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Project Manager Job at eHealth Systems 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. Accurate health data will provide NGO’s, hospitals, and donor agencies with access to timely health system indicators needed to evaluate their health interventions and respond to critical public health needs. We bring about positive change by harnessing the potential of technology, valuing the power and knowledge of local people, and maintaining a sharp focus on the health worker.

Job Title: Project Manager

 

Job Description

Position Available Now

Location: Kano, Nigeria with travel around Northern Nigeria

Salary: $48,000 – $72,000 USD per annum

Benefits: Housing and utilities, health insurance, local vehicle, 2 round-trip international plane tickets annually, and relocation allowance provided

 

Project Overview

The GPS Tracking Management and Analysis Project was designed to monitor vaccinators in the field to ensure that they are visiting all settlements in their designated areas. GPS trackers are given to vaccinators which track their movements throughout the day. The trackers are then returned and the information is uploaded to a laptop located in the field. All tracks are displayed on a map at a local level in order for the people in charge of the vaccinators to determine if all areas were covered.

 

Job Overview

The Project Manager will be responsible for the successful implementation of the GPS Tracking Management and Analysis of the Polio Immunization Rounds. In order to accomplish this, the PM must create and implement effective management systems and technologies. The PM will be responsible for the management of approximately 50 staff as well as additional temporary staff. Weekly reports as well as post-immunization campaign reports will be created clearly describing the work being performed and the results of the tracking campaign.

Responsibilities

  1. Improve technical management (phones, laptops, printers)
    1. Deploy asset management software and mobile device manager
    2. Configure the phones with a custom OS to improve battery life and phone management
    3. Improve phone charging system and power management
    4. Acquire identical laptops deployed with disk-imaging solution to allow all laptops to have same software and configuration
    5. Deploy software license management
  2. Improve logistics
    1. Improve general logistics
      1. Create standard procedures and checklists for each stage of the operations
      2. Create over-night packs to allow staff to be deployed to the LGA the night prior to the campaign
      3. Manage inventory of supplies to ensure availability
    2. Improve transportation
      1. Create a transportation network which is supplemented by the transportation union
      2. Use the State EOCs as a staging area prior to and following the campaign
      3. Provide 4-wheel drive vehicles to states which can be used to transport LGA staff to hard to reach areas (specifically during the rainy-season)
    3. Improve training
      1. Provide training materials to the LGA staff (paper and electronic)
      2. On-going training and staff assessments in between campaigns to ensure retention of materials
      3. Training on presentation and communication skills
    4. Improve communications
      1. Deploy SIMs from multiple providers to ensure a network is available
      2. Collect daily updates from LGA staff
      3. SMS based management system to send out mass information to people in the field
Desired Skills & Experience
Requirements

  1. Experience in field work, preferably outside the US
  2. Experience working as a project manager or team lead

Skills Needed

  1. Highly organized
  2. Excellent writing and communication skills
  3. Advanced use in computers and technology
  4. Maintain organizational procedures
  5. Maintain electric and hard copy filing system
  6. Resolve administrative problems and inquires
  7. Ability to effectively work with other staff

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  1. Nigeria education needs God intervention.

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