Job Title: Social Franchise Coordinator
Organisation: Marie Stopes International (MSI)
Project Name: USAID Long Term Family Planning Methods (LTFP) Programme
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Annual Salary: £15,300 - £18,720.
Marie Stopes International (MSI) is a global organisation providing personalised contraception and safe post-abortion care services to women and girls. Our local teams of professionals are passionate about the work they do in communities across 37 countries. The services we provide give a woman the power to choose when she has children so that she is free pursue her plans and dreams for herself and her family.
About USAID LTFP Programme:
Marie Stopes International Uganda (MSI Uganda) is currently the lead partner in implementing the USAID Long Term Family Planning Methods (LTFP) Programme. The LTFP Programme expands affordable services and choice of the full range of contraceptive choice to rural and underserved communities through a dynamic mix of mobile clinical outreach, social franchising and community based distribution. In partnership with the Ministry of Health, this programme supports the long term capacity of public and private sector providers to deliver high quality FP counselling and services. The BlueStar network is a strategic channel for providing greater access to urban, peri-urban and underserved communities with unmet need and unmet demand for FP. Service delivery of voluntary family planning through BlueStar providers is a primary service delivery channel under the LTFP programme
Job Summary: The Social Franchise Coordinator will provide supportive supervision and mentoring of BlueStar providers to ensure these valuable providers are delivering the high quality of clinical services and client care expected of the network.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- The ideal candidate for the USAID Social Franchise Coordinator job placement should hold a relevant degree (medical/nursing/midwifery highly desirable and preferred)
- Project cycle management training desirable
- Previous exposure and experience and knowledge of Ugandan health sector and community health service delivery
- Demonstrated ability to mentor and train peers and professionals
- Experience with vouchers and demand side financing approaches desirable
- Excellent communication skills
- Excellent counselling clinical skills for LARCs and FP
- Candidate MUST have proficiency in Langi, Luo and Acholi Languages
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their electronic applications including a cover letter, updated CV and academic documents via E-mail to: Vacancies@msiu.or.ug.
Deadline: 20th May 2016 by 11:59 pm
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