Senior Associate, HIV
Senior Associate, HIV
- Full Time
- Program (Division)
- Country Programs - Cambodia
- Additional Location Description
- Phnom Penh
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
We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Associate for the HIV/AIDS program who can work with independence, flexibility, and urgency on multiple projects to support comprehensive service delivery for HIV patients in Cambodia. The Senior Associate will lead discussions and work streams with key global and in-country stakeholders through technical assistance, data analysis, and training to ensure a strong end-to-end supply chain for life-saving commodities. The candidate must be self-driven, adaptable and have a high level of comfort with ambiguity. They should be self-assured, a fast learner, resilient, and a strong team player. CHAI places great value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, independence, energy, and work ethic.
The Senior Associate will be based at the National Center for HIV/AIDS, STI and Dermatology (NCHADS), Phnom Penh, Cambodia. They will work with the CHAI Cambodia HIV team and report to the HIV Program Manager. They will also coordinate and interface with the CHAI HIV Global team and other related CHAI programs such as TB, viral hepatitis, vaccine, and sexual and reproductive health (SRH). Professional relationships should be highly fostered and maintained with NCHADS and the national TB program. Additional engagement is also required with other partners, donors, other national health programs, sub-national health departments and related departments including the Global Fund and UNOPS.
- Support NCHADS to maintain a strong end-to-end supply chain for ARVs and HIV diagnostics commodities.
- Provide technical inputs and facilitate to develop additional HIV commodity dashboards, update of health facility stock forms and troubleshoot data reporting.
- Assist in facilitation and presenting of Logistics Supply Chain Working Group.
- Conduct periodically a brief high-level analysis of key HIV commodities such as ARVs and STI (sexually transmitted infections) through series of consultative process with stakeholders.
- Assist in the introduction newly NCHADS endorsed optimal products, transition plans and strategies, such as scenario building, data analysis, training materials and presentations.
- Development of an end-to-end HIV commodity tracker which encompasses every process in the supply chain cycle.
- Assist Logistics Management Unit (LMU) to develop and implement the Supply Chain roadmap for Cambodia.
- Support NCHADS on other supply chain/stock management projects as assigned.
- Develop and monitor the capacity building plan and transition plan for NCHADS – logistics and supply chain unit - to take over the day-to-day tasks.
- Document the implementation of CHAI-supported interventions; support team to prepare donor reports and proposals.
- Support the Program Manager in coordinating with NCHADS and provide day-to-day technical support.
- Other responsibilities as needed.
- Bachelor’s degree
- 5+ years of relevant work experience in a demanding, results-driven environment; preferably in public or private health sector, supply chain and/or business consulting
- Proven ability to independently manage project work streams with a focus on outputs and outcomes
- Exceptional communication and problem-solving skills, with quantitative and qualitative analytical capabilities
- High-level proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with government and NGO representatives
- Ability to work effectively and independently in a multicultural and high-pressure environment
- Strong command of written and spoken English for business purposes
- Master’s degree in relevant field like public health, information technology, policy, or science
- Experience working on supply chain systems
- Experience working in HIV or other public health programs
- Management consulting, pharmaceutical, or healthcare industry experience
- Experience working with government and ministries of health to achieve collaborative goals
- Experience living and working in Southeast Asia or another resource-limited setting
- Khmer language is advantageous