the particular needs of local consumers. We operate world class supply chain networks that enable us to deliver our brands quickly and efficiently to our local consumers. Our distribution systems vary by market type, from traditional supply chain models in mature markets to extensive nationwide depot networks in emerging markets. We continually adapt our methods of distribution to suit our local markets and to changing market needs. We take pride in our flexible distribution capability which is tailored specifically for the local market. We recruit, develop and retain a great team of people who are aligned with our values and who can drive our plans for growth. Our aim is to create a high performance culture offering career experiences and development. We work together as a true meritocracy where leadership is determined by talent.

PRODUCT MANAGERS
HPZ - Lagos
The Role: PRODUCT MANAGERS
The successful candidates will be required to:
• Take responsibility for the complete marketing mix of his/her product.
• Manage the process from consumer insight and understanding, through to product development, costing and pricing and commercial execution, including forecasting and stock management.
• Be a champion of his/her category and must be accountable for all elements of the product in its entirety.
• Deliver the Budget sales and profit targets.
• Make input into the long term strategy for the category.
• Conduct training to improve product knowledge.
• Tackle quality issues from product design through to after-sales service.

The Person: The right candidate must:
• Have a first degree in a technical related discipline.
• Have between three (3) to five (5) years working experience in the home appliances industry.
• Have marketing experience, ideally in related categories.
• Be a strong commercial thinker who has an eye for the market
• Be proficient with numbers.
• Possess efficient planning and execution skill as this is vital to the role.
• Be prepared to work in a high pressure environment.
• Be willing to travel extensively and engage with the market/sales teams.
• Posses a CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our core values – COURAGE, ACCOUNTABILITY, NETWORKING, DRIVE and ONENESS.

Please note that only short listed candidates would be contacted.
Closing date: 25 Jan 2011

PZ Cussons: KEY ACCOUNTS MANAGER (Lagos)

PZ Cussons operates in Africa, Asia and Europe with its strategy built on four core principles. We operate in selected markets that have the potential for future growth, both in mature and emerging markets. Our presence across Africa, Asia and Europe ensures a naturally balanced portfolio of global markets, which we continually review to ensure they provide the Group with the best opportunities for profitable growth. We take pride in our knowledge of local markets which enables us to respond quickly and appropriately to local needs. We develop leading brands for the markets in which we operate. Whilst some have global reach, the majority of our brands are sold only in local and regional markets as we create products that are particularly suited to local needs and tastes. Our strategy is to grow these brands so they achieve category leading positions in their markets and we continually review and expand the categories in which we operate to ensure profitable growth. We are proud of our portfolio of category leading brands which are developed to satisfy the particular needs of local consumers. We operate world class supply chain networks that enable us to deliver our brands quickly and efficiently to our local consumers. Our distribution systems vary by market type, from traditional supply chain models in mature markets to extensive nationwide depot networks in emerging markets. We continually adapt our methods of distribution to suit our local markets and to changing market needs. We take pride in our flexible distribution capability which is tailored specifically for the local market. We recruit, develop and retain a great team of people who are aligned with our values and who can drive our plans for growth. Our aim is to create a high performance culture offering career experiences and development. We work together as a true meritocracy where leadership is determined by talent.

KEY ACCOUNTS MANAGER
HPZ - Lagos
The Role: KEY ACCOUNTS MANAGER
The successful candidate will be required to:
• Manage & develop minimum of four (4) & a maximum of six (6) customers.
• Develop customer capability for managing & executing trade marketing initiatives.
• Effectively manage customer stock turnaround & service level into credit management.
• Develop & implement systems & process for key accounts management.
• Measure & improve customer profitability.
• Develop skills for customer’s sales representatives.

The Person: The right candidate must:
• Possess minimum of B.SC in Science or related management discipline.
• Have between three (3) to five (5) years working experience in similar role.
• Have good communication skills.
• Have excellent interpersonal skills.
• Have good knowledge of inventory management (experience in Key Accounts Management would be an added advantage).
• Be exceptional at relationship management and business development with extensive customer interaction.
• Posses a CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our core values – COURAGE, ACCOUNTABILITY, NETWORKING, DRIVE, ONENESS.

Please note that only short listed candidates would be contacted.
Closing date: 25 Jan 2011

Click here to apply:
http://www.pzcussons.com/pzc/working/pzinigeria/vacancies/

PZ Cussons: CATEGORY SALES DEVELOPMENT MANAGER (Abuja)

PZ Cussons operates in Africa, Asia and Europe with its strategy built on four core principles. We operate in selected markets that have the potential for future growth, both in mature and emerging markets. Our presence across Africa, Asia and Europe ensures a naturally balanced portfolio of global markets, which we continually review to ensure they provide the Group with the best opportunities for profitable growth. We take pride in our knowledge of local markets which enables us to respond quickly and appropriately to local needs. We develop leading brands for the markets in which we operate. Whilst some have global reach, the majority of our brands are sold only in local and regional markets as we create products that are particularly suited to local needs and tastes. Our strategy is to grow these brands so they achieve category leading positions in their markets and we continually review and expand the categories in which we operate to ensure profitable growth. We are proud of our portfolio of category leading brands which are developed to satisfy the particular needs of local consumers.
We operate world class supply chain networks that enable us to deliver our brands quickly and efficiently to our local consumers. Our distribution systems vary by market type, from traditional supply chain models in mature markets to extensive nationwide depot networks in emerging markets. We continually adapt our methods of distribution to suit our local markets and to changing market needs. We take pride in our flexible distribution capability which is tailored specifically for the local market. We recruit, develop and retain a great team of people who are aligned with our values and who can drive our plans for growth. Our aim is to create a high performance culture offering career experiences and development. We work together as a true meritocracy where leadership is determined by talent.

CATEGORY SALES DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
HPZ - Abuja Fct
The Role: CATEGORY SALES DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
The successful candidate will be required to:
• Push emerging categories & NPD products.
• Identify channel opportunities & support frontline sales.
• Carry out specific market analysis & penetration strategy.
• Phase & phase out SKUs.
• Activate consumer promotions.
• Train & develop trade personnel for technical selling.
• Execute competition analysis and report findings.

The Person: The right candidate must:
• Have a minimum of first degree in Science or Engineering
• Have between six(6) to seven(7) years working experience in Engineering, Consumer durable products like generators, freezers, fridges, inverters, cars etc.
• Have good analytical skills to analyse trade data.
• Have good communication skills.
• Love travelling & be willing to travel extensively.
• Be an extrovert with excellent interpersonal skills.
• Be willing to take up higher level of responsibilities and work under pressure.
• Posses a CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our core values – COURAGE, ACCOUNTABILITY, NETWORKING, DRIVE and ONENESS.
• Good Microsoft office computer skills especially in Ms Word, Excel and Power point.

Please note that only short listed candidates would be contacted.
Closing date: 25 Jan 2011

Click here to apply : http://www.pzcussons.com/pzc/working/pzinigeria/vacancies/

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

iiTA Jobs: Extension/Dissemination Specialist



The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is Africa's leading research partner in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Our award-winning research for development (R4D) addresses the development needs of sub-Saharan Africa. We work with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture. We are a nonprofit organization founded in 1967, governed by a Board of Trustees, and supported primarily by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR, www.cgiar.org).

Job Title: Extension/Dissemination Specialist (Ref: DDG –R4D/EDS/10/10)

Background: The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) invites applications for the position of an Extension/Dissemination Specialist for the project Putting Nitrogen Fixation to Work for Smallholder Farmers in Africa (N2Africa).

IITA is an international non-profit research-for-development (R4D) organization created in 1967, governed by a Board of Trustees, and supported primarily by the Consultative Group of International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). Our R4D is anchored on the development needs of sub-Saharan Africa. We develop agricultural solutions with our partners to tackle hunger and poverty by reducing producer and consumer risks, enhancing crop quality and productivity, and generating wealth from agriculture. We have more than 100 internationally recruited scientists from about 35 countries and 900 nationally recruited staff based in various stations across Africa.
http://www.iita.org/

The N2Africa Project is led by Wageningen University, the Netherlands. The project will deploy state-of-the-art legume and rhizobial inoculant technologies to African smallholder farmers to enhance inputs of free atmospheric nitrogen by biological nitrogen fixation, thereby improving crop and livestock productivity, human nutrition and farm income, while enhancing soil health. The project will work in eight countries (DRC, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Zimbabwe) from three hubs situated in East, West and Southern Africa.

Position/Responsibilities: The Extension/Dissemination Specialist will report to the Deputy Director-General (Research), Research for Development of IITA, and within the project to the Project Leader. Substantial attention will be devoted to ensure rapid uptake of existing technologies that will enhance nitrogen inputs into target agroecosystems through nitrogen fixation by grain and forage legumes. Although the successful candidate will work mainly in Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique, this work will be conducted in close liaison with parallel project activities in East, Central, and West Africa. Tasks include to:
  • Create/initiate appropriate partnerships to set platforms for technology dissemination
  • Develop and implement tools/technologies to increase farmers awareness and adoption of new technologies
  • Produce specific dissemination tools adapted to needs of farmers groups, agro-dealers, and development partners
  • Conduct collaborative legume and inoculant technology dissemination campaigns and create awareness in farming communities
  • Develop strategies for empowering women to benefit from the project products
  • Provide an educational program to farmers to build capacity in agribusiness
  • Conduct research, with specific application to increasing efficiency and adding value to small scale agricultural business ventures
  • Document new technology uptake in project impact domain
  • Contribute to impact assessment and monitoring and evaluation studies
  • Organize and implement N2Africa field survey campaigns in Project areas.
  • Prepare oral presentations, reports, and scientific articles.
  • Mentor technical staff and (co)-supervise M.Sc and PhD projects
  • Facilitate all aspects of N2Africa field operations and management of logistics in Southern Africa.
  • Meet reporting and monitoring and evaluation requirements of N2Africa
  • Establish effective working relationships and facilitate collaboration with National Agricultural Research Institutes and development agencies.
  • Represent and articulate the N2Africa mission and its scientific accomplishments in local and international settings.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • PhD degree in agricultural extension, agricultural economics, rural and social development or other relevant discipline.
  • Post – doctoral experience strongly preferred with at least 5 years experience in agricultural extension and training, technology transfer, and development of training and dissemination materials in relation to sustainable livelihoods.
  • Whilst the intention is to appoint a person of outstanding scientific reputation, particular emphasis will also be placed on proven qualities for leadership.
  • Experience of managing networks and/or multi-institutional and multi-cultural collaborative projects will be an advantage.
  • Strong client service orientation.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to motivate people to produce quality work within tight timeframes.
  • Valid driving license.

Core Competencies:

  • Team player with personality traits that enable him/her to motivate and communicate with all levels of the professional and support staff.
  • Self-starting, energetic style, with an ability to work effectively with little day-to-day direction or supervision.
  • Reputation of integrity, high intelligence, creativity and the ability to exercise good judgment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to establish rapport and credibility with people at all organizational levels, forming strong relationships, both internally and externally.
  • Committed to transparency and continuous improvement in a cooperative atmosphere of constructive evaluation and learning.
  • Fluency in English; French or Portuguese an advantage.

General Information:

- The successful applicant will be offered an initial two year contract, renewable subject to six (6) months probation period of good performance.

- This initial contract is renewable subject to good and acceptable performance.

- The successful applicant will be expected to start working as early as possible after selection but not later than 1 December 2010. IITA offers an internationally competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with the position’s responsibilities and the education and experience of the successful candidate.

Applications: Applicants should apply by email, sending a cover letter summarizing their relevance to this position, full curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three referees knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience. Applications including lists of publications should be sent to Mrs. L. Mendoza, Human Resources Manager at the email address

IITA-HR@cgiar.org

Closing Date: November 19, 2010.

IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from women
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


Adexen Nigeria: Customer Service Manager (Lagos)

Adexen is a well known recruitment & HR consulting firm in Europe and Africa. Our consultants and staff bring wealth of experience to help companies to find and retain talents. We have a outstanding track records who will create competitive advantage and sutainable value to your organisation. Our success and proven track record can be attributed to our deep understanding of HR dynamics in organisations and leadership requirements of companies at various levels. Adexen offers a deep expertise in challenging African and emerging markets as well as a robust network of public institutions and private business contacts that are essential assets to hire the best candidates. We hope you find the information in this website helpful and invite you to explore how a partnership with us could benefit your organization.

Job Title: Customer Service Manager

Our client
Adexen Recruitment Agency is mandated by a recognized shipping agent acting as a leading player in the Nigerian Maritime Sector. The company is looking for a Customer Service Manager for its Lagos Office

Job description
The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing excellent customer service; hence understanding and satisfying the organizations customers’ requirements

Responsibilities
  • Communicate courteously with all customers on shipment updates
  • Investigate and solve customers problems, which may be complex or longstanding problems that have been passed on by customer service assistants
  • Keep accurate records of discussions or correspondence with customers
  • Advise sales department on any issues in relation to customer complaints or suggestions
  • Responsible for all customs or related agencies clearance customer queries
  • Understand the organizations services & keeping up to date with changes
  • Analyze statistics or other data to determine the level of customer service the organization is providing
  • Develop feedback or complaints procedure for customer service use
  • Develop customer service procedures, policies, standards for the organization
  • Train staff to deliver a high standard of customer service

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 2 to 5 years experience in customer service management, in a shipping or logistics organization
  • Minimum of a University degree from a recognized institution.
  • Knowledge of port rules & regulations
  • Strong customer service ability
  • Very good in the use of Microsoft word & Excel
  • Good communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to develop strategies and tactics as well as implementation skills.

What is on offer
Attractive package

If your experience, personal characteristics and qualifications meet the position specifications and your personal objectives are to seek such a challenge, then we would like to hear from you with details of your current earnings, up to date CV and explanation as to why your achievements to date fit you for consideration.

Apply online: http://www.adexen.com/en/offer_NGA0448_customer-service-manager.html

Adexen Nigeria: Commercial Manager

Adexen is a well known recruitment & HR consulting firm in Europe and Africa. Our consultants and staff bring wealth of experience to help companies to find and retain talents. We have a outstanding track records who will create competitive advantage and sutainable value to your organisation. Our success and proven track record can be attributed to our deep understanding of HR dynamics in organisations and leadership requirements of companies at various levels. Adexen offers a deep expertise in challenging African and emerging markets as well as a robust network of public institutions and private business contacts that are essential assets to hire the best candidates. We hope you find the information in this website helpful and invite you to explore how a partnership with us could benefit your organization.


Job Title: Commercial Manager

Our client
Adexen Recruitment Agency is mandated by a recognized shipping agent acting as a leading player in the Nigerian Maritime Sector. The Company is looking for a Commercial Manager for its Lagos Office.

Job description

The Commercial Manager will be responsible for:
Identifying short - long term business opportunities & develop close collaborative relationships with key players, and fully understand their objectives. He/ She will be in charge of the formation & submission of reports, tenders and business proposals, interpret statistics, advice the General Manager on economical, political, commercial & other related developments in the area of the company’s interest; inclusive of developing /marketing the break bulk and containerized export services to all sectors and for all kind of commodities. A complementary focus on Oil & Gas sector is given. The Commercial Manager will oversee the activities of the direct sales (Lagos, Port Harcourt and Onitsha) team to ensure appropriate and targeted sales activities, in line with the Marketing Plan.

Responsibilities

  • Set up a sales and marketing strategy with the General Manager to address the market efficiently
  • Deliver presentations and negotiate contracts
  • Manage commercial agency agreement / negotiations, resolution of contractual disputes, sales/ purchase activities
  • Identify all potential prospects within the activity portfolio of the company
  • Meet with existing and prospect customers to develop effective working relationships and identify and obtain further their future programs.
  • Provide feedback to appropriate Senior/group management on the status of customers business, changes in their requirements and organization so as to ensure that existing and future contracts and bids can be delivered in the most efficient and effective way.
  • Provide detailed updates and forecasts on changes in client and competitor status and activity to ensure that business opportunities are fully exploited.
  • Set up offers to client
  • Follows up and organize the answers in any bid processes organized by clients
  • Follows up the operational excellence of the process with operation team

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 7 years experience in a similar or related position
  • Must have hands on experience in sales & marketing in the logistics sector
  • Minimum of a B.Sc or HND degree from a recognized University or Polytechnic, an MBA will be of great advantage.
  • Knowledge of Business Development Management
  • Practical experience in forecasting
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to develop strategies and tactics as well as implementation skills
  • Knowledge of office administration and management.
  • Very good in the use of Excel and presentation tools, ERP knowledge will be an added advantage.
  • Attention to detail and good selling skills.
  • Good command over the written and spoken English language

What is on offer
Attractive Package

If your experience, personal characteristics and qualifications meet the position specifications and your personal objectives are to seek such a challenge, then we would like to hear from you with details of your current earnings, up to date CV and explanation as to why your achievements to date fit you for consideration.

Apply online: http://www.adexen.com/en/offer_NGA0460_commercial-manager.html

Adexen Nigeria: Marketing Analyst


Adexen is a well known recruitment & HR consulting firm in Europe and Africa. Our consultants and staff bring wealth of experience to help companies to find and retain talents. We have a outstanding track records who will create competitive advantage and sutainable value to your organisation. Our success and proven track record can be attributed to our deep understanding of HR dynamics in organisations and leadership requirements of companies at various levels. Adexen offers a deep expertise in challenging African and emerging markets as well as a robust network of public institutions and private business contacts that are essential assets to hire the best candidates. We hope you find the information in this website helpful and invite you to explore how a partnership with us could benefit your organization.

Job Title: Marketing Analyst

Our client
Adexen recruitment Agency is mandated by a leading shipping company.
The Company is for a Marketing Analyst for its Lagos Office.

Job Description
The Marketing Analyst will be responsible for:
Providing insights & information (by research / survey) regarding market conditions, changes in the market that might affect sales, competitors & customers in order to support business decisions and in measuring performance; inclusive of advising management on how services should be packaged, marketed, distributed & priced. He or She will help plan promotional programs by analyzing information about company past sales, predict trend or future sales and also assist in internal systems issues from time to time

Responsibilities
  • Analyze marketing metrics for identifying effect – cause relationships between financial outcomes & marketing actions to raise profitability
  • Design research projects which answer particular business questions
  • Conduct market research to determine & understand customer needs, evaluate market penetration and analyze competitors
  • Manage segmentation, positioning exercises and targeting as required
  • Perform customer satisfaction survey and compile results reports
  • Provide analysis of all sales activities
  • Conduct industry analysis: Technological, Social, Political & Economical
  • Work with General Manager & Commercial Manager in identifying marketing opportunities
  • Integrate market research information with the company system to develop new leads

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar or related position, in the logistics sector
  • Minimum of a B.Sc or HND degree in Marketing, Finance or related field from a recognized University or Polytechnic, an MBA will be of great advantage.
  • Exceptional knowledge of sales, business and marketing processes
  • Excellent business reporting, project management and writing skills
  • Strong business acumen, analytical, problem solving, data manipulation and management skills
  • Must be able to contribute to planning and strategic thinking
  • Effective time management & organizational skills
  • Must be able to develop effectual relationships and operate with senior management
  • Excellent computer skills that include reporting software and business intelligence
  • Must be willing to travel when required

What is on offer
Attractive package

If your experience, personal characteristics and qualifications meet the position specifications and your personal objectives are to seek such a challenge, then we would like to hear from you with details of your current earnings, up to date CV and explanation as to why your achievements to date fit you for consideration.

Apply online: http://www.adexen.com/en/offer_NGA0461_marketing-analyst.html

Adexen Nigeria: Quality Management Administrator

Adexen is a well known recruitment & HR consulting firm in Europe and Africa. Our consultants and staff bring wealth of experience to help companies to find and retain talents. We have a outstanding track records who will create competitive advantage and sutainable value to your organisation. Our success and proven track record can be attributed to our deep understanding of HR dynamics in organisations and leadership requirements of companies at various levels. Adexen offers a deep expertise in challenging African and emerging markets as well as a robust network of public institutions and private business contacts that are essential assets to hire the best candidates. We hope you find the information in this website helpful and invite you to explore how a partnership with us could benefit your organization.

Job Title: Quality Management Administrator

Our client
Adexen Recruitment Agency is mandated by a leading international shipping group. is looking to employ a Quality Management Administrator for its Lagos office.

Job Description
The Quality Management Administrator will be responsible for:
Ensuring the development, implementation, communication & maintenance of quality systems policies and procedures according to the approved quality system in the organization.

Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement quality management system
  • Direct, coordinate and achieve ISO certification & ensure audits are carried out, in order to maintain it
  • Assess improvements initiatives from all quality audits
  • Manage the quality management system
  • Implement and ensure adherence to the Group’s HSE policy
  • Support in the participation of the Group’s Total Quality Management System
  • Ensure training of personnel in the requirements, documentation and maintenance of the organizations corporate quality system
  • Develop and direct, Quality Improvement Initiatives for processes & services
  • Observe safety regulations, encourage safe working practice and correct obvious hazard immediately

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must have a B.Sc in any discipline & a Masters degree will be of great advantage
  • Must have undergone core international & local ISO trainings
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar / related position
  • Must have hands on experience working in a ISO certified organization
  • Must have a lead auditor qualification
  • Must be computer literate with advance excel skill, an ERP knowledge will be an added advantage
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be confident, hardworking, honest and result oriented

What is on offer
Attractive package

If your experience, personal characteristics and qualifications meet the position specifications and your personal objectives are to seek such a challenge, then we would like to hear from you with details of your current earnings, up to date CV and explanation as to why your achievements to date fit you for consideration.

Apply online: http://www.adexen.com/en/offer_NGA0462_quality-management-administrator.html

Adexen Nigeria: Brand Executive

Adexen is a well known recruitment & HR consulting firm in Europe and Africa. Our consultants and staff bring wealth of experience to help companies to find and retain talents. We have a outstanding track records who will create competitive advantage and sutainable value to your organisation. Our success and proven track record can be attributed to our deep understanding of HR dynamics in organisations and leadership requirements of companies at various levels. Adexen offers a deep expertise in challenging African and emerging markets as well as a robust network of public institutions and private business contacts that are essential assets to hire the best candidates. We hope you find the information in this website helpful and invite you to explore how a partnership with us could benefit your organization.

Job Title: Brand Executive

Our client
A large international FMCG group requires Adexen Recruitment Agency to look for a Brand Executive to manage all VFM brand activities in francophone West Africa

Job Description
The candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing consumer engagement activities and also responsible for alignment of brand programmes with business objectives and segment requirements. He/she will also be responsible for managing Value for Money (VFM) brands within French markets and monitor Tobacco Control Bill with packs change effect on-going and across markets. The position will report to the Brand manager.

Responsibilities
  • Recommend changes to brand programmes
  • Assist Brand Manager in the development of a strategic plan for respective brand(s)
  • Recommend brand attributes to be reinforced based on brand’s role in portfolio
  • Support definition of high level brand programmes
  • Assist Brand Manager in the development and execution of an operational brand plan
  • Recommend venues and communication channels while supporting development of message content
  • Recommend schedule for brand events and monitor implementation and results of operational brand plan
  • Monitor and report brand expenditure to ensure it does not exceed budget defined in operational brand plan
  • Analyze market research data in order to understand brand issues and market opportunities
  • Develop ideas on product innovation in order to achieve competitive advantage
  • Provide insights around brand strategy in the development/ implementation of trade programmes by Trade area
  • Also, work in conjunction with Trade area to ensure that product is correctly managed throughout the supply chain and brand programmes are effectively implemented by trade team in respective markets.
  • Select in conjunction with Marketing Service Team adequate touch points for designed brand programmes.
  • Liaise with Marketing Service Team to ensure smooth execution and evaluation of brand activities.
  • Develop close relationship with external agencies to ensure day-to-day activities related to brand programmes are performed with required quality and agreed cost & timescales as defined in operational brand plan

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Bsc. degree from a reputable university
  • Must have some experience in Brand management
  • Must be fluent both oral and written in French and English languages.
  • Good knowledge of the West Africa francophone markets would be an advantage
  • Experience monitoring sales volumes, market share, and brand financials (P&L)
  • Good knowledge of Consumer engagement, Brand programme development, Project monitoring and management
  • Must have good negotiation and influencing skills
  • Relationship management of agencies and suppliers.

What is on offer
Attractive package

If your experience, personal characteristics and qualifications meet the position specifications and your personal objectives are to seek such a challenge, then we would like to hear from you with details of your current earnings, up to date CV and explanation as to why your achievements to date fit you for consideration.

Click Here To Apply: http://www.adexen.com/en/offer_NGA0464_brand-executive.html

Adexen Nigeria: Benefits Officer

Adexen is a well known recruitment & HR consulting firm in Europe and Africa. Our consultants and staff bring wealth of experience to help companies to find and retain talents. We have a outstanding track records who will create competitive advantage and sutainable value to your organisation. Our success and proven track record can be attributed to our deep understanding of HR dynamics in organisations and leadership requirements of companies at various levels. Adexen offers a deep expertise in challenging African and emerging markets as well as a robust network of public institutions and private business contacts that are essential assets to hire the best candidates. We hope you find the information in this website helpful and invite you to explore how a partnership with us could benefit your organization.


Job Title: Benefits Officer

Our client
Adexen Recruitment Agency is mandated by the Closed Pension Fund Administrator of an international company. The company is looking for a Benefits Officer for its Nigerian office.

Job Description
Position will be direct back-up to the ICT and Admin Manager on all matters of the scheme’s benefits administration. He/she will be in charge of daily reporting, coordination of communication between scheme members and the authorities, answering queries, processing claims and resolving issues. He/she has to gather data with Sponsor to improve benefits administration and maintain all databases, records and reports. He/she will also ensure that the scheme is operating in accordance with the scheme’s trust deed and government statutes and regulations and provide the monthly pensions payroll, ensuring the payment of members’ benefits;

Responsibilities
  • Ensuring benefit calculations are in compliance with the scheme’s trust deed and rules.
  • Ensuring members understand scheme rules and sponsor’s HR issues as they relate to benefits.
  • Proper membership and benefits records
  • Proper implementation of SLA’s signed with sponsor and other counterparties as they relate to benefits admin.
  • Timely benefits and related reporting to Management, Custodian, National Pensions Commission and other stakeholders.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a numerate discipline
  • Minimum 8 years post-B.Sc work experience in an HR or related environment
  • Thorough understanding of state and federal pension laws and regulations, including National Pensions Commission guidelines and regulations.
  • Good Microsoft office PC skills and understanding of PeopleSoft
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in multi-tasked environment
  • Ability to maintain highest level of confidentiality
  • Good analytical skills and strong attention to detail
  • Strong teamwork skills combined with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

What is on offer
Attractive package

If your experience, personal characteristics and qualifications meet the position specifications and your personal objectives are to seek such a challenge, then we would like to hear from you with details of your current earnings, up to date CV and explanation as to why your achievements to date fit you for consideration.

Click Here To Apply: http://www.adexen.com/en/offer_NGA0455_benefits-officer.html

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