Global Services Team
Delhi, India

Field Manager

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Overview

Field Manager

Delhi, India

Global Services Team - Full-time

Job Description

Dimagi’s Field Managers are the main drivers in implementing our technology all over the world. They share a passion for challenging experiences and developing solutions for trying environments that enable people to live healthier and more productive lives.

As a Field Manager, you will dedicate your time to one of our ground-breaking, large-scale mHealth projects, which is transforming community health systems across multiple Indian states, in partnership with central and state governments. You will work with a diverse, collaborative, and international team. You will be based out of Delhi (where our office is located). You will work on deploying CommCare, a mobile application for strengthening service delivery of frontline workforces.

You will join our global team of Field Managers and share lessons learned and expertise from around the world. You will receive regular mentorship and support from our office in New Delhi. Within your first two years, you will also have at least one opportunity to travel internationally, either to a different country office or for international project work.

In your first two years at Dimagi India, based on a combination of skills, interests, and opportunities, you will specialize in areas such as technical design and application development, quality assurance processes, and reporting functionalities on one of our large-scale projects. In the medium to long term, Dimagi is flexible in terms of growth and career progression, and strives to accommodate your interests in defining your future role.

The salary range for Field Managers is  INR 853,343 -  INR 960,011 per annum. We have a skills-based performance and development system that rewards people for building their skills. Your performance will determine your future growth at Dimagi. As you move forward, there are substantial changes in compensation. Currently, we also correct employee compensation every 6 months for cost of living and currency fluctuations. 
 

Responsibilities

  • Gathering software requirements, discussing and getting aligned with stakeholders on system design
  • Managing partner relationships, including navigating a diverse eco-system of stakeholders from government officials to subject matter experts to NGO staff to frontline health workers and community members. Building consensus, managing expectations, and coordinating with these groups
  • Supporting rollout of mHealth deployments, through ToTs, supportive training content, and logistics management
  • Designing scalable systems for sustained management of mHealth deployments, working in conjunction with rollout partners, hardware and software vendors, contact centers, and the government
  • Gathering feedback from the mobile users in low-resource settings on the usability and effectiveness of our software, as we continually strive to improve it
  • Helping with the structuring of supportive supervision for end users to understand the system, identify or resolve software bugs, and report issues to the appropriate channels
  • Continually striving to improve how well, effectively, and innovatively mHealth systems run
  • Design and development mobile technology systems using Dimagi’s flagship mHealth platform, CommCare
  • Other project management and programmatic support

 

Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelors or Masters degree
  • 1 – 4+ years of work experience
  • Outstanding proactive oral and written communication skills
  • Reliable, self-directed, and resourceful
  • Able to juggle many things at once
  • Flexible and able to wear many hats
  • Well organised and detail oriented
  • Fluency in Hindi
  • Interest in living in India in the medium term
  • Interested and able to work in a multi-cultural team spanning multiple geographies

 

Desirable

  • Fluency in other Indian languages is also helpful
  • Experience working with the software development life cycle on information and communication technology (ICT) projects
  • Experience working in the health or nutrition sectors
  • Experience working in India
  • Project management experience
  • Experience working in complex, multi-stakeholder environments
  • Comfort with mathematics, statistics, or data management
  • Desire to make a social impact

Is this the right position for me?

Our Field Manager program is designed for adaptable, self-motivated, team-oriented people. They are software engineers, public health experts, management consultants, and program officers. While we require a 24-month commitment for this position, employment at Dimagi is open ended.

Other Job Perks

  • Extensive onboarding.  This includes 2 weeks of training, followed by shadowing on existing projects, location depending on project availability.
  • Team Summits.  The entire team will get together at least annually to meet each other, discuss goals, debate strategy, and have some fun. Read about two field managers’ takes on summits in Cape Town and Dakar.
  • Do you like travel?  You will get unique opportunities to travel internationally within your first two years, either to a different country for project travel, to a different country office, or both.
  • If you are asked to move to a country that is not where you are from, you are eligible for one round-trip flight home per year, paid for by Dimagi.
  • Each year, you will get 30 days paid time off.
  • Health and travel insurance. Dimagi provides an employer-sponsored health insurance plan for Dimagi India staff and insurance on business trips.

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