Fresh graduate recruitment at Sahara Group of company


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.
Sahara Group is recruiting to fill the
position below:

Job Title: Front Desk Officer
Location: Nigeria

Key Deliverables:
Operate telephone switchboard to
answer, screen, or forward calls,
providing information, taking
messages, or scheduling
appointments.
Hear and resolve complaints from
customers/clients or the public.
Collect, sort, distribute, or prepare
mail, messages, or courier deliveries.
Greet persons entering establishment,
determine nature and purpose of visit,
and direct or escort them to specific
destinations.
Provide information about
establishment, such as location of
departments or offices, employees
within the organization, or services
provided.
File and maintain records.
Analyze data to determine answers to
questions from customers or
members of the public.
Schedule appointments and maintain
and update appointment calendars.
Supervision of Office Assistants in
respect of janitorial services whilst
maintaining the lobby or reception
area.
Keep a current record of staff
members’ whereabouts and
availability.
Schedule space or equipment for
special programs and prepare lists of
participants.
Taking messages and relaying them
to the relevant department/
companies.
Administration of meeting rooms
Adhoc duties as advised.

Minimum Qualification:
First Degree from a reputable
University

Experience:
Minimum of 1- 2 years cognate
working experience (Post NYSC) in a
similar role within a corporate
Organization.

Knowledge/Skills:
Ability to work in a fast-paced
corporate environment.
Ability to handle high volume
switchboard /telephone/ reception
duties.
Good organizational and multi-tasking
abilities
Problem-solving skills
Customer service orientation
Ability to work independently and
under pressure
Proven experience as front desk
representative, agent or relevant
position
Knowledge of office management and
basic bookkeeping
Proficient in English (oral and written)
Excellent knowledge of MS Office
(especially Excel and Word)
Strong communication and people
skills

Personality Traits:
Customer friendly attitude,
Ability to work under pressure.
Creativity and Efficiency
Good coordinating/ organizational
skills.
Working Relationships
All Staff
Companies/Departments
Visitors
Clients and Vendors.

Job Title: Payroll Supervisor
Location: Nigeria
Responsibilities
Payroll Administration:
Ensure that all payroll related inputs
required for the monthly payroll
process are received before 15th of
the month.
Review all payroll related inputs into
the payroll system and check for
accuracy
To reconcile current month payroll
with previous month and explain the
variances
Run the payroll software
Review cost center changes, all
deductions and check for accuracy of
Payroll
Print out schedules of statutory
deductions i.e. PAYE, NSITF, and
Pension etc.
Print out all payroll schedules i.e.
Payroll Analysis, Bank Mandate &
Payment Summary on GAPS
To ensure high confidentiality on
employees’ pay, package and position
Payroll Reconciliation:
Monthly upload of staff salary cost &
Transfer to Journal on Oracle payroll
Provide adhoc reports on staff salary
costs to the relevant units within
finance
Compute all end of services
entitlements or indebtedness
Ensure resigned staff are not
included in payroll
Advise Finance Mangers of monthly
and Quarterly Reimbursable net
position
Coordinate the administration of
Pension, Taxes, NSITF, ITF, and Group
Life Insurance.
Assist in the preparation of HR annual
budget
Review salaries journal vouchers
raised manually to determine their
accuracy and to ensure they impact
the correct general ledger accounts.
Monitors the amortization and
accruals of all reimbursable and
salaries related payments.
Statutory Compliance:
Coordinate the processing, remittance
and reconciliation of all payroll
related statutory liabilities (PAYE,
NSITF, NHF, Group Life) to ensure
compliance with all payroll related tax
laws and regulations.
Administration of statutory audit
(concerning PAYE, NSITF, NHF)
process and respond promptly to
payroll related queries raised by the
tax authorities and other regulatory
bodies.
Filing of tax returns in compliance
with the deadline of the statutory
authorities.
Prepare PAYE audit support data for
external auditor’s use.
Implement all new Payroll related
Law and Amendment within Nigeria
and other African countrie

Minimum Qualification
A University Degree (or its equivalent)
in Accounting or related fields

Experience
Minimum of 3- 5 years cognate
working experience (Post NYSC)
within the Reward & Remuneration
department of a corporate
organization, with at least 3 years in a
similar role.
Professional certification such as
ICAN, ACCA is an added advantage

Knowledge/Skills:
Good knowledge and understanding of
issues affecting the employee
remuneration such as PAYE
guidelines, Pension, etc is necessary.
Excellent analytical skills.
Apt for figures
Must be good with reconciliations.
Must be proficient in the use of
Oracle payroll software package
Must be good with Microsoft office
suite (MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS
Word, MS PPT etc)
Personality Traits:
Must be a quick self-starter
A good communicator
Must be flexible and ready to work
long hours
Must be hard working
Must be a quick thinker
Must have be assertive
Must be Resilient
Must have good interpersonal skills
Must possess analytical skills
Working Relationships
Company/Function Head
Group Legal
Finance
Corporate Affairs
Agencies/Contractors, External
Auditors
All staff

Job Title: Program Supervisor
Location: Any City, Nigeria
Key Deliverables
To provide support to the Private
Sector Advisory Group (PSAG)
secretariat and manage expectations
from cross sectoral partners.
To provide regular updates on
activities of the to Line Manager and
ensure these activities are in line with
the expectations of the Global PSAG
Engage local communities to
determine needs, develop strategies
and initiate programs which would
answer these needs, in connection
with the company’s strategies and
Business Plan.
Ensure full understanding of PCSR
strategies and work with
implementing partners to coordinate
the timely execution of sustainable
Entrepreneurship programs
Facilitate the process of impact
assessment of programs on recipients
Promote company-wide awareness of
Sahara Group PCSR strategies and
initiatives
Day-to-day coordination of existing
PCSR projects ensuring alignment
with the SDGs.
Monitor expenditure relating to the
PCSR budget in accordance with
financial regulations and processes.
Initiate and coordinate Partnership
Relations with business neighbors
Provide business support to the Line
Manager.
Working Relationships:
Executive Director
Company MD’s
Unit Heads & Finance Managers
Host Community Representative &
Implementing Partners
Contemporaries in other Private
Sector Organizations

Qualification:
First Degree from a reputable
University.

Experience
4-5 years of cognate work experience
with large organization, relating with
people of diverse cultures and
traditions
Experience of implementing policies
and strategies whilst encouraging
change within an organization
Experience in Corporate Social
Responsibility Advisory

Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of the Corporate Social
Responsibility agenda
Knowledge of computer applications
including Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Demonstrate excellent communication
skills (oral and written)
Investigative and problem solving
skills
Demonstrate organizational and time
management skills with the ability to
prioritize workloads
Project management skills, including
the ability to coordinate the work of
others
Personality Traits:
Candidate must be hardworking and
dedicated
Candidate must be highly analytical
and creative
Candidate must be resourceful with
good interpersonal skills to relate with
people across different social strata.
Candidate must possess ability to
adapt to different types of
environment

Job Title: Oracle System Administrator/
DBA Support
Location: Any City, Nigeria
Key Deliverables
Perform daily system maintenance on
Oracle E-Business suite.
Manage username, passwords, profile
and responsibilities within Oracle
ERP.
Works with vendors, developers and
technical support personnel to
implement and support Programs or
interfaces.
Applying Oracle recommended
patches to resolve application bugs
and implement fixes.
Performing system cloning of
production environment to provide up
to date test environment for testing.
Migrating tested patches to
production environment through the
change process
Identify, support and resolve user
issues and work with the team to
resolve these issues in the least
possible time.
Provide technical assistance to the
Database administrator.
Performing daily database health
check and performance tuning.
Provide technical support to the
Technical reports developer.
Reviews and debugs existing
configurations and report’s findings
as necessary.
Ensuring high availability of oracle E-
Business suite services.
Work as an integral part of the “In-
house Development and Support”
technical team for nSahara.
Support User Community with
emphasis on functionality
enhancements
Must act as each modules System
Administrator for the Group and
ensure proper documentation is in
place
Working Relationships:
Oracle Team
Group Finance department,
Business functions,
Project consultants
All Staff

Minimum Qualification
B.sc in Computer Science from a
reputable University (Minimum
Second Class lower)

Experience:
Minimum of 3- 5 years cognate
working experience (Post NYSC) in
a similar role within a corporate
organization.
Oracle certified Professional (OCP)
will be an Added advantage

Knowledge/Skills:
Must have relevant experience
involving Oracle ERP implementation
and support.
Good knowledge of Oracle 11g Grid
Infrastructure implementation and
support.
Knowledge of Oracle warehouse
builder and Oracle Business
Intelligence.
Good knowledge of Oracle forms and
reports.
Good Knowledge of PL/SQL and Unix/
Linux Shell Scripting.
Good knowledge of Oracle backup
and disaster recovery concepts.
Ability to perform Oracle database
and system health checks
Good knowledge of Oracle Workflow
and approval management engine.
Good Knowledge of Oracle technology
development suite.
Good knowledge of Java programming
language.
Personality Traits:
Candidate must have good technical
understanding of Oracle ERP
application and database.
Candidate must be able to work in a
fast-paced, entrepreneurial & dynamic
environment.
Candidate must be hardworking and
one who thinks “out of the box”
Candidate must be ambitious with a
‘can-do’ attitude.
Candidate must be a self-starter and
a team player with a proactive
approach to work.
Candidate must be able to
communicate effectively.
Candidate must possess excellent
analytical problem solving skills.
Candidate must be committed to
continuous career development and
skill improvement initiatives.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should
send their applications to:
recruiter@sahara-group.com

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