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HR Manager 

We are a startup technology company looking for a skilled HR manager to manage all aspects of Human Resources practices and processes in a startup technology company.
You will support business needs and ensure the proper implementation of company strategy and objectives.
The goal is to promote corporate values and enable business success through human resources management, including job design, recruitment, performance management, training & development, employment cycle changes, talent management, and facilities management services.
·         Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy
·         Managing absences, composing staff handbooks, contracts, staff memos, and issuing written offers of employment, promotion etc.
·         Office management In collaboration with the IT manager
·         Bridge management and employee relations by addressing demands, grievances or other issues
·         Manage the recruitment and selection process
·         Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation and preservation of human capital
·         Develop and monitor overall HR strategies, systems, tactics and procedures across the organization
·         Nurture a positive working environment
·         Oversee and manage a performance appraisal system that drives high performance
·         Maintain pay plan and benefits program
·         Assess training needs to apply and monitor training programs
·         Report to Director and provide decision support through HR metrics
·         Ensure legal compliance throughout human resource management
·         Diploma or degree in Human Resources or related field
·         3 years (minimum) Proven working experience as HR manager, preferably in an IT company
·         Demonstrable experience with human resources metrics
·         Knowledge of HR systems and databases
·         Ability to architect strategy along with leadership skills
·         Excellent active listening, negotiation and presentation skills
·         Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company
·         In-depth knowledge of best HR practices
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Digital Marketing Manager
We are Avechi are a startup ecommerce platform, looking for an experienced and result-driven Digital Marketing Manager.
As a Digital Marketing Manager at our company, you will be responsible for setting up, implementing and managing the overall company’s digital marketing strategy.
Most important, you must have a startup mentality thus be willing to persevere, take ownership and to build things from scratch.
·         Manage our Facebook Ads, Google Ads , Google Analytics, Google AdWords, and other relevant online digital marketing platforms
·         In charge of coming up with new campaigns and marketing concepts for our web platform
·         Develop and implement SEO strategies for all our web platforms
·         Create and manage link building strategies, content marketing strategies, and social media presence
·         Develop engaging online content including clickbait, forums, videos, graphics, and blogs; monitor and analyses content success
·         Forecast marketing campaign growth and ROI for marketing campaigns
·         Manage email and social media marketing campaigns
·         Liaise with third party graphic designers, web designers, and videographers to create unique and engaging content
·         Drive traffic to all our web platforms
·         Develop and manage projects and digital marketing team members, including delegating tasks, reviewing team member work, adhering closely to deadlines and to budget, developing and revising ideas, and implementing projects
·         Keep abreast of new social media sites, web technologies, and digital marketing trends; implement these new technologies in developing campaigns and update current campaigns to include new information
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising, Marketing or any relevant course
·         Professional Certifications in any Digital marketing course: Google or Facebook Advertising
·         3-5 Years’ experience in Digital Marketing
·         Experience in SEO, PPC, Google Ad Words, Content Management Systems, Photoshop, After effects
·         Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills
·         Self-Motivated, Strong Leadership Skills
·         Team-Oriented, Goal-Oriented,
·         Strong Attention to Detail
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IT Project Manager 
We are Avechi are a startup ecommerce platform looking for an IT Project Manager to manage and actualize to our many software project goals.
This highly collaborative role will need you to work closely with all departments, including creative and technology teams, in order to deliver quality solutions to our customers.
Most important, you must have a startup mentality thus be willing to persevere, take ownership and to build things from scratch
·         Simultaneously manage multiple e-commerce/IT projects of varying sizes with a global, cross-functional team using various development principles.
·         Create project timelines, and manage creative, development milestones and deliverables.
·         Manage resources for each assigned project to ensure that the project remains on schedule.
·         Perform requirement analysis and prepare specification document.
·         Conduct daily/weekly/monthly status meetings with project teams.
·         Perform risk analysis and identify issues during the project life cycle.
·         Manage all project tasks and communication with the project team.
·         Manage and execute multiple projects at one time.
·         Will work on more than one e-commerce platform.

·         Work as a team player with ability to lead a cross-functional project team.
·         Provide functional direction to programmers and analysts on assigned work.
·         Drive to keep updated with current web technologies and trends.
·         Prepare project proposals with the ability to plan and prioritize work items, create cost estimates, and create a project schedule.
·         Effectively balance the needs of the client, as well as the needs of the agency and internal teams.
·         Bachelor’s degree required.
·         Minimum of 4 years’ experience leading software development projects within a technical environment.
·         PMP certification a plus
·         Experience leading the development of web platforms
·         Experience leading projects in a development environment
·         Experience with the Magento or any other web platforms preferred.
·         Experience working directly with creative team members and development engineers.
·         Strong written and verbal communication skills.
·         Must be incredibly detail-oriented.
·         Creative and analytical thinker with strong problem-solving capabilities.
·         Technical knowledge of various technologies, such as: PHP, HTML, CSS, Node JS, MYSQL etc
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Lead Software Developer
We are Avechi are a startup ecommerce platform, looking for a lead developer who will be responsible for analyzing, designing and implementing new ecommerce applications, and managing existing web/ecommerce platforms.
The developer provides technical guidance and feedback to management related to the design, development, and testing to ensure business requirements are met.
Most important, you must have a startup mentality thus be willing to persevere, take ownership and to build things from scratch
·         Designs, codes, tests, and debugs programs, ensuring business requirements are met and documentation is created and maintained.
·         Acts as liaison between IT functional unit and cross-functional project teams, a project team member.
·         Follows, and ensures adherence to, the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) for consistent development and deployment practices.
·         Provides oversight and technical guidance regarding the design and programming work performed by the team of developers.
·         Manage the developer team consisting of assistant developers and interns
·         Provides day-to-day feedback, work direction and feedback to the management
·         Acts as a technical and business systems subject matter expert for the developers and business stakeholders/representatives.
·         Ensures compliance with development standards.
·         Safe-guards all customer, employee and company proprietary and personal information ensuring customer and employee data is kept confidential at all times.
Additional duties
·         Analyzes and evaluates existing or proposed code for maintainability, sustainability and reusability.
·         Provide technical support for business systems in response to outages or escalation requests.
·         Creates and maintains build processes to ensure successful installation of archives/executable in production systems.
·         Performs other projects or miscellaneous duties as requested or assigned.
·         Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent related experience.
·         IT function specialty certification(s)
·         4-6 years in software development developing and designing applications in various architectures.
·         Strong experience in PHP
·         Demonstrated functional requirements development and working directly with stakeholders.
·         Designing architectures to meet requirements utilizing technologies across application tiers
·         Solid understanding of OOP
·         Knowledge and demonstrated usage of design patterns
·         Advanced understanding of standard front-end development technologies: HTML5, CSS2.1/3, JavaScript, JQuery, JSON, AJAX, XML, SOAP, WSDL
·         Working knowledge of development tools, PHP Storm, SourceTree, GIT, MySQL Workbench
·         Demonstrated professional development experience with Web Services frameworks and RESTful API standards
·         Strong understanding of Linux
·         Strong understanding of MySQL and NoSQL
·         Excellent grasp of database design and normalization rules
·         Direct experience working in Agile software development methodology
·         Good understanding of Web analytics and SEO techniques
·         Experience extending or customizing existing products/frameworks such as WordPress, Magento
·         Strong debugging skills with the ability to reach out and work with internal and external stakeholders to solve complex problems
·         Problem solving and time management skills
·         Ability to work in both an individual and team-based environment
·         Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
·         Detail oriented in the execution and follow-up of work.
·         Ability to effectively manage and lead change.
·         Takes initiative.
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