Senior Coordinator, Training and Mentorship Job Placement – Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)

Organisation: Clinton
Health Access Initiative (CHAI)
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About
US:
The Clinton
Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to
strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world and expanding
access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases. CHAI’s
solution-oriented approach focuses on improving market dynamics for medicines
and diagnostics; lowering prices for treatment; accelerating access to
life-saving technologies; and helping governments build the capacity required
for high-quality care and treatment programs. Since its establishment in 2002
by President William J. Clinton, CHAI has worked on the demand and supply sides
of the market to help more than 2 million HIV+ people access the medicines
needed for treatment—representing nearly half of all people and 2 out of 3
children on HIV/AIDS treatment in developing countries. Building on this model,
CHAI has expanded its scope to include efforts to strengthen healthcare
delivery systems and to combat malaria and childhood illnesses.
Job
Summary:
The Senior Coordinator will work in liaison with CHAI’s partners,
including the Ministry of Health (MOH) and District Health Offices to design,
prepare and roll out several training and health care worker mentorship
programs:
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Steer the curriculum development and roll out of a
training and clinical mentorship program at hospital and Health Center IV level
focusing on the management of severe childhood illnesses
·        
Coordinate an on-going operational research to
evaluate strategies to improve oxygen supply and utilization in higher level
facilities and utilize learnings to improve national approaches to case management
and referral of hypoxemic patients
·        
Offer support in the implementation of integrated
child health training and mentorships at HC III
·        
Actively engage with other public health
organizations and identify opportunities to strengthen case management by leveraging
planned activities
·        
Advocate for the update of national policies to
include oxygen and WHO recommendations regarding pneumonia and malaria and
increase awareness nationally and globally
·        
Stay updated on other and new approaches to treat
children with severe pneumonia or malaria and facilitate testing or scale up in
Uganda as appropriate
·        
Perform any other duties as may be required
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold an Advanced
Degree in Medicine, Pharmacy, Laboratory Medicine or Public Health; or
Bachelor’s degree from a top University with equivalent experience.
·        
A minimum of four years’ experience in a demanding
results driven environment
·        
First-hand experience in curriculum development
and implementing clinical mentorship and/or training programs for health care
workers in low resource settings
·        
Working knowledge and/or experience of the health
sector in Uganda in general, are an advantage.
·        
Strong problem solving skills and quantitative
analytical capabilities, including fluency in Excel
·        
First-hand experience in introducing new medical
technologies at health facility level in resource-poor settings
·        
Previous exposure and experience in designing and
conducting operation research is desired
·        
Demonstrated ability to operate independently,
multitask, setting and achieving ambitious targets with limited guidance.
·        
Exceptional project management skills, high level
of organization and good attention to detail
·        
Strong communication skills – written and verbal,
including proficiency at Microsoft PowerPoint
·        
Ability to develop strategies, plans and budgets,
amidst substantial ambiguity and changing circumstances
·        
Strong work ethic and flexibility
·        
CHAI places great value on relevant personal
qualities: resourcefulness, entrepreneurialism, flexibility, independence,
humility, and work ethic
How
to Apply:
All
candidates who wish to join the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) in the
aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by visiting Link below.
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