Program Manager – Bootcamp (OosY)

at Educate!
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted January 14, 2020
Category Accounting & Finance
Job Type CONTRACTOR
Currency UGX

Description

Program Manager - Bootcamp (OosY)
at Educate!

Position Overview

We are looking for enthusiastic, self-driven, with great interpersonal and communication skills to fill the Program Manager - Bootcamp position in the Out of School Youth (OosY) Bootcamp Program. They shall be responsible for:

Program Planning and Implementation; through planning and providing leadership on product development (research, prototyping, development, iteration and piloting), experiments, operational processes, implementation and overall management of the Bootcamp program: Team Leadership;

by managing the Bootcamp team to achieve program objectives, establish and maintain team culture, oversight of work allocation and monitoring, conducting periodic team check-ins and site visits:

Finance and Administration; providing oversight on program finance and administration activities, responsible for monthly reporting and ensuring program costs are within budget as well as coordinating with other departments for smooth program implementation: Product metrics and monitoring tools; through identifying, research on, and support the design and development of evaluation criteria, product metrics and measurement tools and share feedback with the product owner, ensuring documentation and routine knowledge sharing across teams and leadership.

Performance Objectives:
Program Planning & Implementation (40%):
Planning and development

Understand program requirements and develop plans to meet milestones
Use Agile program management and Lean Start-Up best practices and methodologies in product research, development, testing and implementation
In collaboration with the program design team lead user and industry track market research informed by program hypothesis and assumptions, developing a rapid feedback loop to inform product development through data analysis and insights
Provide planning support for the Bootcamp pilot within the constraints of the program’s scope, schedule, cost and quality including
budgeting
personnel planning
work plan development
oversight of procurement and purchasing
tracking program performance

Skills

Proven team management, leadership, time management, facilitation, and organization skills·
Proven experience with monitoring and evaluation; Collaborative, data-oriented approach to problem-solving with Proficiency in conducting user and product research
Familiarity and experience with agile project management and Lean Start-Up
Proficiency in English and in MS Office
Customer service orientation and negotiation skills with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Fits our Five Cultural Tenets (see What is Educate! About? below); Learn more by looking at Educate!’s culture deck here.

Experience Requirements

1-2 years’ experience working in Program Management and, or administration

Education Requirements

BSc in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration, Management or a related field
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