• Analyst, Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision

    Country
    South Africa
    City
    Pretoria
    Type
    Full Time
    Program (Division)
    Country Programs - Country Teams
  • 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

     

    CHAI South Africa’s VMMC Program

    The CHAI-SA VMMC program supports the Department of Health to ensure that performance of the scale up of VMMC for HIV prevention is monitored efficiently and effectively and that national targets are met. This is done through the provision of technical assistance in the implementation of the national VMMC costed operational plan, development of strategic documents, tools and analytics to support critical management systems and to galvanize key stakeholders coordination.

     

    CHAI is seeking a dynamic, results-oriented individual with strong quantitative and analytical skills to support with the implementation of NDOH MMC scale up plans. Candidates must have excellent communication and writing skills, be able to function independently, be extremely self-motivated and have a strong commitment to excellence. The Analyst will provide support both strategically and analytically.

     

    The Analyst will be based in Pretoria and will report to the VMMC Programme Manager.

    Responsibilities

    • Monitor PEPFAR Transition across 52 districts
    • Monitor VMMC program performance across public and private sector against targets
    • Support Provinces in the preparation of annual workplan(s) and budget(s) for the VMMC program
    • Assist with the strengthening/development of an M&E system and process to collect, analyze, and present data on national program performance and efficiency
    • Utilize analytics to monitor performance and highlight gaps to empower seconded VMMC provincial coordinators to address them
    • Generate evidence to support national roll out of interventions so that DoH can make evidence based decisions
    • Support in preparation of strategic documents for the roll-out of interventions
    • Provide critical support so that the DoH can identify funding gaps and access additional resources
    • Strengthen the district MMC planning process to ensure plans are evidence-based, prioritized and operationalized
    • Ensure that annual work plan, and all other quarterly and routine reports are produced and delivered on time
    • Represent the program in sector meetings and strategic planning workshops
    • Perform other tasks as necessary

    Qualifications

    • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
    • A minimum of 3-5 years professional experience in a private or public sector setting with increasing levels of responsibility and experience
    • Strong analytical skills and technical proficiency with MS Excel and PowerPoint (analytical skills and proficiency levels will be tested during recruiting process)
    • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, be effective in high-pressure situations and adapt to fast-paced and changing environments with a strong commitment to excellence, both internally and externally, and with limited-structural support
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently on complex projects and solve challenging problems with limited structural or operational support
    • Strategically minded, able to think creatively around long-term programme objectives and the detailed steps necessary to achieve these goals
    • Excellent organisational and problem solving skills
    • Excellent verbal, visual and written communication skills
    • English language fluency, both written and verbal

     

    Advantages

    • Previous work experience in public health and/or similar private sector enterprises
    • Experience working within demanding work plans and tight budgets
    • Ability to function well in a multi-disciplinary team (CHAI South Africa’s programs share common targets and indicators)
    • Knowledge, experience and interest in innovative financing approaches for developing countries
    • Experience with and/or interest in shaping national health policy decisions

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