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Job Title: mHealth Technology Expert

Locations: Abuja (Nigeria)  

Recruiter: Venator Recruitment

Job Description:  – mHealth Technology Expert (Abuja Based / Technical / Project / Product) – My client is a global mobile organisation with significant presence in Africa, they are seeking an experience technical expert to be based in Abuja.  The successful candidate will work closely with the Programme Manager and Regional project teams and provide robust input to the technical aspects of product development, commercial business case formulation and pricing strategies.   – The technical expert will be accountable and responsible for ensuring the quality and sustainability of the product/services, from guiding the definition and shaping of the requirements through to supporting mobile operators implement the services with strategic partners. Expert communication and execution skills are required to work with a consortia of public and private partners and provide strong technical support to mobile operators to integrate mHealth services and partnerships into current and future business units.

Key responsibilities include:

•   Robust understanding of grant objectives, activities and associated budget.

•   Support Regional Project team and maintain project plan for engagements in country.

•   Engage in the product life cycle from strategic planning through to tactical activities

•   Understand and guide technical implementations in the context of mobile technologies

•   Ensure integration of the new product with the existing business

•   Advise on the technical aspects of the business processes

•   Advise on appropriate mobile technologies to aid the development of the services

•   Ability to define and enable appropriate technical architecture for the product/services

•   Assess and provide feedback on the objective analysis of a potential market opportunity to provide a basis for investment

•   Support the definition of product strategy and roadmap from which products can be designed, developed and deployed

•   Support delivery of product requirements and help with prioritizing features and corresponding justification

•   Work with third parties to assess partnerships and licensing requirements

•   Maintain close relationship with the market (customers, evaluators, and potentials) for awareness of products needs and perspectives

•   Ensure defined operational metrics are met by the product requirements

•   Proactively communicate with senior management and key stakeholders on the technical performance of the product

•   Analyzing potential partner relationships for the product.

•   Extracting product model better practices and support tools in the development of future products.

Desired Skills & Experience:

Criteria for Selection:

•   7+ years’ experience of establishing and managing complex national, multi-functional programmes/projects working within a matrix environment using virtual team structures.

•   Graduate Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering or equivalent technical degree

•   Proven success in delivering programmes in a fast changing and uncertain environment with clear evidence of personal involvement in complex technical, commercial and management issues.

•   Experience working in the mobile telecom industry.

•   Experience in mobile Value Added Service (VAS) product management.

•   Database management experience (SQL).

•   Demonstrated success defining and launching excellent products.

•   Experience in designing and managing implementation of the commercial aspects of mobile products.

•   Demonstrable track record of analyzing technical capabilities and market requirements

•   Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

•   Formal training/qualification or demonstrate able experience of new product and service development.

•   Proven commercial acumen and business leadership qualities.

•   Customer centric thinking, product design and execution.

•   Proven ability to influence cross-functional and cross-organisational teams without formal authority

•   Ability to lead others.

•   Experience of shaping and delivering health based programme would be very desirable.

•   Able to operate effectively in a flat, geographically diverse, global organisation, delivering projects involving public and private partners.

•   Ability to demonstrate sound judgment in the escalation of issues and the formulation of solutions.

•   Willingness to travel on an international basis.

Type: Full-time

Experience: Mid-Senior level

Functions: Engineering

Industries: Telecommunications

Compensation: Negotiable

Job ID: 6319763

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