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Unilever Nigeria Plc invites you to explore our world as a renowned global multinational and leading fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) company. Our exceptional products are enjoyed by over 2 billion consumers in more than 190 countries worldwide, making a positive impact in their daily lives.

1). Treasury Manager

Job Requisition ID: R-65969

Location: Lagos

Job Type: Full time

Business Context and Main Purpose of Job

  • Effective Liquidity, foreign exchange and commodity backroom operations management are critical to ensure the safeguard of Unilever’s financial assets.
  • This role is involved in the Treasury operations for Unilever Nigeria and the role is to oversee the day-to-day Treasury and commodity hedging operations and be the lead for upcoming Treasury projects.
  • The role will also oversee the management of the Pension funds for the Business as well as the insurance activities for the Business and its assets.
  • The role will also be focusing on managing the Liquidity and Foreign exchange requirements for the business in addition to running the back-office operations in addition to managing and maximizing the Tax liabilities for the Business.

Main Accountabilities
Banking:

  • Lead and work with Regional / Global Treasury to ensure adequate facilities are available to meet existing and future business funds requirements.
  • Co-ordinate documentary credits with the banks
  • Develop and maintain effective operational network with key Banks/Financial Institutions to ensure smooth operations and harness opportunities.
  • Responsible to administer role for Bank related systems.
  • Co-ordinate and ensure documentation in place to transact with Banks (facilities letter, documentation, director’s resolution etc)

Financial Accounting:

  • Ensure accurate and timely internal reporting for both statutory and internal reporting of the Treasury function. These include:
  • Managing CapGemini (offshore Accounts team) for Treasury outsourced activities.
  • Reviewing journals on Interest charges, bank charges, Unilever Finance International (UFI) sweep and fund transactions, Loans, FX differences arising out of settled FX contracts, settlement of payments and collections, revaluation & mark to market on open FX contracts.
  • Analysing and ensuring timely completion of Treasury reports (FX exposures, currency trends, Cash Forecast, actual cash flows; hedging requirements and Trade Loan reconciliation).

Liquidity Management:

  • Ensure Unilever’s financial assets are safe guarded with proper planning of short-, medium- and long-term cash requirements. This includes funding requirements and maximizing long term returns on excess liquidity.
  • Forecast day-to-day cash flow positions, related borrowing needs, and available funds for investment.
  • Identify opportunities for cost savings or increase returns on excess cash.
  • Reviews company’s cash forecast and performs an analysis on the projected vs. reported cash holdings.

Exposures management:

  • Mitigates financial risks related to the interest rates on the foreign exchange positions.
  • Propose Forex strategies and exposure limits incorporating market insights on Forex trends into hedging decisions.
  • Design and implement full end to end (process design, systems, accounting treatments) solutions for back-office operations on new commodities, instruments, and regions.

Governance, Compliance & Documentation:

  • Maintains policies and procedures that impose an adequate level of control over treasury operations.
  • Ensures all transactions are completed in accordance with the Schedule of Authorities and are properly documented.
  • Responsible for the Treasury Policy compliance and observing Forex limits.
  • Establish and report treasury KPIs.

Investment sub-committee and Pension Trust Fund governance:

  • Deciding on the right funds in which employees can invest in.
  • Reviewing the fund performance
  • Organizing pension trust meetings and briefing the trustees on fund performances, employee engagement etc
  • Relationship management with administrator and custodian

Commodity Risk Management:

  • Stabilizing the existing back-office operations and setup new commodities for the back-office operations
  • Ensure compliance and controls are in placed in the back-office operations.

Key Interfaces
Internal:

  • Functional Directors
  • Finance Business Partners
  • Financial Control
  • Customer Development Heads of Units
  • Regional Treasury and Tax Teams
  • Supply Chain Management Team

External:

  • Banks
  • 3P Outsourced Service Providers

Key Skills & Relevant Experience

  • 7- 10 years’ work experience in Financial Management, Tax Accounting and Treasury Management with at least 2 years spent in leading teams.
  • Strong SAP Knowledge & Excel spreadsheet skills
  • Must be CIMA/ACCA/ICAN certified.
  • Confident communication and stakeholder management skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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2). Project Manager

Job Requisition ID: R-65559
Location: Agbara, Ogun
Job Type: Full time

Job Purpose

  • Leveraging maintenance performance indicators, shape maintenance programs by providing technical input to maximize asset utilization after installation.
  • Ensure equipment is designed, selected, purchased and installed based on life-cycle considerations and “total cost of ownership”.
  • Monitor and manage the effective and efficient performance of equipment installed or upgraded.
  • Ensure all projects are delivered with project scope, time, cost and safely.
  • Establish, track and review KPIs for equipment performance with the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Utilize information available through the Capacity Tool exercise to assess equipment utilization.
  • Implement condition-based monitoring to help eliminate unplanned maintenance downtime.
  • Review maintenance schedules to assess equipment conditions, requirements of tools and technologies and amend preventive and predictive maintenance plans with the planner as needed.
  • Identify solutions for equipment that does not perform as expected within current PM schedule.
  • Act as local expert on CMMS and ensure accurate and effective data capture.
  • Monitor spare part management and dispose of obsolete items.
  • Liaise with Category Technology to ensure core designs are adopted.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology developments and the required skills.
  • Manage 3rd party contractors and ensure Unilever standards are met.
  • Support Finance by establishing cost / benefit reviews of maintenance activities including assignment of tasks and applying ECRS (Eliminate, Combine, Reduce and Simplify) to activities.
  • Ensure equipment runs as designed and meets standards for nominal speed, etc. to maximize equipment capacity.

Qualification

  • B.Sc / HND in Mechanical Engineering degree Experience: Minimum of 6 years in maintenance engineering, Project management and Inventory management in Manufacturing Industry.
  • Project Management Certification is a must. Good knowledge of AutoCad, word, Excel, MS Project, Powerpoint presentation and SAP (Plant Maintenance and Purchasing), e-mail and spreadsheet.

Deadline: Not Specified.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should use the links below to apply:

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