Recruitment of Senior Officer, EdTech at Room to Read

ORG- Room to Read
Closing Date- 17th October, 2019


About the Organization
Room to Read is a global organization transforming the lives of millions of children in low-income communities by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. They work in collaboration with local communities, partner organizations, and governments to develop literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children and ensure girls can complete secondary school with the skills necessary to negotiate key life decisions.

Position
Senior Officer, EdTech

Position Overview
The Senior Officer EdTech is required to be a very strong technical & hands-on Experience in Technologies of e-learning, online assessment platforms and App development. A good understanding of LMS and App content development/integration cycle. Should be well aware of relevant trends and latest technologies. S/he should have a solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in App development and web technologies. S/he is required to manage projects with top-down oversight throughout entire execution to ensure success as defined by adherence to standards of scope, budget, and timeline.

Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Proven working experience in project management, preferably in the education technology sector
  2. Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in App development and web technologies.
  3. Identify partners/vendors, delegate and allocate responsibilities efficiently to manage projects end to end
  4. Guiding and performing strategic analysis for the project
  5. Develop/Review the Project/App architecture and structure/design
  6. Owns the development lifecycle and is responsible for managing technical risks throughout the project
  7. Manage projects with top-down oversight throughout entire execution to ensure success as defined by adherence to standards of scope, budget, and timeline
  8. Meet with stakeholders and gather requirements, conduct regular team meetings and track project progress
  9. Develop comprehensive project plans that take all requirements into account
  10. Proficient in handling the most complex of technical development concepts, latest software tools and technologies and designing techniques
  11. Must ensure teams follow the correct procedures, policies and documentation requirements across project phases
  12. Able to guide the team through the development, testing and implementation stages and review the completed work effectively
  13. Provide direction and technical expertise in design, development and systems integration
  14. Identify resource and equipment requirements, efficient capacity planning and manage software and hardware availability
  15. Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills. Make detailed scheduled reports on measurable items, such as milestones and deliverables
  16. Manages technical resources within budget and project schedule
  17. Support our Content development teams
  18. Work with Instructional Designers, Administrators and SMEs to ensure proper setup, course creation, assignment and system support for content and complex Web-based, and instructor-led training activities
  19. Advise Learning & Development Leads on optimal Learning System configurations for enrolment, scheduling, logistics practices, and roster and student activity reports
  20. Push out the courses to required audience through Prescriptive rules and tracking the completion
  21. Maintain data integrity rules for the System’s metadata and processes (e.g., course descriptions, course or class changes, and instructors)
  22. Maintain System Administrators' security roles and access levels

Job Skills & Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience
  2. Extensive leadership experience and strong teaming abilities
  3. Excellent problem-solving skills
  4. High in emotional intelligence and having a customer service mindset for assisting people and other teams
  5. Minimum eight years of experience with at least four years management experience in the IT field, including development work and interactions with customers

Technology

  1. ASP.Net, Azure C#, MVC, Web Services, HTML, XML, OOA and OOD Concepts
  2. Cloud based learning systems, Adobe learning content creation tools (e.g., Adobe Captivate), and Adobe Connect (or other web meetings technologies)
  3. Application architecture design
  4. Project Management
  5. Delivery Management

Location
New Delhi

How to apply
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