Common Vision for development Association Vacancy for Quality Assurance and Performance Manager Position

Common Vision for development Association Vacancy, Doctors Online Ethiopia, December 8 2021 

 

Job Description

DISTINCT FUTURE OF CVDA

 

CVDA has been re-registered and licensed by the Ethiopian Ministry of Justice, Charities and Societies Agency, on November 30, 2009 as an Ethiopian Residents charity in accordance with the Charities and Societies proclamation No. 621/2009 with registration No. 0588. As per 1113/2019 proclamation also re-registered on July 30, 2019.

CVDA has permission to work at the national level however so far operates marginal parts of Benshangule Gumuz Region,  Sidama region (Hawassa, Boricha, Dara, Dara Olticho, Bilate zuria, Derara, Hawassa Zuriya, Yirgalem, , Yergachefe, Aletawondo, Wondo Genet, Chuko & Boricha )  SNNPR Gedio zone ( Dilla, Bule, and Gedeb)  Gurage zone( Gumer and Cheha)  Silite zone (MirabAzernet & Alicho)    Oromia Region West Showa Zone(Muger), Borena Zone (Hageremaireyam, Yabello & Moyale), Guji Zone( Adola, Shakiso & Borena Negele), West Arsi Zone (Shashemene, Arsi Negele, Adaba, Nensebo, Kokosa, Shala, Siraro, and Kore woredas) Afar Region;  Zone 5; Delifage, Dewe, Telalek, Hadele Ele and Sumu Robi  Zone 3; Gewane and Gelalo  and City Government of Addis Ababa; Gulele and Kolfe Keraniyo sub city.

It is member of Consortium of Reproductive Health Association (CORHA), Union of Ethiopian Women Charitable Association (UEWCA), Ethiopian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative/EEITI/, Ethiopia Civil Society Coalition for Scaling up Nutrition/ECSC-SUN/ and Afar Region Health Partner Forum.

The following are CVDA’s vision, mission, goals, principles and values:

Vision

CVDA’s vision is to see where poverty is alleviated sustainably with favorable living environment in Ethiopia

Mission

CVDA’s mission is to work with & for the poor community with priority attention for children and women towards alleviating socio-economic problem, food insecurity, reducing unemployment, enhancing productivity, promoting health care, quality education & environment conservation at  various level for sustainable development.

Goal

To contribute to the endeavors of poverty alleviation through its integrated community based development program in different regions of the country.

Principles and values

  • Integrity: Upholding the principles of honesty, responsibility, setting good example and maintaining the highest ethical standard possible,
  • Courage of conviction: This is a basis of our pledge to fight against poverty and hunger. Therefore, CVDA’s shall always take side with the poorest and disadvantaged groups and help them bring about positive changes in their life.
  • Accountability: This espouses CVDA’s ongoing commitment to account for its actions and to respond periodically to questions concerning its activities or answerability to those who will be affected by our decisions or actions.
  • Transparency: This requires CVDA to take decisions and implement them in a manner that follows rules and regulations. Moreover, we shall provide our key stakeholders with reliable, relevant and timely information on matters that concern them.
  • Impartiality and equity: This implies providing equal opportunity to all.

Principles

Believe in the view that results can be achieved if the process is sound and suitable.

Be frank, transparent, and trust-worthy and build and develop team spirit within the organization and with partners.

PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

1, Reproductive and Primary Health Program

2. Water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) Program

3. Food Security, Livelihood Diversification and Natural Resource Conservation Program

4, Education Program

5, Emergency and Relief Program

 

Key ACCOMPLISHMENTS

CVDA has successfully implemented different food security, environmental conservation, income generating and HIV/AIDS project in collaboration with different stakeholders.  On environment conservation activity;  highly degraded land rehabilitated through soil and water conservation measure, area enclosure, vetiver grass and indigenous tree plantation, gabion established, stone and soil bund established, conservation agriculture  introduced, biogas   technology introduced and established, fuel wood saving stove established at HH level, spring water developed, washing stand,   shower established.

Food security and Income of target group improved through beekeeping, poultry farm, fruit tree plantation/ apple, mango and orange plantation/, vegetable garden, false banana plantation, vetiver grass bank. Other group established group and individual business such as hair dressing, tea room, sugar and edible oil distribution, dairy farm, stone production, shower room   and etc. On HIV prevention, care and support program target group and large community awareness raised on HIV prevention and living with HIV,  counseling service, economic strengthen and improving balance diet intake, engaging in income generating activities, access for clinical service through referral linkage.

Food security and Income of target group improved through beekeeping, poultry farm, fruit tree plantation/ apple, mango and orange plantation/, vegetable garden, false banana plantation, vetiver grass bank. Other group established group and individual business such as hair dressing, tea room, sugar and edible oil distribution, dairy farm, stone production, shower room   and etc. On HIV prevention, care and support program target group and large community awareness raised on HIV prevention and living with HIV,  counseling service, economic strengthen and improving balance diet intake, engaging in income generating activities, access for clinical service through referral linkage.

Over all over 42 projects were implemented in different region and woredas since its establishment. In 2018/19 it has involved about 1514 volunteers and it has 55 full time staffs.

Description of the Vacancy

 

Common Vision for Development Association (CVDA) is a partner with Mekdim Ethiopia National Association (MENA) and Mary Joy in Addis Ababa Administration, Sidam region and SNNPR respectively  to implement the USAID Family focused USAID Family Focused HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment Services in Addis Ababa , Sidam region and SNNPR.

 

The main purpose is to strengthen local HIV epidemic control to achieve 95 percent of individuals living with HIV know their status, 95 percent of persons living with HIV to initiate antiretroviral therapy and 95 percent of antiretroviral therapy clients achieve viral load suppression by 2020/21. HIV mitigation services for vulnerable children will focus on case discovery and linkage to HIV treatment among undiagnosed children living with HIV, on achieving better health outcomes through HIV viral load suppression and establishing interpersonal, family and community norms to achieve HIV and violence prevention (9 to 14-year-old children).

Job summary

 

The Quality Assurance and gender  manager  will be a senior project staff  leading all quality assurance, improvement and performance activities of USAID Family focused HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment  services Activity. The role includes developing data quality assurance mechanism and tools for the comprehensive HIV prevention, care, and support and treatment services response. S/he will play a lead role on the overall quality assurance endeavors of the project closely working with the project staffs and stakeholders.

 

The task requires closely working with the Ministry of Health, Federal HAPCO, regional Health Bureaus, Sub-city health officer, woreda health office and Health facility and other governmental and non-governmental stakeholders.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the development of service quality assurance tool for the comprehensive HIV prevention, care and support and treatment services.
  • In consultation with the M&E team institutionalized data quality assurance tool for the Family Focused HIV prevention  , Care and Treatment (FFHPC) Services Activity and ensure its implementation at all levels.
  • In consultation with FHAPCO and FMoH develop a community based HIV Testing Services (HTS) and home based self-testing quality assurance mechanisms or use effectively if it is in place.
  • In consultation with FHAPCO and FMoH develop a community based ART adherence support services quality assurance mechanism or use effectively if it is in place.
  • Enable CVDA and service delivery points to be ready for SIMS visits and other donor or government quality audits and visits.
  • Train and provide regular technical assistance to regional and community level actors including CVDA staff and PLHIV associations on the service quality assurance tool.
  • Document various best practices and lessons in relation to quality assurance and improvement efforts of the project and ensure their dissemination to inform decision making at national or global levels
  • Represent CVDA in quality related national technical working groups
  • Ensure the target of the program achieved timely manner without compromising quality.
  • Ensure program team develop performance plan and provide formal feedback quarterly base.
  • Develop quality and performance improvement project and follow its implementation.
  • Update CVDA management every 15 days.
  • Submit detail report monthly base for PMECM department CC to ED , PD and FAH
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Duration of employment: from date of employment up to September 30, 2022 with high possibility of  extension based on performance and availability of fund.

 

Job requirements

Qualification & relevant work experience required
  • BSC/ Master’s in Public Health or equivalent 11/ 8 year experience

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • BSC/Master’s Degree in Public Health or equivalent with minimum of 11/8 years of professional experience is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in program data quality assurance in health and HIV/AIDS projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely in written and spoken English.
  • Proven ability to develop effective working relationships with important stakeholders and partners.
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills, and attention to detail.
  • Previous experience on USAID/PEPFAR funded projects is preferred.
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time to the regions.

 

How to Apply

through email: cvda2005hr@gmail.com CC azimacomp16@gmail.com,  elsiz2010@gmail.com Write on the subject of the email; position and also attach the summary sheet

Form

Registration place: submit a summary of your profile as per format below, copy of application letter, C.V stating 3 work-related reference & minimum salary expectation and other confidential: Head office;   Bekele Eshte Tower, which is along Torhailoch Total road 5th floor, Room No.504  For further information contact 0113691051

You can deliver in hand or submit through email.

*** It is mandatory to fill the summary sheet below. If one fail to do so the application will be rejected.

Format for a Summary sheet of Application: Please fill this form and attach when you apply.

Deadline: 12.17.2021
Employment: Full time
Location: Addis Ababa
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