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Why work here?

At Softcom, we’re not offering you a “job.” Yes, we’re welcoming you into a family with a crucial mind-set—to change the way organizations create and respond to customers.

Specifically, we’re delivering these organizations transformational value in the strategy we design for them, the systems we build to automate their operations, and, of course, the kind of online presence we manage for them.

So, if you care about such transformation and you want to be part of a family where it is an attitude, you’re very much welcome. To Softcom.

Free Lunch

Bonuses

Flex Hours

Fitness

Pension

Camaraderie

Come join us.

At Softcom, you get to work and interact with a team of highly skilled and professional project managers, business analysts, designers, developers and engineers, just like you. View open positions below and if  you fit a role, please send your CV with cover letter titled accordingly to people@softcom.ng.

Principal Solutions Architect

JOB TITLE: Principal Solutions Architect

ROLE: General Manager-Market Development

DEPARTMENT: Market Development

LOCATION: Lagos

SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS
Softcom creates some of Africa’s most cutting-edge software products, and we want you to be a part of our team. We are currently in search of an experienced, ambitious and energetic General Manager- Market Development who will have a broad and comprehensive knowledge of all matters related to the business of Softcom with an eye towards identifying new sales prospects and driving business growth, as well as developing requirements for product development. The goal is to drive sustainable financial growth through boosting sales and forging strong relationships with clients.
This is a fantastic opportunity to engage in a positive and creative work environment that offers excellent benefits and a great team to work with.

What we’re looking for…
You will be an enthusiastic champion of the ways technology can transform the society. You see potential for efficiency and new ways of doing things around every corner. The tools and complexities of technology are in your wheelhouse but you also know how to explain how they can help improve everyday life in everyday terms. You are at ease with all different types of people and understand how to manage the different stakeholders by knowing just what they need. New technologies present complex problems to solve and you are up for the challenge. You are passionate about coaching and mentoring subordinates and getting your job done through people . Having a real impact on people’s lives is why you do what you do.
A resulted oriented individual who is well versed and experienced in Identifying opportunities, problem solving, customer engagement, closing deals and achieving sales targets.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Executing Company’s Market Development goals, strategy and roadmap.
Fulfillment of organizational sales and customer objectives
Building and managing a healthy sales pipeline towards the achievement of the organizational revenue and profit objectives
Partner with the Chief Executive and Solutions Officer to work with external third parties to assess partnerships and licensing opportunities
Stakeholder relationship management and management of the value delivery process for every sales closed working with the Engineering and Project team.
Lead and support the development of the technical aspects of core positioning and messaging for our products
Define, prototype and validate and aid in the customer qualification process, being involved in lead qualification activities and relationship management within the technology organization of customers.
In coordination with the CEO and Chief Solutions Architect and commercial team members and scientific advisers, support the identification of new product, market, and partner / business development opportunities across Softcom’ technology portfolio, evaluating and prioritizing the attractiveness of market segments and products, and helping determine overall strategies and resources the Company should devote in pursuing them
Establish connections and build long-term relationships with senior technical leaders and decision makers at customer organizations, resulting in the development of a clear “voice of customer” perspective for the Company’s technology and product development activities
Provide market feedback on product development and business activities of relevant industry players (partners, competitors, customers, etc.)
Be responsible for the growth and development of all staff under the Market Development division.
Coach and mentor subordinates
Performing all other functions as may be required of you to enable Softcom achieve its strategic objectives.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
Report to: Chief Executive and Solutions Officer
Supervises: Business Development Manager and Associates
Liaises with: C-Level Officers

QUALIFICATIONS
Preferably a Bsc or master’s degree in Science, Engineering or Information technology related field.
Six- Ten (6 – 10) years of experience in a business development role, 3 of which must have been spent at a Managerial position and
A long record of success in selling technology based products and consulting.

SKILLS
Proven sales track record
Strong people Management skills
Ability to coach and mentor subordinates
Experience in customer support is a plus
Proficiency in MS Office
Proficiency in English
Market knowledge
Communication and negotiation skills
Ability to build rapport
Ability to mentor a team
Time management and planning skills

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
You will regularly be required to talk or hear, stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands. Vision within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, to receive ordinary information .No lifting is expected. Good manual dexterity for the use of common office equipment such as computer terminals, calculator, copiers, and FAX machines.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers, smart phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and other presentation materials.

Qualified & Interested? Please follow link to apply https://goo.gl/forms/rALBxsmL2N6bgeUJ2

Regional Associate- Abuja

SOFTCOM invites suitably qualified applicants to apply for the position of Regional Associate- Abuja

No of Vacancies: 1

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
DEPARTMENT: Operations

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

ADMINSTRATIVE FUNCTIONS
Managing office supplies stock and place orders
Preparing regular reports on expenses and office budgets
Maintaining and update company databases
Organizing a filing system for important and confidential company documents
Answering queries by employees and clients
Maintaining a company calendar and schedule appointments
Liaising with vendors for repairs and maintenance
Distributing and storing correspondence (e.g. letters, emails and packages)
Preparing reports and presentations with statistical data, as assigned
Arranging travel and accommodations
Schedule in-house and external events
Managing all junior administrative staff
Performing all other functions as may be required of you to enable Softcom achieve its strategic objectives.

MARKET DEVELOPMENT FUNCTIONS
Research and information gathering
Technology, tools and stack support
Team task support
Duties as assigned by superior

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
Report to: Operations Manager/COO
Supervises: Office Assistant and Cleaners
Liaises with: Operations team

QUALIFICATIONS
BSc./ HND in business administration, accounting, or related field preferred
Two (2) years previous experience in an office administration or marketing role.

SKILLS
Solid knowledge of office procedures
Experience with office management software like MS Office (MS Excel and MS Word, specifically)
Strong organization skills with a problem-solving attitude
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Attention to detail

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Regular use of the telephone and e-mail for communication. Sitting for extended periods is common. Occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger; handle; or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop; kneel; or crouch. Hearing and vision within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, to receive ordinary information .No heavy lifting is expected. Exertion of up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally may be required. Good manual dexterity for the use of common office equipment such as computer terminals, calculator, copiers, and FAX machines.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The Job is performed indoors in a traditional office setting. Activities include extended periods of setting and extensive work at a computer.

Qualified, interested and resident in Abuja? please follow link to apply
https://goo.gl/forms/6i0UMtweyq9NDvAE3

Project manager

ROLE FUNCTION BRIEF

Project management office is responsible for ensuring that projects are delivered on time within budget and scope. Project managers oversee the project to ensure the desired result is achieved, the most efficient resources are used and the different interests involved are satisfied.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  1. Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors in ensuring project execution.
  2. Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  3. Develop a detailed project plan to track progress, in ensuring; project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  4. Ensure resource availability and allocation
  5. Manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  6. Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  7. Report and escalate to management as needed
  8. Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  9. Perform risk management and mitigation to minimize project risks
  10. On-site project management.
  11. Perform as project lead and direct system analysts. Provide leadership and co-ordination in projects assigned.
  12. Ensure knowledge management of all project activity

 

Qualifications required

  •  Bsc in Business or management related courses
  • PMP / PRINCE II certification is a major plus

 

Work experience

  •  At least 1 year significant experience of managing a project
  • Experience of working with middle/senior managers

 

 Skill set:

  • Proven work experience managing a project in the information technology sector (would be a plus)
  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web / mobile technologies
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to respond to change
  • Ability to lead and motivate people
  • Management and leadership skills

 

Interested applicants should send their CV to careers@softcom.ng

iOS Developer

We are looking for an iOS developer responsible for the development and maintenance of applications aimed at a range of iOS devices including mobile phones and tablet computers. Your primary focus will be development of iOS applications and their integration with back-end services. You will be working alongside other engineers and developers working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and the creation of quality products is essential.

Responsibilities

  • Design and build applications for the iOS platform
  • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
  • Collaborate with a team to define, design, and ship new features
  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization

Required Skills

  • Proficient with Objective-C or Swift {{depending on project requirements}}, and Cocoa Touch
  • Experience with iOS frameworks such as Core Data, Core Animation, etc.
  • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning.
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect iOS applications to back-end services
  • Knowledge of other web technologies and UI/UX standards
  • Understanding of Apple’s design principles and interface guidelines
  • Knowledge of low-level C-based libraries is preferred
  • Experience with performance and memory tuning with tools {{such as Instruments and Shark, depending on project needs}}
  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications
  • Knack for benchmarking and optimization
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools {{such as Git, Mercurial or SVN}}
  • Familiarity with continuous integration
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