Growth Associate

Job Summary

Ilara Health is seeking to recruit a Growth/BD Associate to create new service offerings in various regions. Ilara Health distributes new, high quality diagnostic devices to undeserved primary health clinics that struggle to afford even basic equipment.

Minimum Qualification:

Experience Level:

Junior to mid-level

Experience Length:

2 years

Job Description/Requirements

The successful candidate/s will support the manager in piloting and scaling different business models to generate additional revenue for Ilara Health. The ideal person for this job has experience or is comfortable in working in agile, fast-paced environments and as well as working autonomously across teams.



Support in project management and project tracking e.g., owning & updating project management dashboards, writing meeting notes, identifying risks and opportunities;
Build relationships & coordinate activities to test pilots with our partner facilities
Support in the roll-out of our medical education activities
Define the different elements of a successful business & collect necessary data e.g., the problem we are solving, who our customer is, what solutions exist, how we can test these solutions and then implement the most promising solution;
Work cross-functionally with a number of internal and external stakeholders;
Collaborate closely with the team members to provide effective solutions to support business and quality objectives;

Minimum Requirements


2 years of work experience in fast-paced environment (e.g. startups, consulting, investment banking);
Team player with great organizational skills who can operate independently in a deadline driven and fast-paced environment;
Ability to build fruitful relationships with various stakeholders;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
Have strong computer skills;
Quick learner, strong ability to show high level of motivation and drive
Fluent in spoken and written English and Swahili

Is a (big) plus

Demonstrated understanding of the medical diagnostics landscape in Kenya;
Experience in designing and implementing healthcare programs, including in the delivery of diagnostics in Sub-Saharan Africa;
Basic technical knowledge of diagnostic devices is a plus.


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About Ilara Health

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.