Thursday, 23 March 2017

NYSC Releases Requirements For 2017/18 Registration

The National Youths Service Corps, NYSC, has released its plans for the 2017 Batch ‘A’ mobilization of prospective corps members.

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The service said it’s online registration portal will open as from Monday 17th April to Thursday 4th May, 2017 to enable prospective corps members register for the 2017 Batch ‘A’ mobilization.

In a message on its official website, NYSC wrote,

“This is to inform all prospective corps members, i.e. Nigerians who have graduated from Universities and Mono/Polytechnics both at home and abroad that the NYSC On-line registration portal will be opened from Monday 17th April to Thursday 4th May, 2017 to enable them register for the 2017 Batch ‘A’ mobilization.

“In order to ensure a seamless registration, prospective corps members are to note the following for strict compliance:

“The Website address is any of the following:

“Prospective Corps members should ensure that they have functional e-mail addresses that they can access and Nigerian (GSM) telephone numbers with which to register.

“Locally trained prospective Corps members are expected to use correct Matriculation numbers to register

“For locally-trained graduates, only those whose names appear in the Senate/Academic Board Approved Result lists submitted by their Institutions will have access to the register on the NYSC portal.

“Foreign-trained prospective corps members should ensure that their Institutions are accredited. Where in doubt, it is their responsibility to approach Federal “Ministry of Education for verification. The letter of verification must be uploaded during registration.

“Those who graduated from Institutions outside Nigeria, (Foreign-trained graduates), are to visit the NYSC portal, register and upload the following documents:

West African School Certificate(WASC) (with not less than 5 Credits at 2 sittings) or its equivalent; or General Certificate of Education (GCE O’ Level) (with not less than 5 Credits at 2 sittings) or its equivalent; or NECO (with not less than 5 Credits at 2 sittings) or its equivalent; or High School Diploma or its equivalent.

“First Degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) Certificate (Second Degree or Ph.D not necessary).

“Transcript of the first Degree or HND.

“International travelling Passport showing data page and date of departure for the course of study.

“It is the responsibility of the prospective corps members who studied in non-English speaking countries to get their Certificates and Transcripts translated into English language before uploading.

“All graduates of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Physiotherapy, Radiology, Optometry, Medical Laboratory Science and Pharmacy are expected to have their Certificates of Registration with their professional bodies. Payment receipts are not acceptable.

“Unlike in the past, Foreign-trained graduates should NOT visit NYSC Headquarters, Abuja for verification of their documents. This exercise will now be done at the Orientation Camps. They should simply print their call-up letters on-line and report at the Orientation camps in their States of deployment, but should come to the camp with the original documents they uploaded for verification.

“Anybody who presents any fake document will be demobilized and decamped.

“Prospective corps members should ensure that Passport photographs used meet the following specifications:

Ensure your face (eyes, nose, ears, mouth and jaw) is fully shown without bending

Ensure the picture fills the frame and centralized

Ensure the Photo background is white or off-white with no shadow.

“On no account should prospective corps members register by PROXY. They should also remember the fingers used for their biometric capturing as these will be used for verification at the orientation camps. Those who cannot be verified with their biometric at the orientation camp will not be registered.

“Only prospective corps members who want their call-up numbers sent to them through SMS and wish to PRINT their call-up letters on-line are expected to pay the sum of Three Thousand Naira (N3,000.00) (see NYSC Portal on how to make payment).

“Prospective Corps members who do not want to pay the N3,000.00 have the option of going to their schools to collect their call-up numbers and call-up letters.

“All prospective corps members who paid for the online registration before but were not mobilized need not pay again.

“Married female prospective corps members (whether locally or foreign-trained) should upload copies of their marriage Certificates, evidence of Change of name and their husbands’ place of domicile during registration.

“The orientation camp is highly not ideal for pregnant and nursing mothers. Prospective corps members in this categoriy are therefore to note that they will not be accommodated.

“Prospective corps members who graduated from Institutions located in the following Geo-Political Zones with challenges related to mobilization should contact the following Telephone Numbers between 17th April to 4th May, 2017:

North Central – 08092142614

North East – 08102790538

North West – 08092142661

South East – 09038034460

South West – 07019190810

South South – 08092142616

“All Part-time graduates are expected to register online and wait for collection of their Letter of Exclusion at their various Institutions. For those willing to print the Letter of Exclusion online, this can be done on payment of Three Thousand Naira (N3, 000.00) only.

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PHOTO: 300L Political Science Student Of University Of Nigeria, Nsukka Shot Dead

University of Nigeria Nsukka campus has Yesterday(22/03/2017) witnessed what turned out to be a sad event. A student was shot dead at Hiltop, a location notorious for criminal activities in the school.
The dead student has been identified as Emmanuel Joseph aka Big Joe, a third year student of Political science.

Some have attributed the cause of the incident to a cult clash, but this is yet to be ascertained as, at the time of this report, no official statement has been released by the school authorities concerning the incident yet.

There has also been reports of shootings going on around Hilltop. Residents are adviced to be cautious and stay indoors to allow the security agents handle the situation.
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I Wrote UTME 7 Times – LASU Best Graduating Student

It is generally expected that one only seeks professional certifications after securing an academic qualification like a degree or HND from the university or polytechnic.

So, friends and relatives criticized Elizabeth Orefuwa when she took an unusual route of seeking professional certification even when she was yet to gain admission into a university.

She knew in good time that perhaps hers was destined to be a unique story and she was ready to live it up to reality.

She ended up winning from both worlds.

The now married and pregnant Mrs Elizabeth Orefuwa graduated as Lagos State University (LASU) best graduating students in 2015/2016 with a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 4.74 in Accounting Education.

Telling her story during the institution’s 21st convocation on Wednesday in Lagos, she revealed that she wrote the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) seven times before gaining admission.

Orefuwa, 29, said it was this frustrating process of seeking for university admission that led her into starting a professional career in accounting.

“The journey through the institution was not easy; it took me seven years of writing the UTME before I finally gained admission in 2012.

“I also applied for direct entry three times at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.

“During this period of waiting, I started professional career at the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN) in 2007 and became qualified as an Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) in 2010,” Orefuwa revealed.

She said that she wanted to study accounting but fate brought her to education. Surprisingly, she enjoyed every bit of it but never dreamt of coming out with a first class and becoming the best student.

According to her, self-determination and motivation through her father’s insisting on academic excellence gave her an edge.

“My aim is to get my first-degree certificate after several years of waiting and to satisfy my dad, who has been insisting on academic certificate before professional certificate.

“He would always say to me then that I have put the cart before the horse.

“However, what kept me going was self-belief, focus and determination bearing in mind that I am not competing with other but with my own capabilities.”

She said that her marriage at the beginning of her final year and the pregnancy condition did not affect her academic performance.

“I had a CGPA of 4.72 before marriage and I graduated with 4.74 point.

“I got married during my final year in 2015 and my husband was very supportive throughout that period.”

Although a chartered accountant, Orefuwa said she would love to teach and combine it with practising accounting profession.
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Tuesday, 21 March 2017

2017 NYSC Batch A Time Table

The official Nysc time table for 2017 batch A come are now online through their official site
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WAEC Exam Fees are too Expensive for Nigerians- Education Minister Adamu

Nigeria's Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu has called on the West African Examination Council, WAEC, to review its registration fee and process to give equal opportunities to secondary school leavers.
WAEC Exam Fees are too Expensive for Nigerians- Education Minister Adamu
According to him, many parents and guardians complain about the exorbitant fees charged by the council, as their children/wards fail to write the examinations upon completing secondary education.

He spoke on Monday in Abuja when he received WAEC’s Governing Council, led by the Chairperson, Dr Evelyn Kandakai.
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Monday, 20 March 2017

NUC Approves 4 Universities To Run E-learning Degree Programmes in Nigeria

Only four Nigerian universities have been approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC) to run e-learning Programme in Nigeria.


The director of information and public relations of NUC, Ibrahim Yakasai, said the commission maintains its stand that online degrees are not accepted in Nigeria at the moment except in the four approved universities.

These four universities have been duly approved by the commission as the pilot institutions for the Nigerian universities e-learning programme run within the shores of Nigeria.

The approved universities for e-learning in Nigeria are:

1. University of Uyo

2. National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

3. Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto

4. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)

Students who enroll in the e-learning programme can select any of the following undergraduate degree programmes, economics, banking and finance, accounting, business administration and marketing for which they have requisite qualifications.

The Programme for now is only available for candidates who wish to obtain BSc Degree in Economics.
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Management Jobs In Nigeria: MTN Nigeria - 4 Positions Available

MTN Nigeria - The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our
employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

Job Title: Senior Manager, Sponsorship & Promotions

Job Description

  • To provide overall strategic direction and ownership in conceptualizing, executing and management of all sponsorship, promotions and events in the Brand & Communications department in line with the overall marketing strategy
  • Lead research and implement industry best practices with regard to sponsorships, promotions, and events
  • Lead cross-functional initiatives to proactively ensure smooth implementation of all sponsorships, promotions, and events
  • Create and ensure synergies through the buy-in of the various internal stake holders in MTNN on all sponsorships, promotions, and events
  • Review the telecommunications market and develop Sponsorships and Events strategies across all segments to support the achievement against set business objectives for affinity, profitability, revenue, and value and market share.
  • Liaise with the legal division in ensuring proper negotiation and compliance to all relevant contractual agreements (MOU’s, & SLA’s)
  • Monitor & evaluate metrics to measure impact of current processes and strategy related to sponsorship, promotions, and events for the various customer segments
  • Manage inter-functional relations between the unit and various departmental functions to ensure seamless synergies
  • Initiate and facilitate all sponsorship, promotions and events related to brand and communications unit.
  • Identify training and development needs for team members and manage related skills enhancement programmes to ensure business targets are fully met.
  • Review performance of individual team members and complete appraisals in accordance with the employee performance appraisal procedures and time schedules.
  • Coordinate and supervise MTNN’s sponsorship activities in the brand & communications across all segments and evaluate sponsorship proposals.
  • Build and maintain strategic relationships with agencies and partners, as well as develop and culture organic owned sponsorship properties thus eliminating royalty costs
  • Monitor external vendors, & agencies to ensure that targeted activations are cost effective and agreed deliverables.
Job Condition
  • Open plan office normal MTN working conditions
Experience & Training Education
  • HND/First Degree in Social Sciences or any other relevant discipline
  • An ongoing managerial experience of 5years and above in the telecoms space will be an advantage
  • Experience: 12 years’ work experience which includes:
    • Minimum of 5 years in a supervisory/managerial role in a telecoms sector or 10years in an FMCG
    • 8 years proven experience in developing and executing leveraging plans in a telecom/FMCG corporation
    • 5 years proven expertise & end to end development/execution of sponsorship using the ROI/ROO matrix to achieve set objectives Training
  • Project Management for Events
  • Various Telecom & sponsorship conferences

Job Title: Manager Enterprise Risk Management

Job Description
  • To manage the Business Risk Management initiatives and to ensure implementation of risk management best practices by analyzing current and potential risks and reporting on risk exposures and prevention strategies for the business
  • Support the Shareholder return strategy by developing and implementing Business Risk Management Processes that are aligned to achieving all elements on the business score card. (I.e. Grow Market Share, Grow ICT & Data Revenue, Increase EBITDA margins, Assure Revenue, CAPEX Returns Management and Net Subscriber Additions).
  • Participate in the review of Business Processes (headcount, process optimization, etc.), to drive efficiency gains to ensure at least 5% reduction in Divisional budget year-on-year.
  • Manage and optimize the budget, ensuring all expenditure is in line with the agreed budgets.
  • Monitor costs and determine initiatives to optimize resources as well as provide input into forecasting, planning, and development of the budget for the unit.
  • Serve the Division,s internal customers and provide solutions to improve the customer experience.
  • Strategic Partnerships with MTNN leadership team to drive awareness on expected behaviours and impact on non-compliance on bottom line results and company image/reputation.
  • Drive planned strategy for the successful delivery of MTN Group and MTNN transformation initiatives focusing on Customer centricity, including Perfect 10 Project. Drive an increase in MTNN's Net Promoter Score.
  • Ensure ongoing risk identification, assessment and reporting to the stakeholders; and CURA (the risks management system/ tool) is implemented and fully utilized to automate the risk management process within MTN Nigeria.
  • Generate and submit report to Audit and Risk Committee on a quarterly basis ; and ensure preparation of ERM reports to stakeholders when required.
  • Liaise constantly with Senior Management and Executives on various risk matters especially tracking ownership and mitigation of risk items identified as well as train relevant stakeholders and staff on risk matters; champions on the use of CURA software, on an on-going basis regarding ERM projects.
  • Network and build solid relationships with internal units and relevant third parties (e.g. strategic investors, technical and finance partners, business consultants etc.) and develop a close working relationship with relevant information sources to provide an integrated service.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with internal and external suppliers.
  • Coordinate, coach and influence external partners and essential support departments across MTNN's business units to deliver a seamless pre-sales and post-sales service experience.
  • Analyze long term implications of actions on the viability of the business from a broad perspective and the impact of solutions on other areas of the business, as well as the inter-dependency of units.
  • Drive best practice, continuous improvement and innovation at process and procedure level within Business Risk Management unit as well as utilize appropriate models for analyzing potential risks to the business, taking a 360 degree view of the organizations risk profile.
  • Construct, implement and fine-tune methods, processes and systems to enhance effectiveness and meet organizational goals , and ensure implementation and maintenance of BRM policies and procedures.
  • Facilitate on-going enterprise-wide risk assessments and mitigation of risks and ownership in all Business Units across MTNN, in line with the Group ERM framework (including interviews and workshops with Senior Management) and support the ERM environment in aligning to other disciplines within Business Risk Management unit.
  • Provide input into the development of procedures and processes for crisis prevention and management.
  • Ensure the implementation of defined project risk management framework as well as Insurance risk management in terms of group framework.
  • Analyze and advise on costs associated with risk non-compliance maintenance and prevention and carry out in-depth evaluations on key risks within the organization.
  • Monitor/report exposures and assess current and potential risks and assist the business in developing prevention strategies and its continuity plans.
  • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
  • Coach and train the team to ensure understanding of the objectives and goals of the department, awareness of set targets/requirements and regularly review their training needs.
  • Review performance of individual team members and complete appraisals in accordance with the employee performance appraisal procedures and time schedules.
  • Provide input into the development of risk management policies and procedures , in bench-marking local and international risk management best practices and strategies ; and analyse local conditions, as well as competitor activity to create competitive advantage.
  • Provide input into the development of plans for the roll-out of Risk Management in conjunction with the Business Units across MTNN, in alignment with the Group Risk Management Framework , and the implementation of improvements to Risk Management capabilities within Business Units in MTNN.
  • Align operational targets to business strategy and assist the General Manager, Business Risk Management in establishing and implementing structures to comply with the Group Risk Management Framework in conjunction with the Business Units across MTNN.
Job Condition
  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
  • Willingness to travel at any time
Experience & Training
  • First Degree in related discipline
  • Fluent in English
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant (ACCA or ACA) would be an added advantage
  • Risk Management qualification would be an added advantage Experience: Minimum 6 years’ experience which includes:
    • Minimum of 3 years experience in an area of specialization; with experience in supervising/managing others
    • Experience working in a medium to large organization
    • financial experience in Business Risk or Auditing
  • A strong background in managing business risk in a fast moving industries (i.e. Telecommunication) Training:
    • Training on controls,
    • Assurance and information systems
    • Strategic Planning


Job Title: Security Operation Engineer

Job Description
  • Provide support to the coordination of operational capacity to manage information security operations within MTN Nigeria by maintaining appropriate security solutions and ensuring conformance to security policy.
  • Business growth, value created & cost-effectiveness achieved by process optimization
  • Conduct all aspects of information security Policy Administration • Diagnose and resolve common information security problems
  • Periodic review of Security Operations procedures
  • Log, track, and monitor security issues/incidents to ensure resolution in a timely manner with the least impact on operations.
  • Interface with Support Teams to resolve security vulnerabilities within Enterprise systems and Applications
  • Investigate and resolve security incidents
  • Manage security toolsets in operation, including Qualys, Vontu DLP, Audit vault, Arcsight, Cisco NAC and Novell IAM.
  • Security system server management on development, QA and production servers.
  • Perform Problem, Change, and Release & Configuration Management as it pertains to information security.
  • Perform day-to-day activities like periodic reconciliations, task management etc.
  • Advising management on emerging vulnerabilities.
  • Vulnerability scan policies review on Qualys, N-stalker, DBProtect, nessus, MBSA, Oracle enterprise
  • Security alert policies review on Arcsight
  • Administration of Cisco WLAN platform
  • Oracle database vault policy review
  • Database log and audit trail management policy review on Oracle audit vault and Imperva • Forensic/fraud investigations and monitoring
  • Security Operations Dashboard Management & Reporting
  • Log, track, and monitor security issues/incidents to ensure resolution in a timely manner with the least impact on operations
  • Interface with Support Teams to resolve security vulnerabilities within Enterprise systems and Applications
  • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
  • Foster active collaboration and relationships with employees across all levels and divisions in line with MTN’s VB and values.
  • Drive Knowledge Management and Best Practice Sharing within own Unit/Department/Division/Enterprise-wide as required.
Job Condition
  • Normal MTN N working conditions.
  • Stand-by 24/7 through out the year
  • Overtime for after-hours system changes.
Experience & Training
  • HND/First Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology/Systems or related discipline
  • Possession of a professional IT certification (Certified Information Security Systems Professional or Certified Information Systems Auditor) is desirable.
  • Fluent in English
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience working with others
  • Experience working in a medium organization
  • Experience with Microsoft, Solaris, Oracle and SQL and scripting Experience working in telecommunication industry
  • Managing network and/or network security
  • Security enforcement on systems level, security audit and vulnerability management
  • Knowledge should be current with information security best practices and global trends
  • User account identity, authorization and authentication management.
  • Security management for incident and event management Training
  • Identity Management technology.
  • Vulnerability assessment and treatment
  • Systems Auditing, , Database Security, Firewall Design, Intrusion detection system administration Implementation
  • Telecommunications, Network, wireless & Internet Security

Job Title: Senior Manager, Media Management

Job Description
  • To lead the tasks of optimizing media and marketing communications across all brands and channels to contribute to meeting key marketing and business objectives
  • To lead and drive global “best practice” in media planning and integrated marketing communications strategies and to deliver strategic advisory for the business with a through-the-line modern day communication ideas and media channel deployment to constantly drive awareness and lead generation.
  • To drive MTN’s Digital strategy and execution in terms of all deployment in the digital space. This will include but is not limited to digital media, digital advertising, corporate identity and advertising, social media and Group digital properties.
  • Manage the Media/Digital and other communication Agencies to provide best in class strategic thinking and thought leadership that will drive business results
  • Ensure Industry leadership through cutting edge communications, customer engagement strategies and implementations.
  • Establish dynamic and consistent positioning, image and presence within the consumer & business markets
  • Budget management
  • Capture and discern target market mind and media share trend / opportunities.
  • Constant liaison with relevant departments and units to ensure seamless use of digital media. Review market and internal conditions and provide Media support to the MTNN Marketing teams and other media needs of the MTNN business.
  • Lead the shaping of Media strategies and plans that capitalize on modern trends & opportunities.
  • Determine budgets and resource allocation, Monitor projects and ensure they are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Support & direct brand teams as they develop media briefs and allocate resources across channels
  • Set strategic direction for media campaigns. Strong strategic & thought leadership
  • Develop new capabilities within the media team on the Agency side and particularly in new/digital media
  • Develop, review and ensure that Media Processes are in line with global best practice
  • Identify and deploy unconventional media opportunities and big bets that rapidly grow brand equity
  • Develop and execute MTN Nigeria’s strategic digital marketing initiatives to improve the operating efficiencies of the business across all digital media platforms.
  • Management of all MTNN web environments as it relates to marketing as well as the functional development of digital platforms including branding, designs, usability, contents, , monetization, conversion points and performance of all MTNN digital assets [specifically around the and related mobile sites].
  • Manage relationship with Finance and ensure funds appropriation and payments.
  • Monitor and evaluate relevant media agencies, incorporating revenue generation schemes in owned digital assets.
  • Initiate & lead media projects resulting in cost efficiencies & effectiveness to achieve set Media Productivity targets across customer segments
  • Manage media relations and maximize media opportunities.
  • Identify trainings, development needs and skills enhancement programmes for individual team members.
Job Condition
  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
  • Regional, national and international travel
Experience, Skills & Training
  • Experience in media, web & mobile analytics Training
  • Leadership Training
  • Marketing Management and decision making courses
  • Presentation skills
  • Management development programmes
  • Marketing Research Knowledge & Forecasting
  • knowledge and ability to apply research information and procedures used to forecast consumer behaviors
  • Drive Media Cost efficiencies across market segments
  • Numeracy and good understanding of statistics/Data
  • Understanding Media Management/Development Processes
  • Digital & New Media knowledge
  • B.Sc in any Social Science disciplines (MSC /MBA added advantage)
  • Relevant certification in New Media Management
  • APCON Certification
  • NIMN Certification (Chartered)
  • 8-10 years working experience comprising:
  • 5 years experience in marketing, strategy development and implementation.
  • 3-4 years marketing/media communication experience.
  • Understanding of media trends and insights driving change in media consumption habits/behaviors
Minimum Qualification:
BA, BEd, BSc or HND

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Graduate Jobs In Nigeria: Olam Nigeria - Product Line Trainee 2017

Olam International is a global leader in supply chain management of agricultural products and food ingredients. The company has grown from a single product in a single country to a globally integrated supply chain manager across 16 platforms in 70 countries supporting 14,000 customers.
We have a dominant presence in Africa, with cotton ginning operations in 6 countries as well as long-standing relationships with cotton marketing boards and ginners across all cotton producing countries.
Graduate Jobs In Nigeria: Olam Nigeria - Product Line Trainee 2017
Product Line Trainee

Position Code: 953
Functional Area: Sales
Major: Finance, Marketing, Business Administration, Food Science, Engineering, Economics, Math, Agriculture, Agribusiness, or related field

Job Summary

  • Olam’s Trainee Program is a leadership development program. Upon completion of the program, Trainees will have gained a strong knowledge of products and process and have fostered a network of relationships that will help them serve Olam’s clients and build their own future!
  • The Program is a reflection of Olam’s innovative corporate culture, where each employee is encouraged to grow via on-the-job experience, classroom education, and through relationships with employees company-wide.
Primary Purpose of the Role
  • The Product Line Management (PLM) function is responsible primarily for overall business and marketing strategy of the product line and interfaces with the other functions such as Operations, Technical and Sales to maximize the profitability of the product line. The PLM Trainee role will involve a range of activities including business & competitive analysis, market research and segmentation and aiding in formulation and execution of the product line strategy.
Primary Responsibilities
  • The primary responsibilities of the PLM Trainee role will involve competition & market analysis, supply & demand analysis, market research, and development of business and marketing strategy.
  • The role will require independent management of projects around customers or products and interfacing with the various functions as well as external agencies to drive projects to completion.
  • The role requires an ability to develop a strong techno-commercial understanding of Olam’s product & service capabilities, an understanding of customer business models and hence their product & service level needs.
Candidate Profile
Minimum Requirements:
  • Analytical ability - Ability to analyze data / information and generate market and customer insight
  • Self-driven & seeking professional growth - Strong drive to learn, build techno commercial skill set and invest in a long term career in the product line & industry
  • Employment as a Trainee does not commence until the Trainee has completed his/her bachelor's (or greater) degree
  • Adaptability: for up to 6 months, Trainees may pursue hands-on, on-the-job training on our manufacturing floors.
  • Communication & Collaboration Skills - Ability to communicate & work effectively with technical and commercial teams both internally and at the customer end
  • Problem solving skills - Ability to identify issues, drill down to root cause, and suggest alternate and holistic solutions
  • A Master’s Degree in Business
  • Study abroad experience or the ability to speak multiple languages
  • A GPA at or above 3.0 (on a 4-point scale)
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Food Science, Natural Sciences, Business Administrations, Economics, Math, Agriculture, Agribusiness, or related field
  • Previous work experience in Industrial B2B sales / marketing
  • Previous work experience in processed fruits & vegetable industry
  • Involvement and leadership in extra-curricular campus activities or non-profit organizations
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JAMB Finally Opens Registration Portal For 2017 UTME

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, registration portal for the 2017 UTME is now open.

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The board invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria for the 2017/2018 academic session.

The period of sale/registration for UTME is from Monday 20th March to Wednesday 19th April 2017 while registration closes on Saturday 22nd April 2017.

For direct entry, the application will be on sale from Sunday 23 April, 2017.
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Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Audit Jobs In Nigeria: KPMG Nigeria - Internal Audit Manager

KPMG Nigeria - Our client, a top-tier full-service Law firm that provides world-class legal services to local and international clients, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:
Audit Jobs In Nigeria: KPMG Nigeria - Internal Audit Manager
Internal Audit Manager

Job Summary

  • This role is responsible for evaluating the effectiveness and adequacy of internal controls.
  • Also responsible for planning audits and supervises/manages audit teams in the performance of regulatory, financial, operational and special audits.
Detailed Job Description
  • Works with Department Heads to ensure that the relevant internal audit strategies, standard operating procedures, policies and manuals for the practice are implemented and updated where required.
  • Plans and implements the Internal Audit programmes in conjunction with Department Heads to ascertain and report on degree of compliance with the firm’s approved policies and operating procedures, laws, regulations and code of good business practices.
  • Leads and executes audits independently and efficiently, including audit planning, testing, control evaluation, report drafting and follow-up and verification of issue closure.
  • Coordinates the execution of special duties/investigations of any significant breach of the Firm’s code of business conduct and suspected fraud cases as requested by the Board.
  • Promotes a culture of transparency and accountability in the firm’s operations.
  • Plans the scope of work as well as the deadlines of each internal audit exercise.
  • Executes audits efficiently, including audit sample testing, controls testing and evaluation, report drafting and follow-up and verification of issue closure.

  • Develops a risk based test plan by selecting appropriate audit approach, test procedures and sampling criteria based on professional judgement and departmentally defined internal audit methodology.
  • Proposes practical and value adding recommendations to address control weaknesses and/or process inefficiencies identified during internal audit.
  • Coordinates year-end inventory count and periodic fixed asset verification exercises carried out by the internal audit supervisors.
  • Engages with the external auditors and supports engagement with other areas of the firm.
  • Conducts follow-up reviews of and resolves control issues arising from internal and external audit exercises.
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Audit Planning and Execution
  • People Management
  • Reporting
Required Qualifications and Experience
  • A First Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management or any Business discipline
  • Membership of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) or Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or equivalent
  • Minimum of 14 years relevant post-qualification experience, with at least 4 in a management role in a reputable organisation
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