4 Quality Improvement Officer Job Opportunities – Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

Organization: Makerere
University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)
Duty Station: Kampala and Masaka,
Uganda
Reports to: M&E Advisor
About US:
Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) is a private-not-for
profit Company under Makerere University. MJAP works to build partnerships and
strengthen health systems to optimally respond to HIV/AIDS, TB and other
diseases of public health importance in Africa.
About Project:
MJAP will work in close collaboration with the Rakai Health Sciences
Program (RHSP) to implement a program on Accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control
in Masaka region (Gomba, Butambala, Sembabule and Mpigi districts). In
addition, MJAP is anticipating a sub-award grant for accelerating HIV/AIDS
Epidemic Control in Kampala region; under the President’s Emergency Plan for
AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Coach/Train District QI teams on QI
    methods to reflect performance vis a vis the targets.
  • Offer support to participating districts
    to conduct regular performance evaluation and supportive supervision of
    facilities following standard procedures.
  • Coordinate regular review meetings on QI
    and learning sessions on QI.
  • Ensure presence of functional QI teams at
    district and facility levels
  • Support the DHT in training and mentorship
    of staff on service guidelines and standard operating procedures
  • Assist the DHT to conduct regular data
    review meetings at the district and facility levels
  • Support the DHT to conduct regular
    performance evaluation and supportive supervision of facilities following
    standard procedures
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Makerere
    University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) Quality Improvement Officer should
    preferably hold a Master’s degree in Public Health or related discipline
  • Bachelors’ degree in Medicine, Health
    Services Management or Statistics
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in QI
    activities in donor funded programs
  • Broad knowledge of MoH and National
    M&E and quality improvement frameworks.• Understanding of Local
    Government Structures
  • Previous experience with QI tools, (HMIS,
    OpenMRS, DHIS2 or HIBRID Information Systems)
  • Knowledge of MER 2.1 PEPFAR indicators
    will be an additional advantage ;
  • Mentoring and coaching skills
  • Good team leader
  • Willingness to work in a rural area, under
    minimal supervision
  • Excellent Interpersonal and communication
    skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should email their
applications, detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant academic
documents addressed to: The Human Resource Manager, Makerere University Joint
AIDS Program (MJAP) via Email to: hr@mjap.or.ug
NB: Please indicate the
position and region you’re applying for in the subject. Your attachments should
not exceed 5MB.
Deadline: 17th May
2017 by 5:00pm
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