• Associate, Sexual and Reproductive Health

    Country
    India
    City
    New Delhi
    Type
    Full Time
    Program (Division)
    Country Programs - Country Teams
  • Overview

    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 http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org

     

    In India, CHAI’s Sexual Reproductive Health program is working towards improving access to family planning, safe abortion and post abortion care services in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Key aspects of the project include supply chain management, capacity building and community engagement.

     

    The Sexual Reproductive Health program is looking for an Associate who can shoulder the dual responsibilities of working closely with the Program Manager on project strategy and leading a significant part of the program’s on-the-ground implementation. The Associate would be involved in defining our strategy and outputs, developing clear operational plans, and continually identifying opportunities for CHAI to add value and maximize impact. The Associate will interface heavily with stakeholders, including MoH leadership, health providers, and other NGOs, to ensure smooth progress of the SRH program.

     

    The role will require an entrepreneurial mind set and a high level of self-motivation. A structured problem solver with an ability to handle multiple tasks while proactively identifying risks to the work-streams would make for a strong Associate candidate.

    Responsibilities

    • Lead the development of innovative approaches and tools while working closely with the team in Madhya Pradesh and Delhi
    • Design, pilot and evaluate key interventions in collaboration with the State Government and CHAI team in Madhya Pradesh
    • Track overall program execution and modify approach / work-plan, as needed, to meet program objectives
    • Proactively identify and manage key risks and dependencies to meet program objectives in stipulated timelines
    • Support the teams in Delhi and Madhya Pradesh, as needed, to ensure timely delivery of project artefacts
    • Ensure proactive and timely documentation on program impact and timely communication on progress to internal and external stakeholders
    • Develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders in state government, international partners, donors and NGOs, and ensure maximum coordination of resources and effort
    • Manage project-wide outputs related to reporting, compliance and updates

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree with exceptional work experience; MPA, MBA or other relevant professional degree plus 5+ years work experience preferred
    • Excellent problem solving, analytical (qualitative and quantitative) and communication (written and verbal) skills
    • Experience in the planning and execution of large scale projects
    • Experience structuring and leading evidence-based decision making
    • Proven commitment to work and willingness to go above and beyond
    • Willingness to travel if required and at short notice, particularly to Bhopal and areas in rural MP
    • Experience managing a team and working with the government is highly preferred
    • Fluency in English and Hindi
    • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word

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