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Sproxil® offers exciting opportunities to innovate and build new technologies within a fast-paced, supportive and "can-do" environment. Our global company is always expanding into new regions, so we frequently seek motivated, independent professionals to support our growth.


If you are interested in making a meaningful contribution to an award-winning IT social enterprise and are eager to learn, join our team and turn a job into a career.


We value reliable, driven, and independent professionals who stay true to themselves.

We are an actively engaged and open-minded team, united in a common vision.

We create a future-oriented, solution-focused, and flexible environment.

Sproxil is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women, minority and veteran candidates. Sproxil would be willing to consider future visa sponsorship after a minimum of 6 months working for Sproxil.

The following positions are open (click the position to jump to its description):

Java Developer, Cambridge, MA (U.S.)
Overview

The Java Developer is responsible for working with Sproxil’s staff to conceptualize and implement enhancements to Sproxil’s Mobile Product Authentication™ (MPA™) solution, with a focus on Sproxil’s software and web portal development. You will have broad exposure to a variety of modern technology paradigms, including high performance runtime systems, Linux cloud servers, and big data analytics systems. Working closely with team members from various locations and functions you will together develop the new features in the web portal and in other MPA projects. You will also be responsible for documenting your projects and promptly address technology needs as assigned by your supervisor.

If you are someone who is motivated, self-starting, and an independent worker this position is for you. Sproxil offers a fast paced environment with exciting opportunities to innovate and build new technologies and to see them deployed globally. You will to continue to expand your hands-on experience with a successful IT company and collaborate with a team of highly-motivated, top-tier individuals. While Sproxil’s tech team is located in Cambridge, you will also interact with Sproxil team members across 3 continents. The individual can expect to lead aspects of Sproxil's technical operations. Individuals who are attracted to intriguing system architecture design, rapid prototyping beta products using the latest tools and seeing technology make a notable difference in people’s lives around the world would really enjoy this role.

Sproxil would be willing to consider future visa sponsorship after a minimum of 6 months working for Sproxil.

Qualifications

An individual with the highest levels of energy, self-direction, determination and team spirit is required combined with superior communication skills. You must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and a desire to work for a fast-paced start-up that can offer significant career growth. You will have these qualifications:

  • Strong Java programming skills required
  • Proficiency in HTML, JavaScript, Java, and PHP. Candidates will be required to demonstrate a robust command of these technologies during the interview process
  • Knowledge of Spring Framework is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of AJAX, JSON, JQuery, Bootstrap is strongly preferred
  • Technical expertise in “No SQL” distributed file systems (such as HBase, MongoDB) is preferred
  • Experience developing cross-platform, data-rich internet applications is desirable
  • High motivation and intelligence with strong interpersonal and oral/written communication skills
  • Ability to operate independently and flexibly in a start-up environment which is both demanding and multicultural
  • Fluency in English
  • Ability to work in the Cambridge, MA area without relocation
  • A bachelor's degree
Extras

Additional qualifications that are desirable include:

  • Past experience creating an Application Programming Interface (API)
  • Strong understanding of mobile computing technologies, Linux and cloud computing
  • Experience in mobile application development and design is preferred
  • An advanced degree

Sproxil is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women, minority and veteran candidates. Sproxil would be willing to consider future visa sponsorship after a minimum of 6 months working for Sproxil.

Contact
To apply for this position, please submit a CV and cover letter to tech2015@sproxil.com with "Tech 2015" and your full name in the subject line. Only direct candidate applications selected for an interview will be contacted. Interviews will begin shortly and candidates will be considered in the order applications are received.
Marketing Director, Cambridge, MA (U.S.)
Overview

As marketing director, you will oversee global marketing strategy and initiatives for an award-winning company. We seek a creative individual who will display great initiative and independence, together with strong organizational, relationship building and interpersonal skills. The marketing director will also be knowledgeable about global marketing trends and multimedia platforms in both developed and emerging markets, work well under pressure and able to manage several projects simultaneously. Additionally, the marketing director will develop written materials, which include one-page brochures, case studies, award applications, and any other documents essential to Sproxil’s success.

Responsibilities
  • As a team player, work with the sales, marketing and strategy teams to budget, plan and execute cohesive global marketing initiatives
  • Manage brand reputation and messaging in multiple countries. Develop strategic social media and marketing plans that present clear goals for each market where Sproxil delivers services locally
  • Oversee the public relations team to increase Sproxil’s visibility globally through targeted campaigns, speaking opportunities, events and published pieces in strategic channels
  • Collaborate with the design team to create innovative advertisements and other marketing materials that speak to a variety of industries. Such materials will include single/multi-page brochures, case studies, and award applications
  • Oversee the company’s social media channels and email newsletters while simultaneously developing strategies to improve performance on each channel, which may include implementing A/B testing between campaigns
  • Analyze internal data, create metrics, develop conclusions and provide recommendations to colleagues on how to improve marketing and business development efforts. Provide customized advice to Sproxil’s clients on how to deepen consumer engagement via Sproxil’s solutions
  • Serve as strategic point of contact for marketing and business development across Sproxil’s subsidiaries globally
Qualifications

A highly reliable individual with enthusiasm, creativity, and keen attention to detail is required, combined with excellent verbal and visual communication skills. You will have these qualifications:

  • A BA/BS in Marketing, Communications, Business or related field required
  • Past experience developing and executing successful market strategies, with preference given to candidates that have executed international campaigns
  • High motivation and intelligence, with strong English communication skills
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills to convey messages clearly and concisely to a variety of audiences, including English as a second language speakers
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Ability to operate independently and flexibly in a small company environment which is demanding, multicultural, highly-productive and collaborative, working with global colleagues across multiple time zones
  • Ability to work in Cambridge, MA without relocation or work visa assistance
Extras
  • Past experience marketing consumer loyalty programs
  • Proficiency in developing cohesive multinational marketing strategies
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Comfort with writing about highly technical subjects
  • Living or working abroad and knowledge of techniques for successful communication in a multi-cultural setting
  • Proficiency in additional languages

Sproxil is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women, minority and veteran candidates.

Contact
To apply for this position, please submit a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples (preferably past case studies, brochures or similar documents that reflect candidate’s skills) to mm2015@sproxil.com with “MD 2015” and your full name in the subject line. Only direct candidate applications selected for an interview will be contacted. Interviews are currently in progress and candidates will be considered in the order applications are received.

Country Manager, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Overview

Sproxil East Africa is launching its Tanzania operations and you will be the initial Country Manager located in Dar es Salaam and interact with Sproxil team members across 3 continents. If you are someone who is motivated, self-starting, and an independent worker this position is for you. Sproxil offers a fast paced environment with exciting opportunities to innovate and usher new technologies to market. Individuals who are attracted to a rapidly-growing multicultural global corporation making a notable difference in people’s lives around the world would really enjoy this role.

With support from the regional headquarters in Nairobi and global headquarters in the US the Country Manager will be responsible for establishing Sproxil’s presence in Tanzania, working with directors, hiring staff and becoming the public persona of the company responsible for all corporate relationships (customers, vendors, regulators, directors and shareholders). You will also be accountable for the development and execution of the company's growth strategy.

Responsibilities

Business development and relationship management:

  • Deepen customer and market penetration with the aim of dominating marketing share and share of the mind
  • Utilize a business orientation and marketing demeanor in order to bring concepts, services and cooperative business models to the marketplace
  • Identify opportunities and propose new methods of improving existing operations with a focus on bottom-line results
  • Develop and maintain positive and productive relationships with high-level stakeholders and act as company spokesperson
  • Prepare the company to meet the challenges presented by new trends and developments in the market

Leadership and financial management:

  • Accountable for the overall corporate strategy execution, budget and delivery of business and financial targets
  • In collaboration with the directors, worldwide executives and in particular the USA-based global finance team, develop an annual budget prepared in the context of the company’s strategic plan
  • Ensure the efficient utilization of financial resources within established policies of the company, making appropriate and timely financial and management decisions
  • Provide strong and effective executive leadership to future Sproxil staff
  • Establish a risk management framework and use it to identify and address emerging issues that impact the future direction of the Company

People management:

  • Oversee the company’s HR functions and compensation plan
  • Lead staff in their achievement of business objectives with integrity, fairness and transparency
  • Develop and reinforce strong local culture around existing company values
  • Encourage staff motivation and loyalty to minimize staff turnover
  • Establish effective forward and feedback communication systems between Management and staff to inculcate coherence and a team spirit
Key Result Areas
  • Business development and direct client sales
  • Corporate and business strategic plan development, implementation and monitoring
  • Budget creation and management of financial and human resources
  • Provision of strong and effective leadership
  • Stakeholder relationship management
  • Brand development and management
Qualifications

An affable individual with the highest levels of energy, self-direction, determination, emotional intelligence and team spirit is required combined with superior communication skills. You must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and a desire to work for a fast-paced start-up that can offer significant career growth. Sproxil East Africa seeks a decisive leader capable of creating the big picture with great attention to salient details.

You will have these qualifications:

  1. A proven track record in the delivery of sales and organizational growth with international exposure. The candidate must have handled a portfolio of clients exceeding 10 in number and generating over TZS 100m in topline revenue. At least 2 of the past portfolio clients must have been MNCs
  2. Intimate knowledge of the Tanzanian business terrain especially in the pharma, FMCG, or agricultural inputs industry
  3. Great project, customer and human management skills demonstrable through historical achievements in each of those critical areas of our business
  4. A degree in a relevant field with at least 8 years post qualification experience especially in corporate management, at least 3 years of which must have been in senior executive management
  5. Candidates with prior experience in a marketing role will be preferred
Contact
To apply for this position, please submit a CV and cover letter to tz.careers@sproxil.com with "TZ Country Manager" and your full name in the subject line. Only direct candidate applications selected for an interview will be contacted. No recruiter submissions will be considered at this time. Interviews will begin shortly and candidates will be considered in the order applications are received.
Regional Sales Manager, New Delhi, India
Overview

The Regional Sales Manager will be responsible for revenue generation in key segments including FMCG, pharmaceuticals, and agri-business. We seek a self-motivated creative individual who will display great initiative and independence, together with strong organizational, relationship building and interpersonal skills.

Responsibilities

The Regional Sales Manager will be responsible for selling Sproxil’s award-winning solutions in the Indian market. You will develop and maintain relationships with the target customers to drive the company's sales on a global basis. You will have complete responsibility for your customer relationships and will be held accountable for total account sales, margins and overall relationship status. Reviewing micro market analyses, you will determine customer needs, sales volume potential, and pricing schedules that will meet the company’s goals.

Qualifications

A highly reliable individual with enthusiasm, service orientation, and attention to detail is required, combined with excellent organization and communication skills. You will have these qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in business/commerce from a reputed university
  • At least 2 - 4 years of successful consultative sales experience involving promoting and selling systems or concepts that increase client sales and brand value
  • Experience managing and closing intricate sales with multiple decision-makers
  • Skills in negotiating pricing of complex offerings
  • Comfort creating sales and marketing materials and presenting in public
  • High motivation and intelligence with expert interpersonal and oral/written communication skills
  • Ability to operate independently and flexibly in a start-up environment which is both demanding and multicultural
  • Availability for domestic travel (up to 50%)
  • Exposure and basic understanding of mobile and computing technologies. Fluency in English and a major Indian language
  • Ability to work in Delhi with flexibility to move into other geographies is strongly preferred.
Contact
To apply for this position please send a resume and cover email to ashwin.dhumal@sproxil.coma with “RSM2015” and your full name in the subject line. Only direct candidate applications selected for an interview will be contacted. No recruiter submissions will be considered. Interviews are currently in progress and candidates will be considered in the order applications are received.