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Program Leadership- Lead the development and maintenance of the SRH’s theory of change, strategic initiatives, and performance management.- Translate objectives provided by the government, donors, and other partner organizations to provide guidance to SRH team on prioritization of initiatives.- Identify strategic areas for expansion and guide strategic planning or proposal development needed for future program development.- Collaborate with SRH team to meet established program objectives under MOHSA guidance, including, but not limited: increasing contraceptive access and security, improving the distribution and quantity of trained SRH service. providers, advocating for nutrition status improvement.Stakeholder Coordination- Establish collaborative relationships with the MOHSA and other relevant national and local government bodies.- Coordinate trainings, distributions, and other activities across government and partner stakeholders to ensure clear communication and successful execution.- Collaborate with internal CHAI global and country teams to facility access to key information and stakeholders, provide updates, and leverage core competencies of the various teams including the Global SRH.Donor Relationship Management- Coordinate with donor organizations to provide progress updates, performance metrics, and other reporting requirements.- Manage the SRH program budget and liaise with appropriate CHAI internal and donor teams to meet all mandated requirements.- Quantify any gaps in funding required to achieve goals, and provide appropriate rationale and analysis needed to advocate for any additional funding.- Identify and develop new program and funding opportunities and develop and manage relationships with existing and potential donors.- Perform other duties that may be assigned by the Country Director or such other manager as CHAI may designate.
Employee Relations (25%)- Advise assigned program leadership and staff on building team morale, increasing productivity and retention, and resolving complex employee relations issues with adept cultural sensitivity.- Provide guidance on practices that promote effective and harmonious working relationships across CHAI’s diverse matrix, in line with our principles of engagement.- Handle sensitive matters and intake complaints from employees and others. Plan and execute confidential and legally compliant investigations around employee relations issues as assigned,- Serve as Focal Point for issues pertaining to CHAI’s Global Code of Conduct and the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse & Harassment (PSEAH).- Facilitate new hire check-ins and conduct exit interviews with assigned global program teams.- Conduct regular meetings with respective teams, including team leadership, by phone, web application or in person in order to understand and anticipate HR needs.HR Operations, Compensation & Compliance (25%)- Provide guidance to assigned program teams on compensation and equity, HR procedure and policy interpretation, host-country compliance, and recruiting and retention strategies.- Advise assigned program teams on compensation decisions by analyzing internal data and providing recommendations that align with CHAI’s compensation framework.- Work with other members of CHAI HR to facilitate employment agreements and interpret labor regulations and HR-related legal issues for country offices and international staff, research and interpret overseas labor laws, perform and support HR audits, and support reviews and changes to HR-related manuals and documents.- Maintain reasonable knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partner with Contracts department and Global Operations team as needed and provide guidance to managers as appropriate on a case by case basis,- Work with members of Global HR team to complete administrative work related to HR processes including contract renewals, payroll changes, etc. in a timely manner.Professional Development, Training & Workforce Planning (15%)- Provide coaching, guidance and communication as needed to program teams on a variety of topics including, but not limited to; staff performance, professional development, giving and receiving feedback, diversity, equity and inclusion, etc.- Work alongside program teams and Talent Acquisition to provide guidance and input on team restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.- Proactively identify opportunities to equip team members with resources that support professional development and internal mobility.- Facilitate training to Global Teams within portfolio as and when required.People Management (25%)- Provide day to day supervisory support to the HR Partner, Global Teams.- Mentor and develop the HR Partner, Global Teams through personal professional opportunities as well as those which support the Global HR team’s strategic priorities.Projects & Ad Hoc Responsibilities (10%)- Complete additional tasks as assigned by the Global HR Director, HR Business Partners based on team bandwidth and needs.- Lead or support on a variety of recurring and standalone projects in line with the Global HR strategic priorities as assigned.- Provide ad hoc reporting and analysis based on the needs of the HR team and various global teams.
Strategic Priorities- Serve as a key advisor to internal teams, external partners, and Ministries of Health to identify context-appropriate strategies to improve surveillance and campaigns management across surveillance system design, technology design, implementation factors, and human capacity- Ensure all country priorities and initiatives relating to health informatics are well grounded in surveillance principles and best practices of data collection, reporting, visualization and use, are aligned with broader national programmatic strategies and data use objectives/activities, and are designed for institutionalization and sustainability from inception- Scope and develop strategic approaches, theories of change, and targeted outcomes and outputs for new areas of work; support new projects and teams in start-up phasesProject Oversight and Execution- Oversee the execution of health informatics priorities and their intersection with surveillance and analytics; ensure priority goals and expected outcomes are achieved in a timely manner- Problem-solve barriers to meeting programmatic objectives, including technical challenges, operational or implementation challenges, and political challenges- Provide hands-on support for technical project management and execution as needed, including but not limited to requirements-gathering, solution design, developer management, system configuration, testing support, supervision support, and SOP development- Help monitor, evaluate, and improve the performance of surveillance systems and processes- Drive dashboard and routine data use initiatives across Africa; ensure dashboards are fit-for purpose, and that dashboards, data review meetings, and data use guides are user-targeted and increasingly institutionalized by the programTeam and People Management- Manage and support the work of a regional team of ~7 Health Informatics Technical Advisors and Associates, including 2-3 direct reports; collaboratively set priorities with team and help coordinate work activities with program and country teams as needed- Develop and mentor staff including health informatics associates and epidemiologists through routine coaching and mentorship, implementing strategies to troubleshoot areas of weakness, and providing opportunities for professional growth and development- Cultivate and maintain strong working relationships with other CHAI teams to ensure cohesive collaboration, alignment on goals and priorities, and mutual trust- Support recruitment and onboarding of new team members to ensure proficiency with technical concepts, program strategy, country priorities, and organizational cultureCommunications- Help draft and contribute to proposals, donor reports, and grant deliverables- Lead documentation and sharing of findings, best practices, and lessons learned across countries on surveillance and health informatics topics both internally and externally- Other tasks as required
- Work with senior leaders within Ministries of Health, Finance and Energy and CHAI Malawi to develop a national health facility solar electrification plan.- Support the Government of Malawi to coordinate donors, partners and interested financiers in the health sector in Malawi to ensure alignment, technical input and coordination around the plan.- Build a detailed costing model and associated prioritization framework for the plan, collecting granular inputs on costs and energy needs, numbers of facilities by type, etc. The model should project costs under different scenarios, and be overlaid with different financing structures, and be developed to enable site prioritization as well as financing negotiations.- Build relationships with energy service companies in Malawi, to explore opportunities for partnership with the Government to enable the project, and to support with building assumptions on costs and pricing for negotiations.- Facilitate a set of dialogues between Government and donors around defining solar electrification of different facility types, and to increase standardization of functionality of installed solar systems.- Work with CHAI Malawi’s Health Financing team to support capacity building of the Government through the process, and to build trust between private sector and Government.- Support the other countries in the program, sharing lessons learned from the Malawi project.- Interface with non-grant financiers, from development banks to DFIs to commercial banks and guarantors, to clearly communicate the project goal, risks and financing needs to any interested parties. This may require some travel outside of Malawi.- Grant management functions such as workplanning, budgeting and reporting as required for the donor, as well as other duties assigned by the supervisor and Malawi country team.
- Provide technical guidance to establish CHAI operations at national and districts level.- Liaise with stakeholders to evaluate national immunization commitments, workplan specifically focusing on the introduction of the new malaria vaccine into the immunization schedule.- Lead the conduct of formative research on Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice (KAP) regarding malaria and immunization, and disseminate findings to inform vaccine deployment strategies and malaria elimination.- Provide technical guidance in the development of advocacy briefs and engage in advocacy efforts targeting political and traditional leaders at national and local levels to promote awareness and support for the malaria vaccine introduction.- Support coordination meetings at EPI, NMCP, Child Health program, and other relevant MOHS technical meetings such as ICC by providing technical input to ensure alignment with international best practice.- Provide input to training materials, strategic documents, donor application documents etc.- Guide the immunization program to ensure monitoring of first dose malaria vaccination to ensure minimized dropout rate up to the 4th dose.- Engage with MOH leadership to ensure institutionalization of program strategies and national health policies.- Periodically review and update guidelines based on new research findings, challenges faced, and lessons learned.- Provide technical expertise on implementation and research.- Initiate and lead special initiatives and participate in joint initiatives with other CHAI programs as agreed upon by supervisor.- Assist country teams to document and share lessons learned and best practices, including inputs on health program reports and technical publications.- Represent CHAI in academic forums, donor meetings, inter-agency working groups, and various global/regional forums as assigned by the supervisor.- Engage with the government to ensure a smooth transfer of skills, fostering government ownership.- Develop and maintain robust working relationships with government entities, internal partners, donors, and INGOs, ensuring optimal coordination of resources and endeavors within the district and at national level.- Develop and contribute content for presentations and reports tailored to provide program updates to donors and government.- Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Technical and Programmatic - Provide technical leadership and expertise, to CHAI’s vaccines program to mainstream gender considerations into program design and implementation.- Work closely with country teams to conduct comprehensive reviews of new and existing immunization program strategies, including zero-dose reduction strategies, to identify areas where programs can be refined to be gender informed and responsive, including development of country-level program outcomes related to gender.- Develop specific recommendations on how to embed a gender perspective more effectively throughout program lifecycles, from program conception, design, implementation, M&E and research, and transition/long-term sustainability of the work beyond CHAI. - Support countries’ efforts to conduct gender analyses for in-depth understanding of differentiated health needs, design and implement gender sensitive/ transformative solutions to respond to these needs and monitor the impact of these interventions. Also support countries to take a more proactive stance on incorporating gender considerations into their immunization programming approaches.- Contribute to development of country-level and global learning agenda with a focus on gender, and lead systematic knowledge management, including distilling and documentation of learnings on best practices and barriers to integrating gender considerations in immunization programming within and across countries.- Lead the development of and provide technical guidance and quality review for gender inclusion in technical deliverables, including review of gender analysis research protocols, data analysis plans, and other documents such as reports, toolkits, conference presentations and journal articles.- Guide refinement of immunization programs based on learnings from the implementation of gender related interventions and where feasible, support the adoption of an iterative learning approach to gender interventions in-country.- Drive knowledge sharing on gender mainstreaming for vaccines internally and externally, strengthen CHAI’s sectoral influence on gender, with the goal of informing and strengthening the approach of global vaccine decision makers and partners on gender. This will include engagements with Gavi and other relevant stakeholders on topics related to gender mainstreaming in immunization, establishing a feedback mechanism where CHAI’s programmatic insights inform global best practices and vice versa.Project Management- Oversee and manage the prioritization, planning and execution of gender integration recommendations working closely with multiple global and country team members throughout the process.- Collaborate with country teams on gender components of annual workplans; support and contribute to project planning and implementation that is responsive to country needs.- Manage project-level budgets (e.g., if gender-specific grants are awarded) and provide oversight and guidance to project staff.- Support recruitment, hiring, and management of project consultants if needed to support the gender-related work.New Business Development- Provide strategic thought leadership on gender considerations for vaccine delivery and contribute to technical components of concept notes/ proposals to drive gender equality and inclusive development.- Identify new funding opportunities for gender programming relevant to CHAI vaccines delivery priorities (including opportunities for integration with primary healthcare)- Support CHAI vaccines to strategize on its unique role in gender mainstreaming in the vaccine ecosystem.Organizational Strengthening- Contribute towards strengthening CHAI’s vaccine teams’ capacity and application of pro-gender thinking to contribute to CHAI wide gender policies and practices, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) policies, and the broader organizational strategy.- Develop a plan to support and build the capacity of CHAI vaccines global and country teams on a consistent basis to build up gender expertise and skills on the vaccines team and ensure incorporation of a gender lens in the design, planning, implementation and monitoring of the program work going forward.- Design and deliver training sessions and workshops reaching CHAI staff at both global and country levels to enhance their understanding of gender issues and how they relate to immunization. This may include provision of one-on-one mentoring to key staff members, to help develop their skills and understanding in gender-responsive and -transformative program design and implementation.- Create and disseminate gender-related resources, toolkits, and best practice guidelines to support CHAI teams in integrating gender into their work.Help advance cross-disease program opportunities across CHAI including through direct participation in CHAI’s Gender Equity Network which aims to strengthen gender programming to ensure that high impact, sustainable work is being conducted to advance CHAI’s mission.- Champion the importance of a gender perspective within and outside of CHAI, connecting CHAI with external gender experts and organizations to foster collaborations, share knowledge, stay updated with the latest research and best practices in gender integration, and periodically share updates with the team to generate discussions on aspects to consider in vaccines programming for greater impact.Travel requirement- International and domestical travel, as needed and in alignment with COVID-19 related travel recommendations.
- Lead grant management and reporting of subgrantees and consortium partners for key HIV treatment and AHD projects.- Foster strategic collaborations with consortium partners and external stakeholders to strengthen project goals and facilitate cross-organizational coordination.- Support the financial management of CHAI subgrantees ensuring compliance with CHAI and donor requirements.- Develop and execute a comprehensive communications strategy for the THRIVE project to increase visibility of the program’s impact.- Provide oversight for the production of internal and external communication products, including webinars, presentations, case studies, newsletters, internal briefing documents, and blog posts.- Support end-to-end grant and project management for key HIV treatment and AHD grants, including donor engagement, development of grant management processes and systems, and development of reports and project proposals.- Supervise a team of 2-3 operations staff responsible for project managing key HIV and AHD grants and managing overall operations for the HAP program.- Support the HAP Senior Director and manage certain cross-cutting internal and external initiatives across the HAP Team.- Serve as the primary point of contract within the HIV Access Program for coordinating with the CHAI Communications team in the development of external materials and content related to the HIV program.- Coordinate and support HAP’s cross-team fundraising and donor engagement strategies, including new donor scoping and project managing proposal development for HIV treatment and AHD and opportunities that cut across HAP.- Any other duties as assigned.
- Serve as a thought partner and trusted advisor on strategic and operational challenges and collaborate with CHAI teams to identify solutions and strengthen programs accordingly- Foster strong working relationships and coordinate effectively with internal and external stakeholders to help program countries in Asia progress towards elimination of malaria and NTDs- Support CHAI’s country and regional teams to plan team priorities, implement activities, and measure progress against elimination goals and donor commitments- Identify opportunities, form strategies, and engage partners to expand CHAI’s areas of support and launch new programs- Create, refine, and ensure the quality of CHAI work products, such as strategic plans, technical guidelines, and analysis reports with the intention to further CHAI’s life-saving mission- Provide mentorship and management support to CHAI team members in Asia- With CHAI’s technical and country teams, develop reporting and other donor documents, including but not limited to programmatic updates, financial reports, concept notes, and proposals- Other responsibilities in Asia as needed
Drive NVI program and grant management, in collaboration with program and country leadership- Develop, support and manage a team of ~1-2 global associates/technical advisors on the NVI team, to drive team effectiveness and engagement across the portfolio.- Support development of program-wide and country-specific objectives, strategies and milestones regarding new vaccine introductions.- Assess progress against program objectives in areas of focus in collaboration with country team and regional managers.- Help prepare high-quality briefings for donors and CHAI management, including achievements to date, key risks & opportunities, and action plan going forward; effectively manage donor relationships.Lead CHAI's vaccines program in the area of new vaccine introduction, in collaboration with program and country leadership- Develop/update CHAI’s strategy and thought leadership related to new vaccine introductions, both at global and country level, to increase CHAI’s effectiveness and impact.- Support fundraising and grant proposal and budget development in line with CHAI’s strategy, model, competitive priorities and capabilities, both at country and global level.- Foster horizontal collaboration across Global Vaccine Delivery sub-teams to ensure NVI interventions are leveraged to support other CHAI’s vaccine delivery objectives (e.g. improving vaccine cold chain and supply chain, supporting service delivery at the last mile, supporting sub-national level management systems, ensuring successful transition from Gavi support, leveraging immunization to support primary health care strengthening etc.); putting in place appropriate mechanisms to ensure cross-fertilization across these objectives.- Foster collaboration with other CHAI teams, including Vaccines Markets Team, Global Malaria, Global Cervical Cancer teams etc to align strategic activities between new vaccine introductions and other relevant health interventions.Provide strategic and programmatic leadership for the design and implementation of work in focus countries to dramatically and sustainably optimize new vaccine introductions, in collaboration with direct reports and Regional Managers- Support ramp up of new workstreams and new focus countries, and strengthen capabilities of existing programs, leveraging institutional knowledge from CHAI.- Contribute to the design, planning and implementation of high-impact work with country teams to achieve high and sustainable coverage of new and routine vaccines in CHAI focus countries. - Drive continuous development and effective dissemination and use of programmatic "toolkits" and “playbooks”, lessons learned, and other know-how related to new vaccine introductions across CHAI's vaccines program focus countries. - Demonstrate impact and support countries to plan for scale and sustainability of high-impact work, including transition of successful practices to national government leadership.Improve national and global practices and policies related to new vaccine introductions, in collaboration with direct reports and program leadership- Develop productive relationships with key stakeholders (WHO, Gavi, BMGF, UNICEF, PATH, JSI, Jhpiego) and foster effective exchange of know-how with partners.- Become a respected and trusted thought leader in this area of focus within CHAI and within the global immunization community.- Disseminate CHAI's programmatic insights into the global immunization community and inform global policies and country practices beyond CHAI focus countries, including through Global working groups (e.g., EPI manager meetings, WHO hosted regional meetings, antigen specific global working groups, etc.)- Other tasks as requested by manager.
- Manage a team to provide in-depth and high-quality analyses and technical assistance to senior level MOH stakeholders.- Determine Eswatini’s strategic direction for medium to long term health financing and health service delivery reforms.- Act as a thought partner to key stakeholders in government, including senior leadership to use this evidence for key policy and implementation decisions in health financing reforms, introducing new and creative approaches or strategies.- Support governments and country teams supporting governments in developing and implementing health financing strategies including changes in service delivery, financing, and management, at regional and national levels. This includes conducting assessments of health systems bottlenecks and public financial management challenges, developing and implementing plans with government that address service delivery, financing and management bottlenecks, and costing and assessing resource gaps and working with governments to mobilize external and domestic resources for their strategies.- Develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders involved in health financing, especially the Ministries of Health, Finance, and the World Bank.- Provide technical and strategic insight at the Health Financing technical working group and other high-level meetings as a representative of CHAI.- Play an active role as member of the CHAI country leadership in the design and implementation of the UHC program, including identifying fundraising opportunities and developing strategic relationships.- Liaise with the CHAI Global Health Financing Program to share key country insights, and to keep abreast of novel approaches to health financing in other CHAI countries and share Eswatini’s experience with other countries and stakeholders.- Build program capacity by continually developing capacity and skills of staff, identifying human resources needs both internal to CHAI Eswatini and the MOH, and leading recruitment of new team members.- Support knowledge sharing: this includes direct knowledge sharing and the development of relevant documents, publications, and case studies.- Manage the operations and finances of the program to meet deliverables and reporting requirements within the appropriate timeframes.- Support cross-cutting workstream contributing towards attaining universal health coverage.- Perform other tasks as requested by supervisor.