2023 Shell LiveWIRE PLUS Program For Young Nigerians

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Details:

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is the pioneer and leader of the petroleum industry in Nigeria. We invest heavily in our employees, which is reflected in our industry-leading development programme and our commitment to see our employees’ ideas travel and come to fruition.

Supported by the SPDC JV, LiveWIRE Nigeria is a youth enterprise development initiative aimed at improving opportunities for young people aged 18-35 to create and grow their own businesses, contributing to a thriving economy and more fulfilled communities.

Requirements:

To be eligible for the ASSA North LiveWIRE PLUS Programme, applicants must:

  • Possess a university degree or HND in any discipline
  • Have completed NYSC if within the mandatory bracket
  • Be male or female applicants from Assa North PTF and Access Communities: Akabta, Egita, Ohiauga, Ikiri, Obite, Egbeda
  • Be between 18 and 35 years old
  • Reside in their state of origin
  • Not be in paid employment
  • Have an innovative business idea
  • Desire to own and manage a business
  • Not have been in business for more than three (3) years
  • Not have previously benefitted from any Shell Community Skills & Enterprise Development Social Investment program such as LiveWIRE, Community Skills Training, or Agricultural program.

Applicants’ business plans should be relevant to SPDC-specified value chain sectors/areas, which include:

  • Agriculture
  • Clean Energy Solutions/Oil and Gas
  • Social Enterprise
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail and Wholesale
  • ICT and Telecommunication

Duration and Reward

The LiveWIRE Program seeks to:

  1. Expose participants to business planning and management guidelines and skills through the ‘Become a Successful Business Owner Course’
  2. Provide business start-up grants for candidates with the best business plans
  3. Link successful candidates to third parties such as financial institutions and non-governmental organizations (NGOs)
  4. Offer a volunteer mentoring program for successful candidates

Program Content

The LiveWIRE PLUS Programme covers a range of topics, including:

  • Pre-startup: Value and Organize Yourself (VOY)
  • Bright Ideas Workshop
  • Business Planning & Management (Become a Successful Business Owner)
  • Value Chain Workshop
  • Business Startup (Access to Finance & Technology)
  • Post-startup (Mentoring and Market Linkages)

Participating in the LiveWIRE PLUS Programme provides:

  • Access to high-quality, relevant programs and opportunities to network with like-minded young entrepreneurs
  • Public relations, media, and brand opportunities for joint venture partners, especially Shell, demonstrating commitment to local economic development
  • Platforms for government interaction with youths/future leaders, focusing on youth development and small business
  • Opportunities for Shell Employee Volunteering programs

Method of Application

Interested and qualified  applicants should apply using the link below:

Click Here To Apply

 

 

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