The Technical Director, Clinical provides technical direction for the USAID Organized Network of Services for Everyone’s (ONSE) Health Malawi Activity’s clinical service delivery portfolio and contributes significantly to the effective and timely implementation of the project. S/he works collaboratively with the Chief of Party and technical experts in her directorate in the design, roll-out, and day-to-day management and implementation of interventions. S/he has relevant experience and understanding of clinical service delivery approaches across all technical areas implemented through ONSE, as well as the interventions required to eliminate gaps in service delivery. S/he ensures that ONSE interventions are aligned with Malawi’s Health Sector Strategic Plan (HSSP) and technical approaches developed through the MoH and its stakeholders. S/he provides and mobilizes technical assistance to support the expansion and quality of service provision at district, health center and community levels while cognizant of the inputs from district level stakeholders including USAID’s implementing partners and other NGOs. The Technical Director, Clinical provides the technical leadership necessary to increase access to, quality of, and community demand for priority health services including Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH), Family Planning (FP), Reproductive Health (RH), malaria, immunization and vaccine coverage and quality improvement. S/he links with fellow ONSE technical directors to integrate service delivery with health systems strengthening approaches and demand side behaviour change and demand generation approaches (including grant’s under contract) to strengthen service provision in health districts. Finally, s/he works closely with ONSE’s M&E team to track the indicators contained in the project activity monitoring and evaluation plan (AMEP) against interventions and ensures that ONSE targets are successfully met.
Masters’ degree in Medical, Nursing, Public Health or any related field