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Thursday, December 28, 2017

Senior Coordinator, Management Support Job at Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Senior Coordinator, Management Support

Jobs at:
Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)

Deadline of this Job:

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Program Manager- Vaccines

The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world and expanding access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases. CHAI’s solution-oriented approach focuses on improving market dynamics for medicines and diagnostics; lowering prices for treatment; accelerating access to life-saving technologies; and helping governments build the capacity required for high-quality care and treatment programs.
Job Summary: The Senior Coordinator, Management Support will be responsible for directly supporting UNEPI in delivering against their ambitious and challenging agenda, whilst building powerful and lasting capability within the team. The jobholder will provide technical support for the successful implementation of the Strengthening Immunization Program Performance work stream.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Support the implementation of immunization programme performance management practices within identified districts, including the development and implementation of rigorous planning, tracking and performance management tools – ensuring they are accepted and embraced by the districts Activities will include:
  • Develop and review detailed, costed and prioritized work plans for immunization activities
  •  Conduct quarterly review of progress against district work plan activities to identify any performance bottlenecks contributing to delayed implementation and develop strategies to address the identified issues
  • The jobholder will follow up on action items and means of verifications (activity reports, meeting minutes, etc.) against district work plan activities on a monthly basis through in-person meetings and phone follow ups
  • Track performance across key indicators, including immunization coverage, vaccines stock availability and cold chain management; utilizing the UNEPI dashboard data during the quarterly review meetings and identification of districts that require summoning to the Inter agency Coordination Committee and UNEPI Technical working group.
  • Share lessons learned from other countries to inform decision making for increasing immunization performance and consequently coverage and equity
  •  Present emerging issues from the district quarterly review meetings to UNEPI and build capacity of the UNEPI team to follow up on execution of action items
    Define the skills required within UNEPI in order to deliver against the targets of improved immunization performance and assess the existing capability levels in order to create and oversee the delivery of a targeted capability building programme, including both a core curriculum and tailored role and individual specific interventions. Activities will include:
  • Carrying out a capability base lining exercise across team members
  • Carrying out a capability mapping exercise against key roles and functions
  •  Defining a curriculum of skills and individualized programmes
  • Designing and delivering some interventions in key areas
  • Overseeing the design and delivery of interventions in other areas
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Logistics, Public Health, or a related field
  • At least three to five years of work experience in a demanding results driven environment
  •  The applicant should have deep program management experience, a strong track record of project delivery in a results focused environment and first-hand experience of capability building and working in developing country
  • Strong analytic skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office suite – Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  •  A flexible, entrepreneurial and output-focused mindset, with strong self-motivation
  • Demonstrated success in senior stakeholder management, coordinating partners and ability to build relationships with senior stakeholders and quickly demonstrate credibility relationships
  • Ability to independently develop, push forward and execute a coherent programmatic strategy amidst substantial ambiguity and changing circumstances
  •  Excellent communication and presentation skills
  •  Exceptional time-management, with an ability to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines
  •  Strong process management skills, high level of organization and good attention to detail
  • Ability to work proactively within a context of ambiguity and to remain focused on impact
  •  Proven track record working in the health public sector particularly at the sub-national level
Job application procedure
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