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Programme Overview:

Chemonics International Inc. seeks experienced professionals to undertake the role of QA Officers for Punjab (based in Lahore), KPK (based in Peshawar), and Sindh (based in Karachi), for an anticipated DFID-funded, Pakistan Delivering Accelerated Family Planning Service Delivery (DAFPAK SD) programme. The £17m UK Government Department for International Development (DFID) Programme seeks to deliver effective family planning throughout Pakistan which currently has high numbers of unintended pregnancies and maternal deaths. The main objective of this program will be to strengthen the quality of public service provision through: training government health and family planning facility staff on integration of services, improving clinical quality, expanding the range of contraceptives offered, finding ways to offer client centred counselling, and establish new procedures in health facilities to better integrate family planning services with current services offered.

Job Description:

The Quality Assurance Officer will work closely with the Family Planning Service Delivery Specialist and the Regional Team Leader and will:

  • Provide technical support to regional stakeholders on integrating family planning into current clinics, with a focus on quality assurance.
  • Support the development and implementation of quality improvement approaches and tools in alignment with regional guidelines and in consideration of existing quality assurance efforts within the region.
  • Coordinate the development of standard operating procedures for quality assurance with inputs from various departments of health at each level of regional government, users of health services, public health officials, development partners, health care organisations and health training institutes
  • Capture and apply lessons learned and document success stories for reporting and sharing amongst implementing partners
  • Create performance improvement plans based on concerns or underperformance in delivery and guideline adherence
  • Conduct supportive supervisory visits to regional clinics

Job Specifications:

  • At least five (5) years of experience in quality assurance, specifically with implementing family planning programmes in the public sector in Pakistan in Punjab
  • Medical Degree or Master’s level degree in health-related discipline advantageous
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good written and spoken English and strong report-writing skills

Anticipated Duration of Project: Up to 3.5 years with a possibility of extension.

Note: Applications will only be accepted that are received through the link provided below:

Chemonics International Inc. is an equal opportunity employer; only individuals who are shortlisted will be contacted for an interview.