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Live Well invites unemployed qualified individuals to apply for General Manager Jobs and Careers 2021 / 2022 based in Lusaka. Live Well Vacancies is available for learner, to gain skills, knowledge and competencies in the relevant field of study. If you are looking for General Manager Jobs / General Manager Careers at Lusaka, you have come to the right place. The full details about Live Well Careers Opportunity 2021 / 2022 is provided in the section below.

General Manager Jobs at Live Well

  • Company: Live Well
  • Location: Zambia
  • State: Lusaka





Based in Zambia, Live Well recruits, trains and supports a network of Community Health Entrepreneurs (CHEs) to promote healthcare and to sell high quality, health products to underserved communities in rural and peri-urban areas. As a social business, we focus on generating positive health outcomes and sustainable financial returns. Our vision is for healthier families and communities.


Assume a key leadership position to drive operational excellence, manage the team, lead advocacy and partnership efforts. S/he will ensure Live Well is achieving its mission of improving health awareness, increasing availability and access to affordable health and nutrition impact products, and create viable business opportunities for CHEs in underserved communities across Zambia.

  • Set realistic social and financial targets and drive innovation
  • Ensure that innovative opportunities for expansion and growth are embraced
  • Develop partnerships for investment and growth
  • Forge the marketing plan and nationwide awareness of Live Well
  • Ensure sound financial management and oversee preparation of accurate and transparent financial reports ready for annual audit.
  • Develop the necessary regulatory manuals to underpin the Business, starting with the Human Resource Manual and build upon the ones already in place

This role will be assessed on high performance with vision, entrepreneurial spirit, demonstrated in the ability to innovate and deliver high results. The position is to be based in Lusaka and will require travel within Zambia and internationally.


  • Be the primary point of contact for the Board of Directors and Shareholders.
  • Set up1 oversee preparations, facilitate, and ensure follow-up on Board meetings.
  • Revise the strategy, business plan and budget as needed and in consultation with the Board.
  • Develop or adjust the Monitoring and Evaluation targets.
  • Drive execution and operational excellence to meet the sales and social impact targets.
  • Assume line management of staff; ensure targets are set for all staff and properly understood.
  • Provide enhanced relationship management in the supply chain and co-create promotional drives with suppliers.
  • Ensure sound financial management and oversee preparation of accurate and transparent financial reports ready for annual audit.


  • Continuously review and adjust the business model in order to optimize social impacts and financial performance.
  • Maintain a lean and agile approach to increase efficiency.
  • Oversee marketing and sales efforts, and development the Community Health Care Entrepreneur -CHE network.
  • Oversee product and procurement functions to ensure strong sales and margins.
  • Continually test new high impact products and services to drive profit and impact gains.
  • Market development experience with the public and private sector.


  • Ensure rigorous financial management, regulatory compliance, accurate and timely reporting.
  • Authorize in a timely fashion all key documents (e.g., purchase orders, contracts, etc.).
  • Develop strong teams, ensure all HR procedures pertaining to staff are in place, including performance-based component linked to targets.
  • Lead monthly performance review with the team to review KPl’s / targets and action plan, driving accountability and ownership from staff.
  • Develop matrix and monitoring tools that demonstrate LiveWells’ social, health and livelihoods impact in the last mile of its distribution.


  • Develop and successfully manage relationships with partners, government, regulatory agencies, and other key stakeholders and driving strong engagement.
  • Lead in the identification of funders/ investors; represent Live Well in meetings with donors, maintain internally a culture of fundraising and capacity to engage donors.


  • Bachelor’s degree and Post Graduate Education
  • Experience with board management and engagement
  • 8+ years leading a similar organization
  • Prior experience with setting and implementing strategy
  • Managing relationships with partners, government, and regulatory agencies
  • Sales or marketing with successful outcomes
  • Supply chain management

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