Jobs Weekly: 5 tech job openings that may interest you

May 2, 2017
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Once again we have compiled a list of companies /organization that are currently accepting applications for different techie and non-techie roles this week. Apply for any of these tech jobs as soon as you can if you are interested.

Social Media Specialist at NOWNOW

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Experience: 3+ years

Job Description

NOWNOW is seeking an experienced Social Media Specialist to lead the strategy and execution of our social plan. The ideal candidate will be highly organized and comfortable multi-tasking. The Social Media Specialist’s goal will be to attract, engage and interact with our virtual community. The successful Social Media Specialist will have knowledge and passion for social media including but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn.



  • Execute the creation and publishing of relevant, original, and high-quality content
  • Maintain a regular publishing schedule
  • Build and execute social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging, and audience identification
  • Optimize company pages within each platform to increase visibility of company’s social content
  • Moderate all user-generated content
  • Create and maintain editorial calendars and schedules
  • Collaborate with other departments to manage reputation, identify key players and coordinate actions
  • Work with the marketing team to create a solid branding message across all channels
  • Create social media campaigns and call to actions that drive engagement and conversions
  • Monitor and tracking all outgoing and incoming social media communication.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, journalism, marketing, communications, or a related field is required
  • 3+ years experience in social media or related field
  • Excellent consulting, writing, editing, presentation and communication skills
  • Strong understanding of user-generated content management, content marketing and reputation management
  • Demonstrable social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge
  • Knowledge of online marketing and good understanding of major marketing channels

To apply for this role, send your resume to

System Administrator at Vodacom

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Location: Lagos

Deadline: 2017-05-08

Key roles/Qualification

  • To offer IT support services covering IT infrastructures and provides Server support services, and administer network security systems. The role also includes support services for other infrastructural platforms as stipulated by the IT Manager.
  • Preferred candidate must have a good University degree or HND in Computer Science /Engineering, Electrical Electronics or Telecommunications Engineering (minimum of Second Class or equivalent). Possession of MCSE / MCP / CCNA / CCNP will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 3 years related industry work experience

Key Accountabilities

  • Providing high level management and deployment support services on large server systems including Cisco UCS systems.
  • Maintaining the daily / monthly backup of data in all VBN offices including Abuja and Port Harcourt and liaising with the IT Contact personnel in each of the offices on all IT-related issues.
  • Providing required IT-support which include but not limited to Windows Operating Systems and Server Applications.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving of network problems.
  • Maintain the IT network including servers, switches, and all other IT-network related equipment.
  • On-call and after hours support.
  • Installs or modifies existing installations of networked computer hardware, software, and other components.


  • System & Network Administration
  • Server management
  • Network security
  • Mac Apple Server / System administration and support
  • Network security
  • WiFi implementation and support

Submit your CV to if you are qualified for this role. Find out more details about this role and discover other vacancies at Vodacom here.

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HR/Admin Manager at

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Location: Lagos

Experience: 3-5 years

Application deadline: 2017-05-31

Primary objectives

  • Development of a superior workforce
  • Development of the Human Resources department
  • Development of an employee-oriented company culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, and high performance
  • Manage the day to day operations of the office.


  • Up to date knowledge of employment law as it pertains to Nigeria
  • Knowledge of office administrator responsibilities, systems and procedures
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS Outlook, in particular)
  • You are able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and to help navigate leaders through a variety of organizational changes.
  • A track record of successfully owning initiatives from start to finish as well as leading a team of HR professionals in a dynamic, fast-growing organization.
  • You have demonstrated the ability to partner with different levels of the organization to achieve results.
  • Extensive knowledge of employment law, compensation, HR policies, procedures, compliance and practices as well as organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, and training and development


  • Education and Experience Requirements
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business Administration or Organization Development.
  • At least 5 years of progressive leadership experience in Human Resources positions.
  • Specialized training in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, training, and preventive labor relations, preferred.
  • Active affiliation with appropriate Human Resources networks and organizations and ongoing community involvement will be a bonus.
  • Possess ongoing affiliations with leaders in successful companies and organizations that practice effective Human Resources Management

For more information about this job vacancy and to apply click here. Check out other available vacancies at

Territory Sales Manager, CX/CRM at Oracle

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Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Experience: 10+ years

Job Objective

To develop and maintain the long-term relationship between Oracle and designated customers, to support applications line of business’ revenue growth. Works towards an allocated License as well as Cloud/SaaS Sales Revenue target


  • Winning new ERP/CRM/HCM license and cloud/SaaS sales revenue in line with targets
  • Facilitating and nurturing Senior Management relationships to generate active sponsorship of Oracle
  • Developing a strategy and sales plan to address Sector requirements
  • Developing profiles of targeted accounts
  • Defining appropriate Enterprise Sales Industry Value Propositions for ERP/CRM/HCM solutions
  • Driving the implementation of sales and marketing campaigns
  • Generating and following up on leads
  • Maintaining an understanding of Oracle's strategic direction and interpreting its relevance to the industry sector

 Knowledge and competency requirements

  • At least 10 years of sales experience in the enterprise IT sector, covering large accounts/ complex deals
  • Proven track record of selling complex deals and/or SaaS/cloud solutions in Nigeria.
  • Capacity to comprehend the strategic issues of selling Enterprise applications, including EPM, BI, ERP, CRM or HRM/HCM
  • Fluency in English is required
  • Demonstrable overachievement of revenue goals
  • Strong sales skills; including business justification, negotiation and closing
  • Understanding of the enterprise software market
  • Fully aware of technology trends, industry standards and terminology.

Interested in this role? Click here to search for this job posting on the company's website and apply.

Analyst, Technology (Tech Support) at Sankore Investments


Location: Lagos

Experience: 2-3years

Job Description

Tech Support

  • Systems Administration and general software support and administration
  • Logging and resolving network issues
  • Documentation of user guides and other resources
  • Functional Testing for the software development team
  • IT Policy implementation
  • IT Asset and Vendor Management

Database Administration

  • Data Reconciliation
  • Allocating system storage and planning future storage requirements for the database system
  • Systems security and maintenance
  • Compliance with database vendor license agreement
  • Back-up and restore databases
  • Database vendor management
  • Database Reporting

Formal qualifications

  • Degree in Information Technology or Computer Sciences or any related field.
  • CCNA, CCNP, SQL Certification

Technical Skills and Experience

  • Good Knowledge of SQL Database Administration.
  • Good formal documentation skills is highly desirable
  • Demonstrate investigative and problem solving skills
  • Thorough understanding and ability to use Microsoft Office suite
  • Knowledge and ability to troubleshoot Windows operating systems
  • Knowledge and ability to troubleshoot Internet communication peripherals (modems, routers)
  • Understanding of TCP/IP networks and security systems
  • Understanding of LAN and WAN communication and configurations.

Apply here if you are interested in this job opening.


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