About Ilara Health
At Ilara Health, we equip healthcare providers with innovative diagnostic tools to improve the quality of primary medical care across sub-Saharan Africa. We provide clinics and pharmacies with smart financing options and revenue-generating diagnostic assets that allow them to develop their business and improve patient care.
The goal of our underlying technology is to create a user-friendly patient management platform that communicates test results, health insights and patient reminders. We are looking for an all-rounder who can lead both the design and technical aspects of product development, as well as directing the overall product strategy.
You are first and foremost a product person, who is comfortable going into the field and interacting with a range of different people to understand users' needs and behaviours. You will then manage a team of designers and engineers to create a product that is specifically tailored for Sub-Saharan Africa.
Who You Are
This is a role for someone who wants to solve big, real-world, problems. The ideal candidate would have experience managing engineering and design teams and building products (ideally in the healthtech space) through different levels of growth and maturity. Experience in development, IoT, medical device integrations, data analysis, and health-tech products (eg. Apple Health, Google Health) would be ideal, as would an understanding of the developing market context.
You have an entrepreneurial attitude, enjoy challenges, and are comfortable dealing with ambiguity and high-pressure. You can work long or irregular hours when needed and aspire to move into a leadership role in a fast-growing start-up.
There are no restrictions based on nationality or current location, but you must be willing to be based in Kenya.
Ilara Health brings accurate and affordable diagnostics to the 500 million people in Africa who today struggle to access a simple blood test. We distribute low-cost, AI-powered diagnostic devices directly to primary care doctors in peri-urban and rural clinics, where the availability of common diagnostics is very poor. Our proprietary software integrates all the devices that we distribute and enables the doctor to provide effective patient management. We use technology to bring light to a dark world of healthcare in a similar way technology has leapfrogged landlines, banking and electricity grids.