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
Summary of Position:
The TB Associate will provide high quality technical assistance to the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) in the provision of quality TB diagnostic services and medicines. These efforts will require extensive engagement with the MOHCC, other partner organizations and various teams within CHAI. He/she will support the Program Manager in fostering strong working relationships with these stakeholders. The Associate will be part of the Access team that works at the country level to address demand-side barriers to access of quality HIV/TB diagnostic services, HIV/TB medicines and to foster sustainable laboratory systems. He/she will lead in the development of clear operational plans for execution and continued identification of opportunities for CHAI to add value and maximize impact in this space. The Associate will drive rigor and quality in the content and on time delivery for CHAI’s TB work and will coordinate with other teams within CHAI Zimbabwe, the Global Laboratory Systems Program, The Global TB Program, Drug Access and Pediatric Programs to ensure synergies in strategy in support of the Program Manager. The position will be based in Harare with significant local travel.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual with outstanding credentials, analytical grounding and strong problem solving abilities. The Associate is required to work with government officials and partners, and as such must have excellent relationship building, communication and negotiation skills. She/he must be able to function independently and have a strong commitment to excellence, with a keen eye for detail. She/he should also exhibit a number of important personal qualities: resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, independence, energy, the highest level of integrity and have a strong professional ethic.