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
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CHAI Papua New Guinea Programme Overview
Supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI), CHAI commenced the overall Vaccine Programme in 2018 working with the Ministry of Health (MoH) in PNG, to strengthen and sustain routine immunization services in the context of declining external resources, and transition from Gavi support at end 2025. Additionally, CHAI PNG is one of the key partners to MoH to the deployment of COVID-19 vaccination across the country.
CHAI’s Vaccine work with the MoH focuses on six areas:
Summary of Position:
Based in Port Moresby Capital; the Programme Manager (PM) will oversee and provide strategic guidance to the country vaccines team as well as leading implementation of the CHAI vaccines support to the government at the national and sub-national levels. The PM will report to the Country Manager.
CHAI is seeking a highly motivated individual with outstanding credentials, excellent grounding and experience in vaccine delivery, preferably in developing country setting, analytical ability, and communication skills. The candidate must be self-driven, adaptable and have a high level of comfort with fast-paced work. They must be self-assured, a fast learner, resilient, and a strong team player. They should have proven ability at capacity building others as this will be an integral part of the role. CHAI places great value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, independence, energy, and work ethic. Travel will be required within PNG 50 % of the time.