Offer: Techy Problem Solver - Entrepreneur in Training at Gokada Incorporated

 Employment Nigeria 21-Oct-2019 ₦Not Available LAGOS , Engineering   Technical  

Gokada is the future of transportation in Nigeria starting with two-wheeler taxi-motor bikes (Okada’s) ride-hailing. We are staying true to two things as a transportation company: safety is #1 priority and the city is #1 customer. Our vision is to become the Operating System of cities for mobility, on-demand services, and financial services, by driving social and economic inclusion. Our purpose is: how can we make cities more livable?

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Entrepreneur in Training - Techy Problem Solver


The type of person we are looking for:

  • Ability to analyze data and make objective decisions
  • Software development or technology background
  • Past experience in self-starting a business or project
  • Highly inquisitive
  • Motivation to make a positive impact and help people
  • Empathetic
  • Quick learner
  • Highly ambitious
  • Not satisfied with the status quo - question everything

Job Descriptions

  • Gokada is a company that seeks to improve the lives of millions of Nigerians through technology. Our first business vertical of motorcycle taxi has been incredibly successful and we've been able to raise $7MM due to our impressive growth. We don't intend to stop there.
  • Gokada has plans to develop technologies to create efficiencies in markets ranging from transport to agriculture.
  • Gokada is at an exciting crossroads and we're looking for talented, intelligent, and out-of-the-box thinkers with some level of technical expertise. Nigeria presents a multitude of opportunities for Gokada.
  • With the right team solving problems in a novel way, we believe Gokada is well-positioned to become one of the premier technology companies coming out of Africa.

The Role

  • We are seeking problem solvers - individuals who can choose to ignore prior experience and look at a problem objectively to find unique solutions. Having a software development or some technical focus is preferred as Gokada utilizes technology in order to scale potential solutions.
  • The role would entail being in charge of a particular "prototype project" which in itself can turn into a full-fledged business vertical.
  • You will have assistance from experienced management to ensure the success of your prototype.
  • This role requires self-starters that can learn quickly and that do not mind working autonomously.


  • $80k USD/year
  • 0.25% - 1% equity


  • Living accommodations provided
  • Full health/medical
  • $5000 Relocation Stipend

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