Vacancies at IBM, Nigeria

Job ID S_D-0628928 Job type Full-time Regular
Work country Nigeria Position type Professional
Work city – Any Posted 09-Jan-2014
Travel No travel Job area Operations (all other)
Business group IBM Sales & Distribution Job category Project Management
Business unit HR S&D Job role Delivery Project Manager
Job role skillset General
Commissionable/Sales-Incentive jobs only No

Job description
– Estates Strategy & Planning
– Estates Transaction Management
– Compliance of Estates processes & legal obligations with IBM corporate business control guidelines and instructions.
Key Responsibilities
– Develop real estate plans for key locations (space growth/reduction, opportunities) based on utilization, market rent and demand dynamics.
– Business case development, financial analysis, recommendation of Real Estate investment projects and follow-up on funding requests until final approval.
– Manage the transaction process end to end from setting site search until the conclusion of lease negotiations and signature
– Maintain, update and safeguard all related property portfolio records, metrics, legal agreements, databases and process documentation assuring compliance is
– Managing internal interlock to insure corporate compliance on all new and existing lease agreements
– Effective working relationship and other members of the real estate team and user groups.
Develop external relationship with real-estate brokers, service providers, landlords and property managing agents
– Act as proxy for Middle East & North Africa Estate planning Manager during holiday’s and leaves
– Maintain a full understanding of the space dynamics of the existing portfolio,
– Accurate and timely payment of all real estate costs.
– Manage vacant space disposal programme KEY Tasks
– Manage & Track Lease agreement critical event dates.
– Managing internal monthly interlock to insure compliance to the existing lease agreements
– Support regional/global RESO in the integration or disposal of property portfolios associated with IBM mergers and acquisitions.
– Coordinate periodic rent reviews, deal with Landlord and Tenant issues, and bring to close.
– Provide strategic property advice in line with business requirements.
– Develop clear space strategies including individual building utilization.
– Optimizing current assets in the solving new business requirements.
– Document, save and organize all internal approvals and documentation in compliance with corporate guidelines, processes, financial and operations key controls
– Support internal IBM key stakeholders
– Develop external relationship with real-estate brokers and other service providers,
– Monitoring the market availability for opportunities in South and Sub-Sahara Africa.Personal Experience/Qualifications/Skills
– Educated to a degree level qualifications: Architecture, Surveying, Estate Management or Finance
– Strong technical background in all aspects of estates management is an advantage,
– Numerate and IT literate, good written and verbal communication skills & presentation skills
– Proven negotiation and business management skills.
– Enthusiastic, self motivated and highly flexible
– Willingness to travel within MEA(Middle East Africa)
– Strong Command of English is a must, French as a Second Language is an advantageProperty Portfolio
– Over 32 different buildings and growing
– Over 46 Different Countries


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least 5 years experience in Estates Strategy & Planning
  • At least 5 years experience in Estates Transaction Management
  • English: Fluent


  • Social Sciences
  • At least 8 years experience in Estates Strategy & Planning
  • At least 8 years experience in Estates Transaction Management
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.Apply using this link:

P&G International IDS Challenge 2014

International IDS Challenge is a wonderful opportunity to discover a week in the life of an IDS manager within P&G. It is an intensive course during which you will meet participants from Europe, Middle East and Africa. You will get insights into how Information Technology is used to produce commercial advantage in a global business environment.
IDS Challenge is structured to include lectures and a series of real case studies. At the end of the course, you’ll leave with a clear perspective on how Information & Decision Solutions (IDS) impacts all aspects of business at P&G and the role you could play in driving P&G’s continued success. We also want you to have fun not only during the day but during the evenings, too. Social events are organized, too!
Dates: April 6th – 10th, 2014
Location: Frankfurt
–  Do you want to experience the real-life challenges of Information & Decision Solutions managers at P&G?
–  Do you want to develop your management and business skills with trainings and personalized coaching?
–  Are you a dynamic student with a background in business or information technology – and a passion for both?
–  Are you fluent in English?
–  And, do you expect to graduate in 1-3 years?
Do not miss this opportunity!  APPLY NOW! 
Application Deadline: February 1st, 2014
All travel expenses are covered by P&G
Please attach your CV (in English) to your application. Thanks!
Job: A Student Program/Seminar
Primary Location: Nigeria
Schedule: Part-time

Procter & Gamble/African Leadership Academy


The objective of the Internship program is to offer our work, our people, our values, and our culture. We believe there is no better way to learn about these things than to participate in them first hand. And that’s just what you’ll do as a P&G Intern where you will take on real projects that are vital to the growth of our business with a presentation of your final project to the department senior manager.

An internship at P&G will give you:

Rewarding & Challenging Work from Day 1 – You’ll hit the job running with challenging projects that allow you to improve peoples’ lives in small but always meaningful ways every day, while rapidly growing your skills.

The Best Training and Career Development – You will have the support of Company experts, balanced with business unit & functional training courses to ensure your successful on-boarding.

Opportunity to earn a Full Time Offer – We value our intern program as it is our key pipeline to full-time employment. Each year between 70-80% of our interns receive full-time offers so it is extremely important to us that you have a positive experience. You are the future of our company!

Opportunities to Socialize & Network – From events organized for people from your immediate area of the business to Corporate-wide activities, you’ll get to know other interns, full-time employees and senior management.


Successful applicants will be eligible for, but not limited to, Internships in the following departments:

Marketing (MKT) and Customer Business Development (Sales), Supply Network Operations (Logistics/SNO), Purchasing, Finance and Accounting (F&A), Information and Decision Solutions (IDS/IT), Consumer Market Knowledge (CMK/Research) or Human Resources (HR).

A successful candidate is one who has completed the entire P&G Selection process. Therefore the candidates needs to have completed and passed the online assessment, written and passed the Reasoning Test, and passed the P&G interview process.

What we offer:

Learning Opportunities and Support from day 1

– Responsibility from day 1
– Challenging tasks and assignments
– “Build from within” culture
– Competitive salaries and benefits
– International exposure
– Fun place to work

****This internship opportunity is strictly for African Leadership Academy Alumni students.******

Job: A Student Program/Seminar
Primary Location: ZA-Gauteng-Sandton
Other Locations: KE-Nairobi Area, DZ-Alger-Algiers, NG-Lagos-Lagos, MA-Center-Casablanca
Schedule: Full-time

Vacancies at Ericsson Nigeria (Solution Architect- M-Commerce)

M-Commerce, including mobile payments and person-to-person money transfers, is identified as a high a growth area in the coming years within Ericsson, providing a substantial global market potential – for us and our customers.

Ericsson is now looking to strengthen its team in Sub-Sahara Africa with a number of Solution Architects to drive and further grow its M-Commerce business. This role can be based in Nigeria or Ghana.
This is a position for an experienced Solution Architect, preferably working already in the M-Commerce domain. As a Solution Architect, you will have frequent customer interaction and will be responsible for managing customer requirements and proposing, based on evaluation, competitive solution alternatives.
You are part of the Region’s Engagement Practices and work closely with Customer Unit teams from pre-sales through the implementation and conclusion stages. In the pre-sales stage you will take the lead as customer solution responsible for all sales support activities, including workshops, presentations and responding to RFP’s. Depending on the opportunity, you might continue in the delivery stage as lead delivery solution architect with responsibility for the end-to-end delivery execution.
Part of your role will also be to support business development and portfolio management activities, identifying and specifying main business processes that our solutions support. Moreover, you are experienced in handling constant change of scope and execute your leadership with respect to Ericsson resources as well as third party suppliers and subcontractors.
· Analyze customer requirements and propose technical and competitive solutions.
· Participate in presales activities such as workshops and RFP requests. Take lead as Customer Solution responsible, ‘owning’ the solution offered. Develop solution description including solution proposal, design and 3rd party vendor selection.
· Participate and drive evaluation of 3PP’s suppliers/products and solutions.
· Analyze how security requirements from various aspects should be interpreted and suggest best possible adherence.
· Participate in project execution as Lead Delivery Solution Architect. Manage the customer solution throughout execution phase including active communication with customer and internal stakeholders.
· Identify add-on sales opportunities to continuously improve margins.
· Drive changes in the methods, processes and guidelines within the customer organization as well as internally. Act as a manager/leader/mentor in day to day situations to provide insights for less experienced colleagues in the region.
· Drive add on sales and business opportunities in order to increase sales, margins and to develop services portfolio.
· Follow up on delivered solutions on an agreed regular basis with customers to keep yourself informed about the life cycle evolvement.
· Recognized as a leader in knowledge sharing communities.
· Expected to travel internationally and locally when required.
· University degree in Engineering, ICT or equivalent
· 10+years of relevant professional experience of which at least 5 years in a similar role.
· Strong personal track record from Senior, or equivalent, Solution/Enterprise Architect position, preferably with experience from transactional services, brokering services, charging solutions and hosting models
· Strong track record in engaging with customers and participation in external forums and events.
· Deep experiences of driving analysis of how requirements can be implemented from a technical perspective based on strong business understanding.
· Significant experience from implementation of M-Commerce and SI projects.
· Strong M-Commerce market knowledge and extensive experience to translate value propositions that should be communicated to the market and secure winning propositions.
· Strong understanding of how project management and engagement models work.
· Excellent language skills in English. Skills in other main languages like French is a plus.
Ericsson is the world’s leading provider of communications technology and services. Our offering comprises services, software and infrastructure within Information and Communications Technology for telecom operators and other industries. We are enabling the Networked Society with efficient real-time solutions that allow us all to study, work and live our lives more freely, in sustainable societies around the world.
Primary country and city: Nigeria (NG) || Other/Not Applicable || Lagos || IT
Job Segment: Solution Architect, Architecture, Telecom, Telecommunications, Engineer, Technology, Engineering
Date: Jan 14, 2014
Location Lagos, NG
Req ID: 7675<