Recent Job Vacancies at Proten International April 2018

Proten International, is recruiting on behalf of its clients in various sectors to fill the following positions below:



Job Title: Junior Accountant
Travel Required: No
Level: Entry
Position Type: Full Time
Will Train Applicant(s): No
Reports to: Managing Director

Job Description

  • We are looking for an ambitious Junior Accountant to provide support to the financial department by managing daily accounting tasks. Candidate will be part of a team of professionals working to maintain order and transparency for the company’s finances.
  • Preparing financial statements and reporting are a large part of the junior accountant’s day-to-day work. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in accounting principles and able to work comfortably with numbers and attention to detail.
  • The goal is to contribute to the overall efficient operation of the department and help the company be fully aware of its financial condition.
  • This way it can make the right decisions and accomplish long term success.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Manage all accounting operations based on accounting principles
  • Prepare budget and financial forecasts
  • Publish financial statements in time
  • Conduct month-end and year-end close process
  • Collect, analyze and summarize account information
  • Compute taxes and prepare tax returns, balance sheet, profit/loss statement etc
  • Develop periodic reports for management
  • Audit financial transactions and document accounting control procedures
  • Keep information confidential and secure them with random database backups
  • Keep up with financial policies, regulation and legislation
  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded
  • Update accounts receivable and issue invoices
  • Update accounts payable and perform reconciliations
  • Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements according to legal and company accounting and financial guidelines
  • Assist with reviewing of expenses, payroll records etc. as assigned
  • Update financial data in databases to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed
  • Prepare and submit weekly/monthly reports
  • Assist with other accounting projects.

Qualification and Requirement

  • Minimum of HND or BSC in Accounting.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in similar role
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting and corporate finance principles and procedures
  • Excellent accounting software user
  • Strong attention to detail and confidentiality
  • Organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Problem identification and analytical skills
  • Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen
  • Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and familiarity with relevant computer software (e.g. SAP)



Job Title: Product Innovation Officer
Travel Required: No
Level: Entry
Position Type: Full Time
Will Train Applicant(s): No
Reports to: Managing Director

About the Role

  • The Candidate will be responsible for developing products by identifying potential products; conducting market research; generating product requirements; determining specifications, production timetables, pricing, and time-integrated plans for product introduction; developing marketing strategies.
  • Candidate will be accountable for the administration of the usual trade name of a company, creating plans and programs for merchandising and opening the dealings for a trade or group.
  • The Candidate will make sure that other associates and workers in the innovation section of the company back-up targets and aims.
  • Candidate be able to communicate with all areas of the company.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Support the development and implementation of The Company’s Innovation, products and solutions strategy
  • Engage with Business Operation Support, Sales and Customer insight to craft and develop innovative products and solutions that anticipate or respond to market and customer generated insights
  • Enhance and redesign existing products and solutions to better suite market demands and evolution in technology
  • To work with Business Operation Support to conduct product requirement validation and testing
  • Update knowledge on leading practices with respect to The Company’s product portfolio
  • Monitor the performance of the company’s products over their life cycle and report to Management to help advice on product retention
  • Provide inputs, ideas, concepts and product feature research and make the case for enhancements where necessary
  • Recommend product growth imperatives and make business case to the Management
  • Manage requirement documentation and make them available for referral during product design and development
  • Ensure compliance to proper innovation – product documentation and product development process
  • Collect and collate data to optimize product performance and make recommendations to unit head
  • Conduct periodic market research, competitive analysis and work with the Sales team to collate customer feedback and input on proposed new products
  • Maintain the Company’s database of New Ventures and Alliances-specific market intelligence
  • Manage due diligence process for strategic alliances with potential technical partners
  • Undertake research and validation studies to analyse strategic issues and business-related challenges faced by the company, so that decision making is informed by facts and comprehensive analysis.
  • Manage new partnerships
  • Prepare and collate deal documentation, legal review, and transaction administration
  • Produce comprehensive but targeted and insightful reports/presentations that summarise findings, market research and recommendations to inform management decisions on the scope of strategic ventures and alliances
  • Develop and maintain strategic business partnerships with technical partners
  • Work internally with, Business Operation Support, Finance etc. and externally with partners and legal counsel to negotiate and prepare new ownership and Operating Agreements.
  • Ensure all service agreements and revisions are documented and updated and verify data integrity

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Relevant Industry experience
  • Knowledgeable in technology.
  • Computer Science or Engineering Degree or work experience a strong plus
  • Product management skills
  • People Management
  • Customer relation skills
  • Product development skills
  • Sales Planning
  • Inventory Control
  • Financial Planning and Strategy

Salary: N200,000



Job Title: Territory Sales Manager
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Category: Sales
Travel Required:No
Level: Entry
Position Type: Full Time
Will Train Applicant(s):No
Reports to: Regional Sales Manager

About the Role

  • We are looking for a Territory Sales Manager to ensure increase in sales revenues and maintain customer relationships within an assigned geographical area
  • In this role, we seek outstanding organizational and sales skills. We expect you to be an excellent communicator who understands customer needs. If you are also goal-driven and analytical, we’d like to meet you.
  • Ultimately, you will ensure our clients are happy and search for ways to grow our sales.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Devise effective territory sales and marketing strategies
  • Handling a territory with 30-50 Base stations, 2/3 Company SNS/40-50 Dealers and Key retail outlet.
  • Handle a team size of around 10 direct repartees.
  • Recruitment of Dealer/Distributors.
  • Collection from Dealers & Key retail outlets
  • Target vs Achievement- Daily/Weekly/Monthly
  • Direct Sales to SMEs
  • Company owned Shop Management-admin/branding.
  • Organizing BTL activities to enhance the sales.
  • Work on Low fill BTSs
  • Performance management
  • Finding ways to ensure efficiency of sales operations Maintaining customer relationships
  • Setting and meeting sales targets to increase revenue
  • Analyze data to find the most efficient sales methods
  • Meet with customers to address concerns and provide solutions
  • Discover sales opportunities through consumer research
  • Present products and services to prospective customers
  • Participate in industry or promotional events (e.g. trade shows) to cultivate customer relationships
  • Conduct training in sales techniques and company product attributes
  • Assess sales performance according to KPIs
  • Mentoring team
  • Monitor competition within assigned region
  • Prepare and submit reports to Regional Sales Manager

Qualification and Requirements

  • B.Sc/B.A in Business, Marketing or any related field
  • Proven experience in telecom/ISP/FMCG
  • Minimum of 5 years in a supervisory position
  • Proven track record of increasing sales and revenue; field sales experience is preferred
  • Ability to develop sales strategies and use performance KPIs
  • Proficient in MS Excel/Word, PPT
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organizational and leadership ability
  • Problem-solving aptitude




Job Title: Sales Executive
Location: Mushin, Lagos
Travel Required: No
Level: Entry
Position Type: Full Time
Will Train Applicant(s): No
Reports to: Regional Sales Manager

About the Role

  • We are looking for a competitive and trustworthy Sales Executive to help us build up our business activities.
  • Candidate will be responsible for discovering and pursuing new sales prospects and maintaining customer satisfaction.
  • The goal is to meet and surpass the company’s expectations to drive rapid and sustainable growth.
  • Sales executives are the key point of contact between an organization and its clients: answering queries, offering advice and introducing new products.
  • Sales executives promote products and services to customers and negotiate contracts with the aim of maximizing profits.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Actively seek out new sales opportunities.
  • Build networks and spheres of influence in order to grow prospect lists
  • Conduct market research to identify selling possibilities and evaluate customer needs
  • Set up meetings with potential clients
  • Prepare and deliver presentations on products/services
  • Prepare and report on goals, sales, and prospects
  • Participate in events and conferences on behalf of the company
  • Negotiate and close deals; handle complaints or objections
  • Create frequent reviews and reports with sales and financial data
  • To evaluate and study the position of the identified prospects in the industry
  • To sell the company products/services by creating contacts and further making relationships with the prospects.

Qualification and Requirements

  • Minimum of HND or BSC in relevant field
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in sales
  • Proven experience as a sales executive or relevant role
  • Thorough understanding of marketing and negotiating techniques
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English; second language a plus
  • Experience with customer relationship
  • Excellent Selling/Negotiation skills
  • Having high degree of self-motivation and ambition
  • Capability to grow in a competitive environment.




Job Title: Receptionist
Location: Lagos
Job Category: Client Services
Travel Required:No
Level: Entry
Position Type: Full Time
Will Train Applicant(s): No
Reports to: Managing Director

About the Role

  • As a Receptionist, the candidate will be the first point of contact for our company
  • Our Receptionist’s
  • duties include attending to visitors and dealing with inquiries on the phone and face to face. Supplying information regarding the organization to the general public, clients and customers
  • Candidate will also coordinate front-desk activities, including distributing correspondence and redirecting phone calls. Ultimately, a Receptionist’s duties and responsibilities are to ensure the front desk welcomes guests positively, and executes all administrative tasks to the highest quality standards

Role and Responsibilities

  • Answer telephone, screen and direct calls
  • Take and relay messages
  • Provide information to callers
  • Greet and welcome guests as soon as they enter the organization
  • Direct persons to correct destination
  • Deal with queries from the public and customers
  • Ensure knowledge of staff movements in and out of organization
  • Monitor visitor access and maintain security awareness by following safety procedures and controlling access via the reception desk (monitor logbook, issue visitor badges)
  • Provide general administrative and clerical support
  • Prepare correspondence and documents
  • Receive and sort mail and deliveries
  • Schedule appointments
  • Maintain appointment diary either manually or electronically
  • Organize conference and meeting room bookings
  • Co-ordinate meetings and organize catering
  • Monitor and maintain office equipment
  • Control inventory relevant to reception area
  • Tidy and maintain the reception area

Qualification and Requirements

  • Minimum of HND or B.Sc
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures
  • Knowledge of computers and relevant software applications
  • Knowledge of customer service principles and practices
  • Keyboard skills
  • Ability to work a switchboard
  • Hands-on experience with office equipment (e.g. fax machines and printers)
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Customer service attitude.




Job Title: Sales Executive
Travel Required: No
Level: Entry
Position Type: Full Time
Will Train Applicant(s): No
Reports to: Regional Sales Manager

About the Role

  • We are looking for a results-driven sales representative to actively seek out and engage customer prospects. Candidate will provide complete and appropriate solutions for every customer in order to boost top-line revenue growth, customer acquisition levels and profitability.
  • In order to be successful in this role, Candidate will need to have a deep understanding of the sales process and dynamics, and also superb interpersonal skills. Previous experience in Sales is an added advantage.

Role and Responsibilities

  • The sales representative will sell client’s suite of service offerings to the general public.
  • Work with customers to find what they want
  • Create solutions and ensure a smooth sales process.
  • Work to find new sales leads, through business directories, client referrals, business networking etc.
  • Monitors competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, merchandising techniques, etc.
  • Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems; developing solutions; preparing reports.
  • Provides historical records by maintaining records on area and customer sales.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Qualification and Requirements

  • Very good command of English
  • A good understanding of IT products/services
  • Must have post-secondary education
  • Must familiarize themselves with all client’s services at company website
  • Customer service skills
  • Meeting sales goals
  • Negotiation skills
  • Self-Confidence.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV’s to: s.isaiah@protenintl.com


Application Deadline 25th April, 2018.

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