Living Goods (LG) Innovation Analyst and Coordinator Job Vacancy in Kampala, Uganda

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Innovation Manager
About
US:
Living
Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door
teaching families how to improve their health and wealth while selling
affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water
filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights. Living Goods seeks nothing less
than a disruptive reinvention of distribution in emerging markets, through
networks of franchised micro-entrepreneurs who leverage Living Goods’ brand,
buying power and mobile marketing tools to deliver vital products at accessible
prices to the people who need them most. By combining the best practices from
the worlds of micro-enterprise, franchising and public health, Living Goods is
creating a fully sustainable system to improve the health, and wealth, of
underserved communities.

Job
Summary:
The
Innovation Analyst and Coordinator will be tasked with data analysis and
project management. The ideal candidate is highly analytical, passionate about
data, detail oriented, a problem solver and a multi-tasker. As the Analyst and
Coordinator, you will work across teams to support the implementation of
innovations, while leading the analysis and reporting for the Innovation team.
Your insights and recommendations will inform the decision-making on new ideas
and help drive the performance of LG innovations 
Key
Duties and Responsibilities:   
Analysis
and Reporting:
  • Monitor
    and prepare reports on Uganda experiments, including data analysis and
    insights.
  • Proactively
    analyze innovation experiments against KPI targets.
  • Partner
    with the Innovations Manager to develop insights and case studies on
    innovations.
  • Share
    lessons learned to inform both implementation plans for each innovation,
    as well as for knowledge sharing with the broader health practitioner
    community
Project
Management:
  • Support
    implementation and coordination of innovations, working together with
    relevant teams to ensure effective and timely delivery.
  • Render
    support in the development of workplans, progress tracking and reporting.
  • Work
    closely with LG’s technology partner to test additions to mHealth App –
    supporting design of new workflows, testing apps before rollout, and
    managing ongoing fixes as needed. 
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Living Goods Innovation Analyst and Coordinator
    job opportunity should hold a University degree in Economics, Statistics
    or Computer Science preferred. Advanced degree a plus.
  • At
    least two years of related experience in data analysis of project/program
    level activities.
  • Prior
    experience in project management, with a certificate in project management
    preferred.
  • Strong
    analytic skills, able to identify a story and convey insights from the
    numbers.
  • Previous
    experience working in a fast-paced environment that requires excellent
    time-management and the ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively.
  • Comfortable
    navigating large relational databases, retrieving and querying data (e.g.
    using MySQL )
  • Expertise
    in Excel functions for data analysis.
  • Experience
    with statistical software such as STATA, SPSS or R required. Proficiency
    with business intelligence tools (such as Tableau or Business Objects) a
    plus.
  • Exceptional
    communication skills with the ability to collaborate across departments.
Compensation:
 
A
competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including
health insurance and bonus opportunity. 
How
to Apply:
All
candidates are strongly encouraged to Apply Online at the web link below.

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