Clinton Health Access Initiative

Analyst, Lab Services

Country
Lesotho
City
Maseru
Type
Full Time
Program (Division)
Country Programs - Lesotho

Overview

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

 

Position Overview:
CHAI-Lesotho is seeking an experienced and self-motivated Analyst, Lab Services to support the Ministry of Health to further strengthening COVID-19 testing systems including testing scale up and equitable access. The Analyst will be responsible to provide technical assistance to Lesotho’s Ministry of Health to enable sustainable access to COVID-19 testing. This position will work with government officials and partners and must have excellent relationship building and communication skills. S/he must be able to function independently with minimal oversight and have a strong commitment to excellence with a keen eye for detail.

 

This position will be based in Maseru, Lesotho.

Responsibilities

• Provide strategic and analytical support to the work streams and identify high impact areas of intervention
• Develop clear operational plans for execution, and continually identify opportunities for CHAI to add value and maximize impact
• Develop and maintain strong engagement with key stakeholders and partners on laboratory space, including subnational levels and other relevant actors that play a role on diagnostics and testing services particularly on COVID-19
• Support the implementation of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems to measure the impact of the program and assess progress against project goals on regular basis in coordination with Program Associate
• Support Ministry of Health and relevant departments to coordinate and conduct laboratory-related trainings;
• Exceptional problem-solving skills, entrepreneurial spirit, able to operate without extensive structural or operational support
• Perform any other tasks assigned by the Program Manager

Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree required, with a minimum of 2-3 years' professional work experience in a fast-paced work environment
• Ability to learn on the job quickly and absorb and synthesize a broad range of information
• Ability to work on complex problems without extensive support
• Ability to react quickly to ad-hoc requests while managing an existing workload and meeting deadlines
• High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
• Experience working with governments and international partners
• Excellent problem solving, analytical and quantitative skills, and a commitment to improvement and creative thinking with a capacity to critically assess and develop stronger solutions and processes
• Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, and an ability to build professional relationships with key stakeholders, negotiate and achieve consensus
• Goal-oriented and with high attention to detail

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