Quality Assurance Officer [CHAPS}

  • Aurum Group
  • Namibia, Namibia, Namibia
  • Feb 14, 2020
Permanent QA-QC-Quality Control

Job Description


CHAPS is one of the largest and proudly South African non-government organisations (NGO) focused HIV prevention on the African continent. Through its pioneering work in the research and promotion of biomedical interventions, CHAPS has successfully implemented and disseminated sustainable evidence-based health solutions throughout South Africa and the region.


Responsibilities include:
  • Facilitate dissemination and implementation of the National VMMC QA guidelines
  • Conduct audit on the training needs of provincial and district officials on QA for the VMMC programme
  • Facilitate the development, training and mentoring of district/facility CQI teams
  • Liaise with contracted VMMC partners for training needs and respond to the identified needs
  • Ensure the development and dissemination of QA job aids and SOPs for all VMMC sites.
  • Review QA modules as part of the VMMC Online Training Hub (OTH)
  • Be a moderator for the implementation of the VMMC OTH
  • Facilitate training of provincial/district officials on CQI
  • Conduct CQI baseline assessment in all VMMC sites
  • Develop CQI dashboard to monitor CQI implementation in VMMC sites
  • Monitor the follow up of poor performing VMMC sites
  • Work closely with the National VMMC programme manager in monitoring and addressing adverse events nationally
  • Produce monthly adverse events report
  • Audit report on provincial/district training needs
  • Updated database of trained QA/CQI officials in province/districts
  • CQI dashboard with CQI baseline assessment report
  • Report on certification of doctors/nurses/CAs (as well as those qualified through the online training hub)
  • Quarterly EQA, CQI and DQA reports
  • Monthly reports on CQI activities


Qualifications & Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Health Science, Social Science or related fields
  • At least 3 years' experience in training administration or coordination
  • At least 2 years' experience in quality assurance
  • At least 2 years' experience in the HIV prevention programmes within the health sector
  • General knowledge of the dynamics of the HIV epidemic
  • Project Management Training including Quality assurance
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to plan, organize, coordinate and implement work inputs from several sources and partners and manage the simultaneous delivery of multiple outputs required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work accurately under pressure and maintain a high standard of professionalism
  • Computer literacy and strong computer skills
  • Valid driver's license and ability to travel in-country
Please state in the subject line of your application, the position you are applying for.
To apply, submit CV to rishwarchand@chaps.org.za by 18 February 2020.
For more about Centre for HIV/AIDS Prevention Studies, refer to www.chaps.org.za

Application Deadline

Feb 21, 2020