Management Sciences for Health

Quality Assurance Specialist

Grade
J
Job ID
13-9854
Ethiopia-Addis Ababa
# of Positions
1
Group/Office
HPG
Dept/Unit
GEN (General)
Project/Program
A000 - None Specified
Application Due Date
2017-12-16
Reports To
M & E and Quality Management Director

Overview

PROJECT/ACTIVITY OVERVIEW

 

USAID/PEPFAR funded Community HIV Care and Treatment (CHCT) project will be implemented by Project HOPE as a prime and its partners, Management Sciences for Health (MSH) and Population Services (PSI), Network of Networks of HIV Positives (NEP+), and National Network of Positive Women Ethiopians (NNPWE). The program aims to accelerate and sustain HIV epidemic control in Ethiopia in the selected scale up woredas of Amhara, Tigray, Oromia, Harari, Gambella, Somalia, Benishangul Gumuz, Afar and SNNP regions, as well as Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa city administrations.  The objectives and interventions are designed to impact UNAIDS 90-90-90 goals and address Ethiopia’s challenges associated with delivering community based HIV care and treatment services.

 

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

The Quality Assurance Specialist role includes developing data quality assurance mechanism and tools for the comprehensive community HIV prevention, care, and support and treatment services response. S/he will play a lead role on the overall quality assurance endeavors of the project. 

Specific Responsibilities

  1. Lead the development of service quality assurance tool for the comprehensive HIV prevention, care, and support and treatment services
  2. In consultation with the M&E team institute data quality assurance tool for the CHCT project
  3. In consultation with FHAPCO and FMoH develop a community based HIV Testing Services (HTS) and home based self-testing  quality assurance mechanism
  4. In consultation with FHAPCO and FMoH develop a community based ART adherence support services quality assurance mechanism
  5.  Develop a community based TB, STIs, Malaria, family planning and Safe Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH)service quality assurance tool
  6. Train and provide regular technical assistance to regional and community level actors including LIPs and PLHIV associations on the service quality assurance tool
  7. Represent the CHCT program in quality related national technical working groups
  8. Other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health or equivalent with minimum of seven years of professional experience is required
  • Previous experience of three years or more in similar or comparable positions.
  • Demonstrated experience in program data quality assurance in health and HIV/AIDS projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely in written and spoken English.
  • Proven ability to develop effective working relationships with important stakeholders and partners.
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills, and attention to detail.
  • Previous experience on USAID/PEPFAR funded projects is preferred.
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time to the regions

Background Information

Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policy makers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services. Working with governments, donors, non governmental organizations, the private sector, and health agencies, MSH responds to priority health problems such as HIV & AIDS; tuberculosis; malaria; maternal, newborn and child health; family planning and reproductive health; and chronic non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and lung and heart disease. Through strengthening capacity, investing in health systems innovation, building the evidence base, and advocating for sound public health policy, MSH is committed to making a lasting difference in global health.

Notes

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EEO Statement

Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.

Reports To

M & E and Quality Management Director
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