Friday, 31 March 2017

Full Stack Engineer

Full Stack Engineer

Location: Lagos

Application Closes: Friday 14, April 2017

Summary:
Our client is urgently in need of talented engineers who will be responsible for developing innovative, cutting-edge solutions to the business problems faced by the advertisers, publishers, Telcos and content owners in Africa. 

Responsibilities:
·         Collaborate with Product Managers, Architects and Engineering leaders to define, architect and build new product features.
·         Own, operate, and maintain your team’s services in a distributed production environment.
·         Employ Agile methodologies to continuously deliver value to customers.
·         Drive quality by writing unit, functional, load and performance tests.
·         Work closely with DevOps engineers to ensure services are reliable, scalable, manageable and supportable. 
·         Develop diagnostic and troubleshooting tools and processes.
·         Excel as an engineer and be a productive member of the team where leadership is a behavioral trait, not a title. 
·         Lead architecture, design and code reviews as well as mentor junior engineers.
·         Working on different aspects of the core product and associated tools, (server-side or user-interfaces depending on the team you'll join)
·         Assisting with in-life maintenance, testing, debugging and documentation of deployed services
·         Creating the supporting functional and technical specifications.
·         Estimating the effort required to develop and implement.
·         Supporting release and implementation of developed features.
·         Adhering to coding standards development processes.
·         Help champion a maintainable well designed codebase and look for ways to further improve our applications’ internal design, thinking about build, deployment, object oriented design, automated testing, error handling, logging, monitoring, et al

Requirements:
·         Ideal candidate will have a background in Payments systems development and integration
·         Masters / Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent.
·         5+ years of experience of hands-on experience developing distributed systems based on PHP, Java, C++, Python or .NET technologies. 
·         Great engineering skills and strong Computer Science fundamentals
·         Fluency in Javascript, HTML and CSS
·         Hands on experience with cloud technologies such as (AWS, Rackspace, Softlayer, GCE).
·         Good scripting skills (python, bash, groovy, ruby)
·         Experience with configuration management (puppet, ansible) and source code management (GIT)
·         Experience with web servers (nginx, apache2, tomcat, haproxy)
·         Experience in a production DevOps environment where you ship rapidly and often.
·         Good understanding of Object Oriented Design and standard design patterns.
·         Experience of multi-threaded, 3-tier architectures, microservices and caching.
·         Hands on experience working with SQL and NoSQL databases and caches  (mysql, couchbase, redshift, dynamo DB, mongo DB, …).
·         Expertise in practical aspects of running Scrum (or other agile methodologies) within a team and in a distributed cross-team environment.
·         Experience agile development environment and use of tools like Jira to assign tasks and track work in progress
·         Flexible with the ability to adapt working style to meet objectives.
·         Excellent communication and analytical skills.

How to Apply:

Please state the subject of the email as: “Full Stack Engineer

Only qualified candidates will be contacted. 

Frontend Engineer

Frontend Engineer

Location: Lagos

Application Closes: Friday 14, April 2017

Summary:
Our client is urgently in need of a Frontend Engineer. The perfect candidate will demonstrate thought leadership, great execution skills and a passion for delivering superior user experiences. You will specialize in building responsive and elegant web and mobile applications that scale to millions of users.

Responsibilities:
·         Write web application code following best practices of accessibility, Test Driven Development.
·         Partner closely with creative & product team to craft great product experiences.
·         Deliver code in a DevOps environment.
·         Be a crafts(wo)man and encourage code craftsmanship across team.
·         Deliver code in an agile team environment.
·         Lead code reviews to drive teams to the highest standards for Node.js apps & web apps.
·         Provide architectural leadership in product development team.
·         Drive teams to follow clean code principles.
·         Drive innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development.
·         Build libraries and frameworks that support large, complex web applications
·         Optimize web applications to maximize speed and scale.

Requirements:
·         Production Javascript application design and testing experience.
·         A solid experience building applications on top of RESTful APIs.
·         Solid knowledge of frameworks such as Angular Js (preferred) or Polymer, Closure, Backbone, React, Ember
·         Experience with web frontend technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, Webpack, LESS, Bootstrap, and jQuery/Dojo/YUI.
·         Experience with JavaScript templating engine (Dust, Mustache etc).
·         Solid knowledge of algorithms, design patterns, and componentization approaches.
·         Experience with cross-browser, cross-platform, and design constraints on the web.
·         Strong attention to detail.
·         Proven problem-solving and interpersonal communication skills.
·         Strong desire to learn, push the envelope, and share knowledge with others.

How to Apply:

Please state the subject of the email as: “Frontend Engineer

Only qualified candidates will be contacted. 

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Assistant Accounting Manager

Assistant Accounting Manager

Location: Lagos

Deadline: Friday March 7, 2017

Summary:
H/She will be responsible for various accounting management and financial analysis functions.

Responsibilities:
        Assists in the development and implementation of goals, policies, priorities, and procedures relating to financial management, budget, and cost allocation accounting.
        Supervises, directs, and reviews reconciliations, trust account statement reconciliations, accounts receivable transactions, fixed asset activity, payroll, accounts payable transactions, debt activity, recording of revenue and expenses…)
        Supervises and participates in the preparation of various financial statements and reports for both internal and external stakeholders.
        Directs the maintenance of general and subsidiary ledgers, accounts receivable, revenue distribution, depreciation, cost, property, and operating expenses, and insurance records.
        Maintains organized set of detailed records and files to document financial transactions.
        Resolves complex accounting/Finance issues.
        Reviews general ledger on a monthly basis to ensure accuracy of posting.
        Produces monthly financial reports.
        Produces quarterly and annual financial statements and ad hoc financial reports.
        Makes and implements recommendations to improve accounting processes and procedures.
        Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Requirements:
        Qualified Accountant with strong finance management experience.
        Minimum of 5 years’ of experience in an accounting/finance setting, and general ledger experience.
        Strong skills working with excel – ex. Pivot tables, data mining and advanced formula creation.
        Fully conversant with accounting procedures legislation.
        Ability to meet deadlines.
        Time-management, workload planning
        IT literate with an emphasis on financial systems, spreadsheets, SAGE and Excel
        Highly organised with excellent attention to detail.

Supply Chain Executive

Supply Chain Executive

Location: Lagos

Deadline: Friday March 7, 2017

Summary:
The Supply Chain Executive will control all aspects of materials from raw material purchases and delivery through shipments to customers. H/She acts as the owner of the ERP system and oversees procurement, planning, scheduling, inventory, shipping and receiving.

Responsibilities:
·         Directs planning of procurement and raw materials including subcontracted services.
·         Responsible for inventory accuracy and turns.
·         Ensures that every step of the procurement and material management processes are functioning effectively to avoid costly delays and lost sales opportunities due to availability of materials.
·         Communicates needs and objectives to key internal and external stakeholders, including suppliers, sales, service, manufacturing and management.
·         Manages the relationships between many different suppliers.
·         Oversees the shipping and receiving functions.
·         Responsible for efficient and accurate Material requirements planning functionality.
·         Oversees all planning and scheduling activities.

Requirements:
        Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or other related discipline.
        4+ years of purchasing, including the purchasing technical products/materials and commodity items.
        Experience using ERP/MRP systems, preferably Visual Business Systems.
        Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.
        Ability to communicate effectively and work well in a team-based environment.
        Excellent attention to detail.
        Highly organized and process-driven.
        Dedicated to the pursuit of continuous improvement.

Desktop Support Engineer

Desktop Support Engineer

Location: Lagos

Deadline: Friday March 7, 2017

Summary:
To provide first and second level IT/Desktop support to all staff.

Responsibilities:
·         Oversees and responds to service requests regarding the installation of hardware and software for computing devices.
·         Performs 2nd level support; troubleshooting and resolving hardware and software issues for desktops, laptops, tablets, mobility, audio-visual equipment and peripheral devices.
·         Performs research and develops solutions for hardware and software issues.
·         Updates incident records and knowledge base with appropriate and timely information.
·         Acts as Incident Manager on the team for major incidents.
·         Oversees and maintains documentation of assets in configuration and asset management records.
·         Contributes content and provides software training to the team.
·         Incident Management.

Requirements:
·         Minimum of 4 years’ hands-on experience.
·         Advanced experience, knowledge, and trouble shooting skills in the following technical areas:
·         Administrating global enterprise client environments with Windows XP, Win7/8/10, Microsoft Office Suites, SCCM, Citrix/Terminal Services, Google Apps, VPN and remote environments.
·         Knowledge of TCP/IP, DNS, WINS, Print Servers, DHCP, LAN, wireless, Active Directory, Cisco Call Manager, Project Management, Performance Management, Process Management, Customer Service etc.

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Social Media Executive, Accra

Social Media Executive

Location: Accra, Ghana
Industry: Media/Advertising

Application Closes: Monday 27th March, 2017

Company:
Our client is a reputable Media and Mobile Content company based in Lagos, Nigeria with presence in Ghana, Kenya, India, UK and Mauritius. They have built a strong competence across the new media ecosystem comprising mobile, online and content. They are recruiting for a Social Media Executive in their Accra, Ghana office.

Responsibilities:
·         Receive briefs and materials for campaign.
·         Monitor and reporting of campaigns to clients.
·         Get feedbacks on campaign performance from client and act on them.
·         Support the Team Lead.
·         Build relationships with existing clients in an attempt to increase their current spend
·         Cold calling to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business.
·         Gathering market and customer information.
·         Send invoices and follow-up with payment.
·         Manage media and related content platform partnerships, including revenue generation, media buying, etc
·         Conceive, develop and produce effective advertising campaigns.
·         Work with account executives to determine client needs and budget.
·         Identify relevant social media outlets to implement campaigns.
·         creating and executing New media campaigns for clients that meet the client's brief and budget
·         Manage all media supplier and manage all media campaign related projects for client
·         Measurably enhance brand awareness, lead generation, and customer loyalty on a daily basis.
·         Manage and create content for social media sites, highlighting company achievements and news.

Requirements:
·         University degree in Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations or Corporate Communications.
·         1 – 3 years Sales and account management experience preferably in an advertising Agency.
·         Understanding of Mobile, Web, and online advertising will be an added advantage.
·         Basic knowledge in all aspects of digital marketing.
·         Account management skills.
·         Excellent Verbal and Written communication skills.
·         Strong presentation skills and comfortable performing demonstrations.
·         Ability to multi-task effectively.
·         Proficient user of various MS packages.
·         Decisive and intuitive.
·         A related Post graduate degree/Certification.
·         Good negotiation/deal closing skills.
·         Excellent communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills.
·         Ability to work under pressure, strict timelines and no supervision.
·         Ability to multi-task effectively.
·         Creative approach to up-selling to an existing client base and generating new business.

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Sales Executive

Sales Executive

Location: Lagos

Expiry Date: Friday 24th March, 2017

Summary:
To develop sales plans to achieve or exceed the monthly/annual sales objectives and targets for assigned regions.

Responsibilities:
·         Identify opportunities, produce leads and book appointments with emphasis on high quality leads.
·         Develop creative pitches and propositions aimed at specific industry sectors.
·         Proactively follow up leads generated from canvassing by the Sales/Marketing Manager.
·         Keeping in contact with existing customers in person and by phone.
·         Meeting sales targets.
·         Advising customers about delivery schedules and after-sales service.
·         Recording orders and sending details to the sales office.
·         Giving feedback on sales trends.

Requirements:
·              OND/HND/BSc. in related fields.
·              Minimum of 1year experience, preferably in sales.
·              Insurance/FMCG/Banking marketing experience is desirable.
·              Fluency in English Language.
·              Proficiency in MS-Word, MS-Excel, and MS-PowerPoint.
·              Excellent sales and negotiation skills.
·              Good communication and people skills.
·              Confidence, motivation and determination.
·              Attention to detail.
·              The ability to develop in-depth knowledge about your products and markets.