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 CHAI Uganda Infectious and non-communicable diseases (INCD) program aims to support the Ministry of Health (MOH) to strengthen management systems, including strategic planning and execution, increase access to optimal diagnostics and medicines, facilitate the development and scale up of resilient health service delivery models and information systems as well as identify sustainable financing mechanisms for the HIV/AIDS response in the country. The program also supports MoH in addressing the morbidity and mortality caused by non-communicable diseases such as cancer.
Purpose of the Position:
The Senior Coordinator, Diagnostic Services plays a major role in strengthening the diagnostic arm of the INCD program. The Senior Coordinator will play a cross-cutting role in program coordination and implementation, interfacing directly with internal and external stakeholders and coordinating execution against complex global and in country work plans. This person will take a lead role in coordinating the implementation of the diagnostic projects and managing donor deliverables in a multi-faceted team setting. They will be expected to rapidly learn key technical content and understand the technical resources available to the program, and then serve as an internal resource for support in reaching the program’s goals.
The Senior Coordinator will provide technical support to the Uganda Ministry of Health, Uganda National Health Laboratory Services, AIDS Control Program and National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Program to enhance access to optimal diagnostics for people affected by HIV, TB, Cancer and other non-infectious diseases.
The Senior Coordinator must be a highly motivated individual with deep passion and commitment to achieving the program’s ambitious goals for INCD prevention and control. The ideal candidate must have demonstrated project management experience, communication, and analytical skills; be able to problem solve; and be able to prepare clear donor deliverables. The ideal candidate must have a strong commitment to excellence, be results-driven, solution-oriented, and get things done. CHAI places great value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, independence, energy, and work ethic.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual with an ability to think creatively and work effectively in an entrepreneurial environment. The Senior Coordinator must be able to function independently and flexibly, solving problems as they arise. This role requires strong relationship management skills.
Working closely with the Ministry of Health (MoH), partners and relevant technical working groups or committees, the Senior Coordinator, Diagnostic Services will: