Contexte et mission :
STATEMENT OF DUTIES 1. General Statement of Purpose of the Contract The USAID/DRC Program and Data Quality Specialist is an HIV/AIDS Project Management Specialist responsible for the implementation of the Site Improvement through Monitoring System (SIMS), a standardized monitoring system and a component of partner quality management funded under the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Program. SIMS is used to increase the impact of PEPFAR by introducing a standardized approach to monitoring for program quality and performance at health facilities, communities and others, and entities that guide and direct service delivery, including the Ministry of Health (MoH) and implementing partners.
The Specialist provides operational and management support and technical leadership within the Health Office, specifically on the HIV/AIDS Team. The Program and Data Quality Specialist coordinates report compliance and administrative record keeping with implementing partners to ensure projects are conducted in accordance with the implementing agreement and that USG funds are appropriately utilized. The Specialist will work in close partnership with interagency SIMS representatives, technical specialists, and HIV program management assistants. This is accomplished through monitoring and improving the quality of service delivery at the site and above-site levels on key program elements. S/he provides technical expertise to improve the quality of HIV/AIDS services that PEPFAR/DRC is providing in collaboration with the MOH. Additionally, s/he will support USAID/DRC in the assurance of service quality through review of HIV service delivery activities. The Program and Data Quality Specialist is a member of the USAID Health Office’s HIV/AIDS Team as well as the US Government (USG) interagency team for the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). S/he works under the direct supervision of the HIV/AIDS Co-Team Leaders. This position is based in Kinshasa; however the job holder is required to perform extensive work-related travel.
Profil recherché :
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The work requested does not involve undue physical demands. II. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION Determines minimum qualifications required for the position. Offerors who do not meet all of the education, experience and language factors are considered NOT qualified for the position. a. Education: Master’s (MA, MPH, MS, MSW) degree or equivalent in public health, nursing, health policy, public administration, computer science, social sciences or health care development related fields is required. b. Prior Work Experience: A minimum of five (5) years of mid-to-senior level public health experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating HIV/AIDS care and support programs or other public health or development assistance programs that involve coordination with an international agency or implementing partner is required. c. Language Proficiency: Level IV (fluent speaking/reading/writing) French is required. Level IV (speaking/reading/writing) English is required.