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Support CHAI-led consortium of partners for the malaria commodities forecasting project: - Lead the work planning process, including the development of templates, ensuring the completion of work plans by all partners, and monitoring the activities and timelines outlined within them- Develop a process and timeline for donor reporting on an annual basis; manage the assembly of CHAI and partner inputs; and help ensure that final reports are clear, consistent and cohesive- Oversee knowledge management platform for the project, working in partnership with all consortium partners to keep it comprehensive, up-to-date and user-friendly- Manage publication of all project findings, draft and disseminate all communicative briefs and white papers- Create and maintain a consortium calendar that tracks key deadlines and meetings- Manage team calls and supporting planning and execution of meetings- Act as the key point person representing this project in liaison with commodity suppliers and with global stakeholders (e.g., Roll Back Malaria)Provide support to CHAI's malaria team:- Act as first point of contact on the team for project management assistance or questions- Liaise regularly with staff at headquarters on matters relevant to the team- Track hiring plans, sub-contracting, and the status of recruitment efforts and proactively flag delays- Develop and maintain onboarding materials, and coordinate and lead onboarding for new staff- Manage team calls, including preparing the agenda, taking notes, and tracking follow-up action items- Develop and maintain knowledge management platform for the team- Support planning and execution of meetings, including identification of venues and coordination of all travel logistics
Process mapping and requirements development- In collaboration with CHAI technical and program teams, scope and identify geographies (across the Americas, Africa, and Asia) and critical management areas that could benefit from improved information organization, quality, timeliness, and availability.- In collaboration with partner government malaria programs and relevant partners, lead the documentation of system processes and data flows, and identify the ideal state for those systems.- Identify critical needs and propose feasible solutions to improve program ability to track key aspects of their programmatic plans and finances. Needs may include improvements to management structures, processes, or technologies, and identification of any significant barriers or risks associated with each solution.- Develop a pragmatic strategy and operational plan to address critical gaps in programmatic and financial tracking.Technology solutions- Conduct a landscape analysis of relevant existing program management and financial tracking solutions in health or business sectors, and determine how these solutions may be adapted to malaria program needs.- Identify appropriate solutions to countries’ short and long-term needs, as well as document adaptations that would be required to meet country specifications.- Identify any potential barriers to adoption for users and strategize how to mitigate them.Project Management and Implementation- In collaboration with CHAI’s health informatics team, select, liaise with, and manage sub-contractors (software developers) to build and configure tools according to the defined requirements and timelines.- Work with malaria control programs, CHAI technical teams, and CHAI regional and country teams to implement recommended management solutions and foster a data culture. Depending on needs identified, the solutions may include improvements to management structures, processes, or technologies.- Develop training materials and help train global and program staff in the use of digital solutions, updated data reporting requirements, as well as establishing best practice SOPs for using this data to improve day-to-day program management.- Support the development of proposals and funding requests as needed to expand the reach of this to new geographies or intensify support where needed.- Other responsibilities as needed.
- Assist with the preparation of grant proposal budgets and departmental operating budgets.- Collaborate with the B&R Finance Manager and the Contracts Department to review the financial aspects of grant agreements and contracts.- Support the preparation of grant financial reports, and assist in ensuring that all fund activities are in compliance with the organization and grantor requirements.- Update and maintain a variety of records related to grant funds in the organization’s Finance System.- Analyze financial data and generate summary reports of the relevant information.- Assist with monthly reviews of grant expenditures in the General Ledger (GL) and help coordinate any required GL reclassifications.- Maintain budget monitoring models and grant tracking models.- Work effectively and collaboratively in support of building a team-based culture of work.- Coordinate and participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned.
- Support departments to develop grant proposal budgets, as well as internal departmental budgets and reforecasts.- Maintain grant requirements and planning modules in the organization's Finance System.- Recommend budget adjustments, and other cost improvement measures.- Lead in the preparation of financial reports for internal and external stakeholders, and ensure all fund activities are in compliance with the organization and grantor requirements.- Monitor cash flow and foreign exchange fluctuations.- Work directly with the Director of Budgeting & Reporting and CFO to validate reports.- Assist in the development of multi-year strategic plans.- Analyze complex financial data and generate summary reports of the relevant information.- Review costs and perform cost-benefit analyses related to projects and/or programs.- Maintain budget monitoring models and grant tracking models.- Prepare financial trend and scenario analyses.- Develop budgeting and other financial management reference materials and facilitate training and sharing of best practices with departments.- Work effectively and collaboratively in support of building a team-based culture of work.- Develop a comprehensive knowledge of major program and management issues in the region(s) and departments supported.- Participate in ad hoc projects and analyses as needed.
- Closely collaborate with CHAI program leadership to develop program strategy and operational plan for execution for scaling the program in other states (Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Assam, etc.)- Build and maintain trust-based relationships with key government partners (national and state level), developmental partners, and other relevant stakeholders to expand access to quality cancer care- Spearhead programmatic activities in areas of capacity building, demand generation, and operational roll-out of program- Support in design and implementation of processes, systems for collection, collation, and synthesis of program data to inform program strategy, operations, and reviews- Support Program Manager in donor and grant management and managing the operations and finances of the program to meet deliverables within the appropriate timeframes- Aid and support other aspects of the cancer program by working closely with the CHAI state, country, and global teams- Should be willing to travel on short notice across India- Perform other responsibilities as requested by program leadership
- Lead and execute, under the guidance of the State Team Lead, the process of strategy formulation for the Immunization programme in Bihar to support GoB achieve its programme outcomes timely and effectively- Design, validate and drive innovative interventions for enhancing evidence-based decision making for the immunization programme in Bihar- Develop and implement strategies for improving immunization data availability & accuracy- Develop transformative programme review mechanisms to drive performance- Leverage & integrate multi-modal immunization & other public health data and field insights to deliver evidence-based insights for internal & external immunization programme strategy- Support key government and public health stakeholders in long term planning & programme review as well as short term decision making for immunization through advanced data analytics, predictive modelling, situation analysis etc.- Lead, guide, and mentor a high-powered strategy team capable of designing and delivering impactful solutions in swift timelines- Lead the strategic & operational planning for the Immunization programme and undertake regular strategy reviews for course correction- Ensure strategic alignment across sub-teams. Identify opportunities for collaboration and resource optimization across the Immunization programme team interventions- Build effective and functional relationships with immunization partners in the state to identify synergies- Support CHAI leadership in managing donor & grant, operations, and finances of the programme to meet deliverables within the appropriate timeframes- Travel on short notice to various parts of the state- Perform other responsibilities as requested by Immunization Program State Team Lead
The Associate will be responsible for providing the MoH with analytical support, informed evidence-based advice and innovative ideas that can be practically implemented as they navigate PFM processes and service delivery decision making. The Associate's primary responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to):- Support central-level policy decision on essential health service inputs (e.g., drugs, equipment, commodities) in addressing relevant supply chain and budget/procurement forecasting operations that could facilitate standardized service delivery aligned with EHCP scale-up priorities- Support budget development and execution practices at facility and central levels- Support the MoH planning office and Financial Controller in evaluating budget utilization for key MoH programs and service delivery units- Identify opportunities for improving service delivery through efficient use of funds and resources, both at central and facility level- Supporting analysis that informs the design and implementation of policies related to health financing- Support the Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) unit to understand barriers to accessing quality SRH services (including adolescent friendly health services in PHCs), and provide sustainable solution to improve access and service provision- Support quantitative analysis to understand the resource needs required for EHCP scale up through an evidence informed scale up of high impact Maternal Newborn and Child Health Services (MNCH) services- Work with other stakeholders and external experts as needed; and- Other responsibilities as requested by supervisor.
- Lead and execute, under the guidance of the State Team Lead, demand generation initiatives under the programme, including driving existing efforts and pilot demonstrations for new innovations in priority blocks- Design, validate and drive interventions and pilot innovations to strengthen demand generation- Provide evidence-based decision-making support to government stakeholders to help customise demand interventions in the priority blocks. Submit results of field demonstrations in priority blocks to the state for further scaling to similar geographies/communities across the state- Lead, guide, and mentor a high-powered team to support demand generation initiatives and provide strategic leadership to aid in the design and delivery of impactful solutions in swift timelines- Lead the strategic and operational planning of demand generation initiatives and analyses, and undertake regular strategy reviews for course correction- Build effective and functional relationships with immunization partners in the state to identify synergies- Travel on short notice to various parts of the state- Perform other responsibilities as requested by State Team Lead
- Support the identification of priority blocks/districts for intensive coverage improvement efforts by the Immunization team- Support comprehensive field diagnostics in identified blocks/districts and provide oversight for the creation & monitoring of block/district-specific RI coverage improvement action plans- Design, validate and drive innovative interventions for enhancing evidence-based decision making for the immunization programme in Bihar- Develop and implement strategies for improving immunization data availability & accuracy- Develop transformative programme review mechanisms to drive performance- Ensure effective and regular engagement of the project with critical government immunization stakeholders at the state, district, and block levels- Travel on short notice to various parts of the state- Perform any other responsibilities as requested by the supervisor
The government of Rwanda has developed the National Strategy for Health Professions Development (NSHPD) 2020-2030, a 10-year plan to strengthen and expand the Rwandan health workforce though improved and expanded pre-service training. The strategy outlines national health workforce targets for 33 cadres of providers, and the necessary inputs to training institutions to scale up enrollment and graduation to meet those targets. The government has created a Human Resources for Health Secretariat (HRH Secretariat) to manage implementation of the strategy. The HRH Secretariat has requested CHAI’s support to set up the Secretariat team and functions, and initiate implementation of the NSHPD. CHAI is seeking a highly motivated individual with outstanding technical skills to assist the Secretariat as it transitions from strategy development to implementation. This role requires managerial capabilities to lead a CHAI Rwanda Health Workforce team; manage day-to-day CHAI team program activities; and play a key role in relationship building with key stakeholders across the Rwandan government, education sector, INGOs, and academic partners in support of the NSHPD. The CHAI Rwanda Health Workforce team will work very closely with the HRH secretariat to ensure that essential functions are developed, and capacity built in the secretariat to independently manage routine operations of implementing the NSHPD. The Program Manager should have the technical skills to advise, design, oversee, co-implement and directly provide technical assistance to the HRH Secretariat not limited to the design and implementation of data collection and analysis processes, operational planning and costing, measurement and evaluation systems, intervention design for health worker training, and governance of health workforce development systems. The desired candidate must be able to multi-task effectively and have experience project managing multiple work streams and delegating responsibilities to staff effectively. Candidates should also have experience managing relationships with high level government stakeholders and ideally will have worked in the field of health professional education or health workforce planning. Successful candidates must have a passion for results, a commitment to excellence, and a demonstrated capacity to work in high-stress environments. This position will report to the CHAI Rwanda Country Director or designate and will coordinate with the Health Workforce Global Team. This position is based in Kigali, Rwanda with some national and very limited international travel. Key Responsibilities: Program Management- Develop a workplan to organize CHAI’s efforts to support the government and manage that work plan in a dynamic fashion- Build and manage the CHAI Rwanda Health Workforce team to support the HRH Secretariat- Develop briefing documents and information dissemination products as needed- Manage CHAI team budget and expenditure- Develop and oversee execution of a monitoring and evaluation plan for the CHAI team- Proactively identify and mitigate any risks that is related to this program- Become a member of CHAI Rwanda Management team and actively participate and contribute to the development of the CHAI Rwanda office- Identify areas where support is needed, plan for and design the programmatic support- Other responsibilities as assigned by the CHAI Rwanda office leadership team and the governmentTechnical Assistance- Provide and manage internal and external technical inputs on all program activities- Provide strategic direction and technical oversight to data collection and analysis activities as requested- Assist the HRH Secretariat to develop a team and update its costed operational plan- Support the HRH Secretariat to develop a measurement and evaluation plan, supervising staff who whose work will include developing the strategy, design, and tools needed to manage and implement the plan at the request of the Secretariat- Support the HRH Secretariat to develop interventions for additional health workforce cadres including design of data collection and analysis tools, facilitation of planning meetings, computation of inputs, translating inputs to needed interventions, and offering guidance and clear recommendations to stakeholders- Advise the HRH Secretariat and government stakeholders on governance issues related to health worker training and deployment, including facilitation of stakeholder consultations, data analysis to support policy recommendations, and development of policy documents and presentations needed to implement recommended strategiesResource Mobilization- Support the HRH Secretariat to develop and implement an effective resource mobilization strategy including donor research and scoping, developing a database to log prospective donors, and track potential and committed funding against program budgets, advising on fundraising strategy and developing concepts, budgets, and proposals needed to implement the strategy- Assist the secretariat to identify, develop and maintain strong relationships with potential and existing donorsSupport the development of proposals to solicit resources for the government- Manage grant submission process including narrative and budget development- Complete donor reports and filing as necessary for various grantsRelationship Management- Serve as the CHAI focal point for engagement in the NSHPD- Understand government requirements for support and coordinate CHAI’s efforts to meet those requests- Effectively engage and manage relationships with key government and training institution stakeholders- Represent CHAI in government meetings as requested- Develop, maintain, and facilitate strong working relationships with existing/new academic partners- Support the HRH Secretariat to develop and execute MoUs and contracts with academic partners- Troubleshoot academic partner programmatic and administrative issues with local stakeholdersLeadership, Administration & Operations- Create an environment of continuous learning, where staff are encouraged, supported to grow and develop, and are willing to be held accountable for their commitments- Support the CD in promoting culture that is inclusive and welcoming- Develop and maintain efficient and effective systems, and ensure compliance with CHAI Rwanda Policies, procedures and guidelines by holding the team accountable to enhance the smooth running of the program,- Provide input towards development of the Country budget and budget re-forecasts, with participation of operational and program teams in CHAI Rwanda- Address staff Safety and Security matters in collaboration with Safety Point Person (SPP)- Coordinate with the Human Resources department to ensure full compliance with the applicable laws of Rwanda- Other responsibilities as needed