Adaptation Project Manager job at Ubongo
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Vacancy title:
Adaptation Project Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Non-profits, Foundations & Philanthropists ]

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Deadline of this Job:
14 November 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, November 07, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The Role:
• Working at Ubongo won’t be easy, but it will challenge and excite you with lots of responsibilities, and plenty of fun, and give you the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of kids every day.
• We’re looking for a dynamic, creative, and flexible Project Manager to expand and improve our Adaptation department. What is adaptation at Ubongo? It is NOT just about translation nor is it just creating a new show! It is the process of transforming content to better suit our audience!
• You’ll work closely with our Adaptation Manager to realize our goal to impact the lives of 60 million kids across Africa by 2025, by adapting our content into local languages. In your role specifically, you will support the Adaptation Manager in planning, managing, and monitoring the work of localizing our edutainment content into various African languages.


• Adaptation Process Project Management
• With each language we are adapting being a project on its own, in this role, you will take the lead in:
• Planning – defining the scope of the project, developing a charter, identifying stakeholders, and developing supporting tools
• Executing – managing the project, scope time, costs, quality, human resources, communication, compliance and risk, procurement, and stakeholders
• Monitoring and controlling the project work and managing any necessary changes
• Closing out including defined lessons learned and way forward
• Develop project timelines for each language being adapted and manage a detailed project schedule, including a work plan
• For each language, determine and define the project scope as well as milestones and deliverables
• Predict resources needed to achieve project objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
• Supporting the adaptation manager, keeping track of project costs in order to meet budget
• Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various internal stakeholders that will inform strategy development, project adjustments, and progress
• Support the Adaptation Manager to keep track of and manage contracts with vendors by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables
• Monitor the progress of the adaptation process and make adjustments as needed
• Provide Support to the Adaptation Team
• Offer technical support to the Adaptation consultants with a focus on prioritization and scheduling of the various projects being worked on
• Assist the team to define project scope and objectives, involving all relevant internal stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
• Working with the rest of the Adaptation team, create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
• Together with the adaptation team, keep track of project performance, specifically analyzing the successful completion of short and long-term goals
• Build the capacity of the adaptation team through upskilling and knowledge transfer

• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, International Development, or another closely related field
• Project Management certification
• 3-5 years of project management and related experience
• Proven ability to solve problems creatively
• Strong expertise in project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
• Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle
• Excellent analytical skills
• Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful
• Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 14 November 2022
Duty Station: Dar es saalam
Posted: 07-11-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 07-11-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 07-11-2066
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