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Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:- Support the NDoH in HIV and related treatment access initiatives; with respect to planning and implementation of supply chain, market intelligence and regulatory technical assistance, ensuring CHAI’s ongoing alignment with the NDoH strategic goals and priorities;- Oversee the translation of objectives provided by the government, donors, and other partner organizations into clear activity plans, and provide guidance to a team and DoH on prioritization of initiatives;- Manage and establish collaborative relationships with the NDoH, suppliers, partner organizations 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;- Oversee analyses of policy and regulatory landscape to make recommendations and support any revisions that may be required to ensure the smooth introduction of new products and/or services;- Oversee quantification and costing, implementation and monitoring of detailed national commodity procurement optimization, introduction and scale up plans;- Oversee development and maintenance of program databases and dashboards for performance monitoring;- Oversee the development and input provided to relevant technical documents including health services provider training curricula, health technology assessments, standard operating procedures and service delivery guidelines to support the program scale up;- Prepare donor reports and other external program reports as needed;- Provide regular reports on program and work progress to CHAI Leadership team and liaise with global teams within CHAI.
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;- Compile, synthesize, and analyse data to inform the development of reports and training plans to enable effective program execution;- Develop a thorough understanding of the healthcare, pharmaceutical and diagnostic landscape related to the medicines and equipment portfolio within South Africa and globally and therefore manage the development and presentation of medicines and equipment forecasting and quantification analysis;- Perform financial/economic analysis of key health systems investments and interventions related to sexual reproductive health, with the aim to inform decision making on prioritizing initiatives to maximize value for money and public impact;- Manage and establish collaborative relationships with the DoH, suppliers, partner organizations and other relevant stakeholders;- Represent the program in meetings and workshops;- Support the Program Manager on key deliverables and ad-hoc requirements, as needed.
CHAI is seeking a Senior Associate with strong analytical and communication skills and relevant experience in health financing and primary health care systems, to support country teams and governments on their health financing efforts. The Senior Associate will work across a portfolio of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. CHAI supports governments in health financing in 12 countries, including Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, and others. This is a challenging, fast paced and rewarding position. This position offers a unique opportunity to work closely with governments who are leading change in the region to achieve universal health coverage. The Senior Associate will provide health financing technical assistance to country teams and governments, help shape CHAI emerging primary health care and health financing strategy, and play a key role as part of a growing global health financing team responsible for building out new areas of work for CHAI across sub-Saharan Africa. The Senior Associate will report to a program manager in the global health financing team and work closely with the rest of the team, health financing country teams and governments, and various global teams including Maternal, Newborn & Reproductive Health, Human Resources for Health, Global Markets and others. This position has flexibility to be based in a CHAI program country, pending CHAI country leadership approval. Travel is anticipated to be up to 50%. Key responsibilities include the following:- In collaboration with other members of the global team, 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.- 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.This role requires up to 50% travel within the Sub-Saharan Africa region and amount of travel will vary based on needs and in accordance with travel restrictions.
The Malaria Program Manager will work with the National and Provincial Departments of Health to:- Demonstrate zero local indigenous malaria transmission in identified Districts in KwaZulu-Natal by 2021.- Develop last-mile elimination plans in Mpumalanga and Limpopo to demonstrate elimination by 2023.- Implement the 2019-2023 National Malaria Elimination Strategic Plan, and support the Department of Health in reaching targets set out in the strategy.- Monitor and assess user uptake of the DHIS2-based national malaria information system to strengthen malaria surveillance and intervention planning, and ensure a smooth handover to national and provincial stakeholders within the Department of Health.- Manage the transition and completion from MalariaConnect to the Notifiable Medical Conditions App.- Support the Provincial Department of Health to implement a focus-based intervention strategy to reduce malaria transmission.- Support planning and implement effective vector control interventions utilising entomological data.- Inform and collaborate in regional initiatives to strengthen cross-border strategic management to reduce malaria transmission.- Define CHAI South Africa’s strategy for supporting malaria elimination in South Africa post-2022, structure CHAI program operations to implement this strategy, and mobilize resources to sustain program operations.To achieve these objectives, the Malaria Program Manager must:- Build strong relationships and serve as a trusted advisor to stakeholders within government and non-governmental organizations.- Manage and coordinate projects that involve a diverse group of stakeholders, including technical experts, partner organizations.- Lead and manage a team of staff based within the endemic malaria provinces to deliver upon national and provincial objectives.- Identify key impediments to programmatic goals, devise targeted solutions to address them, and lead delivery of these solutions.- Identify funding opportunities and develop proposals for new projects in line with the governmental objectives.- Lead quantitative analyses to ensure sufficient supplies of commodities, appropriate coverage of interventions, and progress against program goals.- Manage program budget and delivery against objectives.- Draft and deliver presentations and reports for internal and external stakeholders, including donor reports.- Design and coordinate operational research studies papers, posters, and presentations and impact evaluations in support the National and Provincial Departments of Health.- Work with CHAI's technical and global teams to develop and implement a coordinated program of support.- Experience of working with communicable disease management would be an asset.
- Support the monitoring of combination prevention program performance and outcomes, starting with PrEP, including monthly data collection, analysis, and reporting/presentation internally, to government and other partners, and donors.- Analysis and quantification of implementation trends by districts and provinces.- Conducting routine field supervision visits, and support the review and facilitation of M&E trainings and engagements.- Support NDoH with implementation and monitoring of the National rollout of the HIV Prevention program workstreams.- Support the documentation and dissemination of lessons learnt from the scale up of HIV Prevention workstreams.- Support NDoH and key stakeholders in the development and review of strategic documents including implementation plans, strategy documents and policy and guidelines.- Support the development of quarterly and monthly donor reports and ensure the routine reports are delivered on time.- Developing and maintaining program databases and dashboards for performance monitoring and evaluation.- Support quarterly program evaluation to improve program implementation and inform scale-up efforts. Represent the program in meetings and workshops.- Willingness to travel frequently across the country and abroad when the need arises.- Perform other tasks as necessary.