GRS is an international adolescent health organization that leverages the power of soccer to educate, inspire and mobilize at-risk youth to overcome their greatest health challenges, live healthier, more productive lives, and be agents for change in their communities.
The Digital Health Specialist will be responsible for operationalizing GRS’s plan to bring its unique sport-based methodology for adolescent behavior change to millions of young people through digital platforms and networks across Africa. This will include leading the design, piloting, evaluation, and scale-up of 1) “direct-to-consumer” digital programs for adolescent participants and 2) digital solutions that support the training and development of frontline field staff (GRS Coaches, Master Coaches, Trainers, etc.). As the organizational product manager for digital health, they will be a member of the Global Research & Development Department and provide cross-functional technical support to various GRS business units, with particularly close collaboration with GRS Impact Teams (GRS South Africa, GRS Zambia, and Global Partnerships), Monitoring & Evaluation and Learning (MEL), and Business Development. While this is a remote position, the Digital Health Specialist will be expected to regularly travel regionally in Sub-Saharan Africa to provide in-person technical support to GRS teams and implementing partners with various digital health initiatives.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Digital Health Specialist” in the subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
December 8, 2023