Living Goods Senior Manager, Health and Impact – Jobs in Kenya

Reporting to: Country Director.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya.

About Us
Our Strategy for delivering high-quality, cost-effective community health through and with digitally empowered, equipped, supplied, supervised, and compensated CHWs requires that we continuously re-invent the way we work. Innovating incessantly and with swift responsiveness to global trends is, therefore, a critical success factor for building a thriving and sustainable LG of today and tomorrow.

Over the last four years, Living Goods has become a more complex organization with multiple implementation modes, exciting opportunities in new countries, and new partnerships in existing countries.

Furthermore, while we have delivered some strong work over the last couple of years in technology, we now need to go the extra mile beyond technology and ensure a much greater emphasis on government partnerships in the broader digital health space. We can only do this by building a great place to work where our teams thrive, grow, and deliver extraordinary results.

Purpose of role:
To offer overall technical guidance in RMNCH, HIV/AIDS, and Malaria intervention areas and lead the process of capacity building on the same for staff and CHV. To ensure that LG is aligned to national and international health policy documents while building networks with key Ministry of Health officials to ensure inclusivity and participation of LG.

Key Responsibilities:

Technical support:
Define the technical direction for LGK and guide the implementation.
Provide health-related technical expertise on research activities within LG.
Use data to provide technical guidance in improving the quality of health services delivery by community health workers.
Oversees continuous quality improvement of service delivery with adherence to clinical protocols.
Training: Oversee development and revision of all key training, job aids, and other diagnostic tools, ensuring they comply with the Ministry of Health, and relevant global health standards and best practice.
Provide technical advice on new and/or innovative approaches to service delivery models.
Provide technical advice to the business development team to facilitate the development of high-quality grant proposals.
Contribute to the development of LG policies, guidelines, and strategic plans.

Team management:
Manage, supervise, and build a high-performing team to ensure effective delivery of the LG strategic plan.
Coach and mentor, mid-level managers to build their capacity to effectively manage their team members.
Identify opportunities for growth for members of the health team and support career planning across the team – Lead the recruitment of exceptional talent for my team and support their integration into the LG team.
Provide project management oversight to selected projects and initiatives.

Advocacy externally:
Build key networks with the National government/Ministry of health officials, and stakeholders (donors and implementing partners) and participate in their forums to influence national policy for community health service delivery.
As an advocate for community health services represents Living Goods at technical and other fora including national level technical working groups and conferences and manages relationships between LG and other stakeholders.
Engage implementing partners, donors, and other stakeholders during partnership engagements and donor visits to Living Goods.

Qualifications & Experience Required

Degree in Medicine/ Public Health with clinical / research experience.

Minimum of ten (10) years of relevant experience with three (3) years managerial level.
Experience in Public Health, Community Health, or a related field is an added advantage.

Competencies & Attributes:
Ability to analyze, comprehend, and articulate the operational goals and strategic plan of the organization to guide decision-making.
Leads the development of an operational plan contributing to longer-term organizational strategy.
Provides leadership ineffective management and stewardship of programs/business units.
Interpersonal and leadership skills and high levels of integrity.
Builds commitment through collaboration, consultation, and consideration of the stakeholders and the teams.
Living Goods is an equal opportunity employer and will consider every qualified applicant for employment. Living Goods does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.
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