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  • Posted on: 22 January, 2017 Deadline: 23 January, 2017
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  • ARM Life formerly CrystaLife Assurance Plc. is the insurance subsidiary of Asset & Resource Management Company Ltd (ARM).

    Its parent company, ARM is one of the largest non-bank financial services firms in Nigeria with a focus on asset management. Established in 1994, ARM started operations as a traditional asset management company specialising in the management of quoted equities and fixed income securities. However, over the years, the Firm has taken advantage of opportunities in various sectors of the Nigerian economy and has proven its ability to identify and develop new strategic businesses and integrate these to strengthen its asset management business model. This ability has resulted in the evolution of the Firm into a diversified financial services institution with businesses divided into two distinct parts within which various products and bespoke asset management services are offered to our diverse clients, focusing on Traditional Asset Management and Specialised Funds. ARM currently manages total assets of over N500bn.

    Networks and Communications Officer

     

    Job Summary
    The Network & Communications Officer is primarily responsible for evolving, implementing and maintaining a communication network infrastructure that will guarantee superior service delivery of the Bank to its customers (External and Internal)
    Principal Duties and Responsibilities

    Job Responsibilities

    • Installs and configures network servers and operating systems (DHCP, DNS, Proxy Server)
    • Administers the company’s network including ensuring network availability, stability and integration
    • Monitors and manages the company's messaging infrastructure
    • Monitors the performance of the company's network
    • Manages the network operating systems and network hardware infrastructure
    • Makes recommendations for network improvements to increase the efficiency and reliability of the network
    • Implements network performance management tools
    • Designs appropriate channel/network analysis and/or implementation approach based on business issues
    • Develops required documentation of operational procedures, network systems and hardware inventory
    • Carries out other tasks as assigned by Head, Infrastructure Management

    Other Requirements

    Competence Requirements
    Core Skills

    • Deep understanding of networking protocols(TCP, IP, DHCP), components and procedures
    • Deep understanding of network security approaches and techniques
    • Strong analytical and problem solving
    • Negotiation
    • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite

    Generic Skills

    • Interpersonal skills
    • Good written and oral communication
    • Results oriented
    • Responsive
    • Service orientation
    • Integrity

    The successful candidate must have a good university degree or its equivalent in the following areas; Computer Science, Engineering etc with a minimum of 3-4 years post qualification experience in a software development environment. IT professional certification is required such as CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, etc

    Enterprise and Custom Application Developer

     

    Job Summary
    The Enterprise and Custom Application Developer is responsible for providing business systems analysis, applications configuration, programming, software testing and package configuration to assist in solutions delivery. The successful candidate would also develop and test software to automate identified manual tasks within the firm when necessary
    Principal Duties and Responsibilities

    Job Responsibilities

    • Identifies, analyzes and evaluates detailed business and technical requirements
    • Designs, develops, evaluates and tests proposed application software/tools to automate identified manual tasks
    • Analyze and test new software before it is deployed to end-users
    • Installs, configures and rolls-out applications
    • Conducts timely structure code review to ensure interactivity/interoperability between programs
    • Provides software support and maintenance for in-house developed applications if any
    • Any other duties as may be assigned by Head, Applications Development

    Other Requirements
    Core Skills

    • Experience in Financial Services Industry Software is an added advantage.
    • Application Testing Methods
    • Experience in any of major operating systems (Windows, Unix, Linux, etc) desirable.
    • Good knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture with practical exposure to web services (RESTful , SOAP etc)
    • Proficiency in .Net Framework and /or any other development framework.
    • Advanced Programming languages skill e.g. C#, Java, Visual Basic, etc.
    • Good knowledge of either of MS-SQL Server ,  MySQL or OracleDB

    Generic Skills

    • Strong computing and problem solving skill
    • Interpersonal skillsGood written and oral communication
    • Results oriented
    • Responsive
    • Integrity

    The successful candidate must have a good university degree or its equivalent in the following areas; Computer Science, Engineering etc with a minimum of 3-4 years post qualification experience in a software development environment. Possession of IT professional certification is added advantage. e.g MCSD

    Applications and DB Admin Officer

     

    Job Summary
    The Applications Management & Support/ Database Admin Officer will provide effective management of the enterprise applications and processes around the applications, and ensure availability for business as required.
    Principal Duties and Responsibilities

    Job Responsibilities

    • Monitors applications system resources and space requirements and make necessary recommendations for additional purchases (i.e. disk drives, memory, etc.)
    • Liaises with relevant IT staff (e.g. Network/Infrastructure administrators) to ensure continuous availability and effectiveness of the enterprise applications
    • Provides system support for the applications during and after implementation
    • Develops procedures to ensure that information systems function effectively
    • Ensures prompt and efficient real-time online support for applications
    • Liaises with the application vendors to ensure that outsourced functions are carried out per pre-agreed service level agreements

    Other Requirements

    Competence Requirements
    Core Skills

    • Previous experience in a financial services IT environment is an added advantage.
    • Applications Management, Support and Operations knowledge
    • Good knowledge of database technologies
    • Good Knowledge in major operating systems (Windows, Unix, Linux, etc)
    • Good knowledge of MS-SQL Server and MySQL & SQL specific databases
    • Experience in database integration in an online environment
    • Database administration skill
    • Team player
    • Proficiency in the use of MS Office Suite for reporting purpose.

    Generic Skills

    • Strong computer skills
    • Leadership skills
    • Financial acumen
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Good written and oral communication
    • Results oriented
    • Proactive

    The successful candidate must have a good university degree or its equivalent in the following areas; Computer Science, Elect. Elect, Engineering etc with a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience of which at least 2 must have been in  a similar position. Possession of IT professional certification is added advantage

    Head of Sales

     

    Job Summary
    Functioning as the Head of Business Development, Sales and Marketing for Mixta Nigeria, the successful candidate would be responsible for defining and implementing the sales and marketing strategy for country operations. Supervision of the Nigerian subsidiary's Sales Force comprising Sales Associates.
    Principal Duties and Responsibilities

    The key duties and responsibilities for the Head of Business Development, Sales and Marketing are:

    • Set overall strategy for sales and marketing of individual projects (which channels to use, lead management, etc) with senior management
    • Define the target customers’ segmentation
    • Incorporate market and competitor knowledge into sales strategies including pricing structure and product positioning through internal and external sources
    • Represent the company at various networking and/or business meetings to promote company projects
    • Define themes of overall capability building programs for external brokers and internal sales staff
    • Carry out target setting process for sales staff yearly
    • Design and implement marketing campaigns for individual project in partnership with marketing office at HQ
    • Recruit and manage external sales agents
    • Evaluate market research, monitor competitor products, sales and marketing activities, and adjusts marketing strategy to meet changing market and competitive conditions
    • Report sales and marketing operations to senior management
    • Develop and nurture business relationships that will increase Mixta's profile and market reach
    • Ensure recruitment, training and retention of a well-trained and motivated sales force

    Key Deliverables
    Sales and Marketing Plan: Defined customer segments, value proposition for each segment, sales channels, pricing, promotion and sales targets
    Monthly Sales and marketing report: Articulates actual vs sales targets as well as ongoing challenges and corrective actions that need to be taken

    Other Requirements
    Skill Requirements for this role:

    • Excellent understanding of real estate market and customer needs.
    • Good knowledge of local real estate market and consumer segments.
    • Knowledge of project finance
    • Strong grasp of the country’s market
    • Experience developing sales and marketing strategies
    • Experience in real estate marketing would be an added advantage

    Other considerations for the role:
    A good University degree (or equivalent), preferably in marketing or business administration with marketing/sales focus. An MBA degree would also be an advantage
    Significant experience (including >7 years in a managerial position) in real estate sales, ideally in local market

    Deadline

    24th January 2017

    Sales Officer - Agency

     

    Job Summary
    The Sales Officer functions as a Living Benefits Advisor who is responsible for driving Agency Sales and Distribution Channels through the selling of various types of policies to individuals, seeking out new clients and developing clientele by networking.
    Principal Duties and Responsibilities

    Your functions shall be as follows:

    • Generate lists of prospective clients;
    • Carry out need analyses and advise clients of suitable ARM Life’s Insurance products (‘‘Products’’);
    • Seek out new clients and develop clientele by networking;
    • Explain features, advantages and disadvantages of various Products of the Company to promote sales;
    • Ensure fulfilment of all underwriting conditions in connection with Products sold such as medical examinations and accurate completion of proposal forms;
    • Evolve sales strategies to compete with other agents/companies that sell insurance;
    • Calculate premiums and establish payment methods on proposal forms;
    • Facilitate renewal of policies;
    • Attend meetings, programs and seminars to learn about Products and sales techniques;
    • Carry out such other functions as will be required to from time to time to fully discharge and give effect to the aforementioned functions.

    Other Requirements

    • Young and Energetic individual
    • Good communicator
    • Strong desire to achieve success
    • Insurance background is not mandatory, but must be open to learning
    • Believes in adding value to the lives of people.

    Deadline

    26th January 207

    AYTP 2017

     

    Job Summary
    The ARM Young Talent Programme (AYTP) is designed to provide exemplary university students with the opportunity to develop an early career at ARM through exposure to meaningful assignments that offer opportunities to gain real-world experience. It is our chosen way to influence the development of talent in our environment. The AYTP offers our interns good learning opportunities, via practical work experience prior to entry into the labour market or progression to further ones’ career. The AYTP allows ARM tackle some of the challenges relating to capacity building, by facilitating the creation and provision of possible employment opportunities for interns upon obtaining their University degree and completion of their internship programme with the firm. This is a great chance to get your career started at a leading investment management firm and gain some valuable work experience.

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities
    In addition to working with the best people in the industry, our interns are provided with comprehensive training in an environment which is geared towards learning, and are exposed to real life business projects, transactions, and company initiatives.
    At the end of the programme,  interns are required to write a report and give a presentation on a project topic in order to assess their suitability. In addition to developing technical skills and experience, the AYTP provides interns the opportunity to develop interpersonal skills through networking with other interns, current employees and clients.

    Deadline

    31st March 2017

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

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