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Project Manager, Innovation Job Placement - Living Goods (LG)


Job Title:              Project Manager, Innovation
Organisation: Living Goods (LG)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Manager, Global Innovation

About US:
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 Project Manager, Innovation will provide catalytic leadership. The Innovations team will work closely with the country teams to lead the innovation agenda.  One arm of the team will focus on radical innovation to transform community health – called LGX.  Another arm runs the Innovation Network, a Gates-funded incubation lab that tests community health technologies.  The third arm of team is the Innovation Experiment Program.  Led by the Senior Manager, Global Innovation, this arm will lead programmatic, financing and technology innovations.  The Senior Manager oversees the Project Manager, Innovation in Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Design experiments – You will develop experiments and workplans for new programs, technologies and processes- that can improve efficiency and health impact. 
  • Manage experiments – You will coordinate experiments to test new programs, technologies, and processes.  You will work with field teams, partners, and other departments.  You will draw insights, identify challenges, and make adjustments needed to ensure success.
  • Contribute to the idea pipeline – collaborate with colleagues to generate ideas that will make the biggest difference, collating ideas top down, bottom up including input from clients and Community Health Workers.
  • Manage your team– You will guide and motivate the Innovation Coordinator and Innovation Analyst. Ensure that you work as a team to deliver experiments against the approved design plan, overcome challenges, and monitor and report frequently against success criteria.
  • Share lessons learned - Share widely what we learn (successes and failures), helping not just Living Goods but also the field of community health, ministries of health, and other community health organizations all around the world


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Living Goods Project Manager, Innovation job should have project management skills.  You have a bachelor’s degree and 4+ years experience managing projects in emerging markets. You like to get things done in a structured, methodical way. You are driven to use data to find solutions and inform decision-making.
  • Passion for community health.  Ideally, you have experience working in public health or health technologies.  If not, you are steadfastly committed to improving health of low income people globally. 
  • Curiosity.  You wonder a lot.  You love to day- dream about solutions to problems.  You are good at conceptualizing.  You like to design things. You read a lot and know what is happening around the world, and new ideas in difference contexts spark your creative juices.
  • Collaborative.  You know how to motivate people to think differently and to help others set priorities and work towards goals.
  • Strategic. You are a quick thinker, laser focused and clear decision maker. You have a strong interest in private-sector approaches to development and a proven ability to produce results.
  • Lives our values. You can thrive in our culture – you can demonstrate inclusion, integrity, innovation, quick footedness, collaboration, and accountability.  

NB: Ugandan nationals preferred. Please note that only candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will be considered.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply online at the web link below.


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