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Program Officers (QM) Jobs in Kenya - Liverpool VCT Care and Treatment

Title: Program Officers (QM)

Ref: QM/LVCT/2011

Positions: 3

Location: Embu, Narok & Embu

The Quality Management Officer will ensure overall coordination and institutionalization of QA/QI/QC processes in HTC, PITC, GBV and MARPs projects in collaboration with project staff and the Ministry of health.


The QM Officer will be expected to work with all partners including the MoH to ensure that set service standards are adhered to. He/She will also be expected to facilitate the design implementation, monitoring and evaluation of counsellor supervision activities, QA institutionalization and QC services within the project areas.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with the MoH in the design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of quality assurance Supervision mechanisms and tools for the HTC, Gender and MARPs technical programs in Central, Eastern and Rift Valley Provinces in consultation with the project coordinators
  • In consultation with MoH and technical advisors, develop work plans, budgets and ensure adherence, facilitating institutionalization of QA, data, providers supervision in health and community settings in consultation with the senior technical advisor MoH officials and other project staff
  • Ensure timely budgeting, adherence to budget plans and accounting for all QA/QI and supervision resources allocated to the project
  • Support the MoH in developing and regularly reviewing the QA mechanisms and tools for the HTC, Gender and MARPs technical areas and to lead the process of QA institutionalization in Health settings.
  • Building the capacity of the MoH, CSOs and the private sector in gathering and analyzing data for monitoring quality from sites/programmes and providing feedback on a regular basis.
  • Support the MoH in designing implementing and evaluation of counsellor supervision mechanisms for practicing counsellors.
  • Participate in HTC, gender and MARPs stakeholder meetings as a way of leveraging on existing community resources.
Requirements:
  • Degree or Diploma in medical or social science background – Clinical officers, Nurses, Lab techs
  • Training on quality assurance, improvement or control with knowledge of counselling and testing
  • Knowledge of counselling and testing
  • Demonstrable leadership, good communication and report writing skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good with MS Office suite
Qualified applicants are invited to send their cover letter and detailed CV along with contacts of three referees, Salary history and expectations, clearly stating the position and location applied for, to:

Human Resource and Administration Division,
Liverpool VCT, Care and Treatment,
P.O Box 19835, 00202 Nairobi, Kenya

Or email: recruitment@liverpoolvct.org

so as to reach us NOT later than April 4, 2011

Note: Only short listed applicant will be contacted.

LVCT is an equal opportunity employer

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