Jobs in Uganda - Quality Assurance Officer Job at Population Services International

Quality Assurance Officer Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 28 May 2021

Hiring Organization: Population Services International

Job Details:

QUALITY ASSURANCE OFFICER
DEPARTMENT: PROGRAMS
BASEDAT: PSIUNORTH EASTERN REGION (with frequent travel to Jinja and Buikwe Districts)
REPORTS TO: HEALTH SERVICES COORDINATOR
STARTDATE: JUNE2021
WHO WE ARE Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We are a diverse group of over 5,000 entrepreneurial development professionals located in over 40 countries committed to making it easier for all people to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire. PSI is using it’s global presence and 50+years of experience to help reimagine healthcare. We are working to shape market systems, shift policy and funding, and strengthen global capacity to better support consumer empowered health care.

Join us!
We are looking for a suitable candidate to take on the role of Quality Assurance Officer. This position will maintain and assure the Sexual and Reproductive Health services quality standards within the PSIU franchise, partners, and public health facilities and ensure compliance with the PSI Quality assurance Plan.


Sound like you? Read on.

Your contribution
• Plan for the implementation and lead the execution of all SRH quality assurance and improvement related activities in the identified region.
• Conduct regular coaching/support supervision/mentorship visits to service providers in the region to ensure quality and client safety during SRH service provision.
• Continuously monitor adherence to approved standard operational procedures and protocols, and data quality procedures and protocols by SRH service delivery points and providers.
• Monitor complications and adverse events resulting from PSIU supported SRH service delivery; and facilitate their timely management and reporting.
• Support/facilitate service delivery points in the region to maintain SRH productivity threshold.
• Increase demand for PSIU SRH commodities through medical detailing to identified partners in the region.
• Manage the supply chain including ordering, distribution and tracking of commodities, promotional products and IEC materials to service delivery points in the region.
• Advocate with districts and partners in the region for a collaborative engagement on quality SRH interventions.
• Prepare and submit periodic activity progress reports, learnings and best practices on all SRH interventions with a focus on QA/I

What are we looking for?
• Diploma in midwifery or Clinical medicine
• Valid registration with a professional regulatory body
• At least 3 years of experience with demonstrated ability to work with various partners including MoH, Local governments, CBOs and other NGOs.
• Experience working with private health providers in SRH service delivery is highly desirable
• Previous experience in clinical services particularly SRH services
• Vast knowledge and experience in Quality Improvement approaches in the Uganda Health care system Computer literate with understanding of Microsoft word, excel, power Point and internet use.

What would get us excited?
• Demonstrated ability to work well on a team as well as individually.
• Excellent communication, written and presentation skills.
• Report writing skills (timely and accurate)
• Work-plan development and budgetary skills.
• Capacity building skills for partners.
• Medical detailing skills.
• Possession of a valid national driving permit with demonstrated ability to drive is an added advantage

The Candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:
• Measurement: Evidence, research. metrics and evaluation inform our choices
• Pragmatism: We strive for excellence, but useful and timely are better than perfect
• Honesty: We act with integrity, share what we achieve, and admit when we fail
• Collaboration: Active partnering drives impact
• Trust: We have confidence in our people to make good decisions
• Commitment: We build local capacity and programs that last

Application procedure

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.
Inclusion of your salary expectation in your cover letter is a key requirement.
Submission of certified academic papers is compulsory.
Applications should reach us not later than 5.00pm (1700H) on Friday May28th, 2021.
Applications received will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible!
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.

Date Posted: 2021-05-20

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