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 is seeking a highly motivated Oxygen Scientist, with a proven knowledge in management of the Oxygen issues, who can work with independence, flexibility, and urgency on multiple projects around oxygen supply and delivery in DRC. The Oxygen Scientist will work on and lead multiple work streams with key global and in-country stakeholders through technical assistance, data analysis, meeting coordination and training. Furthermore, they will engage with the Ministry of Health, health facilities, stakeholders, and partners. The candidate must be self-driven, adaptable, and have a high level of comfort with ambiguity. They must be self-assured, a fast learner, resilient, and a strong team player. CHAI places a high value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, independence, energy, and work ethic.
This is a challenging, but rewarding position, which will have direct impact on the Oxygen supply and delivery sector in DRC. The Oxygen Scientist will benefit from working with a strong internal team and building on the deep and dynamic relationships that CHAI DRC has cultivated with the Ministry of Public Health.
The Oxygen Scientist is a member of the Oxygen program team of the CHAI-DRC, responsible for planning, executing, monitoring, and evaluating all program activities. Theywill report directly to the Associate Director, Diagnostics and Supply Chain. This role requires strong technical, managerial, communication, and organizational skills.
The Oxygen Scientist will be based in Kinshasa, with the following specific responsibilities: