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’s global malaria program provides direct technical and operational support to countries around the globe to strengthen their malaria programs and reduce the burden of this preventable, treatable disease. We support governments to scale up effective interventions for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and surveillance, with the goals of sustainably reducing the number of malaria-related illnesses and deaths worldwide in the short-term and accelerating progress towards malaria elimination in the long term.
Overview of role
CHAI is seeking a highly motivated individual to work as Regional Malaria Finance Associate to help ensure that malaria programs in Central America and Hispaniola have the resources they need to achieve historic regional malaria elimination by 2020. In particular, the Associate will help countries in the region prepare and implement an innovative financing effort that would uses a mixture of grants and loans to fill remaining resource needs. Areas of support to government programs will include, but are not limited to: strategic planning and costing of national or regional plans; conducting cost optimization analysis for specific interventions; and working with country governments and donors to improve financial and program management. Identified work locations include Guatemala, Honduras, Haiti, and Panama, with the possibility of additional travel to Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Belize, El Salvador, and the Dominican Republic.
The Associate will bring outstanding analytical, problem-solving, organizational, and communication skills and must be able to work independently and have deep personal commitment to producing results. No background in finance or malaria is required, but the Associate will be expected to have a background in management consulting and to be fluent in Excel. Most of all, this position requires resourcefulness, tenacity, patience, humility, and high ethical standards.