|Date Posted:||May 20, 2010|
|Closing Date:||May 30, 2010|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyUSD|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||No|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
|Probation Period:||1 month|
University Research Co., LLC, is seeking an experienced, Host-Country National Provincial Improvement Coordinator to provide technical leadership in implementing quality improvement activities in Herat Province. The incumbent must be able to work under the current conditions in the province and possess both managerial and technical skill sets, with the ability to form alliances, build partnerships, facilitate consensus among diverse groups and represent URC to the donor agencies and partner organizations.
The Provincial Improvement Coordinator will report to Technical Director in Kabul. This is a full-time position based in Herat Province.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:
Manage, supervise, and provide leadership to implementation of Herat-based health care improvement activities
Maintain close coordination with the Provincial Public Health Directorate in Herat Province, implementing partners and other stakeholders including donor community.
Take a leadership role in the design and implementation of quality improvement program in Herat province.
Provide managerial and technical project support throughout the design and implementation, overseeing key personnel, long- and short-term technical assistance and other organizations involved.
Ensure efficient functions in administrative and financial processes and maintain adequate internal controls.
Ensure monitoring and reporting of project results.
Participate in the design and oversight of annual project planning cycle and development of comprehensive annual work plan and assure timely implementation.
Implement activities in coordination with HCI activities in other provinces.
Organize and conduct technical workshops and Learning Sessions for the quality improvement teams
Pay regular visits to the quality improvement sites as per agreed schedule
Draft biweekly, monthly, quarterly and annually progress report and submit it to Technical Director
Help in translation of English training materials into local languages whenever needed
MD or equivalent with 3-6 yearsâ€™ experience providing technical support to international, regional or national health related projects
Technical expertise in areas such as Quality Improvement/Assurance, Maternal and Newborn Health or Primary Health Care development
Demonstrated excellent writing, communication, and oral presentation skills in Dari, Pashto and English
Demonstrated excellent leadership, managerial, facilitation and conflict-resolution skills
Experience with USAID structure and regulations a plus