Lagos State Employment Trust Fund Graduate Recruitment 2016

Lagos State Employment Trust Fund Graduate Recruitment 2016

The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund –  I believe this to be the greatest investment made by any state government in the country to support the businesses of small and medium scale entrepreneurs.  The Lagos State government to this effect have been able to create a N25 billion fund specially meant to invest in the businesses of small and medium scale entrepreneurs. This financial support are actually meant for those who are residing in Lagos currently. According to the report from the the state govt, the funds and the programme itself will help to train residents adequately and make them ready better jobs.

This initiative was the handwork of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. This is what he has to say. “The Lagos state government is creating employment which will start with the expansion of our LSETF team first.

Below are the positions the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund is recruiting for:

Job Title:  Finance Officer
Job Description:

  • Applicants are to assist in the implementation of the Fund’s accounting policies, which will also include the processes and procedures to be in line with global best practices
  • Applicants will also be in charge of preparing the fund’s annual budget and financial reports. Though his duties will be restricted to assistance only.
  • Consistent monitoring of the internal Audit and control processes
  • To ensure that he Maintains the financial security and an efficient accounting systems for internal control and record keeping purposes
  • Should be able to Prepare and reconcile the general ledger
  • Applicants Will Establish and maintain cash controls
  • Will assist in Maintaining the accounts payable and accounts receivable systems
  • To Ensure a proper documentation of all financial transactions as it relates to the programme.
  • Should be able to Prepare monthly and quarterly reports and report on variances
  • Applicants are to Ensure that tax compliance and other statutory obligations are followed.
  • Will be Responsible for direct bank relationship management

Minimum Qualification:
University Degree in a numerate field
ACCA, ICAN Certified
Knowledge & Skills:

  • Corporate Finance Experience
  • Data Entry Management
  • Proficiency in IT/Accounting tools
  • Accounting Reporting Skills
  • Time Management skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills

Job Title:   HR Officer
Job Description:

  • Applicants are to responsible in Providing support to the Head, Human Resources in the implementation of the fund’s HR policies and  the day-to-day HR/Administrative activities of the office
  • Applicants are to Serve as the primary point of administrative contact and will be liaison with other offices and individuals as the job demands
  • Applicants should be able to maintains a proper filing system of official documents and employee records that arises.
  • Applicants are charged with assisting in the recruitment tasks (sourcing, shortlisting, interviewing, on-boarding) and job advert placement
  • Applicant are to assist in the developing and implementing performance management systems
  • Applicants are also charged with assisting with salary and pension administration
  • Should Deal with internal and external correspondence; preparing presentations and reports.
  • Plans, Schedules and also coordinates both internal and external meeting for senior executives; making reservations as required
  • Will be Managing the Facility operations and the effective use of office supplies, stationeries and office equipment, such as printers, computers and photocopiers, generator etc.
  • Should be able to ensures that office operations are in compliance with policy provisions and standards.
  • Applicants do Oversee the operation of office accounts, and plans and monitors expenditures as appropriate
  • Will Manage assigned projects and conduct research

Minimum Qualification:
University Degree in a relevant field
ACIPM, ACIPD certified
Knowledge & Skills:

  • Knowledge of the Nigerian Employment Law
  • Knowledge of office management principles and procedures
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Ability to plan, develop, and coordinate multiple projects
  • Records maintenance/Data management skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent communication skills.

Job Title:  Program Officer- Government Relations
Job Description:

  • Assist the key agencies including state and federal governments to ensure required support for LSETF programs & initiatives
  • Assist in taking inventory of all ongoing initiatives & agreements with the state government to identify opportunities for collaboration
  • Establish opportunities around regulation and policies that will improve operating conditions for MSME in Lagos State
  • Support regulators & stakeholders to advocate the implementation of policies & initiatives enhancing the operating conditions for MSMEs
  • Work with Local Government stakeholders to foster event development & skills to further develop their capacity to deliver quality sustainable events
  • Should also Assist in the coordination of LSETF agenda
  • Applicants are to Work with research & policy to conduct periodic research and identify ways of improving services and projects of local businesses
  • Will Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualification:
University Degree in relevant field
Knowledge & Skills:
Knowledge of public information and government relations concepts, principles, methodology, and techniques

Job Title:  Program Officer- Micro Enterprise
Job Description:

  • Accepted applicants are to assist the Head, Micro Enterprise in the day to day activities related to Productive End-Use Component including budgeting, planning and design and execution of activity plans.
  • Applicants are to Support LSETF to promote MSMEs and for mapping of business activities in the  selected LCDA
  • Support LSETF to identify new and innovative enterprises in the LCDAs
  • Faciliate the provision of technical assistance and entrepreneurial skills to selected MSMEs
  • Assist to identify potential existing enterprises/business for upgrading
  • Will be charged with Carrying out various studies in the area of assessing economic potential and opportunities for new businesses; need of financial services to the entrepreneurs
  • Provide support in promoting new and innovative businesses ideas in the community
  • Provide technical assistance to newly created businesses, and support market.
  • Applicants are to Liase with stakeholders for creating enabling environment for the promotion of MSME
  • Try and make Ensure regular follow-up, monitoring and reporting of program activities

Minimum Qualification:
Bachelor’s degree in Economics or Management
Master’s degree is an added advantage
Knowledge & Skills:

  • Should be able to Demonstrated relevant practical experience working with MSMEs
  • Experience and knowledge in budgeting and reporting
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with senior level colleagues, community leaders, government agencies, NGOs and private sector groups
  • Experience and knowledge in budgeting and reporting
  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite applications- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and outlook

 Lagos State Employment Trust Fund Graduate Recruitment 2016

Job Title:   IT Officer
Job Description:

  • Applicants are to Monitoring and maintaining computer systems and networks
  • Installation and configuration of computer hardware operating systems and applications
  • Taking staff or clients through a series of actions to help set up systems or resolve issues
  • Troubleshooting system and network problems; Diagnosing and solving hardware or software problems
  • Planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance upgrades; Replacing hardware parts as required
  • Maintaining records of software licenses
  • Will be Providing and reporting and also do the documentation on the organisation’s IT systems
  • Setting up new users’ accounts and profiles and dealing with password issues
  • Will assist in Advising management on the integration of new technology to achieve organizational goals and objectives
  • Will be Conducting electrical safety checks on computer equipment.

Minimum Qualification:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
Knowledge & Skills:

  • Should have a thorough knowledge of operating systems, networking, hardware and software.
  • Have a good Time management culture
  • Should posses an Analytical and Problem solving skills
  • Should have an Excellent Communication Skills

Job Title:  Program Officer- SME
Job Description:

  • Applicants are responsible in assisting in developing & updating  SME strategy document
  • Should also assist in the credit worthiness assessment procedures as it where.
  • Applicants are to Provide support to the Head, SME to Prepare, Design and deliver  range of products, programs and schemes for the SME target beneficiaries & ensure effectiveness of products, programs and/or schemes
  • Should be able to Assist in Designing and delivering adequate products, articulate the pricing conditions and terms of delivery for the on-lending partners to ensure alignment with LSETF developmental goal as well as the partners
  • He or she will be in charged of Preparing and execute loan contracts and arrange for disbursement of loan in kind
  • Will also assist in conducting on-going review of SME needs and refine products/programs to address them in order to drive uptake across Lagos State
  • Will also assist in the monitoring and tracking performance against targets and address relevant gaps
  • Have good knowledge about guideline of regulatory body and able to prepare loan reports for internal and external use.
  • Will be Monitoring the loan and follows up of the timely repayment.
  • Should also Conduct research on key SME issues and distil key implications for LSETF
  • Applicants are to Conduct periodic reporting of progress with the programs

Minimum Qualification:
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
Knowledge & Skills:

  • Have a good understanding of financial institutions’ approaches to SME lending, risk mitigation strategies, loan appraisal criteria etc.
  • Strong analytical and numeracy skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (Both written and Oral)
  • Excellent project Management and stakeholder management Skills,
  • Ability to work on the field.

Job Title:  Officer- Internal Audit
Job Description:

  • Applicants are to Assist in the implementation of the Fund’s accounting policies, processes and procedures in line with global best practices
  • Should be able to Identify risks associated with LSETF business objectives
  • Evaluating the controls in place to mitigate risks in order to improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes
  • Provide value-added advice and support to business partners on the creation or modification of policies, procedures, processes, products or services to ensure an appropriate level of internal control and compliance is maintained.
  • Will be in charge of Obtaining, analyzing and evaluating an accounting documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc.
  • Applicants are to Prepare and present reports that reflect audit’s results and document process
  • Then also Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings to the organization.
  • Will be in charge of acting as an adviser to Head of Internal Audit on how to improve systems and processes.
  • Will be responsible for the Documentation process and preparing of audit findings memorandum
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions

Minimum Qualification:
University Degree in Accounting or Finance
ACCA, ICAN Certified
Knowledge & Skills:

  • Should have an advanced computer skills on MS Office Suites, accounting software and databases
  • Applicants are to posses an bility to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports of the organisation.
  • Should have a Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules and regulations
  • Applicants must have a very high attention to detail and excellent analytical skills

I hope this piece of information on Lagos State Employment Trust Fund Graduate Recruitment 2016 have helped a big deal. But if there is any matters arising, please contact me via the comment box.

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