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 is looking for a Program Manager, eMTCT & Pediatric HIV. The Program Manager will be a part of a dynamic eMTCT & Pediatric HIV team, which is primarily responsible for driving strategy development and execution of country and global activities to achieve ambitious goals to improve pediatric ART coverage in program countries. Our objectives are to support ministry partners to improve pediatric case finding, initiate children on high-quality pediatric ART, and retain them in life-long care. As we enter Phase II of our program, our goal will be to help our ministry partners reach ambitious UNAIDS 90-90-90 goals for children by 2020 in four primary focus countries (Malawi, Uganda, Zimbabwe, and Zambia). At the same time, we will be developing targeted action plans with a broader group of countries to set the stage for a larger accelerated effort to reach even more ambitious treatment goals of 95% pediatric HIV coverage by 2020.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual with outstanding credentials, demonstrated project management experience, communication skills, and analytical ability. The candidate must be able to function independently and flexibly and have a strong commitment to excellence. CHAI places great value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, independence, energy, and work ethic.
The Program Manager will be responsible for planning, supervising and implementing project activities, and will work closely with the relevant stakeholders in CHAI focus countries. The Program Manager will report to the Director of eMTCT & Pediatric HIV and will oversee 1- 2 Associates to oversee day-to-day country support to program countries. S/he will be responsible for all aspects of program management including planning, budgeting, knowledge management and sharing, qualitative and quantitative analysis, implementation, and reporting. S/he will assist in developing concept notes for new eMTCT & Pediatric HIV projects. S/he will serve as a technical lead to country teams and support the scoping and development of country action plans to accelerate treatment scale-up. This is a challenging but rewarding position, which will have direct impact on thousands of children in need of life-saving treatment.
This role has flexibility to based on the East Coast or in a CHAI program country in Africa, pending country team leadership approval. This role requires travel up to 60%.