Palladium Group Consultant Full-Stack Software Developer Data.FI Jobs in South Africa

Palladium Group Consultant Full-Stack Software Developer Data.FI Jobs in South Africa


Company Overview:

  • Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value.

  • We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

  • For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible.

  • With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

  • Palladium is a child-safe organization, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children.

  • We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

    Project Overview and Role:

  • Global Prosperity Fund’s ‘Skills for Prosperity’ is a FCDO programme, which seeks to improve the cost-effectiveness, access, quality, relevance and equity of skills through innovative approaches in 9 Middle-Income Countries around the world, including Nigeria.

  • In Nigeria, the Skills for Prosperity (S4P) country programme will work in three targeted states to:

  • Improve access to quality Higher Education and TVET for youth and young women, with a focus on improving access to and the quality of apprenticeships, and supporting training institutions to deliver demand-driven, competency-based training,

  • Strengthen education-to-employment linkages, and

  • Build the capacity of training institutions to improve outcomes for vulnerable women and people with disabilities.

  • Apprenticeships, training, and capacity building interventions will focus on identified high growth sectors of the economy (Agriculture/Agribusiness/agro-allied industries;
  • Creative and Entertainment, and Information and Communications Technology sectors).

  • S4P aims to directly benefit youth, vulnerable women and People with Disabilities (PwD) in targeted states of Kaduna in the north, Benue in the central belt, and Lagos in the south.

  • It will also establish learning and peer sharing mechanisms across other states, including Kano, Enugu and Edo.

    Consultancy Overview

  • Through Translating Data for Implementation (Data.FI) award, Palladium is seeking a UX consultant to contribute to and support health informatics platform under the guidance of the National Department of Health (NDoH) in South Africa.

  • This is a short-term consultancy position. The period of performance for this consultancy is expected to be between with May-September at approximately 20% level of effort, or approximately 25 days.

  • There are no restrictions on where the consultant is based.

    Consultant Activities

  • The NDoH in South Africa, with support from Data.FI. is implementing a generic information hub architecture that will
    integrate information across multiple data sources in order to provide clinicians, program managers, and policy makers with the reliable data needed to provide continuity of patient care, monitor and improve the performance of health programs, and make informed policy and resource allocation decisions.

  • The UX consultant will be responsible for assessing and establishing the best practices for the user experience and design of the information hub system and the analytics layer, and working with the development and technical teams and the NDoH to create an implementation plan of any recommendations that align with the strategy and roadmap for the system.

  • The consultant will also be responsible for best practices around content support and organization related to navigation and system information that is hosted or provided on the system to the users.

    Scope of Work

  • Conduct an assessment of the current system design and configuration to analyze and make recommendations for improvements

  • Conduct user research, user tests, and other design research to inform design decisions

  • Establish design processes and SOPs when appropriate

  • Coordinate with the rest of the project team and the NDoH team to evolve and refine UX inputs with the product roadmap and feature development

  • Create use cases and flow diagrams to help define user and information hierarchies

  • Manage the implementation process of any system changes or refinements in collaboration with the development team

    Qualifications and Requirements

  • 3-5 years of demonstrated experience in creating and implementing UX design

  • Ability to combine UX thinking with design execution to produce usable and intuitive user interfaces supporting data presentation and analysis

  • Prior professional experience on health informatics or digital health products or projects, preferably in the international development sector

  • Demonstrated experience working with a variety of stakeholders or clients and technical teams or

  • Solid understanding of user-centered design and interaction design principles

  • Ability to take initiative and work independently in an autonomous environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (Email, Skype, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, PowerPoint)

  • Excellent leadership, management, coordination, interpersonal and teamwork skills

    How to apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Palladium Group Consultant Full-Stack Software Developer Data.FI Jobs in South Africa


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