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Friday, April 28, 2017

Regional Clinical Quality Assurance Supervisor Job at Abt Associates - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Regional Clinical Quality Assurance Supervisor

Jobs at:
Abt Associates

Deadline of this Job:
12th May 2017

Duty Station:
Field based either in Eastern or northern Uganda with constant travel between the two regions

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Job details:
Abt Associates is an international development firm composed of dedicated professionals providing technical assistance, research analysis, and practical training services in more than 40 countries worldwide. Abt Associates is implementing the five year Uganda Voucher Plus Activity (in its second year) which is increasing access to safe motherhood services in private facilities in Northern and Eastern Uganda by engaging private providers in contracts to provide quality safe motherhood services to qualified impoverished women presenting a voucher purchased in communities. Abt Associates is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions to begin immediately upon selection:
Regional Clinical Quality Assurance Supervisor
Location: Field based either in Eastern or northern Uganda with constant travel between the two regions
Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Chief of Party, this person will oversee all RMNGH clinical quality assurance activities, e.g. mentorship, technical support supervision, taking place in accredited Private Health Facilities in Northern and Eastern districts in line with MoH policy for GQI in MNCH. This person will supervise six field based staff who are working weekly with providers to improve their RMNCH clinical skills.
Key qualifications:
  • A medical degree (MBchB or its equivalent from a recognized University)
  • Master’s Degree in Public Health will be an added advantage Specific training and or experience in RMCH technical areas is added advantage
  • At least 6 years of experience in a service delivery setting in reputable NGOs at the regional and/or district level in Uganda. (desirable) in depth knowledge of evidence-based and promising models, and internationallyrecognized best practices in sate motherhood
  • Experience with private sector health service delivery. (desirable)
  • Demonstrated abilities to plan and implement capacity building activities and workshops.
  • Experience in mentorship and coaching providers on clinical and medical issues
  • Advanced written, presentation, and communication skills in English
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively in the Eastern and Northern regions
  • Understanding of Eastern and Northern Ugandan dialects (desirable)
  • Must be Ugandan national
Job application procedure
interested candidates are requested to submit detailed resume and application letter to: UgandaVouchers@abtassoc.com . In the subject line of the email, write the title of the position for which you are applying. Deadline tor application is 12th May 2017. Interested applicants can learn more about each of the positions and Abt Associates at www.abtassoc.com.