mPower was founded by Harvard and MIT graduate students in 2007, and is one of the most pioneering social enterprises in the world. mPower uses information and communications technologies (ICTs) to amplify the impact of development work. Our journey started by winning the MIT 100K Business competition in 2008, and we have since worked in eight countries in Asia, Africa, and Central America. mPower has developed successful models of using ICTs in Health, Agriculture, Nutrition, Education, Livelihoods/Poverty and WASH, and have received numerous awards and recognitions for our work, including the Grand Challenges US & Canada, USAID Development Innovation Ventures (DIV), USAID Global Development Challenge, UNICEF Innovation Investment, mBillionth Award, and Manthan Award.

Learn more about us at www.mpower-social.com

If you are passionate about changing the world and improving the lives of millions of poor and disadvantaged people of the world using cutting edge technology, please apply for the following open positions in mPower.

Designation: Project Manager

No. of Vacancies: 02

Job Description/ Responsibilities:

  • Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management and client.
  • Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project.
  • Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc.) required to complete the project.
  • Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities.
  • Review the project schedule with senior management and team managers; revise the schedule as required.
  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion.
  • Execute the project according to the project plan.
  • Develop forms and records to document project activities.
  • Set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured.
  • Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project.
  • Establish a communication schedule to update all the relevant stakeholders on the progress of the project.
  • Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards.

Job Nature: Full time.

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / ICT related subjects is preferred.
  • However, candidates from different disciplines are welcome to apply if they have previous experience in technology project management.

Experience Requirements:

  • 3-4 years of work experience in ICT/Software project management.

Additional Job Requirements:

  • End to end software project management experience.
  • Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behavior and business practices, and ensure that own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization.
  • Communicate Effectively in English: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  • Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities. Have proven ability to quickly investigate, learn and deliver technical solutions.
  • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problem, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, MS Project, Microsoft Visio, Project Management tools

Salary: Negotiable.

Duty Station:
Head Office in Dhaka with occasional field visits as per project needs.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary package
  • In-house catering service for lunch & snacks
  • Income tax paid by the company
  • Two festival bonuses
  • Annual company trip

Apply Instructions: To us your CV will represent yourself even before we meet. Take your
time and prepare your CV by highlighting your qualities and achievements which best matches
this advertisement and forward to career@mpower-social.com with the subject
“Application for Project Manager”:

Application Deadline: 23 March, 2019

Nur Empori (Level 10) | House - 77 | Road - 11 | Block - M | Banani
Dhaka - 1213 | Bangladesh
www.mpower-social.com