Quality Assurance Officer Non-profit Jobs – Population Services International (PSI)

 

Job Title:    Quality Assurance Officer

Organisation: Population
Services International (PSI)

Duty Station: 
Jinja, Uganda

Reports to: Health
Services Coordinator

 

About US:

With over 50 years
of experience, working in over 50 countries, Population Services International
(PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. PSI is
reimagining healthcare, by putting the consumer at the center, and wherever
possible – bringing care to the front door. We are working to fix market
failures, shape future health markets and shift policy and funding to better
support consumer empowered healthcare.

 

Job Summary:  We are looking for a suitable candidate to
take on the Temporary role of Quality Assurance Officer. This position will
maintain and assure the Sexual and Reproductive Health services quality
standards within the PSIU franchise, partners and public health facilities and
ensure compliance with the PSI Quality Assurance Plan.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Plan for
the implementation and lead the execution of all SRH quality assurance and
improvement related activities in the identified region.

·       
Conduct
regular coaching/support supervision/mentorship visits to service providers in
the region to ensure quality and client safety during SRH service provision.

·       
Continuously
monitor adherence to approved standard operational procedures and protocols,
and data quality procedures and protocols by SRH service delivery points and
providers.

·       
Monitor
complications and adverse events resulting from PSIU supported SRH service
delivery; and facilitate their timely management and reporting.

·       
Support/facilitate
service delivery points in the region to maintain SRH productivity threshold.

·       
Increase
demand for PSIU SRH commodities through medical detailing to identified
partners in the region.

·       
Manage
the supply chain including ordering, distribution and tracking of commodities,
promotional products and IEC materials to service delivery points in the
region.

·       
Advocate
with districts and partners in the region for a collaborative engagement on
quality SRH interventions.

·       
Prepare
and submit periodic activity progress reports, learnings and best practices on
all SRH interventions with a focus on QA/I.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Diploma in midwifery or Clinical medicine.

·       
Valid
registration with a professional regulatory body.

·       
At least
three years of experience with demonstrated ability to work with various
partners including MoH, Local governments, CBOs and other NGOs.

·       
Experience
working with private health providers in SRH service delivery is highly
desirable.

·       
Previous
experience in clinical services particularly SRH services.

·       
Vast
knowledge and experience in Quality Improvement approaches in the Uganda Health
care system.

·       
Computer
literate with understanding of Microsoft word, excel, power Point and internet
use.

 

Desired

·       
Demonstrated
ability to work well on a team as well as individually.

·       
Excellent
communication, written and presentation skills.

·       
Report
writing skills (timely and accurate).

·       
Work-plan
development and budgetary skills.

·       
Capacity
building skills for partners.

·       
Medical
detailing skills.

·       
Possession
of a valid national driving permit with demonstrated ability to drive is an
added advantage.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should email their cover letter addressed
to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, PSIU, and an updated CV ONLY
to apply@psiug.org indicating the Job title in the subject of the email.

 

Please state your
salary expectation in the cover letter as a key requirement.

 

Deadline:  Tuesday,
26th January 2021.

 

NB: Applications
received will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to submit
your application as soon as possible. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Please note PSI Uganda does not solicit for funds during any recruitment
process.

 

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