Directorate of Science, Technology, and Innovation

Background:

Bootstrapped by the Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation (DSTI) Government of sierra Leone. “OpenG2P” emerged out of the 2014-2016 Sierra Leone Ebola Payments Program and is developed as a set of open-source building blocks to help Governments worldwide digitize their social protection programs. OpenG2P creates a framework to digitize cash transfer programs through a set of open sourced, free to use, digital solutions that builds on existing infrastructure to address country-specific gaps.

The ultimate goal of OpenG2P is to provide a seamless solution that helps governments increase the efficacy of their economic relief, maximize choice for their citizens, and improve financial inclusion while protecting their right to data privacy and informed consent.

OpenG2P is also selected as one of the 7 key projects along with MojaLoop, Mifos, and MOSIP by the Alliance’s Financial Inclusion Community of Practice to help advance the Secretary General’s digital cooperation roadmap to achieve greater financial inclusion and meet the sustainable development goals by 2030.

About the Deployment Manager Role in Sierra Leone

The Deployment Manager will be contracted through Mifos, a US based non-profit which enables financial inclusion through open-source technologies.

The Deployment Manager will report into the OpenG2P Steering Committee.  Deployment manager will:

  1. Work with DSTI to further refine and finalize UAT
  2. Stand up demo instances
  3. Define deployment plan and key elements (dependencies)
  4. Work through access to APIs and Sandbox environments
  5. Identify open issues and close them
  6. Provide weekly status updates
  7. Define scopes of work or define them further as we go
  8. Maintain all project documentation in an organized manner
  9. Respond to incoming inquiries / set up response templates

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Technical degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years professional work experience
  • Project management experience
  • Fluent in English
  • Implementation experience in emerging markets (i.e., project management)
  • Strong experience managing diverse groups of stakeholders
  • Proactive, self-starter, collaborative personality
  • Background in open source

Please send your CVs and cover letter to both edcable@mifos.org  &  bineta.diop@dsti.gov.sl.

To apply for this job Please send your CVs and cover letter to edcable@mifos.org,%20bineta.diop@dsti.gov.sl.

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