Kidogo Innovations Limited – Technical Project Manager (Consultant)

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Key Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities of the Technical Project Manager include:

  • Technical Project Plan: Development of a technical project plan and tracking of the same.
  • Phased Development and Roll Out: Clustering of the design needs based on the 360 review into developmental phases, effectively tracking and rolling out of each phase in a timely manner.
  • Project Management:
    • Daily stand ups with the developers on the progress of the Kidogo App software development.
    • Ensuring timely delivery of the Kidogo App and proper functioning of the same.
    • Field testing and iteration based on feedback collected.
    • Weekly reporting to leadership on the progress of app development.
  • Mobile Phones: Recommendation and identification of affordable phones (based on the ideal operating software) which can be used with the Kidogo App.
  • Back End Management: Development of a back-end system which consolidates communication, tracking and data collected from the Kidogo App.
  • Training: Training of relevant stakeholders on the use of the app. This includes development of training materials and TOT materials.
  • Maintenance:
  • Transition of the Kidogo App and all relevant systems to Kidogo Staff, including system documentation.
  • Ongoing Maintenance of the Kidogo App.

The ideal consultant will:

  • Have 8+ years experience in software engineering, computer technology, devops and/or systems integration.
  • Availability for full time consultancy for the next 6 months, and part time consultancy there after.
  • Experience building and maintaining mobile apps which target lower income market users in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Experience managing developers and successfully delivering projects on time.
  • Experience in building bi-lingual systems and systems with multiple user interfaces.






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