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Dokki, Giza

Project Manager (Digitization of Newspapers and Magazines)

Dokki, Giza
Posted 2 months ago
56Applicants for1 open position
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As a Project Manager for our digitization initiative, you will play a crucial role in overseeing the conversion of old newspapers and magazines into searchable text using OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology. This project involves managing a team of annotators to ensure accurate and efficient data extraction. You will be responsible for coordinating project timelines, overseeing quality control measures, and ensuring seamless communication among team members.


Project Planning:

  • Develop comprehensive project plans outlining key milestones, deliverables, and timelines for the digitization process.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define project scope, objectives, and success criteria.
  • Identify potential risks and challenges in the digitization process and implement proactive strategies to mitigate them.
  • Respond promptly to unforeseen issues and adjust project plans as necessary.


Team Management:

  • Lead and supervise a team of annotators and support staff involved in the digitization process.
  • Provide guidance, training, and resources to ensure the team's efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Manage project resources efficiently, including personnel, technology, and budget.
  • Optimize workflows to enhance productivity and meet project deadlines.


OCR Technology Implementation:

  • Oversee the implementation and optimization of OCR technology for accurate and efficient text extraction.
  • Develop customized workflow as a pipeline for different projects by deploying suitable tools, technologies and quality control components.
  • Collaborate with technical teams to address any issues and enhance OCR capabilities.


 Quality Control:

  • Implement and enforce quality control measures to ensure the accuracy and completeness of digitized content.
  • Conduct regular audits and reviews to maintain high data integrity standards.


Communication and Coordination:

  • Facilitate effective communication among team members, stakeholders, and external partners.
  • Coordinate with IT, digitization vendors, and annotators to resolve issues and ensure project alignment.
  • Maintain thorough project documentation, including progress reports, issue logs, and change requests.
  • Ensure all processes and procedures are well-documented for future reference.

Job Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in information technology, software development management, software engineering, computer science, Engineering or a related field.
  • Data Engineering Certification is a plus.
  • 2-5 year of experience in digitization project management.
  • Proven experience in managing projects related to digitization, OCR technology, or data annotation.
  • Familiarity with OCR tools and technologies.
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on quality control.
  • Experience in the digitization of historical documents or media is a plus.

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