eHealth Africa Project Manager – Jobs in Nigeria

eHealth Africa designs and implements data-driven solutions and technologies to improve health systems for and with local communities. eHA’s technology works in low connectivity settings and uses data to drive decision-making by local governments and partner agencies to get optimum results.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Department: Program Delivery
Employment Type: Full-Time National Employee

Purpose of the Position

The Project Manager will be responsible for the management of the project platform and its evolution to meet future needs.
Reporting to the Program Manager, s/he will have both a technical and administrative leadership role in all aspects of managing a product development group.
Other joint responsibilities include directing and tracking product development projects, owning decisions regarding program direction and needs, managing personnel-related activities, providing technical guidance to the team, and assuring compliance to internal specifications, customer specifications and industry standards.

What You’ll Do

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned:

Project Delivery:

Work closely with UN agencies, humanitarian partners, Government agencies, and the local host, to ensure eHA visibility in the humanitarian sector.
Ensure that assigned projects are managed effectively through appropriate, timely, and detailed communication with appropriate internal teams and relevant stakeholders regarding major issues and successes related to the project.
Act as the point of contact and communicate project status to all relevant stakeholders.
Prepare and manage project financial budget, forecast and ensure constant monitoring of the project spending as against the approved budget.
Work with the Program Manager and the team to eliminate blockers and ensure the timely delivery of projects as per the agreed term of reference.
Support the new business development team with opportunity identification and proposal writing.
Coordinate project management activities, resources, equipment, and information
work closely with the procurement team to ensure project procurement needs are adequately documented and all project procurements are requested and delivered on time and ensure value for money.
Monitor the assigned team member to ensure adherence to the eHA code of conduct and work ethics.
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans, and reports
Attend and participate in staff meetings, training classes, and field supervision.
participates in staff meetings, training classes, and supervision. Presents complex ideas and anticipates potential objections.
Clearly communicates any ramifications of decisions and issues to project stakeholders, and presents alternatives.
Supervises and writes reports on the assigned project for management and donor agencies.

General Administration:

Define quarterly objectives with team members.
Conduct performance/salary reviews for direct reports.
Direct technical and career growth of project team members.
Ensure compliance of company policies, procedures and methodologies.
Forecast operating costs of development group for budget preparation.
Secure the proper resources for the Engineering team to execute on the feature roadmap including capital expenditures and contractor personnel.
Supervises and writes reports on the program for management and donor agencies.
Ensures compliance with laws and regulations.
Participates in corporate strategic planning activities and Apply project management theory to the organization business challenges.
Is consistently at work and on time & adheres to Policies and Procedures. Presents a professional demeanor at all times. Approaches others in a tactful manner. Reacts well under pressure. Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
Assigns, supervises and evaluates all software solutions to optimize performance, integration, and interoperability.
Maintains high standards necessary for the efficient and professional implementation of the organization’s informatics solutions and platforms.
Provides direct management of division department managers.
Ensures compliance with legal provisions, organizational policies and best practices concerning data management, retention, licensing, and security.
Oversees the implementation and maintenance of a network security function to ensure the integrity and privacy of the company’s data and computing environment and protect its investment in technology.
Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
Adheres to eHealth Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.

Who You Are

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.

B.Sc and/or Master’s Degree in a related field. A professional certification is necessary
Minimum of 8 years relevant experience, at least 3years in a managerial role NGO experience is an added advantage.
Experience in the humanitarian situation in Northern Nigeria and the standards and best practices for humanitarian response.
Familiarity with humanitarian donors funding mechanisms, mode of operation requirements, and engagement.
Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities in a high-paced work environment.
Adherence to defined policies and procedures, monitor and evaluate direct report
Ability coordinate and ensure workforce work in line with organizational value and culture to meet goals and perform well in the future
Exemplary skills with leading and managing multidisciplinary teams, as well as mentoring other team members in a clinical research setting
Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and great attention to detail. Must be able to work as a leader and member of a team and possess good problem solving skills.
Must possess the ability to organize, instruct and supervise staff while promoting group effort and achievement.
Strong leadership skills, including experience preparing scopes, schedules, and budgets for proposals and projects.
Must be able to work as a leader and member of a team and possess initiative and good problem solving skills.
Must have the ability to manage conflicts and resolve problems effectively.
Must possess strong organization and prioritization skills.
Strong leadership skills that include the ability to build effective teams, ability to motivate others, delegate, and make timely/quality decisions
Training and presentation experience is preferred.
Able to communicate by various modes such as verbally in-person, Mobile phone, pager, and direct connect/radio.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and great attention to detail. Must be able to work as a member of a team and possess good problem solving skills.
Must have flexibility in working hours, including on-call availability and the willingness to work holidays. Excellent customer service skills.
Advanced computer skills, including google drive, Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite.
Proficiency working within specialized software utilized in program.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Supervises assigned Project Management staff.

Language Ability:

English is the spoken and written language. Fluency in French and Hausa will be an added advantage.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, orgovernment regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. English is the spoken and written language
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from executive and senior managers, employees, the general public and clients/partners.

Application Closing Date

11th Sep 2022.
Method of Application

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