NGO Jobs in Kenya - Living Goods

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NGO Jobs in Kenya - Living Goods

Living Goods

Vacancy: Marketing Manager

The Marketing Manager for Kenya will develop and implement all point of sales displays, marketing activities and product launch support for Kenya. 

Reporting to the Kenya Field Operations Director, you will be a key contributor to drive sales and health impact in Kenya. 

You will assist in the development and implementation of strong marketing plans both at the branch level and at the community health promoter level. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Marketing Activities
  • Plan and design successful marketing activities throughout the year to support CHPs meeting their KPIs including sales promotions, SMS campaigns, outdoor events, new product launch plans, etc
  • Support in creating all Kenyan marketing materials and manage the production of them ensuring they meet all brand guidelines.
  • Ensure timely and flawless execution of marketing activities on the ground such as new product launches, sales pushes, SMS outreach program to CHPs and clients. Measure success of activities both on performance and return on investment
  • Ensure great Living Goods visibility including developing and implementing relevant marketing support materials at Kenyan branches and for CHPs
  • Create, develop, implement and evaluate innovative marketing tests quickly and cheaply based on LG’s objectives
  • Support the development and management of a CHPs reward program to increase their motivation and performance.
Products and Analysis
  • Assist the product team in improving Living Goods current and new product portfolio performance by identifying consumer insights (through focus group discussions and sales tests for priority products), competitor analysis, and analysis of sales and CHP performance data
  • Oversee marketing partnerships with suppliers including on the ground implementation, monitoring and relationships with partners
  • Develop new partnerships to increase Living Goods impact and efficiency
Brand Building
  • Contribute to LG brand awareness to employees and funders by collating and sharing CHP stories and tracking press coverage, and managing visitor trips to Kenya
  • The applicant must hold an Undergraduate degree in sales, marketing or communication
  • At least four years work experience marketing and/or trade marketing
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and drive for results.
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, both in English and Swahili.
  • Computer literate, Microsoft Office suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word) a must; Adobe a plus.
  • Flexible and willing to travel up to 50% of his / her time within Kenya (based in Nairobi)
Compensation: A competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health insurance, vacation, and a bonus opportunity. 

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

How to Apply

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Vacancy: Expansion Manager

 Nairobi, Kenya

The Opportunity:
 We are seeking a results focussed and passionate professional to join our team as the Kenya Expansion Manager based in Nairobi, Kenya.

This role will work closely with the Living Goods (LG) team and external stakeholders to expand our footprint across Kenya. 

Responsibilities and Requirements

The Expansion Manager is responsible for the planning and successfully launching new branches as well as growing existing branches in Kenya. 

This role will serve as the key contact for external stakeholders, Living Goods staff and prospective Community Health Promoters (CHPs) prior to the base training. 

  • Finalize and obtain approval for the budget forecast for the mapping.
  • Partner with the Government Relations Manager to support the engagement of all stakeholders in the LG target sub counties.
  • Build relationships with the key players in the Sub County Health team to support mapping, selection and recruitment.
  • Map villages and Community Units in the selected sub county and make recommendations for different cohorts of training.
  • Screen potential new branch sites and recommend viability for Living Goods.
Selection and Recruitment
  • Lead the mobilization, selection and recruitment process. Report on results.
  • Pitch Living Goods and CHP requirements to local administrators, key influencers and existing agents where appropriate.
  • Work with the branch team to conduct all selection and recruitment activities including candidate engagement, interviews and tests.
Branch Set Up
  • Work with the Logistics Manager to support in lease negotiations and build out of branches.
  • Attend training to ensure full attendance of the CHPs recruited.
  • Working closely with the Government Relations Manager and Branch teams, lead graduation day planning activities.
Essential Qualifications
  • At least 4 years experience in project management. Ideally with experience in lease negotiation / land acquisition.
  • Strong mapping skills a plus.
  • Bottom of the pyramid and/or social enterprise experience a plus.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English and Swahili.
  • Passionate about field work - flexible and willing to travel within Kenya more than 75% of the time.
  • Undergraduate degree in business or diploma in business, management or health related areas preferred.
Compensation: A competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health insurance, vacation, and a bonus opportunity.

How to Apply

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Successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.

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