Solutions Division Team
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Fixed-Term Technical Project Analyst

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Fixed-Term Technical Project Analyst

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Solutions Division Team - Full-time

Title: Fixed-Term Technical Project Analyst

Employer: Africa HR Solutions (providing services to Dimagi)

Location of Assignment: Maputo, Mozambique with the first 3-6 months based in Cape Town, South Africa  

Duration of Contract: 24 months

About the position:

Africa HR Solutions is seeking a Technical Project Analyst to represent Dimagi in Mozambique, as they work with their partners to provide technical consulting and application development. This will be a 24-month fixed-term contract.

You will have the opportunity to become an expert on digital health products and technologies (like CommCare, DHIS2, PowerBI, and Tableau), develop solutions that enable people to live healthier and more productive lives, and help deploy these mobile applications in Sub-Saharan Africa and beyond. You will be working in an agile environment, alongside a dynamic, multi-skilled team of Dimagi’s product managers, engineers, and development specialists.  

The successful candidate will have proven ability to quickly assess requirements and build solutions in a scalable and sustainable manner. They will be able to solve technical problems as an individual contributor, as well as enjoy working in a team.

Responsibilities of this role:

  • Building mHealth systems using Dimagi’s flagship mHealth platform, CommCare, using CommCare’s application building tools
  • Building out mHealth applications, bringing together the best combination of stakeholder inputs, field feedback, technical feasibility, and robust architectural principles
  • Assessing project needs and defining detailed software specifications
  • Developing of software test plans, load testing and quality assurance (QA) of their mobile tools
  • Working on other project management and capacity building activities
  • Data analysis and development of data analysis tools and reports to ensure that the information gathered by their mobile tool is meaningful and actionable to their partners
  • Technical documentation

Minimum Requirements

  • Self-starter who can work with minimal supervision and operate reliably
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • 2+ years of full-time work experience
  • Must have worked on at least one software development project through its life cycle (SDLC)
  • Well organized, detail-oriented and able to multitask
  • Driven to learning and delivering outstanding work
  • Professional fluency in oral and written English

Bonus Points:

  • Professional fluency in French or Portuguese highly desired
  • Experience with Python, XML, MySQL or other relational databases
  • Agile project management experience
  • Experience with quantitative data management
  • Business analyst experience

Compensation: Compensation will be competitive with local rates. The consultant will be reimbursed for any travel or business-related expenses. 

To Apply:

If interested, please include your CV and cover letter in English with the application below.

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