NGO Jobs In Nigeria: eHealth Africa - Project Manager



eHealth Africa (eHA) 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 smartly uses data to drive decision-making by local governments and partner agencies to get optimum results.

Summary: The Project Manager will support planning, execution and monitoring of mapping and other projects within eHA. S/he supports project management activities to achieve successful project completion. S/he is responsible for day to day management of dedicated project teams; supports the design and development of project specific documentations and performs a variety of project-related tasks.

Keywords: Mapping, Project Management, Sprint Planning, Engagement, Agile, Relationship Management.

Essential duties and Responsibilities:To perform this job successfully, the Project Manager will perform the following responsibilities:

  • Manage government liaison and relationships at national and state in relation to mapping activities throughout project life cycle.
  • Plan and coordinate project activities and ensure the timely implementation of projects. Ensure that project deliverables meet quality standards and business requirements.
  • Manage small and complex projects through the entire project lifecycle (inception, design, development, integration, test, trial and maintenance).
  • Develop, coordinate, and monitor projects plans to include key milestones, timelines and resources. Work with external consultants for smooth project implementation.
  • Ensure that work requests and backlogs are properly articulated, prioritized and detailed.
  • Organizes and facilitates project planning, daily stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other project-related meetings.
  • Tracks tasks and milestones and reports on the project's progress. Assists as needed with backlog maintenance.
  • Works to identify blocked or stalled activities and influences the team to resolve the issues, seeking opportunities for innovation and enhancing efficiency of project delivery.
  • Participates in pre-sales and business development activities such as writing proposals, scoping proposed solutions, budgeting, resourcing and risk analysis.
  • Performs any other duties assigned by Management.
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures compliance with laws and regulations.
  • May frequently travel between company work-sites. Some international travel may be required.
  • 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. Accepts responsibility for own actions. Responds well to supervisor requests and feedback.
  • Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Participates in and promotes a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment.
  • Attends and participates in annual strategic planning meetings, country management meetings, 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.
Qualification:The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.

  • Degree Requirement: Master’s degree in Management, Business Administration, Project Management.
  • 5+ years of project management and 2 years agile project management experience.
  • Good knowledge and experience of managing government-related projects in the A.
  • Strong project management skills, including experience in agile practices and frame works e.g. Lean, Scrum and Kanban.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and deliver within tight timelines while being flexible in adapting to new roles.
  • Strong leadership skills that include the ability to build effective teams, ability to motivate others, delegation, and timely/quality decision making. Training and presentation experience is preferred. Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and great attention to detail. Action oriented and resilient in a fast-paced environment.
Certifications and Licenses: PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), AgilePgM or Certified Scrum Product Owner.

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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