Senior Technical Project Manager – East African Health Research Commission


Job Title: Senior Technical Project Manager

Department: EAHRC Department of Knowledge Management

Scale/Grade: P2

Contract: Six (6) months, may be renewed.

Job reports to Principal Health Officer/Knowledge Management

Job Location: EAHRC Headquarters, Bujumbura, Burundi, and EAC Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, combined with travel across the EAC Partner States.

Deadline: 02 Jan 2020, 20:00

Position Summary

The Senior Technical Project Manager will be responsible for the design and implementation of the EAHC work stream of the Digital REACH Initiative. She/he will be responsible for working with different stakeholders from EAC Partner State governments, development partners, technology providers, and other implementing partners to define the requirements of the EAHC. She/he will be responsible for the architecture design of the regional cloud host environment, for establishing the regional data warehouse and a centralized data portal complete with configurable role-based access and interface for creating custom database view and queries. The Senior Technical Project Manager will also be responsible for establishing the operational processes to support the EAHC.

Duties and Responsibilities

The broad areas of responsibilities will be as follows:

1. Partner engagement and content creation:

Responsibilities will include to:

  • Drive the creation of a shared vision for the EAHC
  • Obtain feedback from EAC Partner States on what they need to optimize their value from the EAHC (e.g., what data to include, what database views to make available, how to ensure easy access for approved researchers, academics, and government officials)
  • Any other responsibilities as will be determined by the Executive Secretary of the EAHRC
Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned position are advised to send their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, and certified photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three (03) referees, and a copy of National Identity Card, Birth Certificate or national passport showing the date of birth. EAC Staff Rules and Regulations prevent consideration of applicants who are above 55 years of age. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications for this position should be submitted to the address below not later than 2nd January 2020
The Executive Secretary
East African Health Research Commission (EAHRC)
Tel: +(257) 22 27 99 80/1/2
Quartier KIGOBE, Avenue des Etats Unis, n°71
B.P. 350 Bujumbura


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