Posted on :
24 Jun, 2021
24 Jun, 2021
The Aurum Institute is offering a great opportunity to suitably qualified and experienced staff to contribute towards our mission to improve the health of people and communities through innovation in Health Research and Systems. We are focused on research, support and implementing integrated approaches to managing TB and HIV. The following positions have become available as part of the various projects currently being run by us and you are welcome to apply should you meet the requirements of the position.
Job Title: Quality Improvement Coach
Location: Alberton, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: 2021/06/07/1
Contract Type: Contract 3 Months
Salary: Market Related
Quality Improvement Coach:
Provide on-site and hands on QI coaching to mentors and area managers as well as assist in the coordination and management of all QI projects within a district.
Technical Work Responsibilities:
Assist staff with developing knowledge and skill in QI methodology
QI site visit scheduling, coordination and oversight
Conducting Learning Sessions and cluster meetings
Utilising DHIS/TIER.net data to inform and design QI initiatives
Documenting the change package for all Aurum supported districts
Documenting and distributing QI success stories
Develop monthly reports for Aurum
Lead sub district prototype projects
Developing QI capacity among Aurum staff, area managers and Quality Improvement Facilitators
Continual self-development and keeping up to date with latest developments in the field
Conducting ongoing feed-back session with mentors and managers
Continuous communication with internal and external stakeholders
Continuous communication with management where necessary and relevant
Assisting at Cluster Meetings
Attending meetings relevant to QI
A minimum NQF level 6 relevant qualification
A certificate in QI training will be advantageous
At least two years’ experience in improvement methodology or process engineering, LEAN or Six Sigma
Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, and routine database activity, word processing, spread sheet, graphics.
Computer literate: Efficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, SPSS, STATA and spreadsheet application
Demonstrate knowledge of synthesizing information and presentation, knowledge of evaluation designs in HIV programs
Must have own car and valid driver’s license, and be willing to travel
Application Deadline: 30/06/2021
Kindly provide current and relevant references for background checks
All appointments are subject to the preferred candidates obtaining the necessary security clearance, reference checking and competency assessment. We embrace employment equity and are committed to achievement of fair and equal representation of our workforce. Preference will be given to internal applicants and candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.
Aurum welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities
Whilst all applications will be carefully considered, only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, this will mean that your application has been unsuccessful. All interviewed applicants will receive feedback as part of our continued drive towards people development.