Living Goods Careers – Director of Health and Social Impact

Organisation: Living
Goods
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Living Goods supports networks of
‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to
improve their health and wealth while selling affordable, high-impact products
like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cookstoves, and
solar lights.
Living Goods is a pioneering,
dynamic and high impact social enterprise focused on serving the health needs
of the underserved. We are entering a period of exciting expansion, and seeking
a Director – Health and Social Impact to be part of the management team to help
guide the growth of our community health model. 
This position will drive strategy on improving health outcomes, develop
and implement quality management practices to ensure agent compliance with
standards, and work with government, both at the national and district level,
to align community engagement, as we work to improve the lives of millions of
people across Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Steer
    a strategy for deepening the health impact of the Living Goods model,
    staying on top of best practices, new research and innovations to
    integrate into our model.
  • Identify
    best-in-class products and treatments to incorporate into Living Goods
    field work, work with supply chain, field and training team to bring
    products to market.
  • Continually
    review results and field data to drive ongoing program innovation.
  • Training;
  • Manage
    the development of all key training, job aids, and other diagnostic tools,
    ensuring they comply with Ministry of Health, and relevant global health
    standards and best practice.
  • Manage
    training team to deliver the highest quality trainings: effective iCCM
    base trainings, and ongoing refresher trainings.
  • Manage
    agent Testing and Certification to ensure that each Community Health
    Promoter has the requisite knowledge and skills to be certified as a CHP.
  • Government
    Relations; Successfully manage relationships with Ministry of Health and
    support Technical Working Groups to learn from implementing partners and
    to align our work with the GOU.
  • Work
    closely with District Health Offices to align our community work with
    their goals and objectives.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must also hold a graduate degree (Masters in Public Health or
    MD)
  • The
    ideal candidates should have a minimum of seven years of experience in
    public health and/or health operations.
  • Significant
    experience managing large-scale community health worker networks or
    franchise clinic networks a big plus.
  • Program
    management experience in private sector or NGO, including experience
    overseeing large field operations and teams.
  • Strong
    preference for successful experience and understanding of business.
  • Proven
    track record of exceptional success, exceeding targets, strategic
    breakthroughs and transformative innovation.
  • Demonstrated
    leadership skills. 
  • Past
    experience managing teams and ensuring both vision and direction are
    provided, as well as attention to detail in execution.
  • Ability
    to build and maintain excellent working relationships with local and
    international teams, facilitate feedback and optimize implementation
  • Strong
    analytical, inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Comfortable
    working in a high-paced, dynamic, start-up environment.
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly
encouraged to visit the career page and apply for this job through our
applicant tracking system. Click
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