Associate, Maternal and Newborn Health Surveillance Systems US Non-profit Careers – Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)

Organisation: Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) was founded by President
William J. Clinton and Ira Magaziner as 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.
About Project:
CHAI will implement an evidence based Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn,
Child and Adolescent Health project to support the Government of Uganda address
the challenges above. The 4 year project will focus on ensuring that timely and
quality Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health services
are available and accessible to women, adolescents and children. Working at
national, district and community level, the program will focus on equipping,
and building the capacity of the health system to ably manage, deliver and
sustain improvement in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent
Health programming. The project will be implemented in 5 districts.
Job Summary: The Associate,
Maternal and Newborn Health Surveillance Systems will be a focal point
responsible for collaboration with the CHAI program team and the Ministry of
Health in strengthening assessment, research, and program activities for public
health surveillance of community-based maternal and neonatal health and
tracking maternal and neonatal mortality and stillbirths in CHAI program areas.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Design the community maternal and neonatal
    health surveillance system
  • Provide technical oversight of the
    community maternal and neonatal health surveillance system
  • Develop training materials and deliver
    trainings for community health workers and government officials at various
    levels to understand data capture and use for the surveillance system
  • Create a strategy for and conduct
    systematic data quality audits
  • Perform data analysis to document changes
    in health outcomes over time and across geographies
  • Support reporting to donors and partner
    governments through data analysis and identify gaps and challenges in
    meeting targets
  • Develop a process for and lead regular
    program performance reviews using data from the surveillance system
  • Develop tools and strategies to transition
    the management of the surveillance system to the government
  • Investigate options for and support
    establishment of technology-based solutions to facilitate electronic
  • Perform any other functions as may be
    assigned by supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Clinton Health
    Access Initiative (CHAI) Associate, Maternal and Newborn Health
    Surveillance Systems job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in business, statistics or equivalent
  • Three years of experience as an analyst,
    preferably doing monitoring and evaluation work
  • Significant experience working in a Health
    and Demographic Surveillance System and program monitoring systems
  • Experience with community-based
    interventions including conducting verbal and social autopsies at
    community level
  • Experience in collecting, reviewing,
    analyzing and validating longitudinal data
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office,
    particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Strong communication (written and verbal)
  • Strong project Management skills
  • Practical project management experience
  • Guides a subset of program/functional
    development across related project areas
  • Provides advice on effectiveness of
    program, systems or procedures
  • Recommends initiatives and priorities
    within a defined program area or function
  • Able to prioritize work objectives
  • Able to work independently
  • Assists in identifying discrete issues,
    develops presentable insights and recommendations
  • Analyses data and draws conclusions from
  • Manages the development and maintenance of
    databases and tools
  • Able to present findings from analysis
  • Designs approaches to collect data and
    improve processes
  • Coordinates and establishes credibility
    with internal and department head level external stakeholders
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the Clinton Health Access Initiative
(CHAI) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by
visiting Link below.
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