CURRENT JOB OPENINGS: 2 POSITIONS OPEN:DATA MANAGER AND CQI MENTOR MIDWIFE

POSITION:                                                             DATA MANAGER

ORGANIZATION:                                                    BRICK BY BRICK UGANDA

PROGRAM:                                                            BABIES AND MOTHERS ALIVE

STATUS:                                                                 FULL TIME

REPORTS TO:                                                       CLINICAL DIRECTOR - BAMA

DEPLOYMENT:                                                      KALISIZO – RAKAI DISTRICT

STARTING DATE:                                                  1st July 2017

Role definition: Responsible for the overall implementation of all monitoring and evaluation activities including M&E training, mentorship and technical support supervision of RMNCH activities in the BAMA program in the Rakai District. The job role will also taking charge of all program data analysis and reporting.

Key Result Areas (KRAs)

  1. Provide data management support to BABIES AND MOTHERS ALIVE PROGRAM and the implementation team.
  2. Participate in the review of BAMA program implementation and/or Clinical research documents (eg. Proposals, Protocols, Program Reports and Statistical analysis and reporting).
  3. Develop Data Management Plan (DMP), maintain DMP throughout the lifecycle of BAMA program and/or Clinical study project and ensure DMP is followed according to Program or study design and requirements.
  4. Develop Project Performance Plans (PMP); Project Work Plans and budgets.
  5. Lead in writing of monthly, quarterly and annual program reports
  6. Develop or adapt/adopt data collection forms (DCF), electronic and/or paper
  7. Develop databases (DB) data specifications, including e-DRF design, user requirements, edit rules/checks, query logic and data validations.
  8. Lead Electronic Data Capture database (DB) specification process
  9. Develops Data Transfer Agreement(s) (DTAs) between external data users and BAMA.
  10. Reconcile electronic data transfers from field to BAMA and with BBB partners and funders.
  11. Maintenance/tracking of Electronic Data Capture (EDC) user management and other databases across allocated program or project components and interventions including but not limited to, compiling master user lists and activating/deactivating user accounts.
  12. Perform training on monitoring and evaluation for Electronic Data Capture and create user guides.
  13. Ensure clinical data within EDC is in quality to lock/unlock and freeze/unfreeze as appropriate for statistical review, interim review, and or final database lock- included but not limited to: data reconciliation and/or coding.
  14. Assist in defining and/or create data listings, summary table validation, data specifications and/or process data transfers in preparation for statistical review and/or data management audit.
  15. Coordinate the archiving of study databases and related documents.
  16. Perform close-out audit, as specified, for closing of BAMA Databases data management DBs.
  17. Lead or Assist and provide input into program and project level data analysis plan.
  18. Coordinate and communicate all M&E activities on consistent basis to address clinical/project teams requests, project plans, and activities.
  19. Collaborate with IT and implementation team(s) to address data application requests and/or changes to database systems.
  20. Participate in the analysis and preparation and presentation of and use program data within BBB Uganda and with stakeholders.
  21. Ensure data system compliance by following the established guidelines ofBAMA, MOH and Donors.
  22. Participate in conference calls and/or meetings.
  23. Perform other related tasks as may be assigned from time to time

Job specifications

The job holder should have;

  • Bachelor of Statistics
  • Postgraduate training in database management, scientific statistical software
  • Added advantage:
    • Good working knowledge and experience of Good Clinical Practices, Clinical research,
    • Clinical trial process and related regulatory requirements and terminology.
  • At least 3 years experience with Maternal/Newborn and Global Health M&E programming
  • Working knowledge of clinical and program database applications
  • Excellent project coordination,
  • Experience in field data collection, surveys/census, GIS.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills, good organizational, interpersonal, and team skills.

Interested Candidates:

Submit application letter showing why you are the right candidate for the job; 2 references; scanned copies of academic documents and an updated CV by 14th June 2017 to info@brickbybrick.org 

 

POSITION                                         CQI Mentor Midwife

ORGANIZATION:                              BRICK BY BRICK UGANDA

PROGRAM:                                       BABIES AND MOTHERS ALIVE

STATUS:                                            FULL TIME

REPORTS TO:                                  CLINICAL DIRECTOR - BAMA

DEPLOYMENT:                                  KALISIZO – RAKAI DISTRICT

STARTING DATE:                              1st July 2017

 

Role definition: Responsible for the overall implementation of all clinical mentorship and technical support supervision of RMNCH activities in the BAMA program in Rakai District.

This includes Goal Oriented and functional ‘Antenatal, Labour Delivery and postnatal Services’ by all BEMONC private health facilities with a clear referral system from HC II to Hospital in line with BAMA project objectives, and managing quality improvement initiatives impacting on core clinical processes and critical MNH care functions in government health facilities in line with MoH policy for CQI in MNH and Comprehensive ‘HIV Prevention, care and treatment’.

Key Result Areas (KRAs)

  1. Develop and monitor the implementation of BAMA CQI & MNH-EMTCT/EID Work Plans and monitor the integration and implementation of CQI & MNH activities into the HFs’ Work Plans & budgets
  2. Conduct hands-on clinical mentorship to Rakai DLG health facilities on comprehensive and basic emergency obstetric care interventions, clinical meetings and CQI activities
  3. Conduct community mobilisation and linkage using various approaches in the community, radio, community campaigns, etc.
  4. Develop or strengthen the system for monitoring the conducting of quarterly quality assessment exercises in HF & monthly clinical audit of maternal and newborn deaths and morbidities by QI teams/committees and feedback process from the QI teams/committees to HFs
  5. Prepare and submit activity, monthly and quarterly reports on MNH-EMTCT/EID and CQI activities as per the set targets to supervisor in line with Brick by Brick Uganda reporting guidelines.
  6. Build capacity of health workers in Continuous Quality Improvement and MNH-EMTCT/EID best practices as per identified training needs through didactic trainings, mentorships & onsite support supervision in the districts of operation
  7. Develop and maintain operational partnerships & network with key MCH stakeholders (MCH partners in the district e.g. RHSP, World Vision, and HF in-charges etc) and participate in coordinated and harmonized MCH interventions in the district in line with BAMA objectives
  8. Review and implement referral system and strategies for internal and external linkages of women from lower health facilities to Hospitals and higher-levels to improve on care and support of MNH clients in line with BAMA objectives.
  9. Monitor the conducting of health facility CME, case conferences, mortality audit (Maternal and Perinatal Death Review activities) to promote continuous professional development
  10. Develop a strategy to advocate/integrate and implement infection control, waste management practices and prevention measures during the provision of MNH services at every health facility according to infection control policies.
  11. Develop and monitor the implementation of periodic performance targets for district-based mentors and private health facilities in providing mentorship and support supervision and quality MNH-EMTCT/EID services respectively
  12. Monitor the timely forecasting, procurement and requisition process for MNH- PMTCT/EID supplies and equipment from BBB and also from key stakeholders and distribution and usage of these items line with the standard logistics chain management system.
  13. Perform other management or clinical activities in line with the goals and objectives of the BAMA program as may be assigned from time to time
  14. Be able to work under pressure, meet deadlines, self-driven and has must be computer literate able to use Microsoft office comfortably to make budgets and write ToRs, Reports, PPTs, among others.

Job specifications

The job holder should have;

  • A diploma in midwifery with health systems management training. A degree in Nursing (reproductive health) or public health & population its equivalent will be an added advantage.
  • Must be registered with the relevant professional body.
  • 3 years of experience in managing maternal & reproductive health programs/projects (with a focus on maternal health and EMTCT/EID/HCT) with a reputable international NGO, and direct experience with government and donor representatives
  • Trainer of Trainers in RMNCAH (EMONC ToT), EMTCT and Early Infant Diagnosis and must have solid working knowledge (practical skills) in the following areas: RMNCAH (BE/CEMONC services), EMTCT, HCT, ART, immunisation, family planning and sexual reproductive health issues
  • At least three years of experience in Quality Improvement approaches and training clinical service providers. Prior experience in the use of Collaborative approaches in QI would be an advantage
  • Have Key personal competences in Team and communication skills, Must be dynamic, Persuasive & convincing, self-motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative.
  • Must be fluent in all languages spoken in Rakai District, particularly Luganda and must be able to present herself in public speaking that language

Interested Candidates:

Submit application letter showing why you are the right candidate for the job; 2 references; scanned copies of academic documents and an updated CV by 14th June 2017 to info@brickbybrick.org