Associate, Cold Chain Equipment

Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI)

About the organization

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.

Duties

We are seeking an Associate to join the Global Vaccines Delivery Team to strengthen CHAI's work in Cold Chain Infrastructure and Management, both at global level and in focal countries. This role falls within the global Cold Chain Logistics (CCL) team, which works with governments to remove cold- and supply-chain issues as a barrier to improved coverage.

Key responsibilities for this role include (but are not limited to) the following:

1 – In collaboration with CHAI country teams, CCL team leadership/members, and regional managers, provide high-value strategic and programmatic support to dramatically improve the performance of country cold chains

2 – Support CHAI’s ability to deliver high-quality and impactful work across diverse operating contexts and content areas

3 – Inform global practices and policies related to vaccines cold chain

4 – Support program and grant management -- with a focus on vaccines cold chain work -- in collaboration with program, regional and country leadership

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree (Master’s preferred); preference for fields related to business, health policy, logistics systems
3+ years of relevant professional experience
Exceptional skills in problem-solving and system design
Strong analytical skills, including qualitative and quantitative data (e.g. data, business case, and health impact analyses)
Excellent communication skills in English, including synthesis and presentation across common business media (summary reports, slide decks, other presentations)
Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills, with a proven ability to build relationships in a multicultural (and often remote) work environment
Demonstrated capacity to synthesize evidence into an effective presentations and actionable recommendations for a broad range of audiences, anticipating working in-country (e.g. Ministries of Health, district officials) and globally (e.g. donors, policy makers)
High emotional intelligence, patience and thoughtfulness even in high-pressure, stressful situations. This includes a proven ability to build and maintain strong relationships in a complex environment with occasional tensions or conflicts
Proven project management skills, including the ability to work effectively in a high-pressure environment, handling multiple tasks simultaneously
Entrepreneurial mindset, including ability to set priorities, self-motivate, propose and implement new initiatives
Strong commitment to CHAI’s and the Vaccine team’s mission

Application instructions

https://careers-chai.icims.com/jobs/8302/associate%2c-cold-chain-equipment/job?mode=view

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