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District Technical Coordinator

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Fixed term

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Job Summary

Minimum Qualifications:
Required Experience & Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in medicine or equivalent degree in other health disciplines,
  • At least three years’ work experience in health system strengthening or management of health services.
  • At least three years’ work experience in the field preferably at the district level.
  • Excellent communication or interpersonal skills is a must.
  • Ability and willingness to spend at least 50% of the time at the district level.
Desired Experience & Qualifications
  • A Master’s Degree in public health/Health Administration.
  • Experience in handling quality improvement approaches and providing clinical training to service providers and stake holders.
  • Experience in building and leading teams.

Responsibilities

  • Work with district leadership on behalf of the USAID RHITES N Acholi Activity to identify areas of support and coordinate Activity’s technical assistance at the district level.
  • Manage and facilitate engagement and coordination among public, private and civil society structures.
  • Work with DHMT to improve quality of HIV, TB, family health and other health services.
  • Coordinate capacity building efforts of facility and community health care providers.
  • Liaise with DHMT, USAID implementing partners and other projects at the district level for a coordinate response for health system strengthening and better health outcomes. 
  • Develop and submit work plans and budgets for all assigned district based activities in relation to Activity work plan.
  • Support health facilities to submit timely and quality HMIS reports. Coordinate collection of Activity’s data in consultation with other technical staff. Submit timely reports on implementation of RHITES N Acholi Activity. 
  • Support health facilities to rightly quantify and submit timely orders for supplies through NMS or JMS.
  • In collaboration with the KM staff, lead the process of documenting best practices in form of case studies, success stories, abstracts, video clips in addition to the routine biweekly updates, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Work with communities to generate demand and engage them in planning health services in coordination with district leadership. Work with CSOs to build their capacity and engage them in planning health services and generation of demand.
  • Ensure compliance with USAID rules and regulations during the implementation of the project at the district level.
  • Any other duties assigned by supervisor/Chief of Party.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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