Aperçu de l'emploi
Une Structure recrute 01 Project Manager, Dimagi West Africa
Roles & Responsibilities
The consultant will carry out all responsibilities of the Project Manager including but not limited to:
Managing the coordination and implementation of mobile technology projects, working with project partners, our field team, and an international team of software developers.
Coordinating, guiding, and mentoring Field Managers and other staff to leverage diverse skill sets and maximize team effectiveness and satisfaction.
Driving the definition of requirements, design and develop CommCare applications.
Managing expectations of a wide range of project stakeholders in terms of functionality, scope of the system, and support.
Coordinating with partners and vendors both within and outside of Senegal to ensure an end-to-end solution.
Managing projects with an eye to the big picture as it relates to long term sustainability, strategic value and impact of the overall intervention.
Preparing and maintaining project plans outlining the activities, necessary steps, risks, and dependencies of given work streams as the project progresses and reporting updates on a bi-weekly basis.
Leading internal and external meetings to review project progress, mitigate risks, coordinate tasks, and ensure quality implementation.
Working alongside Field Managers in building applications, visiting community field sites, and training partner staff.
Supervising and managing the growth and career progression of more junior colleagues and conduct their performance reviews using the company framework.
Maintaining records for hours worked on a weekly basis for responsibilities including but not limited to the ones noted above.
The consultant will report to a Senior Project Manager and/or the Country Director on a weekly basis to demonstrate fulfillment of their objectives and responsibilities. Guidance and support will be provided by the Dimagi West Africa team.
Required Consultant Qualifications:
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering, technology, public health or other relevant fields.
5+ years of relevant work experience, including 2+ years of project management experience (accountability for end-to-end project delivery).
Project management experience. Planning and organizational skills that result in successful implementation and follow through on project-based work.
Experience of having worked in multi-stakeholder environment.
Experience successfully managing or leading teams for delivery of large, complex projects (multi-year, donor-funded, large number of stakeholders).
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Professional proficiency (verbal and written) in English and French.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Able to work with a variety of partners and constituents at all levels of the health system including the public health system. May also require working with private sector or government stakeholders in the agriculture sector.
Able to drive strategic conversations with a range of stakeholders.
Demonstrated initiative and comfort with unstructured problems in a diverse environment.
Self-motivated team player, with proven capabilities to lead a project independently.
Ability to work with all levels of an organization and manage conflicts in a constructive and solution-oriented manner.
Strong, innovative and creative problem solver with good analytical capability.
Ability to multi-task and manage multiple project tracks and work streams.
Excellent time management and efficient working practices.
Adaptability and interest in wearing many different hats.
Quick learner, collaborative, and client-oriented.
Willing to travel at short notice for meetings, project work, etc.
Passionate about making an impact by serving the underserved.
Leadership, team empowerment and dedication to move forward despite project challenges.
Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Experience working on technology projects or products.
Experience working in an international team.
Experience in public sector and government programs, preferably within a West African Country.
Experience working in the Agriculture sector.
Data analysis experience a bonus.
Work Schedule and Duration:
This a full time consultancy for a duration of 24 months with a focus on project service delivery. It is expected that you will work with the staff in the Dimagi West Africa office in Dakar, Senegal. There is flexibility to manage your hours and balance office time with working from home upon discussion with your manager.
Dimagi is a family friendly and flexible organization and tries to be accomodating for people who need family time. Consultants can work with their manager to determine time off, and adjust work schedules as needed, on a case by case basis.
The consultancy can be terminated by either party by giving 2 weeks of written notice.
Monthly consultancy fees will depend on level of experience and qualifications but will be competitive with local rates. Current Dimagi rates for this consultancy are between 28,207,000 XOF to 31,733,000 XOF yearly less applicable taxes. The consultant will be reimbursed for any travel or business related expenses and medical expenses incurred during the course of work. For consultants not currently based in Senegal, Dimagi will pay for 1 return air fare to and from the consultant’s home base every 12 months during the consultancy. You’ll have a stake in the future success of Dimagi by receiving stock options.
Why this is an amazing opportunity
Tackle cutting edge problems of using technology for development, daily.
International exposure to some of the biggest projects in developing countries.
We are a dynamic execution focused team that maintains a social culture. We are excited to come to work every day.
Live in Dakar, working with an international multi-disciplinary team.
Be challenged & fulfilled to make a social impact.
Our work is fulfilling as you can directly engage with end users in some of the most underserved communities.
To Apply :https://www.dimagi.com/about/careers/?job=1005020&gh_jid=1005020
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