Zipline Jobs in Nigeria [6 vacancies]

Latest jobs vacancies at Zipline in Nigeria November 27, 2022 


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Zipline Nigeria Recruitment

Flight Operator

Location: Bayelsa

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About You and the Role   

  • As a member of Zipline’s Flight Operations team in Bayelsa State, Nigeria, you’ll be responsible for ensuring that the delivery of medical products to health facilities is done in a safe and timely manner. 
  • This will involve working with a team of flight operators to conduct regular pre-flight inspections, launching, and recovery of the drones (aircraft). 
  • You’ll be trained to conduct regular maintenance of the drones and other equipment at our site to support ongoing operations. 
  • You will be expected to contribute to the continuous improvement of our daily operations and processes to support the growth of our operations as we scale. 

What You’ll Do 

  • Launch and Recovery: You will be responsible for the safe assembly of drones in preparation for 150+ flights, perform critical checks, communicate with Zipline controllers in readiness for flight, launch and disassemble drones on return to the Distribution Center.
  • Maintenance of drones and ground equipment: You will be responsible for performing corrective and preventive maintenance: scheduled or unscheduled on Zipline’s Aircraft and Ground Equipment. The maintenance includes but is not limited to Aircraft body maintenance, aircraft wing maintenance, etc.
  • Troubleshooting: You will be required to follow troubleshooting guidelines for the drones and ground equipment and collaborate with locally-based and USA-based engineering teams to troubleshoot and optimize issues. 
  • Projects: You may be involved in short-term and long-term projects that involve collaboration across functional teams in efforts to scale drone deliveries to 150+ and improve operational efficiency.

What You’ll Bring  

  • National Diploma or HND / Degree in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Aerospace Engineering
  • You enjoy working in the field and are not afraid to get your hands dirty
  • Ability to stay focused, humble, and safety-conscious during 12 hour shifts
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and enjoy work that keeps you on your feet
  • Ability to maintain focus during extended daily flight operations
  • Comfortable troubleshooting mechanical and electrical issues with complex, battery-operated machinery
  • Extremely process & detail-oriented
  • Full professional proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Must be eligible to work in Nigeria

What else you need to know:  

  • Must be willing and able to work night/weekends on shifts
  • Must be willing and able to work for a period not more than 45 hours/week
  • This is a full-time position based in a town in Bayelsa State and will require relocation
  • Women are encouraged to apply, as we believe a balanced team is critical for success
  • Must be able to travel to Ghana for at least 3 months for Zipline Academy training program
  • Must have completed NYSC and hold a certificate of completion or exemption

Application Closing Date
Not Spepcified.

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

Note

  • Please be advised that we have not yet kicked off the interview process for this role and you should expect a slight delay in hearing back from us. We will be in touch as soon as we are ready to begin interviewing.
  • Once hired you will go through a rigorous training program with Zipline Academy to gain a deep understanding of our history, our mission, our impact, and our UAS systems. The program includes a thorough Flight Operations training that covers different parts of our system and our drone.
  • Zipline is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other characteristics protected by state, federal or local law or our other policies.
  • We value diversity at Zipline and welcome applications from those who are traditionally underrepresented in tech. If you like the sound of this position, please apply!

Senior Donor Partnerships Manager

Location: Abuja / Lagos

About You and the Role  

  • We are looking for a seasoned professional with an entrepreneurial mindset to lead Zipline’s relationships with Development Partners in Nigeria.
  • As the local liaison in-country for all donor relationships, you’ll develop and execute a strategy to build Zipline’s market reputation and position the organization for continued success within the Development Partner ecosystem – by building connections, running a regular cadence of meetings, and providing visibility into our impact with the ultimate goal of securing support for, and expanding utilization of, Zipline’s services.
  • A strong candidate for this role will bring experience working with a number of multi and bi lateral partners, the ability to adeptly navigate a complex network of senior level relationships, and a proven fundraising track record.

What You’ll Do

  • Elevate Zipline’s visibility with local bilateral and multilateral stakeholders in Nigeria, including but not limited to USAID, FCDO, The Global Fund, and UNICEF to support current and expanded utilization of the system
  • Partner with the Nigeria GM and Client Success Lead to educate key Nigerian government and donor stakeholders on Zipline’s value, cultivate champions within these institutions, and secure financial support
  • Advance Zipline’s agenda and contracting objectives with USAID locally by liaising with the local USAID Mission, US Embassy, prime contractors, local and regional NGOs, and with other NGO and US government stakeholders as required
  • Create and continuously foster effective working relationships with donors’ prime contractors and subcontractors locally to position Zipline to win material scopes of work supporting global health supply chain programs
  • Identify opportunities to expand Zipline’s reach within the healthcare system, including delivery of vital program drug commodities
  • Maintain a regular cadence of meetings with local partners, providing them with regular insights into Zipline’s work and impact
  • Collaborate with the Global Health Partnerships, Marketing, Communications and Public Policy teams to develop compelling materials which highlight Zipline’s work in Africa and communicate our value proposition to partners in Nigeria
  • Partner with Impact Evaluation on opportunities to advance research and monitoring & evaluation (M&E) locally.

What You’ll Bring 

  • 8+ year track record of stewarding relationships with and successfully raising funding from institutional donor organizations
  • Experience working with donor-funded health programs and/or in health supply chain; experience working with USAID Global Health Supply Chain programs, US missions abroad, and or regional NGOs a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to drive stakeholder mapping, develop relationships with senior external stakeholders, and build a constellation of champions
  • Strategic sales mindset with a knack for influencing individuals at superior levels of authority
  • Ability to break down complex goals into individual tasks and organize those objectives into executable work plans with clear deadlines
  • Strong risk management with an ability to predict and preempt potential roadblocks
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills with experience working on proposals, reports, SOPs, and presentations
  • Experience collaborating with internal stakeholders across a global organization and ability to work with these internal partners to design and execute key priorities and objectives
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, creativity, self-sufficiency, and adaptability
  • Management experience a plus
  • Ability to travel: 30%.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Flight Operator



Location: Pambegua, Kaduna

About you and the role

  • As a member of Zipline’s Flight Operations team in Kaduna, Nigeria, you’ll be responsible for ensuring that the delivery of medical products to health facilities is done in a safe and timely manner.
  • This will involve working with a team of flight operators to conduct regular pre-flight inspections, launching, and recovery of the drones (aircraft).
  • You’ll be trained to conduct regular maintenance of the drones and other equipment at our site to support ongoing operations.
  • You will be expected to contribute to the continuous improvement of our daily operations and processes to support the growth of our operations as we scale. 
  • This role will be based close to Pambegua, Kaduna. 

Responsibilities
What You’ll Do:

  • Launch and Recovery: You will be responsible for the safe assembly of drones in preparation for 150+ flights, perform critical checks, communicate with Zipline controllers in readiness for flight, launch and disassemble drones on return to the Distribution Center.
  • Maintenance of drones and ground equipment: You will be responsible for performing corrective and preventive maintenance: scheduled or unscheduled on Zipline’s Aircraft and Ground Equipment.
  • The maintenance includes but is not limited to Aircraft body maintenance, aircraft wing maintenance, etc.
  • Troubleshooting: You will be required to follow troubleshooting guidelines for the drones and ground equipment and collaborate with locally-based and USA based engineering teams to troubleshoot and optimize issues. 
  • Projects: You may be involved in short-term and long-term projects that involve collaboration across functional teams in efforts to scale drone deliveries to 150+ and improve operational efficiency.

Requirements
What You’ll Bring: 

  • National Diploma or HND / Degree in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Aerospace Engineering
  • You enjoy working in the field and are not afraid to get your hands dirty
  • Ability to stay focused, humble, and safety-conscious during 12 hour shifts
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and enjoy work that keeps you on your feet
  • Ability to maintain focus during extended daily flight operations
  • Comfortable troubleshooting mechanical and electrical issues with complex, battery-operated machinery
  • Extremely process & detail-oriented
  • Full professional proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Must be eligible to work in Nigeria.

Skills:
What Else You Need To Know:

  • Must be willing and able to work night/weekends on shifts
  • Must be willing and able to work for a period of more than 45 hours/week
  • This is a full-time position based at one of our distribution centers in Kaduna, Nigeria
  • Must be willing to relocate to any of our distribution centers in Kaduna, Nigeria
  • Women are encouraged to apply, as we believe a balanced team is critical for success
  • Must be able to travel to Ghana for at least 3 months for Zipline Academy training program
  • Must have completed NYSC and hold a certificate of completion or exemption.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Note

  • Zipline is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other characteristics protected by state, federal or local law or our other policies.
  • We value diversity at Zipline and welcome applications from those who are traditionally underrepresented in tech. If you like the sound of this position but are not sure if you are the perfect fit, please apply!

 Senior Donor Partnerships Manager

Location: Abuja / Lagos
Ability to travel: ~30%

About You and The Role  

  • Zipline is looking for a seasoned professional with an entrepreneurial mindset to lead Zipline’s relationships with Development Partners in Nigeria.
  • As the local liaison in-country for all donor relationships, you’ll develop and execute a strategy to build Zipline’s market reputation and position the organization for continued success within the Development Partner ecosystem – by building connections, running a regular cadence of meetings, and providing visibility into our impact – with the ultimate goal of securing support for, and expanding utilization of, Zipline’s services.
  • A strong candidate for this role will bring experience working with a number of multi- and bi-lateral partners, the ability to adeptly navigate a complex network of senior level relationships, and a proven fundraising track record.

What You’ll Do  

  • Elevate Zipline’s visibility with local bilateral and multilateral stakeholders in Nigeria, including but not limited to USAID, FCDO, The Global Fund, and UNICEF to support current and expanded utilization of the system
  • Partner with the Nigeria GM and Client Success Lead to educate key Nigerian government and donor stakeholders on Zipline’s value, cultivate champions within these institutions, and secure financial support
  • Advance Zipline’s agenda and contracting objectives with USAID locally by liaising with the local USAID Mission, US Embassy, prime contractors, local and regional NGOs, and with other NGO and US government stakeholders as required
  • Create and continuously foster effective working relationships with donors’ prime contractors and subcontractors locally to position Zipline to win material scopes of work supporting global health supply chain programs
  • Identify opportunities to expand Zipline’s reach within the healthcare system, including delivery of vital program drug commodities
  • Maintain a regular cadence of meetings with local partners, providing them with regular insights into Zipline’s work and impact
  • Collaborate with the Global Health Partnerships, Marketing, Communications and Public Policy teams to develop compelling materials which highlight Zipline’s work in Africa and communicate our value proposition to partners in Nigeria
  • Partner with Impact Evaluation on opportunities to advance research and monitoring & evaluation (M&E) locally

What You’ll Bring 

  • 8+ year track record of stewarding relationships with and successfully raising funding from institutional donor organizations
  • Experience working with donor-funded health programs and/or in health supply chain; experience working with USAID Global Health Supply Chain programs, US missions abroad, and or regional NGOs a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to drive stakeholder mapping, develop relationships with senior external stakeholders, and build a constellation of champions
  • Strategic sales mindset with a knack for influencing individuals at superior levels of authority
  • Ability to break down complex goals into individual tasks and organize those objectives into executable work plans with clear deadlines
  • Strong risk management with an ability to predict and preempt potential roadblocks
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills with experience working on proposals, reports, SOPs, and presentations
  • Experience collaborating with internal stakeholders across a global organization and ability to work with these internal partners to design and execute key priorities and objectives
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, creativity, self-sufficiency, and adaptability
  • Management experience a plus.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Note

  • Zipline is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other characteristics protected by state, federal or local law or our other policies.
  • We value diversity at Zipline and welcome applications from those who are traditionally underrepresented in tech. If you like the sound of this position but are not sure if you are the perfect fit, please apply!

Health Systems Integration Officer

Location: Cross River

About You and the Role  

  • Does the thought of working with government stakeholders in Cross River State to integrate Zipline’s medical delivery services in the national healthcare supply chain get you excited? Do you enjoy taking full ownership of projects you work on, from supply chain mapping and pricing analysis, to crafting SOPs around quality management?
  • At Zipline your work is intended for the field, customers are counting on it today,  so there is no time for ambiguous communication or aiming low.
  • The team you’d be working with is a small and mighty group of individuals from around the world, all trying to build a nationally-integrated drone delivery service of medical products for healthcare providers and patients in Cross River State.
  • This role will require you to go above and beyond the job description and build a scalable foundation for all of the health system integrations in Cross River State.

What You’ll Do

  • Health System Integration & Operationalization – Conduct research, define requirements, and interface internally and with external stakeholders to support (1) the development of systems integration processes and (2) the build of systems integration technology.
  • Regulatory & Quality Compliance – Ensure that Zipline’s pharmaceutical-related processes and operations meet regulatory requirements through the design of SOPs, quality processes, and training materials.
  • Stakeholder Relationship Management – Build and maintain relationships, and develop communication mechanisms with key stakeholders on Zipline’s performance and impact.
  • Continuous Growth – Identify opportunities to expand Zipline’s reach within the public/private healthcare systems and pharmaceutical supply chains.

What You’ll Bring 

  • Experience navigating stakeholders in Cross River State and engaging several groups with varying levels of pharmaceutical knowledge.
  • Experience implementing technical and complex projects with public and private stakeholders in the healthcare sector in Cross River State, Nigeria.
  • Global knowledge of rules, regulations and standard practices surrounding medical/pharmacy practices, pharmaceutical supply chain, and patient safety.
  • Deep and practical knowledge of pharmaceutical supply chains in Cross River State.
  • Ability to think and communicate with a systems perspective.
  • Strong visual, written & verbal communications skills with experience working on proposals, reports, SOPs, and presentations.
  • Ability to turn data points into compelling user insights and stories that you communicate in a simple and effective way to stakeholders.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and are able to fully own the projects you are working on. 
  • A high aptitude for learning/growing technical skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Note

  • Zipline is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other characteristics protected by state, federal or local law or our other policies.
  • We value diversity at Zipline and welcome applications from those who are traditionally underrepresented in tech. If you like the sound of this position but are not sure if you are the perfect fit, please apply!

Flight Operator

Location: Bayelsa

About You and the Role   

  • As a member of Zipline’s Flight Operations team in Bayelsa State, Nigeria, you’ll be responsible for ensuring that the delivery of medical products to health facilities is done in a safe and timely manner. 
  • This will involve working with a team of flight operators to conduct regular pre-flight inspections, launching, and recovery of the drones (aircraft). 
  • You’ll be trained to conduct regular maintenance of the drones and other equipment at our site to support ongoing operations. 
  • You will be expected to contribute to the continuous improvement of our daily operations and processes to support the growth of our operations as we scale. 

What You’ll Do 

  • Launch and Recovery: You will be responsible for the safe assembly of drones in preparation for 150+ flights, perform critical checks, communicate with Zipline controllers in readiness for flight, launch and disassemble drones on return to the Distribution Center.
  • Maintenance of drones and ground equipment: You will be responsible for performing corrective and preventive maintenance: scheduled or unscheduled on Zipline’s Aircraft and Ground Equipment. The maintenance includes but is not limited to Aircraft body maintenance, aircraft wing maintenance, etc.
  • Troubleshooting: You will be required to follow troubleshooting guidelines for the drones and ground equipment and collaborate with locally-based and USA-based engineering teams to troubleshoot and optimize issues. 
  • Projects: You may be involved in short-term and long-term projects that involve collaboration across functional teams in efforts to scale drone deliveries to 150+ and improve operational efficiency.

What You’ll Bring  

  • National Diploma or HND / Degree in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Aerospace Engineering
  • You enjoy working in the field and are not afraid to get your hands dirty
  • Ability to stay focused, humble, and safety-conscious during 12 hour shifts
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and enjoy work that keeps you on your feet
  • Ability to maintain focus during extended daily flight operations
  • Comfortable troubleshooting mechanical and electrical issues with complex, battery-operated machinery
  • Extremely process & detail-oriented
  • Full professional proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Must be eligible to work in Nigeria

What else you need to know:  

  • Must be willing and able to work night/weekends on shifts
  • Must be willing and able to work for a period not more than 45 hours/week
  • This is a full-time position based in a town in Bayelsa State and will require relocation
  • Women are encouraged to apply, as we believe a balanced team is critical for success
  • Must be able to travel to Ghana for at least 3 months for Zipline Academy training program
  • Must have completed NYSC and hold a certificate of completion or exemption

Application Closing Date
Not Spepcified.

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

Note

  • Please be advised that we have not yet kicked off the interview process for this role and you should expect a slight delay in hearing back from us. We will be in touch as soon as we are ready to begin interviewing.
  • Once hired you will go through a rigorous training program with Zipline Academy to gain a deep understanding of our history, our mission, our impact, and our UAS systems. The program includes a thorough Flight Operations training that covers different parts of our system and our drone.
  • Zipline is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other characteristics protected by state, federal or local law or our other policies.
  • We value diversity at Zipline and welcome applications from those who are traditionally underrepresented in tech. If you like the sound of this position, please apply!