Technical Director, Integrated Health Service Delivery job at IntraHealth


IntraHealth

Technical Director, Integrated Health Service Delivery job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 28 January 2022

Hiring Organization: IntraHealth

Job Details:

Summary of Role
IntraHealth is seeking a Technical Director, Integrated Health Service Delivery (IHSD) for the upcoming USAID Uganda Health Activity (UHA). The project’s goals are to support the Uganda Ministry of Health (MOH) to increase the survival and well-being of vulnerable populations and improve overall health system resilience in priority districts. UHA will achieve this goal through: 1) Improved access to and use of quality maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH); family planning (FP)/reproductive health (RH); nutrition; and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) health services at community- and health facility-levels; 2) Enhanced local ownership and leadership for sustainable health outcomes; and 3) Strengthened health systems at the regional-, district-, facility-, and community-levels.
The Technical Director, IHSD will be responsible for development and technical oversight of integrated health service delivery and TA activities for MNCH, FP/RH, nutrition, and WASH at facility- and community-level. The Technical Director, IHSD reports directly to the COP and works in tandem with the Technical Director, HIV/AIDS and HSS. This position will take a leadership role in ensuring UHA meets stated integrated health service delivery goals, evidence-based global guidance, quality standards, and reporting requirements. The Technical Director, IHSD will also coordinate among USAID, donors, other health implementing partners (IPs), and numerous Government of Uganda (GOU) institutions and representatives, particularly at the regional and district level for alignment and complementarity of integrated health service delivery activities.
This position is contingent upon award and approval by USAID.

Essential Functions
• Work closely with and coordinate among USAID, donors, other health IPs, and numerous GoU institutions and representatives, particularly at the regional and district level, for alignment and complementarity of integrated health service delivery activities.
• Provide leadership to strengthen and improve the overall quality of MNCH, FP/RH, nutrition, and WASH at facility- and community-level provided by health centers, facilities and community health workers to ensure patient-centered, quality services along the continuum of care, with a focus on gender and youth-sensitive approaches.
• Provide technical expertise to improve health worker capacity to manage and deliver high quality integrated MNCH, FP/RH, nutrition, and WASH services at facility, and community levels.
• Initiate and facilitate regular technical meetings with project staff, USAID project teams, and other key stakeholders to review program implementation, and identify measures to overcome implementation bottlenecks and enhance the quality of deliverables.
• Provide leadership, strategic, technical direction and oversight to a multidisciplinary team of professionals.
• Develop technical capacity and transfer of technical expertise and knowledge to strengthen health systems in target regions.


Requirements
• Master’s degree or other advanced degree (PhD, MD) in a relevant field, such as medicine, public health, or social sciences.
• At least seven 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.
• Ability to interact effectively and collaboratively with a broad range of public and private sector counterparts, donors, and other key stakeholders.
• Experience supervising technical staff in the implementation of integrated health programming.
• Excellent interpersonal, writing, and English language oral presentation skills.

Preferred
• Clinical qualification (MD, clinical officer, nurse, midwife, or other cadres).
• Previous experience working on USG-funded health programming in Uganda.
• Experience designing or implementing gender- or youth-sensitive health programming.
• Expertise in strengthening quality of care and/or QI for MNCH, FP, nutrition, or WASH.

Why Join IntraHealth?
IntraHealth International is a global health nonprofit that has worked for over 40 years in more than 100 countries. We improve the performance of health workers and strengthen the systems in which they work so that everyone everywhere has the health care they need to thrive.
IntraHealth’s programs generate long-term social and economic impact to keep communities around the world healthy, strong, and prosperous. And our dynamic staff are passionate about global health and committed to excellence.
Join us. The future of global health starts here.

Summary of Benefits
IntraHealth International, Inc. is a great place to work and prides itself on its comprehensive benefits package. We offer competitive salaries and a dynamic inclusive work environment which supports health workers so they can improve the lives of people throughout the world.
IntraHealth International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. This is also to include inquiry about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

Application procedure

To apply and learn more about IntraHealth Careers @: http://www.intrahealth.org/section/careerss

Date Posted: 2022-01-18

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