Graduate Trainee Jobs 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.
  • Graduate “Management Talent” Programme
    Job Title: Graduate “Management Talent” Programme
    Level: Officer
    Company: Sahara Group
    Line Manager: Human Resources


    Role Statement:

    In the 6 months of the “Management Talent” programme, you will work on a number of different projects within a few of the operating companies of the Sahara Group. The work is generally highly analytical and dynamic; with many of the projects carried out in teams.  Each individual will receive both coaching and supervision along the course of the programme, this way, you get to know not only the Sahara Group and our core fields of activity and people, but also yourself.

    After the 6 month programme, if you are successful, you will begin your first position, for example, a Business Development Officer, within Product Supply and Distribution or in an analytical position such as within the Corporate Development and Strategy team. The possibilities are limitless!!! A project or position overseas is also a possibility.

    The goal of this “Management Talent” programme is to train you as a high-value individual in an international Energy environment. A management position is possible in time, depending on the qualities you show. In other words, it’s all in your hands…

    Throughout this 6 month programme, you will be supervised by a career officer from our Talent Management division.

    Knowledge/Skills:

    Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)
    Other than English, at least one foreign international language is required (French or Spanish)
    Ability to multi-task with regular interruptions


    Minimum Qualification / Experience:

    Relevant university degree (B.Sc/B.A) minimum 2nd class lower division
    Completed NYSC
    0-2 years post-NYSC Experience
    Maximum of 26 years by December 2013

    Personality Traits:

    Must have charisma, poise & finesse
    Must be confident
    Must be hardworking and one who thinks “out of the box”
    Must be a strong communicator with ability to connect with people at all levels
    Must be able to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial & dynamic environment
    Must be reliable, organized and detail-oriented
    Must be ambitious with a ‘can-do’ attitude
    Self motivated, team player with a proactive approach to work

    Working Relationships
    Board of Directors
    Group Head
    Human Resources
    All staff

    Click Here to Apply



    Location: Not Specified
    Experience: 0 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified



  • ENGINEERING TECHNICIANS (OTA) – GENERATORS / MACHINES
    Job Title: Graduate Accounting and Audit Program (GAAP)

    Level: Officer

    Group: Sahara Group

    Line Manager: Human Resources


    Role Statement:

    Over the course of 6 months participants on the “GAAP” Programme, you will work on a number of different financial projects within several of our operating companies of the Sahara Group.
    The programme will be focused on standard internal accounting procedures and your ability to analyze financial documents efficiently. During the course of the programme various other projects will be carried out in teams to test how well individuals work in a team.

    All successful applicants will receive both coaching and supervision to ensure  you get to know and understand the core fields and activities of the Sahara Group while realizing your strengths and areas for improvement.

    After successfully completion of the 6 months programme, you will begin your first position, for example as a Financial Accounting Analyst, within the trading division or either working in an analytical position within the internal Audit division for the group. The possibilities are limitless!!!

    A project or position overseas is also a possibility.

    The goal of this “GAAP” programme is to train you as a high-value individual in an International Energy Environment. A Management position is possible in time, depending on the qualities you show. In other words, it’s all in your hands…

    Throughout this 6 month programme, you will be supervised by a Career Officer from our Talent Management Unit.

    Knowledge/Skills:
    Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite with emphasis on Excel  (Word, Power Point)
    Knowledge of accounting and financial principles and practices for Business Analysis
    Experience with accounting packages ( Oracle, SAP, Peachtree, Simple accounting e.t.c)
    Ability to multi-task with regular interruptions
    Planning analysis/ problem solving
    Attention to detail and accuracy

    Minimum Qualification / Experience:
    University degree (B.Sc./B.A) minimum 2nd class lower division in  Accounting, Economics, Banking & Finance - Part Qualification ( ACA, ACCA, CFA)
    Other University degrees apart from mentioned above must have completed their professional qualification – ACA, ACCA or CFA
    Completed NYSC
    0-2 years relevant post-NYSC experience
    Maximum of 26 years by December 2013

    Personality Traits:
    Must have charisma, poise & finesse
    Must be confident
    Must be able to take initiative
    Must be hardworking and one who thinks “out of the box”
    Must be a strong communicator with ability to connect with people at all levels
    Must be able to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial & dynamic environment
    Must be reliable, organized and detail-oriented
    Must be ambitious with a ‘can-do’ attitude
    Self motivated, team player with a proactive approach to work

    Working Relationships
    Board of Directors
    Group Heads/Heads of Departments
    Human Resources
    All staff

    Click here to apply



    Location: Not Specified
    Experience: 0 year(s)
    Course of Study: Accounting
    Required Grade:  Not Specified