Sahara Group Limited Jobs (Graduate & Exp)

Posted on :

12 Apr, 2017

Category :

Information Technology Jobs, Legal Jobs in Nigeria

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.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: IT Desktop Support Analyst

Job Description

  • 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.

Key Deliverables

  • 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.

Minimum Qualification/Experience

  • 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,
  • Resourceful,
  • Good interpersonal skills Working


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


Job Title: Legal Manager
Location: Any City, Nigeria

Job Summary

  • 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.

Key Deliverables

  • 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.

Minimum Qualification/Experience

  • 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

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s/Resume to: [email protected]

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