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Living Goods   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Deputy Director, Community Health Strengthening

  • Post-graduate education
  • Business, strategic management
  • Executive (director)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

The Community Health System Strengthening Team
The Community Health System Strengthening Team consists of seven savvy specialists. People who understand the challenges of community health and help governments deliver high impact, low cost community health services. The team has a captain.We’re looking for a first mate.
The Opportunity
Living Goods works with governments and nonprofit partners to build networks of motivated and effective Community Health Workers. Right now these networks help 6 million people across in Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, and Myanmar. We need your help to quadruple that.
The Deputy Director of Health System Strengthening will serve as the “first mate” to the Captain of the Health System Strengthening Ship.She/he will support the ship’s crew: the partnership managers, who identify new opportunities; and the government advisors, who provide technical guidance and support.


• Identify best practices.
  Living Goods multiplies its impact through partnerships with government and nonprofit organizations.  These are our Assisted Networks.  We need you to determine the best ways create and sustain them.  In some cases, partnerships may be a contracting arrangement for us to deliver our Direct Operations.  In other cases, we will help improve a Ministry’s stock and supply of medicines and other health products, mobile health implementation, or collection and use of data.

• Open doors to opportunity. 
We need you to build on your network – to promote Living Goods’ work to national and county ministry of health leaders and to help Strategic Partnership Managers broaden their reach and focus on the biggest opportunities.
• Motivate the managers.
You will help the Strategic Partnership Managers and Government Partnership Advisors draw lessons from their experiences, hone their techniques, and solve problems along the way. You will also help team members learn from and support each other.
• Mobilize internal resources. 
Living Goods (LG) in-house experts include mHealth technology specialists, communication experts, health experts and innovators.  You will help the team identify who at Living Goods can help an LG partner and how.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Business, strategic management
Seniority: Executive (director)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required skills: Business strategy; Partnerships; Research and development; Technical support; Enterprise Resource Planning - ERP system (use of); Innovation processes
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Living Goods

Non-profit, social work

At Living Goods we empower people to improve the health of their families, friends and communities. Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ health entrepreneurs who go door to door to teach families how to improve their health and wealth and sell life-changing products such as simple treatments for malaria and diarrhea, safe delivery kits, fortified foods, clean cook stoves, water filters, and solar lights. By combining the best practices from business and public health, we are dramatically lowering child mortality AND creating livelihoods for thousands of enterprising women.

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