LivingGoods Manager - Scale Jobs in Uganda

LivingGoods Manager - Scale Jobs in Uganda

The Opportunity

Living Goods is scaling rapidly in Uganda. With growth comes the need to rigorously drive and improve the performance of our field operations and ensure continuous high impact interventions to the communities that we serve as well as health system strengthening.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Strategy, Planning and Coordination
Develop annual expansion strategy and workplan to meet growth targets for each year, detailed action plans to achieve targets and set priorities.

  • These will require market analysis, resource assessments, and risk evaluations.
  • Coordinate activities and resource needs with branch teams and HQ departments involved in expansion.
  • Prepare branch teams for expansion, identify and problem-solve issues/challenges for each branch and/or expansion.
  • Guide development of well-organized team workplans to minimize delays and safeguard timely expansion.
  • Build trust and community partnerships among health facilities, community and religious leaders, as this team is the first to represent Living Goods.

    Performance Management

  • Build a high performing, empowered team and increase their capacity.
  • Ensure they feel valued and address their needs by removing barriers.
  • Conduct performance reviews, support performance improvement and personal professional development.
  • This will include identification of areas for improvement and supporting the teams through training, mentorship and development for performance tracking and management tools.
    Maintain the team’s focus on the importance of their work, ensure a high level of service quality, provide supportive supervision and set clear expectations.
  • Conduct spot checks on mapping and expansion activities to ensure that teams are correctly carrying out activities and supporting them to identify areas of opportunity.
  • Ensure the implementation deadlines are met.

    Reporting and Financial Management

  • Draft and submit scale up (mapping and expansion) monthly reports highlighting
    achievements against planned activities, barriers and updated annual projections against targets.
  • Produce detailed workplans and progress reports required monthly on progress of mapping, recruitment, and trainings.
    Create annual budgets.
  • Monitor, approve, and report on monthly budget performance.
  • Address variances and recurring expense issues.
  • Establish cost controls and identify cost savings/reductions to increase value and impact.
    Review and approve monthly requisitions and accountabilities. Provide requisitions before the new month begins and expense reports prior to the end of the month.
  • Ensure accountability and cost-effective management of Living Goods’ resources.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • Clinical or public health degree. Masters degree preferred
  • 3+ years management experience managing teams of 5+ staff including track record of developing field-based teams.
  • Prior work experience of implementing public health or community-based projects at district level is a plus.
  • Results-oriented and strong track record of achieving KPIs
  • Ability to analyze and use data to inform decision-making
  • Strong project and operations management skills.
  • Impeccable track record of integrity
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Ability to conduct business in Luganda and other local languages preferred.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 8th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; LivingGoods Manager - Scale Jobs in Uganda

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