Pre Service Training Officer USAID Non-profit Jobs – IntraHealth International

Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: IntraHealth International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary: Monthly Stipend of 550 dollars per month
About GHC:
Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and
passionate fellows with organizations that require new thinking and innovative
solutions. We provide these young leaders with the tools to remain connected
after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change
through heightened skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows
in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.
About IntraHealth International:
IntraHealth International is an
international non-profit organization that has been in existence for over 30
years, in nearly 100 countries, and has empowered health workers to better
serve communities in need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care
challenges by improving health worker performance, strengthening health
systems, harnessing technology, and leveraging partnerships. IntraHealth has
been working in Uganda for over 25 years. The current project, the USAID-funded
Strengthening Human Resources for Health Activity, works to strengthen the
capacities of ministries, districts, professional councils, and private
not-for-profit organizations to better plan and manage the health workforce for
improved health outcomes. This is achieved through three main result areas:
·        
Increased
and equitable recruitment, deployment, and retention of health workers
·        
Improved
health worker performance at all levels
·        
Improved
pre-service training to meet the needs of Uganda
Job Summary: The Pre Service Training Officer will
work closely with the Senior Advisor for Pre Service Training on the third
result area of the project, which focuses on improving the quality of pre
service training (PST) of health workers and increasing the production of critical
health cadres in short supply to ensure that training is responsive to the gaps
in the health workforce labor market that impact the effective delivery of
health services. The incumbent will use the outcomes of current studies and
work on the health workforce market, the training capacity of institutions, and
the analysis of cadres in critical short-supply to develop training models and
training strategies. The job holder will innovate ideas and approaches to
rationalizing the output from health training institutions. He / she will also work
with the pre service education team on curriculum review and innovating
training approaches.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Keenly
analyze results of studies on the health workforce labor market and training
capacities to project how many health workers from each cadre can/should be
produced to close gaps in health service delivery
·        
Project
the health worker skills mix necessary to fill the needs in health service
delivery
·        
Technically
support the Pre Service Training Team in documentation of results
·        
Actively
participate in curriculum review to ensure that health worker curricula are
adequately addressing the actual needs in health service delivery
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the Global Health Corps Pre-Service Training Officer vacancy
should preferably hold an advanced degree in education, health, public health,
or social science field related to human resources for health
·        
Previous
exposure and experience in curriculum review and development
·        
Prior
experience assessing training programs
·        
Applied
skills and experience in data quality analysis
·        
Prior
experience planning and implementing activities
·        
Familiarity
with the Uganda health care system, the Ministry of Health, district government,
and other development organizations in Uganda is an added advantage
·        
Previous
experience implementing or managing health training
·        
Show
commitment and record of achievement to building the capacity of local partners
·        
Prior
experience with open-source software packages is desired
·        
Excellent
communication and leadership skills
·        
Conceptual
thinker with excellent organizational skills, time management skills and
attention to detail
·        
Willingness
to travel within the country
·        
Possesses
IntraHealth core competencies: innovation, accountability, service excellence,
interpersonal relationships
·        
Computer
literacy skills with proficiency in MS office applications including Word,
Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Job Terms and Conditions: Fellows will be provided with housing,
health insurance and a living stipend of $550/month. Additionally, fellows will
receive an award of $1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year.
Flights to and from the placement site and all other costs associated with GHC
programming are included, including $600 in professional development funds.
Housing for fellows at IntraHealth will be arranged at or near the placement
site in Kampala, an urban center.  Fellow
should be open to travel within Uganda.
Note:
The living stipend and completion award may be paid out in USD or local
currency, as determined by the placement organization.
How to Apply:
All applicants who desire to be placed by
the Global Health Corps in the aforementioned organization should express
interest by clearly following the instructions at the web page below.
Deadline: 2nd February, 2016
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