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Government Relations Director at SAP

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SAP is the global market leader for business software and thus contributes a considerable part of the world’s economic power grid. At SAP you get your chance to put your ideas into action with maximum impact.

– Lead GR program development and strategy in alignment with MU
– Prepare and execute annual GR plans for Nigeria
– Build trusted relationships with key political decision-makers in the Nigeria
– Educate political decision-makers and influencers about SAP, enhance brand recognition and position SAP as a good corporate citizen in the Nigeria
– Advice local management on political risks and opportunities
– Build a political contact network in the Nigeria for SAP executives; provide training of local management on political issues
– Represent SAP in industry trade associations and political platforms
– Steer external lobbyists and GR agencies

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

Address Public Policy Risks
– Monitor/analyze public policy initiatives that could hamper SAP’s operations in Nigeria; focus issues: cloud computing, data protection, cyber security, taxation of the digital economy
– Develop lobbying strategies to mitigate those public policy risks
– Prepare SAP positions on public policy issues and communicate them to political decision-makers and influencers
– Build alliances with like-minded companies and stakeholders in support of SAP positions Provide business support
– Work with local management and sales team on business development strategy for key ministries and agencies in Nigeria
– Provide strategic advice to the business on how to position SAP solutions and enhance SAP value propositions to the government
– Position SAP in the political pre-tendering phase of public procurement
– Monitor/analyze government policies and programs that could create business opportunities for SAP
– Conduct mapping of key decision-makers and influencers in public procurement and develop strategies on how to develop relations with them
– Develop SAP briefings and messages to position SAP
– Positon SAP positions by using suitable channels (1:1 meetings, public events, via academic institutes, think tanks, trade associations, etc.) Drive thought leadership and SAP brand recognition
– Develop overall strategy and campaign on how to raise awareness of SAP among policy-makers
– Develop a thought GR leadership strategy for SAP in Nigeria; ie. how SAP can help to address societal and economic challenges in Nigeria
– Educate the government about SAP investments and operations in Nigeria
– Represent SAP at relevant political events and conferences
– Organize SAP events with political decision-makers
– Leverage existing global SAP programs (CSR, University Alliance, etc.)

Desired Skills and Experience

WORK EXPERIENCE

The successful candidate should have at least 10 years of experience as a government relations executive in the industry. Previous experiences and qualifications should include:

– Experiences and relationship building skills with political decision-makers and influencers
– Good knowledge of the IT industry and ability to quickly grasp technology issues
– Thorough understanding of public procurement processes
– Experience in appropriately advising senior-level corporate executives
– Understanding of international political issues and how a company can successfully face global challenges
– Experience in operating in a global public company environment, with the ability to effectively manage public scrutiny, crisis communications and media attention

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATION / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

– Strong communication skills
– Good analytical thinking
– A keen sense of protocol and common practices in engagement with governments
– Clear reputation of ethical conduct
– Acute political sensitivity
– Reputation of being hands-on, hard-working and energetic
– Capability to be pro-active, able to develop new ideas and to offer opinions and judgments
– Ability to build relationships across the political spectrum
– Ability to work in global teams
– An undergraduate degree is required. An advanced or Master Degree is highly desirable

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SEO Specialist Vacancy at Techhive Africa

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Techhive Africa is a different kind of digital agency. We specialise in using data analytics to connect brands and SMEs across Africa with their target audience. 

Our platforms have over 5 million cumulative social media followers, over 3 million monthly unique visitors and are some of the most visible in Nigeria.

We are currently looking for a talented and creative individual to fill the position below:

Job Title: Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist

Location: Lagos

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

The SEO Specialist will have the following responsibilities:

  • Lead the SEO strategy of our platforms.
  • Work with the content team to ensure content is created in the most effective ways
  • Develop effective link building strategies
  • Review website performance with data tools and look for enhancement opportunities
  • Craft strategies to improve user engagement and time spent on the website.

Job Qualifications

  • Graduate with a B.Sc or HND from any Tertiary institution
  • At least two (2) years working experience in SEO or a related role
  • Experience with SEO tools, keyword research, link analysis and data analytics
  • Highly motivated and target driven, with a proven track record in traffic growth

Application Details

  • Send an email with your CV attached to info@techhive.africa
  • The subject of the mail should be: ‘Application for SEO Specialist Position’
  • The body of the mail should detail in the best way possible why you are the best candidate for the job.
  • Application Deadline is: 27th September 2020

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Job Vacancy For Entertainment Writer At Information Nigeria

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Information Nigeria, a leading Nigerian news portal with over 5 million social media followers, is looking to employ a content writer with a focus on entertainment.

Job Title: Content Writer (Entertainment)
Location: Lagos

Responsibilities:

The writer will be based around Yaba and its environs and shall report entertainment news, daily.

Requirements:
– A minimum of one-year Journalism experience with hands-on skills in New Media.
– Reportorial skills are essential.
– Good knowledge of global entertainment industry is an added advantage.

– The candidate should:

  • Be a fresh graduate with a good command of English
  • Have a passion for writing.
  • Be able to present information in a creative and user-friendly manner.
  • Be able to work in a team
  • Have good communication skills
  • Have an understanding of writing for the web/internet.

How to Apply:
All applicants should send CV and work samples to editor@informationnigeria.org with the position applied for as the subject of the e-mail.

Application Deadline is: 13th September 2019

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Vacancy for an Editor at Information Nigeria

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nformation Nigeria a leading Nigerian news portal with over 5 million social media followers is looking to employ an experienced editor.

Job Title: Editor
Location: Lagos

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

 Supervise and be responsible for all content created and published on the Information Nigeria website.

Work with analytics to determine the direction of our reporting and content creation efforts.
Responsible for ensuring there is an efficient process for news sourcing, vetting and accuracy.
Source and coordinate guest writers, columnists and other content partners

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Have at least three years relevant experience in traditional/online media.

–  Possess a Bachelors degree in Journalism, Mass Communications or a related field.

Be very proficient in English and able to spot errors in content
Understand the basics of search engine optimisation and social media management.
Preferably a member of the Nigerian union of journalists (NUJ).

BENEFITS

Pay package includes industry standard salary and bonuses when certain milestones are met.

APPLICATION DETAILS

* Please send a cover letter, CV and 3 samples of your work to: vacancy@informationnigeria.org

* The subject of the mail should be: Application for Editor Position

* Application Deadline is: 23rd June 2019

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