fbpx Hiring Organization Development (OD) Program Support Specialist [HR Systems Strengthening] - Chemonics8
Posted by:Human Resources for Health in 2030on November 6, 2018 10:57 am
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Job Description

As a global cooperative agreement, Human Resources for Health 2030 (HRH2030) supports USAID/Washington and field missions in strengthening human resources for health (HRH) across 42 priority countries to increase the accessibility, availability, acceptability, and quality of the health workforce needed to improve health outcomes and advance universal health coverage. HRH2030 is designed to 1) increase performance and productivity of the health workforce, 2) increase the number, skill mix, and competency of the health workforce, 3) strengthen HRH/HSS leadership and governance capacity and, 4) increase sustainability of investment in the health workforce. With Chemonics International as the prime implementing partner, HRH2030 consortium partners include: Palladium, URC, AIHA, Amref Health Africa, and Open Development.

In support of the Philippines Department of Health’s (DOH) goal for HRH, that is “Adequate number of health human resources at all levels with competence to deliver universal health care through the continuum of preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative health interventions,” the HRH2030/Philippines Project will provide capacity building to the Philippines DOH to strengthen the deployment, training, and management of a fit-for-purpose and practice health workforce to improve access to quality of family planning (FP), maternal and child health (MCH), and tuberculosis (TB) services for vulnerable populations. This goal will be realized through the attainment of three main objectives:

1. Bolster effective skill mix, competency, and distribution of the health workforce at the primary level

2. Strengthen human resources for health leadership, governance, and performance management

3. Improve the use of data for human resource for health decision making at central and regional levels

Job Summary:

HRH2030/Philippines is looking for an Organization Development (OD) Program Support Specialist (PSS) who shall assist the OD Adviser in providing structured institutional capacity building to improve Human Resource Management and Development Systems in DOH and enable performance improvement for units responsible for these HR functions.

He/she shall provide a broad range of program and logistical support, and co-lead efforts to develop a comprehensive HRMD Framework and Assessment tool that will enable health leaders to define improvement opportunities in managing human resources for health; provide technical assistance to help DOH improve HR systems and achieve higher maturity level in PRIME-HRM; and help partners design strategies to better manage the human resources for health at the sectoral level. The successful candidate shall deal closely with DOH HR leaders in Health Human Resources Development Bureau and the Personnel Administration Division.

The Program Support Specialist will also be responsible for planning and organizing various Activity events to complement and promote HRH2030’s goals and objectives, including workshops, trainings and other public events. He/she will report to the organizational development advisor.


Primary responsibilities of OD Program Support Specialist will include but will not be limited to the following:


▪ Recommend strategies and approaches to meet OD objectives and KRAs

▪ Co-manage the development of the HRMD Framework and Assessment tool

▪ Conduct research, literature review and analysis as may be required

▪ Assist in the conduct of process mapping and baseline assessments to diagnose performance gaps and challenges, and identify interventions that will help address these gaps

▪ Devise strategies that will enable DOH to improve its maturity level in implementing PRIME-HRM

▪ Draft technical reports under the direction and instruction of the OD Advisor

Program Management and Coordination

▪ Provide technical, coordination and logistics support to the OD Advisor to ensure smooth and successful implementation of planned events and interventions

▪ Foster effective working relationships with key clients, partners and stakeholders

▪ Coordinate activity deployment and intervention schedules

▪ Draft scopes of work and request for proposals, and handle other requirements to undertake local sub-agreements and contract consultants

▪ Coordinate with the Admin Team all admin-related requirements

▪ Provide budget inputs to finance and administration team for projections and planning purposes

Documentation of Activities and Gains

▪ Document all meetings and activities through detailed meeting minutes and other relevant reports

▪ Ensure interventions are properly monitored and evaluated, and that outputs, impact and other means of verification (MOVs) are captured, prepared and recorded in an accurate and timely fashion

▪ Provide routine updates on progress, and contribute to activity reporting and success stories as needed

The OD Program Support Specialist may be asked to perform additional duties and responsibilities as may be required from time to time.


▪ Has a University Degree on Human Resources, Public Administration, Health or other related courses

▪ Has four (4) years of relevant experience in program management, HR, OD, research or process/systems improvement

▪ Has experience in the development of technical tools, data analysis, report writing and editing

▪ Displays the following: critical thinking, problem solving, organization, leadership and attention to detail

▪ Is fluent in English and in Filipino, communicates clearly and concisely both orally and in writing, and leads workshops and meetings ▪ Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team

▪ Has strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications


Application Instructions:

Please send your updated curriculum vitae to HRH2030 Philippines HR with the position title in the subject line, at [email protected]. Deadline of submission is on November 18, 2018.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

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