Case Management Associate, Guatemala - P. vivax
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
CHAI’s global malaria program provides direct technical and operational support to countries around the globe to strengthen their malaria programs and reduce the burden of this preventable, treatable disease. We support governments to scale up effective interventions for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and surveillance, with the goals of sustainably reducing the number of malaria-related illnesses and deaths worldwide in the short-term and accelerating progress towards malaria elimination in the long term.
Serve as the focal point and knowledge center for the Ministry of Health and external partners on CHAI’s support to present new tools for vivax radical cure in Guatemala.
Conduct ministry and external partner stakeholder mapping and interviews to collect information related to coordination between government units for procurement and registration processes
Build expertise on vivax radical cure tools and dissemination of evidence through providing technical support to the Ministry of Health for the planning and implementation of partner coordination meetings and workshops
Develop evaluation framework, tools and plan to support the ministry in gathering information to assess systems for referral, pharmacovigilance and other health system components related to safe, radical cure delivery
Lead development of evaluation reports and evidence dissemination presentations and meetings in coordination with ministry and external partners
Track CHAI grant position-relevant deliverables and support donor reporting processes
Coordinate with CHAI subnational team to simultaneously provide targeted support and relay implementation feedback to central level
Represent CHAI in external meetings to provide project updates and technical guidance on safe radical cure activities
Support the Ministry of Health in developing or revising case management training materials, job aids, guidelines and other materials as required for trainings for central and sub-national level staff
Bachelor’s degree in public health, public policy, or similar
2-3 years of work experience in the private or public sector
Strong analytical skills and problem-solving approach
Ability to build relationships; navigate complex government processes and influence decision-making in a professional and collaborative manner
Advanced Excel skills and exceptional communication skills, including the ability to create compelling, logical presentations, using PowerPoint and other tools, and a structured and assured oral and written communication style
Experience living and/or working in a high risk environment
Written and oral fluency in English and Spanish.
Medical or healthcare experience
Experience in supply chain management including registration and procurement processes
Proven experience on strengthening coordination among diverse stakeholders
Knowledge of malaria and/or other major global infectious disease problems
Experience living or working in resource-limited countries and/or Central America.
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