Job

Consultant

at Living Goods
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted September 16, 2019
Category Social Services & Nonprofit
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency KSH
Work Hours Day

Description

Consultancy Terms Of Reference-Scaling Digital Health Innovations for Community Health

BACKGROUND

Living Goods (LG) uses the disruptive power of digital technology to equip and empower thousands of community health workers across Kenya and Uganda to deliver timely, life-saving health treatments and services on demand to the doorsteps of the poor. Living Goods (LG) goal is that by 2030, every mother and child will have access to basic healthcare in their community. We believe that the widespread adoption of high-impact, low-cost community health will be a breakthrough every bit as transformative as a new vaccine, or the eradication of a disease. Millions of lives will be saved. Entire countries will be healthier

To achieve widespread adoption of high-impact, low-cost community health, LG is currently directly implementing community health programs in Kenya and Uganda working with both national and sub-national governments. We are also focusing on multiplying impact through partners and policy, by providing Technical Assistance on policy/regulation, planning, innovative financing and implementation to governments and large scale implementors.

Job Responsibilities

To help us understand global health innovation space and the path to identifying and scaling impactful innovations
To identify trends and emerging opportunities in the global health innovation space
To understand Living Goods comparative advantage in addressing these opportunities
To understand what systems, processes and partnerships Living Goods requires to enable integration with level 2 & 3 facilities as well as independent laboratories as appropriate, to support clinical validation of data.
To recommend a framework for implementation and testing of digital community health innovations at the last mile as part of the LG Innovation Network project.

Education Requirements

Post-graduate qualification (PhD strongly preferred) in a field related to global public health
Demonstrated expertise of working the in area of digital innovation preferably in primary health setting.

Skills

Demonstrated expertise in building frameworks and business model.
Knowledge of the latest literature on scaling innovation.
Established connections within the development, innovation and practitioner communities
Be fluent in English - written and spoken
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