Living Goods Employment Opportunities – Analytics & Project Manager

Organisation: Living Goods
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Goods empowers micro-entrepreneurs to deliver life-changing products to the
doorsteps of the underserved. We are a pioneering, dynamic and highly impactful
social enterprise and are entering a period of exciting expansion. Living Goods
is seeking a Analytics and Project Manager to support this development and to
implement strong marketing plans both at the branch level and at the community
health worker level. 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 cook stoves, and solar lights. Living Goods seeks
nothing less than a disruptive reinvention of distribution in emerging markets,
through networks of franchised micro-entrepreneurs who leverage Living Goods’
brand, buying power and mobile marketing tools to deliver vital products at
accessible prices to the people who need them most. By combining the best
practices from the worlds of micro-enterprise, franchising and public health,
Living Goods is creating a fully sustainable system to improve the health, and
wealth, of underserved communities.
Job Summary: The Living
Goods Analytics and Project Manager will lead in the analysis of quality
management in medicine delivery, analysis of products and branch sales drivers,
impact of pilot initiatives, and develop recommendations for improvement of
performance across the network.
Key Duties and
and conduct analytics to assess performance of Uganda operations:
  • Branch performance: understand what’s driving
    branch success and failures, assessing both sales activity and cost drivers
  • CHP performance: understand what’s driving CHP
    success and failures and assess quality of their performance for
    treatments and sales
  • Product performance: assess success of ongoing
    promotional activities, product launch, ROI analysis
  • Quality management: alignment of medicines and
    treatments by CHP
  • Draw recommendations that the Sales and
    Performance team can implement to improve overall impact and sales
  • In charge of product market testing – design
    and implement tests that assess consumer demand and marketing potential;
    develop demand forecasts
  • Develop tools and process for impact
    analysis.  Lead projects on
    implementation of survey design, administration and data collection and
  • Develop relevant dashboards for ongoing
    analysis and organization-wide communication of key KPIs.
charge of new initiatives to increase impact and/or efficiency
  • Design initiatives
  • Test them with branches
  • Assess them
  • Plan for roll out if successful
closely with Product Department to develop new products for Uganda:
  • Carry out market research to design product
  • Develop new product with external party
  • Test new product
  • Develop launch plan with the marketing team
Qualifications, Skills
and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should hold an Undergraduate
    degree in economics and/or statistics.
  • At least four years work experience in research
    organizations and operations/project management, with experience working
    in a fast-paced start up a plus.
  • Past experience working in multinational
    organizations essential. Experience working with US and Kenya based
    organizations an asset. 
  • Possess excellent analytical skills with data
    collection and data analysis. Expert in excel and STATA a must.
  • Management of project budgets of >$1
  • At least four years’ experience leading impact
    evaluations – survey administration and data analysis.
  • Strong project management skills, with
    experience monitoring and reporting on the performance of large teams (12+
  • Drive for results.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills, with
    experience interacting with a broad range of government and international
  • Flexibility and willingness to spend time in
    rural areas a must.
How to Apply:
candidates are strongly encouraged to visit our career page and apply for
Analytics and Project Manager through our applicant tracking system. In lieu of
a cover letter you will be asked to answer a few short questions that will help
us learn a little bit more about you and your interest in working with Living
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