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
The team in Sierra Leone has been engaged by the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS) to support the health sector's recovery in the wake of the devastating Ebola crisis and has evolved that support to a broader health system strengthening approach. This is a unique moment for Sierra Leone
as global attention offers the country an opportunity to build a more resilient and robust health system.
CHAI provides technical assistance to Sierra Leone's Ministry of Health and Sanitation in two key focus areas: Human Resources for Health (HRH) and Supply Chain (SC). These teams closely collaborate with government to strengthen national health systems and played a vital role in post Ebola recovery efforts. The HRH team has provided the MOHS with assistance in establishing a national health worker strategy, identifying cost savings by completing a national payroll verification, increasing the number of salaried health workers, and improving the visibility and quality of the future health worker pipeline. The SC team has provided support with improved forecasting, procurement, and supply planning for the largest national drug and medical commodity supply chain, while also assisting the government with the national procurement unit’s reform process. CHAI Sierra Leone continues to build upon these accomplishments by expanding into other high priority areas including Health Financing and Sexual and Reproductive Health.
This position manages the accounting process for the Sierra Leone Country Program. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Senior Accountant will have significant responsibility for the maintenance of financial records, audit of financial transactions and production of monthly reports among others.