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  • Posted: Jul 9, 2024
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    Africa Healthcare Network has established the first and largest dialysis chain across Sub-Saharan Africa, providing high-quality, life-saving dialysis at affordable cost.
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    Regional Operations Manager (ROM)

    Job Summary:

    • Responsible for the strategic and tactical leadership of approximately 3 to 5 dialysis centers within their region, overseeing and supporting day-to-day center operations. Identifies and develops strategic growth opportunities, monitors center performance and works closely with the Country Director and management to develop strategies and address issues in alignment with AHN’s mission and values. As a member of the Country senior management team, the ROM has full accountability of the P&L, as well as all issues related to clinical outcomes, team management/culture, and growth.

    Scope of The Role:

    • Strategy Formulation & Execution
    • Leadership & Administration
    • Team culture and development
    • Financial Management (full P&L accountability)
    • Business Development

    Strategy Formulation & Execution:

    • Partner with the Country Director in defining the overall strategy for the region, develop clear operational plans for execution, and continually identify opportunities to add value and maximize impact
    • Work with country management to ensure robust policies and systems, in alignment with global policies and compliance with local law
    • Ensure that new clinics are implemented with sound practices (managerial, technical, financial, etc) and that the processes and activities adhere to the organizations policies, legal and contractual obligations, and global standards
    • Identify areas within the technical teams (biomedical, medical, clinical operations, center management) where we can improve operations, reduce cost while improving care outcomes and work with senior country leadership to roll-out

    Leadership/ Administration:

    • Work with the Country Director to set targets for key metrics across their centers (including clinical metrics)
    • Coordinate the activities of the centers and resolve any queries that arise from Center Heads and other center-level staff
    • Lead and inspire center management to ensure high quality patient care
    • Review, analyze, and address gaps in service excellence, policies, and/or procedures proactively; identify issues and implement solutions.
    • Oversee management of each center’s daily operations, including contracting with vendors, compliance with local laws, etc
    • Plan and execute specific initiatives as developed with country management
    • Lead regular meetings with staff and provide training, feedback and mentoring
    • Ensure all centers are appropriately staffed and within line for staffing targets and overtime
    • Ensure all equipment at centers is functional and work with regional BME to ensure functional centers and machines
    • Work with Center Head on all Center Maintenance and required fixes

    Business Development & Volume Growth:

    • Work with Center Head to strategize, plan and execute on center growth initiatives including but not limited to screening camps, outreach education, and CKD registry maintenance
    • Identify, assess and establish additional partnerships within the region, as appropriate
    • Support the New Centers team to ensure delivery of new centers on schedule and within budget
    • Help plan and successful launch New Centers in their regions

    Financial Management:

    • Oversee the financial management of clinics with the region, working alongside the local finance lead, including monthly cash flow and financial reporting, audits, cash allocations, and budget forecasting and planning

    External Relations:

    • Nurture relationships and liaise professionally with hospital partners, multi-lateral, public institutions, etc and maintain a thorough understanding of the health landscape in the region
    • Develop communication materials, make presentations and represent at public forums in the region
    • Maintain appropriate communication with management to ensure that global capabilities are being fully leveraged

    Supervisory Responsibilities (Direct Reports):
    All staff within the region, including:

    • Center Heads
    • Regional Head Nurse
    • Biomedical Engineer
    • Nutritionist, etc.
    • In some cases, there may be dual reporting to both the Regional Operations Manager and an in-country or cross country functional lead (e.g. Regional Head Nurse reporting to both Regional Operations Manager and country/ cross country Nursing Lead)

    Desired Competencies:

    • Bachelor’s degree required; and experience in a health-related field. Masters ideal.
    • At least 5 years of work experience in the private or public sector, with increasing levels of responsibility and leadership
    • Ability to develop strong relationships with external stakeholders
    • Ability to work independently and effectively in high-pressure, fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision; set priorities, delegate and work independently
    • Experience conceiving, planning and executing programs or projects with verifiable results
    • Ability to mentor and lead teams for strong consistent performance
    • Ability to work with limited budgets and human resources without extensive structural or operational support
    • Exceptional communication, analytical and problem solving skills
    • High levels of proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
    • Strong work ethic and flexibility, respectful of local norms and culture, ability to work with humility and urgency
    • Willingness and ability to get into the weeds, and solve problems at hand if needed
    • Knowledge of global healthcare systems
    • Passion for the mission of expanding access to high quality care
    • Ability to travel with the region 25% to 50% of the time
    • And any other tasks as may be directed from time to time

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    Job Summary:

    • The trainer (nursing) will lead training, learning and development initiatives across the operational country in which they are based. They will work closely with the country medical director to ensure that the onboarding of new nurses is of high quality and that continuous nursing initiatives are delivered on an ongoing basis.

    Scope of The Role:

    • In-country practical training
    • In-country theoretical training
    • Policy roll-out support
    • Continuous Nursing Education (CNE) program support

    Theoretical/ Practical Training:

    • Oversee the theoretical and practical training of new nursing hires in-country (including training of support staff, general nurses, renal nurses, nursing assistants etc.)
    • Collaborate on design of content, exams and assessment items and administer these to the staff in training
    • Carefully track performance and identify issue areas and provide solutions
    • Provide weekly training reports to the Country medical Director
    • Be in charge of the training schedules and assist operations team in training-related logistics
    • Participate in biannual review and update of training materials
    • Advocate at all times for best practice in clinical cares and provide evidence-based reasoning for all decisions made; provide insights on training needs and gaps to the Country Medical Director.

    Skills Based Competency Management:

    • Provide training on skills required for competency certification
    • Provide assessments and certification for staff on these skills based on AHN policies
    • Ensure that skills- based competencies trackers are updated
    • Produce and award certificates to successful team members

    CNE Support:
    Provide assistance in the delivery of CNE initiatives including (but not limited to):

    • Developing tools
    • Developing presentations, quizzes, You-tube videos
    • Coordinating schedules and speakers
    • Moderating webinars
    • Motivating team members and providing mentorship
    • Updating in-country CNE tracker
    • Coordinate and monitor Centre level CNEs

    Policy Roll Out Support:

    • Support the Country Medical Director to roll out and train in new company policies
    • Support in policy revision as necessary
    • And other duties as required by the Training (Nursing) Dept.

    Supervisory Responsibilities (Direct Reports):

    • None

    Desired Competencies:

    • Higher Diploma in Nephrology Nursing (Required)
    • Diploma or degree in nursing plus requisite registration in country of residence
    • Experience working as a trainer or with other demonstrated teaching experience Proficient in the use of presentation software, e.g. PowerPoint
    • Willing to travel approx. 50%
    • Time conscious and able to work with strict deadlines
    • Excellence in clinical skills demonstrated in the dialysis environment
    • Proactive communicator
    • Team player with positive attitude
    • Driven to meet quality clinical outcomes

    Method of Application

    Check out the job description below for more details. To apply, send your CV and Cover letter to with the subject title as:

    "Regional Operations Manager at AHN".

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