Digital Transformation Project Manager

Location

DOT Lebanon's Office

Application Deadline

12 March 2021


Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT www.lebanon.dotrust.org) is a Local NGO, member of the DOT networks in countries throughout Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and the Americas. DOT is an innovator in enabling people to access and apply information and communications technologies (ICT) to create education, economic and entrepreneurial opportunities. DOT’s vision is to make these opportunities available to marginalized people, especially women and youth, as a strategy to eradicate poverty, vulnerability, and gender inequality. DOT transforms and supports young women and men, as they become leaders of economic and educational change in their societies.

 

Role Summary: 

To ensure all of the necessary deliverables for a project are completed and handed over on time and on budget. He/she is responsible for making sure the project aligns with business goals. To lead and manage the planning, implementation, and monitoring of DOT Lebanon’s Digital Transformation initiatives with municipalities and CBOs. To supervise and evaluate strategies, work plans and capacity building plans design, conception, and implementation. 

Assist in overseeing systems rollout and training as well as project indicators and goals according to DOT Lebanon’s standards and policies while addressing organizational business and digital needs in a sustainable manner that leaves considerable positive impact on the business processes and workflow.

Main Accountabilities/Duties:

1- Project Management:

a) Manage the planning and implementation of the project according to the approved proposal. 

b) Manage the budget planning and expenses according to the approved budget. 

c) Ensure compliance with the overall grant requirements and coordinate with donor’s representative on a regular basis. 

d) Monitor and evaluate the implementation of the project according to approved stated objectives, plans of action, budgets, and record progress.

e) Develop networks with all needed organizations in the sector of intervention f) Lead and supervise coordination with partner municipalities and CBOs s in local communities to plan, implement and monitor the project. 

g) Ensure a daily follow-up and monitoring with the field staff in the different areas of implementation. 

h) Ensure proper coordination on a regular basis with the Finance Manager, the M&E Manager, and the Communications Manager for meeting all deadlines in a proper way. 

i) Ensure the proper and timely rollout, data collection, and analysis of assessment and diagnostic in coordination with the Field Staff, the Strategy Consultant & the Technology unit. 

j) Ensure the proper and timely acquisition, deployment, and rollout of different systems and platforms in coordination with the Field Staff, the Strategy Consultant & the Technology unit. 

k) Ensure the proper and timely design, conception, and implementation of technology strategies and work plans in coordination with the Strategy Consultant. 

l) Ensure the proper and timely design and rollout of partner organizations’ staff capacity building plans in coordination with the Strategy Consultant.

m) Finalize the proper documentation of projects’ phases and learning for end of projects handover to partner organizations.

2- Reporting, Administrative and Communications tasks:

a) Ensure all M&E data are collected based on DOT Lebanon’s requirements.

b) Ensure proper information is provided to the M&E team for all reports.

c) Prepare a list of items to be purchased and all recruitment/consultants needed for the project in coordination with the Procurement Officer. 

d) Provide success stories on a regular basis to the Communications Department.

3- Other:

a) Once needed and on an occasional basis, carry out public relations activities, which include accompanying foreign visitors and donors to the project. 

b) Represent DOT Lebanon when requested and necessary. 

c) Perform other tasks as the need arises.

Educational Requirements: 

Required Bachelor Degree and preferred Master’s Degree in a technology-related field such CCE, Computer Science, Information Systems, Digital Transformation.

Experience, Skills & Competencies, Knowledge:

Experience: Minimum 3 years of experience in similar jobs including grants management; project implementation, monitoring and report writing. 

Skills & Competencies: Management skills / Negotiation skills / Active Communication skills / Perseverance and ability to work under stress. 

Knowledge: Knowledge of organizational needs and digital transformation frameworks is preferable.

Communication: (Internal and External):

Internal: Operations Manager, Finance Manager, Area Managers, Field Officers, Communication Unit, and HR & Procurement Unit.

External: MOSA and other ministries when needed, INGOs and NGOs

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

60 % working in the field.

Interested candidates should send their updated CV to hrlebanon@dotrust.org with the subject line: [Name – DT Project Manager].

Deadline to apply: 12 March 2021

Digital Transformation Project Manager

Please note that interviews will be held on an ongoing basis during the application period, and the position may be filled before the posted application deadline.

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