2 JOB POSITIONS AT Enabel : National Technical Assistants – Health Facility Maintenance (Equipment & Infrastructure) Specialists (m /f) : ( Deadline : 19 August 2019 )
JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
2 National Technical Assistants – Health Facility Maintenance (Equipment & Infrastructure) Specialists (m/f)
Enabel is the Belgian development agency. Under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, we carry out public service assignments in Belgium and abroad. In addition, Enabel enhances the impact of Belgium in international development by carrying out assignments for Belgian and international third-party donors.
The new country programme for the Belgo-Rwandan cooperation 2019 – 2024 will intervene in the health sector, with the following general objective: “The delivery of sexual and reproductive health services including family planning services is increased as well as the access of households to health care”.
Two complementary interventions are foreseen, each with its specific objective:
Specific objective 1: (Result-based Financing-RBF): To ensure that all women, new-born, children, adolescents and men have universal access to quality integrated RMNCAH (Reproductive, Maternal, New-born, Child and Adolescent Health) and/or FP/ASRH (Family Planning & Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health) services.
Specific objective 2: To ensure accessible, evidence-based, improved and innovative health services (with special attention to sexual and reproductive health services) with increased citizens’ participation and engagement in development.
In view of the further development of its activities Enabel is currently looking for 2 (f/m) National Technical Assistants – Health Facility Maintenance Specialists.
Location: One at Karongi District with frequent traveling to Nyamasheke, Rusizi and Kigali and One at Nyarugenge District with frequent traveling to Gakenge, Rulindo, and Gisagara.
Duration of the contract: Open-ended– local contract according to the Rwandan labor law.
Expected starting date: November 2019.
Salary package: From 2.567.064 RWF gross salary depending on the number of years of relevant experience.
The National Technical Assistant Health Facility Maintenance Specialists will work under the direct supervision of the Intervention Manager to support the Districts in relation to the coverage and quality of the health services which are targeted by Specific Objective 2 (SO2) and to assure the evidence-based documentation of innovative experiences and quality-improvement initiatives.
In general, (s)he will:
Contribute to the implementation of the Health program (SO2) by providing input for planning, execution, coordination, and monitoring and evaluation activities
Contribute to developing a district/health facilities long term management plan for maintenance of infrastructures and equipment according to norms and standards that will allow sustainability and continuous use of medical equipment
Support the districts/health facilities to implement the maintenance plan including availing the required tools and test
Assure the capacity building of the available staff and technicians regarding maintenance, repairing, replacement and proper use of medical equipment
Supervising and ensuring quality control of new infrastructures and new medical equipment according to the national standards with regular evaluations
Work with health district hospitals and health centre teams to evaluate safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of existing biomedical equipment and infrastructures
Identify the required tools and test equipment for biomedical maintenance
Participate in an accreditation program (Quality insurance)
Explore the opportunities to involve the private sector in areas where they have a comparative advantage regarding maintenance at the district level
Contribute to providing evidence-based documentation of innovative experiences
Support and assist the Intervention Manager in Public Health when requested
Master’s degree in engineering (biomedical engineering, biomechanical engineering or equivalent)
Holders of an Advanced Diploma in medical equipment technology from Polytechnic Institutions is an asset
At least 5 years of relevant professional experience in public hospitals and health centres infrastructures, equipment, maintenance and settings
Proven experience and knowledge of Rwanda health facility norms and standards for equipment and infrastructures
Proven experience and knowledge of quality control process for health facility equipment and infrastructures
Working experience in private sector organizations is an asset
Demonstrated skill in management, planning and reporting in the fields of health facility equipment and infrastructures
Ability to produce/adapt short course training on health facility maintenance (equipment and infrastructures) and to train health facility technicians at the district level
Clear and concise writing skills, good communication, presentation, and facilitation skills
Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a multi-actor environment
Ability to work under stressful conditions with no objection to working overtime and undertaking field missions
Fluent in Kinyarwanda and in English with good knowledge of French
Good knowledge of ICT (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Database)
Interested applicants fulfilling the above mentioned criteria are invited to submit their application documents including detailed Curriculum Vitae, motivation letter, Copy of diploma and certificates, Past and current service certificates (unproven experience will not be considered during the shortlisting), names of three referees (former direct supervisor) as well as their emails and telephone numbers to [email protected] not later than 19th of August 2019. Only successful applicants will be contacted.
Done at Kigali, July 29th, 2019
Resident Representative, Enabel Rwanda