Monday, August 27, 2012

Administrative Clerk Job Vacancy at World Health Organisation (WHO)

The mission of WHO is the attainment by all people of the highest possible level of health.

Position Title:       Administrative Clerk (Administrative Field Support)

Duty Station:  Yobe And Zamfara States

Organizational Office:  WHO Representative's Office, Nigeria

Duration:  1 Year, Special Service Agreement (SSA)

Role Summary:

The recruited Administrative Clerk will provide administrative/financial management support for IVD Programme in Nigeria.

Desirable Qualifications:
  • Good knowledge and ability to use computer software for word processing, spreadsheets.
  • Demonstrated abilities for team-work.
  • Experience in working with bilateral or multilateral Organizations in the country.
  • Knowledge of other WHO official Languages (French/Portuguese) will be an added advantage.

  • Equivalent to graduation from a secondary school with recognized training in Accounting. Good knowledge of computerized accounting systems.
  • Ability to acquire sound knowledge of WHO rules, regulations and procedures. Must be familiar with MS windows applications.
  • At least (5) Five years experience in an international organization or in public or private administration.
  • Responsibilities:

Under the overall supervision of the Administrative Officer and direct supervision of the WHO State Coordinator, the incumbent performs the following duties:-
  • Assist in supervision of payment for vaccination personnel and produce payment site monitoring report;
  • Assist in dispatching of documents through local couriers and maintains accurate records;
  • Assist in filing and documentation of official correspondences;
  • Assist in preparation of contracts for consultants and service providers when authorized;

Performs other duties as required.
  • Assist in review of financial/administrative documents and disbursement of funds as per payment authorizations;
  • Assist in servicing of meetings and trainings including making logistics arrangements with venues and suppliers.
  • Assist with management of physical resources at the State level;
  • Assist WHO and partner staff in completion of administrative formalities;
  • Assist in retirement of advances and compilation of retirement reports;

How To Apply:

Applications should be e-mailed to:

Closing Date:
29th August, 2012

Monday, August 13, 2012

Vacancy for Web Designer/Developer is in search of a website developer/ administrator who can design and manage a wordpress theme blog and has functional knowledge of Web Content Management System (web CMS) among other skills.

OVERVIEW is an innovative internet based business located in Abuja that offers leads generation and marketing solutions for small and medium scale enterprises in Abuja using inexpensive methods such as Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Marketing and Pay Per Click solutions for businesses to promote their brands, products and services. Founded in June 2011, it's a fast evolving business that is out to revolutionalize the way small businesses find new leads and customers. It does this by offering Abuja centric and useful products information on its Online Magazine and links to the interactive business directory where customers can engage, interact and contact business members.


The advertised position is a full time position. The candidate is expected to be proficient in website design, mangement and development with functional knowledge of handling backend tools for websites. The candidate should be creative, innovative and hardworking.


The successful candidate is expected to perform the following;

  • Design websites that are user friendly and incorporate social interactive elements (widgets, comments, reactions etc)
  • Handle any technical issues on the website
  • Assist in Website Optimization (links building, keywords research, html tagging etc)
  • Assist in Web Promotions (Online Social shares)

REQUIREMENTS in computer science, Systems Engineering or ICT related discipline

Minimum of 1 year working experience in a reputable organization



C++, C#, JS/jQuery/jQuery Mobile, PHP, Python, PROLOG, VB.NET, SQL, MATLAB, Mathematica, GPSS/H




MySQL, SQL Server, SQL Server Management Studio, Visual Studio 2010, VisualSVN, TortoiseSVN, AnkhSVN, Git, phpMyAdmin, MySQL Workbench, SQLyog, Borland’s C++ Visual Component Library, Nokia’s PyS60, MS Office, Adobe Dreamweaver, StarUML, Windows Server 2008 R2 EE, MS Visio, Wolfram Mathematica, MathWorks’ MATLAB, Google Maps API, Google Apps, Joomla, WordPress, Yii, Linux (Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora Core), Firebug, Chrome Developer Tools,
MongoDB, CouchDB, Nginx, Apache, RhoMobile, Expression Studio 4, Sun Wireless Toolkit, Opera Mobile Emulator




Interested Applicants should email written applications/ cover with CV attached to and urls of some of your previous jobs on or before 31st August 2012.  Candidates can contact us on our contact page.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Latest Federal Ministry of Environment/UNDP Jobs in Abuja, August 2012


The Federal Ministry of Environment in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is pleased to announce the execution of a 24-month project titled: "Mainstreaming Sound Management of Chemicals into MDG Based Development Plans and Policies". Sound management of chemicals in Nigeria is essential to achieving sustainable development. including the eradication of poverty and disease, the improvement of human health and the environment and the elevation and maintenance of the standard of living in countries at all levels of development.

The project's objective is aimed at impacting the average Nigerian consumer, the worker the chemicals marketer, the industry. the academia and research institutions and government ministries involved in various aspects of the chemicals life-cycle; while bringing coherence and synergies into the Nigerian chemicals management infrastructure with the integration of chemicals safety into national development projects and programmes targeted at poverty reduction and sustainable development. The key outputs of the project include a National Policy on Chemicals Management; and An established governance structure through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) among the key stakeholders in the sector.

Poverty-environment mainstreaming is a stepwise process of integrating poverty-environment linkages into development planning for poverty reduction and pro-poor growth at national sector and local levels.
It involves establishing the links between environment and poverty and identifying policies and programmes to bring about better pro-poor environmental management Poverty-environment mainstreaming can be approached from various angles including regional or topical and sectoral. like in the case of mainstreaming of Sound Management of Chemicals.

Vacancies therefore exist for the position of an International Consultant and a National Consultant as specified below to the programme.

Required Qualifications 

  • Advanced degree in environment, economics, development, or a closely related field. 
  • At least 10 years of work experience, preferably including support to governments through policy and strategic interventions. 
  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of climate change adaptation and development.
  • Technical knowledge of the implications of climate change on development, finance, environment and other relevant fields is critical. 

Ref No: SCM National Consultant

Scope of work

Development of a plan of action document that would most significantly describe opportunities to facilitate the country's ability to capitalize on the sustainable development benefits of the chemicals industry.

Collaborate with relevant stakeholders and partners to ensure their involvement and engagement in activities/practices related to the sound management of chemicals

Establish a monitoring system for implemented actions to determine their relative success and cost-effectiveness.

Provide quality assurance for development of sound chemical management strategy. business plans, policy revisions, feasibility studies and drafting of TORs for project activities.

Required Qualifications 

  • An advanced degree in the chemistry, environmental management, or a closely related field in the sciences (pure and applied). 10 years of work experience, in developing countries preferably, including support to governments through policy and strategic interventions. 
  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of chemical management and environmental engineering. 
  • Technical knowledge of the implications of chemical wastes on the environment  
  • Develop the scope of work and other procurement documentation required to facilitate recruitment of experts and consultants. 
  • In consultation with the Project Team and UNDP, help identify and facilitate the hiring I contracting of the national institutions required to assist with project implementation. 
  • Organize, as required, workshops and training session. 
  • Liaise with relevant ministries, NGOs, national institutions and stakeholders to support project activities as well as to gather and disseminate information relevant to the project. 
  • Prepare the required periodic reports on project implementation. 
  • Coordinate and facilitate cooperation and synergy with other relevant programs, projects and activities. 

Method of Application
Interested applicants should kindly quote the reference number of the position on their cover letters and resumes and send to:

Director, Department of Pollution Control & Environmental Health,
Federal Ministry of Environment,
14 Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama