Alphastar Paints Industries Limited Vacancies

Alphastar Paints Industries Limited initially started business as Celebrity Paints Limited in Port Harcourt, Nigeria in 2005 and later expanded its business to the best standard with the incorporation of Alphastar Paints Limited in 2010. Alphastar Paints Industries Limited is positioned to manufacture high quality paints products that will match international standards. The company was incorporated in 2010 with its head office and factory at 10 Elebele Light Industrial Layout Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. The company is one of the leading paints manufacturers in the southern part of Nigeria with an array of product lines, which include Emulsion, Texcoat, Gloss, Industrial, Automotive, Marine Paints, Wood Finish and Putty of different kinds. The quality policy of the company is well defined in such a way as to cover the framework for establishing and reviewing the products quality from time to time. The company is on course of being ISO 9001:2008 certified.

Alphastar paints industries limited is committed to her vision of becoming number one Pan African paints producer in Nigeria and West Africa in 5 years. The current five-year vision process has confirmed that with a reliable projected growth strategy and adequate capitalization, Alphastar Paints Industries Limited will deliver over N100 billion and PBT of 10-15% to her investors within a short period of time. Recently the Alphastar Group has expanded its reach into the Oil and Gas Sector with the establishment of Alphastar Marine Paints and Coating Ltd. Presently the company has expanded her sales operatives to about eleven (11) states of the federation and these sales outlets include Asaba, Abuja, Lagos, Ibadan, Port Harcourt, Calabar, Uyo, Yenagoa, Benin, Awka, Warri and Ilorin.

The management team comprises of seasoned professionals that have made mark in their respective areas of endeavor.

Alphastar began with a production capacity of 100 tonnes paints and currently produces 3000 tonnes of paints annually. Today, Alphastar is listed among the largest paint producers in Nigeria.

Alphastar Paints Industries Ltd is recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Graduate Trainee
Location: Nation Wide

Job Summary

Achieve maximum sales profitability, growth and account penetration within an assigned territory and/or market segment by effectively selling the company’s products.
Personally contact and secure new business accounts/customers.
Promotes/sells/secures orders from existing and prospective customers through a relationship-based approach. Copied:
Demonstrates products and services to existing/potential customers and assists them in selecting those best suited to their needs.


The successful candidate will be groomed to effectively and efficiently carry out the following:
Prospecting for new and existing customers for business opportunities, ensuring that personal and team sales goals are met and exceeded.
Managing the Depots as a profit centre
Makes telephone calls and in-person visits and presentations to existing and prospective customers.
Research sources for developing prospective customers and for information to determine their potential.
Develop clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers.
Expedite the resolution of customer problems and complaints.
Coordinates sales effort with marketing, sales management, accounting, logistics and technical service groups.
Analyzes the territory/market’s potential and determines the value of existing and prospective customers’ value to the organization.
Identifies advantages and compares organization’s products.
Plan and organize personal sales strategy by maximizing the Return on Time Investment for the territory/segment.
Supply management with oral and written reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
Keeps abreast of product applications, technical services, market conditions, competitive activities, advertising and promotional trends through the reading of pertinent literature and consulting with marketing and technical service areas.
Participates in trade shows and conventions.
Ensure stock availability in Depot
Coordinate Sale and Marketing effort within segment market
Have basic knowledge and workings of unit in the organisation

Fresh graduate of Bsc/HND in any discipline, 2.1 above.
Demonstrated aptitude for problem-solving; ability to determine solutions for customers (consultative sales approach).
Must be results-orientated and able to work both independently and within a team environment.
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Valid Driver’s Licence
Must not be more than 27 years of age at next birthday.
Be willing to work in any part of the Country

Application Closing Date: 10th May, 2013

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications to: or visit for more information


10 Elebele Light Industries Layout,
Phone Contact: 07036988307

Position & Location should be used in the email “subject” field for a preferred location i.e., Trainee-Portharcourt.

Nes Global Talent Vacancy

Construction Supervisor
Location: Africa: Nigeria
Type: Contract
Posted: 7 Mar 2013
Reference: 10622

A Construction Supervisor required for an FPSO project offshore Nigeria. The position is responsible for activities offshore on schedule and according to HSE regulations. Manages a multi-disciplinary technical team from contractor, offshore efficiently and in a good working spirit. Supervises contract staff / construction and rigging contractors with large work force. Prepares or provides support to the Construction Superintendent daily reports preparation.


Pipeline and Riser Specialist
Location: Africa: Nigeria
Type: Contract
Posted: 4 Mar 2013
Reference:  7404

Operator- Residential in Nigeria- EXPAT Package

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and direct staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the Oil & Gas Industry. Our client, an International Operator have an opportunity for a Pipeline and Riser Specialist to work on a large deep water development on a contract basis in Lagos.


Supervision of Engineering Contractor review and overseeing all Engineering documentation.
Assisting in manufacturing, Testing, Installation and Pre-commissioning.
Ensure contractor complies to basis of design and project specifications.

Qualifications and experience

Degree Educated
10 Years+ Experience in Pipeline and Riser engineering.
5 Years experience in deep water projects.
Fluent English

This is an excellent opportunity to make the move into an Operator who are well known for their high-profile pioneering projects. The successful applicant will receive a full expatriate package including NET daily rates, travel and flight allowance accommodation, schooling and living allowance.

For further information regarding this role or to discuss other opportunities, please contact Rosie Potter


Oando Vacancies

Vacancy Code: SSS/FT//22071
Vacancy Title: Senior Security Supervisor
Department: EHSSQ
Date Published: Feb 11, 2013
Closing Date: Feb 25, 2013

Vacancy Description

Functional Areas: EHSSQ
Reports To: Corporate Security Manager

The Security Supervisor reports to the Corporate Security Manager and is responsible for the implementation of approved company policies and plans on all Oando sites and locations within his/her area of responsibility, evaluating risks and threats therein and ensuring that the appropriate actions are taken to mitigate the risks.

·          Supervise regional security supervisors
·          Ensure smooth security operations and administration of all facilities
·          Render daily security reports to the Corporate Security Manager.
·          Evaluate and report threats assessments on all security issues and activities and activities to the Corporate Security Manager.
·          Ensure correct implementation of all approved company security policies, plans, procedures and measures.
·          Maintain operation and administrative contacts with Government security agencies.
·          Co-ordinate, plan and supervise implementation of site security audits and assessment.
·          Establish and maintain an effective intelligence and security reporting system.
·          Collate and analyze received intelligence reports and propose solutions to the Corporate Security Manager.
·          Ensure that all security operatives adhere to Oando’s safety regulation.
·          Provide advice to operating unit to minimize risks exposure to incidents.
·          Implement journey management measures including escorts rules and procedures and movement for expatriates and staff.
·          Escalate security issues and requests for resources to the Corporate Security Manager.
·          Monitor and track all groups that target the company or products in transit.
·          Conduct site visits to access risk level of facilities and report to the Corporate Security Manager.
·          Provide expert advice for ongoing investigations.
·          Arrange and conduct security training programs for Oando’s security personnel.
·          Enforce proper handling controls for all confidential information.
·          Implementation of all procedures and measures regarding the security of vessels and aircraft during operations.
·          Conduct self-verification checks of security operations
·          Monitor all company security processes for possible mismanagement, fraud and inefficiency
·          Organise monthly meeting with security service providers and ensure they comply with the standard requirements
·          Assist corporate security manager with security performance reviews and development of plans
·          Assist corporate security manager with department budgeting and cost management.

Required Competencies & Skills
·          Personal Leadership skills
·          Time Management
·          Relationship and team building
·          Good interpersonal relations
·          Problem Solving
·          Decision making
·          Good Presentation skills
·          Proficient in the use of computers
·          Able to function independently under pressure
·          Incident investigation and reporting

Person Specifications
·          A good University degree
·          At least five years’ experience in a similar position with a multinational upstream oil & gas company
·          Certified Protection professional (CPP) from ASIS
·         Effectiveness in managing risks and proactive in proffering solutions to any security threats to lives and property.
·         Effectiveness in analyzing intelligence reports and usage.
·         Improved control in security processes

Vacancy Code: LPA/FT//53966
Vacancy Title: Lead PMO/Solutions Architect
Department: Information & Technology
Date Published: Feb 11, 2013
Closing Date: Feb 25, 2013

Vacancy Description
Reports To: CIO

Responsible For
Aligning future technology with business requirements, Strategy formulation, Budgeting, Financial management, Quality assurance, PMO, Enterprise architecture oversight

Overall Purpose of Job: Directly supports the CIO in evolving the digital strategy to drive the effectiveness of the Oando business while maintaining focus on providing assurance on service delivery across the enterprise. This role will play a key role in understanding and crafting solutions to business requirement, manage the PMO, provide supervision and advisory function for groups responsible for developing and implementing information technology initiatives that support the strategic objectives of the business; assist with budgeting and financial management with overall oversight for the enterprise architecture.

·          Provide supervision and guidance to project managers, coordinator, administrator, and business analyst on all IT project
·          Identify and carry out technology research required to deliver business objectives
·          Assist CIO in strategy formulation, budget planning, benchmarking, performance monitoring and reporting on strategic and operational plans
·          Assist with budgetary planning and financial management within IT&S
·          Assists the CIO in dissemination of knowledge and information to staff about the direction and progress of strategic initiatives
·          Perform cost-benefit and return on investment analyses for proposed business-IT systems to aid management in making implementation decisions
·          Review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and develop strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems
·          Develop and establish quality assurance measures and testing standards for new applications, products, and/or enhancements to existing applications throughout their development/product lifecycles
·          Ensure business application/systems, data and technology aspects of the enterprise architecture are driven by the business imperatives
·          Assess business solution requirements and present architectural recommendations that are in line with the strategic vision for the enterprise and wider best practice
·          Work as a solutions consultant for both the centralized (IT Service Delivery) and decentralized (Business Information) IT&S functions architecting and supporting the delivery of all technology solutions to the business
·          Identify strategic and operational opportunities and risks, advising the CIO on an appropriate course of action
·          Assist the CIO to maintain an overview of initiatives across the organization to identify synergies, opportunities and overload
·          Develop and maintain IT&S business operations dashboard in a consolidated manner that tracks all functional activities
·          Perform constant project assurance and project status revenues aimed at ensuring “fit for purpose” process application and compliance while supporting improved project delivery performance and outcomes
·          Oversees various systems projects of significant magnitude in terms of complexity, cost, time-constraints, internal and external staffing, and equipment including software and hardware.
·          Ensure Project managers are aware of the project engagement Process, tools and guidelines that are necessary to enable them to successfully deliver their projects
·          Perform delivery process coaching and mentoring to IT&S project delivery community
·          Participate and drive programmes to establish new solution architecture capabilities
·          Possess a broad knowledge of most technical and business resources and uses them to effectively coordinate team members and external resources.

Key Performance Indicators

 Financial Management:
·          Actual spending vs plan budget
·          % IT cost vs. total revenue of the organization
·          % of IT expenses exceeding the approved budget
·          Saving due to productivity improvement initiatives

Project Performance:
·          % projects completed within schedule
and budget
·          % change in project scope
·          % of projects conforming to OORP practice

Strategic and operations management:
·          Number of improvement initiatives resulting from identified service weaknesses
·          % of IT&S Cost associated with IT&S maintenance
·          % of improvement in customer satisfaction
·          % of current business initiatives driven by IT&S
·          %IT&S spend relative to peers in the market

Person Specification
·            1st degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other related area
·            Minimum of 7 years cognate work experience, 2 of which must have been at a senior level in a reputable organization/institution
·            Project Management
·            Sound knowledge of business models and technology architecture
·            Business Analysis, Strategy management, broad technical and cross domain capability

Required Competencies
·          Oil & Gas Industry Dynamics
·          Project Management
·          Ability to work under pressure
·          Strategy Development, Articulation and Execution
·          Budgeting & Budget Monitoring
·          Team Leadership and Time Management
·          Customer Focus/Service Orientation
·          Oral and Written Communication
·          Strong Presentation, Report Writing and Analytical Skills
·          Quality and Risk management

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