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 HIV Access Program (HAP) is seeking a highly qualified individual to fill the position of Senior Associate, HIV Diagnostics to support the Advanced HIV Disease (AHD) team in scaling access to high-quality diagnostic products to screen and diagnose patients with AHD and associated opportunistic infections and improving patient outcomes and reducing HIV related mortality. The Senior Associate will be a member of the HIV Diagnostics sub team, and will be responsible for supporting several countries in East and Southern Africa and Southeast Asia. The Senior Associate will work remotely with CHAI country teams, traveling frequently between countries when this becomes feasible, to provide end-to-end technical assistance to Ministries of Health to enable sustainable access to diagnostic services needed to implement an AHD package of care. This will include building strong, trusted relationships with CHAI country teams, Ministry of Health counterparts, and partner organizations, and providing technical assistance in all aspects of introducing and implementing diagnostic technologies. S/he will be expected to build consensus among a range of stakeholders and to independently find creative solutions to systems or process challenges that delay progress towards program goals.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual with outstanding credentials, analytical ability, and communication skills. The candidate must be able to function independently and flexibly and have a strong commitment to excellence and attention to detail. CHAI places great value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, independence, energy, entrepreneurship, and strong work ethic.
Preference for this position to be based in a CHAI program country in Africa, pending CHAI country leadership approval.
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