info@mekomsolutions.com

Project Manager (product-oriented)

20 September 2022

Role

Mekom Solutions is looking for a dynamic, proactive and technology-enthusiast individual to join its growing team as a Project Manager for its HMIS/EMR implementation projects. The successful candidate will work directly with clients and Mekom’s management. He or she will ensure that deliverables fall within the applicable scope, negotiated budget and required velocity; while at the same time aligning with and benefiting the company’s core products. In a nutshell:

  • Coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and scope
  • Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor & summarise quality and progress of projects
  • Minimise projects risks and report & escalate important issues to the management in a timely and effective way
  • Coordination of projects with the company’s core products:

The Project Manager will work remotely in a way that accommodates ET and/or CEST timezones and will join occasional company or clients in-person meetings as well as attend digital health fairs, events and conferences.

Responsibilities

  • Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and sign off on specific requirements
  • Assist in the definition and sign off of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant internal stakeholders and while ensuring technical feasibility internally
  • Ensure resources availability and adequate allocation across projects
  • Develop detailed project plans to monitor and track progress
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of multiple projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budget
  • Organise regular qualitative retrospectives with clients and take action upon them
  • Ensure that all projects meet the necessary technical quality level by coordinating with and leveraging QA teams
  • Perform risk management to minimise potential strategic and execution risks
  • Measure, track and report on projects performance
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques and undergoing all necessary approval processes
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with clients and third parties/vendors
  • Develop comprehensive projects plans to be shared with clients as well as internally
  • Create and maintain comprehensive projects documentation

Education and Skills

The successful candidate will hold at least a bachelor level degree in business, technology or in public health, or alternatively will be able to demonstrate sufficient experience in project management in digital health or in the context of health information systems.

Below are sets of skills and areas of knowledge and expertise that are sought after:

  • Project management
    • Developing and tracking project budgets
    • Monitoring projects burning rates
    • Negotiating with clients vs their expectations
    • Managing projects execution risks
    • Monitoring projects velocity
    • Projects staffing/resources allocation
    • Process improvement
    • Planning
    • Performance management
    • Cost control
  • Open-source projects
  • Fluent in spoken and written English, ideally as an English native speaker
  • Impeccable verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Passionate about software and technology
  • Analytical and detail-oriented
  • Critical thinker and problem solver
  • Comfortable with the following collaborative tools
    • Slack
    • Google Workspace (spec. Google Docs and Google Sheets)
    • Notion
    • Jira
  • (Preferred) Digital health
    • Health facilities needs
    • Health information systems, spec. EMR and EHR systems
    • Hospital management information systems
    • Integration and interoperability challenges

Compensation

Competitive based on the candidate experience.

How to Apply

Send your resumé and a short cover letter to jobs@mekomsolutions.com before November 30th, 2022.