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

Strategic Partnerships Manager

  • Post-graduate education
  • Business, strategic management
  • Senior manager (department head)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

We are recruiting for several new senior Partnership Management roles to join our growing Community Health Strenthening team (CHST) in identifying, developing and managing partnerships in new and existing countries. This role involves a range of activities including cultivating new opportunities aligned with government priorities, building relationships with potential implementing partners including technology providers and designing Living Goods’ interventions in new countries. You will lay the groundwork for Living Goods to support community health systems strengthening in new countries, and will typically oversee a handover to our start-up operations team and in some cases, help with the start-up of new country operations. This is a flexible, exciting role and one that is squarely positioned both at the heart of Living Goods’ strategy, and at the leading edge of our drive towards transformative change. As Living Goods is growing rapidly, this role will continue to evolve and we are open to shaping roles to fit people’s strengths and interests.

The ideal candidate is an accomplished, results-focused professional with vision and entrepreneurial spirit. This is a full-time role, based in either Nairobi, Kenya or Kampala, Uganda. You will be part of the Community Health Strengthen Team, but will also have a dotted line to the Country Director for any work based in our current countries, and can expect up to 50% travel.


• Identify and target new opportunities to work with Governments and other implementing partners including mHealth service providers.

• Develop and maintain a strong network, of NGOs and Governments, to build a pipeline of opportunities.
• Conduct research on potential opportunities to expand operations or provide technical assistance to the public sector or other implementing partners.
• Manage and prioritise the pipeline of opportunities.
• Develop and manage opportunities for Living Goods to expand operations in existing countries through new partners and into new countries.
• Ensure engagement and support for new opportunities through the management of internal and external stakeholders.
• Carry out in-country scoping trips.
• Undertake program design and budgeting work in conjunction with operations teams.
• Where relevant, lead the initial set-up of operations or structures to deliver technical assistance in existing and new countries or successfully transition to a set up team or Operations team.
• Collaborate with Living Goods’ Business Development team to support the preparation of bids and proposals in response to Government, Foundation or other Donor solicitations that support the strategic partnerships objectives
• Work with the Advocacy team to further any partnership opportunities or build relationships with relevant organisations.
• Remain up to date on trends and developments in community health, health financing and mHealth solutions; innovations in community health work and work closely with business development teams to understand bilateral funding opportunities (i.e.USAID, DFID).
• Represent the organization in external high-level meetings, workshops and conferences

General Information

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

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Market research, intelligence; Vision and strategy; Strategizing; Business management; Partnerships; Technical support
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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