SAP Skills for Africa Programme 2019 for young Nigerian graduates

Application Deadline: Ongoing

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

To achieve our vision of running better through innovation and entrepreneurship, we enable and foster local resources that have cultural and market understanding by:

 Training and certifying resources in the world’s most powerful SAP software suite of business systems, applications and innovative offerings expanding across multiple industries

 Increasing awareness in the market of the value and efficiency that can be achieved through SAP technology and innovation.

The objective & mission of the Skills for Africa programme is to contribute to sustainable workplaces for the next generation of local talent in the region. We achieve this by training & certifying young graduate students in the world’s most powerful software suite. Our aim is to help them to have the opportunity for a regional or global career.

SAP Skills for Africa Programme invests in the future workforce and delivers a comprehensive program which combines technical and soft skill elements over a set period of time. At the end of the program and upon successful graduation the trainees become certified SAP consultants, with a guaranteed temporary job placement within the SAP Ecosystem for initial work experience purposes.

What the programme offers you:

  • Three month full time SAP training programme at no cost to you
  • Hands-on simulated project exercises throughout the programme
  • Official Associate Level SAP Certification
  • Possibility of an internship in the SAP ecosystem after training, based on performance

Requirements:

  • Candidates must be Nigerian nationals and currently residing in Lagos;
  • Candidates must be currently unemployed or employed in a part time /non- permanent role not related to career aspirations.
  • Candidates must be educated to at least Bachelor level in a major related to IT or MIS;
  • Candidates will preferably have graduated within the last three years with a Second Class Upper or First Class pass– proof of this will be requested;
  • Candidates will preferably have a keen interest in starting an SAP-related career involving travel;
  • The course will be delivered in English so a good grasp of both written and spoken English is essential;
  • Candidates must possess good problem-solving capabilities, presentation skills and a general understanding of Microsoft Office and IT;
  • The programme is based in Lagos and is non-residential. If you are based outside of Lagos please make provisions for your accommodation during the training period;

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the SAP Skills for Africa Programme 2019

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