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If you are a natural entrepreneur who loves working with people, creating an impact in health and selling life-saving products, you could be Living Goods’ next Assistant Branch Manager!
Living Goods supports a network of over 900 micro-entrepreneurs in Uganda and Kenya 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 Branch Team, you will play a key role in supporting Community Health Promoters (CHPs) 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.

Responsibilities
·                     Recruit, train and manage Community Health Promoters.
·                     Motivate Community Health Promoters to meet health and sales targets.
·                     Ensure all Community Health Promoters know and follow health protocols (esp. diagnosis and treatment).
·                     Support Community Health Promoters in learning and using correctly their smartphones and the health-centered Android apps
·                     Implement marketing and promotional efforts to support agent sales.
·                     Contribute to Branch operations.
·                     Achieve sales targets and health impact goals.
·                     Manage inventory: Ensure no stock-outs and ensure management on First In/First Out basis.
·                     Manage the financial operations, ensuring the books balance; cash matches sales daily.
·                     Manage credit: deposit, timely repayments, rigorous reporting.
·                     Build strong community relations.
Qualifications
·                     Diploma in Health related areas welcome.
·                     Minimum 1 year experience in health/community related work.
·                     Team player with drive for results. 
·                     Ability to provide guidance to Community Health Promoters.
·                     Ability and willingness to work extensively in the field.
·                     Ability to interact with community elders, Community Health Promoters and clients.
·                     Ability to work under minimum supervision.
·                     Ability to test new innovations and learn fast.
·                     Proficiency with Ms-Word and Excel and general computer proficiency.
·                     Excellent oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili.
·                     Luhya and Luo speaking added advantage.
·                     Good knowledge of Busia County a plus.
Compensation: We offer an attractive salary package, plus health insurance and the opportunity to enter an exciting career path within a fast and growing mission driven team.

Life at Living Goods: 
Living Goods is aiming to make disruptive changes, dramatically improving the lives of underserved communities. We think big, but we operate small and nimble. 

At Living Goods, you will have the chance to use your creativity and work with your teammates to conceive and test new ideas every day. 

If you work well in a dynamic, highly collaborative culture, if you set high standards for yourself and your colleagues, if you know how to fail fast and learn fast, if you meet challenges with calm determination and a sense of humor, you willthrive at Living Goods.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please CLICK HERE to visit our career page and apply for Assistant Branch Manager – Busia through our applicant tracking system. 

If you are a natural public speaker and health professional who loves working with people you could be the right fit to join Living Goods as a Health Trainer!

Living Goods supports networks of Community Health Promoters who go door-to-door building the capacity of families to improve their health and wealth, conduct community case management, while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cookstoves, and solar lights. 

As a Living Goods Health Trainer you will play a key role in building the capacity of Community Health Promoters to deliver high quality health care in the community.  


This role is based in Nairobi with significant travel to other counties. 

Applicants must be willing and able to travel 50-75% of the time. 

Responsibilities
·                     Prepare and deliver trainings in Integrated Community Care to Community Health Promoters with a focus on Malaria, Diarrhea, Pneumonia diagnosis and treatment, as well as pregnancy and new baby care.
·                     Deliver training on key business skills and products.
·                     Provide ongoing training to all LG Branch team members on key sales and health topics
·                     Contribute to the development of LG’s health training content, pedagogical methods and materials as needed to keep learning systems, content and tools fresh and inspiring
·                     Assist in ensuring all LG agents are in compliance with regulations set by health authorities and professional bodies including compliance with standard treatment guidelines.
·                     Coach the community health promoters in the field on diagnosis, treatment and referral of clients as needed.
·                     Assist the Branch team in the organization and delivery of monthly refresher trainings for their community health promoters.
Qualifications
·                     Degree or diploma in Nursing, Public health, Environmental health, Community nursing or Community health & development.
·                     Minimum 2 years post-graduation experience
·                     Experience/qualifications in training is an asset.
·                     Entrepreneurial spirit and drive for results.
·                     Exceptional natural trainer and a true people person.
·                     Excellent written and verbal communications skills, both in English and Swahili.
·                     Well organized and attentive to detail.
·                     Team player – supportive, collaborative and encouraging of team mates.
How to Apply

To apply for this position please CLICK HERE to visit our career page and apply for Health Trainer through our applicant tracking system.

Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

Please note that the interviews will be conducted in Nairobi.

What is Living Goods? 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.

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