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  • Posted: Apr 26, 2024
    Deadline: May 10, 2024
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    Around 3.5 billion people - half the people on the planet today - are malnourished. Each year, malnutrition kills 3.1 million children under the age of five and leaves 161 million stunted, trapping generations in lives of poverty and unfulfilled potential. The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is focused on finding solutions to end malnutrition w...
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    Project Manager - Product Owner for Digital LSFF - SYS-1168

    About the Role:

    • Reporting to the Deputy Director, PST, the Project Manager will provide functional, technical and managerial leadership to projects and teams in the thematic area.
    • You will lead a high-performing cross-functional project team, and establish, manage and maintain relationships with relevant partners and stakeholders. The postholder will be responsible for the overall project management leadership and ensure the project team implement project activities within approved plans, budget, and quality standards.
    • The Project Manager, throughout the project life cycle, will ensure accurate planning, management and reporting of activities, budgets (resources), monitoring, external services and any other key areas required to deliver successful projects.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Revising and executing a digital product strategy according to organizational goals, market trends, customer demands and the requirements of diverse stakeholders
    • Building and maintaining a deep understanding of all the digital product aspects, including the customer and user perspective, competitive products and our technical capabilities
    • Implementing best practice User-Centered-Design methodologies and research to achieve high user value and satisfaction and integrating stakeholder feedback/suggestions through best practice demand management processes
    • Leading the preparation for the inception workshop for the project. Facilitating the inception workshop with support from the other teams in GAIN
    • Leading a high-performing project team consisting of people across the organization including a consortium of 8 organizations; bringing together the skills, experience and competencies required for successful digital project delivery
    • Working with Business Architect to ensure product development enables go-to-market strategy, as well as developing positioning and messaging for customers
    • Collaborating with a consortium including designers and developers to ensure the deployment of necessary features, including overseeing customer research, solution design, user story writing, feature development, user acceptance testing, and market research
    • Building and maintaining strong partnerships with civil society, INGOs, government entities, private sector and other organisations
    • Ensuring monthly project reporting (in line with GAINs Project Management Standards) to update management on program progress achieved, program plans, changes in direction and challenges encountered

    About You

    • The ideal candidate will possess experience on digital product development/digital transformation in emerging or developing country markets and knowledge and experience of working according to agile methodologies and lean product development, such as CSPO, SCRUM.
    • You will have proven experience in project management in complex and diverse environments, cross-disciplinary teams and product design or development. The postholder will also possess experience working in an Agile environment (reviewing business needs, refine priorities, outline milestones and deliverables, and identify opportunities and risks) as well as experience in food and agriculture systems development, experience in managing programs and digital transformation.
    • In addition to this, you will have excellent communications skills and able to work with diverse groups/individuals and comfortable working in multicultural and multi-lingual environments. You will be fluent in both written and verbal English. The postholder should also be highly flexible and willing and able to travel.
    • A Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, information systems or related field and/or recognized international accreditation in project management. You will be computer literate in Microsoft Office and with experience in SQL queries and with back-end and front-end programming languages such as Java, HTML, CSS.

    About our Offer

    The starting salary for each office is as follows, depending on experience:

    • From NGN 14,956,632 (gross) – NGN 17,101,296 (gross) per annum

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