May 2018 – Ongoing Recruitment at Andela in Nigeria

Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Based in NYC, SF, Lagos, Nairobi, and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Curriculum Partnerships Manager
Location
: Lagos

About the Role

  • Andela’s Talent Development department creates high quality learning environments that scale with consistency. Our goal is to support Andela’s developers as they move through our Technology Leadership Program.
  • As the Curriculum Partnerships Manager, you will be responsible for building, maintaining, analyzing, and optimizing our Partnerships with other organizations that improve Andela’s curriculum. We believe that we can support learners at scale, that supporting the spread of knowledge does not always have to be human-intensive.
  • Your role is to discover and gather the best resources, tools, products, and opportunities for Andelans while considering how those resources will support Andela as it scales to 1,000s of developers.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the full-cycle Project Management of any recommendations for pilots of new resources, partnerships, and features with non-Andela Learning Platforms including:
  • Identification of opportunity
  • Communication with stakeholders
  • Managing relationships and collaborators (internal and external)
  • Analysis of Impact
  • Clear recommendations for next steps
  • Analyze our current learning resources, platforms, and technologies to understand our current state and make recommendations for future state usage
  • Liaise with our current Learning Platform partnerships to grow, assess, and effectively leverage those resources
  • Research opportunities for external learning resource partnerships and assess their efficacy and ROI
  • Constantly track time spent on tasks to inform content planning decisions, be an expert at meeting deadlines and project managing to get things done!

Qualifications
You’re a good fit for this role if you are:

  • A power user of learning technologies including but not limited to Pluralsight, Udacity, EdEx, Udemy, Canvas (or other LMS), or Lynda.com
  • A background in consulting, research & development, analytics, or partnerships
  • A lifelong learner with a deep curiosity about what helps people learn best
  • Experienced in Google Sheets, Powerpoint/Google Slides
  • A doer who is self-motivated and proactive, obsessed with detail and quality, and personally offended by mediocrity.
  • An open communicator who takes ownership of deliverables, communicates ideas, and tests their efficacy with an analytical mindset.
  • Able to thrive on a diverse, globally distributed team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A professional with 3-5 years of experience consulting, forming & maintaining business partnerships, analyzing softwares, and/or conducting research & development projects
  • A background in learning & development in any form (teaching, curriculum development, management, learning operations, etc)

EPIC Values Alignment:

  • Demonstrable commitment to the learning & development of people and technology
  • The ability to learn new things fast enough to amaze your friends and family
  • Interested? If the above sounds like an exciting role to you, please tell us why you believe you’re a good fit and we’ll be in touch.

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!

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Talent Partnerships Manager
Locations
: Lagos, Nigeria, Nairobi, Kenya

About the Talent Partnerships Manager Role

  • You will be responsible for leading, building, and maintaining Andela’s talent partnerships programs and initiatives internally and externally. This is aimed at scaling our learning programs and reaching our goal of supporting 100,000 aspiring developers on the continent.

Leadership and Performance Culture:

  • You are a visionary, a 360 degree leader, and extremely passionate about investing in your team, coaching others and maintaining a high performance culture.
  • You not only do an excellent job of hearing what people say and understanding the underlying sentiments and concerns, but are also capable of making people so comfortable that they are willing to open up to you.

Strategy and innovation:

  • You are able to see the big picture at all touch points. I.e the future opportunities and challenges, and mobilize other Andelans to address these far in advance.
  • Your ingenuity and problem solving mastery help the team you will be leading identify ways to attract, identify, and empower aspiring African technologists.
  • You are an innovator at heart – never satisfied with the status quo.
  • You thrive in an environment that sees innovation and creativity as a powerful tool for extraordinary global impact.

Driving Business Changes:

  • You are business minded.
  • You are someone that understands the ALC’s mission and vision, needs, and problems and help define ways to track, measure and optimize to meet business goals and outcomes.

Passion and Contribution to African Developer Ecosystem:

  • You are excited by the idea of empowering aspiring technologists across Africa to accelerate learning at scale by leveraging internal partnerships as well as with top global tech companies.
  • You are drawn to technology as a powerful tool for change and are an effective, proactive orator of opinions on tech communities in Africa.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage, coach and mentor a strong high-performing team.
  • Collaborate closely with the Talent Development pre-fellowship department and other key stakeholders to understand the vision, needs and problems and why the Partnerships team is super critical to Andela as a business.
  • Lead, manage and work closely with the team to define a clear roadmap of one or more solutions that enable us to track, measure and optimize learning and define the pathway for the Andela Learning Community (ALC) into Andela.
  • Work closely with the partnerships team and the broader talent development pre-fellowship team to understand the current systems, metrics and workflow and get up to speed on existing initiatives and programs.
  • Build and maintain relationships with our partners, internal and external stakeholders, and vendors at all levels in our programs.
  • Work closely with the expansion team, Country Directors, Directory and VP of Talent Development on how we can extend the Andela Learning Community into other countries.
  • Create effective, scalable, and easy to understand reporting solutions. Provide insightful data to guide decision making and provide proactive solutions.

Requirements
As the ideal candidates for this role you should have:

  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant managerial experience and strong leadership skills.
  • Deep understanding of the Africa Developer Ecosystem will be a plus (other notable community experience will be accepted).
  • Understanding of how to leverage technology and build scalable systems, programs, and team without compromising quality.
  • Experience building, maintaining, and finding partnership opportunities
  • Have outstanding written and spoken communication skills as well as good listening skills.
  • Are a self-starter who can accomplish tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Have a high level of attention to detail and organization.

EPIC Values Alignment:

  • Demonstrable commitment to the learning & development of people and technology
  • The ability to learn new things fast enough to amaze your friends and family

Benefits & Compensation

  • Full-time compensation
  • Full medical coverage
  • Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided at the office daily
  • Beautiful working environment
  • Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet
  • Oh, and a chance to change the world!

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: People Intern
Location:
Lagos, Nigeria

About the People Department

  • The People department is entrusted with the responsibility of managing the lifecycle of each Andela employee. The goal of the People team is to attract and retain, on an equitable basis, a vibrant and motivated workforce, with an appropriate skills mix, committed to fulfilling the goals of the organization.

About the Role

  • The People Intern will directly assist the People team in a wide range of tasks and responsibilities related to Scheduling, Project Managing People Initiatives, HR Ops, Employee Engagement, Performance Management.
  • This internship is designed to be both learning-oriented and practical.
  • In this position, the intern will learn how to take skills learnt in his/her tertiary institution and apply them in a professional environment.
  • The intern will gain a better understanding of the role of HR and how it can be applied in a technology-driven environment.
  • The intern will also have the opportunity to work with teams across our Andela locations around the world.

Key Responsibilities

  • Own and manage the administrative tasks of the People team.
  • Manage the People team extremely busy and active calendar and appointments.
  • Support in composing and preparing confidential correspondence for the People team.
  • Support in arranging and managing travel itinerary, agenda and logistics for the People team.
  • Support the People team on Performance and Disciplinary Matters.
  • Take ownership of documenting and filing incident reports, performance notifications in employee’s files on BambooHR.
  • Effectively manage employee requests through Hivy by being responsive, following-up, and escalating as required.
  • Follow-up with selected HMO(s) on employee enrollment.
  • Support the team with planning and coordination of culture initiatives.
  • Support with management invites and stakeholder follow-up for events.

Qualifications & Characteristics

  • Has a Degree from an accredited College or University. (A Masters Degree is an added advantage)
  • Has strong interpersonal skills.
  • Has exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Has excellent critical thinking, analytical mindset and problem solving skills.
  • Pays great attention to details.
  • Is personable, able to comfortably and pleasantly deal with a variety of people.
  • Has strong customer service skills.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of HR documents and other personal information.
  • Has strong analytical skills.
  • Has a genuine interest in Human Resources Management and Project Management.
  • Shows commitment to the aims and values of Andela.

EPIC Values Alignment:

  • Demonstrable commitment to the learning & development of people and technology
  • The ability to learn new things fast enough to amaze your friends and family
  • Interested?
  • If the above sounds like an exciting role to you, please tell us why you believe you’re a good fit and we’ll be in touch.

Benefits & Compensation

  • A monthly stipend.
  • 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!

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Software Development Lead Facilitator
Location
: Lagos

About the Role

  • Do you have the potential, skills, and desire to become one of the top 10% Technology Leaders in the world?
  • At Andela, we believe that Technology Leaders are defined by their ability to model, capture, and transfer the mindset and best practices of their craft to any technology professional from entry level developers to senior software engineers.
  • In this role you will nurture that expertise by daily investing in the next generation of African technology leaders to gain the skills needed to be globally employable software developers.

Role-specific Responsibilities

  • Drive teams of software developers (junior and senior) to rapidly develop great software products
  • Inspire and Mentor aspiring Software Developers and Software Development Learning Facilitators
  • Support the learning and professional development of dozens of Africa’s most talented software developers every day
  • Deliver actionable feedback and support multiple learners to grow significantly
  • Drive creative solutions that improve the standard of our software products and learning programs
  • Model Technical Leadership that other Facilitators can look up to and learn from

Andelan Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of our vision and help us innovate, grow, and thrive as a department and an organization
  • Collaboratively and passionately deliver excellent work with integrity everyday
  • Continuously level up your own skills and grow with the organization

Qualifications
The ideal candidate for the role MUST have experience with the following:

  • Minimum 4 years working experience (or equivalent experience with multiple professional software development product teams) in Full-stack Software Development:
    • JS (Node/Angular/Meteor/React)
    • Python (Flask/Django)
    • Ruby (Rails)
    • Mobile Development (Android/iOS)
    • PHP
    • Go
  • Experience with Agile Software Development Techniques and Tools:
    • SCRUM/Kanban/Extreme Programming
    • Trello/Pivotal Tracker/Zenhub
    • Version Control (Github/Bitbucket)
    • TDD
    • Continuous Integration
    • Docker/Vagrant
  • Leading teams to build and deploy Professional Software Products
  • Relational/Business/People/Soft Skills experience
  • EPIC Values alignment
  • Demonstrable commitment to the learning & development of people and technology
  • The ability to learn new things fast whilst delivering value on it simultaneously

Other desirable skills that would be nice for an ideal candidate to have experience in include:

  • Curriculum design
  • Program development
  • Setup Workshops, Bootcamps, Developer Groups or Forums
  • Facilitated learning in a structured learning environment
  • Mentored or coached upcoming developers in a structured or unstructured setting
  • Spoke at Tech Forums or workshops
  • Software Development Instructional Design
  • Mentorship or Coaching in Software Engineering

EPIC Values Alignment:

  • Demonstrable commitment to the learning & development of people and technology
  • The ability to learn new things fast enough to amaze your friends and family
  • Interested? If the above sounds like an exciting role to you, please tell us why you believe you’re a good fit and we’ll be in touch.

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!

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Consultant Coordinator
Location:
Lagos, Nigeria

About the Role

  • Andela Senior Consultants (SC) are Senior Developers and Technical Team Leads, who work with Andela Partners on engagements and support Andela Developers at various levels in leveling up their skills and experience through mentorship. They are technology leaders hired from across the continent who provide the necessary leadership required to build teams of Andela Fellows around them. Currently we have SC’s based in Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya, Ghana, USA and Cameroon. In addition, Senior Consultants also serve as role models and mentors to Fellows on the next steps in their careers.
  • As a Consultant Coordinator, you will provide support for Senior Consultant initiatives. You will ensure that the Andela Success team balances the needs of SC’s and provide support to the Consultant Manager with the day to day operations of the department. You’ll be responsible for ensuring that Andela Consultants have a rewarding experience.
  • This position is full-time based at Andela’s office in Lagos, Nigeria.

Key Responsibilities of the Role

  • Provide day-to-day operational support to Senior Consultants to help them meet their KPI’s and promote their growth.
  • Support in the development, implementation, and improvement of SC workshops, mentorship and internal programs.
  • Work with the Success team to ensure day-to-day operations of SC-related functions are addressed in a timely, efficient, and proactive manner.
  • Support planning and coordination of senior consultant’s onboarding.
  • Provide support for implementation of policies and practices in the SC department.
  • Provide budgeting support and tracking of SC related expenditures/transactions.
  • Coordinate communications for SC related issues and events.
  • Schedule and organize meetings/events and maintain agendas.
  • Support SC department data collection and management to ensure proper use of systems.
  • Keep updated records and create reports or proposals related to SC department.
  • Assist in performance tracking of SC’s.
  • Suggest ways to improve efficiency in managing SC’s and improve workflows.
 

Qualifications & Characteristics

  • 2-4 years experience in an administrative function; BS/BA Degree preferred.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with ability to work as a team member.
  • Work independently with initiative to manage high volume workflow.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize own work under tight deadlines, as well as to work on own initiative and as a member of a team.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and uncompromising attention to detail.
  • Professional, confident, and high-performer under pressure.
  • Proficient in Excel and Powerpoint Data analytics experience (Excel, R, Stata, SPSS, Python) a plus.
  • Proactive and self-motivated.
  • Passion for our mission.

Benefits & Compensation

  • Full-time compensation
  • Full medical coverage
  • Breakfast, 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!

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Global Travel Director
Location
: Lagos

About the Role

  • Andela is hiring a Global Travel Director, who will build a world class travel agency within Andela.
  • We are looking for a  seasoned professional who cares deeply about both traveler experience and process improvement.
  • Your customers are Andela’s employees, currently ~1000 and growing each month. As part of our business model, Andela’s software developers travel for at least two weeks a year to our partners’ offices, predominately based in the United States. With five offices on two continents, we also have other Andela employees traveling between offices every week.
  • Your team’s primary responsibility is to ensure customer satisfaction and efficiency at every step of your customer’s journey, from visa assistance and document preparation to flight selection to their experience at their destination.
  • This position requires a motivated self-starter who is able to wear multiple hats, carry initiatives from start to finish, and can work effectively at all levels of the organization across the uniquely cross-cultural Andela environment.
  • You’re an expert in building and managing complex operations and developing the processes necessary for scale.
  • You also have high emotional intelligence, and are able to craft programs that place an extremely high priority on customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities

  • Lead, coach, mentor and manage a distributed travel operations and guest relations team; design career paths for team members.
  • Scope, plan and roll-out systems and tools that will help scale our travel program as Andela grows.
  • Manage travel costs while improving travel quality.
  • Develop strong partnerships with your primary stakeholders, including Country Directors and other key department heads across Andela’s offices.
  • Drive projects that positively impact your team’s key performance indicators related to a travel service that is seamless, efficient and timely, leading to high traveler satisfaction.
  • Own and optimize travel-related systems as Andela scales, including a travel management system, expense reporting, learning management system, etc.
  • Deliver best-in-class travel experience for all customers.

In the first 30 days you will:

  • Meet your direct reports and key stakeholders
  • Agree on a 90-day plan with your direct manager
  • Understand your team’s current systems, metrics and workflow
  • Get up to speed on existing initiatives and hiring plan

In the first 90 days you will:

  • Refine your team’s KPIs and leading indicators, and have a communication plan in place to regularly share these metrics with your stakeholders
  • Drive at least one initiative to improve travel efficiency, satisfaction or both
  • Ensure your team has the necessary infrastructure and bandwidth to accommodate increased developer travel, as we continue to scale
  • Assume all leadership responsibilities of the travel team, including ongoing projects, escalations and metrics

Requirements

  • 5-7+ years of post-undergraduate, full-time work experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant managerial experience.
  • Expert in managing travel operations in a complex environment; you have led a travel agency, a travel department at a larger company or specialized in concierge services in your career.
  • Experience scaling a program or team.
  • Experience managing and coordinating teams, ideally in a distributed environment, to deliver on a tight schedule.

Broad KPIs:

  • Traveler experience index (NPS scores etc.)
  • Travel cost optimisation targets (as agreed with CFO and leadership team)
  • Travel service delivery TAT (etc. Global average time to book flights from when request is confirmed)

EPIC Values Alignment:

  • Demonstrable commitment to the learning & development of people and technology
  • The ability to learn new things fast enough to amaze your friends and family

Benefits & Compensation

  • Full-time compensation
  • Full medical coverage
  • Breakfast, 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!

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Alumni Network Coordinator
Location
: Lagos

Job Description

  • The Alumni Network Coordinator is equal parts network builder, relationship builder, events planner, and careers support specialist.
  • You will collect and manage data on Andela alumni, while constantly supporting current alumni with engaging opportunities, programs and events.
  • To be truly successful in this role, you would need to be passionate about people, and about making sure the right combination of resources and human capital are always exposed to one another.

Key Responsibilities of the Role

  • Create and manage database of current Andela alumni
  • Capture and publish Alumni stories
  • Connect Alumni to career growth opportunities (e.g job boards, coaches, other Alumni)
  • Organize and run engaging and impactful Alumni events.

Key Attributes & Qualifications
You’re already looking like an Alumni Network Coordinator if you:

  • Have participated in the management of alumni associations
  • Are a natural communicator and networker who backs up their work with precision and structure (tracking resources, ensuring resources are growing, carefully maintaining relationships & commitments)
  • Are a power user of spreadsheets and other data tracking and analysis tools
  • Love to meticulously track data in an organized manner that allows for easy future references and planning
  • Have periodically run engaging networking events
  • Quickly build relationships, and continually strengthen them over time through consistency and  trust
  • Are adept at quickly identifying resource gaps and directing people to the right sources.

EPIC Values Alignment:

  • Demonstrable commitment to the learning & development of people and technology
  • The ability to learn new things fast enough to amaze your friends and family
  • Interested?
  • If the above sounds like an exciting role to you, please tell us why you believe you’re a good fit and we’ll be in touch.

Benefits & Compensation

  • Full-time compensation
  • Full medical coverage
  • Breakfast, 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!

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply




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