Senior Associate – Hepatitis Strategy, Access, and Country Support

Organization
Clinton Health Access Initiative
Location
Kigali, Rwanda
Job Type
Full-time
Deadline for Applications
08/31/2018
Contact Information
https://careers-chai.icims.com/jobs
Tags
Full-time

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.

Summary of Position

CHAI’s Global Hepatitis team is looking for a Senior Associate to support strategy and access work in the Sub-Saharan Africa region (SSA). The Senior Associate will support the implementation and scale-up of CHAI’s hepatitis country programs in SSA with both supply and demand-side activities. The associate will be based in the SSA region and will support country teams as they begin to scale-up public viral hepatitis programs, helping to optimize policies and processes to ensure access to high quality hepatitis drugs and diagnostic testing. The associate will also need to support the development of programmatic tools (costing, forecasting, supply planning, M&E) and financing strategies that can be used in the development of public treatment programs. Extensive travel will be required. The associate will report to the team program manager.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with outstanding credentials, strong analytical abilities, and communication skills. The candidate must be self-driven, entrepreneurial, adaptable and have a high level of comfort with ambiguity. They will be expected to function independently and flexibly, with little to no oversight. They must be self-assured, a fast learner, resilient, and a strong team player. CHAI places great value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, independence, energy, and work ethic.

Qualifications

Outstanding academic credentials
Bachelor’s degree plus 3-5 years of work experience
Experience living and/or working in developing countries
Excellent written and oral communications skills
Strong quantitative skills, including significant experience in data management and data analysis, with high level of proficiency in excel
Strong communication skills, including the ability to prepare compelling presentations
Applicants with management consulting or other relevant private and public sector experience are strongly encouraged to apply
Ability to multi-task and to be effective in high-pressure situations
Ability to absorb and synthesize a broad range of information, including technical information regarding various drugs
Ability to work independently on complex projects and proactively manage projects with minimal supervision
High EQ and excellent interpersonal skills, especially in cross-cultural settings and highly distributed work environments with demonstrated ability to build relationships quickly
High level of proficiency in relevant computer applications particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word

To Apply

If interested, please apply through our online application system.