Regional Head

Job Summary

Africa Healthcare Network (AHN) is looking for an Regional Head to overview centers in its operating regions. AHN is the first dialysis chain across East Africa, providing high-quality, life-saving dialysis at an affordable cost to both the local patient population and patients from neighbouring countries, which do not have centres of their own. AHN brings world-class technical expertise combined with developing world practical operating experience to a region in dire need of quality dialysis treatment. In North America, over 97% of patients requiring treatment for kidney disease receive care; in East Africa, less than 5% receive care. AHN's goal is to increase access to high quality care at a lower cost to patients, delivered through a sustainable business model.

Job Description

Location:  Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Burundi
Need:   Next 6 months

AHN is seeking a highly-motivated individual with outstanding leadership and management qualities to fill the position of Regional Head (ZH). We are looking for a goal-oriented, personable and collaborative Manager. Based in East Africa, the RH will oversee all the centers in a defined region and will report to the Country Director (CD). As part of the clinical operations team, and reporting to the CD, the RH will oversee and manage the day-to-day financial, administrative, and human resource functions . The OH will help the CD in representing the organization for his/ her region of control.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Maintain financial, administrative, and human resource policies and systems, ensuring they are aligned with AHN global policies and are in compliant with local law.
  • Oversee the financial management of the various centers, including monthly cash flow and financial reporting, audits, cash allocations, and budget forecasting and planning
  • Coordinate regular meetings with staff and provide training, feedback and mentoring
  • Take the lead of large dollar spending for the region that they manage
  • Proactively approach potential problems in the region they manage and deal with them before these problems come to light
  • Frequently travel to centers in region to ensure each clinic is functioning to AHN global standards

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree is an advantage, and experience in a health-related field
  • At least 2 years of work experience in the private or public sector, with increasing levels of responsibility and leadership
  • Exceptional written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work independently and effectively in high-pressure, fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision; set priorities, delegate and work independently
  • Ability to learn on the job quickly and absorb/synthesize a broad range of information
  • Ability to mentor and lead teams for strong consistent performance
  • Ability to work with limited budgets and human resources without extensive structural or operational support
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong work ethic and flexibility, respectful of local norms and culture, ability to work with humility and urgency
  • Knowledge of global healthcare systems
  • High levels of proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint