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  • Posted on: 27 October, 2014 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • About eHealth Africa
    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.

    Why work with us?
    Life at ehealth Africa means collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for technology.When we see something that could be improved, we get to work inventing the solution.Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships.We invest in our people and offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential.Our team members’ health and wellness is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work.

    Project Assistant

     

    Summary: The project Assistant is responsible for the overall coordination of deployments of the Mobile Data Gathering Tool “LoMIS” (Logistics Management InformationSystem) to new user groups. This includes organizing testing, training and deployment follow-up to ensure high adoption rate and ongoing user satisfaction.Ensures timely communication and appropriate information is disseminated to the LoMIS team, vendors and partners/clients.    

    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.

    •     Conducts training on use of Logistics Management Information Systems (LoMIS) application in English and in Hausa.
    •     Conducts Health facilities visits to support LoMIS use.
    •     Creates detailed reports form database, google docs and notes on LoMIS rollout.
    •     Confirms product performance by designing, documenting and conducting quality assurance tests.
    •     Creates and Monitors bug report from tests.
    •     Conducts thorough testing of the application manually and with test user groups.
    •     Reports and tracks issues regarding the project or application.?
    •     Attends and participates in trainings and team meetings. Contributes to the team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
    •     Responsible for performing any other duty as assigned by Management.?
    •     Maintains safe and clean working environment by following procedures, rules and regulations
    •     Ensures compliance with laws and regulations.
    •     May frequently travel between company worksites.
    •     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.  Follows through on commitments.
    •     Is consistently at work and on time.
    •     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.

    Education/Experience

    •     Bachelor’s degree from college or university with an emphasis in Project Management or any related field.
    •     Minimum of three years prior experience in related industry or an equivalent combination of education and experience in project coordination.
    •     Familiarity with software development process is desirable.
    •     Must possess high level data manipulation skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and deliver within tight timelines while being flexible in adapting to new roles.

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    Project Manager (General)

     

    Summary:  The Project Manager oversees multiple projects, including direct communication and interaction with partners/clients and outside vendors. Leads and supervises the cross functional project team to establish clear and measurable project operating guidelines. Ensures timely communication and appropriate project information is disseminated to the project team, vendors and partners/clients. Manages project budget. Assists the budget and contract team with determining appropriate charges. Develops and delivers team project training. Establishes team performance expectations. Determines resource allocation for project.

    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.

    •     Serves as the primary contact with partners/clients for all project related items, with oversight of all aspects of conduct, from start-up through close-out in accordance with company and project specific SOPs, guidelines, budgets, timelines and contracts
    •     Leads and manages project team to ensure timely and effective completion of project assignments and other tasks
    •     Works closely and effectively with researchers, directors, partners/clients, project team and outside consultants
    •     Schedules, plans for, and documents regularly scheduled project team meetings. Assesses project issues, proposes resolutions to the project team and then tracks implementation of resolution through to completion
    •     Ensures operational plans are developed consistent with program needs and strategies, including but not limited to, the development of communication plans, training plans, and timelines; monitors project progress as compared to established plans and ensures compliance with plans
    •     Supervises monitors to ensure site visits occur as scheduled and trip reports are accurate and timely; reports to the partners/clients on progress
    •     Facilitates and plans partners/client meetings as needed. Leads internal partner/client teleconferences and/or meetings and presents project information at partner/client meetings and weekly project review meetings
    •     Serves as a resource to team members for all inquiries and issue resolution for site management, contract budget and remediation, and regulatory document preparation
    •     Responsible for contract and financial management for assigned projects. Ensures project budgets are tracked against contract milestones.
    •     Contributes to the Projects’ Management Plan which includes key milestones, timeline costs and resources, monitoring, communication, IP, recruitment & retention plans
    •     Oversees and manages vendors. Assists with identification and selection of vendors. Generates work plan for vendor, defining and communication of timelines to ensure availability of vendor resources.   Identifies and resolves vendor issues.
    •     Evaluates project issues and executes action plan to ensure resolution. Actively identifies and escalates quality and compliance concerns.
    •     Ensures audit / inspection readiness at site level. Contributes to audit/ inspection responses as part of cross-functional project team.
    •     Ensures compliance with laws and regulations.
    •     May frequently travel between company worksites.
    •     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.  Follows through on commitments.
    •     Is consistently at work and on time.
    •     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.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organisation's policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Supervises assigned Project Management staff. 

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

    Education/Experience

    • Bachelor's degree from college or university in Project Management or related field.
    • Minimum of three years of experience in project management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Strong leadership skills that include the ability to build effective project teams, ability to motivate others, delegation, and timely/quality decision making.
    • Exemplary skills with leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams, as well as mentoring other team members in a clinical research setting.
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and great attention to detail. Must be able to work as a leader and member of a team and possess good problem solving skills.
    • Must possess the ability to organize, instruct and supervise staff while promoting group effort and achievement.
    • Must have the ability to manage conflicts and resolve problems effectively.
    • Good learning ability.
    • Action oriented and resilient in a fast-paced environment.

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    Software Engineer - Javascript

     

    eHealth Systems Africa develops a variety of tools using AngularJS and CouchDB that are be used to manage outbreak response, vaccine inventory, to organize transport of health commodities, monitor vaccine usage and provide reporting to government and donor partners.

    We need an experienced developer that can work with our team in Kano to produce client side AngularJS and server side NodeJS and/or Django applications to collect synchronize and display data.

    Candidates must fulfill the following requirements:

    •     Degree in computer science / software engineering                                                                                   
    •     Minimum of 2 years commercial javascript experience
    •     Some commercial experience with AngularJS or Django, JSON, web APIs
    •     Experience working in a team environment with github (creating branches, merging branches, cherry picking commits, reverting commits, stashing, squash merging, tagging, etc.)
    •     Minimum 2 years working in software engineering team, experience with international teams a plus (ours is from all over the world)
    •     Familiarity with test driven development
    •     Familiarity with best practices in coding and design including enterprise patterns

    The following are desirable but not essential:

    • Experience writing and working with REST APIs
    • Android development experience
    • Experience with document based databases (esp CouchDB)
    • Devlops capacity (full stack linux sysadmin skills) a big plus
    • A Postgraduate degree in Computer Science

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    Project Supervisor

     

    Summary:   The Project Supervisor supports and assists the Project Manager with the direct supervision of departmental/project staff including interviewing, hiring, training and performance management.  This individual oversees the team members in carrying out their day to day activities.

    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.

    •     Schedules and assigns staff.
    •     ?Assists Project Manager with interviewing, hiring, training, and performance management.
    •     ?Schedules and conducts monthly trainings .
    •     ?Schedules and conducts regular monthly 1:1 and group supervisions with staff.
    •     ?Schedules and assists with performance management, including probationary reviews
    •     ?Ensures project documents are safely archived following project completion.
    •     ?Executes and monitors project activities.
    •     ?Supervises the department/project team. Organizes and assigns tasks to each team member and ensures proper preparations are made.
    •     ?Assists with monitoring departmental timekeeping and various leaves.
    •     ?Communicates effectively with Project Manager and team members on status updates and issues
    •     Updating staff and keeping all interested parties in the project informed of progress and any issues, which may arise.
    •     ?Prepares and updates project plans and status reports.
    •     ?Responsible for performing any other duty  assigned by Management
    •     ?May frequently travel between company worksites.
    •     ?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.  Follows through on commitments.
    •     ?Is consistently at work and on time.
    •     ?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.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organisation's policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Supervises assigned Project Management staff.

    Qualifications:

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

    Education/Experience

    •     Bachelor’s degree from college or university in Project Management or related field.
    •     Minimum of three years of experience in project management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    •     Strong leadership skills that include the ability to build effective project teams, ability to motivate others, delegation, and timely/quality decision making
    •     Training and presentation experience is preferred.

    Method of Application

    Submit the application form and a detailed statement explaining why you are interested in this post and how your skills and experience meet the person specification.

    Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interestd and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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