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.
Summary of Position:
CHAI is seeking a highly motivated and mission-driven individual to help develop, execute and coordinate more effective anti-malaria programs in countries in the South East Asia region, including Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, and Thailand.
The candidate must have excellent communications skills, patience, and cultural sensitivity, as they will be working on complex topics with a diverse set of global and country partners. The Regional Manager will have significant opportunity to shape CHAI’s approach to supporting malaria programs across a set of country programs. They will have strong quantitative analysis skills and exceptional ability to communicate the implications of analyses clearly and concisely. They will work with CHAI's country and technical teams to devise evidence-based strategic plans, manage communications across countries, regions, and teams, organize CHAI’s work, and provide effective management support to execute high-impact programs.
The position requires a highly motivated individual with outstanding analytical, problem-solving, organizational, and communication skills. The successful candidate does not need to have prior expertise in malaria, but they must have the capacity to rapidly absorb new concepts and be comfortable communicating these to a technical audience. They must exhibit a passion for results, a commitment to excellence, a willingness to provide support to different tasks, and the capacity to facilitate high-level strategic discussions with a multi-cultural, multidisciplinary set of actors. CHAI places great value on the following qualities in its staff: resourcefulness, responsibility, patience, tenacity, humility, independence, energy, and work ethic.
A strong willingness to travel is a must since the candidate is expected to support countries across the South East Asia region with travel estimated to be ~50-70%.