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- Support program and grant management, in collaboration with program and country leadership:- Manage a team of ~5 global associates/technical advisors supporting countries in the implementation of focal technical areas- Support development of program-wide and country-specific objectives, strategies and milestones- In collaboration with country team and regional managers, regularly assess progress against program objectives in areas of focus and help prepare high-quality briefings for donors and CHAI management, including achievements to date, key risks & opportunities, and action plan going forward- Help improve program team effectiveness and engagement- Develop CHAI's vaccines program and strategy in technical area of focus, in collaboration with program and country leadership:- Develop/update CHAI’s strategy and thought leadership 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, competing priorities and capabilities, both at country and global level- Support ramp up of new CHAI staff and of new focus countries and strengthen capabilities of existing CHAI staff, leveraging the institutional knowledge from CHAI- Identify how this work relates to and builds on CHAI’s other in-country objectives and vaccine technical focal areas, which often require building on strong horizontal management structures. Put in place appropriate mechanisms to ensure cross-fertilization and collaboration across these objectives and sub-teams.- Provide strategic and programmatic support for the design and implementation of work in focus countries to dramatically and sustainably improve immunization coverage, in collaboration with direct reports and regional manager:- Contribute to the design, planning and implementation of high-impact work with direct reports and country teams to achieve high and sustainable coverage of new and routine vaccines in CHAI focus countries. Projects could include the following depending on technical focal area:- Strategize for the efficient and effective rollout of new vaccines while maintaining line of sight for improving routine immunization- Support program redesign in light of COVID-19 pandemic and the effects on routine and new immunizations, including supporting countries to introduce, achieve high coverage, and routinize Covid-19 vaccination- Support and build capacity of local governments to make decisions and optimize vaccine product portfolios for greater cost efficiency and coverage- Support governments to address and resource equity priorities- Strengthen national and subnational data driven performance management systems- Strengthening national and subnational planning and coordination processes to expand the reach and quality of immunization and other primary health care services- Improve immunization financing, resource mobilization and sustainability, in particular for countries in Gavi transition- Drive continuous development and effective dissemination and use of programmatic toolkits, lessons learned, and other know-how related to CHAI's vaccines program experience in focus countries.- Demonstrate impact and support countries to plan for sustainability of high-impact work, including transition of successful practices to national government leadership. - Improve national and global practices and policies, and cultivate global relationships, in collaboration with direct reports and program leadership:- Develop productive relationships with key stakeholders (e.g., WHO, Gavi, BMGF, UNICEF, PATH, JSI, IHME) 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 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.
Across countries and projects, the Technical Advisor will have the following responsibilities: Regional Strategy and Scoping (20%)- Lead scoping activities on health technology solutions to further malaria and NTDs control and elimination, public health campaign digitization, and geo-spatial data management including the mapping of existing digital health systems, information flows, infrastructure, stakeholders and partner projects in select countries- Serve as a thought leader for regional and country level digital strategies and approaches; provide input into regional and country workplans; provide technical guidance and input on donor proposals- Establish and cultivate relationships with other CHAI teams and in-country partners working on technology, data, and/or surveillance work, to inform CHAI activities, guide country strategies, and collaborate with stakeholders to achieve program objectives- Work with Ministry of Health programs, regional CHAI technical advisors, and CHAI country team members to understand requirements for surveillance use cases, including the monitoring of epidemiology, vectors, data quality, case management and the impact of interventions such as vector control and mass drug administration campaigns- Advise on strategies for collecting, reporting, storing, cleaning, and analyzing data, and for producing accessible automated data outputs for routine decision-making in the form of dashboards, reports and bulletins that speak to key data needs- Cultivate strong digital health leadership, capacity, and policies in focus countries to advance surveillance and campaign digitization goalsTechnology Project Management and Support (30%)- Develop and document coherent and technology-appropriate software and hardware specifications for meeting user requirements across countries and regions (including DHIS2-appropriate specifications) for user workflows, data collection forms, dashboards, systems integrations, and other platform components as needed, in line with programmatic objectives and data use needs- Play a translational role in communicating technical approaches, user requirements and software/hardware specifications to non-technical staff within CHAI management and ministries of health- Select, liaise with and manage sub-contractors to build and configure applications and integrations (including DHIS2) according to the defined requirements and timelines; manage internal CHAI developers to ensure technical oversight of sub-contractors and contribute to discrete deliverables as needed- Create and manage detailed project plans with Ministry of Health programs and CHAI regional and country teams, including governance structures, timelines, product management processes, and communication mechanisms to progressively design, develop, and test systems and mobile tools; pro-actively ensure projects are progressing and are aligned with broader programmatic end goals- Manage ongoing tracking and prioritization of software development activities. Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential challenges and roadblocks, and develop contingency plans- Problem solve technical challenges in meeting programmatic objectives, including management of developers, challenges in technical design and architecture, and in integrations- Test developer outputs and provide regular feedback on bugs and functionally to ensure solutions are being developed according to specifications- Assist in the configuration of data collection, management, reporting tools as needed (DHIS2, ODK, MS Access, Excel), including user-friendly dashboardsTechnology Implementation and Training (25%)- Develop system roll-out plans and support system installation and device set-up ahead of implementation- Assist with capacity building for government staff by developing manuals, SOPs, training materials; help train global, country and program staff in the use of information technology- Help cultivate a culture of data-use within malaria programs by monitoring and strengthening the quality of data inputs, refining analytical outputs, and developing context-appropriate strategies to strengthen the usage and analysis of data by government programs- Work actively and closely with CHAI teams and government stakeholders to design and implement M&E plans to routinely assess the performance of digital solutions, as part of broader program M&E plans- Develop and implement system transition plans to ensure sustainability of both technology and supporting processesPeople Management (20%)- Directly manage Health Informatics associates dedicated to supporting technology projects across the region- Onboard, develop and mentor direct report; provide guidance, constructive feedback, and implement strategies to troubleshoot areas of weakness.Knowledge Management (5%)- Manage and develop resources, guidelines, and other material to provide guidance to and share lessons across teams- Contribute to both internal and external dissemination of CHAI’s work through webinars, conferences, publications, and other relevant forums
Rôle et responsabilités CHAI recherche un/une chargé(e) de projet avec une expérience de gestion et des capacités d'analyse poussées pour fournir un appui technique de qualité au ministère de la Santé pour la conception et mise en œuvre des réformes de renforcement du système de santé. Le/la chargé(e) de projet sera basé(e) à Cotonou et interagira avec les principaux acteurs du gouvernement, les bailleurs de fonds, et le reste de la communauté locale et internationale au Bénin. Il/elle doit donc parler couramment le français et avoir d'excellentes compétences en matière de communication, de relationnel avec des acteurs séniors au niveau du ministère et du gouvernement. Les programmes de CHAI étant relativement nouveaux au Bénin, le/la chargé(e) de programme jouera un rôle clé dans l'élaboration de futurs projets d’accès aux soins selon les besoins d’appui technique du gouvernement Béninois. Ainsi, il/elle devra avoir un esprit entrepreneurial et être à l’aise à opérer dans un environnement où tout n’est pas défini. Les responsabilités sont les suivantes:- Soutenir le ministère de la santé dans l'élaboration de stratégie et de plans opérationnels visant à créer un système de santé primaire capable d’offrir des services essentiels de qualité aux populations du Bénin. Au cours de cet appui, concevoir et mettre en œuvre des évaluations et diagnostics du système de santé, qui viseront à aider le gouvernement Béninois à identifier les goulets d'étranglement au niveau des éléments clés du système de santé pour une prestation de services efficace au niveau des formations sanitaires et des communautés.- Estimer les futurs déficits de financement pour les priorités phares du gouvernement en prenant en compte les financement domestiques et extérieurs et proposer des solutions pertinentes pour la mobilisation de nouvelles ressources et la répartition efficace des ressources existantes.- Concevoir et réaliser des analyses de coûts et d'impact, ainsi que d'autres analyses quantitatives permettant d'évaluer les possibilités d'améliorer l'efficience, l'efficacité et la durabilité du financement de la santé au Bénin.- Assurer le transfert d’expertise vers les partenaires au niveau du gouvernement en matière d'analyse de données, notamment dans les domaines du calcul des coûts, de la modélisation de scénarios et de la budgétisation.- Rédiger des présentations et des rapports pour les parties prenantes internes et externes concernant le travail de renforcement du système de santé au Bénin.- Rechercher des opportunités de collaboration avec d’autres partenaires ainsi qu’avec d'autres équipes de CHAI dans la région et au niveau mondial.- Autres tâches potentielles assignées par le superviseur.
The Associate will support the malaria, NTD and EPI programs to:- Identify opportunities for data use and digitization of national campaigns (e.g. mass drug administration, vaccination for polio, or bednet distribution), and build a plan and vision for integrated campaign digitization- Explore useful analysis and tools for decision-making that are not fully leveraged, assess the operational and financial feasibility of implementing solutions- Support operational requirements gathering, including defining and understanding needs and gaps in campaign operations, identifying areas to address through digital solutions and areas that may need parallel operations strengthening by MoH departments and local partner support- Select, enhance, and customize context-appropriate campaign tools for Benin- Promote integrated campaign tools and platforms progressively implemented with across campaign and embedded within routine health systems- Conduct routine monitoring and evaluation to understand value and impact of digitizing and integrating campaigns- Develop a sustainability plan for long-term maintenance and use of digital platforms, including use of a network of local partnersThe Associate will achieve these objectives as follows:- Engagement and coordination with MoH programs and partners- Serve as a trusted advisor to the national malaria, NTD and EPI programs- Provide day-to-day program management support to the malaria, NTD and EPI programs- Work with the MoH programs and stakeholders to develop workplans, templates, guidelines, and other material for successful project execution- Build strong relationships with stakeholders across MoH departments; implementing organizations; WHO country offices and relevant teams; local institutions; and donors- Coordinate meetings and facilitate knowledge sharing between the government program and partner organizations in the region to ensure coordination- Execution of programmatic activities- Support the Program Manager in shaping CHAI’s overall malaria and NTD strategy for the country, participate in the development of clear operational plans for execution, and continuously identify opportunities for CHAI to add value and maximize the impact of the Malaria, NTD and EPI programs- Identify key impediments to programmatic goals and help devise targeted solutions to solve these- M&E and communication- Liaise with CHAI’s global and regional teams to ensure strong communications and timely delivery on cross-cutting project activities- Develop resources and best practices to share lessons learned across teams, and synthesize and disseminate findings through high-quality presentations, reports, and publications- Additional responsibilities as required and assigned by the direct line manager