Director, Digital Health

Monrovia, Monsterrado, Liberia
Full Time
Digital Health
Experienced

This role was posted on June 22, 2022 and is open until July 29, 2022. Please note that we will review applications on a rolling basis but prioritize those who applied within the deadline.

The Role

The Director, Digital Health will lead in managing the LMH’s digital health strategy and team in Liberia, including the support to the government of Liberia to roll out a nationwide digital health and education initiative to 4,000 Community Health Workers (CHWs) and their 400 supervisors (CHSSs). The Director is responsible for managing all Liberia-based Digital Health staff, strategically engaging with the Ministry of Health, building, and executing digital health solutions, and achieving and reporting on departmental targets in Liberia

This position is only open to National and International candidates.

Position: One (1)

Location: Monrovia

What You’ll Do

  • Oversee the digitization of M&E systems for Liberia's National Community Health Assistant Program (NCHAP). Manage external contractors and vendors to build electronic M&E tools for impact measurement (Last Mile Survey) and NCHAP monitoring (Community Based Information System, Implementation Fidelity, Community Events Based Surveillance).
  • Oversee LMH’s support to the MoH’s ICT unit to create, implement, and maintain mobile device management systems and policies.
  • Collect, analyze, and integrate user and staff feedback to improve quality and regularly go on field visits to understand deployment problems and opportunities.
  • Coordinate departmental innovation (Research and Development) including digital payments, supply chain, modular sensors, and new hardware and software solutions.
  • Lead the Liberia-based Digital Health team toward achieving the department's targets on time and at quality in both LMH’s Managed and Assisted Networks.
  • Lead in the design and updating of DH Operational plan and ensure team members achieve participation in operational plan.
  • Represent Liberia’s Digital Health work to donors, partners and other external audiences and provide support to donor reporting as needed.
  • Provide government partners with technical assistance to plan, design, and deploy eCBIS and digital tools to over 4,000 CHAs and 400 supervisors in the National CHA Program.
  • Establish LMH as a leading digital health partner within the MoH and key stakeholders in Liberia.
  • Support the MoH and the NCHS Team to transfer ownership of the digital health initiative to the government of Liberia.

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree, with significant training in computer science or management information systems. A degree in management is a plus.
  • 5-8 years of relevant work experience, including 3 years directly managing other staff and 3 years engaging government partners, especially in DH.

You’ll Impress Us If

  • You have significant experience managing teams and projects and are a clear and efficient team lead, communicator, and collaborator.
  • You have experience managing software vendor relationships and directing vendor workstreams
  • You have experience with government partner engagement, communication, negotiation, and collaboration
  • You have experience working in a low-middle income country; experience in rural Africa is preferred
  • You have business analytic skills, including intermediate skills with excel, Microsoft Office and GSuite, and project management software.

Compensation Information

At Last Mile Health, we strive to reward our employees equitably and transparently. This means that we pay our employees based on a clear and consistent methodology and without regard to identity or personal relationships. We have made this model fully transparent, so that everyone has access to all information related to compensation. We hope this helps you better understand Last Mile Health’s values and commitments to our employees. We look forward to answering any questions you may have during the hiring process.

Before applying to this role, please take a moment to learn more about our approach to compensation and how compensation works in each of the countries where we operate. Please find the link to our compensation model and benefits overview below:

OVERVIEW OF LAST MILE HEALTH’S COMPENSATION MODEL

Compensation for this position:

The Band for this position: Band 4

For Liberia national staff, the salary range is $51,000  to $ 75,000 depending upon experience doing an equivalent role.

For International staff, the salary range is $81,000 to $105,000. The compensation difference for international staff members reflects the duplicative costs of living that they will incur upon moving to Liberia.

About Last Mile Health

Last Mile Health partners with governments to design, scale, strengthen, and sustain high-quality community health systems, which empower teams of community and frontline health workers to bring life-saving primary healthcare to the world’s most remote communities. LMH is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization. For more information, visit www.lastmilehealth.org.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at LMH. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

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