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Ikore International Development Limited Job Recruitment (10 Positions)

Website Ikore International Development Limited

Ikore is an international development organization proffering innovative solutions to drive sustainable social and enterprise development. Working in economically deprived places and vulnerable communities torn apart by instability across Nigeria and providing solutions that support inefficient markets and communities is implementing an agricultural mechanization service intervention aimed at enhancing access of smallholder farmers to affordable and sustainable mechanization services in Nigeria. The project aims to create work opportunities for mechanization service providers, tractor operators, and others in the mechanization value chain. The project’s primary target is young men and women in peri-urban and rural communities, providing bundled mechanization services. Ultimately, the project focuses on capacity-building, affordable last-mile services, financial inclusion, technology integration, and policy enhancement.

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Job Title: Database Developer (Tractrac)

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Contract

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Database Developer (Tractrac) will be responsible for managing, examining, cleaning, and manipulating existing databases for all platforms.
  • They will also provide support to other team members by supplying relevant data when required assisting in developing data policies and overseeing data security.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and administer existing databases across various platforms.
  • Regularly examine and assess the integrity, performance, and security of databases.
  • Identify and implement necessary improvements to optimize database performance and ensure data integrity.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve database-related issues promptly.
  • Develop and execute scripts or queries to manipulate and clean existing data.
  • Identify and rectify data quality issues, such as duplicates, inconsistencies, and inaccuracies.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define and implement data cleansing strategies.
  • Provide support to team members by generating and delivering relevant data sets as requested.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand their data needs and provide data-driven solutions.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of data policies and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with data governance guidelines and industry best practices.
  • Oversee and maintain data security measures to protect sensitive information.
  • Implement data access controls and regularly monitor data usage to prevent unauthorized access.
  • Stay up to date with data security trends and regulations to ensure adherence to relevant policies.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • Relevant certifications in database management or related areas (e.g., Oracle Certified Professional, Microsoft Certified Database Administrator) are a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in managing and manipulating databases across multiple platforms.
  • Strong proficiency in SQL and database query optimization.
  • Familiarity with database management systems such as Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, etc.
  • Experience with data manipulation, cleansing, and transformation techniques.
  • Knowledge of data modeling and database design principles.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Procurement Officer (Tractrac)

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Contract

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Procurement Officer (Tractrac) will be responsible for assessing products, services, and suppliers, and negotiating contracts to ensure cost-efficient purchases.
  • He/she will maintain proper purchase records and vendor information, as well as foster good supplier relations.

Responsibilities

  • Assess products, services, and suppliers to determine the most cost-effective purchasing options while maintaining quality standards.
  • Develop and implement procurement strategies and policies that align with the project’s goals and objectives.
  • Identify and evaluate potential suppliers, conduct market research, and analyze supplier capabilities and performance.
  • Negotiate contracts, terms, and conditions with suppliers to secure favorable pricing and contract terms.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand procurement needs and requirements.
  • Prepare and issue purchase orders, ensuring accuracy and adherence to procurement guidelines.
  • Monitor and track procurement activities, ensuring timely delivery of goods and services.
  • Perform due diligence and compliance checks. Monitor executed and ongoing contracts.
  • Verify vouchers/invoices.
  • Maintain proper purchase records and vendor information, including contract documentation, invoices, and receipts.
  • Establish and maintain strong supplier relationships, fostering effective communication and collaboration.
  • Stay updated on market trends, pricing, and industry developments to inform procurement decisions.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure procurement processes align with project requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and ethical standards in procurement activities.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and cost savings in procurement operations.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of procurement-related policies and procedures.
  • Provide guidance and support to project teams on procurement-related matters.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, or a related field.
  • Two (2) years of previous experience as a procurement officer
  • Solid knowledge of procurement processes, policies, and systems.
  • Familiarity with sourcing and supplier management processes.
  • Proven experience in negotiating contracts and managing supplier relationships.
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in managing procurement documentation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and coordinate activities with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multitask.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel) and procurement software.

 

 

 

Job Title: Logistic Officer (Tractrac)

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Contract

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Logistics Officer (Tractrac) will be responsible for planning the set-up of project sites and coordinating, directing, and monitoring the activities of employees, contractors, and others involved in the project.
  • He/she will oversee the logistics processes in line with the project’s logistics guidelines to ensure the smooth accomplishment of the project.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and coordinate the set-up of project sites, including infrastructure, equipment, and supplies, by project requirements.
  • Develop and implement logistics plans, policies, and procedures to ensure efficient and effective operations.
  • Coordinate and monitor the activities of employees, contractors, and vendors involved in logistics operations.
  • Oversee the procurement and inventory management of project materials, equipment, and supplies.
  • Ensure timely delivery of goods and services to project sites, monitoring adherence to schedules and quality standards.
  • Collaborate with project teams to identify logistics needs and provide input on project planning and execution.
  • Monitor and analyze logistics data, identifying areas for improvement and implementing corrective actions.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and safety standards in all logistics operations.
  • Ensure adequate logistics preparedness through contingency planning and continuous logistics preparedness reviews.
  • Supervise staff as required; Conduct periodic inspections and audits of project sites and logistics processes to assess compliance and identify areas for improvement.
  • Manage transportation and distribution activities, coordinating with external logistics providers as necessary.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate records and documentation related to logistics operations.
  • Monitor and control logistics costs, identifying cost-saving opportunities and implementing measures to optimize resources.
  • Provide guidance and support to project teams on logistics-related matters.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Management Sciences or any related field.
  • 2 years of experience in logistics, supply chain management, or related roles.
  • Strong understanding of logistics principles, processes, and best practices.
  • Knowledge of procurement, inventory management, and transportation logistics.
  • Familiarity with relevant laws, regulations, and safety standards in logistics operations.
  • Proficient in using logistics management software and tools.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and resolve logistics issues.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multitask.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate and build relationships with stakeholders.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and coordinate activities with cross-functional teams.
  • Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong leadership and decision-making skills.

 

 

 

Job Title: Communications and Media Manager (Tractrac)

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Contract

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Communications and Media Manager (TracTrac) will be responsible for managing all internal and external communications.
  • He/She will create, implement, and oversee content and messaging that effectively describes and promotes the project’s activities and events.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive communications strategy that aligns with the project’s goals and objectives.
  • Create and manage content for various communication channels, including websites, social media platforms, newsletters, press releases, and internal communications.
  • Craft compelling and engaging messages that effectively describe and promote the project’s activities, events, and achievements.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather information and insights to create accurate and impactful communications materials.
  • Ensure consistent messaging and branding across all communication channels and materials.
  • Monitor and analyse the effectiveness of communication campaigns and adjust strategies as needed.
  • Manage media relations by building and maintaining relationships with journalists, bloggers, and relevant media outlets.
  • Proactively seek opportunities for media coverage and develop and distribute press releases and media kits.
  • Organize and manage events, including press conferences, webinars, workshops, and seminars.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders, partners, and influencers to enhance the project’s visibility and reach.
  • Monitor industry trends and news to identify opportunities for thought leadership and proactive communication.
  • Stay updated on emerging communication technologies and tools to enhance the project’s communication efforts.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure consistent and timely communication of key messages.
  • Support crisis communication efforts by developing and implementing communication plans and messages.
  • Provide guidance and support to team members regarding communication strategies, messaging, and best practices.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Social Sciences, or a related field. (Master’s degree is a plus)
  • 3 years of experience in communications, public relations, or media management roles.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Proven experience in developing and executing communication strategies and campaigns.
  • Knowledge of various communication channels and tools, including social media, websites, and traditional media.
  • Familiarity with content management systems and social media management platforms.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships with stakeholders and media contacts.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Proficient in creating and editing content for different platforms, including press releases, articles, and social media posts.
  • Familiarity with design and multimedia tools, such as Adobe Creative Suite or Canva, is a plus.
  • Knowledge of industry best practices and trends in communication and media management.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience in the project’s field or a related industry is desirable.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Internal Auditor (Tractrac)

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Contract

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Internal Auditor (Tractrac) will be responsible for assessing the operations and processes of the project, ensuring their validity, legality, and goal achievement.
  • He/she will recommend risk aversion measures and ensure that the project’s implementation complies with relevant laws.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct internal audits to assess the project’s operations and processes.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls, risk management, and governance processes.
  • Review and analyze project documents, financial records, and operational procedures to identify areas of risk and non-compliance.
  • Ensure that the project’s operations and processes adhere to applicable laws, regulations, and company policies.
  • Identify and assess potential risks and vulnerabilities and make recommendations for risk aversion and mitigation.
  • Develop and implement audit plans, procedures, and methodologies to ensure thorough assessments.
  • Prepare audit reports documenting findings, recommendations, and action plans.
  • Communicate audit results to management and guide on implementing recommended changes or improvements.
  • Monitor and follow up on the implementation of audit recommendations to ensure compliance and effectiveness.
  • Stay updated on relevant laws, regulations, and industry best practices to ensure audit processes remain current and aligned.
  • Collaborate with project stakeholders and teams to provide guidance and support in implementing compliance measures.
  • Conduct periodic reviews and spot-checks to ensure ongoing compliance and identify emerging risks.
  • Participate in training and educational programs to enhance knowledge and skills in auditing and compliance.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. (Master’s degree or professional certifications such as ACA, or ACCA).
  • 5+ years of experience in internal auditing, risk management, or related roles.
  • Strong understanding of internal control concepts, risk assessment methodologies, and audit standards.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and industry best practices related to the project’s field.
  • Proficiency in analyzing financial statements, operational processes, and data to identify risks and issues.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate audit findings and recommendations.
  • Proficient in using auditing software and tools.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Product Manager (TractracPLUS)

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Contract

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Product Manager (TractracPLUS) will be responsible for defining the product strategy and roadmap for TRACTRACPLUS.
  • They will deliver the Market and Product Requirement Documents, prioritize features, and collaborate with external third parties to assess partnerships and licensing opportunities. The Product Manager will also manage beta and pilot programs for early-stage products and samples.

Responsibilities

  • Define the product strategy and roadmap for TRACTRACPLUS, aligning it with the company’s overall goals and vision.
  • Conduct market research and analysis to identify market trends, customer needs, and competitive landscape.
  • Develop Market and Product Requirement Documents (MRD/PRD) that outline product features, functionalities, and specifications.
  • Prioritize product features based on customer feedback, market demands, and business objectives.
  • Collaborate with external third parties, such as vendors or potential partners, to evaluate partnerships and licensing opportunities.
  • Coordinate beta and pilot programs to gather feedback and insights from users for early-stage products and samples.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including engineering, design, and marketing, to ensure the successful development and launch of products.
  • Gather and analyse data, conduct user testing, and utilize feedback to continuously improve and iterate on product offerings.
  • Monitor product performance, conduct post-launch evaluations, and make data-driven decisions for product enhancements and updates.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and competitor products to identify potential opportunities or threats.
  • Collaborate with marketing teams to develop product positioning, messaging, and go-to-market strategies.
  • Provide product training and support to internal teams, including sales, customer support, and implementation teams.
  • Serve as a product evangelist, effectively communicating product benefits, features, and value propositions to internal and external stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, or a related field. (A master’s degree is a plus)
  • 3+ years of experience in product management, preferably in the software or technology industry.
  • Proven track record of successfully defining and launching products in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong understanding of product management principles and practices.
  • Excellent analytical and strategic thinking skills, with the ability to gather and interpret data to drive decision-making.
  • Experience with market research, competitive analysis, and customer insights.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively convey complex ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively with cross-functional teams and external stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with product management tools and software.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Full Stack Developer (Tractrac)

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Contract

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Full Stack Developer (Tractrac) will work with the product and UX team to drive product features from the design phase to implementation. He/she will convert mockups and prototypes into responsive web applications.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the product and UX team to understand product requirements and design specifications.
  • Develop, test, and deploy web applications using front-end and back-end technologies.
  • Translate mockups and prototypes into functional and responsive web applications.
  • Write clean, efficient, and maintainable code following best practices and coding standards.
  • Implement user interfaces that are intuitive, visually appealing, and user-friendly.
  • Integrate third-party APIs and services to enhance the functionality of web applications.
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed, scalability, and performance.
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues, ensuring the smooth functioning of web applications.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and address technical challenges and requirements.
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality, maintainability, and adherence to standards.
  • Collaborate with the testing team to ensure the quality and reliability of web applications.
  • Document technical specifications and maintain proper documentation for future reference.
  • Adhere to project timelines and deliver high-quality work within deadlines.
  • Participate in Agile development processes, including sprint planning and retrospectives.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to team members as needed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of experience as a full-stack web developer.
  • Demonstrable experience working with front-end technologies, such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and JavaScript frameworks/libraries (e.g., React, Angular, Vue.js).
  • Solid understanding of back-end technologies, such as Node.js, Python, PHP, or Java.
  • Prior experience working with third-party APIs.
  • Familiarity with version control systems (e.g., Git) and collaborative development workflows.
  • Knowledge of responsive design principles and mobile-first development.
  • Experience in converting design mockups and prototypes into functional web applications.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to writing clean and efficient code.
  • Experience with cloud platforms and services (e.g., AWS, Azure) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of UI/UX design principles is a plus.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: DevOps Engineer (Tractrac)

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Contract

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • The DevOps (Tractrac) will be responsible for designing and optimizing a database structure that allows easy access to datasets.
  • They will investigate performance, infrastructure, and process failures and facilitate continuous improvement in incident response. Additionally, they will monitor the feedback and responses of users.

Responsibilities

  • Design and optimize the database structure to ensure efficient storage and retrieval of datasets.
  • Collaborate with development teams to understand data requirements and design appropriate database schemas.
  • Implement database solutions and ensure their scalability, reliability, and performance.
  • Monitor and analyze database performance, identifying and resolving bottlenecks and issues.
  • Conduct regular audits and assessments of database systems to identify areas for improvement.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve infrastructure and process failures, minimizing downtime and disruptions.
  • Develop and implement incident response plans, coordinating with cross-functional teams to address incidents promptly.
  • Monitor user feedback and responses, identifying trends and areas for improvement.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather requirements for database enhancements and optimizations.
  • Ensure data security and privacy by implementing appropriate access controls and encryption measures.
  • Implement automation and CI/CD pipelines to streamline database deployment and management processes.
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and trends in database management and DevOps practices.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to address system integration requirements.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to development teams regarding database-related issues.
  • Document and maintain technical specifications, standard operating procedures, and system configurations.
  • Participate in code reviews and ensure adherence to coding standards and best practices.
  • Collaborate with infrastructure and network teams to optimize the performance and reliability of database systems.
  • Continuously evaluate and recommend tools, technologies, and methodologies to improve database operations.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent relevant experience.
  • 5 years of experience in DevOps, database management, or related roles.
  • Strong knowledge of database management systems, such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, or MongoDB.
  • Proficiency in SQL and database query optimization techniques.
  • Experience with database design, performance tuning, and capacity planning.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms and services (e.g., AWS, Azure) and containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of DevOps principles and practices.
  • Experience with incident management and response processes.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Familiarity with infrastructure-as-code and configuration management tools (e.g., Terraform, Ansible).
  • Knowledge of monitoring and logging tools (e.g., Prometheus, ELK stack) is a plus.
  • Understanding of security best practices in database management.
  • Experience with version control systems (e.g., Git) and collaborative development workflows.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to following coding standards and best practices.

 

 

 

Application Closing Date
29th February, 2024.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter as one document (PDF or Word) with complete contact details to: jobs@ikore.org using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Note: Applications will be reviewed, and online interviews will be conducted with shortlisted candidates before finalists are invited for on-site interviews.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@ikore.org

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