Lavarel PhP and Mobile Application Developer, Développeur PHP et applications mobiles Laravel, Yaoundé, Denis & Lenora Foretia Foundation

Lavarel PhP and Mobile Application Developer, Développeur PHP et applications mobiles Laravel, Yaoundé, Denis & Lenora Foretia Foundation

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Call for Application for a Lavarel PhP and Mobile Application Developer

Position: Lavarel PhP and Mobile Application Developer

Number: 1

Organisation: Denis and Lenora Foretia Foundation/Nkafu Policy Institute

Duty Station: Yaoundé,

Work Schedule: Part Time – With possibility to work remotely

Expected Starting Date: Immediate

Duration: 18 Months


The Denis & Lenora Foretia Foundation’s mission is to catalyze our economic transformation by focusing on social entrepreneurship, science and technology, innovation, public health and the implementation of progressive policies that together creates economic opportunities for all.

The Nkafu Policy Institute is a nonpartisan, independent think tank at the Denis & Lenora Foretia Foundation. The Institute provides independent, in-depth and insightful policy recommendations that advance the Cameroonian economy and the economies of other sub-Saharan African countries.

About the Health Policy and Research Division/Project

Healthcare delivery in Cameroon faces significant challenges. Critical shortages in health care personnel, the lack of adequate infrastructure, and the absence of credible health insurance schemes have led to decreased demand and consequent an increase in morbidity and mortality. The Health Policy and Research Division at the institute seeks to address these challenges through research and policy advocacy. Current efforts are centered on delineating access to care and improving on use of digital health services in Cameroon.

In partnership with the University of Ottawa and with support from the Grand Challenge Canada (GCC), the Health Policy and Research Division will be implementing a project entitled “BornFyne-Prenatal Management System” The objective of the project is to investigate the use of digital health platform (BornFyne PNMS) in improving access and utilization of quality reproductive maternal and newborn child health in four health districts in Cameroon. A qualitative and quantitative research methods will be used.

Job Description

The laravel developer will design and implement projects using Laravel framework and PHP, and assist the team in delivering high-quality web applications, services, and tools.

He/she must be adept at utilizing Laravel’s command line interface (CLI) and be able to design a PHP application from start to finish.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Discussing project aims with the client and development team.

Designing and building web applications using Laravel.

Design and implement mobile applications using the Ionic framework

Read and understand business specifications, and design and implement these specifications

Troubleshooting issues in the implementation and debug builds.

Testing functionality for users and the backend.

Ensuring that integrations run smoothly.

Scaling projects based on client feedback.

Recording and reporting on work done in Laravel.

Maintaining web-based applications.

Presenting work in meetings with clients and management.

Writing user installation and user manuals

Key Job Qualifications/Professional Requirements

A degree in programming, computer science, or a related field.

Experience working with PHP, performing, and writing unit tests, and managing APIs such as REST.

A solid understanding of application design using Laravel.

Knowledge of database design and querying using SQL.

Proficiency in HTML and JavaScript, JQuery

Good Knowledge of the Ionic Framework

Experience working with version control systems like Git and repositories like GitHub or Bitbucket

Practical experience using the MVC architecture.

A portfolio of applications and programs to your name.

Problem-solving skills and critical mindset.

Great communication skills.

The desire and ability to learn.

Proficiency in written and spoken English

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Application Procedure

All applications must be submitted using our online application portal. No application will be accepted through email.

Before applying, applicants are expected to prepare a CV and a cover letter

Deadline to submit your application is the 31st March 2022. No application shall be accepted after this deadline

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