NGO Jobs – Senior Quality Improvement Advisor – Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) at University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Duty Station:     Kampala,

About University
Research Co., LLC (URC):
URC is a global company
dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health
education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services
(CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.
The URC Quality & Performance Institute (QPI) is a division of URC which
serves as an organizing force to bring together best practices, staff
experience, partnerships, and documentation on improving health care at URC.
The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems(ASSIST)
Project is URC’s flagship project in quality improvement.

 The Senior Quality Improvement Advisor –
Maternal, Newborn , Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) will
provide technical and other support at national, health facility and community
levels, leading to quality improvement in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Key Duties &
  • Support development and timely
    submission of work plans and budgets.
  • Hold regular activities to assess
    and build necessary competencies.
  • Review and improve technical
    strategies employed to ensure the USAID ASSIST project work plan is
    adhered to and implemented with measurable success.
  • Support the submission of quality
    and accurate technical reports quarterly, biweekly, and at all other
    requested times.
  • Ensure that cross-cutting themes
    like gender, health workforce development and leadership are well
    integrated into activities.
  • In collaboration with the Knowledge
    Management staff, support the process of documenting best practices in
    form of case studies, success stories, abstracts, video clips in addition
    to the routine biweekly updates, quarterly and annual reports.
  • In collaboration with the Monitoring
    and Evaluation team ensure that data collected is accurate and valid and
    captures process and outcome indicators.
  • Provide technical supervision to
    quality improvement advisors and officers working under him or her.
  • Any other duties assigned by the
 Qualification, Skills
& Experience: 
  • Degree in Medicine and registered
    with the Uganda Medical and Dental practitioners Council.
  • Post Graduate degree in Health
    related field preferably Public Health and/or Pediatrics.
  • At least Five years of experience in
    coordinating activities of different stakeholders at a national level.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage
    projects from start up to successful completion.
  • Experience in Quality Improvement
  • Experience in Clinical training of
    service providers.
  • Proficient in relevant computer
    applications and databases.
  • Strong analytical, oral and written
    communication skills.
  • Excellent past performance
    references (contacts should be provided at time of application).
to apply:

All qualified applicants must submit all  relevant documents to
URC/ASSIST office by close  of business day  in Apirl.
Please  send a cover letter , CV  Photocopies of  your
certificates and testimonials  as well as  names
 and contact information  for three  professional
references  to the following  address;
The Human  Resource  Officer
University Research  Co. , LLC –ASSIST  Project
Plot  40,  Ntanda  II  Road  , Naguru,
P. O. Box 28745, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 26th April 2013

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