• Program Analyst, Pediatric and Adolescent HIV

    Country
    Zambia
    City
    Lusaka
    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

     

    Since 2015, CHAI has been is supporting the Government of Zambia (GRZ) in closing the HIV treatment gap for infants and children with funding from the ELMA Foundation. The Pediatric HIV program is supporting the Ministry of Health to achieve the UNAIDS 90/90/90 goals on HIV for the pediatric population by working in target priority facilities to institutionalize proven testing strategies, establish strong linkage to care systems and identifying effective strategies to improve pediatric retention and viral suppression.

     

    To supplement efforts in addressing the key gaps in the Child and Adolescent HIV treatment cascade and catalyze more rapid progress towards the 90-90-90 targets, CHAI with supplementary funding from a consortium of parts will be implementing the “Faith-Based Action for Scaling up Testing and Treatment for the Epidemic Response” (FASTER)initiative. Under the FASTER, program CHAI will leverage on the successes of the current pediatric HIV program, its close and longstanding relationship with the Zambia Ministry of Health and global expertise to work closely with the Ministry and in-country implementing partners in accelerating progress towards the 90-90-90 targets by implementing ‘smart’ strategies for scale-up of child and adolescent HIV care and treatment services for Zambia.

     

    CHAI seeks a full-time Program Analyst, Pediatric and Adolescent HIV, to work with the broader FASTER Initiative team to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.

     

    Organizational Setting: The Program Analyst, Pediatric and Adolescent HIV will work under the direct supervision of the Program Manager, Pediatric HIV.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide support with analytics under the ‘FASTER Initiative and development of recommendations to strengthen case identification, linkage to care systems, retention and viral load suppression for infants, children and adolescents.
    • Creatively identify, collate, and analyze available data sources in order to focus the child and adolescent HIV and TB program in Zambia towards strategies with highest impact
    • Contribute towards generation of deliverables, including presentations, reports, and policy briefs, to effectively present results of analyses.
    • Contribute to program monitoring and evaluation and assessment of program baseline status, yearly results framework targets and ultimate impact
    • Participate in the proposal development process and any other fundraising efforts for the Pediatric HIV program and FASTER initiative
    • Contribute to the development and design of monitoring tools for the Pediatric and Adolescent HIV strategy
    • Work with the with eMTCT/Peds global team as required
    • Participate in knowledge sharing and skills development in quantitative analysis for fellow staff members
    • Meet all CHAI internal reporting requirements
    • Provide support to core Pediatric HIV team to ensure that the objectives and deliverables of the CHAI Zambia Pediatric HIV Program are met
    • Perform any other duties as assigned by senior leadership

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of three year’s work experience in the private or public sector, with a focus on quantitative analysis
    • Excellent quantitative, problem solving, analytical and statistical analysis skills (including experience working with statistical packages such as STATA, Epi-info, SAS or SPSS), with proficiency in MS Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and set priorities
    • Ability to maximize available data, often deal with sparse data and ambiguity, to provide strategic recommendations
    • Self-motivated and ability to work under pressure on complex projects
    • Ability to work cohesively with many stakeholders (e.g. MoH, MCD, INGOs, etc)
    • Ability to generate data driven reports and work in a fast-paced environment
    • Experience working effectively with diverse teams
    • Willingness to travel domestically

    Advantages

    • Knowledge and/or experience of the health sector in Zambia in general, is an advantage
    • Familiarity with GRZ public health sector systems, HMIS and DHIS II
    • Experience in quantitative or qualitative research
    • Experience in financial modeling and data analysis

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