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  • Posted: Nov 7, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    We are a HR Consultancy firm that is very passionate about people and their contribution towards the growth and success of any organization. We create systems that are streamlined towards the attainment of the organizations goals and build the capacity of the organizations employees to deliver results.
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    Chief Operating Officer

    Our client in the digital healthcare field is looking for an entrepreneural Chief Operating Officer to help them reach their misson: Making the pregnancy journey convenient and safe for millions of women in Sub-Saharan Africa.

    What does the job involve

    • As the COO you will be responsible for driving the growth and impact of our organization.
    • Your primary focus will be on scaling operations, optimizing processes, and ensuring the highest level of quality in our programs and You will report to the CEO.
    • Team Management: While you will initially manage around 15 people, this number is expected to grow massively over the coming years. You will be tasked with motivating your team and living compsany’s feedback culture
    • Ownership and management of operational targets. Ensure efficient collaboration, processes are being followed, ad hoc issues are resolved pragmatically, and quarterly objectives and key results reached
    • Driving operational strategy. What is needed to reach 10x growth, identify biggest pain points and draft clear plans on how to resolve them


    • Education: You have a degree from a renowned university. Depending on your professional background this can be in business, technology, medicine or a related field.
    • Experience: 5+ years of experience in building operations in a fast growing company is a must. You understand end-to-end business processes and are well versed with tech tools to create amazing, scalable client journeys. Healthcare experience is a big plus.
    • Shared vision: The idea of reducing maternal and neonatal mortality makes you excited. You can't wait to dive into this space and help us create a massive impact.
    • Leadership: This role requires outstanding leadership skills. While you will initially manage around 15 people, this number is expected to grow massively over the coming years. You are a people person, motivator, mentor, strong communicator and an excellent project manager.
    • Ambition: You are a highly ambitious person, excited to do “10x thinking” to increase the number of lives touched by a few orders of magnitude over the coming years. You like a fast-paced environment, are a fast learner and go the extra mile.

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