County Manager

Zwedru, Grand Gedeh, Liberia
Full Time


This role was posted on January 25, 2023. Please note that we will review applications on a rolling basis and prioritize those received within the first two weeks of posting.

As of March 1, 2022, Last Mile Health is requiring staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 wherever legally allowable and adhere to COVID-19 vaccination requirements to perform core work activities in all locations. To learn more, review our policy.

The Role

At Last Mile Health, we make bold commitments that inspire innovation. Do you have experience leading and implementing programs and operations? If so, you may be our next County Manager, Grand Gedeh.

The County Manager will provide strategic direction of the county by overseeing and ensuring the smooth running of the county programs and operations. The County Manager serves as head of office and supervisor for county team, and is accountable for the programs and operations teams including Implementation, RM&E, Community Engagement and Quality Assurance; Finance, Logistics, and Procurement to ensure high quality program at all levels; represents the Field Site on the SMT.

As Lead of the county Senior Leadership Team, the County Manager is required to regularly share reports with Last Mile Health (LMH) leadership on progress towards scale and impact of targets; makes recommendations to the Program Director, Liberia aimed at improving projects outcomes.

This position is in Grand Gedeh County Liberia and is only Open to Liberian Nationals.

What You'll Do

  • Supervise the County Program Manager who supervises the County Program Team, including Implementation, RM&E, Community Engagement, Quality Assurance, Capacity Building Specialist and the HEAL Fellow
  • Supervise the Operations Manager who supervises logistics and procurement.
  • Supervise the finance team in its day-to-day operations, while the Director of Accountant & Finance provides technical supervision.
  • Provide strategic direction for the county project and represents the Field Site on the Senior Management Team.
  • In conjunction with relevant Department Leads, develops plans; contributes to proposal writing and budgets of existing and new projects/extension of projects.
  • Oversee and ensure the smooth running of all county programs and operations, and is accountable for the project and operations including, Implementation, Quality Assurance, RM&E, Finance, Logistics and Procurement to ensure high quality program at all levels.
  • Serves as head of office and supervisor for the county team.
  • Regularly share reports with Last Mile Health (LMH) leadership on progress towards targets and impact and addresses any challenges that could compromise the meeting of those targets.
  • Lead county Senior Leadership Team meetings, inform the Program Director of issues emanating from the meetings, and make recommendations to the Program Director aimed at addressing the issues or challenges.
  • Provide direct management support to county teams implementing policies and protocols designed to increase efficiency around implementation of Annual Operational Plan. 
  • Ensure HR, finance and logistics systems in-county are in place and are adequate to support programmatic endeavors-maintain a good cash flow system.
  • Review and approve financial transactions within the limitation of the County Manager.
  • Ensure LMH Safety and Security/Transport Policy are clearly communicated and strictly adhered to by team members.
  • Oversee the work of the team implementing the Community Health Assistant Program and other remote health programming.
  • Implementation, assessing consistency, competency, and coverage throughout program sites, working to build systems of communication, coordination, and accountability.
  • Conduct capacity assessment of project staff and make recommendations to the Program Director as appropriate.
  • Ensures county Research Monitoring & Evaluation team timely collects and reports quality monthly program data.
  • Ensures LMH data and reports are shared with the CHT.

What You'll Bring

  • Registered Nurse /Physician Assistant / Bachelor of science in relevant fields such as public health, social science, management, or international development.
  • Progressive years of field experience in health and development programs, including demonstrable success in managing development programs.

You’ll Impress Us If

  • Experience in managing health projects/programs; bringing programs to scale, particularly in partnership with the government.
  • Prior experience managing operating budgets; donor reports-writing.
  • Prior experience in a remote setting and willingness to travel to various program sites as needed.

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:


Compensation for this position:

  • The band for this position: LBR-3
  • The salary range is: $20,862 USD to $44,043 USD depending upon experience doing an equivalent role.

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


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