Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)

Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)

Near Simeuang Temple, across Ministry of Health Si Muang Sisattanak

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  • Malaria Program Officer  Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)Malaria Program Officer OverviewFounded in 2002 by US President Bill Clinton, CHAI is a global health organization committed to strengthening health systems and expanding access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and other illnesses. CHAI acts as a catalyst to mobilize new resources and optimize the impact of these resources to save lives.In 2014, CHAI established a partnership with the Ministry of Health (MOH) in Lao PDR to provide technical assistance focused on strengthening the National Malaria Control Program (CMPE). The activities are focused on improving operational planning, epidemiological analysis, resource mobilization and supply management. In late 2017, CHAI plans to extend its current support for malaria elimination to the provinces of: Attapeu, Champasak, Saravan, Sekong and Savanhakhet.Summary of Position:CHAI is seeking a highly-motivated individual with experience working in client-facing positions, strong analytical abilities and communication skills, and the ability to work independently. The Malaria Program Officer will provide provincial support to improve the operations of the Ministry of Health, focused on the Malaria Program. This includes conducting analysis on epidemiological, logistics, operational and financial data, drafting proposals and reports, presenting and sharing findings from projects with senior management at provincial level and at CMPE. This position will also have a strong focus on capacity building. The Malaria Program Officer will be based in Champasack Province with some travel to provide operational support to the provincial- and district-level anti-malarial stations and CMPE.Major Responsibilities Support Program Manager in  establishing CHAI ground operations at the provincial and district levels Support Epidemiology Unit to conduct routine analysis of monthly data to target interventions and respond to potential outbreaks Lead initiatives to increase provincial testing of malaria and improve commodities flow to health facilities Assist in developing district malaria commodities distribution plans Assist in developing operational plans and quarterly work plans to streamline operations at provincial- and district-levels. Support the development of training materials and trainings to build the capacity of provincial and district staffQualifications Bachelor’s degree or higher in relevant field such as economics, finance, business or public health Strong written and oral communication skills in Lao and English, including the ability to prepare compelling presentations and program planning and memo documents Minimum 3-5 years of work experience Proficient problem solving, analytical and quantitative skills, including previous experience working in Excel Strong diplomatic and interpersonal skills, and the ability to build professional and collaborative relationships Ability to handle multiple work streams in parallel, set priorities and work independently and quickly Public health degree an advantage, but not requiredApplication Details Deadline: 30 March 2018How to apply: Candidates should submit resumes online to CHAI.LaoPDR@gmail.com
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Email : CHAI.LaoPDR@gmail.com
Website : www.clintonhealthaccess.org
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