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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

GOOGLE NIGERIA RECRUITS FOR COUNTRY MANAGER

Google is not a conventional company, and we don’t intend to become one. True, we share attributes with the world’s most successful organizations – a focus on innovation and smart business practices comes to mind – but even as we continue to grow, we’re committed to retaining a small-company feel. At Google, we know that every employee has something important to say, and that every employee is integral to our success. We provide individually-tailored compensation packages that can be comprised of competitive salary, bonus, and equity components, along with the opportunity to earn further financial bonuses and rewards.

Google is busy setting up a presence in Africa, building an adventurous team to embark on a Safari to tackle the worlds’ second largest landmass. If you love adventure and making a difference, Google Africa is the place to be!

The Task: Country Manager

As Country Manager, Nigeria, you'll be one of Google's regional leaders and a local spokesperson, representing the company in all of our major business development and partnership opportunities and serving as the voice of the Nigerian user at Google. You're a visionary and a leader with solid technical skills and experience in managing a variety of technical projects. Additionally, you're innovative, entrepreneurial and business-savvy. You bring a solid understanding of the country and region's information and technology communications ecosystem, and you'll quickly be able to recruit and manage a team. You have experience setting up or running an office and have managed teams successfully on complex, technical projects and strategic initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead market development opportunities and execute major initiatives that correspond with the Google Africa strategy and are aligned with Google's mission, values and capabilities
  • Optimize the local infrastructure by leading the company's technology-driven initiatives within the country and the region
  • Localize core Google services and products to the local market and manage all aspects of product, ensuring that they are locally relevant and achieve established targets
  • Provide superior technical oversight of local Google projects
  • Work closely with the Google Kenya office to ensure resources are managed effectively, teams are aligned and East Africa initiatives are well-coordinated

Requirements:

  • BA or BS degree in computer science preferred, advanced degree a plus
  • Experience working in or with engineering and product management teams
  • Experience working with telcos, ISPs and mobile operators
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills, and experience with negotiating and partner management
  • A thorough understanding of the Nigerian information and technology communications ecosystem, including backbone infrastructure, last-mile access and local content
  • Understanding of marketing and operations, specifically having demonstrated the ability to successfully launch and scale products and services
  • Ability to recruit and manage a world-class team
CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE

WEATHERFORD SUB SAHARA AFRICA - RECRUITING GRADUATE ENGINEER

BE PART OF THE GLOBALGRAD POOL
To begin, you'll develop your own specific skills in a culture which covers a wide range of engineering disciplines, from petroleum to mechanical, electrical to chemical, drilling to well systems. Within that broad framework, the choices multiply even further, involving both theory and practice, research projects and their ultimate operational applications. The journey you make can take you to an exciting variety of contexts all part of the Weatherford global infrastructure.

Ref: SSA GRAD 2011)

DESCRIPTION:
We are currently recruiting for Graduates across our SubSahara Africa Region. We are looking to recruit highly skilled Engineers with a minimum of 2:1 Bachelors degree.

As a graduate engineer with Weatherford, the directions you take and the destinations you reach will depend on your own initiative, drive, independence and positive attitude. The opportunities are there for you to explore. Our aim is to reward dynamic and contributing individuals with a competitive package. Each country has its own combination but may incorporate, although not limited to, some of the following:
Competitive annual salary aligned with industry rates and reviewed regularly during your career with the company
Retirement / saving plan
Annual leave / vacation
Private Health Care
Permanent Health Insurance
Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
Personal Accident Insurance
Relocation Assistance provided where applicable
Family Friendly and Equal Opportunities Policies
Sports and Social Club Membership.

Weatherford aims to provide the best rewards and benefits package possible for all employees and continually strives to ensure a culture which supports diversity and equal opportunities in the workplace throughout the world.

Graduate Development Programme
When it comes to your training and development, Weatherford is committed to providing a broad-based programme, which lays the foundations for your development.

Your programme will take place over a 24 month period and in that time you will become knowledgeable in your preferred field of business and have an awareness of a wide range of Weatherford product lines and services.

You will have access to in-house training centres, practical on the-job training to build up your experience, as well as field-based training
where relevant. Some of your training and experience will be gained in our overseas operations.
Outside of your technical training and experience, you will gain exposure to the other sides of our business including our commercial functions, finance, human resources, contracts, workshop, QHSE, sales and public relations.

Over a period of time you will also receive soft skills training such as presentations, contracts, negotiations, communications and report writing.
Qualifications
In order to qualify for the programme, you will need at least a second class honours degree in one of the following:
Mechanical Engineering
Petroleum / Reservoir Engineering
Geology / Earth Sciences
Drilling & Well Engineering
Electrical/Electronic Engineering
Oil & Gas Engineering

CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE

ZAIN NIGERIA RECRUITMENT

Zain Nigeria one of the top Telecommunication giants in Africa is recruiting for the following positions:

REF:  ZAIN1576

POSITION:   Procurement Manager

Business Unit: Zain Nigeria

Division: Procurement & Logistics

Location: Nigeria – Lagos

Basic Purpose:
Provide leadership to ensure Efficiency and effectiveness of department in responding to procurement needs and in implementing the procurement strategy.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Plans, directs and manages all procurement activities within the operating company in line with user group requirements, considering cost efficiency and timeliness.
  • Defines procurement strategy in line with operating company corporate strategy and Group procurement strategy.
  • Approves and oversees the sourcing strategies developed by category managers for individual categories.
  • Supervises the work of his direct reports.
  • Manages recruitment, training, evaluation and motivation of the entire department.
  • Provides support to Logistics, Warehousing and Facilities/Real estate teams

QUALIFICATIONS:
- University Degree
- CIPS Qualification an added advantage
- 5+ Years in Supply Chain, with at least 3 years in Managerial Capacity

Application Closing Date: 18th October, 2010
Click here to Apply

SHELL RECRUITMENT EXERCISE NOW OPEN FOR GRADUATES

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies. Our headquarters are in The Hague, the Netherlands, and our Chief Executive Officer is Peter Voser. The parent company of the Shell group is Royal Dutch Shell plc, which is incorporated in England and Wales.
Our strategy seeks to reinforce our position as a leader in the oil and gas industry in order to provide a competitive shareholder return while helping to meet global energy demand in a  responsible way.

In Upstream we focus on exploring for new oil and gas reserves and developing major projects where our technology and know-how adds value to the resource holders.

In Downstream our emphasis remains on sustained cash generation from our existing assets and selective investments in growth markets.

Read more about our strategy and major projects.

Our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people form the basis of the Shell General Business Principles.

Are you a Graduate?

Please bear in mind that some regions and countries may have additional local requirements. Shell is an equal opportunity employer and actively promotes diversity within its workforce.

3 Routes to Shell

There are three alternative routes into Shell for you to choose from. Any one of these can lead to a permanent job offer. There’s real flexibility, as each route offers a very different taste of life at Shell. And it’s worth finding out more now, as you’ll be asked to select your preferred route during the application process.
To get started, simply complete our online application form and attach your full resumé. The form is designed to highlight your qualities and strengths in key areas. At the same time, you’ll be asked to complete two Questionnaires: the first giving you an insight into life at Shell, the second allowing you to assess your personal style and aptitude.
We’ll study your application carefully and, if invited to an interview, you’ll be able to demonstrate your potential and discover whether we can help you achieve your career aspirations. We may then offer you the chance to gain direct experience of Shell through one of the three routes:

Option A: Shell Recruitment Day

This eight-hour day includes exercises, presentations and a group discussion – enabling you to find out how well you cope in different business scenarios and assess your potential for business or technical leadership. It’s not a competition for jobs – simply chance for us to observe you in action.

When the site opens do the following:

-Click Apply Now below then click register
- Fill in the Data Protection section and enter your personal details
- Log on to your account
- Select Shell Recruitment Day as your chosen route into Shell
- Then submit your application and upload your CV.

Option B: Gourami Business Challenge

Gourami is a fictional country and is the setting for Shell’s interactive business challenge – held in a number of locations worldwide. Working with a team to develop and present a viable five-year business plan, you’ll gain an excellent understanding of our global activities and working culture.

When the site opens do the following:
-Click Apply Now below then click register
- Fill in the Data Protection section and enter your personal details
- Log on to your account
- Select Gourami Business Challenge as your chosen route into Shell
- Then submit your application and upload your CV.

 

Option C: Internship

Want to test and prove yourself over an extended period? An Internship will give you first-hand experience of Shell as an employer – and exposure to a range of real-life business projects. Along the way, you’ll benefit from detailed feedback on just how well you’re doing. Which means, in short, you’ll find out if you’ve got what it takes.

 When the site opens do the following:
-Click Apply Now below then click register
- Fill in the Data Protection section and enter your personal details
- Log on to your account
- Select Internship as your chosen route into Shell
- Then submit your application and upload your CV.
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