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- Enhance and execute a comprehensive talent strategy aligned with the organization's overall goals, emphasizing organizational development and growth.- Lead the organization's initiatives in learning and development, performance management, external outreach, internal mobility, and compensation and total rewards.- Implement innovative talent attraction strategies to source high-caliber candidates from diverse backgrounds.- Foster relationships with external talent sources and industry leaders to build a robust talent pipeline.- Drive initiatives to enhance learning and development opportunities for all staff, including skills development, leadership training, and career advancement pathways.- Create and implement performance management processes that promote continuous improvement and employee growth.- Develop and execute retention strategies that ensure top talent remains engaged and committed to the organization.- Identify and address factors that contribute to employee turnover and implement solutions to mitigate attrition.- Collaborate closely with program leaders to provide strategic support, including organogram design, competency mix, and team culture enhancement.- Implement innovative approaches to foster a culture of excellence, inclusivity, and employee engagement.- Apply HR best practices and data analytics to drive informed decision-making in talent management.- Ensure that HR processes are continuously optimized for efficiency and effectiveness.- Establish and nurture relationships with external partners, industry leaders, and talent sources to support relevant talent activities and organizational growth.- Measure and improve the organization's working health and culture to ensure a positive and high-impact working environment.- Play a pivotal role in WJCF's strategy enhancement and execution while contributing to organization-wide process improvements.- Act as a key advisor on strategic initiatives, issues, and opportunities related to talent management and organizational health.- Any other tasks as assigned by the Managing Director.
- Participate with the Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean in the definition of the Country Team's overall strategy, and continually identify opportunities for CHAI to add value and maximize impact.- In collaboration with the Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, build and leverage strong effective relationships with local key partners and stakeholders, identify and establish additional partnerships as appropriate.- Support the Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean on the fundraising efforts, including new program development, budgeting and the development and management of relationships with existing and potential donors.- Manage and lead the execution of all components of the Country programs, and ensure deliverables are met on time.- Lead the planning of CHAI operational and technical support to the Ministry of Health and oversee project performance against workplans. Disseminate outputs through high-quality presentations, reports, and publications and communicate them internally and externally.- Directly manage a team of associates and establish effective communication and coordination mechanisms within the CHAI team to ensure well-coordinated and executed work streams.- Contribute, with the regional operations team, to develop clear operational plans for program execution in Panama.- Contribute, with the regional operations team, to establish robust financial, administrative, and human resource policies and systems, ensuring they are aligned with CHAI global policies.- Support human resources management, including recruitment and management of existing staff.- Develop and manage annual program budgets in collaboration with program staff and regional finance team.- Oversee the financial management of the programs, including monthly cash flow and financial reporting, cash allocations and budget forecasting and planning with the support of the regional finance team.- With the support of the Admin Coordinator, oversee internal management of the office's daily operations, including contracting with vendors, ensuring compliance with local laws, and interfacing with CHAI's legal and financial teams.In relation to the objective of eliminating malaria in Panama:- Explore innovative approaches and interventions to accelerate malaria elimination efforts. Stay updated on emerging technologies, best practices, and global trends in malaria control and elimination, and assess their applicability to the national context.- Continuously analyze program data and research findings to identify trends, gaps, and areas for improvement. Translate these insights into actionable recommendations and strategies to enhance program impact.- Assist the national malaria program to optimize the allocation of available funding while identifying any remaining financial gaps preventing robust implementation of national malaria strategic plans.- Act as a liaison between CHAI and national authorities, advocating for sustained political commitment and resource allocation to malaria elimination. Engage in high-level discussions and negotiations to ensure malaria remains a priority on the national health agenda.- Support regional health offices in Panama Este, Wargandi, Madugandi, Guna Yala and Ngobe Bugle and other high-risk areas of the country to implement, monitor, and evaluate malaria interventions.- Work closely with CHAI’s malaria regional and global management teams and technical advisors to set strategic areas for expansion and guide strategic planning or proposal development as needed.- Lead local efforts to coordinate and collaborate with international partners, donors, development banks, and non-governmental organizations to align resources and strategies, avoiding duplication and ensuring a harmonized approach towards malaria elimination.- Perform other tasks as necessary.
Safety and Security- Conduct in-person country risk assessments, develop protocols, SOPs, and plans, and evaluate the effectiveness of CHAI's S&S policies, in liaison with the Global Safety & Security Department.- Support country Security Point Persons (SPPs) in evaluating and maintaining country-level S&S documents.- Support country SPPs and staff to ensure risk mitigation measures are applied in accordance with the organization’s S&S materials and policies.- Liaise with security actors as well as the NGO, international and diplomatic communities, and any other parties to ensure organizational acceptance and awareness of security concerns.- Develop and conduct safety & security briefings and training for staff.- Develop and maintain travel (international and field trip) notification protocols.- Track international travels and field trips, and ensure protocols are met.- Ensure that field communications needs are met and that staff are trained in the use of any communications equipment as necessary.- Manage and track incidents and develop incident reports being shared with a Global S&S Department- Work closely with the Global S&S Department to identify learning and development needs related to S&S in the countries.- Support country SPPs and the Global S&S Department with incident response, including global support outside the Americas.- Act as the primary S&S focal point for CHAI U.S. office.- Conduct an initial assessment of new regions/countries for expansion of programmatic activities and prepare deployment plans.- Conduct risk assessment travels to new regions/countries to assess the possibility of establishing operations for new programmatic activities, and prepare deployment plans.- Perform any other assigned operational tasks.- Manage and maintain quality and compliance for all S&S/Operations materials, plans and SOP in compliance with CHAI Global Policies.Logistics- Assess the needs, look for proper office spaces, and supervise the installation of equipment and office utilities.- Develop and maintain country office transportation and vehicle movements and maintenance procedures.- Ensure valid long-term contracts for country operations for office lease, transportation service provider, car rental, lodging, fuel, internet service, and similar running costs.- Prepare annual logistics operation plans and budget requirements.- Provide logistics support to ongoing operations in offices.- Ensure that protocols are in place to correctly monitor the use of vehicles (consumption and mileage, damages, maintenance, administrative documents) and transportation service provision.
- Leading the project strategy development and implementation.- Building a working relationship with the State Health Agency (SHA), Madhya Pradesh and work closely with the stakeholders to develop and implement an effective strategy for the adoption of an integrated care call-centre based solution.- Engage with state level stakeholders to gather required information and keep them engaged throughout the project implementation.- Systematically monitoring progress, documenting and distilling insights, and reporting for the adoption of the- Ensure adherence to timelines and high quality of deliverables to be submitted to the donor and government stakeholders.
Regional Strategy- Lead all the malaria and NTD surveillance, analytics, and technology work for the GMS and other geographies, as required- Serve as an expert/technical advisor for epidemiological questions to CHAI’s regional team, country teams, and for senior leadership- Support rigorous evidence-based planning of intervention deployment, and design and implement monitoring to evaluate effectiveness of current government interventions, and identify potential approaches or strategies to accelerate progressTechnical project management- Lead and provide support regionally for data cleaning, statistical analyses, and the development and interpretation of malaria risk maps and stratifications- Review and ensure high quality surveillance and analytics guidelines and SOPs, M&E plans, lessons learned documents, and operational manualsTeam management and partner collaboration- Directly manage, onboard, provide technical mentorship, supervision, guidance, and training to a small team of junior and mid-level epidemiologists based across the region; provide guidance, direction, and mentorship to health information staff across the region- Work directly with country teams and governmental staff to better integrate epidemiological, entomological, and programmatic data use and analysis into routine programmatic activities at all levels of the health system- Cultivate and establish relationships with local academic institutions, NGOs (e.g. PSI, PATH), and regional organizations (e.g. WHO, APMEN) working on data analysis or surveillance to inform elimination goals, which may include management of contracts with external partnersCommunication and knowledge management- Manage and develop resources and best practices to share lessons across teams; synthesize and disseminate findings through high-quality presentations, reports, and publications- Represent CHAI at external technical meetings, acting as the face of the organization to academic/technical partners within the region, including via the dissemination of findings through high-quality presentations, reports, and publications
- Collaborate with team members to design and implement a system to monitor the fidelity of the ORS/zinc distribution campaign to ensure the activities are carried out as planned- Collaborate with an external academic research partner to design and implement an impact evaluation study to evaluate the ORS/zinc distribution campaign on utilization and coverage- Conduct additional M&E and research activities as required, such as organizing and participating in field visits, developing field reports, database management, data quality reviews, and data analyses and interpretation- Prepare detailed oral or written reports of results in the context of the program strategy. Independently prepare and communicate conclusions and recommendations for next steps- Present effectively to internal CHAI forums and external meetings- Contribute to scientific papers and internal report
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.
- Develop an understanding of global and local market dynamics and market shaping priorities for key NCD commodities (antihypertensive and antidiabetic medication, insulin, glucose monitoring devices and consumables, insulin syringes/pens and other commodities) in LMICs- Lead major workstreams to support success of CHAI’s NCD programs in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, for example: health financing for NCDs, decentralization and integration of NCD care, country market assessments including focus on regulatory, quantification, procurement and supply chain dynamics- Lead the development and execution of analyses that strengthen the business case for enhanced affordability and availability of these commodities in LMICs, such as demand forecasts, uptake scenarios and market access strategies; production development, cost reduction and manufacturing strategies- Cultivate relationships with global health partners to ensure coordination, alignment and collaboration with partner programs and research, where relevant.- Lead development of presentations, reports, and other analyses to inform global policy and increase the evidence base for high-impact interventions- Creatively scope and initiate projects that could contribute to further improving supply sustainability and accessibility of NCD commodities for LMICs- Support the development of concept notes, donor proposals and new projects, and reporting requirements on existing programs.- Any other duties as required
- Serve as a trusted technical assistant to the MoH on a range of HTS strengthening issues.- Work with MoH and other partners in the HIVTS space to develop effective, evidence based national annual HIVST targets.- Strengthen national planning by supporting the MoH to develop an optimized national scale up for HIVST to select high risk populations, taking into consideration, implementation, monitoring, and financial resource requirements.- Liaise with implementing partners and the MoH to evaluate existing M&E systems and support design of M&E tools necessary to improve the use of data for decision making.- Work with MoH to identify resource needs and subsequently strengthen resource allocation, mobilization, and coordination efforts to enable program scale-up and sustainability.- Drive internal strategic planning, coordination and deliverables within the Zambia country office.- Manage the program budget and oversee communication and reporting requirements internally and for program donors.- Supervise, coach and mentor HTS team members.- Other responsibilities as needed.