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Position Description – Nutritionist

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About mDoc

mDoc is a digital health social enterprise that leverages behavioral science, technology and quality improvement methodologies to provide improve access to quality healthcare for people with chronic health needs. Our goal is to augment the knowledge and capability of healthcare providers and health consumers to ensure longer, happier and healthier lives across sub-Saharan Africa.  Our ethos is etched in the belief that augmenting the healthcare & technology landscape is paramount to helping Africa unlock its true potential. Learn more at www.mymdoc.com.

Opportunity

mDoc is seeking nutritionists to join our team to provide nutrition education and advisory support to healthcare providers and to patients. The nutritionist will offer leadership and content expertise to the mDoc clinical team and will work to develop nutrition-specific technical content for the projects. The position is based in Nigeria and will report to the Clinical Quality Lead.

Responsibilities

  • Work with other team members to create programs and repositories based on the health needs of patients and contextualized to diverse African settings
  • Responsible for clinical nutrition content development to be leveraged by the mDoc team
  • Work with patients in specific projects to counsel patients on how to lead a healthier lifestyle while taking into consideration the budget of the client
  • Conduct baseline assessments of patients nutritional needs
  • Provide technical and coaching level support to providers and patients while adhering to quality control practices
  • Document practices and tracks process improvements and keep comprehensive information on patient profile sheets
  • Consult regularly with the clinical and quality teams to lead nutrition related problem-solving and to review patient cases
  • Maintain close professional relationship with nurses and physicians to ensure patients progress
  • Conducts training and mentoring support in nutrition, as required

Qualifications

We are looking for self-disciplined, flexible nutritionists or registered dieticians who are willing to join and contribute to a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. Specific qualifications include:

  • BSC or advanced degree (or equivalent) in Human Nutrition and/or Dietetics
  • Currently a Registered Dietitian with minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in nutrition programs, at the facility or public health level
  • Deep knowledge of nutritional assessments, nutritional planning and clinical nutrition related data
  • Knowledge of quality improvement methodologies desirable but not required
  • Understanding of NCDs
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with professionals and with patients
  • Employee must demonstrate computer skills

Contact

Please email resume and cover letter to info@mymdoc.com


Position Description – Operations Manager

Opportunity

mDoc is seeking a knowledgeable and dynamic problem-solver to lead our firm through its next stage of development. As the operations specialist, governance and accountability spans multiple areas within the firm including, finance and operations, as well as the crafting and deployment of policies, tools that enable our team to effectively manage and deliver on critical milestones. This includes expansive stakeholder management among our clients, partners, and subcontractors. In this position, you will work in concert with the management team to contribute to and accelerate mDoc’s growth.

Responsibilities

Budget and Finance

  • Oversee financial planning, analysis, modeling, and organizational budgeting including the coordination of finances with staff, consultants, and vendors
  • Work closely with Clients and the leadership team to negotiate billing rates, budgets, and financial strategies
  • Manage administrative responsibilities pertinent to payroll, scheduling and daily employee needs
  • Serve as mDoc’s compliance officer, ensuring both financial and operational plans follow best practice

General Operations

  • Actively analyze business analytics to advise organizational priorities and decision-making pertaining to staffing, business development, and revenue growth
  • Manage legal requirements including interfacing with legal counsel on organization
  • Oversee strategic expansion of core operational functions including org structure, service provider selection and negotiation, staff and compensation planning and oversight, tax and compliance oversight
  • Process staff and consultant expenses in line with the office policies
  • General activities as required by the leadership team

Human Resource (HR) Management

  • Oversee development and implementation of HR policies, procedures, and guidelines. These will include topics such as health and safety, data protection, and security
  • Work to ensure that that the program staff and consultants adhere to these policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Oversee strategic expansion of core operational functions including org structure, service provider selection and negotiation, staff and compensation planning and oversight, tax and compliance oversight
  • Identify and address the program team training needs and opportunities to support the program with staff development
  • Manage on-boarding, regular training, and performance management
  • Develop job description drafts as necessary, manage the recruiting function and onboard new employees
  • Cultivate the culture of lean and continuous improvement within the team, engaging them to be an active part of the company’s evolution

Requirements

  • Excellent management skills, including delegation, troubleshooting, raising issues up appropriately, being detail-focused and managing towards aggressive timelines and budget
  • Strong operations management experience.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian banking and tax rules and regulations, Nigerian labor law, and interfacing with international donors
  • Deep understanding of budgeting and financial reporting procedures for large scale grants and human resources management principles
  • Strong communication skills (both interpersonal and written).
  • Ability to strategize and facilitate critical thinking with members of the team
  • Negotiation, decision making, and delegation skills
  • Must be an approachable mentor, employee advocate, and team leader
  • Ability to actively support, communicate, and teach the unique culture and values of mDoc

Qualifications

  • BA/BS required, MBA strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 7+ years of experience professional experience, ideally in fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Previous experience in finance, including managing large budgets required
  • Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment with limited resources
  • Self-starter, ability and experience working independent with minimal supervision
  • Superior organizational skills and great record of professional achievement
  • A capacity to work with tight time constraints in a dynamic environment

Contact

Please email resume and cover letter to info@mymdoc.com