CHAI - Senior Associate, Hepatitis Country Support Jobs in Kenya

CHAI - Senior Associate, Hepatitis Country Support Jobs in Kenya


Position Overview

  • As part of the Hepatitis Country Support Team, the Senior Associate will support the implementation and scale-up of CHAI’s hepatitis country programs in the Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region.

  • The Senior Associate will have a specific focus on support to new hepatitis focal countries in SSA, working together with CHAI teams in countries as they begin to scale-up public viral hepatitis programs and helping to optimize policies and processes to ensure access to high quality hepatitis drugs and diagnostic testing.

  • Extensive travel will be required for this position.

  • The Senior Associate will report to the Hepatitis Country Support Manager.

  • This role is based in Kenya but may have flexibility to be based in another CHAI program country in Africa, pending country team leadership approval.

  • We are seeking a highly motivated individual with outstanding credentials, strong analytical abilities, and communication skills.

  • The candidate must be self-driven, entrepreneurial, adaptable and have a high level of comfort with ambiguity.

  • They will be expected to function independently and flexibly, with little to no oversight. They must be self-assured, a fast learner, resilient, and a strong team player.

    Responsibilities

    Provide strategic guidance and planning support to countries (30%)

  • Support development and refinement of country strategy and work plans, in line with global strategy

  • Regularly engage in and support reviews of country work plans, identify implementation barriers, develop solutions, and identify resources and next steps

  • Support monitoring of progress at country-level against milestones, and work with Program Management to identify and mitigate risks to achieving program goals or grant deliverable

  • Share best practices across country programs to ensure program knowledge is shared

  • Support drafting of concept notes and fundraising proposals for country programs

  • Attend advocacy and strategy-related meetings with stakeholders, where necessary

    Provide technical support and bandwidth to country programs (40%)

  • Provide day-to-day technical support and bandwidth across country programs on a broad range of activities, including but not limited to policy, financing, forecasting and supply chain management, case finding, linkage to care, market shaping and M&E

  • Design and develop deliverables to support implementation of country programs, including presentations and concept notes, and tools and models

  • Support alignment on strategy and activities and facilitate processes for progress reviews

  • Facilitate involvement of topic area experts on country work streams as required, and encourage a positive spirit of collaboration between team members across program

    Support cross-cutting global work streams (20%)

  • Identify relevant cross-cutting global projects, tools, or interventions for country programs

  • Support the drafting of global concept notes

  • Represent CHAI at regional strategic forums and meetings, as needed

  • Lead and/or collaborate on relevant work-streams with other team members, as assigned

  • Own select relationships with external and internal hepatitis partners, as assigned

    Provide coordination support across global and country programs (10%)

  • Communicate key updates to broader team to inform on progress and seek inputs on strategy

  • Share global updates with country teams and highlight relevance to country programs

  • Provide coordination support on cross-country / global work streams

  • Support coordination on internal and external reporting requirements from country programs

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of 5-6 years of professional work experience (or advance degree plus 4 years of professional work experience) in a fast-paced, demanding enviroment

  • Strong quantitative skills, including significant experience in data management and data analysis, with high level of proficiency in excel

  • Demonstrated strong analytical, leadership, and problem solving skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical skills, including the ability to prepare and deliver compelling presentations and work on analyses at varying levels of granularity

  • Ability to multi-task and to be effective in high-pressure situations

  • Strong interpersonal skills, especially in cross-cultural settings and diverse work environments

  • Ability to work collaboratively with immediate team members as well as across the organization

  • Ability to travel extensively, up to 60% of the time (travel varies depending on time of year)
    Technical proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Fluency in English, in both written and verbal communications

  • Ability to absorb and synthesize a broad range of information

    Advantages

  • Experience working in pharmaceuticals, management consulting, investment banking, or a similar fast-paced, results-oriented environment

  • Familiarity with global health issues, particularly communicable diseases (Viral Hepatitis, HIV, TB etc.), and/or national and sub-national planning and programming.

  • Experience working with Government bodies

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; CHAI - Senior Associate, Hepatitis Country Support Jobs in Kenya


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