Project Manager at Digital Divide Data (DDD Kenya)

  • Project Manager at Digital Divide Data (DDD Kenya),

Project Manager at Digital Divide Data (DDD Kenya)

Project Manager

  • Murang’a Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Full-time

Company Description

About Digital Divide Data (DDD)

Digital Divide Data (DDD) is a US-based non-profit, mission-driven enterprise with the goal of using technology and digital skills to bridge the divide between economically and socially marginalized youth and employment opportunities that lead to a sustainable and viable future. DDD identifies talented but underserved youth in Africa and Asia (Kenya, Cambodia, and Laos are the main centers) to enter formal employment, undergo professional training and skills development, and pursue tertiary education. Our headquarters are in New York, and we have over 1,500 employees across our operations in Kenya, Cambodia, and Laos.

Purpose of the role

We are currently seeking a skilled and experienced Project Manager to join our team in Nairobi, Kenya. The successful candidate will be responsible for Supporting project management functions that enable the effective and efficient delivery of tactical engagements that have a planned start and end date; also includes support for strategic engagements without defined start and end dates.

Job Description

  • Manage and provide leadership for the delivery of projects in single service line or highly complex projects for a single client
  • Manage project support and be responsible for ensuring appropriate resource allocation
  • Update policies, procedures, standards, methodologies, and guidelines for project management
  • Resolve prioritization conflicts between projects
  • Builds more complex project plans and milestones
  • Maintains project status and performance data used for reporting
  • Organizes project activities and meetings across broader teams
  • Monitor work of subject matter expert personnel, providing support and interpretation of instructions/objectives
  • Manage and communicate project scope, goals, and responsibilities to the project team; establish clear stakeholder expectations and requirements of varying degrees of complexity.
  • Performance appraisals, coaching, and mentoring of associate-level staff


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Project Management Certification – PMP or Prince 2
  • At least 4 years of experience in a Project management – level role or capacity
  • 3 years of direct people management experience.
  • Exceptional internal and external stakeholder management skills.
  • Experience supporting an outsourcing or client services organization.
  • Demonstrated a sense of urgency and ability to prioritize effectively.
  • Strong business acumen and strategic thinking.
  • Demonstrated leadership, problem-solving, facilitating, team building, conflict resolution, and negotiation skills.
  • Requires excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong data analytics capability

Additional Information

Please submit your CV, a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and interest in the position, and contact information for three professional references with the subject line “Project Manager-Kenya”. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Digital Divide Data is an equal-opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds and experiences to apply. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone has the opportunity to thrive and succeed.

Submit your application on or before 26th May 2023.

Project Manager at Digital Divide Data (DDD Kenya)

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