Officer, EdTech

Posted By: Room to Read

New Delhi

Not Specified

Program Development & Management

Education

Job Description

The Officer EdTech is required to be a very strong technical & hands-on Experience in Technologies of e-learning, online assessment platforms and App development. A good understanding of LMS and App content development/integration cycle. Should be well aware of relevant trends and latest technologies. S/he should have a solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in App development and web technologies. S/he is required to manage projects with top-down oversight throughout entire execution to ensure success as defined by adherence to standards of scope, budget, and timeline.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Proven working experience in project management, preferably in the education technology sector
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in App development and web technologies.
  • Identify partners/vendors, delegate and allocate responsibilities efficiently to manage projects end to end
  • Guiding and performing strategic analysis for the project
  • Develop/Review the Project/App architecture and structure/design
  • Owns the development lifecycle and is responsible for managing technical risks throughout the project
  • Manage projects with top-down oversight throughout entire execution to ensure success as defined by adherence to standards of scope, budget, and timeline
  • Meet with stakeholders and gather requirements, conduct regular team meetings and track project progress
  • Develop comprehensive project plans that take all requirements into account
  • Proficient in handling the most complex of technical development concepts, latest software tools and technologies and designing techniques
  • Must ensure teams follow the correct procedures, policies and documentation requirements across project phases
  • Able to guide the team through the development, testing and implementation stages and review the completed work effectively
  • Provide direction and technical expertise in design, development and systems integration
  • Identify resource and equipment requirements, efficient capacity planning and manage software and hardware availability
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills. Make detailed scheduled reports on measurable items, such as milestones and deliverables
  • Manages technical resources within budget and project schedule
  • Support our Content development teams
  • Work with Instructional Designers, Administrators and SMEs to ensure proper setup, course creation, assignment and system support for content and complex Web-based, and instructor-led training activities
  • Advise Learning & Development Leads on optimal Learning System configurations for enrolment, scheduling, logistics practices, and roster and student activity reports
  • Push out the courses to required audience through Prescriptive rules and tracking the completion
  • Maintain data integrity rules for the System’s metadata and processes (e.g., course descriptions, course or class changes, and instructors)
  • Maintain System Administrators' security roles and access levels.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Extensive leadership experience and strong teaming abilities
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • High in emotional intelligence and having a customer service mindset for assisting people and other teams
  • Minimum five years management experience in the IT field, including development work and interactions with customers out of which four year of Project management and two years in delivery management shall be preferred
  • Very Strong Technical & hands-on Experience in Technologies of e-learning, online assessment platforms and App development.
  • A good understanding of LMS and App content development/integration cycle.
  • Should be well aware of relevant trends and latest technologies.

Skills: 

Project Scheduling, Project Management, SCOPE, Capacity Planning, Resource Management, Design Development, Web Technologies, Information Technology, Software and/or App Development, Development Testing

 

Technology: 

  • ASP.Net, Azure C#, MVC, Web Services, HTML, XML, OOA and OOD Concepts
  • Cloud based learning systems, Adobe learning content creation tools (e.g., Adobe Captivate), and Adobe Connect (or other web meetings technologies)
  • Application architecture design
  • Project Management
  • Delivery Management

Compensation:

Room to Read offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits. Benefits including 13th month bonus, pension fund, medical aid and staff professional development. The non-monetary compensation includes a unique opportunity to be part of an innovative, meaningful, fun, and rapidly growing organization that is transforming the lives of millions of children in developing countries by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education.

Room to Read has zero tolerance when it comes to child abuse and exploitation and believes that all children have equal rights to protection.

Location(s)

India - Main - New Delhi



Desired Candidate Profile

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Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Room to Read
  • About Organization:Room to Read India was established in 2003 and presently have programs in 9 states- Chhattisgarh, Delhi NCR, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. Our Literacy Program has been implemented in 15642 government schools, training 25,741 teachers trained in library management and reading activities. Over the same period our Girls’ Education & Gender Equality Program has benefitted over 62,457 girls. Room to Read is a global organization transforming the lives of millions of children in low-income communities by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. Founded in 2000 on the belief that World Change Starts with Educated Children®, our innovative model focuses on deep, systemic transformation within schools during two time periods that are most critical in a child’s schooling: early primary school for literacy acquisition and secondary school for girls’ education. We work in collaboration with local communities, partner o