Associate Program Director

Clinton Health Access Initiative

About the organization

The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to our mission of saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries. We work at the invitation of governments to support them and the private sector to create and sustain high-quality health systems.


The Associate Director will:
Program Management:
*Ensure effective management, coordination and synergies across the Malaria, NTD and CHWs programs;
*Oversee all program and manage all staff through talent management initiatives, succession planning and provision of continuous feedback and capacity building to staff;
*Work with Human Resource in the process of hiring, promotion, and teambuilding to ensure effective team staffing, leave approval, administration and performance in a multicultural environment;
*Provide direct support to program managers in their strategic planning, budgeting, expenditure tracking, problem-solving, overseeing project performance against work plans and budget and overall grant management;
*Lead the design and implementation of projects to support Government’s priorities on Malaria, NTD and Community Health
*Provide in-depth and high-quality technical assistance/inputs to the programs, policies, strategies and proposal development processes at all levels
*Support CHAI Burkina Country Director on priority projects related to operations excellence, compliance, programmatic and country operations as assigned;
*Contribute to establishment and implementation of robust program and operational policies and systems, ensuring they are aligned with CHAI policies and compliant with local law;
Perform any other tasks assigned by the Country Director.


*Bachelor's Degree or equivalent plus 10 years work experience; or Advanced Degree or equivalent plus 8 years work experience; or equivalent work experience.
*Experience conceiving, planning and executing complex programs or projects with verifiable results.
*Ability to work through sensitive political contexts and develop strong relationships with government officials and multilateral organizations and achieve consensus.
*Ability to work independently and effectively in high-pressure, fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision; set priorities, delegate and work independently.
*Ability to mentor and lead teams for strong consistent performance.
*Entrepreneurial and strategic mindset able to think creatively around long-term program objectives and detail steps necessary to achieve those goals.
*Demonstrated strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including attention to detail.
*Exceptional written and oral communications skills.
*Strong work ethic and flexibility, ability to work with humility and urgency.
*Ability to deploy established management experience to address and synthesize a broad range of information.
*Ability to navigate ambiguous and complex processes and be flexible.
*Willingness to travel within Burkina Faso as needed.
*English fluency (written and spoken) would be an asset but not compulsory.

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$37000000 - $45000000 CFA franc/year

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