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Vacancies in a Rapidly Growing Social Enterprise

Jan 29, 2020, 1:00 PM
Corporate Headhunters Limited - Our client is a rapidly growing social enterprise, with a mission to serve the bottom of the pyramid and transform agriculture into a job creation engine for unemployed youths in Nigeria. They offer a suite of services to rural, smallholder farmers, helping them to overcome the challenges of fragmentation and low economies of scale.
They are recruiting to fill the positions below:   Job Title: Procurement Associate Location: Lagos
Job Description
  • We are currently looking for a Procurement Associate. She/he will be in charge of purchases, domestics and international shipments for the organisation.
  • Update procurement standard operating procedure in compliance with all State and Federal laws, executive orders and guidelines.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders within the team to ensure.
  • Lead continuous Improvement Initiatives to improve procurement and logistics processes.
  • Promotes teamwork and communication to encourage a collaborative and customer-centric work environment among internal and external customers.
  • Ensure consistent and accurate management reports and analysis - highlighting relevant trends are available and maintained - to enhance data-driven decision-making within the team.
  • Performs other duties and special projects, as assigned.
  • Manage domestic and international shipments for both Inbound and Outbound Carriers, to the highest degree of cost effectiveness and reliability.
  • Lead a skilled team to ensure standards of purchase are met - in line with business expectations -- effectively assigning projects and monitoring progress of the team.
  • Builds, develops, measures and coaches members of the team to develop valuable skills and behaviors to enhance performance. Sets staff goals and objectives and reviews staff semi-annually and annually against individual plans. Develops and executes strategies to meet the training needs and succession plan for team.
Candidates Background
  • Start Up Environment - Thrives in a fast paced, start-up environment with dynamic business priorities.
  • Unlocking Potential of Team Members - Extensive experience and passion for coaching/mentoring a team.
  • Detailed Orientation and Managing Complexity - Extensive experience leading a complex organization and passion for getting into details to identify root cause of issues and create innovative solutions.
  • A Degree holder (or its equivalent) with about 3 - 5 years experience.
  • Must have profound know in Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation and Compliance - Leadership experience in supply chain and logistics, coupled with excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as technology and Learning organization.
Remuneration Salary and benefits are competitive, commensurate with experience.
  Application Deadline 10th February, 2020.      
Job Title: Product Designer Location: Onikan, Lagos
Job Description
  • She/he will lead the discovery, definition, and execution of digital initiatives within our Product team.
  • In this role, the product designer will work side-by-side with product management, research, and engineering to drive discovery, define requirements, explore innovative and human-centric solutions, and deliver improvements to the acquisition funnel and member experience.
  • As a product designer, you'll create a range of items and you might work on new products or improve existing ones, and use your understanding of technology methods to improve the design and usability of a product.
  • The work involves Designing, modeling, prototyping and testing.
Key Responsibilities
  • Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into something useful and valuable for our partners and constituents.
  • Assist your product manager in shaping requirements, as well as planning, prioritizing, and tracking your design work.
  • Design flows and experiences that are incredibly simple and elegant.
  • Contribute to high-level strategic decisions with the rest of the product and executive teams.
  • Give and solicit feedback from other designers in order to continually raise our bar for quality.
  • Consume and assist in the development/contribute to a design system.
  • Create wireframes, prototypes, concept sketches, interaction designs and user flows.
  • Work closely with development team, product owners and client partners.
  • Use data collected from research, user testing and market analysis to create truly user-centric designs.
  • Make presentations to senior management or clients to present design proposals
Candidate Experience
  • Experience managing projects and schedules, in an Agile/Scrum environment, and working with tools like Jira and Confluence.
  • Experience working with design tools like Figma, Sketch, InVision, and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • You are actively involved in defining product strategy and thinking in terms of design systems. You have proven experience in distilling complicated problems into simple and elegant decisions.
  • Your professional experience equates to a strong understanding of what makes an experience good or bad is critical. You can think through user problems, find reasonable solutions, mock them up in detail, and work with engineers to build them.
  • As a self-starter, you desire to work in a fast-paced, high energy, team-oriented environment.
  • You’re a fantastic team player, communicator, and facilitator. You have the communication skills and people-focused design mentality to help set up frameworks.
  • 3 - 5+ years of professional design experience.
  • A portfolio of work on which you were the primary designer, with moderate guidance from design leadership.
  • Proven ability to articulate high-level team goals and connect your work to larger team or company initiative.
  • Experience with front-end programming is an added advantage.
Job Title: Quality Assurance Tester Location: Onikan, Lagos.
Job Descriptions
  • The position will oversee title test planning, organization, coverage, execution, staffing and communication.
  • Attention to detail is a critical requirement of the role, as is a highly communicative, amicable and mature demeanor in supporting the development team.
  • We are looking for a QA Tester for our client. She/he will assist in the development testing of projects.
  • The QA Tester is responsible for the direct operational test coverage administration of their assigned projects.
Key Responsibilities
  • Primary ownerships in operational training, development, performance management and delegation to assigned Senior Test Analysts and Testers.
  • Perform validation and exploratory development test coverage using different testing techniques on assigned projects.
  • Perform technical analysis of underlying code and data to identify and resolve core causes of technical issues.
  • Perform direct technical support of build pipeline and advanced tools to the development team.
  • Perform issue reporting, research, analysis, confirmation and support resolution on assigned projects.
  • Perform build deployment, scheduling and reporting.
  • Collaborate work across disciplines within the development team to help drive project to completion.
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of the project design and scheduling changes to support QA test effectiveness, focus and reporting.
  • You will be performing thorough testing of applications.
  • Executing manual test cases, for creating pre-go live test documentation, and for participating in the developmentof automated test scenarios.
  • Develop, implement and assign master test plans and incorporate them into the software testing process.
  • Primary ownership, administration and communication of all QA related project data and associated risks for all assigned projects.
Job Requirements
  • A desire to work in a fast-paced, high energy, team-oriented environment.
  • Fantastic team player, communicator, and facilitator. You have the communication skills and people-focused design mentality to help set up frameworks.
  • Excellent quality experience, excellent communication skills, ability to work closely with project teams, dedication to the successful delivery within tight timelines, leveraging agile project management methodologies.
  • Understanding of the technologies to be used.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Business Management or Computer Science or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years in Senior Tester Analyst or equivalent position.
  • Experience in quality assurance/control testing.
  • Experience in advanced level testing techniques.
Job Title: Data Science Intern Location: Onikan, Lagos.
Job Descriptions
  • Successfully build never-been-done-before solutions in a Big Data environment and
  • Interface with Product Management and Engineering teams.
  • The intern will be exposed to various software technologies for data science and machine learning. Projects varies from Exploratory Data Analysis to developing of analytical solutions within different domains, applying by applying statistical models and machine learning models
  • We are looking for a Data Science Intern for our client. The data science intern will be responsible for managing the successful design and production of major data initiatives across all customer-facing channels.
  • She/he will provide a critical link between the most technical areas of the organization and those who use data science products to personalize customer experiences. Balancing a deep technical understanding with excellent business acumen is needed to:
Key Responsibilities
  • Integrate the data with a Streaming Platform like Kafka, this work is done together with other developers.
  • Increase technology knowledge and skills.
  • Develop team-based work competencies.
  • Develop interpersonal skills to communicate with day-to-day business through follow up activities on projects.
  • Develop machine learning expertise: GLM Regression (Linear, Logit, Multinomial), Decision Tree (including Boosted Trees, Random Forest), kMeans/Hierarchical Clustering among others.
  • Performing some data exploration on the collected data and identify common patterns in the customer workflows.
  • Extract insights from data that helps in model building.
  • Visualize the aggregated data on Tableau or qlikview or any open data visualization tool.
  • Design ML algorithms to improve some of the existing workflows. This work is done together with other data scientists.
Job Requirements
  • Excellent quality experience, excellent communication skills, ability to work closely with project teams, dedication to the successful delivery within tight timelines, leveraging Agile project management methodologies.
  • Understanding of the technologies to be used.
  • Self-motivated; able to take ownership of assignments, develop work plans and must be intellectually curious with a strong passion to learn and grow.
  • Display great problem-solving abilities
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Must possess ability to collaborate as part of a team and work under pressure.
  • B.Sc in any discipline
  • A background in a quantitative or technical field and great interest in working with large data sets to influence data-driven decision making.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Excel, Word, & PowerPoint)
  • As a self-starter, you desire to work in a fast-paced, high energy, team-oriented environment.
  • You’re a fantastic team player, communicator, and facilitator. You have the communication skills and people-focused design mentality to help set up frameworks.
Application Deadline Friday, 7th February, 2020.   How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: using the job title as the subject of the mail e.g "Procurement Associate".

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