Technical Lead, IT (Re-Advertisement)

Job Description

Title: Technical Lead, IT (Re-Advertisement)

Company Name: BRAC International

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ MSc in Computer Science/Information Technology/ Post graduate degree in IT/Business Administration.
∎ Professional Degree / Certification (required - if any): Vendor Certification in IT and Project Management (PMP/ Prince2 Agile certification is preferred).

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 7 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Technical Lead (TL) will oversee the technical aspects of IT projects initiatives by Stichting BRAC International (SBI). Responsible to manage the delivery of projects output to ensure that solutions and the delivery process both satisfy the scope of works and provide value for money. S/he will work with SBI internal functional stakeholders, partners and vendors projects team to manage IT projects from the concept stage to release. TL will drive and coordinate the digitization of social development programs of SBI field operations in the Africa and Asia.
∎ Employment Type: Regular
∎ Job Location: BRAC International Dhaka Office, Bangladesh

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Align the IT part of the overall processes in the development programs and support functional units with the strategic digitization initiatives of the organization.
∎ Responsible for identifying, analyzing, and evaluating existing and proposed processes and user requirements for IT enabled initiatives and implementation projects. Make sure underlying technology is able to address the business issues.
∎ Organize requirement gathering workshops, participate in project management activities, and build the quality plan with internal and external stakeholders' engagements. Work with the project team to deliver projects to high standards, on time and on budget.
∎ Prepare user stories, use cases, business requirements specifications, requirement traceability matrix and other functional documents.
∎ Ensure industry standard technical requirements specifications and solution design documents are prepared with solid ownership and strong coordination with the technical stakeholders.
∎ Lead system architecture design, implementation and development concepts, documentation and data modeling.
∎ Ownership of the entire system integration and data exchange process from the source to target system. Design, develop and execute APIs and automation scripts using the necessary tools.
∎ Lead business and technical aspects of Financial Planning and Budgeting project implementation for all BRAC International wide countries.
∎ Others (Safeguarding):
∎ Establish a safeguarding culture across all levels of the programme by implementing the safeguarding policy. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
∎ Responsible to ensure team members are appropriately trained, supported and have access to resources regarding issues that are identified and actioned in accordance with the safeguarding policy and procedure.
∎ Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Clear and concise business requirements/specifications writing skills. Excellent verbal communication skills to build strong engagement with IT team and cross functional stakeholders.
∎ Bring together teams to design, develop, test and refine digital solutions supported under a structured environment and with ready to use tools.
∎ Impressive leadership skills to motivate and guide project team members. Ensure everyone remains productive and gets projects done on time.
∎ Manage relationship with key stakeholders internally as well as interface with third-party contractors, partners, vendors and consultants.
∎ Proven working experience in software development and quality assurance. Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes.
∎ Strong technical abilities, such as programming and working with mobile or website systems, security principles and script.
∎ Solid knowledge of cloud infrastructure, software architecture, SQL, Databases and API Development.
∎ Focus on improving decision-making and organizational abilities to help effectively self-manage your workload. Manage multiple projects at once while still meeting deadlines and presenting innovative products.
∎ Keep an active watch on digital technologies available in the market that may improve the quality and efficiency of our field operations, and product and service delivery.
∎ Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process.
∎ Manage and ensure of the IT compliance, service management, ownership of issue resolution and change management of all IT projects.
∎ Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 7 years of experience as Lead System Analyst or Technical lead in IT Projects.
∎ Working experiences with EPM, ERP & monitoring tools under log frame environment.

Salary: Negotiable

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 20 May 2022

Company Information:
∎ 29 Apr 2022
∎ BRAC International
∎ Business : BRAC is a development success story, born in Bangladesh and expanding into 10 other developing countries in Asia and Africa. It spreads anti-poverty solutions making it a global leader in providing opportunities for the world’s poor.

BRAC was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, and is today one of the top leaders in developing cost-effective, evidence-based poverty innovations in extremely poor, fragile and post-disaster settings. BRAC started its first programme outside of Bangladesh in Afghanistan in 2002 through its Dutch registered Stichting BRAC International. BRAC International is currently reaching over 19 million people beyond Bangladesh and creating opportunities to break the cycle of poverty.

With a holistic approach that uses a wide array of interventions including microfinance, education, healthcare, legal services and more, BRAC invests in communities’ own human and material resources, catalyzing lasting change and creating an ecosystem in which the poor have the chance to seize control of their own lives. Of the world’s top development and humanitarian relief organisations, BRAC is one of the few based in the global south. In February 2019, BRAC was ranked as the number one NGO in the world for the fourth consecutive year by the Geneva-based NGO Advisor, an independent media organisation committed to highlighting innovation, impact and governance in the non-profit sector.

Category: IT/Telecommunication

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