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  • Posted: Nov 18, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Nova Pioneer Education Group is a Pan-African independent school network offering preschool through secondary education for students from ages 3 through 19. We prepare the next generation of leaders and innovators through world-class teaching methods with an emphasis on 21st century skills. We established Nova Pioneer because we believe education should ...
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    Global Technology (Tech) Manager- Kenya Based

    Nova Pioneer is looking for a rockstar Global Technology Manager who will be based in Kenya. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of an innovative network of schools that is developing generations of innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century.

    About the role:

    This role will work closely with our Global Director of Operations and various functions in Marketing, Finance, Operations and our school network.

    Key responsibilities for the role include:

    • Strategy/ Architecture
      • Work with the Global Director of Operations across geographies  to ensure that our overall systems and data architecture flow across the organization as intended, in particular our core systems of ERP (Netsuite), CRM (Salesforce), and SIS (Edadmin)
    • Needs Analysis and Improvements
      • Work with internal business owners to lead and support the improvement and development of our key systems.
    • Implementation and Training
      • Responsible for building and executing the implementation plan with our partners and internal teams, including but not limited to the tech(IT) associates in Kenya and South Africa.
    • Custom Development
      • Identify any custom development needs, and work with internal and external resources to implement and roll out as per the strategy. Own the road map for new feature and version roll-outs / roll overs, and ensure that the users of the respective systems get the requisite support & training
    • Support Management
      • Ensuring that support across all of our core systems is dynamic and effective, that processes are standardised and delivery and resolution to issues arising are timely.

    About You

    Skills and Qualifications required:

    • Completed a Bachelors Degree- A Degree in Computer Science or Information preferred
    • 5+ years work experience in fast-paced, growth-oriented organisations
    • Experiencing working in a company both globally and cross-functionally
    • Proven ability to work well with stakeholders of different levels and backgrounds
    • Experience designing and implementing org-wide systems and processes
    • Strong leadership and communication skills.
    • Experience working experience in functional and/or technical design of custom technology applications (Java, .NET, C/C++)
    • Knowledge on UML, XML and SQL
    • Strong project management skills
    • Familiarity and experience with Salesforce and Netsuite (or similar ERP)
    • You are flexible and open to change - you handle uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity well.
    • You are a problem solver - you are proactive in identifying issues and address these thoroughly by making an effort to find appropriate solutions.

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    Global Technology (Tech) Senior Associate

    Nova Pioneer is looking for a superstar Global Tech Senior Associate based in Kenya supporting our schools in Kenya and South Africa. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of an innovative network of schools that is developing generations of innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century. 

    About the role:

    Key responsibilities for the role include:

    • Supporting our core platforms to power our teams: Coordinating top notch support across our core platforms: Salesforce, Edadmin, and Netsuite in a timely manner to serve the end user - ensuring that support is dynamic and effective, that processes are standardised and delivery and resolution to issues arising are timely. 
    • User Training: Building and executing ongoing training programmes for our internal teams to ensure they’re able to drive their work efficiently and effectively, and have fluent understanding of the tech platforms that drive their work. Going above and beyond to ensure user adoption.
    • Customisation and development of platforms & syncs: Identify any custom development needs, including staying current with new features and version roll-outs / rollovers to ensure that all systems stay current and that data flows seamlessly between them.
    • Network & Servers: Troubleshooting. testing, and repairing network, including maintenance and inspection of network and server systems and performing upgrades where necessary, advising schools on network set-up and improvements for cost efficiency. 
    • Hardware: Supporting the management, maintenance, upgrading, and tracking of tech assets. Supporting teammates to troubleshoot where and when issues occur.
    • Google Suite Management & Support: Management of google console, assisting with setting up and maintaining an accurate list of student and staff accounts on all our systems, including managing access settings and quickly changing student Chromebook device settings when needed.

    About You

    Skills and Qualifications required:

    • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent in a related field, required
    • You strive for excellence in every detail of your work and inspire and challenge everyone around you to do the same. 
    • Our culture resonates deeply with your values—and in particular, you are excited to challenge yourself by taking risks and getting more feedback than you’ve ever gotten before
    • 3+ years work experience in fast-paced, growth-oriented organisation
    • Deep experience with Salesforce (or similar), Netsuite (or similar ERP), Edadmin (or other SIS)
    • Proven ability to work well with stakeholders of different levels and backgrounds
    • Strong communication skills.
    • Experience working experience in functional and/or technical design of custom technology applications (Java, .NET, C/C++)
    • Knowledge on UML, XML and SQL

    Method of Application

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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