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The Carter Center: Deputy Country Representative, South Sudan, Guinea Worm Eradication Program #73778

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Jul 152021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Carter Center
Closing date: 13 Aug 2021

“The Carter Center is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization founded in 1982 in Atlanta, GA, by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University. The Center has helped to improve millions of lives in more than 80 countries by waging peace, fighting disease, and building hope. The Carter Center is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. It seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.

The Carter Center collaborates with other organizations, public or private, in carrying out its mission around the world. Current information about the Center’s many programs and activities are available at The Carter Center.”

The Guinea Worm Eradication Program:

Since 1986, The Carter Center has led the international campaign to eradicate Guinea worm disease, working closely with ministries of health and local communities, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, UNICEF, and many others.
Guinea worm disease could become the second human disease in history, after smallpox, to be eradicated. It would be the first parasitic disease to be eradicated and the first disease to be eradicated without the use of a vaccine or medicine.

SUMMARY:

The Deputy Country Representative (DCR) assists the South Sudan Guinea Worm Eradication Program (SSGWEP). The location of this assignment is South Sudan. Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required. The DCR will oversee the Operations department of the program and supervise technical field staff under the direct supervision of the Country Representative (CR) to South Sudan, and will represent the CR/Carter Center before the Ministry of Public Health, including the National Coordinator, SSGWEP and partner organizations in South Sudan. The Director, Dracunculiasis Eradication, and the Vice President for Health Programs are the primary providers of direction and guidance concerning priorities and action steps to be implemented regarding the eradication of dracunculiasis. The Senior Director, Office of International Support is the primary supervisor for administrative, financial and operational guidance for the program. In the absence of the CR, the DCR assumes all roles and responsibilities of the CR.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Public health or a field related to the program and five years of program related experience.
  • Proven ability to work successfully in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Track record of conducting program administration and field assessments.
  • Experience of project management, including field teams.
  • Experience in conducting and planning operational support.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Designs, implements, coordinates operational facets of a specific program and its related activities.
  • Manages work plans that are designed to accomplish program goals and objectives, and implements changes for improvement and efficiency.
  • Makes decisions on behalf of the program based on critical analyses of operational/statistical reports, financial data and budget forecasts, and outside trends and factors related to the program.
  • May plan, administer or monitor the program’s budget, financial management, and/or grants.
  • Takes a leadership role on program-related committees and teams.
  • May develop fund raising initiatives, including researching and identifying funding sources and writing and submitting grant proposals.
  • Conducts program research and ensures that mandatory operational and statistical reports are fact-based and comply with regulations.
  • Serves as liaison with other groups and organizations participating in the program or seeking knowledge of the program, and may write and give speeches/presentations at conferences, university functions, or before various boards.
  • May supervise staff.
  • Ensures that complete and accurate program records are kept and maintained.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in a field related to specified program areas and four years related program management experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

How to apply:

Apply here.

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Programmatic/Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Expert – Measurement of Supply Chain Performance KPIs

 Diseño Industrial, FULL TIME, Ingenieria Industrial  Comments Off on Programmatic/Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Expert – Measurement of Supply Chain Performance KPIs
Jul 082021
 

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Countries: Bangladesh, Benin, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Ukraine, Zambia
Organization: Crown Agents
Closing date: 10 Jul 2021

About the role

Crown Agents is looking for an experienced Programmatic/Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Expert with expertise in carrying out large scale supply chain systems and product availability assessments. Individual must have at least 7 years relevant experience in the health sector, notably in monitoring and evaluating health programs in the country and region of interest.

Locations:

Bangladesh
Benin
Ethiopia
Ghana
India
KEnya
Malawi
Mozambique
Myanmar
Nigeria
Seirra Leon
South Sudan
Uganda
Ukraine
Zambia

Job Description

  • Desk review of the health service delivery structure, including:
    • Structure and organisation of health service delivery particularly for HIV, TB, Malaria and C19 programmes.
    • LMIS system assessment and range of services by level of care.
    • Number and distribution of service delivery points by level of care – community, primary, secondary and tertiary.
    • Supply chain records and routine attendance records reports used or generated at health facility level for each program area.
    • National medicine availability reports where available, includes review of routine health facility supervision reports, SARA and/or other HFA reports and EUV reports if data is recent.
  • Selection of tracer items, representative sample sites and clarify KPI measurement using KPI cards and questionnaires, including:
    • Collaboration with MOH in the selected countries to tailor the WHO harmonized health facility assessment (HHFA) and select a list of tracer items taking into account national guidelines and program priorities.
    • Identify and exploit opportunities for a combined verification of the availability of diagnostic services, therapeutics and tracer medicines for HIV, TB, Malaria and C19 programmes.
    • Develop and apply an effective sampling methodology applicable in quarterly and yearly basis, which is statistically relevant and with a clear survey stratification, to select a representative number of service delivery sites, taking into account the program size, other important site characteristics such as disease caseload by site, under or over served sites, location, level of care (community, primary, secondary and tertiary), govt vs private, urban vs rural etc.
  • Development and implementation of a digital data collection plan, analyze and report on supply chain, service disruption and system resilience performance indicators, including:
    • Development and/or leveraging appropriate data collection tools.
    • Selection and training of local data enumerators and supervisors to ensure that they understand the purpose and objectives, data collection process and tools.
    • Undertake data collection on KPIs of tracer health products (HTM, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics and C19 products).
    • Collect attendance records among OPD, ANC first visit, sick child, HIV, TB, Malaria, community outreach and C19 services.
    • Interview health personnel to gather complimentary information related to service providers, C19 vaccine readiness, IPC, waste management, Facility Financing, Reporting and Supervision, and adaptation strategies to maintain essential services.
    • Describe quality assurance mechanisms that will be implemented to ensure the quality of the data.
    • Receive/clean/analyze data, provide root-cause analysis of low performance against targets and prepare reports on all KPIs. The analysis and report shall include amongst others performance indicators by disease program by country.
    • Presentation of root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions/recommendations and discussion of KPI measures with the MOH programme management.

About you

Professional Experience

A minimum of 7 years relevant experience in in the health sector, notably in monitoring and evaluating health programs, particularly in developing countries with:

  • Ability to interpret performance results of health programs and analyze the implications of such results in the country context.
  • Strong understanding of public health monitoring and evaluation systems.
  • A thorough knowledge of epidemiology and programmatic interventions related to at least one of the three diseases (HIV, TB, or malaria).
  • Understanding of the dimensions of health service quality and familiarity with reviewing and interpreting national service delivery guidelines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, diplomacy and tact to effectively communicate with senior level officials, multiple stakeholders and professionals from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds.
  • Strong professional oral communication, writing and analytical skills, including the development of reports, oral presentations, and technical/persuasive documents.
  • Proven ability to handle several tasks at the same time, set priorities and coordinate a large team
  • Experience working in supply chain in a Global Health setting.

Qualifications

  • A Graduate Degree (MSc. equivalent) in: Public Health, Medicine, Epidemiology; or other relevant discipline.

Language competencies

  • Must have good written and spoken English and, preferably, a good working knowledge of the official language(s) spoken in the country or countries of interest.

Duration: 1 year (renewable for 3 years)

About us

You’ll be working with Crown Agents which is a high impact social enterprise passionate about transforming the future for millions of people. Since our creation in 1833 we have worked across the globe to improve public services and drive economic growth. Our expertise is finding new solutions to difficult problems for clients in the areas of health, governance, economic growth, humanitarian action and supply chain services. We work with and train leaders at local, national and international level to achieve lasting change drawing on our insight and experience.

Crown Agents is committed to diversity and will promote diversity for all candidates at all times as well as a business culture that reflects that belief. Crown Agents will treat everyone equally irrespective of race, religion, colour, sex, age, national origin, disability or sexual orientation, and places an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy. Crown Agents shall not discriminate unlawfully when deciding which candidates are selected for interview, or in any terms of employment, and will ensure that each candidate is assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the role. Crown Agents is committed to being an organisation enhanced by diversity and encourages applications from anyone who shares our values and commitment to improving the lives of communities affected by poverty or conflict.

About what’s on offer

Crown Agents offers a competitive benefits package.

How to apply:

Job Details

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Procurement and Supply Chain Management Expert – Measurement of Supply Chain Performance KPIs

 Diseño Industrial, FULL TIME, Ingenieria Industrial  Comments Off on Procurement and Supply Chain Management Expert – Measurement of Supply Chain Performance KPIs
Jul 082021
 

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Countries: Benin, Ghana, India, Kenya, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Uganda, Ukraine, Zambia
Organization: Crown Agents
Closing date: 10 Jul 2021

About the role

Crown Agents is looking for an experienced Procurement and Supply Chain Management Expert with expertise in carrying out large scale supply chain systems and product availability assessments. Individual must have at least 7 years relevant experience in managing or advising on the procurement, supply and use of health products, particularly in the country or region of interest.

Locations:

Bangladesh
Benin
Ethiopia
Ghana
India
KEnya
Malawi
Mozambique
Myanmar
Nigeria
Seirra Leon
South Sudan
Uganda
Ukraine
Zambia

Job Description

  • Desk review of the health service delivery structure, including:
    • Structure and organisation of health service delivery particularly for HIV, TB, Malaria and C19 programmes.
    • LMIS system assessment and range of services by level of care.
    • Number and distribution of service delivery points by level of care – community, primary, secondary and tertiary.
    • Supply chain records and routine attendance records reports used or generated at health facility level for each program area.
    • National medicine availability reports where available, includes review of routine health facility supervision reports, SARA and/or other HFA reports and EUV reports if data is recent.
  • Selection of tracer items, representative sample sites and clarify KPI measurement using KPI cards and questionnaires, including:
    • Collaboration with MOH in the selected countries to tailor the WHO harmonized health facility assessment (HHFA) and select a list of tracer items taking into account national guidelines and program priorities.
    • Identify and exploit opportunities for a combined verification of the availability of diagnostic services, therapeutics and tracer medicines for HIV, TB, Malaria and C19 programmes.
    • Develop and apply an effective sampling methodology applicable in quarterly and yearly basis, which is statistically relevant and with a clear survey stratification, to select a representative number of service delivery sites, taking into account the program size, other important site characteristics such as disease caseload by site, under or over served sites, location, level of care (community, primary, secondary and tertiary), govt vs private, urban vs rural etc.
  • Development and implementation of a digital data collection plan, analyze and report on supply chain, service disruption and system resilience performance indicators, including:
    • Development and/or leveraging appropriate data collection tools.
    • Selection and training of local data enumerators and supervisors to ensure that they understand the purpose and objectives, data collection process and tools.
    • Undertake data collection on KPIs of tracer health products (HTM, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics and C19 products).
    • Collect attendance records among OPD, ANC first visit, sick child, HIV, TB, Malaria, community outreach and C19 services.
    • Interview health personnel to gather complimentary information related to service providers, C19 vaccine readiness, IPC, waste management, Facility Financing, Reporting and Supervision, and adaptation strategies to maintain essential services.
    • Describe quality assurance mechanisms that will be implemented to ensure the quality of the data.
    • Receive/clean/analyze data, provide root-cause analysis of low performance against targets and prepare reports on all KPIs. The analysis and report shall include amongst others performance indicators by disease program by country.
    • Presentation of root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions/recommendations and discussion of KPI measures with the MOH programme management.

About you

Professional Experience

A minimum of 7 years relevant experience in managing or advising on the procurement, supply and use of health products, particularly in developing countries with:

  • Experience/expertise in assessing policies, systems and structures in the public and/or private health sector relevant for managing effective and efficient access to pharmaceuticals and other health products, particularly for AIDS, TB and malaria.
  • Experience/expertise in the procurement of health products including regulations and tendering process.
  • Experience/expertise in supply chain/logistics management systems.
  • Experience in quantification and forecasting of health product needs in public health programs.
  • A good understanding of AIDS, TB, malaria market dynamics and existing global supply challenges as well as international health products procurement and supply management practices, applicable national and international laws and recognized standards.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, diplomacy and tact to effectively communicate with senior level officials, multiple stakeholders and professionals from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds.
  • Strong professional oral communication, writing and analytical skills, including the development of reports, oral presentations, and technical/persuasive documents.
  • Proven ability to handle several tasks at the same time, set priorities and coordinate a large team
  • Experience working in supply chain in a Global Health setting.

Qualifications

  • Required: A Graduate Degree (MSc. equivalent) in Public Health, Pharmacy, Medicine; or other related discipline.
  • Desirable: Professional training in procurement and supply management (PSM) of health products, logistics and/or public health.

Language competencies

  • Must have good written and spoken English and, preferably, a good working knowledge of the official language(s) spoken in the country or countries of interest.

Duration: 1 year (renewable for 3 years)

About us

You’ll be working with Crown Agents which is a high impact social enterprise passionate about transforming the future for millions of people. Since our creation in 1833 we have worked across the globe to improve public services and drive economic growth. Our expertise is finding new solutions to difficult problems for clients in the areas of health, governance, economic growth, humanitarian action and supply chain services. We work with and train leaders at local, national and international level to achieve lasting change drawing on our insight and experience.

Crown Agents is committed to diversity and will promote diversity for all candidates at all times as well as a business culture that reflects that belief. Crown Agents will treat everyone equally irrespective of race, religion, colour, sex, age, national origin, disability or sexual orientation, and places an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy. Crown Agents shall not discriminate unlawfully when deciding which candidates are selected for interview, or in any terms of employment, and will ensure that each candidate is assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the role. Crown Agents is committed to being an organisation enhanced by diversity and encourages applications from anyone who shares our values and commitment to improving the lives of communities affected by poverty or conflict.

About what’s on offer

Crown Agents offers a competitive benefits package.

How to apply:

Job Details

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Team Lead – Measurement of Supply Chain Performance KPIs

 Diseño Industrial, FULL TIME, Ingenieria Industrial  Comments Off on Team Lead – Measurement of Supply Chain Performance KPIs
Jul 082021
 

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Countries: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Uganda, Ukraine, Zambia
Organization: Crown Agents
Closing date: 10 Jul 2021

About the role

Crown Agents is looking for experienced Health Supply Chain Specialists with expertise in carrying out large scale supply chain systems and product availability assessments. Individual must have at least 10 years relevant experience in health, financial and social sectors especially at the country and region of interest.

Locations:

Bangladesh
Benin
Ethiopia
Ghana
India
KEnya
Malawi
Mozambique
Myanmar
Nigeria
Seirra Leon
South Sudan
Uganda
Ukraine
Zambia

Job Description

  • Desk review of the health service delivery structure, including:
    • Structure and organisation of health service delivery particularly for HIV, TB, Malaria and C19 programmes.
    • LMIS system assessment and range of services by level of care.
    • Number and distribution of service delivery points by level of care – community, primary, secondary and tertiary.
    • Supply chain records and routine attendance records reports used or generated at health facility level for each program area.
    • National medicine availability reports where available, includes review of routine health facility supervision reports, SARA and/or other HFA reports and EUV reports if data is recent.
  • Selection of tracer items, representative sample sites and clarify KPI measurement using KPI cards and questionnaires, including:
    • Collaboration with MOH in the selected countries to tailor the WHO harmonized health facility assessment (HHFA) and select a list of tracer items taking into account national guidelines and program priorities.
    • Identify and exploit opportunities for a combined verification of the availability of diagnostic services, therapeutics and tracer medicines for HIV, TB, Malaria and C19 programmes.
    • Develop and apply an effective sampling methodology applicable in quarterly and yearly basis, which is statistically relevant and with a clear survey stratification, to select a representative number of service delivery sites, taking into account the program size, other important site characteristics such as disease caseload by site, under or over served sites, location, level of care (community, primary, secondary and tertiary), govt vs private, urban vs rural etc.
  • Development and implementation of a digital data collection plan, analyze and report on supply chain, service disruption and system resilience performance indicators, including:
    • Development and/or leveraging appropriate data collection tools.
    • Selection and training of local data enumerators and supervisors to ensure that they understand the purpose and objectives, data collection process and tools.
    • Undertake data collection on KPIs of tracer health products (HTM, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics and C19 products).
    • Collect attendance records among OPD, ANC first visit, sick child, HIV, TB, Malaria, community outreach and C19 services.
    • Interview health personnel to gather complimentary information related to service providers, C19 vaccine readiness, IPC, waste management, Facility Financing, Reporting and Supervision, and adaptation strategies to maintain essential services.
    • Describe quality assurance mechanisms that will be implemented to ensure the quality of the data.
    • Receive/clean/analyze data, provide root-cause analysis of low performance against targets and prepare reports on all KPIs. The analysis and report shall include amongst others performance indicators by disease program by country.
    • Presentation of root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions/recommendations and discussion of KPI measures with the MOH programme management.
  • Duration: 1 year (renewable for 3 years)

About you

Professional Experience

More than 10 years management experience in similar positions with:

  • Strong experience supporting large health and social programmes, especially management expertise executing large-scale health assessments in developing countries.
  • Strong project management and team management skills, ability to prioritize tasks and meet multiple deadlines in complex environment.
  • An in-depth knowledge of issues relating to project management in developing countries. Especially at country or region of choice.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, diplomacy, and tact to effectively communicate with senior-level officials, multiple stakeholders and professionals from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds.
  • Strong professional oral communication, writing and analytical skills, including the development of reports, oral presentations, and technical/persuasive documents.
  • Proven ability to handle several tasks at the same time, set priorities and coordinate a large team
  • Experience working in supply chain in a Global Health setting.

Qualifications

  • A Graduate Degree, or a degree followed by membership in an industry-recognized professional body (e.g. ACCA, CPA, CIPS etc.), in Public Health, Medicine, Pharmacy, Finance/Accounting, Public Administration, Business Administration, Social Science or other relevant discipline.

Language Competencies

  • Must have good written and spoken English and, preferably, a good working knowledge of the official language(s) spoken in the country or countries of interest.

About us

You’ll be working with Crown Agents which is a high impact social enterprise passionate about transforming the future for millions of people. Since our creation in 1833 we have worked across the globe to improve public services and drive economic growth. Our expertise is finding new solutions to difficult problems for clients in the areas of health, governance, economic growth, humanitarian action and supply chain services. We work with and train leaders at local, national and international level to achieve lasting change drawing on our insight and experience.

Crown Agents is committed to diversity and will promote diversity for all candidates at all times as well as a business culture that reflects that belief. Crown Agents will treat everyone equally irrespective of race, religion, colour, sex, age, national origin, disability or sexual orientation, and places an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy. Crown Agents shall not discriminate unlawfully when deciding which candidates are selected for interview, or in any terms of employment, and will ensure that each candidate is assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the role. Crown Agents is committed to being an organisation enhanced by diversity and encourages applications from anyone who shares our values and commitment to improving the lives of communities affected by poverty or conflict.

About what’s on offer

Crown Agents offers a competitive benefits package.

How to apply:

Job Details

click here for more details and apply

Programmatic/Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Expert – Measurement of Supply Chain Performance KPIs

 Diseño Industrial, FULL TIME, Ingenieria Industrial  Comments Off on Programmatic/Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Expert – Measurement of Supply Chain Performance KPIs
Jul 032021
 

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Countries: Bangladesh, Benin, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Ukraine, Zambia
Organization: Crown Agents
Closing date: 10 Jul 2021

About the role

Crown Agents is looking for an experienced Programmatic/Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Expert with expertise in carrying out large scale supply chain systems and product availability assessments. Individual must have at least 7 years relevant experience in the health sector, notably in monitoring and evaluating health programs in the country and region of interest.

Locations:

Bangladesh
Benin
Ethiopia
Ghana
India
KEnya
Malawi
Mozambique
Myanmar
Nigeria
Seirra Leon
South Sudan
Uganda
Ukraine
Zambia

Job Description

  • Desk review of the health service delivery structure, including:
    • Structure and organisation of health service delivery particularly for HIV, TB, Malaria and C19 programmes.
    • LMIS system assessment and range of services by level of care.
    • Number and distribution of service delivery points by level of care – community, primary, secondary and tertiary.
    • Supply chain records and routine attendance records reports used or generated at health facility level for each program area.
    • National medicine availability reports where available, includes review of routine health facility supervision reports, SARA and/or other HFA reports and EUV reports if data is recent.
  • Selection of tracer items, representative sample sites and clarify KPI measurement using KPI cards and questionnaires, including:
    • Collaboration with MOH in the selected countries to tailor the WHO harmonized health facility assessment (HHFA) and select a list of tracer items taking into account national guidelines and program priorities.
    • Identify and exploit opportunities for a combined verification of the availability of diagnostic services, therapeutics and tracer medicines for HIV, TB, Malaria and C19 programmes.
    • Develop and apply an effective sampling methodology applicable in quarterly and yearly basis, which is statistically relevant and with a clear survey stratification, to select a representative number of service delivery sites, taking into account the program size, other important site characteristics such as disease caseload by site, under or over served sites, location, level of care (community, primary, secondary and tertiary), govt vs private, urban vs rural etc.
  • Development and implementation of a digital data collection plan, analyze and report on supply chain, service disruption and system resilience performance indicators, including:
    • Development and/or leveraging appropriate data collection tools.
    • Selection and training of local data enumerators and supervisors to ensure that they understand the purpose and objectives, data collection process and tools.
    • Undertake data collection on KPIs of tracer health products (HTM, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics and C19 products).
    • Collect attendance records among OPD, ANC first visit, sick child, HIV, TB, Malaria, community outreach and C19 services.
    • Interview health personnel to gather complimentary information related to service providers, C19 vaccine readiness, IPC, waste management, Facility Financing, Reporting and Supervision, and adaptation strategies to maintain essential services.
    • Describe quality assurance mechanisms that will be implemented to ensure the quality of the data.
    • Receive/clean/analyze data, provide root-cause analysis of low performance against targets and prepare reports on all KPIs. The analysis and report shall include amongst others performance indicators by disease program by country.
    • Presentation of root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions/recommendations and discussion of KPI measures with the MOH programme management.

About you

Professional Experience

A minimum of 7 years relevant experience in in the health sector, notably in monitoring and evaluating health programs, particularly in developing countries with:

  • Ability to interpret performance results of health programs and analyze the implications of such results in the country context.
  • Strong understanding of public health monitoring and evaluation systems.
  • A thorough knowledge of epidemiology and programmatic interventions related to at least one of the three diseases (HIV, TB, or malaria).
  • Understanding of the dimensions of health service quality and familiarity with reviewing and interpreting national service delivery guidelines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, diplomacy and tact to effectively communicate with senior level officials, multiple stakeholders and professionals from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds.
  • Strong professional oral communication, writing and analytical skills, including the development of reports, oral presentations, and technical/persuasive documents.
  • Proven ability to handle several tasks at the same time, set priorities and coordinate a large team
  • Experience working in supply chain in a Global Health setting.

Qualifications

  • A Graduate Degree (MSc. equivalent) in: Public Health, Medicine, Epidemiology; or other relevant discipline.

Language competencies

  • Must have good written and spoken English and, preferably, a good working knowledge of the official language(s) spoken in the country or countries of interest.

Duration: 1 year (renewable for 3 years)

About us

You’ll be working with Crown Agents which is a high impact social enterprise passionate about transforming the future for millions of people. Since our creation in 1833 we have worked across the globe to improve public services and drive economic growth. Our expertise is finding new solutions to difficult problems for clients in the areas of health, governance, economic growth, humanitarian action and supply chain services. We work with and train leaders at local, national and international level to achieve lasting change drawing on our insight and experience.

Crown Agents is committed to diversity and will promote diversity for all candidates at all times as well as a business culture that reflects that belief. Crown Agents will treat everyone equally irrespective of race, religion, colour, sex, age, national origin, disability or sexual orientation, and places an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy. Crown Agents shall not discriminate unlawfully when deciding which candidates are selected for interview, or in any terms of employment, and will ensure that each candidate is assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the role. Crown Agents is committed to being an organisation enhanced by diversity and encourages applications from anyone who shares our values and commitment to improving the lives of communities affected by poverty or conflict.

About what’s on offer

Crown Agents offers a competitive benefits package.

How to apply:

Job Details

click here for more details and apply

Procurement and Supply Chain Management Expert – Measurement of Supply Chain Performance KPIs

 Diseño Industrial, FULL TIME, Ingenieria Industrial  Comments Off on Procurement and Supply Chain Management Expert – Measurement of Supply Chain Performance KPIs
Jul 032021
 

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Countries: Benin, Ghana, India, Kenya, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Uganda, Ukraine, Zambia
Organization: Crown Agents
Closing date: 10 Jul 2021

About the role

Crown Agents is looking for an experienced Procurement and Supply Chain Management Expert with expertise in carrying out large scale supply chain systems and product availability assessments. Individual must have at least 7 years relevant experience in managing or advising on the procurement, supply and use of health products, particularly in the country or region of interest.

Locations:

Bangladesh
Benin
Ethiopia
Ghana
India
KEnya
Malawi
Mozambique
Myanmar
Nigeria
Seirra Leon
South Sudan
Uganda
Ukraine
Zambia

Job Description

  • Desk review of the health service delivery structure, including:
    • Structure and organisation of health service delivery particularly for HIV, TB, Malaria and C19 programmes.
    • LMIS system assessment and range of services by level of care.
    • Number and distribution of service delivery points by level of care – community, primary, secondary and tertiary.
    • Supply chain records and routine attendance records reports used or generated at health facility level for each program area.
    • National medicine availability reports where available, includes review of routine health facility supervision reports, SARA and/or other HFA reports and EUV reports if data is recent.
  • Selection of tracer items, representative sample sites and clarify KPI measurement using KPI cards and questionnaires, including:
    • Collaboration with MOH in the selected countries to tailor the WHO harmonized health facility assessment (HHFA) and select a list of tracer items taking into account national guidelines and program priorities.
    • Identify and exploit opportunities for a combined verification of the availability of diagnostic services, therapeutics and tracer medicines for HIV, TB, Malaria and C19 programmes.
    • Develop and apply an effective sampling methodology applicable in quarterly and yearly basis, which is statistically relevant and with a clear survey stratification, to select a representative number of service delivery sites, taking into account the program size, other important site characteristics such as disease caseload by site, under or over served sites, location, level of care (community, primary, secondary and tertiary), govt vs private, urban vs rural etc.
  • Development and implementation of a digital data collection plan, analyze and report on supply chain, service disruption and system resilience performance indicators, including:
    • Development and/or leveraging appropriate data collection tools.
    • Selection and training of local data enumerators and supervisors to ensure that they understand the purpose and objectives, data collection process and tools.
    • Undertake data collection on KPIs of tracer health products (HTM, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics and C19 products).
    • Collect attendance records among OPD, ANC first visit, sick child, HIV, TB, Malaria, community outreach and C19 services.
    • Interview health personnel to gather complimentary information related to service providers, C19 vaccine readiness, IPC, waste management, Facility Financing, Reporting and Supervision, and adaptation strategies to maintain essential services.
    • Describe quality assurance mechanisms that will be implemented to ensure the quality of the data.
    • Receive/clean/analyze data, provide root-cause analysis of low performance against targets and prepare reports on all KPIs. The analysis and report shall include amongst others performance indicators by disease program by country.
    • Presentation of root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions/recommendations and discussion of KPI measures with the MOH programme management.

About you

Professional Experience

A minimum of 7 years relevant experience in managing or advising on the procurement, supply and use of health products, particularly in developing countries with:

  • Experience/expertise in assessing policies, systems and structures in the public and/or private health sector relevant for managing effective and efficient access to pharmaceuticals and other health products, particularly for AIDS, TB and malaria.
  • Experience/expertise in the procurement of health products including regulations and tendering process.
  • Experience/expertise in supply chain/logistics management systems.
  • Experience in quantification and forecasting of health product needs in public health programs.
  • A good understanding of AIDS, TB, malaria market dynamics and existing global supply challenges as well as international health products procurement and supply management practices, applicable national and international laws and recognized standards.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, diplomacy and tact to effectively communicate with senior level officials, multiple stakeholders and professionals from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds.
  • Strong professional oral communication, writing and analytical skills, including the development of reports, oral presentations, and technical/persuasive documents.
  • Proven ability to handle several tasks at the same time, set priorities and coordinate a large team
  • Experience working in supply chain in a Global Health setting.

Qualifications

  • Required: A Graduate Degree (MSc. equivalent) in Public Health, Pharmacy, Medicine; or other related discipline.
  • Desirable: Professional training in procurement and supply management (PSM) of health products, logistics and/or public health.

Language competencies

  • Must have good written and spoken English and, preferably, a good working knowledge of the official language(s) spoken in the country or countries of interest.

Duration: 1 year (renewable for 3 years)

About us

You’ll be working with Crown Agents which is a high impact social enterprise passionate about transforming the future for millions of people. Since our creation in 1833 we have worked across the globe to improve public services and drive economic growth. Our expertise is finding new solutions to difficult problems for clients in the areas of health, governance, economic growth, humanitarian action and supply chain services. We work with and train leaders at local, national and international level to achieve lasting change drawing on our insight and experience.

Crown Agents is committed to diversity and will promote diversity for all candidates at all times as well as a business culture that reflects that belief. Crown Agents will treat everyone equally irrespective of race, religion, colour, sex, age, national origin, disability or sexual orientation, and places an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy. Crown Agents shall not discriminate unlawfully when deciding which candidates are selected for interview, or in any terms of employment, and will ensure that each candidate is assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the role. Crown Agents is committed to being an organisation enhanced by diversity and encourages applications from anyone who shares our values and commitment to improving the lives of communities affected by poverty or conflict.

About what’s on offer

Crown Agents offers a competitive benefits package.

How to apply:

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Team Lead – Measurement of Supply Chain Performance KPIs

 Diseño Industrial, FULL TIME, Ingenieria Industrial  Comments Off on Team Lead – Measurement of Supply Chain Performance KPIs
Jul 032021
 

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Countries: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Uganda, Ukraine, Zambia
Organization: Crown Agents
Closing date: 10 Jul 2021

About the role

Crown Agents is looking for experienced Health Supply Chain Specialists with expertise in carrying out large scale supply chain systems and product availability assessments. Individual must have at least 10 years relevant experience in health, financial and social sectors especially at the country and region of interest.

Locations:

Bangladesh
Benin
Ethiopia
Ghana
India
KEnya
Malawi
Mozambique
Myanmar
Nigeria
Seirra Leon
South Sudan
Uganda
Ukraine
Zambia

Job Description

  • Desk review of the health service delivery structure, including:
    • Structure and organisation of health service delivery particularly for HIV, TB, Malaria and C19 programmes.
    • LMIS system assessment and range of services by level of care.
    • Number and distribution of service delivery points by level of care – community, primary, secondary and tertiary.
    • Supply chain records and routine attendance records reports used or generated at health facility level for each program area.
    • National medicine availability reports where available, includes review of routine health facility supervision reports, SARA and/or other HFA reports and EUV reports if data is recent.
  • Selection of tracer items, representative sample sites and clarify KPI measurement using KPI cards and questionnaires, including:
    • Collaboration with MOH in the selected countries to tailor the WHO harmonized health facility assessment (HHFA) and select a list of tracer items taking into account national guidelines and program priorities.
    • Identify and exploit opportunities for a combined verification of the availability of diagnostic services, therapeutics and tracer medicines for HIV, TB, Malaria and C19 programmes.
    • Develop and apply an effective sampling methodology applicable in quarterly and yearly basis, which is statistically relevant and with a clear survey stratification, to select a representative number of service delivery sites, taking into account the program size, other important site characteristics such as disease caseload by site, under or over served sites, location, level of care (community, primary, secondary and tertiary), govt vs private, urban vs rural etc.
  • Development and implementation of a digital data collection plan, analyze and report on supply chain, service disruption and system resilience performance indicators, including:
    • Development and/or leveraging appropriate data collection tools.
    • Selection and training of local data enumerators and supervisors to ensure that they understand the purpose and objectives, data collection process and tools.
    • Undertake data collection on KPIs of tracer health products (HTM, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics and C19 products).
    • Collect attendance records among OPD, ANC first visit, sick child, HIV, TB, Malaria, community outreach and C19 services.
    • Interview health personnel to gather complimentary information related to service providers, C19 vaccine readiness, IPC, waste management, Facility Financing, Reporting and Supervision, and adaptation strategies to maintain essential services.
    • Describe quality assurance mechanisms that will be implemented to ensure the quality of the data.
    • Receive/clean/analyze data, provide root-cause analysis of low performance against targets and prepare reports on all KPIs. The analysis and report shall include amongst others performance indicators by disease program by country.
    • Presentation of root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions/recommendations and discussion of KPI measures with the MOH programme management.
  • Duration: 1 year (renewable for 3 years)

About you

Professional Experience

More than 10 years management experience in similar positions with:

  • Strong experience supporting large health and social programmes, especially management expertise executing large-scale health assessments in developing countries.
  • Strong project management and team management skills, ability to prioritize tasks and meet multiple deadlines in complex environment.
  • An in-depth knowledge of issues relating to project management in developing countries. Especially at country or region of choice.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, diplomacy, and tact to effectively communicate with senior-level officials, multiple stakeholders and professionals from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds.
  • Strong professional oral communication, writing and analytical skills, including the development of reports, oral presentations, and technical/persuasive documents.
  • Proven ability to handle several tasks at the same time, set priorities and coordinate a large team
  • Experience working in supply chain in a Global Health setting.

Qualifications

  • A Graduate Degree, or a degree followed by membership in an industry-recognized professional body (e.g. ACCA, CPA, CIPS etc.), in Public Health, Medicine, Pharmacy, Finance/Accounting, Public Administration, Business Administration, Social Science or other relevant discipline.

Language Competencies

  • Must have good written and spoken English and, preferably, a good working knowledge of the official language(s) spoken in the country or countries of interest.

About us

You’ll be working with Crown Agents which is a high impact social enterprise passionate about transforming the future for millions of people. Since our creation in 1833 we have worked across the globe to improve public services and drive economic growth. Our expertise is finding new solutions to difficult problems for clients in the areas of health, governance, economic growth, humanitarian action and supply chain services. We work with and train leaders at local, national and international level to achieve lasting change drawing on our insight and experience.

Crown Agents is committed to diversity and will promote diversity for all candidates at all times as well as a business culture that reflects that belief. Crown Agents will treat everyone equally irrespective of race, religion, colour, sex, age, national origin, disability or sexual orientation, and places an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy. Crown Agents shall not discriminate unlawfully when deciding which candidates are selected for interview, or in any terms of employment, and will ensure that each candidate is assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the role. Crown Agents is committed to being an organisation enhanced by diversity and encourages applications from anyone who shares our values and commitment to improving the lives of communities affected by poverty or conflict.

About what’s on offer

Crown Agents offers a competitive benefits package.

How to apply:

Job Details

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Mental Health & Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Project Manager

 Administracion, Diseño Grafico, FULL TIME  Comments Off on Mental Health & Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Project Manager
Jun 232021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Medair
Closing date: 22 Aug 2021

Role & Responsibilities

Develop, lead, monitor and evaluate the assigned MHPSS project(s). This involves effectively managing and reporting on the projects in line with the objectives, timeframe and budget. Other important aspects of the role include managing and training local staff to meet international quality standards in mental health care delivery, encouraging beneficiary participation, liaising with other stakeholders and anticipating, planning and contributing to the development of MHPSS components for new health project proposals and reports.

Project Overview

Medair’s goal in Leer County is to reduce morbidity and mortality in vulnerable populations through the provision of emergency health, nutrition and WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) services, and to improve the mental and psychosocial wellbeing of affect populations.

Workplace & Working Conditions

Field based position in Leer, South Sudan. This is a field-based position with very basic working and living conditions (living in tents or tukuls).

Starting Date & Initial Contract Details

As soon as possible. Full time, 24 months.

Key Activity Areas

Psychosocial Support Project Management

  • Manage the assigned MHPSS projects in order to meet the project objectives within budget and within the allotted time frame, reporting promptly operational concerns to Project Coordinator (PC) and Health Advisor (HA).
  • Contribute to development and implementation of an appropriate and effective MHPSS strategy including proactive planning for responsible exit in consultation with PC and HA.
  • Set clear objectives and indicators for MHPSS activities in collaboration with the PC, HA, field managers.
  • Develop new proposals, linked to the assessed needs and gaps and the Medair country strategy, with the field team and HA. Ensure holistic services for survivors of gender-based violence including clinical management and psychosocial support.
  • Oversee the formation of care groups (CGs)and CG activity implementation, ensuring sustainability including Child Friendly Spaces (CFS). Work closely with the MOH and Health staff in Supporting management and follow-up of SGBV patients.

Staff Management

  • Line-manage the senior BCC/PSS Officers and Mental Health Supervisors within the assigned projects, including day-to-day management, development and training, appraisals, etc.
  • Facilitate regular meetings to assist information sharing between project staff, to ensure all staff members are aware of project objectives and work plans and to provide the opportunity for feedback.

Financial Management

  • Manage the MHPSS budgets for the assigned project(s) and ensure all expenses are according to budget and meet the Medair standards with regard to financial management, including accountability and good governance.

Communication & Coordination

  • Develop and maintain appropriate, regular, transparent and supportive communication structures with the assigned MHPSS team, Medair in-country and GSO advisors and other relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, UN agencies and other NGOs), with the objective of ensuring good cooperation and partnerships.
  • Participate in protection, MHPSS TWG, GBV and health meetings as appropriate, in liaison with HA. In trainings, & working groups, representing Medair & feeding back to the HA, MHPSS staff on issues.

Logistics

  • Ensure timely procurement of psychotropic medicine, equipment, and medical supplies for delivery of the project. Liaise with the logistics and finance staff to ensure items are procured, transported, stored, managed and accounted for correctly.

Quality Management

  • Ensure MHPSS projects are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards i.e. Sphere and CHS.
  • Ensure Quality treatment and follow-up of mental health patients in line with the treatment guidelines.

Team Spiritual Life

  • Reflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.
  • Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.
  • Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair’s international prayer network.

This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.

Qualifications

  • A Psychiatric Nurse/Social Worker. Degree in Global Mental Health.
  • Medical doctor or nurse with mental health qualification Counselling qualification.
  • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).

Experience

  • 2 years’ post-qualification professional experience.
  • At least 1-year management experience.
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience working as MHPSS manager overseeing mental health/ psychosocial/ protection projects in humanitarian sector.
  • Ability and willingness to manage project implementation.
  • Knowledge of humanitarian principles, Sphere and CHS as well as IASC guidelines and policies for MHPSS in emergencies. Good numerical, report writing and administration skills.
  • Experience in the design, monitoring of implementation and evaluation of psychosocial programmes.
  • Knowledge and experience of (primary) mental health care principles and management.

How to apply:

Before you apply

Please ensure you are fully aware of the:

a) Medair organisational values

b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair’s accountability policies and best practices

c) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).

d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).

Application Process

To apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page. Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.*

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Health Cluster Co-Coordinator

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May 272021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 8 Jun 2021

Health Cluster Co-Coordinator

The aim of a Health Cluster is to ensure a more coherent and effective humanitarian response by all international, national and local actors operating in the health cluster in areas affected by crisis.

The Cluster Co-Ordinator works in tandem with the WHO Health Cluster Coordinator providing leadership and facilitating the processes that will ensure a well-coordinated, strategic, adequate, coherent, and effective response. In holding the position, the Health Cluster Co-Coordinator will have specific responsibility for ensuring that the position is informed by the partners perspective. The incumbent will also be responsible for ensuring that the cluster membership is contributing to and sharing Cluster responsibilities, and will play a key role in developing the active engagement and technical capacity of health cluster partners / members of the Cluster.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

In order to be successful, you will bring/have:

Essential

  • Advanced university degree in public health, medicine, disaster management, or related fields from a recognized university or academic institute or a relevant combination of professional and academic qualifications complemented by specialized training in assessment of public health relief efforts and activities.
  • At least 7 years of experience in humanitarian response, at national and international levels, with emphasis on health cluster coordination, public health management and related strategy development in a managerial position, capacity building and implementation. Experience in developing and promoting collaborative partnerships and/or experience in developing countries.

Desired

  • Health Cluster Coordinator training and /or WHO surge training, or training in emergency response in the context of public health

  • Experience of health cluster coordination with WHO or UN organizations/agencies, international or national NGOs in humanitarian response.

Contract duration*:* 12 months

Location: Juba, South Sudan

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Disclaimer:

Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=bWtvZ2kuNzAxNTAuMTIxODVAc2F2ZXRoZWNoaWxkc…

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Nutrition Advisor

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Apr 272021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Medair
Closing date: 26 Jun 2021

Role & Responsibilities

Provide technical advice and support to field management and the health / nutrition staff. Develop, lead, monitor, and evaluate the nutrition aspects of the country programme. Coordinate and network at a senior level with national and regional health / nutrition authorities and other NGOs. Lead on all nutrition elements of proposals and reports, providing capacity building for national and international staff, promote best practice in the nutrition programmes as well as contributing to the overall management of the country programme.

Project Overview

Medair is currently implementing four projects within South Sudan, providing emergency primary health care based on the basic package of health services as well as CMAM for conflict affected populations (Renk and Leer County), and running a Stabilisation Centre and implementing nutrition activities in 2 health facilities in the Greater Pibor Administrative Area. Medair also maintains a health and nutrition emergency response team that is able to respond to health or nutrition emergencies within any of the 10 states of South Sudan, such as disease outbreaks, population displacement or emergency levels of global acute malnutrition.

Workplace & Conditions

Field-based position Juba, with frequent travel to field locations, South Sudan. Working and living conditions may be very different to that previously experienced. Take a look at Medair’s work in South Sudan.

Starting Date / Initial Contract Details

August 2021. Full time, 24 months.

Key Activity Areas

Nutrition Project Technical Oversight

  • Maintain an overview of the country nutrition programme and of the regional context, with a view to strategically developing new projects in current sites and regions, and planning for responsible exit.
  • Give technical advice to field managers and GSO on potential involvement in new nutrition interventions and internal nutrition capacity for implementation.
  • Define appropriate policies, guidelines and protocols for nutritional aspects of Medair’s work in country.
  • Provide technical support to nutrition teams, including the evaluation & impact analysis of projects.
  • Carry out regular monitoring visits in conjunction with other field managers, ensuring that project objectives are met with recognised international standards.
  • Supervise and monitor the development of reporting systems for data collection (qualitative and quantitative), analysis and follow-up. Maintain an oversight of medicines and nutrition supplies.
  • Ensure the continuous presence of active PCA with Unicef and FLA with WFP in a way to secure the uninterrupted delivery of key food commodities (GIKs) for the different nutrition projects
  • Provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability.
  • Oversee selection, development and piloting of IEC materials (as needed).
  • Ensure integration of key HHP and IYCF messages in each health and nutrition project location.

Representation

  • Develop and maintain relationships with Ministry of Health, Department of Nutrition, UN, NGOs, donors, partners and other stakeholders, with the objective of raising public awareness of Medair and ensuring good co-operation and partnerships. Accompany donors on field trips.
  • Represent Medair at nutrition cluster coordination, sector and bilateral meetings and with national and / or local government departments and any other relevant meetings or events.
  • Support the nutrition cluster in identifying priority areas for nutrition response.

Staff Management

  • Be involved in the recruitment of nutrition staff for the country programme. Support line managers in inductions and appraisals of nutrition staff. Ensure that all nutrition staff are adequately trained and, if necessary, create possibilities for capacity building, mentoring and coaching, within budget constraints.

Financial Management

  • Work with the relevant field managers and GSO staff to plan and construct nutrition budgets.

Quality Management

  • Ensure nutrition projects are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards.
  • Regularly assess and provide feedback and recommendations on the quality of nutrition programmes and interventions during field visits and at other relevant times to GSO advisors as well as field staff.
  • Maintain resource library for the nutrition team and keep up-to-date with the latest trends and updates within the sector. Provide guidance on routine nutrition monitoring and evaluation activities.

Team Spiritual Life

  • Reflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.
  • Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.
  • Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair’s international prayer network.

This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.

Qualifications

  • University degree in nutrition or in another relevant field such as medicine or nursing.
  • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).

Experience / Competencies

  • Relevant post-qualification professional experience in a management position.
  • At least 2 years of international experience managing and implementing an emergency nutrition intervention with CMAM and IYCF components.
  • Experience overseeing projects specifically participatory mothers’ groups including IYCF in emergencies desirable; Experience and willingness in training/mentoring staff.
  • Experience in the design, monitoring of implementation and evaluation of CMAM programmes.
  • Knowledge of humanitarian principles, Sphere, CHS and HAP Standards and other international humanitarian guidelines and protocols.
  • Advanced planning, assessment, analytical, leadership and project management skills.

How to apply:

Before you apply

Please ensure you are fully aware of the:

a) Medair organisational values

b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair’s accountability policies and best practices.

c) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).

d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).

Application Process

To apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page.

Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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Quality Improvement Manager

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Mar 062021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Crown Agents
Closing date: 26 Mar 2021

About the role

Crown Agents is looking to appoint a Quality Improvement Manager for an exciting project. Health Pooled Fund South Sudan (HPF3) is a five-year, multi-donor programme led by the British Government’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and including the Government of Canada, the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency (SIDA), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), GAVI – The Vaccine Alliance and the European Union (EU). HPF3 began in October 2018 and will end in October 2023.

The programme impact will be an improved health and nutrition status for the population that saves lives and reduces morbidity (including maternal, infant and under-5 mortality), and has the following three principal outcomes:

  • Improved health and nutrition services for the population, especially women and children;
  • Improved community engagement and accountability of health services;
  • Stabilisation of local health systems.

The Quality Improvement Manager is a core cross-department function who will provide leadership in quality improvement and facilitate the quality improvement process. Under the direct supervision of the Team Leader, the incumbent will work closely with the M&E team, Fund Management team and Technical team to provide a holistic analysis of programme performance.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the IP Managers to ensure that IPs are carrying out Quality of Care (QoC) assessments
  • Report any problems found in the QoC tool to the M&E team and support their resolution
  • Analyse IP QoC scores and work with the Verification Manager to ensure spot-checks are carried out
  • Work to develop a strategy and technical plan, QoC toolkit and standards for quality improvement interventions in hospitals, PHCCs and PHCUs.
  • Lead the development and implementation of quality improvement approaches and tools in alignment with Ministry of Health guidelines and in consideration of existing quality efforts in South Sudan.
  • Coordinate the development of standard operating procedures for quality assurance with inputs from various departments of health at each level of government, users of health services, public health officials, development partners, health care organizations and health training institutes
  • Advise on best practices and innovative approaches to improve quality of care in hospitals and increasingly PHCCs and PHCUs.
  • Capture and apply lessons learned and document success stories for reporting and sharing amongst implementing partners
  • Analyse any variance between IP QoC scores and verified scores to inform the Verification Manager when a full verification is needed
  • Work closely with the IP Managers to communicate when IPs are failing to carry out QoC assessments or when there are a large number of variances
  • Assume responsibility of facilitating the quality improvement process
  • Ensure that each responsible person for the IP deliverables input into the quality improvement logframe and dashboard
  • Organise and facilitate the Quality Improvement meeting
  • Participate in IP Monitoring Meetings and ensure feedback from the Quality Improvement Meeting is communicated and incorporated in IP Action Plans
  • Work closely with Verification Manager and IP Managers to update the Quality Improvement dashboard
  • Any other tasks or responsibilities based on organizational or programming needs as assigned by the line manager

About you

Qualifications and Essential Experience:

  • Must be medically qualified (e.g.degree in Medicine, Nursing) with additional Master’s level degree in health-related discipline also advantageous
  • Extensive relevant experience improving the quality of care in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Family Planning, and Nutrition projects in a Senior Management role
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in the design, implementation and monitoring of health care projects in developing countries including at least five years in development cooperation projects;
  • Extensive experience working and delivering results in fragile and conflict-affected states (previous experience working in South Sudan strongly preferred)
  • Experience managing and implementing large, multi-donor funded projects, with an understanding of various donor compliance requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with team and partner organizations to achieve results
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English; strong report writing skills and experience

Desirable:

  • Previous working experience integrated health project programming in South Sudan or other fragile states
  • Understanding of maternal, newborn, child health, family planning, nutrition, and other health related issues in the South Sudan context.
  • Experience working with Non-Governmental Organizations

About us

You’ll be working with Crown Agents which is a high impact social enterprise passionate about transforming the future for millions of people. Since our creation in 1833 we have worked across the globe to improve public services and drive economic growth. Our expertise is finding new solutions to difficult problems for clients in the areas of health, governance, economic growth, humanitarian action and supply chain services. We work with and train leaders at local, national and international level to achieve lasting change drawing on our insight and experience.

Crown Agents is committed to diversity and will promote diversity for all candidates at all times as well as a business culture that reflects that belief. Crown Agents will treat everyone equally irrespective of race, religion, colour, sex, age, national origin, disability or sexual orientation, and places an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy. Crown Agents shall not discriminate unlawfully when deciding which candidates are selected for interview, or in any terms of employment, and will ensure that each candidate is assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the role. Crown Agents is committed to being an organisation enhanced by diversity and encourages applications from anyone who shares our values and commitment to improving the lives of communities affected by poverty or conflict.

About what’s on offer

Crown Agents offers a competitive benefits package.

How to apply:

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ERT – Medical Manager

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Mar 062021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Medair
Closing date: 5 May 2021

Role & Responsibilities

Improve the overall health situation of the target population. This involves providing technical and managerial support to ensure implementation of quality medical services within the health and nutrition interventions. The Medical Manager contributes to the achievement of project objectives within the planned timescale and budget, for the areas of responsibility within the health project. Important parts of the role include: emergency preparedness, project implementation, capacity building of health and nutrition staff through appropriate supervision, training and technical support, contributing to monitoring, evaluation, and reporting on project progress.

Project Overview

Multi-sector emergency response programme including provision of emergency health, nutrition, WASH and NFI/Shelter services for vulnerable populations in South Sudan.

Workplace & Conditions

Field based position in Juba, South Sudan with frequent visits to field locations.

Starting Date / Initial Contract Details

April 2021. Full time, 24 months.

Key Activity Areas

Medical Oversight in Health and Nutrition ERT Projects

  • Provide guidance in the medical management of patient care, training support and capacity building for Health Managers to ensure quality response to disease outbreaks and emergency health services.
  • Ensure Behaviour Change Communication (BCC) activities are implemented.
  • Lead the team in emergency preparedness for outbreak disease and other emergency health response.
  • Provide guidance to Nutrition Managers to ensure quality response to malnutrition particularly considering medical management of severe acute malnutrition according to CMAM guidelines.
  • In collaboration with N&N Advisors, provide medical technical advice to static country programs.

Health and Nutrition Management

  • Oversee the implementation and management of the assigned health and nutrition field interventions in line with the activity plan and time frame of the project proposal and national & international guidelines.
  • Provide training for Medair ERT health and nutrition staff, and local staff, on case management in line with applicable national and international guidelines and standards.
  • Carry out assessments to locations with newly identified emergency needs and gaps.
  • Contribute to writing assessment and intervention summary reports, and ensure data is correctly collected, reported and archived. Ensure that collected data correctly reflects project indicators
  • Ensure cross cutting issues (HIV/AIDS, gender consideration and environment marker) are streamlined in health and nutrition project interventions.

Staff Management

  • Ensure technical oversight of the ERT Health Managers, good coordination and organisation between health and nutrition team and with the ERT WASH and NFI teams.
  • Ensure time spent in Juba is used to monitor and evaluate ongoing and previous interventions.
  • Build the capacity of the Health and Nutrition ERT to improve programme quality.
  • Ensure staff receive supervision, mentoring and training in order to develop their personal and professional skills, knowledge and understanding.
  • Promote the health and security of the health and/or nutrition team by ensuring the application of security guidelines, health and safety in the workplace and healthy living conditions and practices.

Financial Management

  • Work with the Health Project Manager to plan and manage health budgets for the field location(s).
  • Coordinate and oversee petty cash requirements of the assigned health team, ensuring all required paperwork is completed accurately and in a timely manner.

Communication and Coordination

  • Maintain regular, transparent and supportive communication structures with the ERT Health Project Manager (HPM), assigned health team, Health & Nutrition Managers, Advisors and other stakeholders.
  • Represent Medair at relevant local and national level coordination meetings involving local authorities, UN agencies and other NGOs referring to ERT HPM.

Logistics

  • Assist the ERT HPM to ensure correct ordering of all necessary medicines, supplies and medical equipment for the field locations, ensuring minimum stocks are stored and distributed correctly.
  • Provide support to the H&N Managers to ensure all medical stocks are properly managed.
  • Monitor expiration dates of all stocks in the field locations to ensure timely use.
  • Develop TORs, MoUs and intervention planning preparations in line with intervention checklist.

Quality Management

  • Use the Medair intranet, ensuring that all standardised formats are used and guidelines are followed.
  • Implement relevant policies and standards relating to health service delivery including Sphere and CHS standards, Ministry of Health, and donor guidelines and other good practice.
  • Participate in Medair workshops and learning sessions to keep up with changing trends & new guidelines.

Team Spiritual Life

  • Reflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.
  • Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.
  • Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair’s international prayer network.

This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Clinical degree or diploma: Medical Doctor. Certificate in Public Health or Tropical Medicine desirable.
  • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).

Experience / Competencies

  • 2 years post-qualification medical professional experience.
  • Experience working in a health programme in a developing country, in a humanitarian context.
  • Clinical skills within a Primary Health Care setting.
  • Ability and willingness to manage health and nutrition project implementation.
  • Able to motivate and inspire individuals to work efficiently in both intense and low pace.

How to apply:

Before you apply

Please ensure you are fully aware of the:

a) Medair organisational values

b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair’s accountability policies and best practices

c) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).

d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).

Application Process

To apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page.

Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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