Jobs at Marie Stopes Uganda- Clinical Assurance Manager

Job Title: Clinical Quality Assurance Manager
Reporting to the Medical Development Director

Reporting to the Medical Development Director, the Clinical Quality Assurance Manager’s (‘QAM’)’s main role is to relentlessly pursue the highest Quality of clinical excellence across all MSU service delivery points. Working with both MSU’s channel leaders, the QAM will manage a small team of QA officers to ensure standardisation of clinical best practice across the programme. A key performance indicator will be the delivery of world class Clinical Quality Technical Audit scores across the entire MSU programme. This person is expected to be able to interface comfortably with key external stakeholders and donors as well as MSU directors, managers, private healthcare providers and clinical field teams.

It is particularly important that the post holder is able to sustain a close, sustained and collaborative partnership with operational staff in the support office and field, so that the highest clinical Quality standards remain a focus of operational activities. In particular, this post holder will ensure his team members are well integrated into the work and planning of the Operations and the Private Sector Partnerships teams.
Your role will be to ensure:
• Clinical Quality Assurance: Responsible for the clinical standards, protocols and policies and standardisation of Reproductive Health services provided by MSU country programmes.
• Training: Responsible for increasing the capacity of MSU, including Blue Star providers, to deliver high Quality reproductive health services through the development and implementation of a capacity strengthening and technical assistance programme
• Innovation: Facilitate and support the development of clinical innovations for RH services
• Clinical Governance: Responsible for clinical governance is maintained
• Project Management: Ensure MDT’s work is aligned to project requirements, meeting targets and working to budget
• Maintenance of own professional knowledge and skills
• As the Director’s alternate, able to well represent MSU externally
• Leadership: Management of the QA team
Skills and Experience

• Fully qualified Medical doctor, with current full registration in Uganda
• An advanced degree in a health related discipline and/or project management
• Masters degree in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
• At least 5 years’ post-qualification experience in reproductive health
• At least 2 years’ team leadership/management experience
• Experience of coaching and training other health professionals
• Experience of working overseas, particularly in the developing world
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Computer literate
• Excellent English, written and spoken
• Other Ugandan languages
• Ability to manage a heavy and fluctuating workload
• Ability to manage conflicting priorities, with good organisational skills
• Prioritisation of own workload
• Ability to handle a steep learning curve
• Comfortable working in an international/cross-cultural setting

How to Apply
Application Details: Interested applicants should submit an application letter together with their detailed curriculum vitae only to the postal or email addresses below. This MUST reach MSU by close of business 4 May 2012. Marie Stopes Uganda is an equal opportunity employer.

Human Resource and Administration Manager
Plot 1020, Kisugu-Muyenga, P. O. Box 10431, Kampala – Uganda quoting ‘Clinical Quality Assurance Manager 2012’
(Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.)
No Telephone Calls Please.


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