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 direct technical and operational 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.
Overview of Role
CHAI is seeking a highly motivated individual to work as Administrative Assistant in support of its regional team in Central America and Hispaniola. This team currently works across four main countries in the region to rapidly re-orient national malaria programs toward elimination by providing technical support to governments and actively preparing the region for sustainable elimination by 2020.
This position will provide professional administrative support to the regional malaria team while working with staff across all levels of the organization. The Administrative Assistant will report to the Regional Operations Director and help manage the administrative duties required for efficient operation of the regional office in Panama, as well as provide administrative support as needed to other countries in the region where CHAI staff are based.
A successful candidate will have outstanding organizational, interpersonal and communication skills to support the administrative aspects of the program. The candidate must be able to function independently and flexibly, have deep personal commitment to producing results, and have the demonstrated ability to lead in a challenging professional environment. CHAI places great value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, entrepreneurialism, tenacity, independence, humility, passion for the mission, and work ethic.