Analyst, HIV Access Program

Full Time
Program (Division)
Country Programs - Country Teams


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:


In Zambia, CHAI’s HIV Access program (HAP) is supporting the Government of Zambia (GRZ) to accelerate the uptake of optimal products by taking an end-to-end approach to product introduction to ensure that optimal products rapidly and consistently reach the patients that need them. 


CHAI seeks a full-time Program Analyst, HIV Access to work on the HIV Access team and to be based in Lusaka, Zambia. Dynamic individuals with strong analytical, technical and organizational skills, plus an ability to handle fast-paced work environments with immense responsibilities are sought for this role.


The HIV Access Program Analyst will serve as an important part of the Zambia’s HIV Access team. S/He will contribute to the alignment of the Zambia program strategy with the overall country perspective to secure the bigger picture of CHAI’s mission to save lives through increased availability and uptake of optimal HIV products. The HIV Access Program Analyst will work with the HAP Program Manger to provide high-quality technical assistance to Zambia's Ministry of Health by assisting with program design; rollout and influencing of national policies aimed at removing barriers to the scale-up of the national ART program. 


The Program Analyst, HIV Access will work under the direct supervision of the Program Manager, HIV Access.


  • Build and maintain a thorough understanding of the HIV/AIDS landscape, health systems, priorities, and gaps both in Zambia and globally in order to identify strategic opportunities for program growth to achieve CHAI's overall objectives
  • Support to accelerate the introduction and uptake of optimal ARVs for both pediatric and adult patients
  • Support the country in assessing opportunities for optimization of national treatment guidelines and roll out of new formulations and develop interventions to overcome identified bottlenecks
  • Provide technical assistance to service delivery points through the Ministry of Health to identify and overcome barriers to access high quality, low cost ARVs and other essential medicines
  • Participation and advocacy in quarterly and annual forecasting & quantification meetings
  • Execute day-to-day transactional support activities including but not limited to core budgeting, and performance target-setting to enhance access to essential HIV medicines and commodities
  • Manage effective communication, both internal and external, while maintaining an up-to-date overview of the Zambia Access Program to share with donors, management, and staff
  • Work with the Access Program Manager to meet all internal reporting requirements
  • Support to other Access team members to ensure that over time, the objectives and deliverables of the Zambia Access Programs are met
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned


  • Degree in Pharmacy or Public Health
  • 2+ years’ work experience in the private sector or NGO working in a demanding, results-oriented environment
  • Ability to learn on the job quickly and synthesize a broad range of information
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities and work independently and flexibly with a strong commitment to excellence
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to absorb and synthesize a broad range of information
  • Strong desire to work in a fast-paced, limited-structure, multicultural environment
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Available for domestic and limited international travel


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