Latest Vacancies at Nigeria Entrepreneurs Forum (over 10 positions)

 Employment Nigeria 13-Feb-2016 ABUJA , O Level   Engineering   IT and Telecoms  

Nigeria Entrepreneurs Forum is a private sector driven initiative which enjoys support from the public sector establishments. It is a platform for Nigerian business owners to interact, network and do business with each other for growth and strength; as Nigeria heads more towards a private sector driven economy.

NEFAID is recruiting qualified candidates to fill the position below:

POSITION : Professional Game Developer

Job Description:

NEFAID is looking for a talented Game Programmer to work on some of the industries most celebrated and popular AAA titles. You will work closely with programmers, game designers and artists to implement and iterate on fun, game features, and rewarding customer experiences.

Key Responsibilities:

Write clear, maintainable, portable codes
Work with the Lead Project and Lead Game programmers to design and architect major gameplay systems
Pro-active communication with art and design
Capable of quick iteration and feedback loops while working with the team


3+ years of professional game programming experience using any suitable language
Experience developing gameplay-related systems for games
Good organization and time management skills
Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate with teammates
Self-motivated, able to work with minimal direct supervision
Comfortable working within a team environment that encourages strong software engineering, coding standards, and code reviews

Desired Skills and Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
Passion for developing and playing games
Experience developing for online single player and/or multiplayer environment
Experience mentoring or directing work of more junior staff
5-10 years game industry software development experience (Senior level)
Experience developing for multiple platforms (OSX, Windows, PS4, XBox One)


POSITION : Senior UI/UX Front-end Web Developer


Are you passionate about teaching and learning? Do you understand the importance of great design and making the best user experience? We are seeking an experienced front-end developer who combines a demonstrated ability to implement web application interfaces with a strong design sensibility and feature prototyping skills. If you are passionate about creating high-quality, innovative software that has the potential to change the game in patient care; if you thrive in a creative environment that will challenge you on a daily basis – then we want to talk to you.


Coordinate with the product team to translate new application feature concepts into effective visual representations of UI and UX solutions
Work with other developers to ensure that design mockups are manifested in code that accurately reflects design intentions, performs reliably in all supported environments, and are consistent, robust and extensible
Coordinate with QA to ensure the ongoing quality of the application UI
Balance contemporary web design solutions using HTML5, CSS3 with a need to maintain backward compatibility with older browsers, particularly IE
Track down and resolve tough-to-solve UI render bug issues
Recommend components, tools, techniques and processes to continuously improve front-end development efforts
Offer technical training to the teamwork or class


Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Experience designing and prototyping web application front-ends
Minimum of 3 years of front-end development in an agile team environment, preferably 5 or more
Experience with web application development using MVP frameworks and technology stacks, preferably Ruby on Rails
Experience implementing, testing and maintaining responsive web solutions that support multiple devices
Experience with and expert understanding of current web standards, e.g. HTML5, CSS3, as well as familiarity with reliable solutions for browser-specific compliance issues
Strong experience with javascript/JQuery and front-end UI frameworks
Experience using Coffeescript and SASS pre-processing languages
Experience using agile development methodologies and tools, e.g. Github, HipChat, Jira, Travis CI or similar


POSITION : Various Vocational Training Instructors

Job Description:

The candidates will serve as a training instructor in a vocational or occupational training programs, and may also serve as a program coordinator for other vocational/occupational training programs. Provides instruction in approved vocational training curriculum in accordance with Center training procedure and Training Achievement Records. The position is also responsible for conducting technical training in traditional and non-traditional settings.


Develop education and training programing, curriculums, program procedures and evaluations.
Create Semester schedules and provide oversight of assigned MATC instructors.
Complete enrollment, intakes and provide student assignments.
Monitor student portfolios and attendance to ensure that they are on track for completion according to the Department of Public Instruction standards.
Ensure that Individual Education/Career plans are completed for all students, while providing case management to those desiring to continue their engagement in the Educational Track.
Act as a liaison between programs, funding sources, other community based organizations, state, county and city departments.
Resolve technical and complex problems that may occur within the program.
Supervise the program staff, which includes interviewing and selection, evaluating and coaching.
Prepares students for vocational occupations.
Recommends students for off-Center work experience.
Create and prepare reports on Adult education Program progress as required by funders and internal departments (weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly).
Maintains classroom decorum in accordance with the NEFTTI.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Microsoft Office proficient.
Excellent written and verbal communication.
Ability to work independently or in small group.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to manage time in a fast paced environment.
Ability to create and implement systems relating to program effectiveness.
First degree, International Certification or any relevant Certificate on your selected field.

Fields Required:

  • Fashion Designing
  • Welding and Metal Fabrication
  • Building material and home construction
  • Fish Farming and Feed mill production
  • Water, Juice and Diary production
  • Poultry and meat production
  • Shoe and general Leather Works
  • Restaurant and Food Processing


POSITION : Senior PHP/MySQL Developer

NEFAID is in search of a talented PHP developer who is passionate about working with Zend Framework and leading open source CMS. The ideal candidate will work with a team, as well as independently. They will develop high performance, highly available industry oriented software.  This is an opportunity for a Jr PHP developer to grow with a talented team.

Requirements for the Developer: 

1-4 Years applicable work experience 
Proficiency with PHP and MySQL 
Experience with MVC frameworks: Zend Framework, CodeIgniter 
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) coding methodologies 
Familiarity with LAMP or MAMP Server administration 
Proficiency with JavaScript (jQuery), AJAX, and JSON 
Good knowledge of CSS/XHTML 
Must have good knowledge of Joomla!, Wordpress or Drupal extensions development. 
Must be a team player
College Degree or equivalent
Professional attitude and appearance 
Confident and creative team-player who takes initiative 
Diligent work habits and ability to meet deadlines
Ability to train other working group or classes

Desired skills for the Developer: 

Proficiency with database schema design 
Experience with PHP Open Source projects: Joomla, WordPress and Drupal.
SCRUM or Agile methodology knowledge 
Familiarity with Social Network integration 
Working knowledge of Git


POSITION : Senior .NET Developer

Job Description
NEFAID is search of a profesional C# Developer that has 4+ years of experience with C# (C# environment), SQL 2005/2008/2010,ASP.NET, JavaScript, relational databases, UI and backend coding. There will also be some frontend development as well.

The ideal Senior .NET Developer candidate will have strong technical & business communication skills, work collaboratively within and across teams, enjoy challenges, and is comfortable working in an extremely fast paced, entrepreneurial environment.

Requirements for Senior .NET Developer
The following skills are required:

C#, ASP.NET, and the .NET 3.5/4 Framework.
MS SQL Server 2005/2008 technology and T/SQL

The following skills are desired:

Some experience with all aspects of Software Development Life Cycle.
Windows Communication Framework (WCF) and REST.
MS Visual Studio 2008/2010 and TFS.
MS Visual Basic.
Experience with Object Oriented Principles would be nice.
Developed applications using design patterns such as MVVM.
Automated unit testing tools such as Microsoft Test, NUnit or other.
COM+, Visual Basic 6, ASP, JavaScript, and XML/XSLT.
Crystal Reports.
SQL Server Reporting and Integration Services 2005/2008.
Experience with Supporting Systems.
Must be a team player and handle a fast pace environment.


POSITION : Professional Network Engineer – Cisco Networking (CCNA/CCNP)

Job Description:
The Network Engineer will be a member of a dynamic and high functioning team, and will be responsible for the network infrastructure. The individual will design, implement, manage and troubleshoot data and IP based communication networks, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and other data communications systems. The Network Engineer will research and recommend technical upgrades (hardware and software) to the current infrastructure and lead the implementation projects. The individual will work closely with the IT team to provide cross functional maintenance and support on other technologies including voice, data and video systems. This position has strong opportunities to enhance skills by participating in upgrades of existing systems as well as researching, designing and implementing new systems and services. Occasional evening and weekend work is required to support emergencies and business goals.

Network Engineer Duties and Responsibilities:

Design, configure and maintain multi-office network infrastructure
Troubleshoot and proactively resolve network anomalies/outages including low throughput, packet loss, errors, latency, delay and jitter, and conduct root cause analysis
Ensure network devices are deployed in accordance with vendor and industry recommended practices
Update firmware and make configuration changes
Recommend changes/improvements to the network for future growth and expansion
Manage and lead network related projects
Monitor and report on system performance and health
Create, update and maintain network diagrams and documentation
Work with outside vendors and carriers to maintain and troubleshoot existing services and implement new services
Configure and manage firewalls, and VPN client software
Maintain corporate wireless network
Participate in planning and implementation of disaster recovery processes and procedures

Network Engineer Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline and 4 years experience, or a minimum of 8 years hands on experience in network systems administration and support may be substituted


Expert knowledge of subnetting, VLAN and DMZ configuration
Expert knowledge and troubleshooting of TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP
Advanced knowledge of layer 2/3 WAN protocols such as MPLS, BGP, Frame Relay, ATM, PPP
Advanced knowledge of Firewalls; specifically CheckPoint/ASA
Advanced knowledge of implementing network security processes and controls
Advanced knowledge of network performance including QOS
Advanced knowledge of network design using Cisco best practices
Solid knowledge of Cisco IOS command line interface
Solid knowledge of wireless technologies including 802.11a/b/g/n and 802.16
Knowledge of Intrusion Detection/Intrusion Prevention systems
Knowledge of hardware load balancers
Strong project management and customer service skills
Ability to perform at a high level without much supervision


Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA)


ITIL v3 Foundation


POSITION : Professional Graphic Designer


We’re looking for a sharp graphic designer to help us make things. Applicant must be computer literate, detail-oriented, responsible and willing to expand knowledge in the graphic design field. It would be helpful if applicant has worked with InDesign, Photoshop, Fireworks and Illustrator and can be able to train others.


Help create marketing collateral (homepages, banners ads, facebook ads, invites, etc.).
Edit lifestyle and product photos.
Design email newsletter (coding a plus).
Design social media graphics, web advertisements, packaging.
Assist owner as needed
Ability to offer graphic training to teamwork or class


Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a Graphic Designer/Artist role in a fast-paced, multi-project corporate environment.
Web design knowledge preferred.
Luxury/premium brand experience highly preferred.
Accuracy, attention to detail, flexibility, and ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment are essential.
Able to multi task and work on numerous projects simultaneously
Strong creative background required. Portfolio of work samples required.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment with printers, copywriters, photographers, web designers, other graphic designers, marketing account executives/Managers and other marketing specialists.
Demonstrated experience in Mac and Windows applications including InDesign, Quark Xpress, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop is required. Knowledge with Word, PowerPoint, Excel, FileMaker and Final Cut Pro is a plus.
Current regarding latest design trends and what consumers respond best to.
BFA or Equivalent in professional experience
Demonstrable prototyping and collaboration experience
Strong ability to establish and articulate design systems
Competency in Creative Suite
Accountable and self-guided
Bonus: After Effects / motion design
Bonus: Experience in/passion for data visualization and software design.
Double Bonus: HMTL/CSS/JS experience
Flagrant Foul: Crummy attitude


POSITION : Professional Android Application Developer

This Android Developer team is building a new generation of applications to facilitate commerce in everyone’s new digital lives. The focus is to build profoundly simple-to-use apps that embed into customers’ everyday lives. The team member will be responsible for designing and implementing new services and tools for the client’s mobile offering. We are looking for self-motivated stars who will adopt best practices to minimize operational overhead with automation testing, code reviews, static analysis tools, and support for continuous integration / deployment. Candidates need to be able to coordinate and manage input from business and technology stakeholders across the enterprise and be responsible for the design and execution of large-scale technology initiatives. S/He must design and build highly available, scalable, reliable and manageable systems.

Android Developer Job Responsibilities:

Develop next generation mobile payment applications.
Plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard information in computer files against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure.
Develop standards and guidelines to guide the use and acquisition of software and to protect vulnerable information.
Ability to train working group or classes

Android Developer Qualifications:

Any qualification in computer programming, software engineering or relevant field required.
At least, 2 years of Android mobile application development experience is required.
Demonstrated Android development skills in Enterprise Clients.
Demonstrated expertise with the Android SDK.
Experience using RESTful APIs to integrate mobile applications to server side systems.
Ability to design and develop native mobile applications for Android.
Passion for user experience.
Solid coding practices including good design documentation, unit testing, source control and peer code-reviews.
Knowledge of SQL.
Working experience with web development and XML.
Mobile payment experience preferred.
Ability and desire to learn new skills and take on new task.
Proven ability to work and have fun in a team environment.
Expert ability to work independently and manage one’s time.
Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills.


POSITION : Motion-Graphics/Multimedia Editor

Job Description:

NEFAID is looking for a Video Editor/Motion Designer with strong design to drive clean, engaging, branded communications. The ideal candidate will have a deep knowledge of Adobe After Effects and color correction/grading tools to become the finishing filter for all marketing videos produced by the video production team.
The video editor and motion designer will bring our marketing videos to the next level by collaborating with video producers, 3D animator, and graphic designers to strengthen our brand with a cohesive look and feel.

Video Editor/Motion Designer


Lead video creative projects through finishing stages of postproduction, including color grading.
Design and execute brand-appropriate motion graphics treatments.
Edit short film, advertising, and documentary style videos.
Contribute to preproduction through creative conception and storyboarding.
Provide high quality 3D motion-graphics production.
Work closely with 3D animator for asset creation.
Encode, export, and manage final compositions, digital assets, and project archives.
Art direct, conceptualize, and design graphic treatments.
Provide video production and photography assistance if needed.


An online/offline reel and portfolio of work demonstrating strong visual design skills, storytelling, and advertising experience across a range of brands or industries
Minimum of two years professional experience as a motion designer and editor preferably within an ad agency or in-house corporate marketing division
A proficient visual and typographic aesthetic
Expert-level user of Adobe Creative Suite with primary focus on After Effects (including working with 3D objects), Premiere pro, Audition, and Photoshop
Technical knowledge of edit systems, codecs, and video encoding
Experience with digital cinema production including RED workflows
Strong project management skills
Organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines
Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities.
Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
Background check results satisfactory to NEFAID.
Negative drug test result(s)


POSITION : Java Enterprise - J2EE Developer

NEFAID has an immediate need for a Senior Java Enterprise Developer supporting JEE-based (Java Enterprise Edition) systems. The developer will maintain involvement in all phases of web-based application development; providing technical analysis, design, and implementation of software systems and complex technical system components. Strong technical, logical, analytical and problem solving skills are required.

Required Skills:

The Senior Java Enterprise Developer should have experience in client and server side JEE development
Experience with JDBC, JSPs, Struts, Spring, HTML, XML, XSL, JUnit, Ant, JMS
Utilize J2EE and OO best practices for application design and development
Understand the use of frameworks and re-usable components
Working experience and knowledge of SOA (Service-Oriented Architecture) principles and concepts
Perform problem analysis, design and documentation of problem solutions, web services and enterprise components; implement and unit test those solutions; package code for deployment to production
Experience with the development/implementation of applications in an internationalized environment
Working knowledge of relational databases in an Oracle environment utilizing SQL and PL/SQL
Experience with IBMs Rational Software Architect or the Eclipse IDE
The Senior Java Enterprise Developer will perform tier II production support of existing systems when necessary
Maintains a clear understanding of software design standards, and practices
Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
Ability to train working group or class

Desired Skills for Senior Java Enterprise Developer:

Enterprise project development experience
Enterprise use of a software configuration management tools
Technical certifications in relevant areas are a plus


POSITION : Professional Data Entry Clerk

Job description:

As a data entry clerk you would insert, update, maintain and retrieve information on the website. You would also transfer information that is on paper to computer files. So if you enjoy working with computers and can type quickly this job could be ideal for you. To be a data entry clerk, you will need to have good mathematics and English skills. You’ll be able to work quickly and accurately, and pay attention to detail. You will also probably need a basic knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, databases and light HTML.

Entry Requirement:

You do not always need BSc or MSc qualifications to work as a data entry clerk, although WASSCE may be required based on your assessment. You will need a basic knowledge of general computer knowledge, word processing, spreadsheets and or HTML. At interview, you would normally be tested for keyboard skills and accuracy in entering data. You would be provided with training on the data entry systems when you start work.

Skills, interests and qualities:

To become a data entry clerk, you will need to have:
Good computer skills
The ability to work in a busy environment
Good maths and English skills
Excellent customer service skills
An understanding of data confidentiality issues
The ability to work quickly and accurately, and pay attention to detail
Awareness of health and safety issues.
Obtain further information for incomplete documents
Update data and delete unnecessary files
Combine and rearrange data from source documents where required
Check completed work for accuracy
Comply with data integrity and security policies

Education and Experience

High school diploma, OND, or WASSCE
Formal computer training an advantage
Proficient in relevant computer applications such as MS Office
Accurate keyboard skills and proven ability to enter data at the required speed
Knowledge of correct spelling, grammar and punctuation
Knowledge of clerical and administrative procedures


POSITION : Computer Hardware Engineer


The candidate should be able to work under minimal supervision, provides front-line support to end users for PC, server or mainframe applications and hardware. Interacts with network services, software systems engineering and/or applications development to restore service and/or identify core problems. Simulates or recreates user problems to resolve operating difficulties. Responsible for maintaining acceptable levels of customer satisfaction according to defined policies Works with engineers to resolve tier 2 and Tier 3 support issues. Trains end-users on software packages and standard IT procedures as required; participates in new application rollouts, testing and special Projects as needed.

Provides technical support by performing installation, repair, and preventative maintenance of personal computer and related software/hardware. Trouble shoots software and hardware failures and identifies network problems when related to personal desktop computers. Activities include recognition, research, isolation, resolution, and follow-up steps. Screens, refers, and diagnoses internal inquiries and work requests as they relate to maintenance of end-user devices (EUDs), software, hardware, and firmware utilizing experience and understanding of MHS environment and MHS clinical systems



Build, debug, test, repair and upgrade computer prototypes (computers, servers, peripherals, programs and software/firmware).
Assist engineers in the evaluation of new electronic components.
Document prototype construction and maintain pertinent engineering records.
Write procedures and various technical documents.


Analytical thinking and problem solving ability; uses rigorous logic to solve problems.
Understands and uses speed as a competitive advantage; completes tasks on time.



Associates Degree in Electronics, Certificate of Completion of Technical School, like A+ or equivalent experience in related discipline.


Engineering test, debug, train, tech support or relevant experience. Experience within computer hardware environment preferred.


For enquiries, all corespondent should be forwarded to:

The Nigerian Entrepreneurs Forum
NEF Secretariate, Block D, 
Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment.
Old Federal Secretariat, Area 1 Garki, 900241, PMB 88, Abuja, Nigeria

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