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Project Manager (Contract/ NGO/ Digital Technology Systems/ Stakeholder Engagement)

Dakar, Senegal
Job Description:
A well-known NGO is looking for a Project Manager, who works with its partners to implement a mobile technology solution for providing health services in under-resourced settings. The successful individual will provide project management, technical consulting, capacity building, and training of trainer services associated with developing and deployment of health system strengthening IT programs.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Gather requirements for the ongoing refinement, evolution, and expansion of the client's applications and associated digital systems more broadly
  • Manage expectations of the client’s project stakeholders in terms of system features, capabilities, and service standards
  • Manage the project with an eye to the big picture as it relates to long term sustainability, strategic value, and impact of the overall intervention
  • Coordinate with client’s partners and vendors to ensure an end-to-end solution
  • Prepare and maintain project plans outlining the activities, necessary steps, risks, and dependencies of given work streams as the project progresses and report updates on a bi-weekly basis
  • Lead meetings to review project progress, mitigate risks, coordinate tasks, and ensure quality implementation, with the client’s designated teams
  • Facilitate training of trainers on the NGO’s technology systems
  • Work alongside partners in designing applications, visiting implementation sites, and building partner capacity
 
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • 5 years of relevant Project management experience, including 2 years of project management experience working on delivering technology solutions
  • Experience as a business analyst or technical product owner
  • Knowledge of public health systems in French West Africa
  • Experience working with African governments
  • Experience working with USAID- or CDC-funded programs particularly with technology implementation in low resource settings
  • Experience of having managed expectations in a multi-stakeholder environment
  • Comfortable with software tools such as Asana, G-Suite, and Skype
  • Professional fluency in oral and written English
  • Professional fluency in oral and written French
 
Contractual information:
  • Contract: 12 months, with possibility of extension
Clifford Ndlebe  | Recruitment Consultant
CA Finance Recruitment  | Tel: +27216599200
cndlebe@caglobalint.com  

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