USAIDs Momentum Country and Global Leadership (MCGL) award is a five-year USAID funded global award, that works in tandem with country governments and local nongovernmental organizations to provide targeted technical and capacity development assistance and contribute to the global technical leadership and policy dialogue on improving measurable outcomes for maternal, reproductive, newborn and child health, and voluntary family planning. MCGL seeks a Health Workforce Development Specialist to provide technical depth, vision, guidance and expertise in human resources for health management and leadership, management, for an upcoming USAID-funded project in the East Jerusalem Hospital Network
- Serve as Key Personnel for all Health Workforce Development activities.
- Design and manage health workforce development interventions customized to the needs of each hospital with the aim of improving performance.
- Design pre and post-employment interventions including to improve staff retention
- Design and help establish a scholarship program for medical doctors and nurses.
- Lead development of locally-adapted approaches for and building capacity on health workforce planning and long-term forecasting of HR needs.
- Develop and implement innovative deployment, motivation, and retention schemes that address workforce shortages and high turnover rates, including gender-related challenges in the system
- Design, review, and implement performance-based evaluation for healthcare workers in collaboration with key stakeholders
- Advanced degree in a relevant field from an accredited university.
- At least 10 years experience in workforce development in hospital settings with experience with private hospitals
- Masters degree in public health, human resource development/ management, training, public administration or closely related field.
- Minimum of 10 years of demonstrated experience on human resource management, managing operational, project management or administrative duties for U.S. Government-funded projects or other internationally funded projects
- Experience with improving staff retention
- Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communications, teamwork and partnering abilities.
- Demonstrated computer skills in MS Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel, and Access.