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Chief Program Officer

About Last Mile Health

Last Mile Health’s (LMH) mission is to save lives in the world’s most remote communities.

Through effective country programs and global initiatives, LMH partners with governments to design, scale, strengthen and sustain teams of technology-enabled community and frontline health workers who bring high-quality primary health care within reach of millions of rural people.

With the launch of our FY20-23 “Within Reach” Strategy, LMH’s programs will expand geographically and in scope during the next four years. LMH seeks to hire a Chief Program Officer (CPO). The CPO will lead a Global Programs department that enhances quality of our country programs and supports the organization’s research, advocacy, and technical assistance efforts. As the leader of Global Programs, the CPO will be responsible for the organization’s programmatic vision and quality, act as a key decision maker and representative, report to the President & Chief Operating Officer and serve on the organization’s senior management team.

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The Opportunity

Recruitment of an LMH Chief Program Officer marks the launch of a new Global Programs function for the organization. Global Programs will be a hub for learning, analysis and best practice, shared in a systematic fashion with LMH country teams and external partners similarly interested in saving lives in the world’s most remote communities.

The CPO will lead a department that will provide technical support, define organizational standards for program quality, and support and leverage synergies across LMH’s country program offices in Africa and global initiatives, including the Community Health Academy, technical assistance, advocacy, monitoring/evaluation/research/learning (MERL) functions.

How to Apply 

Last Mile Health is working with Koya Leadership Partners to find talented people who will fit the culture of LMH and have the technical experience necessary for the Chief Program Officer role. For more information on this opportunity, and to apply to this role, Liz Lombard and Angie Sessoms of Koya Leadership Partners have been exclusively retained for this search. To express your interest, please submit your materials here. All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential. 

Because of our partnership with Koya, please do not apply for this role directly through the Last Mile Health website. 

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