Role

You will be responsible for assisting the project manager in the day-to-day management of Bluesquare activities in Nigeria.

Description

  • Assist the project manager in analyzing the needs of the project
  • Assist the project manager in evaluating and recommending technological and organizational solutions to meet customer needs
  • Assist the project manager in deploying, tracking and maintaining the Web and mobile applications of the project
  • Assist the project manager in configuring the online database
  • Assist the NSHIP in the three states installing and configuring mobile applications on users’ mobile phones and tablets
  • Participate in the development of the content of the training
  • Train customers
  • Provide regular technical support to the NSHIP staff when deploying tools

Tasks

Planning and organization

  • Assist the project manager in planning the development of the applications
  • Assist the project manager in keeping an up-to-date timeline of the project
  • Support the logistical organization of field missions
  • Be the point of contact for the NSHIP counterparts

Needs analysis

  • Assist the project manager in analyzing customer needs
  • Analyze the project processes, understand the objectives pursued, the activities and the environment of the implementation of the project
  • Document the business needs of the users of the applications, prepare a specification of the deliverables

User training

  • Assist the project manager in preparing user training
  • Contribute to the development of the content of the training
  • Assist in the writing of application instructions
  • Provide training

Technical support

  • Configure web and mobile applications
  • Provide technical support to clients
  • Support users in solving technical problems in the field and remotely

Profile

  • You have a project management experience of 2 to 5 years in the sector of the information and communication technologies
  • You take initiative and have the concern to find solutions to the problems of your customers
  • You have skills in training, you are able to transmit your knowledge in a clear and precise way
  • You are dynamic, organized, autonomous and have integrity
  • You have an excellent ability to work as a team
  • You know the local conditions in the states of interventions of the project

Technical skills

  • Knowledge of data collection tools such as Open Data Kit
  • Knowledge of DHIS2 is an asset
  • Knowledge of OpenRBF is an asset
  • Knowledge of SCRUM data management method is an asset

Languages

  • Oral and written proficiency in English
  • Knowledge of local languages and dialects is an asset

Training

  • Hold a university degree in computer science, management or equivalent training in the field of information and communication technologies

Duty station

  • The activity will be carried out in Nigeria’s Ondo, Nasarawa and Adamawa States. It is expected that meetings and trainings will take place in a central location, such as Lagos.

Conditions of Practice

  • This function will require frequent travel to the three states.

Offer

  • The opportunity to be a part of a dynamic team and to work with innovative technologies in the health sector
  • The possibility of carrying out missions in the different sites of the implementation of the project
  • A fixed-term consultancy contract for a part-time assignment of one year with possibilities for extension

Interested candidates should send their CV/bios and a short introduction to jobs@bluesquarehub.com.

For more information about this position, feel free to write to Melissa Sabatier (msabatier@bluesquarehub.com).