Google Africa Trainee Program 2013: Software Engineer Intern


 

Google is and always will be an engineering company. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to tackle some of technology’s greatest challenges and make an impact on millions, if not billions, of users. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on massive scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From AdWords to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.

The role: 2013 Software Engineer Intern, Africa Trainee Program
Google’s software engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how millions of users connect, explore, and interact with information and one another. Our ambitions reach far beyond just Search. Our products need to handle information at the scale of the web. We’re looking for ideas from every area of computer science, including information retrieval, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking, security, data compression, and user interface design; the list goes on and is growing every day. As a software engineer, you work on a small team and can switch teams and projects as our fast-paced business grows and evolves. We need our engineers to be versatile and passionate to tackle new problems as we continue to push technology forward. As a key member of a small and versatile team, you design, test, deploy and maintain software solutions.

Responsibilities:
-Research, conceive and develop software applications to extend and improve on Google’s product offering.
-Contribute to a wide variety of projects utilizing natural language processing, artificial intelligence, data compression, machine learning and search technologies.
-Collaborate on scalability issues involving access to massive amounts of data and information. Solve all problems that come your way.

Minimum Qualifications:
-Currently pursuing a BS, MS or PhD in computer science or a related technical field. Typically within 12-18 months of completing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, or at any stage in your PhD.
-Currently studying at a university based in Africa.
-Experience in systems software or algorithms.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Excellent programming skills (C++, Java, Python).
-Knowledge of UNIX/Linux or Windows environments and APIs.
-Familiarity with TCP/IP and network programming.
-Fluency in English.

Desired Course(s): Computer Science
Application Deadline: October 31, 2012
Experience: 0 yrs
Job Status: full time
Location: Other

To all recruitment agencies: Google does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Google employees, or any other company location. Google is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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International Finance Corporation Jobs


IFC staff are at the forefront of innovation developing the private sector in emerging markets. Join our team and make a difference in the lives of people in developing countries. IFC offers opportunities to build an exciting career where you will:

– Work with highly qualified, motivated, and culturally diverse professionals
– Pursue a global career
– Build both global knowledge and local expertise
– Have learning and professional development as an integral part of your career

Career Opportunities

Title: 122269 – Senior Operations Officer – HIA Program
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Job Stream: Technical Assistance & Advisory Services
Closing Date: 10/28/2012

Title: 122297 – Operations Officer – Program Management
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Job Stream: Private Sector Development
Closing Date: 10/28/2012

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UNDP jobs


As the UN’s global development network, UNDP is at the forefront of today’s development dialogue in championing the poor and disadvantaged. Our focus is on providing developing countries with knowledge-based consulting services and building national, regional and global coalitions for change. With a strong history of inclusion and consensus-building, UNDP has earned the trust and partnership of leaders across the developing world.

We are now hiring a new generation of expert practitioners who want to contribute to those partnerships by offering strategic approaches to long-standing problems. We seek individuals who can communicate advice and new ideas across cultures and all strata of society.

We have a wide range of international opportunities at various levels; competitive salaries offered commensurate with experience.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSOCIATE
Location : Abuja, NIGERIA
Application Deadline : 09-Oct-12
Additional Category Management
Type of Contract : Service Contract
Post Level : SB-3
Languages Required : English
Duration of Initial Contract : Initial period of one year
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OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE
Location : Abuja, NIGERIA
Application Deadline : 09-Oct-12
Additional Category Management
Type of Contract : Service Contract
Post Level : SB-3
Languages Required : English
Duration of Initial Contract : Initial period of one year
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listing;


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KCA DEUTAG Vacancy


KCA DEUTAG is one of the largest drilling contractors outside the Americas. We are responsible for managing more than 100 drilling rig operations, both onshore and offshore, in more than 20 countries and are a world leader in the design and construction of drilling facilities.

Worldwide Rig-Based Opportunities; Drillers

More about KCA DEUTAG
Our aim is to be the preferred drilling contractor through measurable performance improvement.
We are committed to conducting our business in a way that promotes a positive, constructive and consistent KCA DEUTAG culture, with standards and methods of work that support this culture. “The KCA DEUTAG Way” defines the kind of company that we are and will continue to strive to be for the sake of our employees, our clients, the environment, and the society in which we operate.

Core Values
Our efforts will demonstrate respect for our people, the environment, the communities in which we operate, and ethical business practice as expressed by our commitment to our five core values:
Health and Safety
Valuing All People
Business Ethics
Environmental Stewardship
Performance Improvement
We are known in our industry as an Employer of Choice – we know our employees and work hard to meet individual career aspirations. We invest in employee training and development, and provide competitive remuneration and benefit packages to attract new people to our business and retain our valued employees.

The Position
We are currently looking for two high calibre experienced Driller to join our Land Rig Operations operating in Nigeria.
Valid IWCF or IADC certificate is essential.
Only applicants with relevant experience as Driller need apply.

Next Steps
If you are passionate about safety, can relate to our core values and believe you can support our commitment to delivering Safe, Effective and Trouble-Free Operations then we want to hear from you.
The “Apply Now” link below will allow you to register your details on our database and upload your current CV along with a covering letter.
For further information about our worldwide operations, rig fleet and other career opportunities with KCA DEUTAG, please refer to the Operations, Rigs and Career sections of our website http://www.kcadeutag.com

Location: Nigeria
Application deadline: 13 October 2012

General Electric (GE) Vacancies


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Service Delivery Leader Job Ikoyi – Lagos, Nigeria Sep 28, 2012
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Country Manager – Power Generation Services Job Ikoyi – Lagos, Nigeria Oct 3, 2012
Aftermarket Design Engineer Job Onne, Nigeria Oct 4, 2012

PROCTER & GAMBLE CAMPUS RECRUITMENT


 

OAU Campus Recruitment Drive-CEE00000558

Description

This is a Procter & Gamble campus recruitment drive for OAU students. Only students who receive an email request or text message to apply can apply please.

Qualifications

This is a Procter & Gamble campus recruitment drive for OAU students. Only students who receive an email request or text message to apply can apply please.

Job: A Student Program/Seminar
Primary Location: NG-Lagos-Lagos
Other Locations:
Serbia, Georgia, Yemen, Kenya, Poland, Kyrgyzstan, Senegal, Ghana, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Russia, Romania, Kazakhstan, Jordan, Bulgaria, Hungary, Nigeria, Montenegro, Croatia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, United Arab Emirates, Kosovo, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Albania, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Latvia, Estonia, Morocco, Moldova, Republic of, Egypt, Lebanon, Slovakia, Slovenia, Algeria, Czech Republic, Lithuania
Schedule: Part-time

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STANDARD CHARTERED BANK (GRADUATE JOB)


Job Position: Relationship Officer

Job Description
The Relationship Officer is primarily responsible for servicing and managing customer relationships under the Priority Banking program by engaging them, uncovering their needs and providing them with the appropriate products, services and solutions from the entire range of the Consumer Banking suite.
The Relationship Officer is responsible to drive profitable revenue and volume growth from their portfolio with a focus on new acquisition, deepening of existing customer relationships and cross sell thereby improving market and customer share of wallet with the Bank

Key Roles & Responsibilities
Relationship management
Manage and anticipate client requirements with a focus towards managing the existing base as well as increase cross product holding per client.
Build, understand and sustain relationships with the client’s circle of influence (e.g. a parent, mentor, advisor or other family member)
Consistent and frequent communication with client providing complete, concise portfolio valuations and guidance.
Serve as a problem-solver for the client, helping them identify investment criteria, recognise and handle concerns that arise as consultation moves closer to decision.
Provide ongoing portfolio supervision, with a continuous focus towards helping the client adapt to changes in personal circumstances and the financial environment.
Retain existing high value clients by growth of wallet with the bank through relationship management activities.
Resolve client queries without further escalation.
Effectively convert service recovery to sales opportunities and sustained client loyalty.

Customer / Business acquisition
Drive portfolio growth through new to bank (NTB) customer acquisition and increased product per customer (PPC) ratio for existing to bank clients (ETB).
Based on client profile, map client potential and work towards up streaming to Private Banking segment.
Customer engagement, needs analysis and consultation
Offer a consistent yet differentiated customer experience by offering holistic needs analysis and consultation to key clients in portfolio management taking ownership of all categories of customer service matters.
Gather competitive intelligence to determine what competitors are offering clients, product positioning and service offerings.
Continuously track market trends and ensure up to date knowledge of market offerings to be able to provide advice on potential financial planning solutions based on client needs.
Carry out suitability assessment of clients
Identify & partner with product specialists to provide expert advice across a wide range of financial matters such as retirement planning, estate planning, asset allocation, forex rates etc.

Risk management & control
Ensure meeting clients requirements while ensuring compliance with all regulations and controls as set by the Bank and external regulatory authorities by all staff.
Read, understand and comply with all provisions of the Group Code of Conduct.
Sound knowledge of all aspects of general banking, retail operations and credit operations / deposit and lending products / inspection and audit requirements, as applicable.
Awareness of all the policies and procedures issued in relation to money laundering prevention.
Ensure CDD compliance for all new to bank and existing customers.
Ensure zero operational loss and effective complaint management.
Effective reject management.
Report any suspicious transaction immediately to the supervising officer of Fraud Control
Ensure strict compliance and responsible for achieving and maintaining satisfactory audit rating.

Qualifications & Skills
•A thorough knowledge of the bank’s products, services and policies
•Must have product knowledge certification
•Competitive awareness
•Excellent financial market knowledge
•Strong customer service orientation
•Strong interpersonal and communications skills
•Salesmanship, energy and drive

Qualification
•First degree

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Job title: Priority service officer

Job Description
Assist the PiB Team Leader in ensuring the delivery of high quality customer service, ensuring internal and external compliance on all branch transactions, handling complex customer requests and leading the overall service agenda for the PiB Segment.

Key Roles & Responsibilities
Ensure high level of customer service and support to the PrB team
Ensure resolution of all client complaints received for branch through Service Quality.
Gather / prepare statistics for service quality and productivity indicators
Ensure compliance with internal and external guidelines and ensure minimal comments in audits and other inspections
Find ways to improve operational efficiency and control costs to meet cost budgets
Ensure transactions are processed with a high level of accuracy and commitment within standard turn around time in order to satisfy customer needs
Monitor customer satisfaction survey ratings, net promoter score or any other survey/ feedback ratings taken from customers and ensure continuous improvement if below bench-mark, sustain and better quality service
Ensure adherence to laid down processes, facilitate first time resolution. Minimize rejections and customer complaints
Monitor and track transaction volumes and ensure effective transaction migration to alternate channels of banking.

Qualifications & Skills
Minimum Requirement of a first degree (BA/BSC)

In compliance with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Act of 2004, all applicants should ensure that they have completed the mandatory NYSC programme. A discharge certificate will be required as evidence of completion of the programme. Where an exemption has been granted, a certificate of exemption will also be required.

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