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 and neglected tropical disease (NTD) program provides direct technical and operational support to countries around the globe to strengthen their programs and reduce the burden of preventable, treatable diseases. We support governments to scale up effective interventions for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and surveillance, with the goals of sustainably reducing the number of illnesses and deaths worldwide in the short-term and accelerating progress towards elimination of malaria and NTDs in the long term.
Overview of Role
CHAI is seeking a highly motivated and mission-driven Program Manager to lead and drive success of new multi-country projects within CHAI’s malaria and NTD portfolio in Francophone Africa (including but not limited to Benin and DRC), strengthening communications across all stakeholders and ensuring that expected deliverables and targets are achieved on time and within budget. The Program Manager will work closely with CHAI’s technical, operational and country teams to lead planning, implementation and monitoring of a set of projects related to strengthening disease surveillance and data analysis by governmental malaria and NTD programs and their partners.
The Program Manager will have deep personal commitment to producing results and be able to work independently to drive implementation. The Program Manager must be a highly motivated, entrepreneurial individual with outstanding project management, problem-solving, organizational, relationship management and communication skills. They must exhibit a passion for results, a commitment to excellence, a willingness to provide support to different tasks, and the capacity to facilitate high-level strategic discussions with a multi-cultural, multidisciplinary set of actors. Coordinating and collaborating with internal and external partners, the Program Manager will communicate and execute against a coherent vision for the project within and across countries. CHAI places great value on the following qualities in its staff: resourcefulness, responsibility, patience, tenacity, humility, independence, energy, and work ethic.
Project Management and Coordination
Team Management and Communications
External Partner Engagement
Donor Financial Reporting and Communications