15 Assistant Branch Manager (Public Health, Clinicians, Community Health) Job Positions – Living Goods (LG)

Organisation: Living Goods (LG)
Duty Station: Upcountry Locations (Eastern, and Central (Outside of Kampala Regions) Uganda
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 jobholder will join the Branch Management Team and play a key role in supporting Community Health Workers (CHWs) to deliver high quality health care to their communities and generate sales of critical products. To be successful in this role you must be able to motivate others, have strong business skills, and want to be part of a cutting edge team that is setting the bar for how a social enterprise can improve health impacts in a sustainable way. We are looking for public health, clinicians, and community health professionals. 
A prerequisite to this role is a 6-week paid Branch Management Training Program, which will immerse you in our community health care model. Successful graduates will have the opportunity to gain a full time role as part of the Living Goods team.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
CHWs Support and Motivation
  • Motivate CHWs in-field to achieve health and sales targets. Work to support strong performers, to increase effectiveness of medium performers, and increase or remove poor performers.
  • Ensure all CHWs are delivering impact in the communities both through remote checks and through in-field checks (esp. diagnosis and treatment)
  • Implement marketing and promotional efforts to support CHWs sales goals.
  • Lead monthly In Service meeting of CHWs.
Operations Management
  • Support the management of Branch financial operations and ensure that the books balance:  cash matches sales on a daily basis.
  • Support the management and maintenance of inventory.
  • Support operations to keep costs as low as possible.
  • Support the management of relations between Living Goods and the implementing partner organizations.
  • Work closely with the Ministry of Health and the County Government.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • Proven success as a CHW, entrepreneur, business manager, or health professional.
  • Clinical health degree or diploma preferred.
  • Degree or Diploma in clinical, community or Health related areas
  • The applicant must hold a Degree or Diploma in Business related areas
  • At least two years’ experience in health/community related work
  • Management experience a plus.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and drive for results.
  • Exceptional natural leader with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, both in English and Luganda.
  • Fluency in Lusoga, and Lugisu a plus.
  • Ability to relocate up country a must.
  • Ability and willingness to work extensively in the field.
  • Proficiency with Word and Excel and general computer proficiency. 
Compensation: A competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health insurance, vacation, and a bonus opportunity. The opportunity to enter an exciting career path within a fast and growing mission driven team.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply online at the web link below.
Deadline: 13th February 2018



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