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Friday, October 16, 2009

UNDP Nigeria: Communications Specialist

UNDP is recruiting for a Communications Specialist to be based in Abuja.

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the RR, the Communications Specialist develops concrete plans for implementation of corporate communications strategy, designs, manages and implements UNDP communications strategy and publication policy to promote public and media outreach, to mobilize political and financial support for UNDP and to ensure communications support to business development.

The Communications Specialist supervises and leads communications support staff. The Communications Specialist works in close collaboration with the Programme Team to ensure that these strategies meet the programme needs. The incumbent closely cooperates with the staff of other UN Agencies, UNDP HQs staff (Communications Office) and Government officials, media, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UNDP communication strategy implementation.

Duties and Responsibilities

Summary of Key Functions:
Formulation and implementation of CO communications, education and advocacy strategies and tools
Elaboration and implementation of the CO publications policy
Creation of strong visibility of UNDP initiatives and results and strong positioning of UNDP as an effective close development partner of the Government and other development partners alike through public media and effective communications strategies
Supervision of the design and maintenance of the UNDP/ UN web site, intranet, and CO web based knowledge management system
Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing
1. Develops plans for and ensures implementation of communications strategies focusing on achievement of the following results:
Design, elaboration and implementation of the CO communications and outreach strategy, based on the corporate communications strategy.
Advocacy and promotion of UNDP mandate, mission and purpose.
Management and dissemination of advocacy materials including Human Development Report and other UN/UNDP publications. Contribution to and elaboration of joint UN information campaigns.
Creation, promotion and maintenance of marketing/promotional communication and advocacy packages and tools based on current programme and new initiatives. Thorough analysis of the information to be included into the packages.
Active engagement in new partnership development, maintenance of close contacts with national and international media, government officials, multilateral and bilateral donors, civil society and private sector to promote public awareness on UNDP activities and to mobilize interests and resources for implementation of strategic initiatives.
Preparation of briefing materials and press releases and conduct of interviews.
Formatting, packaging and submission of programme initiatives for donor review in collaboration with programme staff.
Preparation of substantive inputs to CCA (Common Country Assessment) , UNDAF (United Nations Development Assistance Framework), CPD (Country Programme Document) and other documents
2. Ensures elaboration and implementation of the CO publications policy focusing on the achievement of the following results:
Conceptualization, elaboration and implementation of the CO publications policy based on the corporate publications policy.
Identification of activities for publications, drafting articles describing successful projects, public events and other achievements and successes, fostering understanding of UNDP’s strategic role in country development.
Coordination and management of all CO publication activities, including content management, norms for publishing, design, translation, etc.
Supervision of publications dissemination.
3. Supervises the design and maintenance of the UNDP/ UN web site, intranet, CO web-based knowledge management system focusing on achievement of the following results:
Conceptualization and design of the office web sites based on corporate requirements in cooperation with the ICT staff.
Supervision and preparation of the content for the web sites ensuring consistency of the materials.
4. Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and management focusing on achievement of the following results:
Identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learned directly linked to programme country goals and activities, operational and management best practices as well as UN common system harmonization initiatives.
Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
Organization of trainings for the CO staff on communication issues.

Required Skills and Experience

Education: Master’s degree in media relations, journalism, publishing
Experience: 5 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in public relations, communications or advocacy. Previous experience with a multilateral or international organization is helpful but not mandatory. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, good knowledge and experience in handling of web-based management systems.
Language Requirements: Fluency in written and oral English.
Deadline is 26th October 2009.

GE Healthcare: Account Manager

GE Healthcare is looking to recruit an Account Manager

Role Summary/Purpose

Proactively develop & implement One GE Healthcare sales strategy by creating and sustaining strategic relationships/alliances with their Strategic Accounts at the zone level, such as hospitals (large or individual) or hospital groups, government bodies or Group purchasing organizations, thereby creating growth for GE Healthcare.

Essential Responsibilities

Achieve sales/orders targets for GEHC sales in assigned one GEHC accounts/territory while being within the budget allocated.
Target, get access, builds relations, develop a business strategy and maximize business opportunities for all GE Healthcare businesses, products & services within allocated accounts/territory. Represents 1GEHC and acts as a primary customer point of contact in the allocated accounts/territory.
Proactively build network with government bodies and Key Opinion Leaders as well as deep understanding of healthcare structure/players in assigned territories/accounts.
Coordinate indirect deals for multimodality projects and aim at maximizing share of direct deals within his territory/accounts.
In Cooperation with Modalities and Marketing drive One GE Healthcare marketing events in assigned territory. Be aware of segmentation and targeting in HCS, and apply relevant product benefits to each clients segment. Analyze market trends, competition and accounts to develop a business plan and strategy that creates new business opportunities for all GE Healthcare products & services. Provides on-going feedback to management, modalities, services and marketing.
Leverage Product Sales Specialists, Account Managers, Service and other Company resourses to provide necessary technical equipment, service or clinical content to customers. Coordinate One GE Healthcare team on strategic accounts in order to deliver solutions that meet or exceed customer expectations.
Develop & implement GTM plans with Zone cross functional teams to achieve results through effective project proposals, negociations, and contracts. Grow the share of wallet in assigned accounts (GEs share of customer investments in Capital and Operational expenditures).
Develop & maintain a high level of customer satisfaction through consistent high quality interactions with customer management, drive customer R-NPS on their accounts.
Build long term strategic alliance with portfolio of accounts to continue to add value.
Promote Service offerings, identify and escalate commercial service needs.
Pro-actively monitor and escalate service issues to drive customer NPS.
Follow GE policies, procedures and OpMech. Proactively participates in company initiatives depending on organizational needs and as directed by management. Ensure knowledge of and compliance of integrity and company policies.

Qualifications/Requirements

Education to Bachelor Degree level, MBA an advantage.
7 to 10 years experience in medical sales at senior level.
Proven key account management and project planning skills.
Outstanding influencing, interpersonal and networking skills to drive collaborative culture at all levels.
Proven track record on relationship building skills.
High level presentational skills, able to present ideas to customers in a way that produces understanding and impact.

The Genesis Centre is an ultra modern, mixed – use leisure, shopping and dining complex with a distinctive and unparalleled excellence in family entertainment provision for a full day out.
The Genesis Centre is looking for vibrant individuals to join our team that exemplifies service excellence and sets the pace for others to attempt to follow.

We are now looking for a Center Manager.

We are currently looking for a dynamic, commercially aware, financially astute, business professional with strategic management skills who will drive the profitability of the centre.
You will be expected to develop the commercial and financial areas of the business, while overseeing the smooth and efficient operational management of the centre and it’s tenants.
should also have the ability to spot market trends and opportunities for growth and possess a flair for marketing and guest service.
Effective communications at all levels with tenants, employees, agents and consultants is essential.

Qualifications

With unlimited drive, energy, creativity and a passion for the industry being the key traits for our ideal candidate, you will have at least 10 years post – NYSC experience and a proven track record within the retail sector in department store management, commercial property, or in the leisure and hospitality sectors.
If you meet our requirements and find the positions interesting, please send in an application attaching your resume including your contact and email addresses not later than two weeks from the date of this publication to: vacancy@genesisfoodsng.com

Genesis Food Nigeria: Finance Manager Needed!!!

The Genesis Centre is an ultra modern, mixed – use leisure, shopping and dining complex with a distinctive and unparalleled excellence in family entertainment provision for a full day out.

The Genesis Centre is looking for vibrant individuals to join our team that exemplifies service excellence and sets the pace for others to attempt to follow.

Genesis Group’s commitment to developing a world class has created a high profile opportunity for a Finance Manager to drive the finance and accounting functions of the centre.
Your brief includes monthly financial control and reporting, review of profit & loss and balance sheet accounts, analysis – highlighting business performance against budgets and forecasts, improvement of international financial reporting processes, review and enhancement of management information quality and timelines.

We required a qualified accountant with at least 5 years post – NYSC experience and strong management accounting experience gained within the retail or hospitality industry.
If you meet our requirements and find the positions interesting, please send in an application attaching your resume including your contact and email addresses not later than two weeks from the date of this publication to: vacancy@genesisfoodsng.com

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Thursday, October 8, 2009

A PAYROLL SUPERVISOR NEEDED!!!

PAYROLL SUPERVISOR (2-Year Renewable)IITA, International Agriculture Research Centre with Headquarters at Ibadan seeks to increase agricultural production in a sustainable way, in order to improve the nutritional status and wellbeing of people in tropical Sub-Saharan AfricaThe International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable candidates for the following positions at the Institute’s Headquarters in Ibadan.

PositionPAYROLL SUPERVISOR (2-year renewable contract)DutiesSuccessful candidate

will:•Prepare and manage IITA consultancy payroll of about 150 staff;•Review local payroll reports and respond to queries from both General and Senior staff; •Reconcile various payroll groups (both number and currency) with timely follow-up on any variation;•Process payroll reports into IITA accounting system for Consultants and International School Teachers;•Review and approval of Casual Labour wages; •Manage Vehicle Maintenance Allowance for staff;•File statutory tax returns to various State Governments in Nigeria for Local staff and Consultants;•Maintain computerized payroll software for Consultants paid in Dollars, Naira and International School Teachers;•Coordinate subordinates’ duties;•Act on behalf of the Payroll Manager when on leave.

Qualification and Experience:BSc/HND Accounting or ICAN PE II plus minimum of two years

working experience in similar environment.Must have very sound knowledge of computer especially use of Oracle Financials with emphasis on Payroll packages.Candidate must be honest, trustworthy, hardworking, highly confidential, friendly and a team player. He/She must be very good with figures and willing to work extra hours with good measure of accuracy, when the need arises.

METHOD OF APPLICATION:Interested qualified national applicants should forward their

applications with a detailed curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of three professional referees (including telephone, fax and e-mail addresses, if available) and scanned copies of credentials not later than October 20, 2009. Please complete our online application form using this link: http://www.iita.org/cms/details/nrs_job_application.aspx

The World Bank is Recruiting: Receptionist (Abuja)

The World Bank requires the services of a Receptionist, to be based in Abuja.

The successful candidate will provide administrative and operational support to all teams working on his/her unit’s portfolio.
The job implies frequent interaction with other VP Units, IFC, MIGA and other institutional units, staff in other locations (locally and internationally), Government officials, consultants and external organizations.
Receptiona) Operating the telephone switchboard system and managing phone calls at the reception area, directing incoming calls to the appropriate staff and taking messages when required;b) Assisting visiting mission staff with making calls as may be requiredc) Welcoming and answering queries from visitors/clients/visiting mission staff and providing them with necessary information/literature when possible. S/he directs visitors to proper offices when needed and as per established procedure;d) Maintaining neat and tidy appearance of reception area;e) Courier services: handling the diplomatic pouch and processing Country Office incoming and out going mail;f) Distributing periodicals, newspapers and, from time to time incoming mail reports.
Duties and Accountabilities
a) Maintaining/updating regularly a data base of CO Contact list and CO Directory list, including ministries, agencies, hospitals, hotels, embassies etc and arranging for its distribution at regular intervals;b) Greeting and issuing the welcome package for visiting mission staff;c) Ensuring the maintenance of the visiting mission area; the conference room(s) and other designated offices by ensuring that the areas are in good and orderly manner; set up with the basic office supplies; current information on VC etc;d) Coordinate the office supplies and stationerye) Performing any other office tasks as assigned by the supervisor
The specific duties will include, but not necessarily be limited to:

HND or Bachelors degree in Secretarial studies, Office Administration, Communication or any relevant business discipline.
At least 2 to 3 years direct relevant experience in a large international or multinational or corporate or public service organization;
Good English language skills (verbal and written) and working knowledge of relevant computer software, particularly Word, Excel, Internet;
Excellent phone etiquette, coupled with ability to take comprehensive and accurate phone calls/messages, ensuring they are routed in a timely and efficient manner to the proper destination;
Good team player with ability to interact tactfully and affectively with staff at all levels;
Willingness to seek assistance from supervisor(s)/colleagues and learn from them;
Ability to deal accurately and complete tasks according to specific standards;
Ability to function effectively in multi-disciplinary teams within a matrix management environment.
Ability to follow through on work priorities, and respond creatively to client requests.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills, initiative, resourcefulness, effective time management, organizational skills and ability to handle confidential information.
Ability to solve simple routine problems/constraints.
Deadline is 9th October 2009

Click here for how to apply.

The World Bank: Team Assistant (Abuja) Wanted!!!

The World Bank requires the services of a Team Assistant, to be based in Abuja.
The successful candidate will provide administrative and operational support to all teams working on his/her unit’s portfolio.
The job implies frequent interaction with other VP Units, IFC, MIGA and other institutional units, staff in other locations (locally and internationally), Government officials, consultants and external organizations.

Duties and Accountabilities

These will include, but are not limited to:

Keeping abreast of the Organization’s directives on and ensuring effective processing of all project documents.
Using desktop processing skills to produce complex texts, reports, figures, graphs, etc., according to Bank format and distribution.
Collecting and inputting data provided by Task Team Leaders into the central database, including processing new project status reports.
Tracking and reporting on appropriate aspects of the Team’s operational activities.
Drafting standard letters, memos, faxes, etc. conforming to the Organization’s regional standards, using proper grammar, punctuation and style.
Drafting minutes of meetings.
Performing Analytical tasks as may be requested by the Team Leader from time to time.
Providing assistance in editing large documents.
Maintaining up-to-date divisional project files (both paper and electronic).
Answering internal and external queries on the assigned portfolio or, as necessary, taking accurate and comprehensive telephone messages, and routing them to appropriate persons to handle.
Assisting in preparation and logistical planning for various events, e.g. conferences, workshops, negotiations, board presentation and signing, etc.
Maintaining current distribution lists, phone/address lists of project/product contacts, and distributes documents for the team.
Serving as a back-up to other staff and Task Team Assistants on project and administrative tasks.
The specific duties will include, but not necessarily be limited to:

Excellent command of written and spoken English
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to interact tactfully with people of all levels.
Demonstrable team spirit and strong desire to actively contribute to a team’s objectives.
Willingness to extend his/her working hours to meet deadlines and at short notice.
Ability to function effectively in multi-disciplinary teams within a matrix management environment.
Ability to work independently and produce excellent results under pressure.
Excellent word and data processing skills (Word, Excel, Lotus Notes, etc.)
Ability to pass relevant Bank Group tests in place at time of recruitment (e.g. English language, computer applications, etc.).

Minimum of two years cognate experience.

HND or First Degree obtained at not less than Lower credit or Second Class (Lower) grades, respectively.

Deadline is 9th October 2009

Click here for how to apply.

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