FHI 360

Baluwatar, Kathmandu

About Us

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

As we evolve to meet the challenges of the future, we stand committed to the principles that have guided our organization for the last 40+ years. Our work continues to be grounded in research and science, strengthened by partnerships and focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities and countries to succeed.

Quality Improvement (QI) Specialist

Basic Information

  • No. of Openings 1
  • Job Category NGO/INGO/Social/Develop.Projects
  • Job Location Kathmandu
  • Job Level Mid Level
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Education Level Masters (Master's Degree)
  • Experience 3 years
  • Expiry date 2021-09-20

Job Description

The QI Specialist is responsible for managing the continuous QI components of the program, including assessment, design, planning, implementation, monitoring, documentation including analysis and visualization and dissemination of QI activities of the project. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Adapt and use quality assurance (QA) and QI currently being used by MPHD partners and/or other USAID/Nepal partners and asses the technical quality of services including the identification of quality gaps and potential drivers and barriers for facility owner and/or providers to improving service quality.
  • Works closely with other project staff to provide technical assistance (TA) on QA/QI to private sector service providers and organizations in a structured, systematic and effective manner. 
  • Adapting and applying the plan-do-study-act (PDSA) or other QI model; developing, testing and refining change packages; and overseeing the implementation the packages.
  • Guide the development of a suite of QA/QI interventions (trainings, mechanisms for supervision/ monitoring, tools and checklists and coaching content), using existing QA/QI approaches and tools as references.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with strategic information (SI) specialist, social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) specialist, private sector (PS) specialist and other staff for data analysis, visualization, and use for program improvement as well as documentation, knowledge management and dissemination of good practice and success stories for replication and scaling up by other stakeholders in Nepal.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by Supervisor, Project Director and Country Director.

Job Specification

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health or Epidemiology or Statistics or other relevant subject and 3-5 years’ minimum work experience and knowledge in FP/SRH and designing, planning, implementing, and monitoring QI/QA programs including data analysis, interpretation, visualization and dissemination or Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or other relevant subject with minimum 7 years of experience. 
  • Demonstrated success in working effectively across teams and organizations is an essential requirement
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both Nepali and English
  • Proactive and independent approach to work with willingness to undertake additional responsibilities 
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and work under pressure including extra hours
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain positive working relationships
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Resourceful in resolving problems and initiating solutions

Apply Instruction

To apply for this job online, please click on the link https://www.fhi360.org/careers

Final deadline for application is 5:00 p.m. August 26, 2021

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for written test and oral interview. Any effort to influence the selection process will result in disqualification.