eHealth Africa Project Manager - Jobs in Nigeria

eHealth Africa Project Manager - Jobs in Nigeria

eHealth Africa 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 uses data to drive decision-making by local governments and partner agencies to get optimum results.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Department: Program Delivery
Employment Type: Full-Time National Employee

Purpose of the Position

  • The Project Manager will be responsible for the management of the project platform and its evolution to meet future needs.
  • Reporting to the Program Manager, s/he will have both a technical and administrative leadership role in all aspects of managing a product development group.
  • Other joint responsibilities include directing and tracking product development projects, owning decisions regarding program direction and needs, managing personnel-related activities, providing technical guidance to the team, and assuring compliance to internal specifications, customer specifications and industry standards.

    What You’ll Do

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned:

    Project Delivery:

  • Work closely with UN agencies, humanitarian partners, Government agencies, and the local host, to ensure eHA visibility in the humanitarian sector.
  • Ensure that assigned projects are managed effectively through appropriate, timely, and detailed communication with appropriate internal teams and relevant stakeholders regarding major issues and successes related to the project.
  • Act as the point of contact and communicate project status to all relevant stakeholders.
  • Prepare and manage project financial budget, forecast and ensure constant monitoring of the project spending as against the approved budget.
  • Work with the Program Manager and the team to eliminate blockers and ensure the timely delivery of projects as per the agreed term of reference.
  • Support the new business development team with opportunity identification and proposal writing.
  • Coordinate project management activities, resources, equipment, and information
  • work closely with the procurement team to ensure project procurement needs are adequately documented and all project procurements are requested and delivered on time and ensure value for money.
  • Monitor the assigned team member to ensure adherence to the eHA code of conduct and work ethics.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans, and reports
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, training classes, and field supervision.
  • participates in staff meetings, training classes, and supervision. Presents complex ideas and anticipates potential objections.
  • Clearly communicates any ramifications of decisions and issues to project stakeholders, and presents alternatives.
  • Supervises and writes reports on the assigned project for management and donor agencies.

    General Administration:

  • Define quarterly objectives with team members.
  • Conduct performance/salary reviews for direct reports.
  • Direct technical and career growth of project team members.
  • Ensure compliance of company policies, procedures and methodologies.
  • Forecast operating costs of development group for budget preparation.
  • Secure the proper resources for the Engineering team to execute on the feature roadmap including capital expenditures and contractor personnel.
  • Supervises and writes reports on the program for management and donor agencies.
  • Ensures compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Participates in corporate strategic planning activities and Apply project management theory to the organization business challenges.
  • Is consistently at work and on time & adheres to Policies and Procedures. 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.
  • Assigns, supervises and evaluates all software solutions to optimize performance, integration, and interoperability.
  • Maintains high standards necessary for the efficient and professional implementation of the organization’s informatics solutions and platforms.
  • Provides direct management of division department managers.
  • Ensures compliance with legal provisions, organizational policies and best practices concerning data management, retention, licensing, and security.
  • Oversees the implementation and maintenance of a network security function to ensure the integrity and privacy of the company’s data and computing environment and protect its investment in technology.
  • Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
  • Adheres to eHealth
    Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.

    Who You Are

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.

  • B.Sc and/or Master's Degree in a related field. A professional certification is necessary
  • Minimum of 8 years relevant experience, at least 3years in a managerial role NGO experience is an added advantage.
  • Experience in the humanitarian situation in Northern Nigeria and the standards and best practices for humanitarian response.
  • Familiarity with humanitarian donors funding mechanisms, mode of operation requirements, and engagement.
  • Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities in a high-paced work environment.
  • Adherence to defined policies and procedures, monitor and evaluate direct report
  • Ability coordinate and ensure workforce work in line with organizational value and culture to meet goals and perform well in the future
  • Exemplary skills with leading and managing multidisciplinary teams, as well as mentoring other team members in a clinical research setting
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and great attention to detail. Must be able to work as a leader and member of a team and possess good problem solving skills.
  • Must possess the ability to organize, instruct and supervise staff while promoting group effort and achievement.
  • Strong leadership skills, including experience preparing scopes, schedules, and budgets for proposals and projects.
  • Must be able to work as a leader and member of a team and possess initiative and good problem solving skills.
  • Must have the ability to manage conflicts and resolve problems effectively.
  • Must possess strong organization and prioritization skills.
  • Strong leadership skills that include the ability to build effective teams, ability to motivate others, delegate, and make timely/quality decisions
  • Training and presentation experience is preferred.
  • Able to communicate by various modes such as verbally in-person, Mobile phone, pager, and direct connect/radio.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and great attention to detail. Must be able to work as a member of a team and possess good problem solving skills.
  • Must have flexibility in working hours, including on-call availability and the willingness to work holidays. Excellent customer service skills.
  • Advanced computer skills, including google drive, Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proficiency working within specialized software utilized in program.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Supervises assigned Project Management staff.

    Language Ability:

  • English is the spoken and written language. Fluency in French and Hausa will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, orgovernment regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. English is the spoken and written language
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from executive and senior managers, employees, the general public and clients/partners.

    Application Closing Date

    11th Sep 2022.

    Method of Application

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