Assistant eLearning Programme Manager – IT

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AMREF is the largest indigenous health development non governmental organization based in Africa.

Job Title

Assistant eLearning Programme Manager – IT

(Ref: - CHR/09/10-17)


based at AMREF Headquarters

Reporting to the eLearning Programme Manager, s/he will provide timely and economic technical support in developing and implementing AMREF’s eLearning programmes.

Specific areas of responsibility:

  • Develop web-based educational activities, capture/repurpose live activities, monitor online education trends and associated technology,

  • Manage cross-discipline course development teams, including instructional designers, graphic designers, multimedia developers, and programmers

  • Author, develop, and deliver training and performance support solutions, including technology-mediated instruction, classroom instruction, online quizzes, assessments and surveys and performance support

  • Introduce and support implementation of learning technology innovations (i.e. PodCasts, social networking)

  • Ensure processes & tools are in place to assist content developers, instructors and Subject Matter Experts in the use of learning technology.

  • Grow and develop an online education portal, to include new functionalities and add continuing medical education products for members.

  • Integrate courseware with learning management systems using standards such as AICC or SCORM Testing and troubleshoot courseware performance

  • eLearning Course Development Training

  • Proposal writing

  • Partner in the design, development and implementation of new learning products using learning technology solutions.

  • Designs and/or develops learning technology performance support tools to include LMS development, customization and management

  • Provide helpdesk support to all AMREF eLearning Centers. This involves resolving user problems, monitoring and training

  • Build the capacity of eLearning stakeholders to include mentors and course coordinators, and AMREF team members.

  • Identify the programme’s equipment/software needs, purchase of products and services locally and internationally

  • Identify key monitoring and evaluation areas and develop, design and test M&E tools

  • Manage existing relationships with stakeholders

  • Supervise a core team of IT/eLearning technical support

  • The ideal candidates will have a degree in computer science, electronic engineering or related degree and 3 years related experience.

    Skills and Experience

  • implementing LMS,

  • eLearning content development,

  • eLearning standards,

  • should be able to quickly understand and adopt new,

  • complex tools,

  • technologies and system; have experience in developing user-interface designs,

  • web-based training, and other multimedia products.

  • S/he should have experience in working with graphic design packages including Adobe Creative Suite, Flash, Photoshop and Illustrator.

  • Knowledge of LMS, HTML and JavaScript is required.

  • S/he should be a creative self-starter and independent worker, should be able to work in a dynamic and distributed environment and should be able to learn and apply new software tools quickly.

  • S/he should have good time management and interpersonal skills, be disciplined, a team player and able to work with minimal supervision.

    If you feel that you meet the above criteria, please quote above reference number:- CHR/09/10-17 and send your details including remuneration requirements and contact details of three work-related referees, to, The Director of Human Resources, AMREF Headquarters by email to jobs @ or

    P.O. Box 27691 - 00506 Nairobi

    Tel: 254 - 020 699 3000

    Fax: + 254 020 609518.

    Application Deadline; 30 October 2009.

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