Federal University Of Petroleum Resources, Effurun(FUPRE) Vacancies

The Governing Council of Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun hereby announces that the position of Registrar of the University will be vacant by October, 2013. In keeping with the provision of the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1993 as amended in 2003, 2007, 2012 and in exercise of its powers contained therein, the Governing Council wishes to commence the process of filling the impending vacancy. Consequently, applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position. Interested Candidates are requested to note the following information about the University,


The Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE), Delta State, Nigeria was established in March 2007 under a Federal Government of Nigeria initiative to build a specialized University to produce unique high level manpower and relevant expertise for the Oil &Gas sector in Nigeria and worldwide.

FUPRE is the first of its kind in Africa and it is destined to be the premier international institution-of-choice with the state-of-the-art facilities to provide the petroleum and allied sectors, world class education, training, research, consultancy and extension services.

The Position

The Vice-Chancellor is the Principal Academic and Executive Officer of the University and ex-official Chairman of the Senate and Member of the Governing Council of the University.

– Among his other functions, the Vice-Chancellor:
– Shall exercise general supervision over the University,
– Shall have general responsibility to Council for maintaining and promoting the efficiency and good order of the university
– shall that the provisions of the Law and Statutes, Ordinances and Regulations of the University are observed and he may exercise such powers as may be necessary or expedient for that purpose.


The Person for the post of Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources is required to possess a good University education of a recognized University and should be a proven manager of human and material resources. Specifically, the candidate shall be expected to be:

– A highly distinguished scholar of the rank of Professor of not less than ten (10) years experience on that rank, with ability to provide academic and administrative leadership for the University Community.
– Able to command the respect of the national and international academic communities through his track records.
– Possess a clear vision for the development of the University and the realization of its mission.
– Demonstrate interpersonal and team-building skills and possess the ability to strengthen the bridges between staff, students, other members of the University Community and the University’s stakeholders.
– Exhibit entrepreneurial drive and ability to attract much needed funds and mobilize other resources for the development of the University.
– Enjoy excellent physical and mental health.
– Have demonstrable ability to establish and maintain partnerships with local and international governmental and non-governmental agencies,

Terms and Conditions of Service

The Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for a single term of five (5) years only on such terms and conditions as may be specified in the letter of appointment. The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of Vice-Chancellor in Nigerian Federal Universities as may be determine from time to time by Government and the Governing Council of the University as appropriate.


The Registrar is the Chief Administrative Officer of the University and shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administrative work of the University except as regards matters for which the Bursar is responsible in accordance with Section 6(2) of the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Decree No. 11 (1993). The Registrar is, by virtue of that office, also Secretary to Council, Senate, Congregation and Convocation,


Candidates should be graduates with good honours Degree in relevant discipline obtained from a recognized University and must have had not less than fifteen (15) years post-qualification experience, including relevant administrative experience not below the rank of a Deputy Registrar in a University, Candidates must be Information and Communication Technology

(ICT) compliant and must command respect and be able to carry colleagues along. A higher degree(s) and working experience in a University will be an added advantage.


The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of Registrar of all Nigerian Federal Universities and as may be determined from time to time by the Government! Governing Council as appropriate.

In accordance with the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012, the successful candidate shall hold tenure office for five (5) years and may be renewed for one (1) year only and no more. Fringe benefits include a pension as appropriate in consonance with the Contributory Pension Scheme and other appropriate allowances as may be approved from time to time by the Government University Council.

To Apply for Registrar Position:

Applicants are required to submit thirty (30) copies of their applications and detailed Curriculum Vitae highlighting among others, the following:

Full Names;  
Place and Date of Birth;  
Permanent Home Address;  
Contact Address;  
Cell Phone Number;  
Email Address;  
Marital Status;  
Number and Names of Children (if any);  
Educational Institutions Attended with Dates;  
Academic Qualifications with Dates;  
Professional Qualifications;  
Employment Records;  
Statement of Experience;  
Publications; Extra  
Curricular Activities;  
Names & Addresses of Three Referees; etc.  

Each applicant must have three (3) referees who should be requested by the applicant to forward their referee’s Report under confidential cover by courier service directly to the Ag. Vice-Chancellor.

All applications should be submitted by courier service under confidential covers in sealed envelopes marked” Post of Registrar, FUPRE to reach the

Office of the Vice- Chancellor,
Federal University of Petroleum Resources,
P.M.B. 1221, Effurun, Nigeria


Interested candidates are invited to note and comply with the following conditions:

I.   Each application letter should be made in thirty (30 copies) and be accompanied by thirty (30) copies of the candidate’s detailed “Curriculum Vitae” (CV) duly signed and dated by the candidate. The CV must contain the candidate’s name in full, age, marital status, nationality, educational attainments with dates and academic achievements
II. Each application should include the names and addresses of three (3) referees. Each referee must be contacted by the applicant to forward direct to the Acting Registrar, a confidential report on the candidate’s character, academic and managerial competences in a properly sealed envelope marked Post of Vice-Chancellor: Referee’s Report at the top left hand corner of the envelope.
III. Each application must be accompanied by thirty (30) copies of statement of the candidate’s vision for the University in the 21st century.
IV. In the case of candidates identified by the Search Team, the application shall conform to the requirements in (!) to (III) above, and in addition, the candidates shall present a letter of consent duly signed by him/her along with the application.
V.  All applications shall be submitted under confidential cover and addressed to: The Ag. Registrar and Secretary to Council, Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun.
VI. The sealed envelope(s) containing the applications or nominations should be marked Post of Vice-Chancellor at the top left hand corner and forwarded to reach the Registrar and Secretary to Council not later than six weeks from the date of this publication. Candidates should please note that only those who are short-listed will be contacted later.

DUE DATE: 3 September, 2013

Google Policy Fellowship Accepting Applications

Google Policy Fellowship

We are now accepting applications to the 2013 Google Policy Fellowship in Africa, Europe, Latin America and North America.

“It was a complete privilege to work with such smart, passionate and fun people; to be able to participate in important debates with several organizations, and to do research with full academic freedom. I am proud of being a Google Policy Fellow”
—Marcel Leonardi (EFF)

Program overview

The Google Policy Fellowship program was inspired by Google’s Summer of Code with a public policy twist. The Google Policy Fellowship program offers undergraduate, graduate, and law students interested in Internet and technology policy the opportunity to spend the summer contributing to the public dialogue on these issues, and exploring future academic and professional interests.

Fellows will have the opportunity to work at public interest organizations at the forefront of debates on broadband and access policy, content regulation, copyright and trademark reform, consumer privacy, open government, and more. More information about the host organizations and the areas of focus for the fellows are outlined here.

Fellows will be assigned a lead mentor at their host organizations, but will have the opportunity to work with several senior staff members over the course of the summer. Fellows will be expected to make substantive contributions to the work of their organization, including conducting policy research and analysis; drafting reports and analyses; attending government and industry meetings and conferences; and participating in other advocacy activities.

Who should apply?

We’re looking for students who are passionate about technology, and want to spend the summer diving headfirst into Internet policy. Students from all majors and degree programs who possess the following qualities are encouraged to apply:

  • Demonstrated or stated commitment to Internet and technology policy
  • Excellent academic record, professional/extracurricular/volunteer activities, subject matter expertise
  • First-rate analytical, communications, research, and writing skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently, and to work smartly and resourcefully in a fast-paced environment

Fellows will receive a stipend of $7,500 for 10 weeks during the summer of 2013 (June-August). Exact dates of the fellowship will be worked out by the fellow and host organization.

To Apply click: http://www.google.com/policyfellowship/index.html

African Development Bank Group: Internship Programme 2013

Job Description

The broad objectives of the program are to:

  • Provide students with an opportunity to acquire professional and practical experience at the African Development Bank.
  • Provide the Bank with a pool of potential candidates for future recruitment purposes.

However applicants should not expect the internship to lead to immediate employment with the AfDB.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for internship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Applicants must:

  • Be students, aged between eighteen (18) to thirty (30) years, and currently enrolled in a master’s level degree program or its equivalent in a recognized public or private institution of higher learning. The candidate can apply for an internship within one year of having obtained such a degree.
  • Provide a letter from their school confirming their enrollment.
  • Be citizens of one of the Bank’s member countries.
  • Be fluent in, at least, one of the Bank’s working languages (English or French).

Application Procedure

Applicants are required to apply through this link.

Applicants are requested to attach:

  • A comprehensive CV and a cover letter.
  • Copy of the latest Degree or equivalent or
  • A recommendation letter from the academic institution they are currently attending.
  • A brief description of the program or the topic (thesis or dissertation) to be prepared during the internship (when applicable).

Please note that only complete applications will be processed.

Duration / Timing / Location of Internship

Internships will initially be for a period of three months, renewable for up to six months (maximum).

The timing for the 2013 program is as follows:

  • Winter – Session I: January through March 2013. Application period from 9th July 2012 to 15th October 2012.
  • Summer – Session II: June through August 2013. Application period from 1st December 2012 to 1st March 2013.

Terms and Conditions

Interns will be provided with a monthly stipend of 550 UA (Units of Accounts – AfDB moving average exchange rate applicable in July 2012 is 1 UA= $1.55644 = 1.16317 Euro = 2.30733 TND).

Eligible interns will be responsible for their airfare to and from the location of their internship, their visa if needed and will be required to have international medical and accident insurance coverage for the duration of their internship.

All enquiries regarding the internship program should be addressed to:

Human Resources Management Department

African Development Bank
P.O. Box 323-1002 Tunis-Belvedere, Tunisia
FAX: (+216) 71 83 14 72 or E-mail:  internship@afdb.org

Projectstoc, Nigeria’s No 1 Project Search Engine- Work from Home Jobs

Projectstoc is a new academic research portal and search engine designed to ease access to academic and research information and create a crowd-sourcing platform to enable scholars and students get quicker help with needed academic materials.
Projectstoc is relaunching to serve better and such is looking for smart graduates to join the new startup as Freelance Researchers and earn money helping our growing clients and users to research and compile academic materials and documents on projects, seminars, term-papers and assignments etc. Freelance researchers earn money per research work completed and they select from a daily list of project requests sent in by our various academic clients.

Job Title: Freelance Researchers
Reference number: PS/RA
Location: Work from Home

Principal duties:

Handle research and compilation of project materials for clients’ academic projects and seminars under their field of specification
Research and write complete materials for projects, seminars, papers, assignments etc for clients under their field of specification

Freelance Researchers should be smart, knowledgeable and hold minimum of Degree or HND in any of the following fields of study;

Agric Engineering;
Civil Engineering;
Electrical/Electronics Engineering;
Mechanical Engineering;
Computer Engineering;
Mass Communication;
Political science;
Public Administration;
Sociology & Anthropology;
Urban & Regional Planning;
History & Archaeology;
Quantity Surveying;
Office Technology & Management;
Purchasing & Supply;
Library & Information Science;
Building Technology;
Agriculture or Agric based Courses;
Chemical Engineering;
Business Management & Administration;
Industrial Relations & Personnel Management;
Political Science;
Computer Science;
English Language;
Estate Management;

We are especially looking for graduates from any of the above courses who possess good writing and research skills and have good experience in compiling research materials for projects, seminars, term papers etc in any of the above courses.

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications:
Applicants must possess minimum of Bachelor degree or HND in any of the above listed fields or departments
Applicants shall be willing to work from home and meet any weekly set targets for academic materials
Applicants must own a computer and have regular access to reliable internet service
Applicants must be very knowledgeable with the computer and adept in the use of internet for research purposes and should also be able to use MS Word very well.
Applicants must be very intelligent and able to work extensively to produce quality project work or materials.

Method of Application

Interested persons should apply by sending the following
Phone Number

and attached CV and a sample academic work they have written to info@projectstoc.com. Company website: http://www.projectstoc.com

Due date: 22nd October, 2012.

Guinness Nigeria

LEVEL: L7 (G5)

Guinness Nigeria is currently the biggest market in the world for the Guinness Brand with brewery operations in three sites – Ogba, Benin and Aba. Each of the brewery sites has Quality functions within its structure as this is critical for Guinness Nigeria to attain and maintain market dominance for all its brands.
To ensure bench work quality control determination are carried out in accordance with Guinness Nigeria’s quality procedures and specifications for the attainment of high quality products. Ensure that accurate business decisions are made around quality of components and products based on the quality of analyses.

Performs designated analysis of samples promptly and accurately
Determines and reports analytical parameters, as appropriate and as specified
Works within guidelines to ensure that results are repeatable and aligned to other laboratories on an interchange basis
Ensures analyses results are properly documented in line with Guinness Nigeria’s procedures and results sent to user dept promptly
Liaises with stakeholders within the Supply function to deliver products of the highest quality
Acts as a key member of the Quality team, displaying behaviours expected of a strong team player

Minimum of Ordinary National Diploma (OND) or equivalent qualifications in physical, chemical or biological sciences
Minimum of two (2) years work experience in a laboratory environment
Result oriented individual
Good communication skills
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to quickly adapt to change
Achievement orientation and responsiveness
Barriers to Success in Role:
Lack of good work ethics
Lack of required speed to respond to changes posed by new analytical methods and equipment


WTS Energy

LOCATION: Lagos, Nigeria
DUE DATE: 21-09-2012

Head of Operations

Urgent Requirement

Job description Head of Operations
• Manage the operation and maintenance of the Accugas facilities.
• Represent Accugas’ interests with the JV partners.
• Ensure production targets are safely and efficiently achieved.
• Provide accurate sales/purchase quantities to the Finance department.
• Ensure HSE targets are achieved or bettered.
• Compile regular (daily, weekly and monthly) reports (maintenance and production data) to demonstrate that the facilities are being optimally operated. These will be integrated with other reports as required.
• Agree the required O&M organisation, recruit and train personnel as required.
• Prepare operating processes and procedures.
• Liaise with customers, if required, to ensure that they are aware of maintenance activities and that these activities are properly coordinated with all interested parties.
• Plan shutdowns to minimise impact on customers.
• Ensure that the EGP operator is provided with daily and weekly production targets based on customer requirements.
• Assist with plant commissioning, start-up and handover. Prepare and agree the annual operations and maintenance budget and control expenditure accordingly.
• Management of personnel. Liaison with HR as required.
• Liaise with other departments within Accugas and Septa.
• Manage maintenance spares (purchase and stock holding).
• Manage procurement of operations and maintenance chemicals.
Requirements Head of Operations
15 – 20 years experience within Oil & Gas industry operations, with recent experience in a management position. Experience working with JV partners will be beneficial.
Terms & Conditions Head of Operations
For this position preference will be given to Nigerian Nationals. In case expatriate candidates are selected, it is a prerequisite he/she is tasked to mentor and train a Nigerian understudy.

Company Profile
Our client an Independent E&P Company.
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Publication date: 21-07-2012
Publication end date: 21-09-2012

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