United Nations World Food Programme Business Transformation Manager Jobs in Kenya
United Nations World Food Programme Business Transformation Manager Jobs in KenyaThe RoleKey Responsibilities Act as central coordinating point and support with Regional Business Engagement Managers for digital scale-up and Country Strategic Plan Alignment activities;
Engage with countries’ senior management at operational and strategic level to develop a Country Office-Technology Solutions Roadmap based on the Country Strategic Plans, Digital Transformation Solutions Roadmap, key digital product lines, divisional roadmaps;
Develop relationships with operational and executive-level subject matter experts to shape and validate demand for digital services through user research, with HQ Business Engagement Managers;
Initiate Country Office digital scale-up teams in alignment with the Field Digital Playbook and the defined Country Office digital roadmap.
Act as a primary focal point for collecting user feedback on existing technology solutions and channelling this feedback to the various product owners;
Understand and communicate to countries relevant user-research based value propositions of digital solutions, features and capabilities, including relevant new capabilities for beneficiaries, partners and governments as they become available;
Work closely with Headquarters Business Engagement Managers and Regional Business Engagement Managers to strengthen HQ-Field alignment;
Support training and capacity building for IT Officers in Country Offices to strengthen their business engagement and digital skills;
Participate in the development of Digital Transformation planning and strategy to advocate for country outcomes as well as team work plans;
Other duties as required.
The ideal profile is a professional who is highly adaptive and able to communicate effectively with diverse audiences who might not share the same technical knowledge.
This person enjoys working at the intersection of big picture strategy and tying it to tangible and actionable steps for execution.
They can juggle various priorities and keep things moving forward, not being discouraged by obstacles, but instead see them as challenges for ongoing growth and learning.
Qualifications & Key Requirements
Degree in Computer Sciences, Business Administration, Economics, Finance or related field.
At least 8 years of progressive professional experience in project management, technology and/or strategy related work with a minimum of 2 years of managerial experience.
Strong understanding of digital technology trends and how modern technology works.
Strong strategic thinking skills with the ability to connect dots within the context of a large, complex organization and sector.
Strong relationship-building and influencing skills
Able to communicate effectively including translating technical language into everyday language.
Has experience working with human-centred design and agile methodologies
Strong facilitation skills and ability to listen and hear people’s needs as opposed to imposing their own knowledge or solutions.
Additional/Nice have requirements:
Project Management certification (PMP, PRINCE2)
Strategy and management consulting experience
Fluency (level C) in English language.
Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: preferably French and/or Arabic; otherwise Chinese, Russian, Spanish, and/or WFP’s working language, Portuguese
How to Apply
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