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Health Services Coordinator NGO Careers – Population Services International (PSI) Uganda

Organization: Population
Services International (PSI) Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Program
Manager – Reproductive Health
About Us:
Population Services
International (PSI) Uganda is the local branch of Population Services
International (PSI), one of the world’s leading non-profit social marketing
organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to
be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from
mosquito nets to HIV testing.
Job Summary: The Health
Services Coordinator will monitor adherence to quality assurance standards and
the attainment of all PSIU Reproductive health projects in line with the
mission and strategic objectives.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Planning and Quality
Assurance:
  • Work with the regional teams to develop
    timely quarterly and annual work plans, budgets and monitor budget
    expenditures against work plan for the related programs/ projects.
  • Keenly track program implementation
    against targets and ensure that needs for RH implementation are forecasted
    (training, commodities).
  •  Work with the PSIU supply chain
    department to ensure accurate forecasting, timely contracting and procurement
    of supplies, commodities and equipment for RH projects.
  • Supervise utilization of tools for
    monitoring the implementation of PSIU health programs in the region
    monthly in line with the set targets. Maintain linkages and collaboration with
    district local governments in the region, relevant implementing partners
    and stakeholders.
Knowledge Management: Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly, annual
and end of program/ projects reports to the reproductive health manager and
other relevant stakeholders.
People and Culture
  • Conduct quarterly program performance
    monitoring visits to the regional teams for provision of continuous
    strategic and technical direction to field staff, implementing partners
    and program beneficiaries.
  • Appraise, coach and mentor the regional
    quality assurance team and partners through on-job training, in line with staff
    development guidelines.
Capacity building
  • Adopt relevant training curricula,
    standard operating procedures, IEC materials and job aides for the
    different RH program interventions.
  • Work with the Quality improvement specialist
    to ensure all protocols for quality service delivery periodically are
    observed in program implementation by the regional teams and other
    implementing partners.
  • Supervise the Quality Assurance Officers
    and Medical Detailer to ensure the team acquires an up to date and
    in-depth knowledge of MOH, PSIU and donors’ standards and procedures.
Financial Management: Track project related budgets and expenditure
against the work plans to ascertain efficient use of resources
Social Marketing:
  • Use innovative approaches to engage
    stakeholders in supporting uptake of RH services in line with the core
    projects Establish and maintain a franchise network of clinics in the
    region and monitor their compliance to the set standards and targets including
    conducting quality checks and implementing preventive and corrective
    actions.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold an MBchB
  • Any other post graduate training in
    management is an added advantage
  • Valid registration with relevant medical
    regulatory body
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in
    planning and managing health services delivery program, financial
    management and budget experience is a plus in a donor funded Nongovernment
    organization.
  • Technical expertise and functional
    knowledge in RH, Maternal Health, Cervical cancer, HIV, Malaria and Child
    Survival
  • Working with rural communities, local
    partners including local government is an added advantage.
  • In-depth knowledge of Human Resources
    for Health programs.
  •  Experience training health care workers.
  •  Excellent writing and editing skills.
  •  Demonstrated ability to communicate
    colleagues and team player.
  •  Excellent verbal, written and
    interpersonal communication skills.
  •  Demonstrated ability to work with various
    partners including MoH, Local governments, CBOs and other NGOs.
  •  Demonstrated leadership and supervisory
    skills
  •  Demonstrated ability to high standards
    for quality of work and consistently achieves project targets
  •  Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and
    networking skills.
  •  Possession of a valid national driving
    permit with demonstrated ability to drive is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged
to send their updated resumes (CVs), copies of certificates, references, and
cover letter clearly indicating position applied for on the “top left-hand side
of the envelope”, to the PSI Uganda Office Reception, addressed to the People
and Culture Manager, PSI Uganda, at Plot 3 Mackenzie Vale-Kololo, P.O. Box 8082
Kampala.
Deadline: 9th April 2018 by 5:00 pm
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