Associate Director - HSS & CQI Job in Nigeria

The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes access to qualitative healthcare, Education and economic strengthening opportunities for all Nigerians. With its headquarters in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State with a corporate office in Abuja, ECEWS has presence in 17 States across the South-South, South East, South West and North Central Nigeria with a strong client portfolio with the Global Fund to fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria, United States agency for international development (USAID), United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC), The United Nations office of Projects, World Bank & Federal Government of Nigeria. Since its founding in 2001, ECEWS has built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners and collaborators which has earned her a solid reputation among its funders and is well regarded by competitors and partners alike.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Associate Director - HSS & CQI

Location: Akwa Ibom
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The successful person will ensure the implementation and monitoring of health systems strengthening activities.
  • S/He will support t in site coordination, supervision, mentorship, and institutional capacity building.
  • S/He will provide support in preparations for meetings, writing reports and concept notes; will liaise with clients and relevant stakeholders at the State and facility levels on health systems strengthening related activities.
  • Ensure translation of the project-supported package of service delivery interventions into service- level standards or operating procedures consistent with national guidelines and policies
  • Review, analysis and assessment of service delivery data and reports for compliance with set quality standards
  • Provision of direct technical assistance and mentoring to quality teams and service delivery providers offering service interventions using evidence from analyzed service delivery data.
  • Identification of quality areas in need of performance improvement and supporting the implementation of the models for change
  • On-site visits to support data abstraction and analysis to selected supported facilities to provide ongoing technical assistance.
  • Review of monthly/quarterly reports from supported health facilities and sites and providing immediate technical guidance and recommendations related to tracked indicators and outcomes.
  • Mentoring facility and State CQI teams to build local capacity for CQI implementation and analysis and interpretation of results of implemented actions.
  • Coordinate the facility CQI teams to abstract data after every improvement cycle to analyze the findings and recommend subsequent measures necessary to achieve set objectives.
  • Coordinate the dissemination of results to the facility management and quality teams and facilitating the facility-wide adoption of CQI practices across key service delivery interventions.
  • Recommend and support the skills and knowledge update training to service providers in conjunction with the outreach mentorship and supervision teams.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Minimum Recruitment Standard

  • Must possess a Degree in Public Health, Medicine, or related discipline.
  • Must have a minimum of ten (10) years post-qualification experience in health systems strengthening, health financing, or human resource for health management.
  • At least 8 years of clinical current hands-on experience of providing integrated HIV/AIDS services to diverse patients in a large program-linked facility or very busy clinical practice.
  • Completed training in Quality Improvement models and participated in quality improvement projects for clinical interventions.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of and experience using MS office packages including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook among others.
  • High level of integrity and interpersonal skills
  • Must possess high-level relationship management/ advocacy skills.
  • Must possess good report writing, presentation, data analytics and interpretation skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, be self-motivated and function optimally with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated creativity and innovativeness in adapting to challenging work environments.
  • Possess high-level systems and process improvement skills, strategic thinker with the ability to apply root cause analysis in problem solving.
  • Constructive and productive team player with good communication skills.
  • Ready to travel frequently to undertake field visits, accompany field teams and possess the ability to communicate well in diverse cultural settings.

Application Closing Date
31st January, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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