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
Supported by the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (Gavi) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), CHAI is working with the Ministry of Health (MoH) in Lao PDR to support the National Immunization Program (NIP) in two areas.
1. Gavi transition - CHAI is supporting the NIP to fully transition from GAVI funding by 2022 through:
2. Strengthening supply chain management for vaccines, through:
All activities will be conducted in close collaboration with NIP and relevant MOH staff in order to build capacity and ensure sustainability and scalability of the activities.
Summary of Position:
CHAI is looking for a dynamic, energetic individual with exceptional people skills, highly qualified with experience in vaccines or a related field, and experienced in working in challenging environments, to support the NIP and MOH to strengthen supply chain management at the central and provincial levels. This is a very demanding post, which will prove rewarding for the right candidate.
The Senior Associate will be based in Vientiane, Lao PDR, but will be required to travel within the country up to 25% of the time.