eHealth Africa Recruitment, Wednesday 14th March 2018

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eHealth Africa Recruitment, Wednesday 14th March 2018 – eHealth Africa plans and executes information driven arrangements and innovations to enhance wellbeing frameworks for and with nearby groups.

eHA’s innovation works in low availability settings, and astutely utilizes information to drive basic leadership by nearby governments and accomplice offices to get ideal outcomes.

PROJECT MANAGER, VALUE CHAIN OF BIOFORTIFIED CROPS

SUMMARY
We are looking for an exceptional Project Manager who will lead the management and coordination of all aspects of the Assessment of Agricultural Value chains for improving the livelihood in Northern East areas in Nigeria project funded by the World Food Program.

Ideal candidate would have strong project management skills and experience working in business, sales, and/or agricultural development settings.

The position could be based in Kano or Abuja and there will be opportunities for travel to eHealth Africa’s offices in Sierra Leone and Liberia for project work.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead the day-to-day execution and implementation of agricultural value chains projects.

Provide oversight to project planning to define scope and objectives of programs and utilize strong project management skills, stakeholder management experience, networking, and communication skills.

Develop and maintain an up to date work plan for project implementation to effectively manage project progress and ensure timely completion of project deliverables, adhering to project timeline and budget.

Oversee the contractual requirements and financial management for programs. Ensure budgets are tracked against contract milestones.

Track key performance indicators and create reports and presentations to be delivered to funding agencies and all relevant stakeholders.

Serve as a point of contact for all inquiries, and issues resolutions for project management, contract budget and remediation, and regulatory document preparation.

Establish relationships and collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand and enhance processes, leverage existing content and materials, identify interdependencies and common issues, and share leading practices across initiatives.

QUALIFICATIONS
A minimum of five years of project management experience within private or non-profit sectors. Experience working in international development and donor funding settings is an advantage. Experience working in international agricultural development projects is highly desired.

Bachelor’s degree in a Business field from an accredited college or university; Master’s degree, PMP is a plus
Demonstrated ability to execute and successfully achieve objectives in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with aggressive timelines

Prince 2 certification is a plus

Excellent organizational, presentation, communication and meeting facilitation skills

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER, VACCINE DIRECT DELIVERY

JOB DESCRIPTION
We are looking for an exceptional Senior Project Manager who will lead the management and coordination of all aspects of the Vaccine Direct Delivery Project.

Ideal candidate would have strong project management skills and vaccine distribution experience.

The position could be based in Abuja with frequent travel to Sokoto and Bauchi.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Lead the day-to-day execution and implementation of vaccine direct delivery project.

Provide oversight to project planning to define scope and objectives of programs and utilize strong project management skills, stakeholder management experience, networking, and communication skills.

Develop and maintain an up to date work plan for project implementation to effectively manage project progress and ensure timely completion of project deliverables, adhering to project timeline and budget.

Oversee the contractual requirements and financial management for programs. Ensure budgets are tracked against contract milestones.

Track key performance indicators and create reports and presentations to be delivered to funding agencies and all relevant stakeholders.

Serve as a point of contact for all inquiries, and issues resolutions for project management, contract budget and remediation, and regulatory document preparation.

Establish relationships and collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand and enhance processes, leverage existing content and materials, identify interdependencies and common issues, and share leading practices across initiatives.

QUALIFICATIONS
A minimum of seven years of project management experience within private or non-profit sectors. Experience working in business, sales settings is a plus. Experience working in vaccine delivery or pharmaceutical setting is highly desired.

Bachelor’s Degree in a Business field from an accredited college or university; Master’s Degree, PMP is a plus

Demonstrated ability to execute and successfully achieve objectives in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with aggressive timelines

Prince 2 certification is a plus

Excellent organizational, presentation, communication and meeting facilitation skills.

TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER (VTS)

ABOUT THE VACCINATION TRACKING SYSTEM (VTS)
The Vaccination Tracking System (VTS) is a donor funded project for the Federal Ministry of Health Nigeria, to develop a system, processes and tools to monitor polio vaccination activities across Nigeria.

The objectives of the project are to:

Create and manage a geospatial database for all 8 high risk states in Northern Nigeria to support enhancements to the micro-planning process

Support enhancements to Immunization Plus Days (IPD) processes by recording the vaccination team positions (the “tracks”) at regular interval

Import tracks from the phones and calculate coverage analytics based on the intersects of the positions and the underlying geographic reference data for the settlements

Provide automated web based dashboard and maps at local and national level for use at the Nigeria EOCs in Abuja and Kano as well as remotely by external partners”

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
The Technical Project Manager(VTS) is the person in charge of ensuring the optimal performance of the VTS system from a technical perspective, including end-to-end continuous improvement of the system and technical processes, systems development and security

Reporting to the senior manager of IT Engineering & Operations, s/he functions as a technical manager with authority and direct responsibility for release planning, production configuration control and customer satisfaction.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

The Technical Project Management(VTS) will support eHA’s VTS project predominantly by performing his/her job successfully, the  individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.

Technical Support Responsibilities:
Creates and maintains quality assurance checklists for all dimensions of the VTS system (software, data, devices, logistics, staffing)

Conducts retrospective assessments of each campaign, capturing both best practices and ideas for process improvement

Collaborates with the VTS Application Owner for the continuous improvement and optimization of the geospatial data management and publication during vaccination campaign preparations

Collaborates with the VTS Application Owner to understand emerging customer requirements and the software features development roadmap

Collaborates with the QA department head to define test and monitor VTS test plans

Maintains the VTS production change log

Deploys to the field as required, including in the context of rapid response missions

Strengthens VTS capacity and supports effective visualization and communication of field level information

Contributes towards the identification and implementation of effective and adapted technical solutions and partnerships

Ensures the collection and management of data for VTS use is integrated in information-gathering methodologies, tools and databases

Supports the section in relation to information management activities and other activities as required

Able to guide the team through the development, testing and implementation stages and review the completed work effectively

Responsible for ensuring all technical knowledge, processes, and procedures are developed, and updated

Provide direction and technical expertise in design, development and systems integration

Provide direction and technical expertise development. Ensure standard operating procedures and project guidelines are in place.

Must ensure teams follow the correct procedures, policies and documentation requirements across project phases

Cross Functional Responsibilities:

Identifies, documents and communicates all business processes and sub-processes related to the deployment and effective use of VTS during field campaigns

Communicates roles & responsibilities clearly to all internal and external parties

Collaborates with the development partner to enable the execution of concurrent vaccination campaigns

Establishes and maintains relationships with customers, vendors, and key strategic partners

Analyze quantitative execution and system performance data and translate into recommendations and actionable plans, interpreting technical information from structured and unstructured sources.

Manage and maintain issue lists and product improvement roadmaps.

Managerial Responsibilities:

Validates the accuracy of documentation and procedures by participating in field supervision exercises

Must ensure teams follow the correct procedures, policies and documentation requirements across project phases

Able to guide the team through the development, testing and implementation stages and review the completed work effectively

Ensures that process owners are identified, trained and empowered to execute their tasks.

Chairs the VTS Release Readiness Committee, ensuring that all required quality checks have taken place prior to the start of each campaign

Builds and reinforces teamwork with direct reports through clear, effective communication, ensuring both understanding and accountability

Displays a healthy level of teamwork by developing solid relationships with other department in the organisation

Lead project reporting for stakeholders, including building and maintaining project dashboards

Perform any other duties assigned by Management

WHO YOU ARE

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or any information Technology-related Degree

A minimum of 5 years experience managing mission-critical applications, including responsibility for planning and communicating with stakeholders

Experience performing application support and system administration tasks

Project management and/or ITIL certification a plus

Experience in Problem and Incident Management.

Core Competencies:

Ability to focus, to stay organized and to manage a large number of details

Excellent judgment with the ability to assess and communicate degrees of risk

Proven ability to work with diverse and large teams and to foster a positive working environment with local and international stakeholders

Outstanding interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to maintain constructive relationships with colleagues and partners, both in-person and virtually

Ability to be adaptable, result-oriented, and positive in a changing work environment.

Ability to be proactive, innovative and Creative in decision making

Excellent analytical skills and problem-solving skills

Positive attitude, high energy approach to work and pays attention to details.

Strong leadership skills that include the ability to build effective teams, ability to motivate others, delegation, and timely/quality decision making image

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. eHA is a tobacco-free environment.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk

The employee is frequently required to sit and use a computer and reach with their hands and arms.

Above all:
We believe strongly in our mission and our core values, and our teams are most successful when they do also.

Impact & Quality

We work on solving big problems

We believe in the power of technology to make a transformational difference in health systems, and we know that when we do high-quality work, we have the opportunity to change lives in the communities we impact.

Innovative Problem-Solving:

We maintain a worldview driven by possibilities, not limitations

We build smart systems that will sustain beyond our tenures. We challenge prevailing assumptions, respect the urgency of the environments we operate in, and take smart risks to search for the best solution.

Passion:
We care intensely about what we do, and about whom we do it with
We inspire others with our tenacity and commitment to our communities and each other.

Honesty:
We are honest with our communities, our partners, our donors, and ourselves. We communicate with candor, respect, and humility
We are quick to admit our own mistakes, and work to correct them with openness & expediency.

Growth & Learning:
We embrace curiosity
We pursue and promote continuous learning, share our skills and knowledge, and actively work to make ourselves and those around us better.

Ownership:
We work to become part of the fabric of the communities in which we work. We value our seat at the table, and invest in the places we call home.

DRIVER

SUMMARY

The Driver will work under the direct supervision of the Associate Fleet and would be responsible for operating eHealth Africa’s motor vehicles.

S/he is responsible for safely and responsibly performing all official travel using official vehicles.

Regularly servicing and looking after official vehicles taking account of all available information on road conditions, accessible routes and locations running official errands and assisting with other office work

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

Transports employees and other individuals as directed, in a safe and responsible manner; this includes, shuttle transportation for campaigns, projects, airport and distributions runs. Greets employees and individuals warmly.

Ensures vehicle is in proper and safe condition prior to use. Reports any damages or mechanical malfunctions and provides recommendations for repairs.

Observes traffic rules and regulations and maximum speed limits prescribed.

Keeps assigned vehicles clean, free from damage, and in acceptable condition consistently.

Reports for work on time and at specified location. Wears the appropriate outfits and footwear (closed toe shoes).

Maintains schedules of pick-up and drop-off assignments.

Maintains a professional and friendly approach to management, supervisors and colleagues.

Ensure compliance with company regulations and established internal policies and guidelines

Reports all safety, security and driving incidents to supervisor immediately where possible.

Ensures that all relevant notification procedures are followed in the event of absence from work.

Ensures routine check-up of vehicles and complies with relevant laws and company policies regarding the use of mobile phones, smoking in company vehicles and/or the use of prohibited equipment whilst on duty.

Performs any other duties assigned by Management.

May frequently travel between company worksites.

Presents a professional demeanor at all times and approaches others in a tactful manner.

Reacts well under pressure and treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.

Accepts responsibility for own actions and follows through on commitments.

Consistently at work and on time and participates in and promotes a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment.

Attends and participates in staff meetings, training classes and supervision.

Adheres to Policies and Procedures.

Adheres to eHealth Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.

Note: Overtime and weekend work is highly possible and may be expected in order to perform the essential functions of the position.

Hours fluctuate throughout the year with the busiest times during the summer months and seven-day workweeks highly possible.

Requires ability to travel to job sites. Availability, willingness and flexibility to travel outside assigned site area for periods lasting as long as 3-4 days at a time. Such out-of-town travel may be necessary as often as every six weeks or eight times per year. Travel accommodations and per diem will be provided for out-of town assignments

QUALIFICATIONS

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

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

Minimum of Secondary School Education and must have excellent driving record and experience.

Should be in possession of a valid driver’s license, demonstrable route planning.

Considerable knowledge of Nigerian roads and local laws.

Two years of job-related experience, preferably NGO.

Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and in a team.

Able to communicate by various modes such as verbally in-person, Mobile phone, pager, and direct connect/radio.

Excellent customer service skills, must be flexible and self-motivated.

Ability to be adapt to changes, results-oriented, and positive minded in a changing work environment.

Excellent analytical, problem-solving skills and eye for details.

Proven ability to work with diverse and large teams to foster a positive working environment with local and international stakeholders.

Ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative environment

Certifications and Licenses:
Valid Driver’s License
First Aid and Health & Safety qualifications desirable

Computer Skills:
Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite.
Proficiency working within specialized software utilized in program.

Language Ability:

English is the spoken and written language. Fluency in local Hausa is an advantage.

Ability to read, analyse and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, or government regulations.

Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees and the general public.

Math Ability:
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities.

eHealth Africa is a tobacco-free environment.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.

The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.

The employee is frequently required to sit and use a computer and/or reach with hands and arms.

WHY WORK FOR US?

Life at eHealth Africa means not only working towards saving thousands of lives, but also collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for innovative technology.

We offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential. Our team members’ health and well-being is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work

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PROJECT MANAGER, VALUE CHAIN OF BIOFORTIFIED CROPS
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER, VACCINE DIRECT DELIVERY
TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER (VTS)
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