Deadline of this Job: 10 August 2022
JOB DETAILS:
ROLE PURPOSE:
The Child Health and Immunisation Advisor, in collaboration with two designated Momentum Country and Global Leadership (MCGL) Provincial Child Health and Immunisation Advisors, will work closely with the relevant units at all levels of the Ministry of Health (MOH) and with respective implementing partners to plan, implement and evaluate Child Health and Immunisation interventions in target districts in Central and Northern provinces. The Child Health and Immunisation Advisor will be based in Lusaka with frequent travel to provinces. He/she will: represent MCGL at various national technical working groups and committees related to child health and immunization; ensure deliverables within their technical area are implemented according to the set work plan; and ensure that best practices and key lessons learned are captured. On a day-to-day basis, he/she will work under the direction of the MCGL Project Lead.
The Child Health and Immunisation Advisor will provide direct technical support to MCGL’s Provincial TA Leads, in collaboration with national and provincial health teams, to plan, implement and monitor integrated Child Health and Immunisation activities. The Child Health and Immunisation Advisor will ensure the quality of key Child Health and Immunisation interventions, approaches to strengthen service delivery, and documentation of implementation activities. The Advisor will support provincial level staff to ensure program deliverables are achieved in a timely manner, consistent with the activity work plan. The Child Health and Immunization Advisor will also ensure key lessons learned and best practices are captured and documented.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: MCGL Project Lead
Dimensions:
Staff directly reporting to this post: Nil

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Technical Leadership
• Coordinate and provide integrated technical support to the MOH and MCGL Provincial Teams to implement key Child Health and Immunisation activities within existing reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH) provincial and district annual plans, identifying and addressing gaps;
• Support Provincial Coordinators to provide technical assistance and capacity building to provinces and districts with a comprehensive focus on interventions that help children thrive through the prevention and treatment of childhood illnesses e.g Early Childhood Development (ECD), Integrated Management of Newborn and Childhood Illness (IMNCI) and the Expanded Program for Immunization (EPI) in coordination with RMN advisor.
• Collaborate with the MOH to ensure the technical integrity and quality of program implementation at all levels;
• Build capacity of provincial MOH staff and MCGL Teams to improve Child Health and Immunisation service delivery and quality, using proven training approaches, mentorship and quality improvement methodologies and strategies;
• In collaboration with MCGL provincial teams, provide on-the-job training, follow-up support, and clinical mentoring to target facilities;
• Play a key role in the strategic planning, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of activities to improve Child Health and Immunisation services;
• Maintain strategic relationships with the MOH provincial and district teams and other relevant stakeholders for the smooth implementation of program activities;
• Provide TA to Child Health and Immunisation trainings, meetings and workshops at the national, provincial, and district levels, as relevant to the program.
Management
• Coordinate with relevant Child Health and Immunisation/ RMNCAH technical advisors and programmatic staff working on other public and donor funded programs (i.e. FHN,G2G and PeACE), to minimize duplication and support learning across programs;
• Contribute to the analysis, synthesis, and reporting of program outputs and results in close collaboration with the M&E team, and ensure incorporation of lessons learned into ongoing implementation;
• Provide technical assistance to Quality Improvement Advisors and District Health Officers on Child Health and Immunisations;
• Represent MCGL at Government of Republic of Zambia (GRZ), MOH and other relevant stakeholder meetings and conferences, as may be appropriate;
• Contribute to the development of annual work plans and budgets, training plans, quarterly reports and other reports as required;
• Ensure the timeliness and quality of all reporting;
• The post holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reason and according to their level of skill and experience.
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

Accountability:
• Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
• Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
Ambition:
• Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
• Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
• Future orientated, thinks strategically
Collaboration:
• Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
• Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
• Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to
Creativity:
• Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
• Willing to take disciplined risks
Integrity:
• Honest, encourages openness and transparency

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
• Clinician, midwife or post-diploma nurse with a post-graduate degree, public health degree or equivalent combination of training and experience;
• At least five years of relevant work experience in successfully implementing Child Health and Immunisation programs;
• Familiarity with evidence-based Child Health and Immunisation interventions and best practices that are the focus of this project;
• Previous working relationships within USAID programs and with key multilateral agencies, bilateral donors and academic institutions;
• Demonstrated ability to work within a multi-faceted health development program in collaboration with national MOH personnel and local and international partners;
• A demonstrated track record in providing mentorship and supervision to strengthen healthcare services, training and use of quality improvement approaches;
• Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform;
• Ability to work independently and also as a team leader/member with diverse team of partners and counterparts;
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral, written and presentation);
• Excellent computer skills and experience working with Microsoft Office applications;
• English fluency (verbal and written) required;
Ability to travel to the provinces 50% of the time.
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply.


Deadline of this Job: 30 July 2022
JOB DETAILS:
Job Purpose.
Reporting to the Clinical Officer, the purpose of the job is to advocate and care for individuals and support them through health and illness.

Main Responsibilities
• Undertake nursing care procedures in order to facilitate quickly recovery
• Undertake timely updating and maintenance of patients records in order to facilitate efficient storage and retrieval of information
• Undertake timely prescribing and administration of basic treatment on order to enhance patients’ recovery
• Ensure the timely writing of reports in order to facilitate decision making
• Ensure timely preparation of work plan in order to monitor and evaluate performance
• Implements and undertake regular research in clinical care in order to generate information

Qualifications and Experience
• Minimum of grade Twelve (12) School Certificate with 5 credits in English, Maths, Sciences and any other subjects.
• Diploma in Registered Nursing from recognized institution
• Minimum of two (2) years’ work experience in similar capacity with traceable references.


Deadline of this Job: 11 August 2022
JOB DETAILS:
Job purpose
The Hospital Administrator will be responsible for the management, direction and coordination of non- medical activities such as purchasing, procurement, contract administration, general administration, safety and all human resource services for the purpose of attaining the goals and objectives set forth by the CEO and the board of directors.

Duties and responsibilities
• Monitors and works to improve efficiency and quality of the hospital
• Develops departmental and institutional goals
• Streamlines both the financial and operational practices.
• Overseeing the collection, securitization, and utilization of both patient and facility data
• Procuring funding through both local and international partnerships
• Ensures legal compliance and adherence to accreditation guidelines
• Ensuring compliance with governmental policies and insurance reimbursement
• Oversees procurement of supplies and manages vendor relationships
• Recruits, hires, and trains staff and develop employee policies and procedures.
• To participate in planning and implementing the organization’s mission and strategies.
• Developing standard operating procedures in consultation with heads of various departments
• Serving as a liaison between facility staff, governance and patients
• To recommend, develop and update strategic long-range plans to support the practice’s, philosophy and goals
• To provide support and guidance to the CEO with regard to management of all assigned aspects of the administrative operations of the organization
• Responsible for developing, reviewing & implementing procedures and policies to better serve the patient population and staff welfare
• Participates in budget processes
• To ensure all statutory regulations of the organization are complied with, relating to i.e. contracts, immigration status, business permits, fire regulations, legal matters and public relations etc
• Overall, in charge of the departmental staff performance and attendance activities
• Plan, direct, supervise and coordinate work activities of subordinates
• To maintain a working and to develop additional relationships with insurance companies, clients, corporate institutions & regulatory bodies relating to membership and services offered by the organization
• To provide administrative services and to ensure all administrative services are maintained in an effective, up to date and accurate manner
• Involved in administration aspects of general maintenance activities
• To coordinate all staff recruitment, selection, and orientation processes
• Provide current and prospective employees with information about the organization’s human resource policies, duties, working conditions and remuneration etc
• Administer compensation benefits and performance management systems along with safety related programs
• To monitor staff performance and attendance activities, involved in drawing up duty rotas for all non-medical staff and medical staff duty rotas in coordination with the head clinical care and head nursing care.
• Plan, direct, supervise and coordinate work activities of subordinates
• Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems
• To provide support and advise to senior management and all supervisors to develop the skills and capabilities of staff to their optimum abilities
• Refereeing disputes and administering disciplinary procedures
• Responsible for all human resource activities of the organization, and to work hand in hand with senior management in planning organizational needs, developing and implementing administrative management policies
• Involved in local and international purchasing as well as stock control and to provide audit trails
• To initiate and engage in all manner of activities, whether administrative or other, conducive to the growth and smooth running of the institution with permission of the CEO
• To undertake such additional related duties to ensure the smooth running of the administration department
• To undertake any other duties assigned by the CEO as may arise

Qualifications/Skills
• Bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in a managerial role in healthcare
• Deep understanding of local and international healthcare laws and policies
• Leadership skills with steadfast resolve, empathy and personal integrity
• Exceptional interpersonal, communication and multitasking skills
• Ability to work long hours and remain on-call
• Computer Literate
• Master’s degree in healthcare administration is an added advantage


Deadline of this Job: 2 August 2022
JOB DETAILS:
GENERAL SUMMARY
The Pharmacy Technologist will be responsible for working with the research clinic team to develop and implement research pharmacy procedures and Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) regarding Commodity Management and Patient Pharmaceutical Care. The pharmacy technologist will be responsible for the overall day to day management of the research pharmacy.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY AND DUTIES
Standard Operating Procedures
• Conduct onsite pharmacy trainings for clinic staff on Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) before a new study begins and during the study
• Ensure all site specific SOPs are in place, working in collaboration with the Consultant Pharmacist and research clinic staff to design new SOPs as needed
Drug Dispensing & Destruction
• Dispensing, counseling participants and recording all transactions in real time as per study protocols
• Assist the Consultant Pharmacist to prepare for study drug destruction and final disposal of these drugs per study requirements and regulations of local authorities.
Participant Confidentiality
• Maintain a good filing system for each study on site to avoid any potential mix up of study information
Ensure the integrity of all studies is maintained always for both double blinded studies and open label studies
• Ensure the pharmacy is secured and restrict entry policy is observed for the pharmacy areas always
Communication
• Participate in the designing of messages for participants with regards to promotion of adherence to study medicines and other talks provided to participants concerning drug information
• Participate in all interdepartmental meetings at the clinic level to represent pharmacy and give updates to the clinic staff whenever necessary.
• Develop and maintain a good relationship with the ART and general OPD pharmacy for ease of operation between the study and the Ministry of Health (MoH) local pharmacies
Inventory Management
• Ensure the commodity management for study drugs is adhered to without fail always i.e. storage conditions, arrangements, separation of study drugs of different studies, documentation and record keeping
• Update the research clinic team and consultant pharmacist on the inventory status of each study product, and make prompt orders to ensure no stock outs on site of the study drugs.
Other Activities
• Work with the clinic staff to maintain an accurate calendar for monitoring visits and prepare for all these visits in good time
• Perform any other duties in line with the profession as may be requested by the supervisor

SPECIAL SKILLS/COMPETENCES
• Demonstrated experience in management of drugs and related commodities
• Knowledge of the MOH Healthcare system
• Must have excellent communication, interpersonal, planning and problem solving skills
• Must be organised and an independent worker
• Must be accurate and perform high quality work
• Must have a positive, sober and mature attitude as a team player
• Must be proficient in Microsoft Programs

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
The job holder must have a minimum of a diploma in Pharmacy with 2 years relevant work experience; with work experience in research activities in a reputable NGO.

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