• Assistant Program Officer, Research, SRH

    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

    CHAI 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 CHAI works across projects to expand access to quality care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis-C, tuberculosis, cancer and immunisation. Additionally, CHAI 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.


    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.


    • Manage the day to day relationship with the third-party data collection agency;
    • Support the development of standard operating procedures for the household survey;
    • Supervise data collection, ensuring adherence to the SOPs for the listing and follow-up visit procedures;
    • Assist the development of data collection management and analysis tools and templates, including survey tools, observation tools, interview tools, and databases;
    • Conduct background and spot-checks to ensure data quality (unannounced observation of 5-10 enumerators per week);
    • Generate weekly monitoring and progress reports and flag field operations and data quality issues appropriately
    • Other responsibilities as requested by supervisor.


    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as statistics, economics, epidemiology, monitoring and evaluation;
    • 3-5 years of professional experience in demanding, results-oriented environments in the public sector and/or private sector;
    • Experience leading field work for large scale household surveys;
    • Excellent problem solving, analytical and quantitative skills, including attention to detail and fluency in Microsoft Excel;
    • Strong command of English and Hindi is required


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