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.
We’re currently looking for a Product Owner (1 year, freelance, full time contract) to join us and work on outbreak response, nutrition and health system strengthening products, starting as soon as possible.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.
Degree in computer science / software engineering.
5+ years experience building software with web technologies.
Excellent communication skills and self-initiative.
Experience working in product design and development, user-centered design.
Experience in one of informatics, information design, public health, mobile applications.
Strong analytical and technical skills - software development experience a massive plus.
Experience working in developing, rural or low-literacy contexts.
Willingness and ability to take trips to areas where our products are used (currently Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria) and work with diverse stakeholders.
German, Spanish and French are desirable but not essential.
Develop the vision for products which support our software strategy for health system support and communicate this to the software team and stakeholders.
Gather feature / product requirements from stakeholder input and define and prioritize these for the development team.
Coordinate with local partners, governments and users to ensure products effectively satisfy their needs throughout development.
Ensure that what is being built represents great product design practices, is relevant, effective and focused.
Throughout the product lifecycle, spend a significant amount of time on site – for collecting the first requests, getting feedback and rolling out the product.
Language/ Communication Skills
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.
To apply, visit eHealth's job post on TheResumator