TASO - Quality Improvement and Knowledge Management Specialist Jobs in Uganda

TASO - Quality Improvement and Knowledge Management Specialist Jobs in Uganda

Main Purpose of the Job:

  • The Quality Improvement and Knowledge Management Specialist will facilitate innovative methods of knowledge exchange across the project to ensure synthesis and dissemination of project activities, best practices , and lessons learned.

  • This position is expected to build and expand upon knowledge sharing practices already in place and to create a strategic knowledge management program for the project.

  • In addition, this position will contribute to knowledge management strategy development and implementation for TASO as a whole, facilitating knowledge exchange across all projects, head office , and staff.

    Key Outputs
    • ,Work plans and budgets develop

    • Quality improvement collaborative sites coordinated

    • Materials for trainings and learning sessions develop and updated and coaching visits conducted

    • Strategic documentation, communication , and dissemination plans developing and maintaining

    • Technical support to project teams to initiate and maintain knowledge management practices provided

    • Reports and success stories prepared and submitted in time

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop timely work plans and budgets for activities to support TASO to use quality improvement methodologies to improve HIV care.

  • Efficiently coordinate the implementation of activities to support TASO to improve care for people with HIV

  • Manage a quality improvement collaborative of 10 - 15 sites to improve care for people with HIV, including conducting peer learning sessions and site coaching.

  • Regular report writing including progress reports, and success stories .

  • Support site and district quality improvement teams conduct monthly data collection,analysis, use and reporting.

  • Develop and update materials for trainings, learning sessions and coaching visits.

  • Employ and champion innovative knowledge management methods and techniques to close knowledge gaps and promote both internal, cross-project sharing of key ideas and external dissemination of information for the project.

  • Support the project team to develop, edit, and produce materials on innovations, evidence-based lessons learned, and best practices, ensuring that all materials produced in audience-specific formats. Topics will include HIV/AIDS; tuberculosis; quality improvement; health systems strengthening; health communication and behavior change; and research and evaluation.

  • Advice on the development and production of websites , intranets , videos , social media strategies and messages, international meetings, conference posters and presentations , press releases , project reports, technical briefs, success stories , and other events and materials.

  • Aid the project team in developing and maintaining strategic documentation , communication, and dissemination plans to meet project goals and reach key stakeholders.

  • Provide
    technical support to project teams to initiate and maintain knowledge management practices in Ankole sub-region.

  • Serve as part of the corporate knowledge management working group to develop and implement TASO-wide knowledge management strategies that foster organizational learning and growth.

  • Promote and facilitate communities of practice in key technical areas throughout TASO.

  • Liaise with the global health knowledge community outside of TASO.

    Person Specifications:

  • Quality Improvement and Knowledge Management Specialist

    Minimum Academic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Medical field and a Master's degree in Public Health, or another related field .

    Experience and Exposure

    • At least 5 years of experience with organizat ional development, knowledge management , and/or organizational learning functions, with experience in USG-funded projects strongly preferred. Minimum of two (2) years' HIV/TB clinical experience. Familiarity with USAID regulations is desired.

    • Familiarity with USAID regulations is desired.

    • Public health experience and familiarity with quality improvement methodologies is desired

    • Experience with knowledge sharing technologies and social media.

    Key Skills

    • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills and experience working with other implementing partners.

    • Good analytical skills

    • .Willingness to travel and spend over 50% of their time in the field

    • Firm understanding of innovative knowledge management concepts and methods and experience developing and delivering knowledge sharing programs

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, with advanced editing experience. Ability to explain complex concepts in layman's language

    • Robust interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate, get consensus across different teams, and establish productive relationships

    • Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to interpret data

    • Strong client orientation , with an understanding of client needs and concerns and an ability to provide a prompt and effective response

    • Self-motivat ion and drive for results

    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite

    Other Qualities/Attributes:

  • Quick judgment , Observation qualities, confidentiality , and Professional maturity.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; TASO - Quality Improvement and Knowledge Management Specialist Jobs in Uganda

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