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 Vaccines Delivery Program works in 13 countries across Africa and Asia to increase the coverage of routine and new vaccines in a sustainable manner. In Southeast Asia and Pacific, the CHAI Vaccines Program is working with the governments of Vietnam, Indonesia, Lao PDR, PNG and Cambodia at both national and subnational level since 2017. In Cambodia, CHAI works closely with national immunization programs to ensure strategic planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation to ensure sustainable programs.
CHAI, in partnership with Gavi, began supporting the National Immunization Program (NIP) of Cambodia through technical assistance to support in building more robust programming and systems. We are pursuing three key objectives regarding (i) programme planning, budgeting and financing at national and subnational level; (ii) enhancing data collection and reporting to guide decision making; and (iii) support to NIP and partners in the development of a full portfolio plan for Gavi’s 2022-2026 support.
Reporting to the Senior Program Manager (SPM), the Associate will support efforts to deliver the ambitious objectives of the vaccine program. They will provide both strategic and technical support to the Ministry of Health and National Immunization Program (NIP)in strengthening planning and budgeting at sub-national level which includes but is not limited to: data analysis, synthesis of research/information in memos and presentations, development of templates and SOPs, facilitating discussions and compilation of lessons learned and best practices.
The candidate should be experienced working on budget development and planning, as well as working collaboratively in a fast-paced environment and functioning independently with minimal guidance.
The Associate will work closely with all members of the Cambodia Vaccines program as well as CHAI’s Global Vaccines Delivery team. The position is based in Phnom Penh with regular travel to the program provinces is expected.