• Assistant Branch Manager Job at Living Goods

  • Posted on: 15 February, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • At Living Goods we empower people to improve the health of their families, friends and communities. Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ health entrepreneurs who go door to door to teach families how to improve their health and wealth and sell life-changing products such as simple treatments for malaria and diarrhea, safe delivery kits, fortified foods, clean cook stoves, water filters, and solar lights. By combining the best practices from business and public health, we are dramatically lowering child mortality AND creating livelihoods for thousands of enterprising women.
     
    Living Goods supports a network of over 2,000 micro-entrepreneurs in Uganda and Kenya who teach families in their communities how to improve health and well-being while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook-stoves, and solar lights. As part of the Branch Team, you will play a key role in supporting Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) to deliver high quality health care to their communities and generate sales of critical products.

     

     

    Assistant Branch Manager

     

    To be successful in this role you must be able to motivate others, have strong business skills, and want to be part of a cutting edge team that is setting the bar for how a social enterprise can improve health impacts in a sustainable way.

    Responsibilities

    • Recruit, train and manage Community Health Volunteers.
    • Motivate Community Health Volunteers to meet health and sales targets.
    • Ensure all Community Health Volunteers know and follow health protocols (esp. diagnosis and treatment).
    • Support Community Health Volunteers in learning and using correctly their smartphones and the health-centered Android apps
    • Implement marketing and promotional efforts to support agent sales.
    • Contribute to Branch operations.
    • Achieve sales targets and health impact goals.
    • Manage inventory: Ensure no stock-outs and ensure management on First In/First Out basis.
    • Manage the financial operations, ensuring the books balance; cash matches sales daily.
    • Manage credit: deposit, timely repayments, rigorous reporting.
    • Build strong community relations.

    Qualifications

    • Diploma in Nursing, Public health, Community health or Social works.
    • University degree in business, social studies, education or equivalent is an added advantage
    • Minimum 1 year experience in health / community / business related work.
    • Team player with drive for results.
    • Ability to provide guidance to Community Health Volunteers.
    • Ability to interact with community elders and clients.
    • Ability and willingness to work extensively in the field.
    • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
    • Ability to speak in public to promote healthy behaviors.
    • Ability to sell life-changing products.
    • Ability to test new innovations and learn fast.
    • Proficiency with Word and Excel and general computer proficiency.
    • Excellent oral communication skills in English.
    • Experienced in handling microcredit a plus.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Living Goods career website on livinggoods.applytojob.com to apply

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