Mentor Teams Manager NGO Career Opportunity – Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Job Title:         Mentor Teams Manager
Organization: Management
Sciences for Health (MSH)
Duty Station: Mbale, Uganda
Reports to: Project Director
Job ID: 13-9229
About Us:
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a nonprofit international
health organization composed of nearly 2500 people from more than 74
nationalities working in over 50 countries. Our mission is to save lives and
improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing
the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Together with our
partners, we are helping managers and leaders in developing countries to create
stronger management systems that improve health services for the greatest
health impact.
Job Summary: The Mentor
Teams Manager will offer technical guidance through project supported clinical
Mentorships teams in several districts/clusters to strengthen HIV/AIDS-TB
response for STAR-E .
Key Duties and
  • The incumbent will co-ordinate the overall
    coaching and mentorship support of the project in 12 districts in HIV/AIDS
    service delivery.
  • Conduct and arrange for orientation,
    coaching and grounding of mentorship team members by respective Technical
  • Support and provide technical oversight to
    clinical mentorship teams comprised of a Clinical Mentor, Monitoring and
    Evaluation Coordinator, Adherence and Linkage Coordinator to conduct
    mentorship visits at facility level.
  • Provide technical support to Adherence and
    Linkage Coordinators.
  • Work in close consultation with the Lab
    Advisor, co-ordinate the support of the Laboratory Mentors to the
    mentorship teams.
  • Provide timely feedback, through but not
    limited to documentation on mentorship processes and outputs.
  • Track performance and trends at facility
  • Develop mentorship schedules, assign team
    mentorship tasks.
  • Keenly review, develop, adapt or adopt
    appropriate mentorship systems supported by tools and guidelines.
  • Develop innovative mentorship approaches.
  • Conduct focused mentorship on a need by
    need basis.
  • Conduct field visits to districts and
    health facilities to monitor performance.
  • Take lead during SIMS supervision visits.
  • In keeping with donor guidelines, the
    incumbent will manage and monitor the use of financial and material
  • Link the technical and mentorship arm of
    the project at facility, cluster and program levels.
  • Work closely with the facility heads to
    ensure smooth operations of the STAR-E mentorship teams
  • Co-ordinate facility linked activities as
    required by partnerships at District and facility level.
  • Summarize on a monthly basis the outcome
    of mentorship visits for SMT reference on improving mentorship activities
    in the Districts
  • Perform any other tasks as deemed
    necessary by management.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicants for the Management Sciences
    for Health (MSH) Mentor Teams Manager career placement must hold a Degree
    in Human Medicine
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in public
    health (MPH),Paediatrics, Internal Medicine would be an added advantage
  • Additional postgraduate qualifications and
    training are of an added advantage
  • At least five years’ experience, including
    prior experience with HIV/AIDS & TB programming.
  • Proven ability to communicate clearly and
    concisely in written and spoken English.
  • Previous USAID experience would be an
  • Knowledge of pertinent local language(s)
  • Computer skills.
  • Ability to travel.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
Management Sciences for Health in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to
Apply Online by clicking on the link below.
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