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Monitoring & Evaluation Director

Facilities Director

Monitoring & Evaluation Director

Position:        Monitoring and Evaluation Director

Location:        St. Boniface Hospital, Fond-des-Blancs, Haiti

Start Date:    As soon as possible

Reports to:     Chief Operations Officer, St. Boniface Hospital

Overview: Mission: The St. Boniface Haiti Foundation is dedicated to providing essential health services to the people of Southern Haiti, especially the most vulnerable. We are committed to building a comprehensive, efficient, and resilient health system that provides high quality care. We believe that ensuring access to life-saving and life-changing health services is a critical component to building strong and productive communities.

Vision: Working in partnership with local communities, we will transform Haiti’s southern peninsula by ensuring that all people, regardless of their ability to pay, have access to high-quality, compassionate health care. By improving health, we will reduce unnecessary suffering and improve the standard of living for the entire region. St. Boniface Haiti Foundation’s (SBHF) success will prove that quality health care can be a sustainable reality in Haiti, and will offer a model for health care systems in resource-poor settings around the world.

Job Summary

SBHF is committed to an evidence-based approach to achieving its mission of improving the health of the people of southern Haiti. To that end, we are recruiting a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Director who will work with the hospital and U.S.-based teams to enhance the culture of monitoring and evaluation. The M&E Director will guide and implement efficient and effective hospital and organizational performance measurement systems to allow for the continued and improved collection and utilization of reliable data. He/she will ensure that existing systems are strengthened to the degree that they can provide accurate, reliable information collection and reporting. As SBHF expands activities to respond to the catastrophic damage caused by Hurricane Matthew in October 2016, the M&E Director will also play a crucial role in this disaster response.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership to the hospital-based Monitoring and Evaluation team ensuring they have the resources and oversight they need to work effectively to meet their priorities.
  • Develop a high-level hospital and organizational performance monitoring plan in collaboration with hospital leadership to set clear priorities and goals for data collection and analysis.
  • Work with the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and team and the hospital leadership team to identify a timeline and work plan for the implementation of an electronic medical records system and community health data collection tool activities.
  • Lead SBHF Disaster Response data collection and M&E efforts
  • Design and implement outcome and impact studies.
  • Synthesize high quality data and evidence from all departments at the hospital to provide a strong foundation for informed decision making (by the hospital leadership, Board of Trustees, etc.)

  • Build capacity across all departments at the hospital by collaborating with department heads to run reviews and discussion of selected hospital health impact indicators.
  • Ensures that all grants have comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plans and that all donors receive timely and complete reporting
  • Ensure that findings and recommendations from evaluations are reported and recorded for follow up implementation.
  • Collaborate with the IT and Finance Departments to ensure recommended upgrades to technology are implemented as needed to

  • Participates in special projects and perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 6 years of experience in health care or a related field
  • A Master’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Demographics or an M&E related field.
  • Demonstrated analysis and data management skills as well as analytical skills and experience in identifying and evaluating best practices and evidence based approaches to patient data collection and analysis.
  • Ability to communicate and coordinate effectively with the Ministry of Health, donors, and project partners and to provide technical M&E leadership and represent SBHF
  • Effective prioritization and time management skills
  • Strong interest in using technology to enhance productivity and upgrade systems
  • Ability to solicit information from all staff and stakeholders, and logically and reasonably weave it into decision-making.
  • Ability to pursue a strong vision for the big-picture planning as well as detailed implementation.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications, and willingness to learn how to manage and problem-solve new software and hardware.
  • Experience working with statistical databases (Stata, SAS, etc.)
  • Strong written, oral, and communications skills with the ability to clearly communicate strategies and activities between clinical, administrative, and leadership teams at SBHF
  • Fluent in oral and written English and French (knowledge of Haitian Creole is a plus)
  • Dedicated to serving vulnerable populations
  • Location Fond-des-Blancs, Haiti with quarterly travel to the Newton office.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to hr@sbhfhaiti.org with the subject line “Monitoring and Evaluation Director”. Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Due to the high volume of applicants we will only contact those who are being considered for an interview. Thank you for your interest in SBHF.

Facilities Director

Position Title: Facilities Director, St. Boniface Hospital

Reports to: St. Boniface Hospital Chief Operating Officer

Location: Fond-des-Blancs, Haiti

Assignment Length:Two years preferred (minimum one)

Organizational Profile:

The St. Boniface Haiti Foundation is a secular organization that has worked in the southern peninsula of Haiti for over 30 years. St. Boniface Haiti Foundation is dedicated to providing essential health services to the people of Southern Haiti, especially the most vulnerable. We are committed to building a comprehensive, efficient, and resilient health system that provides high quality care. We believe that ensuring access to life-saving and life-changing health services is a critical component to building strong and productive communities.

Position Overview:

As Director of Facility at St. Boniface Hospital, s/he will plan, direct and manage the operation of campus services, including infrastructure, maintenance, grounds and biomedical.  Oversight of the safety, maintenance and the day-to-day functions of all assigned facilities on and off the St. Boniface Hospital campus.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Hire and manage maintenance staff.  
  • Conduct regular performance evaluations and recommend on promotions and salary for supervised staff.  Establish goals, determine resource requirements, and allocate available resources to meet those goals.
  • Plan and execute construction or renovation projects as assigned.
  • Develop training and support plans for specific facilities-management specialties (e.g., photovoltaic energy system maintenance, oxygen production system).
  • Monitor and manage utilities consumption (electricity, water, fuel and medical gas) and performance of assigned buildings.  Take appropriate actions to ensure buildings systems perform within set targets.  Manage the processes, as required, to improve efficiencies and ensure quality.
  • Develop and manage an environmental plan for the facility, including effective waste and disposal practices, energy efficiency, etc.
  • Assess and recommend equipment repair and replacement schedules.
  • Assess and recommend capital improvement projects in conjunction with operational and clinical teams.  This includes minor construction and renovation projects.
  • Ensure proper preventative maintenance plans are developed and implemented.
  • Develop and oversee department budget and provide long-term strategic plans for all assigned functions, services and programs.
  • Serve on various organizational committees and serve as a liaison and consultant to the Executive Team on facility planning and operations.
  • Coordinate with operational and clinical department heads to support the multidisciplinary mission of St. Boniface Hospital.
  • Work closely with St. Boniface Hospital Security and Safety Department concerning security matters, Environmental Health & Safety and Emergency Management.
  • Prepare bids for tenders, supervise and train contractors and manage directly progress during each phase of a project
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Required:  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management

Experience:

  • A personal and professional commitment to the mission and goals of the St. Boniface Hospital, and to supporting the long-term development of Haiti.
  • Significant experience in a facilities management role at a large and complex facility, such as a major hospital, college campus, municipal facility, manufacturing plant, etc. and/or healthcare construction and engineering.
  • Hands-on experience maintaining and fixing electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems.
  • Strong people management experience, including the demonstrated ability to work respectfully, productively, and with humility across cultures.
  • Experience living and working in resource-limited environments is strongly preferred.  The candidate should have a demonstrated ability to be flexible and effective in the face of unexpected challenges, materials shortages, and other sudden changes; as well as the willingness to accept a standard of living that is clean and comfortable but very simple.
  • Academic or professional background in civil, industrial or electrical engineering a plus
  • Aptitude for teaching and training, both through on-the-job mentorship opportunities and through structured training programs.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus across multidisciplinary teams.
  • Ability to make effective oral presentations and prepare concise written reports to a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to manage problems and effectively identify solutions.
  • Knowledge and understanding of civil, mechanical, electrical and biomedical engineering.
  • Knowledge of computer systems and software.
  • Ability to speak and read French and/or Creole a plus.
  • Ability to manage high stress situations.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to hr@sbhfhaiti.org with the subject line “Facilities Director”. Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Due to the high volume of applicants we will only contact those who are being considered for an interview. Thank you for your interest in SBHF.

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