Community Health Supervisor Job at Living Goods

at Living Goods Uganda.
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted July 11, 2019
Category Healthcare
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Community Health Supervisor

Upcountry Locations (Eastern, North, Central and East Central (Outside of Kampala Regions)

East: Mbale, Mafubira, Kayunga, Mukono, Wobulenzi, Mayuge

Central: Kira, Tula, Bwaise, Kakiri, Kyengera, Masajja

West: Kyotera, Masaka, Kalangala, Mpigi, Mityana

East Central: Mafubira, Kayunga, Mukono, Wobulenzi, Mayuge

The Opportunity

If you are a natural entrepreneur and leader who loves working with people, creating an impact in health and selling life-saving products, you could be Living Goods’ next Community Health Supervisor! We are looking for public health, clinicians, community health and Business Management professionals. Apply to join the Living Goods Field Operations Team!

Living Goods supports a network of over 2800 Community Health Workers (CHWs) in Uganda 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.

Responsibilities

CHWs Support and Motivation
Motivate CHWs in-field to achieve health and sales targets. Work to support strong performers, to increase effectiveness of medium performers, and increase or remove poor performers.
Ensure all CHWs are delivering impact in the communities both through remote checks and through in-field checks (esp. diagnosis and treatment)
Implement marketing and promotional efforts to support CHWs sales goals.
Lead monthly In Service meeting of CHWs.

Skills

Entrepreneurial spirit and drive for results.
Exceptional natural leader with strong interpersonal skills.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills, both in English and Luganda.
Fluency in Lusoga, Langi and Lugisu a plus.
Ability to relocate up country a must.
Ability and willingness to work extensively in the field.
Proficiency with Word and Excel and general computer proficiency.

Experience Requirements

Minimum 2 years’ experience in health/community related work
Management experience a plus.

Education Requirements

Proven success as a CHW, entrepreneur, business manager, or health professional.
Clinical health degree or diploma preferred.
Degree or Diploma in clinical, community or Health related areas
Degree or Diploma in Business related areas
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