The University of Port Harcourt was established in 1975 as a College of the University of Lagos and gained full autonomous status in 1977. The University is a Centre of Academic Excellence with a mandate to provide qualitative and research oriented education in the Niger Delta region and Nigeria at large.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and interested candidates for appointment in the positions below:

 

 

Job Title: Director of Works and Services

Location: Choba, Port Harcourt – Rivers

Qualifications / Experience
The right candidate for the position must possess:

  • A good Honours Degree in Engineering from a recognized University and must be registered with the Council of Engineers of Nigeria (COREN).
  • At least fifteen (15) years post qualification cognate experience, most of which preferably, should be in engineering services relevant to a University Works Department.
  • A good and practical knowledge of computer application.
  • A verifiable track record of competence, responsiveness, demonstrable integrity and transparency, ability to work in a team and be able to function with minimum supervision.

Conditions of Service

  • The conditions attached to the position are as applicable in Nigerian University System.
  • The appointment shall be for a term of five (5) years.

 

 

Job Title: Director, Procurement

Location: Choba, Port Harcourt – Rivers

Qualifications / Experience

  • The right candidate who must not be more than 50 years of age.
  • Must possess Bachelor’s Degree with Honours or equivalent qualification in any of the following disciplines from a recognized institution: Economics, Business Administration, Accountancy, Law, Insurance, Banking and Finance, Marketing, Quantity Survey, Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Purchasing and Supplies or any related disciplines.
  • The candidate who must be computer literate, must possess at least eighteen (18) years cognate experience, four (4) of which must have been as Head of Procurement, plus NYSC Discharge / Exemption / Exclusion Certificate.
  • He or she must be able to display a good understanding of the Public Procurement Act, 2007 and its extant guidelines in Nigeria
  • Prior to assumption of duty by the Director, he/she must attend the following trainings organized by BPP:
    • Three (3) weeks Conversion / Induction Procurement Course; and
    • One (1) week Executive Procurement Course at any of the Public Research Centres located at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, and University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos State.
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Conditions of Service

  • The conditions attached to the position are as applicable in Nigerian University System.
  • The appointment shall be for a term of five (5) years.

 

 

 

Job Title: External Auditor

Location: Choba, Port Harcourt – Rivers

Qualifications / Experience

  • Evidence of Registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).
  • Evidence of Registration / Renewal with the Office of the Auditor General of the Federation.
  • Evidence of Tax Clearance Certificate for the past three years, i.e 2018, 2019 and 2020.
  • Evidence of compliance with the provisions of the Pension Reform Act of 2004.
  • Evidence of VAT Registration and past VAT remittance.
  • Comprehensive Company profile and organizational structure.
  • Evidence of cognate experience of 10 years with reputable organization especially Institutions of higher learning.
  • Evidence of registration with relevant Professional Bodies – ICAN / ANAN.
  • Evidence of payment of Industrial Training Fund (ITF) contribution in compliance with statutory provision of the ITF Amended Act 2011.
  • Evidence of Tax Identification Number (TIN).

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates are requested to forward ten (10) copies of their applications accompanied with detailed Curriculum Vitae including names and addresses of three (3) referees with a set of photocopies of certificates and relevant credentials to:
The Registrar,
University of Port Harcourt,
East-West Road,
PMB 5323,
Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Note

  • Envelopes containing the applications must be marked “Application for the position of Director of Works and Services”.
  • Candidates should also request the referees to forward references on their behalf, under confidential cover directly to the Registrar.
  • Candidates invited for interview should bring along original copies of their credentials
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Application Deadline  2nd December, 2021.

 

Note

  • Applications not sent in the required format will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for assessment and Interview.
  • Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately as due to the urgency of this position applications will be reviewed as received, as such suitable candidates may be shortlisted and interviewed prior to closing date. Only applications sent in the required format will be considered.

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