Check your search results here

NGO Jobs in Kenya - Living Goods

Position: Branch Manager

Location:
 Western / South Western / Coast regions, Kenya

Type: Full Time

Role: 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 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

Agent Support and Motivation
  • Motivate agents 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 CHPs 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 CHPs sales goals.
  • Lead monthly meeting of agents.
Operations Management
  • Manage Branch team members, ensuring performance.
  • Manage Branch financial operations and ensure that the books balance: cash matches sales on a daily basis.
  • Manage and maintain inventory.
  • Manage operations to keep costs as low as possible.
  • Manage relations between the implementing partner organizations.
Qualifications
  • Diploma in Business or Health related areas; Bachelor of Arts welcome.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in health/community related work.
  • Business related degree or diploma a plus.
  • Management experience a must.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and drive for results.
  • Ability and willingness to work extensively in the field.
  • Exceptional natural leader with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English.
  • Luhya, Luo, Kiswahili speaking added advantage.
  • Proficiency with Ms-Word and Excel and general computer proficiency.
  • Flexible and willing to travel across Kenya and stay for some nights up-country.
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.

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 humour, you will thrive at Living Goods. 

See www.livinggoods.org/principles.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please CLICK HERE to apply online through our applicant tracking system.


Position: Pharmaceutical Technologist Assistant Branch Manager

Location: 
Western / South Western / Coast regions, Kenya

Type: Full Time

Role: If you are a natural entrepreneurial pharmaceutical technologist who loves working with people, creating an impact in health and selling life-saving products, you could be a fit for Living Goods’ Branch team. 

Please Note: To be qualified for this position you must be registered at the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (please include your registration number in your CV) and have your pharmaceutical license available for use.

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

Health
  • Motivate agents to meet health targets.
  • Achieve health impact goals.
  • Ensure all agents know and follow health protocols (esp. diagnosis and treatment).
  • Support agents in learning and using correctly the health-centered Android apps.
  • Provide as needed professional advice and training on dispensing, handling and management of drugs and pharmaceuticals to branch staff and to CHPs.
  • Manage the premises registration with the PPB.
  • Monitor drugs handed out, respond to queries from CHPs and address drug reactions if and when they occur.
  • Represent the branch in pharmaceuticals forums in the county.
  • Manage the branch pharmacy and ensure that all protocols pertaining to; storage, labeling, tracking, recall and recording are adhered to.
  • Allow access and accompany authorized officers as per the provision of Cap 244 to carry out inspections and respond to any concerns that may arise.
Sales
  • Motivate agents to meet sales targets.
  • Achieve sales targets.
  • Implement marketing and promotional efforts to support agent sales.
  • Manage credit: deposit, timely repayments, rigorous reporting.
Field and Branch Support
  • Recruit, train and manage Community Health Promoters.
  • Support agents in learning and using correctly their smartphones.
  • Contribute to branch operations.
  • 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 Build strong community relations.
Qualifications
  • Certificate in Pharmaceutical Technology required (NOTE: must be registered with Pharmacy and Poison Board) and have your license available for use.
  • Diploma in Business or Health related areas; Bachelor of Arts welcome.
  • Minimum 1 - 2 years experience in health/community related work.
  • Management experience a must.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and drive for results.
  • Ability and willingness to work extensively in the field.
  • Ability to interact with community elders, Community Health Promoters and clients.
  • Exceptional natural leader with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English.
  • Luhya, Luo, Kiswahili speaking added advantage.
  • Proficiency with Ms-Word and Excel and general computer proficiency.
  • Flexible and willing to travel across Kenya and stay for some nights up-country.
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.

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 humour, you will thrive at Living Goods. 

See www.livinggoods.org/principles.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please CLICK HERE and apply forPharmaceutical Technologist Assistant Branch Manager through our applicant tracking system. Successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.   

Position: Assistant Branch Manager

Location:
 Western / South Western / Coast regions, Kenya

Type: Full Time  

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.
  • Experienced in handling microcredit a plus.
  • Luhya, Luo, Kiswahili speaking added advantage.
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.

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 humour, you will thrive at Living Goods. 

See www.livinggoods.org/principles.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please CLICK HERE and apply for Assistant Branch Manager through our applicant tracking system. 

Successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.  

For more information about Living Goods, please visit: www.livinggoods.org

follow us @Living_Goods

DO NOT MISS to Subscribe below for the latest jobs to your EMAIL for FREE

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Want to know the latest news, read great articles, features, jobs and careers? Then click here