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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

Full Stack Developer

SOFTCOM invites suitably qualified applicants to apply for the position of Full Stack Developer

No of Vacancies: 5

Location.            : Lagos, Nigeria

At Softcom, we are a “thinking company” with an innovative team of highly skilled and professional project managers, business analysts, designers, developers and engineers set up to ensure  people empowerment and customer fulfilment in all our technology service areas.

Job Summary

On the front-end, as a full stack web developer, you will use a combination of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to build everything a user sees and interacts with on our product websites. On the back-end you will develop the application, server, and database that make up the foundational structure of our product websites. Your skills will be centered around solution stacks like MEAN (MongoDB, Express.js, AngularJS, Node.js) which contain all the technologies required to set up a complete website.

Required Skills Set

  • Familiarity with API Creation and RESTful services
  • MEAN (MongoDB, Express.js,AngularJS, and Node.js) Stack
  • Translation of designer mock-ups and wireframes into front-end code
  • Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, and system design.
  • Database administration and management of a hosting environment
  • Unit testing with Karma
  • Version control with GitHub

Qualified and interested? please click here to apply.

Procurement and Admin Officer

SOFTCOM invites suitably qualified applicants to apply for the position of Procurement and Admin Officer

No of Vacancies: 1

Duty station: Lagos, Nigeria

Employment type: Project Based (6 months renewable contract based of project continuity)

At Softcom, we are a “thinking company” with an innovative team of highly skilled and professional project managers, business analysts, designers, developers and engineers set up to ensure  people empowerment and customer fulfilment in all our technology service areas.

We are seeking a detail-oriented, thorough, and organized procurement & admin officer to oversee office day to day administrative duties, purchases and also develop new contracts. In this position, you will play a key role in procuring high-quality and cost-efficient supplies for our organization. You will follow procurement procedures, maintain an updated list of inventory and incoming purchases and supplies, and be responsible for getting approvals for purchases.

Procurement Responsibilities

  • Estimating and establishing cost parameters and budgets for purchases
  • Maintain accurate records of purchases and pricing
  • Create and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers
  • Making professional decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data
  • Review and analyze all vendors/suppliers, supply, and price options
  • Develops plans for purchasing equipment, services and supplies
  • Negotiate the best deal for pricing and supply contracts
  • ensure that the products and supplies are high quality
  • Create and maintain inventory of all incoming and current supplies
  • Maintain and update list of suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times, and potential future development

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Manage office supplies stock and place orders
  • Prepare regular reports on expenses and office budgets
  • Maintain and update company databases
  • Organize a filing system for important and confidential company documents
  • Answer queries by employees and clients
  • Maintain a company calendar and schedule appointments
  • Lease with vendors for repairs and maintenance
  • Distribute and store correspondence (e.g. letters, emails and packages)
  • Prepare reports and presentations with statistical data, as assigned
  • Arrange travel and accommodations
  • Schedule in-house and external events

Skills and Qualifications

  • High school degree or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, or related field preferred
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policy, and systems
  • Two (2) years previous experience as procurement and admin officer or related position
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
  • Ability to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions
  • Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts.

Qualified and interested? please click here to apply

Administrative Officer

SOFTCOM invites suitably qualified applicants to apply for the position of Administrative Officer

No of Vacancies: 1

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Employment type: Project Based (3 months renewable contract based of project continuity)

At Softcom, we are a “thinking company” with an innovative team of highly skilled and professional project managers, business analysts, designers, developers and engineers set up to ensure  people empowerment and customer fulfilment in all our technology service areas.

We are looking for an Administrative Officer to join our team and support our daily office procedures.You will act as the point of contact for all employees, providing administrative support and managing their queries. Main duties include managing office stock, preparing regular reports (e.g. expenses and office budgets) and organizing company records. If you have previous experience as an Office Administrator or similar administrative role, we’d like to meet you. Our ideal candidate also has working knowledge of office equipment and office management tools.

Ultimately, you should be able to ensure our administrative activities run smoothly on a daily and long-term basis.

Responsibilities

  • Manage office supplies stock and place orders
  • Prepare regular reports on expenses and office budgets
  • Maintain and update company databases
  • Organize a filing system for important and confidential company documents
  • Answer queries by employees and clients
  • Maintain a company calendar and schedule appointments
  • Lease with vendors for repairs and maintenance
  • Distribute and store correspondence (e.g. letters, emails and packages)
  • Prepare reports and presentations with statistical data, as assigned
  • Arrange travel and accommodations
  • Schedule in-house and external events

Skills and Qualification

  • Bsc in any social sciences course of study
  • Proven work experience as an Administrative Officer, Administrator or similar role
  • 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
  • Great attention to detail
  • Additional qualifications in Office Administration are a plus

Qualified and interested? Please click here to apply

Windows Developer

Softcom invites suitably qualified applicants to apply for the position of Windows Developer

No of Vacancies: 1

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Employment type: Project Based (4 months renewable contract based on project continuity)

At Softcom, we are a “thinking company” with an innovative team of highly skilled and professional project managers, business analysts, designers, developers and engineers set up to ensure  people empowerment and customer fulfilment in all our technology service areas.

This team loves to play with new technologies. Focused on what they do and planning things to perfection. A right place for you to kick in your development skills and learn management etiquettes and interpersonal skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop and create new applications for Windows PC
Understand client project, strategize development plans and deliver on time with utmost quality.
Volunteer in creating new apps and improvise existing apps.
Stay in touch with the market trends and new technologies.

SKILLS
Strong knowledge in C#, C#.NET, XAML.
Should be expertise in Windows web development.
Proficiency in SDK Development (Web Services & API’s, Social Network Integration, etc.).
Expertise in database like SQLite, LINQ to SQL.
Base level knowledge on Hybrid Application development.
Proficiency in XML and JSON, REST web services and OAUTH.
Idea on how to how publish applications in Windows store.
In-depth knowledge in basic frameworks to create user interfaces faster and easier.

Qualified and interested? please click here to apply

Android Mobile Developer

Softcom invites suitably qualified applicants to apply for the position of Android Mobile Developer

No of Vacancies: 1

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Employment type: Project Based (4 months renewable contract based of project continuity)

At Softcom, we are a “thinking company” with an innovative team of highly skilled and professional project managers, business analysts, designers, developers and engineers set up to ensure  people empowerment and customer fulfilment in all our technology service areas.

We are looking for an Android developer responsible for the development and maintenance of applications aimed at a vast number of diverse Android devices. Your primary focus will be the development of Android applications and their integration with back-end services. You will be working along-side other engineers and developers working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and creating quality products is essential.

Responsibilities

  • Translate designs and wireframes into high quality code
  • Design, build, and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable Java code
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the application
  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization

 

Skills and Qualification

  • Bsc Computer Sciences of related discipline
  • Strong knowledge of Android SDK, different versions of Android, and how to deal with different screen sizes
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services
  • Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices
  • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
  • Ability to design applications around natural user interfaces, such as “touch”
  • Familiarity with the use of additional sensors, such as gyroscopes and accelerometers
  • Knowledge of the open-source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications
  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization
  • Understanding of Google’s Android design principles and interface guidelines
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Familiarity with continuous integration

Qualified and interested? Please click here to apply.

Back End Developer

SOFTCOM invites suitably qualified applicants to apply for the position of Back End Developer

No of Vacancies: 1

Location             : Lagos, Nigeria

Employment type: Project Based (4 months renewable contract based of project continuity)

If you are a Back-End Web Developer who enjoys managing the interchange of data between the server and the users, we would love to hear from you!

Your primary focus will be 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 colleagues into the application. A basic understanding of front-end technologies is therefore necessary as well.

Responsibilities

  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by a front-end developers with server side logic
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Design and implementation of data storage solutions

Skills And Qualifications

  • Bsc Computer Science or related discipline.
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors, such as LESS and SASS
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance {{Depending on a specific project}}
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes
  • Data migration, transformation, and scripting
  • Setup and administration of backups
  • Outputting data in different formats
  • Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Proficient knowledge of at least two of back-end programming language;PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, .NET, JavaScript etc
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Understanding of “session management” in a distributed server environment

Qualified and interested? please click here to apply.

Front End Developer

SOFTCOM invites suitably qualified applicants to apply for the position of Front End Developer

Job title: Front End Developer

No of Vacancies: 1

Duty station: Lagos, Nigeria

Employment type: Project Based (4 months renewable contract based of project continuity)

At Softcom, we are a “thinking company” with an innovative team of highly skilled and professional project managers, business analysts, designers, developers and engineers set up to ensure  people empowerment and customer fulfilment in all our technology service areas.

Job Description

We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will work with the UI/UX designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.

Responsibilities

  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

 

Qualifications

  • Bsc In Computer Science, ICT or related field
  • 2-3 years experience

Skills

  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • Good understanding of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, DurandalJS etc.
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git / Mercurial / SVN.
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.

Qualified and interested? please click here to apply.

Human Resource Associate

Job title                        :           Human Resource Associate

Department                 :           Human Resource

Reporting to                :           Team Lead- Human Resource Management

No of Vacancies         :           1

Employment Type.   :           Project Based

Duration of Project. :           3months (renewable based on project continuity)

Summary of functions:

Softcom Limited is looking for a skilled HR Associate who will recruit, support and develop talent through managing the implementation of policies and managing procedures. You will be responsible for administrative tasks and you’ll contribute to making the company a better place to work.

If you are passionate about HR and highly efficient, give us a chance to meet you. We expect you to have knowledge of various HR functions. We want to see a committed and approachable individual and be impressed with your character and skills. The goal will be to provide excellent assistance and support to employees and managers.

Job description
1) Providing support to the development and implementation of HR initiatives and systems.
2) Providing advice on policies and procedures
3) Be responsible for recruitment by preparing job descriptions, posting ads and managing the hiring process
4) Creating and implementing effective onboarding plans
5) Preparing payroll and advising Accounts on Monthly salary payment
6) Plan and execute performance management processes
7) Support the management of disciplinary and grievance issues
8) Maintain employee records (attendance, etc.) according to policy and legal requirements
9) Review employment and working conditions to ensure legal compliance

 

Qualification

  • BSc/BA in business administration, social studies or relevant field; further training will be a plus
  • Masters in Human Resource Management will be added advantage
  • Professional Membership of CIPM, CIPD, SHRM
  • 3 years HRM Experience

Skills

  • Proven experience as HR officer, or other HR position
  • Knowledge of HR functions (payroll & benefits, recruitment, training & development etc.)
  • Understanding of labor laws and disciplinary procedures
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving and decision-making aptitude
  • Strong ethics and reliability

Qualified and Interested? Please click here

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