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’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 Procurement and Supply Chain (PSM) Associate to help malaria programs in Southeast Asia (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Vietnam) improve quantification, procurement, and supply chain planning for critical diagnostic and treatment commodities. This position will work with CHAI country teams and government partners as well as suppliers, distributors and regional stakeholders to build models quantifying and outlining national and regional malaria commodity procurement schemes, and identifying, documenting, planning, and assessing malaria commodity supply chain and distribution plans at a national or sub-national level.
The successful candidate will need to have outstanding analytical and communication skills, as well as be highly skilled at problem-solving, troubleshooting, and relationship building. She/he must have a deep personal commitment to producing results and working independently without daily supervision. CHAI places great value on the resourcefulness, tenacity, patience, humility, and high ethical standards of its staff.