Project Tech Lead Employment Opportunity – Medic Mobile

Job Title:     Project
Tech Lead
Organisation: Medic
Mobile
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Tech Lead Manager
About US:
Medic Mobile
designs, delivers and supports world-class software for health workers who
provide care in the hardest-to-reach communities. Our software is free,
open-source, and deployed at scale in the last mile of healthcare.
Evidence-based workflows come together in the software to support health
workers and families, helping to ensure safe deliveries, track outbreaks, treat
illnesses at the doorstep, communicate about emergencies, and more. We envision
a more just world in which health workers are supported as they provide care
for their neighbors, universal health coverage is a reality, and health is
secured as a human right.
Job Summary:
The Project Manager role is a unique opportunity to make a contribution to
Medic Mobile strategic mission of delivering impact through mHealth to the hard
to reach populations through direct partnerships with health organizations and
Ministries of Health. The Project Manager role is critical in ensuring that
delivery and impact are achieved. This role will work collaboratively with
other operations and global teams. This role will report to the Deployment
Manager based in Nairobi. The Project Manager will be based in Kampala with
frequent travel (60%) to project sites and the regional office located in
Nairobi, Kenya.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·       
Stakeholder
engagement: Support in project stakeholders mapping i,e development organizations,
governments, funding partners, policy makers and defining their role(s)in the
project and achieving impact.
·       
Build
and maintain strategic and professional relationships that facilitate business
growth and continuity to achieve sustainability, scale, reach and impact
·       
Conceptualization
– Invent, formulate and build  ideas into
concepts by conducting landscape assessment of the ecosystem  and inform how the organization can lead in
shaping the way governments or partners should approach focus areas i.e Health
systems strengthening, national protocols, community health programming among
others.
·       
Innovation
– Continuously review existing product along with the changing partner and user
needs and champion the development of new features that improve the product and
its performance to the expected users.
·       
Research
Oriented – Ability to think through projects with research ideas in mind and
carving out areas of learning, recommending and following them through while
ensuring compliance with the relevant protocols and procedures, documenting and
disseminating the learnings and lessons.
·       
Reporting
and documentation: responsible for project technical documentation including
the scope of work, work plans, budgets and reports for both internal &
external stakeholders.
·       
Planning
and managing project resources: Proactively manage project resources (human and
financial), deliverables, risks and uncertainties and devise contingency/
mitigation measures/plans.
·       
Monitor
and track project progress: Continuously monitor project progress based on
defined success indicators which includes internal (includes but not limited to
Designers, Technical Team, Partnership development, Operations) and external
(other project stakeholders such as partner organization’s, communities,
Ministries of Health etc) stakeholders tasks and outputs to inform iterations
on plans. 
·       
Risk
management: Lead in risk mapping, analysis, communication as well as designing
and implementing mitigation plans while ensuring path to success is not
disrupted.
·       
Coordinate
multi-stakeholder teams & activities: Coordinate and facilitate, jointly
with internal and/ or external stakeholders multiple projects at the same time
running different phases at different times that may or may not include field
visits as defined in the work plan, while ensuring everyone is aware of their
expectations and are working to realize set out objectives.
·       
Quality
Assurance: Through established process and frameworks, lead in evaluating the
quality of outputs including technical requirements documentation, reports,
developed toolkit (web, mobile application and dashboards). Developing test
plans and scenarios  for developed tools
to ensure they meet expected standards while communicating any gaps and providing
suggestions thereof. Ensure that the partner focal persons understand the tools
being developed for them and onboard them to be able to test effectively and
share actionable feedback. Lead and conduct activity progress reviews with
stakeholders i.e Governments, Development partners while documenting and
sharing feedback and action points with relevant persons and following through
for their resolution.
·       
Process
review: Support in business process review, development based on learnings to
enhance efficiency and turnaround time.
·       
Capacity
building: Lead in training cycle management for end-users of the developed
software as well Capacity Tech Partners on the applications to able to adapt
and use them in their health areas while also contributing to the overall
Community Health Toolkit.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant must hold a BA/BS degree in public health, project management, public
policy, social sciences, computer science, IT or a related field.
·       
Three
years of relevant work experience in project management, research or analytical
work in social impact project. Ordinarily the candidate should have passions
for public health, digital technology development or deployment and appreciates
its role positive impact for equitable scalable 
and reachable health services.
·       
Proven
experience in managing, coordinating and leading multiple projects with
cross-functional teams located around the globe
·       
Experience
working with marginalized communities in any social impact programmes
·       
Willingness
to travel to project implementation geographies in Africa up to 60% of the
time.
·       
Excellent
written and oral communication and presentation skills in English
·       
Critical
thinking and problem solving
·       
Excellent
decision-making and leadership capabilities
·       
Excellent
writing and presentation skills
·       
Conflict
resolution experience
·       
Adaptability
·       
Team
player
·       
Detail-oriented
with demonstrated ability to multitask and manage timeline pressure
·       
Ability
to work in a multicultural environment
How to Apply:
All qualified and
interested candidates should apply online at the link below.
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