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Field Officer Job in Kenya – Android

Vacancy: Android Field Officer - Thika

Living Goods supports a network of over 800 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.

We believe that successful deployment of technology, specifically mobile tools, will be a critical element in contributing to achieving the organization’s commitment to managing a community health program that is scalable, impactful, and cost effective.  

Living Goods Android Field Officers (AFOs) play a key role in supporting Community Health Promoters’ (CHPs) usage and adoption of mobile tools.  

In addition, the AFOs are critical in providing feedback from on-the-ground usage to improve the services, tools, and strategies for most effective deployment. 

This role is a contract position and will be based in Thika, Kenya.

  • Provide training of CHPs on the device (either in the base training for new CHPs or at the branch.)
  • Provide intensive field support to CHPs during the deployment of the Android.
  • Provide support from the branches during restocking days to CHPs.
  • Use the console to inform work plan.
  • Provide the branch team and supervisors ongoing feedback on usage, challenges and suggested solutions.
  • Provide the IT coordinator ongoing feedback on technical issues.
  • Provide administrative and technical support for Android related projects.
  • Diploma in IT or Computer Science required.
  • Experience operating and troubleshooting Android smartphones a must.
  • Willingness to travel in the field.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, both in English and Kiswahili.
  • Ability to work in a team and independently.
Compensation: A highly competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health insurance and bonus opportunity.  

The opportunity to be your best while making lives better for those in need.

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.

Living Goods has been featured in The New York Times, NBC News, The Economist, and The Huffington Post. Check out these articles and more on our press page.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please visit our career page and apply for Android Field Officer - Thika
 through our applicant tracking system. 

Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

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