Software Development Manager Job Placement – MWH Foundation

Organisation: MWH Foundation
Reports to: Manager IT
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
MWH is an
impact investor that uses its means and talents to improve liveability in the
world. Among other activities, MWH runs a social enterprise (The HUB Pajule) in
Northern Uganda. We aim at agricultural and economic development of the region.
Commercial farmers and smallholders are provided with opportunities that enable
them to improve their farm business and livelihood respectively. We run our
activities in a business manner and support them with modern business support
tools. For our activities, we needed a farmer-oriented farm management system.
It is being designed, developed and piloted in-house by MWH. We now turn this
system into an online service for farmer-supporting organisations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:   The
Software Development Manager you will:
Be responsible for the effective (project)
management of the software development process;
Manage the software development team efforts towards
successful iterative delivery of new system functionality and improvements;
Work in liaison with colleagues to plan, design,
develop, test, maintain, and support the system;
Maintain high standards of quality within the team
by establishing good processes, practices and habits;
The incumbent builds a high quality software development

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The Software Development Manager should hold a
relevant bachelor’s degree;
A minimum of five years’ work experience;
Prior demonstrated experience in (agile) project
management and can provide a track record and references on (project)
management and delivery results;
Strong affinity with and interest in the development
of web applications;
Master project management approaches (Scrum, Kanban,
Excellent analytical skills
Good team player and result-driven;
Desire to make a difference by using new IT solutions
into the East-African agricultural sector
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their motivation
letters and curriculum vitae to Only qualified candidates will
be contacted for an interview.
Deadline: 13th September, 2015
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