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Qualitative Data Analyst

Uganda

Technical Director Integrated Health Service Delivery, USAID / Uganda Health Activity

Closing: Jan 31, 2022

5 days remaining

Published: Jan 25, 2022 (1 day ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Bachelor's degree

Work experience:

10 years

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time


Palladium Americas:

Our Americas’ business team has brilliant and passionate colleagues working in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and North and South America as well as the Caribbean, fulfilling projects and assignments for clients from institutions, corporations, governments, and foundations based in the Americas. We have offices in Washington, DC, New York City, and Raleigh-Durham, NC. 

This Opportunity:
The Uganda Health Activity (UHA) aims to increase access to and use of quality healthcare services and improve the performance of the health system at subnational levels in priority districts. Intended high-level results include: 
  1. Improved access to and use of quality maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH); family planning/reproductive health (FP/RH); nutrition; and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH)/infection prevention and control (IPC) health services at facility- and community-levels 
  2. Enhanced local ownership and leadership for sustainable health outcomes
  3. Strengthened health system resilience at the regional-, district-, and community-levels.
 
UHA will also strengthen the capacity of local PEPFAR implementing partners (IPs) to lead and sustain the epidemic response as part of sustainability efforts. 
The Uganda Health Activity is an anticipated project, and the position is contingent upon award from USAID. 

The Technical Director, IHSD will be responsible for technical oversight of integrated health service delivery and technical assistance activities for MNCH, FP/RH, nutrition, and WASH at the facility and community levels. This position reports to the Chief of Party (CoP), collaborates with the Technical Director, HIV/AIDS and HSS, and provides direct supervision to other technical staff. This position will ensure that the Uganda Health Activity (UHA) meets service delivery goals, quality standards, and reporting requirements. 

You and Your Career:
If you are a problem-solver, collaborator, and doer, and you have expertise in USAID compliance, technical project creation and delegation, fraud, waste, and abuse mitigation we are interested in hearing from you. We are a learning organization and provide growth opportunities from the start.  We pride ourselves on giving you the freedom, resources, and guidance to chart a fulfilling career!
 
Reporting and Supervision:
Technical Director, IHSD will report to the Chief of Party. 

Key Competencies Required:

  • MD or Nursing degree 
  • At least 10 years of experience in managing and/or implementing integrated health service delivery or technical assistance programming addressing MNCH, FP/RH, nutrition, and WASH in a similar context, with at least three of those years working in Uganda as a senior advisor or staff member. 
  • Experience and expertise in evidence-based, facility- or community-based MNCH, FP/RH, nutrition, and/or WASH service delivery approaches. 
  • Experience with and knowledge of quality improvement approaches for family planning, MNCH, nutrition, or WASH.
  • Ability to effectively interact and collaborate with a broad range of stakeholders in the public and private sector, other donors, academia, and other key stakeholders. 
  • Experience supervising technical staff in the implementation of integrated services programs.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in English, and the ability to make technical public presentations. 
Professional Expertise/Competencies Preferred:
  • Previous work experience in East Africa strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience working in Uganda preferred. 
  • Experience designing youth and gender sensitive interventions a plus. 
  • Existing relationships with Ugandan stakeholders a plus.


Responsibilities


Palladium Americas:

Our Americas’ business team has brilliant and passionate colleagues working in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and North and South America as well as the Caribbean, fulfilling projects and assignments for clients from institutions, corporations, governments, and foundations based in the Americas. We have offices in Washington, DC, New York City, and Raleigh-Durham, NC. 

This Opportunity:
The Uganda Health Activity (UHA) aims to increase access to and use of quality healthcare services and improve the performance of the health system at subnational levels in priority districts. Intended high-level results include: 
  1. Improved access to and use of quality maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH); family planning/reproductive health (FP/RH); nutrition; and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH)/infection prevention and control (IPC) health services at facility- and community-levels 
  2. Enhanced local ownership and leadership for sustainable health outcomes
  3. Strengthened health system resilience at the regional-, district-, and community-levels.
 
UHA will also strengthen the capacity of local PEPFAR implementing partners (IPs) to lead and sustain the epidemic response as part of sustainability efforts. 
The Uganda Health Activity is an anticipated project, and the position is contingent upon award from USAID. 

The Technical Director, IHSD will be responsible for technical oversight of integrated health service delivery and technical assistance activities for MNCH, FP/RH, nutrition, and WASH at the facility and community levels. This position reports to the Chief of Party (CoP), collaborates with the Technical Director, HIV/AIDS and HSS, and provides direct supervision to other technical staff. This position will ensure that the Uganda Health Activity (UHA) meets service delivery goals, quality standards, and reporting requirements. 

You and Your Career:
If you are a problem-solver, collaborator, and doer, and you have expertise in USAID compliance, technical project creation and delegation, fraud, waste, and abuse mitigation we are interested in hearing from you. We are a learning organization and provide growth opportunities from the start.  We pride ourselves on giving you the freedom, resources, and guidance to chart a fulfilling career!
 
Reporting and Supervision:
Technical Director, IHSD will report to the Chief of Party. 

Key Competencies Required:

  • MD or Nursing degree 
  • At least 10 years of experience in managing and/or implementing integrated health service delivery or technical assistance programming addressing MNCH, FP/RH, nutrition, and WASH in a similar context, with at least three of those years working in Uganda as a senior advisor or staff member. 
  • Experience and expertise in evidence-based, facility- or community-based MNCH, FP/RH, nutrition, and/or WASH service delivery approaches. 
  • Experience with and knowledge of quality improvement approaches for family planning, MNCH, nutrition, or WASH.
  • Ability to effectively interact and collaborate with a broad range of stakeholders in the public and private sector, other donors, academia, and other key stakeholders. 
  • Experience supervising technical staff in the implementation of integrated services programs.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in English, and the ability to make technical public presentations. 
Professional Expertise/Competencies Preferred:
  • Previous work experience in East Africa strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience working in Uganda preferred. 
  • Experience designing youth and gender sensitive interventions a plus. 
  • Existing relationships with Ugandan stakeholders a plus.


  • The Technical Director, IHSD will provide overall technical leadership in the areas of WASH, MNCH, and FP/RH
  • This position will also coordinate among USAID, donors, other health IPs, and numerous Government of Uganda (GoU) institutions and representatives, particularly at the regional and district levels for integrated health service delivery activities.
  • Provide overall technical guidance and direction to ensure that work plans and activity tasks are technically compliant with USAID, GoU, and internally recognized standards and protocols.  
  • Represent the UHA at various technical working groups, fora, and meetings. 
  • Assist the CoP consortium partners’ technical contributions. 
  • Responsible for project programmatic and financial reporting.
  • Provide direct supervision to project directors.
  • Identifies areas of risk in a timely manner and works to mitigate their impact by instituting systems that seek to minimize fraud, waste, and abuse. 
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.


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