Associate Director, Field Operations Job Placement – Living Goods (LG)

Job Title:              Associate Director, Field Operations
Organisation: Living Goods (LG)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Deputy Country
Director – Direct Operations
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.
Job Summary: The Associate
Director, Field Operations will lead and grow the Field Operations Team. Help
Living Goods Regional Field Managers to develop and manage effectively the
field team.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
        
Find solutions to improve the impact of Living
Goods interventions, and help ensure that branch supply chain and accounting
policies are followed.
        
Ensure excellence. Strengthen Living Goods
operational processes to build highly efficient and effective operations.
Provide leadership of the field operations team ensuring effective performance
management of branch teams and CHWs.
        
Measure and improve.  Review performance against key indicators and
take actions to ensure on-going measureable improvements.
        
Collaborate. Coordinate with other departments
to find solutions to problems. Find ways to involve regional field managers and
branch managers in cross-department and country-wide Living Goods initiatives.
        
Spend wisely. 
Work with the Deputy Country director and finance team to develop
budgets, find ways to control costs, and sure that internal accounting
procedures are followed.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
        
The applicant must hold an MPH, MBA or other
relevant master’s degree.
        
Eight years of experience managing field based
activities and teams.
        
The ideal candidate for the Living Goods
Associate Director, Field Operations job placement should have Management and
operations experience.
        
Collaborative management skills.  You have experience motivating and guiding
staff, helping them learn and improve.
        
Committed to our mission.  You have a demonstrable commitment to
international development and global health.
        
Get our model. Living Goods is a hybrid
model.  We’re a nonprofit organization
with a private sector minded approach. 
We use private sector practices to achieve social goals. Candidates with
for-profit and nonprofit experience preferred.
        
Team player. 
You play well with others enjoy seeing the impact of our work as a team.
        
Multitasks. 
You’re able to juggle multiple tasks at once while ‘keeping calm and
carrying on.’  You think strategically,
handle ambiguity and work well in a multicultural environment.
NB: Please note that only
candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will be considered.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are strongly
encouraged to apply online at the web link below.
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