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
The Program Manager, HIV/TB Diagnostics and Treatment will be a key member of the CHAI Zimbabwe Team and is expected to provide technical expertise, analytical and program planning and implementation rigor to CHAI Zimbabwe’s engagement in TB and HIV.
The Program Manager will lead two main programs:
1. HIV Access Programs (Diagnostics and Treatment):
They will promote coordination between the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) and development partners, support resource mobilization, strengthen access to essential HIV testing services such as EID, CD4, chemistry and haematology, and VL testing; promote sustainable solutions for equipment service and maintenance challenges, develop supply chain management systems for diagnostics and treatment commodities. In addition, they will work to strengthen data management and reporting and expedited results reporting systems. Under this portfolio, they will have the opportunity to impact positively the broader HIV, TB, Cervical Cancer related diagnostics and treatment capacity in Zimbabwe to improve systems for patient care and monitoring. He/she will work to ensure systems for the management of Advanced HIV disease and associated HIV comorbidities are put in place and scaled up nationally.
2. Tuberculosis Access (Diagnostics and Treatment):
The program is focused on improving access to and uptake of key TB drugs and diagnostics, scaling up latent TB treatments, and improving case finding for drug susceptible and drug resistant TB. The Manager will coordinate with CHAI Zimbabwe and global team members to offer strategic planning and analytical support to the MoHCC; lead the provision of high-quality technical assistance to the MoHCC in the provision of quality TB diagnostic services and medicines. Additionally, they will lead business development efforts to increase the range of support CHAI is providing to the NTP and to ensure critical needs of the national response are sufficiently supported, both financially and technically.
The Program Manager will be a critical contributor to CHAI’s HIV and TB programs; they will provide analytical, strategic, and communication support to implement internal and external projects. The Manager will develop relationships and work collaboratively with various teams within CHAI. The position requires a highly motivated individual with outstanding clinical and technical grounding and a strong analytical and problem-solving record. The Program Manager is required to work with government officials and partners and must have excellent written and oral communication and negotiation skills and a high degree of self-confidence. They must be able to function independently and have a strong commitment to excellence. They should also exhibit a number of important personal qualities: resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, independence, energy, and work ethic. The position will require 25-50% travel to project sites across the country and will be based in Harare.
The Program Manager will report to the Senior Program Manager, HIV/TB Diagnostics and Treatment.