Thursday, June 1, 2017

Health Builders,Junior Health Management Advisor Jobs in Rwanda



Organization Overview
Health Builders believes that health is at the heart of human progress. Our vision is for Rwanda to be a healthy, prosperous, and self-sustaining nation. Understanding good health as a fundamental driver of economic growth and development, our mission is for every individual in Rwanda to have local access to high quality health care and life-saving medication. We accomplish our mission through three main work streams:

  1. Advancing Health Management. Our team works with district and health center staff to provide hands-on technical assistance and supportive supervision in eight key areas: human resources, infrastructure, financial management, community health insurance management, pharmacy logistics, health information systems, planning and coordination, and information technology. 
  2. Developing Health Infrastructure. We fill infrastructure gaps by initiating and overseeing the construction of state-of-the-art, modern health centers where they currently do not exist, or where existing facilities are too dilapidated to function. 
  3. Supporting Technology for Health. We work with partners on the ground to ensure that innovative technology solutions for improved health outcomes are effective, sustainable, and scalable.  Many of our initiatives are focused on improving maternal and neonatal health. 
Position Overview
Health Builders is seeking skilled applicants for the position of Junior Health Management Advisor to help support the organization and its mission to strengthen Rwanda’s health systems. This full-time position is located in Bugesera and reports directly to the Program Manager.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Mentor and coach districts in developing and implement effective systems to manage financial resources, including budgeting, forecasting, and reporting;
  • Improve the data management abilities at the district and health center level to ensure regular, high quality data collection and analysis, and timely, strategic response to reporting;
  • Develop methodologies for assessing and improving quality of district health care services, or enhancing existing methodologies;
  • Assess health care staffing and training needs and assist in development of strategy to address those needs;
  • Build management capacity of health system staff;
  • Collaborate with community-based health insurance schemes to ensure that the population has sustainable financial access to health care services.
  • Support the development of action plans, budgets and procurement forecasts;
  • Identify and enhance key project management and reporting systems;
  • Help to resolve implementation challenges;
  • Build partnerships in the district health sector;
  • Maintain extensive liaison at the local and national level;
  • Coordinate project activities for health centers supported by Health Builders, including coordination and supervision of Health Center construction projects or other programs
  • Carry out any other duties assigned by your superiors.
Required Skills and Experience
  • Education – an advanced degree in health sciences, public health, or business
  • Experience – a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in terms of health systems strengthening and capacity building activities,
  • Languages – professional proficiency in English, knowledge of French is an advantage, native proficiency in Kinyarwanda is required
  • Experience working effectively with Ministries of Health, NGO partners, local organizations, and government counterparts at all levels
  • Strong team player and collaborator
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to multitask
  • Strong communication skills – both written and oral
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
How to Apply
If you are qualified for this position, please send your resume and cover letter, and certificates to jobs@healthbuilders.org by June 11, 2017

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