Andela Current Job Vacancies [2 Positions]

Posted on :

4 Jul, 2018

Category :

Executive Mgt Jobs in Nigeria, Software Developer Jobs in Nigeria

Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Based in NYC, SF, Lagos, Nairobi, and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Title: Andela Nigeria Fellowship Cycle 36
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

The Andela Fellowship

  • The Andela Fellowship is a full-time employment opportunity that will enable you to own your learning as you hone the skills you need to become a global technology leader
  • We seek out exceptional people from a variety of backgrounds who are committed to unlocking their full potential and improving the world through technology.
  • Through four years of intensive learning and real work experience on the world’s leading engineering teams, you’ll master the professional and technical skills needed to become a global technology leader.

Join Our Community

  • You’ll join 10,000+ aspiring tech leaders by expressing your interest and describing your motivations for leveraging Andela’s technical leadership resources
  • Complete a free application and personality/values assessment so we can learn how to further empower you as a tech leader.

Advance Your Expertise

  • You will leverage our open-source learning resources for software development and team skills to complete a technical assessment that will evaluate your knowledge of the content you’ve learned.

Meet us Face to Face

  • Based on the quality of outputs you create you may be invited to a panel of interviews made up of staff members and developers at an Andela office.

Simulated Sprint

  • Successful applicants are invited to participate in a two-week, simulated development sprint led by senior Andela Developers. The two weeks comprise of one week of home-based self-learning and one week of product development on-site at an Andela campus.
  • You’ll be expected to learn independently as well as on a team to deliver a final project. We’re looking for work ethic, passion, and teamwork.

Become an Andelan

  • The highest performing participants are accepted into Andela’s four-year Technical Leadership Program


  • Andela does not have any Degree or Diploma requirements. However, if you have completed University or have a Higher National Diploma from a polytechnic, you must complete your one-year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) before applying to Andela, unless you have been formally exempted.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

Recruitment Schedule for Andela Nigeria, Cycle 36

  • Home Study Test: The Home Study test is a requirement for making it through our selection process. Please study and complete the Home Study Curriculum before your test.
  • Home Study Test Submission Deadline: July 25th, 2018
  • Interview Dates:  August 15th – August 17th, 2018
  • Bootcamp: September 24th – October 5th, 2018
  • Fellowship Resumption: November 5th, 2018
  • Please take this schedule into consideration before you apply.

Application Deadline 20th July, 2018.


Job Title: Country Director
 Lagos, Nigeria

Key Attributes
The key attributes for this role are:

  • Leadership. You are passionate about building a team of leaders, coaching others and maintaining a high performance culture. You pride yourself in your ability to foster an environment where people thrive and deliver their best performance. You are able to make decisions that are data-driven, while being able to balance global best practices with local context.
  • Business orientation. We are looking for a business leader. You fundamentally understand how a business operates, and the various considerations and trade-offs that are needed to build for the long-term, while also meeting short-term requirements. You are able to intuitively translate Andela’s business plan into a set of activities that need to happen, and incorporate local practices in execution.
  • Strategic thinking. You are able to see future opportunities and challenges, and mobilize other Andelans to address these far in advance. You are also a strong problem solver who can find multiple ways forward.
  • Operational excellence and ability to build for scale. You’ve demonstrated expertise in designing and managing processes for scale, managing multi-million dollar budgets, and building lasting systems for strong personnel management.
  • A deep commitment to our mission. We are looking for a leader with evidence of operational skills, curiosity, and a commitment to building outstanding teams. You will have demonstrated an ability and interest in creating large-scale change. This could be seen through your involvement in building companies or non-profits and developing talent, whether in health care, education, politics, financial inclusion, or some other area that is meaningful to you.
  • Excellent listener. You are a great listener. You not only do an excellent job of hearing what people say and understanding the underlying sentiments and concerns, but are also capable of making people so comfortable that they are willing to open up to you.

Key Responsibilities
Lead all elements of Andela Nigeria:

  • Lead and optimize every aspect of Andela’s Nigeria/Kenya business.
  • Oversee management of all real estate, both office and residential including oversight of safety and security of all locations
  • Lead key departments including facilities, IT, operations, travel, and Success
  • Develop and maintain highly detailed budgets and timely financial projections
  • Complete quarterly (or more) financial and operational reviews and reports for Andela Nigeria/Kenya
  • Create valuable external relationships that help Andela scale and attract the best talent

Build strong processes and systems:

  • Maintain and create highly-structured processes, systems and recommendations with a data-driven approach
  • Maintain and create “playbooks,” detailed manuals that document all relevant parts of the Andela model operation within Nigeria; continually update and improve manuals in preparation for training other teams
  • Build systems and processes that successfully inform global teams and eventually other locations of all top line recurring indicators of success and that explain and troubleshoot any major outliers or obstacles to success
  • Support world-class tech learning program by overseeing the well-being and pipeline of all Fellows through learning and into placement.
  • Collaborate with talent team to ensure recruitment numbers and quality meets expectations
  • Oversee the integration of total employment packages to employees including health care, savings plans, residential options and more
  • Manage, coach and mentor a strong team.
  • Manage all Andela Nigeria staff at primary location, including Operations, P&C, Facilities, IT, Success, among others.
  • Drive a culture of performance feedback
  • Support and scope out expansion to other locations in your country and region.
  • Make recommendations to Andela leadership about future locations in Nigeria
  • Be part of a larger team to design and execute Andela’s growth strategy


  • Top tier Degree from a leading academic institution
  • 7-10 years of professional experience in management consulting and/or operations, with strong leadership components

EPIC Values Alignment:

  • Demonstrable commitment to the learning & development of people and technology
  • The ability to learn new things fast enough to amaze your friends and family
  • Interested?
  • If the above sounds like an exciting role to you, please tell us why you believe you’re a good fit and we’ll be in touch.

Benefits & Compensation

  • Full-time compensation
  • Full medical coverage
  • Breakfast, Lunch and snacks provided at the office daily
  • Beautiful working environment
  • Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet
  • Oh, and a chance to change the world!

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

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