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About Corus: Corus International is the parent of a family of world-class organizations working to deliver the holistic, lasting solutions needed to end extreme poverty once and for all. We are a global leader in international development, with 150 years of combined experience across our brands. Our nonprofit and for-profit subsidiaries include IMA World Health and its fundraising brand Corus World Health, Lutheran World Relief, CGA Technologies, Ground Up Investing, and Farmers Market Brands. Our more than 500 employees around the globe are experts in their fields and dedicated to helping the world's most vulnerable people break the cycle of poverty and lead healthy lives. Further details about the organization can be found at: https://corusinternational.org
Today, IMA offers extensive expertise in managing and implementing highly successful and complex donor-funded programs in nutrition, maternal and child health, health systems strengthening (HSS), malaria, HIV/AIDS, sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).
About the Job: IMA World Health is seeking a Quality Improvement Advisor to support the USAID-funded Enhancing Quality of Healthcare Activity II (EQHA II. EQHA II is a five-year health systems strengthening activity to improve the capacity of both public and private health systems in Cambodia to provide high quality priority health services, including maternal and child health, and infectious diseases.
The Quality Improvement Advisor will effectively implement activities to design, strengthen, and improve the quality of services in participating public and private healthcare facilities, and support the work of quality improvement (QI) teams.
The position will be based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and will report to the Chief of Party. Actual hiring is contingent upon signed agreement and USAID approval. Cambodian nationals are highly encouraged to apply.
- Lead the quality improvement strategy for the project.
- Ensure collaboration and consultation with key stakeholders and other relevant groups in QI such as the Ministry of Health and other donor-funded projects in Cambodia.
- Strengthen the accreditation efforts of the Cambodian National Health Accreditation System.
- Participate in the refinement of methods to ensure continuous quality improvement (CQI), and develop norms and standards for QI systems for delivery of health services.
- Ensure the development of job training/mentorship materials to supported districts;
- Regularly provide coaching technical support in QI methods as well as malaria, TB, HIV, and maternal and child health care evidence-based interventions to QI teams by visiting facilities participating in the project.
- Collect and manage data on quality improvement processes and outcomes, in collaboration with the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Manager.
- Ensure the timely writing and submission of quality and accurate reports quarterly, monthly, and at all other requested times.
- Master's degree in public health, development studies, business administration or an equivalent related area of study.
- At least ten years of experience in international/regional health services quality improvement (preference in Southeast Asia).
- Excellent facilitation and training skills in a variety of health and organizational development topics.
- Strong knowledge of Quality Improvement Science and methods.
- A thorough understanding of the underlying causes of ill health and social determinants of health in Cambodia.
- Deep knowledge and experience with the Cambodian health systems, including social protection systems, health equity funds, and health insurance programs.
- Technical expertise in one or more of the following: tuberculosis, malaria, HIV, maternal and child health.
- Experience working with and improving the quality of private sector health care services.
- Demonstrated ability to work in concert with team, partner organizations, and key government stakeholders to achieve results; experience in partnership building especially with the Government of Cambodia, USAID, NGOs and private sector a plus.
- Experience with health management information systems (HMIS) and use of data and evidence for quality improvement.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills (including in making presentations); high degree of political savvy in interacting with senior government and civil society stakeholders.
- Excellent English, oral and written skills. Conversational in Khmer a plus.
IMA World Health/Corus International is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). As such, Corus makes employment decisions and provides equal employment opportunity without regard to an applicant's or employee's race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local laws. If you need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please notify Corus's Human Resources department.
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