Manager - District Quality Improvement, MaMoni - MNCSP

Save the Children invites applications for the above mentioned position under the five-year USAID funded MaMoni-Maternal and Newborn Care Strengthening (MaMoni-MNCSP) Project. The major focus of this project is to contribute to Government of Bangladesh’s Health Population Nutrition Sector Program to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity through the project’s strategic objective of Increased Equitable Utilization of Quality Maternal and Newborn Care Services. Key outcomes of the project will be achieved through four closely linked intermediate results to advance health system responsiveness, MNC service quality and governance, access and demand for services and healthy household practices, and national capacity to deliver these services with quality at scale. This project will support implementation in 10 Districts (Noakhali, Lakshmipur, Feni, Chandpur, Habigonj, Brahmanbaria, Manikgonj, Faridpur, Madaripur, Kushtia), in addition to  providing national level technical assistance to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to scale up evidence-based interventions and practices. 

Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Minimum requirements will be flexible for the potential female candidates.

The role

The overall purpose of this position is to provide support the execution of the Learning Network and other relevant QI initiatives at the district and sub-district level. Under directions of the Senior Clinical Quality Assurance and Accreditation Advisor and in collaboration with other concerned staff, this position is responsible for developing and collaborating with other staff of MoH&FW & Private sector counterpart in the preparation; development & follow up of the Learning Network Phase under QI activities.  S/he will also responsible for coordination and participating in autopsy conducted by QI thematic team and other relevant bodies, developing, adjusting and reviewing Learning Network activities and procedures, and the Executive Summary for programmatic use as needed. The Manager will organize and facilitate capacity building activities in the district & sub-districts to implement the Learning Network Model, also monitor and track Potential Quality Issues (PQI) and Verified Quality Issues (VQI) under the Learning Network Model

Qualifications and experience

  • BMDC registered Medical Graduate (MBBS) is required, Masters in Public Health (MPH) will be an added value
  • At least 06 years of working experience, preferably in implementing MNCH health programs at district, sub-district, and health facility levels
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing QI interventions is highly preferred, with experience in supervising a small HR/team.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and methods of process improvement,  statistical analysis (to some extent) and report design
  • Ability to make clear and effective public Presentations, Documentation, Case Study, Story writing about Learning Network interventions, QI Information Management, and QI Performance Improvement techniques
  • Ability to plan, organize and assist local complex data collection activities of Learning Network
  • Ability to effectively advocate and coordinate the work of a workgroup engaged in Learning Network activities
  • The candidate is required to travel 60% of the time for supporting district level Learning Network related activities
  • Proficiency in MS Office package

Contract length: Contractual up to September, 2019

Job Location: Manikgonj

The Organisation
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

For detailed job description and to apply online, please visit http://bangladesh.savethechildren.net

Application deadline: 10 November, 2018
Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview
‘Save the Children promotes diversity in its workforce’

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