• Manager, TB

    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 health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org


    William J. Clinton Foundation (WJCF) works closely with CHAI and has been working in India since 2004 in close partnership with and under the guidance of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) at the Central and States’ levels on an array of high priority initiatives aimed at improving health outcomes. Currently WJCF works across projects to expand access to quality care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis-C, tuberculosis, cancer and immunisation. Additionally, WJCF is also supporting the government of Madhya Pradesh (MP) on large-scale programs to arrest childhood and maternal mortality due to malnutrition, anaemia, diarrhoea and pneumonia, and helping increase access to quality Family Planning services.


    About the Program:

    Chennai is the fourth most populous metropolitan area in India, governed by the Chennai Corporation, with a strong public health structure and a large, fragmented private health sector.  The Chennai Corporation, together with a wide-ranging partnership of public and private sector stakeholders, is now spearheading an ambitious vision for a TB-free Chennai. Under this vision, the Corporation aims to develop a comprehensive service delivery model for rapidly achieving increased case detection, and reduced TB mortality in a complex urban environment. WJCF supports the Corporation as it strives to realize its visio


    The Manager will be responsible for driving successful execution of an existing portfolio of TB grants in the region and sourcing new opportunities in alignment with government priorities and organizational mission, vision and values.  He/she will lead a multidisciplinary team of professionals and manage stakeholder relationships with government partners, donors and other non-governmental organizations among others.


    He/she will be highly-motivated and entrepreneurial with outstanding analytical skills, problem-solving ability and communication skills. The Manager must be able to function independently, be comfortable working and coordinating the operations of cross functional teams, be flexible, and have a strong commitment to excellence. CHAI places great value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, independence, energy, and work ethic.


    • Provide strategic insight at technical working groups and/or other high level meetings/conferences as a senior level representative
    • Manage internal stakeholder relationships with members of the India Office and Global Teams, among others; Manage external stakeholder relationships with government partners, donors and other non-government organizations
    • Build program by continually developing capacity and skills of staff, identifying human resources needs and leading recruitment of new team members
    • Undertake donor and grant management and manage the operations and finances of the program to meet deliverables within the appropriate timeframes
    • Work with leadership to further the scope of the program and identify new opportunities to deliver value
    • Develop and maintain up-to-date tuberculosis prevention, detection and treatment expertise; Adopt best practices; Disseminate knowledge throughout the organization
    • Other responsibilities as needed


    • 6-8 years of experience in a demanding results-driven environment such as strategic consulting with relevant mid-management leadership experience
    • Exceptional strategic development skills, ability to identify and pursue high-impact strategies in complex, uncertain and evolving environments
    • Exceptional stakeholder management skills and a demonstrated experience building and sustaining collaborative working relationships
    • Experience leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams, building office culture and coaching team members
    • Entrepreneurial mindset, ability to lead and motivate a team of extremely talented and committed individuals, ability to propose and implement new initiatives
    • Ability to think strategically, handle ambiguity, and problem solve in a fast-paced, limited-structure, multicultural environment
    • Ability to be effective in high-pressure situations, set priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Ability to absorb and synthesize a broad range of information, especially clinical, scientific and technical information
    • Strong analytical (qualitative and quantitative) and communication (written and verbal) skills
    • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word
    • Willingness to travel occasionally and at short notice 

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • MBA or a Masters’ Degree in related field
    • Experience working in management consulting, investment banking, or similar fast-paced, output-oriented environments
    • Experience managing grants from international donors and governmental organizations
    • Public health experience living or working in developing countries
    • Experience working in the field of tuberculosis


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