Tech Advisor (Consultancy)

Tech Advisor (Consultancy)


Tech Advisor (Consultancy)

Details of the offer

Educate! currently achieves impact on youth life outcomes through direct delivery of our model in schools (what we call “School Solutions”) and through the integration of our model into national education systems (“Education System Solutions”). In addition to these two solution areas, in 2019 Educate! is exploring a new and innovative pathway to sustainably impact out of school youth(OoSY)livelihoods at scale through Learning Point.
Learning Point Ltd is looking for aTech Advisorwho will continuously lead a tech consultancy company in building an educational product with strong user adoption that has exponential revenue growth. He/she will ensure successful technology build and product delivery and maintain a consumer-focused outlook and aiding in the delivering of NawiriPro to the Kenyan market.
Ensuring that technological resources meet the Learning Point’s short and long-term needs while improving the product.He/she will be advising the technological development and tech auditing of the final product by creating a schedule for analysis, reviewing the tech development and testing of technology and working with our consulting tech firm.
The technical advisor will be working directly with the Co-Founders of Learning Point.


Technical Leadership
Identify and compare our tech solution to review if it meets our current and future needs by providing advice on best practices on building an LMS.

Use stakeholders’ feedback to inform the necessary improvements and adjustments to our technology.

Communicate and document technology strategy to internal and external stakeholders.

Manage our tech consultancy firm on the development timelines for the development and deployment of all technological services.

Monitor Tech KPIs and budgets to assess technological performance.

Explore new technologies and recommend to the leadership team whether to implement them.

Managing Technical Design & Deliverables
Assess the technical feasibility and design the software architecture; recommend and advise on the suitable technology stack

Create and manage our access, dev experience & operations, hosting, testing, intra-communication, storage, caching, backend CMS, frontend, security and business intelligence tech strategy.

Work with the tech consulting firm to design and configure infrastructure.

Work with the tech consulting firm to design and implement a database design.

Review the quality assurance and data protection processes.

Improve and optimize application architecture.

Ensure scalability of the application and infrastructure.

Ensuring all technology practices adhere to regulatory standards.

Review the SLAs of the tech consultancy firm and escalation matrix.

Technical Auditing & Documentation
Diagnosing technology system problems, inefficiencies and weaknesses and share recommendations.

Identify root causes and associated corrective actions, evaluate product performance (via internal audit), lead continuous improvement efforts, and collaborate with the tech consultancy firm on the execution of technical or product changes.

Produce detailed reports on the efficacy of the technology by communicating in understandable business terms and provide full technical build documentation.

Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 5 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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