- New Delhi
- Full Time
- Program (Division)
- Country Programs - India
The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org
CHAI in partnership with its India affiliate, William J. Clinton Foundation's (WJCF) has been working in India since 2004 in close partnership with and under the guidance of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) at the central and state levels on an array of high priority initiatives aimed at improving health outcomes. Currently, CHAI/WJCF programs, supports government initiatives on HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis-C, tuberculosis, cancer, immunisation, and health financing. Additionally, CHAI/WJCF supports many state governments on large-scale programs to arrest childhood and maternal mortality due to malnutrition, anaemia, diarrhoea and pneumonia, and helping increase access to quality family planning services.
Hepatitis-C (HCV) Program Overview:
The HCV program works on addressing barriers to access for essential diagnostic testing and treatment for HCV. The team works closely with various departments/divisions of Ministry of Health and other organizations to increase access to and accelerate uptake of new innovative drugs as well as diagnostics. Over the past few years, the program has been providing strategic and operational support both at the national level and at the state level in Punjab, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh. This support has spanned developing strategic and operational plans, designing monitoring and evaluation tools to monitor and measure program performance, and formulating screening strategies through identification of high-risk geographies and populations.
CHAI seeks a highly motivated and entrepreneurial individual with outstanding credentials for the role of Manager, Hepatitis-C (HCV). The Manager will focus on developing the HCV program strategy, achieving operational excellence, expanding scope of engagement and involvement with HCV programs at the state and national levels. The Manager will report to the Deputy Director, Communicable diseases and will work with senior stakeholders across the HCV ecosystem to drive program outcomes. The Manager will lead teams at Delhi and in the states of Punjab, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh. The ideal candidate would have strong strategic management and planning skills, rich experience of delivering evidence-based insights, impeccable writing and verbal communication competencies, and have demonstrated excellence in leading high calibre teams for impact. CHAI places great value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, independence, energy, and work ethic.
- Lead, under the guidance of the senior leadership, the process of strategy formulation and executing program deliverables timely and effectively.
- Develop and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with the state and national level HCV stakeholders.
- Align program strategy and deliverable to state and national level government priorities for HCV.
- Establish evidence-based strategies and analytical approaches for supporting national and state level HCV programs in improving access and program performance.
- Work closely with the existing and upcoming public HCV programs to identify and bridge gaps pertaining to supply chain, active case finding, capacity building and monitoring and evaluation.
- Engage with local and international development partners to leverage complimentary expertise, funding and/or technical collaborations.
- Work with global and in-country leadership to identify and pursue fund-raising opportunities.
- Responsible for determining annual budget and allocation for programmatic activities, and monitoring budget utilization.
- Support CHAI leadership in managing donor & grant, operations, and finances of the program to meet deliverables within the appropriate time frames.
- Draw on CHAI’s global and local expertise in demand generation and supply-side engagements proactively by working with cross-cultural teams.
- Recruit, lead, and mentor a high calibre cross-functional team by establishing program/individual goals and creating professional growth opportunities for team members.
- Travel on short notice to focus states.
- Other responsibilities as needed.
- 8-10 years of relevant work experience in a public or private sector enterprise.
- Master’s degree in management, economics, public administration, public health, or allied areas.
- Proven expertise in a demanding results-driven environment, in the public and/or private sector, with relevant program management experience.
- Ability to work independently, flexibly, and responsively, with a strong commitment to excellence.
- Prior experience in strategic & operational planning / consulting for large organizations.
- Proven expertise in advanced analytics, predictive modelling, big data, machine learning & related fields.
- Ability to think strategically, handle ambiguity, and problem solve in a fast-paced, limited-structure, multicultural environment.
- Exceptional interpersonal skills demonstrated ability to build strong professional relationships with a range of stakeholders in a challenging, multi-cultural environment.
- Excellent writing and verbal communication skills required.
- Proven experience in mentoring and leading cross sectoral teams in a fast-paced and changing environment.
- Fluency in English & Hindi.
- Strong understanding of public health context.
- Significant government stakeholder management experience.
- Strong experience in management consulting with highly reputed consulting firms.