Global Services Team
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Field Manager

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Field Manager

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Global Services Team - Full-time

Dimagi is looking for an enthusiastic Field Manager with a can-do attitude, to join their Global Services team based in Cape Town.

We are seeking an adventurous individual who is eager to work with a diverse team in an exciting work environment. You will have the opportunity to work on the frontline with community health workers, become an expert on Dimagi products and technologies (like CommCare), develop solutions that enable people to live healthier and more productive lives, and help deploy these mobile applications throughout Southern and Eastern Africa.

You will be working in an agile environment, alongside a dynamic, multi-skilled team of developers, engineers, public health and development specialists and will have the opportunity to travel to remote places.  


  • Technical needs assessment, requirements gathering and workflow mapping for a wide range of social sector programs, mainly health and agriculture.
  • Design and development of mobile technology systems using Dimagi’s flagship mHealth platform, CommCare.
  • Training groups of end users on how to use the tool effectively.
  • Technical documentation as well as the development of visual learning aids.
  • Programmatic support and monitoring of project activity.
  • Data analysis and development of data analysis tools and reports to ensure that the information gathered by our mobile tool is meaningful and actionable to our partners.
  • Close collaboration with the Project Manager and the rest of the project team to ensure project success.

Minimum Requirements

  • 2+ years of work experience, preferably working in public health sector and/or development and/or with NGOs
  • Fluency in English
  • Ability to travel internationally up to 50%
  • Project experience
  • Eligible to work in South Africa

Skills & Competencies:

  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Reliable, self-directed, and resourceful
  • Flexible and able to juggle many things at once
  • Desire to make a social impact
  • Passionate about end-to-end user experiences 

Bonus skills:

  • Software engineering (programming) background
  • Basic understanding of client/server architectures, algorithms and data structures
  • Experience with data management
  • Fluency in another African language
  • Business analysis experience


  • Get significant travel experiences, off the beaten path (where the real work happens).  
  • Onboarding, which includes two week of classroom sessions, followed by shadowing an existing project, in Boston, Cape Town, Dakar or Delhi.
  • Team Summits. The entire team gets together to interact, discuss goals, debate strategy, and have some fun.
  • Personal Initiative Days’: Blocked off time, outside of work responsibilities, to come up with tangible outputs of impactful ideas that align with your job.
  • 100% Company sponsored Medical Aid.
  • Retirement Scheme.
  • Employee stock options: You’ll have a stake in the future success of Dimagi.

Please submit your application no later than 20th January 2019

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