Internal and External Vacancy October 2014
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The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) wishes to employ dynamic, focused and result-oriented professionals to fill the position below in its Development Institutes:

Managing Director, Scientific Equipment Development Institute (SEDI) - CONRAISS 15
Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: PhD/Fellowship  

Location: Enugu

Job Field: Engineering / Technical 

Job Description
1.) Scientific Equipment Development Institute (SEDI), Enugu, is one of the oldest Development Institute in the NASENI system. It was established with the mandate to develop the technologies required by scientific equipment manufacturing industries; and also research and develop systems for the mass production of industrial machines and other capital goods as follows:

    School science Laboratory apparatus for Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Technical Drawing, Introductory Technology, Social Studies, etc;
    Scientific equipment for Research, Industry and tertiary Institutions;
    Measuring and Control Instrument for electrical, electronics, mechanical workshop, artisan, etc., for industries and utility equipment;
    Instrument for Land surveying, Geophysical investigations, Meteorological observations etc;
    Medical equipment and diagnostic instruments;
    Establish and operate the appropriate test and standard laboratories and quality control section;
    Establish and operate a training school for graduates, and accept on its own terms, trainees for practical work experience in its work; and
    Collaborate with higher institutions, Government Agencies, Corporate bodies, international Organizations in the execution of its projects and programmes.

2.) Currently, available facilities at the Institute include machine shop, plastic workshop, ceramic workshop, etectro-plating workshop, CNC machine workshop. etc. The Institute currently manufactures a variety of products serving the needs of educational institutions and private sector SMEs.

3.) The successful candidate for the position of the Managing Director of the Institute must be able to surpass the current high level of output from the Institute, He/she will be responsible for all the operations of the Institute, He/she reports directly to the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of the Agency. He/she is accountable for the day-today running of the Institute and manages the resources of the Institute for the purpose of meeting product and profit targets. He prepares proposals for long and medium plans as well as the capital and recurrent budgets of the institute.

Qualifications and Experience

    Candidates must possess relevant University Degrees or their equivalents up to Ph.D in the fields of Engineering, Metallurgy/Foundry Engineering or Glass and ceramic Technology. COREN registration and membership of Engineering Professional bodies are mandatory.
    At least 15 years post qualification experience in the fields of Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Production Engineering, Metallurgy and Foundry Technology, Glans and Ceramic Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Advance Manufacturing Technology (including machine design and machine building), project and process development, teaching, research and industry.
    Sound knowledge of machine shop practice at precision engineering level as well as automation aids for manufacturing operations will bean advantage. In addition, very reasonable knowledge of production management and control will be expected.
    Candidate must have demonstrable leadership qualities and show interest in continuous development and training in new and emerging technologies including Nano Technology.
    The job will also require the capability to liaise with private sector and other research and technological organizations locally and overseas.
Age Requirement:

    Candidates must not be above 55 years in line with extant government regulations.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates (internal and external) are required to forward their applications with fifteen (15) copies of their up-to-date Curriculum vitae to include among others:

(i) Educational/Professional qualifications with dates
(ii) Relevant Job Experience
(iii) Present salary and Emolument
(iv) Photocopies of relevant credentials
(v) Contact address with telephone Number and e-mail addresses

Those applicants currently in government employment are required to route their applications through their Heads of Department or
Chief Executive Officers.

All applications should be addressed to:

Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive
National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure,
Idu Industrial Area,
PMB 391, Garki, Abuja.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.