Web Developer – Nourishing Africa at Sahel Consulting Agriculture & Nutrition Limited (SCANL)

Sahel was established by individuals who are passionate about unlocking the potential of the agriculture and nutrition landscape in West Africa and creating strong agricultural sector-led economic growth within the region.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Web Developer – Nourishing Africa

Location: Abuja

Description

  • Sahel Consulting and its partners have created an online platform called Nourishingafrica.com that will be the ‘Home for 1 Million Agri-Food Entrepreneurs Transforming Africa’s Agricultural Landscape’.
  • The mission of Nourishingafrica is to “attract, empower, equip, connect and celebrate over 1 Million dynamic and innovative young entrepreneurs who will drive the profitable and sustainable growth of the African agriculture and food landscapes”
  • As such, this hub serves as a platform for these stakeholders to accelerate their work, connect with each other, and celebrate their successes on the continent
  • The portal includes information on funding, e-learning, data on the sector, African food and chefs, career opportunities, and other resources to develop one’s career in the agri-food industry.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Code well designed, testable, efficient software by using best development practices
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Manage front-end visuals and information.
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling of the Nourishing Africa online hub
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Serve as the lead advisor to the team on appropriate cyber security measures to implement in carrying out its daily operations
  • Plan, implement, manage, monitor and upgrade security measures
  • Troubleshoot both security and network issues
  • Identify, report and respond to system and/or network security breaches
  • Design graphics for Nourishing Africa material
  • Test and identify network and system vulnerabilities.

Requirements

  • Experience in web developing and management of expansive knowledge and learning platform
  • Experience in graphic designing
  • Ability to code and create front end and back-end functions
  • Experience in cyber-security tasks including intrusion detection, incident response and computer forensics.
  • Experience working with firewalls, routers, intrusion detection systems and intrusion prevention systems.
  • Knowledge of popular security suites.
  • A passion for agriculture and nutrition in Africa
  • Preference is for candidates with skills in HTML / CSS , Bootstrap, Graphic Design, Photoshop, illustrator, Corel Draw, Back end, php. / Laravel
  • Available to start immediately.

Application Closing Date
Open Till Filled.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: recruiting@sahelcp.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.