M-Lab Team Leader (Health) Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: M-Lab Team Leader – Health
About the M- Lab Dodore: The Lab is our think-and-do tank. A space to micro-simulate projects, extract data, evaluate projects and conduct surveys. 
Simply, this is where we test systems and behaviors that cannot be implemented without being examined in detail. 
We have conducted extensive surveys on user experiences using mobile payment systems for health in many different settings, we have carried out surveys on the effects on donor incentives on health care access and health insurance. 


The Lab designs tests, trains participants and conducts quantitative and qualitative data collection. Currently we have around 20 different tests ideas for a number of different partners. 

Because of expected expansion of the team, we are currently recruiting a highly motived, self-driven and pro-active Team Leader.

M- Lab Team Leader (Health) : Reporting to the M-Lab Manager, the Lab Team Leader  will be responsible for the conceptualization, preparation, implementation and evaluation of M-Health Lab Test including the supervision of Field Coordinators and Lab Support Officers assigned to these tests.
M-Health Lab Team Leader Position Job Duties:
  • Supervise operations staff to complete projects in a timely manner.
  • Work with the Lab Manager in determining research budgets and schedules.
  • Track project progress and correct any deviations and delays.
  • Ensure that projects are executed within allotted timelines and budgets.
  • Establish good working relationships with all stakeholders involved
  • Act pro-actively to keep projects from stalling and delaying.
  • Develop and review plans to achieve research objectives.
  • Resolve any problems related to quality and compliance promptly.
  • Analyze operational problems and implement corrective actions.
  • Develop new methodologies to improve quality and productivity of tests.
  • Maintain documentations of problems and their resolutions for reference purposes.
  • Drafting concepts for new test or sales models.
  • Development of research and data-collection instruments
  • Analysis of data and writing of reports to the client
  • Proactively identify and conceptualize new business opportunities and innovative ideas for future development of the department.
Required Qualifications & Experience:
  • Master’s Degree or higher in Public Health, Social Sciences, Rural Development, Community Mobilization or other relevant discipline.
  • Minimum of three years demonstrated experience in designing, implementing managing, and evaluating community-based health care programs that support the priorities of the Basic Package of Health Services
  • Proven experience in managing and supervising teams on the ground, both motivating and mentoring as well as monitoring.
  • Proven experience in writing of concepts and reports.
  • Pro-active attitude and be able to think outside of the box.
  • Willingness to work in informal settlements and occasional travel to (rural) Areas in other parts of the country.
  • Kenyan nationals only.
Starting Salary:
Gross Salary: 70,000 – 90,000 Ksh/month
This gross salary is dependent on one’s level of expertise.
The gross salary is subject to statutory deductions i.e. PAYE, NSSF, NHIF)

Starting date: March 2016

Application Process:

In order to apply for this job strictly send your cover letter and CV as one file to recruitment@dodore.org i.e. convert both cover letter and CV to PDF and merge to one PDF file.

The detailed CV should have referees who can be contacted to attest on the applicant’s suitability for the position

The Cover Letter should be customized to this position.

A brief, unedited writing example (max 4 pages) that demonstrates candidates writing skills in PDF.

Strictly apply mentioning your name and ‘Application Lab Team Leader -Kenya’in the subject of your email.

Incomplete applications and applications beyond the deadline will not be accepted.

Deadline for Applications: Wednesday 10th of February 2016

For more information: www.dodore.co.ke

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