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    Senior Digital Delivery Manager at - Nairobi, Kenya - Girl Effect

    Girl Effect
    Girl Effect Nairobi, Kenya

    6 days ago

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    Full time
    Description

    Girl Effect is a non-profit working with girls to change their lives, empowering them to navigate the pivotal time of adolescence, so they are enabled to live a healthy life, participate in school, and prepare for their future financially.

    Context of the role

    We are at an exciting stage of our tech development: growing our internal tech team, developing relationships with our tech vendors, and delivering a range of impactful and dynamic projects for girls at the forefront of the tech-for-good space.

    To help us deliver our varied tech portfolio, we're seeking a Senior Digital Delivery Manager well-versed in Agile methodologies to join our team.

    This role requires someone who is technically adept, possesses excellent leadership qualities, and excels in vendor and budget management.

    In this pivotal role, you will lead a team of delivery managers, ensuring the effective planning and execution of digital projects, while also personally managing select initiatives and their associated vendors.

    We are looking for a hands-on leader who can effectively manage a small team of delivery managers and projects.

    You will work closely with the technology team, vendors and internal stakeholders to build product roadmaps and strategies, manage budgets, and maintain a roster of technology consultants and agencies.

    What you will do
    Leadership & Team Management

    Create and own Girl Effect's technology vision and roadmap
    Guide and mentor a team of delivery managers, promoting a culture of continuous growth and collaboration
    Foster a strong Agile culture, ensuring the team adheres to Scrum principles, practices, and ceremonies
    Collaborate with HR to identify training needs and opportunities for team growth

    Vendor & Budget Management

    Build strong relationships with technology vendors, facilitating clear communication and collaboration
    Negotiate contracts and project agreements, ensuring the best value for the organization
    Monitor project budgets, ensuring efficient resource allocation and financial discipline

    Agile Project Delivery

    Drive the successful completion of digital projects, ensuring timely execution and alignment with organizational goals
    Guide the team in utilizing Agile principles and practices to enhance project delivery
    Personally manage select digital projects, ensuring they're executed on time, within scope, and on budget
    Proactively identify and address potential risks and challenges

    Stakeholder Engagement

    Partner with internal departments to ensure project objectives align with the organization's goals and mission
    Provide consistent updates to stakeholders regarding project progress, risks, and milestones

    Technical Oversight

    Leverage your technical expertise to inform decisions related to platform selections, integrations, and other digital considerations
    Stay updated with the latest digital trends, integrating innovations that support our mission and objectives

    Who you are

    Bachelor's degree in a relevant field; Master's degree preferred
    5+ years of digital project management experience, with a proven track record in the non-profit or media sectors
    Demonstrable experience managing teams, vendors, and budgets
    Strong technical acumen, able to guide decisions on digital platforms and tools
    Exceptional organizational and multitasking skills
    Familiarity with digital platforms and technologies, and their application in the non-profit sector
    Experience managing vendor and partner relationships
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    Strong leadership and people management skills
    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    Proven track record of developing and executing technology strategies that enable organizations to achieve their goals
    Ability to work collaboratively with staff at all levels of the organization
    A genuine passion for our mission and the positive impact we're making on the lives of girls

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