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Graduate/Intern Recruitment at Givanas Cosmetics Nigeria Limited


Givanas Cosmetics Nig. Ltd is a specialized manufacturing company with wide range of products for the Nigerian markets like powder, petroleum jelly, perfumes etc.

Givanas Cosmetics has a diverse workforce, ethnic, racial and cultural backgrounds whhave passion for excellence, are performance driven, result oriented and conform tthe company’s standards and core values.

We are recruiting suitably qualified candidates for immediate employment intthe position below:

Job Title: Quality Control Officer

Location: Lagos

Key Responsibilities

  • Inspect, test and analyze raw materials tensure that inbounds intproduction meets the quality criteria.
  • Conduct frequent-expected and surprise- spot check of in-line production activities and output.
  • Collect and analyze reference sample of raw materials and finished goods
  • Ensuring that all factory staff adhere tall quality policies and Standard Operating Procedure.
  • Setting up and maintaining controls and documentations.
  • Interacts with team members tdevelop healthy work relationships in an environment that promotes respect, open discussion and communication.
  • Assisting in the conduct of product, process, company, system, compliance, and surveillance audits.
  • Analyzing in-process, raw materials, intermediate and final release samples, and ensuring Compliance with applicable quality system and procedures, with customer service needs, and with the requirements of Good Manufacturing Practice.
  • Maintaining all necessary records of findings and sampling results
  • Identifying and reporting on any potential improvements tproducts and processes.
  • Ensuring that laboratory productivity and turnaround goals are met through timely completion of laboratory testing.
  • Assisting in timely correction of errors noted during review, and in the development of corrective and preventive actions.
  • Ensuring that laboratory equipment and supplies are properly maintained.
  • Maintaining an awareness of all developments in products and in test procedures.
  • Assisting in providing advice on quality issues tmanagers and staff.

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Chemistry or Production management
  • At least 1-year’ experience in production line supervision and/ management
  • Technical knowledge of the products
  • Knowledge of relevant quality standards
  • Good eye for detail and logical approach twork
  • Ability texpress ideas clearly both in oral and written communications
  • Computer literacy

Job Title: Sales Intern

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • We are looking for a qualified Sales Intern tjoin our team. You will provide support tsales executives.
  • Ultimately, you should be able tcontribute tcreating and maintaining good customer relationships and ensuring smooth sales team operations.


  • Process orders & quotes with a methodical attention tdetail in a timely manner.
  • Evaluating the sales and delivery trends on weekly basis.
  • Generating weekly and monthly sales performance report.
  • Establish customer list for Sales Executives.
  • Resolving delivery and customer care issues.
  • Provide data and guides thelp the sales team.


  • Possess a minimum of OND qualification in Sales & Marketing or any related field.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, particularly MS Excel
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Analytical and multitasking skills
  • Teamwork and motivational skills.

Job Title: Research and Development Officer (Junior)

Location: Lagos

Key Responsibilities

  • Help design and analyse consumer research tacitly translate consumer insights intinnovative approaches from a formulation and/or communication standpoint.
  • Represent the project at cross-functional team meetings, providing updates on R&D progress and insights and be involved in project team decisions.
  • Create and maintain all the necessary documentation tdevelop and commercialize the products (survey records, Statistical Process control)
  • Works with quality control thelp conduct evaluations and tests tsupport the development of new products and/or packaging/ingredient. Ensure complete documentation of all activities, tests, evaluations conducted.
  • Coordinates with Marketing and Sales in the creation of strong, substantiated claims and other customer communication
  • Conduct performance and analysis evaluations of competitive products
  • Act as experimenter in sensory evaluation and determine result using statistical computations
  • Participate in the conduct of problem solving analysis and design of experiments during product development

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Analytical Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry Pure or any related discipline.
  • 1-year experience as research and development officer in manufacturing.
  • Technical knowledge of the products
  • Knowledge of market research and surveys
  • Good command on Microsoft excel
  • Ability texpress ideas clearly both in oral and written communications

Job Title: Procurement Officer (Senior)

Location: Lagos

Key Responsibilities

  • Checking shipping documents to process clearing issues
  • Following with bank to issue pre-assessment report to pay duty
  • Following with clearing agent to clear out shipments in minimum cost
  • Coordinating with warehouse and quality control on receiving shipments
  • Conducting Price negotiations, vetting and issuing approvals
  • Preparing purchasing orders by tracking: All Purchasing orders, Form M applications, LC applications including amendments
  • Monitoring cash flow requirements of imports
  • Shipping documents and shipments
  • Organizing payment of duties and other allied charges
  • Tracking costs and review of funding requests against budgeted amounts
  • Identifying and evaluating prospective suppliers for: Raw materials, Packaging supplies and services, and capital goods
  • Reviewing invoices against proof of delivery
  • Providing regular feedback and updating internal and external customers on all assigned categories
  • Maintaining detailed database of all events in logistics and other categories.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree/HND in a related field
  • 2-3 years of procurement experience in a manufacturing industry.
  • Management/ Purchasing and Store Keeping experience
  • Good command on Microsoft excel and Microsoft power point

Job Competencies:

  • Ability to analyze and negotiate contracts
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, administrators and vendors
  • Knowledge of budgetary policies, procedures and accounting principles
  • Knowledge of market conditions, sources of supply and available commodities
  • Technical awareness
  • Proven Negotiation skills
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Leadership & Co-ordination skills
  • Ability to work on target
  • Strong administrative and follow up skills
  • Integrity

Deadline: 20th November, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: hr@givanascosmetics.com The Subject of the mail should be “Quality Control Officer”

Note: Only qualified Persons will be contacted for an interview.


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