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- Maintain an up to date understanding of CHAI’s global operations, risks, and compliance requirements, and International auditing standards- Assess adequacy of governance, risk management processes, internal controls, compliance with regulation and policies- Influence positive change, add value to CHAI’s operations and share best practices- Plan and conduct financial, operational and compliance audit engagements (scopes, programs, testing) of CHAI country offices, global programs, and operational units- Evaluate financial documents for accuracy and compliance policies and procedures and host countries regulations- Write clear and concise internal audit findings into reports format reflecting the results of the work performed- Provide value added recommendations that are applicable to specific business processes, country offices and programs- Review and validate implementation of management corrective actions and prepare quarterly reports on the status of corrective actions.- Raise awareness of the internal audit function and improve communication and collaboration with management and governance- Partner with management to identify risks and improve visibility of high risks for leadership- Conduct trainings on internal controls, compliance, risk management and governance- Promote awareness of fraud risks and red flags, and promote controls to deter and mitigate fraud risks- Assist with periodic reporting to the Audit Committee- Manage out sourced internal audits with consultants- Develop processes and analytical tools to improve efficiency of the Internal Audit activity. Develop audit programs, checklists, and audit analytical tools that improve the audit function.- Maintain risk registers and control matrices- Organize and maintain clear and well organized work papers- Conduct fact finding reviews and investigate allegations of financial misappropriations- Assist with other responsibilities and projects assigned by the Director, Internal Audit
- Oversee a team of direct and indirect reports which manages the execution of day-to-day HR administration and transactions, HR record-keeping, global benefits, US labor compliance and immigration, and other general employee and manager support; including but not limited to:- Collaborating with CHAI Payroll to implement salary and other payroll changes- Leading Global HR’s relationship with Global Payroll to ensure timely, complete and accurate processing of biweekly and monthly payroll changes and resolution of complex HR/Payroll issues- Onboarding and off-boarding, data-entry, benefits enrollments, employment contract management, employment verifications and visa letters, etc.- Managing the strategic and day-to-day administration of CHAI’s international and US-based benefits packages, and advising on local benefits plans as needed- Managing US immigration processes and record-keeping, with support from external counsel- Leading audit compliance efforts for HR Operations (e.g. donor, external and internal audits), including record-keeping, reporting, and responding to audit question- Lead strategic and day-to-day HR compliance efforts for CHAI’s US operations at the federal, state, and local levels, maintaining in depth knowledge of employment-related legal requirements, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance (includes statutory reporting, record-keeping, etc.), and proactively staying up to date on legal and regulatory changesResolve complex employee compliance and/or operational issues during the recruitment offer stage and/or throughout the employee life cycle, and liaise with CHAI leaders as needed- Review and approve all new employment contracts and renewals for CHAI Inc. and non-program country employees for levels 7 and below; review only for levels 8+- Lead the strategy and execution of comprehensive, polished communications related to HR operations and compliance matters, including:- Creating policy, process and guidance documents for HR colleagues, employees, managers and CHAI leadership- Drafting written notifications to impacted parties regarding changes and updates in laws, benefits and/or policies as well as resolution of compliance matters- Manage relationships with internal and external partners (e.g. external legal counsel and vendors) as it relates to HR operations and compliance- Proactively provide training and coaching to other HR colleagues on HR operational processes, benefits, and employment-related compliance requirements and best practices- Support program and non-program countries with operational and compliance matters- Independently manage medium to large complex projects, including managing deadlines, communication, record-keeping, and collaborating with internal and/or external stakeholders to ensure timely and successful completion of deliverables- Miscellaneous administrative duties related to HR operations support e.g., the preparation of shipping requests, facilitation of signature requests, document storage, etc.- Travel internationally as needed- Perform other duties, as assigned
The Senior Associate will be part of CHAI’s Global Essential Medicines team, working to achieve affordable yet sustainable global oxygen supply and prices. The Senior Associate will report into the Global Essential Medicines team and work closely with CHAI’s country teams in more than 15 countries and other cross-cutting teams such as the Global Markets team. Country level support: - Conduct robust quantifications of national oxygen need and production capacities based on various data sources (e.g., health facility assessments, DHIS2, medical equipment inventory), - Develop cost estimates to inform domestic and external resources mobilization (e.g., Global Fund proposals) - Lead development of equipment and funding gap analyzes based on cost estimates and the outputs of the quantifications - Use sensitivity analyzes and develop scenarios (e.g., bed occupancy rates, COVID-19 patients’ numbers) to generate awareness among national stakeholder about the level of uncertainty surrounding these estimates - Leverage GIS data and quantification outputs to make recommendations on oxygen production, storage and distribution infrastructure placement (e.g., PSA plant, VIE tanks, oxygen piping) - Lead preparations of presentations, business cases, executive briefing and other analyses to inform key decision-makers about the relevant supply mix and operating models (e.g., Public-Private-Partnerships) to scale up access to oxygen - At the request of the country teams, participate in and provide technical input during meetings with local stakeholder (e.g., central and local health authorities, health partners, donors) - Develop a strong understanding of national healthcare systems and dynamics, funding mechanism, supply chains, local public and private players, and anticipate new trends that may influence the oxygen access environment - Train and mentor key staff members of CHAI’s country teams on oxygen need quantification and costing methods Global level support: - Contribute insights from low-to-middle income countries to support supplier and donor engagements (e.g., demand forecasting, supplier access strategies) - Continuously maintain and update a database of cost estimates and market prices for oxygen-related equipment, devices and products - Assist with markets landscaping through market analysis, collating of market intelligence, and conducting research for price negotiations to support the Global Markets team - Collaborate on the development of technical guidance documents- Support the development of concept notes and new projects, and contribute to proposal development Global goods creation: - Proactively identify gaps in tools & global resources (e.g., quantification and costing tool, financial modeling), and develop such resources with inputs from end-users - Work in close collaboration with global stakeholders (e.g., UNICEF, WHO, PATH) to support the creation and updating of ‘global goods’ resources (e.g., UNICEF’s oxygen system planning tool)
We are seeking a highly motivated individual with proven people and project management capabilities, strategic vision, communication skills, academic credentials and a professional track record of delivering results. The successful candidate will adhere to the core CHAI values of resourcefulness, entrepreneurialism, flexibility, independence, humility, and work ethic. The Country Support Manager’s role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:- Serve as a key advisor in the development of national oxygen-related COVID-19 response and longer term oxygen planning in a set of focal countries. Provide support to establish templates, tools and standard methodologies for national planning.- Act as the focal point to manage the relationship between the Essential Medicines team and CHAI countries, including country team leadership- Coordinate knowledge management for best practices and lessons learned in planning and implementation for sharing across focal countries, and CHAI more broadly- Work in partnership with focal country teams in the execution of their national plans, including the planning, technology selection, specification requirements, forecasting & quantification, procurement, distribution and maintenance for proper utilization of oxygen systems and pneumonia and hypoxemia diagnostic equipment- Work with in-country staff to facilitate timely registration, import licensing, custom/port inspection of oxygen technologies and diagnostic equipment as needed- Prepare impact analysis and build tools (forecasting, budgeting, work plans, etc.) to support countries' activities- Work with CHAI country teams, governments, and partners to identify funding for increased and sustainable investment in scaling up access to oxygen therapy- Assist EM team to manage global supplier relationships through product demand forecasting, market analysis, sharing of market intelligence, and supporting price negotiations- Provide remote and in-country technical assistance to CHAI country teams and governments in support of work streams related to medical oxygen- Work with EM Team and CHAI country teams to identify synergies across programs and support efforts to enable collaboration across programs- Troubleshoot technical and programmatic issues raised by countries and coordinate appropriate support from EM team to address technical issues- Contribute to donor and other reporting.- Any other support, as required Essential Medicines team.
Countries supported under this portfolio include Kenya, Uganda, and Ethiopia, amongst others.Responsibilities shall include:- Provide high-value strategic and programmatic support to design and implement in-country vaccine supply chain initiatives in collaboration with CHAI country teams.- Provide critical input on the approach needed to meet in-country grant and program objectives.- Contribute to the design, planning and execution of high-impact projects with country teams. Projects might include diagnosing the end-to-end supply chain and developing strategies and interventions for improvement, improving vaccines ordering and inventory management, assessing opportunities to integrate supply chains, and supporting implementation and use of data management technology/tools/systems.- Lead development, dissemination & use of lessons learned, tools, and other know-how.- Inform national and global practices and policies related to vaccines supply chain.- Inform practices & policies based on robust evidence base, insightful analytical perspective, and lessons learned from CHAI and other partners.- Develop relationships with key stakeholders and become a respected and trusted thought leader in this area of focus.- Disseminate CHAI's programmatic insights as appropriate.- Support the strategy and development of CHAI's vaccines supply chain program(s)- Support scoping and development of new grants.- Support development of program-wide and country-specific objectives and strategies- Support ramp up of new CHAI staff and new focus countries and strengthen capabilities of existing CHAI staff in supply chain, leveraging institutional knowledge.- Support program and grant management- Assess progress against overall objectives & milestones in areas of focus and help prepare high-quality briefings for donors and CHAI management.- Other responsibilities as needed.
- Provide technical support and bandwidth across country teams on a broad range of activities, including but not limited to Covid-19 testing-related strategy and planning, forecasting, procurements, and supply chain management, etc.- Work closely with country teams on country support and facilitate involvement of topic area experts from LST or other CHAI teams on country work streams as required- Lead preparations of presentations, reports, and other analyses to inform global and country-level strategy on Covid-19 testing- Develop dissemination materials to facilitate cross-country and global knowledge sharing. - Support internal and external reporting requirements and coordinate with global and country teams, as needed, to seek inputs- Up to 50% international travel time could be required once situation allows- Other responsibilities as needed
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:- Support the NDoH in HIV and related treatment access initiatives; with respect to planning and implementation of supply chain, market intelligence and regulatory technical assistance, ensuring CHAI’s ongoing alignment with the NDoH strategic goals and priorities;- Oversee the translation of objectives provided by the government, donors, and other partner organizations into clear activity plans, and provide guidance to a team and DoH on prioritization of initiatives;- Manage and establish collaborative relationships with the NDoH, suppliers, partner organizations and other relevant stakeholders;- Ensure communication and alignment of activities across government and partner stakeholders’ efforts and across other CHAI programs in South Africa to ensure coordination and successful execution of the program;- Oversee analyses of policy and regulatory landscape to make recommendations and support any revisions that may be required to ensure the smooth introduction of new products and/or services;- Oversee quantification and costing, implementation and monitoring of detailed national commodity procurement optimization, introduction and scale up plans;- Oversee development and maintenance of program databases and dashboards for performance monitoring;- Oversee the development and input provided to relevant technical documents including health services provider training curricula, health technology assessments, standard operating procedures and service delivery guidelines to support the program scale up;- Prepare donor reports and other external program reports as needed;- Provide regular reports on program and work progress to CHAI Leadership team and liaise with global teams within CHAI.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:- Support NDoH in all aspects of strategy, costing, planning and implementation, ensuring CHAI’s ongoing alignment with the DoH strategic goals and priorities;- Compile, synthesize, and analyse data to inform the development of reports and training plans to enable effective program execution;- Develop a thorough understanding of the healthcare, pharmaceutical and diagnostic landscape related to the medicines and equipment portfolio within South Africa and globally and therefore manage the development and presentation of medicines and equipment forecasting and quantification analysis;- Perform financial/economic analysis of key health systems investments and interventions related to sexual reproductive health, with the aim to inform decision making on prioritizing initiatives to maximize value for money and public impact;- Manage and establish collaborative relationships with the DoH, suppliers, partner organizations and other relevant stakeholders;- Represent the program in meetings and workshops;- Support the Program Manager on key deliverables and ad-hoc requirements, as needed.
CHAI is seeking a Senior Associate with strong analytical and communication skills and relevant experience in health financing and primary health care systems, to support country teams and governments on their health financing efforts. The Senior Associate will work across a portfolio of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. CHAI supports governments in health financing in 12 countries, including Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, and others. This is a challenging, fast paced and rewarding position. This position offers a unique opportunity to work closely with governments who are leading change in the region to achieve universal health coverage. The Senior Associate will provide health financing technical assistance to country teams and governments, help shape CHAI emerging primary health care and health financing strategy, and play a key role as part of a growing global health financing team responsible for building out new areas of work for CHAI across sub-Saharan Africa. The Senior Associate will report to a program manager in the global health financing team and work closely with the rest of the team, health financing country teams and governments, and various global teams including Maternal, Newborn & Reproductive Health, Human Resources for Health, Global Markets and others. This position has flexibility to be based in a CHAI program country, pending CHAI country leadership approval. Travel is anticipated to be up to 50%. Key responsibilities include the following:- In collaboration with other members of the global team, support governments and country teams supporting governments in developing and implementing health financing strategies and reforms, including for improved resource mobilization and pooling, strategic purchasing (including priority setting and benefits package design and provider contracting and payment), and financial management. This will include a mix of thought partnership and technical advisory to teams and government stakeholders, and of content creation including the development of literature reviews, concept notes, excel tools, quantitative and qualitative analyses, and training materials.- Design and conduct cost and impact analyses, and other quantitative analyses that help assess opportunities to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability in health financing for countries in scope of support. Provide training and coaching to teams on analytics, including in the areas of costing, scenario modelling, and budgeting.- Support the design, implementation and analysis of health system diagnostics, which will aim to support governments map the financing and management bottlenecks for effective service delivery at facility and community levels. Document learnings from those diagnostics in the form of internal knowledge materials or case studies.- Contribute to shaping CHAI Global Health Financing knowledge sharing approach and support continuous knowledge sharing across countries. This includes the development of relevant documents, publications, and case studies, and the planning and facilitation of learning events including the health financing summits and monthly calls.- Contribute to CHAI’s strategy on health financing and primary health care globally and at country level, including in country programs. This will include participating in strategy sessions, sharing learning from in country work, and developing materials such as strategy documents, concept notes, and proposals.- Maintain technical expertise in health financing and stay abreast of key challenges.- Other responsibilities as requested by manager.This role requires up to 50% travel within the Sub-Saharan Africa region and amount of travel will vary based on needs and in accordance with travel restrictions.
The Malaria Program Manager will work with the National and Provincial Departments of Health to:- Demonstrate zero local indigenous malaria transmission in identified Districts in KwaZulu-Natal by 2021.- Develop last-mile elimination plans in Mpumalanga and Limpopo to demonstrate elimination by 2023.- Implement the 2019-2023 National Malaria Elimination Strategic Plan, and support the Department of Health in reaching targets set out in the strategy.- Monitor and assess user uptake of the DHIS2-based national malaria information system to strengthen malaria surveillance and intervention planning, and ensure a smooth handover to national and provincial stakeholders within the Department of Health.- Manage the transition and completion from MalariaConnect to the Notifiable Medical Conditions App.- Support the Provincial Department of Health to implement a focus-based intervention strategy to reduce malaria transmission.- Support planning and implement effective vector control interventions utilising entomological data.- Inform and collaborate in regional initiatives to strengthen cross-border strategic management to reduce malaria transmission.- Define CHAI South Africa’s strategy for supporting malaria elimination in South Africa post-2022, structure CHAI program operations to implement this strategy, and mobilize resources to sustain program operations.To achieve these objectives, the Malaria Program Manager must:- Build strong relationships and serve as a trusted advisor to stakeholders within government and non-governmental organizations.- Manage and coordinate projects that involve a diverse group of stakeholders, including technical experts, partner organizations.- Lead and manage a team of staff based within the endemic malaria provinces to deliver upon national and provincial objectives.- Identify key impediments to programmatic goals, devise targeted solutions to address them, and lead delivery of these solutions.- Identify funding opportunities and develop proposals for new projects in line with the governmental objectives.- Lead quantitative analyses to ensure sufficient supplies of commodities, appropriate coverage of interventions, and progress against program goals.- Manage program budget and delivery against objectives.- Draft and deliver presentations and reports for internal and external stakeholders, including donor reports.- Design and coordinate operational research studies papers, posters, and presentations and impact evaluations in support the National and Provincial Departments of Health.- Work with CHAI's technical and global teams to develop and implement a coordinated program of support.- Experience of working with communicable disease management would be an asset.