Clinton Health Access Initiative

Analyst HIV Prevention

Country
Zimbabwe
City
Harare
Type
Full Time
Program (Division)
Country Programs - Zimbabwe

Overview

The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org

 

 

Recent breakthroughs in HIV treatment and prevention research have created unprecedented opportunities to curb new HIV infections, save lives and reduce the global investment required for the HIV response. The HIV epidemic is already being affected by the use of existing biomedical tools — particularly expanded HIV testing, linkage to effective treatment and prevention, including antiretroviral treatment (ART) for people living with HIV, Option B+, voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC), male and female condoms, and more recently, oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). In addition, dynamic activity is continuing across the biomedical prevention research pipeline and even longstanding prevention options like condoms are undergoing innovation.
CHAI will work with funders, country governments, key prevention partners and an array of product developers to support the Ministry of Health and Child Care in the coordination and implementation of integrated and sustainable combination HIV prevention, ensuring timely, efficient and effective product delivery for HIV prevention and improving the understanding of user perspectives within HIV prevention.


Summary of Position
CHAI is seeking a dynamic, results-oriented individual with strong quantitative and analytical skills to support the development and data-driven implementation of Ministry of Health HIV prevention plans. The ideal candidate must have excellent communication skills and be able to function independently, be extremely self-motivated and have a strong commitment to excellence. The analyst's primary work will be in analytics for strategy design, implementation, evaluation, and in creating documentation and dissemination narratives of this work.

Responsibilities

S/he will:


• Be responsible for collating and analyzing data to monitor and evaluate combination prevention program performance against targets.
• Support the Ministry in preparation for the costing of the costed implementation plan(s), funding gap analyses, and strategic documents to operationalize the HIV prevention program.
Support the implementation of the HTS optimization program, which includes but is not limited to supporting the design and implementation of project activities.
• Provide support to MOHCC and partners in designing and conducting analysis related to HIV testing and linkage to treatment and prevention services.
Assist with strengthening/developing M&E systems and processes to collect, analyze, and present data on national program performance, efficiency, and cost.
• Develop presentations and written syntheses i.e. documentation and dissemination outputs of relevant analyses or deliverables for various audiences, including the Ministry of Health and other key stakeholders.
• Participate in technical working group(s) to generate and utilize evidence generation for HTS, VMMC, PrEP and other combination prevention interventions.
• Explore opportunities beyond CHAI Zimbabwe's traditional work streams (including but not limited to HIV prevention and HIV testing services); scope the opportunities and support the development of the new work streams.
• Support proposal writing and pitching early-stage ideas, focusing on highlighting the gaps/key problem statements for the identified opportunities.

• Perform other tasks as assigned by the Programme Manager

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Public Health, Sciences or other related field.
  • Minimum 2-years relevant work experience.
  • Excellent analytical (qualitative and quantitative) skills, including strong proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel, and statistical packages, such as STATA and SPSS;
  • Exceptional communication skills, including communicating effectively in spoken and written English, and the ability to initiate, build and maintain relationships with stakeholders from different backgrounds
  • Ability to think strategically, handle ambiguity, and problem solve in a fast-paced, limited-structure, multicultural environment.
  • Ability to be effective in high-pressure situations, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and set priorities.
  •  Willingness to travel if required and at short notice.
  •  Strong written and spoken English.

 

 

Advantages

  • Previous work experience in the Zimbabwean public health system or private sector health enterprises.
  • Experience with research and publication processes.

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