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’s global malaria program provides direct technical and operational support to countries around the globe to strengthen their malaria programs and reduce the burden of this preventable, treatable disease. We support governments to scale up effective interventions for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and surveillance, with the goals of sustainably reducing the number of malaria-related illnesses and deaths worldwide in the short-term and accelerating progress towards malaria elimination in the long term.
Overview of Role
CHAI is seeking a highly motivated individual to work as a Health Information Associate, Developer and play a critical role to help governmental programs improve how they collect, analyze, and use data to accelerate efforts towards malaria elimination. They will work with CHAI staff to configure and develop software applications for malaria surveillance use cases, and help build in-country capacity at the CHAI and government levels on the application of information technology for data collection, management, analysis, and use.
The Associate will support CHAI malaria’s West Africa, East Africa and Southern Africa regional teams to update software configurations, develop scripts, assist in server administration, and provide technical support to end users. A successful candidate will need to work with team members across CHAI’s Global, Regional and Country Malaria Teams and will therefore need to possess strong communication, organizational, and management skills as well as be able to work independently to drive implementation and have deep personal commitment to producing results.
CHAI places great value on relevant personal qualities including resourcefulness, tenacity, independence, patience, humility, and strong work ethic.
This position will be ideally based in Mbabane, Eswatini or Abuja, Nigeria; or other countries within Africa based on country leadership approvals.
Across countries and projects, the Associate will have the following responsibilities:
Software configuration and development (60%)
Technology Implementation and Training (30%)
Requirements Gathering and System Design (10%)
Other responsibilities as needed.