Save the Children Head of Software Development Jobs in Kenya

Save the Children Head of Software Development Jobs in Kenya

We are revamping or replacing all of our key systems and applications, with best in-class IT systems (Oracle HRIS, SAP Ariba) and in-house built NGO-specific systems for Awards and Program management, as well as introducing a state-of-the-art, cloud-based integration platform.

We are looking for Head of Software Development who can bring strong leadership skills and the ability to build, motivate and inspire a team of in-house and 3rd party developers based in London, Kenya and offshore.

You will also be/bring:

  • Familiar with a broad mix of technologies including a strong focus on: HTML5, CSS, React or AngularJS, MS SQL, MS Sharepoint and C# (EF6/MVC)
  • Experience/knowledge of configuration management / change management and the tools to support collaborative and efficient code development
  • A solid understanding of development and QA process
  • An understanding of software design patterns and OO principles
  • A clear understanding of web services, SOA, APIs and micro services
  • An understanding of application lifecycle management, the value of TDD and continuous integration
  • Experience in designing, developing and supporting PaaS applications on Azure
  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

    The Organisation

    Save the Children in a federated Membership based organization employing approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in 117 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection.

    We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the rights of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

    We are working towards three

    breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated
  • We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.
  • We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 7th October 2019
  • Please attach your CV and cover letter with your application and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
  • A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers/apply
  • We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
  • All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Head of Software Development Jobs in Kenya

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