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Job Opportunities at Omidyar Network
« on: October 23, 2015, 03:05:17 AM »
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Omidyar Network is recruiting on behalf of its clients in different sectors to fill the following positions below:

Director, Academy Operations - Global
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
Experience 3 years
Location Lagos
Job Field Engineering / Technical   ICT / Computer 
 

 
What You Will Do

Drive the global analysis behind all academy operations, informing company-wide decisions related to academy operations, staffing, product offerings, outreach methods, and organizational processes.
Building, maintain, and run weekly reports across various KPIs, countries, and cohorts; create data dashboards as needed.
Measure the impact and efficiency of new products, outreach methods, and business processes and recommend changes.
Analyse data for ad-hoc reports using data from various sources (customer insights, customer experience, academics, measurement and evaluation, business intelligence, finance, etc).
Identify and interpret patterns and trends in data, draw conclusions, and make suggestions for business improvement.
Present findings through in-person presentations and documentation, using data visualization in the form of charts, graphs, tables, lists and relational databases as much as possible.
Improve real-time data quality, validation, and analysis integrity eliminating irrelevant data as needed.
What You Should Have

Passion for Bridge?s vision of democratizing the right for all children to succeed
3+ years relevant experience; background in investment banking, consulting, or other high-growth analytics preferred
Proven experience analysing large datasets, drawing your own inferences, and presenting them successfully to management using a reporting tool

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Africa Sales Director

Job TypeFull Time
QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
Experience 5 years
Location Lagos
Job Field Administration / Secretarial   Sales / Marketing 
 

 
Job Description

The Sales Director will build partnerships with large companies and startups across multiple geographies and sectors - from technology and media to retail and the pharmaceutical industry.
This is an opportunity to play a leadership role at a fast-growing startup backed by some of the most respected VC's in the U.S., Europe, and Africa.
In this role, you'll not only have a chance to help local and global industry find top-tier talent, you'll have a chance to make a powerful social impact across Africa by empowering the continent?s best and brightest to reach for their dreams.
Sales Director Responsibilities



You have a track record selling into large companies. You know how to navigate the bureaucracy and overcome whatever obstacles are thrown your way.
You have experience selling a new product or offering, something that has never been sold before.
You think strategically about what companies to pursue and how to pursue them.
You are tenacious and persistent and don?t give up until the answer is yes.
You like people, can talk to anyone, and make friends easily. You?re equally comfortable talking with the HR or engineering teams.
You love data and using it to inform your strategy and drive better decision-making.
You care about what we do. You know this isn?t just about helping companies find technology talent, it?s about leveling the playing field for the world?s brightest young people.
Qualifications

Track record as a top performer.
5-10 years of sales experience.
Established relationships at leading African companies a MUST
Experience selling professional services to African companies a MUST
Being a good person; we have a ?no jerk? policy at Andela.
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Officer, Academy Intelligence - Global

Job TypeFull Time
QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
Experience 3 years
Location Lagos
Job Field Engineering / Technical   ICT / Computer 
 
Job Descriptions

The Global Officer of Academy Intelligence will drive the analysis behind all academy operations informing company-wide decisions related to academy operations, staffing, product offerings, outreach methods, and organizational processes.
The ideal candidate for this role is a problem solver with strong analytical skills, excellent time-management and organizational habits, and the ability to clearly communicate and present information.
Responsibilities
What you will do:

Drive the global analysis behind all academy operations, informing company-wide decisions related to academy operations, staffing, product offerings, outreach methods, and organizational processes.
Building, maintain, and run weekly reports across various KPIs, countries, and cohorts; create data dashboards as needed.
Measure the impact and efficiency of new products, outreach methods, and business processes and recommend changes.
Analyse data for ad-hoc reports using data from various sources (customer insights, customer experience, academics, measurement and evaluation, business intelligence, finance, etc).

Requirements

What you should have:

Passion for Bridge?s vision of democratizing the right for all children to succeed
3+ years relevant experience; background in investment banking, consulting, or other high-growth analytics preferred
Proven experience analysing large datasets, drawing your own inferences, and presenting them successfully to management using a reporting tool
Exceptional Excel and data management skills; SQL and SPSS a plus
Prior experience within a fast-paced, metric driven sales organization; start up experience preferred
Supreme organisational, critical thinking, and communications skills
Bachelor's Degree in relevant field (mathematics, statistics, computer science, etc)
How We Work
Above all else, we?re looking for ambition, organization, drive, intellect, problem solving, and respect for others. You will report to the Global Director of Academy Operations.

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Manager, Training & Culture - Global

Job TypeFull Time
QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
Experience 5 years
Location Lagos
Job Field Administration / Secretarial 
 
Job Description

Academy Managers are the lifeblood of Bridge.
They are the ones on the ground living our mission with the very pupils we are here to serve.

Responsibilities

Design recruitment and assessment procedures to identify top candidates; these tools will be used by 100+ people in the field across our operating countries ? all tools and processes must be quick and easy to use.
Redesign our induction training for Academy Manager to be shorter, more inspirational/mission-focused, more customer/community-focused, and include more experiential and practical learning.



Requirements

Passion for Bridge?s vision of democratizing the right for all children to succeed
5+ years relevant experience ? at least 1+ year of which must be at a retail chain and 1+ year of which must be in a recruiting or training capacity

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Consultant, Curriculum and Learning
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA 
Experience 10 years
Location Lagos
Job Field Engineering / Technical   ICT / Computer 
 
About Role

We are seeking a consultant on Curriculum and Learning who can help the organization devise strategies to place perpetual learning at the core of our fast-growing organization.
You have a dogged focus on improving student learning outcomes.

Scope (subject to refinement with consultant)

Work closely with business leaders to identify training requirements, priorities and objectives.
Conduct systematic objective assessments of current training; identify strengths and weaknesses.
Conduct initial assessment of our training in comparison to industry standards
Support the development of budgets, cost projections and comparisons of actual financial data against projections to ensure cost effectivenes.

Requirements

10+ years leading development and delivery of educational programs with a focus on engineering/software development and/or project management within the high tech or business consulting industries
In depth knowledge of human capital needs of current businesses, particularly businesses that require software developers and who operate remotely
Experience teaching, training teachers, monitoring and evaluating programs, and incorporating learning back into training.
Demonstrated understanding of scalable learning technologies, training methods, content authoring techniques
Highly collaborative - 10+ years of confident leadership with the ability to build rapport, confidence and trust among all employees;
M&E: Able to successfully train and convey importance of measurement and evaluation to large teams with a proven ability to effectively re-incorporate learnings back into training.
Experienced communicator - adept at working with senior management in a corporate environment and ability to work cross-functionally with a variety of people from writers to engineers to designers to instructors
A Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Education, Computer Science/Engineering or a related field a plus
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User Interface Designer

Job TypeFull Time
Qualification 
Location Lagos
Job Field Engineering / Technical   ICT / Computer   Media / Advertising / Branding 
 
About the Role

In the role of User Interface Designer, you are a crucial member of the Tech and Training team here at Andela.
You?ll be responsible for Interface Design for internal projects as well as several client projects.
You will be the go-to man for anything design, pixel perfection, information architecture and product design best practices.
You will also be accountable for holding every developer in Andela to high design standards.
Responsibilities

Come up with superb user interface designs for applications (both in-house and for clients)
Convert PSD to pixel-perfect, hand-coded HTML/CSS
Work closely with developers and client to turn idea into product


You are comfortable using Prototyping tools like Balsamiq, Invision or Photoshop to create Low Fidelity prototypes for web applications.
You are comfortable communicating with a client in the US and are able to help flesh out requirements into User Interfaces.
You have experience designing High Fidelity prototypes using Photoshop.
You?ve worked in various roles with a strong focus on front-end development for web-based applications that are responsive and look great on both desktop and mobile
You can translate high-fidelity PSDs into pixel-perfect prototypes using HTML5, CSS3 and AngularJS that work across all modern browsers


A proven ability to create products that people love to use
Worked with both Startups and established companies
You?ve had to wear in multiple hats in previous roles
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Skills Trainer

Job TypeFull Time
QualificationNCE   BA/BSc/HND 
Location Lagos
Job Field Education / Teaching 
 
The Specific Responsibilities of the Skills Trainer Include:

Primary trainer and coach for fellows undergoing MONTH ONE onboarding
Maintain rubrics and grading systems for fellows undergoing MONTH ONE onboarding
Ensure that curricula, policies and procedures are properly documented
Create systems to ensure evolution of curricula, policies and procedures as per standards set by Success Department.
As the Ideal Candidates for this Role You Exemplify:

Educational experience (teacher, coach, counselor etc.)
Demonstrable understanding of pedagogical concepts (curriculum, metrics, standards, objectives, etc.)
High intelligence and thirst for knowledge
High adaptability, flexibility and openness to change
Clear-spoken, extroverted and gregarious nature, with experience in theater or improv arts preferred.
Benefits & Compensation

Full-time compensation
Full medical coverage
Lunch and snacks provided daily

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Deputy Country Director
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
Experience 5 years
Location Lagos
Job Field Administration / Secretarial 
 
Job Description

Andela is hiring a Deputy Country Director, a seasoned professional who is passionate about building the next generation of technology leaders in Africa.
You are someone who believes we can do something to unlock this talent ? and you know that if we can, we must.
You bring more than passion to the role: you are a world-class manager with exceptional operational expertise and demonstrated strong leadership skills.
You?re an expert in building and managing complex operations and developing the processes necessary for scale.
You are eager for the challenge of molding and shaping an exceptional set of individuals and programs into an integrated, world-class institution for technology
training. You know how to think - and act - big, while holding a strong moral compass in everything you do.
The Key Attributes For This Role Are


You have a natural ability to work across borders to connect with our global team to help scale our training and talent around the world.
Team building and cross-cultural skills. You should have significant experience leading strong teams; and you should be an expert at working with diverse groups of learners.
A deep commitment to our mission. We are looking for a leader with evidence of operational skills, curiosity, a quality mindset and a commitment to building things. You will have demonstrated an ability and interest in creating large-scale change.
This could be seen through your involvement in building companies or non-profits and developing talent, whether in health care, education, politics, financial inclusion, or some other area that is meaningful to you.
Specific responsibilities include:

Co-lead all operational elements of Andela?s flagship Center in Nigeria.
Optimize and manage every aspect of the operations of Andela Nigeria.
Managing all Nigeria's real estate, both office and residential including oversight of safety and security of all locations

Support world-class tech training program by overseeing the well-being and pipeline of all Fellows through training and into employment.
Keep recruitment and training on schedule
Oversee process of transitioning trainees from two-week Boot Camps into
longer training and eventually employment) including the integration of professional development and client-facing skills from (project management, business English, etc.)

Oversee overall engagement and wellbeing across Andela Nigeria
Qualifications & Characteristics
Ideal candidates for this role will have:

At least 5-10 years of post-undergraduate, full time work experience
Experience managing operations, including detailed budgeting and reporting, in a complex environment
Experience rapidly growing /scaling a project
Experience of Real Estate Management in Nigeria and/or Employee Engagement
Experience developing and managing a culture of continuous learning and improvement
Experience managing and coordinating teams to deliver on a tight schedule
Work and living experience in emerging markets
Record of strong academic performance from a leading undergraduate and, if attended, graduate institution
Experience of working across cultures
Graduate degree in relevant field preferred
Experience at start-ups a plus
Benefits & Compensation

Full-time compensation
Full medical coverage
Lunch and snacks provided daily
Beautiful working environment
Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet
Oh, and a chance to change the world
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Manager, Academy Management Tools - Global
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
Experience 5 years
Location Lagos
Job Field Administration / Secretarial 
 
Responsibilities

Develop better systems and tools for Academy Managers to plan their days and prioritise the work needs to be done; make system dynamic enough to be able to be mass customised per each academy?s individual needs
Develop better systems for planning parent outreach for new parents as well as meetings and meeting history with existing parents; pupil growth, retention, and revenue are central to the Academy Manager?s success
Develop better systems for tracking prospective pupils, existing pupils, and updating information ? including safety and medical information in addition to academic, payment, and meeting history
Develop processes for personnel management including supervising, mentoring, and inspiring teachers as well as academy cook and caretaker/general labourer; everyone?s role is important to the complete academy experience
as driving customer insights and critical business issues opportunities; partner with other teams throughout Bridge as needed.
Requirements

5+ years relevant experience, including proven experience developing systems, tools, manuals, and/or accountability metrics
Prior experience within a fast-paced, metric driven sales organization; experience in human-centred design preferred
Supreme organisational and communications skills
Experience working in developing countries and/or with low income customers highly encouraged
Bachelor's Degree in relevant field, graduate degrees preferred
We particularly value experience in extreme growth situations.
Passionate about Bridge?s vision of democratizing the right for all children to succeed.
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Technical Coordinator
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
Experience 10 years
Location Lagos
Job Field Engineering / Technical   ICT / Computer 
 
About The Technical Coordinator

As Technical Coordinator, you will be responsible for helping Andela?s Software Engineers successfully engage remote clients. Distributed work environments are growing in popularity but the lack of physical proximity still brings unique operational challenges. As our engineers partner with teams spread around the world, across industries and across technology stacks, your role will be to help make the client and the remote team feel much closer.
No two days will ever be alike and variety will be the only constant. In the morning, you might find yourself helping engineers better understand the business value of their California team?s user stories; in the afternoon, you might virtually travel across the Atlantic in order to support another team of engineers as they strategically plan a data migration for their team in London.
With your knowledge of business, technology, remote communication and agile project management, you will help make the distance between our engineers and their teams---thousands of kilometers in most cases---feel like a logistical afterthought.
Responsibilities
The specific Responsibilities of the Technical Coordinator Position Include:

Interfacing with the client to understand a client's business as well as their goals and visions for products being supported by Andela

Assist our engineers in effectively communicating with their teams
Requirements

As the ideal candidate for this role you:

Have a four-year Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited university.
Have at least 5 years of experience working in software development, technology consulting or software product management
Have experience effectively working remotely
Strongly motivated by our social mission of training 100 thousand young Africans in next 10 years.
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Consultant, Curriculum and Learning
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA 
Experience 10 years
Location Lagos
Job Field Education / Teaching   Engineering / Technical   ICT / Computer 
 
About the Role
Andela is seeking a consultant on Curriculum and Learning who can help the organization devise strategies to place perpetual learning at the core of our fast-growing organization. You have a dogged focus on improving student learning outcomes. You know how to build educational programs that can scale and build teams that execute internationally. You must be passionate about Andela's mission and share our values of excellence, integrity, teamwork and passion for our work. We treat our curriculum like we treat software: as an excellent, but incomplete, piece of technology. Your primary objective is to optimize limited resources for maximum knowledge retention during Andela?s training period and beyond to help achieve Andela?s business goals.

Scope (subject to refinement with consultant)

Work closely with business leaders to identify training requirements, priorities and objectives.

Baseline technical and soft skills assessment pre boot camp and at D0 level, suggested changes
Mapping of all activities in the training period (MONTH ONE and simulation) to Client Readiness indicators OR other indicators with specific reasons why this skill set is necessary/valuable for client work
Conduct Training with all current trainers on measuring progress with methods recommended in report
Demonstration of what changed in first 3 months and the case for why those changes ought to have occurred and how we will see if they pay off
Deliver weekly verbal reports to senior team on progress and one final presentation
Experience

10+ years leading development and delivery of educational programs with a focus on engineering/software development and/or project management within the high tech or business consulting industries
In depth knowledge of human capital needs of current businesses, particularly businesses that require software developers and who operate remotely

A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Education, Computer Science/Engineering or a related field a plus
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Andela Nigeria Fellow Class XII
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
Location Lagos
Job Field Engineering / Technical   Graduate Jobs / Internships   ICT / Computer 
 
Job description

Do you have a passion for technology? Do you have a passion for improving the lives of your fellow citizens? Of helping to improve the lives of all Africans? Consider applying to the Andela Fellowship, a 4-year, paid opportunity to master the craft of professional software development while working for leading technology companies around the globe. Graduates are expected to be tomorrow's most successful leaders both on the continent and around the world.


Simply put, the Andela Fellowship is an unparalleled opportunity. But do not take our word for it. ?I?ve been in school for 24 years,? says Solomon, an Andela Fellow, about our Boot Camp, ?...but this was the most valuable and interactive two weeks of my life!?

Recruitment Schedule for Andela Class XII

Application Deadline: August 16th

Home Study Test: The Home Study test is a requirement for making it through our selection process. Please study and complete the Home Study curriculum before your test.

Interview Dates: August 24th - August 28th

Bootcamp: September 7th - September 18th

Bootcamp is a free two-week-long training where you will gain valuable programming skills. When it is over, the highest-performing participants will receive job offers to join Andela full-time as Andela Fellows.

Andela Class XII Fellowship: October 2015 - October 2019

The Andela Fellowship begins with an intensive paid three-month-long immersion training program where you will receive 1000 hours of highly valuable software development training. After three months of training, you will work on practice projects in collaboration with other fellows in the program, to enhance your teamwork and problem-solving skills. Within 6 months, you will gain sufficient confidence to be placed as a remote Junior Developer on project teams at top technology companies around the world.




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