Living Goods Jobs in Kenya

Living Goods Government Relations Manager Jobs in Kenya


Closing date: 4th Aug 2017

Job Responsibilities

  • Support driving the Kenya advocacy and influencing plan of Living Goods through organizing and managing a variety of stakeholder’s engagement activities.
  • Maintain a stakeholder database and manage the day to day relationships with all key influencers and other partners at county level.
  • Prepare and give feedbacks to the sub counties on the implementation impact realized on a quarterly basis and prepare joint plans.
  • Prepare and present reports and key insights as necessary to national and county groups and individuals.
  • Track and update the Director for Health and Government Relations on the status of all LG obligations to the county governments.
  • Support the field teams in managing the daily relations with the government and other stakeholders.

    Qualifications

  • Degree in health sciences.
  • Post-graduate training in Management or Public Health an added advantage.
  • 5 years or more experience bringing a sound understanding of the Kenya Health System and prior work experience with and/or involving close association with national and county governments.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and drive for results.
  • Exceptional natural leader with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Should be flexible and willing to travel across Kenya and periodically stay up-country.
  • Good computer and analytical skills a must.

    Compensation

  • A 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.

    How to Apply:

    Apply online

    For more information and job application details, see; Living Goods Government Relations Manager Jobs in Kenya




    Living Goods Health Economist Jobs in Kenya

    Objective

  • To achieve Universal Health Coverage it is critical for governments and bi- and multi-lateral donors to prioritize and invest more in community health.
  • Prioritize community health: Ministry of Health (MoH) values the investment in community health and prioritizes budgeting and funding community health initiatives
  • Shift in how community health is funded: Major donors such as USAID, World Bank and UNICEF designate higher proportion of funds to community health in Kenya, and donors embrace more innovative modes of financing to mobilize large scale resources
  • Better quality metrics, data collection and reporting: highlight the critical metrics that can be improved by community health which should prompt donors and governments to align their KPIs and invest in better data collection methods
  • Increase Payment-by-Results financing for community health: Increasing the interest in Payment-by-Results by creating a more compelling value proposition for investors and donors to fund community health. This is intended to increase both the amount of funding available and direct funds into the most impactful initiatives increasing efficiency of resources deployed

    Project Plan

  • Engage and manage stakeholder engagement to ensure relevant views are represented, and key stakeholders are brought into the process
  • Work with the MoH and relevant stakeholders and experts to design the methodology for the investment case consistent with the model created by the Financing Alliance, investment cases done in other countries and the UNICEF Community Health Planning and Costing Tool.
  • Collating data sets and information from interviews and secondary data sets to ensure a robust approach of determining ‘value’
  • Analyse the data to show the return on investment for community health
  • Develop deliverables to communicate and disseminate the findings

    For more information and job application details, see; Living Goods Health Economist Jobs in Kenya




    Living Goods Senior Advisor, Government Partnerships Jobs in Kenya

    Closing date: 4th Aug 2017

    Responsibilities and Requirements

  • Develop and manage strategic partnerships with governments and NGOs in new countries that enable Living Goods to scale the impact of its proven community health outreach model.
  • Build the capability of LG to provide technical assistance to governments in both the development and implementation of community health policy.
  • Lead the design, implementation, and reporting on community health policy and advocacy activities with government in new countries.
  • Prepare community health policy analyses, recommendations and policy briefs to position Living Goods with governments and donors.
  • Team up with LG’s Business Development team to prepare bids and proposals in response to government, foundation or other donor solicitation
  • Research and stay abreast of trends and developments in health financing, both globally and in our target countries; innovations in community health work and bilateral funding opportunities (i.e.USAID, DFID).
  • Represent LG at external high level meetings, workshops and conferences.
  • As a member of the Living Goods Strategic Management Team, contribute to organization-wide strategy and discussion.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in strategic partnerships at senior management level with 5 years minimum experience in policy engagement with senior government planners.
  • Experience of providing technical assistance in the health sector.
  • Emerging markets experience, preferably in Sub Saharan Africa.
  • Background in management consulting and public health, a major plus.
  • Superior proposal development skills targeting large funders (e.g. USAID, DFID, Global Fund, Gates Foundation, corporates, etc.)
  • Experience of driving organizational strategy as member of a senior management team.
  • Exceptional quantitative and qualitative analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively at senior levels of government and with a range of stakeholders.
  • Master’s degree ideally in Public Health, Public Policy, Public Administration, Business Administration, or Law.

    How to Apply:

    Apply online

    For more information and job application details, see; Living Goods Senior Advisor, Government Partnerships Jobs in Kenya




    Living Goods Technology Consultant Jobs in Kenya

    Objectives

  • Better understanding of the current capacity, usage and potential of mHealth, CHW data collection and performance and supervision technologies currently being used in developing countries to optimise community health delivery
  • Clear understanding of the technical and organisational capacity of the top four most relevant and applicable solutions that support impactful community healthcare delivery Technology strategy to ensure Living Goods can achieve its 2030 vision of scaling through partners and implementers

    Activities

    Consultant to

  • Review documents and generate a synoptic overview of mHealth services, coverage, and operators, in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Identify, interview and map key stakeholders within the mHealth ecosystem in sub-Saharan Africa. Key informants will include donors, MOH, service providers, private sector/corporate CSR programs, other relevant government players (Ministry of Social Communication, Finance or Telecoms, independent regulatory agencies).
  • Engage with all relevant technology providers and stakeholders to gather detailed data to create a technology landscape analysis for community health including:
  • Technology owner and users
  • Capability of each technology
  • Ease of adoption and replicability etc.
  • Catalogue and provide a technical assessment of the top four mHealth activities in Sub-Saharan Africa funded by donors or by the private sector, highlighting any weaknesses or challenges to replication or scaling.
  • Engage with LG leadership, potential partners and different government bodies to clarify the longer-term technology requirements
  • Host internal workshops to gain better understanding of how mHealth solutions are used in the field and the needs of users

    For more information and job application details, see; Living Goods Technology Consultant Jobs in Kenya

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