This role was posted on September 24, 2021. Please note that we will review applications on a rolling basis and prioritize those received within the first two weeks of posting.
At Last Mile Health we do things differently, despite the challenges. Do you thrive in results-driven, high-growth, environments and have demonstrated experience in international development operations? If so, you may be our next Managing Director, Operational Support.
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Managing Director, Operational Support (MDOS) is responsible for developing, coordinating, and deploying high quality operational services requested by our country programs across Africa. The MDOS will lead a team of operational experts based in Accra, Ghana that will deploy a range of technical assistance and capacity building supports in service of country program strategies.The MDOS will partner closely with Country and Program Directors to plan for and co-design support services, and will ensure integration of various operational support workstreams across other programmatic and business services teams.
The MDOS will be the head of country for LMH’s Ghana operations and serve as a key member of Last Mile Health’s Leadership Council. In this position, the MDOS will help shape the vision and scope of the Operational Support (OS) team’s work and will lead many operational support initiatives related to procurement, logistics, technology, people operations, and other areas of operations.
The MDOS is a new role responsible for launching a new team in a new country setting. As such, the first 3-6 months will be critical for achieving key success factors, including:
This position is located in Accra, Ghana and Ghanaian nationals will be prioritized for this role. This is a remote position until an office is identified and established.
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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:
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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 on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.