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Quality Improvement Coach

Company The Aurum Institute
Reference # 2021/06/07/1
Published 11/06/2021
Contract Type Contract
3 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Alberton, Gauteng, South Africa
Duration _3_Months
Introduction
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 Functions Quality Implementation
Industries Ngo / Non-Profit
Specification
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

Duties
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

Requirements
Education
A minimum NQF level 6 relevant qualification
A certificate in QI training will be advantageous

Work Experience
At least two years’ experience in improvement methodology or process engineering, LEAN or Six Sigma

Other requirements
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


Please note:
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.
Job Closing Date 15/06/2021
   
   
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