Pre-Service Training Officer GHC Internship Job Opportunities – IntraHealth International

Organisation: Global Health
Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation:
IntraHealth International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Eligible Citizenship:
Salary: Monthly Stipend of
550 dollars per month
Position Code: G10-Nat
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:
For over 30 years, in nearly 100 countries, IntraHealth International
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.
Job Summary: The Pre-Service
Training Officer will work with the Senior Advisor for Pre-Service Training
(PST) on the third result area of the project, which focuses on improving the
quality of PST for 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 fellow 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 fellow will innovate ideas and approaches to
rationalizing the output from health training institutions and strengthening
systems for regularization and inspection of training schools. The fellow will
also work with the PST team on curriculum review, innovating training
approaches, and developing tools for tracking student employment after
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
  • Participate in curriculum review to ensure
    that health worker curricula are adequately addressing the actual needs in
    health service delivery
  • Support the PST team in documentation of
    results and success stories
  • Develop tool for tracking employment of
    students after training for planning purposes
  • Support the MOH in strengthening systems
    for regularization and inspection of training schools

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Global Health
    Corps Pre-Service Training Officer career placement should hold a
    Bachelor’s or master’s degree in education, health, public health, or
    social science field related to human resources for health
  • Previous experience in researching,
    writing, and delivering training materials to diverse adult audiences
  • Experience in assessing training programs and
    reviewing and developing curricula
  • Applied skills and experience in data
    quality analysis
  • Computer literacy in MS office
    applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Possesses IntraHealth core competencies:
    Innovation, Accountability, Service Excellence, Interpersonal
  • Excellent communication and leadership
  • Relative and flexible in planning and
    implementing activities
  • Conceptual thinker with excellent
    organizational skills, time management skills, and attention to detail
  • Willingness to travel within the country
  • Familiarity with the Uganda health care
    system, the Ministry of Health, District Government, and other development
    organizations in Uganda is a plus
  • Experience implementing or managing health
  • Clear commitment and record of achievement
    to building the capacity of local partners
  • Experience with open-source software
Fellowship Stipend, Benefits,
and Logistics:
In addition to the intensive leadership development and professional
growth that the fellowship offers, the Global Health Corps fellowship includes
the following benefits. GHC arranges several logistical details on fellows’ behalf
with the expectation that fellows will take ownership of their overall
experience. Read on below to learn more about how these items apply to specific
Monthly living stipend of $550
Award of $1500 upon successful completion of the
fellowship year
Housing, including utilities assistance
Health or travel medical insurance
Support in applying for visas and/or work
permits, as necessary
Travel costs covered to and from placement site,
GHC training and retreats
Professional development funds of up to $600
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: 17th January, 2018 at
11:59pm EST

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