Project Officer Quality Improvement- SOCY US Non-profit Careers – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Organization: Catholic
Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: SOCY Systems
Strengthening Technical Lead
About US:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-profit
organization which implements the commitment of the Bishops of the United
States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at
the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and
as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values
and our commitment to serving those in need.
Job Summary: The Project
Officer Quality Improvement- SOCY will monitor and report on all project
activities in support of Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) work serving the poor
and vulnerable. He/She through and service-oriented approach will ensure that
the project consistently applies best practices and constantly works towards
improving the impact of its benefits to those we serve. The expected outputs of
this position are improved quality of service delivery for OVC, local
government ownership and practice improved data management at CSO and community
level, new innovations that will be documented and disseminated through various
platforms including the CRS website.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Work in close collaboration with local
    governments and communities, plan and carry out the implementation of OVC
    activities using collaborative quality improvement approach in the project
    districts
  • Institutionalize quality improvement in
    local government systems, community and OVC programs at CSO level
  • Support and facilitate the training and
    formation of OVC quality improvement teams on national quality improvement
    standards for protection, care and support of OVC.
  • Organize and conduct routine mentoring and
    coaching visits to CSOs and community QI teams to improve their ability to
    identify and address challenges in OVC service delivery Support quality
    improvement teams to conduct monthly data collection, analysis, use and
    reporting
  • Support quality improvement teams to
    synthesise and document quality improvement learnings and organise peer
    learning sessions at district, regional and national level to share best
    practices for replication
  • Actively participate in the development of
    materials for trainings, learning sessions, harvest meetings and coaching
    visits
  • Prepare biweekly, quarterly and annual
    reports and update the technical team on the progress of quality
    improvement in OVC services
  • Work closely with the communication team
    to document success stories about the improvement interventions



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Catholic
    Relief Services (CRS) Project Officer Quality Improvement- SOCY job
    opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in social work and Social
    Administration, Social sciences, Development studies, Public Health,
    Population studies and other related fields.
  • Additional training and experience in
    quality improvement is a MUST.
  • A minimum of three years of related
    experience with PEPFAR funded NGOs
  • Quality improvement skills at community
    level
  • Good data management skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Familiar with local government systems
  • Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS
    Staff):
    Serves with
    Integrity, Models Stewardship, Cultivates Constructive Relationships,
    Promotes Learning
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates are encouraged
to send their cover letters, CVs and three work references (names and contact
information only) to ug_recruitment@crs.org
Deadline: 11th
October 2017
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