Andela Latest Available Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

Posted on :

10 Sep, 2019

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Manufacturing 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, Rwanda 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 positions below:

 

Job Title: Senior Program Manager, Talent Product
Locations: Nairobi-Kenya, Kampala – Uganda, Lagos- Nigeria
About The Role

  • The Senior Program Manager, works within the Talent Product team that is focused on scaling the talent of Andela’s 1000+ engineers and providing increased value to our partners. They will lead a portfolio of initiatives and projects, collaborating across teams and functions.
  • They will collaborate on and contribute to product strategy, build and manage operational structures and processes, to realise the cost-efficient, seamless and scalable implementation of programs and initiatives against the Talent Product roadmap.

Responsibilities
Operations:

  • Oversees a portfolio of programs, initiatives, budgets, and operating plans to support the tactical and strategic direction of Talent Product and Andela.
  • Collaborate with cross-departmental stakeholders (Partner Engineering, Sales, Staffing .etc.) to ensure seamless execution of quarterly goals, initiatives, and program milestones.
  • Monitor and evaluate program performance against KPI’s/OKR’s, organisational goals, and revenue targets.
  • Contribute to and take lead on communicating progress, impact, learnings, and recommendations to relevant stakeholders across Andela.

Leadership:

  • Lead and manage organisation wide change catalysed by Talent Product programs and initiatives ensuring efficient, seamless and consistent adoption across all locations.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders across multiple departments (Sales, Staffing, Partner Engineering, Technology, TDD) and leverage rapport to drive Talent Product goals.
  • Build and manage channels for communication, collaboration, user testing, feedback and program adoption within the Andela Engineering Community
  • Manage a team of Program and Project management professionals
  • Oversee direct reports KPI’s/OKR’s, quarterly initiatives, performance reviews, growth and development and overall satisfaction in their respective roles.

Requirements

  • 4+ years of program management experience (or experience in a related field)
  • At least (2) years in a software related field such as Software Engineering, Engineering Management or Product Management.
  • Proven capability to lead a team of direct reports.
  • Experience in project/program management methodology, tools, and techniques.
  • Strong analytical (quantitative and qualitative), problem solving and big picture thinking skills.
  • Experience in strategic planning, risk management and/or change management.
  • High level of proficiency with Google suite(sheets, docs, slides), Slack and Zoom.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures.
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal and cross-cultural skills with demonstrated experience. collaborating effectively across multiple functions, locations and cultures.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties and changing priorities.
  • Experience managing change.
  • Possess professional maturity, sensitivity with different cultures, and impeccable integrity that exemplify Andela’s values.

Benefits & Compensation

  • Full-time compensation
  • Full medical coverage
  • Lunch and snacks provided 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

 

 

Job Title: Program Manager, Talent Product
Locations: Lagos – Nigeria, Nairobi – Kenya
Reporting to: Senior Program Manager
Experience: Mid Level
Type: Full Time
About The Role

  • The Program Manager works within the Talent Product team that is focused on scaling the talent of Andela’s 1000+ engineers and providing increased value to our partners. They will manage initiatives and projects, collaborating across teams and functions, and support the goals of the Talent Product roadmap.

Responsibilities

  • Oversees projects, initiatives, budgets, and operating plans to support the tactical and strategic direction of Talent Product and Andela.
  • Collaborates with cross-departmental stakeholders (Partner Engineering, Sales, Staffing .etc.) to ensure seamless execution.
  • Monitors and evaluates program performance and success metrics.
  • Contributes to and take lead on communicating progress, impact, learnings, and recommendations to relevant stakeholders across Andela.
  • Develops and nurtures relationships with stakeholders across multiple departments (Sales, Staffing, Partner Engineering, Technology, etc) and leverages rapport to drive Talent Product goals.
  • Builds and manages channels for communication, collaboration, user testing, feedback and program adoption within the Andela Engineering Community.
  • Accurately routes skill/issue requests for escalation, remediation, and prioritization.

Requirements

  • Atleast 3+ years of program management experience (or experience in a related field).
  • Familiarity in a software related field such as Software Engineering, Engineering Management or Product Management.
  • Strong experience in project/program management methodologies, tools, and techniques – and knows how and when to apply each approach.
  • Strong ability to be analytical (quantitative and qualitative), problem solve, think big picture, and get into the weeds.
  • Strong experience with leading teams/projects using agile practices.
  • Experience in strategic planning, risk management and/or change management.
  • High level of proficiency with Google suite(sheets, docs, slides) and communication technologies, such as Slack and Zoom.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents.
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience collaborating effectively across multiple functions.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties and changing priorities.
  • Possess professional maturity, cultural sensitivity, and the integrity that exemplifies Andela’s values.

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 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

 

 

Job Title: Senior Manager, HR Business Partner
Locations: Lagos
About the Role

  • Andela is seeking an HR business partner (HRBP) to support Andela’s scaling engineering experience group by being a trusted business partner to our engineers and partner engineering groups.  You will play a critical role in the design and implementation of strategic initiatives to retain and grow our most prized asset – our people! This is an amazing opportunity for a passionate and talented HRBP to innovate alongside a stellar growing team and equally passionate and driven managers. No two days will be the same and the work is challenging and rewarding.
  • You will act as a primary point of contact for a designated engineering pod of up to 300 engineers and partner engineering team members, serving as a connector to internal functions, an advisor on all people processes, procedures, and initiatives.
  • The Senior Manager-HRBP will be a key driver of performance management and change management across their pod influencing culture and the future of engineering at Andela.
  • This role reports into a Director Level HRBP

Responsibilities
Strategy Development and Implementation:

  • Work closely with the head of Engineering Experience to understand organizational challenges and design/implement creative solutions
  • Coordinate and support the implementation of strategic initiatives within your pod and more broadly

Performance Management:

  • Support your pod and managers within it to cultivate a high performance culture, and ensure that performance management experiences are effective and empowering, prioritising fairness and objectivity
  • Advise managers on team performance management via a data driven approach
  • Work proactively to identify underperformance and address thoughtfully, manage underperformance professionally and swiftly when

Talent Development:

  • Connect engineers to compelling learning and development opportunities, mentorship, coaching for performance and growth, advising on career opportunities
  • Support leaders and managers on talent mapping and reviews to ensure implementation of recommendations from the Talent Development team.
  • Develop and implement workforce retention, career and succession strategies.

Organization Design and Change Management:

  • Implement effective change management strategies, providing subject matter expertise on risk mitigation and change delivery.
  • Support the implementation of OD strategy plans and also identifying risks and impact to delivery.

Coach, Inspire, Influence:

  • Nurturing, coaching and mentoring engineers and managers within your pod as well as more junior Engineering Experience team members.
  • Works in partnership with leaders to provide challenge, legal guidance and advice in dealing with difficult people issues in a fair, straightforward manner and without delay.
  • Serve as an escalation point for your pod and your direct reports

Relationships, Collaboration:

  • Build and maintain healthy relationships with key stakeholders
  • Coach leaders/managers on proper management and communication practices.
  • Work closely and effectively with other cross-functional  HRBP’s, People operations and Centres of excellence teams to identify best practice and use it to define effective business interventions.
  • Share knowledge and insights with the wider People team to help shape best practise and ensure business goals are in line with org-wide strategy

Qualifications

  • Significant and relevant  professional experience most of which should be in an advisory HR role
  • Have a strong sense of business ethics and ability to appropriately handle confidential information.
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of Human Resources Management Processes, Culture and Performance Management.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, stellar emotional intelligence with a specific focus on self moderation, cultivating relationships and empathy.
  • Exceptional communication skills both verbal and written, the ability to present and facilitate effectively. Storytelling via presentations is a strongly preferred skill.
  • Ability to create effective working partnerships with senior leaders, challenge the thinking of others in respectful and thoughtful ways, influence upwards
  • Big picture thinker, a “never settle’ mindset
  • Strong interest in leveraging data to inform decisions (don’t worry if you aren’t an expert we have some of those!)
  • Experience in a challenging, changing, complex business environment with a special focus on multiculturalism (and internationalism).
  • Solid track record in design and implementation of employee engagement strategies that have meaningfully impacted the individual and organization experience
  • Previous experience in coaching employees and management through complex, difficult issues
  • Knowledge of in-country employment regulations, e.g. Country labor/employee relations statutes and capacity to apply them to Andela. Ability to adapt applicable Global labour laws into local practices as required. Experience with other African countries a plus

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 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

 

Note: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status