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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to providing an environment of fairness, and mutual respect where all applicants have access to equal employment opportunities. CHAI values diversity and inclusion, and recognizes that our mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people with diverse experience, backgrounds, and culture.
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.
Overview of the Role
CHAI is seeking a highly motivated individual with strong program management and relationship building skills to lead its Haiti malaria team supporting the Ministry of Health’s National Malaria Program to plan and execute effective vector control, disease surveillance, and case management programs for malaria elimination. The Program Manager will directly manage a team of technical associates, helping them create and execute work plans, prioritize activities, and provide a strong package of support to the Haitian Ministry of Health. The Program Manager will also work closely with partners to provide coordinated operational and strategic support to the national malaria program.
Given that the role will involve close collaboration with a wide range of national and regional stakeholders as well as CHAI staff supporting other countries in the region and a, the successful candidate must demonstrate strong communication and organizational skills. The Program Manager must also be able to build and manage effective relationships, identify creative solutions to difficult problems, and have a deep personal commitment to achieving impact. The successful candidate will be hardworking and willing to personally take on any task, while also having demonstrated experience managing large, complex programs and directly managing small to medium size teams. CHAI places great value on the resourcefulness, tenacity, patience, humility, and high ethical standards of its staff.
The base location for this position is Port au Prince. This role requires travel to high risk, remote regions with limited infrastructure and medical care.
The Program Manager will be the strategic leader of the CHAI-Haiti team, responsible for overseeing the vision and effective execution of multiple programmatic strategies and ensuring CHAI provides high-quality support to the Ministry of Health.