Univ. Maryland Regional LIMS Software Developer Manager Jobs in Kenya

Univ. Maryland Regional LIMS Software Developer Manager Jobs in Kenya

Position Description

  • The position will be responsible for directing day to day activities of Software Development to deliver software releases on-time and with high quality. Will be responsible for client communication on project design and process. Will ensure appropriate resources are identified, hired and retained. Will make critical decision that will attribute to the success of the mission.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify, understand and plan for organizational and human impacts of office, Health Informatics and mHealth systems, and ensure that new technical requirements are properly integrated with existing processes and skill sets

  • Translate client requirements into highly specified project briefs

  • Conduct system analysis and design with major focus on developing system specifications

  • Draw up testing schedules for complete systems

  • Provide training to users of new systems

  • Review existing mHealth systems and present ideas for system improvements, including cost proposals

  • Provide ongoing maintenance support to facilities and districts where mHealth solutions have been implemented

  • Develop technical working relationships with other technical people from Ministry of Health (MOH), partner NGOs, IT companies and other relevant organizations in the country of implementation

  • Plan necessary infrastructure required for Health Informatics solutions to ensure national scale is seamless, different systems are open and interoperable with existing mHealth solutions and information systems

  • In close collaboration with the Health Informatics and Software development in country strategic information team, develop M&E framework for both ICT for the office, Health Informatics and Software development projects supported by UMB



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or similar technical discipline; or, equivalent demonstrable experience.**

    Experience, Knowledge, and Skills


  • Minimum of over 7 years working experience in system development

    Skills and Abilities

  • Experience in software development and coding in various languages (C#, .NET, Java, PHP etc.)

  • Experience in developing web applications using at least one popular web framework

  • Possesses full working knowledge of technologies such as UNIX, Oracle, SQL Server and TCP/IP for example, as well as knowledge of one or more programming languages

  • Strong organizational, time management, computer and communication skills, leadership, coaching and team building skills to strengthen and cultivate relationship to help achieve organizational goal.

  • Ability to recognize the sensitivity to individual organizations needs and the impact on services of the introduction of IT solutions.

  • Abilities: Ability to multi-task, Analytical skills, Ability to follow verbal or written instructions, Thinking analytically, Communication, Using effective verbal communication, Using effective written communication, Handling stress & emotions, Concentrating on tasks, Making decisions, Adjusting to change, Examining/observing details, Sitting for long periods at a time

  • Interpersonal/Individual Competencies: ability to work with other team members, flexibility, decisiveness and personal integrity


    • Fluency in English (speaking, reading, and writing).

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Univ. Maryland Regional LIMS Software Developer Manager Jobs in Kenya

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