According to the Federal Government, the 3 Million Technical Talent (3MTT) initiative has begun, and it is now seeking candidates for Community Manager positions.
This was revealed in a statement issued on Monday by Dr. Bosun Tijani, the Ministry of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy’s official X account.
The Ministry reports that 37 Learning Community Managers will be appointed countrywide to oversee the activities of Community members as a result of the statewide recruiting drive.
“To organize the actions of community members, we are employing 37 Learning Community Managers throughout Nigeria as we launch the #3MTT initiative. According to the article, the #3MTT Learning Community is a group of students with complete access to organized information and a support system of other students.
The job descriptions found on the recruiting page state that the 3MTT Community Managers will be in charge of the following:
“Building, establishing, and sustaining 3MTT’s technical talent community and its initiatives both internally and externally within your state, as well as scalable programs that draw in a wide range of aspirational Nigerian technologists and train them for the tech workforce and other opportunities in your state’s digital economy;
“To bring new and existing community members and fellows to the program, you must lead the community and control the 3MTT brand in your state. Create and maintain regional and state-specific outreach, strategies, and messaging for the general public;
“Developing development plans, success measurements, and building models to ensure the long-term growth and success of the 3MTT community in your state. assisting the group in creating and monitoring KPIs to assess the efficacy of the selection process and learner progress
“Overseeing the recruitment of experts, venues, hubs, and other stakeholders to serve as volunteer facilitators and other event hosts in Nigeria.”
In addition, the Community Managers will be expected to: “Establish a community building and engagement strategy for their state; Promote advocacy, manage the production process, and provide materials for community engagement; Create programs and materials to support talent on-ramping in your state; Represent the initiative at conferences, plan and conduct meetups in their state; and create opportunities to engage with relevant partners in a way that generates maximum value for the 3MTT community.”
According to the Ministry, a minimum of three to four years of relevant managerial experience and good leadership abilities are required for this position. Other prerequisites consist of:
“Having a thorough understanding of the Nigerian developer ecosystem would be advantageous (as would having other noteworthy community management experience).” Knowing how to use technology to create scalable teams, programs, and systems without sacrificing quality
Possess exceptional communication skills—both oral and written—as well as strong listening abilities. Be a self-starter who can complete jobs with little guidance.
Possess a strong sense of organization and attention to detail. has a great track record of establishing professional relationships as well as initiative and perseverance,” it said.
The job application deadline, which started on Monday, November 20, 2023, was not specified by the Ministry.
Prior to this, Tijani stated that the 3 Million Technical Talent (3MTT) initiative is a vital component of President Bola Tinubu’s Renewed Hope agenda. Its goals include establishing Nigeria as a net talent exporter and strengthening the country’s technical talent base to drive its digital economy.
Several parties are involved in the program’s initial phase, which is being carried out in partnership with the National Information Technology Development Agency. These parties include placement organizations, fellows, partners, and training providers.