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New Job Openings at Venture Garden Nigeria, 23rd August, 2018

Aug 23, 2018, 12:00 PM
Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN) is a fast growing Software company with a vision to build an enduring organization with an ecosystem of value creators- while delivering high impact technology solutions for emerging markets through a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation. We are recruiting to fill the position below:     Job Title: Python Developer Location: Ikeja, Lagos Job Description
  • We are searching for a Python Developer who is experienced working on Python and can help our organization translate business needs into an IT solution.
  • In this role, you will be asked to design, code, and test applications using OOD. We are looking for someone that is self-driven, ready to take on a new challenge, and able to deliver on solutions from start to finish. This is a mid-level Python Developer position.
  • This really is an exciting position with a great, relatively young team that is very close-knit. They are hardworking and have a lot of fun while they are doing it.
Principal Responsibilities and Accountabilities
  • Expert in Python, with knowledge of at least one Python web framework
  • Familiarity with some ORM
  • Able to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Understanding of the threading limitations of Python, and multi-process architecture
  • Good understanding of server-side templating languages
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Understanding of accessibility and security compliance
  • Knowledge of user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Familiarity with event-driven programming in Python
  • Understanding of the differences between multiple delivery platforms, such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform
  • Able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Strong unit test and debugging skills
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools
Qualifications Essential Competencies:
  • 2+ years of Python development experience
  • Strong attention to detail, logic, problem-solving, written and interpersonal communication, presentation, and client-facing skills
  • Creative, enthusiastic and able to thrive in a team environment.
  • Readiness to be in hands-on development roles, and demonstrate adaptability, coachability, and flexibility to learn and take on other project responsibilities as needed
  • Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, Management Information Systems, Engineering (any type), Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Mathematics or related discipline with a technology focus
Skills & Abilities:
  • Get-it-done, Execution Focused!
  • Passionate, Strategic, breathes Ownership.
  • High bar for excellence with strong analytical skills.
  • Has tolerance for ambiguity, and at the same time has the intellectual swiftness to map plans out
Additional Information Working conditions:
  • Flexibility is important.
Equal opportunity:
  • The role is open to anyone who meets the above criteria regardless of race or nationality
Remuneration Competitive based on experience Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply     Job Title: Financial Manager Location: Ikeja, Lagos Job Description
  • As Financial Manager you will be responsible for the financial health of a portfolio of strategic business units producing financial reports, analyze everyday financial activities and subsequently provide advice and guidance to upper management on future financial plans.
Principal responsibilities and accountabilities
  • Work with the assigned business area to understand how the business works and support business to deliver agreed targets by providing insightful analysis and reports that provide guidance to the business on finance issues
  • Prepare monthly Financial reports for an assigned entity, including the posting of transactions, monthly closing of accounting books and production of monthly variance analysis against the budget with detailed commentaries
  • Ensure all transactions have been processed fully and in the correct application of all relevant laws, IFRS standards and regulations (e.g. Capitalization Policy, Intellectual Property Recognition, Time-Sheet Management, Provisions, Cost Allocation and Apportionment, Taxes, Contractual Terms, etc.)
  • Prepare monthly group reporting packs and monthly team reporting packs within deadlines.
  • Prepare the periodic and ad-hoc operational reports (Payables, Receivables, Accruals, etc.).
  • Update Standard Operating Procedure document for all major processes.
  • Ensures that all processing and processes required for a successful monthly month-end closure are done correctly and in a timely manner.
  • Treats the company’s financial data, information, analysis, and intelligence with the utmost care, caution, and confidentiality
  • Stay abreast of all changes in financial regulations, legislation and trends in the markets and around the world that has any immediate or indirect impact on the organization and its operations.
  • Perform ad-hoc duties as assigned by Line Manager.
  • Oversee 3 business units and take responsibility for the development of direct report(s).
Qualifications Essential Competencies:
  • An experienced accountant with a minimum of 5 years in Finance
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Good writing and presentation skill.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong ability to analyze financial data and uncover insights
  • Experience managing a team
  • A member of the following organizations will be an added advantage:
    • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ACCA
    • Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria ICAN
    • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants CIMA
Added Advantage:
  • Must have worked with an ERP System
  • Finance, Accounting, Financial planning
  • IFRS
  • Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting.
  • Chart of Accounts Redesign.
  • GL Coding.
  • Intercompany Reconciliation.
  • GL Accounting, Financial analysis
Skills & Abilities:
  • Get-it-done, Execution Focused!
  • Honest and dependable.
  • Passionate, Strategic, breathes Ownership.
  • Excellent stakeholder management and relational skills.
  • High bar for excellence with strong analytical skills.
  • Interpersonal relational skills, highly diplomatic and yet results-focused.
  • Has tolerance for ambiguity, and at the same time has the intellectual swiftness to map plans out
Additional Information Working conditions:
  • Flexibility is important.
Equal opportunity:
  • The role is open to anyone who meets the above criteria regardless of race or nationality
Remuneration Competitive based on experience Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply     Job Title: Business Operations Manager Location: Lagos Job Description
  • The BOM would function at the SBU Level, working closely with the General Manager to lead a multi-disciplinary team to deliver technical business solutions for our clients.
  • You will be responsible for contributing to the bottom line of the business’ revenue targets by ensuring efficient operations and effective execution of business strategy.
Principal Responsibilities and Accountabilities
  • Drive SBU compliance to enterprise processes, procedures, policies cascaded from the group e.g. out of office, timesheet etc.
  • Ensure organizational assets and tools (e.g. OneDrive, ERP, intranet etc.) are utilized.
  • Ensures Standard Operational Processes and Procedures are adequate and can recommend areas of improvement.
  • Drives continuous service improvement and operational standards e.g. Info security awareness, Health and safety standards etc.
  • Should be mature enough to deputize or stand in for a business leader in his absence
  • Responsible for the effective and efficient running of all revenue generating solutions.
  • Tracks the performances of all SBU solutions and ensures all hindrances to performances are eliminated.
  • Facilitates the provision and availability of resources required for the effective running of all solutions.
  • Manage end to end back office operations.
  • Provides oversight and support for operational execution across the BUs.
  • Ensure resource utilization tracking for proper personnel costs management for the SBU.
  • Be the responsible officer for all operational excellence type reporting.
Qualifications
  • Operations Management – Knowledge of the principles, methods, metrics or tools for operations management, service delivery, customer service and IT/product support
  • Planning and Evaluating - Organizes work, sets priorities, and determines resource requirements; determines short- or long-term goals and strategies to achieve them; coordinates with other organizations or parts of the organization to accomplish goals; monitors progress and evaluates outcomes.
  • Quality Assurance - Knowledge of the principles, methods, and tools of quality assurance and quality control used to ensure a product fulfills functional requirements and standards.
  • Requirements Analysis - Knowledge of the principles and methods to identify, analyze, specify, design, and manage functional and infrastructure requirements; includes.
  • Project Management - Knowledge of the principles, methods, or tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, and managing projects and resources, including monitoring and inspecting costs, work, and contractor performance
  • Business Process Reengineering - Knowledge of methods, metrics, tools, and techniques of Business Process Reengineering.
  • Cost and Resources Management - Knowledge of the principles and methods of costs and resource management including the time value of money, present value concepts, and quantifying tangible and intangible benefits.
Added Advantage:
  • Master's degree or its equivalent.
  • Led multi-disciplinary teams
  • Delivered complex projects/programs taking it from concept to production
  • Worked directly in a Business Operations role or supporting a Business Development/Sales/Account Management team to design and deliver solutions/services to clients
  • Understanding and appreciation of the Software landscape.
  • Project Management experience is a plus.
Skills & Abilities:
  • Result driven
  • Change Management Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Team Building.
  • Leadership Skills
  • Excellent Communicator
  • Organizing and Planning
  • Decision Making
  • Financial Impact thinking
  • Agility and Adaptability
Additional Information Working conditions:
  • Flexibility is important.
Equal opportunity:
  • The role is open to anyone who meets the above criteria regardless of race or nationality
Remuneration Competitive based on experience Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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