Software Project Manager
Doctors Without Borders
Doctors Without Borders / Medecins Sans
Frontieres (MSF) is an international, independent, medical
humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people
affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural and man-made
disasters and exclusion from healthcare in more than 70 countries.
Doctors Without Borders offers assistance to people in need and
irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation.
Doctors Without Borders has worked in India since
1999, providing free-of-charge essential healthcare to people in
remote areas; treatment and care for people affected by HIV/AIDS,
malnutrition; hepatitis C, tuberculosis, kala azar and sexual and
gender-based violence; an important subject for our action is
containing effect of antibiotic resistance. We also respond to
natural disasters and other emergencies, provides mental
healthcare and advocates for the development of more effective and
affordable medicines to improve access to treatment everywhere.
Doctors Without Borders was awarded the Indira Gandhi
Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development in 1996 and the Nobel
Peace Prize in 1999.
Doctors Without Borders India
(DWBI) runs projects in the states of, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Delhi,
Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Manipur, and Telangana.
Doctors Without Borders India’s (DWBI)
Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (DRTB) project in MUMBAI - provides
free, comprehensive and individualized treatment at its
independent private clinic in Mumbai to people living with HIV,
and to people with severe forms of drug-resistant TB (DR-TB). DWBI
is running a collaborative project within NTEP [National
Tuberculosis Elimination Program] for DRTB – patient management
at Shatabdi Hospital, Govandi – OPD, and a community outreach
medical and patient support activities in M/East Ward area. In
addition, DWBI is providing, medical, psychosocial and “Infection
Prevention and Control” support to the GTB Hospital, Sewri.
The Software Project
Manager will be responsible to drive the planning, execution and
closure of deliverables that involve the development of a digital
patient support healthcare platform in conjunction with a
third-party software provider in India. As a member of the
-Doctors Without Borders (DWBI)-Mumbai office, you will be the
main driver of processes, guidelines and templates that relate to
• Coordinate the delivery of
projects and products using the appropriate Agile Software
Development methodology, learning & iterating frequently in
conjunction with end-users and developers.
• Ensure all
products are built to an appropriate level of quality for the
• Work with the end-users
and product developers to define the roadmap for any given product
and translate this into user stories.
• Support the
collaborative, dynamic planning process as part of a
• Risk and issue identification and
1. Support the design process:
Guide new ideas through an ideation and design process to ensure
they are sufficiently defined to address MSF’s strategic goals
and designed with the right stakeholder involvement.
Coordinates closely with MSF Innovation Unit Case Manager and DWBI
Patient Support Activity Manager to plan a deliverable’s
execution, defining a roadmap while taking responsibility for
planning the management of scope, costs and schedule.
Support the implementation process:
• Manage the
execution, monitoring and controlling of each work stream using
agile methodology of software development. This will include
• Planned and unplanned changes, risks and issues
to ensure rapid delivery based on a lessons-learned approach.
Prioritise with external stakeholders with minimal disruption to
• Regular progress reporting & monitoring
by using Scrum or similar practices, along with generating
monitoring metrics and reporting
• Translate user reported
software / process issues into detailed bug reports or as design
• Hands on software testing. Find bugs and
create bug reports and
• Responsible for the creation of
all beta testing, platform testing, test documentation, including
test plans, test cases, test scripts, and reports and test
planning and execution.
• Develop QA goals, strategies, and
UAT (User Acceptance Test)
• Ensure quality control checks
are being implemented while delivering the different versions of
3. Support the handover process:
Come up with a handover strategy in coordination with DWBI IT team
and Epidemiology key contact, including development and
implementation road map, initiation guidelines and support.
Train the team in the use and maintenance of the software and
brief on end-user technical requirements and troubleshooting
Any other support in digital health platforms as
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• Ability to organize
and prioritize workload & taking initiative when appropriate
Able to integrate into a multi-cultural team and cooperate with
• Able to work independently as well as part of
a team and ability to cope with stress.
• Good Punctuality
and ability to act with responsibility
• Detail &
• Analytical skills and ability
to see the big picture.
• Ability to work under tight
• Demonstrates flexibility in taking up tasks
outside of regular job responsibilities as required and aptitude
for humanitarian medical work.
• Excellent computer skills
(especially MS Office MS Word and MS Excel) & reporting
• Languages: Fluent Marathi & Hindi &
Qualifications: BE / BTech in IT
or computer science
Experience: Experience in software
development projects, role of delivery lead and Android
• Have been involved with all
aspects of software delivery and life cycle, from inception phase
to delivery. Successfully applied Agile/XP/Scrum practices and
introduced Agile techniques and have coached teams to apply them
Proficient in managing scope in an Agile project and facilitating
the user story lifecycle in close collaboration with internal and
external stakeholders, including breaking down complex
requirements into independent user stories, capturing detailed
acceptance criteria, building a release plan with user, managing
the backlog, running showcases.
• Prior experience with UX
(User Experience) Design in the healthcare sector in India.
Familiarity with current data protection regulations such as GDPR.
Desirable: Familiarity with Public health systems
Total consultancy Fee for 6 months: INR
Duration for the Consultancy: 6 Month’s
Estimated work load per week- 48 hours per week for a
duration of 6 months
(This position requires to work as per
working days / hours defined by DWBI for Mumbai Project)
• Medical benefits for
• Mobile Reimbursement
Duration – 6
Date: 1st July 2021
To apply please email your CV and
motivation letter with the subject Ref: “Software Project
To: email@example.com by 12th June
2021 10:00 pm.
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