Living Goods Community Health Digitization (e-CHIS) Project Manager Jobs in Kenya

Living Goods Community Health Digitization (e-CHIS) Project Manager Jobs in Kenya

Your Charge

  • Overseeing the overall project design and delivery of a national digital community health tool that aligns with Living Good’s performance management expectations and working with other LG stakeholders and partners to drive national scaling and long-term adoption of the tool by the national and county governments.

  • To provide overall day to day technical program leadership to a portfolio of Community Health digitization projects while working closely with national, county government and other development partners.

  • Establish, own and drive end to end delivery and implementation of various community health and technology workplans while working within cross functional and multi-stakeholder Technical Working Groups.

  • Set project structures, teams and provide overall direction to Living Goods project teams while working closely with national and county government stakeholders.

    Roles and Responsibilities

  • Represent Living Goods in MOH technical working groups (steering and working committees) with central and county governments as well as other partners as required.

  • Act as a technical advisor and influence design of various components of Community health digital system in line with LG’s expectations and industry best practises.

  • Support the country’s Senior Leadership team with overall CH digitization technical leadership across all the programming areas.

  • Provide interface leadership to other LG key managers/departments on all Community health digitization projects needs e.g finance, grant management, business development, advocacy, communication.

  • Work alongside the senior leadership team to position Living Good as a viable partner in strategic business development engagements with the national and county government as well as with other development partners or donors.

  • Overall coordination of Community health digitization projects while working with national/County MOH technical teams from Health Information Systems, ICT/Technology, Primary Health, Community Health and other government departments.

  • Alignment of cross functional LG internal teams – including setting of appropriate project structures, resourcing and teaming, project costing and budgeting.

  • Providing overall ownership on digitization projects finance/grant management.

  • Providing leadership in various global TWGs (mostly in the domains of Health Information systems, digital health, IT/ technology and community health). The TWGS are constituted of various stakeholders drawn from national/county MOH and other development partners.

  • Supporting various Living Goods stakeholders with appropriate project status summaries for various internal and external audiences.

  • Providing day to day direction and guidance to Living Goods project resources to ensure work plans are executed within signed off timeline.

  • Own and drive overall project delivery and implementation/execution of a portfolio of community health digitization’s project linking to the larger EMR.

  • Pro-actively raising necessary project escalations and red alerts with necessary internal and external stakeholders and lobbying for necessary support to ensure sufficient project support.

  • Organizing and coordinating formal and adhoc meetings/discussions with key stakeholders to eliminate blockers and ensure efficient project delivery.

  • Advocate/ Champion the
    e-CHIS agenda both internally & externally (with Partners, funders etc).

    Skills & Competencies

  • Keen listener and attentive to details with ability to interpret direct and indirect messaging from across a wide range of stakeholders.

  • Ability to listen to many voices and provide balanced direction to ensure project progress.

  • Able to provide technical solutions/guidance while balancing between competing technical and business requirements.

  • Relationship building and day to day alignment with key stakeholders within Living Goods and national/county MOH teams to ensure success of projects.

  • Ability move beyond guidance and roll the sleeves to ensure the job is done.

  • Ability to steer projects in unclear circumstances.

  • Solution provider mindset with ability to anticipate requirements while bridging between technical and business teams.

  • Solid technical knowledge in technology/ digital health matters that supports respected decision making when required to evaluate and weigh on several opinions/alternatives.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and relations builder

  • Politically savvy given the diverse interests with many stakeholders outside the organization.

    Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, IT, Engineering, HIS, Public Health or related course combined with relevant technology, Digital health, ICT professional qualifications/certifications plus experience in implementation of digital solutions in public/community health;

  • Professional Qualifications/Membership to professional bodies.

  • Project management- PMP, Prince2, Scrum Master

  • Minimum of eight (8) years’ relevant experience with AT LEAST four (4) years of hands-on experience in implementation of scale-able and integrated technology /digital health solutions.

  • Over (4) years demonstrated expertise in the analysis, design & implementation of enterprise level health information systems, open source EMR platforms, DHIS2 & interoperability frameworks.

  • At least 4 Years hands-on experience in use of technology, data and analytics to solve business problems within the public health sector.

  • Demonstrated expertise in use of project management skills to successfully drive implementations and scale technology solutions.

  • Disciplined, methodical and detail-oriented in knowledge management, execution and documentation of projects.

  • Strategic thinker, solution provider - you have solid experience in identification of opportunities, designing of concepts and putting together detailed strategic plans.

  • Demonstrate experience in handling ambiguity, working in a multicultural environment while juggling concurrent activities.

  • Previous history of working with national and county governments and development partners within the public health domain is desired.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Living Goods Community Health Digitization (e-CHIS) Project Manager Jobs in Kenya

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