Operations Manager Employment Opportunity – Last Mile Health

Job Title:    Operations Manager

Organisation: Last Mile Health

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Last Mile Health is founded by Liberian civil war survivors and American health workers under the name Tiyatien Health, which means “justice in health” in a local dialect. At Last Mile Health, we do things differently, despite the challenges.


Job Summary:  Reporting to the Program Director in Uganda, the Operations Manager plays a critical role in support of LMH’s work in Uganda by liaising with LMH’s global business services teams through the management of key operations workstreams at the country level; including procurement/logistics, compliance, people operations, and technical assistance.

In the first several months of this role, the Operations Manager will develop vendor relationships, support in the registration process of the organization and assist in building high functioning operational processes for the new Uganda country office. .


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Provide high level fleet management advice including optimal scheduling and fuel consumption reports
  • Support team members with hardware and software management
  • Support and build procurement and import processes for key programmatic supplies, assets and commodities as needed
  • Work with the Finance Manager to ensure all filings and reports (as they relate to operations or people operations) are submitted on time and complete to the government
  • Review and renew office leases, commercial insurance, and vendor contracts
  • Support Global Services and Uganda team in developing office specific operational policies and SOPs
  • Provide technical advice to the Uganda country team on operational components of Programs implementation and planning.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Business Administration or a related field
  • Five years of professional experience in business operations, procurement, systems building and team coordination
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting registration processes for organizations in Uganda
  • Ability to work independently with support from a remote team
  • Strong project management skills
  • Attention to detail, deadlines, and quality of delivery
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, start-up work environment, accepting of change and comfortable with ambiguity
  • You have an understanding of operational requirements needed to work at the district level in Uganda
  • You have previously worked in rural/remote areas


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 12th May 2021 


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