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Organisation: Living Goods (LG)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Upcountry Locations (Eastern, North, Central and East Central (Outside of Kampala Regions)
Central: Kira, Tula, Bwaise, Kakiri, Kyengera, Masajja
East: Mbale, Mafubira, Kayunga, Mukono, Wobulenzi, Mayuge
West: Kyotera, Masaka, Kalangala, Mpigi, Mityana
East Central: Mafubira, Kayunga, Mukono, Wobulenzi, Mayuge

About US:
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. Living Goods seeks nothing less than a disruptive reinvention of distribution in emerging markets, through networks of franchised micro-entrepreneurs who leverage Living Goods’ brand, buying power and mobile marketing tools to deliver vital products at accessible prices to the people who need them most. By combining the best practices from the worlds of micro-enterprise, franchising and public health, Living Goods is creating a fully sustainable system to improve the health, and wealth, of underserved communities.

Job Summary:  Community Health Supervisor should be a natural entrepreneur and leader who loves working with people, creating an impact in health and selling life-saving products, you could be Living Goods’ next Community Health Supervisor!  We are looking for public health, clinicians, community health and Business Management professionals. Living Goods supports a network of over 2800 Community Health Workers (CHWs) in Uganda who teach families in their communities how to improve health and well-being while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights. As part of the Community Health Management Team, you will 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.

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.

NB: A prerequisite to this role is a 6-week paid Community Health Supervision 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.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Living Goods Community Health Supervisor job placement must hold a Clinical health degree or diploma preferred.
  • Degree or Diploma in clinical, community or Health related areas
  • Degree or Diploma in Business related areas
  • At least two years’ experience in health/community related work
  • Proven success as a CHW, entrepreneur, business manager, or health professional.
  • 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, Langi 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 candidates are strongly encouraged to Apply Online at the web link below.

Deadline: 9th July 2019

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