IRD SA NPC: Sub-District Manager

Interactive Research and Development South Africa (IRD SA NPC)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 20 December, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Employment type: Fixed term contract

Interactive Research and Development South Africa (IRD SA NPC) is a South African Section 21 not-for-profit entity and an affiliate of Interactive Research and Development Global (IRD Global), and has fully operational offices in Johannesburg (Gauteng) and in Durban (KwaZulu-Natal).

Position Summary
 
RESPONSIBILITY:

Overall development and mentoring of personnel responsible for sub-district PROJECT implementation. Monitor and Evaluate project implementation at healthcare facilities within district/sub-district. Provide, leadership, collaboration, consultation, education and research to reach the USAID LON objectives and goals.

DUTIES

  • The Sub -district manager will work directly with the District and Sub -district government officials to ensure regular review of the data and quality thereof as well as the programme performance. 
  • Work collaboratively with the sub-district   which require excellent communication and coordination skills.
  • Develop schedules of meetings, agendas, workshops/trainings, and maintain data integrity. 
  • Coordinate and provide support to the field staff to ensure that the project deliverables are executed according to the specifications
  • Ensures collection of pertinent data from internal and external sources and monitors compliance with SOPs that speaks to clinical care and overall programme performance.
  • Conduct site visits to ensure that all clinical and programmatic data is reviewed. 
  • Communicates with Sub-district and all field staff on an ongoing basis and is available to them by telephone/email/text.
  • Plans, proposes and evaluates means to overcome identified barriers with regards to programme implementation
  • Provide quality assurance support to ensure accurate data collection. 
  • Assumes responsibility for specific QA activities for the sites.
  • Participates in internal audits.  
  • Maintains records of correspondence of faxes, emails, patient communication, etc.
  • Reviews the work plans of the field staff and provide technical support as need be.
  • Supports the field staff to ensure that all programmatic targets are met.
  • Develops monthly reports and site visit reports for all activities.
  • Develop SOP’s and working practice guidelines and manage the implementation and rollout of the documents
  • Conduct quarterly assessments as it pertains to programme performance
  • Administrative Management of all sub-district staff.
  • Conducts performance reviews of all assigned staff members
  • Coaching of all field staff

REQUIREMENT:

  • Health related degree OR equivalent application applicable
  • Current recognised registration with Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) if applicable
  • South African citizenship or a valid work visa
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills in English and at least one other South African language
  • Valid unendorsed driver’s licence

EXPERIENCE:

  • Knowledge of South Africa’s current evident-based TB/DR-TB and TB-HIV programme management
  • At least 5 years’ experience in programme implementation and management
  • Preferred experience in programme management in public primary care-based facilities in South Africa
  • Knowledge and sensitivity to working with multi-cultural groups
  • Experience in TB/DR-TB and TB-HIV program monitoring and evaluation
  • In developing and making professional presentations to present to relevant stakeholders

SKILLS:

  • Understanding of South Africa’s public health and development trends and approaches
  • Self-motivated manager with an ability and flexibility to handling pressure situations
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary/culture group
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data and write written reports
  • Strong computer literacy, with proficiency in:
  • Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Power Point and Outlook/e-mail along with strong internet-based skills including methods of online communication (Skype, Social Media Platform, etc.)
  • Excellent organisational problem-solving skills
  • Able to work under pressure and be proactive in motivating people to meet deadlines

Interested candidates are welcome to apply, please provide two (2) current, relevant employment references. Submit a brief CV and supporting documents, indicating the job title in your cover letter and subject line on email to Lee-Anne Ogle: Human Resources Dept. @ fax +27 (0) 865722820 or e-mail jobs.sa@irdresearch.org

Closing date for applications: Friday, 20 December 2019

IRD SA is an equal opportunity employer

Location: 
Johannesburg

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