QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER
Full Time
February 10, 2024
Lilongwe, Malawi
February 23, 2024

Company: Imagine Worldwide Ltd

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Overview

About Imagine Worldwide

Imagine Worldwide Ltd is a subsidiary of Imagine Worldwide, is a California-based (United States) nonprofit organization. Imagine exists to demonstrate that children with personalized technology in their hands can become literate and numerate with little or no adult instruction. More than 250 million children and youth worldwide do not have access to school. And hundreds of millions more go to school but never learn to read or write. We believe in working with schools and communities to address these seemingly intractable problems.

We are partnering with organizations across the globe to implement tablet-based learning solutions. We are
continuously building evidence on what works, why, and under what conditions. We use data to
continuously improve content, approach, and implementation. Then we provide tools, expertise, capital, and a network to enhance the ability to scale. We envision a world where all children have access to opportunity. Through rigorous implementation of tablet-based learning solutions in areas with few alternatives, we continue to open up limitless possibilities for all children.

 

 

Imagine Worldwide Ltd has partnered with the Ministry of Education, Government of Malawi, and other partners to scale up nationally an innovative Edtech program that is focused on improving literacy and numeracy skills among learners in standards 1-4 in all public primary schools in Malawi. To support this ambitious program, Imagine Worldwide Ltd seeks to engage a Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Manager to join a team to support the Ministry of Education and other implementation partners in the successful roll out of the program.

Job Title: Quality Assurance Manager

 

Candidate Profile

The Quality Assurance Manager will play an instrumental role in carrying out Imagine’s mission, to test and scale tablet-based learning solutions that enable children in Malawi to become literate and numerate. The successful candidate will play a key role in providing technical leadership and coordinating quality assurance processes including testing the technology and its functioning, review the content and ensure it is consistent with teaching practices in Malawi. The role encompasses Technology Testing and Quality Assurance. The candidate will join a highly committed and collaborative team that is working together to empower every child, to achieve their full potential. The position offers an international, flexible, learning environment to enhance individual career development and growth.

 

Key Responsibilities

The Quality Assurance Manager will work closely with Imagine’s Director of Technical Services and local implementing partners to fulfill 2 areas of responsibility. The first area is quality assurance of the learning software – onebillion’s onecourse software for Android and iOS which is in multiple languages, with a primary focus on Chichewa and English. The Manager will work with our partner onebillion to test new child-facing activities locally, providing feedback to help improve and iterate with them. They will be required to source, manage and support a team of adhoc testers during major software releases. The second area of quality assurance is targetted A/B experiments conducted on learners as test new or improved versions of the software, and collecting data before rolling out across all schools. Lastly, the final area of responsibility is quality assurance of the data collection and monitoring systems installed in schools that provide oversight our programs. This includes testing for and identifying failure points in the system and troubleshooting.

 

HOW TO APPLY
Please get a full Job Description at

https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/1ueLCjXCTDseswjUzRGy_wucNSqLrOuU_

or scan the QR Code below to access detailed requirements of the position and submit a resume and cover letter to:

info.malawi@imagineworldwide.org. In the subject line of your email, please write “Your Name: Quality Assurance Manager". Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Details on Imagine’s operations, leadership and funders can be found at imagineworldwide.org.

Applications should be submitted by 23rd February 2024.

Imagine Worldwide is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.