Strategy and Financing Associate, Mesoamerica and Hispaniola

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.

Duties

- Provide strategic guidance, planning, and management support to CHAI teams in Panama, Guatemala, Honduras, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic as they operationalize malaria elimination plans at the provincial and community-level
- Implement a diagnostic to help determine the key managerial challenges particularly around local malaria management teams betting set up by the RMEI, and develop a framework to help the government and partners prioritize solutions to these operational and managerial challenges
- Work with national malaria staff and CHAI country teams to optimize and cost national malaria plans by building Excel-based costing and budget models
- Conduct costing and financial analyses and support the development of funding proposals and operational plans
- Assist government programs and donors with addressing the long-term sustainability of malaria funding, by: forecasting future funding gaps, mapping and assessing funding opportunities (both innovative and traditional), and working other technical teams and partners to streamline and integrate malaria services to lower costs
- Engage with and cultivate donors, including individuals, corporations, and organizations interested in supporting malaria programs
- Serve as a trusted advisor to CHAI teams and the InterAmerican Development Bank
- Build strong relationships with stakeholders across government, non-governmental organizations and the private sector
- Coordinate meetings and facilitate knowledge sharing

Qualifications

Fluent in English, Spanish; proficiency in French is a bonus
3+ years of working experience with increasing levels of responsibility and leadership in finance, management consulting, or another relevant field
Master's degree in Business, Policy, Public Administration, Public Health, or related field, or - Bachelor's degree with equivalent work experience
High levels of proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Exceptional relationship management and communication skills
Strong diplomatic and interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships in a challenging multicultural environment
Demonstrated excellent analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills
Ability to oversee multiple work streams simultaneously, to set priorities, and to work independently and flexibly with a strong commitment to excellence in high-pressure situations
Willingness to travel to up to 75% of the time

Advantages:

Experience working and communicating with government officials and multilateral organizations
Experience living or working in resource-limited countries in Latin America or the Caribbean
Experience working remotely with a decentralized team
Knowledge of malaria and/or other major global infectious disease problems is not required, but can be helpful

Application instructions

https://careers-chai.icims.com/jobs/10727/strategy-and-financing-associate%2c-mesoamerica-and-hispaniola/job?mode=view

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