Apply: GAIN Project Manager

Deadline: 10 May, 2024

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking to fill the role of Project Manager.

GAIN is a Swiss-based foundation launched at the United Nations in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition.


  • Revise and execute a digital product strategy according to organisational goals, market trends, customer demands and the requirements of diverse stakeholders
  • Build and maintain a deep understanding of all the digital product aspects, including the customer and user perspectives, competitive products and technical capabilities
  • Implement best practice user-centered-design methodologies and research to achieve high user value and satisfaction and integrate stakeholder feedback/suggestions through best practice demand management processes
  • Lead the preparation for the inception workshop for project
  • Facilitate the inception workshop with support from the other teams in GAIN
  • Lead a high-performing project team consisting of people across the organisation
  • Work with business architect to ensure product development enables go-to-market strategy, as well as developing positioning and messaging for customers
  • Collaborate with a consortium including designers and developers to ensure the deployment of necessary features, including overseeing customer research, solution design, user story writing, feature development, user acceptance testing, and market research
  • Build and maintain strong partnerships with civil society, INGOs, government entities, private sector and other organisations
  • Ensure monthly project reporting (in line with GAIN’s project management standards) to update management on programme progress achieved, programme plans, changes in direction and challenges encountered


  • Experience in digital product development/digital transformation in emerging or developing country markets and knowledge and experience in working according to agile methodologies and lean product development
  • Experience in project management in complex and diverse environments, cross-disciplinary teams and product design or development
  • Experience working in an agile environment (review business needs, refine priorities, outline milestones and deliverables, and identify opportunities and risks) as well as experience in food and agriculture systems development, managing programmes and digital transformation
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with diverse groups/individuals and comfortable working in multicultural and multi-lingual environments
  • Fluency in both written and verbal English
  • Highly flexible and willing and able to travel
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field and/or recognised international accreditation in project management
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office and with experience in SQL queries, and with backend and frontend programming languages such as Java, HTML, CSS.

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