Vacancy at Google Nigeria for Country Manager- Lagos
Google is busy setting up a presence in Africa, building an adventurous team to embark on a Safari to tackle the worlds’ second largest landmass. If you love adventure and making a difference, Google Africa is the place to be!
As Country Manager, Nigeria, you’ll be one of Google’s regional leaders and a local spokesperson, representing the company in all of our major business development and partnership opportunities and serving as the voice of the Nigerian user at Google. You’re a visionary and a leader with solid technical skills and experience in managing a variety of technical projects. Additionally, you’re innovative, entrepreneurial and business-savvy. You bring a solid understanding of the country and region’s information and technology communications ecosystem, and you’ll quickly be able to recruit and manage a team. You have experience setting up or running an office and have managed teams successfully on complex, technical projects and strategic initiatives.
BA or BS degree in computer science preferred, advanced degree a plus
Experience working in or with engineering and product management teams
Experience working with telcos, ISPs and mobile operators
Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills, and experience with negotiating and partner management
A thorough understanding of the Nigerian information and technology communications ecosystem, including backbone infrastructure, last-mile access and local content
Understanding of marketing and operations, specifically having demonstrated the ability to successfully launch and scale products and services
Ability to recruit and manage a world-class team
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