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ITM Ugep, Cross River State Recruitment, November 2014

The Institute of Technology & Management (ITM) has been established by the Cross River State
Government (CRSG) of Nigeria in partnership with Highbury College Portsmouth, UK as part of a unique, transformational state wide Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Ecosystem project. CRSG has appointed Highbury to manage ITM to world-class standards.

The vision is to develop a world-class entrepreneurial polytechnic institute, the first of its kind in Nigeria. The Institute will have student success as its central mission and will focus on wealth creation, business formation/growth and employment Outcomes to meet the needs of students and the local communities of Cross River State, Nigeria and beyond.

We are recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Data Entry Assistant
Location: Ugep, Cross River State
Job Description

    The Data Entry Assistant is responsible for maintaining and recording student data to enable the ITM to meet its broad business objectives.
    Team working and communications within an overall approach that values people will be of key importance.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

    To generate & mark registers, using the ITM Information system, p all departments within the Institute
    To assist with the input of timetable data
    To assist in the resolution of queries arising from electronic registers.
    To print and distribute register information
    To liaise with administrative and academic staff across the ITM with regard to the collation and marking of student attendance
    To investigate and resolve any queries that arise as a result of producing or marking register data
    To produce and evaluate daily, weekly and monthly attendance monitoring reports, ensuring that issues of concern are brought to the attention of line management
    To ensure the completeness and accuracy of register information

Essential Criteria

    Degree or occupational post graduate qualification in IT
    Good standard of education including GCSE in Maths/English (Grades A* to C)
    Evidence of commitment to self-development
    Working within a customer care environment – including both face to face contact and dealing with enquiries on the telephone
    Experience of managing a diverse workload
    Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
    Excellent communication skills
    Ability to effectively plan and prioritise workload
    Possess good administrative and IT skills
    Understanding of safeguarding in the context of education
    Ability to work as part of a team
    Ability to work under pressure
    Professional approach to work and appearance,
    Enthusiasm and optimism
    Commitment to excellence
    Flexible attitude in the way he/she performs the job.
    Commitment to operating in a harmonious, safe and secure environment
    A commitment to equality of opportunity and widening access to education for all

Remuneration
535, 000 Naira (per – annum)

Job Title: Professional Assistant to the Rector
Location: Ugep, Cross River State
Job Description

    The Professional Assistant is responsible for providing high quality support to the Rector, assisting the Rector to manage their workload effectively, undertaking a variety of tasks on behalf of the Rector and to be the initial point of contact for most communications.

Main Duties

    Provide a high level of administrative / secretarial support to the Rector
    Assist the Rector in the effective performance of the role by recognizing, prioritizing, diverting them to other senior managers for action where appropriate
    Acting on behalf of the Rector in routine delegated matters
    Drafting/progressing/chasing/collating reports/papers/documents requested by/on behalf of the Rector
    Keeping the Rector Appointments diary, arranging and preparing for meetings, visit, events
    Arranging all overseas travel documentation on Institute related business, including Risk Assessment, Visas and Overseas Travel paperwork
    Dealing with initial telephone and email matters
    Organising and maintaining and archiving filing systems, paper-based anti electronic
    Organising, screening and prioritising incoming post and distributing as appropriate
    Undertaking initial reading of papers and literature sent to the Rector and making verbal and written précis for information
    Researching for information inside and outside the Institute

Essential Criteria

    Degree or occupational post graduate qualification in Administration or any related subject
    Good standard of education including GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths/English (GradesA* to C)
    Shorthand, computer literacy Inc. Microsoft Office, word processing and Excel spread sheet work
    Evidence of on-going professional updating and development and evidence of substantial measureable achievements
    Experience of working with a CEO and senior managers
    Experience of working as a member of a team
    Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
    Experience of managing a diverse workload and the ability to follow and review processes
    Experience of gathering, analysing and assessing information
    Understanding of safeguarding in the context of education
    Ability to work as part of a team
    Excellent written and verbal skills including experience of drafting correspondence, reports and accurate meeting notes

Remuneration
1, 000, 000 Naira (per – annum)

 Job Title: Procurement Officer
Location: Ugep, Cross River State
Job Description

    The Procurement Officer is responsible to the Director of Finance & Corporate Services for providing high quality and general procurement support to enable the ITN to meet its broad business objectives.
    Team working and communications within an overall approach that values people will be of key importance.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

    Provide a professional advisory role in ensuring that the institute makes wise purchasing decisions
    Create and maintain an approved supplier list
    Advise the institutes Finance Unit on procurement strategies and negotiate with and contract with suppliers as directed. This will include the monitoring of supplier prices and commodity volumes to see if discounts can be achieved, for example, by putting multiple orders through a single contract
    Development, implementation and co-ordination of the processes that will enable an effective multidimensional approach to procurement. This will include collation of information from suppliers, advising suppliers, negotiating best value and implementing best local and international best practices in procurement
    Drafting of any collaborative legal agreements between all the Institutes suppliers to ensure transparency and avoid fraud
    Responsible for conducting product and service analysis in ensuring high quality of product supplies at a very competitive price
    Process purchase requisitions / orders within purchasing authority
    Establish and negotiate contract terms and conditions, and maintain supplier relationships.
    Assist in the development of specifications for equipment, materials, and services to be purchased
    Administer contract performance, including delivery, receipt, warranty, damages and insurance
    Reconcile or resolve value discrepancies
    Comply with and maintain knowledge of applicable rules, legislation, regulations, standards, and best practices

Essential Criteria

    Degree (B.Sc) or occupational postgraduate qualification in Accounting or relevant field
    Good standard of education including GCSE in Maths/English (Grades A* to C)
    Professional qualification in Supply chain and Member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply or working towards qualification
    3 years post qualification experience
    Evidence of commitment to self-development
    Experience of taking the lead on contract negotiations Experience of managing a diverse workload
    Experience of taking the lead on collaborative or similar agreements
    Possess good administrative skills to include excellent IT skills of Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook
    Understanding of local and international procurement regulations
    Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
    Excellent communication skills
    Ability to effectively plan and prioritise workload
    Understanding of safeguarding in the context of education,
    Ability to work as part of a team
    Ability to work under pressure
    Professional approach to work and appearance
    Enthusiasm and optimism
    Commitment to excellence
    Flexible attitude in the way he/she performs the job
    Commitment to operating in a harmonious, safe and secure environment
    A commitment to equality of opportunity and widening access to education for all

Remuneration
1, 000, 000 Naira (per – annum)

 Job Title: Maintenance Staff
Location: Ugep, Cross River State
Job Description

    Maintenance Staff are responsible for carrying out maintenance within the facilities team.
    Team working and communications within an overall approach that values people will be of key importance.

Main Duties

    To carry out general maintenance tasks across the Institute premises
    To maintain work standards as directed by the Facilities Supervisor
    Maintain continued compliance with Institute’s Safety, Health and Environment policies
    To support the Facilities Supervisor in the day to day operation of the estate
    A flexible approach to work will be expected.
    Participation in continuous ongoing training will be required
    To be a nominated ITM First Aid team member and undertake the appropriate training

Essential Criteria

    Degree or occupational post graduate qualification in Electrical Engineering
    Good standard of education including GCSE in Maths/English (Grades A to C)
    Evidence of commitment to self-development
    Experience of working within a similar role
    Experience of repairing generators
    Experience of working within a trade
    Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
    Good organizational skills
    Capable of working in a busy environment
    Ability to deal with maintenance issues within a large organization
    Understanding of safeguarding in the context of education
    Ability to work as part of a team
    Ability to work on own initiative with minimum supervision
    Professional approach to work and appearance
    Enthusiasm arid optimism
    Commitment to excellence
    Flexible attitude in the way he/she performs the job
    Commitment to operating in a harmonious, safe and secure environment
    A commitment to equality of opportunity and widening access to education for all

Remuneration
1, 070, 000 Naira (per – annum)

Job Title: Catering Supervisor
Location: Ugep, Cross River State
Job Description

    The Catering Supervisor is responsible for providing an efficient and effective high quality catering service in line with Institute’s standard of service, hygiene, quality and presentation whilst complying with current legislation.
    Team working and communications within an overall approach that values people will be of key importance.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

    The service of food is prompt and efficient and to the company standards regarding appearance, taste and garnish
    Any menu changes through availability of stock are agreed in advance
    Service counters and surrounding areas are clean and free of dirt
    All waste is recorded and disposed of in the correct manner
    To maintain records of temperatures and remedial action taken where necessary
    Ensure all service staff have full knowledge of dishes regarding ingredients, cooking methods and portion sizes
    The dining area is clean and ready for service and that adequate supplies are available of cutler crockery and condiments etc. and that they are clean and free from dirt
    Ensure all disposable items are stocked and ready for service
    Ensure all cash registers are ready for service with adequate floats and sufficient till rolls

Essential Criteria

    Degree or occupational post graduate qualification in a catering related subject
    Qualification related to food hygiene
    Evidence of commitment to self-development
    Experience in leading a team
    Experience within the Catering Industry
    Experience of stock ordering
    Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
    Possess excellent customer service skills
    Professional approach to work and appearance
    Enthusiasm and optimism
    Commitment to excellence
    Flexible attitude in the way he/she performs the job
    Commitment to operating in a harmonious, safe and secure environment
    A commitment to equality of opportunity and widening access to education for all

Remuneration
802, 500 Naira (per- annum)

Start Data: ASAP

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: highbury@r21media.co.uk

Note: The Institute reserves the right to modify the deadline date.

Deadline 9th December, 2014

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