Software Engineer at Green Habitat Initiative (GHI)

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Green Habitat Initiative (GHI) is a non-profit non-governmental organization promoting the achievement of SDG 6 (clean water) and SDG 11 (sustainable cities and communities) in Nigeria. Incorporated in 2016 in Nigeria, GHI has worked in various sectors such as environmental sustainability, urban planning, sustainable urban development, urban agriculture, social urban innovations, architecture, WASH, solid waste management, recycling activities, environmental activism, etc.

GHI has worked with various local and international partners such as VINNOVA Group Sweden, French Institute Nigeria, Energies 2050, Embassies of Germany, France and Czech, The Water Mechanics, Baze University, One Environment, Stop Don't Drop, etc. to deliver its projects.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Software Engineer

Locations: Kebbi / Sokoto
Job Type: Contract Full Time
Tenure: 8 Months

About the Project

  • GHI is implementing the Project for Improved Sustainability of Integrated WASH Services (I-WASH) project in Kebbi and Sokoto states in collaboration with USAID.
  • The project components involve integrating WASH-WRM and watershed studies for the associated catchments in the region.
  • The activities will include provision of integrated WASH facilities, watershed studies of the river basins associated with the 4 states, remote monitoring of the WASH facilities and community advocacy. Expected start date is March 2021.

Job Description

  • Software Engineer would be responsible for the development of the cloud platform as well as the incorporation the geographic information sub-system into the cloud platform.
  • The software engineer will also develop and direct software systems, validating and testing methods as well as directing the company’s software programming initiatives. He / she will also be working closely with stakeholders and cross-functional departments to communicate project statuses and proposals.

Responsibilities of the Software Engineer

  • Overseeing the development of documentation of software applications.
  • Analyzing data to effectively coordinate the installation of new systems or the modification of existing systems.
  • Managing the software development lifecycle.
  • Monitoring system performance.
  • Testing new software and fixing bugs.
  • Communicating key project to team members and building cohesion among team.
  • Applying mathematics to the problem solving initiatives.


  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or other related field.
  • 3 years of software engineering experience preferably in a related field.
  • Experience managing the software development lifecycle
  • Testing new software and fixing bugs.
  • Excellent coding skills.
  • The ability to prioritize activities and deliver projects on time and within budget.
  • Creative problem-solving skills.
  • The ability to travel when necessary.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

Application Closing Date
26th February, 2021 by 11:59PM

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

Note: We will recruit once we find the right candidate, so we strongly advise you to submit your applications as soon as possible.