Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Graduate Recruitment 2019

About the Company

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is Nigeria’s National Oil Company with the mandate to manage the country’s vast hydrocarbon resources. As a global player in the International Oil and Gas Industry, our operations span the entire Oil and Gas Value Chain. Our business operations are managed through Strategic Business and Corporate Services Units (SBUs/CSUs) in diverse locations across Nigeria.

Job Title

Graduate Trainee

Job Location



Our graduate trainees are young men and women with little or no work experience. They undergo a structured Young Professionals Development (YPD) Programme that provides foundational development for building successful careers in NNPC.
As a young graduate, the YPD programme will grow you into a well-rounded technical/business management professional in 3 to 5 years.

Job Roles

-Support the implementation of organizational processes.
-Deliver cost-effective business outcomes.
-Support line managers/supervisors to develop and implement strategic work plans across diverse functions.
-Support delivery of project team assignments.


NNPC welcomes applicants who hold any of the following qualifications in the disciplines listed below:
-Bachelor’s Degree in First Class/Second Class Upper Division
-Bachelor’s Degree in Second Class Lower Division and a completed Master’s Degree
-HND (minimum of Upper Credit) with a completed Master’s Degree.

Science: Geology, Geophysics, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Environmental Science, Basin Modelling, Surveying and Architecture.

Engineering: Petroleum, Gas, Chemical, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Power, Software, Computer, Environmental, Marine, Materials/Metallurgical and Pipeline Engineering.

Business/Management: Business Administration, Accounting, Banking and Finance, Insurance, Marketing, Supply Chain Management, Maritime Management, Purchasing & Supply, Management Information System and Human Resource Management.

Social Sciences: Economics, Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, Geography, Public Administration and International Relations/Studies.

Art/Humanities: Mass Communication, English and History.

Law: Law

Other Requirements

-Applicants must have graduated from an accredited University/Polytechnic/Monotechnic not earlier than 2014.
-Applicants must not be more than 28 years of age as at 31st December, 2018.
-Applicants must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Scheme at the time of this job application.

Key Functional Competencies

-Information Technology
-Effective Communication
-Personal Effectiveness
-Ability to Work in Teams

Application Deadline

26th March, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online


-All applications must be completed online as paper applications are not acceptable.
-Applicants will be required to attach any relevant professional certification attained
-All applicants should please note that successful candidates may be required to work in any of our business locations across Nigeria.
-Please ensure that you apply for one job position only. Multiple applications will lead to nullification of all submissions.
-Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


-NNPC will not be responsible for applications submitted on any website other than its official page at: https://careers.nnpcgroup.com/
-NNPC does not charge any fees for submission of job application
-Applicants personal data will be used for the purpose of this recruitment exercise only
-Where it is discovered, at any point in this recruitment exercise, that false information has been provided, defaulting applicants will be disqualified and possibly prosecuted.


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Enoch Olisa

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