Monday 9 September 2013


Management & Administrative Jobs at Adexen Nigeria

ADEXEN supports local and foreign companies to structure and develop their local organization by integrating the appropriate personnel. Adexen provides an executive search department to recruit expatriates, repatriates and highly qualified local profiles who can enhance local management teams and help develop local businesses. Adexen resourcing team is one of the best networked and knowledgeable team working in global resourcing for emerging markets.Each member of the team is a specialist in a specific Region and has a deep understanding of where to resource the highest calibre candidates from. We have spent years networking through industry groups, country associations, leading university and business schools and alumni networking groups. They have unparalleled knowledge of recruiting for specific emerging markets. Adexen is a well known recruitment & HR consulting firm in Europe and Africa.

Our consultants and staff bring wealth of experience to help companies to find and retain talents. We have a outstanding track records who will create competitive advantage and sustainable value to your organization. Our success and proven track record can be attributed to our deep understanding of HR dynamics in organizations and leadership requirements of companies at various level.
Adexen offers a deep expertise in challenging African and emerging markets as well as a robust network of public institutions and private business contracts that are essential assets to hire the best candidates. 
Adexen looks for expatriate/repatriate candidates for Africa. Do not hesitate to send us a detailed softcopy of your Resume even if there is no job currently matching your profile. Adexen, for confidentiality reasons does not publish all the open vacancies.
Adexen supports local and foreign companies to structure and develop their local organization by integrating the appropriate personnel. Adexen provides an executive search department to recruit expatriates, repatriates and highly qualified local profiles who can enhance local management teams and help develop local businesses.
Adexen resourcing team is one of the best networked and knowledgeable team working in global resourcing for emerging markets.
To be considered for any of the Career Opportunities, candidates must meet the following criteria:
    • Outstanding intellectual and interpersonal skills. 
    • An excellent academic track record (to at least undergraduate degree level). 
    • Fluency in English.
    • 2-5 years of post-academic experience.
Adexen urgently requires the services of young graduates,professionals to fill the vacant positions in the under-listed top companies such as DHL, AREVA,LG,GMT, LAFARGE,BOURBON, CHEVRON, SHELL,EXXON MOBIL E.T.C in west Africa (Nigeria).

He/She will be responsible for overall direction, control and management of all activities within the company. He will manage the store managers, he will deputize and assist the CEO in his duties. He/she is to report to the CEO. The position is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

  • The responsibilities for this office shall include but not limited to the following:
  • Ensure effective deployment of resources to achieve defined goals and objectives.
  • Oversee and manage all aspects of the day to day operations of the company. Design, develop and implement systems and templates that can be used to replicate and drive the growth of the company’s business. Develop, administer and constantly review operational and administrative policies. Ensure compliance with Government Regulatory agencies.
  • Develop, build and manage relationship with both internal and external. Interface cross- functionally at all levels with the divisions of the company, including communication with external resources and concerns, such as third party providers and government agencies.
  • Organize to service each business units while maintaining and improving overall operational and departmental efficiencies.

  • Candidate should have a B.Sc in Business Administration, Industrial relations, Humanities or any other social science/management related course.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years experience coming from a Recruitment/HR consulting firm.
  • Must not be more than 30 years of age.
  • Ability to define and manage recruitment missions from client brief to resumption of candidate.
  • High-level of self management, Creative and quick thinking.
  • Consultative sales approach with good Positive mentality.
  • Good presentational, influencing and interpersonal skills essential.
  • Proven revenue generation (in previous roles).
  • Fluent in English.
  • Knowledge and understanding of local labour markets and employment law regimes within Nigeria is a real plus.
  • Excellent Use of Excel, Power Point & other MS office packages.
  • Must have proven excellent logistics and project management skills.
  • Excellent financial, budget and sales management skills.
  • Must have excellent leadership and people management skills.
  • Must be able to design competitive and cost effective logistics and distribution strategies to achieve desired results.
  • Must have good critical analysis and problem solving skills.
  • Must be adaptable to establish themselves within a new and challenging environment Strong communication, creative and innovative skills.
  • Should have good negotiation skills and able to deal with customers’ issues and complaints in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • An MBA or equivalent qualification is an added advantage.
To perform and ensure an effective cost control function for on projects. Performing a variety of cost engineering functions encompassing estimating, cost control, budget preparations, forecasting, cost reporting under limited supervision. The position is based in Lagos.


  • Manage incoming and outgoing correspondence. Archiving and distribution of correspondence and Actions. Ensure use of correct templates and correct numbering on correspondence.
  • Arrange meetings as required and attend meetings as required. Make Minutes of Meeting as required.
  • Responsible for compilation of the functional budgets, implementation and maintenance of the cost control System and cost reporting. Consistent application of cost control and reporting standards and policy.
  • Monitor the cost, progress, and Schedule and conduct analyses to come up with independent forecasts for internal reporting. Have a solid understanding of project risks and mitigation and incorporate them into costs and schedules.
  • Work with Project Control manager to ensure that project control systems are fully implemented to meet project need and reporting requirement. Interface with Corporate
  • Maintain current cost control database. Review proposed schedule changes with construction personnel, client and contractors. Support Project Control Manager on adhoc assignment.
  • Lead all cost analysis and controls activity associated with the project. To prepare and report upon cost functions within the contract in accordance with project/company procedures.


  • HND/B.SC/Master’s degree in business administration, accounting, or finance.
  • ICAN/CPA designation is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of database and accounting computer application systems to supply the most accurate financial information.
  • 2 – 5 years of experience in financial management with increasing responsibilities for multi-faceted direction and planning.
  • Ability to work with all levels of management, build partnerships and teams.
  • Highly organized and significant ability to multi-task effectively Strong.
  • Control and planning techniques. Advanced Knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction and start up work processes.
  • Ability to use spreadsheets, databases, word processing and PowerPoint, with experience of specialist Project Controls applications.
  • A strong client facing background with previous experience of dealing and presenting information to major clients on large projects.
  • Ability to interpret contract, manage financial risk, estimating and forecasting.
The Regional Compliance Officer will be in charge of knowing strategy, environment and recent market changes of respective business. The position is based in Lagos.


  • Knowing strategy, environment and recent market changes of respective business.
  • Prioritization of tasks / solutions based on risk assessment.
  • Develop responses and monitor risk mitigation.
  • Conducting Antitrust and Corruption exposure assessment.
  • Alignment, monitoring and follow up of policies and guidelines for own area of responsibility.
  • Building or participating in a network of experts to ensure consistency and quality of advice.
  • Ensuring that business takes responsibility for Compliance with relevant processes and tools.
  • Knowing the business and its environment, e.g. the products and relevant partners.
  • Translating rules and regulations and advice into language of business and promoting them actively. 

  • Minimum a university degree. A post graduate degree a plus.
  • Must be allowed to work in Lagos.
  • Legal/Regulatory, Audit and Finance experience would be indispensable.
  • Minimum 2 years in similar role.
  • Highly flexible and can adapt to a fast pace environment.
  • Excellent negotiation and persuasion skills.
  • Good leadership qualities.
The Security Manager will lead the daily Security activities in the project to ensure that all COMPANY Security requirements defined by the client are strictly adhered to by all parties on the project site and all logistics base sites.The role report is to the Engineering Manager and will be based in Lagos but will be required to travel a lot to site in Port Harcourt

Some major responsibilities will include the following:

  • Establish and implement Security Plan(s), Security Bridging documents and Security procedures to ensure that all Security aspects/ requirements within the area of activity are properly identified, assessed and implemented in accordance with Security assessments and identified Security risks.
  • Manage all aspects of Security at work locations, Supply Chain Security and Security Emergency preparedness.Implement a robust Security Risk assessment system and to monitor the Security situation in area of operation on a continuous basis.
  • Participate in Project Risk Reviews as required.
  • Implement and follow up a Security reporting system.
  • Must have a B.Sc or HND in Psychology or Management related courses. MBA will be an added advantage in a relevant management field or discipline.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in security management.
  • Must be able to interface with different levels of management to communicate security measures (i.e. Customers, Vendors/Contractors (Security companies).
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to plan ahead and take initiative in resolving problems.
  • Ability to direct and lead others.
  • Must be self-motivated and a self starter.
  • Detail-oriented.


The Administrative Secretary/Assistant will be responsible for providing high-level administrative support for the company and performing a wide variety of clerical functions as well as other related duties as required. He/She will report to the National Sales Manager. The position is based in Lagos.

The responsibilities for this office shall include but is not limited to the following:
Produce correspondence and documents and maintain presentations, records, spreadsheets and databases Screen incoming telephone calls in order to provide assistance or refer call to appropriate staff member. Maintaining and updating simple books of accounts.


  • OND/HND in Accounts, Economics or any other management related course.
  • At least 2 years experience in a similar role.
  • Must be fluent in English – both written and spoken.
  • Some bookkeeping knowledge and familiarity with Pastel (Partner) would be an advantage.
  • Should be good with figures.
  • Reliable, fast learner and can use own initiative when required.
  • High proficiency in MS Office applications.
  • Must be familiar with Internet and web- based applications.
  • Meticulous/ Accurate/ Able to work under pressure.
The Business Development Manager will be responsible for developing business and marketing of the company’s interests in the oil and gas service sector and government agencies. The role reports to the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer.


He will also be involved in gathering of information on customers, generating leads for possible sales and communicating and coordinating with company CEO on new contract development matters. Increase and maintain customer intimacy through strategic relationship with customer’s management based on a clear understanding of customer’s needs, vision and strategy. Ensure at all times that the profile of the group is positively represented at all levels within existing and potential customer organizations and that effective and positive relationships are developed and maintained with all customers. Meet with existing and prospect customers to develop effective working relationships and identify and obtain further their future programs.

HND/B.SC/Master’s degree in Arts, Social Science or management related discipline.
A minimum of 2 years sales or business development experience.
Excellent international mindset gotten from studies.
Must have sound business judgment in determining what issues need to be elevated to appropriate level of authority.
Must have good knowledge of marketing & efficient sales techniques.
Must know how to handle project management and feasibility study.
Must have good negotiation, influencing and sales skills.
High proficiency in MS Office applications.
Must be result oriented and outgoing.

The Contract Manager will be responsible for support in all commercial and contractual issues involving the company. He /She would be responsible for ensuring the maintenance of contractual responsibilities under the contract.

The responsibilities for this office shall include but is not limited to the following:
Attends Contract meetings and assist with negotiations. Provide support in managing contractual risks. Update monthly action Plans using minutes of meetings and action taken during the month. Follow up with internal departments to ensure items noted in Action plans are closed out. Read, review and make necessary comments on Contract documents to promote business. Support the procurement team with provision and review of documents when necessary. And other ad hoc tasks.
HND/B.SC/Master’s degree in Engineering or Managerial science.
At least 2 years experience in project / contract management.
Have excellent communication & negotiation skills.
Demonstrate a high level of initiative.
Team oriented and performance driven.

This role reports to the project manager and is primarily based in Lagos, Nigeria.


  • Manage incoming and outgoing correspondence. Archiving and distribution of correspondence and Actions. Ensure use of correct templates and correct numbering on correspondence.
  • Arrange meetings as required and attend meetings as required. Make Minutes of Meeting as required.
  • Manage Project Administrative Documents. Maintain distribution lists, action lists Ensure input is received from all parties. Participate in Lessons Learned reviews.
OND/HND/B.SC in management, administration and secretarial studies.
At least 2 years experience in a similar role.
Computer literate,Microsoft Office Suits.
Strong communication and people skills.
Well organized, meticulous and able to plan and prioritize activities
Perform well under pressure.
Able to work as an integral member of a team as well as individually.
Post graduate qualification is an added advantage.

The Interface Manager Assistant will assist the Interface Manager in his work and daily tasks. The Interface Manager will report to the Engineering Manager and lead the Interface Engineering activities in the project. The role is based in Lagos.

Support General Manager with responsibilities of P&L for office.
Facilitate support new business strategies and opportunities.
Provide everyday leadership to all employees within office.
Activities in relation to interface management in accordance with the contract.
Conduct interface workshops and meetings.
Maintain interface management system including follow-up and close out of interface requests to/from Contractor.
Co-ordinate Project interfaces.
Participate in Risk Assessments as required.
Secure proper Lessons Learned and experience transfer.
Monitor subcontract construction.

OND/HND/B.SC in Engineering/Management course.
Minimum of 2 years experience.
Team player, dedicated, with good interpersonal skills.
Effective communicator – written and verbal.
Highly organized, structured and methodical in approach.
Highly competent in utilizing/understanding Project contract.

The main responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following:
Participate in the hook-up kick-off meeting of the project both at Meeting and bid stage.Develop hook-up procedures, work sequences, man-hours estimates, planning development, MOB/DEMOB plans of each hook-up projects.Develop and follow Mobilization /Demobilization plan of personnel required for each project. Develop and follow Mobilization / Demobilization of Materials, Equipments required for hook-up/deck modification project. Relates with client regarding the scope of work, planning, procedures and overall organization for the hook-up/ deck modification project. Develop Procurement plan for each project relative to equipment, materials, consumables, and subcontractor’s needs. Shall interface with the project Director and the Client for presentations and clarification of job variations and cost implications. 
Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Project Management or any equivalent.
Masters degree in Engineering will be an added advantage (not a criteria).
Good knowledge of HSE offshore requirements. Experience with topside work including retrofit and revamping work.
Technical knowledge in hook-up equipments, materials, tools and consumables.
Good coordination skills and availability.
Good communication skills and accurate reporting.
Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English is mandatory.
Good knowledge of standard office software (MS Office, MS Project, MS Visio, MS Access).
Good organizations capabilities.

Interpret and utilize research results in order to optimise revenue. Establish, manage and maintain positive relationships with all internal stake holders. Establish, manage and maintain positive commercial relationships with agencies and clients directly in order to generate income and profits for the region. Perform any other duties as required by the General Manager Sales. Develop and monitor operational sales strategies.Maximise Sales revenue through the development and allocation of sales targets and the monitoring of sales performance against the sales targets. Monitor and analyse competitor business in order to identify and exploit new business opportunities and increase market share.
Knowledge about financial and commercial matters; focuses on costs, profits, markets and new business opportunities.
OND/HND/B.Sc in managerial course.
2 years experience in similar role.
Strong Computer Skills.
Oral & Written Communication.
Excellent presentation and negotiation skills.
Excellent selling skills.

The role involves managing an outlet/store, ensure profitability and ensure that customers and business expectations are met and exceeded within the business strategy. He/she will be responsible for merchandise buying, coordinate product sales, merchandising, delivery and customer service management and ensure that relevant regulatory standards are adhered to and that client services are are carried out according to the company’s business objectives.

To effectively manage the stores material and human resources, and ensuring maximum profitability of the business unit. Carry out general administrative functions for the whole store (purchasing and sales). Manage the prompt supply of products to all internal and external customers on a daily basis. To advise clients of all products available for retail purchase within the store. Ensure that hair products available for sale are well-stocked and always available Responsible for ordering stock, including maintaining stock levels and to ensure that staffs are aware of this. To follow guidelines on controlling and accounting for stock, ensuring that paperwork is completed accurately.
To encourage and motivate all staff to maximum potential, both technically and professionally for their individual benefit and future growth of the company. Responsible for controlling petty cash expenditure and ensuring that receipts are obtained for expenses and that all petty cash expenditure are authorized.

HND/B.SC/Master’s degree in management course from a reputable institution.
2-5 years experience in retail store management.
Must have excellent customer management and interpersonal skills.
Excellent organizational and planning skills.
Must have good communication skills.
Team oriented and outgoing.

Any individual having interest can forward a soft-copy of resume to our Human Resources Department online on the outlined email address; on or before (Friday) deadline 31st/10/2013 and must be received not later than 4 weeks from the date of advertisement. All applications that do not follow the instructions above will be disqualified.

31st October, 2013

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