TSQ Specialist

at Jhpiego
Published November 17, 2022
Location Yaoundé, Cameroon
Category Consultancy  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

The TSQ Specialist will be part of a team of three to four members, including one (1) NMCP staff member, and will have the primary responsibility of providing oversight, supportive supervision, coaching, and mentoring to local NMCP staff and health providers both in health facilities and in the communities, to ensure compliance with national case management (CM) and malaria in pregnancy (MIP) policies and guidelines. The TSQ Specialist will also be responsible for providing support to the project’s technical and programmatic staff in the development and implementation of capacity building activities with a focus on the technical and methodological soundness of activities and, in collaboration with the project team and partners, support the design of service delivery strategies and quality assurance systems and procedures, based on sound and current scientific evidence.

Responsibilities:

Support assessments, capacity building, site strengthening, follow-up and supervision, advocacy, demand creation, policy development and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) across project sites, as required by CM and MIP program activities;
Provide technical assistance to the NMCP/Ministry of Health (MOH) for the development, adaptation and use of evidence-based clinical training materials, job aids, curricula, supervisory tools and other training materials for CM and MIP interventions;
Contribute to the development of NMCP work plans to ensure effective planning and integration of CM and MIP interventions and the inclusion of scale-up approaches at the district level, including accessing hard-to-reach populations;
Organize workshops, training sessions, and technical meetings in collaboration with the NMCP and local partners and stakeholders;
Collaborate with the project M&E team to develop and sustain databases that monitor key MIP and CM indicators at district-level and contribute to district- and regional level achievements;
Provide technical support to the NMCP to interpret and use CM and MIP programmatic data for decision making;
Document and maintain an inventory of successful tools and approaches for MIP including development and submission of abstracts, papers and presentations to journals and conferences in line with project collaboration, learning and adaptation plan;
Conduct regular reporting to the Impact Malaria Program Manager and technical staff, as well as the local NMCP office, of successes, challenges and lessons learned in implementation of CM and MIP activities;
Work collaboratively with program team members to ensure necessary program planning, development, resource availability, and management activities function smoothly and efficiently;

Education

Clinical degree in nursing or medicine

Experience

At least six (6) years of experience in CM and/or MIP program implementation

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