2 Regional Technical Assistant Employment Opportunities – Belgian Development Agency (BTC)

Organisation: Belgian
Development Agency (BTC)
Duty
Station:
Fort Portal and Arua Uganda
Reports
to:
Project Manager and Project Co-Manager
About
BTC:
BTC, the
Belgian Development Agency, together with different Government Ministries, are
implementing the bilateral cooperation between Uganda & Belgium.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The Regional Technical Assistant will support the
District Health Management Team (DHMT) in elaboration and implementation of
strategic, business and yearly operational plans for health coverage
development.
·        
Offer technical support to the DHMT in support
supervision, quality assurance, evaluation, and joint meetings between DHO and
Private Not For Profit (PNFP) coordination bodies.
·        
Provide technical and administrative support to
the DHMT in training of health professionals in governance, leadership and
management, and introduce e-patient files in the health facilities.
·        
Offer cordial support to the DHMTs and the PNFP
sub-sector in costing exercises and comparative costing studies between
hospitals.
·        
Significantly contribute to action research,
baseline knowledge and formalization of lessons learned for capacity building
of the DHMT.
·        
Provide support to the emergency evacuation system
and contribute to the reflection on its financing mechanisms.
·        
Support DHMT and DHO office in the implementation
and monitoring of Results Based Financing (RBF) mechanism.
·        
Take part in the independent verification of the
PNFP health facilities’ performance and reporting system.
·        
Significantly contribute to communication on RBF and
conduct advocacy activities.
·        
Guide all project activities assigned according to
the joint planning and perform any other duties assigned by the Project manager
or Co-Manager, prepare and submit quarterly reports at national level
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicants must hold Master’s Degrees in
Health Economics, Public Health or equivalent.
·        
Five or more years’ experience in the field of
Health Economics and/or Public Health system working at the implementation
level.
·        
Significant experience in the design and
implementation of business plans, and of quality improvement initiatives in
health facilities.
·        
Previous experience with national monitoring and
evaluation systems.
·        
Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and
multicultural environment.
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills, including team
management and understanding others.
·        
Ability for conceptual and analytical thinking (to
perform action research and theory-driven enquiry).
·        
Ability to work independently and proactively.
·        
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word,
Excel, PowerPoint) and database software.
·        
A clinical background with experience in Health
Centre IV or General hospital is desired
·        
Previous experience in design and/or implementation
of RBF mechanisms is an added advantage
·        
Prior experience with crosscutting issues
including gender, SRHR, HIV is an added advantage
How
to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send an application letter and copy
of the applicant’s CV with the names and contact information of three
professional referees and send them to: btcrta@aikanhr.com. Please clearly
indicate the Job position in the subject title e.g. “Regional Technical
Assistant – Fort Portal”
NB:
Attachments should exceed 2 MB. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic
disqualification.
Candidates should
not make any payments for their applications.
Deadline:
18th January 2016 by 17:00 Hours
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