Monday, April 25, 2022

New Job Opportunity at Palladium International Tanzania - District Quality Advisor (DQA)

  AjiraLeo Tanzania       Monday, April 25, 2022
Palladium Tanzania
Jobs in Tanzania 2022: New Job Vacancies at Palladium International  Tanzania 2022


District Quality Advisor (DQA)
Tanzania, United Republic of | req13266
Company Overview:
About Palladium - Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world's most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people's lives.

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Project Overview and Role:
Palladium is currently seeking multiple Quality Advisors to support implementation of the Translating Data for Implementation (Data.FI) award which is a five-year global project funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Data.FI partners with PEPFAR programs to accelerate and sustain access to high-quality data to expedite HIV and COVID-19 epidemic control and maintenance. Data.FI supports host country governments to enhance existing health information systems (HIS) and conduct in-depth analysis of epidemiologic and program data to inform management responses to gaps in programming and sustain impact by supporting local partner transition.

Purpose of Position
In Tanzania, Data.FI will support the government (PORALG) and USAID to strengthen and expand the application of the Makole Model as a change management approach to improve productivity and the quality of services at health facilities. The District Quality Advisor will support implementation and expand the scope of the quality improvement initiative known as the Makole Model, successfully implemented at the health facility level, through the development of Situation Rooms at the district levels. The District Quality Advisor will work closely with PORALG, MOH, UNICEF, and other technical partners present at the district level to leverage data from routine health information systems and existing quality improvement and quality assurance platforms to improve productivity, quality of services and institutional performance.
This position will be based in Dodoma. The initial position term is 5 months (May – September 2022) with an extension for up to 2 years, depending on funding.

Key Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of the Senior Quality Advisor, the District Quality Advisors will implement quality improvement and quality assurance strategies at the district level.
  • Facilitate routine weekly situation room QI meetings and assists CHMT and HFs to develop different QI initiatives and lead efforts to prepare monthly leadership QI reports.
  • Technical support to CHMT to enable the team to visit to health facilities at least monthly and provide continuous quality improvement coaching, model of change and process improvement.
  • Assist CHMT in supporting health facility to understand QI analysis for project improvement and through situation room data review, discuss feedback from facility-based QI teams to CHMT
  • Work closely with CHMT in selecting and reviewing proxy indicators used to monitor top-level indicators, provide guidance and recommendations related to track QI indicators
  • Assess strengths, weaknesses and needs of district officials to be able to conduct QI/QA initiatives at the district level and support QIQA/ processes at the health facility.
  • Work with CHMT to ensure there is application of QI principles in routine supportive supervision, carry out performance measurement at facilities, analyze QI data, provide QI feedback to facility healthcare workers and CHMT and attend QI meetings at facility level when is available.
  • Provide coaching modules to CHMT at regular intervals.
  • Work with CHMT to ensure they support health facility team to organize monthly QI meetings to review improvement initiatives and conduct PDSA cycles informed by data collected though recommended system (iMES).
  • Support the organization of meetings in the council related to implementation of QI activities
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Other responsibilities

  • Build effective working relationships with district PORALG, MOH, and implementing partners at the district level.
  • Provide training for district officials to launch Situation Room meetings for data review and use which identifies the root cause of performance problems and incorporates the Plan-Do-See Act (PDSA) QA/QI approach for engaging in appreciative inquiry and corrective action planning.
  • Leverage adult learning principles to create interactive sessions intended to engage critical thinking skills, encourage accountability, and be highly systematized for ease of replicability.
  • Provide feedback to the Data Visualization Specialist and HIS Advisor & Data Engineer to ensure analytics and dashboards are designed to promote and reflect decision making and respond to user requirements.
  • Promote knowledge management efforts aimed at tracking impact of data use strategies via the drafting of Data Use Briefs.
  • Promote program activities by working less time in the office and more time with CHMT including participating in various CHMT activities and use the room to integrate the workflow of team
  • Flexibility to work and support other councils in case of need
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Academic qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in medicine, Nursing or any other medical related field from recognized institute. Master of Public Health or Health Care Management could add more advantage
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Technical competence:
  • Demonstrated skills in building the capacity of stakeholders in quality improvement principles; this includes strong skills in facilitating the interpretation and use of data by program managers.
  • Knowledge of project management principles and ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Ability to effectively write technical documents, comprehensive reports, lead meetings, develop and conduct trainings with good facilitation skills and deliver presentations.
  • Familiarity with the Makole Model a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, TEAMS), experience with DHIS2 and Business Intelligence tools an advantage.
  • Ability to temporarily relocate to the district level within Tanzania required.
  • Ability to work legally in Tanzania required.
  • Fluency in English required, fluency in Swahili preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience with quality improvement on a facility team or as a coach, mentor, or trainer highly valued

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