Assisted Network Program Manager

  • Living Goods
  • kenya
  • Jan 04, 2018 - Jan 31, 2018
Full time Business Development

Job Description


  • Support the co-design and oversee the implementation of the Technical Assistance Program for your county(s) ensuring that technical assistance support is provided to time, budget and delivers the impact required.
  • Plan all activities including mhealth solution training with government and partners, dispensing health kits, ensuring trainings are coordinated and supervision and performance management coaching sessions for community health extension workers (CHEWs) and sub-country management teams (SCMT) are happening.
  • Facilitate county and cross-county collaboration including capturing learnings, adapting, improving, developing our AN model and identifying skills gaps and areas for strengthening community health systems to reflect best practice and what is viable in the field.
  • Prepare and present reports and key insights as necessary to county teams and internally.
  • Support the county teams to maximize performance of CHVS by setting targets and ensuring that key performance indicators (KPIs) are being achieved
  • Ensure consistency in approach across all LG Assisted Networks
  • Build strong relationships with county and sub county teams, working closely with the LG government relations and advocacy teams.
  • Support rigorous evaluations for understanding and learnings on whether the AN program is having an impact and to help improve the design and implementation of future AN models.
  • Design and own methods for tracking progress and managing risks. Take corrective action if necessary. 
  • Provide mentoring, coaching and direction setting to team members. 
  • Support team and individuals to build relationships with key partners in the region including the County Health Teams and other operating partners working with CHVs. 
  • Manage operations to keep costs as low as possible

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in business, management or health related areas.
  • Minimum of 5 years of program management experience overseeing complex programs of which at least 2 years should be overseeing technical assistance programs.  
  • Good understanding of Kenyan health systems, ideally community health and working closely with county government teams.
  • Proven ability to contribute and to succeed in a rapidly expanding and fast-paced organization.
  • Exceptional analytical skills, commitment to accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to adapt communication (verbal and written) to different stakeholders.
  • Expertise in project planning and tracking tools.  Expertise in the Microsoft Office suite, e.g. Excel, PowerPoint is a must.