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Technical Director, Integrated Health Service Delivery

IntraHealth

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 18, 2022.

IntraHealth Carreer opportunities in Uganda Technical Director, Integrated Health Service Delivery Jobs opportunities in Uganda at IntraHealth

# Job Description

IntraHealth is seeking a Technical Director, Integrated Health Service
Delivery IHSD for the upcoming USAID Uganda Health Activity UHA. The
project’s goals are to support the Uganda Ministry of Health MOH to increase
the survival and well-being of vulnerable populations and improve overall
health system resilience in priority districts. UHA will achieve this goal
through: 1 Improved access to and use of quality maternal, newborn, and child
health MNCH; family planning FP/reproductive health RH; nutrition; and
water, sanitation, and hygiene WASH health services at community- and health
facility-levels; 2 Enhanced local ownership and leadership for sustainable
health outcomes; and 3 Strengthened health systems at the regional-,
district-, facility-, and community-levels.

The Technical Director, IHSD will be responsible for development and technical
oversight of integrated health service delivery and TA activities for MNCH,
FP/RH, nutrition, and WASH at facility- and community-level. The Technical
Director, IHSD reports directly to the COP and works in tandem with the
Technical Director, HIV/AIDS and HSS. This position will take a leadership
role in ensuring UHA meets stated integrated health service delivery goals,
evidence-based global guidance, quality standards, and reporting requirements.
The Technical Director, IHSD will also coordinate among USAID, donors, other
health implementing partners IPs, and numerous Government of Uganda GOU
institutions and representatives, particularly at the regional and district
level for alignment and complementarity of integrated health service delivery
activities.

This position is contingent upon award and approval by USAID.

Essential Functions

–>Work closely with and coordinate among USAID, donors, other health IPs, and numerous GoU institutions and representatives, particularly at the regional and district level, for alignment and complementarity of integrated health service delivery activities.
–>Provide leadership to strengthen and improve the overall quality of MNCH, FP/RH, nutrition, and WASH at facility- and community-level provided by health centers, facilities and community health workers to ensure patient-centered, quality services along the continuum of care, with a focus on gender and youth-sensitive approaches.
–>Provide technical expertise to improve health worker capacity to manage and deliver high quality integrated MNCH, FP/RH, nutrition, and WASH services at facility, and community levels.
–>Initiate and facilitate regular technical meetings with project staff, USAID project teams, and other key stakeholders to review program implementation, and identify measures to overcome implementation bottlenecks and enhance the quality of deliverables.
–>Provide leadership, strategic, technical direction and oversight to a multidisciplinary team of professionals.
–>Develop technical capacity and transfer of technical expertise and knowledge to strengthen health systems in target regions.

Requirements

–>Master’s degree or other advanced degree PhD, MD in a relevant field, such as medicine, public health, or social sciences.
–>At least seven years of experience in managing and/or implementing integrated health service delivery or technical assistance programming addressing MNCH, FP/RH, nutrition, and WASH in a similar context, with at least three of those years working in Uganda as a senior advisor or staff member.
–>Experience and expertise in evidence-based facility- or community-based MNCH, FP/RH, nutrition, and/or WASH service delivery approaches.
–>Ability to interact effectively and collaboratively with a broad range of public and private sector counterparts, donors, and other key stakeholders.
–>Experience supervising technical staff in the implementation of integrated health programming.
–>Excellent interpersonal, writing, and English language oral presentation skills.

Preferred

–>Clinical qualification MD, clinical officer, nurse, midwife, or other cadres.
–>Previous experience working on USG-funded health programming in Uganda.
–>Experience designing or implementing gender- or youth-sensitive health programming.
–>Expertise in strengthening quality of care and/or QI for MNCH, FP, nutrition, or WASH.

Why Join IntraHealth?

IntraHealth International is a global health nonprofit that has worked for
over 40 years in more than 100 countries. We improve the performance of health
workers and strengthen the systems in which they work so that everyone
everywhere has the health care they need to thrive.

IntraHealth’s programs generate long-term social and economic impact to keep
communities around the world healthy, strong, and prosperous. And our dynamic
staff are passionate about global health and committed to excellence.

Join us. The future of global health starts here.

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**Closing Date** : 28th Jan. 2022

IntraHealth Carreer opportunities in Uganda Technical Director, Integrated Health Service Delivery Jobs opportunities in Uganda at IntraHealth

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