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.
CHAI is seeking a highly motivated individual to work as a Strategy and Management Associate to help the governments in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Panama, Honduras and Guatemala achieve historic malaria elimination. In addition, this individual will provide financial analysis support in order to implement the Regional Malaria Elimination Initiative (RMEI) alongside the InterAmerican Development Bank (IDB). As part of the Global Malaria Team, the Strategy and Management Associate will provide direct support at the highest level of government and to senior partners from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and other international and local NGOs. In particular, the Associate will support the development of strategic plans for sustainably eliminating malaria and preventing resurgence and develop the cost models to determine the resources required. In addition, the Associate will analyze the strategic, managerial, and operational challenges countries encounter in their fight to eliminate malaria, and then based on the assessment, develop solutions framework and work with the country and partners to implement it. The Associate will report to the Senior Manager of the Global Malaria Strategy and Finance Team; base location is preferably Port Au Prince, Haiti, but other options within Panama, Honduras, or Guatemala are optional.
The Associate will bring outstanding relationship management, analytical, problem-solving, organizational, and communication skills. The Associate must also be able to work independently and have deep personal commitment to producing results. The Associate also will be expected to be fluent in Excel and have a high business proficiency in English and French, with Spanish as an optional advantage. CHAI places great value on the resourcefulness, tenacity, patience, humility, and high ethical standards of its staff.