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Software Development Manager at Kenya Red Cross Society

Kenya Red Cross is one of the many International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement societies around the world. The Kenya organisation was established in 1965, The Kenya Red Cross supports and runs a number of projects whilst raising awareness to the Kenyan public about the current issues or problems which may affect them.

OVERALL PURPOSE:

To lead the Digital Team in formulation of strategy, overall management and execution of its deliverables

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Designs, develops and modifies programs, including prototypes.
  • Exercises independent judgment and discretion in overall project management by prioritizing, planning and tracking project progress.
  • Skilled in DevOps / SCRUM a must.
  • Manages and directs software developers. Evaluates employee performance, sets expectations and goals for department and individual staff members, recruits and trains staff.
  • Consults with internal departments to identify customer needs and include into project objectives.
  • Provides support regarding product development to internal departments.
  • Researches product development options and provides analysis for product direction.
  • Creates related documentation.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCES AND COMPETENCES

  • The ideal candidates must possess a Degree in Computer science or any other technical related field with at least 8 years of continuous Software Development 3 of which should be managing Software Development Teams.
  • A relevant Master’s Degree would be an advantage.
  • Relevant Professional Certifications.
  • Solid professional and technical skills to solve a wide range of job related problems.
  • Ability to direct operations, activities and performance of staff.
  • Ability to generate workable and innovative ideas, concepts, techniques, new products and services that are valued by customers.
  • Ability to relate to others, manage conflict and handle demanding clients.
  • Ability to work without supervision and to direct energy and stamina to achievement of goals.
  • Ability to participate effectively as a member of a work team to contribute expert knowledge and skills.
  • Ability to develop people and implement appropriate staff training and development programs.
  • Ability to establish a network of partnerships and build alliances with key individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to mobilize resources and/or generate revenue/income.

BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCE

Thrive in a high-pressure environment, attentive to detail with the ability to multi task.

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