International Development Project Manager

12 Oct 2018
09 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Please Note: for this position, you will need proven experience working in International Development / working with organisations in Developing Countries
Black Biro Recruitment are working with a great non-profit Information Technology provider to recruit a motivated Project Manager. The company delivers essential mobile IT service tools to governments and development organisations worldwide to fight poverty and they have great ambitions for the future!
If you can tick all the boxes for being a forward-thinking, collaborative, quick learning PM who thrives in a fast-paced start-up environment this is a fantastic opportunity to work in a technology company which is disrupting traditional methods of achieving Sustainable Development Goals.
* Oversee projects from start to finish, including preparation of pre-deployment materials, coordinating logistics, and conducting on-the-ground training and support.
* Manage deliverables of several ongoing responsibilities, such as scopes of work and client impact reports.
* Closely monitor project statuses, investigate any significant issues reported by clients, and provide effective and timely action.
* Build and manage strong relationships with clients through regular feedback calls with key stakeholders, from HQ managers to users of the technology.
* Actively support the Research, Sales, and Partnerships teams on projects-related assignments, providing material for grants, sales, and marketing initiatives.
* Provide leadership and strategic insights from the field on scaling company operations worldwide.
* Technical Skills: International Development experience: A minimum 3 years' experience (or equivalent) deploying international projects, ideally with an understanding of technology in frontline contexts. You should be excited about traveling to developing countries on deployments and working closely with our partners on a range of projects.
* Excellent training skills. We work across multiple sectors and train a wide variety of stakeholders. You need to be able to tailor trainings for different settings, audiences, and use cases, and explain how the Company solution adds value in different projects. You can actively listen and convey expectations, plans, and outcomes effectively.
* Attention to detail in project management. You understand there are countless challenges in international development, and deep attention to detail matters to make projects work.
* High prioritisation and organisational skills. You understand time is everyone's most valuable resource and can manage it strategically to achieve maximum impact for our beneficiaries.
* Strong analytical, problem solving skills. Experience deploying technology products or using mobile data collection platforms would be advantageous.
Benefits on offer
* Your own Education Budget that you can use for any courses, trips, or projects that power your personal and professional development
* Learning objectives and external mentors for every employee
* Flexible working hours built on a trust culture
* Unlimited paid time off
* Fun, fast-paced Scrum culture
* Quarterly 'Creative' days where you can work on any project you want
* Free gym memberships and additional wellness budget
* Free healthy breakfast and snacks
* A very cool office environment in Cambridge with additional flexibility to work from the London office too
Please apply today for an informal discussion and more details.
Black Biro Recruitment is acting as a recruitment agency on behalf of our client