Community Health Systems Advisor USAID HSS Project Jobs – FHI 360

Organization: FHI 360
Project Name: USAID Health Systems Strengthening Activity
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
FHI 360 is an international non-profit human development organization
dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally
driven solutions. Our professional staff include experts in education, health,
nutrition, economic development, civil society and environment as well as
cross-cutting experts in gender issues, research, applied science, behavior
change and technology giving us the unique mix of capabilities to address
today’s diverse and interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 operates from
60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world.
About USAID Project:
FHI 360 is implementing a five-year, USAID Health Systems Strengthening
Activity (HSS). The UHSS activity will focus on systems strengthening
interventions at the national level focusing on key government and
non-government institutions and actors, and at the subnational level focusing
on regional, district and local government structures, all of which impact
quality of health service delivery at the health facility and community level.
The activity will predominantly work with targeted health sector institutions
in the Ministry of Health such as planning department, community health
department, human resource department, regional referral hospitals including
their governance structures, district health teams and health facility
management and staff, as well as the private health sector governance and other
key organizations in the health system.
Job Summary: The Community
Health Systems Advisor will work to provide technical leadership in the
planning, implementing and monitoring of health systems in assigned projects.
S/he will contribute to FHI 360’s provision of technical assistance to FHI 360
Uganda partners and implementing agencies at all levels to develop/review,
implement and monitor health systems and laboratory strategies and activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide technical and programmatic leadership in
program design and implementation.
Strengthen health training systems and processes
that support primary clinic health care and community health service delivery
including management of health facilities, equipment, human resources,
management of health commodities, patient records etc.
Improve delivery of quality primary health care
according to evidence-based standards through training programs which address
technical areas.
Offer technical assistance to improve human
resource capacity, internal control procedures, technical management and
Actively participate in district-level planning
and reviews, providing technical guidance on strengthening service delivery by
building capacity at community levels.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the Community Health Systems
Advisor USAID Project job placement must hold a Master’s degree in Public
Health, Health Economics, Public Policy or a related field.
At least ten years of relevant experience in
health systems strengthening, at least 5 years in a developing country.
Five years of first-hand experience in
strengthening health services, health provider training and capacity building,
performance improvement, or supervision.
Experience working with health financing,
service delivery and/or supply chain management.
Experience providing health systems
strengthening technical assistance to Government agencies, INGOs or other
Previous experience working on a USAID- funded
health project and knowledge of PEPFAR programming, process and frameworks is
strongly preferred.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join the CHC Project
should send a cover letter, copies of their updated CVs, academic
transcripts/testimonials and three professional referees to: The Human Resource
Manager, FHI 360, Plot 15 Kitante Close, P.O. Box 5768 Kampala, Uganda or by
email to:
Deadline: 12th March 2018
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