2 USAID ASSIST Project Job Placements – Quality Improvement Advisor at URC

Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID Applying
science to strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief of Party
About URC ASSIST Project:
University Research Co., LLC (URC), a US-based public health
organization working in Uganda since 2005, is implementing the USAID Applying
science to strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project which is a five-year
cooperative agreement 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.
Job Summary: The USAID
ASSIST Quality Improvement Advisor will support MoH in planning and
implementing activities aimed at improving quality of care in districts and
referral hospitals, in collaboration with other partners.
Key Duties and
  • Technically support QAD to plan for
    quality improvement with partners anti districts;
  • Carry out capacity building activities for
    quality improvement;
  • Convene and conduct quality improvement
    performance review meetings and other fora needed to achieve the
    objectives of QAD;
  • Actively participate in compilation and
    submission of periodic performance and progress reports;
  • Supervise and mentor regional referral
    hospitals, districts, and health facilities across the country;
  • Develop guidelines and strategies for
    quality improvement; and,
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate should hold an MBChB
    and post graduate degree in public health, or equivalent
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in
    Health services management in public health care setting.
  • Past experience and training in quality
    improvement approaches.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in
    supporting teams to apply Quality Improvement approaches or monitoring and
    evaluation is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join
University Research Council’s USAID Project should send an application Letter,
updated CV, and relevant academic documents as well as names and contact
information for three professional references and day-time contact numbers to:
The Human Resource Officer- USAID ASSIST Project, University Research Co., LLC,
Plot 40, Ntinda II Road, Naguru, P.O. Box 28745, Kampala, Uganda.
NB: Please clearly
indicate the position in the subject if you are sending electronically. Only
short listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 8th May,
2015 by 5:00PM

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