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[liberationtech] Inveneo is Hiring: Senior Project Manager

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Wed Feb 22 08:51:23 PST 2012

 Inveneo is Hiring: Senior Project Manager
Submitted by Inveneo Newsfeed on 21 February 2012 - 6:00am.

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 *Job Title:*  Senior Project Manager *Department:*  Project Management *
Reply-to:* hr at<>
*Start Date:* On Award *Salary:* Commensurate with experience


*Inveneo is looking for a hands-on Senior Project Manager with deep
experience in implementing computing and wireless networking projects
internationally – preferably in developing countries.*


Inveneo is a 501c3 nonprofit social enterprise, which means that we operate
like a business with a social mission. Our mission is to get the tools of
technology, through computing and regional networking, to organizations
operating in rural and highly underserved communities of the developing

Our model is built on development, not aid. We operate in a number of
countries. We work with local partners to develop homegrown ability to
deliver quality communications technology and alternative power solutions.
The organizations we serve address some of the most pressing problems in
their communities: health care, education, economic opportunity and


The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for launching, leading and
completing large scale implementation projects with our local Inveneo
Certified ICT Partners (ICIPs) in-country that will result in regional
broadband network implementations and/or computing and local area
networking installations for 100s of schools or clinics.

The preferred Senior Project Manager will have experience leading
multi-year, large-scale technical implementation projects (up to 100
locations), and can lead 1-2 projects at time in countries like Uganda,
Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda. The position will be based in San Francisco,
CA, and will require significant travel in austere locations.

*Senior Project Manager Responsibilities*

   - Design, lead and manage projects from conception (after the project is
   won) to completion.
   - Lead an internal team of engineering and program delivery resources
   (including trainers for technical and business skills).
   - Contract and manage local Inveneo partners as part of local delivery
   - Interface with multiple external organizations who are responsible for
   delivering components of the project in partnership with Inveneo.
   - Develop and lead schedules and priority setting.
   - Work with others on project management team to develop consistent,
   useful project management processes as the Inveneo portfolio of projects

*Examples of Potential Projects*

   - Implementing regional rural broadband network with 1 – 3 local ISPs in
   a country in Africa.
   - Implementing a range of software, computing and networking
   infrastructure solutions (including solar and battery power systems) in 500
   rural schools.
   - Implementing a regional broadband network and complete computing and
   server infrastructure for rural clinics, hospitals and dispensaries.

*Required Skills and Experience*

   - 5 – 10 years experience in project management, with larger scale
   project experience.
   - Experience in systems integration projects – software, computing,
   networking and all elements for delivering, including skills
   - Leading projects with multiple external partners and contractors to
   deliver results for external clients.
   - International project management experience, preferably in developing
   - Highly collaborative work style, must play well with others on the
   Inveneo team.

*Desired Skills*

   - Previous experience implementing USAID projects
   - Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
   - Fluency in French or Spanish, in addition to English


   - Downtown San Francisco
   - International Travel – up to 30%


Please send a resume and cover letter to hr [at] inveneo [dot]
note that employment is contingent upon award.
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