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Program Manager-Quality Assurance at the Centre for Integrated Health Programs (CIHP)

The Centre for Integrated Health Programs (CIHP) is a leading indigenous non-governmental organization established to promote better health outcomes for all Nigerians through creation of strong and sustainable health systems. The organization evolved from Columbia University’s International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP) in 2011 and has continued to support family-focused, comprehensive high-quality, HIV/AIDS care and treatment activities in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Program Manager-Quality Assurance

Code: SCM-02
Location: Abuja
Unit: Management Support Services

Job Description

  • Work closely with the unit Director to help ensure excellent overall clinical quality assurance across thematic areas.
  • Provide direct supervision to the central and state quality assurance teams.
  • Support the unit director in the development of QA framework for ART, TB/ HIV, PMTCT, Care and Support services, adolescents and young persons’ interventions, Prevention and community services. Provide a platform for peer review process, including sharing lessons learned and best practices adopted, to continually bridge performance gaps.
  • Support in the design, implement and document procedures for process improvement, testing and change management.
  • Lead and participate in quality audit visits to supported health facilities and community based organizations.
  • Provide guidance and monitoring for the quality assurance team, ensuring clarity over program priorities and encouraging effective team work.
  • Provide technical support to the state and facility QI in development and testing of change ideas.
  • Facilitate collaborative learning sessions and enhance sharing of service delivery best practices across supported states and health facilities.
  • Lead the development, review and refining of quality assurance and improvement tools

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Advanced degree in Nursing/ Midwifery, Medicine, Public Health or related field.
  •  At least 7years’ post NYSC clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment.
  • Robust clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment.
  • Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature in Adult/ Pediatric HIV management, TB, OVC, Prevention and PMTCT services. Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills.
  • Demonstrated project and personnel management skills.
  • Ability to influence, motivate, and collaborate with others..
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with minimal supervision..
  • Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA and QI.

Candidates are expected to possess:

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
  • Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
  • Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

Application Closing Date
20th September, 2017.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and a suitability statement of not more than 200 words as a Microsoft Word attachment to: 2017projectrecruitment@gmail.com The subject of the email should be the JOB CODE and the applicant’s FULL NAME e.g.  MSS-02 – John Bull.

Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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