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  • The African Union is a continental union consisting of 54 countries in Africa.

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    Director – IBAR

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 14 years
    • Location Not specified
    • Job Field Administration / Secretarial&nbsp

    Purpose of Job

    • The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a New Partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters are located in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia. 
    • In seeking to achieve these objectives, the African Union intends to strengthen its capacity to deliver by, amongst others, the implementation of its organizational structure and the filling of all vacant posts by African Nationals from its Member States. 
    • The African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) is a specialized technical office of the Department Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy and Sustainable Environment (DARBE) of the African Union Commission (AUC). The vision of AU-IBAR is: “An Africa in which animal resources contribute significantly to integration, prosperity and peace”. Its Mission is: to provide leadership and integrated support services for the development of animal resources in Africa. 
    • AU-IBAR’s mandate is to support and coordinate the sustainable development and utilization of animal resources (livestock, fisheries and wildlife) to enhance nutrition and food security and contribute to the wellbeing and prosperity of the people in the Member States of the AU.  
    • AU-IBAR is the main vehicle for the AU to develop appropriate and independent expertise to support and coordinate the sustainable development and utilization of animal resources to enhance food and nutrition security and contribute to the wellbeing and prosperity of the people in the AU Member States. 
    • The Commission of the African Union invites applicants who are citizens of Member States to compete for the position of Director, AU-IBAR, based in Nairobi, Kenya.  

    Main Functions

    • Provide leadership and vision to AU-IBAR in execution of its mandate;
    • Coordinate AU-IBAR activities and ensure timely delivery of goals and objectives;
    • Supervise and manage employees to ensure successful performance;
    • Design strategies and policies consistent with AU-IBAR’s goals in order to address the pertinent issues in the relevant area;
    • Lead and supervise the design and plan policy programs to achieve these strategies;
    • Develop new programmes review activities as components of these strategies and policies;
    • Represent the Department  and explain its position at conferences;
    • Mobilize resources for execution of programmes and activities of AU-IBAR.

    Specific Responsibilities
    The Director’s duties and responsibilities shall include, among others, the following: 

    • Maintain the role of co-ordination and strategy development of the Animal Resources (livestock, fisheries, aquaculture, apiculture and wildlife) sector for the continent through a three level framework – continental, regional and national;
    • Provide leadership on the coordination of sanitary and zoo sanitary issues as they relate to animal and public health, food safety, their application to the facilitation of intra-African trade in animals and animal products within the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and the international trade in animals and animal products;
    • Provide leadership in coordinating and enhancing the capacity of AU Member States to manage food safety.
    • Oversee programmes development and execution to ensure impact on livelihoods and economic development. Encourage and ensure coordination and alignment of goals, strategies and activities with overall strategic frameworks;
    • Lead in planning and coordinating the implementation of overall programme activities;
    • Promote the effective implementation of relevant global and continental instruments for sustainable management of fisheries and aquaculture resources; 
    • Provide leadership in enhancing the capacity of AU Member States and regional institutions for transitioning to blue economy growth, including the effective participation in global and continental initiatives relating to fisheries and aquaculture sector; 
    • Initiate projects of regional or continental interest relating to the animal resources sector including projects relating to Fisheries and aquaculture in Africa, wildlife health and ecosystems management and the One Health Approach; 
    • Strengthen and diversify the institutional and technical partnerships with international organizations, donors/development partners, Regional Economic Communities, Member States, civil society and private sector organizations;
    • Identify the strategic direction for resource mobilization efforts and lead in donor relations and proposal development as well as monitoring and evaluation of projects/programmes;
    • Deal with high-ranking official from AU Member States, including ministries responsible for animal resources development and related issues and the Specialized Technical Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Water and Environment (STC-ARDWE)
    • Administration of the AU-IBAR Mission, which entails budgeting, human resource management including performance assessment of staff, quality assurance of the work of heads of units, in-house training/induction of new staff, production of required documents, reports for participation in the PRC (Permanent Representatives’ Committee), the STC-ARDWE, Executive Council, Summit of Heads of State and Government;
    • Manage relationships with the host country and ensure the representation of AU in Kenya;
    • Other duties as may be directed by the Department of ARBE. 
    • Identify strategic direction for resource mobilization, play a lead role in donor relations and proposal development, as well as project/programme monitoring and evaluation;
    • Work with senior officials in AU Member States, including ministries responsible for animal resources development and related issues and the Specialized Technical Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Water and Environment (STC- ADREE);
    • Ensure the administration of the IBAR-AU mission, including budgeting, human resources management, which includes the evaluation of staff performance, quality assurance of the activities of heads of unit, internal training and taking on new staff, producing required documents, writing reports for presentation to COREP (Committee of Permanent Representatives), STC-ADREE, Executive Council and CEO Summit state and government;
    • Manage relations with the host country and ensure the representation of the AU in Kenya;
    • Perform any other task that may be entrusted to it by the ARBE Department.

    Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

    • Post-graduate University Degree (Master’s Degree) in Veterinary Medicine, Animal Science or any other related area.
    • A minimum of fourteen (14) years of progressive relevant work experience with Member States or international organizations, out of which seven (7) years must be at a senior managerial level in a reputable organization and five (5) years at supervisory level. 
    • Preference shall be accorded to candidates with PhD in Veterinary Medicine or Animal Science with specialized post-graduate training in livestock or agricultural policy analysis.  
    • Further qualifications in projects/programme management and/or rural development will be an added advantage.
    • Experience in formulating strategies, developing programmes, guiding preparation of work plans and budgets as well as management of human and financial resources and decision-making
    • A deep understanding of aquatic and terrestrial animal health and welfare standards governing international trade in animals and animal products, food safety standards and institutions and processes for the development and review of the standards.

    Required Skills:

    • Diplomacy and good interactive  skills necessary for dealing with senior officials in Government, Regional Organizations, and donor/development organizations;
    • Good networking skills and ability to maintain positive and constructive dialogue and relationships with key institutions operating in the regions;
    • Self-starter with the ability to strategically plan own work and follow-up on implementation;
    • Sector related project development, management and implementation skills at national, regional and continental levels;
    • Very strong writing, analytical and communication skills are necessary;
    • Demonstrated ability to provide strong leadership and foster team environment is required

    Leadership Competencies:

    • Strategic Perspective
    • Developing Others
    • Change Management
    • Managing Risk

    Core Competencies:

    • Building Relationships
    • Foster Accountability Culture
    • Learning Orientation
    • Communicating with impact

    Functional Competencies:

    • Conceptual Thinking
    • Job Knowledge and information sharing
    • Drive for Results
    • Fosters Innovation

    Tenure of Appointment:

    • The appointment will be made on a regular term contract for a period of three (3) years, of which the first twelve months shall be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.

    Gender Mainstreaming:

    • The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Languages:

    • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language is an added advantage

    Remuneration
    Indicative basic salary of US$ 61,023.00 (P6 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (42% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 21,196.80 (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$ 10,000.00 per child per annum), for internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per annum for locally recruited staff.

    Method of Application

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    Latest Job: Fresh Jobs at Montaigne AH limited

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  • Montaigne Place Is the leading luxury cosmetics, wellbeing and fragrance company in Nigeria. We are the hallmark of sophistication, luxury makeup, skincare innovation and sublime fragrances.

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    • Contents
    • Open Jobs
      1. Maintenance Officer (Male)
      2. Brand Manager (Female)
      3. Business Development Executive (Female)
      4. IT System Analyst (Male)
    • Method of Application

    Maintenance Officer (Male)

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 2 – 3 years
    • Location Lagos
    • City Victoria Island
    • Job Field Engineering / Technical&nbsp

    Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

    Job Objective(s)

    • The Maintenance Officer will carry out maintenance and repairs of electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), carpentry, painting, and other building systems.
    • Ensure the provision of cost effective maintenance services to company offices, outlets, and other designated areas.
    • Keep all equipment in good repair with a minimum of downtime by providing day-to-day maintenance of the offices and outlets and complete maintenance work orders on a timely basis by following company standard operating procedures.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Plan, conduct routine inspections and perform regular visits to outlets to identify any maintenance requirements, report findings and organise relevant response.
    • Test, troubleshoot and perform basic repair on all types of equipment.
    • Perform maintenance activities in offices and outlets like plunging toilets, unclogging drains, repairing all types of hardware, plumbing and electrical equipment including lamps, fans, air conditioners / HVA and AC ducts and replacing light bulbs.
    • Analyse mechanical, electrical, plumbing and other related issues, identify courses of action, and implement solutions with available resources to a high degree of quality.
    • Monitor and check building systems such as fire alarms and CCTV cameras, be fully informed of the system operation and handle emergencies involving the systems.
    • Read and understand blueprints, schematic drawings, and technical parts breakdown.
    • Perform preventative as well as regular maintenance on office equipment in order to prolong its life.
    • Performed elementary painting and repairing of walls, as well as furniture, cabinets, and windows.
    • Conduct rough carpentry work to include cabinet repairing and window and door finishing.
    • Clean, lubricate, protect, and otherwise maintain all tools and equipment in the organisation.
    • Maintain the company facility and related equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
    • Maintain maintenance inventory and requisition parts and supplies as needed.
    • Maintain appropriate maintenance records and prepare reports on contractors performance, standard of workmanship etc.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Head HR & Workplace Development Manager the Managing Director.

    Key Performance Indicators

    • % of unexpected downtime.
    • % of improve labour time for scheduled maintenance tasks.
    • % of inventory accuracy levels.
    • % of reduced rework requests
    • % of maintenance cost.

    Reporting Relationships:

    • Functionally reports into: Head HR & Workplace Development Manager
    • Administratively reports to: Head HR & Workplace Development Manager
    • Supervises: None.

    Minimum Education Qualifications

    • Technical School Diploma or Degree in Engineering related fields such as Electrical, Civil or Mechanical

    Required Experience Requirements:

    • At least five years of maintenance experience.
    • 2 to 3 years experiences working as a multi-skilled Technician/Engineer in a retail organisation or similar capacity in a service industry.
    • Expertise in diagnosing electrical, civil or mechanical issues and repair/maintain them.

    Required Competencies:
    Knowledge:

    • Strong knowledge of Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Painting, Carpentry and other trades.
    • Good knowledge of fire & life safety processes and procedures.
    • Ability to identify issues and determine repairs that are needed.
    • Ability to plan maintenance schedules for building systems.

    Skills / Competencies:

    • Good written & spoken English
    • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and negotiation skills
    • Ability to interpret readings from meters & gauges and other measuring units.
    • Ability to read and understand test equipment and safety manuals.
    • Ability to prioritize and organize work assignments.
    • Ability to focus attention on details, speed and accuracy.
    • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment and exercise good judgements.
    • Must be physically able to perform repairs when needed.

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    Brand Manager (Female)

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 5 years
    • Location Lagos
    • City Victoria Island
    • Job Field Media / Advertising / Branding&nbsp

    Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

    Job Objective

    • Responsible for coordinating the brand’s activities – sales, advertising, promotion, marketing research and distribution.
    • Accountable for delivering the brand’s profit, volume and market share objectives.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Formulate brand’s long-term strategy to effectively reach customers
    • Oversees the brand’s marketing life cycle
    • Manages day-to-day progress of product marketing planning and execution
    • Maintains brand integrity across product lines, advertising, and all other internal and external communication as it pertains to assigned brand
    • Collaborates with a wide variety of functional areas such as sales, editorial, marketing, design, and operations to execute specific marketing plans
    • Conducts market research and identifies and tracks market trends
    • Define and manage the brand’s advertising and promotion strategies
    • Closely monitor and analyze sales volumes, market share trends and competitive activity
    • Provide monthly product updates to management.

    Requirements

    • Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree / HND / Master’s Degree qualification with at least 5 years work experience.

    Required Competencies
    Knowledge:

    • Sales and marketing
    • Customer service
    • Communications and media
    • Public relations.

    Skills:

    • Communication skills
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Negotiation skills
    • IT skills
    • Execution.

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    Business Development Executive (Female)

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 5 years
    • Location Lagos
    • City Victoria Island
    • Job Field Sales / Marketing / Retail / Business Development&nbsp

    Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

    Job Objective(s)

    • Finding and recruiting the right channel members, then on boarding them. Ensure retaining and penetrating those existing channel member accounts.
    • Sells the entire product line(or selections) to a single or multiple account within the territory, according to products mapping into outlets types.
    • Represent the company to the channel partners and channel partner to the company in all sales-oriented activities.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Using advanced product knowledge and business planning skills will drive sell-in to channel members
    • Manage the day-to-day activities around generating and placing orders towards the achievement of specific channels sales targets.
    • Collects data and feedback on product performance, competition ad other vital information from the market.
    • Acts as an advisor to the channel members to help them plan their orders in order to achieve minimum profitability targets for this business
    • Works closely with Marketing to promote products and generate awareness for the brands under the company’s brand portfolio.
    • Build and grow genuine relationships with channel partners, especially the key individuals that manage the businesses.
    • This role will have a revenue responsibility /quota target
    • Typical revenue responsibility will be determined by the National Sales Manager
    • Conducting scheduled and unscheduled visits as part of account coverage with physical visits and inspection of 3rd party retail outlets.

    Key Performance Indicators:

    • Overall Revenue Achieved:
    • % Revenue from New Products
    • % Overall Revenue Growth
    • % Revenue Variance to Forecast
    • % Share of Wallet
    • % Sales Department SG&A to Revenue
    • % Overhead Cost to Sales
    • % Customer Interactions:
    • % Customers Master Data Accuracy in the system

    Sales Pipeline Value:

    • % of channel partners meeting minimum inventory over X Days
    • % Hit Rate/Strike Rate
    • Timely Order Processing:
    • % Processing Errors
    • % First Time Orders
    • % Planning deadlines achieved
    • % Sales Forecast Accuracy
    • % Adherence to Process
    • % Compliance with System.

    Requirements

    • Candidates should possess at least HND / Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 5 years work experience.

    Required Competency:

    • Customer / Client Focus.
    • Business Acumen.
    • Results Driven.
    • Communication Proficiency.
    • Results Driven.
    • Initiative.
    • Presentation Skills. Technical Capacity.
    • Performance Management.
    • Leadership.
    • Problem Solving/Analysis.
    • Organizational Skills.
    • Teamwork Orientation.

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    IT System Analyst (Male)

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience
    • Location Lagos
    • City Victoria Island
    • Job Field ICT / Computer&nbsp

    Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

    Job Objective

    • To provide system-level support of multi-user operating systems, hardware and software tools, including installation, configuration, maintenance, and support of these systems.

    Reporting Relationships:

    • Functionally reports to: Chief financial officer
    • Administratively reports to: Head, IT System Analyst.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the operating system and associated subsystems with ERP
    • Identify alternatives for optimizing computer resources Networking
    • Collect information to analyze and evaluate existing or proposed systems. Assist personnel of other departments as a computer resource.
    • Provide on-the-job training to new department staff members.
    • Provide computer orientation to new company staff
    • Research, plan, install, configure, troubleshoot, maintain and upgrade operating systems.
    • Research, plan, install, configure, troubleshoot, maintain and upgrade hardware and software interfaces with the operating system.
    • Analyze and evaluate present or proposed business procedures or problems to define data processing needs, Document Management Systems (DMS)
    • Prepare detailed flow charts and diagrams outlining systems capabilities and processes.
    • Research and recommend hardware and software development, purchase, and use.
    • Troubleshoot and resolve hardware, software, and connectivity problems, including user access and component configuration.
    • Select among authorized procedures and seek assistance when guidelines are inadequate, significant deviations are proposed, or when unanticipated problems arise.
    • Record and maintain hardware and software inventories, site and/or server licensing, and user access and security.
    • Install, configure, and upgrade desktop hardware and peripherals to include; network cards, printers, modems, mice and add-in boards.
    • Work as a team member with other technical staff, such as networking to ensure connectivity and compatibility between systems.
    • Write and maintain system documentation.
    • Conduct technical research on system upgrades to determine feasibility, cost, time required, and compatibility with current system.
    • Maintain confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed by the network.
    • Document system problems and resolutions for future reference.
    • Any other task assigned.

    Key Performance Indicators

    • Cost Efficiency
    • Adaptability
    • Time Management and Punctuality
    • Reduction in downtimes
    • Increase in delivery time
    • Accuracy, Speed and efficiency of transactional processing & reporting
    • % Average organization satisfaction
    • Planning deadline adherence
    • Cycle time for new employee to receive work tools
    • Well-developed Interpersonal Skill and Professional demeanor
    • Works Well with Others / Develops Self and Others
    • Communicates Effectively and Efficient
    • % of Lateness, Absenteeism, offense and adherence to Instruction
    • IT Optimization
    • IT Security
    • Confidentiality.

    Requirements

    • Candidates should possess an HND / B.Eng qualification with at least 5 years work experience.

    Required Competencies:

    • Knowledge
    • Database Administration
    • Network Operations
    • Trouble shooting and Technical Support
    • System Software
    • System Hardware Skills
    • Communication skills
    • Computer Proficiency
    • Reporting Skills and IT skills
    • Interpersonal Relations Skills
    • Problem-solving skills
    • Analytical and Attention to Detail Skills
    • Knowledge of Retail Pro or any other P.O.S. Software is Highly recommended.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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    Latest Job: Customer Services Officer at Solynta Energy Limited

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  • Solynta Energy is Nigeria’s leading provider of Residential and Commercial Solar Power Systems. We offer a comprehensive service including system design, installation, and maintenance

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    Customer Services Officer

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Customer Care&nbsp

    Location: Ajah, Lagos

    Responsibilities

    • Manage large amounts of incoming phone calls
    • Identify and assess customers’ needs to achieve satisfaction
    • Build sustainable relationships and trust with customer accounts through open and interactive communication
    • Provide accurate, valid and complete information by using the right methods/tools
    • Meet personal/customer service team targets and call handling quotas
    • Handle customer complaints, provide appropriate solutions and alternatives within the time limits; follow up to ensure resolution
    • Keep records of customer interactions, process customer accounts and file documents
    • Follow communication procedures, guidelines and policies.
    • Take the extra mile to engage customers.

    Requirements and Skills

    • Candidates should possess a  Degree
    • Proven customer support experience in an office
    • Strong phone contact handling skills and active listening
    • Familiarity with CRM systems and practices
    • Customer orientation and ability to adapt/respond to different types of characters
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
    • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively.
    • Must live on Lagos Island.

    Salary
    N80,000 monthly.

    Method of Application

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