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.
In 2014, CHAI established a partnership with the Ministry of Health (MOH) in Lao PDR to provide technical assistance focused on strengthening the National Malaria Control Program (CMPE). The activities are focused on improving operational planning, epidemiological analysis, resource mobilization and supply management. In late 2017, CHAI plans to extend its current support for malaria elimination to the provinces of: Attapeu, Champasak, Saravan, Sekong and Savanhakhet.
Summary of Position:
CHAI is seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual with strong analytical and quantitative skills to provide support to improve the operations of the Ministry of Health focused on the Malaria Program. This includes conducting analysis on epidemiological, logistics, operational and financial data, drafting proposals and reports, presenting and sharing findings from projects with senior management at provincial level and at CMPE in order to define targeted interventions.
Successful candidates will have excellent communications skills, be able to function independently, be self-motivated, have the ability to thrive in challenging environments, and have a strong commitment to excellence. We place great value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, energy, and work ethic.
The Malaria Analyst will be based in Vientiane, Lao PDR with some travel to provide operational support to the provincial- and district-level anti-malarial stations. The Malaria Analyst will report to the CHAI Malaria Program Manager.