The HRH Performance Support Advisor for CapacityPlus provides leadership to achieve the Project’s intermediate result of strengthened HRH performance support systems through improved health worker retention and productivity. S/he provides technical assistance to national counterparts, country programs, and other partners in areas related to supporting the workforce, such as performance and quality improvement, performance based pay, performance management, supportive supervision, job satisfaction, productivity and retention of health workers. This position reports to the Team Lead for HRH Performance Support Systems.
•Provide technical assistance and develop guidance for strengthening performance support systems through the scale up of retention, productivity, and workplace climate improvement interventions and strategies in various countries in coordination with national stakeholders and Project staff •Develop/refine tools, interventions, strategies, and guidance for increasing health worker motivation, retention, and productivity •Assist in the development of a roadmap for linking retention and productivity schemes into national HR management systems •Facilitate collaboration with expert groups to partner on new initiatives, review critical thinking, distill best practices, and/or develop guidance, methodologies, and strategies for performance support related areas such as performance-based financing, performance management, supervision, retention, and productivity •Write technical briefs/reports and document promising practices for wide sharing and dissemination to advance knowledge and action related to strengthening performance support systems EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
•An advanced degree in public health or related field with 5 or more years in HRH, performance improvement, quality assurance, performance based financing, or other relevant area or an equivalent combination of education and experience •Strong knowledge of and practical experience in HRH strengthening, performance support systems, performance/quality improvement, performance-based financing and/or approaches for increasing job motivation, retention, and productivity •Proactive, self-starter with the ability to work alone and in teams in a collegial and collaborative manner and who completes deliverables in a timely manner •Experience meeting complex technical assistance requirements and monitoring several concurrent projects/activities with a results-oriented focus •Excellent oral and written communication skills in English is required and ability to work in one foreign language (Spanish or French) is desired •High level of computer literacy in Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Internet •Ability to travel up to 35% of the time
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