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Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:- Support NDoH in all aspects of strategy, costing, planning, and implementation, ensuring CHAI’s ongoing alignment with the DoH strategic goals and priorities;- Develop a thorough understanding of the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and diagnostic landscape related to the medicines and equipment portfolio within South Africa and globally for HIV and childhood vaccines including key priorities, challenges, and gaps in order to inform program development;- Perform analysis of key health systems related to pediatric and adolescent HIV to highlight areas in which to maximise patient and public health impact, with the aim to improve clinical and pharmacological management;- Perform analysis of key health systems related to the Expanded Program on Immunisation (EPI) to highlight areas in which to maximise patient and public health impact- Develop comprehensive clinical training materials for new-to-market pharmaceutical products- Compile, synthesise and analyse data to inform the development of assessments, reports, and other program materials to ensure effective program execution;- Translate objectives provided by the government, donors, and other partner organisations into clear activity plans, and provide guidance to DoH on the prioritisation of initiatives;- Manage and establish collaborative relationships with the DoH, suppliers, partner organisations, and other relevant stakeholders;- Ensure communication and alignment of activities across government and partner stakeholders efforts and across other CHAI programs in South Africa to ensure coordination and successful execution of the program;- Represent the program in meetings and workshops;- Support the Program Manager on key deliverables and ad-hoc requirements.
- 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.
Administrative Support for CEO – 40%- Manage calendars, including the scheduling of calls, meetings, and travel- Coordinate travel logistics (international and domestic) including: booking flights, hotel accommodation, ground transportation, ensuring compliance with country-specific entry or exit requirements, procuring visas and communication with country teams and/or partners- Track receipts and prepare and submit monthly expense reports- Manage scheduling, logistics, and communication with internal and external partners (e.g., tracking and sharing agenda items, meeting objectives, and meeting pre-reads with the relevant stakeholders)- Create a weekly report of the upcoming week’s meeting schedule and share with relevant leadership- Role can be potentially expanded to other members of leadership depending on availabilityBoard Operations / Meeting Planning - 30%- Support scheduling, logistics, and communications for quarterly Board meetings- Support development of agenda, meeting materials, and other documentation for Board meetings (e.g., CEO communications, presentation materials), ensuring quality and internal consistency- Plan and execute logistics for internal meetings or external conferences at domestic and/or international locationsProject Management and Additional Responsibilities - 30%- Conduct research and analysis to support high-impact strategic initiatives in partnership with Chief of Staff and Senior Leadership- Conduct partner research and develop talking points for the CEO in advance of key external meetings- Provide project management support for special projects, including internal stakeholder management, development of meeting materials, and drafting of internal communication
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
- In close collaboration with the deputy Executive Secretary, co-manage the implementation of the National Strategy for Health Professions Development (NSHPD) monitoring and evaluation plan:- Support the deputy Executive Secretary to identify priority M&E indicators from the finalized M&E plan for immediate data collection and analysis;- Work with the University of Rwanda, other training institutions, health facilities and professional councils to gather available data on prioritized M&E indicators;- Support the deputy Executive Secretary to analyze and develop report on prioritized indicators;- Support the deputy Executive Secretary to develop a broader plan for routine data reporting and use in consultation with UR, other relevant training institutions, professionals councils and health facilities;- Operationalize systems for data collection, verification, analysis, reporting, and use; including training (as needed) and supporting teaching institutions to manage and report on necessary data;- In close collaboration with the deputy Executive Secretary oversee the NSHPD program’s routine monitoring systems and ensure monitoring data is available and presented in an effective way to inform programmatic decision-making ;- Analyze, synthesize, and present M&E data on an ongoing basis to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, and make corresponding recommendations to NSHPD program management.- In collaboration with the deputy Executive Secretary, identify and design additional evaluations or studies as appropriate.- Support the deputy Executive Secretary to conduct an appraisal of existing centralized HRH Information Systems (HRHIS) and tools in use in Rwanda.- In consultation with the deputy Executive Secretary and with support of relevant stakeholders, develop a proposed model for routine data collection and consolidation into information system.- Support the deputy Executive Secretary to develop a costed roadmap for implementation of the HRHIS.- Support the deputy Es to mobilize resource for the implementation of the HRHIS.- Other responsibilities as needed.
- Provide day-to-day program management support to the provincial and municipal health authorities working with malaria supervisors and focal points in different technical areas, such as surveillance, vector control, case management and finance- Serve as a trusted advisor to the NMCP provincial and municipal health authorities regarding their malaria control activities- Conduct provincial level assessments to help make evidence-based plans and execute effective programs- Work with CHAI's fellow country associate, technical teams, and regional manager to identify key impediments to programmatic goals and help devise targeted solutions- Support implementation and improvement of the malaria surveillance system in Southern Angola, including coordinating provincial and municipal activities such as data review meetings, and data quality assessments- Support subnational teams to regularly review and analyse data from DHIS2 to inform response and interventions- Coordinate meetings and facilitate knowledge sharing between the government and partner organizations in the provinces to ensure coordination- Collaborate with the CHAI-Namibia team on the development and implementation of cross-border collaboration initiatives- Build strong relationships with stakeholders across government and non-governmental organizations- Represent CHAI in external meetings to provide project updates and technical guidance- Willingness to travel extensively (up to 50%)
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).