Director, Health Service Delivery Job Vacancy – Non-profit Organisation

Organization: People
Performance Group (Non-profit Organisation)
Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Performance Group is an HR consultancy company which would like to recruit for
a valuable client, a not-for-profit child health and development organisation
providing child-focused and family-centered HIV/AIDS prevention, care and
treatment services, health professional training and clinical research in
Job Summary:  The Director, Health Service Delivery will
mainly be responsible for overall coordination of all health service delivery
related project activities in the organisation’s effort to deliver quality,
integrated health services. The Director will coordinate closely with the
organisation’s central and regional staff to streamline approaches and ensure
exchange of strategies. The organisation is looking for someone with both a
depth and breadth of technical expertise and experience in designing and
implementing strategic health service delivery activities in Uganda or in a
similar setting, particularly as part of large international projects, as well
as a keen sense of team dynamics and collaborative efforts. S/he should have a
deep understanding of Uganda’s health situation and existing health system;
current approaches to and best practices for improving health service delivery
in developing countries; and Uganda MOH and USAID priorities for health service
delivery improvement.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Support the COP in the design, implementation, and
monitoring of high impact health interventions
Work closely with project staff from relevant
technical areas to determine effective approaches to integrated service
delivery implementation and design a 5 year strategy for the project to achieve
these aims
Coordinate closely with the Director for M&E to
ensure that relevant monitoring and evaluation oversight is given to project
activities, and revise strategies as necessary from M&E outcomes
Work in liaison with key stakeholders, including
other donors, implementing partners, private sector entities, and government
personnel, to create a coordinated and streamlined approach to improving health
service delivery in the region and country at large
Manage relevant capacity building efforts in target
districts to improve human resources for health for improved service delivery
Work closely with district government, facility
staff, and other implementing partners in the region to improve the
organization and management of service delivery approaches
Coordinate with the Director for Health Systems
Strengthening to ensure a system is in place for distribution of quality,
affordable essential medicines and health supplies
Oversee and work closely with the organization’s
psychosocial staff to ensure a streamlined and effective gender strategy is
embedded in all health service delivery activities
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a Master’s
Degree in public health or a related field;
At least eight years’ experience with progressively
increasing responsibility in supervising and leading a highly successful
service delivery and technical assistance program in diverse geographic
Past exposure and demonstrated accomplishments in
integrating gender into health projects and services;
Prior experience in monitoring, evaluation and
public health research
Experience and expertise in designing and
implementing successful facility and community-based integrated health services
Broad technical expertise and experience in
designing and implementing high impact HIV/AIDS and health services in Uganda
or in a similar setting
Expertise in gender issues in Uganda and integration
of gender into health projects and services
Ample management expertise, interpersonal skills,
and positive professional relationships
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their CVs and cover
letters with three professional referees to the address or e-mail below. All
applications shall be marked with the position title you are applying for.
Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante
Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405,
Kampala, Uganda
NB: Attachments may not be more than 2 MB. While we
thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will
be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
Ugandans and Non-Ugandans are all welcome to
Deadline: 13th December 2015 by 5:00 Pm

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