Senior CLA/Data Use Manager US Non-profit Careers – Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Job Title:         Senior
CLA/Data Use Manager

Organization:
Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Project
Management Deputy Director

About US:

Management Sciences
for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven
approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and
communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater
health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and
action in public health. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150
countries with policy makers, health professionals, and health care consumers
to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services.
Working with governments, donors, non governmental organizations, the private
sector, and health agencies, MSH responds to priority health problems such as
HIV & AIDS; tuberculosis; malaria; maternal, newborn and child health;
family planning and reproductive health; and chronic non-communicable diseases
such as cancer, diabetes, and lung and heart disease. Through strengthening
capacity, investing in health systems innovation, building the evidence base,
and advocating for sound public health policy, MSH is committed to making a
lasting difference in global health.

Job Summary:   The Senior CLA/Data Use Manager will be
responsible for active management of project performance, continuous
improvement and learning to drive timely adjustment of project implementation. S/he
will lead project’s effort towards collaboration with national players with a
view to enhance knowledge and access to best practices across key stakeholders,
adequate use of quality data to inform supply chain performance management and
timely decision making. S/he will stimulate and support innovation under SSCS
through operational research. This position’s responsibilities are highly
cross-functional and will support all result areas.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Collaborating,
Learning, and Adapting (20%)

·       
The
Senior CLA/Data Use Manager is responsible for making sure that SSCS takes a
systematic and deliberate approach to CLA, whereby SSCS continuously learns
from its implementation based on evidence, critically reviews SSCS and Uganda
supply chain performance, identifies corrective actions or required changes,
and assesses whether changes yield expected results.

·       
S/he
will also ensure that the CLA approach includes identifying national and
international best practices, sharing them effectively internally and
externally, and fostering concrete opportunities to implement and leverage them
in Uganda in coordination with other teams within the SSCS project teams and
with national stakeholders.

Monitoring and
Evaluation (10%)

·       
S/he
will oversee the development and implementation of the Activity Monitoring,
Evaluation and Learning Plan and subsequent updates as necessary and ensure
timely and accurate reporting to the project leadership and USAID,

·       
S/he
will support project performance management by ensuring that the CLA/Data use
unit is an active contributor and advisor to the rest of the project through
regular performance assessment including analysis of the AMELP indicators and
other project indicators, understanding of challenges and identification of
corrective action.

·       
S/he
will oversee the implementation and use of DREAM@MSH.

Data Use (20%)

·       
S/he
will develop and implement a strategy to enhance use of data across the supply
chain that combines increasing awareness and understanding of the power of data
among government, implementing partner, and SSCS partners’ counterparts,
providing technical leadership in data analysis, and raising confidence in the
data by improving its quality and simplifying its access and analysis.

Operational
Research (10%)

·       
S/he
will support the implementation of innovations and identification of best
practices through small research studies and assessment of pilots.

Knowledge
Management and Communication (15%)

·       
S/he
will oversee the development and implementation of a knowledge management plan
in support of project activities and to ensure an effective mechanism is in
place to share information internally and externally.

·       
S/he
will oversee the development and implementation of a communication strategy to
ensure visibly of SSCS and MSH work and success across key stakeholders
including USAID, MOH and others.

Project Leadership
and Management (25%)

·       
As a
member of the project Management team, the Senior CLA/Data use manager will
take part in supporting the COP and DCOP in defining and adapting project
strategies and supporting its successful implementation.

·       
Manage
staff in a way that promotes respect, accountability, performance and growth in
line with MSH values, policies and guidelines.

·       
Implement
an effective performance-management program focusing on results and individual
accountability, including regular check-ins, annual appraisals, supervision,
mentoring and coaching, and career development support.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant should preferably hold a Postgraduate degree in relevant field.

·       
At least
10 years working in health development and /or system strengthening projects in
the developing world.

·       
Hands on
experience with data management for decision making and performance improvement.

·       
Prior
experience working on Supply Chain systems a plus.

·       
Experience
implementing M&E and/or operational research key principles desired.

·       
Experience
and track records setting project and/or initiatives objectives/targets,
monitoring performance and driving improvements.

·       
Mastering
data analysis/use and evidence base decision making.

·       
Experience
building capacity in the use of data / data quality.

·       
Experience
and track records working in a cross-functional environment.

·       
Experience
in ‘Learning’, preferably as per USAID-CLA approach.

·       
Sound
Knowledge and track records of implementation of M&E and Operational
Research key principles.

·       
Prior
experience working on a USAID funded project required.

·       
Experience
managing project or initiatives and teams.

Competencies

·       
Results
driven

·       
Attention
to details

·       
Strategic
mindset

·       
Excellent
presentation skills, oral and written communication

·       
Strong
interpersonal skills

·       
Proficiency
using Excel

·       
Expertise
in DHIS2

·       
Fluent
in English

How to Apply:

All candidates who
wish to join Management Sciences for Health in the aforementioned capacity at
the link below.

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