Jobberman has reached an agreement to to acquire 100% of Nigeria’s foremost online destination for job vacancies, recruitment insights, and career advancement tools, Ngcareers.
Through this acquisition, the owner of Jobberman Nigeria, ROAM Africa, will further consolidate the Nigerian job market with the aim to be the ultimate destination for job seekers in Nigeria with a focus on growth and ambitious innovation.
Together, Jobberman Nigeria and Ngcareers will be reaching over more than one million Nigerians every month, the firms stated.
The companies announced that they are on a mission to tackle the growing disconnect between labour demand and supply with scalable technology.
They also aim to help bridge the unemployment gap and drive growth of the Nigerian workforce by providing millions of young people access to career development tools, opportunities, professional, and vocational skill development.
For a transition period, Jobberman Nigeria and Ngcareers will continue as independent brands, working closely together as a combined organization under the roof of ROAM Africa, led by CEO, Clemens Weitz. The midterm goal is to operate solely under the brand Jobberman.com.
Hilda Kabushenga Kragha, CEO of Jobberman Nigeria, said:
Ngcareers is one of the top job portals in Nigeria. With this acquisition, we have the opportunity to widen our scope in Nigeria and show our long-term commitment to the market.
The Acquisition of NG careers will further cement our position as the number one career platform in Nigeria. It will give us a stronger bigger platform and enable us to create better digital services for our customers. We look forward to welcoming our new employer partners and job seekers from NGcareers to the Jobberman family.
Ngcareers was founded in 2009 by Paul and Andrew Eze, and grew from a few hundred users to over 1 million users in Nigeria in 2019.