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Director of Operations in Liberia , Liberia

Position Overview:
The Operations Director is crucial to ensure that we effectively and efficiently run operations in Liberia. The Operations Director will oversee operations functions in Monrovia and Harper, including Supply Chain, Infrastructure, Security, Fleet Management, IT, and Staff Administration. With guidance from the Executive Director and County Directory, they will partner with clinical and programmatic teams to achieve the organizational goals most efficiently.

The Operations Director is responsible for designing, implementing, and managing operational systems that simplify and streamline responsibilities across functions. The role requires regular coordination and communication with departments and senior leadership, as well as proficiency in budget management and operational forecasting.

Job Responsibilities:
• Design and implement new organizational operations structures and teams.
• Support and build capacity among the operational managers and staff.
• Understand the immediate-term and long-term operational strategy, in order to ensure the supply chain and operations infrastructure appropriately enables that strategy.
• Partner with the Ministry of Health, local government, and other public sector and non-profit organizations and community leaders to ensure well-integrated processes and procedures.
• Ensure effective communication with International Ops team in Boston.
• Create efficient transport and procurement operations, including developing protocols/policies for standardizing daily operating procedures for stock management, procurement, transport, and infrastructure.
• Oversee infrastructure and capital projects in Liberia
• Provide in-country coordination for large purchases, alongside the Boston-based operations and clinical team, including international procurement.
• Oversee and harmonize cross-site Liberia operations systems including procurement, supply chain, fleet management, and logistics.
• Foster development of IT organization to support growing and evolving operational dependencies on technology.
• Implement procedures to track and maintain high value assets, including medical equipment and vehicles.
• Oversee safety, security and crises management plans and implementation.
• Oversee network performance and security; manage ISPs and service contractors.
• Design and implement systems for everyday staff and clinical operations -- staff and patient travel/accommodations, communications, etc.
• Oversee risk assessment activities for violations of code of conduct.
• Oversee construction projects design/implementation processes; ensure projects adhere to budget/timeframe on deliverables.
• Take responsibility for operations budget management.
• Recruit, oversee, and build capacity of team of operations managers.
• Serve on senior leadership team, guide the organization on strategic planning and oversight.
• Serve as senior operations external liaison; negotiate all large-scale contracts; vet partnerships and manage external operations relationships.

• Minimum of Five years of administration or operations experience, preferably in international projects, with demonstrated increasing responsibility.
• Strong ability to manage and empower a diverse team focuses on many priorities.
• Experience managing budgets and financials.
• Comfort with ambiguity, shifting priorities, and need to juggle competing demands in a fast-paced and challenging work environment.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Strong organizational skills and operational and business analytics thinking.
• Proven ability to exercise good judgment, demonstrate political astuteness, and tact.
• Prior experience working in Africa and in resource-poor settings, a plus.
• Sense of humour and flexible disposition very helpful.
• Interest in social justice and health care issues.
• Ability to live in Harper, Liberia full-time required.

Partners in Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Expiring: Jul 05, 2019

To further develop its activities, Enabel is looking for a (m/f):

International Intervention Co-Manager - Health – UGANDA
Ref: UGA/16/036-2C

This procedure will also be used towards constituting a recruitment pool, in particular for another public health sector intervention manager in Uganda, which is very likely to be recruited.

Workplace: Kampala, Uganda
Contract duration: 24 months
Probable starting date : August 2018
Monthly salary package: Level 1: i.e. between 5.854,79 euros and 8.289,03 euros (inclusive gross monthly salary and expat benefits: expat and hardship allowances). The salary depends on relevant experience.
Furthermore, our expatriate staff members are also offered customary expatriate benefits such as a (capped) housing allowance, a moving allowance, an installation allowance, a (capped) school allowance for children accompanying, an insurance package for the whole family, including repatriation insurance, and an annual round-trip flight ticket for each family member.

The amounts disbursed will vary in function of relevant recognised experience for the function, the household’s composition and the fiscal situation.


The Strategic Purchasing of Health Services in Uganda (SPHU) Intervention is part of the Indicative Programme of Cooperation (ICP) 2012-2016 negotiated between Uganda and Belgium. The Belgian contribution is 6,000,000 €. The Specific Agreement will be for a duration of 42 months. The duration of the actual implementation phase is set at 30 months. The SPHU intervention will work in close collaboration with the current interventions of the bilateral Belgian Cooperation in the health sector (ICB II and PNFP) and consolidate them into a Programme Approach. This will be done in view of supporting the scaling up the Result Based Financing (RBF) experience in the Rwenzori and West-Nile regions towards a sustainable national RBF strategy, rolled out in other regions of the country, under Ministry of Health (MoH) leadership and in collaboration with other Development Partners supporting RBF. This experience will also feed the longer-term reflection on strategic health financing and more specifically the development of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).


The Intervention Co-Manager is in charge for Enabel to manage the intervention “Strategic Purchasing of Health Services in Uganda (SPHU)” in order to realise its specific objective by covering all management domains.
The Intervention manager is also in charge for Enabel to manage the remaining period (until December 2018) of the PNFP intervention “Institutional support for the private-non-for-profit health sub-sector to promote universal health coverage in Uganda”.

The intervention manager reports to the Enabel Resident Representative in Uganda


• As Chair of the Programme coordination committee: Provide the necessary input and information for the further development of programme strategy choices, methods and tools
• As Intervention Manager: Ensure that all management domains of the intervention are covered (content/scope, planning, budget, quality, etc.) in order to ensure a smooth start-up, progress and the results of the intervention and its contributions to the development results.
• As Activities / stages /components coordinator : Coordinate the activities and ensure their execution, in compliance with set arrangements and procedures in order to achieve the intervention objectives.
• As People manager: Lead the team of which one is the hierarchical supervisor in order to have qualified and motivated staff.
• As Support to the change processes / Expert in Cooperation: Support the partner’s change officer and contribute to partner entity capacity development in order to contribute to the improvement of their organisation, processes and systems and of their staff’s competences.
• As Knowledge manager : Coordinate the knowledge building process and ensure that the results thereof are disseminated in order to stimulate a learning and knowledge-based approach.
• As Expert: Contribute to the implementation of the intervention by providing expert input in order to ensure the intervention objectives are achieved.

Qualifications and required experience

• Master’s Diploma in Medicine with a complementary master’s degree in Public Health and/or Health Economy
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• Master’s Diploma in Economy with a complementary master’s degree in Public Health
• At least 5 years of relevant experience in steering interventions/projects and international cooperation; experience with more than one intervention/project is an advantage
• At least 5 years of relevant experience in the specific area of expertise
• Broad and in-depth insight in all aspects of development cooperation
• Experience in institutional support and work at a ministry’s level is an asset;
• Experience with RBF and/or health insurance is an asset;
• Experience in action-research and capitalisation exercises is an asset;
• Experience in the country of assignment is an asset;
• Experience in dealing with crosscutting issues (gender, SRHR, HIV, Human rights) is an asset;
• Thorough knowledge of project management methodologies
• Knowledge on complexity concepts and management in complex environments is an asset;
• Fluent in English

This job is for you ?
Please apply no later than May 15th 2018 via the link:
You must apply on-line.
Only applications entered in our system via the on-line link will be considered.

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Expiring: May 15, 2018
Chief Operating Officer (COO) in Burundi , Burundi

VHW organization description:

Village Health Works (VHW) was founded in 2006 in partnership with the community of Kigutu, Burundi. VHW uses a holistic model to improve local livelihoods and restore dignity and hope, focusing first on treating and preventing illness through primary health care services and then integrating education, sustainable agriculture, and economic development programs. VHW has built an extensive campus in Kigutu that is nestled amongst lush mountains and overlooks beautiful Lake Tanganyika. With close to 500 full- and part-time employees in Burundi, as well as a small team in the United States, VHW delivers a wide-array of programs in a catchment area of 200,000 people within the provinces of Rumonge and Bururi.

Looking forward, VHW is investing in two new initiatives that will extend its impact across Burundi and serve as a model for the country and region. VHW is currently constructing the Kigutu Hospital and Women’s Health Pavilion, a 150-bed surgical and teaching hospital, which is expected to be completed before the end of 2019. Additionally, VHW is establishing the Kigutu International Academy, a grade 9-12 boarding school that will produce a new generation of entrepreneurial leaders for Burundi and its partner organization, the Teacher Leadership Institute, that will provide innovative professional development for educators from across the country.

Position Description:

VHW is seeking a Chief Operating Officer to oversee operations, program delivery and administration across the organization during this time of bold growth. The COO must be a strong manager and team leader. S/he will play a pivotal role in ensuring that VHW delivers outstanding results in all areas through superior planning, program delivery, management and communication.
Candidates must demonstrate significant experience in program management and leading teams in challenging contexts in Africa. The ideal candidate will have experience in: planning; building systems and procedures across an organization; developing accountability frameworks; and setting and holding team members to high performance standards. We seek an experienced professional with an entrepreneurial mind-set, who constantly strives for operational excellence and shows a deep commitment to the mission and values of VHW. Candidates should have demonstrated ability to motivate and build teams, model a culture of continuous improvement, and inspire others.

Specific Responsibilities:
1. Develop and implement systems and processes across functional areas to meet the organization’s rapid growth objectives.
2. Work across multiple programs to ensure strong planning, budgeting, and implementation.
3. Provide timely, accurate and complete reports on operating results across various program areas.
4. Spearhead the development, communication and implementation of effective growth strategies across the organization.
5. Attract, recruit, and retain highly talented and professional new team members who strongly believe in and honor the mission of VHW.
6. Motivate and lead a high-performing management team.
7. Foster a success-oriented, accountable environment.

• Minimum 10 years of management and operations experience in complex and challenging settings, including in Africa
• Masters’ Degree in Business Administration or other relevant degree
• In-depth knowledge of key organizational functions, such as Human Resources, Finance and Programmes
• Hands on experience in strategic planning and programme development
• Experience with data analysis and the use of KPIs
• Familiarity with IT infrastructure
• Outstanding organizational and time management skills
• Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
• Outstanding communication and presentation skills
• Problem-solving mindset
• Fluency in English is a requirement, French and/or Kirundi are a plus

Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.

How to apply:
Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit (in English) a CV and a thoughtful cover letter describing your experience and how it applies to this position.

Village Health Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Expiring: Jun 17, 2019
Chief of Party in Mozambique , Mozambique

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization. Founded in 1965, we have built a long-term, local presence in 28 developing nations in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, and provide innovative, market-driven solutions in Agriculture, Renewable Energy, and Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH). SNV works with local partners to equip communities, businesses, and organizations with the tools, knowledge, and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services. SNV USA is the organization’s United States-based 501(c)(3) affiliate connecting North American partners to SNV’s implementation capacity around the world. SNV works to empower people to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own sustainable development.

Job Description
SNV is currently seeking experienced Chief of Party (COP) candidates for an upcoming 5-year USAID-funded integrated Nutrition and WASH Project in Mozambique. Transform Nutrition will be USAID’s flagship activity supporting the development of a comprehensive multi-sectoral approach to nutrition through programming modelled in select districts in Nampula province.

The Chief of Party will provide overall leadership, management, and general technical direction for the entire program, ensuring an integrated vision among diverse components and actors, and focusing on achieving the desired results. This position will be responsible for overall activities of sub-recipients, and leading program-focused strategic planning and decision making. The Chief of Party will work directly with USAID and will be a key liaison to implementing partners, other stakeholders, and other SNV programs. The Chief of Party will supervise project staff including professional performance management and coaching.

- Master’s degree or higher in a relevant field, such as Public Health, Public Administration, Environmental or Civil Engineering.
- Previous experience as COP, or similar senior management position for USAID-funded projects of a similar magnitude and complexity, and a thorough understanding of USAID policies and procedures.
- At least 10 years of experience designing, implementing and managing WASH projects including urban and rural WASH, behaviour change, institutional development and capacity building of local service providers in a developing country context. Ideally in Mozambique.
- At least 10 years of progressively responsible supervisory experience, including direct supervision of professional and support staff; quality evaluation of staff performance and deliverables; and contracts/grants management.
- Fluency in both English and Portuguese is required.

Additional Information
SNV offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. We offer a challenging work environment, opportunities to lead and innovate, and a commitment to growing your skills in a highly professional and diverse working environment. Please note the position is contingent upon award. The anticipated start date is on or around July 2019.

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Expiring: Nov 08, 2018
Recruitment Manager in Rwanda , Rwanda

Job Title: Recruitment Manager

Reports to: Director of People and Culture

Group/Department: University of Global Health Equity (UGHE)

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Organizational Profile:

University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a new kind of university focused on training the next generation of global leaders in health care delivery. The university launched in Rwanda in September 2015 with its flagship degree program: the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery. Through an academic experience uniquely rooted in the values of equity, students are empowered to both ease suffering at the bedside and drive transformational, systemic changes to the health system.

UGHE is an initiative of Partners In Health (PIH), an internationally recognized non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. In over nearly three decades of operating alongside public sectors in countries around the world, PIH has developed a model to deliver high quality health care to some of the world’s most marginalized communities. Nowhere has this impact been more profound than in Rwanda, where Inshuti Mu Buzima—PIH’s sister organization—and our government partners have driven innovation for a decade.

Members of the UGHE community are tenacious and resolute in our drive to attain social justice, make common cause with those in needed, listen to and learn from others, and operate with honesty and humility as we uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity. The University of Global Health Equity seeks individuals committed to these values to join the team.

Position Overview

The Recruitment Manager will oversee all aspects of recruitment and onboarding for staff. Working closely with the HR Management Team reporting to the Director of People and Culture, the Recruitment Manager will support the HR organizational goals by coordinating high-priority recruitment needs and building systems and structures for tracking, analyzing, and reporting outcomes. The Recruitment Manager will lead the onboarding process for new hires and provide advice and support to Hiring Managers to ensure procedures are being executed in a timely and effective manner.


Recruitment and onboarding
- Work with the HR Management team to strategize human capital needs and create staffing plans;
- Coordinate recruitment, hiring, and onboarding of new UGHE positions including Rwanda-based, US-based and remote.
- Support job postings via internal recruitment software, liaisoning closely with Hiring Managers and Partners in Health's central HR team in Boston;
- Develop procedures and strategies for optimizing recruitment, providing high-level reviews and reports analyzing current systems to be briefed to the HR Management Team and Senior Managers;
- Coordinate recruitment efforts with external firms as needed;
- Conduct orientation and training programs for new employees and semi-annual performance reviews of existing employees;
- As a member of a dynamic start-up Human Resources team, work on other priority projects as needed.

Consultant, Fellow, and Intern Support
- Draft and execute contracts with external consultants and collaborators including adjunct faculty, fellowship positions, and interns
- Advertise contract opportunities;
- Onboard contractors and liaise with staff members to create cohesion across teams

At least 4 years of human resource experience in a senior level position required
Master’s or advanced degree in Human Resources or related field preferred
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with professionals at all levels in diverse settings; must be flexible, reliable, responsive, and resourceful
Prior experience in leading high-level recruitment campaigns, including managing international recruitment efforts, as well experience with processes related to on-boarding
Previous experience working in an academic field preferred
Ability to design and implement administrative processes and systems, both independently and as part of a team
Excellent written and oral communication with outstanding Kinyarwanda and English proficiency
Great attention to detail
Strong ability to understand and manage data
Integrity and respect for confidentiality of HR records is a must
Adaptability to work in a rapidly changing environment and flexibility with schedules
Experience with hiring software and Microsoft Powerpoint a plus
Commitment to global health and social justice

Are you interested in becoming a Recruitment Manager in Rwanda? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

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Expiring: Nov 08, 2018
Product Manager Mobile products , Kenya


Their client is a young and fast growing company with the ambition and ability to transform the healthcare sector in Africa through cloud based- and mobile technology. They are a mobile health exchange where digital payment streams and information are connected to medical data, thus improving quality of care, reducing cost of care and creating transparency and accountability. Their platform is currently being installed at more than a 1000 healthcare providers throughout Kenya, and through it people are able to transfer, receive and pay with health related funds and benefits on their mobile phone.
Do you have it in you to make African healthcare leapfrog into the future? Then do read on.

The Product Manager will be end responsible for continuously developing, launching and tracking the success of new and improved products that our client offers to both consumers and healthcare providers. These products are often developed and marketed in close cooperation with strategic partners such as mobile telecom partners, insurance partners and NGO partners.
The Product Manager leads a cross-organizational team of “Product Owners” responsible for dedicated product lines focused on either the consumer or the healthcare provider. To be successful, the Product Manager is required to have an insatiable curiosity to understand how people think, feel and do. And, based on this thorough understanding of the customer, stakeholders and context, the candidate should have an ongoing drive to guide the Product Owners and the IT team to develop human-centered, intuitive products that will make a difference to their bottom line as they’ll as to their customers’ lives.


1. Product Management
• Be the “voice of the customer” within the organization: you are the champion of developing human-centered, intuitive products and user interfaces within the organisation and towards their partners
• Leading by example: you constantly verify their hypotheses on what their customers want and need by going out into the field, by interacting with their existing and future customers, and by bringing back their learnings and ideas to the rest of the organization
• Develop and execute a compelling product development roadmap for both consumers and healthcare providers, ensuring a steady stream of new product launches and ongoing product improvements
• Optimize the customer journey and user interface for each of their products on a continuous basis
• Constantly measure the financial performance of and user satisfaction with their products in the market, and ensure corrective actions are taken when needed
• Leverage partnerships with mobile telecom companies, insurance companies and NGOs to gain insights and inform the product development roadmap

2. Team leadership and supervision
• Lead a cross-organizational team of “Product Owners” who are all responsible for dedicated product lines focused on either the consumer or the healthcare provider
• Responsible to set targets and monitor team member’s performance ensuring timely and regular catch-ups, continuous feedback, conduct appraisal reviews, address performance issues, monitor and support personal development plans and training needs
• On the job training and capacity building of Product Owners

1. Number of successful product launches per year
2. Number of new products in pipeline
3. Number of improvements to user interface & customer journey for all products
4. Revenue contribution of new products
5. Client satisfaction with new and existing products

• University degree: field of studies can be in any direction, quality of the institution is more important
• At least 7-10 years of relevant working experience in product development and/or business development
• Previous work experience as product owner in technology companies is highly valued
• Strong leadership, team management and capacity building experience

• Mature and well-rounded
• Insatiable curiosity to understand how people think, feel and do
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Highly contagious energy & drive to constantly improve their products, user interfaces and customer journeys
• Self starter
• Entrepreneurial/business acumen skills
• Ability to adapt or change to new situations and handle high levels of uncertainty
• Demonstrated leadership ability, team management, and interpersonal skills
• Ability to develop and maintain networks
• Capacity building and ability to develop and motivate teams
• Ability to work with cross cultural, cross organizational and diverse teams
• A commitment to the organisations mission of “Connecting Everyone, Everywhere to Better Healthcare” and its core values of Integrity, Passion, Care, and Innovation.

Expiring: Mar 31, 2017
Manager Mobile Healthcare products , Kenya

Fulltime, based in Nairobi with some (international) travel

Our client is a not for profit organisation known as a pioneer in development cooperation and has launched several ground breaking initiatives involving public private partnerships and innovative financing mechanisms. They have built an extensive network working with governments, both in Africa and with international donors and development organizations as well as private companies and investors. Nairobi has an office employing 45 staff.
They have developed a platform connecting patients, payers and healthcare providers through mobile technology.
They want to create a disruptive change to healthcare financing and quality in Kenya and are looking for an enthusiastic, entrepreneurial colleague to take up the challenge, join our team and lead these activities.

The Position
Our client is looking for an entrepreneurial leader for our mobile health programs. He/she should have an entrepreneurial and results-oriented mindset combined with strong teambuilding and relationship management capacities. He or she is able to lead across a variety of stakeholders from different cultures and is creative and resourceful in finding solutions especially in the digital world. The ideal candidate combines senior experience in healthcare innovations (especially product development) in developing markets and has a passion for social impact. The manager products Kenya will report to the International director.

Main Role/Responsibilities:
• Be the “voice of the customer” for mobile patient products: you are the champion of developing customer-centered, intuitive products and services in healthcare for the bottom of the pyramid in partnership with our stakeholders. Innovative financing products and digital solutions are at the core of your ideas;
• You have a deep interest in the needs of customers. You don’t mind getting your feet dirty and talk to the customers (patients and providers) in the field regularly;
• Responsible for initiating new strategic partnerships, and for building out existing key strategic partnerships with large corporate organizations (e.g. telecom companies, insurance companies, banks, hospital chains) and with leading NGOs, donors and governments;
• Lead a cross-organizational team of “Product Owners” who are all responsible for dedicated product lines focused on the consumer;
• Responsible to set targets, monitor and coach team member’s performance ensuring timely and regular catch-ups, continuous feedback, conduct appraisal reviews, address performance issues, monitor and support personal development plans and training needs

Qualification & Requirements
• At least ten years of work experience in a leadership role including business development and/or fund raising roles
• You have a relevant Master’s, MBA degree or higher
• Experience of working in healthcare, healthcare financing and/or mobile health in Kenya or other sub-Saharan countries
• Experience of working in an international environment
• Strong understanding of healthcare financing, insurance and mobile phone markets in developing countries
• Strategic, innovative approach to fund management, product development, and marketing
• Strong project management and managerial skills - result driven and able to lead and motivate a diverse group of ambitious colleagues and partners
• Excellent communication skills: an ability to interact effectively with multiple stakeholders and with people with different cultural backgrounds
• Entrepreneurial, proactive and hands-on mentality, with an enthusiasm for working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Our client offers
An excellent job opportunity in a dynamic international environment with solid terms and conditions in accordance with sector standards. You have a fulltime workweek of 40 hours, 25 days leave annually, an attractive collective pension plan and a very comprehensive collective health insurance scheme. For international candidates secondary expat benefits will apply. National and international candidates are invited to apply.

Expiring: Mar 31, 2017
Data Manager – Epidemiologist Expert in Rwanda , Rwanda

Enabel is the Belgian development agency. Under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, we carry out public service assignments in Belgium and abroad. In addition, Enabel enhances the impact of Belgium in international development by carrying out assignments for Belgian and international third-party donors.

Short Summary of the intervention

The new country programme for the Belgo-Rwandan cooperation 2019 – 2024 will intervene in the health sector, with the general objective: “The delivery of sexual and reproductive health services including family planning services is increased as well as the access of households to heath care”.

Two complementary interventions are foreseen, each with its specific objective:
Specific objective 1: To ensure that all women, new-borns, children, adolescents and men have universal access to quality integrated RMNCAH (Reproductive, Maternal, New-born, Child and Adolescent Health) and/or FP/ASRH (Family Planning & Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health) services, using a result-based financing methodology,
Specific objective 2: To ensure accessible, evidence-based, improved and innovative sexual and reproductive health services for empowered citizens.

Job description

The expert ensures accessible, evidence-based, improved and innovated sexual and reproductive health services for empowered citizens in 7 districts.


 N+1: Intervention Manager Public Health

 Partners:
o Ministry of Health and Rwanda Biomedical Center through its Maternal, Child and Community Health Division (MCCH): The senior ITA Social Scientist will be anchored at the MCCH Division.
o Districts: District authorities (Mayor and Vice Mayor of Social Affairs), the Health Management Team (DHMT) and the District Health Unit (DHU). The DHU Director will be the counterpart for the implementation and the management of the interventions at district level.

 Main tasks:
o The ITA Data-manager/epidemiologist will contribute to the implementation of the interventions of the Health program by providing input for planning, execution, coordination, and monitoring and evaluation activities.
o The ITA will support the Maternal, Child and Community Health Division (RBC-MoH) in its process of improving and consolidating the existing health information monitoring and evaluation system: availability of quality data, analysis and use for evidence-based decision-making at district and central level.
o Build capacity of 7 districts’ District Health Management Team, District Health Unit staff and central level staff on effective data collection and analysis, self-reflection & monitoring based on data and evaluation methods.

 Expected results of the function:
The ITA Data Manager/epidemiologist will support MCCH Division to assure the availability of quality data both at the level of the health managers and the users of the health services, to analyse data for evidence-based decision-making at district and central level, and to support the process of evidence-based documentation of innovative experiences and their capitalisation. He/she will also support the RBF component by assuring MoH is able to provide in time the necessary results reports regarding disbursement-linked indicators.

Your profile
Master’s degree in Public health and/or in Epidemiology with large expertise in data management and Health information systems
• At least 5 years of experience in providing support to Health Management Information Systems and Monitoring and Evaluation on health interventions
• Experience in using Health Information Database and any electronic medical recording system
• Experience in conducting evaluations, operational research, action-research and surveys in the health sector
• Experience in accompanying of change process and capacity building
• Experience in providing support to Health Management Information Systems and Monitoring and Evaluation in the sector of sexual and reproductive health will be considered an asset
• Expertise in action-research, knowledge management and knowledge building including basic statistical and epidemiology knowledge
• Clear and concise writing skills, good communication, presentation and facilitation skills
• Strong interpersonal and coaching skills
• Capacity to work in a multicultural and multidisciplinary context
• Knowledge of the health sector in East Africa and in Rwanda is considered an asset
• Fluent in English, basic knowledge of French, Dutch or Kinyarwanda will be considered an asset
• Good knowledge of ICT (Word, Excel, Power Point and Database)

We offer you
- You will work on a full-time basis.
- Duty station: Kigali – Rwanda, with regular travelling in Rwanda.
- Desired starting date : 1st of September 2019
- Duration of the assignment: until the 31st of August 2022 (possible extension to 30 June 2024)

Monthly salary package: (cat.B417) between 5 247,17euro and 7 344,22 euro (this includes the gross monthly salary and the expat benefits: hardship allowance and expat allowance). The salary is calculated, depending on the composition of the family and the number of years of relevant experience.

A recruitment pool may be constituted following this recruitment procedure for similar functions in our intervention countries.

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Expiring: Jun 16, 2019

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