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  • Posted: Jun 23, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • eHealth Africa is focused on improving healthcare by creating effective ways to implement reliable health information management systems. We have developed eHealth and mHealth solutions that can be rapidly deployed to manage patient information, streamline clinical procedures, and provide data and analysis on health program outcomes. Accurate health data wil...
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    Senior Business Analyst

    Depatment: Software Engineering 
    Employment Type: Full-Time - National Employee

    Purpose of the Position

    • As a Senior Business Analyst, you have the possibility to help create high quality applications by overseeing the planning, detailed designs and delivery of the product. 
    • You will work with different stakeholders in order to analyze and refine requirements, conduct design and prototyping as necessary and assist other projects. The monitoring of progress of the project deliverables and technical support and guidance for developers are also part of the job.

    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:

    • Provides support to new business development activities such as idea generation, conceptualization and proposal.
    • Discovers, documents, and prioritizes client needs and requirements
    • Support Technical Project Managers in developing specifications, timelines and budget.
    • Decides upon release date(s) and content (Release Planning)
    • Organizes and facilitates project planning, daily stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other project-related meetings
    • Support Technical Project Managers  in establishing software development processes with the local development team
    • Tracks tasks and milestones and reports on the project's progress. 
    • Assists as needed with backlog maintenance.
    • Manages different stakeholder expectations and works with key stakeholders to define scope, timescales, budget, quality, handover criteria.
    • Manages small as well as large and complex projects through the entire project lifecycle (inception, design, development, integration, test, trial and maintenance
    • Coordinates, manages and drives test organization activities with all stakeholders.
    • Engages and assists Business Analysts to ensure that work requests and product 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.
    • Oversees execution of cross-functional development projects from initiation through release, utilizing Agile/Scrum concepts, SDLC methodologies and principles where appropriate
    • Works to identify blocked or stalled stories and influence the team to resolve the issues.
    • Tracks tasks and milestones and reports on the project's progress. Assists as needed with backlog maintenance.
    • Manages different stakeholder expectations and works with key stakeholders to define scope, timescales, budget, quality, handover criteria.
    • Participates in pre-sales activities such as scoping proposed solutions, writing proposals, budget, resources and risk analysis
    •  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.

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

    • Bachelor's Degree from a college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems Technology or a related field. A postgraduate degree in Computer Science is desirable.
    • 5+ years related work experience including experience as a practicing Scrum Master/PO.
    • Proven Experience in software development life cycle (SDLC), Agile, Scrum, Waterfall, PMI PMBOK 
    • Knowledge and awareness of trending software solutions and technologies especially around the health and nutrition ecosystems.
    • Possess strong strategic and creative thinking skills.
    • Knowledge of network architecture/hardware desired but not required.
    • Strong project management skills, including experience in agile practices and frameworks 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.
    • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and deliver within tight timelines while being flexible in adapting to new roles.
    • Fluent in English, 
    • 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. 
    • Working knowledge of project management tools, e.g. Atlassian Jira, Redbooth, etc.
    • Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite.

    Certifications and Licenses:

    • PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Agile PgM or Certified Scrum Product Owner.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to eHealth Systems Africa on ehealthafrica.bamboohr.com to apply

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