American e-commerce giant Amazon has started hiring employees for its soon-to-be-opened Nigerian branch.
The American e-commerce company has announced vacancies for at least seven positions in Lagos ahead of the launch of its Nigeria office in 2023.
The company advertised the positions on its website and LinkedIn and checks revealed that no fewer than 5,089 people applied through the LinkedIn portal.
Recall GBETU earlier reported Amazon’s expansion to Nigeria, and four other countries by April 2023.
According to the company, the vacant positions include Associate Solutions Architect, Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) Startup Scaling Team; Startup Segment Leader, sub-Saharan Africa, Amazon Web Services (AWS) startups; Senior Partner Sales Manager, Nigeria, and Kenya.
The other available positions are Startup Account Manager, sub-Saharan Africa, AWS; Solutions Architect, startups, AWS (sub-Saharan Africa); Senior Solutions Architect, West Africa, WWPS; and Enterprise Account Manager, Nigeria.
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All but one of the positions have locations based in Lagos, Nigeria.
The company made an exception for the position of Enterprise Account Manager, saying that it would be based in the UAE with a view to relocating to Nigeria.