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Current Job Vacancies at Sahara Group Limited, 11th June, 2019


Sahara Group nutures businesses in the energy sector. These companies operate essentially within the energy industry and its associated sub-sectors. The Group consists of individuals, who are determined to make a positive impact on the business environment.

We are recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Senior Gas Consultant

Location: Ikoyi, Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Purpose Statement

  • Sahara Power Group (SPG) is seeking an individual with expertise within Gas sub sector. This individual will serve as a Consultant providing technical and commercial expertise to the group. Specifically, the particular expertise required is one focused on gas utilization; demand and supply in power generation.
  • SPG expects the ideal individual to be able to leverage on its generating assets, get sufficient gas supply and ensure these assets perform optimally and render expert technical advisory services.

Key Deliverables

  • Review and update the design and process flow for Gas supply and utilization
  • Manage all aspects of Gas Contract Management
  • Ensure all Gas Supply Agreements are in place
  • Design of the Gas Supply Value Chain with proximity to one or more of stakeholders (Gas Supplier, Transmission infrastructure and/or customer)
  • Develop and implement a Gas Pricing Model (analyzing its use for Power vs Export)
  • Ensure sourcing of consistent gas supply to generating infrastructure
  • Leverage on relationship with regulatory and Gas associations
  • Ensure alignment of our business needs
  • Advisory role to MD, Sahara Power Group on gas related matters


  • Commercial and technical expertise on gas in the power industry
  • Understanding of the industry i.e,:
    • Location of the various gas wells
    • Proximity of gas wells to our assets
    • Know the volume of gas in the area
    • Know where the cheapest gas is
    • Nearest gas transmission infra to our assets
  • Demonstrated skills in energy industry analysis and research within the natural gas sector
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of natural gas flow data and analysis in Nigeria
  • Strong Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills

Minimum Qualification/ Experience

  • Must possess a minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and/or Sciences
  • A cumulative minimum of ten (10) years oil & gas/power industry experience
  • A Master’s degree will be an added advantage

Personality Traits:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact with peers and clients
  • Cultural alignment or fit in different nations

Working Relationships:

  • Group Managing Director, Sahara Power Group
  • MDs of the power entities
  • Chief Operations Officers of the power entities
  • Regulators
  • Policy Makers / Government Parastatals and Agencies
  • Developers, Partners and Suppliers of Services

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


Job Title: IT Desktop Analyst

Location: Ikoyi, Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Purpose Statement

  • The Role of the Desktop Support Analyst is to maintain and operate computer systems and/or network. The duties of an IT support analyst are wide-ranging and vary widely from one organization to another. The IT Department is charged with installing, supporting and maintaining desktop computing systems; planning for and responding to service outages and other problems that may arise.
  • To perform the job well, the role holder must demonstrate a blend of technical skills in desktop operating systems Technologies, system administration and use of Microsoft Office tools. Other duties may include: End user education and IT Project implementation.

Key Deliverables

  • Provide first level technology support and escalate issues to Tier 2 and 3 support when necessary
  • Monitor and evaluate data network infrastructure: Switches, routers, data network devices, Network links, GSM
  • Boosters, PBX, IP telephones and implement changes as required in improving performance.
  • Monitor and evaluate voice network infrastructure: IP PBX, IP Phones, VoIP gateways, E1 lines and implement changes as required to improve performance
  • Manage & Support Websites/Domains/Application Servers/Databases/Intranet Portals
  • Interface with 3rd party service providers
  • Provide periodic reporting of IT Support operations

Minimum Qualification/ Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in the field of Computer Science/Engineering or any other relevant field
  • 3 – 5 years qualitative experience in technology deployment or support
  • Certifications will be an added advantage
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skill, ability to work virtually, fluency in English as a contract language


  • Good Knowledge of Windows 2008/2012/2016 Server Operating systems and Network Infrastructure (Active Directory, Group Policy, DHCP, DNS, File Services, etc.)
  • Hardware and software troubleshooting skills
  • Good understanding of Windows & Linux -based applications and their interaction with the underlying Operating system environment (Registry, System Services, Component application subsystem etc.)
  • Dexterity in setting up and managing Switches and Routers
  • Good report writing skills
  • Good IT process understanding
  • Ready to Travel when required
  • Very good problem-solving skills – frequently under various sorts of constraints and stress

Personality Traits:

  • Highly analytical, hard-working,
  • Creative & Logical,
  • Organized, Professional conduct,
  • Resourceful,
  • Good Interpersonal skills

Working Relationships

  • 2nd and 3rd Tier IT Support team
  • 3rd party service providers
  • Sahara Group staff
  • Other Stakeholders

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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