- Serving as a trusted adviser to CHAI country teams and regional technical leads, and national malaria programs, on issues related to malaria entomology;- Developing and leading the execution of CHAI’s entomological strategy;- Working through CHAI country teams to support malaria programs with developing their entomological strategies, including understanding key programmatic questions, consideration (and deployment, when relevant) of new approaches, data collection oriented to answering programmatic questions, and making vector control decisions based on entomological data;- Answering questions from CHAI teams and malaria programs related to the bionomics of key malaria vectors across Sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, and Mesoamerica;- Staying abreast of WHO technical guidelines and the latest scientific advances regarding malaria entomology, and translating scientific evidence into country programmatic decisions, standard operating procedures, data collection forms, manuals, and guidelines;- Understanding novel and traditional malaria vector control tools, and advising on the entomological data that would support introducing and monitoring these tools;- Supporting CHAI country teams and government programs to implement strong systems for vector control insecticide resistance monitoring;- Identifying key impediments to achieving entomological programmatic goals and helping devise targeted solutions to them;- Providing technical support for conducting programmatic entomological activities of malaria vectors including, but not limited to, capturing vector species, biting and resting behavior, oviposition, breeding dynamics, and susceptibility to insecticides;- Providing technical and operational support for the implementation of entomological and vector control studies including, but not limited to, guidance on best practices for collecting larval and adult vectors, preserving and transporting samples, selecting survey or sentinel sites, evaluating the quality of indoor residual spraying, measuring the residual efficacy of insecticides, and the timing of such studies;- Participating in the analysis and interpretation of entomological data collected routinely or during entomological surveys;- Supporting strong entomological data management, including integration of entomological data into malaria information systems and deployment of digital tools as appropriate;- Developing malaria program budgets for entomological infrastructure and surveillance activities;- Synthesizing results in slide decks and reporting and communicating them within CHAI;- Leading trainings for CHAI teams and country programs on entomology best practices and new information;- Representing CHAI at external technical meetings, acting as the face of our organization to academic/technical partners, including via the dissemination of findings through high-quality presentations, reports, and publications;- Building strong relationships with stakeholders across governmental, non-governmental, public health, and academic organizations;- Working with CHAI's technical teams, country teams, and regional managers to develop and implement coordinated program support; and- Any other tasks identified.
Provide technical and operational support with designing, planning, budgeting, implementing, monitoring and evaluating vector control interventions and corresponding entomological surveillance. This will include:- Collaborating with the NMCP and partners to develop, pilot and roll-out digital reporting tools for Vector Control and Entomological Surveillance- Providing the NMCP with technical and operational support to optimize Larval Source Management (LSM) by strengthening operational guidance, capacity development, implementation and M&E.- Supporting efforts to strengthen and optimize entomological surveillance and insecticide resistance monitoring through development of technical guidelines, training materials and training of technicians.- Support collection of entomological, insecticide resistance and LLINs durability monitoring data, analysis, interpretation and their use to inform decisions.- Supporting NMCP efforts to establish routine systems and processes to track the coverage and use of Vector Control Interventions, including Long-Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) and Larval- Source Management (LSM)- Serving as a trusted adviser to the NMCP on issues related to vector control and entomological surveillance, specifically to translate corresponding normative guidance and field-informed evidence into practical programs. This includes developing and/or updating vector control technical content in national strategic plans, global fund proposals, guidelines, policies, operational plans, training materials and reporting tools.- Proactively developing and maintaining strong working relationships with key stakeholders across government and non-governmental organizations in country.- Supporting with dissemination of data and learnings via publications and summary decks to internal and external audiences- Provide ad-hoc support to the Dominican Republic as needed, around documentation and /or implementation of priority Vector Control activities and Entomological Surveillance.
• Manage the development of databases, analyses, and frameworks to assist in prioritizing commodities in need of supply-side interventions• Work with internal and external partners to analyze the market outlook, supplier landscape, and production economics across a range of products• Support management of relationships with senior-level stakeholders at procurement agencies, manufacturers, and other NGOs• Devise analyses and strategies to support potential negotiations with pharmaceutical companies• Design models to assess new opportunities to improve or expand pharmaceutical access programs in the developing world• Develop clear communications materials based upon analyses• Present findings of analyses to a broad range of internal and external audiences in meetings and conferences
• Assist in updating M&E framework • Ensure alignment of program M&E framework with existing data systems and results frameworks• Develop tools such as survey instruments, protocols, and databases for program monitoring and evaluation purposes• Establish baseline and end line measures across target counties and at the national level• Develop tools for the presentation and dissemination of information to inform program design and modifications by decision-makers and for optimization of program strategies• Evaluate current use of data systems at the facility, county, and central level and provide recommendations for integration of program M&E with existing systems and using existing population-based surveys and assessments• Build capacity of county and health facility staff in timely and accurate health data collection, management and dissemination• Contribute to donor reports• Conduct other formative and operational research as necessary• Represent CHAI at relevant technical working groups and meetings