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7 Oct 2021

Full-Time Massive Job Recruitment at Gokada Rides Limited

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Massive Job Recruitment at Gokada Rides Limited

Job Description

Gokada is a leading technology startup in Africa’s largest economy, Nigeria, and has the potential to become one of the most impactful companies in all of Africa.

Gokada’s services include instant parcel delivery, food delivery, ride-hailing, and more. Currently headquartered in Lagos, Gokada is in the process of expanding to other cities. Our Vision is to be the biggest Super App for Africa and we aim to make African Cities easier, better and more enjoyable to live in by empowering lives of people through technology.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

Technical Recruiter: Lagos

Job Summary

  • Gokada is seeking to engage with the top Tech talents all over the world.
  • As a Technical Recruiter, you will play a key role in identifying, attracting, sourcing and hiring qualified talents for technology positions by using wide range of sourcing and talent attraction techniques, active sourcing on social media, databases and Boolean searches, as well as leveraging referrals

Job Dimension

  • As the Technical Recruiter, you would report directly to the Head, People and Culture and you would be responsible in building a talent  pipeline through online sourcing tools, progress candidates and assist hiring managers through the recruitment process.

Responsibilities

  • Source top engineering talent online to build a funnel of qualified candidates for a quickly scaling and dynamic global team
  • Optimize systems that guarantee punctual and delightful evaluation processes for our candidates
  • Coordinate (using recruiting software & tracking systems) and communicate with internal stakeholders to guarantee headcount is filled on time, and through the most equitable and objective processes possible.
  • Coordinate recruiting tasks to ensure a consistent data collection towards active sourcing, candidate application review, interview pass-through rates and hiring goals.
  • Engage and captivate the interest of high-quality candidates and convert those candidates into hires
  • Interview candidates combining various methods (e.g. structured interviews, technical assessments and behavioral questions)
  • Participate in tech conferences and meetups to network with IT professionals.
  • Keep up-to-date with new technological trends in order to form strategic conversations with management on future hiring needs.

Must Have Skills and Experiences

  • At least 3 years experience in a Talent Acquisition or Recruitment related role -ideally as a Technical Recruiter.
  • Hands-on experience with various interview formats (e.g. Teams, Zoom, Google Hangouts)
  • Hands-on experience with various assessment tools (e.g. Test Gorilla, Hacker Rank) and testing framework for assessments.
  • Must have recruited for roles globally.
  • Technical knowledge to be able to understand and explain requirements & qualifications and appraise technical competencies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong social aptitude and ability to build relationships
  • Organizational & project management skills
  • Good Negotiation skills
  • Understanding of HR practices and labor legislation.

 

Product Designer: Lagos

Job Summary

  • We are looking for a talented Product Designer to create amazing user experiences.
  • The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean and artful design, possess superior UI skills, and be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts and transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with product management, UX research, and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals, and experience
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user-friendliness to complex design roadblocks
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
  • Conduct user research and evaluate user feedback
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices, and standards

Requirements

  • B.Sc / MS in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, or related
  • Previous startup experience a plus

Must Have Skills and Experiences:

  • Proven UI experience with a minimum of 4 years of experience
  • Demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, and site maps
  • Proficiency in Sketch, Invision, Figma, Photoshop, Illustrator, OmniGraffle, or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Proficiency in basic HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for rapid prototyping.
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Ability to present your designs and sell your solutions to various stakeholders.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Fluent in spoken and written English

 

Product Manager: Lagos

Job Summary

  • We are looking for multi-skilled candidates with excellent interpersonal skills for the position of Product Manager. Product Managers improve customer experiences, generate new product ideas, and outline detailed product strategies, among other duties.

Job Dimension

  • Product Managers will need to manage diverse teams spanning engineering and marketing, requiring both a strong technical background and excellent interpersonal skills.

Responsibilities

  • Determining feature requirements.
  • Researching customer experiences and demands.
  • Improving customer experiences.
  • Outlining a detailed product strategy.
  • Managing cross-functional teams.
  • Managing product road maps and releases.
  • Understanding product selling points.
  • Identifying and filling product gaps.
  • Generating new product ideas.
  • Measure the success of initiatives.
  • Working alongside engineering teams.
  • Working with PR and marketing teams to manage product launches.
  • Acting as a product evangelist and representing the company at public events.

Requirements

  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 4 years in Product Management.
  • Previous experience in a mobile app startup is a plus.

Must Have Skills and Experiences:

  • Previous experience in a product development or management role.
  • Proven product development ability.
  • Shipped product with over 50k unique visits or DAU per day.
  • Solid product and business analysis skills.
  • Technical background with experience in software development or web technologies.
  • Attention to detail and good problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication.
  • Exceptional leadership skills.

 

Full Stack Developer: Lagos (Remote)

The Challenge

  • Given the current Lagos market, traffic remains one of the biggest challenges.
  • The city needs innovative projects to curb traffic, provide safer and better services, and make people lives easier.

The Opportunity

  • After working on providing safe and reliable delivery services in Lagos, Gokada is looking to pilot new projects to give Lagosians safe, fast and reliable service.
  • Looking for rock stars to take over the entire initiative of market research, running full scale test pilots and finally building/scaling the project.
  • Will be initially a 3-month project which can be further converted to full-time position based on performance and interest.

The Team

  • You’ll be joining a team of highly motivated and vibrant professionals that believe in collaboration, passionate about excellence and results.
  • You’ll learn about the Gokada way, our values, learn from our team, management, while also sharing your own best practices and your own style. You’ll get to know our quirks and how we celebrate and value everyone’s personality on our team and organization as a whole.

The Role

  • We are looking to add a passionate full stack developer to our product team. Day-to-day, you will work closely with the product team in Agile sprints, to improve and maintain our current product. This is a long-term, full-time position.

Requirements

  • Degree in a relevant Business-oriented stream.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ demonstrable experience in a pertinent managerial position.
  • Effective presentation and communications skills.

The Skill Set:

  • Experience with OOP, ideally in PHP/Python
  • Experience with React/React-Native framework
  • Experience with AWS (S3/RDS/EC2/Route 53)
  • Experience with MySQL/MongoDB
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience with DevOps
  • Experience with Laravel/Lumen framework
  • Familiarity with front-end languages such as HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
  • Fluency in English

Nice To Have Skills:

  • Experience with automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Experience deploying hybrid apps to Google Play and App Store

 

DevOps Engineer: Remote

Job Summary

  • In this role, you will be accountable for engineering solutions, deployment & security strategies.
  • You will be working with cloud-native technologies such as Kubernetes, containerization, Helm, Git Ops, and Cloud infrastructure.
  • You are expected to use standard reference architecture to arrive at pipelines for cloud infrastructure, continuous integrations and continuous delivery/deployment.

Job Dimension

  • As the DevOps Engineer, you would report directly to the Head of, Engineering and you are expected to use standard reference architecture to arrive at pipelines for cloud infrastructure, continuous integrations and continuous delivery/deployment.

Responsibilities

  • Developing reusable Infrastructure code and testing frameworks for Infrastructure
  • Developing tools and frameworks to allow engineers to provision infrastructure and manage access controls
  • Design and develop solutions for cloud security, secrets management and key rotations
  • Design a centralized logging and metrics platform that can handle the s scale
  • Taking on new infrastructure requirements and developing infrastructure as code.
  • Working with Applications teams to help them onboard container platform
  • Scaling the  platform to handle millions of requests concurrently
  • Drive solutions to reduce Mean Time To Recovery(MTTR), enable High Availability and Disaster Recovery

Must Have Skills and Experiences

  • Strong Systems, Linux, OpenSource, Infrastructure Engineering, DevOps fundamentals.
  • At least 2 to 5 years of in-depth and hands-on professional experience in the DevOps/Infrastructure Engineering domain.
  • Designing and implementing highly efficient solutions on Pubic Cloud (Amazon Web Services) for security, resilience, performance, networking, availability, Blue-green deployments in the context of business applications.
  • Security Hardening of cloud infrastructure application/web server against known/unknown vulnerabilities. Understands compliance and security.
  • Deliver best in class operations tooling & practices, including CI/CD. Must have an in-depth understanding of SDLC.
  • Writing infrastructure as code for public or private clouds and implement modern cloud Integration architecture using Configuration and Infra Management (Chef/Puppet/Ansible and Terraform), CI tools (Any), Scripting language: Python, Shell, Go (proficient in anyone), Container services like Docker, Kubernetes, EKS/GKE etc.
  • Designing and implementing end to end monitoring solutions in the cloud.
  • Strong experience with AWS services like Kinesis, Lambda, EC2, Fargate, RDS, DocumentDB/Mon
  • AWS certificate is desirable
  • Microservice architecture
  • Autoconfiguration
  • Version management
  • Dependency Management
  • Deploy & Release
  • Monitoring management.
  • Hands-on working experience in monitoring B2B or B2C websites (eCommerce, real estate, etc.) and make recommendations to stabilize or improve the applications.
  • Collaborate with other stakeholders in the engineering & product management team to identify and resolve issues
  • Demonstrated expertise in Agile software development methodology.

 

Data Analyst: Lagos (Remote)

Job Description

  • We are looking to hire a data analyst to join our data team. You will take responsibility for managing our master data set, developing reports, and troubleshooting data issues.
  • To do well in this role you need a very fine eye for detail, experience as a data analyst, and a deep understanding of the popular data analysis tools and databases. Some of the things you will do are build dashboards and reports for your business colleagues, surface insights from our big data, report them as trends and state of the data nation, and tell amazing stories with data in ways that operations can understand.

Responsibilities

  • Provide quality assurance of imported data, working with quality assurance analysts if necessary.
  • Commissioning and decommissioning of data sets.
  • Processing confidential data and information according to guidelines.
  • Helping develop reports and analysis.
  • Managing and designing the reporting environment, including data sources, security, and metadata.
  • Supporting the data warehouse in identifying and revising reporting requirements.
  • Supporting initiatives for data integrity and normalization.
  • Assessing tests and implementing new or upgraded software and assisting with strategic decisions on new systems.
  • Generating reports from single or multiple systems.
  • Troubleshooting the reporting database environment and reports.
  • Evaluating changes and updates to source production systems.
  • Training end-users on new reports and dashboards.
  • Providing technical expertise in data storage structures, data mining, and data cleansing.

Must Have Skills and Experiences

  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL), and working familiarity with a variety of databases.
  • Work experience as a data analyst or in a related field.
  • Ability to work with stakeholders to assess potential risks.
  • Ability to analyze existing tools and databases and provide software solution recommendations.
  • Ability to translate business requirements into non-technical, lay terms.
  • High-level experience in methodologies and processes for managing large-scale databases.
  • Demonstrated experience in handling large data sets and relational databases.
  • Understanding of addressing and metadata standards.
  • High-level written and verbal communication skills.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Experience creating dashboards and questions in Metabase using SQL
  • Experience creating materialized views

Nice to Have Skills:

  • Previous startup experience a plus
  • Creative mindset.
  • Passionate about teaching technical skills to others
  • ML skills

Note (Optional if based in Lagos):

  • You’ll have to work remotely and communicate with coworkers around the world. Hence:
    • A good internet connection is essential.
    • Timetables may slightly vary depending on the time zones of your teammates.
    • Will have to engage in Video and Audio calls regularly.

Perks

  • Handsome salary with respect to your geolocation and experience.
  • Freedom to choose your workplace (as long as the video and audio call quality is satisfactory).

 

Data Engineer: Remote

Job Description

  • We are looking for a savvy Data Engineer to join our growing team of analytics experts. The hire will be responsible for expanding and optimizing our data and data pipeline architecture, as well as optimizing data flow and collection for cross-functional teams.
  • The ideal candidate is an experienced data pipeline builder and data wrangler who enjoys optimizing data systems and building them from the ground up.
  • The Data Engineer will support our software developers, database architects, data analysts, and data scientists on data initiatives and will ensure optimal data delivery architecture is consistent throughout ongoing projects.
  • They must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the data needs of multiple teams, systems, and products.
  • The right candidate will be excited by the prospect of optimizing or even re-designing our company’s data architecture to support our next generation of products and data initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture,
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional/non-functional business requirements.
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and AWS ‘big data’ technologies.
  • Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency, and other key business performance metrics.
  • Work with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data, and Design teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs.
  • Keep our data separated and secure across national boundaries through multiple data centers and AWS regions.
  • Create data tools for analytics and data scientist team members to build and optimize our product into an innovative industry leader.
  • Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems.

Qualifications

  • We are looking for a candidate with 5+ years of experience in a Data Engineer role, who has attained a Graduate degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems or another quantitative field.

They should also have experience using the following software/tools:

  • Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.
  • Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including Postgres and Cassandra.
  • Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools: Apache Nifi, Azkaban, Luigi, Apache Airflow, etc.
  • Experience with AWS cloud services: EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift
  • Experience with stream-processing systems: Storm, Spark-Streaming, etc.
  • Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python (Mandatory). Java, C++, Scala are optional.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English.

Must Have Skills and Experiences:

  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL), and working familiarity with a variety of databases.
  • Experience building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures, and data sets.
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets.
  • Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency, and workload management.
  • A successful history of manipulating, processing, and extracting value from large disconnected datasets.
  • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable ‘big data’ data stores.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.

Nice To Have Skills:

  • Previous startup experience a plus
  • Creative mindset.
  • Passionate about teaching technical skills to others
  • ML skills.

Other Information
You’ll have to work remotely and communicate with coworkers around the world. Hence:

  • A good internet connection is essential.
  • Timetables may slightly vary depending on the time zones of your teammates.
  • Will have to engage in Video and Audio calls regularly.

Perks

  • Handsome salary with respect to your geolocation and experience.
  • Freedom to choose your workplace (as long as the video and audio call quality is satisfactory).

 

Mobile + Frontend Engineering Lead: Remote

Job Description

  • We are looking to add a passionate Cross-platform mobile + frontend engineering leader to lead and mentor our growing and agile mobile-focused developers.
  • This person has to love the startup grind and hustle of getting things done quickly, but also without sacrificing the longevity of the technology.
  • You will regularly collaborate with the engineering leadership and product team to ensure optimal implementation of new features and will contribute as part of a cross-functional agile development team. We are looking for true owners who are looking to build not only new and interesting technology but also a world-class technology company.
  • This comes with mentoring less experienced engineers, interviewing candidates, and selflessly doing whatever it takes to move the company forward. We strive for bigger and better and it’s important to the company that you do too.

Responsibilities

  • Meet with various stakeholders to review product requirements
  • Lead development for a React-Native/Redux cross-platform application
  • Make decisions on architecture, design patterns, and native/front-end libraries
  • Ensure codebase is properly tested
  • Perform code reviews and suggest improvements to the application based on the latest industry standards
  • Work alongside and effectively coordinate with other engineers on the team
  • Collaborate with the backend team and QA in order to reach milestones in time
  • Architecting the React Native mobile application
  • Managing the mobile team and ensuring alignment with the backend team
  • Constantly improving upon the user experience and functionality of the mobile applications
  • Overseeing the stability and delivery of application updates
  • Creating and maintaining a strong work ethic amongst their team
  • Coordinating with the product manager for sprint planning
  • Communicating & collaborating with the DevOps team

Must Have Skills and Experiences

  • Prior experience with complete app releases in app stores.
  • 7+ years professional development experience
  • 5+ years React-native experience (or equivalent FE frameworks)
  • 2+ years of an active Leadership role
  • Be very strong with: React-native + Redux, TypeScript, JavaScript, Native design and implementation, JSX, REST, Graphql, offline storage, Hooks, functional components composition
  • Strong JavaScript skills and an understanding of functional programming, closures, ES6, asynchronous programming, and handling large amounts of data client-side
  • Fluent in spoken and written English

Nice To Have Skills:

  • Previous startup experience a plus
  • Creative mindset.
  • Passionate about teaching technical skills to others

Perks

  • Handsome salary with respect to your geolocation and experience.
  • Freedom to choose your workplace (as long as the video and audio call quality is satisfactory).

 

Software Engineer – Backend: Remote

Job Description

  • We are looking for a Back-End Software Engineer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users.
  • Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition, and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end.
  • You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your coworkers into the application.
  • A basic understanding of front-end technologies is therefore necessary as well.

Responsibilities

  • Generate recyclable code libraries
  • Implement ongoing security systems
  • Attend regular information-sharing meetings with the front end engineers on your scrum team to expose weaknesses and problems
  • Routinely inspect server code for speed optimization
  • Conceptualize and implement solutions for data storage
  • Configure usability of all front side applications
  • Maintain a stable server with zero downtime
  • Keep a backup library before any large changes to server
  • Manage cutting-edge technologies to improve applications
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of designers, developers, and system administrators
  • Participate in conferences and educational programs
  • Follow new and emerging technologies.

Must Have Skills and Experiences:

  • 3+ years of experience as a Back-end developer
  • Familiarity with front-end languages such as HTML, JavaScript and CSS
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Good organizational and time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Data migration, transformation, and scripting
  • Setup and administration of backups
  • Outputting data in different formats
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Proficient understanding of OWASP security principles
  • Understanding of “session management” in a distributed server environment
  • Very sound understanding of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and its applicability in Microservices
  • Proficient knowledge of a back-end programming language – one or more of PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, .NET, JavaScript etc.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English.

Nice to Have Skills:

  • Previous startup experience a plus.
  • Creative mindset.
  • Passionate about teaching technical skills to others.
  • Experience with the Laravel / PHP stack.

Note (Optional if based in Lagos):
You’ll have to work remotely and communicate with coworkers around the world. Hence:

  • A good internet connection is essential.
  • Timetables may slightly vary depending on the time zones of your teammates.
  • Will have to engage in Video and Audio calls regularly.

Perks

  • Handsome salary with respect to your geolocation and experience.
  • Freedom to choose your workplace (as long as the video and audio call quality is satisfactory).

 

React Native Developer: Remote

Job Description

  • We are looking to add a passionate React Native developer to our product team. Day-to-day, you will work closely with the product team in Agile sprints, to develop new apps and maintain our current products.
  • This is a long-term, full-time position. Building a product is a highly collaborative effort, and as such, a strong team player with a commitment to perfection is required.
  • This is a highly coveted role as you will be working on one of our strategic mobile apps used by millions of customers and thousands of partners within the fastest growing marketplace in Sub-saharan Africa. You will also be working within a cross-disciplinary team comprised of Backend services engineers, Product designers, Data experts, Geo-Spatial experts etc.

Responsibilities

  • Build apps from their infancy.
  • Implement pixel-perfect, buttery smooth UIs across both mobile platforms (IOS, Android).
  • Leverage native APIs for deep integrations with both platforms.
  • Maintain code and write automated tests to ensure the product is of the highest quality.
  • Release applications to the Apple and Google Play stores.
  • Collaborate with the backend team and QA in order to reach milestones in time.

Must Have Skills and Experiences

  • Prior experience with complete app releases in app stores.
  • Ability to write well-documented, reusable, clean Javascript code.
  • Fluency in English (Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing).
  • A firm grasp on version control (Git).
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests.
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills.
  • Team player.
  • Good organizational and time-management skills.
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills.
  • 3 years experience with React Native and a sound understanding of mobile nuances.

Nice To Have Skills:

  • Experience with Redux.
  • Prior experience coding in React ecosystem.
  • Understanding of REST APIs, the document request model, and offline storage.
  • Creative mindset.

Perks

  • Handsome salary with respect to your geolocation and experience.
  • Freedom to choose your workplace (as long as the video and audio call quality is satisfactory).

 

Compliance Manager: Lagos

Job Summary

  • The Compliance Manager will be responsible for strict adherence to company, state and federal laws, regulations, policies as well as departmental process which is a very sensitive part of our operations.

Job Dimension

  • As the Compliance Manager, you would report to the VP, Operations and will be tasked with everything from developing company policies, creating metrics to help track compliance and performing compliance audits.
  • You will also ensure operational processes conform to regulatory, statutory, customer and organizational standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Pilot Excuses & Payment Issues (Daily Pilots’ Walk-ins and WhatsApp)
  • Walk Through Inspection
  • Resolution of customer complaints regarding pilots and handing out pertinent sanctions
  • Updating Pilot’s Dashboard Status
  • Recovering damaged accident bikes
  • Monitoring pilots who exceed travel leave
  • Debt recovery from remittance defaulters
  • Daily count of repossessed bikes
  • Call-outs to guarantors of remittance defaulters
  • Coordinate repossession of bikes from remittance defaulters, accident victims and sick pilots
  • Check pilots who are blocked and working (Offline trips)
  • Tracking the Daily pilot’s visit form (Debt Recovery)
  • Insurance Claim Filing
  • Transfer terminated pilots bikes to maintenance for repair and reassignment
  • Update Debtors list daily for repossession team
  • Monitoring speed defaulters daily, weekly
  • Suspension/Termination (Sanction) of pilots
  • Ensuring and maintaining a high remittance rate by closely monitoring driver activity

Key Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years relevant experience in a similar role.
  • Previous startup experience is required.

Must Have Skills:

  • Creative with an innovative mindset that is constantly looking for ways to improve things,
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a collaborative and flexible work style.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • A very good communicator. Strong presentation, listening, written and verbal skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Professional and proactive work ethic.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to accurately interpret complex documents and policies
  • Strong time management and organizational skills and able to meet deadlines
  • Should have a strong moral code and sense of ethics.

 

Fleet Manager: Lagos

Job Purpose

  • We are looking for highly organized candidates with good quantitative ability for the position of fleet manager.
  • Moreover, fleet manager will possess skills such as efficient use of time, excellent leadership and decision-making skill.

Job Dimensions

  • Fleet managers are responsible for assisting in the recruitment of quality drivers into the fleet, maintaining detailed records of vehicle servicing and inspection and scheduling regular vehicle maintenance to ensure operational efficiency, among other duties.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing efficient driver schedules to maximize profits.
  • Managing drivers so they adhere to strict schedules.
  • Registering and licensing all vehicles under their management.
  • Finding ways to cut maintenance costs and maximize profits.
  • Developing strategies for greater fuel efficiency.
  • Maintaining detailed records of vehicle servicing and inspection.
  • Complying with State / National Transport laws and regulations.
  • Scheduling regular vehicle maintenance to ensure operational efficiency.
  • Ensuring strict servicing and maintenance times to minimize downtime and maintain schedules.
  • Analyzing data to increase business operational efficiency.
  • Utilizing Tracking systems to monitor drivers and track vehicles in case of breakdown and theft.
  • Nurture a positive working relationship amongst team members
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Key Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Accounting or equivalent, MBA preferred
  • 4+ years in a logistics role.
  • Experience in the transportation industry.
  • Analytical mindset and good problem-solving skills.
  • Quantitative ability.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Proven ability to manage budgets.
  • Professional and proactive work ethic.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

 

Motions Graphics Designer: Lagos

Job Summary

  • The Motion Graphic Designer would be responsible for developing excellent visual frames with 2D or 3D or other techniques.
  • You will be saddled with the responsibility of developing storyboards for production and day-to-day media representations.
  • You will also be responsible for creating models, drawings and illustrations through hand drawing or electronically and proficiency in CGI software will therefore be necessary as well.

Job Dimension

  • As the Motion Graphic Designer, you would report directly to the Head, Creative and would be developing excellent visual frames with 2D or 3D or other techniques.

Responsibilities

  • Read scripts and storylines to understand animation requirements.
  • Join images with background graphics and special effects.
  • Ensure synchronization of frames and audio.
  • Participate in the editing process.
  • Collaborate with production crew (designers, directors and other stakeholders)  to get specific requirements in developing animations according to clients’ concepts and creating artwork and sketches, utilizing animation software tools.
  • Present designs for evaluation and feedback; make necessary edits when requested.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Animation, 3D/graphic design, fine/ Graphic arts or equivalent preferred.

Must Have Skills And Experiences:

  • Proven experience working as a Motions Graphic Designer.
  • Proficiency in the use of design and animation software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Figma
  • Team player
  • Great attention to details.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines.
  • Project Management.
  • Good presentation skills

Nice To Have Skills:

  • Bespoke creativity and originality.
  • Prior experience
  • Visual storytelling.

 

User Experience Researcher: Lagos

Job Summary

  • We are looking for an experienced UX researcher to join our team.
  • You will be responsible for helping define and drive the future of our products.
  • You will reveal what our users need from our products by conducting research, working with cross-functional teams, and performing usability studies.

Job Dimension

  • As the UX researcher, you would report directly to the Head, Engineering and would be responsible for inspiring change, delivering oral and written presentations, evaluating qualitative and quantitative data, and helping the Product Design team better understand what would make a user’s experience more intuitive, accessible, and seamless.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct primary and secondary user research.
  • Conduct and evaluate quantitative and qualitative research.
  • Perform market and ethnographic research.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to identify and evaluate research topics.
  • Plan and implement user research strategies and methodologies.
  • Advocate research findings to diverse audiences through written and oral presentations.
  • Mentor and coach junior UX researchers on the team.
  • Perform usability studies with consumers.
  • Ask questions, gather data, and analyze data.
  • Use a diverse set of UX research tools.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or MSc in a Human Behaviour related field (or equivalent and demonstrable work experience)
  • Previous startup experience is a plus.

Must Have Skills and Experiences:

  • Four (4) or more years of UX research experience
  • Ability to quickly and effectively share research results
  • Ability to perform all research-related tasks including research, planning, evaluating, and iteration
  • Ability to formulate specific, answerable, and practical questions
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders and act as a strategic partner in product decisions
  • Experience with remote testing tools
  • A strong desire for creative problem-solving with a positive attitude
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Fluent in spoken and written English.

 

New City Launcher: Lagos

About the Role

  • As a city launcher, you are the first “boots-on-the-ground” representative for new Gokada markets.
  • In each new city, you will run through an operational playbook, including recruiting a team, recruiting riders, working with city regulators, and testing and iterating on various operational models.
  • This role requires great project management skills and a determination to “hustle” and get things done.

Responsibilities

  • Build a launch plan and budget for each market you’re launching to operationalize a fleet of riders in a matter of weeks
  • Recruit and build out a foundation for a strong local operational team
  • Grow initial ridership through launch marketing campaigns in close coordination with HQ
  • Be the initial operations point-of-contact for city regulators, local businesses, and riders.
  • Continually innovate on launch playbooks to help scale our other cities
  • Work cross-functionally with our Ops, Eng, and BD teams to streamline processes.

Qualifications

  • Extensive years of experience in Operations Management, Consulting, Banking or Tech background
  • Analytical background: you can mold and understand data to drive action and results
  • Project management experience with an obsession over details
  • Excellent communication skills: collaborate effectively across internal teams and work with local governments and businesses
  • An entrepreneurial spirit – no problems with getting your hands dirty
  • Flexibility to travel 70-80% of the year.

 

Procurement and Inventory Manager: Lagos

Job Purpose

  • The Procurement and Inventory Manager will be responsible for strategic and operational procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, including searching for better deals to find more profitable suppliers, analyzing purchase requisitions and processing purchase orders whilst assisting to track the received and existing inventory across the company.

Job Dimension

  • As the Procurement and Inventory Manager, you would report to the VP, Operations to ensure that all business operations have adequate material to achieve their objectives.

Key Responsibilities
As the Procurement and Inventory Manager, your duties shall include (but not limited to) the following:

  • Engage with key stakeholders on aligning to growth objectives for Gokada and translating those into a portfolio of suppliers with best-in-class capabilities.
  • Superb analytic capabilities to deliver spend insights and explain pricing models.
  • Someone who’s been there/done that managing marketing contract negotiations or executing on large transactions
  • Deliver fast execution and receive best responses from the right set of vendors using BATNA as your key tool in such a way that enables rapid deal flow.
  • Extensive contracts experience as you will need to lead contract negotiations with selected partners and agencies and review, red-line, and negotiate a variety of contracts to optimize value and manage risk at a fast pace.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with key stakeholders. Share ownership and accountability for driving and delivering results serving internal business partners.
  • Research vendor space and industry trends, benchmarking, and innovate to create improvements on industry best practices.
  • Develop and implement innovative strategies that drive and measure smart spending, continuous analysis of supplier performance, and overall business value.
  • Deals, Deals, Deals – You have tons of experience negotiating ultra-fast deals that contribute to mitigating long-term risk.
  • Handle any ad-hoc projects and operations as needed in a variety of categories.
  • Devise ways to optimize inventory control procedures
  • Inspect the levels of business supplies and raw material to identify shortages
  • Ensure product stock is adequate for all distribution channels and can cover direct demand from customers
  • Record daily deliveries and shipments to reconcile inventory
  • Use software to monitor demand and document characteristics of inventory
  • Place orders to replenish stock avoiding insufficiencies or excessive surplus
  • Analyze data to anticipate future needs
  • Evaluate suppliers to achieve cost-effective deals and maintain trust relationships
  • Collaborate with warehouse employees and other staff to ensure business goals are met
  • Report to upper management on stock levels, issues etc.

Requirements

  • B.Sc / HND in Business or related field with coursework in purchasing and/or inventory control management
  • At least five (5) years of procurement and inventory experience required with supervisory experience preferred.
  • Proven negotiation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to exercise tact, courtesy, and ethics when dealing with vendors, co-workers, and customers.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills with the ability to effectively train others.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software, as well as inventory software.

 

City Head: Abuja, Oyo – Ibadan, Port Harcourt – Rivers and Ogun

Job Summary

  • The City Head  will be responsible for defining, prioritizing and executing sustainable solutions for user and merchant growth for Gokada business in your location.

Job Dimension

  • As the Compliance Manager, you would report to the CEO and will be tasked with everything from building and leading a layered sales, operations and marketing team – formulating targets, priorities, incentive plans, driving recruitment, training and mentoring team members and building best practices replicable across cities and regions

Key Responsibilities
Your typical day as a City Head will look like this:

  • Defining the strategy and executing it on the ground for one of our high potential & core focus markets.
  • Leading a team of smart and passionate people towards building Gokada for the city
  • Owning and leading end to end city business and P&L for Gokada business Planning, strategizing, and executing operations to meet and exceed targets.
  • Owning a full stack of roles from Supply, Logistics, Product experience, Localised marketing and User growth.
  • Working closely with the central services team and solving for long and short term issues with sustainable solutions
  • Sustaining and growing revenue by new merchant acquisitions and retention

Must Have Skills and Experience:
To accomplish this we are looking for  leaders who:

  • Enjoy solving complex problems through analytical excellence and commercial acumen
  • Has strong people skills with experience in managing and leading layered teams and budgets
  • Proven track record of achieving targets – including planning, team management and execution of plans to achieve the desired business goals
  • Possesses strong work ethic, willingness to get hands dirty and get stuff done
  • Have good business judgment, strong prioritization skills, an unwavering focus, and the ability to multitask while working in a highly charged environment
  • Have an aptitude for problem solving and ability for astute decision making.
  • Have motivational and interpersonal skills

Key Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.
  • Should have 3+ years of experience with substantial experience in driving numbers, business development, account management and exposure to operations and marketing
  • Previous startup experience would be an added advantage.

 Key Deliverables

  • 1000+ daily completed orders in 45 days from joining
  • 10% WoW growth
  • Positive KPI for staff, riders and customers
  • 40%+ customer retention on GSend and 30%+ on GFood
  • Reach +EBITDA in 3 months

 

Compliance Officer: Lagos

Job Purpose

  • Adherence to company, state and federal laws, regulations, policies as well as departmental process is a very sensitive part of our operations. Compliance Officers are tasked with everything from developing company policies, creating metrics to help track compliance and performing compliance audits.

Job Dimensions

  • The Compliance Officer will report directly to the Compliance Manager of the company ,Compliance Officers are known for their attention to detail, their analytical thinking skills, and their ability to interpret complex policies and regulatory documents. These individuals must also possess excellent communication and collaboration skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Mastermind compliance policies and protocols on behalf of the organization.
  • Optimize daily operations in terms of Driver activity, performance, remittance and compliance.
  • Ensure drivers complies with the Brand outlook, safety and hygiene standards.
  • Ensure drivers are fully utilized.
  • Ensure driver performs optimally and according to the standards set in terms of Number of rides, and daily activity.
  • Develop and implement a compliance program to ensure the organization operates in accordance with state and federal laws
  • Determine compliance metrics and establish a system for tracking them
  • Sign off on any marketing and advertising collateral to ensure it is compliance.
  • Remain up to date on federal and state laws related to the organization and update policies accordingly
  • Perform compliance audits to determine whether establish protocols are being followed and where they can be improved
  • Maintain up to date written documentation and policies related to the organization’s business activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Key Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Creative with an innovative mindset that is constantly looking for ways to improve things,
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a collaborative and flexible work style.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • A very good communicator. Strong presentation, listening, written and verbal skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Professional and proactive work ethic.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to accurately interpret complex documents and policies
  • Strong time management and organizational skills and able to meet deadlines
  • Should have a strong moral code and sense of ethics

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

Equal Opportunity

  • Gokada is an equal opportunity employer. We don’t tolerate discrimination against protected characteristics ( such as but  not limited to gender, age, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status.)
  • We want all employees (including executives and People Success) to treat others with respect and professionalism.
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