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Project Manager

Published on 22.05.2020

Company

Website : http://www.savics.org
Industries :
IT, software engineering, Internet
Quality, methods
Research and development
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Position : Project Manager

Your Role

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to manage our digital health projects; we support health stakeholders in identifying data management gaps to strengthen health systems and co-create innovative eHealth solutions to cover these gaps. 

We test and incorporate user feedback, and manage the deployment of our solutions in the field. We facilitate the training of local health teams and maintain systems, and provide technical support. 

As project manager, your job will be to coordinate people and processes and allocate resources to ensure that the projects you are in charge of are delivered on time, within budget and with the expected quality. You will schedule, plan, forecast,  and manage all technical activities to ensure project accuracy and quality from conception to completion.

Your Responsibilities

  • Plan and coordinate project activities and ensure timely implementation
  • Design, schedule, coordinate and monitor projects
  • Guide the team through the development, testing and implementation stages and review the completed work effectively 
  • Manage communication with stakeholders and partners from health ministries, NGOs, etc 
  • Manage risks, proactively resolve issues, seek opportunities for innovation and enhance the efficiency of project delivery
  • Communicate roles & responsibilities to project team members and stakeholders
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule, and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools, and techniques
  • Write reports, correspondence, and procedure manuals 
  • Support business development activities; proposal writing, and participation in negotiation processes 
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
Required profile for job ad : Project Manager

The Requirements

  • Masters degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or IT related field is preferred 
  • Experience working on health-related digital health projects
  • Solid understanding or hands-on experience in software development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • PMP/PRINCE II/ITIL certification is a plus 
  • Ability to focus, to stay organized, and pay attention to detail 
  • Results-oriented, adaptable, and proactive 
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Comfortable traveling 25% of time
  • A permanent internet connection as SAVICS will support monthly fees
  • Women are encouraged to apply

Why work with us?

  • You will work in a fast-moving self-managed environment
  • You will be a valuable actor in the development lifecycle of our eHealth solutions
  • We share a common passion - Read our Manifesto (savics.org/manifesto)
  • We strongly believe that our actions shape the future
  • We have a work culture where team members are independent and encouraged to improve and evolve daily in a supportive environment
  • We learn new things daily
  • We love what we do and love to be the best

Your Behavior

  • Empathetic to employee, customer and end-users needs
  • Problem solver
  • Active listener
  • Independent
  • Proactive
  • Transparent
  • Organized
  • Strong work ethics and humanist values

At Savics, you will work in an environment where humanist values are nurtured. You will be independent, responsible for finding solutions to local and global problems. We are all happy to be part of the team and learn from each other. Our goal is to make a significant impact on global health with appropriate technologies. 

Job criteria for job ad : Project Manager
Job category :
IT, new technologies
R&D, project management
Industries :
IT, software engineering, Internet
Quality, methods
Research and development
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Bo - Bonthe - Freetown - Kabala - Kailahun - Kambia - Kenema - Koidu - Magburaka - Makeni - Moyamba - Port Loko - Pujehun - Waterloo - International
Experience level :
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Professional
Spoken language :
englishfluent
Number of Position(s) : 1

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