Associate, Supply Chain

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:


We are seeking an Associate to join the global vaccines delivery team and contribute to CHAI's work in vaccine supply chain globally and across all its focus countries, in collaboration with another global senior associates.


- Provide high-value strategic and programmatic support to design and implement in-country initiatives which will dramatically improve vaccines supply chain performance in collaboration with CHAI country teams..
- Inform national and global practices and policies related to vaccines supply chain.
- Support the development of CHAI's vaccines program around vaccines supply chain, in collaboration with program and country leadership.
- Support program and grant management, with a focus on vaccines supply chain work, in collaboration with program and country leadership.

Base location for this position is flexible, with a strong preference for one of CHAI’s Vaccine Program focus countries in Asia, pursuant to CHAI country team leadership approval. Significant travel (at least 35%) is expected.


A Bachelor's degree; Masters level or above in business, science or engineering with a focus on supply chain management preferred
At least 3 years of relevant professional experience, ideally in an analytical role related to inventory management or supply chain management
Exceptional skills in problem-solving and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data (including quantitative modeling, data analysis, business case analysis, study design)
Robust understanding in the design and execution of inventory control systems (e.g., understanding of min-max system, 2-bin system, Newsvendor problem) and supply chain management
Excellent communication skills in English (including synthesis & presentation) with diverse audience
Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to build strong & effective relationships in a multicultural and often remote work environment
Demonstrated capacity to synthesize evidence into an effective presentations and actionable recommendations for broad range of audience, including Ministries of Health, global donors and policy makers
Exceptional ability to work independently, setting and achieving ambitious targets with limited guidance, managing competing and sometimes shifting priorities, often under tight deadline
Ability to travel extensively (at least 30% of time) to focus countries and other locations as need for work (for in-country support, global working groups, conferences, etc)

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