We are looking for Quality Improvement Advisor-MNCH
• Provide strategic technical support to integrate improvement science in RMNCAH programs with a focus on reproductive health.
• Support the department with the development of capacity building programs, quality indicators, standards and development of scores for current standards, and strengthen maternal and perinatal death reviews and continuous improvement.
• Technically support adaptation of WHO quality of care initiatives and provide need based guidance for its implementation.
• Provide technical assistance in reviewing mentoring
guidelines and tools for maternal, newborn, child and adolescent Health including supporting actual implementation and monitoring progress in selected sites, including functional Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent HMIS data systems to monitor outputs
• Help translate best practices and lessons learned to inform policies and guidelines, and support the dissemination of best practices to partners, districts and health facilities
• Support the documentation and publication of Ql implementation at the national and subnational levels, including ensuring the knowledge management portal at the MoH is updated with Ql content from Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health
• MBChB and Masters Degree in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Public Health, or other similar degree.
• A minimum of 8 years of progressive experience working with the Ministry of Health or implementing national level programs
• RMNCAH technical content expertise, including knowledge of updated evidence-based recommendations (e.g. WHO) in the area of RMNCAH is required
• Experience in quality improvement implementation
• Experience in development of guidelines and policies is an added advantage
Has key linkages to the professional bodies in maternal and child health
Must have excellent advocacy, communication analytical and report writing skills.
• Ability to work in various settings – policy, clinical and implementation settings
• Strong time management and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to work well independently and in teams.
URC has always been dedicated to a rigorous, evidence-based approach to addressing social challenges. Our company and our non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services, have historically been at the forefront of public and private sector efforts to introduce change and innovative approaches based on evidence and operations research to assure results that can be rapidly brought to full scale.