GENERAL MANAGER, LIVE WELL

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Work Location : Zambia – Lusaka Type of Post : Other Possible Location : Funding : Expected Travel : Type of Contract : Local Language Requirement : ENGLISH Application Deadline : Employee Duration : Paid LocallyBased in Zambia, Live Well recruits, trains and supports a network of community health entrepreneurs {CHEs) to promote healthcare and to sell high quality, health products to underserved communities in rural and peri-urban areas. As a social business, we focus on generating positive health outcomes and sustainable financial returns. Our vision is for healthier families and communities.Job SummaryAssume a key leadership position to drive operational excellence, manage the team, lead advocacy and partnership efforts. S/he will ensure Live Well is achieving its mission of improving health awareness, increasing availability and access to affordable health and nutrition impact products, and create viable business opportunities for CHEs in underserved communities across Zambia. Set realistic social and financial targets and drive innovation Ensure that innovative opportunities for expansion and growth are embraced Develop partnerships for investment and growth Forge the marketing plan and nationwide awareness of Live Well Ensure sound financial management and oversee preparation of accurate and transparent financial reports ready for annual audit. Develop the necessary regulatory manuals to underpin the Business, starting with the Human Resource Manual and build upon the ones already in place. This role will be assessed on high performance with vision, entrepreneurial spirit, demonstrated in the ability to innovate and deliver high results. The position is to be based in Lusaka and will require travel within Zambia and internationally. LEADERSHIP Be the primary point of contact for the Board of Directors and Shareholders. set up1 oversee preparations, facilitate, and ensure follow-up on Board meetings. Revise the strategy, business plan and budget as needed and in consultation with the Board. Develop or adjust the Monitoring and Evaluation targets. Drive execution and operational excellence to meet the sales and social impact targets. Assume line management of staff; ensure targets are set for all staff and properly understood. Provide enhanced relationship management in the supply chain and co-create promotional drives with suppliers. Ensure sound financial management and oversee preparation of accurate and transparent financial reports ready for annual audit. Develop the necessary regulatory manuals to underpin the Business, starting with the Human Resource Manual and build upon the ones already in place. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT Continuously review and adjust the business model in order to optimize social impacts and financial performance. maintain a lean and agile approach to increase efficiency. Oversee marketing and sales efforts, and development the Community Health Care Entrepreneur -CHE network. Oversee product and procurement functions to ensure strong sales and margins. Continually test new high impact products and services to drive profit and impact gains. Market development experience with the public and private sector. MANAGEMENT FOR RESULTS Ensure rigorous financial management, regulatory compliance, accurate and timely reporting. Authorize in a timely fashion all key documents (e.g., purchase orders, contracts, etc.). Develop strong teams, ensure all HR procedures pertaining to staff are in place, including performance-based component linked to targets. Lead monthly performance review with the team to review KPl’s / targets and action plan, driving accountability and ownership from staff. Develop matrix and monitoring tools that demonstrate LiveWells’ social, health and livelihoods impact in the last mile of its distribution. FUNDRAISING, PARTNERSHIPS AND ADVOCACY Develop and successfully manage relationships with partners, government, regulatory agencies, and other key stakeholders and driving strong engagement. Lead in the identification of funders/ investors; represent Live Well in meetings with donors, maintain internally a culture of fundraising and capacity to engage donors. Qualifications Bachelor’s degree and Post Graduate Education Experience with board management and engagement 8+ years leading a similar organization Prior experience with setting and implementing strategy managing relationships with partners, government, and regulatory agencies sales or marketing with successful outcomes supply chain management There are individuals who may use CARE’s name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested job-seekers. Some examples of these fees are placement fees or immigration processing fees. CARE does not use recruiting or placement agencies that charge candidates an up-front fee of any kind. Occasionally, CARE does employ recruiting or placement agencies to help us identify candidates for specific employment within CARE. If you’re contacted by a legitimate recruiting or placement agency, there should be no charge to you. If you suspect that you have been a victim of fraud from someone purporting to be CARE, please contact us at We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran . If you’d like more information about your Share

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