6 Positions at IntraHealth: (Deadline 18 October 2020)

6 Positions at IntraHealth: (Deadline 18 October 2020)

6 Positions at IntraHealth: (Deadline 18 October 2020)

Community Health Specialist at IntraHealth: (Deadline 18 October 2020)

Why Choose IntraHealth

For almost 40 years in over 100 countries, IntraHealth has partnered with local communities to make sure health workers are present where they’re needed most, ready to do the job, connected to the technology they need, and safe to do their very best work. Our programs are designed with a deep understanding of and appreciation for the context of human rights, gender equality and discrimination, economic empowerment, and changing populations. And the longstanding relationships we’ve built with government agencies, private-sector partners, and members of civil society make our efforts stronger and more effective.  Join us and together we can make lasting changes in global health—for all of us.

The Ingobyi Activity is a five-year cooperative agreement to improve the quality of reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH) and malaria services, in a sustainable manner with the goal of reducing neonatal, child, and maternal mortality in Rwanda. The Ingobyi Activity builds upon the tremendous gains Rwanda has made in the health sector as well as previous USAID investments in the health sector to provide a healthier, more productive future for all Rwandans. Ingobyi improves the availability, quality, and utilization of RMNCH and malaria services with resilience and sustainability. The Activity partners with the Government of Rwanda (GOR) to build on the country’s considerable achievements, guided by national health strategies, goals, objectives, and data.

Summary of role

IntraHealth would like to hire One (1) Community Health Specialist to be based in Kigali – Central Zone, who will provide technical and program support in planning and implementation of community health services including Integrated Community Case Management (iCCM), Community Based Provision of Family Planning (CBP-FP), Community Based Maternal and Neonatal Health (CBMNH), and Community based nutrition (CB-N) for the USAID-funded Ingobyi Activity. Each community health specialist will be responsible for about 3 districts where s/he will coordinate all community health activities. The position will report directly to the Zonal Coordinator.

 Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Planning and integration of maternal newborn and malaria support

  • Work closely with the technical team – particularly the Malaria, Maternal and FP, Newborn and Child health specialists, as well as the Zonal Coordinator, to plan, implement, and scale-up strategies for high impact interventions at the community level.
  • Monitor the implementation of Ingobyi’s Workplan related to community-level interventions such as ICCM, maternal, and newborn health activities and ensure that all activities are executed according to plan and in an integrated manner.
  • Work collaboratively with other Ingobyi Activity team members and MOH/RBC to ensure good coordination and efficient programming and management of community health interventions.

Implementation and Operations

  • Lead iCCM, HBM, CBP, CBMNH, and CBN related interventions in the assigned zone, including the adaptation of best practices and evidence-based approaches into the local context.
  • Plan implementation of activities in close collaboration with the respective zone-based technical specialists and RBC/MCCH counterparts.
  • Support development of community health technical documents and reports.
  • Conduct training on community health packages.
  • Contribute to the roll-out of e-learning for community health workers.
  • Conduct supportive supervision for CHW supervisors and CHWs.
  • Support mentorship and supportive supervision for iCCM, HBM, CBPFP, CBMNH, and CBN activities and ensure that CHWs have updated learning tools, job aides, and reporting tools.
  • Assist finance staff to prepare finance forms to advance/reimburse funds for on-going activities.
  • Prepare and avail job-aides and training materials in coordination with Ingobyi and MOH/RBC technical teams and ensure that materials and supplies reach targeted sites in a timely manner.
  • Prepare and submit reports on community health interventions in a timely manner.
  • Assist with organization of technical meetings, trainings, field visits, events, and other activities.
  • Assist with other programmatic and administrative duties as required.

Prepare and submit reports to the supervisor in a timely manner;
Learning, documentation, and sharing of lessons learned

  • Contribute/coordinate with Ingobyi Activity’s MEL team to ensure that the project meets deliverables in accordance with the MEL framework.
  • Collaborate with the MEL team, and other project personnel, to support ongoing monitoring, evaluation, and learning.
  • Ensure that iCCM, HBM, CBP-FP, CBMNH, and CB-N related activities are properly documented, and that program data are systematically collected, analyzed, submitted, and properly archived as well as shared across the project to inform learning.

Share experiences related to community-based maternal, newborn, family planning, and malaria activities to inform the design of Ingobyi Activity’s subsequent workplans.
Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in general nursing, public health, or other related fields. Candidates with master’s degree in public health will be preferred.
  • Valid license issued by Rwanda National Council of Nurses and Midwives, Rwanda Allied Health Professions Council, or Rwanda Medical and Dental Council.
  • At least five (5) years of professional experience working in maternal, newborn, family planning, and malaria programs at the community level.
  • Fluency in English, French, and Kinyarwanda.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Experience in capacity building skills, including training and mentoring skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including report-writing and formal communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office programs including MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint.
  • Solid skills in documentation and report writing.

Ability to travel nationally frequently.
COMPETENCIES:

Managing Performance: Ability to plan and design practices, processes, and procedures that allow for effective management of people, resources, and processes to optimize overall organizational performance. Managing for performance includes the ability to delegate and encourage growth and leadership across the team(s) as part of maximizing performance and productivity.

Strategic Thinking: Applies organizational knowledge to identify and maintain focus on key success factors for IntraHealth while recognizing, anticipating, and resolving organizational challenges. Ability to develop organization- and industry-specific expertise and apply sound decision-making processes to reach productive resolutions that translates strategy into actionable business plans.

Effective Communication (Oral & Written): Understands effective communication concepts, tools, and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, explain complex technical concepts in simple, clear language appropriate to the audience; and receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors

Risk Management: Knowledge of processes, tools, and techniques for assessing and controlling the organization’s exposure to risks of various kinds; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.

Innovation: Develops new, better, or significantly different ideas, methods, solutions, or initiatives within an assigned role that result in improvement of IntraHealth’s performance and meeting objectives, results, and global commitments.

Accountability: Holds self and others accountable for all work activities, research, and personal actions and decisions; follows through on commitments and focuses on those activities that have the greatest impact on meeting measurable high-quality results for IntraHealth’s success. Exercises ethical practices, respectful words and behaviors, and equitable treatment of others in all activities.

Summary of Benefits

IntraHealth International, Inc. is a great place to work and prides itself on its comprehensive benefits package.  We offer competitive salaries and a dynamic inclusive work environment which supports health workers so they can improve the lives of people throughout the world.

IntraHealth International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment.  This is also to include inquiry about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

Only applicants fulfilling the above requirements will be contacted. If you don’t hear from us within two weeks from the submission deadline, consider your application unsuccessful.

HOW TO APPLY: If you are interested, apply before October 18, 2020, via the link below:

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

 

Community Health Technical Advisor at IntraHealth: (Deadline 18 October 2020)

Employment Opportunity: Community Health Technical Advisor

Why Choose IntraHealth

For almost 40 years in over 100 countries, IntraHealth has partnered with local communities to make sure health workers are present where they’re needed most, ready to do the job, connected to the technology they need, and safe to do their very best work. Our programs are designed with a deep understanding of and appreciation for the context of human rights, gender equality and discrimination, economic empowerment, and changing populations. And the longstanding relationships we’ve built with government agencies, private-sector partners, and members of civil society make our efforts stronger and more effective.  Join us and together we can make lasting changes in global health—for all of us.

The Ingobyi Activity is a five-year cooperative agreement to improve the quality of reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH) and malaria services, in a sustainable manner with the goal of reducing neonatal, child and maternal mortality in Rwanda. The Ingobyi Activity builds upon the tremendous gains Rwanda has made in the health sector as well as previous USAID investments in the health sector to provide a healthier, more productive future for all Rwandans. Ingobyi improves the availability, quality, and utilization of RMNCH and malaria services with resilience and sustainability. The Activity partners with the Government of Rwanda (GOR) to build on the country’s considerable achievements, guided by national health strategies, goals, objectives, and data.

Summary of role

IntraHealth seeks a Community Health Technical Advisor to be seconded to the MOH/RBC, Maternal, Child, and Community Health (MCCH) Division in Kigali.  Reporting the MCCH Division Head and the Sr. Malaria Specialist / IHI – Ingobyi Activity, the Community Health Technical Advisor will provide technical support to MCCH Division in the implementation of community health services to ensure that the program achieves its goal of increasing coverage and utilization of high impact low cost maternal, newborn and child health interventions.

 

Responsibilities:

The Community Health Technical Advisor will be responsible for the following functions:

  • In collaboration with MOH/RBC/MCCH Division staff, review, develop prepare, and support implementation of multitasks competence-based training for community health workers.
  • Participate in operations research and monitoring and evaluation of activities conducted by the community health unit.
  • Seeking out and using available data to inform strategic and implementation decisions.
  • Seek out innovative approaches to address the community health challenges faced in Rwanda and share all new information and insights with the community health program.
  • Represent USAID Ingobyi Activity at the Ministry of Health and other MNCH technical meetings related to areas of responsibility and alert supervisors and program management about any upcoming meetings of importance to the program.
  • Support the Rwanda Ministry of Health/RBC/MCCH Division to implement verbal autopsy approaches and to monitor implementation of recommendations made by audit committees
  • Support MOH/RBC/MCCH Division in the development, review, and adaptation of community health tools.
  • Support MOH/RBC/MCCH Division in rolling out the digitalization system for community health program
  • Support MOH/RBC/MCCH Division in planning and conducting supportive supervision for community health program
  • Support MOH/RBC/MCCH Division in conduct analysis and produce reports on community health programs.
  • Participate in evaluations of community health programs and to follow the implementation of recommendations from those evaluations.
  • Participate in key Ingobyi Activity planning and review meetings, as well as monitoring and evaluation activities; and
  • Perform other relevant duties as directed by the supervisor.

 Requirements

  • Masters’ s Degree in Community Health / or other related field
  • Strong record of experience in working with Community Health program and good knowledge of Rwanda community health program or monitoring and evaluation of community health interventions
  • At least 8 years of professional experience in designing, planning, implementing, and monitoring of facility and community-based programs
  • Sound understanding of current policy developments and evidence base related to community health
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft office programs including MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint.
  • Strong skills in teamwork and networking.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) in English, French, and Kinyarwanda.
  • Solid skills in documentation and report writing.
  • Ability to travel nationally frequently.

Competencies:

Managing Performance: Ability to plan and design practices, processes, and procedures that allow for effective management of people, resources, and processes to optimize overall organizational performance. Managing for performance includes the ability to delegate and encourage growth and leadership across the team(s) as part of maximizing performance and productivity.

Strategic Thinking: Applies organizational knowledge to identify and maintain focus on key success factors for IntraHealth while recognizing, anticipating, and resolving organizational challenges. Ability to develop organization- and industry-specific expertise and apply sound decision-making processes to reach productive resolutions that translates strategy into actionable business plans.

Effective Communication (Oral & Written): Understands effective communication concepts, tools, and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, explain complex technical concepts in simple, clear language appropriate to the audience; and receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors

Risk Management: Knowledge of processes, tools, and techniques for assessing and controlling the organization’s exposure to risks of various kinds; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.

Innovation: Develops new, better, or significantly different ideas, methods, solutions, or initiatives within assigned role that result in improvement of IntraHealth’ s performance and meeting objectives, results, and global commitments.

Accountability: Holds self and others accountable for all work activities, research, and personal actions and decisions; follows through on commitments and focuses on those activities that have the greatest impact on meeting measurable high-quality results for IntraHealth’ s success. Exercises ethical practices, respectful words and behaviors, and equitable treatment of others in all activities.

Service Excellence: Knowledge of and ability to put into action customer service concepts, processes, and techniques to access internal and/or external client needs and expectations and meet or exceed those needs and expectations through providing excellent service directly or indirectly

Summary of Benefits

IntraHealth International, Inc. is a great place to work and prides itself on its comprehensive benefits package.  We offer competitive salaries and a dynamic inclusive work environment which supports health workers so they can improve the lives of people throughout the world.

IntraHealth International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment.  This is also to include inquiry about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

HOW TO APPLY: If you are interested, apply before October 18, 2020 via the link below:

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

 

4 Positions of District Health Data Analysts at IntraHealth: (Deadline 18 October 2020)

Job Opportunity: District Health Data Analysts (4)

Why Choose IntraHealth

At IntraHealth, we are a global team of creative, committed humanitarians on a mission. We are advocates, technologists, health workers, and communicators. Program officers, finance experts, and technical leaders. We are passionate and diverse. And we’re united in our belief that everyone everywhere should have the health care they need to thrive. That’s why we work every day to improve the performance of health workers around the world and strengthen the systems in which they work.

For almost 40 years in over 100 countries, IntraHealth has partnered with local communities to make sure health workers are present where they’re needed most, ready to do the job, connected to the technology they need, and safe to do their very best work.

Our programs are designed with a deep understanding of and appreciation for the context of human rights, gender equality and discrimination, economic empowerment, and changing populations. And the longstanding relationships we’ve built with government agencies, private-sector partners, and members of civil society make our efforts stronger and more effective. Join us and together we can make lasting changes in global health—for all of us.

 The Ingobyi Activity is a five-year cooperative agreement to improve the quality of reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH) and malaria services, in a sustainable manner with the goal of reducing neonatal, child, and maternal mortality in Rwanda. The Ingobyi Activity is building upon the tremendous gains Rwanda has made in the health sector as well as previous USAID investments in the health sector to provide a healthier, more productive future for all Rwandans. Ingobyi aims to improve the availability, quality, and utilization of RMNCH and malaria services with resilience and sustainability. The Activity works with the Government of Rwanda (GOR) to build on the country’s considerable achievements, guided by national health strategies, goals, objectives, and data.

 SUMMARY OF ROLE:

IntraHealth seeks four (4) district health data analysts for the USAID Ingobyi Activity who will be responsible for promoting culture among DHMTs and health facilities to review and interpret their own routine data and use the evidence to prioritize, plan and implement interventions aimed at improving RMNCH and malaria outcomes in the supported districts. One District Health Data Analyst will be based in each of the following 4 districts – Kigali, Rubavu, Nyanza, and Rwamagana, serving at least 5 districts per catchment area.

 Essential Functions:

  • Conduct supportive supervision on data quality and use for quality improvement at hospitals and health centers to improve data quality assurance and data use in Ingobyi supported health facilities. This will also include remote support to help health facilities identify and correct data quality issues in the HMIS.
  • Provide technical assistance to hospital data managers to analyze key health data and prepare engaging data review presentations for quarterly district coordination at hospitals and for DHMT meetings.
  • Facilitate routine presentation of HMIS health indicator trends to Ingobyi zonal technical teams aimed at guiding interventions to improve the quality of RMNCH and Malaria Services.
  • Work with districts to annually select a list of key RMNCH indicators that will be tracked and reviewed by DHMTs during quarterly meetings and to determine their baselines and set annual targets.
  • Share national-level data with DHMTs using a color-coded scorecard showing comparison in the performance against priority RMNCH indicators between districts in order to foster/motivate data-driven actions.
  • Ensure that districts and facilities have the capacity to generate, interpret, and utilize DHIS-2 data dashboards to identify performance gaps, perform root cause analyses, and develop evidence-based action plans aimed at addressing the gaps.
  • Support districts and facilities to compile data from different systems, including death audits, accreditation assessments, ISS/DQA, mentoring reports, and PBF evaluations in order to make integrated action plans that include gaps identified through all these parallel systems.
  • Contribute to periodic reporting through the facilitation of all data collection and compilation efforts in their respective zone for program indicators not reported through DHIS-2.
  • Any other tasks assigned by supervisor or the MEL team.

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, epidemiology, statistics, demographics, social sciences or related field
  • A minimum of five (5) years working experience in monitoring and implementing programs in the development field, preferably health (reproductive, maternal, newborn, child health, and malaria)
  • Experience and working relationship with DHMTs and health facility level staff
  • Experience with USAID reporting regulations and requirements highly preferred
  • Conversant with DHIS2 functionalities.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess priorities and manage a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality
  • Proficiency in statistical databases (SPSS, EPI-info) and other software packages with strong data analysis and data management skills.
  • Experience using geospatial analysis software (ArcGIS) a plus

 Competencies:

 Managing Performance: Ability to plan and design practices, processes, and procedures that allow for effective management of people, resources, and processes to optimize overall organizational performance. Managing for performance includes the ability to delegate and encourage growth and leadership across the team(s) as part of maximizing performance and productivity.

 Strategic Thinking: Applies organizational knowledge to identify and maintain focus on key success factors for IntraHealth while recognizing, anticipating, and resolving organizational challenges. Ability to develop organization- and industry-specific expertise and apply sound decision-making processes to reach productive resolutions that translates strategy into actionable business plans.

 Effective Communication (Oral & Written): Understands effective communication concepts, tools, and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, explain complex technical concepts in simple, clear language appropriate to the audience; and receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors

 Risk Management: Knowledge of processes, tools, and techniques for assessing and controlling the organization’s exposure to risks of various kinds; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.

 Innovation: Develops new, better, or significantly different ideas, methods, solutions, or initiatives within the assigned role that result in improvement of IntraHealth’s performance and meeting objectives, results, and global commitments.

 Accountability: Holds self and others accountable for all work activities, research, and personal actions and decisions; follows through on commitments and focuses on those activities that have the greatest impact on meeting measurable high-quality results for IntraHealth’s success. Exercises ethical practices, respectful words and behaviors, and equitable treatment of others in all activities.

 Service Excellence: Knowledge of and ability to put into action customer service concepts, processes, and techniques to access internal and/or external client needs and expectations and meet or exceed those needs and expectations through providing excellent service directly or indirectly

SUMMARY OF BENEFITS

IntraHealth International, Inc. is a great place to work and prides itself on its comprehensive benefits package.  We offer competitive salaries and a dynamic inclusive work environment which supports health workers so they can improve the lives of people throughout the world.

IntraHealth International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment.  This is also to include inquiry about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

How to apply: Please, apply before October 18, 2020, via the link below:

Learn more about IntraHealth Careers @: http://www.intrahealth.org/section/careers

Learn more about “Who We Are” @: http://www.intrahealth.org/section/about-us1

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