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Senior Technical Officer, Continuous Quality Improvement & Public Health Evaluation At FHI 360

Date Posted: 14/Sep/2013
Deadline: 30/Sep/2013
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria

Description

Basic Function

The STO CQI and PHE will support and track FHI’s sustainability strategy across the different technical areas. S/he will also play a key role in ensuring Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) for the FHI 360 Nigeria projects by assisting in developing QM national guidance and tools, provide guidance to State QM Officers and the Partners M&E Officers for facilitating the strengthening of the quality of services provided by the Implementing Partners (IP), ensure the quality of the M&E data produced within SIDHAS and all other appropriate QM tasks.

Duties and responsibilities:

  1. Take a leadership role in all QA/QI processes within FHI 360 Nigeria and among FHI’s Implementing Agencies especially in terms of data collection and verification.
  2. Provide technical guidance to state-level Quality Management Officers and M&E Officers on program/project on Quality Management issues.
  3. Assist GON, Partners and the IPs in the strengthening/creation/implementation/update of quality tools and mechanisms (“quality management system”) to ensure continuous high quality.
  4. Facilitate (advocating, capacity building, documentation and dissemination of success stories, monitoring) the use of references (guidelines, norms, standard operating procedures) by the IPs.
  5. Conduct routine monitoring visits to project sites, focusing on quality of services, and participate in project assessments and evaluations.
  6. Participate in the development of national studies in which FHI is involved, particularly with respect to ensuring the integration and implementation of continuous quality management systems. Represent FHI 360 and makes presentations at professional meetings and conferences related to Monitoring and Evaluation research and Quality Management.
  7. Provide technical assistance to ensure implementation of high quality research, surveillance and public health evaluation activities in Nigeria.

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

 

  1. MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 3 to 5 years relevant experience with at least 5 years progressive experience in public health/research.
  2. Or MPH, or MS/MA in relevant degree with 5 to 7 years relevant experience with at least 5 years progressive experience in public health/research.
  3. Proven track record of writing and publishing, especially at scientific conferences and in scientific journals and of conducting research and large scale evaluation project.
  4. Knowledge of techniques, principles, methods and data analysis related to epidemiology and treatment of HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria and other diseases of public health importance.
  5. Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable

 

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