JSI/IHSS-SD
Regional Field Managers
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Posted date 8th April, 2024 Last date to apply 22nd April, 2024
Country Pakistan Locations Regional Field Manager will be stationed in one of the program focused Districts of Sindh
Category Field
Status Closed

Scope of Work (SOWs)

Regional Field Managers

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Background

 

The Integrated Health Systems Strengthening and Service Delivery (IHSS-SD) Activity is a three-year (2022-2025) project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). It is implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., with Contech International and Rural Support Programs Network (RSPN) as implementing partners. The Activity is supporting the Department of Health in Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, besides federal component with MoNHSR&C. In Sindh, the goal of the IHSS-SD Activity is to provide technical assistance to the Department of Health to implement its Global Health Security Agenda, Tuberculosis and other related activities across the province.

 

JSI is providing support to the Department of Health Sindh in capacity building, technical assistance to DHO offices, Monitoring and Evaluation under Initiative of Global Health Security Agenda and various approaches to combat Tuberculosis in Sindh. Regional Field Managers (RFMs) will be assigned 3 to 4 districts each. They will be based at District Health Offices of IHSS-SD focused Districts (Badin and Shaheed Benazir Abad). Since the operationalization of DDSRUs and RRTs will be supported throughout the Sindh province, therefore, RFMs will provide active support to additional assigned districts along with base districts.

 

Scope of Work:

 

  1. Technical Assistance (TA) to strengthen and operationalize District Disease Surveillance and Response Units (DDSRU), enable District DDSRU teams to detect, report and timely respond to the public health emergency events.

       2.  TA to review IDSR Dashboard with regard to its completeness, timeliness, quality of weekly report data. Support District FP IDSR to improve the quality of IDSR reporting.

  1. Strengthen Surveillance and response system to Notifiable diseases through linking health facilities with DDSRU and further DDSRU with PDSRU at provincial level

       4. TA to train, strengthen and operationalize District Rapid Response Teams (RRT), enable district RRTs to respond Health Alerts reported from health facilities through health care providers, HealthAlert and through communities

  1. TA to implement SOPs of Rapid Response Teams, Outbreak investigation and reporting.

       6. Hands on Support to District Health Offices to prepare monthly M&S plan of all district coordinators, ensure to conduct field visits and upload the reports on M&S software

  1. Hands on Support to health facility staff, Focal Person DDSRUs, DHO Offices on data collection, Reporting, analysis and weekly report writing on Notifiable diseases
  2. Responsible to organize, execute and implement training plan of Case Management, Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP), Critical Care and all GHSA trainings

       9. Monitor, supervise and facilitate IHSS-SD TB activities in focus Districts

      10. Active coordination with the district coordinators of Contech International and district managers of RSPN for effective implementation of TB assigned activities

     11. Coordination with District TB Coordinators and all District stakeholders working in TB Program to increase case detection in focused districts

    12. She/he will conduct field visit to the communities along with social mobilizers teams and provide feedback on the progress, challenges and recommendation to their supervisors

TA to implement and reporting on case management guidelines of Notifiable Disease

  1. Keep record of all activities of GHS and TB in hard form in their assigned districts for validation and audit. This may include training data, minutes of meetings held in districts, monthly/quarterly review meeting data related to TB and GHS, etc
  2. Any other duty assigned by his/her supervisor

 

Qualifications and Experience:

 

  1. MBBS and Preferably with Master’s Degree in Public Health (MPH)
  2. Preferably Certified/Trained in Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP)
  3. 5 Years of Experience in Surveillance of Infectious Diseases
  4. 5 Years of Experience of working/ Implementing Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR)
  5. Experience in working and managing IDSR Dashboard will be preferred
  6. Excellent report writing and presentation skills
  7. Experience in Monitoring of field surveillance of infectious diseases with frequent travel
  8. Experience of working in collaboration with public sector and health interventions of the focus districts.
  9. Familiar with local language, customs and geographic locations of the focus districts

 

Period of Performance & Location:

 

The Duration of the Employment will be under fixed term contract for a period of 9 months.

 

Regional Field Manager 1:      Badin (Base) Mirpurkhas and Sujawal 

Regional Field Manager 2:      Shaheed Benazir Abad (Base) Sanghar and Matiari

 

Supervision:

 

The Regional Field Managers will report to the Director Program, Sindh, JSI/IHSS-SD Activity, and will approve travel, leaves and timesheets as the supervisor of this contract. For Monitoring and Evaluation purposes, the position will closely coordinate and report to Director M&E.

 

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Applications can be shared on [email protected] on or before April 22, 2024. Please quote the position in the subject line of the email.

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