Chief Operating Officer (HealthTech) – Nairobi, Kenya

Our client, an integrated health platform in Africa offering a B2C health management platform for patients and a B2B SaaS medical management platform for medical professionals, is looking to recruit a dynamic Chief Operating Officer. The successful candidate will be responsible for helping build and lead high-performing teams in different locations across Africa to be efficient, productive, and effective. The ideal candidate must have experience managing high-performing teams within the health-tech sector.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the CEO in setting and driving organizational vision, operational strategy, and hiring needs.
  • Provide management to staff and leadership to the organization that aligns with the company’s business plan and overall strategic vision.
  • Assist executive team members in creating, growing and building a world-class, industry-leading organization.
  • Translate strategy into actionable goals for performance and growth helping to implement organization-wide goal setting, performance management, and annual operating planning.
  • Oversee company operations and employee productivity, building a highly inclusive culture ensuring team members thrive and organizational outcomes are met.
  • Spearhead the development, communication and implementation of effective growth strategies and processes.
  • Set challenging and realistic goals for each team to foster high growth, performance and profitability.
  • Create effective measurement tools to gauge the efficiency and effectiveness of internal and external processes, we well as each team.
  • Forge strategic partnerships and relationships with medical professionals, clients, partners and stakeholders.
  • Adhere to company and country regulatory requirements, enforcing compliance and taking action when necessary.
  • Participate in expansion activities to other markets and services.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • 10+ years’ management experience in the HealthTech sector.
  • Fundraising experience would be an added advantage.
  • Strong Organizational Skills, Strong Coaching & Performance Management Skills.
  • Strong Teamwork & Communication Skills.
  • Quality Management and Process Improvement.
  • Advanced Problem-Solving Capabilities.
  • Excellent Financial, Planning and Strategy skills.
  • Detail-Oriented, Negotiating Talent, Superb with Deadlines.

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  • Education:Bachelor’s.
  • Job Type:Permanent.
  • Location:Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Career Level:Executive Level.
  • Salary:Monthly Gross Salary: Monthly gross of USD.3,500 - 4,000.
  • Deadline:25th September 2021.