Last Mile Health Director - Global Health Systems Leadership Development Jobs in Uganda

Last Mile Health Director - Global Health Systems Leadership Development Jobs in Uganda

At Last Mile Health, we are all teachers and learners. Do you have previous experience creating international programs focused on leadership development through blended learning and Communities of Practice? If so, you might be our next Director, Global Health Systems Leadership Development (GHSLD).

Reporting to the Executive Director, Community Health Academy (Academy), the Director, GHSLD will bring deep experience in leading a geographically diverse team to deliver exceptional results against ambitious goals of the Health Systems Leadership Development (HSLD) arm of the Academy.


  • Work closely with the Executive Director of the Academy, to cultivate, engage, and coordinate partners interested in supporting the HSLD program (e.g. donors, faculty, partners, learner sponsors and others
  • Engage with other academic and training organizations which are offering health/digital health leadership capacity building courses, workshops and other learning opportunities to promote partnership and collaboration, with the purpose of collaborating with these entities
  • Participate in global and regional working groups, task forces or other alliances to promote the Academy’s HSLD program and to stay up to date with global trends in this space
  • Contribute to building country and partner capacity in relation to the HSLD program – e.g. working closely with the Regional Hubs, Faculty Networks and Communities of Practice
  • Research, evaluate and advise on new and emerging health leadership development thinking and design theories to help position the Academy at the forefront of quality learning in this field
  • Provide oversight of grant funding and related deliverables for the HSLD program in conjunction with the
    Program Manager, Online Learning, Finance & Administration, and Grants Management functions
  • Work closely with the Senior Program Manager, Online Learning to develop and execute a monitoring and evaluation plan for the HSLD program
  • Provide leadership for the HSLD team and be responsible for professional development of the HSLD team members


  • A Master’s degree in public health, education or another relevant subject (e.g. leadership, management or instructional learning design)
  • At least 10 years working in international development; with a strong track record of working in-country
  • A proven track record of building and maintaining productive and long-lasting relationships with high-level external partners, such as governments, clinical entities, academic institutions
  • Previous working relationship with health leaders (e.g. government officials, managers, WHO country staff, donor country staff etc.)
  • Availability to travel internationally up to 30%
  • Proven experience in distance education pedagogy
  • Experience of leading at least one new complex program, taking it from ‘start-up’ to ‘mature’

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 16th August, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; Last Mile Health Director - Global Health Systems Leadership Development Jobs in Uganda

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