The Clinton Well being Entry Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a worldwide well being group dedicated to saving lives and lowering the burden of illness in low-and middle-income nations, whereas strengthening the capabilities of governments and the personal sector in these nations to create and maintain high-quality well being programs that may succeed with out our help. For extra info, please go to: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org
CHAI is an Equal Alternative Employer, and is dedicated to offering an surroundings of equity, and mutual respect the place all candidates have entry to equal employment alternatives. CHAI values variety and inclusion, and acknowledges that our mission is finest superior by the management and contributions of individuals with various expertise, backgrounds, and tradition.
Yearly over 300,000 moms die from problems of being pregnant and childbirth with 99% of all maternal deaths occurring within the growing world. Unintended pregnancies additionally contribute considerably to maternal mortality. In growing nations, 214 million girls and women have an unmet want for contraception, that means they need to keep away from or postpone being pregnant however usually are not utilizing a contemporary contraceptive technique. CHAI takes an built-in Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, and New child Well being (SRMNH) method to addressing these challenges, starting with reaching adolescents with reproductive well being training and companies, and continues with supporting girls by means of their reproductive years to make sure each girl is ready to notice her reproductive intentions together with: keep away from unplanned being pregnant and sexually transmitted infections, terminate a being pregnant safely below a rustic’s authorized framework, have a wholesome being pregnant and childbirth, see her new child thrive from beginning to childhood, and house and restrict births.
To cut back maternal and neonatal mortality at childbirth CHAI focuses on averting preventable deaths that may happen within the 24- to 48-hour window across the beginning course of by constructing the well being system’s capabilities to forestall potential problems from changing into life-threatening, to use confirmed and easy interventions to make sure survival, and to rapidly refer circumstances to the suitable well being system stage for correct therapy. To cut back unintended pregnancies and improve entry to secure abortion companies, CHAI goals to extend entry to important reproductive well being services and products in partnership with governments by pursuing world and country-focused market-shaping alternatives and in-country engagement round pointers, registration, tendering, procurement and repair supply. As well as, CHAI goals to strengthen authorities well being programs and construct the capabilities of ministries of well being to ship sturdy, built-in reproductive well being applications and to counsel adolescent women and younger girls on SRH.
Underlying CHAI’s method is the event of efficient, government-led administration programs that function the spine in direction of facilitating program implementation, helps transition and permits governments to maintain progress, whereas additionally offering for the continued development and evolution of a rustic’s SRMNH program. Particularly, clear protocols for every stage of the well being system and routine knowledge assortment mechanisms that monitor key indicators are established and strengthened to allow managers to make sure readability of roles and duties, develop data-based long-term plans, pinpoint weaknesses within the system and troubleshoot challenges.
CHAI’s World Sexual and Reproductive Well being (GSRH) Staff is looking for an Affiliate to assist CHAI GSRH provide chain wants in CHAI SRH focus nations, particularly in West/Central Africa (additionally probably nations in East/South Africa or Asia relying on want). The bottom location is proscribed to a CHAI program nation in Africa, with a robust choice for a rustic in West/Central Africa. Anticipated journey is 30%.
We’re looking for a extremely motivated particular person with superior problem-solving expertise who’s resourceful, collaborative, and proficient in quantitative evaluation to assist coordinated world provide planning processes for SRH commodities, enhance visibility into nation funding gaps for procurement of SRH commodities, and strengthen nation forecasts and provide plans.
The Affiliate will work carefully with these on the Provides Staff throughout the GSRH crew, require in depth collaboration with different members of the GSRH crew and CHAI nation groups, and can report back to the World SRH Senior Supervisor. The position might be a provide chain knowledgeable useful resource, and might be obtainable to assist CHAI nation groups to enhance country-level quantifications and provide plans. As well as, the position will work together with different key inside groups, together with however not restricted to the World Maternal Well being Staff, the World Markets Staff (GMT), the Product Improvement and Regulatory Affairs Staff (PDRA) and the Utilized Implementation and Analysis Staff (AIR).
As a member of the Consensus Planning Group (CPG) throughout the World Household Planning VAN (GFPVAN), CHAI additionally works very carefully with world and nation stakeholders comparable to nation governments, RHSC, USAID, UNFPA, JSI, GHSC-PSM, BMGF and others. With these companions, the Affiliate will assist the enlargement of the GFPVAN, a platform that helps stakeholder coordination of procurement of contraceptives, and provide of those merchandise, to lower-middle earnings nations. The visibility the GFPVAN platform offers and the coordination CHAI helps helps forestall inventory outs inside nations, enhance useful resource allocation and effectivity, and handle the allocation of merchandise when demand exceeds provide. As a part of the enlargement of the GFPVAN, the Affiliate will assist orientation of nation stakeholders to the platform and routine coordination processes. The Affiliate will even present essential country-level perception from CHAI nation groups and develop analyses required to assist the work of the GFPVAN group. Thus, the candidate should have wonderful communication and relationship-building expertise and have a confirmed skill to work properly with others remotely.
Particular duties of the Provide Chain Affiliate will embody:
World Provide Coordination
- Present the CPG with assist to onboard new nations to the GFPVAN; present ongoing assist to 3-6 nations.
- Execute coaching of assigned nation customers and different nation stakeholders on provide chain knowledge administration ideas associated to GFPVAN processes and the GFPVAN platform.
- Act as principal level of contact between VAN and nation knowledge suppliers for the gathering, assessment, and validation of nationwide stock and provide plan knowledge for a portfolio of nations.
- Work with nation knowledge suppliers to make sure that stock and provide plan knowledge is submitted on time and is full.
- Work with the CPG to vet contraceptive orders, allocate shipments throughout nations, forestall inventory outs and determine potential funding shortages. Relay essential country-level insights in world discussions, rapidly and successfully supporting info circulate between nation and world ranges to handle precise or potential inventory imbalances.
- Make sure that provide plans, stock, and order/cargo knowledge as offered within the GFPVAN are in alignment with each other for a portfolio of nations.
- Create knowledge validation tickets and work to resolve knowledge validation points for a portfolio of nations utilizing the GFPVAN ticketing system when doable, or immediately with nation knowledge suppliers.
- Assist steady course of enchancment efforts by means of energetic participation in GFPVAN taskforces and workstreams. ??
- Assist advert hoc translation to assist bridge understanding between the Francophone and Anglophone communities.
- Flag CHAI focus nation commodity gaps to key stakeholders on the world stage (e.g. USAID, UNFPA, RHSC, FP2020, FCDO) and acquire consensus on the gaps and to enact concrete options to handle gaps
- Develop relationships with key stakeholders working in SRH commodity safety, changing into a revered and trusted thought chief on this space of focus inside CHAI and throughout the world group
- Conduct analyses of worldwide consumption or procurement knowledge, or different info, as wanted
- Present nation perception to the CHAI World Markets Staff to assist market shaping efforts
Nation Provide Chain
- Function a provide chain knowledgeable useful resource to the World SRH Staff and to nation groups, offering technical assist as wanted on in-country provide chain and distribution programs
- Reply to requests from World SRH Staff to supply assist to nation groups to strengthen nationwide forecasts and enhance provide planning processes, and construct the forecasting and provide planning functionality on groups as wanted
- Handle and strengthen system to watch inventory available, consumption and orders of household planning commodities and medical abortion merchandise for CHAI focus nations
- Collaborate with nation groups to mitigate provide chain associated limitations
- Full information point of interest duties as outlined within the SRMNH information map
- Inform program actions primarily based on world proof base, insightful analytical perspective, and classes discovered from CHAI and different companions
- Develop and coordinate with SRH crew members to develop world items and information merchandise that advance our world proof base
- Work collaboratively with World SRH Staff, World MNH Staff, Utilized Implementation and Analysis Staff (AIR), World Markets Staff (GMT), the Product Improvement and Regulatory Affairs Staff (PDRA), different related CHAI world groups and CHAI nation groups to realize mission targets
- Present analytical and administration assist as requested
- Contribute to donor reviews
- Frequent journey to fulfill with world stakeholders in Washington, D.C., Copenhagen and New York in addition to to nations in Africa and Asia
- Different duties as wanted
- Bachelor’s diploma in a associated area with a minimal of three years of expertise, or Grasp’s diploma in a associated area with a minimal of two years of labor expertise in a demanding and fast-paced surroundings
- Wonderful written and oral French and English communication expertise
- Wonderful Microsoft Excel expertise, together with expertise constructing and sustaining quantitative fashions, and excessive stage of proficiency in PowerPoint and Phrase
- Work expertise in a results-oriented surroundings
- Provide chain expertise
- Demand and provide planning expertise
- Robust analytical, problem-solving, and quantitative expertise, and talent to make use of knowledge to tell program growth and technique
- Familiarity with world well being markets for well being merchandise, notably SRMNH commodities
- Willingness to work with a geographically dispersed crew throughout a number of time zones
- Distinctive diplomatic and interpersonal expertise, and a capability to handle difficult multi-cultural, multi-stakeholder conditions to realize meant outcomes
- Confirmed observe document of constructing robust & efficient working relationships remotely
- Distinctive consideration to element
- Capacity to deal with a number of duties concurrently, set priorities, and work properly below strain
- Self-motivation and luxury working independently with little oversight
- Expertise working in growing nations
- Expertise working in prescribed drugs
- Expertise working in administration consulting, funding banking, or comparable fast-paced, output-oriented environments