Job Opportunities at Sankore Investments

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    Sankore Investments is a global investment and advisory boutique with a strong focus on African markets. Drawing on the strengths of our people and our strong global partnerships, we provide investment advisory services, wealth management services and offer a variety of funds designed to cater to the needs of a global clientele of both individuals and instit…

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    • Open Jobs
      1. Creative Analyst
      2. Head of Product
      3. Head of Product
      4. Lead QA Engineer
    • Method of Application

    Creative Analyst

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 3 – 5 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Media / Advertising / Branding&nbsp

    Creative Analyst

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    • Daily involvement in the design and deployment of advert materials on the company’s online channels and other platforms
    • Daily monitoring and management of different Social media platforms
    • Daily engagement of audience of various platforms to enhance growth and retention
    • Strategically multiply followers and content reach on various social media platforms
    • Create, upload and optimize different content on social media to meet targeted audiences
    • Identify and recommend new ways to develop a wider audience and presence online
    • Ensure maximum use of the database of users to enhance productivity and growth
    • Assist in implementing strategies to build a lasting digital connection with users
    • Launch and optimize online adverts through Google Adwords, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to increase total number of users on the platform
    • Be actively involved in SEO (Search engine optimization) efforts (keyword, image and metag optimization)
    • Prepare online newsletters and promotional emails and organize their distribution through various channels
    • Provide creative ideas for content marketing on partner websites
    • Measure performance of digital marketing efforts using a variety of Web analytics tools (Google Analytics, Crazy Egg etc.)
    • Acquire insights in online marketing trends and keep strategies up to date
    • Maintain partnerships with media agencies and influencer partnerships

    Competencies (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills including creative copywriting skills
    • Good understanding of marketing principles, market research techniques and databases
    • Knowledge of design tools as follows: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Sketch, Invision for Prototyping
    • Excellent understanding of design, Content writing, social media, UI/UX, Animation concepts and best practices
    • Proficient with video editing tools like Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects
    • A good understanding of graphics design and must be able to execute industry standard graphic designs as a creative person
    • A clear understanding of SEO (Search engine optimization) and SEM (Search Engine marketing)
    • Good understanding of web analytics tools (e.g. Google Analytics, Hotjar, CrazyEgg, etc.)
    • Demonstrable ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines
    • Well-organized with a customer-oriented approach
    • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, marketing computer software and online applications (CRM tools, Online analytics etc.)
    • Positive, can-do attitude and willingness to get the job done
    • Proactive, motivated, and possess poise and self-confidence
    • Ability to plan and prioritize effectively, balancing multiple deliverables efficiently
    • Strong attention to detail and open-minded (Exacting attention to detail, picking up on the details that others miss)
    • Ability to engage and work collaboratively with colleagues, and multiple stakeholders
    • Highly organized, Intellectually curious with a strong focus on excellence
    • Self-driven and goal-oriented with a thirst for knowledge and learning
    • 3-5 years’ proven experience in graphics design and social media marketing, or similar role
    • Good experience in executing email marketing templates and campaigns
    • Good experience with B2C social media strategies
    • Experience with online media buying using Google Adwords, Facebook Business Manager, Twitter and Instagram
    • Good experience in creative content writing

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    Head of Product

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 7 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field ICT / Computer&nbsp

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    • Create the long-term vision, strategy and roadmap for the company’s products
    • Lead, build and grow a high performing team of Product Managers, Design, Customer Support and Developer Relations (including hiring, mentoring, development, etc.)
    • Take responsibility for implementation and maintenance of product management best practices
    • Closely collaborate with the leadership team in order to align on high level business requirements
    • Drive a digital first approach to all Products
    • Implement a clear vision for all Products, digital consumption and commercial proposition and viability
    • Provide thought leadership internally and bring in best-in-class product development practices
    • Develop the roadmap and prioritize execution with the delivery team
    • Have full ownership of the Product roadmap and strategy, across multiple product designers and dev teams
    • Deploy a customer-first approach, utilising data and feedback from across the business to optimise the product

    Required Experience and Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business, Economics, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or a similar course of study from a reputable university
    • MBA is an added advantage
    • Minimum of 7 years’ product management experience preferably as a Head of Product/ Product Lead / Senior Product Manager in a finance environment
    • Minimum of 2+ years’ experience leading a product management team
    • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certified Innovation Leader Credential (CIL) or other Product Management certification would be an added advantage
    • Proven track record designing and delivering consumer facing propositions
    • Deep understanding of Agile principles and experience facilitating Scrum ceremonies
    • Prior experience writing business requirements, user stories or functional specifications required

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

    • Proven ability to build, lead and grow an effective and results driven team
    • Demonstrated success defining and launching excellent products, as well as strong interest and understanding of technical architecture, and development tools
    • Sound business case development and good knowledge of planning, monitoring, and controlling techniques
    • Experience in market analysis and determining customers’ needs by obtaining market information
    • A leader and a problem solver with a strategic mindset and ability to see projects through end to end.
    • Deeply understand our products, how they are integrated, what our challenges are, and how we can build a market-leading offering.
    • Ability to understand complex technical challenges and support the team in making the right decisions
    • Comfortable working in large, cross-functional teams 
    • Can produce high-quality market scans, competitor analyses and other reports as they are required
    • A “self-starter” – willing to own all aspects of the product and the team
    • Exacting attention to detail, picking up on the details that others miss
    • Outstanding written and communication skills including a strong track record of cross-team and cross-client team participation
    • An energetic, positive and innovative demeanor, with leadership and facilitation skills to bring projects to a successful delivery

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    Head of Product

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 7 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field ICT / Computer&nbsp

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    • Create the long-term vision, strategy and roadmap for the company’s products
    • Lead, build and grow a high performing team of Product Managers, Design, Customer Support and Developer Relations (including hiring, mentoring, development, etc.)
    • Take responsibility for implementation and maintenance of product management best practices
    • Closely collaborate with the leadership team in order to align on high level business requirements
    • Drive a digital first approach to all Products
    • Implement a clear vision for all Products, digital consumption and commercial proposition and viability
    • Provide thought leadership internally and bring in best-in-class product development practices
    • Develop the roadmap and prioritize execution with the delivery team
    • Have full ownership of the Product roadmap and strategy, across multiple product designers and dev teams
    • Deploy a customer-first approach, utilising data and feedback from across the business to optimise the product

    Required Experience and Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business, Economics, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or a similar course of study from a reputable university
    • MBA is an added advantage
    • Minimum of 7 years’ product management experience preferably as a Head of Product/ Product Lead / Senior Product Manager in a finance environment
    • Minimum of 2+ years’ experience leading a product management team
    • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certified Innovation Leader Credential (CIL) or other Product Management certification would be an added advantage
    • Proven track record designing and delivering consumer facing propositions
    • Deep understanding of Agile principles and experience facilitating Scrum ceremonies
    • Prior experience writing business requirements, user stories or functional specifications required

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

    • Proven ability to build, lead and grow an effective and results driven team
    • Demonstrated success defining and launching excellent products, as well as strong interest and understanding of technical architecture, and development tools
    • Sound business case development and good knowledge of planning, monitoring, and controlling techniques
    • Experience in market analysis and determining customers’ needs by obtaining market information
    • A leader and a problem solver with a strategic mindset and ability to see projects through end to end.
    • Deeply understand our products, how they are integrated, what our challenges are, and how we can build a market-leading offering.
    • Ability to understand complex technical challenges and support the team in making the right decisions
    • Comfortable working in large, cross-functional teams 
    • Can produce high-quality market scans, competitor analyses and other reports as they are required
    • A “self-starter” – willing to own all aspects of the product and the team
    • Exacting attention to detail, picking up on the details that others miss
    • Outstanding written and communication skills including a strong track record of cross-team and cross-client team participation
    • An energetic, positive and innovative demeanor, with leadership and facilitation skills to bring projects to a successful delivery

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    Lead QA Engineer

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 3 – 5 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field ICT / Computer&nbsp

    Job Description

    • Coordinate and drive the process for Post Implementation Reviews (PIR)
    • Review requirements, specifications, and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
    • Create detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans and test cases
    • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
    • Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools
    • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
    • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
    • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs
    • Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements
    • Monitor debugging process results
    • Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users to implement solutions
    • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
    • Stay up to date with new testing tools and test strategies
    • Work closely with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements
    • Monitor debugging process results
    • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defects.
    • Be familiar with testing tools and methodologies.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering
    • Masters degree in Computer Science or Engineering is preferable
    • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in system engineering and IT support.

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

    • Demonstrable work experience in software development
    • Demonstrable work experience in software quality assurance
    • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
    • Good experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
    • Hands on experience with both white box and black box testing
    • Hands on experience with automated testing tools
    • Good knowledge of SQL and scripting
    • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
    • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
    • Exacting attention to detail, picking up on the details that others miss
    • Intellectually curious
    • Very flexible with great collaboration skills
    • Good communication skills, an ardent listener
    • A strong focus on excellence
    • Ability to plan and prioritize effectively
    • Comfortable working with a team
    • Passionate, driven, and self-motivated
    • A thirst for knowledge and learning
    • Excellent analytical skills
    • Exceptional creativity and problem-solving skills.

    Method of Application

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