USAID Project Careers – Quality Improvement Officer – VMMC

About USAID Project:
The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project is a new five-year cooperative agreement awarded to University Research Co., LLC and is dedicated to improving health, population and nutrition services through technical support to service delivery institutions, country, Ministries of Health, USAID country missions, and cooperating agencies. The new project carries on the work of the USAID Health Care Improvement Project in global advocacy, development, and promotion of cost-effective methods to design and improve health care services and systems in low- and middle-income countries. USAID ASSIST will align evidence-based interventions in technical content areas such as maternal, newborn and child health, HIV/AIDS, OVC and health workforce – with evidence-based approaches to strengthen and improve systems.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Plan and coordinate the implementation of activities to enhance the collaborative quality improvement approach for VMMC
  • Efficiently organize and carry out learning session and coaching visits to facilities and other relevant teams to improve their ability to work as a team to identify and solve problems
  • Ensure site and district teams conduct monthly VMMC data collection, analysis, use and reporting
  • Contribute to developing and updating materials for VMMC quality improvement trainings, learning sessions and coaching visits
  • Prepare project reports regularly
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • Degree in Medical and Surgical field
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience doing human surgery, with at least 6 months experience conducting medical male circumcision
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Public health experience and familiarity with USAID is desired
How to apply:
Qualified applicants must submit all documents to URC/ASSIST by close of business day January 25, 2013. Please send your CV, photocopies of certificates and testimonials as well as names and contact information for 3 professional references to the following address or e-mail: P.O Box 28745 Kampala, ASSISTugandarecruitment@urc-chs.com . While we thank all applicants for showing interest, only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
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