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- Coordinate markets and technical support/inputs for the country and global procurement exercises in collaboration with Procurement Associate and technical engineers/specialists- Update the global procurement tracker and complete data analysis- Facilitate day to day communication with vendors and suppliers by Monitoring procurement email and liaising with technical and procurement teams to respond to supplier queries- Compile and send back frequently asked questions from vendors using questions and answers template- Communicate technical issues from vendors with the technical team and document feedback- File all solicitation documents as well as submissions from vendors using appropriate technical documentation methodology allowing for easy access during audits- Conduct preliminary evaluation and request for missing documents from vendors- Assist country teams with the necessary documentation to process product waivers, where required, and documentation required for import, where procurements are coordinated by the global team.- Provide relevant documents for the evaluation team and file and store reports from evaluation committee meetings- Participate in the drafting of documents, e.g., purchase orders, requests for quotations, requests for proposals, invitations to bid, etc.- Support in completing payment requests forms and ensuring that all suppliers are paid in a timely manner- Other responsibilities as needed
- Setting strategic direction for evaluating and prioritizing CHAI programs for Incubation- Effectively managing a multi-functional team of strategic program associates and epidemiologist(s)- Working with CHAI teams to source programs that are possible candidates for the Incubator- Overseeing the quantitative modeling the impact of programs, combining independent research with inputs from CHAI teams and donor(s)- Establishing and maintaining relationships with Donor(s) to build consensus on the strategic framework and impact modeling- Presenting to senior CHAI leadership and donor organization(s) to share findings and solicit feedback on the identified programs of work- Managing pilots or country-level investigations of shortlisted programsPlease note that these may change as the project evolves.
As the Incubator's Technical Advisor, you will be responsible for:- Collating data on costs and effects of high-impact interventions, including through literature reviews, discussions with CHAI program and country teams, and engagement with external experts- Critically evaluating the strength of the evidence base for interventions, identifying data gaps and uncertainties- Conducting cost-effectiveness analyses to compare the impact of interventions per dollar spent and evaluate factors and uncertainties influencing conclusions- Co-designing in-country data collection approaches and protocols to fill knowledge gaps- Synthesizing outputs both internally and externally through high-quality presentations, reports, and publications - Engaging with external partners and donors to share results, identify and promote best practices, and determine future opportunities
The Program analyst will report to the heads of department, Planning, HCF and M&E at MoH and Sustainable Health Financing/PHC Program manager at CHAI.S/he will work in close collaboration and consultation with CHAI Rwanda SHF/PHC team program manager to utilize all the technical and financial resources to execute his/her responsibilities. Program analyst’s major responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:- Work with MoH and across a range of relevant government institutions to identify key areas that require upgrades and improvements in primary health care, to develop a comprehensive long-term costed plan for driving these investments in and improving PHC, aligned with the vision and priorities of the Government of Rwanda. This will include a credible financing plan for how investments in the health system can be maximized and how external investments in systems can be sustained over time and support the implementation of the plan.- Engage with and collaborate with different departments withinthe Ministry of Health to facilitate alignment on key priorities for accelerating progress on the current health sector strategic plan. This will require activities including:- Assessment of current health sector policies, strategies, and plans to determine initiatives, interventions and activities that are planned, in the pipeline, being implemented or can be effectively and efficiently delivered at the PHC level.- Leveraging existing literature and available data to determine established targets, the status of progress towards targets and gaps across the health systems as related to PHC.- Develop and leverage existing costing of investment and recurring costs, relevant to PHC over an extended period. This may require additional data collection, tools, and approaches.- Map available resources against costs, including external and domestic funds projections, highlighting funding gaps. This will leverage existing information.- Develop a robust financing plan and facilitate stakeholder validation of plan, including the role for existing external financing to be re-aligned with this plan, for new external financing, and for increased domestic financing over time.- Support the government leadership in the design and implementation of health financing strategies, interventions, and reforms, including provider payment reforms for primary health care, priority setting and benefits package design, financial management, strengthening of donor coordination to support domestic resource mobilization and a sustainable transition towards greater self-reliance. This will include analytical work and engaging MoH team and other stakeholders, the development of literature reviews, concept notes, excel tools, quantitative and qualitative analyses.- Support the government in resource mobilization plan development both domestically, including private sector engagement and promotion of medical tourism, and external financing to ensure health programs are financed more sustainably through diverse and innovative sources of funding.- Support the government to design a sustainable capacity-building strategy for MoH staff in analytical work, and data analysis, including costing, scenario modelling, budgeting, impact analyses, and other quantitative analyses that help assess opportunities to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability in health financing to inform priority reforms.- Organize policy dialogues, meetings, and workshops.- Prepare background papers and technical briefs and produce high-quality written reports and presentations for engaging stakeholders.- Other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.
- 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.
- Support the roll-out of a provincial electronic patient information system, including the development of materials, training, and M&E.- Support the Approved Post List (APL) and Budget Management Instrument (BMI) project in Mpumalanga and Free State with the potential to roll out to more provinces.- Conduct analysis and assist with implementation of multiple financial efficiency interventions across the public health system.- Support the Associates on the team with data preparation, analysis, and presentations.- Additional responsibilities, as requested by the SHF Program 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.
- Provide direct support to surveillance and analytics workstreams including the formulation and conducting of high-quality epidemiological analyses to evaluate effectiveness of current interventions, understand disease patterns, and inform strategic planning related to malaria within the region- Provide onboarding, mentorship, supervision, and training of a small technical team- Perform scientific literature review on relevant topics as needed (e.g., surveillance methods, drivers of malaria transmission, intervention effectiveness)- Monitor, evaluate, and improve the performance of malaria surveillance processes and platforms, and contribute to the formulation of surveillance guidelines, SOPs and training materials- Design, implement, analyze, and disseminate operational research projects evaluating program or intervention effectiveness- Support design and routine implementation of monitoring and evaluation of CHAI and governmental programs- Organize, clean, and integrate datasets from different sources to aid program monitoring and evaluation and larger analyses- Formulating and delivering national and sub-national level training technical materials- Contribute strategic vision and thought leadership for how malaria analytics and surveillance can be strengthened in the countries and regions where CHAI works- Mentor to CHAI’s regional and country teams working with national malaria programs- Promote the routine use of epidemiological, entomological, and programmatic data and analysis to inform country strategy planning and program implementation- Review and contribute to surveillance and analytics components of annual country work plans to ensure they meet strategic goals- Synthesize and disseminate findings through high-quality presentations, reports, and scientific publications- Represent CHAI at external technical meetings with international and local academic and technical partners
- Work closely with internal and external partners to collate, interpret, and analyze vector control commodity data in support of a multi-year global malaria commodities forecast- Identify and quantify potential implications of changing trends in insecticide resistance, commodity pricing, donor and country budgets, available products, and normative guidance on vector control commodity volumes- Attend, contribute to, and lead meetings with key vector control partners, and support relationship building and relationship management with these partners- Perform as the key touch point and liaison for internal and external partners and colleagues in the vector control space- In coordination with partners, liaise with vector control manufacturers on forecast assumptions and project use cases- Support writing and editing of reports for the donor and dissemination- Analyze and review forecast model outputs- Attend and participate in key partner and internal meetings- Research the levers affecting vector control product quality, particularly bed net quality – including policy guidelines, minimum standards, pre-qualification processes, global/procurer/country-level quality assurance and quality control, transportation and storage conditions, and in-country monitoring- Package information from research, stakeholder conversations, and thought leadership into high-quality and clear presentations, reports, and publications- Conduct literature reviews, stakeholder conversations, and data analysis on new and upcoming products, synthesize this information for dissemination, and provide strategic thought partnership on how CHAI and partners could support roll-out of new products- For innovative program initiatives, translate high-level ideas into actionable project workplans and pitch decks- Quantify the relevant market demand through top-down or bottom-up analyses- Support scoping for innovative approaches to increasing efficiency and effectiveness of vector control intervention mixes with the aim of efficiently achieving desired health impact of the preventive intervention- Proactively develop and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders across government and non-governmental organizations- Represent CHAI at relevant working groups and meetings to provide appropriate technical support as necessary- Support the continuous development and refinement of the CHAI Vector Control Strategy
The Associate, Vaccines will work independently to support the EPI programme in several high impact activities. Specifically, the Associate will be responsible for the following activities: Immunization System Strengthening, and New Vaccines Introductions- Support the Senior Programme Manager, Women and Children’s Health in developing a workplan for immunization system strengthening at the national, district, and health facility level. This includes the review of recent (and applicable) reports from programmatic evaluations and consolidate recommendations into an actionable table and dashboard for follow up- Develop and support the implementation of an onboarding package for all health workers tasked with the delivery of immunization services in Lesotho- Support in tracking the use of immunization e-learning materials by health workers - Support EPI in planning for the delivery of routine immunizations including the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) VaccineProgram Management- Maintain close professional relationships with counterparts in the EPI in order to ensure that the project is aligned with Ministry priorities- Support in building management capacity of EPI at the national and district level- Liaise with CHAI Vaccines global team to ensure that the project incorporates best practices and high standards for new vaccine introduction and systems strengthening- Assist with formulation and tracking of activity workplans and budgets - Contribute to project reporting requirements as needed- Perform any other responsibilities assigned by the Senior Programme Manager, Women and Children’s Health