Project Manager, Curriculum Design & Learning Technology (CDLT)

Job Summary

The job holder (2 year contract) reports to Director CDLT and is responsible for planning, developing, and implementing effective learning experiences for all users of the Learning Management System (“LMS”). The job holder is expected to collaborate with educators, subject matter experts, vendors and other stakeholders, to design and provide first-level of LMS user support that align with educational goals and leverage innovative teaching methods. In addition, the job holder will provide administrative support to Director CDLT.

The job holder will work closely with all stakeholders and vendors to ensure that the LMS is administered successfully with continuity through the provision of first-level technical assistance, administer all user accounts, training of users, and the creation of self-help resources for users. The job holder is expected to work from 8.30 am to 6.00 pm on weekdays and may be required to work over the weekends and Public Holidays to support MENDAKI’s events. Although the job holder is largely expected to work in an indoor environment, he is also expected to travel frequently for meetings.

Key Responsibility Areas

Project Management

  • Define projectscope, goals, and deliverables in collaboration with key stakeholders on areas of learning solutions, learning technology, graphicand animations as well as video creations.
  • Develop and manage a comprehensive project plan for implementing LMS.
  • Collaborate with vendors to select, implement, and customise LMS to meet organisational needs.
  • Administer and configure LMS user accountsand related accessrights.
  • Communicate project objectives, timeline, and updates to stakeholders, ensuring alignment with organisational goals.
  • Address and resolve any issues or concerns raised by stakeholders related to LMS implementation.
  • Develop and manage the project budget, tracking expenses and ensuring cost- effectiveness throughout the implementation.
  • Manage relationships with external vendors, ensuring deliverables are on schedule and within budget.
  • Design, develop and facilitate initiatives to train the different teachers or facilitators or administrators within the area of learning design and technology.
  • Manage the development of training materials and conduct training sessions for end users.
  • Provide ongoing support and troubleshooting assistance to users post- implementation.

Project Review & Evaluation

  • Implement and manage quality assurance processes to ensure the functionality and effectiveness of LMS.
  • Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) for the LMS and regularly evaluate its impact on learning outcomes.
  • Generate reports and summarising project progress and outcomes.
  • Formulate decisions that will enhance the effectiveness of learning experiences from stakeholders.
  • Conduct regular assessments to identify and address any issues or improvements needed

Data Management

  • Ensure the accurate and secure management of data within the LMS, adhering to privacy and compliance standards.
  • Ensure that LMS and learning tools used comply with relevant industry standards and data security regulations.
  • Implement best practices for data privacyand security within the learningenvironment.
  • Implement data migration strategies when transitioning from existing systemsto the new LMS.

Team Management

  • Manage and coordinate a cross-functional projectteam, providing clear support.
  • Encourage a collaborative team environment and ensure all team members understand their roles and responsibilities.

Requirements

  • At least 5 years of experience in managing learning management systems and services in education industry.
  • Strong project management and communication skills.
  • Good domain knowledge in learning management systems and applications for teaching and learning in education institutions.
  • Proficient in managing vendors and stakeholders.
  • A good degree in software or computer engineering or related discipline.
  • Preferably know about instructional design and current learning pedagogies and technologies
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage stakeholders across different levels
  • Effective persuasive communication.
  • Team leadership skills.
  • Sound decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Participate in and lead special projects as required.