Apply With the Link: Nigeria's Biggest Oil Company Announces Job Vacancies, Lists Requirement

Apply With the Link: Nigeria's Biggest Oil Company Announces Job Vacancies, Lists Requirement

  • Seplat Energy, Nigeria's biggest oil company by market valuation, has announced a new opening for graduates to join its organisation
  • The latest job opening is for graduates with little or no experience, ready to kick-start their careers in the oil industry
  • The company has set a list of requirements for interested candidates who are expected to submit their applications before the deadline journalist Dave Ibemere has over a decade of business journalism experience with in-depth knowledge of the Nigerian economy, stocks, and general market trends.

Seplat Energy Plc., a leading independent energy company in Nigeria, has announced it is accepting applications from graduates for its graduate training programme.

Organisations design a graduate training program to recruit and develop recent graduates into their workforce.

Seplat oil company vacancies
Seplat is ready to welcome new graduates. Photo credit: shotbydave
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In a statement published on its website, Seplat Energy explained the overall purpose of the job:

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"As part of its continuous investment in building and developing talented employee pipeline, Seplat is seeking young top-class candidates for its 2024 Graduate Trainee Scheme (GTS).
The GTS is an intensive programme designed to attract, retain, and accelerate the development of young, talented, and ambitious graduates through a combination of on-the-job training, as well as structured learning and development programmes.
"This scheme will equip candidates with the appropriate competencies and provide experiences that will facilitate their integration into a challenging business environment, enabling them to unleash their potential in a truly rewarding work environment."

The requirements to qualify for Seplat job

Candidates who are interested in joining the oil company's graduate trainee programme must have the under-listed competencies:

  • Applicants must possess a Bachelor's degree from a reputable university with at least a second-class Upper (2:1) division.
  • They must also have a minimum of five O' level credits, including Mathematics and English Language, obtained in one sitting.
  • Additionally, completion of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) with a valid certificate or an exemption letter is required.

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Below are the eligibility criteria for Nigeria.

  • A maximum age of 27 years by September 30 2024
  • Strong analytical and presentation skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Good problem-solving skills, curiosity and a great appetite for learning
  • Good appreciation and working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools
  • High level of proactivity and ability to follow through on assigned tasks
  • Digital awareness

Full details on the requirements can be found here.

To apply, click here. This must be done before Thursday, June 18, 2024.

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Dave Ibemere (Senior Business Editor) Dave Ibemere is a senior business editor at He is a financial journalist with over a decade of experience in print and online media. He also holds a Master's degree from the University of Lagos. He is a member of the African Academy for Open-Source Investigation (AAOSI), the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations and other media think tank groups. He previously worked with The Guardian, BusinessDay, and headed the business desk at Ripples Nigeria. Email: