IT Jobs – Designer – Living Goods (LG)

Job Title:             Designer
Organisation: Living Goods
(LG)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda or Nairobi, Kenya
About US:
Living Goods (LG) seeks to improve the lives of tens of millions of
underserved customers by revolutionizing the way community health is delivered
in the developing world.  To do this,
Living Goods not only grows its own business operations, but also dramatically
magnifies its impact through large-scale partnerships.  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.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:   
·        
Conduct researches to understand our users’
needs, configure our product to fit service delivery workflows within a
particular health context.
·        
Perform investigations, design, implementation
and maintenance of product modules and sub-modules for both new and existing
products according to architecture, guidelines and good software engineering
practices.
·        
Support our project managers and partners in conducting
high-quality design research as design is a shared core competency at Living
Goods.
·        
Create design tools and templates to assist
teammates be equipped to carry out design work.
·        
Coach teammates through our design process
before, during, and after project deployments.
·        
Conduct sessions directly with end users to
design workflows.
·        
Conduct UX testing on the product features,
implement prototypes and inform our product roadmap.
·        
Take technical responsibility of overall project
design by ensuring end-to-end ownership of all technical aspect
·        
Drive open communication across disciplines.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
·        
At least three to five years work experience on
a product team conducting user experience research and testing OR in a
community-facing programs role, particularly in reaching vulnerable communities
·        
Have some understanding of health service
provision/ public health systems/ community health
·        
Excellent written and oral communication and
presentation skills in English
·        
Willingness to learn and flexibility to work
across a multi disciplinary team
·        
Demonstrated ability to work remotely, under
pressure and with limited supervision
·        
Comfortable using different types of technology
·        
Ability to articulate complex information
clearly and concisely
·        
Keen attention to detail and quality
·        
Previous experience in community-based field
work with underserved populations or with ICT4D is strongly preferred.
Compensation:  A competitive salary and benefits package
commensurate with experience including health insurance and bonus opportunity.
How to Apply:
All Ugandan candidates are strongly encouraged to Apply Online at the
web link below.
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