Living Goods Expansion Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Living Goods
Vacancy: Expansion Manager

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

The Opportunity: We are seeking a results focussed and passionate professional to join our team as the Kenya Expansion Manager based in Nairobi, Kenya.

This role will work closely with the Living Goods (LG) team and external stakeholders to expand our footprint across Kenya.

Responsibilities and Requirements

The Expansion Manager is responsible for the planning and successfully launching new branches as well as growing existing branches in Kenya. 

This role will serve as the key contact for external stakeholders, Living Goods staff and prospective Community Health Promoters (CHPs) prior to the base training.

Mapping

  • Finalize and obtain approval for the budget forecast for the mapping.
  • Partner with the Government Relations Manager to support the engagement of all stakeholders in the LG target sub counties.
  • Build relationships with the key players in the Sub County Health team to support mapping, selection and recruitment.
  • Map villages and Community Units in the selected sub county and make recommendations for different cohorts of training.
  • Screen potential new branch sites and recommend viability for Living Goods.
Selection and Recruitment
  • Lead the mobilization, selection and recruitment process. Report on results.
  • Pitch Living Goods and CHP requirements to local administrators, key influencers and existing agents where appropriate.
  • Work with the branch team to conduct all selection and recruitment activities including candidate engagement, interviews and tests.
Branch Set Up
  • Work with the Logistics Manager to support in lease negotiations and build out of branches.
Training
  • Attend training to ensure full attendance of the CHPs recruited.
Graduation
  • Working closely with the Government Relations Manager and Branch teams, lead graduation day planning activities.
Essential Qualifications
  • At least 4 years experience in project management. Ideally with experience in lease negotiation / land acquisition.
  • Strong mapping skills a plus.
  • Bottom of the pyramid and/or social enterprise experience a plus.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English and Swahili.
  • Passionate about field work – flexible and willing to travel within Kenya more than 75% of the time.
  • Undergraduate degree in business or diploma in business, management or health related areas preferred.
Compensation: A competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health insurance, vacation, and a bonus opportunity.

How to Apply
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Successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.
For more information about Living Goods, please visit: www.livinggoods.org

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