- 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 the William J Clinton Foundation (WJCF), has been working in India since 2004 in partnership with and under the guidance of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) both at the central and state levels on an array of high priority initiatives aimed at improving health outcomes. Currently, WJCF/CHAI work across projects to expand access to quality care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis-C, tuberculosis, cancer, health financing and immunization. Additionally, WJCF/CHAI are supporting the government of Madhya Pradesh (MP) on large-scale programs to arrest childhood and maternal mortality due to malnutrition, anemia, diarrhea, and pneumonia, and helping increase access to quality Family Planning services.
Viral Hepatitis is of significant public health concern with ~11-19 million and ~37 -50 million cases respectively of Viral Hepatis C and B. The National Viral Hepatitis Control Program (NVHCP) has set an ambitious agenda to eliminate Viral Hepatitis by 2030. Under the guidance and leadership of the NVHCP, CHAI has been supporting the development of digital MIS that is being implemented across the country, including supporting the trainings and roll out, data analytics, supply chain management, awareness generation, research, and other diverse set of activities at the national and state level. In addition, CHAI has been supporting the states of Punjab, Haryana, and Madhya Pradesh to increase access and bring efficiencies in the service delivery mechanism for viral hepatitis. CHAI has also been supporting the implementation of Hepatitis B diagnosis and management which has recently been launched both at the national and state level.
We seek a highly motivated individual with excellent analytical ability and strong communication skills for the role of Associate, Hepatitis based out of New Delhi. The Associate will report to the Manager, Hepatitis Program.
The proposed scope of work will include the following activities:
- Support NVHCP in all aspects of strategy, planning and implementation of initiatives for Hepatitis elimination.
- Identify key bottlenecks towards achievement of National and state goals for overall management of Hepatitis in the country.
- Routinely monitor, compile, synthesize, and analyse data to ensure optimal targeting, implementation, and effectiveness of program interventions.
- Manage and establish collaborative relationships with NVHCP and other relevant stakeholders.
- Coordinate and/or participate in working group(s) to support evidence generation for implementation of initiatives.
- Develop a detailed understanding and documentation of supplier dynamics, including market share, pricing timelines for product development and manufacturing, quality assurance for key drugs and diagnostics, status of in-country registration of drugs, in-country dossier filing timelines, and suppliers’ development and access strategies.
- Under guidance of NVHCP continue to support and upgrade M&E systems developed and work with the National Digital Health Mission towards integration of the M&E system.
- Contribute towards strengthening of the upcoming supply chain management system.
- Analyse market trends, develop demand forecasts, and uptake models for new and existing commodities and services in special context to Hepatitis for the NVHCP and state programs.
- Ensure communication and alignment of activities across government and partner stakeholders and across other CHAI programs to ensure coordination and successful execution.
- Work with CHAI's technical teams and Program Manager(s) to develop and implement a coordinated program of support.
- Support capacity building of key government functionaries on relevant competencies for sustained ownership and delivery.
- Perform other responsibilities as requested by program leadership.
- Master's/Bachelor’s degree in management, economics, engineering, computer science, statistics, operations research, economics, public health, or allied areas with 2-4 years’ work experience.
- Experience working in public health organization or management consulting, development sector or similar fast-paced, output-oriented environments or pharmaceutical, biotechnology or medical device industry.
- Exceptional analytical (qualitative and quantitative) skills with high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, PowerPoint, and Word and Tableau or Power BI.
- Entrepreneurial mindset, including ability to work independently, self-motivate, and propose and implement new initiatives.
- Exceptional communication (written and verbal), interpersonal and stakeholder management capabilities. Demonstrated ability to build strong professional relationships with a range of stakeholders in a challenging, multi-cultural environment.
- Ability to think strategically, handle ambiguity, manage multiple priorities, and problem solve in a fast-paced, limited-structure, multicultural environment.
- Ability to absorb and synthesize a broad range of information, especially clinical, scientific, and technical manufacturing information.
- Willingness to travel extensively especially within program geographies.