International Non-profit Careers – Program Associate at Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)

Job Title: Program
Organisation: Clinton
Health Access Initiative (CHAI)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About CHAI:
The Clinton Health Access
Initiative (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to strengthening
integrated health systems in the developing world and expanding access to care
and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases. CHAI’s
solution-oriented approach focuses on improving market dynamics for medicines
and diagnostics; lowering prices for treatment; accelerating access to
life-saving technologies; and helping governments build the capacity required
for high-quality care and treatment programs. Since its establishment in 2002
by President William J. Clinton, CHAI has worked on the demand and supply sides
of the market to help more than 2 million HIV+ people access the medicines
needed for treatment—representing nearly half of all people on HIV treatment in
developing countries. Building on this model, CHAI has expanded its scope to
include efforts to strengthen healthcare delivery systems and to combat malaria
and childhood illnesses.
About CHAI in Uganda:
In 2007, CHAI signed an MOU
with the government of Uganda to provide technical assistance to the Ministry
of Health and strengthen health systems. Currently, CHAI Uganda works with the
Ministry of Health around HIV, malaria, childhood health, vaccines, laboratory
systems and supply chain.
Job Summary: The Program
Associate will provide technical support to our government partners and support
them to develop nationally scalable solutions.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively
    contribute to the planning and execution of one or more of our high-impact
  • Become
    quickly well versed in the costs, efficacy and side effects of diverse drug
    regimens and formulations.
  • Provide
    complex quantitative analytical support.        
  • Technically
    support evaluation and documentation of results and impact from CHAI’s
  • In
    charge of developing influential presentation materials that work for
    varying audiences.
  • Forge
    working relationships with key individuals in the Ministry of Health, in
    CHAI and relevant partner organizations.
  • Organize
    and lead stakeholder meetings to gain consensus on proposed
    recommendations. It will be important to navigate politics and build
    relationships at every level.
  • Identify
    potential areas of additional support in existing and new focal countries.
    You must be prepared to spend time in the field, collecting data at
    low-level health facilities.
  • Perform
    any other tasks as necessary.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Program Associate job should hold  a Bachelor’s degree in a Business
    related field or experience in management/strategy consulting
  • The
    candidate must also be a strategic thinker with exceptional quantitative
    skills and experience in managing complex programs.
  • Possess
    the ability to work independently and effectively in high-pressure,
    fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent
    analytical, problem solving, and quantitative skills
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office,
    particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word. including the ability to prepare
    and deliver compelling presentations
  • Detail-oriented
    with strong organization skills
  • Possess
    the ability to think strategically, handle ambiguity and work in a
    fast-paced, limited-structure, multicultural environment
  • Possess
    strong interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills, and an
    ability to build professional relationships with key stakeholders
  • Ability
    to learn on the job quickly and absorb/synthesize a broad range of
  • Ability
    to react quickly to ad-hoc requests while managing an existing workload
  • S/he
    must exhibit a passion for results and a commitment to excellence.
  • CHAI
    places great value on the following qualities: resourcefulness,
    responsibility, tenacity, independence, energy, and work ethic.
How to Apply:
If you are passionate about
humanities and desire to join this prestigious health NGO founded by one of the
United States of America’s Former Presidents, please click web link below.

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