Regional Performance Management Advisor Career Opportunity – Initiatives Inc

Organisation: Initiatives Inc
Duty
Station:
Lira, Uganda
About
Initiatives Inc:
Initiatives Inc. is an
international public health development organization that is committed to
improving access to quality primary health care for people in underserved
communities. Our technical and management support enables organizations and
communities to link, coordinate, and deliver health services with the goal of
providing solutions for better health.
Job
Summary:
The Regional
Performance Management Advisor will lead the district management capacity strengthening,
including improving oversight and systems for health service quality
improvement. Under the supervision of the project Clinical Technical Director,
the Performance Management Advisor is an integral part of a team that will
strengthen Ugandan government counterparts in the area of performance
management for quality health programs. 
Key
Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Provide
    strategic and technical leadership for district capacity assessment,
    planning and capacity development support related to health systems and
    service management.
  • Support
    project initiatives to improve the administrative, managerial, and
    operational capacity of DHOs and facilities including leadership,
    planning, human resources management, information management, financial
    management and service management.
  • Guide
    the identification and strengthening of performance standards and
    processes related to service delivery quality improvement in health
    facilities.
  • Support
    the development and/or dissemination of tools and training materials for
    improving management systems and institutionalizing and operationalizing
    quality improvement systems and processes.
  • Lead
    district health systems strengthening staff to carry out project workplans
    and provide high-quality, timely, support to District Health Offices
    related to performance management.
  • As
    a member of the project management team, contribute to the development of
    project work plans and collection of monitoring and evaluation data for
    reporting on outcomes and activities.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:  
  • The
    applicant must hold a Master’s or other advanced degree in business
    administration, public health or related field;
  • At
    least eight years of professional experience in health systems
    strengthening, performance management and quality improvement;
  • At
    least five years of professional experience as a senior member of a
    project management team;
  • Financial
    management and administration experience in the national health system;
  • Proven
    experience supporting District Health Offices to strengthen management and
    service delivery support;
  • Strong
    competency in project planning, management and implementation;
  • Professional
    competency spoken and written English and fluency in Luo;
  • Excellent
    organizational, writing, and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Must
    have management and staff supervision experience;
  • The
    applicant must have legal authorization to work in Uganda.
  • Experience
    with USAID and donor projects is highly desirable.
How
to Apply:
All qualified candidates
who desire to join Initiatives Inc. in the aforementioned capacity should send
cover letters and updated CVs to initiativesinc.uganda@gmail.com.
Deadline:
31st August, 2016

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