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JIAS Writing Fellowships 2020 : Call for Applications

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JIAS Writing Fellowships

The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) invites applications for its Fifth Writing Semester, which will run from 3 February to 31 May 2020.

JIAS Writing Fellows enjoy a quiet space for work, reflection and academic community-building amidst the Melville Koppies of Johannesburg.

JIAS Writing Fellowships Benefits.

Each Writing Fellow will receive:

  • Accommodation in our private residential suites at JIAS;
  • Daily breakfast and lunch;
  • Access to the facilities of the nearby University of Johannesburg; and
  • A monthly stipend.

JIAS Writing Fellowships Eligibility.

  • Fellowships are open to any field of expertise. Previous Writing Fellows have included academics, novelists, scientists, poets, playwrights, independent researchers and journalists.

How to Apply for JIAS Writing Fellowships.

To apply, please submit a two-page proposal, a comprehensive CV, and three letters of reference before 30 June 2019. Please note incomplete applications will not be considered.

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Vacancies at Japaul Oil & Maritime Services Plc, 27th May 2019

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Japaul Oil & Maritime Services Plc is the foremost indigenous Oil and Maritime Services Company in Nigeria. It is the only maritime company listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange and offers services in Oil & Gas, Maritime, Dredging and the Construction Industry in Nigeria with subsidiaries located in other parts of the globe.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

Job Title: Tele-marketer
Location
: Lagos
Job Type: Full time
Description

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic Tele-marketer to generate sales either by cold calling or answering requests in a fast-paced environment. Who will be responsible for influencing existing or potential customers to buy products or services.
  • A successful telemarketer must be friendly and persuasive. You must be able to understand the customer’s requirements in a short time and present solutions that meet their needs. The ideal candidate will also be patient and cool-tempered to deal with aggressiveness and complaints.

Responsibilities

  • Answer incoming calls from prospective customers
  • Use scripts to provide information about product’s features, prices etc. and present their benefits
  • Ask pertinent questions to understand the customer’s requirements.
  • Persuade the customer to buy by demonstrating how merchandise or services meet their needs
  • Record the customer’s personal information accurately in a computer system
  • Deal with complaints or doubts to safeguard the company’s reputation

Qualifications

  • Proven experience as telemarketer or similar sales/customer service role.
  • Working knowledge of relevant computer programs (e.g. CRM software) and telephone systems
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Proficient in English
  • Skilled in negotiation and dealing with complaints
  • Persistent and results-oriented
  • Patient and able to handle customer rejection
  • High school diploma; BSc/Ba is a plus

Job Title: General Manager
Location
: Lagos
Job Type: Full time
Description

  • We are looking for a self-motivated and results-driven General Manager to direct and manage our organization’s business activities and to develop and implement effective business strategies and programs.

Responsibilities

  • Provide direct management of key functional managers and executives in the business unit
  • Ensure the development of tactical programs to pursue targeted goals and objectives
  • Evaluate and decide upon key investments in equipment, infrastructure, and talent
  • Communicate strategy and results to the unit’s employees
  • Report key results to corporate officers
  • Engage with corporate officers in broader organizational strategic planning.
  • Ensure overall delivery and quality of the unit’s offerings to customers
  • Engage in key or targeted customer activities
  • Oversee key hiring and talent development programs

Qualifications

  • Complete Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or other related field.
  • An advanced degree, such as a Master of business Administration (MBA)
  • Gain experience across the organization, particularly managing people and processes.
  • Demonstrate successful management of profit and loss within a business or business unit.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Strategic planning skills: GM must ensure the development and implementation of a clear strategic plan for an organization or business unit.
  • Financial planning skills: GM are responsible for looking to the future of the business and making key investments and investment recommendations.
  • Ability to give instruction clearly
  • Time management
  • Judgment/decision making capabilities
  • Can monitor everything efficiently and effectively
  • Cooperative
  • Reading and writing comprehension
  • Communication skills
  • Mathematical and analytical skills.
  • Instructing skills
  • Can recognize problems before it happens
  • Management of personnel resources
  • Speech recognition
  • Critical-thinking skills
  • Active listening

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: japauloil.maritimeplc@gmail.com The subject of the mail should be ”General Manager” or “Tele-marketer”.

Note: Only qualified candidates would be contacted

Application Deadline 28th June, 2019.

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Top 100 Best Universities in Nigeria | 2019 Nigerian University Ranking

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Based on the ranking released by Cybermetrics Lab, a research group belonging to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the largest public research body in Spain, we present you the top 100 universities in Nigeria for the year 2019.

Top 100 Universities in Nigeria 2019.

ranking World Rank University
1 1145 University of Ibadan
2 2125 University of Nigeria
3 2244 Obafemi Awolowo University
4 2291 Covenant University Ota
5 2341 Ahmadu Bello University
6 2583 University of Lagos
7 2784 Federal University of Technology Minna
8 2786 University of Ilorin
9 2999 University of Port Harcourt
10 3117 Federal University of Technology Akure
11 3479 Adekunle Ajasin University
12 3703 Federal University of Technology Owerri
13 3721 University of Benin
14 3737 University of Agriculture Abeokuta
15 3768 Lagos State University
16 3805 University of Uyo
17 3812 University of Jos
18 3823 Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
19 3829 Bayero University Kano
20 3928 University of Calabar
21 3983 Olabisi Onabanjo University (Ogun State University)
22 4037 Rivers State University of Science & Technology
23 4077 Nnamdi Azikiwe University
24 4267 University of Abuja
25 4400 University of Maiduguri
26 4683 Usmanu Danfodiyo University
27 4935 (1) Ebonyi State University
28 5298 American University of Nigeria
29 5375 Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University
30 5524 (1) Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike
31 5677 Delta State University Nigeria
32 6344 Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi
33 6359 Federal University Oye Ekiti Ekiti State
34 6435 Niger Delta University
35 6472 Cross River State University of Science & Technology Calabar
36 6744 Benue State University
37 6805 Ekiti State University Ado Ekiti (University of Ado Ekiti)
38 6805 Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun
39 6889 Abia State University Uturu
40 7020 Landmark University
41 7231 African University of Science & Technology Abuja
42 7271 Babcock University
43 7440 Technical University Ibadan
44 7518 Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo FUNAI
45 7572 Osun State University
46 7602 Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma
47 7738 Redeemer’s University
48 7794 Enugu State University of Science & Technology
49 7801 Joseph Ayo Babalola University
50 7956 Imo State University Owerri
51 8152 Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University (Katsina State University)
52 8388 Kwara State University
53 8493 Federal University Dutsin Ma
54 8720 Kogi State University
55 8755 Bowen University
56 9046 Lagos Business School Pan Atlantic University
57 9064 Federal University Otuoke Bayelsa
58 9121 Auchi Polytechnic
59 9153 Federal University Dutse Jigawa State
60 9451 Akwa Ibom State University of Technology
61 9677 Nasarawa State University
62 9770 Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna
63 9992 Yaba College of Technology
64 9992 Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola (Federal University of Technology)
65 9992 Pan African University Lagos
66 10008 Edo State Polytechnic Usen
67 10092 Edo University Iyamho
68 10106 Lead City University Ibadan
69 10226 Federal University Lokoja Kogi State
70 10361 Adeleke University Ede
71 10456 Tai Solarin University of Education
72 10480 Ajayi Crowther University Oyo
73 10523 Godfrey Okoye University
74 10886 Kebbi State University Kebbi
75 10977 Rivers State College of Arts and Science Rumuola
76 11057 Igbinedion University Okada
77 11121 Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai
78 11176 Kaduna State University
79 11288 Federal Polytechnic Ilaro
80 11313 Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (Anambra State University of Science & Technology Uli)
81 11478 University of Medical Sciences Ondo
82 11553 Taraba State University Jalingo
83 11750 Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education Owerri
84 11755 Al Hikmah University Ilorin
85 11820 Federal Polytechnic Ede
86 11863 Benson Idahosa University
87 11943 Ondo State University of Science & Technology Okitipupa
88 11957 Federal University Lafia Nasarawa State
89 11973 Bingham University New Karu
90 11980 Elizade University Ilara Mokin
91 12033 Bauchi State University Gadau
92 12143 Nile University of Nigeria (Nigerian Turkish Nile University Abuja)
93 12169 Polytechnic Ibadan
94 12378 Kano University of Science & Technology Wudil
95 12384 Lagos State Polytechnic
96 12407 Federal University Kashere Gombe State
97 12459 Federal University Wukari Taraba State
98 12821 Baze University Kuchigoro
99 12856 Yobe State University (Bukar Abba Ibrahim University Damaturu)
100 12892 Northwest University Kano

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KPMG Graduate Trainee Programme 2019/2020 for Young Nigerians

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KPMG Nigeria is now accepting applications from young Nigerian graduates for its 2019/2020 Graduate Trainee Programme. See the requirements and how to apply for KPMG Graduate Trainee Programme below.

KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory Services. Our vision is to build and sustain our reputation as the best firm to work with by ensuring our people, clients and communities achieve their full potential.

KPMG is a team of outstanding professionals with diverse backgrounds, varied experience and probing minds. We always strive to win. Not as individuals but by working as a team.   Our winning culture is based on collaborative teamwork, and we create results by being open-minded, helping each other and showing trust in each other’s method and capabilities.

KPMG Nigeria Graduate Trainee Programme Eligibility.

  • Be below 26 years old as at the date of application.
  • Have a minimum of 5 O’ level credits (including English & Math) at ONE sitting
  • Have a minimum of second class (upper division) degree at first degree. Please note that OND and HND qualifications are NOT eligible.
  • Have a minimum of second class (upper division) degree at first degree and at Law school (For Law graduates only).
  • Be about to complete or completed the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme.

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU HAVE TAKEN THE KPMG APTITUDE TEST/ KPMG BUSINESS AWARENESS TEST BEFORE. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

How to Apply for KPMG Graduate Trainee Programme.

Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

APPLY HERE

Apply Before: Not Specified.

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