Senior Project Director

  • Delhi
  • 10-15 lakh
  • 8-12 years
  • Views
  • 08 Mar 2017

  • IT/ Information Technology

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

Managing the coordination and implementation of complex mobile technology projects working with project partners, central and state ministries, our field team, and occasionally with our international team of software developers
Stay on top of the bigger picture. Prepare and maintain a detailed project plan outlining the activities, necessary steps, critical paths, resources and risks and dependencies as the project progresses
Coordinate a team of Field Managers and other staff to leverage diverse skill sets and maximize team effectiveness and satisfaction
In keeping with organization culture as a flat organization, work alongside Field Managers in building applications, visiting community field sites, and training partner staff
Coordinating the definition of requirements, design and development of CommCare implementations
Manage expectations of a wide range of project stakeholders in terms of functionality, scope of the system, and support
Coordinate with vendors both within and outside of India to ensure an end-to-end solution.
Cultivate relationships with donors, governmental agencies, consultancies, and other partners to build strong rapport and manage expectations
Lead team meetings to review project progress, mitigate risks, coordinate tasks, ensure quality implementation.
Provide programmatic leadership and strategic planning
Passionate about making an impact by serving the under-served
Demonstrated experience in managing complex projects, with proven ability to work effectively with diverse partners
Self-motivated team player, with proven capabilities to lead a project independently
Proven ability to work with all levels of an organization and to excel working in a cross cultural team environment
Strong, innovative and creative problem solver and strategic thinker
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both oral and written. Able to drive strategic conversations with a range of stakeholders
Flexibility in order to manage multiple tasks at the same time.
Excellent time management and efficient working practices
Adaptability and interest in wearing many different hats
Comfort with unstructured problems and ability to manage complexities under pressure
Commitment to delivering open and innovative technologies to help underserved communities in India and beyond
Quick learner, collaborative, and client-oriented
Fluent in oral and written English
Project management experience. Planning and organizational skills that result in successful implementation and follow through on project-based work
Experience managing people directly, including fostering their growth and development
Communication skills necessary to work with a variety of partners and constituents at all levels of the health system.
Strong understanding of project management tool and methodologies, preferably with experience of using project management tools like MS Project
Experience working on technology projects or products
Significant preference for experience working with the Indian government
Knowledge of the Indian health system
Significant preference for fluency in Hindi
Practical experience designing technologies for low-resource settings
Experience in handling third party vendors
Experience working in an international team

Competencies/Skill sets for this job

Strategic Planning Team Player Time Management Client-oriented

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