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Grant Management- Support program leads in creating comprehensive budgets for new grant proposals (or re-budgeting of existing grants) that meet both internal CHAI requirements and external donor requirements- Create and manage completion of financial reports, audit reports, and invoices for donors, working directly with the relevant leadership within IDRL responsible for the grant, as well as CHAI’s various country teams, global partners, Director of Budgeting and Reporting and Chief Financial Officer for validation and approval of reports- Liaise with sub-grantees and sub-contractors to manage all relevant budget and financial management components within the scope of the grant- Oversee compliance with donor financial requirements- Manage financial close-out of grants coming to an endMonthly Financial Review and Annual Budgeting- Develop and populate relevant tools to facilitate Manager and/or Director review of posted expenses across relevant programs and work collaboratively with Managers and Directors to identify necessary adjustments- Analyze and report on monthly variances of operational expenses to budget; work with Managers and Directors to provide variance explanations and to make ongoing adjustments to financial plans based on variances; conduct monthly reviews of activities with Directors and EVP- Lead the annual budgeting and semi-annual reforecasting for some of IDRL's teams to ensure consistency and accurate reflection of programmatic goals given the financial resources available- Work with the appropriate IDRL Directors and Managers to allocate and track funding from IDRL programs to other CHAI programs, including country teamsOperations Evaluation and Financial Planning- Work with IDRL Finance colleagues on the evaluation of program performance e.g. appraisal of cost-allocation and management of key business drivers- Lead in the creation and maintenance of financial models to track expenditure and generate forecasts to help drive programmatic decisions- Support development of alternative scenario analyses to facilitate decision making by senior management; lead in financial risk management- Identify, investigate, and implement potential operational improvementOther- Facilitate training on finance-related issues to non-finance staff; ensure corporate memory is retained; facilitate knowledge transfer of best practices between IDRL programs- Create tools and reports for budgeting and planning purposes- Perform other programmatic/operational duties as requested by the EVP
- Manage program by establishing goals and delivery plan, supervising task execution, and monitoring project progress to ensure that expected deliverables and targets are achieved on time and on budget- Monitor comprehensive work-plans with Country Support Managers (CSMs) and country teams in line with lab systems strengthening objectives and commitment- Lead internal and external reporting requirements and coordinate with global and country teams, to seek inputs- Lead external communications with Global Fund, Africa-CDC, and other regional partners supporting the AFRO COVID-19 and broader lab systems response- Support implementation of program- Develop dissemination materials to facilitate cross-country and global knowledge sharing.- Support preparations of presentations, reports, and other analyses to inform global and country-level strategy on Covid-19 testing- Engender practice of sharing best practices within team, and by extension country programs, to ensure strategies, tools and planning processes build upon prior experience and learnings- Provide technical support and bandwidth across country teams on their lab-systems strengthening work, including but not limited to Covid-19 testing-related strategy and planning, forecasting, procurements, and supply chain management, etc.- Work closely with country teams to support lab systems strengthening activities and facilitate involvement of topic area experts from GDT or other CHAI teams on country work streams as required- Identify and develop new program and funding opportunities and develop and manage relationships with existing and potential donors- Up to 30% international travel time could be required as needed- Perform other responsibilities, as requested by supervisor and program directors
- Collaborate with government partners, CHAI country teams, and other stakeholders, to identify data and capacity gaps that impact procurement, supply, and distribution systems for malaria and NTD commodities (g., insecticides, insecticidal bed nets, diagnostics, and treatments), and build solutions that fit the needs of the malaria program in the context of the national health system;- Work closely with CHAI country teams (in Francophone West and Central Africa) and government partners to integrate available data sources and build and/or update models to quantify and forecast demand for malaria commodities distributed by the public and private- Ensure adequate procurement and distribution of commodities to all relevant levels of the health care system through planning, data analysis and visualization, and coordination across- Evaluate stock management policies for community health workers (CHWs) and work with country teams to adequately plan, distribute, and monitor stock usage to CHW level- Establish supply chain monitoring and evaluation indicators to track progress and impact over time, and routinely report findings.- Identify new avenues for CHAI engagement with national malaria programs and the private sector for improved supply chain management.- Support broader malaria case management efforts to improve the quality and coverage of malaria diagnosis and treatment across public, private and community sectors.- Other responsibilities as needed.
- Act as a key focal point to a set of countries with a focus of Francophone West Africa. As part of this role, 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.- Proactively share learnings from other countries and source the appropriate experts from CHAI global and country teams and from CHAI global network to support country programs on technical and strategic topics.- 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.
The Oxygen Scientist is a member of the Oxygen program team of the CHAI-DRC, responsible for planning, executing, monitoring, and evaluating all program activities. Theywill report directly to the Associate Director, Diagnostics and Supply Chain. This role requires strong technical, managerial, communication, and organizational skills. The Oxygen Scientist will be based in Kinshasa, with the following specific responsibilities:- Collaborate with CHAI DRC team, the global CHAI Essential Medicines team, the Ministry of Health and relevant departments, and local partners to improve oxygen access and delivery as a common goal.- Contribute to the strengthening of the oxygen supply chain, infrastructure for diagnosis and treatment and equipment maintenance, including supporting the development of job aids, and training materials.- Provide analytical support particularly in areas of costing, scenario modelling, budgeting for oxygen interventions, analyzing technical challenges in the implementation of oxygen related interventions and any other quantification support as needed.- Facilitate monitoring and evaluation (M&E) for the current program, leveraging current analysis to drive action, as well as assisting with the development of sustainable M&E frameworks and tools for the Ministry of Health to see and manage data over the long term.- Support the Ministry of Health and relevant departments to coordinate and conduct oxygen-related trainings.- Identify new opportunities for relevant engagement and actively troubleshoot issues as they arise.- Conduct joint supervision visits to public hospitals at both national and subnational levels with relevant departments of MoH to monitor and evaluate gaps of key oxygen commodities for general respiratory care and COVID-19.- Collaborate with government to ensure skills transfer and government ownership.- Provide technical support to MoH in developing a strategic oxygen roadmap to expand access to oxygen beyond COVID-19 to cover treatment access to other SARI (Severe Acute Respiratory Infection).- Lead the installation and effective management of PSA in different provinces.- Lead the introduction and implementation of medical liquid oxygen in DRC.- Other relevant tasks as requested.
Regional support (~50% LOE)- Provide strategic insights to the development of country programs as well as the overall CHAI TB program- Serve as a trusted advisor to governments and CHAI country teams on a variety of topics relating to access to medicines and diagnostic devices (e.g., drug quality and pricing, market intelligence, regimen optimization, diagnostic accuracy and pricing, procurement, forecasting, new product introduction, product tradeoffs, costing exercises, implementation planning and scale-up)- Support the introduction of new, improved, or less costly medicines by supporting country teams with the development of new product roll-out strategies for Ministries of Health- Support country teams with budget and scenario analysis; help develop strategies to advocate for the changes with key in-country opinion leaders- Provide analytic support to improve data utilization to improve TB program decision making and identify opportunities to increase program efficiencies- Develop and leverage expertise in procurement best practices for medicines and other health commodities in low resource settings- Build country capacity on quantification and forecasting practices to avoid stock-outs, minimize wastage and costs- Act as the focal point to manage the relationship between CHAI country teams and global team members (including the laboratory services and HIV teams and other programs)- Share best practices and key supply dynamics and access-to-medicine issues across country programs to ensure knowledge is shared on the strategies, tools and program experiences- Provide mentorship and guidance to country support associates and country staff- Responsible for tracking and monitoring grant deliverables across CHAI focal countries- Partner with country teams to devise strategies to achieve grant objectives in line with country priorities- Responsible for reporting and annual reviews for donors and internal CHAI leadership- Responsible for maintaining up to date expertise on MDR-TB patient identification to cure practices and knowledge sharing among internal CHAI teams- Support CHAI TB director & associate director in budgeting/fundraising and team management as needed- Anticipated 30-40% travel regionallyCHAI Vietnam focused support (~50% LOE)- Provide technical assistance and general project management support to the CHAI Vietnam Country Team’s designated project lead (and other country team members) with the day-to-day project management of two upcoming operational studies that leverage innovative technologies for diagnosis and surveillance of TB at the country level (approximately ~50% LOE).
- Building and maintaining trust-based relationships with key suppliers, donors, and external partners at a senior level- Conducting thorough market assessments for priority products and services- Leading supplier engagement and negotiations on market-shaping initiatives- Effectively managing ongoing market-shaping agreements between relevant parties- Collaborating with CHAI's technical teams to develop and implement strategies to help suppliers accelerate the development, regulatory approval, and commercialization of key products- Working to design, build, and socialize key analyses to support market-shaping efforts (e.g., demand forecasts, business cases, etc.)- Developing and building consensus around strategic frameworks and priorities in order to move forward market-shaping discussions- Other responsibilities as needed
Provide strategic guidance and planning support to countries (30%)- Support country teams to develop country-level strategy and work plans in line with global CHAI strategy- Build understanding and seek input on country strategy and work streams among broader global team- Regularly review and facilitate reviews of country work plans, identify implementation barriers, develop solutions, and identify resources and next steps- Monitor country-level program progress against milestones, and work with Program Management to identify and mitigate risks to achieving program and grant goals- Support drafting of concept notes and fundraising proposals for country programs- Attend advocacy and strategy-related meetings with government stakeholders and partners where necessaryProvide technical support and bandwidth to country programs (40%)- Provide day-to-day thought partnership, technical support and bandwidth across country programs, including but not limited to policy, financing, forecasting, supply chain, service delivery, market shaping and M&E- Design and develop high quality deliverables to support implementation of country programs, including presentations and concept notes, and tools and models- Share best practices (strategies, tools and experiences) across country programs- Support alignment on priorities and activities and facilitate processes for routine progress reviews- Seek input and support from global team members to facilitate involvement of topic area experts as requiredProvide coordination support across global and country programs (15%)- Share country updates with broader global team to inform global priorities and keep team members up to date on ongoing areas for support, encouraging a positive spirit of collaboration across the program team- Share global priorities and updates with country teams and highlight relevance to country programs- Provide coordination support on cross-country/global work streams, including internal and external reporting and publicationsSupport cross-cutting global work streams, projects and communications (15%)- Actively participate in strategy planning, problem-solving discussions and review of global program outputs- Support drafting program updates, presentations, concept notes, proposals and meeting plans, as needed- Lead development or implementation of new work-streams and projects, as needed- Represent CHAI at regional strategic forums and meetings, as needed- Manage select relationships with external and internal hepatitis partnersOther responsibilities as needed
Strategy development and resource mobilization- Lead the development and implementation of CHAI’s pediatric and adolescent HIV and eMTCT strategy.- Develop innovative concepts and proactively identify opportunities to raise funds to execute against CHAI’s pediatric and adolescent HIV strategy and goals.- Work to identify and engage new donors for CHAI’s pediatric HIV agenda.Management of the pediatric program portfolio- Translate CHAI’s overall strategy and vision into concrete deliverables and design programs that are set up to demonstrate improvements in pediatric outcomes.- Serve as a trusted, accessible advisor to governments and CHAI country teams on a variety of pediatric HIV topics.- Monitor progress to ensure the achievement of program goals, targets, and objectives; problem-solve and refine CHAI’s approach as required.- Engage with CHAI country leadership and program teams to align on approaches, problem solve, provide technical and analytical support, track progress, and ensure pediatric HIV continues to be prioritized.- Ensure that we put affected communities – in this case, children and adolescents living with HIV – at the center of all we do, through meaningful community engagement and partnership.Donor & grant management- Establish and maintain strong relationships and communication with donors on pediatric-focused grants.- Ensure execution against grant priorities, targets, and deliverables.Team & People Management- Build a motivated, results-driven and dedicated team of strategic thinkers who can work across the matrix to ensure outcomes for children living with HIV improve in program countries.- Foster the continuous growth and performance of all direct reports through active coaching and leadership that blends high expectations with intensive support and empathy.- Manage operational and administrative aspects of the team and projects, including timely and accurate reporting of results to donors, budgeting, and recruitment.- As part of the HAP Leadership Team, help to shape the culture and dynamics of Global HAP through regular communication and activities that build team effectiveness and cohesion across geographies and work streams.- Role model the values and mission of CHAI and the behavior norms of Global HAP.Collaboration with internal stakeholders- Develop a trusted relationship and dialogue with program leads on other CHAI teams working on pediatric and adolescent focused projects to foster collaboration and ensure alignment on priorities, strategies, processes, and objectives.- Stay up-to-date on developments across relevant CHAI programs to identify synergies and opportunities where CHAI can magnify impact.Collaboration with global pediatric partners- Manage and build strong relationships with the broad ecosystem of global pediatric partners to identify gaps, design approaches, implement strategies, monitor impact, and continuously improve the strategic programmatic agenda of CHAI’s pediatric response.- Make positive and useful contributions to the overall pediatric HIV landscape and continue to cement CHAI’s role as an important partner in the pediatric space across diagnosis and treatment.- Represent CHAI in international fora on pediatric and adolescent HIV and eMTCT.