eHealth Africa (eHA) designs and implements data-driven solutions and technologies to improve health systems for and with local communities. eHA’s technology works in low connectivity settings, and smartly uses data to drive decision-making by local governments and partner agencies to get optimum results.
Summary: The Project Manager will support planning, execution and monitoring of mapping and other projects within eHA. S/he supports project management activities to achieve successful project completion. S/he is responsible for day to day management of dedicated project teams; supports the design and development of project specific documentations and performs a variety of project-related tasks.
Keywords: Mapping, Project Management, Sprint Planning, Engagement, Agile, Relationship Management.
Essential duties and Responsibilities:To perform this job successfully, the Project Manager will perform the following responsibilities:
Manage government liaison and relationships at national and state in relation to mapping activities throughout project life cycle.
Plan and coordinate project activities and ensure the timely implementation of projects. Ensure that project deliverables meet quality standards and business requirements.
Manage small and complex projects through the entire project lifecycle (inception, design, development, integration, test, trial and maintenance).
Develop, coordinate, and monitor projects plans to include key milestones, timelines and resources. Work with external consultants for smooth project implementation.
Ensure that work requests and backlogs are properly articulated, prioritized and detailed.
Organizes and facilitates project planning, daily stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other project-related meetings.
Tracks tasks and milestones and reports on the project’s progress. Assists as needed with backlog maintenance.
Works to identify blocked or stalled activities and influences the team to resolve the issues, seeking opportunities for innovation and enhancing efficiency of project delivery.
Participates in pre-sales and business development activities such as writing proposals, scoping proposed solutions, budgeting, resourcing and risk analysis.
Performs any other duties assigned by Management.
Duties and Responsibilities
Ensures compliance with laws and regulations.
May frequently travel between company work-sites. Some international travel may be required.
Presents a professional demeanor at all times. Approaches others in a tactful manner. Reacts well under pressure. Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position. Accepts responsibility for own actions. Responds well to supervisor requests and feedback.
Is consistently at work and on time.
Participates in and promotes a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment.
Attends and participates in annual strategic planning meetings, country management meetings, staff meetings, training classes and supervision.
Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
Adheres to eHealth Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.
Qualification:The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.
Degree Requirement: Master’s degree in Management, Business Administration, Project Management.
5+ years of project management and 2 years agile project management experience.
Good knowledge and experience of managing government-related projects in the A.
Strong project management skills, including experience in agile practices and frame works e.g. Lean, Scrum and Kanban.
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and deliver within tight timelines while being flexible in adapting to new roles.
Strong leadership skills that include the ability to build effective teams, ability to motivate others, delegation, and timely/quality decision making. Training and presentation experience is preferred. Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and great attention to detail. Action oriented and resilient in a fast-paced environment.
Certifications and Licenses: PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), AgilePgM or Certified Scrum Product Owner.
Why work for us?
Life at eHealth Africa means not only working towards saving thousands of lives, but also collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for innovative technology. We offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential. Our team members’ health and well-being is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work.
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