Careers

JOIN US AS WE WORK TO TURN WASTE TO WEALTH

We are hard at work on our journey to become the number one company in collection of recyclables in Nigeria and we need hardworking, passionate and dedicated people to support us.

Open positions

1. Wecycler: Carries out collection and transportation of recyclable material from households on specially constructed cargo tricycles. People applying for this position need to have an outgoing personality and have the ability to work well under pressure. This position comes with an attractive welfare package. Interested candidates should possess an SSCE certificate or its equivalent. Successful wecyclers will have an opportunity to be considered for support in entering our manager trainee program.

2. Intern: General-purpose activities at Wecyclers ranging from customer surveys to operations and marketing.

3. Manager trainee: Wecyclers is seeking the services of young, dynamic and active people to fill the position of manager trainee. Successful participants in the training program will have the opportunity to manage one of our hubs. Interested candidates should possess an OND certificate or its equivalent.

How to apply

Interested candidates should forward their CVs to jobs@wecyclers.com

Business Development Job Opening
The Wecyclers Fellow program is looking for driven and entrepreneurial people to take on the challenge of building the Wecyclers Business. Founded in 2012. Wecyclers tackles the intractable problem of waste management in Africa’s urban areas. Wecyclers gives households a chance to capture value from their waste while providing a reliable supply of materials to the local recycling industry. Wecyclers works in partnership with the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) and collects recyclable waste, including plastic bottles, plastic bags, and aluminum cans, at the household level using low-cost bicycle-powered collection vehicles called “wecycles”. Wecyclers rewards households with redeemable points based on the volume and quality of recyclables that they give us. Wecyclers sort and aggregate the materials and then sells it to Nigerian recyclers.
The Wecycler Fellow will have the opportunity to join us in our ambitious mission to clean up Lagos streets and eventually other urban centers. The fellow will be based in Lagos, Nigeria for the duration of the summer (June – Aug).
The fellow will help define the project they work on; however, we currently have the greatest need in:

  • • Consulting – helping us structure our consulting program for leading organizations
  • • Building a marketing strategy for selling our collection services to 3 groups of organizations:
    1. Estates
    2. Schools and
    3. Corporations
  • • Thought leadership – Figure out how to turn our household collection data into meaningful insights about our waste and waste management in Lagos.

For the Wecycler Fellow, we are looking for the following qualities:

  • • Tenacity
  • • Social consciousness
  • • Analytical Skills
  • • A collaborative mentality
  • • Patience, humility and empathy
  • • A passion for the working in the developing context
  • • Powerful communication skills
  • To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@wecyclers.com with subject “Wecyclers Fellow Program – Your Name.” After an interview process, we will select successful candidates to participate in the programs. . The 2014 Wecyclers Fellow will provide a basic stipend, which will cover lunch and expenses and can provide support with accommodation. Although monetary compensation is minimal, the experience will be beneficial for years to come. The Wecyclers Fellow must have the desire and energy to spend at least (1 year) in Lagos Nigeria.