Career Directions Limited

Project Implementation and Software Development Manager

Job Summary

10 years of experience in managing software projects both development and implementation, building teams and maintaining customer relations.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description

Brief Summary

The overall goal of the company is to be a main provider of software solutions and digital health transformation in Africa.

The initial steps have been taken and the successful candidate is expected to provide a main contribution to this goal and to build up the Eastern African activities of the companies. The international character of the company provides the outlook for a substantial professional growth within the company. Working under the guidance of the Project Director Africa who has in its portfolio: Development, implementation and support to sales.


Role requirement

  1. 10 years of experience in managing software projects both development and implementation, building teams and maintaining customer relations.
  2. Capability to build and guide an international software development team and to guide an international software implementation team that takes care of not only implementing the software, but to foster change management to assure the software delivers its results and the recipient organization is streamlined to make best use of the software.
  3. Proven experience with successful software projects.
  4. A hands-on manager who can oversee the process of requirement gathering, development and testing for large scale software applications.
  5. The main customers will be the private health providers and health insurance companies; the public sector will be served with large international partners and the FBO (Faith based organizations) will be served both commercially and through international donors. Empathy to work with the Christian Health Association of Kenya CHAK and the health secretariat of the Roman Catholic Church is a pre.
  6. A hands on person, willing to work on site and getting first hand exposure
  7. A proven track record of integrity, trustworthiness and commitment.
  8. Preferably experience in the health sector.
  9. Willingness for frequent in country and international travel
  10. Proven experience with successful software projects.
  11. A hands-on manager who can oversee the process of requirement gathering, development and testing for large scale software applications.


Knowledge and Skills required 

  • Minimum of three (3) years of work experience in the ICT industry and proven experience with App development.
  • Command of the following languages PhoneGap/Cordova, Xamarin, Javascript, Angular.
  • Trained in web development languages like HTML5 and CSS
  • Familiarized with mobile platform applications, Programming interfaces (API) such as Apple iOS and Android
  • Experience with agile development

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