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
CHAI seeks a dynamic, driven individual with broad experience in program and operations management to join the leadership team of CHAI’s office in Lao PDR. CHAI’s office in Lao, established in 2014, has grown rapidly since its inception, and is undergoing a transition from “startup” to an established office capable of managing multiple projects and steady growth. The Deputy Country Director will share strategic and operational responsibilities with the Country Director, holding responsibility for ensuring the effective operations of the 30-plus person team, shaping the future direction of CHAI’s support to and partnership with the government of Lao PDR, as well as direct management of one or more of the program teams.
The position will be based in Vientiane, Laos, with limited domestic and international travel (10-15%).
The Deputy Country Director will work together with the Country Director to ensure CHAI provides high-quality, robust technical assistance to the government and to oversee effective execution of multiple strategies simultaneously, including:
Leadership and Strategic Planning
Program Oversight and Mentorship
Stakeholder Relationship Management
Other activities and responsibilities, as needed