Associate-TB

Country
India
City
Chennai
Type
Full Time
Program (Division)
Country Programs - Country Teams

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.

 

In India, CHAI has worked on various initiatives with the National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) and has served over 350,000 people in the country, including children, mothers and caregivers since 2004. CHAI today supports myriad programs, both at the State and Central levels, across nutrition, child health, immunization, pneumonia/diarrhea, tuberculosis and HIV etc.

Responsibilities

CHAI is partnering with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and other stakeholders towards increasing access to novel TB regimens with optimal outcomes. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with outstanding credentials, analytical ability and communication skills for the role of Associate to lead this initiative. The incumbent must be able to function independently and flexibly and have a strong commitment to excellence.  He/she shall support the secondary research, planning and project implementation, monitoring and evaluation activities, guideline development and advocacy efforts.  Under the guidance of the Program Manager, the incumbent will also work closely with the National Institute of Research in Tuberculosis, ICMR and other key strategic partners as appropriate.

 

The Associate, TB is a full time position based out of Chennai and key responsibilities will include:

 

  1. Collaborating with all stakeholders to develop and execute the Implementation plan and Monitoring & Evaluation frameworks
  2. Tracking and reporting on outcomes and data emerging from the implementation sites
  3. Developing and executing the dissemination and advocacy plans on the study results
  4. Supporting the implementation of other complementary pilot projects
  5. Providing support on managing drug supplies to study sites  
  6. Other tasks as assigned by the Supervisor 

Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Clinical Research Management or a Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Pharmacology with relevant experience
  • 4-5 years of work experience with at least 2 years in management and coordination of clinical research studies or operational research  
  • Excellent problem solving, and analytical skills including a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel-based quantitative analysis. High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to think strategically, absorb large amounts of information in a short amount of time, and problem solve in a fast-paced, limited-structure, multicultural environment
  • Entrepreneurial and self-motivated mindset, ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines, and propose/implement new initiatives
  • Willingness to travel frequently and at short notice

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