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Latest Recruitment at Sahara Group

Sahara Group nutures businesses in the energy sector. These companies operate essentially within the energy industry and its associated sub-sectors. The Group consists of individuals, who are determined to make a positive impact on the business environment.



The Role of the Desktop Support Analyst is to maintain and operate computer systems and/or network. The duties of an IT support analyst are wide-ranging and vary widely from one organization to another.
The IT Support team is charged with installing, supporting and maintaining desktop computing systems; planning for and responding to service outages and other problems that may arise.
To perform the job well, the role holder must demonstrate a blend of technical skills in desktop operating systems technologies, system administration and use of Microsoft Office tools.
Other duties may include: End user education and IT Project implementation.

Provide first level technology support and escalate issues to Tier 2 and 3 support when necessary
Monitor and evaluate data network infrastructure: Switches, routers, data network devices, network links, GSM boosters, PBX, IP telephones and implement changes as required to improve performance.
Monitor and evaluate voice network infrastructure: IP PBX, IP Phones, VoIP gateways, E1 lines and implement changes as required to improve performance.
Interface with 3rd party service providers.
Provide periodic reporting of IT Support operations.

A Bachelor's degree in the field of Computer Science/Engineering
0 - 3 years qualitative experience in technology deployment or support
Certifications will be an added advantage.
Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skill, ability to work virtually, fluency in English as a contract language.

Good Knowledge of windows 2008 Server operating system and Network Infrastructure (Active Directory, Group Policy, DHCP, DNS, File Services, etc.)
Hardware and software troubleshooting skills• Good understanding of windows based applications and their interaction with the underlying operating system environment (Registry, System Services, Component application subsystem etc.)
Dexterity in setting up and managing switches and routers
Good report writing skills
Good IT process understanding
Very good problem solving skills - frequently under various sorts of constraints and stress

Personality Traits:
Highly analytical, hard-working,
Creative & Logical,• Organized, Professional conduct,
Good interpersonal skills Working

2nd and 3rd Tier IT Support team
3rd party service providers
Sahara Group staff
Other Stakeholders

Any City, Nigeria

Candidate will be reporting directly to Head, Legal and he/she will manage subordinates and assume ultimately responsibility for their work product.
The candidate's strong background knowledge in either or all of the following areas- litigation, energy, power, regulatory liaison, corporate/commercial or company secretarial would be advantageous.

Negotiating medium to high risk transactions with minimal supervision.
Assisting the Head of Legal with high risk transactions or leading on various Nigerian power transactions and commercial negotiations.
Researching and reviewing any new statutory and regulatory enactments that may affect the various entities under the Sahara umbrella and advising management accordingly.
Negotiating with third parties, including regulatory officials and their counsel on behalf of the company.
Drafting and providing legal advice on corporate and commercial transactions.
Technical subject matter knowledge and experience in Gas and Power transactions would be an added advantage
Ensuring that companies comply with the requirements of the law in each jurisdiction Sahara is doing business in by working alongside local counsel.
Review and determine cases for litigation and advise management accordingly.
Interface with external counsel in respect of litigation that the company is involved in and advise on litigation strategy or propose alternative dispute resolution.
Advising on the set up of and incorporation of new entities and new businesses.
Company secretarial assistance where necessary.

Law Degree from a commonwealth jurisdiction.
BL from Nigerian Law School
At least 10 years post call experience, 5 of which must be core experience in a law firm or commercial Oil and Gas environment.
Geographical mobility within and outside Nigeria where necessary
The ideal candidate will have between 8-10 years of transactional work experience which preferably includes power sector experience in a law firm or an in-house position where the candidate has demonstrated an understanding of working on deals and transactions and has worked with external counsel on big ticket transactions.
The candidate should ideally have a robust deal list.

Technical knowledge of energy, power, gas industry
Experience in working with regulators
Strong IT Skills (Word and Excel)
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Strong negotiating and drafting skills.

Team Player:
Ability to work independently and multi-task
Ability to supervise and manage line reports
Attention to detail
Strong issue spotting and problem solving skills
Committed and a go-getter.

Working Relationships:
Team members and colleagues within the various Sahara group of companies
Executive Management and Board Members
External Lawyers, clients and other business partners

Applicants should send their application letters and CV's to:


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