Non-profit Careers – Outreach Team Leader at Marie Stopes

Organization: Marie
Duty Station: Kampala,
Job Reference:
About MSI:
Marie Stopes International
exists to bring quality family planning and reproductive healthcare to the
world’s poorest and most vulnerable people. We’ve been delivering family
planning, safe abortion, and maternal health services for over 35 years.
Millions of women worldwide turn to us for help each year, whether in limiting
the size of their families, or avoiding dangerous complications in pregnancy or
unsafe abortion.
Job Summary: The
Outreach Team leader will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of high
quality family planning counselling and service provision by his/her outreach
team.  S/he must be qualified and
competent to provide permanent family planning methods. S/he is responsible for
the appropriate supervision and quality of service delivery provided by the
Outreach Team.  S/he is responsible for
correct, complete and timely submission of all outreach records and performance
data.  S/he is responsible for empowering
all Outreach Team members: 1) meet and exceed MSI global minimum standards for
quality and agreed programme deliverables; and 2) comply with all MSI Uganda
policies and procedures
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Compliance to Clinical
Standards and Operating Procedures:
  • Ensure
    compliance with set Outreach protocols and standards
  • Ensure
    that all the required monitoring tools (including but not limited to:
    stock cards, stock management checklists, Outreach checklists, Quality
    Assurance Checklists) are available and properly used by team members
2. Team Management:
  • Ensure
    that all team members clearly understand their roles and responsibilities
    as per their job frameworks and as defined in the Outreach checklists
  • Responsible
    for the daily supervision of team members and regular performance
    appraisals completed in accordance with MSI Uganda policies
3. Data Quality
  • Ensure
    integrity and authenticity of all financial and programmatic data and
  • Ensure
    proper record keeping, including: client records, informed consent forms,
    stock cards, and event tracking
  • Responsible
    for the completion of HMIS data validated by public health facilities and
    is cross-referenced with CLIC and vehicle tracking data
4. Clinical Quality Assurance:
  • Assure
    standards of all services, counselling and infection prevention
  • Ensure
    monthly self-administered quality assurance assessments are done and that
    necessary steps are taken to improve performance
  • Ensure
    that all team members receive training as necessary and performance improves
5. Financial Management:
  • Correct
    and accurate management of petty cash
  • Appropriate
    documentation and validation of all advance requests and reconciliations
    for all team members
  • Ensure
    timely submission of all financial documentation for validation
  • Responsible
    for the accurate and timely submission of timesheets for all staff
6. Logistics Management:
  • Correct
    storage and forecasting of stock minimum and maximum levels
  • Send
    monthly stock reports to Outreach Operations Officer
  • Correct
    implementation of stock management protocols
7. Partnership and
  • Effectively
    liaise with Communications to effectively coordinate demand creation
  • Initiate
    partnerships within the districts with NGOs/CBOs to help in mobilization
    of clients for FP services
  • Effectively
    collaborate with SF Coordinators to ensure opportunities for coordination
    and collaboration are maximized.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should be a Medical or Clinical Officer with a Diploma in Nursing/Midwifery
    (must have qualifications to deliver family planning)
  • Working
    knowledge of FP clinical procedures and minimum standards essential
  • Certification
    in LARC and PM FP service delivery
    training in FP compliance highly desirable
  • Working
    knowledge of more than one Ugandan language
  • Past
    experience and knowledge of FP service delivery at community level
  • Previous
    experience managing and motivating teams
  • Ability
    to manage and implement activities to agreed work plans, within budget and
    in time
  • Keen
    attention for detail
  • Proven
    skills in effective conflict resolution
  • Past
    experience working with public sector facilities desirable
The Outreach Team Leader is
required to demonstrate MSI Uganda’s core values of:
  • Accountability
    of all staff to each other and our clients and stakeholders
  • Equality
    of opportunity and access
  • Value
    for money in the management of our resources
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join
Marie Stopes are strongly encouraged to send an updated CV and cover letter by
email to
Please do not attach transcripts
Deadline: Friday 13th March, 2015 by 5pm
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