• Health Manager at Living Goods

  • Posted on: 10 August, 2018 Deadline: 10 August, 2018
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    Life at Living Goods Living Goods is aiming to make disruptive changes, dramatically improving the lives of underserved communities. We think big, but we operate small and nimble. At Living Goods, you will have the chance to use your creativity and work with your teammates to conceive and test new ideas every day. If you work well in a dynamic, highly collaborative culture, if you set high standards for yourself and your colleagues, if you know how to fail fast and learn fast, if you meet challenges with calm determination and a sense of humor, you will thrive at Living Goods.

    Community Health Manager

     

    Job description

    Do you want your work to matter? Do you want to use your skills to make a difference, not just a living? Do you want to improve millions of lives, including your own?

    If you are passionate about health and loves creating impact in health by selling life-saving products, you could be Living Goods’ next Community Health Manager! We are looking for public health, clinicians, community health and Business Management professionals. Apply to join the Living Goods Field Operations Team!

    Living Goods supports a network of over 2,000 Community Health Volunteers 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.

    The Community Health Manager will play a key role in supporting Community Health Volunteer (CHVs) to deliver high quality health care to their communities and generate sales of critical products. He/she will take lead of a team and must have the ability to motivate them, strong business skills, and want to be part of a cutting-edge team that is setting the mark for how a social enterprise can improve health impacts in a sustainable way.


    Key duties and responsibilities:

    • CHV Support and Motivation
    • Actively motivate CHVs to achieve health and sales metrics. Work to support strong performers, to increase effectiveness of medium performers, and support to improve or exit.
    • Ensure all CHVs are delivering impact in the communities (esp. diagnosis and treatment of U5s).
    • Implement marketing and promotional efforts to support CHVs sales goals.
    • Lead monthly meeting of CHVs.
    • Operations Management
    • Manage Branch team members – CHSs
    • Ensure performance of CHVs (including by providing support for trainings as well as by providing ongoing coaching).
    • Oversee Branch financial operations and ensure that the books balance: cash matches sales on a daily basis.
    • Responsible credit and inventory management.
    • Manage operations to keep costs as low as possible.
    • Build, maintain and manage relations with Community Health Extension Workers and sub-county Ministry of Health officials.

    Qualifications

    • Preferably holds a health-related degree from a recognized university.
    • The ideal candidate must have proven success as a CHEW, health professional, entrepreneur, business manager, micro-credit operations manager.
    • Past management experience is a key, having lived and worked in Isiolo is highly preferred.
    • Entrepreneurial spirit and drive for results.
    • Exceptional natural leader with strong interpersonal skills.
    • Possess basic computer skills.
    • The ideal candidate should be flexible and willing to travel across Kenya.
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, both in English and Kiswahili. Candidate must be able to speak the local dialects i.e. Borana, Gabra, Rendille, Somali and Samburu languages.

    Compensation

    A competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health insurance and bonus opportunity. The opportunity to be your best while making lives better for those in need.

    Living Goods is an equal opportunity employer and will consider every qualified applicant for employment. Living Goods does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability.


    Our current job openings are displayed on our website, where you can search for open positions and apply directly. Living Goods does not offer any positions without an interview and never asks candidates for money. If you are asked for money, we strongly recommend that you do not respond and do not send money or personal information.

    Method of Application

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

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