Provincial Improvement Coordinator (PIC)

  Afghanistan Unspecified 273
Date Posted:Jun 17, 2010
Closing Date:Jun 26, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: false
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

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Job Summary:

University Research Co., LLC, is seeking an experienced, Host-Country National Provincial Improvement Coordinator to provide technical leadership in implementing quality improvement activities in Parwan 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 Parwan Province.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:
Manage, supervise, and provide leadership to implementation of Parwan -based health care improvement activities
Maintain close coordination with the Provincial Public Health Directorate in Parwan Province, implementing partners and other stakeholders including donor community.
Take a leadership role in the design and implementation of quality improvement program in Parwan 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

Job Requirement:

Minimum Qualifications:
MD or equivalent with 3-6 years’ 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

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