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
With funding from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), CHAI will support the Ministry of Health (MoH) in the implementation of the People at the Centre (PeaCe) Health Program.
From 2015 to-date, Sida has worked in partnership with the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ), has worked to improve Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent Health, and Nutrition (RMNCAHN) service delivery in Zambia. The PeaCe Health program is a government program that will build on the successes of the RMNCAHN program and will be based on the WHO Integrated People-Centered Health Care Service (IPCHCS) framework. The Embassy of Sweden in Zambia will be supporting this phase of the PeaCe Health Program which will run from 2021 to 2024, supporting the MoH at both national and sub-national levels.
The broad objective is to strengthen the accountability and coordination on the People at the Centre (PeaCe) of Health Program in delivering Integrated People-Centered Health Care Services (IPCHCS) in Eastern and Southern Province. This broad objective will be achieved through the following pathways:
Scope of Work
In order to achieve the outlined objectives, CHAI seeks a National Program Coordinator (NPC) to be based at the MoH Headquarters to support the management and implementation of the PeaCe Health Program. They will work on the Strengthening Accountability and Coordination for PeaCe Health Program.
The position will support MOH to reduce duplication and improve efficiency within the MoH system during program implementation. The incumbent will work with the provincial teams to facilitate timely documentation and submission of project result challenges and best practices.
The incumbent will work under the supervision of and report to the Director of Public Health, Ministry of Health. In addition, they will work very closely with colleagues based at the CHAI Zambia office to coordinate and report on all areas of program management and implementation. They will also be responsible for strengthening communication between the various MoH teams at national and sub-national levels, between MoH and relevant GRZ ministries and agencies, and between partners/stakeholders via multiple platforms. They will have priority geographic focus at the national level and all program districts in Southern and Eastern Provinces.
Specific responsibilities may include but are not limited to: