7 Technical Officer US Non-profit Jobs – Jhpiego

Job
Title:         
 Technical
Officer (7 Jobs)

Organisation: Jhpiego

Duty Station: Kampala, Fort portal, Gulu, Arua, Moroto, Karamoja, West Nile, Uganda

Reports to: Technical Advisor

About US:

Jhpiego is a
nonprofit global leader in the creation and delivery of transformative health
care solutions for the developing world. In partnership with national
governments, health experts and local communities, we build health providers’
skills and we develop systems that save lives now and guarantee healthier
futures for women and their families. Our aim is revolutionizing health care
for the planet’s most disadvantaged people.

We are seeking an
experienced individual with excellent organizational and technical skills, who
is a team player, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able
to work in a high-pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.

About Project:

Jhpiego UNICEF
Project will support the Ugandan Ministry of Health (MoH) in intensifying
health system strengthening and coordination efforts for quality of care at the
national level. The project will utilize an integrated approach targeting the
technical areas of reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent
health (RMNCAH). Nutrition, and HIV. Jhpiego will also develop strategically
selected Regional Referral Hospitals (RRHS) into Centers of Excellence, and
improve the capacity of Urban Referral Hospitals (URHs) and district hospitals
(DHS) to provide high quality RMNCAH, HIV, and nutrition services effectively,
and efficiently managing referrals from their catchment, and strengthening
health facilities in the district. Throughout the project, Jhpiego will target
five regional referral hospitals (Moroto, Gulu, Arua, Fort Portal, and Hoima),
three urban referral hospitals in Kampala (Naguru, Kiruddu, Kawempe), and 15
district hospitals, primarily in Karamoja and West Nile regions. 

Job Summary:   The Technical Officer Position will be
responsible for providing technical and implementation support to all project
activities in the respective districts of operation. S/he will ensure the
technical quality of all activities in support of the project’s overall goal,
through regular liaison with and supervision from the Regional Referral
Hospitals. S/he will also provide ongoing technical support to the district
health teams and other partners and stakeholders as relevant to the project
scope and in accordance with its approach to understanding and influencing
positive change in quality of care. S/he will also be responsible for capacity
building function, which involves working closely with the project’s partners,
including the district health teams, health workers and regional referral
hospital staff. Throughout the project, Jhpiego will target five regional
referral hospitals (Moroto, Gulu, Arua, Fort Portal, and Hoima), three urban
referral hospitals in Kampala (Naguru, Kiruddu, Kawempe), and 15 district
hospitals, primarily in Karamoja and West Nile regions.

We are seeking an experienced individual with excellent organizational and technical skills, who is a team player dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work in a high-pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Train and work with Health Workers to improve quality of care
  • Support the implementation of the RMNCAH/N/HIV high impact interventions
    at regional and district levels.
  • Conduct regular routine assessments and supervision visits to
    programme related sites and activities.
  • Carry out any other duties in support of the wider Project goal as
    assigned
  • Participate in the development of RMNCAH/N/HIV project work plans.
  • Work closely with the M&E to Collect and analyse complete
    programmatic data in a timely fashion
  • Support the collection of routine health data from health facilities
    and district health teams.
  • Support the conduct of surveys as required.
  • Maintain regular communication with the Technical Advisor and
    compile work plan updates from the field
  • Provide regular progress, trip and monthly reports to the line
    Manager in a timely manner and ensure that all the reports are filed
  • Support the M&E Officer to ensure that all relevant project
    documentation is disseminated to the district health teams.
  • Participate in relevant meetings, presenting project results and
    experiences as required.
  • Develop effective and collaborative relationships with all project
    partners, including the district health teams, implementing partners and
    network of CSOs in the regions.
  • Ensure that complementary technical approaches are established with
    other stakeholders in similar geographical locations.
  • Ensure effective coordination with and capacity building support to
    the district and community levels.
  • Capture and document field activities, case studies and experience
    from the field during the course of routine work.
  • Adhere to all project policies and procedures

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

 The applicant should preferably hold relevant
qualifications

Preferred
Qualifications:
Ugandan
Nationals are preferred.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should send application & CV should
apply online at the link below.

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Deadline: 26th July 2019

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