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Danaher Corporation Global Access, Connectivity Solutions Manager in Nairobi, Kenya

The Global Access, Connectivity Solutions Manager is the link with external stakeholders at the regional level, maintains key relation with internal stakeholders (Global marketing/Product development, Customer Care, Regional commercial teams) and ensure Cepheid’s connectivity strategy fits in correctly.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Advises/Update the Regional Commercial teams as well as Regional/Global Marketing whenever needed

  • Collaborates with the regional Customer Care, Connectivity team and Service Managers on connectivity solution deployment and strategies for individual countries from customer VOC.

  • Develops and maintains a working understanding of the Global e-Health environment as well as the connectivity challenge seen in Africa.

  • Maintains a strong understanding of the different ecosystems in collaboration with the Global Access Directors in charge of Systems, and the regional Global Access Directors.

  • Investigate at local level the compliance and regulations barriers linked to connectivity

  • Identify the current and foreseen issues from countries and implementers and propose tactical solutions

  • Establishes and maintains a broad network of contacts within relevant stakeholders and policy makers

  • Competition horizon scanning – identifies threats or opportunities

  • Assists in development and execution of product strategy and product launches

  • Ensures team efficacity by communicating in a timely manner to Global Access and Global/Regional marketing/commercial teams all pertinent information received at conferences or meetings with stakeholders

  • TRAINING RESPONSIBILITIES: (REQUIRED)

  • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time

  • MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education or Experience (in years):

  • Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of related work experience OR

  • Master’s degree in field with 6+ years of related work experience OR

  • Doctoral degree in field with 3+ years of work experience.

  • Knowledge and skills:

  • Working knowledge of the healthcare information technology landscape, clinical workflows and laboratory testing interoperability

  • Demonstrated knowledge of process improvement and laboratory optimization

  • Demonstrated knowledge of healthcare interoperability standards such as HL7, ASTM, FHIR, POCT01A, LOINC, SNOMED

  • Experience with database administration with emphasis in emerging technologies

  • Deep Knowledge on telecommunication and engineering industry

  • Broad understanding of international information security standards and patient confidentiality in Healthcare

  • Experience with networking protocols and data encryption standards

  • Ability to interface at a highly technical level with assurance and confidence

  • Highly computer literate

  • Very good presentation skills

  • Very strong networking skills

  • Analytical mind-set

  • Good insight into compliance risks and their avoidance

  • Other:

  • Team player

  • Experience in Global Health is a plus

  • Language: English fluency, French desirable, Additional languages are a plus.

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Operating Company: Cepheid

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