Sahara Group Jobs in Nigeria [2 new vacancies]

Latest Jobs vacancies at Sahara Group recruitment May, 2022

About Sahara Group Nigeria: Sahara Group is a leading international energy and infrastructure conglomerate founded in 1996 and headquartered Lagos. Sahara Group has business operations across the energy and infrastructure value chain including the upstream, midstream, downstream, power, real estate and infrastructure. We deploy our deep knowledge and insight into the African energy and infrastructure sectors to seek out entrepreneurial opportunities based on which we deploy market leading businesses. Our vision is to become “the provider of choice wherever energy is consumed”.

Sahara Group Recruitment

May, 2022 Project Officer

Job Title: Project Officer | Sahara Group | Location: Lagos, Nigeria (On-site)
Job type: Full-time

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Purpose of the Job

  • To optimize and provide exemplary business support whilst adding value to the Sahara Power’s projects, general business operations and feedback to stakeholders.
  • This also involves growing and promoting strategic business relationships both internally and externally.

What you’ll do

  • Data analysis and preparation of documentation and correspondence in line with quality and organisational requirements to support information flow and escalate and redirect issues as required, to ensure the provision of accurate and timely reporting.
  • Regular update and database maintenance of business stakeholders and effectively manage the company’s repository of current relevant legislation, policies, procedures, guidelines and business records to ensure all information is accessible and stored correctly.
  • Support the department to effectively track performance/activities on various ongoing projects and report metrics to guide decision making and follow up. This requires effective collaboration across other functions in SPG, to ensure activities are tracked to provide day-to-day management and oversight of SPG/OPCO projects.
  • Assist with report writing including planning and preparing professional presentations, proposals for green and brown field projects, management feedback and internal knowledge & information sharing.

Requirements

  • Must have 1-3 years of cognate working experience (Post-NYSC) in a similar role/ relevant field.
  • Capacity to work in a fast paced, team-oriented office and field/site environment.
  • Must have good organisational, time management and communication skills.
  • Advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Projects, Visio), PowerBI, Tableau, Google Analytics.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage effectively with various levels of management, staff, and clients.
  • Good knowledge of power sector, including the legal and policy frameworks governing utility distribution in Nigeria.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and work under pressure.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment, with sensitivity and respect for diversity, as well as the ability to build trust amongst other team members.

Your Personal Attributes:

  • Intrinsically motivated;
  • Results – oriented and pragmatic with exceptional problem solving and decision making skills;
  • Top-notch networking and negotiation skills
  • Emotionally intelligent and team player with an international outlook
  • Excellent and precise communication & presentation skills;
  • Comfortable and effective in managing and communicating with team members and stakeholders
  • Ability to deliver results with low levels of supervision;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, time management and planning skills
  • Conscientious in approach to work
  • Customer-centric and good leadership skills
  • Support the project team to maintain and develop strategic relationships across departments to foster continuous business support and collaborative efforts.
  • Organize meetings (external, internal, intercompany and other stakeholder meetings).
  • Undertake any other duties commensurate with this position, as designated by the Line Manager.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Data Analyst

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Full-time · Mid-Senior level

About the Job

  • The responsibility of the Data Analyst is to provide support to the Business Performance Manager in the administration, communication, and coordinated reporting of Corporate Priorities through the organization.
  • The individual will serve as the Subject Matter Expert in identifying and analyzing operational and financial data of the Sahara Group Ltd. In this highly visible role, the analyst interacts with senior management of the entity to lead information gathering and analysis while providing useful insight to improve performance.

What you’ll do:

  • Design, implement and monitor the execution of corporate and departmental priorities.
  • Collaborate with all teams to identify, collect, clean and analyze data from multiple data sources
  • Build and manage dashboards for various stakeholders (both internal and external) that will help drive key business decisions
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports specifically to measure, monitor, and alert the business regarding unforeseen shifts in the performance
  • Cost Management: Responsible for framework (including integration with procurement and accounting), to drive continuous cost optimization and associated reporting

Requirements

  • Minimum of a relevant University Degree.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a similar role within a Fast-Moving Consumer Goods company, Financial services company, Oil & Gas, Telecoms or topflight creative agency, with well compiled portfolio
  • Proven working experience as a Data Analyst or Business Data Analyst
  • Adept at SQL queries, report writing and presenting findings
  • Strong visualization skills (Data storytelling) using any visualization tool such as PowerBI, Tableau, Mode, metabase etc.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Possess excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and have a high level of comfort in making presentations to various stakeholders.

Your Personal Attributes

  • Intrinsically motivated;
  • Results – oriented and pragmatic with exceptional problem solving and decision making skills;
  • Emotionally intelligent and team player with an international outlook
  • Excellent and precise communication & presentation skills;
  • Comfortable and effective in managing and communicating with team members and stakeholders
  • Ability to deliver results with low levels of supervision;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, time management and planning skills
  • Conscientious in approach to work
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to develop strong relationships with external parties
  • Strong demonstrated use of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Exceptional creative flair and an innovation approach to all design projects.
  • Proven competence in design and image manipulation software
  • Good knowledge of InDesign & Illustrator, Photoshop, 3Ds Max/Cinema 4D, Adobe, Photography & Fine Art.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Learning Manager

Sahara Group | Location: Lagos, Nigeria | Job Type: Full Time

Role Purpose

  • The Learning and Development Manager will play a critical role in the day-to-day learning and development (L&D) activities and within the HR team and Sahara Group in general. This role will manage and coordinate all L&D activities but also partner with business managers, other members of the POD department, and HR.
  • Key deliverables include design and delivery of Organization wide and function specific learning solutions and support in the capability development and change management process required to transform Sahara into an Agile and Learning Organization.
  • The role holder will be required to bring innovation and create exciting learning content and experience through leveraging interactive, social media and mobile technology to drive assimilation and application of learning content across the organization.
  • The role holder will be responsible for creating strong and effective Informal learning environment across the business.

Responsibilities

  • Successful candidate will manage Sahara’s learning assets both physical and virtual.
  • Manage the transformation and ongoing maintenance of the Training Center into a world class center of learning.
  • Develop a rich and expert base faculty (internal and external including vendor management) that will help ensure skill and knowledge transfer and cross migration of ideas.
  • Work with business and line Managers to design learning transfer solutions to maximize learning investment.
  • Periodic generation of insights to help drive practical and innovative learning decisions and actions.
  • Promote and establish E-learning and social media platforms as a viable learning platform.
  • Manage the training budget, including apportioning funds across the Group and monitoring cost.
  • Develop and nurture a culture of Mentoring and Coaching within the Group.
  • Generate periodic reports on Learning activities to Group HR
  • Development of learning curriculum and content that drives Line Managers People Management capability.
  • Support in design and execution of Workshops and training events
  • Play active role in the execution of Sahara’s overall Learning Strategy

Working Relationships:

  • Executive Directors
  • Managing Directors and Business Heads
  • Head, Group HR and HR Heads of other entities
  • HR Business Partners
  • Service providers, Vendors and Consultants.

Requirements

  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field (Minimum 2.2)
  • Relevant professional HR Certification would be an added advantage
  • 7 years of Cognate experience, 4 of which should in Learning & Development.
  • Excellent communication and counseling skills with demonstrated ability to share knowledge
  • Good presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills
  • Knowledge of People management and vendor management
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly PowerPoint and Excel.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Travels Supervisor

Sahara Group | Location: Lagos, Nigeria | Job Type: Full Time

Purpose Statement

  • To manage and maintain a smooth and efficient Travels and Protocol system and provide satisfactory service solutions for the organizations on travels and immigration related activities.
  • This means researching destinations and available services; booking hotels, flights, and car rentals; coordinating activities; and managing documentation. The role ensures that all employee travel is safe and organized according to company policy.

Key Deliverables

  • Ensure all travel bookings are made promptly and accurately within stipulated time
  • Ensure travel bookings are kept within budget and are cost effective
  • Build strong relationships with internal customers, managing internal customer expectations and parameters
  • Facilitate entry/transit visa process & determine best place for submission by working with visa service, embassies and/or field offices.
  • Help resolve staff travel issues such as trouble shooting unforeseen delays. Seek opportunities and offer suggestions to improve travel process; coordinate visa and travel procedures as needed by staff
  • Facilitate entry/transit visa process & determine best place for submission by working with visa service, embassies and/or field offices
  • Responsible for accurate invoice processing and follow up on payment with Finance units
  • Manage relationships with the TMC’s, Consultants, Airlines, Hotel Management Companies, Embassies and the Nigerian Immigration office
  • Keep accurate information of Staff’s travel documents
  • Assist on an on-call & after-hours basis. Includes working remotely on weekends as needed.
  • Research visa requirements for travelers, entry restrictions and other relevant travel concerns.
  • Monitor travel and intelligence provider alerts and develop solutions to near-term issues potentially affecting travel (i.e. inclement weather, organized strikes, global events, etc.).
  • Prepare weekly and monthly travel reports
  • Perform other duties and assignments as required

Minimum Qualifications / Experience

  • Degree in Business or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of cognate experience in a similar role. Travel industry background is essential including some practical knowledge of Amadeus and fare rules.
  • Experience in corporate travel management, travel strategy implementation, including a comprehensive understanding of airlines’ and travel agencies’ practices, corporate payment methods and industry economics and trend.
  • Knowledge of Ticketing & Expense reporting and processing
  • Communication: Actively work to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization
  • Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment
  • Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner
  • Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions
  • Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects
  • Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances
  • Exceptional ability to work independently as well as with all levels of management and staff.
  • Ability to make independent decisions following standard policies and procedures.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks requiring a high degree of attention to detail with changing levels of priority.

Working Relationship

  • Executive Directors
  • Managing Directors within the Group
  • All Staff
  • Vendors, Travel Agencies & Consultants,
  • Finance department
  • Service Providers, etc.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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