Clinton Health Access Initiative

Associate, Vaccines

Country
Cambodia
Type
Full Time
Program (Division)
Country Programs - Cambodia
Additional Location Description
Phnom Penh

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

 

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.

 

This Associate will support efforts in Cambodia to deliver the objectives of the NIP, under the guidance and direction of the Program Manager and other team members. The Associate will manage different components of the program and engage with national and sub-national stakeholders in cross-cutting disease programs and MOH departments. The Associate will provide both strategic and technical support to MoH relevant departments to meet project-specific objectives and milestones within stipulated timeframes, working closely with CHAI’s Global Vaccines Delivery team.


The position will be based in Phnom Penh with domestic travel expected.

Responsibilities

  • Support implementation of Vaccines projects to strengthen NIP/EPI and PMD capacity and management and to meet donor objectives and timelines, including development of reports to donors
  • Support the development of guidelines, workplans, budgets and other materials for key activities
  • Support leading the implementation of the scale up of an integrated NCD screening and COVID-19 vaccine service delivery model at HCs and the development of local policy/strategic guidance for future integrated PHC models of care
  • Provide analytical support to the government to inform the planning and management of COVID-19 vaccines delivery, including (related to the above) identifying opportunities and costs associated with integration with other health services
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders in government, donors, and partner organizations
  • Collaborate with government to ensure skills transfer and government ownership
  • Support the implementation of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems to measure the impact of Vaccines programs and assess progress against project goals on a regular basis in coordination with the Program Manager
  • Develop influential presentation materials that work for varying audiences
  • Stay up to date with the latest knowledge, skills, policy/strategic guidance and industry trends in the immunization space
  • Contribute to strategic areas for expansion and support Program Manager in fundraising efforts
  • Work closely with the CHAI Global Vaccines Team to enlist support and capture and disseminate emerging best practices
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned by the Program Manager and Senior Program Leadership

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field with a minimum of 3-4 years of work experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Exposure to global public health challenges, health systems strengthening and/or experience working with Government bodies
  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills, entrepreneurial spirit, ability to operate without extensive structural or operational support
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, ability to build strong and effective working relationships with government and NGO representatives
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English for business purposes, including the ability to prepare and present compelling presentations
  • Proficiency at Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and/or other data-analysis tools
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural and high-pressure environment
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities and work independently with minimal instruction
  • Strong openness to feedback and willingness to improve 

Advantages:

  • Experience in healthcare and knowledge of the Cambodia MOH, NIP, and provincial and district health offices
  • Technical knowledge and experience in the area of immunization
  • Management consulting or private sector experience with a focus on excel modelling, report/grant writing and project management
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field like public health, development, policy, biology, or science
  • Able to communicate in Khmer language
  • Previous work experience in Southeast Asia

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