USAID SHRH Project Jobs – Sr. Advisor Pre-Service Education (PSE) at IntraHealth International

Organisation: IntraHealth
International
Project Name: USAID Strengthening
Human Resources for Health (SHRH) project
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief of Party
About US:
IntraHealth International is a non-profit organization that was founded
in North Carolina, United States and has been working in over 30 years in over
100 countries. IntraHealth 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. In collaboration
with governments, nongovernmental organizations, and private- sector
organizations around the world, IntraHealth champions the needs and
contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses to community health
workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure they have the tools,
supplies, information, training, and support they need to provide communities
they serve with the best possible opportunity for health and well-being.
About SHRH Project:
IntraHealth International is implementing the Strengthening Human
Resources for Health (SHRH) project whose purpose is to strengthen the
capacities of central ministries, districts, health professional councils, PNFP
and health training institutions to effectively and efficiently plan, manage
and utilize the health workforce; and strengthen systems for sustained health
worker performance to improve health outcomes for the people of Uganda.
Job Summary: The Sr. Advisor
Pre-Service Education (PSE) will offer technical guidance to strengthen
pre-service training in Uganda. The Sr. Advisor PSE’s responsibilities shall
include planning, coordination, and technical direction and oversight of all
PSE project activities for health. S/he will provide strategic guidance, vision
and leadership to all PSE aspects of the program working closely with the MOH,
MOES and all key GOE stakeholders in Uganda. S/he will work closely with the
Chief of Party (COP) and Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) on all reports, documentation
and deliverables required by the donor, the United States Agency for
International Development (USAID). S/he will travel within Uganda to program
sites and participate in conferences and/or meetings, as needed.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Provide senior technical leadership in
    rationalizing health worker production to be responsive to the service
    delivery needs of Uganda
  • Provide senior technical leadership in
    developing trainings and innovative strategies to increase the supply and
    availability of various cadres of health works and to ensure their
    sustainable replacement and retention, in response to the needs of the
    sector
  • Serve as a key member on the Project
    Leadership Team (PLT) as one of the key senior technical staff members.
  • Ensure educational and training programs
    are appropriately aligned with the job expectations of the target cadres
    and the needs of the persons who will be trained.
  • Offer technical support on standardizing
    training curricula.
  • Create or modify instructional plans and
    materials as needed to establish practical, simple, instructionally sound,
    focused training approaches that can be replicated in existing conditions.
  • Formulate strategies for strengthening
    practicum sites, mentors, and tutors and building local capacity.
  • Prepare trainers to deliver and manage
    trainings.
  • Actively participate in the development of
    all PSE aspects of annual work plans, monitoring and evaluation plans, and
    budgets according to USAID requirements.
  • Manage the collection of information and
    the documentation of progress towards results for all PSE project
    activities in partnership with all key stakeholders and the COP.
  • Identify short-term technical assistance
    PSE needs; develop scopes of work, and arrange for contracting and
    fielding of qualified international and local consultants as needed.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal applicants for the Intrahealth
    International Sr. Advisor Pre-Service Education (PSE) career opportunity
    should hold a Master’s degree in Education, Public Health Education/Behavior
    Change or related areas
  • A minimum of eight years of relevant
    clinical, and training and learning experience.
  • Significant experience in providing
    technical leadership in the implementation of PSE programs, preferably for
    health cadres in Uganda.
  • Personal Competencies: Innovation,
    Accountability, Service Excellence, Client Relationship Management,
    Effective Communication (Oral and Written), Strategic Thinking
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
USAID Project should apply by clicking on the web link below.
Deadline: 6th October
2017
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