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Start Innovation Hub is an ICT firm with an innovation lab in Uyo, Nigeria. We serve as an opportunity centre for technical talents and local businesses to leverage technology and start up faster. We provide an all-in-one open space and business centre facilities for talents and entrepreneurs, to take advantage of Nigeria’s strength and capitalize on opportunities in the global economy.

We aim at stimulating economic growth in the technology community by providing key ingredients like seed funding and mentorship to early-stage  entrepreneurs. We also provide other services centered around networking opportunities, peer review, pitch development, product testing and introduction to investors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Executive Assistant

Location: Uyo, Akwa Ibom
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: 1st July, 2020

Job Summary

  • We are looking for an amazing Executive Assistant for the CEO of our Company. This is necessary because in the last 14 months, we have grown exponentially, expanding our team size, targets and communication and organisation has become overwhelming for our CEO hence the need for an EA for him.
  • If you have previously been in this position for the past 4 years and you are exceptional at preparing reports, filing and organizing documents, recording meeting minutes, performing basic bookkeeping tasks and capable of multitasking under pressure then you are the one we are looking for.
  • You must be willing to relocate to Uyo, Akwa Ibom State to work onsite and be willing to travel at short notice.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Effectively handle a broad variety of administrative tasks for the CEO including managing an extremely active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports, composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential, arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries and agenda and compiling documents for travel-related meetings.
  • Plans, coordinates and ensures the CEO’s schedule is followed and respected.
  • Schedule, setup, record, take minutes of physical and virtual meetings with CEO’s approval and keep proper records.
  • Communicates directly, and on behalf of the CEO, with Board members, donors, staff and others, on matters related to CEO’s programmatic initiatives.
  • Preparing financial statements, reports, memos, invoices letters, and other documents.
  • Researches, prioritizes, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the CEO, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Determines appropriate course of action, referral or response.
  • Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the CEO’s office and internal departments, demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior management staff.
  • Handling basic bookkeeping tasks.
  • Works closely and effectively with the CEO to keep him well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately.
  • Provides leadership to build relationships crucial to the success of the organization, and manages a variety of special projects for the President, some of which may have organizational impact.
  • Successfully completes critical aspects of deliverables with a hands-on approach, including drafting acknowledgement letters, personal correspondence, and other tasks that facilitate the CEO’s ability to effectively lead the company.
  • Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.


  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners and donors
  • Expert-level written and verbal communication skills
  • In-depth understanding of the entire Desktop and Cloud Based Word Processing Suite
  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability
  • Emotional maturity
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high-performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Principal Manager

Location: Uyo, Akwa Ibom
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: 1st September, 2020

Job Summary

  • We are looking for a Growth Hacker to fill the position of Principal Manager in our organisation. Between may 2019 and May 2020, we have grown exponentially, expanding our team size, targets and hence the need for a Principal Manager in our team
  • If you have previously held a strategy role with a good track record, you come highly recommended.
  • You must be willing to relocate to Uyo, Akwa Ibom State to work with local and international technical talents, businesses and non-governmental organisations.
  • We have a challenging task ahead of us as we strive to be the leading source where talents and local businesses in the Niger Delta region draw excellence to innovate for global relevance
  • We can’t do this without an amazing Principal Manager. If you’re passionate about growing businesses and you believe crazy ideas matter, we want to hire you.


  • Previous working experience as a Business Developer, Growth Hacker, General Manager in a tech startup or has held a strategy role for at least 7 years.
  • In-depth knowledge of Strategic Business Management, Project Management, Business Development and Growth Hacking.
  • Must be a great team player with top notch communication skills.
  • High standards of excellence and attention to detail
  • A good knowledge on Nigeria’s technology ecosystem is a plus.
  • Must be a leader who knows how to automate routine tasks

Relocation Budget?

  • We’ve you covered.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, prioritize and ensure proper implementation of growth and project management strategies in an effective manner.
  • Prepare budgets, determine timelines, identify resources and retire funds properly.
  • Understand customer requirements clearly and develop project plan, scope and deliverables.
  • Monitor project progress on a regular basis and identify and correct any delays.
  • Assist in interviewing, recruitment, orientation of new hires.
  • Identify training needs for project team to improve professional competence.
  • Assist in performance evaluation, promotion and retention activities.
  • Serve as primary contact for client queries and concerns.
  • Conduct regular team meetings to discuss project status and issues.
  • Assist in preparation of design documents and technical and functional documents and other project reports.
  • Prepare SOW, review contract terms and conditions and perform client negotiations when needed.
  • Ensure that final deliverables meet quality standards and client expectations.
  • Manage daily activities of project teams and provide assistances whenever needed.
  • Manage distributed technical and business teams onsite and virtually.
  • Conduct and present competitive analyses and market research
  • Develop and implement growth ideas with respect to the company’s short-term and long-term goals.
  • Drive our revenue to $500k per month mark over the next 12 months
  • Prioritize product roadmap, maximizing business and customer value in changing market conditions and balancing investment in established product functionality against the introduction of new use cases
  • Develop process improvements to ensure high-quality and cost effectiveness.
  • Ensure that all project activities from design to deployment are performed within the allotted schedules.
  • Build rapport and relationships with customers, prospects, and teams to understand use-cases, evangelize product vision, discuss the roadmap, and gather product feedback
  • Drive R&D’s shared understanding of customer needs, domain problems, and market conditions
  • Partner closely with engineering to bring product improvements to market
  • Working on a lean startup process.
  • Understanding conversion rate optimization (CRO) principles and hacks and being able to apply CRO hacks to any businesses.
  • Working with the AARRR Sales Metrics Diagram (Acquisition – Activation – Retention – Referral – Revenue)
  • Travel locally and internationally with respect to COVID-19 regulations.

Deadline: 30th July, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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