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Vacancy Alert: Bristow Advert for Cadet Engineer

 

 

Call for applications for for Young and Promising Post NYSC Graduates who are interested in the Bristow Helicopters Cadet Engineers Training Scheme for year 2012

  1. Job Number: WAS00203 – Cadet Engineer

To submit your application, please visit the Bristow Career Portal (TALEO):  www.bristowgroup.com/careers/positions.php

Application closes August 15, 2012.

About the Bristow Group:

Bristow Group Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of helicopter services to the global offshore energy industry based on the number of aircraft operated. The Company is one of two helicopter service providers to the offshore energy industry with global operations.

Bristow began providing helicopter services to the Gulf of Mexico through Air Logistics, which focused on servicing offshore projects in the oil and gas industry. Air Logistics expanded to become one of the largest helicopter transportation providers in North America, and opened an Alaskan division to facilitate oil and gas projects in that area.

Bristow’s investment in Bristow Helicopters Ltd. in the U.K. helped globalize the company’s helicopter transportation services, expanding Bristow’s coverage throughout the North Sea, Europe and other international markets. The company also participates in several military helicopter training contracts, both in the U.K. and throughout the world, through its ownership in FBH Ltd.

Bristow currently has major helicopter transportation operations in the North Sea, Nigeria and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, and in most of the other major offshore oil and gas producing regions of the world, including Alaska, Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Russia and Trinidad.

Our Business Units are in Australia, Centralized Operations, Europe, North America, Other International and West Africa.

Bristow Group maintains service agreements and equity interests in helicopter operators in Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Norway, Russia (Sakhalin) Turkmenistan and the United Kingdom.

NOTE: All applications MUST be submitted through TALEO otherwise they will NOT receive any action / attention from the HR Department.

Advert can be found here: Bristow Cadet Engineer Advert – 2012

Goodluck!

 

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VACANCIES:UNICEF Nigeria announces available positions

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Nigeria announces the following generic vacancy announcements:

1. Finance Officer NOB, Abuja – VN-NGR-26-2012

Post Title: Finance Officer, NOB.
Vacancy number: VN-NGR-26-2012
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Duration: Two years
Location: Abuja
Deadline for application: 07 June 2012

UNICEF Nigeria seeks the services of experienced Finance Officer who will under the supervision of the Finance Specialist in the country office, supervise the finance and accounts functions including the area of finance and accounting, control, recording, reporting of assets, liabilities and income. Monitors the appropriate disbursement of funds and payments of accounts in accordance with rules, regulations and established budgetary limits.

The successful candidate will be expected to carry out the following duties

1. Controls and operates bank accounts in accordance with UN/UNICEF financial rules and regulations and local banking practices. Provides up-to-date information on the cash position or status of such accounts. Reconciles bank statements, keeps abreast of all procedures and regulations regarding the maintenance of bank accounts, exchange and interest rates, etc. Support the Section Chief in the orderly closure of year-end and monthly accounts.

2. Certifies the appropriate, accurate and timely processing and recording of disbursements and payments, e.g. travel claims, pension fund, insurance, Direct Cash Transfers (DCT), etc., in accordance with established rules, regulations and systems and within budgetary limits. Also ensures recovery and settlements of advances and accounts receivable. Co-ordinate the implementation of the Harmonised Approach to Cash Transfers (HACT)

3. Manages and reviews Personal Advances and Recovery (PAR) and follow-up on outstanding items. Reconciles quarterly accounts including GL accounts. Responds quickly to queries from HQ, Regional Office and Field Offices.

4.Manages SAP (business side) relating to payments, receipts and liquidation of Direct cash transfers to Government; provides training and orientation to staff on its use and coordinate with Information Technology Department (ITD) on technical adjustments or irregularities to meet local conditions. Supervises timely processing of the financial transactions in SAP.

5. Reviews SAP and other closure reports and reconcile data inconsistencies. Assists in strengthening better understanding of SAP, financial accounting and review of systems and procedures for compliance with the rules and regulations through orientation and field visits to offices and partners as necessary.

6. Controls and monitors the establishment and the use of the Petty cash (PC), cash and bank accounts in the Country as well as field Offices. Ensure their disbursements, recording, accounting and reconciliation.

7. Ensures regular updating of the signatory panels.

8. Briefs staff and partners on the application and interpretation of UN/UNICEF accounting and financial rules, regulations, procedures and policies and International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS). Monitor Direct Cash Transfers (DCT) to counterparts and process their retirements.

9. Monitors budget expenditures against approved budget allotments; prepare periodic budget reports and reconciliation of expenditures.

10. Prepares and analyses financial data for budget estimates and financial planning. Responsible for the safe custody of used and unused cheques and other negotiable instruments.

11. Perform any other duties assigned by supervisor or head of section.

Minimum qualification & competencies:

• University First Degree or its equivalent in Accountancy, Finance or related fields. Advanced University degree in appropriate field or professional accounting qualification (e.g. ICAN), an asset. Knowledge of International Public Sector Accounting Standards is desirable.

• Minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in Finance and Accounts at managerial level; experience in electronic data processing and sound knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles is required. Practical experience in SAP is desirable.

• Fluency in written and spoken English is required. Knowledge of another UN working language and local working language of the duty station an asset.

• Good judgment, initiative, high sense of responsibility, organization and analytical skills

. • Integrity, honesty and trustworthiness

• Ability to negotiate, manage resources, train staff and partners in financial standard operating procedures

• Good communication, time management and interpersonal skills

• Good management and supervisory skills

• Good knowledge of computer application. Knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing and other presentation software required.

• Ability to work effectively and harmoniously in an international and multicultural environment.

• Passion and commitment to UNICEF’s mission and professional values.

If you are interested in the position and meet the requirements, please send cover letter (one-page summary statement that describes how your experience and qualification relate to the job description) and a scanned/PDF copy of the completed and signed UN Personal f History Form (which can be downloaded here) to nrecruit@unicef.org by close of business on Thursday, 07 June 2012.

Please put the position title you are applying for on the subject line of your email.

 

2. Training Officer NOB, Abuja – VN-NGR-27-2012

 

Post Title: Training Officer, NOB.
Vacancy number: VN-NGR-27-2012
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Duration: Two years
Location: Abuja
Deadline for application: 07 June 2012

UNICEF Nigeria seeks the services of experienced Training Officer who will under the supervision of the Chief Human Resources, be responsible for participating in the formulation and periodic review of the organizations’ training and staff development policies, systematically identifying the staff and organizational training and development needs.

The successful candidate will be expected to carry out the following duties

1. Based on identified training needs, assists in designing and implementing innovative, focused training and development strategies capable of delivering real performance gains to UNICEF – Nigeria within available budgets. Develop appropriate relationship for staff development between country office and sub-offices that promotes training initiatives that would shape an integrated process for UNICEF Nigeria.

2. Systematically and objectively assess staff and organizational training needs based on annual performance review and office priorities in line with the training Policy thrust of UNICEF.

3. Implements cost-effectively the approved range of courses by mobilizing internal resources for their execution with the thrust coming from the incumbent and thereby reducing dependence on external consultants. In tandem with the Chief Human Resources, leads and manages the interface between external training providers and UNICEF in Nigeria, ensuring that the training given by them meets staff needs and satisfies necessary skills required.

4. In consultation with the Chief, HR, develop best practice in all aspects of staff development, performance management and constantly evaluate the effectiveness of training programmes to determine areas of improvement, challenges and opportunities for growth in training functions. Assists in securing specialist advice, guidance to line management on training and development and to ensure that training becomes an integral part of the of staff development.

5. Prepare induction/orientation programmes for all new staff and facilitate the implementation and monitoring of such programmes. Develop workshops for existing employees to ensure that all staff receives some level of job training and that all staff have the tools they need to succeed.

6. Identify and establish Training infrastructure through consultation with Management and Training Staff Development Section, DHR/ UNHQ appropriate to the delivery of a range of quality services.

7. Provide guidance and counseling services to staff in work related areas, career development, interpersonal relations and other issues that could be of real interest and concern to staff in a non-threatening atmosphere.

8. Keeps and maintains up-to-date staff personal training history and record for career planning purposes and administration. Provide on-going updates to established training programs already in place.

9. Reviews at the end of each year the organization’s achievement with regard to the annual training plan and activities, highlighting success, weaknesses and challenges for consideration in the preparation of the training plan for the Annual Management Plan.

Minimum qualification & competencies:

• University Degree in Human Resources Management, Psychology or related fields. Masters in Human Resources Management or and organizational development preferred.

• Five (5) years progressively responsible work experience in developing and managing Training programmes within complex organisations, experience in working as a Training Manager within a Human Resources Department, some of which at international level.

• Fluency in written and spoken English is required. Knowledge of another UN working language and local working language of the duty station an asset.

• Proven ability to conceptualize, plan and execute ideas as well as to transfer knowledge and skills.

• Ability to express clearly and concisely ideas and concepts in written and oral form.

• Proven skills in management and administration.

• Good analytical and negotiating skills.

• Ability to work in an international or multicultural environment.

• Knowledge of computer management and applications.

• Ability to organize and implement training

• Ability to established harmonious working relationship in an international and multicultural environment.

If you are interested in the position and meet the requirements, please send cover letter (one-page summary statement that describes how your experience and qualification relate to the job description) and a scanned/PDF copy of the completed and signed UN Personal f History Form (which can be downloaded here) to nrecruit@unicef.org by close of business on Thursday, 07 June 2012.

Please put the position title you are applying for on the subject line of your email.

3. Education – GEP Consultants (3rd party), Northern States – VN-NGR-28-2012

 

UNICEF Nigeria seeks the services of  experienced Education -Girl’s Edcation Programme (GEP) consultants to work alongside staff of Government Ministries of Eduation and relate agencies.

If you are interested in the position and meet the requirements, please send cover letter (one-page summary statement that describes how your experience and qualification relate to the job description) and a scanned/PDF copy of the completed and signed UN Personal  History Form (which can be downloaded here) to nrecruit@unicef.org by close of business on Thursday, 07 June 2012.

Please put the position title you are applying for on the subject line of your email.

Click on the link below to see the full job description of the consultancy you intend to apply for

GEP Advisor – FME (3rd Party Consultant) VN-NGR-28-1-2012

GEP State Project Co- coordinators (3rd Party Consultant) VN-NGR-28-2-2012 

GEP Specialists- Planning & EMIS (3rd Party Consultant) VN-NGR-28 – 3- A- 2012 

GEP Specialists- SBMC and Capacity Building (3rd Party Consultant)VN-NGR-28 – 3- B- 2012 

GEP Specialists- Learning (3rd Party Consultant).VN-NGR-28 – 3- C- 2012 

GEP Specialists- Non Formal Education (3rd Party Consultant) VN-NGR-28 – 3- D- 2012 

GEP Specialists- LGEA (3rd Party Consultant) VN-NGR-28 – 3- E- 2012 

 

UNICEF NIGERIA IS BUILDING A TALENT POOL FOR THE ABOVE POSITIONS WHICH WILL BE USED FOR DIRECT SOURCING TO FILL VACANT POSITIONS.

To access the online application and full job description, please visit UNICEF Nigeria’s job site at www.unicef.org/nigeria and submit your application.

 

Closing date for all applications is 7 June 2012.

 

UNICEF, a smoke-free environment, is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

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Call for Applications:LEAP Africa’s Employability Programme

Leadership, Effectiveness, Accountability & Professionalism (LEAP) Africa is a nonprofit organization, which is committed to developing dynamic, innovative and principled African leaders. LEAP recognizes that leadership development is critical for nation building and wealth creation. As a result, it offers leadership training programmes and executive coaching services for business owners, social entrepreneurs and youth. It is committed to equipping these critical stakeholders with the skills, tools and support that they require to serve as change agents. LEAP also conducts research on leadership in Africa and provides leadership awards to youth.

As part of its programme  leadership programmes;LEAP Africa is calling for applications for Employability Programme Enugu and Port Harcourt.

The Employability Programme is a 5-day employability and leadership training programme which has been held in Lagos and Abuja over the last three months.

LEAP Africa will hold the fourth and fifth editions of its Employability Programme in:

Port Harcourt: May 7-11, 2012

Enugu: May 21-25, 2012

Lagos:         Jun 4-8 2012

Why you should attend this programme?

LEAP works with Human Resource Companies and Recruitment Agencies that will provide participants with internship, temporary and full-time job placement opportunities

• The programme will equip you with leadership skills for the work place

• Reposition your mind set on moral organizational ethics

• Increase your chances at securing YOUR dream job

• The Employability Programme is supported by JP Morgan and absolutely free

Criteria

• Fresh graduates who have completed the NYSC scheme or have an exemption.

• Participants are expected to attend the five day training

Form and Requirements

Forms are available for free downloads here http://www.leapafrica.org/Downloads.php  or you can contact uabii@leapafrica.org for application forms.

Also, send completed application forms with the subject Enugu Employability Application form/ Port Harcourt Employability Form/Lagos Employability Form to uabii@leapafrica.org.

Successful applicants would be required to confirm their attendance for the programme.

You can nominate people for this FREE programme.

We have limited space and would only accept the first entries so send your application TODAY!

Download the EMPLOYABILITY APPLICATION FORM 2012

Deadline for submission is May 1 and May 15 respectively.