The Clinical Associate will be responsible for providing analytical support and thought leadership to the MOH by actively participating and implementing evidence-based approaches to scaling up essential health services and addressing health service delivery barriers. His/her primary responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to):
- Supervise the development of a framework to understand resource needs of health service delivery based on EHCP assessment outputs;
- Develop and implement qualitative data collection tools to enhance assessment results and provide insight into service delivery barriers;
- Engage key clinical MoH stakeholders in EHCP service scale-up policy discussions informed by the assessment results;
- Identify trends in root causes to resource gaps a facilities and work with Senior Management Teams to address these challenges;
- Work with other stakeholders and external experts as needed; and
- Other responsibilities as requested by supervisor.
- Degree in Nursing or Medicine, or a Masters in Public Health with practical experience in a clinical setting;
- Ability to work independently and effectively in high-pressure, fast-paced environment;
- Highly-motivated, entrepreneurial, with outstanding problem-solving skills and analytical capabilities;
- Strong diplomatic and interpersonal skills, and ability to build strong professional relationships with a range of stakeholders in a challenging, multicultural environment;
- Ability to multi-task and to be effective in high-pressure situations; and
- Basic proficiency in relevant computer applications such as Excel and PowerPoint.
- Experience working in public health and with international organisations;
- Familiarity with a broad range of key global health issues, including health systems challenges in developing countries; and
- Experience working in sub-Saharan Africa.