Jhpiego Nigeria Recruitment: Quality Management Advisor

Posted on :

10 May, 2010

Category :

Healthcare Jobs in Nigeria

Jhpiego, is an international non-profit health organization affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. For 35 years, Jhpiego has empowered front-line health workers by designing and implementing effective, low-cost, hands-on solutions to strengthen the delivery of health care services for women and their families., Jhpiego seeks suitable candidates for the following position: Quality Management Advisor

Reports To: Deputy Chief of Party,
TSHIP Project Location: Sokoto

Summary Scope of Work
The Quality Management Advisor (QMA) serves as a technical resource for the TSHIP Project in the area of quality and performance improvement in health care and prevention. Specifically the QMA provides guidance and support to the state level project units and counterparts (SMOH) for the design and implementation of initiatives in these areas, using the Standards-Based Management and Recognition (SBM-R) process as a core approach. S/he also contributes to the development of innovative approaches in the areas of quality and performance improvement

The QMA provides technical assistance and support for the:
• Orientation the project and counterpart staff in concepts and methods for quality and performance improvement, using SBM-R as a core approach
• Identification of opportunities for improving the quality and performance of health workers and facilities Design of SBM-R initiatives
• Development of SBM-R tools
• Implementation and monitoring of SBM-R initiatives
• Data collection, results reporting, evaluation, and documentation of the SBM-R initiatives
• Disseminations of the SBM-R and other project initiatives
• Develop and maintain excellent relationships with colleagues, counterparts, and donors
• Keep her/his supervisors and project staff informed of successes, challenges, best practices and lessons learned in implementing programs in areas of technical expertise
• Develop and/or review technical documents and learning materials in areas of technical expertise
• Write, co-author and otherwise support the documentation of project results in conferences and publications

Required Qualifications
• Medical doctor, nurse, or equivalent health profession or professional with specialization in health (e.g. MPH)
• Minimum 2 years of experience working in the area of quality and performance improvement
• Minimum 4 years of experience working for a health organization, in or close to service delivery activities
• Documented experience of interaction with senior level counterparts
• Familiarity with the MOH structure, functions, and leadership
• Documented experience designing and implementing health programs for improving service delivery Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills

• Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and with competing priorities
• Leadership and management skills
• Demonstrated communication skills and ability to make presentations and to facilitate participative discussions
• Excellent skills in facilitation, team building and coordination
• Awareness of, sensitivity to, and experience in working in multiple socioeconomic settings and with multi-cultural staff and groups
• Ability to develop productive working relationships with counterparts in other agencies and organizations
• Willingness and availability to travel approximately 30% of the time within or outside the state

Method of Application:

Submit resumes to: [email protected] . The successful candidate selected for this position will be subjected to a pre-employment background investigation.

Deadline: 20th May, 2010.

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