Project Health Services Coordinator Non-profit Job Careers – Population Services International (PSI)

Job Title:        Project Health Services
Coordinator

Organization: Population
Services International (PSI)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Learning
and Adaptation Lead – MANE

About US:

Population Services
International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing

organization. We
work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead

healthy lives and
plan the families they desire. We’re reimagining healthcare, developing

health market
systems where more consumer voices, at all income levels, are shaping

the development of
increased consumer choices – where technology-driven, affordable,

quality drugs,
devices, diagnostics and information move closer to peoples’ communities

and homes. We
believe consumer-powered healthcare is a cost-effective sustainable

path toward health
for all without financial hardship.

About Project:

Population Services
International (PSI) and Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) are implementing
a three year grant for an implementation science project (The MaNe project) funded
by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The project
is implemented in the slum communities and informal settlements in the divisions
of Rubaga and Makindye in Kampala city. The project initiates and tests innovative
interventions/ approaches to address the demand and supply side barriers
affecting illness recognition, care seeking, effective referral and provision
of quality care equitably for better MNH outcomes in urban slum settings in
Kampala city.

Job Summary:   We are looking for a suitable candidate to
take on the temporary role (with possibility of extension) of Project Health
Services Coordinator for the MaNe project. He/She will be responsible for
implementation of MaNe project facility level strategies and activities with
the goal of increasing demand for Maternal and Newborn services and growing the
business performance of the project facilities. He/She will provide marketing
support and business advisory services to build sustainable private health
facilities offering Maternal and newborn services. The Project Health Services
Coordinator will work cross-functionally within project facilities to maximize
effectiveness and outcomes and works closely with multiple stakeholders to
understand and effectively strengthen selected private for-profit clinics
providing MNH through accreditation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Coordination
follow up and ensure execution of all project activities at project facilities
(especially the private) and liaison with the SBCC coordinator to develop
sustainable demand interventions for accredited private health facilities.

·       
Test and
scale-up acceptable, feasible and appropriate project interventions to promote
quality and affordability of MNH in accredited private clinics.

·       
Support
the knowledge management coordinator to document the key learnings/ lessons
while testing/implementing project interventions to promote quality and
affordability of MNH in accredited clinics.

·       
Liaise
with the project team to test demand creation interventions and support
refining them interventions based on evaluation and learning evidence.

·       
MoU or
contract management with all project facilities especially the private
forprofit accredited health facilities.

·       
Development
of communication and knowledge management approaches for the project accredited
private facilities.

·       
Support
teams to ensure that the improved Business Systems Value Proposition Pillar is
rolled out

·       
Monthly
analytics and reporting to project stakeholders and the wider team.

·       
Develop
operational guidelines and standards to guide recruitment of new private health
facilities on the project.

·       
Liaise
with KCCA to implement support sustainable payment mechanism for Maternal and
newborn services for the urban poor like Result Based Financing (RBF) through
the Global Financing facility (GFF) model.

·       
Continuous
monitoring and private provider engagement, price monitoring for Maternal and
newborn health services to ensure affordability for the urban poor and in line
with RBF guidelines.

·       
Coordinate
capability development interventions for the different franchise partners and
staff members.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Degree in Medicine and Surgery or Public Health.

·       
3+ years
of experience working at the supervisory level.

·       
Background
in Social Franchise and project coordination role.

·       
Understanding
of local healthcare and small and medium enterprises systems is a plus

·       
Experience
in social marketing/franchising an added advantage.

·       
Influencing/Negotiation
skills: Ability to understand both internal and customer perspectives to be
able to build a win-win strategy for financial and value-based negotiation.

·       
Working
Across Boundaries: Thinks and acts beyond one’s silo – bridges team,
functional, divisional and/or geographical boundaries

·       
Strategic
Thinking: Visualizes the way forward, identifying opportunities that add value
to the work and to the business

·       
Project
Management: Organizes work efforts by prioritizing tasks, using resources
optimally, establishing appropriate deadlines and ensuring on-time delivery

·       
Productive
Communication: Plans and delivers ideas and information to others in an
impactful manner

·       
Strategic
Business Management: Ability to set strategic plans, consider execution
tradeoffs and continuously adjust approaches to maximize business performance.

·       
Highly
self-driven and passionate about what they do.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should email their cover letter addressed
to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, PSIU, and an updated CV ONLY
to apply@psiug.org indicating the Job
title in the subject of the email.

Deadline: Monday July 6th, 2020 by 5.00pm

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