Outreach Team Leader – Marie Stopes

Organization: Marie Stopes
Duty
Station:

Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Outreach
Job
Reference:

REF013/03/2015
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 provide
leadership and management of the successful delivery high-impact and
high-quality comprehensive and voluntary family planning (FP) services provided
by an Outreach Team.  Outreach is a
strategic channel for providing greater access to rural communities with unmet
need and unmet demand for family planning services, especially long-acting
reversible contraception (LARC) and permanent methods.  Clinical outreach is a primary service
delivery channel under the LTM Programme. An Outreach Team Leader is
responsible for ensuring the delivery of high quality family planning and PAC
counselling and service provision by his/her outreach team.  In addition to the team leader, each outreach
team includes at least two additional providers (trained in comprehensive
counselling, PAC/PAC FP, STMs, and LARCs), and one transport assistant.  S/he must be qualified and competent to
provide permanent 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 Assurance:
  • Ensure
    integrity and authenticity of all financial and programmatic data and
    documentation
  • Ensure
    proper record keeping, including: client records, informed consent forms,
    stock cards, and event tracking
  • In
    charge of 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
    team members receive training as necessary and performance improves
    accordingly
5. Financial Management:
  • Correct
    and accurate management of petty cash
  • Appropriate
    documentation and validation of all advance requests and reconciliations
    for all team members
  • Timely
    submission of all financial documentation for validation
  • Accurate
    and timely submission of timesheets for all staff
6. Logistics Management:
  • Correct
    storage and forecasting of stock minimum and maximum levels
  • Compile
    and send monthly stock reports to Outreach Operations Officer
  • Correct
    implementation of stock management protocols
7. Partnership and Coordination:
  • Effectively
    liaise with Communications to effectively coordinate demand creation
    activities
  • 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 preferably hold a Medical or Clinical Officer (must be
    able to provide permanent methods of family planning)
  • Working
    knowledge of FP clinical procedures and minimum standards essential
  • Additional
    certification in LARC and PM FP service delivery
  • USAID
    training in FP compliance highly desirable
  • Past
    experience and knowledge of FP service delivery at community level
  • Prior
    experience managing and motivating teams
  • Ability
    to manage and implement activities to agreed work plans, within budget and
    in time
  • Attention
    for detail
  • Proven
    skills in effective conflict resolution
  • Past
    experience working with public sector facilities desirable
  • The
    applicant should be proficient in more than one Ugandan language
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 jobs@mariestopes.or.ug
NB: Please do not attach
transcripts
Deadline: 2nd
April, 2015 by 5pm

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