Project Quality Manager

  • Full Time
  • Greater Accra
  • Applications have closed
  • Full Time
  • Greater Accra
  • Applications have closed

Website Viamo

Website Viamo

State: Accra
Country: Ghana
Deadline: 04/12/2021
Qualification: Degree
Work Experience: 5 Years
Career Level: Mid Career
Industry: NGO

Project Quality Manager Summary

Mobile technology is revolutionizing how organizations engage with their end users. More than 96% of the world’s population has access to a mobile phone, meaning it is now possible to reach nearly every single person on the planet.

Yet 3 billion people living in emerging markets still lack access to relevant, timely, and engaging information in their local languages, and their voices remain underheard.

The organizations that serve them lack the technology and capacity to reach them, and many are unaware of the power of mobile technology to meet their organizational goals.

Viamo connects individuals and organizations using digital technology to make better decisions.

With more than 30 million people reached in 2019 alone, we are well on our way to meeting our goal of reaching 50M people annually by 2023.

About the role

You will play a key role in expanding Viamo’s Project Quality (PQ) function to improve our institutional project implementation process and ensure quality & impactful implementation, timely execution of deliverables, and budget expenditure.

Your role is to ensure that Viamo’s country implementation teams have the most up-to-date data, tools, process and technical support needed to successfully implement Viamo’s complex projects portfolio across 30+ countries.

Key Responsibilities

You will operationalize Viamo’s PQ vision across complex projects in more than 30+ countries worldwide

Ensure program implementation teams are compliant with Viamo’s PQ minimum standards and processes and are aware of any relevant updates.

Develop and innovate Viamo’s PQ resources including tools, processes & guidance documents with guidance from the PQ director.

Update and maintain Viamo’s project database and dashboard.

Support and train the Programs team on relevant PQ processes and provide one-on-one support to Programs team members when needed.

Manage the PQ Community of Practice (CoP), documenting, presenting and facilitating discussion of program management best practices, lessons learned and other knowledge resources as needed

Coordinate with different Viamo departments to resolve PQ issues when needed.

Research and document new donor compliance requirements and ensure program teams are aware of any updates

Contribute to other Project Quality priorities as needed

Provide backstopping of Program Managers and PQ-supported project teams as needed.

Key Performance Indicators

% of Projects with complete data

% of Projects meeting PQ standards

% of Projects meeting budget and implementation KPIs

Team engagement in PQ CoP

Team and Reporting Structure

Reports to: Project Quality Director

Flexible, ideally on or around Africa time


Experience of 3+ years in the development sector

Experience working on projects in Africa / Asia

Project management experience with USAID projects, including reporting and budgeting

Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills

Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

Excellent excel and budgeting skills

Demonstrated self-management/entrepreneurial skills; adaptability and resourcefulness.?


Experience developing and facilitating training initiatives

Experience in knowledge management tools

Experience in managing databases

USAID contracting experience

French and/or Portuguese language skills

Experience implementing other donor-funded projects

How to apply

Viamo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We value diversity and encourage applications from all candidates. We believe that diverse perspectives help our teams to create innovative solutions and understand our global clients’ needs. In alignment with our values, we are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse global workforce without discrimination.

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