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Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria Graduate Programme 2013

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the NNPC/Shell/Total/Agip Joint Venture announces the commencement of the 2013 Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme.

Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria is a youth enterprise development programme supported by The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC). The programme operates in the Niger Delta region and aims to inspire, encourage and support young people aged 18-35 to start up their own businesses through the provision of finance and training for young entrepreneurs.

The objectives for the LiveWIRE Programme Nigeria are to:

  • Enable Youths to establish businesses through provision of business planning and management guidelines and skills through the become A Successful Owner Manager Course (BSOM).
  • Run awards for candidates with the best business plans. The award provides access to micro-credit facilities, through third parties like banks, NGOs and allied financial institutions.
  • Provide a volunteer mentoring programme for those who have completed the training course and decide to pursue starting their own business. Mentors can be drawn from oil & gas, banking, social, voluntary sectors etc.

Programme Content:

  • Bright Ideas and Become a Successful Business Owner Manager (BSOM) workshops
  • Business Awareness Forum
  • Young Business Leaders Awards
  • Business Information and Enquiry Service

Applications are invited from:

  • Male and Female applicants from Rivers, Bayelsa and Delta states aged between 18-35 years
  • Must possess a University degree or HND
  • Must be resident in state of application

How to Apply - Interested candidates should send the following to the email below:

  1. Letter of application
  2. Completed CV
  3. Copy of birth certificate or sworn age declaration
  4. Copy of Local Government identification letter
  5. Copy of degree certificate or HND
  6. 1 page introduction to the type of business you are involved in or are interested in establishing.

Download more information here 

Submit 1-6 above via email to: shellnigeria@shell.com
Application Deadline: Monday, 22nd July, 2013.


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