VACANCY: Analyst, Vaccine Cold Chain and Supply Chain

Vacancy Summary

  • Organisation Type: Government / non profit
  • Sector: Health Care, NGOs / Government
  • Field of Expertise: Analyst, Programme Management, Project Management
  • Salary: USD 15000 - >
  • Benefits included: International insurance
  • Preferred Candidates: Both international and national jobseekers invited to apply
  • Posted on: Feb 19, 2019
  • Vacancy closing date: Apr 05, 2019

Job Description

Overview:

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 Vaccines is looking for a service delivery analyst to support in implementing the immunization service delivery strategy within the CHAI vaccines program in Kenya. The vision of this program will be to assist the Government of Kenya to reach its goal of routine immunization coverage for all children. This will be achieved by enabling the Ministry of Health to improve the service delivery, reduce drop out and implement national and county strategic plans to improve coverage.

The service delivery analyst will be part of an established team in Kenya that works very closely with the Ministry of Health’s National Vaccine and Immunization program (NVIP), interacting on a regular basis with government officials, NGOs and civil society.

Responsibilities:

Closely follow the performance and objectively provide feedback to the NVIP and counties on coverage and provide technical support when need arises.
Provide technical assistance to NVIP and County health management teams in the implementation of NVIP’s program strategic plans.
In collaboration with NVIP, county and the sub county health management teams (HMTs) to support the provision of operational level training and management level training related to HCW and managerial training at all levels.
Participate in the adaptation and development of county specific interventions based on the national level NVIP strategic plan.
Participate in conducting of baseline, mid-term and end line assessments of key critical activities related to service delivery modules.
Support the selected Counties in the management of NVIP 5 year strategic plan.
Lead the process of conducting ongoing assessment of the gaps in the service delivery of immunization services and identify areas of intervention for NVIP.
Document best practices and lessons drawn by the program in the implementation of the HSS and CCEOP and other national immunization programs.
Prepare regular reports (weekly, monthly, quarterly etc.) of the immunization program in select counties.
Disseminate information from CHAI and other sources on immunization and vaccination issues to stakeholders.
Assist the national team in the process of documentation in providing the necessary data needed in preparation of documents.
Execute other additional responsibilities as per immediate supervisor’s direction.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree (preference for Masters’ level)
3-5 years of work experience in a demanding results-driven environment
Strong organizational and problem solving skills
Strong analytical skills with proficiency at Microsoft Excel
Ability to build relationships with senior stakeholders and quickly demonstrate credibility
Strong communication skills – written and verbal, including proficiency at Microsoft PowerPoint
Strong process management skills, high level of organisation and good attention to detail
Deep experience in programme management and project delivery, ability to work proactively within a context of ambiguity and to remain focused on impact
Proven track record working in challenging multi-stakeholder environments
First-hand experience of strategic capability building, with previous exposure to strategy work at organization level
Experience working with government institutions
Personal qualities including resourcefulness, entrepreneurialism, flexibility, independence, humility and strong work ethic
Experience working on health related issues in resource-limited settings
Knowledge of health systems strengthening and/or global healthcare systems