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Technical Advisors (7) – Kisumu at Living Goods

At Living Goods we empower people to improve the health of their families, friends and communities. Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ health entrepreneurs who go door to door to teach families how to improve their health and wealth and sell life-changing products such as simple treatments for malaria and diarrhea, safe delivery kits, fortified foods, clean cook stoves, water filters, and solar lights. By combining the best practices from business and public health, we are dramatically lowering child mortality AND creating livelihoods for thousands of enterprising women. Living Goods supports a network of over 2,000 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.

Do you want your work to matter? Do you want to use your skills to make a difference, not just a living? Do you want to improve millions of lives, including your own?

Living Goods works to reinvent how we improve the lives of the under-served. We think big but operate lean and nimble. We train community health workers to bring life-saving health services and products to people’s doorsteps. Services like prenatal assessments and well-baby visits. Products like medicines, fortified foods, and modern contraceptives.

We also transform community health through mobile phones. We teach community health workers how to assess maternal and child health with mobile phone apps and to treat common illnesses like pneumonia, malaria, and diarrhoea. We also create predictive algorithms to make the best use of their time. And we test new tools like paperless referrals to clinics and biosensors to monitor infant and child growth.

At Living Goods, you will have the chance to apply your ideas and creativity every day. If you work well in a dynamic collaborative culture, set high standards, and meet challenges with determination and a sense of humour, you’ll thrive at Living Goods.

The Opportunity

Living Goods Kenya is co-designing with county governments, how to assist their networks of Community Health Volunteers and to provide technical assistance in implementing community health. LG will provide hands-on support, to build and strengthen community health systems, implement mHealth technologies and performance management support. County Governments recognize a need to implement innovative approaches to achieve significant results in key areas within the reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child health (RMNCH) space.

The goal of Living Goods support is to build capacity in order that high impact community health is managed by government and to fully owned by the Country Health Management Teams to ensure sustainability in the long term.

To support our ambitious goals in Kenya, we seek an experienced, innovative and passionate individual, with a strong-track record of delivering results, to join our Community Health Systems Strengthening team as Technical Advisors, Supervision. The Technical Advisor will be assisting a network of Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) within a sub county, primarily to support the Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWs) deliver high impact through best practice, digitally enabled performance management and supervision and supporting the sub county and county health teams to deliver impactful community health.

Location: Kisumu – (Sub County level)

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support by conducting trainings and coaching sessions for sub county community health focal person, community health extension workers (CHEWs), Community Health Assistants (CHAs) and sub-county health management teams (SCHMT) on performance management and supervision of CHVs.
  • Provide ongoing coaching of Sub County community health focal person and county health management teams on how to review and analyse data on the performance dashboards and interpret to support CHVs to deliver against targets.
  • Provide technical assistance and capacity-building across the sub county on service delivery, supply chain management, digital health, management of community health human resources, and compensation of CHVs, among others, and share learnings and get feedback.
  • Support the sub county community health focal person, CHEWs and other county health teams on field visits
  • Support the Program Manager in all engagements and co-design at county and sub county levels, helping to establish ways of working ensuring the county and sub county government are fully engaged.
  • Support the Program Manager to monitor performance based on milestones demonstrating that Living Goods and the County Government are able to achieve the set performance metrics sustainably over time.
  • As needed, represent and offer support in county and sub county technical meetings and engagements and actively seek out, identify, advise upon and implement opportunities for collaborative work across the health sector.
  • Prepare and present sub county level reports, presentations and key insights as necessary to support the Program Manager.
  • Support the Program Manager and Sub County Community Health focal person to ensure CHEWs are equipped for supportive supervision
  • Develop and initiate new ideas to improve how we provide technical assistance.
  • Manage project expenditures and track records to keep costs as low as possible
  • Alert the Program Manager to any arising risks, challenges and impediments to implementation
  • Drive data review meeting and reporting at sub county level

Minimum Qualifications And Experience

  • 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 technical assistance work experience with and/or involving close association with national and county governments.
  • Experience working with community health workers and driving performance
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills.
  • Should be flexible and willing to travel across Kenya and primarily based in the field.
  • Good computer and analytical skills a must.
  • Able to manage priorities, take initiative, and work without constant supervision.
  • Honest, reliable, diplomatic and well organized.
  • Collaborative team player

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.

Living Goods is an equal opportunity employer and will consider every qualified applicant for employment. Living Goods does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

Our current job openings are displayed on our website, where you can search for open positions and apply directly. Living Goods does not offer any positions without an interview and never asks candidates for money. If you are asked for money, we strongly recommend that you do not respond and do not send money or personal information.

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