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We are seeking a highly motivated individual with outstanding analytical, strategic, communication and teamwork skills. The successful candidate will adhere to the core CHAI values of resourcefulness, entrepreneurialism, flexibility, independence, humility, and work ethic. The Senior Associate will report to the Program Manager, Vaccine Markets Team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:- Develop an understanding of global market dynamics and market shaping priorities to strengthen supply security and affordability of current and future priority vaccines- Generate analyses that strengthen the business case for vaccine affordability and availability (e.g., demand forecasts, uptake models and market access strategies; production development, cost reduction and manufacturing strategies)- Support the design and implementation of supplier engagement strategies- Cultivate relationships with key global health partners, donors and vaccine manufacturers- Co-lead and PMO the MIC working group under the umbrella of the WHO Immunization Agenda 2030 to advance access to immunization in Gavi-transitioning and Gavi-graduated countries and work with global and regional stakeholders to improve support to middle-income countries- Contribute to the development of market intelligence on middle-income markets and its dissemination to global health partners, investors and vaccine manufacturers- Contribute to local vaccine manufacturing and procurement efforts by providing analyses, sharing insight and technical know-how into various efforts (e.g., PAVM), incl. bilateral supplier engagements- Lead preparations of presentations, reports, and other analyses to inform global policy and increase the evidence base for high-impact interventions- Creatively scope and initiate projects that could contribute to further improving supply sustainability and accessibility of vaccines for low-income countries- Support the development of concept notes and new projects- Any other duties as required- 25-30% international travel time would be required once situation allows
SCROLL FOR ENGLISH Responsabilités : - Fournir un soutien au MSAS, en particulier à la Direction de la Santé de la Mère et de l'Enfant (DSME), et aux parties prenantes pour réaliser une évaluation du marché ;- Collaborer avec des partenaires internes et externes pour analyser les perspectives du marché, le portefeuille de fournisseurs et les aspects économiques de production de toute une gamme de produits ;- Produire des analyses de données de haute qualité, synthétiser diverses sources de données en un produit complet et rationalisé afin d'aider les parties prenantes à réaliser des évaluations de marché complètes ;- Effectuer des recherches (y compris la revue documentaire) en profondeur sur le marché de la Santé Sexuelle et Reproductive (SSR), sur les politiques passées et actuelles, et exploiter les données disponibles et les analyses antérieures du marché ;- Conseiller le Ministère de la Santé et la Direction de la Santé de la Mère et de l'Enfant sur l'évaluation du marché de la SSR ;- Coordonner les réunions et faciliter le partage des connaissances entre les partenaires gouvernementaux et SEMA ;- Rédiger les procédures, les conclusions et les enseignements tirés des évaluations de marché afin d'informer les futures itérations de l'évaluation du NMHF et les interventions potentielles de structuration du marché ;- Appuyer la mise en place et soutenir la communauté de pratique composée de partenaires publics et privés pour échanger les meilleures pratiques ;- Construire de solides relations avec les parties prenantes au sein du gouvernement, des organisations non gouvernementales et du secteur privé pour soutenir l'appropriation de l’approche d’évaluation du marché de la SSR ;- Assumer toute autre responsabilité selon les besoins. ---Responsibilities: - Provide support to the Ministry of Health particularly the “Direction de la Santé de la Mère et de l’Enfant” (DSME) and stakeholder to conduct market assessment; - Collaborate with internal and external partners to analyze market outlook, supplier landscape, and production economics across a range of products;- Conduct background research including literature review of SRH market, past and current policies, and leverage available data and previous market analyses;- Serve as a trusted advisor to MoH/DSME on SRH market assessments;- Coordinate meetings and facilitate knowledge sharing between government partners and SEMA;- Draft procedures, outcomes, and lessons from market assessments to inform future iterations of NMHF Assessment and potential market shaping interventions; upport creation of and continued activities of community of practice consisting of public and private shareholders to exchange best practices;- Build strong relationships with stakeholders across government, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector in supporting ownership of the SRH marketplace;- Execute other responsibilities as needed.
- Support CHAI focal countries to adopt and integrate new and existing HIVST products into national HTS programs- Monitor HIV rapid diagnostic market, including generating uptake and demand forecasts, conducting research on suppliers, and tracking data on funders’ procurement plans and overall HTS strategy- Collect and collate country-level data on uptake of rapid HIV diagnostics, including procurement volumes, scale-up plans, and consumption rates- Support the Senior Manager with quantitative and qualitative analyses of market intelligence data to inform the development and implementation of supply side interventions- Develop presentations and strategy documents for/to internal and external audiences that clearly articulate and advance CHAI’s HIVST supply side strategy- Work with CHAI country teams, governments, and partners to identify funding for increased and sustainable investment in rapid diagnostic products- Develop and execute quantitative and qualitative analyses around major HIVST programmatic questions in focal countries, with support and supervision from the Senior Program Manager- Support workplanning and tracking of country activities in line with grant deliverables, including support to monthly and annual grant reporting- Provide technical support to HTS team, CHAI country teams, Ministries of Health, donors, and multilateral partners in development and implementation of evidence-based HIVST strategies- Provide additional support to country teams and grant activities as identified with the Senior Program Manager
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.
- Support the Country Director (CD) in defining the Country Team's overall strategy, develop clear operational plans for execution, and continually identify opportunities for CHAI to add value and maximize impact- Plan and execute specific programmatic initiatives- Provide high-quality technical assistance to the government as needed/requested, and nurture a trusted relationship with government partners based on a track record of delivering results that exceed expectations in speed and quality- Build and leverage strong effective relationships with key partners and stakeholders, identify and establish additional partnerships as appropriate- Support the CD to establish robust financial, administrative, and human resource policies and systems, ensuring they are aligned with CHAI global policies and compliant with local law- Develop and manage program budgets in collaboration with program staff- Support the CD in human resources management, including recruitment and management of existing staff- Ensure adequate on-boarding for new staff and identify training needs and professional development opportunities- Work with the operations manager on internal management of the office's daily operations, including contracting with vendors, ensuring compliance with local laws, and interfacing with CHAI's legal, security and financial teams- Manage administrative team to ensure proper office functioning for security, logistics and finance- Facilitate donor communication and manage monitoring and reporting of financial and programmatic progress- Support fundraising efforts, including new program development, proposal and concept note development, budgeting and the development and management of relationships with existing and potential donors- Develop communication materials, make presentations and represent CHAI at public forumsMaintain appropriate bi-directional communication with CHAI headquarters to ensure that CHAI's global capabilities are being fully leveraged- Maintain a thorough understanding of the health landscape in the country- Undertake other country tasks as the CD may direct as needed
Based within the CHAI Health Systems Strengthening cluster, the Program Assistant will provide administrative support to the CHAI Sustainable Health Financing team in the execution of the team’s workplan. Responsibilities include but not limited to:- Work closely with the CHAI Sustainable Health Financing team and government counterparts to plan, schedule, and organize activities- Lead preparation of activity budgets and ensure timely liquidation of all activities once completed, in line with CHAI and donor best practices and policies for sound financial management- Lead activity logistics in collaboration with the CHAI Finance and Operations teams, including disbursing allowances to meeting participants and ensuring that services such as venue hire, conferencing, printing, etc. are available for activities as relevant- Support drafting of meeting reports and other required documentation for donor reporting as needed- Maintain an effective and cordial relationship with government counterparts- Provide regular progress updates, including identifying and proactively flagging any emerging challenges in activity implementation for joint solution-finding- Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the Program Manager, Sustainable Health Financing
- 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.
Responsibilities and areas of support to government programs will include:- Work with national malaria staff and CHAI DRC country team to optimize and cost national malaria programs by building Excel-based costing and budget models- Conduct costing and financial analyses and support the development of funding proposals and operational plans- Support governments to meet Global Fund requests and satisfy grant application requirements, including budget development- Assist government programs and donors with addressing the long-term sustainability of malaria funding, by forecasting future funding gaps, mapping and assessing funding opportunities (both innovative and traditional), and working other technical teams and partners to streamline and integrate malaria services to lower costs- Serve as a trusted advisor to CHAI DRC country team on malaria management, strategy and finance- Serve as liaison between CHAI regional technical teams, country partners, and stakeholders- Build strong relationships with stakeholders across government, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector- Engage with and cultivate donors, including individuals, corporations, and organizations interested in supporting malaria programs- Draft presentations and reports for internal and external stakeholders- Coordinate meetings and facilitate knowledge sharing between government programs and partner organization in the region to ensure coordination- Provide program and budget updates for internal project management, best practice sharing, and donor reporting- Other responsibilities as needed.
Across countries and projects, the Associate will have the following responsibilities: 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- 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 and technologies 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 needsTechnology Project Management and Support (40%)- 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 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; work with internal CHAI developers to support technical oversight of sub-contractors and contribute to discrete deliverables- 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- 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 (35%)- 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- Develop and implement system transition plans to ensure sustainability of both technology and supporting processesKnowledge Management (5%)- Manage and develop resources, guidelines, and other material to provide guidance to and share lessons across teams