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Support country health system strengthening through training, and the review, validation, and management of data - Execute training of assigned country users and other country stakeholders on supply chain data management principles related to VAN processes and the VAN platform.- Act as main point of contact between VAN and country data providers for the collection, review, and validation of national inventory and supply plan data for a portfolio of countries. - Work with country data providers to ensure that inventory and supply plan data is submitted on time and is complete.- Ensure that supply plans, inventory, and order/shipment data as presented in the VAN are in alignment with one another for a portfolio of countries.- Create data validation tickets and work to resolve data validation issues for a portfolio of countries using the VAN ticketing system when possible, or directly with country data providers. Resolve family planning supply imbalances in collaboration with country stakeholders and the global RH community - Collaborate with assigned in-country data providers to review supply exceptions flagged by the system and to determine the appropriate action to request of donors/procurers to avoid stockouts, shortages, and overstocks for at least the next 12 months. - Work with the Control Tower Planning Manager to execute more in-depth analysis of country data for the Consensus Planning Group (CPG). The CPG is a cross-organizational group of donors, procurers, and technical assistance partners working together to avoid/mitigate family planning stock imbalances.- Present country-specific issues to donors/procurer members of the CPG and make clear recommendations for action.- Develop relationships with key stakeholders (governments, procurers, donors, NGOs) working in SRH commodity security, becoming a respected and trusted colleague in the family planning community. Contribute to process improvement efforts of the VAN - Support continuous process improvement efforts through active participation in VAN taskforces and workstreams. - Provide input to the development of analytics dashboards to be leveraged by the Control Tower Planning Manager, other Control Tower Members, as well as by international, multi-donor working groups. Contribute to country supply chain strengthening- Serve as a supply chain expert resource to the CHAI Global SRH Team and to CHAI country teams, providing technical support as needed on in-country supply chain systems and processes, including forecasting, supply planning and distribution.- Manage and strengthen systems to monitor stock on hand, consumption and orders of family planning commodities and medical abortion products.- Collaborate with country teams to support mitigation of supply chain-related barriers.
Rwanda health workforce priorities (~80%)- Independently advise senior government leadership including at the level of ministers on resource mobilization strategies; and represent leadership in meetings with representatives of existing and potential government funding partners- Develop new funding proposals and concept note narratives/presentations for the government to submit to targeted multi-lateral donors/bilateral donors/private foundations based on national health workforce strategies/plans- Scope new potential funders and develop engagement strategies and plans for the government of Rwanda; with particular focus on advising government on funder relationship and pitch development- Routinely update resource mobilization strategy and resource mobilization tracking tools for the NSHPD/4x4 and support its implementation- Conduct excel-based analyses of funding priorities including operational and intervention costing- Provide technical support to beginning phase of implementation for new priority health workforce projects in support of the Government of Rwanda- Engage with government stakeholders funding partners to advise on development of new funding opportunities through launch of implementation- Coordinate routine funding planning meetings and strategy sessions, developing meeting agendas/minutes and following up on tasks- Provide additional technical backstopping on priority health workforce projects as neededCross-country resource mobilization (~20%)- Contribute the development and implementation of an engagement strategy for potential funding agencies and technical partners- Develop presentations, briefs, and other dissemination materials to advocate for investment in health workforce, including the health workforce investment case- Assist with internal team knowledge management and organization particularly for resource mobilization, including updating the CHAI health workforce funder
- Lead the project management of our AT program, including regular review of workplans, reporting on results and progress, planning and coordinating of project team meetings, and monitoring of program financials.- Facilitate knowledge-sharing between team members and with external experts. Develop online toolkits with relevant resources and information to support program implementation.- Lead the development of case studies about our work that document new learnings and insights. This may include academic publications.- Develop, maintain, and update an overview of expert advisors and supportive resources that are relevant to the program.- Work with the communications team to create content and support dissemination.- Support the development, implementation, and revision of our strategy.- Conduct high quality desktop research and analysis on our interventions and keep track of latest learnings and developments at the global and country-level.- Assist county teams with the review of program documents, facilitating connections with experts and technical documents, analytical support and government engagements. - Help organize relevant in-person meetings.- Prepare materials to present the findings, written report and PowerPoint, with internal and external stakeholders, including donors; update based on their feedback and input.- This role requires taking initiative to identify new opportunities and take on other responsibilities as needed and as requested by line manager.
Support the Market Shaping team to:- Leverage industry experience to guide strategic decisions to implement robust LOX supply strategies, with consideration for existing market and production capacity.- Prepare analysis and recommendations for LOX business models, incorporating investment cases for private sector suppliers.- Identify business opportunities and developing detailed costing and ROI analyses for new projects or investments.- Stay informed on emerging technology and research and market developments in the field, both nationally and internationally, and disseminate this information to the broader team.- Advise on the development of contracts with LOX suppliers, operators, and related vendors.Support the Engineering team to:- Develop and provide evidence-based updates to technical specifications for all equipment, services, and components related to LOX equipment and services. This includes (but is not limited to) LOX storage vessels and Vaporizers, high-pressure liquid-to-gas filling stations, LOX transport vehicles, medical gas piping systems, compressors, cryogenic pumps, construction modifications, and other related technology. - Review technical documentation related to the design, planning, acquisition, installation, commissioning, and ongoing operations of LOX projects. This includes (but is not limited to) oxygen supply strategy, site readiness assessments, selection and configuration planning, tank and vaporizer sizing, tender solicitations, etc.- Leverage professional network to connect CHAI with relevant external stakeholders for knowledge exchange on technical and quality topics for medical LOX systems.- Work with both global CHAI Global Essential Medicines engineering and country technical teams to ensure timeliness and completeness of project deliverables.- Respond to technical inquiries on LOX system requirements from internal and external stakeholders and provide thought partnership as an expert focal point for troubleshooting and mitigating project related risks required in CHAI focus countries.- Advise field personnel during the pre-construction phase, deployment phase, and start-up phase (remotely or in person at the job site) Support the Procurement team to:- Review, research and evaluate the technical dossiers of component suppliers, original equipment manufacturers and vendor solicitation proposals related to LOX projects, including P&IDs, equipment specifications, product brochures, databooks, civils layout drawings, BOQs, piping specifications, installation manual, maintenance manual, etc.- Collaborate with vendors as necessary to address project scope and equipment requirements clarifications, ensuring all LOX products and services on offer meet all applicable internationally recognised codes and standards. - Coordinate and oversee in process Third party inspections by Authorized Inspection Authority (AIA) inspections of LOX equipment and associated services to ensure vendors are maintaining compliance to appropriate equipment performance and quality related standards during projects.Support the Knowledge Management team to:- Develop technical guidance documents and materials for LOX systems application; supporting CHAI and MOH on technical design, development, production and use of LOX equipment, services and ancillary system needs.- Assist with the development of LOX-related technical knowledge management materials (Thought pieces, operating procedures, Toolkits, FAQs, lessons learned, videos), and facilitate forums to ensure it is effectively disseminated and used across CHAI country programs and global oxygen community.- Review training materials and curriculums proposed by vendors for biomedical engineers, and technicians involved with LOX system planning, installation, operations, maintenance, as well as quality, safety, and risk management.
Capacity building on data collection, retrieval, analysis, visualization and use for operational planning and other strategic decision-making (30%)- Assist with capacity building for government staff and on systematic data use by developing manuals, SOPs, and other relevant training materials.- Help cultivate a culture of data-use within the NTD programby monitoring and strengthening the quality of data inputs, refining analytical outputs, and developing context-appropriate strategies to strengthen the NTD program’s data use.- Lead training and coaching sessions for key stakeholders on data use and on NTD data repository, once developed.- Identify additional in-country partners to support and sustain capacity building initiatives for NTD program.Technical assistance on data use (20%)- Coordinate survey and MDA data reviews at central and peripheral levels; support DHIS-2 data reviews.- Support development of global NTDs scorecards for Benin.- Support consolidation of relevant data for certification of NTDs elimination dossiers as applicable.- Identify opportunities for improved data use in planning and execution of NTD mass drug campaigns. Health information systems strengthening (20%)- Support development and roll out of an integrated NTD database including user testing and feedback.- Develop dashboards for NTD database and link them to other visualization tools.- Develop M&E framework and update schedule for improving integrated database and relevant tools.Knowledge brokering on use of modelling to inform NTD program implementation activities (20%)- Serve as liaison between NTD modelling stakeholders and the national NTD program to support development and validation of the program’s modelling questions and ensure dialogue between modelers and the program.- Translate modelling results into decision-making recommendations and advocacy materials.Support vector control initiatives to improve entomology surveillance across the NTDs and malaria programs (10%)- Collaborate with other in-country partners to strengthen MoH monitoring of sentinel sites.- Support review of insecticide resistance monitoring and data interpretation.
Grant Financial Management- Leads in creation of comprehensive budgets for new grant proposals (or re-budgeting of existing grants) that meet both CHAI and donor requirements- Leads in coordinating with CHAI Finance to set up, maintain, and close out grants in CHAI's finance system- Manages completion of financial reports, working directly with the relevant program leads for CHAI’s various country teams, global partners, and finance administration departments, as well as the B&R Senior Director- Manages financial compliance for Essential Medicines, as well as Global Markets and Global Assistive Technology grants, including policies pertaining to close-out of grants coming to an endMonthly Financial Review and Annual Budgeting- Reviews monthly expenses and variances across the portfolio and highlights key risks to the management team- Analyzes and report on monthly finances and budget to CHAI finance teams- Works with the program directors and team leads to allocate funding across grants and years- Leads annual budgeting and semi-annual reforecasting to ensure consistency and accurate reflection of programmatic goals given the financial resources available- Analyze previous spending trends to inform the current year’s budget figures, also accounting for newly anticipated needs from the team in the upcoming yearFinancial Planning and Evaluation- Leads in the creation and maintenance of financial models to track expenditures and generate forecasts to help drive programmatic decisions- Leads in creation and maintenance of tools and systems to ensure accessibility of financial data to relevant teams and team members- Identifies, investigates, and implements potential areas for financial and operational improvementOperational Management- Manages the Essential Medicines Program Coordinator who provides support to the below objectives- Coordinates input and leads implementation for priority changes to improve effective communication, streamlined coordination, and knowledge management across the Essential Medicines team- Supports team-wide annual goals setting and prioritization by tracking progress and facilitating regular opportunities to assess risks, challenges, and successes- Leads in the operational compliance and financial aspects of engagement with donors during the contracting, programming, and grant close out stages- Strengthen and support HR processes from hiring and on-boarding to professional development and retention
- Support the development of program strategy and operational plan for the Urban Immunization strengthening project. - Develop comprehensive plans for piloting new approaches and interventions for improvement in immunization service delivery, program review mechanism, demand generation, and data systems strengthening in urban areas. - Help the team devise specific strategies and interventions to reduce the number of Zero Dose children in identified geographies. - Develop purposive insights, visualizations, tools, templates, and planning aids that support in program management and progress tracking. - Provide analytical and programmatic support to the team and to the state RI Cell on RI strengthening with special emphasis on urban immunization. - Develop and socialize the RI dashboard and customized performance reports to be utilized for routine program review meetings, planning, and decision-making. - Support capacity building of key functionaries on relevant competencies for sustained ownership and delivery. - Capacitate and mentor field team members on identified aspects that aid their growth journey while helping them contribute more effectively. - Work independently and in groups to comprehensively execute planned immunization support interventions. - Travel on short notice to various parts of the state and often to national destinations as well. - Undertake any other duties as requested by the programme leadership.
- Drafting recommendations and implementation plans to operationalize CHAI’s five-year strategy, including near-term strategic and operational improvements and presenting recommendations to the CEO and other senior leadership.- Collaborating with a diverse set of stakeholders across functions to support high-priority special projects across the organization.- Supporting the development of communication materials, including reports, presentations, and updates to internal and external stakeholders.- Supporting Senior Leadership to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, such as donors, partners, and board members, to support the CHAI’s mission and initiatives.- Developing briefing notes, pitch decks, and proposals to secure catalytic funding for new and existing programs and initiatives.- Collecting, analyzing, and presenting data to inform decision-making, tracking key performance indicators, and assessing the impact of projects.
Community Health Strategy – (50%)- Supporting coordination of a participatory strategy development working group- Supporting the organization of complex, abstract ideas in digestible frameworks and written products- Supporting the development & iterative refinement of a strategy draft- Preparing for feedback consultations and discussionsHealth Workforce Strategy – (40%)- Responsible for reviewing each sub-strategy brief, identifying outstanding edits required, and conducting desk review and consultations as needed to make final changes- Responsible for updating the master strategy narrative and theory of change to reflect final inputs from CHAI’s Health Workforce team as well as the integration of community health contentOther – (10%)- Support the Global Health Workforce team with other projects in service of the Health Workforce Program Strategy as required, which could include but are not limited to: preparations for a multi-country summit meeting, preparing concept notes and materials for communication or advocacy opportunities, or supporting new project scoping or proposal development
Research:- Researching and synthesizing secondary information sources on the RAC market in India, Southeast Asia, and globally.- Identifying key experts and conducting interviews to support learning, outreach, and stakeholder engagement.- Designing and implementing surveys to capture key demand & supply dataAnalysis:- Analyzing data & modeling, e.g. manufacturer cost structure analysis; forecasting the impact of specific interventions on emissions- Company due diligence to inform our manufacturer or distributor outreach- Ideating ways to test proposed market-shaping interventions, and supporting the execution of pilots and other evidence-generating activities.Communications:- Creating key assets–presentations, reports, primers–to share our insights and results with internal and external stakeholdersProject Management:- Supporting business development and helping shape and execute monitoring, evaluation, and learning for the program.- Coordinating complex workstreams across internal & external teams- Perform other responsibilities, as requested by supervisor