Jotna Nigeria Limited with more than 45 years experience in business in Africa is the largest importer of plastic raw materials and manufacturer of preforms and caps in Nigeria. The group also operates one of the largest soft drinks company in Nigeria, with its flagship brand La Casera launched 10 years ago.
Jotna Nigeria Limited based in Lagos is offering challenging and exciting career opportunities for bright, energetic, self motivated and results oriented young professionals that are interested in being part of our ambitious growth plan, in the following vacant positions. The company provides highly competitive remuneration along with performance bonus, professional work environment and an opportunity for career growth.
Job Title: Manager Audit
Experience: 10-12 years of relevant experience
Candidates should have CA with good experience in Auditing especially internal auditing in manufacturing industries, willing to travel and lead team, have overall knowledge of Tally, Comfortable with MS Office
  • The Audit Manager will oversee audit planning, field work and audit reporting; prepare reports, communicate findings to line and senior management.
  • The Audit Manager will be responsible for the daily supervision of audit team
  • The Audit Manager will ensure that reviews are completed in compliance with the Corporate Audit Department.
  • The Audit Manager must be able to view controls issues and concerns from the perspective of both the Audit Committee and Senior Management
Job Title: Brand Manager
Experience: 10-12 years of relevant experience
First Class B.Sc holder, MBA in marketing
  • The candidate will develop brand architecture, branding strategies to improve brand acceptance and recall.
  • Develop and implement short term, medium term and long term brand and communication packages for the category.
  • Network and coordinate with various departments/ agencies and drive communication initiatives.
  • Generate and translate customer insight / requirement to winning marketing / communication initiatives.
  • Capture customer voice and convert it to a clear brief for the agency.
  • Experience in Brand building, Product launching
  • Have deep knowledge and experience of customer profiling and understanding of the impact of various strategic and tactical branding
Job Title: Administration Manager
Experience: 14-16 years cognate experience in a large corporate environment.
First Class B.Sc holder in Public Administration/MBA or other related Social Science discipline. Relevant professional affiliation such as CIPS, CIPM CNIM or ICAN is an added advantage.
  • Responsible for Corporate Admin Activities.
  • Responsible for Transportation. Security, Canteen Management and all other admin activities
  • Responsible for requisition and maintenance of office equipment and infrastructural facilities
  • Oversee the services contracting and procurement processes and ensure compliance with established policies and procedures
  • Communicate with internal and external parties on matters related to administration / office management activities
  • Renewal of License, Insurance, Contract
  • Handle business travel and hotel arrangements for management and employees
  • Prepare monthly MIS
Job Title: Labour Relations and Welfare Executive
5-8 years working experience in any manufacturing/ FCMG industry. Candidate should be very strong in Statutory related to Welfare preferably in a Manufacturing setup. Candidate must be experienced in IR issues, smart & dynamic personality, good communication skills. Knowledge of legal compliance, Factories Act, Labour Laws
First Class B.Sc holder in any Social Science, Qualification in law will be an added advantage.
  • Establish contacts and hold consultations with a view to maintain harmonious relations between the factory management and workers
  • Bring to the notice of factory management the grievances of workers, individuals well as collective, with a view to securing their expeditious redress and to act as a Liaison Officer between the management and labour
  • Study and understand the point of view of labour in order to help the factory management to shape and formulate labour policies and to interpret these policies to the workers in language they can understand
  • Advise and assist in the fulfillment of obligations, statutory or otherwise concerning prevention of personal injuries and maintaining a safe work environment.
Job Title: HR Executive – Recruitment
8-10 working experience in Recruitment in a Manufacturing FMCG set up
Candidates should possess MBA – HR
  • Candidate must be able to handle end to end recruitment process at the corporate center
  • Conduct Pre-interviews (Face to face and telephonically)
  • Prepare recruitment reports
Job Title: Manager – Organizational Development and Performance Management
Experience: 12-14 years of relevant experience
First Class B.Sc holder in Psychology/ MBA- HR/Phd in OD
  • Must be able to facilitate effectively goal setting, KRA and KPI writing, linking short- and long-term business objectives of the individual goals
  • Must be able to drive Performance Management System in the company
  • Carry out Organization Development initiatives like Organizational Diagnostics/Assessments / Surveys
  • Champion employee engagement initiatives in the organization
  • Must be able to champion and coordinate Change management programs for organization development
  • Drive Talent Review and Potential assessment for Capability building
Job Title: MIS Assistant
3 – 5 years of relevant experience. Must have knowledge of Tally, MS Office, MS Project
First Class B.Sc holder in Banking and Finance
  • Preparation of monthly Performance Status Reports to Management
  • Creating MIS/ Dashboard report and presenting it to Management
  • Design reporting formats to provide accurate information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Produce and support existing reports and processes, Standardize similar reports across the company
  • Monitor implementation of MIS processes and evaluate their effectiveness
  • Day-to-Day Analysis of MIS Reports
Job Title: Banking Officer
5 – 6 years of relevant experience. Must have knowledge of Tally, MS Office, MS Project
First Class B.Sc holder in Banking and Finance. Must have overall knowledge of Tally, Comfortable with MS Office.
  • Preparation of Employees payroll and disbursing salaries and perks
  • Preparing Vouchers (Bank and Cash). Doing Data Entry.
  • Verification of Collection Entries and maintenance of Bank book
  • Laisioning with Bank for withdrawing cash, depositing cash/cheque, Drafts/Pay orders.
  • Write cheques for supplier’s payments and get received cheques deposited in the bank
  • Check regularly for receipt of client payments in the bank account and intimate infernally in the company.
  • Resolve banking issues, coordinate accounts at different locations i.e. different companies.
  • Prepare Export Documentation, Bad debts.
Job Title: Banking Reconciliation Officer
5 – 6 years of relevant experience. Must have knowledge of Tally, MS Office, MS Project
First Class B.Sc holder in Banking and Finance.
  • Arrange 100% funding for all Group companies funding requirements in agreed time frames
  • Facility utilization – monitor each business units banking & facility utilization carefully on regular basis; anticipate any potential problems & take preventive measures; makes written recommendations to business unit head when necessary.
  • Relationships – coordinate & maintain regular cordial relations with all lenders Keep precise, explicit & careful records of all activities to do with any lender (Including individual bank diaries); all correspondence, interaction, telephone calls & meeting must be documented carefully
  • Audit all bank charges every month to ascertain any level of overcharge
  • Make comparison & leverage group position in order to negotiate bank charges; monitor all news flow (newspapers, business magazines, contacts, friends & family. MAN. CBN announcements, etc) to know market conditions in order to further negotiate bank charges.
  • Expand contact base in financial markets so company can enjoy best possible terms, maximum negotiation strength & always in stronger position than lender
  • Develop strategy on banking relationships
Job Title: Manager- Cost Accountant
8-10 years of relevant experience. Must have knowledge of Tally, MS Office, MS Project and working knowledge of ERP
Candidates should have at least ICWA/CA.
  • Responsible for developing costing system, implementation of Total Cost Management (TCM)
  • Monthly reconciliation between accounts and costing profit.
  • Product costing and pricing.
  • Preparation of estimated cost sheets.
  • Conduct cost audit
  • Formulate a budgeting system and monitor budget Vs actual costs and report for variance through MIS
  • Preparing and monitoring the various inventory analysis for the better control over the Working Capital
  • Analyze revenue and expenditure trends and recommend appropriate budget levels, and ensure expenditure control
  • The activities covering materials and production costs, costs of sales. product development, overhead. Etc
  • Analyze actual manufacturing costs and prepare periodic reports comparing budget costs to actual production costs, this includes product analytics.
Job Title: Manager – Financial Accounting
10-12 years of relevant experience. Must have knowledge of Tally, MS Office. MS Project and working knowledge of ERP
Candidates must have CA.
  • Provide domain expertise in planning, organizing, directing and controlling the Accounts operations of the organization
  • Prepare overall Finance & Accounting MIS to aid business in developing their objectives and strategies.
  • Finalization of periodic financial statements and Cost overhead allocation
  • Responsible for all activities related to Core Financial Accounting, review & strengthening of financial & internal controls
  • Evaluate various financial proposals including capex proposals, look at various expenses control & reduction measures
  • Provide timely, accurate and useful financial information to the business
  • Ensure proper classification and presentation of financial Information
  • Budget planning for the year
  • Responsibility to consolidate into a Group budget.
  • Manage organization’s resources within budget guidelines according to the Company’s rules & regulations.
  • Short, medium, long term planning & budgeting for the business & monitor performance against plan.
  • Prepare Capex requirements for analysis & presentation in standard format; ROI, payback, cash flow etc analysis: monitor progress, adjust cash flow projections accordingly, after implementation, monitor compliance & monthly & quarterly variance analysis against approved assumptions.
Job Title: Manager – Portfolio
Experience: 10-12 years of relevant experience
First Class B.Sc holder in Banking and Finance
  • To provide exhaustive research on stocks and sectors
  • Manage & generate returns, which are commensurate with investor expectation.
  • Periodic interaction with management to post them with any developments in invested companies
  • Study all available data and craft an investment game plan.
  • Properly prioritize each investment vehicle, planning implementation, allocation of resources and more. Strategize to maintain perspective and always act in the best interests of the company’s long-term financial picture.
  • Remain attuned to market conditions and adjust accordingly, remain flexible and creative while continuing to advance the company’s objectives.
  • Help decide how to invest in bonds and securities. At the same time, ensure that what the companies have paid in interest to depositors is not disproportionate to the interest earned from the loans.
Job Title: Officer – Accountant
5-7 years of relevant experience. Must have knowledge of Tally, MS Office, MS Project and working knowledge of ERP.
First Class B.Sc holder in Banking and Finance
  • Invoking and posting of returns
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Petty cash management
  • Participation in mid-year and year-end stock takes & reporting
  • To maintain the books of accounts of the company (record all transactions made by the company, maintain bills & receipts, handle invoicing/ billing/ payroll, draw – up trial balance, P & L account and Balance sheet).
  • Produce accurate financial reports to specific deadlines
  • Manage budgets & the ability to work to budgets.
  • Conduct reviews and evaluate for cost – reductions opportunities.
  • Keep abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislations.
Job Title: Officer – Insurance
5-7 years of relevant experience. Must have knowledge of Insurance Matters, Tally, MS Office
First Class B.Sc holder in Banking and Finance
  • Deliver the annual plan for insurance
  • Portfolio Analysis of existing insurance and investment holdings
  • Disseminate information on insurance industry, financial markets and competition products and analyze the same for the best option in order to reduce the cost of the company.
  • Be the compliance gatekeeper in the company for adherence to regulatory guidelines, inducing and not limited to Govt guidelines.
  • Handling quotations, renewals
Job Title: Executive- Analyst
5-7 years of experience n Finance & Administration, Management Accounting or as an Auditor
First Class B.Sc holder in Finance and Accounting, MBA
  • As a Business Analyst your scope of responsibilities shall include but is not limited to the following
  • Business Data Analysis
  • Support in group reporting and local management reporting
  • Assist in internal and external audits
  • Develop and implement new reports to increase transparency
  • Participation in and/or management of improvement projects
  • Preparation and analysis of financial data and business information to support effective management and decision-making.
  • Support Business Head in group reporting
Job Title: Senior Manager –Legal and Company Secretary
15 -17 years of relevant experience
Candidates must have CS, LLB and BL, an LLM in Commercial law will be an added advantage.
  • Manage Board and Shareholder relationships and perform all secretarial and administrative duties of the organizations Board of Director’s
  • Provide advisory services on issues that relate to the legal and regulatory framework and liaise with relevant regulator/ bodies as required
  • Manage relationships with external solicitors and ensure compliance with agreed service levels
  • Draft, negotiate, administer, interpret and advise on agreements (between OpCos and their customers, and between OpCos and their suppliers) letters, forms, and other legal documents related to OpCos and the Group as required.
  • Vet documents held under seal and maintain proper custody of the organization’s seal
  • Provide overall guidance, leadership support and strategic direction in the execution of the department’s functions and activities
  • Keep abreast of best practices, changes in regulation, amendment of enabling laws and proactively advise the business accordingly
  • Co-ordination for compliance of all Secretarial matters within the scheduled time.
  • Drafting of minutes of the Board meetings, committee meetings and general meetings, background notes, attendance at the meetings and coordination with all the departments for the agenda to be discussed at the Board meeting.
  • Updating and maintenance of Statutory Records as per Company Act.
  • Working knowledge of corporate and commercial laws, working knowledge of customs, excise, service tax, FEMA etc.
  • Undertake all legal matters, coordination with external authorities
  • Advocate on behalf of Company for all legal matters.
Job Title: Manager – Corporate Governance
12-14 years of relevant experience
Candidates should have LLB and advanced business course.
  • Prepare minutes of meeting, Review memorandum & articles of association, Prepare all necessary documentation, Prepare & file returns, Laision with the compliance department.
  • Should have in depth knowledge of corporate affairs including world class governance. The incumbent will be responsible for building the desired organization with best in class and capabilities.
  • Maintain and update the governance framework, monitor compliance with requirements in framework, coordinating governance committee and board member meetings, monitoring certain business processes, establishing and maintaining a record of operational procedures manuals, and analyzing monthly reports.
  • Facilitating the flow of information. Provide key information to managers, board members and committees. Liaising with board members and fulfilling their requests for Information.
  • Prepare corporate governance document – for each business unit.
  • Conduct Audit of corporate governance compliance by business units and prepare report within 24 hours of audit to check compliance of policies & to ensure there are proper internal controls.
Job Title: Manager – Procurement
10- 12 years of relevant experience
First Class B.Sc holder, MBA in Materials Management.
  • Material planning in line with business strategy/ growth/ business plan for the compares.
  • Review stock purchase by monitoring market conditions, current stock levels, lead time required for manufacturing, potential price increase, anticipation of new orders from customers, suppliers condition etc.
  • Ensure timely processing of GRN (Goods Received Note) to release on-time payment to suppliers.
  • Represent companies in negotiating contracts and formulating polices with suppliers.
  • Ensure all purchase is approved within mandated guidelines.
  • Present monthly report to management on inventory ratio and cost
  • Coordinate with Finance Team to get the vendor’s payment on time
  • Review, evaluate and approve specifications for issuing material requisition.
  • Monitor the timely release of purchase orders by liaising with intra departments,
  • Reduce purchasing risks through effective purchasing control,
  • Conducting competitive market survey related to price, quality and quantity
Job Title: Executive – Procurement
5 – 8 years of relevant experience
First Class B.Sc holder MBA in Materials Management.
  • Getting Approval of indents for Purchase, Raising of Enquires for Purchase, Obtaining quotations developing and analyzing comparative statement of prices of Goods.
  • Create purchase orders and issue the same to suppliers:
  • Creating/amending agreements (Contracts) with suppliers
  • Negotiate with vendors and procure material at minimum price to achieve the cost effectiveness.
  • Ensure Compliance of quality procedures for Purchase of Goods.
  • Conduct physical verification of material as per schedule for quantity and quality.
  • Review & control on issue, utilization & reconciliation
  • Coordinate / follow up with suppliers for dispatch of material as per delivery schedule
  • Organizing ARC (Annual Rate Contract) to achieve best prices.
Job Title: Manager – Business Excellence & Processes
12-14 years experience in Quality Systems Management, TQM, and process improvement concepts
First Class B.Sc holder in Science, Certified lead Auditor, Knowledge in HCCAP, ISO standards, Six Sigma.
  • Handle certification audits & surveillance audits.
  • Conduct Internal Quality Audits to assess & evaluate the QMS.
  • Analyze, plan and implement process improvement needs.
  • Generate MIS out of Monthly QA Score Card, Commissary Audit on International
  • Format, Weekly QA Report, Monthly Departmental Update etc
  • Plan, coordinate and implement Quality planning, Quality Assurance, Quality Improvement. Control and Inspection activities in the company
  • Provide functional expertise and quality integration expertise in -new plant commissioning/project.
  • Compile Quality Manuals and measures
  • Prepare Policies and SOPs for all departments
Job Title: Executive – Business Excellence & Processes
6 – 8 years experience in Quality Systems Management. TQM and process improvement concepts
First Class B.Sc holder in Science, Certified -lead Auditor Knowledge in HCCAP, ISO standards, Six Sigma
  • Must have worked in FMCG. Have basic knowledge in Quality Systems.
  • Champion the Quality Systems journey for the Group
  • Assist to conduct internal GMP/GHK, and Quality System Audit.
  • Prepare regular performance reports and metrics for Quality Management Systems; assist other departments in establishing and mining databases to support quality and management objectives
  • Assist in preparation of Policies and SOPs for all departments
Application Deadline: 3rd April, 2012
Mode of Application:
These vacancies have minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/relevant information as criteria for short-listing.
Interested applicants with relevant qualifications and work experience should send their applications in writing to on or before 3rd April 2012 with copies of their resume. Please mention in the subject line position you want to apply.
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