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Country Associate, Haiti

Country Associate, Haiti

Country 
Haiti
City 
Port-au-Prince
Type 
Full Time
Business Unit 
Access Programs - Global Malaria
Additional Location Description 
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Overview

Founded in 2002, by President William J. Clinton and Ira C. Magaziner, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. ("CHAI") is a global health organization committed to saving lives, reducing the burden of disease and strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world.

 

CHAI's global malaria program provides management and technical 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.  

 

CHAI is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a Country Associate in Haiti. The successful candidate will bring outstanding analytical, problem-solving, organizational, and communication skills, and be able to work independently and have deep personal commitment to producing results. CHAI places great value on the resourcefulness, tenacity, patience, humility, and high ethical standards of its staff.   

   

Responsibilities

  • Work with CHAI's country manager and technical teams to develop and implement a coordinated program of support
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to CHAI country teams leading the malaria program and to external stakeholders where relevant (e.g., government bodies, non-governmental organizations)
  • Provide ad-hoc support to national malaria programs to help them make evidence-based plans and execute effective programs
  • Identify key impediments to programmatic goals and help devise targeted solutions to them
  • Be responsible for reviewing the weekly and quarterly work plans, identifying issues and providing guidance on deliverables
  • Conduct quantitative analyses to ensure appropriate coverage with interventions, and/or progress towards program goals
  • Conduct costing and financial analyses and support development of funding proposals
  • Draft presentations and reports for internal and external stakeholders
  • Coordinate meetings and facilitate knowledge sharing between the government program and partner organizations in the region to ensure coordination
  • Agree upon a joint monthly work plan with CHAI's Country Manager
  • Participate in weekly staff meeting
  • Provide program and budget updates for donor reporting and best practice sharing

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree plus 3-5 years of work experience
  • Exceptional problem-solving solving skills and analytical capabilities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Skill in making persuasive presentations and written reports
  • Strong organizational abilities and detail-oriented approach that does not lose sight of the bigger picture
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to build and maintain strong relationships in a multicultural environment
  • Patience and thoughtfulness even in high-pressure, stressful situations
  • English and French/Creole fluency

 

Advantages:

  • Experience working in fast-paced, output-oriented environments such as management consulting, investment banking, or similar fast-paced, output-oriented environments or industry
  • Advanced degree
  • Knowledge of malaria
  • Experience with infectious disease control programs
  • Experience working in Haiti

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